Commercial Bank Financial Management in the Financial Services Industry

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9780024105950: Commercial Bank Financial Management in the Financial Services Industry

For junior-senior/MBA-level courses in Commercial Banking, Commercial Bank Management, Management of Financial Institutions, Financial Institutions and Markets.A market leader, this thoroughly revised text describes both the theory and practice of commercial banking from a financial-management perspective. Focusing on the dynamic and rapidly changing financial-services industry, it explores modern financial management decision-making and highlights the importance of adapting to change and creating value as the way for firms to succeed.

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This thoroughly revised text describes the theory and practice of commercial banking from a financial-management perspective. Focusing on the dynamic and rapidly changing financial-services industry, it explores modern financial management decision making and highlights the importance of adapting to change and creating value as the way for firms to succeed.

Major Enhancements to Commercial Bank Financial Management in the Financial-Services Industry include:

  • New coverage of the latest changes in bank regulations, including the landmark Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999.
  • Updated coverage of technology in banking, which stresses the role of e-money and e-banking in facilitating e-commerce.
  • New and improved TRICK framework that enables students to understand the process of financial innovation and the driving forces of change in the financial-services industry.
  • End-of-chapter questions, problems, mini-cases, and projects that test student comprehension and challenge research, writing, and analytical skills.
  • Uses the theme of banks as factories that engage in information processing and deal making, capturing the essence of large, complex, banking organizations (LCBOs) such as Citigroup.
  • More concise – This Sixth Edition is now 18 chapters, reduced from 20 chapters.

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About the Author:

Joseph F. Sinkey, Jr. is Professor of Banking and Finance and holds the Edward W. Hiles Chair of Financial Institutions, Department of Banking and Finance, Terry College of Business, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Boston College in 1971 and his B.A. in economics from St. Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, in 1966. From 1971 to 1976, he was a financial economist with the Division of Research of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Washington, D.C. He joined the faculty of the University of Georgia in 1976 as an Associate Professor and there as Full Professor in 1983. From 1985 to 1992, he held the Georgia Bankers Association Chair of Banking.

Professor Sinkey has distinguished himself as a teacher, author, and researcher. He was recognized for superior teaching at The University of Georgia Honors Day in 1984 and 1985 and by the Georgia Finance Club in 1984. He is the author of several books: Commercial Bank Financial Management, published in 1983, 1986, 1989, 1992, 1998; Application of Classification Techniques in Business, Banking, and Finance, a coauthored research book published by JAI Press, Inc. in 1981; and Problem and Failed Institutions in the Commercial Banking Industry, a research book published by JAI Press, Inc. in 1979. Professor Sinkey has written numerous articles, chapters, book reviews, and op-ed pieces for various banking and finance publications and newspapers. He is an associate editor and the book review editor for the Journal of Banking and Finance, a former associate editor for the Journal of Financial Research, and an ad hoc reviewer for major banking, finance, and economics journals.

In addition to his teaching and research duties, Professor Sinkey has served as a consultant to industry and government, testified before the U.S. Senate, and been an expert witness in cases involving banking and financial matters. He has taught at various banking schools across the country including the School for Bank Administration, The Michigan Graduate School of Bank Management, The Management School of Bank Marketing, The School for Executive Development, and the Georgia Banking School. His international experience includes teaching, seminars, paper presentations, and speeches in Barcelona, Bratislava (Slovakia), Byblos (Lebanon), Istanbul, Jerusalem, London, Lyon, Melbourne, Montevideo, Oslo, Phnom Penh, Rome, Seoul, Taipei, Tours, and Vilnius (Lithuania).

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