Accounting for Managers

Interpreting Accounting Information for Decision Making

Author: Paul M. Collier

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111900294X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 544

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"This updated and revised fourth edition of Accounting for Managers builds on the international success of the previous editions in explaining how accounting is used by non-financial managers. Emphasizing the interpretation rather than the construction of accounting information, Accounting for Managers encourages a critical, rather than an unthinking acceptance of accounting techniques. Whilst immensely valuable for planning, decision-making and control, users of accounting information need to recognize the assumptions behind, and the limitations of particular accounting techniques"--
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Accounting for Managers

Author: Anne Abraham,John J. Glynn,Michael Murphy

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781844809127

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 584

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Accounting for Managers is an established introductory survey text. The approach taken emphasises the conceptual underpinnings of the subject, and views it from the point of view of managersa need for information. Not least the book emphasises the increasing importance of general managers understanding the role played by their accounting and financial management colleagues. The book gives an appreciation of the three traditional subject divisions of financial accounting, management accounting and finance. The book is broad in scope and encompasses accounting for public sector as well as private sector organisations. The book gives students on executive or general MBA courses an overview of the role of accounting and finance in business, and is also suitable for undergraduates of business and management studies.
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DISCOVER THE SECRET: Making Money As A Fitness Professional

Author: Gervasio Da Gloria

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 146284541X

Category: Self-Help

Page: 264

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If freedom is your goal don’t lose sight of it. Money management is the area that concerns fitness professionals the most and the area on which they focus the least. It’s the subject that causes the most distress. There is no reason why you should have to work frantically all your life. You can work smart, work less and earn more money. Discover the Secret: Making money as a fitness professional offers an insight which will aid fitness professionals in creating a system that enables you to learn how to manage your money, how to invest that money and how to make it work for you; instead of you working for money. This book covers many aspects of the business of personal trainers ranging from how to change your behaviour about money, your money personality, how to design an effective system so that you can earn money even when you are not working. It also explores the benefits of become financial literate, how set up your price and present it effectively, determine how many sessions you need to sell in order to stay in business, how much income tax do you pay as well as National insurance Contribution and much more....
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Financial Accounting for Management

An Analytical Perspective

Author: Ambrish Gupta

Publisher: Pearson Education India

ISBN: 9788131722855

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 986

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Financial Accounting for Management: An Analytical Perspective focuses on the analysis and interpretation of financial information for strategic decision making to enable students and managers to formulate business strategies for revenue enhancement, cost economies, efficiency improvements, restructuring of operations, and further expansion or diversification for creating and enhancing the shareholder's value. Though the book has MBA, MFC and MBE students as its primary audience, managers in the corporate sector and students of CA, CWA, CS, CFA and CAIIB will find it equally useful because of its practical orientation.
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Accounting Essentials for Hospitality Managers

Author: Chris Guilding

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135021023

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 362

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For non-accountant hospitality managers, accounting and financial management is often perceived as an inaccessible part of the business. Yet having a grasp of accounting basics is a key part of management. Using an 'easy to read' style, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the most relevant accounting information for hospitality managers. It demonstrates how to organise and analyse accounting data to help make informed decisions with confidence. With its highly practical approach, this new Edition: Quickly develops the reader's ability to adeptly use and interpret accounting information to further organisational decision making and control Demonstrates how an appropriate analysis of financial reports can drive your business strategy forward from a well-informed base Develops mastery of key accounting concepts through financial decision making cases that take a hospitality manager's perspective on business issues Presents accounting problems in the context of a range of countries and currencies Includes a new chapter that addresses a range of financial management topics that include share market workings, agency issues, dividend policy as well as operating and financial leverage Includes a further new chapter that provides a financial perspective on revenue management Includes accounting problems at the end of each chapter to be used to test knowledge and apply understanding to real life situations Offers extensive web support for instructors and students that includes powerpoint slides, solutions to end of chapter problems, test bank and additional exercises. The book is written in an accessible and engaging style and structured logically with useful features throughout to aid students’ learning and understanding. It is a key resource for all future hospitality managers.
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Introduction to Accounting for Non-Specialists

