Managerial Accounting / Edition 2

Managerial Accounting / Edition 2

by Ramji Balakrishnan, Konduru Sivaramakrishnan, Geoff Sprinkle
     
 

Most managerial accounting texts emphasize the mechanics ofmanagerial accounting.  While important, mechanics are notenough.  To solve business problems, students need tounderstand how managerial accounting can improve decision-making,and when and where a particular tool or technique isappropriate.

Balakrishnan’s Managerial

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Overview

Most managerial accounting texts emphasize the mechanics ofmanagerial accounting.  While important, mechanics are notenough.  To solve business problems, students need tounderstand how managerial accounting can improve decision-making,and when and where a particular tool or technique isappropriate.

Balakrishnan’s Managerial Accounting2nd edition presents accountinginformation in the context of a unifying problem-solving frameworkthat shows students the “why” behind the“what” and “how.”  Through theframework, students begin to understand the principles drivingbusiness practices and learn to adapt to changing businesscircumstances. 

Throughout this text students learn to systematically measurecosts and benefits to make effective decisionsBy linking businessdecisions with accounting information students will be motivated tolearn and make more informed decisions. 

Accompanied by WileyPLUS, astudent-centered learningand assessment online environment, where students completeautomatically graded homework, get feedback on their answers, andaccess learning materials like the eText at the point of learning.Students come to class prepared because the program is a designedto meet the needs of today’s accounting.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118385388
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Inc. Custom
Publication date:
08/28/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
720
Sales rank:
672,225
Product dimensions:
10.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

MODULE I: INTRODUCTION AND FRAMEWORK

CHAPTER 1: ACCOUNTING: INFORMATION FOR DECISION MAKING

CHAPTER 2: IDENTIFYING AND ESTIMATING COSTS AND BENEFITS

CHAPTER 3: COST FLOWS AND COST TERMINOLOGY

MODULE II: SHORT-TERM PLANNING AND CONTROL: MAXIMIZING CONTRIBUTION

CHAPTER 4: TECHNIQUES FOR ESTIMATING FIXED AND VARIABLE COSTS

CHAPTER 5: COST-VOLUME-PROFIT ANALYSIS

CHAPTER 6: DECISION MAKING IN THE SHORT TERM

CHAPTER 7: OPERATING BUDGETS: BRIDGING PLANNING AND CONTROL

CHAPTER 8: BUDGETARY CONTROL AND VARIANCE ANALYSIS

MODULE III: LONG-TERM PLANNING AND CONTROL: MAXIMIZING PROFIT

CHAPTER 9: COST ALLOCATIONS

CHAPTER 10: ACTIVITY-BASED COSTING & MANAGEMENT

CHAPTER 11: CAPITAL BUDGETING

CHAPTER 12: PERFORMANCE EVALUATION IN DECENTRALIZED ORGANIZATIONS

CHAPTER 13: STRATEGIC PLANNING AND CONTROL

MODULE IV: COST ACCOUNTING SYSTEMS

CHAPTER 14: JOB-COSTING SYSTEMS

CHAPTER 15: PROCESS-COSTING SYSTEMS

CHAPTER 16: REFINING SYSTEMS: SUPPORT ACTIVITY AND DUAL-RATE ALLOCATIONS

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