A manager's guide to the radical changes in corporate financeThe Real World of Finance focuses on twelve traditional finance concepts that have been turned upside-down in the last ten years and guides the reader through new finance models so they can implement change in their own organizations. Interspersed throughout the text are examples of what Fortune 500 companies are doing to adapt their financial systems to the 21st century.James Sagner (White Plains, NY) is a Principal of Sagner/Marks and has managed over 250 large-scale studies for companies and non-profit organizations worldwide. He is a faculty member at the Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, and author of over forty papers and articles that have appeared in a wide range of industry publications.Over the years, financial professionals around the world have looked to the Wiley Finance series and its wide array of bestselling books for the knowledge, insights, and techniques that are essential to success in financial markets. As the pace of change in financial markets and instruments quickens, Wiley Finance continues to respond. With critically acclaimed books by leading thinkers on value investing, risk management, asset allocation, and many other critical subjects, the Wiley Finance series provides the financial community with information they want. Written to provide professionals and individuals with the most current thinking from the best minds in the industry, it is no wonder that the Wiley Finance series is the first and last stop for financial professionals looking to increase their financial expertise.