Accounting for Decision Making and Control / Edition 1

Accounting for Decision Making and Control / Edition 1

by Jerold L. Zimmerman
     
 

Accounting for Decision Making and Control by Jerry Zimmerman continues to grow in popularity with instructors due to its emphasis on teaching students to critically evaluate and solve actual business problems. Zimmerman is able to achieve this through: 1) Strong conceptual framework; 2) Business orientation focusing on how organizations work; 3) Balance between… See more details below

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Accounting for Decision Making and Control by Jerry Zimmerman continues to grow in popularity with instructors due to its emphasis on teaching students to critically evaluate and solve actual business problems. Zimmerman is able to achieve this through: 1) Strong conceptual framework; 2) Business orientation focusing on how organizations work; 3) Balance between concepts & practice; 4) Strongest problem material available.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780256128543
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill School Education Group
Publication date:
08/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.29(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2The Nature of Costs25
3Opportunity Cost of Capital and Capital Budgeting91
4Organizational Architecture143
5Responsibility Accounting and Transfer Pricing181
6Budgeting237
7Cost Allocation: Theory311
8Cost Allocation: Practices375
9Absorption Cost Systems425
10Criticisms of Absorption Cost Systems: Incentive to Overproduce493
11Criticisms of Absorption Cost Systems: Inaccurate Product Costs521
12Standard Costs: Direct Labor and Materials571
13Overhead and Marketing Variances609
14Management Accounting in a Changing Environment649
Solutions to Concept Questions703
Glossary713
Index723

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