Managerial Accounting / Edition 5

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A brief, focused look at managerial accounting that stresses what readers need as managers. This unique package is comprised of a text, CD, and web site that work seamlessly together. The concise and innovative text focuses on two key ideas, the importance of incremental analysis in decision-making and performance measurement.
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A text/CD-ROM package on how to use accounting information in planning, control, and decision making. There is special focus on incremental analysis and measurement. Coverage includes manufacturing costs, process costing, capital budgeting decisions, budgetary planning, and decentralization. The CD-ROM contains videos of real companies and their use of managerial accounting, interactive cases, multiple-choice questions, matching and critical thinking exercises, and demonstrations of concepts and techniques. The author teaches accounting at the University of Seattle. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118078761
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/16/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 544
  • Sales rank: 435,905
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

PROFESSOR JAMES JIAMBALVO joined the accounting faculty at the University of Washington after receiving a Ph.D. in accounting from The Ohio State University. A CPA, he has audit experience with the firm of Haskins and Sells (now Deloitte & Touche), and has served on the national academic advisory board of Deloitte & Touche LLP. Professor Jiambalvo has served as chairman of the UW Accounting Department and he holds the PricewaterhouseCoopers and Alumni Endowed Professorship.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Managerial Accounting in the Information Age 1
Ch. 2 Job-Order Costing and Modern Manufacturing Practices 31
Ch. 3 Process Costing 79
Ch. 4 Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis 111
Ch. 5 Variable Costing 163
Ch. 6 Cost Allocation and Activity-Based Costing 187
Ch. 7 The Use of Cost Information in Management Decision Making 235
Ch. 8 Pricing Decisions, Analyzing Customer Profitability, and Activity-Based Princing 275
Ch. 9 Capital Budgeting Decisions 297
Ch. 10 Budgetary Planning and Control 339
Ch. 11 Standard Costs and Variance Analysis 381
Ch. 12 Decentralization and Performance Evaluation 417
Ch. 13 Analyzing Financial Statements: A Managerial Perspective 463
Glossary 499
Photo Credits 505
Index 507
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