The aim of this seventh edition is to explain the principles involved in the design and evaluation of management and cost accounting information systems.
Substantially revised for this edition and packed with additional question and answer material directly linked to each chapter topic, this Student Manual is the ideal learning tool for students who wish to reinforce their understanding of key management and cost accounting principles and to test their problem-solving abilities.This Student Manual is a companion workbook to accompany ‘Management and Cost Accounting with CourseMate and eBook Access Card’(ISBN 9781408064313) the international bestseller which has been widely recognised as the definitive textbook on management and cost accounting for over 25 years.
The aim of this established and best-selling textbook is to provide an introduction to the theory and practice of cost and management accounting. The book is intended primarily for accounting students who are pursuing a one or two semester basic introductory cost and management accounting course. It covers the basic topics needed on an introductory course in management accounting. This book is a companion volume to Management and Cost Accounting, which includes more advanced topics not suitable for introductory courses. Overall, the book is a rigorous, clear and easy-to understand introduction to cost and management accounting, with a tried and tested successful format that has enabled literally thousands of students to pass their exams.The book has an accompanying Student's Manual, which is an optional purchase for students. It contains answers to Review Problems in the white-tinted text boxes. The book stands entirely on its own without the Student's Manual.There is also a hard-copy Instructor's manual available.There is a Companion Website where tutors can download the Student's manual and Instructor's Manual as well as other resources.
Aimed at non-accounting management students, this textbook offers a thorough introduction to management accounting, approaching the subject from a managerial perspective, without sacrificing accuracy or detail.
This is a key textbook for specialist students of accounting and finance, either undergraduate or professional, taking a first course in auditing. In this fourth edition the authors continue to provide a refreshing, imaginative and thorough introduction to the audit process, with a rational and coherent foundation for the appreciation of auditing practice. This Revised ISA edition is entirely up to date with changes post-Enron, with new international auditing standards and IFRS replacing UK accounting standards for the first time.With the aid of numerous examples, case studies and questions, The Audit Process: Principles, Practice and Cases provides a realistic and thought-provoking insight into the individual components of the auditing process in the context of the entire audit. A major strength of the book is its questioning approach, designed to encourage the student to interact with the material.
The objective of this book is to convey a foundation knowledge of management accounting practice within the context of relevant theory. The book situates management accounting in its social and organisational context, before examining costing, decision-making, planning and control and performance measurement. The book is particularly well illustrated with examples, exercises and graded questions to ensure that students have plenty of opportunity to apply the techniques they have studied. Management Accounting: Practice and Theory is aimed at students of accounting, finance and business taking a first course in management accounting, at either undergraduate or professional level.
With easy-to-understand explanations and real-life examples, Management & Cost Accounting For Dummies provides students and trainees with the basic concepts, terminology and methods to identify, measure, analyse, interpret, and communicate accounting information in the context of managerial decision-making. Major topics include: cost behaviour cost analysis profit planning and control measures accounting for decentralized operations budgeting decisions ethical challenges in management and cost accounting
This textbook is a development of 'Financial Reporting' by Alexander and Britton, and is designed to meet the emerging demand for coverage of international accounting standards (IASs) and the globalization of accounting in advanced courses.
The Business Environment provides a flexible and comprehensive learning experience for modern PESTLE-driven courses by using a two-tier approach. The book offers an accessible introduction to the business environment model, taking into account curriculum and blended learning developments. For those new to business and business economics it introduces the key concepts, theory and examples (covering marketing, human resource management, operations management, finance), whilst also maintaining the depth and rigour needed for both undergraduate and postgraduate level study. The accompanying CourseMate offers a host of practical material mapped specifically to each chapter, and provides the overall product with unrivalled depth and coverage for the levels targeted.
Personal Development for Life and Work 10e is an easy-to-read and easy-to-use practical text focused on helping students better understand themselves, discover their potential, and prepare for successful employment. Chapter topics are all about gaining self-awareness, developing soft skills and strong communication skills, and adopting professional workplace attitudes and skills to succeed in the workplace. The text is divided into four parts: 1) It's All About You; 2) It's All About Communicating; 3) It's All About Working with Others; 4) It's All About Workplace Success. Chapters are arranged in short sections that include self-assessments, case studies, and activities that are appropriate for both business and personal situations. Topics keep the reader's attention; coverage is thorough without being overwhelming. End-of-chapter features includes Points to Remember, Key Terms, Bookmark It, Activities, and Case Studies. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The eBooks is authored by proficient Teachers and Professors. The Text of the eBooks is simple and lucid. The contents of the book have been organised carefully and to the point.
