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Assessing flexibility in capital investment

J. S. Busby

Assessing flexibility in capital investment

a guide to applying real options principles in investment appraisal

by J. S. Busby

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Published by Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Capital investments.,
  • Investment analysis.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.S. Busby and C.G.C. Pitts.
    ContributionsPitts, C. G. C. 1939-, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix,64p. ;
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22637160M
    ISBN 101874784876

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