Release on 2003-03-10 | by Raymond S. Schmidgall,David K. Hayes,Jack D. Ninemeier
Author: Raymond S. Schmidgall,David K. Hayes,Jack D. Ninemeier
Pubpsher: John Wiley & Sons
Category: Business & Economics
A complete, practical guide to managing restaurant businessfinances One of the keys to a successful restaurant business is strongfinancial management. This book equips readers with the toolsneeded to manage the finances of foodservice establishmentseffectively. Written by expert authors with extensive experience inthe field, this accessible resource is filled with valuableinformation that can be applied to day-to-day operations. It offersconcise, down-to-earth coverage of basic accountingtopics-including pricing, budgeting, cost control, and cash flow-aswell as more specialized information, such as how to establish menuprices.
MODERN FOOD SERVICE PURCHASING is designed specifically to provide culinary arts professionals with current, in-depth coverage of the essential concepts of purchasing, storeroom operations, and financial stewardship. This comprehensive resource brings together under one cover the four fundamentals of contemporary food service purchasing: Market and distribution systems. Storeroom operations. Cost controls. Product information. Delivering a chef-focused overview of financial management and the formulas used to control a successful business, Modern Food Service Purchasing explains in detail how to set up a successful storeroom operation while providing chefs and buyers with a comprehensive reference that will deliver value for years to come. Extensive color photography, useful charts and forms, and a comprehensive glossary of key terms round out the coverage. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Essential, accessible guidelines for interpreting and using financial information "A wonderful resource for nonprofit managers and board members alike. It hits the mark by simplifying accounting concepts and providing practical advice that can help nonprofits achieve a higher degree of accountability." -Paula Van Ness, President and CEO, Make-A-Wish Foundation of America "After thirty-three years of managing in the nonprofit sector, I find I could have used the information in Streetsmart when I first began my career. The book is a must-read for anyone interested in the effective management of nonprofit organizations." -George W. Kessinger, President and CEO, Goodwill Industries International, Inc. "The first edition of McLaughlin's book was a masterpiece-clearly written, concise, and insightful. These traits also characterize the Second Edition. This is an excellent text for students and also a reference that every nonprofit professional should have on their bookshelf." -Norman A. Dolch, PhD, Director of the Nonprofit Programs and Professor of Sociology Louisiana State University in Shreveport "Tom McLaughlin contributes a valuable tool to those working for the betterment of society in the nonprofit fields: an important, highly readable, intelligent review of those issues which determine success and failure. All too often, well-meaning nonprofit managers find their organizations in constant crisis due to their mission-focus and mission-drive to the detriment of sound financial management. Streetsmart Financial Basics is a fast way of balancing management skills short of returning for an MBA." -Jeffrey R. Solomon, PhD, President, The Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies The Second Edition of this popular resource explains in plain English how to read, interpret, and implement financial data from bookkeepers and accountants to make management decisions that ensure an organization's long-term financial viability. Organized into four distinct parts-Analysis, Accounting, Operations, and Control-this book offers a host of hands-on resources for managers, including: * A CD-ROM containing spreadsheet templates for financial reports, word-processing checklists, sample documents, and real-world examples of management in action * Dozens of easy-to-read charts, tables, checklists, and instructive sidebars * Inserted text boxes highlighting supplemental information * Special comments in the narrative linking the material to personal financial management matters
* Easy-to-understand financial fundamentals * Strategies to improve profit and cash flow * Make your accounting reports more useful * How to budget according to business size PROVEN, HANDS-ON GUIDANCE FOR BUILDING SUCCESSFUL AND EFFECTIVE FINANCIAL BUSINESS PRACTICES Using easy-to-understand language, J.K. Lasser's Financial Basics for Business Managers nails down the financial basics of business management like no other book. With this comprehensive book as your guide, you'll quickly learn how to protect and improve the financial performance and position of your business-regardless of its size. Bestselling financial author John Tracy explains in detail the full range of financial analysis and budgeting techniques used by managers and small business owners in today's workplace, including income statements, balance sheets, operating ratios, profitability, cash flow, cost allocations, capital investments, and much more. Filled with valuable tips and strategies, J.K. Lasser's Financial Basics for Business Managers gives you the tools you need to manage more efficiently than ever before. Critical coverage will help you: * Read financial statements and accounting reports * Better analyze and plan profit and cash flow * Control costs, cash flow, and financial condition * Interpret accounting information * Factor in the cost of capital when making capital investments J.K. Lasser--Practical Guides for All Your Financial Needs Please visit our Web site at www.jklasser.com
Release on 2012-09-18 | by Harvard Business Review
Author: Harvard Business Review
Pubpsher: Harvard Business Review Press
Category: Business & Economics
DON’T LET YOUR FEAR OF FINANCE GET IN THE WAY OF YOUR SUCCESS Can you prepare a breakeven analysis? Do you know the difference between an income statement and a balance sheet? Or understand why a business that’s profitable can still go belly-up? Has your grasp of your company’s numbers helped—or hurt—your career? Whether you’re new to finance or you just need a refresher, this go-to guide will give you the tools and confidence you need to master the fundamentals, as all good managers must. The HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers will help you: Learn the language of finance Compare your firm’s financials with rivals’ Shift your team’s focus from revenues to profits Assess your vulnerability to industry downturns Use financial data to defend budget requests Invest smartly through cost/benefit analysis
Release on 2003-10-17 | by Patti J. Shock,John T. Bowen,John M. Stefanelli
Author: Patti J. Shock,John T. Bowen,John M. Stefanelli
Category: Business & Economics
The complete guide to marketing for restaurant managers How do I market my restaurant to prospective customers? Do loyalty programs really work? How do I communicate with my local newspaper to get the biggest"bang" for my marketing buck? By providing specific tools and methods tying marketing theory topractice, this concise, easy-to-use book provides restaurant andfoodservice managers with answers to these marketing questions andmany more. Part of the Restaurant Basics Series, this hands-on resourceoffers a variety of material that is applicable to the day-to-dayoperation of a foodservice business, including strategies linkingthe location and design of a restaurant with its menu and pricing,as well as guidance on how to imple-ment a marketing plan andbudget.