Financial Management is designed to help the chief executive ensure that the company’s financial management is in harmony with the company’s strategy. The book will also help in ensuring the reverse, that the company’s strategy is feasible, given the company’s financial environment and situation. The authors bring together the essentials of financial management and the basics of the legal framework within which the company’s finances are to be arranged. Key Features — Provides a framework for thinking about a company’s financial condition and policy. — Provides a similar framework for considering company’s legal structure. — Separate chapters on ratio analysis, forecasting and cash management, conceptual approach to the debt-equity decision have been included. — Summarizes the principles presented throughout the book.