Banking is an essential industry, and one with many regulations as well as frequent, important changes. Like previous editions, the Fifth Edition is designed to help students understand the field of banking from the perspective of both a bank customer as well as a bank manager. The author provides a well-written description of the banking industry while keeping the text as current as possible.
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New and updated discussion of legislation that has impacted the banking industry.
New material on mergers, acquisitions and the consolidation impacting the banking environment.
Expanded global coverage integrated throughout the text.
Marginal definitions placed next to where new terms and concepts introduced.
Discusses the challenges banks face from non-bank competitors, such as mutual funds and pension funds, offering stocks, bonds and mutual funds as an attractive alternative to traditional bank deposits.
Each chapter opens with Learning and Management Decision Objectives, which describe the principal goal of each chapter.
Concept checks are included after each major section to help determine whether the reader understands the material just presented.
Includes a generous number of end-of-chapter problems, as well as extensive references. Many of the problems offer alternative scenarios, illustrating what happens if the facts involved shift or the assumptions suddenly change.
Numerous diagrams, exhibits, tables, and real-world examples from the banking industry are integrated to clarify important points.
Two cases appear at the end of the text: one dealing with the emergence of Internet banking, featuring Wingspan.com; the other deals with the dynamics of banking relationships and features Be Our Guest, Inc. The solutions to the cases are found in the instructor's manual.
Completely updated edition to reflect rapidly changing banking/financial services arena.
New material on the competitive challenges posed by non-banking competitors.
Internet activities and URLs in special pedagogical boxes found in each chapter.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110072339675
Book Description McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 5. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0072339675