Management Accounting for Decision Makers
5th Edition [Includes Student Access Kit]

By Peter Atrill & Eddie McLaney
August 2007
Financial Times / Prentice Hall
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9781405846752
529 Pages, Illustrated, 7 3/4" x 10 1/2"
$97.50 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.


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


*Numerous activities and exercises enable you to constantly test your understanding and reinforce learning.

*Lively and relevant examples from the real world demonstrate the practical application and value of concepts and techniques learnt.

*Interactive ‘open-learning’ style is ideal for self-study.

*Decision-making focus on the use of accounting information rather than the preparation is highly appropriate for business managers.

*Full range of topical examples from the service sector, public sector and manufacturing industry.

*Key terms, glossary and bulleted summaries are excellent revision aids.

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