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Introduction to Management Accounting, 16th edition

  • Tracie L Miller-Nobles
  • Gary L. Sundem
  • Jeff O. Schatzberg
  • Dave Burgstahler

Published by Pearson (January 16th 2013) - Copyright © 2014

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Introduction to Management Accounting

ISBN-13: 9780133058789

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Overview

Directed primarily toward Accounting college/university majors, this text also provides practical content to current and aspiring industry professionals.

Introduction to Management Accounting
helps to enhance readers’ ability to make effective economic decisions by encouraging them to understand the inner-workings of the concepts, rather than solely focusing on technique memorization. Overall, this text describes both theory and common practices in a way that will help readers produce information that’s useful in day-to-day decision-making.

KEY TOPICS: FOCUS ON DECISION MAKING.Managerial Accounting, the Business Organization, and Professional Ethics. Introduction to Cost Behavior and Cost-Volume Relationships. Measurement of Cost Behavior. Cost Management Systems and Activity-Based Costing. Relevant Information for Decision Making with a Focus on Pricing Decisions. Relevant Information for Decision Making with a Focus on Operational Decisions.  ACCOUNTING FOR PLANNING AND CONTROL. Introduction to Budgets and Preparing the Master Budget. Flexible Budgets and Variance Analysis. Management Control Systems and Responsibility Accounting. Management Control in Decentralized OrganizationsCAPITAL BUDGETING. Capital Budgeting. PRODUCT COSTING. Cost Allocation. Accounting for Overhead Costs. Job-Costing and Process-Costing SystemsBASIC FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING. Basic Accounting: Concepts, Techniques, and Conventions. Understanding Corporate Annual Reports: Basic Financial Statements. Understanding and Analyzing Consolidated Financial Statements


Table of contents


I. FOCUS ON DECISION MAKING
1. Managerial Accounting, the Business Organization, and Professional Ethics  
2. Introduction to Cost Behavior and Cost-Volume Relationships 
3. Measurement of Cost Behavior  
4. Cost Management Systems and Activity-Based Costing  
5. Relevant Information for Decision Making with a Focus on Pricing Decisions  
6. Relevant Information for Decision Making with a Focus on Operational Decisions 


II. ACCOUNTING FOR PLANNING AND CONTROL
7. Introduction to Budgets and Preparing the Master Budget 
8. Flexible Budgets and Variance Analysis  
9. Management Control Systems and Responsibility Accounting  
10. Management Control in Decentralized Organizations  


III. CAPITAL BUDGETING
11. Capital Budgeting  


IV. PRODUCT COSTING
12. Cost Allocation  
13. Accounting for Overhead Costs 
14.  Job-Costing and Process-Costing Systems  


V. BASIC FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
15. Basic Accounting: Concepts, Techniques, and Conventions  
16. Understanding Corporate Annual Reports: Basic Financial Statements  
17. Understanding and Analyzing Consolidated Financial Statements  

 

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