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The Fascinating World of Finance

Many decisions that you make, no matter what level you are in the organization, have a financial impact. For you to grow on the job, and within your organization, you must understand financial data at a basic level. This will enable you to make better decisions in both your professional and personal lives.

This chapter therefore aims to provide a basic awareness of accounting and finance for anyone in information technology, marketing, operations, and human resources. The contents of this chapter will help you gain a better understanding of the financial objectives of your organization and how they intertwine with such things as IT strategy, product development, project management, ...

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