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Financial indicators, knowing them in order to know how to move effectively

Financial indicators, knowing them in order to know how to move effectively

By now it is well established: entrepreneurs and managers, in the immediate future, will have to become increasingly accustomed to and familiar with Corporate Financial Indicators, or corporate financial KPIs, i.e., key performance indicators. This is not only because of new and changed legal requirements (e.g., the new corporate crisis legislation and its early warning...

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Management Control, first of all a forecasting tool

Management Control, first of all a forecasting tool

The starting point for any consideration of business management, as we know, is the financial statements.However, we also know that, if taken in its “statutory” form, the financial statements do not offer a useful interpretation for management control purposes, so before any consideration or analysis, they must be reclassified. From the financial statement analysis it...

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Liquidity, the factors that determine it, suggestions for preserving it

Liquidity, the factors that determine it, suggestions for preserving it

Liquidity issues When liquidity problems occur in a company, whether temporary or long-lasting, all the attentions and efforts of the entrepreneur and shareholders are usually directed toward finding new liquidity: this might be a logical behavior, except that lack of liquidity is never the cause of a moment of business difficulty. It is, if anything,...

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Controller, interpreting data to make better decisions

Controller, interpreting data to make better decisions

The Controller or Control Manager, found with increasing frequency on the organization chart of more advanced companies, is the business profile responsible for interpreting and evaluating the company’s activities. It can be identified as the professional or specialized structure that conceives and designs, alongside with the entrepreneur, the management control system, acts as a coordinator...

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Planning, from tool to behavior

Planning, from tool to behavior

Planning should mean looking ahead and delimiting the scope where actions can take place.Planning drives many entrepreneurs to change their management system and tackle the job by asking themselves in advance what needs to be done to achieve business goals. Economic, financial budgets, however, are only good if they are used consistently, as a guide...

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Stock Exchange Listing – how it works, who can access it

Stock Exchange Listing – how it works, who can access it

In order to issue shares, a company must list on the stock exchange. The stock exchange today is entirely telematic, operations and titles are managed and traded through superfast computers, including automated procedures, thanks to dedicated software. A company that intends to open up to the market begins offering its shares with an IPO: initial...

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The state of Crisis – knowing its evolution can help to prevent it

The state of Crisis – knowing its evolution can help to prevent it

A business crisis has four stages: imbalances and inefficiencies, economic losses, insolvency and failure. The first stage “imbalances and inefficiencies“, associated with the embryonic crisis, coincides with the occurrence of an initial negative signal, not yet an expression of first dysfunction, and is called incubation. The second stage “economic losses“, is identified with the maturation...

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