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Fundamentals of Cost Accounting

Fundamentals of Cost Accounting

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By William Lanen and Shannon Anderson and Michael Maher
ISBN10: 1264100841
ISBN13: 9781264100842
Copyright: 2023
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INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
Chapter One: Cost Accounting: Information for Decision Making 
Chapter Two: Cost Concepts and Behavior 

COST ANALYSIS AND ESTIMATION
Chapter Three: Fundamentals of Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis 
Chapter Four: Fundamentals of Cost Analysis for Decision Making 
Chapter Five: Cost Estimation 

COST MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
Chapter Six: Fundamentals of Product and Service Costing 
Chapter Seven: Job Costing 
Chapter Eight: Process Costing 
Chapter Nine: Activity-Based Costing
Chapter Ten: Fundamentals of Cost Management 
Chapter Eleven: Service Department and Joint Cost Allocation 

MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEMS
Chapter Twelve: Fundamentals of Management Control Systems 
Chapter Thirteen: Planning and Budgeting 
Chapter Fourteen: Business Unit Performance Measurement 
Chapter Fifteen: Transfer Pricing 
Chapter Sixteen: Fundamentals of Variance Analysis 
Chapter Seventeen: Additional Topics in Variance Analysis 
Chapter Eighteen: Performance Measurement to Support Business Strategy 

APPENDIX: Capital Investment Decisions: An Overview

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