Accounting has become known as the language of business. This new edition is written to meet the needs of those students who will not be accountants but who do need to understand accounting to learn the key language that embarks us in the business world. Marshall, the leading text in the Survey market, takes readers through the basics: what accounting information is, what it means, and how it is used. In using this text, students examine financial statements and discover what they do and do not communicate. This enables them to gain the crucial decision-making and problem-solving skills they need in order to succeed in a professional environment. The new edition still has a strong focus on Return on Investment while updated content is integrated throughout.
Table of Contents
Accounting: What the Numbers Mean, 9th Edition Chapter 1.Accounting-Present and Past Part 1 Financial Accounting Chapter 2.Financial Statements and Accounting Concepts/Principles Chapter 3.Fundamental Interpretations Made From Financial Statement Data Chapter 4.The Bookkeeping Process and Transaction Analysis Chapter 5.Accounting for and Presentation of Current Assets Chapter 6.Accounting for and Presentation of Property, Plant and Equipment, and other Noncurrent Assets Chapter 7.Accounting for and Presentation of Liabilities Chapter 8.Accounting for and Presentation of Owners' Equity Chapter 9.The Income Statement and the Statement of Cash Flows Chapter 10.Corporate Governance, Explanatory Notes and Other Disclosures Chapter 11.Financial Statement Analysis Part 2 Managerial Accounting Chapter 12.Managerial Accounting and Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis Chapter 13.Cost Accounting and Reporting Chapter 14.Cost Planning Chapter 15.Cost Control Chapter 16.Costs for Decision Making Epilogue: Accounting-The Future