Managerial Accounting: An Introduction to Concepts, Methods and Uses

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Cengage Learning, Mar 13, 2007 - Business & Economics - 624 pages
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Now you can focus on the concepts, methods, and uses of managerial accounting that will prepare you to become an effective manager in today's business world. This classic MBA text balances managerial accounting coverage with a strong emphasis on management decision-making. You learn how to truly use the financial information, rather than simply perfect your accounting techniques. Core managerial accounting concepts combine with the latest cutting-edge material that's important to today's managers and decision makers. You'll find an emphasis on international issues within today's globalized business environment, the strategic effects of decisions, a focus on ethics that reflects this area of increasing scrutiny, and emphasis on new management accounting trends. Numerous realistic examples and application problems help emphasize process improvement and the integration of financial reporting issues for management decision-making. You also learn to apply managerial accounting tools to the emerging service sector, government, and nonprofit organizations for ongoing business success.
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Michael W. Maher, Ph.D., is Professor of Management and Accounting and Associate Dean for Faculty at the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Davis. He received his bachelor's degree in accounting from Gonzaga University and his MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Washington (Seattle). He has experience in public accounting, has co-managed his own business, and consulted with numerous companies and governmental bodies. Dr. Maher is active in the Management Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association, including service as president. He has co-authored numerous books and published articles in numerous journals.

Clyde P. Stickney is the Signal Companies' Professor of Management, Emeritus at the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College. He received his DBA from Florida State University and taught at the University of Chicago and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before joining the Tuck School in 1977. He has also taught at business schools in Japan, Australia, Finland, and Germany. Prof. Stickney has authored and coauthored books on financial accounting, managerial accounting, and financial statement analysis.

Roman L. Weil, Ph.D., CPA, is the V. Duane Rath Professor Emeritus of Accounting at the University of Chicago and has within recent years been Visiting Professor at the Haas School of the University of California, Berkeley; Carnegie Mellon University; Harvard Law School; Princeton University; and New York University. He has designed and implemented continuing education programs for partners at two of the large accounting firms and for employees at several operating corporations. Dr. Weil has co-authored dozens of books. His lay articles have appeared in Barron's and The Wall Street Journal. He has published more than 80 articles in academic and professional journals, most recently on financial literacy for corporate governance and on the exposure of wine snobbery.

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