The AAUP Business Handbook

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The AAUP Business Handbook

Part One: AAUP Industry Standards

See "Annual University Press Statistics," the annual comparative survey with accompanying analysis prepared for the AAUP by Harry VanIerssel.

Part Two: Accounting, Budgeting & Financial Management

(A) Accounting

Royalty Accounting and Systems

Chart of Accounts

(B) Budgeting and Financial Accounting

Long Term Financial Planning

The Operating Budget

Proforma Financial Statements

The Production Budget

Hidden Liabilities

Title Budgets

(C) Financial Reporting and Audits

Audits & Auditors

Reserves & Allowances

(D) Working Capital Management

Capital Needs & Financial Accountability of UPs

Accounts Receivable

Projecting Cash Needs

Inventory Management

(E) Miscellaneous Topics

Risk Management & Insurance


Exhibits and Sales Tax

Distribution Agreements

Part Three: Managing Operations

Order Fulfillment Computer Systems for PublishersComputer SecurityIndependent Contractor and the PressKeeping Credit and Collections ManageableContracting for Outside FulfillmentWarehouse Operations

Part Four: Interdepartmental Aspects of Financial Management

Hiring and Evaluating Sales RepresentativesDirect Response MailCopublication: Buying and Selling RightsPermissionsSubsidiary Rights: Selling to Book ClubsExamination Copy Policy

Part Five: Journals

Introduction to the Journals SectionJournals Subscription RevenuesJournals Nonsubscription RevenuesJournals Expense CategoriesAllocation of Overhead Costs in Journal ProgramsRelationships with Journal EditorsTypes of Publishing Arrangements and ContractsFinancial Arrangements between Books and Journals

Part Six: General Management

Press BoardsFinancial Strategies for Coping with RecessionAAUP Compensation Survey: An OverviewA Primer on University Presses

Part Seven: References

Glossary of Publishing TermsPublishing Business Reference Materials

Part Eight: Related Articles

Book Publishing Accounting: Some Basic Concepts

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