This innovative new textbook firmly roots management accounting in management, placing the emphasis on the management accountant as a key member of the management team and the strategic business decision making process. Unique case studies and examples of worldwide practices illustrate how concepts and techniques are applied in real-world business situations. It explores how management accounting techniques are adapted and modified to support specific industries from energy to media sectors and covers topical issues such as: * Environmental accounting * Environmental auditing and ISO14001/EMAS * The balanced scorecard * Kaizen costing * Target costing * Social responsibility Features * Integrates the most up-to-date and relevant research with a broad approach to management accounting. * Presents compelling examples of 'real' organisations, exploring the interactions of management accounting in practice. * Extends knowledge of management accounting concepts and techniques to how they can be used for strategic decision making and management control. * Uses Excel to develop and apply solutions methods.
* Examines how management accounting techniques are adapted and modified to support specific industries from energy to media sectors. * Covers topical issues such as activity-based budgeting, the balanced scorecard, target costing, capacity planning, quality management, Six Sigma and performance measurement. * Fully compliant with developments within the professional bodies such as CIMA and ACCA. * Offers end-of chapter exercises to extend your critical thinking and applications of key concepts. * Provides short case studies, so you can practise manipulating and analysing data. This is the ideal textbook for students studying management accounting at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Section I: Management Accounting Chapter 1: The Strategic Role of Management Accounting Chapter 2: Planning and Decision-Making Under Risk Chapter 3: Management Control Chapter 4: Cost Information for Decision-Making and Control Section 2: Profitability Analysis Chapter 5: Budgeting and Beyond Chapter 6: Financial Modelling Chapter 7: Cost Analysis and Estimation Chapter 8: Investment Analysis Section 3: Management Control Systems Chapter 9: Management and Operational Performance Chapter 10: Transfer Pricing in Decentralized Organizations Chapter 11: Integrated Financial and Non-Financial Measures Chapter 12: Inter-organizational Control