Accounting in a Business Context

Accounting in a Business Context

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This is the second edition of an introduction to all the financial and management accounting concepts and techniques required by the general business student. This book should be of interest to degree, diploma (eg BTEC Higher), or postgraduate students of business, management, accountancy, and to business related professional examinations.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 409 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22.35mm | 840g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd ed. 1994
  • 1458 Illustrations, color; XX, 409 p. 1458 illus. in color.
  • 0412587408
  • 9780412587405

Table of contents

Introduction to accounting. Wealth and the measurement of profit. The measurement of wealth. The profit and loss account. Introduction to the worksheet. Stocks and work in progress. Debtors, creditors, accruals and pre-payments. Fixed assets and depreciation. Financing and business structures. Final accounts, partnerships and companies. Cash flow statements. Financial statement analysis. Internal users and internal information. Planning and control. Cost behaviour and cost-volume-profit analysis. Accounting for overheads and products costs. Accounting for decision making: when there are no resource constraints. Accounting for decision making: resource constraints and decisions which are mutually exclusive. Budgets. Investment decisions.
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About Aidan Berry and Robin Jarvis

Robin Jarvis wurde in Liverpool geboren und hat Grafikdesign an der Northumbria University studiert. Nach dem Studium zog er nach London, wo er als Modellbauer für das Fernsehen und die Unterhaltungsindustrie arbeitete. Mit dem Schreiben und Illustrieren von Büchern begann Robin Jarvis 1988. Er wurde in Großbritannien mit zahlreichen Preisen ausgezeichnet und hat bereits mehr als eine Million Bücher verkauft.
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