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Managing By The Numbers: A Commonsense Guide To Understanding And Using Your Company's Financials

4.24 of 5 stars 4.24  ·  rating details  ·  37 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Everyone interested in building a stronger business needs to understand and use the information captured in financial statements. In Managing by the Numbers, business education and accounting experts Chuck Kremer and Ron Rizzuto team up with open-book management authority John Case to demystify the numbers. They present a practical, common-sense approach to reading financi ...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published May 19th 2000 by Basic Books (first published May 15th 2000)
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Ryan Murdock
This was an extremely helpful book for understanding how to read a balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement. How to analyze this data to see where your business is in trouble, where you should invest, and how to project your goals for the coming year in a trackable, actionable way. Recommended.
Kate Thomas
As someone who has never studied business or finance before I found this book incredibly insightful. It broke down financial information into easy to understand pieces without babying the reader. It also focused on the core details of business and finance so that readers are able to participate in these discussions at work. The common thread examples throughout the book provide the reader with clear visuals of what is going on, and the tables and additional resources are very valuable. I would r ...more
This is a great book for non-accountant business owners. It explains what reports you should look at and what you should look for in them. It explains how to watch your business over time.

There are plenty of small business that go out of business while showing a profit. Learn to keep your eyes on your cash flow.
Sep 20, 2007 Cameron rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: finance dorks
This is a great book...if you are a small business owner and don't know much about business (me). Would anyone else find this interesting? Yikes, I hope not.
Derrick Smith
Best book for understanding business finance. I buy this for my managers ...
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