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Irena Jindrichovska

Head of Department, University of Economics and Management, Czech Republic
Irena JindrichovskaIrena Jindrichovska

Irena Jindrichovska is a Head of the Department of Business Economics at the University of Economics and Management in Prague, Czech Republic. She has a broad experience in the financial sector and in consulting and executive training. Previously she worked at several British and European universities. She was a program director of successful MSc programme in Accounting and Finance at University of Buckingham, UK. She acts as a lead researcher in British and international projects. She is an author of academic articles in the field of market-based accounting and a coauthor of books on corporate finance, financial derivatives, and financial statement analysis. Her current academic interests include corporate financing decisions and corporate governance in transitional countries.

Articles by this Author

  • Corporate Governance in Transitional Countries—Shareholders or Stakeholders?
    by Irena Jindrichovska
    Changes in the global environment, society, and business environment, and even recent issues closely connected with the credit crunch have an impact on countries in transition. Transitional economies represented new markets for global companies in the 1990s, and the early years of the 21st century.However, transition is not so straightforward. From the standpoint of global corporations, it is not just about the acquisition of new markets and a...
  • Factoring and Invoice Discounting: Working Capital Management Options
    by Irena Jindrichovska
    Factoring is provided by financial institutions, for example banks and individual factoring brokers. It is a form of asset-based financing, where the factor provides funding based upon the values of a borrower’s accounts receivable, i.e. corporate debtors. The receivables are purchased by the factor rather than used as collateral for a loan. This means that the ownership of receivables shifts from the seller to the factor. Factoring generally...

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