financial analysis

Innovations in Control: Do you Have the Right Cost of Capital for Today’s Environment?

This post is co-author Joseph Calandro, Jr., author of Applied Value Investing (NY: McGraw-Hill, 2009).

One of the most important and overlooked innovations in business are the innovations in internal controls and measurement. The duPont company famously invented their duPont formula which helped their executives to understand exactly what was driving financial performance in their business; which divisions were making good margins; which consuming too much capital.

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How Business Models Help Generate Business Plans

by: Alexander Osterwalder

In this blogpost I explore the close relationship between business model and business plan. A business plan’s main role is to plan, outline and communicate a business (or not-for-profit) project and its implementation internally or externally.

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