Accounting: What the Numbers Mean / Edition 5

Accounting: What the Numbers Mean / Edition 5

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by David H. Marshall, Wayne W. McManus, Daniel F. Viele
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072379006

ISBN-13: 9780072379006

Pub. Date: 08/28/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Accounting has become known as the language of business. This new edition is written to meet the needs of those students who will not be accountants but who do need to understand accounting to learn the key language that embarks us in the business world. Marshall, the leading text in the Survey market, takes readers through the basics: what accounting

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Accounting has become known as the language of business. This new edition is written to meet the needs of those students who will not be accountants but who do need to understand accounting to learn the key language that embarks us in the business world. Marshall, the leading text in the Survey market, takes readers through the basics: what accounting information is, what it means, and how it is used. The authors help students succeed through clear and concise writing, a conceptual focus and unparalleled technology support. In using this text, students examine financial statements and discover what they do and do not communicate. This enables them to gain the crucial decision-making and problem-solving skills they need in order to succeed in a professional environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072379006
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
650

Table of Contents

1Accounting - Present and Past1
PT. IFinancial Accounting25
2Financial Statements and Accounting Concepts/Principles27
3Fundamental Interpretations Made from Financial Statement Data75
4The Bookkeeping Process and Transaction Analysis102
5Accounting for and Presentation of Current Assets142
6Accounting for and Presentation of Property, Plant and Equipment, and Other Noncurrent Assets190
7Accounting for and Presentation of Liabilities239
8Accounting for and Presentation of Owners' Equity280
9The Income Statement and the Statement of Cash Flows317
10Explanatory Notes and Other Financial Information366
11Financial Statement Analysis389
PT. IIManagerial Accounting431
12Managerial/Cost Accounting and Cost Classifications433
13Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis472
14Budgeting and Performance Reporting501
15Standard Costs and Variance Analysis537
16Capital Budgeting563
Appendix: Financial Statements and Other Financial Information from the Armstrong World Industries, Inc., 1994 Annual Report583
Index623

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