Evolution of the financial function

  • André Taue Saito USP
  • José Roberto Ferreira Savoia USP
  • Rubens Famá USP
Keywords: Finance, Evolution of finance literature, Corporate value maximization


Changes in the role of the financial function were discussed based upon literature reviewed. Evolution of the theory over recent decades was presented after analysis of pertinent classics. Included also were contributions of Psychology and Neuroscience to the evolution of finance literature. The implications of ethics in Finance were stressed as well as the impacts of social and environmental responsibility on the value of the company for the shareholder


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Saito, A., Savoia, J., & Famá, R. (2006). Evolution of the financial function . REGE Revista De Gestão, 13(spe), 31-44. https://doi.org/10.5700/issn.2177-8736.rege.2006.36540