The fourteen papers in this volume, both unpublished and originally published between 1981 and 1990 offer a comprehensive selection of G. H. Lawson’s work and discuss the following:
Introduction. 1. Assessing Economic Performance and Corporate Financial Policies on a Cash Flow-Market Value Basis 2. Ownership Value-Creation and the Evaluation of Alternative Plans (with H. Chong) 3. Contract Costing and the Negotiation of Contract Prices (with J. van den Berge) 4. The Pricing of Non-Competitive Government Contracts 5. Specifying a Multiperiod Computer-based Financial Model 6. Some Managerial Implications of Working Capital Analysis 7. Zones Ltd 8. The Valuation of a Business as a Going Concern 9. Was Woolworth Ailing? 10. Why the Current UDS Takeover Bids Became Inevitable 11. The Measurement of Corporate Performance on a Cash Flow Basis: A Reply to Mr Egginton 12. Call for SSAP 10 Reform 13. Equity Values and Inflation: Dividends and Debt Financing (with A. W. Stark) 14. Bankruptcy Prediction – An Investigation of Cash Flow Based Models with A Aziz and D. C. Emanual
Accounting carries with its history a vast number of ideas which have slowly developed along with it.
The re-issued volumes in this set, available individually or as a set, together represent an unparalleled opportunity to build a library according to research interests or student requirements. They discuss the following: