Financial Statement Analysis: Using Financial Accounting Information

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South-Western College Pub., 1998 - Business & Economics - 812 pages
Gibson does not oversimplify financial statements. Rather, it involves readers with the material by using real-world examples, with emphasis on the analysis and interpretation of the end result of financial reporting - financial statements.

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I have gone through this book and its contents. it is well written ,the author has magnificently addressed the issues of financial statements and the tools to analyze them .
However , it require more
pictures, case studies and example of other firms outside USA .
Zakir Ali Shah
Department of Business Administration
University of Sindh


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Charles Gibson is a certified public accountant who practiced with a Big Five accounting firm for four years and has had more than twenty-five years of teaching experience. His teaching experience encompasses a variety of accounting courses, including financial, managerial, tax, cost, and financial analysis. Dr. Gibson has written more than sixty articles in such journals as the Journal of Accountancy, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Commercial Bank Lending, CPA Journal, Ohio CPA, Management Accounting, Risk Management, Taxation for Accountants, Advanced Management Journal, Taxation for Lawyers, California Management Review, and Journal of Small Business Management. He is a co-author of the Financial Executives Research Foundation Study entitled "Discounting in Financial Accounting and Reporting." Professor Gibson is a member of the American Accounting Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants, Institute of Internal Auditors, and Financial Executives Institute. He has been particularly active in the American Accounting Association and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.

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