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MGMT 8650: Financial Analysis, Planning, and Forecasting: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

MGMT 8650 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Alderson, M. J., & Betker, B. L. (2009). Additional evidence on the corporate cost of capital and the return to corporate investment. Journal of Applied Finance, 19(1/2), 91–102.

Arzac, E. R., & Glosten, L. R. (2005). A reconsideration of tax shield valuation. European Financial Management, 11(4), 453–461.

Bornholt, G. (2007). Extending the capital asset pricing model: The reward beta approach. Accounting and Finance, 47(1), 69–83.

Chandar, N., & Miranti, P. J. (2009). Integrating accounting and statistics: Forecasting, budgeting, and production planning at the American Telephone and Telegraph Company during the 1920s. Accounting and Business Research, 39(4), 373–395.

Chen, S. S. (2006). The economic impact of corporate capital expenditures: Focused firms versus diversified firms. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 41(2), 341–355.

Collins, D., & Huang, H. (2011). Management entrenchment and the cost of equity capital. Journal of Business Research, 64(4), 356–362.

Deshmukh, S. (2005). The effect of asymmetric information on dividend policy. Quarterly Journal of Business & Economics, 44(1/2), 107–127.

Ederington, L. H., & Guan, W. (2010). Longer-term time-series volatility forecasts. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 45(4), 1055–1076.

Fildes, R., Madden, G., & Tan, J. (2007). Optimal forecasting model selection and data characteristics. Applied Financial Economics, 17(15), 1251–1264.

Fortin, R., Gilkeson, J., & Michelson, S. (2007). Patterns in analysts' long-term earning forecasts. Journal of Investing, 16(4), 129–137.

Hofmann, E., & Kotzab, H. (2010). A supply chain-oriented approach of working capital management. Journal of Business Logistics, 31(2), 305–330.

Hogan, C. E., & Lewis, C. M. (2005). Long-run investment decisions, operating performance, and shareholder value creation of firms adopting compensation plans based on economic profits. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 40(4), 721–745.

Hsu, C. C., Tan, K. C., Kannan, V. R., & Keong Leong, G. (2009). Supply chain management practices as a mediator of the relationship between operations capability and firm performance. International Journal of Production Research, 47(3), 835–855.

Khurana, I. K., Martin, X., & Pereira, R. (2006). Financial development and the cash flow sensitivity of cash. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 41(4), 787–807.

Kim, Y., & Park, M. S. (2005). Pricing of seasoned equity offers and earnings management. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 40(2), 435–463.

Kumar, P., Sorescu, S. M., Boehme, R. D., & Danielsen, B. R. (2008). Estimation risk, information, and the conditional CAPM: Theory and evidence. The Review of Financial Studies, 21(3), 1037–1075.

Li, K., & Zhao, X. (2008). Asymmetric information and dividend policy. Financial Management, 37(4), 673–694.

Lorek, K. S., & Willinger, G. L. (2011). Multi-step-ahead quarterly cash-flow prediction models. Accounting Horizons, 25(1), 71–86.

MacKay, P., & Moeller, S. B. (2007). The value of corporate risk management. The Journal of Finance, 62(3), 1379–1419.

Martin, P. R., & Patterson, J. W. (2009). On measuring company performance within a supply chain. International Journal of Production Research, 47(9), 2449–2460.

McLeay, S., & Stevenson, M. (2009). Modelling the longitudinal properties of financial ratios. Applied Financial Economics, 19(4), 305–318.

Merino, A., & Albacete, R. (2010). Econometric modelling for short-term oil price forecasting. OPEC Energy Review, 34(1), 25–41.

Mir, A. E., & Seboui, S. (2006). Corporate governance and earnings management and the relationship between economic value added and created shareholder value. Journal of Asset Management, 7(3), 242–254.

Payne, B. C. (2011). On the financial characteristics of firms that initiated new dividends during a period of economic recession and financial market turmoil. Journal of Economics and Finance, 35(2), 149–163.

Sharma, A. K., & Kumar, S. (2010). Economic value added (EVA)—L iterature review and relevant issues. International Journal of Economics and Finance, 2(2), 200–220.

Tsuji, C. (2006). Does EVA beat earnings and cash flow in Japan? Applied Financial Economics, 16(16), 1199–1216.

Wu, J., Zhang, L., & Zhang, X. F. (2010). The q-theory approach to understanding the accrual anomaly. Journal of Accounting Research, 48(1), 177–223. Not available in the library.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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