Managerial Accounting For Dummies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118237641
  • ISBN-13: 9781118237649
  • DDC: 658.1511
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 511 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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With easy-to-understand explanations and real-life examples, Managerial Accounting For Dummies provides students who are studying business and accounting with the basic concepts, terminology and methods to identify, measure, analyze, interpret, and communicate information in the pursuit of an organization's goals. Major topics include cost behavior, cost analysis, profit planning and control measures, accounting for decentralized operations, capital budgeting decisions, and ethical challenges in managerial accounting.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
Author's Acknowledgments.
Publisher's Acknowledgments.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: Introducing Managerial Accounting.
3: The Role of Managerial Accounting.
4: Using Managerial Accounting in Your Business.
5: Understanding and Managing Costs.
6: Classifying Costs.
7: Figuring Cost of Goods Manufactured and Sold.
8: Teaching Costs to Behave: Variable and Fixed Costs.
9: Allocating Overhead.
10: Job Order Costing: Having It Your Way.
11: Process Costing: Get in Line.
12: Using Costing Techniques for Decision-Making.
13: Straight to the Bottom Line: Examining Contribution Margin.
14: Capital Budgeting: Should You Buy That?.
15: Reality Check: Making and Selling More than One Product.
16: The Price Is Right: Knowing How Much to Charge.
17: Spreading the Wealth with Transfer Prices.
18: Planning and Budgeting.
19: Master Budgets: Planning for the Future.
20: Flexing Your Budget: When Plans Change.
21: Using Managerial Accounting for Evaluation and Control.
22: Responsibility Accounting.
23: Variance Analysis: To Tell the Truth.
24: The Balanced Scorecard: Reviewing Your Business's.
25: Using the Theory of Constraints to Squeeze out of a Tight Spot.
26: The Part of Tens.
27: Ten Key Managerial Accounting Formulas.
28: Ten Careers in Managerial Accounting.
29: Ten Legends of Managerial Accounting.