Principles of Cost Accounting

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Cengage Learning, Mar 15, 2007 - Business & Economics - 504 pages
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Discover how readable, real, and relevant cost accounting can be with PRINCIPLES OF COST ACCOUNTING, 14E. This edition packs the essentials you need to know for your future in a unique 10-chapter format that's well organized, practical, and concise. You gain a thorough understanding of cost concepts, cost behavior, and cost accounting techniques as they apply to manufacturing and service businesses. To ensure your understanding, the book introduces concepts in small, manageable sections that are immediately reinforced with proven questions, demonstration problems, practice exercises, and self-study quizzes. You master the fundamentals of job order costing and process costing before progressing to more advanced topics, such as budgeting, standard costing and variance analysis, costing for service businesses, and cost analysis for management decisions. Focus on the skills that will take you far in today's competitive job market as you learn how to accurately determine the costs of products and services and how to set effective selling prices. Learn the techniques to accurately measure the performance of managers within an organization and use accounting to motivate managers toward an organization's goals. Find the relevant approach you need with the real cost accounting skills that will take you far in business today with PRINCIPLES OF COST ACCOUNTING, 14E.
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Contents

vanderbeck74178_0324374178_0002_chapter01
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vanderbeck74178_0324374178_0003_chapter02
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vanderbeck74178_0324374178_0004_chapter03
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vanderbeck74178_0324374178_0005_chapter04
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vanderbeck74178_0324374178_0006_chapter05
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vanderbeck74178_0324374178_0007_chapter06
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vanderbeck74178_0324374178_0010_chapter09
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vanderbeck74178_0324374178_0011_chapter10
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vanderbeck74178_0324374178_0012_glossary
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vanderbeck74178_0324374178_0013_index
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Edward J. Vanderbeck has been a professor of accounting for 30 years and Chair of the Department of Accountancy at Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, for 22 years. Before retiring in 2008, Professor Vanderbeck specialized in teaching cost accounting to accounting majors and managerial accounting to undergraduate and MBA students. He has taught at the two-year college level at SUNY--Delhi. He has a BA in accounting from SUNY--Binghamton and an MS in business administration from SUNY--Albany. He is licensed as a CPA (inactive) in the state of Ohio. Professor Vanderbeck has worked as an internal revenue agent, and has performed a faculty internship at what was formerly the Big Eight accounting firm of Touche-Ross. He has served as a developmental editor and marketing manager for accounting publications with South-Western. Professor Vanderbeck is an avid tennis player and a student of casino gaming strategies.

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