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Cost Accounting, CourseSmart eTextbook, 15th Edition

By Charles T. Horngren, Srikant M. Datar, Madhav V. Rajan

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 5, 2014


For undergraduate and MBA Cost or Management Accounting courses


The text that defined the cost accounting market.


Horngren’s Cost Accounting, defined the cost accounting market and continues to innovate today by consistently integrating the most current practice and theory into the text. This acclaimed, market-leading text emphasizes the basic theme of “different costs for different purposes,” and reaches beyond cost accounting procedures to consider concepts, analyses, and management. This edition incorporates the latest research and most up-to-date thinking into all relevant chapters and more MyAccountingLab® coverage! MyAccountingLab is web-based tutorial and assessment software for accounting that not only gives students more "I Get It" moments, but gives instructors the flexibility to make technology an integral part of their course, or a supplementary resource for students.


Teaching and Learning Experience


This program presents a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. Cost Accounting, Fifteenth Edition will:


  • Personalize learning with MyAccountingLab: MyAccountingLab provides instructors with a rich and flexible set of course materials, along with course-management tools that make it easy to deliver all or a portion of your course online.
  • Use the most current information to prepare students for their field: Up-date material gives students a better understanding of the current issues effecting the business environment.
  • Provide a solid presentation of accounting hallmarks with a great emphasis on strategy: Students learn key concepts with a focus on strategy that integrates modern topics with traditional coverage and teaches them how to handle the rapid pace of change in today’s organizations.
  • Tailor the material to suit your needs: This text’s modular, flexible organization can be used to suit a number of different approaches to teaching and learning

Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering search for ISBN-10:0133769054/ISBN-13: 9780133803815. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133428702/ISBN-13:9780133428704 and ISBN-10:013345147X/ISBN-13: 9780133451474.
My_Lab/Mastering is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

Table of Contents

1     The Manager and Management Accounting
2     An Introduction to Cost Terms and Purposes
3     Cost—Volume—Profit Analysis
4     Job Costing
5     Activity-Based Costing and Activity-Based Management
6     Master Budget and Responsibility Accounting
7     Flexible Budgets, Direct-Cost Variances, and Management Control
8     Flexible Budgets, Overhead Cost Variances, and Management Control
9     Inventory Costing and Capacity Analysis
10     Determining How Costs Behave
11     Decision Making and Relevant Information
12     Strategy, Balanced Scorecard, and Strategic Profitability Analysis
13     Pricing Decisions and Cost Management
14     Cost Allocation, Customer-Profitability Analysis, and Sales-Variance Analysis
15     Allocation of Support-Department Costs, Common Costs, and Revenues
16     Cost Allocation: Joint Products and Byproducts
17     Process Costing
18     Spoilage, Rework, and Scrap
19     Balanced Scorecard: Quality and Time
20     Inventory Management, Just-in-Time, and Simplified Costing Methods
21     Capital Budgeting and Cost Analysis
22     Management Control Systems, Transfer Pricing, and Multinational Considerations
23     Performance Measurement, Compensation, and Multinational Considerations 


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Cost Accounting, CourseSmart eTextbook, 15th Edition
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$126.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-342884-1