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Foreign Review of Related Literatures
1. SalonBooker
SalonBooker is the leading online scheduling, point-of-sale and business management software for the beauty industry. Thousands of businesses have joined the GramercyOne family to provide online booking to their customers, manage day-to-day operations and drive new business. SalonBooker is completely web-based, which makes it available from any computer with a browser and internet connection, anywhere at any time, even via an smart phone or iPad. With SalonBooker you will be able to manage your business efficiently by integrating multiple systems in to one, save time through intelligent inventory and commission management and track and report across all activities within your business. http://www.salonbooker.com/

2. Leprechaun Spa
Leprechaun Spa and Salon Software is easy-to-use, point-of-sale management software developed by spa and salon owners for salons and day spas. Leprechaun spa and salon management software facilitates most daily spa and salon management functions, eliminating paperwork and saving time and money. It’s features include sales tracking, sales reports, payroll systems and more. http://www.squidoo.com/leprechaun-salon-software-hair-salon-software-nail-salon-software-tanning-salon-software 3. Information Systems

Databases: Their Creation, Management and Utilization
Information systems are the software and hardware systems that support data-intensive applications. The journal Information Systems publishes articles concerning the design and implementation of languages, data models, process models, algorithms, software and hardware for information systems. Subject areas include data management issues as presented in the principal international database conferences (e.g. ACM SIGMOD, ACM PODS, VLDB, ICDE and ICDT/EDBT) as well as data-related issues from the fields of data mining, information retrieval, internet and cloud data management, web semantics, visual and audio information systems, scientific computing, and organisational behaviour. Implementation papers having to do with massively parallel data management, fault tolerance in practice, and special purpose hardware for data-intensive systems are also welcome. http://www.journals.elsevier.com/information-systems/

4. Small Business Financial Management Practices in North America: A Literature Review

by Richard G.P. McMahon , Scott Holmes

Sound financial management is crucial to the survival and well-being of small enterprises of all types. Studies of reasons for small business failure inevitably show poor or careless financial management to be the most important cause (see Berryman 1983, Peacock 1985 for reviews of the relevant literature). Potts (1977, p.2) states the case more succinctly:

. . . the clearest and most startling distinctions between successful and discontinued small businesses lie in their approach to the uses which can be made of accounting information ....

In recognition of such findings, recent years have seen increased attention to financial management in small business training and education programs and in the many books and articles written for small business.

It is not unreasonable to ponder whether this attention has had a visible impact on the way in which small businesses are operated. It seems appropriate to review, and attempt to integrate, available empirical research findings concerning the financial management practices of small business in North America. Such a review can lead to improved understanding of both the research conducted to date and the financial management practices under scrutiny. Furthermore, it can act as a stimulus for future research.

http://www.questia.com/googleScholar.qst?docId=5000128453 5. INTEGRATED FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
This paper discusses the subject of “best practices” for designing and implementing Integrated Financial Management...
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