Cost accounting: a managerial emphasis

By: Horngren, Charles T
Contributor(s): Datar, Srikant M | Rajan, Madhav V
Publisher: Delhi Pearson 2013Edition: 14th edDescription: xx, 1035 p.ISBN: 8131764354; 9788131764350Subject(s): Cost accounting | Cost - Industrial | Managerial accountingDDC classification: 657.4 Summary: Success in any organization?from the smallest corner store to the largest multinational corporation?requires a comprehensive understanding of cost accounting concepts and practices. Cost accounting provides key data to managers for planning and controlling, as well as costing products, services and customers. The central focus of Cost Accounting: A Managerial Emphasis is how cost accounting helps managers make better decisions. Cost accountants are increasingly becoming integral members of decision-making teams instead of just data providers. To link to this decision-making emphasis, the "different costs for different purposes" theme is used throughout this book. By focusing on basic concepts, analyses, uses and procedures, the book recognizes cost accounting as a necessary managerial tool for business strategy and implementation. This book teaches students of MBA, MFC, MCE as well as CA, CWA and CFA values and behaviors to be effective in the workplace and prepares them for the challenges they will face in the professional world. (http://www.pearsoned.co.in/prc/book/charles-t-horngren-cost-accounting-managerial-emphasis-14e--14/9788131764350)
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Table of Contents:

1. The Manager and Management Accounting
2. An Introduction to Cost Terms and Purposes
3. Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis
4. Job Costing
5. Activity-Based Costing and Activity-Based Management
6. Master Budget and Responsibility Accounting
7. Flexible Budgets, Direct-Cost Variances, and Management Control
8. Flexible Budgets, Overhead Cost Variances, and Management Control
9. Inventory Costing and Capacity Analysis
10. Determining How Costs Behave
11. Decision Making and Relevant Information
12. Pricing Decisions and Cost Management
13. Strategy, Balanced Scorecard, and Strategic Profitability Analysis
14. Cost Allocation, Customer-Profitability Analysis, and Sales-Variance Analysis
15. Allocation of Support-Department Costs, Common Costs, and Revenues
16. Cost Allocation: Joint Products and Byproducts
17. Process Costing
18. Spoilage, Rework, and Scrap
19. Balanced Scorecard: Quality, Time, and the Theory of Constraints
20. Inventory Management, Just-in-Time, and Simplified Costing Methods
21. Capital Budgeting and Cost Analysis
22. Management Control Systems, Transfer Pricing, and Multinational Considerations
23. Performance Measurement, Compensation, and Multinational Considerations

Success in any organization?from the smallest corner store to the largest multinational corporation?requires a comprehensive understanding of cost accounting concepts and practices. Cost accounting provides key data to managers for planning and controlling, as well as costing products, services and customers. The central focus of Cost Accounting: A Managerial Emphasis is how cost accounting helps managers make better decisions. Cost accountants are increasingly becoming integral members of decision-making teams instead of just data providers. To link to this decision-making emphasis, the "different costs for different purposes" theme is used throughout this book. By focusing on basic concepts, analyses, uses and procedures, the book recognizes cost accounting as a necessary managerial tool for business strategy and implementation. This book teaches students of MBA, MFC, MCE as well as CA, CWA and CFA values and behaviors to be effective in the workplace and prepares them for the challenges they will face in the professional world.


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