Essentials of Accounting and Post Test Booklet 8 / Edition 8

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This self-paced introduction to financial accounting presents the ideas and terminology essential to an understanding of balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flows. This engaging text is aimed at he active user of business data. Essentials of Accounting requires readers to solve accounting problems, based on the authors' belief that this is the most effective way to understand the meaning and use of accounting information.

Thus, every frame requires student involvement-either selecting a correct word from two choices, providing an answer, making a journal entry, or preparing a complete balance sheet. Features

  • Detailed step-by-step approach guarantees mastery of basics.
  • Develops essential ideas from basic concepts and defines accounting terms through concise examples.
  • Self-contained booklet includes an expanded glossary/index of terms with definitions, exhibits, and post tests with answers for each chapter.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131025714
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 10/28/2002
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 110
  • Product dimensions: 8.58 (w) x 10.82 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert N. Anthony is the Ross Graham Walker Professor of Management Control (Emeritus) at Harvard Business School, and a trustee of both Colby College and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. A former President of the American Accounting Association, Dr. Anthony has also been Assistant Secretary of Defense, Controller. He has received awards including "Outstanding Accounting Educator" from the American Accounting Hall of Fame.

Leslie K. Breitner, D.B.A., and Lecturer in Public Policy, teaches financial management, financial statement analysis, and management control for government and nonprofit organizations at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. In addition, Dr. Breitner has developed and taught an online financial management course for a master's program in health care management at Seton Hall University. Prior to coming to the Kennedy School she was a full-time member of the faculty in the Graduate School for Health Studies, Health Care Administration Program at Simmons College. She received her doctorate from the Departments of Accounting and Health Care Management at Boston University's Graduate School of Management.

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Table of Contents

How to Use This Program.
1. Basic Concepts.
2. Balance Sheet Changes; Income Measurement.
3. Accounting Records and Systems.
4. Revenues and Monetary Assets.
5. Expense Measurement; The Income Statement.
6. Inventories and Cost of Sales.
7. Noncurrent Assets and Depreciation.
8. Liabilities and Equity.
9. Statement of Cash Flows.
10. Analysis of Financial Statements.
11. Financial Statements of Nonprofit Organizations.
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