Managerial Accounting, 3rd Edition

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Managerial Accounting, 3rd Edition

By Charles Davis and Elizabeth Davis

Managerial Accounting, 3rd Edition offers a modern, practical approach to teaching and learning managerial accounting based on a unique integration of concepts, practice, and business context within distinct and flexible learning units. Praised for its decision-making framework, this program provides students with a better understanding of decisions made by organizations through the inclusion of a Continuing Case Story, which puts business decisions into context and allows students to see the relevance of managerial accounting to their future careers.

The next generation of WileyPLUS for Managerial Accounting, 3rd Edition gives instructors the freedom and flexibility to tailor content and easily manage their course to keep students engaged and on track.

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Author-Led Solution Videos

Over 70 new end-of-chapter exercise and problem solution videos using Lightboard technology allow students to follow along as the author solves problems from the text.

Data Analytics Module

With the emergence of data analytics transforming the accounting profession, Wiley has partnered with business leaders in the Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) to identify the competencies graduates need to be successful in their careers. As a result, the WileyPLUS course for Managerial Accounting, 3rd Edition now includes a new data analytics module with industry-validated content that prepares students for the CPA Exam and the changing workforce.

    What’s New

  • New Data Analytics Problems: These problems are designed to enhance students’ Excel skills in manipulating and interpreting data.
  • Manageable Units of Content: Keep students engaged using an accessible conversational style.
  • Practice Questions and Exercises: Give students frequent opportunities to interact with managerial accounting topics throughout the text.

Charles E. Davis, professor of accounting at Baylor University, joined the accounting faculty at Baylor in 1991 after receiving his Ph.D. in accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also holds an MBA from University of Richmond, a BBA in accounting from The College of William and Mary, and is a CPA (Virginia). Prior to pursing his Ph.D., Davis worked for Reynolds Metals Company, Coopers & Lybrand, and Investors Savings Bank, all in Richmond, Virginia. While working in various cost accounting positions at Reynolds Metals, Davis developed his appreciation for managerial accounting. Davis’ research has been published in a number of journals, including Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Advances in Accounting, Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research, Advances in Accounting Education, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accounting Case Research, and Today’s CPA. Davis has received The Institute of Management Accountants’ Lybrand Gold Medal and three Certificates of Merit for his publications in Management Accounting and Strategic Finance. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of Strategic Finance and is a former member of the Editorial Board of Issues in Accounting Education.

Elizabeth Davis, president at Furman University, began her academic career as a member of the accounting faculty at Baylor University in 1992 after receiving her Ph.D. in accounting from Duke University. She also holds a BBA in accounting from Baylor University and is a CPA (Louisiana, inactive). Prior to pursuing her graduate studies, Davis worked as an auditor for Arthur Andersen & Co. in New Orleans, Louisiana. While in public practice, she specialized in the audits of financial institutions and real estate. Davis’ research has been published in a number of journals, including Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Advances in Accounting, Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research, Advances in Accounting Education, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accounting Case Research, and Today’s CPA. ;She has received The Institute of Management Accountants’ Lybrand Gold Medal and a Certificate of Merit for her publications in Management Accounting and Strategic Finance.

1. Accounting as a Tool for Management
2.Cost Behavior and Cost Estimation
3. Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis and Pricing Decisions
4. Product Costs and Job Order Costing
5. Planning and Forecasting
6. Performance Evaluation: Variance Analysis
7. Activity-Based Costing and Activity-Based Management
8. Using Accounting Information to Make Managerial Decisions
9. Capital Budgeting
10. Decentralization and Performance Evaluation
11. Performance Evaluation Revisited: A Balanced Approach
12. Financial Statement Analysis
13. Statement of Cash Flows

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