Summary: Managerial Accounting: Information for Decisions provides a presentation of managerial accounting. Ingram presents managerial accounting as a key communication process for management decision making. Additionally, it presents service-oriented as well as product-oriented organizations to give accurate, timely information that is more pertinent to today's business environment. Managerial accounting is viewed throughout as part of multi-disciplinary management. Accounta ...show morents are part of a team of interdepartmental managers working together to resolve questions of costing, pricing, and production." "Important topics such as internal control, service industries and Japanese management strategies are included in expanded chapters at the end of the book to provide the most current coverage possible. In-text discussions draw the reader into realistic board room meetings where managers debate the merits of traditional and contemporary methods. This allows you to see how real decisions are made in the business world. Contemporary management accounting philosophies and methods (e.g., JIT and ABC) are covered, and then compared and contrasted with the traditional approaches. This draws attention to changes in concepts and their effect on management. Unlike any other book, Ingram presents accountants as part of a management team, interpreting accounting information for managerial decision making. Managerial accounting issues are related to service companies within each chapter and in the end of chapter material to provide a broader view of the business environment. The book's strategic focus demonstrates how businesses and organizations use managerial accounting to achieve operating andorganizational objectives. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 4TH 06
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