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Management Accounting for Business 6e

ISBN-13: 9781408093818 / ISBN-10: 1408093812

Colin Drury, University of Huddersfield
528pp
Published by Cengage Learning, ©2016
Available Now
£48.99

For over 25 years Colin Drury’s textbooks have been an invaluable aid for accounting students. A classic in its field, the highly successful textbook Management Accounting for Business is the essential introductory text to management accounting for non-specialists. This fully updated sixth edition maintains Drury’s trademark accessible writing style and is illustrated throughout with interesting worked examples which provide the student with a concise foundation in both the theory and practice of the subject whilst emphasizing its importance in making business decisions.

Features

  • Comprehensive coverage of all management and cost accounting subjects
  • Comprehensive coverage of all management and cost accounting subjects
  • Clearly explains the principles involved in the design and evaluation of management accounting and cost accounting systems
  • Clearly explains the principles involved in the design and evaluation of management accounting and cost accounting systems
  • Contains a wealth of worked examples, practice assessment questions (at various levels of difficulty) and other pedagogical features such as exhibits, advanced reading, recommended reading and learning objectives
  • Contains a wealth of worked examples, practice assessment questions (at various levels of difficulty) and other pedagogical features such as exhibits, advanced reading, recommended reading and learning objectives
  • Comes with access to Cengage Learning’s CourseMate platform, which includes support material such as interactive learning, study and exam preparation tools
  • Comes with access to Cengage Learning’s CourseMate platform, which includes support material such as interactive learning, study and exam preparation tools
  • New and updated Real World Views to help demonstrate theory in practice and the practical application of accounting in real companies around the world
  • New and updated Real World Views to help demonstrate theory in practice and the practical application of accounting in real companies around the world
  • Fully updated to reflect recent developments in management accounting to ensure that students are up to speed with the latest changes
  • Fully updated to reflect recent developments in management accounting to ensure that students are up to speed with the latest changes
  • Increased emphasis on contemporary methods and issues and increased coverage of the service sector

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT AND COST ACCOUNTING
1 Introduction to management accounting
2 An introduction to cost terms and concepts
PART TWO: INFORMATION FOR DECISION-MAKING
3 Cost–volume–profit analysis
4 Measuring relevant costs and revenues for decision-making
5 Pricing decisions and profitability analysis
6 Capital investment decisions: appraisal methods
PART THREE: COST ASSIGNMENT
7 Cost assignment
8 Activity-based costing
PART FOUR: INFORMATION FOR PLANNING, CONTROL AND PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT
9 The budgeting process
10 Management control systems
11 Standard costing and variance analysis
12 Divisional financial performance measures
13 Transfer pricing in divisionalized companies
PART FIVE: STRATEGIC COST AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT
14 Strategic cost management
15 Strategic performance management
Increased emphasis on contemporary methods and issues and increased coverage of the service sector
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“A great reference textbook that will ensure a thorough understanding of management and cost accounting principles – a must-have for every management accounting student.”

“Providing a balance between theory and practical relevance, this excellent text is ideally suited to both management accounting undergraduate and professional courses.”

Colin Drury
Colin Drury BA MBA ACMA is Emeritus Professor at Huddersfield University and a leading textbook author for a generation of accounting students. His books have been widely recommended by the main professional accounting bodies for their examinations. He is an active researcher and published in the main peer-reviewed journals including Management Accounting Research and European Accounting Review, with his research focussing on the application of management accounting techniques in British industry.