Prepared by a noted encyclopedist, The AMA Dictionary of Business and Management covers a vast range of terminology from all areas of business including management, strategy, finance, human resources, economics, marketing, sales, insurance, and international business. The book explains accounting rules, legal terminology, slang and buzzwords, acronyms, management theories, historical figures, economic concepts, performance metrics, and more—all the crucial ideas that have transformed business practices and management science in the past 25 years.
This authoritative A-Z covers over 3900 clear and concise entries on all aspects of accounting, from financial accounting and direct taxation to auditing and corporate finance. It includes feature entries on key areas (e.g. bankruptcy law and the FTSE share indexes), as well as recommended web links for many entries.