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MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING FOR NON-SPECIALISTS

GOWTHORPE, CATHERINE, 1956-

2005

BOOK
Category

MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

Abstract MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING FOR NON SPECIALISTS IS AIMED AT NON-SPECIALIST STUDENTS OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE ON A FIRST COURSE IN THE SUBJECT. IT GIVES A LIVELY AND WIDE-RANGING SURVEY OF THE BASIC PRINCIPLES OF FINANCE AND MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING. THE UNIQUE APPROACH TAKEN IN THE FIRST SECTION OF THE BOOK IS TO LOOK AT SMALL TO MEDIUM SIZED BUSINESS ORGANISATIONS AND THEIR ROLE IN THE ECONOMY HOW THEY ARE SET UP, FACTORS IN THEIR SUCCESS AND FAILURE AND HOW THEY SOURCE FUNDS FOR EXPANSION. THIS LEADS TO DISCUSSION OF THE ROLE OF FINANCIAL MARKETS AND THEIR NEED FOR FINANCIAL INFORMATION. SECTION 2 THEN GIVES AN ACCOUNT OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING PRINCIPLES. THE TEXT IS CLEARLY WRITTEN AND TECHNICAL JARGON IS MINIMAL - ANY TECHNICAL TERMS ARE CLEARLY EXPLAINED AND A GLOSSARY OF TERMS IS PROVIDED. ILLUSTRATIVE CASE STUDIES AND REFERENCE TO REAL-LIFE BUSINESS EXAMPLES ARE USED TO BRING THE TECHNICAL INFORMATION TO LIFE. MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING FOR NON SPECIALISTS INCLUDES A LARGE NUMBER OF WORKED EXAMPLES, TO GIVE STUDENTS VALUABLE PRACTICE IN USING THEIR NEW SKILLS. OTHER PEDAGOGIC ELEMENTS INCLUDE AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES, SUMMARIES, CASE STUDIES WITH QUESTIONS AND SOLUTIONS, INDIVIDUAL LEARNING ACTIVITIES, SELF-TEST QUESTIONS WITH ANSWERS PROVIDED IN THE BOOK, AND EXERCISES - THE ANSWERS TO WHICH ARE DIVIDED BETWEEN THE BOOK AND THE LECTURER'S GUIDE/WEBSITE.

ISBN 9781844802067
Author(s) GOWTHORPE, CATHERINE, 1956-
Credits
Edition 2ND ED.
Year 2005
Publisher THOMSON
Type BOOK
Keywords MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
Language English
Collation 377 P., 20 CM.

Availability and Location Reserve

Copy No Library Stack Shelf Is Reference Status Return Date
1 Limassol M 3 Yes A
1 Nicosia R 4 Yes A
2 Limassol R 4 No A 01/01/1970