ISBN13:978-0618626762 ISBN10: 061862676X This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0618721870 ISBN10: 0618721878
Summary: A market-leading program, Financial Accounting provides business students and accounting majors with a comprehensive introduction to practices and procedures. The text is well known for its highly respected author team, balanced approach, and real-world emphasis. Accuracy reviewers check every line and work through each exercise in the text and supplements, making Financial Accounting the most accurate among similar texts on the market.
The Ninth Edition--w...show morehich focuses primarily on the use of accounting information in today's business world--represents the most significant revision of the text to date. Content updates reflect current accounting and business practices, while greater attention is given to ethics, service enterprises, and international issues. In addition, the text features a more concise, accessible writing style; a new design to emphasize the user-oriented content; and enhanced technology components for both instructors and students.
New! A completely new, streamlined interior design highlights the user-oriented content and features captioned photos, new line art, and a contemporary color palette--all of which aid students' understanding of financial accounting. The art program includes 45 new photos, featuring actual businesses and organizations such as Nike, Yahoo, and Amazon.com.
New! The Ninth Edition offers greater accessibility than ever before, appealing to a broad range of interests and skill levels. Where possible, detailed information has been made more concise, and procedural material has been rewritten to focus more on the use of accounting information in today's business world.
New! The Eduspace online learning tool pairs the widely recognized resources of Blackboard with quality, text-specific content from Houghton Mifflin. Auto-graded algorithmic homework exercises and MP3 files of chapter summaries come ready-to-use. Additional course management materials include HM Testing (powered by Diploma), general ledger software, and classroom response system ("clicker") content. Also within Eduspace, Financial Accounting is available in eBook format for quick access.
New! Enhancements to the chapter openers include 15 new photos; new ethics statements and coverage of ethics/corporate governance in the Learning Objectives; all new Decision Point companies such as Google and Starbucks accompanied by questions for thought and discussion; and a new financial statement model that shows how the chapter topic is reflected in the financial statements.
New! The text features more than 230 publicly held companies--as well as international, governmental, and not-for-profit organizations--to illustrate the real-world application of accounting principles. A company index at the end of the text includes web links to annual reports. New coverage includes CVS, Kraft Food Corporation, and Southwest Airlines.
New! Following each learning objective, new Stop, Review, and Apply features present discussion questions and short exercises for students to complete based on the materials they've just learned.
New! A Look Back, located at the end of each chapter, revisits the company highlighted in the chapter-opening Decision Point and prompts students to reconsider the material covered in the chapter.
1. Uses of Accounting Information and the Financial Statements
Decision Point: A User's Focus Walgreen Co. Accounting as an Information System Decision Makers: The Users of Accounting Information Accounting Measurement The Corporation as a Separate Entity Financial Position and the Accounting Equation Financial Statements Generally Accepted Accounting Principles A Look Back at Target Supplement to Chapter 1 How to Read an Annual Report The Components of an Annual Report
2. Measuring Business Transactions
Decision Point: A User'S Focus: Singapore Airlines & The Boeing co. Measurement Issues Double-Entry System Business Transaction Analysis The Trial Balance Cash Flows, Liquidity, and The Timing of Transactions Recording and Posting Transactions A Look Back at Singapore Airlines and Boeing
3. Measuring Business Income
Decision Point: A User's Focus Yahoo, Inc. Profitability Measurement: Issues and Ethics Accrual Accounting The Adjustment Process Using the Adjusted Trial Balance to Prepare Financial Statements The Accounting Cycle Cash Flows from Accrual-Based Information A Look Back at Yahoo's Performance Supplement to Chapter 3 Closing Entries and the Work Sheet Illustrated Closing Entries for Treadle Website Design, Inc. The Work Sheet: An Accountant's Tool Supplement Assignments
4. Financial Reporting and Analysis
Decision Point: A User's Focus Dell Inc. Foundations of Financial Reporting Accounting Conventions Classified Balance Sheet Forms of the Income Statement Using Classified Financial Statements A Look Back at Dell Supplement to Chapter 4 The Annual Report Project
5. The Operating Cycle and Merchandising Operations
Decision Point: A User's Focus Costco Wholesale Corporation Managing Merchandising Businesses Terms of Sale Perpetual Inventory System Periodic Inventory System Internal Control: Basic Components and Control Activities Internal Control over Merchandising Transactions A Look Back At Costco's Performance
Decision Point: A User's Focus Cisco Systems, Inc. Managing Inventories Inventory Cost and Valuation Inventory Cost Under the Periodic Inventory System Impact of Inventory Decisions Inventory Cost Under the Perpetual Inventory System Valuing Inventory by Estimation A Look Back at Cisco Systems
7. Cash and Receivables
Decision Point: A User's Focus Nike, Inc. Management Issues Related to Cash and Receivables Cash Equivalents and Bank Reconciliation The Allowance Method Notes Receivable A Look Back At Nike's Performance
8. Current Liabilities and the Time Value of Money
Decision Point: A User's Focus Amazon.com, Inc. Management Issues Related to Accounting for Current Liabilities Common Types of Current Liabilities Contingent Liabilities and Commitments The Time Value of Money Application of the Time Value of Money to Accounting A Look Back at Amazon.com's Performance
9. Long-Term Assets
Decision Point: A User's Focus Apple Computer Management Issues Related to Long-Term Assets Acquisition Cost of Property, Plant, and Equipment Accounting for Depreciation Disposal of Depreciable Assets Natural Resources Intangible Assets A Look Back at Apple's Performance
10. Long-Term Liabilities
Decision Point: A User's Focus McDonald's Corporation Management Issues Related to Issuing Long-Term Debt The Nature of Bonds Accounting for Bonds Using Present Value to Value a Bond Amortization of Bond Discounts and Premiums Retirement of Bonds Other Bonds Payable Issues A Look Back at McDonald's
11. Contributed Capital
Decision Point: A User's Focus Google Inc. Management Issues Related to Contributed Capital Components of Stockholders' Equity Preferred Stock Issuance of Common Stock Treasury Stock A Look Back at Google
12. The Corporate Income Statement and the Statement of Stockholders' Equity
Decision Point: A User's Focus Motorola, Inc. Performance Measurement: Quality of Earnings Issues Income Taxes Nonoperating Items Earnings per Share Comprehensive Income and the Statement of Stockholders' Equity Stock Dividends and Stock Splits Book Value A Look Back at Motorola
13. The Statement of Cash Flows
Decision Point: A User's Focus Marriott International, Inc. Overview of the Statement of Cash Flows Analyzing Cash Flows Operating Activities Investing Activities Financing Activities A Look Back at Marriott
14. Financial Performance Measurement
Decision Point: A User's Focus Starbucks Corporation Foundations of Financial Performance Measurement Tools and Techniques of Financial Analysis Comprehensive Illustration of Ratio Analysis A Look Back at Starbucks
Decision Point: A User's Focus EBay, Inc. The Management Issues Related To Investments Short-Term Investments in Equity Securities Long-Term Investments in Equity Securities Consolidated Financial Statements Investments in Debt Securities A Look Back at eBay's Performance Appendix A. Accounting for Unincorporated Businesses Appendix B. Future Value and Present Value Tables
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