Are you looking for an engaging, decision-focussed approach to financial reporting that encourages students to develop their interpretative skills? Building on the success of the first edition, this textbook takes a 'how, why, what' approach to financial accounting, interwoven in each chapter. From chapter one, students understand how financial information is prepared and presented, why it is prepared and presented in this way, and what the resulting financial information means for users. Designed for students taking a step beyond their introductory financial accounting training, the textbook equips them with all the key tools they will require when they enter professional practice. Reflective of the latest International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International Accounting Standards (IAS), this textbook delivers concise, clear explanations of all the key issues in accounting standards that students need to know. Content maps to professional accounting body syllabi, making this the perfect choice for accounting courses which offer exemptions. Chapters are rich with 3 types of examples to enhance understanding: - Illustrative examples of real-world situations; - Worked examples demonstrating the calculation of figures required for financial statements; - Extracts from company annual reports demonstrate how the theory relates to financial reporting in practice. More engaging, more balanced, and more applied than other offerings, this is exactly the textbook your financial reporting students need! An extensive Online Resource Centre accompanies the textbook and includes: For students: DT Solutions to all the end-of-chapter questions in the book including walkthroughs of solutions to key questions; DT Additional graded questions including professional body questions; DT Additional interpretative case studies based on real-life companies; DT A guided tour through a company report DT Specific study skills tips for accounting students For lecturers: DT Customisable PowerPoint slides DT Solutions to all the additional online questions DT Outline solutions to the interpretative case studies DT Group discussion questions
Readable and concise, this Brief Edition of THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES: A GLOBAL HISTORY provides the essential narrative of world history in an abbreviated format. This global text employs the fundamental themes of “environment and technology” and “diversity and dominance” to explore patterns of humans' interactions with their surroundings and with each other. The authors' approach shifts the focus away from political centers and power, revealing how humanity continues to shape and be shaped by our environments, and how dominant structures and traditions are balanced and challenged by alternate beliefs. Special emphasis is given to technological development and how it underlies all human activity. Available in the following split options: THE EARTH AND ITS PEOPLES, Brief Sixth Edition (Chapters 1-30), ISBN: 978-1-285-44551-9; Volume I: To 1550 (Chapters 1-15), ISBN: 978-1-285-44552-6; Volume II: Since 1500 (Chapters 15-29), ISBN: 978-1-285-44553-3. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Equip your students with the managerial accounting knowledge they need to become influential business leaders with the unique integrated learning system in CORNERSTONES OF MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING, 6E. Based on extensive research, the CORNERSTONES approach presents materials the way today's students learn. The step-by-step CORNERSTONES approach helps students establish a strong foundation before moving forward. Students master the basics more quickly so they can transition to analyzing and applying concepts. Rather than focusing on concepts in isolation, the text presents accounting as a system−emphasizing how the end result changes based on how the numbers affect each other. CORNERSTONES OF MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING's well-rounded approach helps students master basic managerial accounting concepts, explore the interrelationships of key variables, make sound decisions based on careful analysis, and apply their skills to business situations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
With so much emphasis on reducing food and beverage cost, while improving quality and maximizing service, Practical Food and Beverage Cost Control, 2e takes the guess work out of managing today’s restaurant. The book combines the financial aspect with the need to understand the consumer’s ever-increasing quest for value. Each chapter in the book provides specific information needed to avoid pitfalls and focus on improving the bottom line. Many examples are included to demonstrate theories and concepts in practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This best-selling text continues in its ninth edition to provide the most current and comprehensive coverage of business research. Its student-friendly design contains numerous examples illustrating real-world research in management, marketing, finance, accounting, and other business areas. BUSINESS RESEARCH METHODS, 9E, is the ideal text for undergraduate and first year MBA courses in marketing, management, or quantitative studies. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
ACCOUNTING USING EXCEL FOR SUCCESS, 2E leads students to accounting mastery while increasing Excel proficiency. Written with the modern business world in mind, this adaptation of the principles text--ACCOUNTING, 24E--offers an innovative four-step system for students: (1) read the accounting concept and illustration, (2) follow the same concept using the Excel Success Example, (3) practice using the Try It Tutorial, and (4) apply knowledge by completing the Excel Success Problem. This text reinforces key accounting concepts through six basic Excel formulas. Students build an Excel portfolio to demonstrate basic competencies in accounting and Excel. Each new copy of the book comes packaged with an access code that allows students to use the online Excel Try It Tutorials. These tutorials guide students through the hands-on process of entering formulas and understanding how to Excel for accounting. Excel Success Special Activities at the end of the chapter require students to manipulate spreadsheets and save the files to demonstrate Excel competency. Within the auto-graded online homework products (CengageNOWTM and ApliaTM), students are asked to document their Excel processes. For a complete demo of the Excel Success system, visit www.cengage.com/community/warren. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Merrett provides a concise but comprehensive treatment of one of the central issues in environmental management. Informed by an evolutionary political economy perspective, this text draws on a worldwide range of case studies and examples.