Cornerstones of Managerial Accounting

ISBN-10: 0324379609

ISBN-13: 9780324379600

Edition: 2nd 2008

List price: $330.95
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Introduce your students to the primary concepts or cornerstones of management accounting and their importance in business today with CORNERSTONES OF MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING, 2e. A unique Cornerstones pedagogy at the heart of this text's approach provides an organized, consistent framework to help students master fundamental calculations, develop essential problem-solving skills, and apply this understanding to relevant business decisions. Grounded in traditional topics with brief coverage of contemporary topics, the text progresses from basic management accounting to more advanced topics applicable for both accounting and general business majors. This edition engages students early in the course with an energetic continuing case featuring the real company, Kicker Car Stereos. Students continue to see the relevance of management accounting with vibrant videos and case vignettes that show how high profile companies apply chapter concepts. The book's inventive cornerstone approach is supported by the new ThomsonNOW? integrated online course management and learning system that saves you time while using personalized learning paths to ensure student understanding.
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List price: $330.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 2/5/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 800
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.444
Language: English

Jonathan Daly is Professor of History at the University of Illinois at Chicago. His publications include: AUTOCRACY UNDER SIEGE: SECURITY POLICE AND OPPOSITION IN RUSSIA, 1866-1905 (1998); THE WATCHFUL STATE: SECURITY POLICE AND OPPOSITION IN RUSSIA, 1906-1917 (2004); co-editor of RUSSIA IN WAR AND REVOLUTION, 1914-1922: A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY (2009); THE RISE OF WESTERN POWER: A COMPARATIVE HISTORY OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION (2014); and HISTORIANS DEBATE THE RISE OF THE WEST (2014). As co-author of the Cengage Learning text WESTERN CIVILIZATION: IDEAS, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY, he contributes to the chapters on the Contemporary World.Dr. Maryanne M. Mowen is Associate Professor Emerita of Accounting at Oklahoma State University. She currently teaches online classes in cost and management accounting for Oklahoma State University. She received her Ph.D. from Arizona State University. Dr. Mowen brings a unique interdisciplinary perspective to teaching and writing in cost and management accounting, with degrees in history and economics. She has taught classes in ethics and the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on accountants. Her scholarly research focuses on areas of management accounting, behavioral decision theory, and compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. She has published articles in journals, such as DECISION SCIENCE, THE JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS AND PSYCHOLOGY, and THE JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING RESEARCH. Dr. Mowen has served as a consultant to mid-sized and Fortune 100 companies and works with corporate controllers on management accounting issues. She is a member of the Northern New Mexico chapter of SCORE and serves as a counselor, assisting small and start-up businesses. Outside the classroom, she enjoys hiking, traveling, reading mysteries, and working crossword puzzles.

Dr. Don R. Hansen is Professor Emeritus of Oklahoma State University. He has an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Brigham Young University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in 1977. He has an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Brigham Young University. Dr. Hansen has published articles in both accounting and engineering journals, including THE ACCOUNTING REVIEW, THE JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING RESEARCH, ACCOUNTING ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETY, ACCOUNTING HORIZONS, and IIE TRANSACTIONS. He has served on the editorial board of THE ACCOUNTING REVIEW. His outside interests include family, church activities, reading, movies, and watching sports.

Introduction to Management Accounting
Basic Management Accounting Concepts
Cost behavior
Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis: A Managerial Planning Tool
Job-Order Costing
Process Costing
Activity-Based Costing and Management
Appendix: Quality, Environmental Costing
Profit Planning
Standard Costing: A Managerial Control Tool
Appendix: Target Costing, Kaizen Costing
Flexible Budgets and Overhead Analysis
Performance Evaluation, Variable Costing, and Decentralization
Appendix: Balanced Scorecard
Short Run Decision-Making
Relevant Costing and Inventory Management
Capital Investment Decisions
Support Department Cost Allocation
Statement of Cash Flows
Financial Statement Analysis
Check Figures
Subject Index
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