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Why do entrepreneurial organisations such as GPA, the largest modern aircraft leasing group in the world, or Goodman International, the largest meat processing group in Europe, plummet from a long track record of profitability to overnight catastrophic losses and financial crisis? Similarly, why do long established organisations such as Guinness, Irish Press, P.J. Carroll or Waterford Crystal enter a downward spiral in business performance to such an extent that they seem to require a change of management to avoid collapse? The richness of the material and analysis and lessons brought out in this study of real-life cases will be invaluable to all who are concerned about the health and self-sustaining capacity of organisations as a critical economic resource and social entity. They are of relevance to company directors, managers, bankers, accountants, stockbroker analysts, investors, civil servants and trade unionists. In addition, academics and graduate students in the fields of strategy, management, finance and accounting will find much of interest in the cases and analytical frameworks adopted.
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Edward Cahill is Professor of Accounting and Dean of the Faculty of Commerce at University College Cork. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, London. He has had wide business experience both as an executive and advisor with companies in several sectors. While Dr Cahill has published many articles on accounting, finance and investment matters, this is his first book.
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Book Description Gill & Macmillan Ltd, 1997. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110717120244
Book Description Gill & Macmillan Ltd, 1997. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0717120244