Skousen introduces students to basic accounting concepts, excites them by using lots of real world examples (both U.S. and international), provides them with some basic accounting knowledge, and then shows them how accounting is used and analyzed in actual case situations.
New edition of a textbook that blends procedure and concepts in order to connect financial accounting principles to the real-life business world. With a focus on global economy and ethics, Albrecht, James D. Stice, Earl K. Stice, and K. Fred Skousen (all of Brigham Young U.) present 13 chapters that discuss financial reporting and the accounting cycle, operating activities, investing and financing activities, and other dimensions of financial reporting. Each chapter contains learning objectives, real-life scenarios, business environment essays, key terms, summaries, cumulative spreadsheet projects, and comprehensive problems. The included CD-ROM provides insights on how to use the principles set forth in the text. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
W. Steve Albrecht is the Andersen Alumni Professor of Accountancy in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. He received a bachelor's degree in accounting from BYU and MBA and PhD degrees from the University of Wisconsin. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, and Certified Fraud Examiner.
James D. Stice is the Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. He is currently Associate Dean of the Marriott School. Dr. Stice served for eight years as the director of BYU's MBA Program. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting from BYU and a PhD in accounting from the University of Washington.
Earl K. Stice is the PricewaterhouseCoopers Professor of Accounting in the School of Accountancy at Brigham Young University, where he has been on the faculty since 1998. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Brigham Young University and a PhD from Cornell University.
Monte R. Swain received his Ph.D. in managerial accounting and information systems from Michigan State University. He currently serves as the Associate Director of the School of Accountancy and Information Systems where he is the Deloitte & Touche Professor of Accounting.