The second edition of Management Accounting is a comprehensive textbook specially designed to meet the needs of postgraduate management students. It illustrates the important concepts of management accounting through managerial applications and supplements them with numerous solved problems and case studies. It will also be equally useful to business managers.
Divided into five parts, the first part on Cost and Management Accounting gives an overview of management accounting and acquaints readers with the basic principles of cost accounting, costing, cost accountancy, and its differences with financial accounting. The second part covers Elements of Cost, which emphasizes the importance of compilation of material costs for products, the different material control procedures and techniques, labour cost compilation, recognition, and booking. It also focuses on the importance and treatment of indirect expenses of the business. The third part on Determination of Cost is devoted to determining and compiling the cost by service and manufacturing activities. It is followed by the part on Planning, Control, and Decision-making, which discusses the analytical tools of financial accounting, cost accounting, and management accounting. Finally, the section on Management Applications imparts an understanding of the management accounting tools and techniques used by managers in the present business environment.
Praises for First Edition
‘The theoretical concepts are explained in easy and understandable language.’
-Prof. (Dr.) P.K. Priyan, Sardar Patel University, Gujarat
‘The case studies are a very good feature of the book.’
-Prof. Nupur Agarwal, Amity University, Jaipur