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Principles of Financial Accounting 2002 Edition

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ISBN-10: 0618124233

ISBN-13: 9780618124237

Edition: 8th 2002

Authors: Belverd E. Needles, Marian Powers

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List price: $160.36
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 6/28/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 982
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.87" long
Weight: 4.686
Language: English

Marian Powers received her B.S. degree from Chicago State University and her Ph.D. degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In addition to the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, she has taught financial accounting at the University of Illinois, Chicago, and at the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management. Internationally recognized as a dynamic teacher in executive education, she specializes in teaching nonfinancial managers how to read and understand internal and external financial reports, including the impact of international financial reporting standards (IFRS). Her current research relates to international financial reporting, performance measurement, and corporate governance of high-performance companies in the United States, Europe, India, and Australia. Her research has been published in leading journals. Her textbooks, coauthored with Belverd E. Needles, Jr., are used throughout the world and have received many awards, including the Textbook Excellence Award and the McGuffey Award from the Text and Academic Authors Association. She has also coauthored three interactive multimedia software products. She currently serves on the Board of the CPA Endowment Fund of Illinois and is immediate past-chair of the Board of Governors of the Winnetka Community House. She is a member of International Association of Accounting Education and Research, and Illinois CPA Society. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Illinois CPA Society, the Educational Foundation of Women in Accounting, and both the national as well as Chicago chapters of ASWA.

Contents I. Accounting as an Information System 1. Uses of Accounting Information and the Financial Statements 2. Measuring Business Transactions 3. Measuring Business Income 4. Completing the Accounting Cycle II. Extensions of the Basic Accounting Model 5. Merchandising Operations 6. Financial Reporting and Analysis Supplement: How to Read an Annual Report/Toys "R" Us III. Accounting Information Systems and Internal Control 7. Accounting Information Systems 8. Internal Control IV. Measuring and Reporting Assets and Current Liabilities 9. Short-Term Liquid Assets 10. Inventories 11. Long-Term Assets 12. Current Liabilities V. Accounting for Partnerships and Corporations 13. Partnerships 14. Contributed Capital 15. The Corporate Income Statement and the Statement of Stockholders' Equity 16. Long-Term Liabilities VI. Special Reports and Analyses of Accounting Information 17. The Statement of Cash Flows 18. Financial Performance Evaluation Appendices A. International Accounting B. Long-Term Investments C. The Time Value of Money D. Future Value and Present Value Tables