Review Financial Intelligence, Revised Edition: A Manager’s Guide to Knowing What the Numbers Really Mean
by KAREN BERGMAN and JOSEPH KNIGHT
Amongst the cream of the crop in Financial Literacy literature, Karen Berman and Joe Knight’s “Financial Intelligence, Revised Edition: A Manager’s Guide to Knowing What the Numbers Really Mean” is an opus that deals with financial management and what the numbers are actually telling managers regarding market behavior and other financial ventures.
Released back in 2006, “Financial Intelligence” went on to become an industry favorite. It had guided financial managers through an understanding of figures and their apparent sense in the entire scheme of market movement.
About the Authors
Founders of the Business Literacy Institute in Los Angeles, Karen Berman, and Joseph Knight have been training managers and organizations for years. Their clients include American Express, P&G, Pacific Life, GM, and Tyco International. They have been interviewed through various print media authorities such as BusinessWeek, USA Today, and the Los Angeles Times.
Table of Contents
- This updated edition brings the following discussions to the table:
- Updated numbers
- Basic knowledge of Finance (for financial data to be used as main business drivers)
- Pressing issues in the financial field
- Financial Literacy
The work is seen as wholly accessible as it is not made heavy by jargon. While this is the case, “Financial Literature” is value-laden and discusses pertinent topics without trivializing the issues surrounding it, albeit light in tone.
Readers agree that “Financial Intelligence” is a must-have for every financial manager and layman alike. It serves its purpose as something that would imbue greater financial responsibility to its audience.