Management Accounting for Decision Makers, 10th Edition
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Dr Peter Atrill, University of Plymouth Business School
©2021 |Pearson | Available
For Management Accounting modules on undergraduate and MBA courses.
Understand management accounting principles and techniques, and develop skills to make informed business decisions
Management Accounting for Decision Makers 10th Edition by Peter Atrill and Eddie McLaney teaches students how to make the best choices in business and management roles, and introduces them to essential management accounting concepts and methods with a focus on their significance to real-life decision making. It has never been more important for businesses to operate within a framework of strategic planning and decision making. This popular text makes management accounting relevant and practical through its use of real numerical accounting techniques, an increased number of exercises to encourage learning in an active way, and through a range of relevant, real-world examples, many of which are new to this edition.
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“A plethora of relevant real-worldexamples, self-assessment activities and helpful visuals make this an engagingand practical read for educators and students alike!”
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Clear introduction to key principles of Management Accounting
• Retains its focus on decision making to prepare students for a career in business
• Uses a step-by-step approach, equipping students with principles and techniques and building up their skills with the embedded Activities and applied Examples
Help students make sense of real accounting issues with relevant, real-life examples
UPDATED - New and updated Real World examples add variety and interest to the subject by making use of arresting new data and scenarios, helping students understand the theory as it actually is applied in practice in the business environment. By regularly checking the Real World boxes in every chapter your students will be able to connect accounting concepts with real companies’ decision-making and see the relevance of the techniques and issues they are learning about.
Enable group-work and individual learning & revision with helpful pedagogical features seamlessly woven into the text
• Handy brief Introductions at the outset of each chapter provide context and explain why the approach or topic in the chapter is significant, while visual diagrams and charts throughout the text illustrate make processes and conceptual discussions easy to grasp.
• REVISED - Regular Examples and Activities sections get students thinking and are chosen to come at the most helpful and most necessary points in each chapter.
• UPDATED - Chapters conclude with a Summary containing key points, Self-Assessment Question boxes, and a refreshed Critical Review Questions section to help students periodically consolidate and apply what they have been learning and to help them recap and build confidence in the subject.
• UPDATED – End of chapter exercises covering a range of levels which, together with the activities integrated throughout the book, provide excellent opportunities to test students’ knowledge of core ideas and to develop critical thinking. A full set of solutions is provided, some within the book and some as a download available for lecturers, found in the Instructor’s Manual at go.pearson.com/uk/he/resources.
Updated content reflecting changes in the field
NEW - Up-to-date coverage which incorporates current developments including AI and the future of budgeting.
NEW - Accurate information that takes into account the Global Management Accounting Principles published by CGMA in order to ensure the principles in the book tie up with professional standards.
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o NEW - 5 video exercises covering key concepts in management accounting provide new animated videos which could be used to help consolidate concepts learned in class, or to check understanding in advance of upcoming teaching sessions. Students can refer to the video to help with their understanding the concept before answering a question or problem.
Topics include: Break-even Point (ch.3), Full costing (ch.4), Variance analysis (ch.7), Time Value of Money (ch.8), and Investment appraisal (ch.8)
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Management Accounting for Decision Makers 10th Edition Instructor's Manual
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Management Accounting for Decision Makers 10th Edition PowerPoint Slides
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Peter Atrill is a freelanceacademic and author who has worked with leading institutions in the UK, Europeand South-East Asia. As well as working as a business consultant, he was previouslyHead of Business and Management and Head of Accounting and Law at PlymouthBusiness School, Plymouth University.
Eddie McLaney is an academicauthor with several years’ experience of teaching Accounting and Finance. Hewas formerly the Accounting Subject Group Leader and Principal Lecturer inAccounting and Finance at Plymouth Business School, Plymouth University.
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