Provided by James R. Martin, Ph.D., CMA
Professor Emeritus, University of South Florida
Abdel-Kader, M. G. and D. Dugdale. 1998. Investment in advanced manufacturing technology: A study of practice in large U.K. companies. Management Accounting Research (September): 261-284.
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Chesbrough, H. W. 2002. Making sense of corporate venture capital. Harvard Business Review (March): 90-99. (A new framework: Mapping your corporate venture capital investments based on corporate investment objectives, i.e., strategic or financial, and four types of investments, i.e., driving, enabling, emergent, and passive).
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Copeland, T. and P. Tufano. 2004. A real-world way to manage real options. Harvard Business Review (March): 90-99. (A binomial valuation model for a company's growth choices.).
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Engwall, R. L. 1988. Cost/benefit analysis. Journal of Cost Management (Fall): 64-70. (Summary).
Engwall, R. L. 1989. Investment justification issues. Journal of Cost Management (Spring): 50-53. (Summary).
Engwall, R. L. 1989. Need for change. Journal of Cost Management (Summer): 51-54.
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Goodman, E. A. 2003. Before you invest in venture capital. Strategic Finance (December): 20-23.
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Heard, E. 1996. Investment justification: The cost justification charade. Journal of Cost Management (Summer): 60-65. (Summary).
Ho, S. M. and L. Yang. 2001. Risk perception and handling in capital investment: An empirical study of senior executives in Hong Kong. Advances in Management Accounting (10): 251-271.
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Howell, R. A. and W. A. Schwartz. 1996. Asset deployment and investment justification. Chapter D4. Handbook of Cost Management. Warren, Gorham & Lamont: D4-1-D4-32.
Hughes, S. B., C. B. Caldwell and K. A. Pauson Gjerde. 2006. Promoting investments in intangible organizational assets through aligned incentive compensation plans. Management Accounting Quarterly (Summer): 1-8.
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King, D. R. and R. J. Slotegraaf. 2011. Industry implications of value creation and appropriation investment decisions. Decision Sciences 42(2): 511-529.
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Klammer, T. 1993. Improving investment decisions. Management Accounting (July): 35-36, 41-43.
Klammer, T. 1993. Managing Strategic and Capital Investment Decisions. Burr ridge, IL Irwin & IMA.
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Primrose, P. L., and R. Leonard. 1987. Performing investment appraisals for advanced manufacturing technology. Journal of Cost Management (Summer): 34-42.
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