Financial Performance Measures and Value Creation: the State of the Art

The choice of financial performance measures is one of the most critical challenges facing organizations. The accounting-based measures of financial performance have been viewed as inadequate, as firms began focusing on shareholder value as the primary long-term objective of the organization. Hence,...

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Main Author: Venanzi, Daniela.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Milano : Springer Milan, 2012.
Series: SpringerBriefs in Business
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Criticism of the accounting-based measures of performance
  • Competing financial performance measures.– The metrics war
  • Concluding remarks: strengths and weaknesses of the economic value measures.– Appendices
  • References.