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Finance and Accounting for NonFinancial Managers, 3rd Edition by Eliot H. Sherman

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 6 

Relating Risk and Return, Valuation, and Time Value of Money

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

•  Explain what risk is in a financial management context.

•  Relate risk and return in financial decision making.

•  Describe how risk affects return and therefore the risk tolerance of managers.

•  Apply risk-return decision making in your daily activities.

•  Evaluate financial options applying the time value of money principles.

OVERVIEW

The discussion of these related topics provides a basis and a setting for much of the material in the next several chapters. Managerial decisions, whether they are ...

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