Author: Len Hand,Carolyn Isaaks,Peter Sanderson

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781844800223

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 301

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Introductory Accounting for Non-Specialists is aimed at a single-semester module in accounting and finance. The text provides a first-level look at financial and managerial accounting and basic finance for non-specialist students. The approach is to achieve a balance between the technical aspects and underlying concepts. The book is aimed at users of accounting information. Students (as future users of accounting information) need to understand the basic ideas and assumptions that lie behind the numbers. The book is pedagogically well developed and includes learning objectives, tasks, examples, case studies, diagrams, summaries, review questions and exam questions. Answers are provided to the majority of the review and exam questions at the back of the book. Introductory Accounting for Non-Specialists is aimed at a single-semester module in accounting and finance. The text provides a first-level look at financial and managerial accounting and basic finance for non-specialist students. The approach is to achieve a balance between the technical aspects and underlying concepts. The book is aimed at users of accounting information. Students (as future users of accounting information) need to understand the basic ideas and assumptions that lie behind the numbers. The book is pedagogically well developed and includes learning objectives, tasks, examples, case studies, diagrams, summaries, review questions and exam questions. Answers are provided to the majority of the review and exam questions at the back of the book.
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Financial Literacy for Managers

Finance and Accounting for Better Decision-Making

Author: Richard Lambert

Publisher: Wharton Digital Press

ISBN: 1613630182

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 176

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The language of business In order to understand how your business is performing right now and to evaluate, assess, and devise new strategies to boost future performance, you need information. Financial statements are a critical source of the information you need. In direct and simple terms, Richard A. Lambert, Miller-Sherrerd Professor of Accounting at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, demystifies financial statements and concepts and shows you how you can apply this information to make better business decisions for long-term profit. You will learn to use and interpret financial data; find out what we can learn from Pepsi, Krispy Kreme, General Motors, and other companies; learn how to evaluate investment strategies; and apply your financial know-how to develop a coherent business strategy.
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Accounting, Google eBook

Business Reporting for Decision Making

Author: Jacqueline Birt,Keryn Chalmers,Suzanne Byrne,Albie Brooks,Judy Oliver

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118256697

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 655

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Accounting: Business Reporting for Decision Making 3rd edition is written for students who are required to complete a one semester unit on introductory accounting, the text covers the basic principles of financial accounting, management, finance as well an introduction to ethics in business and corporate governance. The focus of text is on the application and interpretation of typical business reports and how accounting information is used in business decision-making processes. The text emphasises the conceptual and business application of accounting and accounting information, providing clear explanations and applications so students appreciate the significant role of accounting information in all business environments.
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CIM Coursebook 05/06 Analysis and Evaluation

Author: Wendy Lomax,Adam Raman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 075066651X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 220

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Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann's 2005-2006 CIM Coursebook series offers you the complete package for exam success. Comprising fully updated Coursebook texts that are revised annually, and free online access to the MarketingOnline learning interface, it offers everything you need to study for your CIM qualification. Carefully structured to link directly to the CIM syllabus, this Coursebook is user-friendly, interactive and relevant, ensuring it is the definitive companion to this year's CIM marketing course. Each Coursebook is accompanied by access to MARKETINGONLINE (www.marketingonline.co.uk), a unique online learning resource designed specifically for CIM students, where you can: Annotate, customise and create personally tailored notes using the electronic version of the Coursebook Receive regular tutorials on key topics from Marketing Knowledge Search the Coursebook online for easy access to definitions and key concepts Access the glossary for a comprehensive list of marketing terms and their meanings Written by the CIM Senior Examiner for the Analysis and Evaluation module to guide you through the 2005-2006 syllabus Each text is crammed with a range of learning objectives, cases, questions, activities, definitions, study tips and summaries to support and test your understanding of the theory Contains sample exam questions and answers written exclusively for this Coursebook to enable you to practise what has been learned and help prepare for the exam
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