Mastery of the Financial Accounting Research System (FARS) Through Cases / Edition 2

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Overview

With its clear explanation of how to use FARS effectively, this casebook will help readers gain a better understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, exercise judgment in their interpretation and application, and meet the challenges that will arise in their accounting careers. They'll also learn how to sharpen their analytical abilities, design search phrases using Boolean logic, and cope with contradictions and ever changing guidance in regulation and business practices.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471741619
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/9/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 1,141,373
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Wanda A. Wallace, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, CIA is the John N. Dalton Professor of Business Administration at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.

Dr. Wallace has received the Wildman Gold Medal awarded to the most significant literary contribution to the advancement of public accounting over a three-year period by the American Accounting Association (AAA) and Deloitte. She has also been awarded a Certificate of Distinguished Performance on the Certified Management Accounting Examination and the Highest Achievement Award (Gold Medal) on the international certified Internal Auditor Examination. A past AAA Vice President, Dr. Wallace has served on the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC) that advises the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in 1991 and on the Government Auditing Standards Advisory Council. She has authored over 40 books and monographs, and over 200 articles in such journals as the Harvard Business  Review, CPA Journal, Government Finance Review, and Wall Street Journal.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1:     The Financial Accounting Research System (FARS) Primer

Chapter 2:     Resources Beyond the Financial Accounting Research System (FARS)

Chapter 3::    Building Your Business Vocabulary: Defining Terms and Solving Problems Through FARS

Chapter 4:     Brain Teasers: Using FARS to Untangle the Mystery

Chapter 5:       Cases to Accompany FARS

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