Management Accounting for Decision Makers

Series
Pearson
Author
Peter Atrill / Eddie McLaney  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
10
Language
English
Total pages
624
Pub.-date
February 2021
ISBN13
9781292349459
ISBN
129234945X


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Management Accounting for Decision Makers
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Description

For Management Accounting modules on undergraduate and MBA courses. 

 

Understand management accounting principles and techniques, and develop skills to make informed business decisions 

 

Management Accounting for Decision Makers 10th Edition by Peter Atrill and Eddie McLaney teaches students how to make the best choices in business and management roles, and introduces them to essential management accounting concepts and methods with a  focus on their significance to real-life decision making. It has never been more important for businesses to operate within a framework of strategic planning and decision making. This popular text makes  management accounting relevant and practical through its use of real numerical accounting techniques, an increased number of exercises to encourage learning in an active way, and through a range of relevant, real-world examples, many of which are new to this edition. 

 

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Features

Clear introduction to key principles of Management Accounting  

  • Retains its focus on decision making to prepare students for a career in business 

  • Uses a step-by-step approach, equipping students with principles and techniques and building up their skills with the embedded Activities and applied Examples 

Help students make sense of real accounting issues with relevant, real-life examples 

  • UPDATED - New and updated Real World examples add variety and interest to the subject by making use of arresting new data and scenarios, helping students understand the theory as it actually is applied in practice in the business environment. By regularly checking the Real World boxes in every chapter your students will be able to connect accounting concepts with real companies’ decision-making and see the relevance of the techniques and issues they are learning about. 

Enable group work and individual learning & revision with helpful pedagogical features seamlessly woven into the text

  • Handy brief Introductions at the outset of each chapter provide context and explain why the approach or topic in the chapter is significant, while visual diagrams and charts throughout the text illustrate make processes and conceptual discussions easy to grasp.  

  • REVISED - Regular Examples and Activities sections get students thinking and are chosen to come at the most helpful and most necessary points in each chapter.  

  • UPDATED - Chapters conclude with a Summary containing key points, Self-Assessment Question boxes, and a refreshed Critical Review Questions section to help students periodically consolidate and apply what they have been learning and to help them recap and build confidence in the subject.  

  • UPDATED – End of chapter exercises covering a range of levels which, together with the activities integrated throughout the book, provide excellent opportunities to test students’ knowledge of core ideas and to develop critical thinking. A full set of solutions is provided, some within the book and some as a download available for lecturers, found in the Instructor’s Manual at go.pearson.com/uk/he/resources

Updated content reflecting changes in the field 

  • NEW - Up-to-date coverage which incorporates current developments including AI and the future of budgeting. 

  • NEW - Accurate information that takes into account the Global Management Accounting Principles published by CGMA in order to ensure the principles in the book tie up with professional standards. 

 

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  • UPDATED - There are now over 945 exercises in MyLab that can be selected and assigned for formative or summative work. Students can view their results and instructors can track student performance in the sophisticated Gradebook. 

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  • UPDATED - The feedback given to students in response to their answers has been improved for 300 questions. This provides a greater quality of response at their point of need to help them learn from their incorrect answers and progress in their learning. 

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New to this Edition

Updated content reflecting changes in the field 

  • Up-to-date coverage which incorporates current developments including AI and the future of budgeting. 

  • Accurate information that takes into account the Global Management Accounting Principles published by CGMA in order to ensure the principles in the book tie up with professional standards.  

 

Help students develop a critical understanding of accounting and apply problem-solving skills 

  • Refreshed Critical Review Questions at end of chapters, with new questions for this edition intended to require students to pull together and apply knowledge of management accounting concepts that they are learning. 

  • End of chapter exercises covering a range of levels which, together with the activities integrated throughout the book, provide excellent opportunities to test students’ knowledge of core ideas and to develop critical thinking. A full set of solutions is provided, some within the book and some as a download available for lecturers, found in the Instructor’s Manual at go.pearson.com/uk/he/resources

 

Help students make sense of real accounting issues with relevant, real-life examples 

  • New and updated Real World examples add variety and interest to the subject by making use of arresting new data and scenarios, helping students understand the theory as it actually is applied in practice in the business environment. By regularly checking the Real World boxes in every chapter your students will be able to connect accounting concepts with real companies’ decision-making and see the relevance of the techniques and issues they are learning about. 

 

Reach every student using MyLab Accounting to assign practice exercises and formative or summative assessment 

  • For this 10th edition, over 45 previously static questions have been turned into algorithmic ones, which means that each student works on a numerical problem that is individual to him or her. This brings the total number of algorithmic questions in MyLab to over 350. 

  • There are now over 945 exercises in MyLab that can be selected and assigned for formative or summative work. Students can view their results and instructors can track student performance in the sophisticated Gradebook. 

  • The feedback given in MyLab to students in response to their answers has been improved for 300 questions in the most used chapters. This provides a greater quality of response at their point of need to help them learn from their incorrect answers and progress in their learning. 

Table of Contents

Brief contents

Preface  

How to use this book

Acknowledgements   

1 Introduction to management accounting   

2 Relevant costs and benefits for decision making  

3 Cost–volume–profit analysis  

4 Full costing   

5 Costing and cost management in a competitive environment  

6 Budgeting  

7 Accounting for control   

8 Making capital investment decisions   

9 Managing risk

10  Strategic management accounting: performance evaluation and pricing in a competitive environment  

11  Measuring divisional performance   

12  Managing working capital

Appendix A Glossary of key terms  

Appendix B Solutions to self-assessment questions  

Appendix C Solutions to review questions   

Appendix D Solutions to selected exercises

Appendix E Present value table

Index

Back Cover

Understand management accounting principles and techniques, and develop skills to make informed business decisions

 

Management Accounting for Decision Makers 10th edition by Peter Atrill and Eddie McLaney makes management accounting relevant and practical through its use of real numerical accounting techniques, an increased number of exercises that encourage you to learn in an active way, and through a range of relevant, real-world examples, many of which are new to this edition.

 

Key features of the book include:

  • Helps make sense of real accounting issues with relevant, real-life examples
  • Enable group work and individual learning & revision with helpful pedagogical features seamlessly woven into the text
  • Updated content reflecting changes in the field, including developments in AI and the future of budgeting in a changing business landscape

 

Also available with MyLab Accounting

MyLab™ is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalises the learning experience and improves results for each student.

 

Peter Atrill is a freelance academic and author who has worked with leading institutions in the UK, Europe and South-East Asia. As well as working as a business consultant, he was previously Head of Business and Management and Head of Accounting and Law at Plymouth Business School.

 

Eddie McLaney is an academic author with several years’ experience of teaching Accounting and Finance. He was formerly the Accounting Subject Group Leader and Principal Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Plymouth Business School.

 

Pearson, the world’s learning company.

Author

Peter Atrill is a freelance academic and author who has worked with leading institutions in the UK, Europe and South-East Asia. As well as working as a business consultant, he was previously Head of Business and Management and Head of Accounting and Law at Plymouth Business School, Plymouth University.

 

Eddie McLaney is an academic author with several years’ experience of teaching Accounting and Finance. He was formerly the Accounting Subject Group Leader and Principal Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Plymouth Business School, Plymouth University.