Fundamentals of Cost Accounting

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/15/2013
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Fundamentals of Cost Accountingprovides a direct, realistic, and efficient way to learn cost accounting, integrated with new technology learning tools. Fundamentals is short (approximately 700 pages) making it easy to cover in one semester. The authors have kept the text concise by focusing on the key concepts students need to master. The Decision opening vignettes and Business Application boxes show realistic applications of these concepts throughout. All chapters conclude with a Debrief that links the topics in the chapter to the decision problem faced by the manager in the opening vignette. Comprehensive end-of-chapter material provides students with all the practice they need to fully learn each concept.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Cost Accounting: Information for Decision Making

Chapter 2: Cost Concepts and Behavior

Chapter 3: Fundamentals of Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis

Chapter 4: Fundamentals of Cost Analysis for Decision Making

Chapter 5: Cost Estimation

Chapter 6: Fundamentals of Product and Service Costing

Chapter 7: Job Costing

Chapter 8: Process Costing

Chapter 9: Activity-Based Costing

Chapter 10: Fundamentals of Cost Management

Chapter 11: Service Department and Joint Cost Allocation

Chapter 12: Fundamentals of Management Control Systems

Chapter 13: Planning and Budgeting

Chapter 14: Business Unit Performance Measurement

Chapter 15: Transfer Pricing

Chapter 16: Fundamentals of Variance Analysis

Chapter 17: Additional Topics in Variance Analysis

Chapter 18: Performance Measurement to Support Business Strategy

Appendix: Capital Investment Decisions: An Overview

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