Managerial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making, 8th Edition Managerial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making, 8th Edition Jerry J. Weygandt, Paul D. Kimmel, and Donald E. Kieso Managerial Accounting is a one-semester undergraduate Managerial Accounting course that provides students with a clear introduction to fundamental managerial accounting concepts. One of the major goals of Managerial Accounting is to orient students to the application of accounting principles and techniques in practice. By providing students with numerous opportunities for practice with a focus on real-world companies, students are better prepared as decision makers in the contemporary business world. WileyPLUS Next Gen for Managerial Accounting gives you the freedom and flexibility to tailor content and easily manage your course in order to keep students engaged and on track. Schedule a Demo Sign Up for a Test Drive Adopt WileyPLUS Want to learn more about WileyPLUS? Click Here “What I like about WileyPLUS is that it gives instructors the best of both worlds―they can take ownership and be creative with their course, but they can do this within a structured framework where the study material is very easy to locate.” – Paul Kimmel, Ph.D., CPA; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee What’s Inside About the Authors Table of Contents The expanded video library offers more great content. Author Paul Kimmel has created more of the popular Solution Walkthrough Videos, providing students with complete coverage of every problem and most frequently assigned exercises. The video library also includes Section Opener Videos, Applied Skills Videos, Excel™ Tutorials, and Managerial Series Videos. Students experience real-world problem solving. A new problem design for all assessment and practice questions gives students a clean, blank-sheet-of paper interface. Improved navigation and a more modern design provide students with a more simplified, real-world experience. New mobile-friendly interactive tutorials are ideal for students on-the-go. The popular Interactive Tutorials have been redesigned in an enhanced, mobile-friendly learning environment, giving students the opportunity to study anytime, anywhere. Features Include The Waterways Continuing Problem: Using the business activities of a fictional company, this continuing problem helps students apply managerial accounting topics to a realistic entrepreneurial situation. Accounting Weekly Updates: Keep you and your students updated and informed on the very latest in accounting. Each week, you’ll receive links to 3-5 new articles, video clips, business news stories, and so much more with discussion questions to elaborate on the stories in the classroom. Additional Content: This new edition includes alternate Chapters 2 and 3, offering coverage of costing without the use of debits and credits, as well as further discussion of regression analysis along with problem material and Excel™ tutorial videos to accompany Chapter 5. Expanded Coverage of Managerial Topics: A more modular presentation allows you to make your course more customizable. Practice Made Simple: Found right at the objective level, new algorithmic brief exercises and problems available outside of instructor assignments provide opportunities for no-stakes practice and show answers and solutions as students check their work. JERRY J. WEYGANDT, Ph.D., CPA, is Arthur Andersen alumni emeritus professor of accounting at the University of Wisconsin−Madison. He holds a Ph.D. in accounting from the University of Illinois. Articles by Weygandt have appeared in The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Accounting Horizons, Journal of Accountancy, and other academic and professional journals. These articles have examined such financial reporting issues as accounting for price-level adjustments, pensions, convertible securities, stock option contracts, and interim reports. Weygandt is the author of other accounting and financial reporting books and is a member of the American Accounting Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Wisconsin Society of Certified Public Accountants. He has served on numerous committees of the American Accounting Association and as a member of the editorial board of The Accounting Review; he has also served as president and secretary-treasurer of the American Accounting Association. In addition, he has been actively involved with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and has been a member of the Accounting Standards Executive Committee (AcSEC) of that organization. He has served on the FASB task force that examined the reporting issues related to accounting for income taxes and served as a trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation. Weygandt received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Beta Gamma Sigma Dean’s Teaching Award. He is on the board of directors of M&I Bank of Southern Wisconsin. He is the recipient of the Wisconsin Institute of CPA’s Outstanding Educator’s Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2001, he received the American Accounting Association’s Outstanding Educator Award. PAUL D. KIMMEL, Ph.D., CPA, received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota and his doctorate in accounting from the University of Wisconsin. He teaches at the University of Wisconsin−Milwaukee and the University of Wisconsin−Madison. He has public accounting experience with Deloitte & Touche (Minneapolis). He was the recipient of the UWM School of Business Advisory Council Teaching Award, the Reggie Taite Excellence in Teaching Award, and a three-time winner of the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award at the University of Wisconsin. He is also a recipient of the Elijah Watts Sells Award for Honorary Distinction for his results on the CPA exam. He is a member of the American Accounting Association and the Institute of Management Accountants and has published articles in The Accounting Review, Accounting Horizons, Review of Accounting Studies, Advances in Management Accounting, Managerial Finance, Issues in Accounting Education, Journal of Accounting Education, as well as other journals. His research interests include accounting for financial instruments and innovation in accounting education. He has published papers and given many presentations regarding accounting instruction, and he helped prepare a catalog of critical thinking resources for the Federated Schools of Accountancy. DONALD E. KIESO, Ph.D., CPA, received his bachelor’s degree from Aurora University and his doctorate in accounting from the University of Illinois. He has served as chairman of the department of accountancy and is currently the KPMG emeritus professor of accountancy at Northern Illinois University. He has public accounting experience with Price Waterhouse & Co. (San Francisco and Chicago) and Arthur Andersen & Co. (Chicago) and research experience with the Research Division of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (New York). He has done post doctorate work as a visiting scholar at the University of California at Berkeley and is a recipient of NIU’s Teaching Excellence Award and four Golden Apple Teaching Awards. Kieso is the author of other accounting and business books and is a member of the American Accounting Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Illinois CPA Society. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Illinois CPA Society, then AACSB’s Accounting Accreditation Committees, the State of Illinois Comptroller’s Commission, as secretary-treasurer of the Federation of Schools of Accountancy, and as secretary-treasurer of the American Accounting Association. Kieso is currently serving on the board of trustees and executive committee of Aurora University, as a member of the board of directors of Kishwaukee Community Hospital, and as treasurer and director of Valley West Community Hospital. From 1989 to 1993, he served as a charter member of the national Accounting Education Change Commission. He is the recipient of the Outstanding Accounting Educator Award from the Illinois CPA Society, the FSA’s Joseph A. Silvoso Award of Merit, the NIU Foundation’s Humanitarian Award for Service to Higher Education, and a Distinguished Service Award from the Illinois CPA Society. In 2003, he received an honorary doctorate from Aurora University. 1. Managerial Accounting2. Job Order Costing2A. Job Order Costing (No Debit and Credit Approach)*3. Process Costing3A. Process Costing (No Debit and Credit Approach)*4. Activity-Based Costing5. Cost-Volume-Profit6. Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis: Additional Issues7. Incremental Analysis8. Pricing9. Budgetary Planning10. Budgetary Control and Responsibility Accounting11. Standard Costs and Balanced Scorecard12. Planning for Capital Investments13. Statement of Cash Flows14. Financial Statement Analysis Appendix A: Time Value of Money Cases for Management Decision Making* *Available in WileyPLUS and Wiley Custom Wiley Team for Success. Dedicated to Student Achievement. 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