This classic textbook (originally published in 1971) introduces students and managers to company accounts and explains how they relate to various business activities. Fourteen sections guide the reader from an understanding of general accounting issues through the intricacies of inter-company transactions, cash flow statements, and inflation accounting. The eighth edition has been updated to reflect current accounting standards in the UK and internationally. Distributed in the U.S. by Ashgate. Oversize: 11.75x8.25". Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||8.19(w) x 11.65(h) x 0.75(d)|
About the Author
Walter Reid was Professor of Financial Control at the London Business School from 1973 to 1988. He was subsequently Chairman of Management Development Associates Limited (MDA), a management training consultancy with a primary focus on financial management. D.R. Myddelton has been Professor of Finance and Accounting at the Cranfield School of Management since 1972. He has written books on tax reform, inflation accounting and accounting standards and textbooks on accounting, economics, and financial management. He is Chairman of the Trustees of the Institute of Economic Affairs.
Table of Contents
Contents: Background and structure; Analyzing performance; Financial and stock market ratios; Recording business transactions; Measuring profit or loss; Valuing stock; Fixed assets and depreciation; Capital structure; Group accounts; Company taxation; Cash flow statements; International accounting; Inflation accounting; Interpreting company accounts; Appendices; Solutions; Index.