Advanced Management Accounting

Series
Financial Times
Author
Tom Groot / Frank Selto  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
472
Pub.-date
February 2013
ISBN13
9780273730187
ISBN
0273730185
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Description

This innovative new textbook firmly roots management accounting in management, placing the emphasis on the management accountant as a key member of the management team and the strategic business decision making process. Unique case studies and examples of worldwide practices illustrate how concepts and techniques are applied in real-world business situations.

 

It explores how management accounting techniques are adapted and modified to support specific industries from energy to media sectors and covers topical issues such as:

  • Environmental accounting
  • Environmental auditing and ISO14001/EMAS
  • The balanced scorecard
  • Kaizen costing
  • Target costing
  • Social responsibility

Features

  • Integrates the most up-to-date and relevant research with a broad approach to management accounting.
  • Presents compelling examples of ‘real’ organisations, exploring the interactions of management accounting in practice.
  • Extends knowledge of management accounting concepts and techniques to how they can be used for strategic decision making and management control.
  • Uses Excel to develop and apply solutions methods.
  • Examines how management accounting techniques are adapted and modified to support specific industries from energy to media sectors.
  • Covers topical issues such as activity-based budgeting, the balanced scorecard, target costing, capacity planning, quality management, Six Sigma and performance measurement.
  • Fully compliant with developments within the professional bodies such as CIMA and ACCA. 
  • Offers end-of chapter exercises to extend your critical thinking and applications of key concepts.
  • Provides short case studies, so you can practise manipulating and analysing data.

This is the ideal textbook for students studying management accounting at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Features

  • Integrates the most up-to-date and relavant research with a broad approach to management accounting
  • Offers compelling examples of ‘real’ organisations, exploring the interactions of management accounting in practice
  • Uses Excel to develop and apply solutions methods
  • End-of chapter exercises to extend your critical thinking and explore applications of key concepts
  • Provides short case-studies, so you can practice manipulating and analysing data

Table of Contents

Section I: Management Accounting

Chapter 1: The Strategic Role of Management Accounting

Chapter 2: Planning and Decision-Making Under Risk

Chapter 3: Management Control

Chapter 4: Cost Information for Decision-Making and Control

 

Section 2: Profitability Analysis

Chapter 5: Budgeting and Beyond

Chapter 6: Financial Modelling

Chapter 7: Cost Analysis and Estimation

Chapter 8: Investment Analysis

 

Section 3: Management Control Systems

Chapter 9: Management and Operational Performance

Chapter 10: Transfer Pricing in Decentralized Organizations

Chapter 11: Integrated Financial and Non-Financial Measures

Chapter 12: Inter-organizational Control

Back Cover

An innovative approach that firmly roots management accounting in management, placing the emphasis on the management accountant as a key member of the management team and the strategic business decision-making process. Unique case studies and examples of worldwide practices illustrate how concepts and techniques are applied in real-world business situations.

 

Features

  • Integrates the most up-to-date and relevant research with a broad approach to management accounting.
  • Presents compelling examples of ‘real’ organisations, exploring the interactions of management accounting in practice.
  • Extends knowledge of management accounting concepts and techniques to how they can be used for strategic decision making and management control.
  • Uses Excel to develop and apply solutions methods.
  • Examines how management accounting techniques are adapted and modified to support specific industries from energy to media sectors.
  • Covers topical issues such as activity-based budgeting, the balanced scorecard, target costing, capacity planning, quality management, Six Sigma and performance measurement.
  • Fully compliant with developments within the professional bodies such as CIMA and ACCA. 
  • Offers end-of chapter exercises to extend your critical thinking and applications of key concepts.
  • Provides short case studies, so you can practise manipulating and analysing data.

This is the ideal textbook for students studying management accounting at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate level.

 

Frank Selto is Professor of Accounting at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he has taught management accounting at all levels since 1985. Dr Selto’s research has focused on applications of management controls, such as quality and efficiency controls, and balanced scorecards.

 

Tom Groot is Professor of Management Accounting at the VU University in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, since 1995. He is chair of the Department of Accounting and Director of the Amsterdam Research Centre in Accounting (ARCA).

 


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