Management Accounting for Decision Makers,
6th edition

By Peter Atrill & Eddie McLaney
ISBN: 9780273731528
December 2009
Financial Times (Division of Pearson Education)
536 Pages, Illustrated
$110.00 Paper Original

Designed to help you study, Management Accounting for Decision Makers is praised for its clear, accessible and uncluttered style. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the main principles of management accounting, with a strong practical emphasis and avoiding excessive technical detail. It has a clear and unequivocal focus on how accounting information can be used to improve the quality of decision making by managers, providing the perfect grounding for the decision makers of the future.


Preface, Acknowledgements 1. Introduction to management accounting 2. Relevant costs for decision making 3. Cost-volume-profit analysis 4. Full costing 5. Costing and pricing in a competitive environment 6. Budgeting 7. Accounting for control 8. Making capital investment decisions 9. Managing working capital 10. Measuring and controlling divisional performance 11. Strategic Management Accounting Appendix A: Glossary of key terms Appendix B: Solutions to self-assessment questions Appendix C: Solutions to selected exercises Appendix D: Present value table Index



Peter Atrill is a freelance academic and author working with leading institutions in the UK, Europe and SE Asia. He was previously Head of Business and Management and Head of Accounting and Law at the University of Plymouth Business School.

Eddie McLaney is Visiting Fellow in Accounting and Finance at the University of Plymouth.

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