Accounting : Concepts and Applications / Edition 9

Accounting : Concepts and Applications / Edition 9

by W. Steve Albrecht, Swain, Earl Kay Stice, James D. Stice
     
 

ISBN-10: 0324187564

ISBN-13: 9780324187564

Pub. Date: 03/08/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Accounting is about decision making using financial information. The focus of this text is on developing within students the ability to critically analyze accounting information and make informed business decisions. Students are exposed to a lot of real-world examples where they can see the effect that accounting information has on the decisions made by real

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Accounting is about decision making using financial information. The focus of this text is on developing within students the ability to critically analyze accounting information and make informed business decisions. Students are exposed to a lot of real-world examples where they can see the effect that accounting information has on the decisions made by real companies. Also chapters are split into basic and expanded material so that the professor can easily cover the basics of a topic or, if he or she prefers, delve deeper into a selected topic. Finally, analysis is incorporated throughout the text so that students can learn to use accounting information as they learn how that information is prepared.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324187564
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/08/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1472
Product dimensions:
8.88(w) x 11.26(h) x 1.96(d)

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Table of Contents

PART F1: FINANCIAL REPORTING AND THE ACCOUNTING CYCLE. 1. Accounting Information: Users and Uses. 2. Financial Statements: An Overview. 3. The Mechanics of Accounting. 4. Completing the Accounting Cycle. 5. Introduction to Financial Statement Analysis. 6. Ensuring the Integrity of Financial Information. PART F2: OPERATING ACTIVITIES. 7. Selling a Product or a Service. 8. Inventory. 9. Completing the Operating Cycle. PART F3: INVESTING AND FINANCING ACTIVITIES. 10. Investments in Property, Plant, and Equipment and in Intangible Assets. 11. Long-Term Debt Financing. 12. Equity Financing. 13. Investments in Debt and Equity Securities. PART F4: OTHER DIMENSIONS OF FINANCIAL REPORTING. 14. Statement of Cash Flows. PART F5: FOUNDATIONS. 15. Introduction to Management Accounting. 16. Analyzing Cost-Volume-Profit Relationships. 17. Product Cost Flows and Business Organizations. PART F6. PLANNING. 18. Capital Investment Decisions. 19. Operational Budgeting. PART F7. CONTROL. 20. Monitoring Performance in Cost, Profit, and Investment Centers. 21. Managing Inventory and Service Costs 22. Activity Based Costing and Quality Management. PART F8. EVALUATION. 23. Making Decisions Using Relevant Information. 24. Continuous Improvement in Management Accounting.

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