Management and Cost Accounting

Series
Pearson
Author
Alnoor Bhimani / Srikant M. Datar / Charles T. Horngren / Madhav V. Rajan  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
7
Language
English
Total pages
872
Pub.-date
May 2019
ISBN13
9781292232669
ISBN
1292232668
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Description

This bestseller text offers clear, simple to understand and comprehensive coverage of management and cost accounting for students and professionals. Packed with illustrations, examples and real-life applications, Management and Cost Accounting brings together techniques, concepts and practices in a highly readable way. Keeping its international focus, the text includes a wealth of case studies featuring companies from around the world, and includes up-to-date coverage of AI and robotics and other technology which affects management accounting.

 

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Features

  • Up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of digital technologies, including artificial intelligence, robotics, 3-D printing, the Internet of Things, and Big Data analytics.
  • Expanded and revised sections on strategic management accounting, the balanced scorecard, quality costing, governance and sustainability, as well as aspects of internet entrepreneurship.
  • A wealth of resources including professional accountancy practice exercises and end-of-chapter questions providing opportunities to learn and develop exam agility.
  • Harvard Business School and other cutting edge case studies that illustrate how management accounting is deployed in enterprises across locations and situations.
  • A range of new Concepts in Action boxes and the latest Surveys of Corporate Practices showing how accounting techniques are used by managers in the business world.
  • Limitless opportunities to practice in MyLab Accounting, where new questions, Excel Project exercises and Case Studies help you apply what you’ve learned. Worked solutions are available showing you how to solve difficult problems.

New to this Edition

  • Coverage of digital technologies has been revised for the 19th Edition and now includes artificial intelligence, robotics, 3-D printing, the Internet of Things, and Big Data analytics.
  • Expanded and revised sections on strategic management accounting, the balanced scorecard, quality costing, governance and sustainability, as well as aspects of internet entrepreneurship.
  • Updated cutting edge case studies that illustrate how management accounting is deployed in enterprises across locations and situations.
  • A range of new Concepts in Action boxes and the latest Surveys of Corporate Practices showing how accounting techniques are used by managers in the business world.

Table of Contents

Contents ix

Guide to the case studies xvi

Preface xix

Authors’ acknowledgements xxii

Publisher’s acknowledgements xxv

PART I
Management and cost accounting fundamentals

1
The manager and management accounting 2

2
An introduction to cost terms and purposes 30

3
Job costing 55

4
Process costing 85

5
Cost allocation 124

6
Cost allocation: joint-cost situations 153

7
Income effects of alternative stock-costing methods 179

Part I Case study problems 208

PART II
Accounting information for decision making

8
Cost–volume–profit analysis 216

9
Determining how costs behave 244

10
Relevant information for decision making 284

11
Activity-based costing 316

12
Pricing, target costing and customer profitability analysis 349

13
Capital investment decisions 386

Part II Case study problems 416

PART III
Planning and budgetary control systems

14
Motivation, budgets and responsibility accounting 424

15
Flexible budgets, variances and management control: I 462

16
Flexible budgets, variances and management control: II 492

17
Measuring yield, mix and quantity effects 526

Part III Case study problems 550

PART IV
Management control systems and performance issues

18
Control systems and transfer pricing 556

19
Control systems and performance measurement 585

Part IV Case study problems 615

PART V
Strategy, quality, time and emerging issues

20
Strategy, the balanced scorecard and quality 622

21
Accounting, time and efficiency 661

22
Emerging issues: digital technologies, governance and sustainability 704

Part V Case study problems 726

Appendix A: Solutions to selected exercises 742

Appendix B: Notes on compound interest and interest tables 809

Glossary 817

Names index 830

Subject index 832

Back Cover

This bestseller text offers clear, simple to understand and comprehensive coverage of management and cost accounting for students and professionals.

 

Packed with illustrations, examples and real-life applications, Management and Cost Accounting brings together techniques, concepts and practices in a highly readable way. Keeping its international focus, the text includes a wealth of case studies featuring companies from around the world, and includes up-to-date coverage of AI and robotics and other technology which affects management accounting. Applications are explained using illustrations from real corporations, plus the text includes professional accountancy examination questions to help you practice. This book will help you learn about the aspects of management accounting that are essential in your study and your future performance in the workplace.

 

Key Features

  • Up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of digital technologies, including artificial intelligence, robotics, 3-D printing, the Internet of Things, and Big Data analytics.
  • Expanded and revised sections on strategic management accounting, the balanced scorecard, quality costing, governance and sustainability, as well as aspects of internet entrepreneurship.
  • A wealth of resources including professional accountancy practice exercises and end-of-chapter questions providing opportunities to learn and develop exam agility.
  • Harvard Business School and other cutting edge case studies that illustrate how management accounting is deployed in enterprises across locations and situations.
  • A range of new Concepts in Action boxes and the latest Surveys of Corporate Practices showing how accounting techniques are used by managers in the business world.

Alnoor Bhimani is Professor of Management Accounting and previous Head of LSE’s Department of Accounting and Director of Entrepreneurship at the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Charles T. Horngren was the Edmund W. Littlefield Professor of Accounting at Stanford University. 

Srikant M. Datar is the Arthur Lowes Dickinson Professor of Business Administration and Faculty Chair of the Harvard Innovation Lab at Harvard Business School.

Madhav V. Rajan is the Dean of the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.

 

Author

Alnoor Bhimani is Professor of Management Accounting and previous Head of LSE’s Department of Accounting and Director of Entrepreneurship at the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Charles T. Horngren was the Edmund W. Littlefield Professor of Accounting at Stanford University. 

Srikant M. Datar is the Arthur Lowes Dickinson Professor of Business Administration and Faculty Chair of the Harvard Innovation Lab at Harvard Business School.

Madhav V. Rajan is the Dean of the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.