Fisherman's Business Guide.

By: SMITH, Frederick, J.

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SMITH, Frederick, J. The Fisherman's Business Guide. Camden, Maine : International Marine Publishing Company, (1975). Pp. (7),[3]-172. With graphs, tables, &c. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt titles to spine. "The most successful commercial fisherman isn't necessarily the one who lands the most fish. More than one highliner has gone bankrupt, and, in most instances, when the causes for failure have been determined, poor business management has led the list. In the risky business of fishing, how the financial decisions are handledcan mean the difference between profit and loss. "This book, by a practici ng fisheries economist, is a handbook for the fisherman who is looking for guidance in managing his business. [...] Using this book as a framework, every fisherman can analyze his current operation and see if he is making thebest choices among options for realizing the optimum returns on his labor and capital investments. He can also determine, through the use of acceptedeconomic principles, whether further investment in a particular fishery wi ll be profitable, or whether he should turn his time and money toward a more rewarding fishery. "This book is intended for every fisherman, regardlessof the size of his operation. The basic economic principles apply whether you are an inshore fisherman with a minimum investment in a boat and gear, or an offshore fisherman, with thousands of dollars invested in a fleet of boats with their necessary gear." - from the dj.[not with this copy.] Contents Part I. Economic Concepts. 1. Fishery Resource Management; 2. The Decsion-Making Process; 3. Business Objectives and Planning; 4. Demand, Supply, and Fish Prices; 5. Fishing Costs and Returns; 6. Maximizing Profit in a Fishing Business; 7. Coping with Risk and Uncertainty. Part II. Management Tools. 8. Developing Management Information; 9. Analyzing the Fishing Business; 10. Budgeting for Business Decisions; 11. Budgeting for Financial Stability; 12. Legal Forms of Business Organization. Part III. Applications. 13. Selecting a Fishery; 14. Boat Size and Ownership; 15. Managing the Boat. With bibliography and index. Slight wear to spine ends and corners, else verygood. 12.00

Title: Fisherman's Business Guide.

Author Name: SMITH, Frederick, J.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: International Marine Publishing Company, Camden, Maine , 1975, ISBN:0887420572:

Seller ID: 68361

Keywords: NAUTICAL MANAGEMENT FISHERIES AMERICAN FISHERY,