Cost Accounting

Cost Accounting

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ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. PackagesAccess codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental booksIf you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codesAccess codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase. For undergraduate and MBA Cost or Management Accounting courses The text that defined the cost accounting market. Horngren's Cost Accounting, defined the cost accounting market and continues to innovate today by consistently integrating the most current practice and theory into the text. This acclaimed, market-leading text emphasizes the basic theme of "different costs for different purposes," and reaches beyond cost accounting procedures to consider concepts, analyses, and management. This edition incorporates the latest research and most up-to-date thinking into all relevant chapters and more MyAccountingLab (R) coverage! MyAccountingLab is web-based tutorial and assessment software for accounting that not only gives you more "I Get It" moments, but gives instructors the flexibility to make technology an integral part of their course, or a supplementary resource for students. Teaching and Learning Experience This program presents a better teaching and learning experience. Cost Accounting, Fifteenth Edition will: Personalize learning with MyAccountingLab: MyAccountingLab provides instructors with a rich and flexible set of course materials, along with course-management tools that make it easy to deliver all or a portion of your course online. Get the most current information to prepare you for your field: Up-date material gives you a better understanding of the current issues effecting the business environment. Receive a solid presentation of accounting hallmarks with a great emphasis on strategy: Learn key concepts with a focus on strategy that integrates modern topics with traditional coverage and teaches you how to handle the rapid pace of change in today's organizations. Benefit from material that has been designed to suit your needs: This text's modular, flexible organization can be used to suit a number of different approaches to teaching and learningNote: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyAccountingLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyAccountingLab search for ISBN-10: 0133803813/ISBN-13: 9780133803815. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133428702/ISBN-13: 9780133428704 and ISBN-10: 013345147X/ISBN-13: 9780133451474.MyAccountingLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.show more

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  • Hardback | 960 pages
  • 223.52 x 274.32 x 38.1mm | 1,973.12g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 15th edition
  • 0133428702
  • 9780133428704
  • 1,060,683

