As the long-time #1 best-seller, Garrison has helped guide close to 3 million students through managerial accounting since it was first published. It identifies the three functions managers must perform within their organizations?plan operations, control activities, and make decisions?and explains what accounting information is necessary for these functions, how to collect it, and how to interpret it. Garrison's Managerial Accounting is known for its relevance, accuracy, and clarity. It is also unique in that the authors write the most important supplements that accompany the book: solutions manual, test bank, instructor's manual, and study guide " making them both of high quality and extremely consistent with the textbook.
1. Managerial Accounting: An Overview
2. Managerial Accounting and Cost Concepts
3. Job-Order Costing
4. Process Costing
5. Cost-Volume-Profit Relationships
6. Variable Costing and Segment Reporting: Tools for Management
7. Activity-Based Costing: A Tool to Aid Decision Making
8. Profit Planning
9. Flexible Budgets and Performance Analysis
10. Standard Costs and Variances
11. Performance Measurement in Decentralized Organizations
12. Differential Analysis: The Key to Decision Making
13. Capital Budgeting Decisions
14. Statement of Cash Flows
15. Financial Statement Analysis
Appendix A Pricing Products and Services
Appendix B Profitability
New to this Edition
Applying Excel: This new feature, which has been added to Chapters 2-13 of the text and Connect Accounting, gives students the opportunity to practice using Excel formulas to build their own worksheets. They are then asked a series of "what if? questions, all of which illustrate the relationship among various pieces of accounting data. The Applying Excel feature links directly to the concepts introduced in the chapter, providing students with an invaluable opportunity to apply what they have learned using a software they will use throughout their careers, whether they become an accountant or not.
Chapter 1: This chapter has been completely overhauled to help all business students better understand why managerial accounting is relevant to their future careers.
Chapter 2: This chapter has been extensively rewritten to include coverage of mixed costs and contribution format income statements. The redundant coverage of the schedule of cost of goods manufactured has been eliminated so that it is now only covered in the Job Order Costing chapter. The comparison of financial and managerial accounting has been moved to Chapter 1.
Chapter 14: This chapter has been completely overhauled to simplify the process of creating a statement of cash flows.
In Business boxes and End-of-Chapter material: revised
McGraw-Hill's Connect Accounting: In addition to Self-Quiz and Study, the 14th edition of Garrison Connect Accounting offers new game-changing features including LearnSmart and Guided Examples.
To purchase an eBook version of this title, visit www.CourseSmart.com (ISBN 0077317866). With the CourseSmart eTextbook version of this title, students can save money, reduce their impact on the environment, and access powerful web tools for learning. Faculty can also review and compare the full text online without having to wait for the print desk copy.
Service. To reflect our service-based economy, the text is replete with examples from service-based businesses. A helpful icon distinguishes service-related examples in the text.
"In Business." These helpful boxed features offer a glimpse into how real companies use the managerial accounting concepts discussed within the chapter. Every chapter contains from two to nine of these current examples.
Author-Written Supplements. Unlike other managerial accounting texts, Garrison, Noreen, and Brewer write all of the text's major supplements, ensuring a perfect fit between text and supplements.
End-of-Chapter Material. Managerial Accounting has earned a reputation for the best end-of-chapter review and discussion material of any text on the market. Our problem and case material continues to conform to AACSB recommendations and makes a great starting point for class discussions and group projects.
IFRS icon highlights accounting topics that will be affected by the U.S.'s potential compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards.
Business Focus chapter-opening vignettes provide a real-world example for students, allowing them to see how the chapter's information and insights apply to the world outside of the classroom.
Managerial Accounting in Action vignettes depict cross-functional teams working together in real-life settings, working with the products and services that students recognize from their own lives.
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