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Fundamentals of Cost Accounting https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1259969479.jpeg 6 2020 9781259969478 Developing Skills for the Classroom and Beyond: Fundamentals of Cost Accounting is a cost accounting text that lets the student see the development of cost accounting tools and techniques as a natural response to decision making. By learning this intuition, students will have an easier time understanding new developments that arise during their careers. Procedural Approach: The material in the text is presented from the perspective of both the preparer of information as well as those who will use the information. This allows both accounting majors and those students planning other careers will appreciate the issues in preparing and using the information. Updated Discussions: The sixth edition has been updated to include new discussion on the links between activity-based cost management and lean manufacturing and lean accounting, as well as new discussion on strategy and performance.
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Fundamentals of Cost Accounting

Fundamentals of Cost Accounting, 6th Edition

ISBN10: 1259969479 | ISBN13: 9781259969478
By William Lanen, Shannon Anderson, Michael Maher

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Developing Skills for the Classroom and Beyond: Fundamentals of Cost Accounting is a cost accounting text that lets the student see the development of cost accounting tools and techniques as a natural response to decision making. By learning this intuition, students will have an easier time understanding new developments that arise during their careers. Procedural Approach: The material in the text is presented from the perspective of both the preparer of information as well as those who will use the information. This allows both accounting majors and those students planning other careers will appreciate the issues in preparing and using the information. Updated Discussions: The sixth edition has been updated to include new discussion on the links between activity-based cost management and lean manufacturing and lean accounting, as well as new discussion on strategy and performance.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
Ch. 1 Cost Accounting: Information for Decision Making
Ch. 2 Cost Concepts and Behavior

COST ANALYSIS AND ESTIMATION

Ch. 3 Fundamentals of Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis
Ch. 4 Fundamentals of Cost Analysis for Decision Making
Ch. 5 Cost Estimation

COST MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Ch. 6 Fundamentals of Product and Service Costing
Ch. 7 Job Costing
Ch. 8 Process Costing
Ch. 9 Activity-Based Costing
Ch. 10 Fundamentals of Cost Management
Ch. 11 Service Department and Joint Cost Allocation

MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEMS

Ch. 12 Fundamentals of Management Control Systems
Ch. 13 Planning and Budgeting
Ch. 14 Business Unit Performance Measurement
Ch. 15 Transfer Pricing
Ch. 16 Fundamentals of Variance Analysis
Ch. 17 Additional Topics in Variance Analysis
Ch. 18 Performance Measurement to Support Business Strategy
Appendix Capital Investment Decisions: An Overview
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About the Author

William Lanen

William Lanen is the KPMG Professor of Accounting Emeritus at the University of Michigan. He previously taught at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his AB from the University of California-Berkeley, MS from Purdue University, and his PhD from the Wharton School. He has taught cost accounting to undergraduates, MBA students, and executives, including in global programs in Europe, South America, Australia, and Asia. He has also served as the director of the Office of Action-Based Learning at the Ross School of the University of Michigan. His research focuses primarily on performance evaluation and reward systems.

Shannon Anderson

Shannon Anderson is the Michael and Joelle Hurlston Presidential Chair and professor of management at the University of California-Davis. Previously she taught at Rice University, the University of Melbourne, and the University ofMichigan. She received her PhD from Harvard University and a BSE from Princeton University. Shannon has taught undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students a variety of courses on cost accounting, cost management, and management control. Her research focuses on the design and implementation of performance measurement and cost control systems.

Michael Maher

A Professor of Management at the University of California-Davis, Professor Maher previously taught at the University of Michigan, the University of Chicago, and the University of Washington. He also worked on the audit staff at Arthur Andersen & Co. and was a self-employed financial consultant for small -businesses. He received his BBA from Gonzaga University (which named him Distinguished Alumnus in 1989), and his MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Washington, and earned the CPA from the state of Washington. Professor Maher is president of the Management Accounting Section of the American Accounting Association, and has served on the editorial boards of The Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Management Accounting Research, and Management Accounting. Co-author of two leading textbooks, Principles of Accounting and Managerial Accounting, Maher has co-authored several additional books and monographs, including Internal Controls in U.S. Corporations and Management Incentive Compensation Plans, and published articles in many journals, including Management Accounting, The Journal of Accountancy, The Accounting Review, The Journal of Accounting Research, Financial Executive, and The Wall Street Journal. For his research on internal controls, Maher was awarded the American Accounting Association's Competitive Manuscript Award and the AICPA Notable Contribution to Literature Award. He has also received the award for the Outstanding Tax Manuscript, and from the students at the University of California's Graduate School of Management, he has received the Annual Outstanding Teacher Award three times and a special award for outstanding service twice

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