About Charles T. Horngren

Charles T. Horngren was the Edmund W. Littlefield Professor of Accounting, Emeritus,at Stanford University. A Graduate of Marquette University, he received his MBA fromHarvard University and his PhD from the University of Chicago. He was also the recipientof honorary doctorates from Marquette University and DePaul University.A certified public accountant, Horngren served on the Accounting Principles Board forsix years, the Financial Accounting Standards Board Advisory Council for five years, andthe Council of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants for three years. Forsix years, he served as a trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation, which overseesthe Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Government Accounting StandardsBoard. Horngren was a member of the Accounting Hall of Fame.A member of the American Accounting Association, Horngren had been its presidentand its director of research. He received its first Outstanding Accounting Educator Award.The California Certified Public Accountants Foundation gave Horngren its FacultyExcellence Award and its Distinguished Professor Award. He was the first person to havereceived both awards.The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants presented its first OutstandingEducator Award to Horngren. Horngren was named Accountant of the Year, Education,by the national professional accounting fraternity, Beta Alpha Psi. Professor Horngrenwas also a member of the Institute of Management Accountants, from whom he receivedits Distinguished Service Award. He was also a member of the Institutes' Board of Regents,which administers the Certified Management Accountant examinations.Horngren is the author of other accounting books published by Pearson Education:Introduction to Management Accounting, 15th ed. (2011, with Sundem, and Stratton);Introduction to Financial Accounting, 10th ed. (2011, with Sundem and Elliott); Accounting,8th ed. (2010, with Harrison and Bamber); and Financial Accounting, 8th ed. (2010, withHarrison). Horngren was the Consulting Editor for the Charles T. Horngren Series in Accounting.Srikant M. Datar is the Arthur Lowes Dickinson Professor at the Harvard Business School.He served as Senior Associate Dean from 2000 to 2010. A graduate with distinction fromthe University of Bombay, he received gold medals upon graduation from the IndianInstitute of Management, Ahmedabad, and the Institute of Cost and Works Accountantsof India. A chartered accountant, he holds two master's degrees and a PhD from StanfordUniversity.Datar has published his research in leading accounting, marketing, and operationsmanagement journals, including The Accounting Review, Contemporary AccountingResearch, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Journal of Accounting andEconomics, Journal of Accounting Research, and Management Science. He has servedas an associate editor and on the editorial board of several journals and has presentedhis research to corporate executives and academic audiences in North America, SouthAmerica, Asia, Africa, Australia, and Europe. He is a coauthor of three other books:Managerial Accounting: Making Decisions and Motivating Performance, Rethinkingthe MBA: Business Education at a Crossroads, and Rethinking Graduate ManagementEducation in Latin America.Cited by his students as a dedicated and innovative teacher, Datar received the GeorgeLeland Bach Award for Excellence in the Classroom at Carnegie Mellon University andthe Distinguished Teaching Award at Stanford University.Datar is a member of the board of directors of Novartis A.G., ICF International,T-Mobile US, and Stryker Corporation and has worked with many organizations, including Apple Computer, Boeing, DuPont, Ford, General Motors, Morgan Stanley, PepsiCo, Visa, and the World Bank. He is a member of the American Accounting Association andthe Institute of Management Accountants.Madhav V. Rajan is the Robert K. Jaedicke Professor of Accounting and Senior AssociateDean for Academic Affairs at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. He is alsoProfessor of Law (by courtesy) at Stanford Law School. Rajan oversees the MBA and MSxprograms as well as the Marketing and Organizational Behavior faculty areas at the GSB.Rajan received his undergraduate degree in commerce from the University of Madras,India, and his MS in accounting, MBA, and PhD degrees from Carnegie Mellon University.In 1990, his dissertation won the Alexander Henderson Award for Excellence in EconomicTheory.Rajan's primary area of research interest is the economics-based analysis of managementaccounting issues, especially as they relate to internal control, capital budgeting,quality management, supply chain and performance systems in firms. He has publishedhis research in a variety of leading journals, including The Accounting Review, Journal ofAccounting Research, Management Science, and Review of Financial Studies. In 2004, hereceived the Notable Contribution to Management Accounting Literature award. He is acoauthor of Managerial Accounting: Making Decisions and Motivating Performance.Rajan has served as the Departmental Editor for Accounting at Management Scienceas well as associate editor for both the accounting and operations areas. From 2002 to2008, Rajan served as an editor of The Accounting Review. Rajan has twice been a plenaryspeaker at the AAA Management Accounting Conference.Rajan has received several teaching honors at Wharton and Stanford, including theDavid W. Hauck Award, the highest undergraduate teaching award at Wharton. He hastaught in a variety of executive education programs, including the Stanford ExecutiveProgram and the National Football League Program for Managers, as well as customprograms for firms, including Genentech, Hewlett-Packard, and nVidia.Rajan is a director of Cavium, Inc., and iShares, Inc., and a trustee of the iShares Trust.show more

Table of contents

1 The Manager and Management Accounting 2 An Introduction to Cost Terms and Purposes 3 Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis 4 Job Costing 5 Activity-Based Costing and Activity-Based Management 6 Master Budget and Responsibility Accounting 7 Flexible Budgets, Direct-Cost Variances, and Management Control 8 Flexible Budgets, Overhead Cost Variances, and Management Control 9 Inventory Costing and Capacity Analysis 10 Determining How Costs Behave 11 Decision Making and Relevant Information 12 Strategy, Balanced Scorecard, and Strategic Profitability Analysis 13 Pricing Decisions and Cost Management 14 Cost Allocation, Customer-Profitability Analysis, and Sales-Variance Analysis 15 Allocation of Support-Department Costs, Common Costs, and Revenues 16 Cost Allocation: Joint Products and Byproducts 17 Process Costing 18 Spoilage, Rework, and Scrap 19 Balanced Scorecard: Quality and Time 20 Inventory Management, Just-in-Time, and Simplified Costing Methods 21 Capital Budgeting and Cost Analysis 22 Management Control Systems, Transfer Pricing, and Multinational Considerations 23 Performance Measurement, Compensation, and Multinational Considerationsshow more

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