Corporate Financial Accounting

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Thomson/South-Western, 2005 - Business & Economics - 655 pages
Like the most successful businesses, this text successfully integrates innovation with tradition by showing how the preparation of financial accounting information is useful to today's student of business. CORPORATE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING uses the preparation of financial statements as the framework for understanding what accounting is all about.

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Dr. Carl S. Warren is Professor Emeritus of Accounting at the University of Georgia, Athens. Dr. Warren has taught classes at the University of Georgia, University of Iowa, Michigan State University, and University of Chicago. He focused his teaching efforts on principles of accounting and auditing. Dr. Warren received his PhD from Michigan State University and his BBA and MA from the University of Iowa. During his career, Dr. Warren published numerous articles in professional journals, including THE ACCOUNTING REVIEW, JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING RESEARCH, JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTANCY, THE CPA JOURNAL, and AUDITING: A JOURNAL OF PRACTICE AND THEORY. Dr. Warren has served on numerous committees of the American Accounting Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Institute of Internal Auditors. He also has consulted with numerous companies and public accounting firms. His outside interests include playing handball, golfing, skiing, backpacking, and fly-fishing.

Dr. James M. Reeve is the William and Sara Clark Professor of Accounting and Business at the University of Tennessee. Professor Reeve has been on the accounting faculty since 1980, after graduating with the Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University. His teaching effort has focused on undergraduate accounting principles, and graduate education in the Master of Accountancy and Senior Executive MBA programs. Beyond this, Jim is also very active in the Supply Chain Certification program, which is a major executive education and research effort of the College. His research interests are varied and include work in managerial accounting, supply chain management, lean manufacturing, and information management. He has published over 40 articles in academic and professional journals, including the Journal of Cost Management, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Accounting Review, Management Accounting Quarterly, Supply Chain Management Review, and Accounting Horizons. In addition to his research, Jim is also a co-author on six textbooks including Thomson's market leading introductory textbook, Accounting. He has consulted or provided training around the world for a wide variety of organizations including, Boeing, Procter and Gamble, Norfolk Southern, Hershey Foods, Coca-Cola, and Sony. When not writing books, Jim plays golf and is involved in faith-based activities. SDG.

Dr. Philip E. Fess is the Arthur Andersen & Co. Alumni Professor of Accountancy Emeritus at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. Dr. Fess has been involved in writing textbooks for over twenty-five years, and his knowledge of how to make texts user-friendly is reflected on the pages of this edition. Dr. Fess plays golf and tennis, and he has represented the United States in international tennis competition.

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