Stand-alone risk is composed of diversifiable risk, which can be eliminated by holding the stock in a well-diversified portfolio, and the risk that remains is called market risk because it is present even when the entire market portfolio is held. If the return were high enough to compensate you for the risk, it would be a bargain for more rational, diversified investors. According to the Capital Asset Pricing Model, what measures the amount of risk that an individual stock contributes to a well-diversified portfolio? The relevant risk of an individual stock as defined by its beta.
Career Opportunities in Health Care Management: Shanks, PhD, has extensive experience in the health care field. For 12 years she worked as a health services researcher and health policy analyst and later served as the executive director of a grant-making, fund-raising foundation that was associated with a large multihospital system in Denver.
During the last 15 years Dr. Shanks has been a healthcare administration educator at Metropolitan State College of Denver, where she has taught a variety of undergraduate courses in health services management, organization, research, human resources management, strategic management, and law.
His experience as a physician leader and manager in two major community hospitals in Baltimore is augmented by his time spent as Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery at the Chicago Medical School in North Chicago, Illinois. Buchbinder has been elected to several surgical societies including the American College of Surgeons and the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery.
The construction of this book gets students engaged and very much into active learning. It allows instructors to hit the ground running by providing extremely useful rubrics and instructional materials.
Sharon Buchbinder and Nancy Shanks are no strangers to education, having taught for years and having already authored several books and papers in the field.
They know what we need in the classroom.
Joined by Dale Buchbinder, the three have compiled Cases in Health Care Management, which will be engaging for students specific to health care, as well as useful for those peripheral to the field such as business administration, law, public administration and public health.
The economy and job situation today have caused a more serious learner to emerge. I have found the case studies in the book written by Sharon B. Shanks, and Dale Buchbinder offer the best and most realistic case studies available. What is being taught in the classroom comes alive when discussing and reviewing the concepts and theories in the applicable case studies.
These case studies contain current and relevant situations representative of those events that occur daily in the healthcare environment. The case studies are divided into 8 content areas. The case studies are timely and save the instructor planning time by already having available the following: This new book is full of user friendly, thought provoking, and fun reads for students.
I have found the books written by these authors to be the best available to meet the needs of our program and students. It is full of user friendly, thought provoking and fun cases, and provides an active learning tool for instructors.
Students expect health management faculty to offer "real world" experience, and these cases do not disappoint. They cover a variety of management content areas, and are designed to engage students in critical thinking and conversation.
This is an indispensable addition to any health care management course.Capital budgeting techniques (Chapter 11) (1) Net present value (NPV): present value of future net cash flows, discounted at the cost of capital.
Ethical Dilemmas Case Studies Professional Accountants in Public Practice 3 CCAB Ethical Dilemmas Case Studies for Professional Accountants in Public Practice Introduction The following case studies were developed by the UK and Ireland [s onsultative ommittee.
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left-hand side of the sheet: in what long-lived assets should the firm invest? – capital budget. II. Right-hand side: how can the firm raise cash for required capital expenditures? – capital structure.
III. Chapter 17 Mini-Case. Bank Performance Analysis. CONCEPTS IN THIS CASE: balance sheet liquidity management asset management liability management return on assets (ROA) return on equity (ROE) operating income operating expenses net interest margin (NIM).