Introduction to Online Accounting and Financial Research

Introduction to Online Accounting and Financial Research

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Internet research can be quick, easy, and abundant a€” but also challenging. Research sites sometimes come and go, and sources can be questionable. The Business Research Solutions Series provides comprehensive business and financial research reference guides and online training manuals to bridge a major gap in the field of online research methodology. This resourceful and innovative series of reference guides teaches readers how to approach a research problem, how to select the best online sources, and how to effectively use these sources. It also suggests alternate low-cost solutions for many standard questions and problems. A must-have for professionals involved in company research, these invaluable tools provide step-by-step advice on how to analyze, interpret, and present data for informed decision-making.Introduction to Online Accounting and Financial Research offers thorough coverage of effective online research practices for the financial arena. The guide begins by helping readers gain a solid understanding of the basics a€” associations, standards, challenges a€” in the areas of accounting and finance before progressing to steps for defining the research problem and developing strategies for effective research. Helping readers develop effective research strategies, the book introduces key sources, discusses free vs. for-pay options, as well as covers reliability and reputability issues.Like all the titles in the Business Research Series, this book is conveniently divided into four sections containing a number of business research applications that can be used for both in-house research training and reference.In the case of this request, locating the financial data was the easy part. ... you could also have used one of the free SEC filing sites, such as SEC Info or EdgarScan, both of which have tagged the financial data for downloading into Excel.

Title:Introduction to Online Accounting and Financial Research
Author:Susan Klopper
Publisher:South-Western Pub - 2004


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