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Introduction to Management Accounting, CourseSmart eTextbook, 16th Edition

By Charles T. Horngren, Gary L. Sundem, Jeff O. Schatzberg, Dave Burgstahler

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 23, 2013

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For MBA-level managerial accounting courses.

An essential tool for understanding how to make effective economic decisions.

In today’s troubled economy, it’s important to show students how managerial decisions can affect business costs. Introduction to Management Accounting helps to enhance students’ 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 students produce information that’s useful in day-to-day decision-making.

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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$111.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-305880-2