Financial Accounting, Student Study Guide: A Decision-Making Approach / Edition 1

Financial Accounting, Student Study Guide: A Decision-Making Approach / Edition 1

by Thomas E. King, Valdean C. Lembke, John H. Smith
     
 

This book shows readers how to understand the financial accounting process and how to interpret and use the resulting information. It explaines why particular items appear in or are omitted from financial statements, how items are valued in the financial statements, and the usefulness of reported information in a decision-making context. Readers learn to analyze

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Overview

This book shows readers how to understand the financial accounting process and how to interpret and use the resulting information. It explaines why particular items appear in or are omitted from financial statements, how items are valued in the financial statements, and the usefulness of reported information in a decision-making context. Readers learn to analyze rather than simply memorize.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471041085
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/16/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.93(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

Decision Making and Information.

Accounting in a Decision-Making Environment.

Accounting and Financial Reporting.

Understanding Cash Flows.

Understanding Income.

Understanding the Balance Sheet.

The Accounting Process.

Reporting Financial Assets and Investments.

Nonfinancial Assets: Prepaid Expenses and Inventories.

More on Nonfinancial Assets: Operating Assets and Intangibles.

Reporting Liabilities.

Reporting Ownership Interests.

The Cash Flow Statement and Decisions.

Special Income Reporting Considerations.

Using Financial Statement Information.

Financial Reporting in a Global Economy.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Indexes.

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