MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING : Information for creating and managing value

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The eighth edition of the market-leading Management Accounting text continues to be an excellent resource for students, guiding them in building solid foundations in management accounting by linking theory to real-world application. This edition has been revised and updated to incorporate real life case studies with an increasing focus on businesses across the Asia-Pacific region. In addition, brand new and revised end-of-chapter activities provide students with the opportunity to apply what they are learning to real-world scenarios. Management Accounting combines authoritative, peer-reviewed content with cutting edge technology and a strong pedagogical framework to provide a closely integrated digital learning solution.
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Product details

  • Paperback
  • 215 x 273 x 40mm | 2,430g
  • Australia
  • Revised
  • 8th Revised edition
  • 1760420409
  • 9781760420406
  • 95,830

Table of contents

1. Management Accounting: Information for creating value and managing resources
2. Management Accounting: Cost terms and concepts
3. Cost behaviour, cost drivers and cost estimation
4. Product costing systems
5. Process costing and operation costing
6. Service costing
7. A closer look at overhead costs
8. Activity-based costing
9. Budgeting systems
10. Standard costs for control: direct material and direct labour
11. Standard costs for control: flexible budgets and manufacturing overheads
12. Financial performance reports and transfer pricing
13. Financial performance measures for investment centres, and reward systems
14. Contemporary approaches to measuring and managing performance
15. Managing suppliers and customers
16. Managing costs and quality
17. Sustainability and management accounting
18. Cost profit volume analysis
19. Information for tactical decisions
20. Pricing and product mix decisions
21. Information for capital expenditure decisions
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About Kim Langfield-Smith

Kim has a BEc from the University of Sydney, a MEc from Macquarie University
and a PhD from Monash University, and is a fellow of CPA Australia and the
Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA). She is Deputy Dean
(Research) and Professor of Management Accounting in the Faculty of Business
and Economics at Monash University, Australia and her prior appointments
were at La Trobe University, the Universities of Melbourne and Tasmania, and
the University of Technology, Sydney. Before entering academic life Kim worked
as an accountant in several commercial organisations.
Her research interests are in the area of management control systems.
She has published articles in many referred journals in the accounting and
management fields, including Accounting, Organizations and Society; Journal of
Management Accounting Research; Management Accounting Research; Behavioral
Research in Accounting; Journal of Accounting Literature; and Journal of
Management Studies. Kim sits on several editorial boards and was President
(Australia) of the Accounting Association of Australia and New Zealand
(AAANZ), now known as the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia
and New Zealand (AFAANZ), from 1999 to 2001.
Kim continues to play an active role in the profession. She is chair of the
Professional Qualifications Advisory Committee of CPA Australia, and a
member of the International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB),
representing the ICAA and CPA Australia.
Helen has a BEc and DipAcc from Flinders University, and a PhD from the
University of Adelaide. She is an adjunct professor in the International
Graduate School of Business at the University of South Australia. Helen has also
held appointments in the Graduate School of Management and the Commerce
Department at the University of Adelaide.
Her research focuses on contemporary approaches to management
accounting, including activity-based costing and strategic performance
measurement systems, and she has published in referred journals in these areas,
including Journal of Accounting Literature; Journal of Cost Management; Advances
in Management Accounting; and Australian Accounting Review.
Before commencing her academic career, Helen worked as a management
accountant with a major international company. Since then she has maintained
her interests in the `real world'. She is a member of CPA Australia and has
undertaken consulting work in management accounting for a number of
organisations in the manufacturing and service industries. Ronald W. Hilton is a Professor of Accounting at Cornell University. With bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting from The Pennsylvania State University, he received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University.
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