eBook Corporate Financial Accounting in a Competitive Economy (RLE Accounting), 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1134602650
  • ISBN-13: 9781134602650
  • DDC: 657.95
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 232 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released February 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

This book is concerned with the financial accounting and reporting of publicly owned corporations to their shareholders. It examines the origins of financial accounting and reporting, external influences on accounting and reporting practices as well as the measurement process.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Other Frontmatter.
Acknowledgments.
Contents.
Introduction.
Forces and Needs Underlying Corporate Financial Reporting.
1: Reporting to Society.
2: Roots of Financial Accounting and Reporting.
3: Stockholder Needs.
4: Other External Influences on Accounting and Reporting Practices.
How to Corporate Financial Reporting Responds to the Forces and Needs.
5: The Measurement Process: Accounting for Repetitive Operations.
6: The Measurement Process: Other Accounting Problems.
7: The Communication Process: Financial Reporting.
The People Involved.
8: Those Responsible for Financial Reports.
Summary.
9: Equipping for Change.
Appendix.
Index.
About the Author.