Accounting Principles: A Business Perspective uses annual reports of real companies to illustrate many of the accounting concepts in use in business today. Gaining an understanding of accounting terminology and concepts, however, is not enough to ensure your success. You also need to be able to find information on the Internet, analyze various business situations, work effectively as a member of a team, and communicate your ideas clearly. This text was developed to help you develop these skills.
It is my intent in this chapter to set up the topic, not as an introduction to a text book or course topic introduction, but rather as an integral introduction to the idea of cost accounting and challenges over time that lead to the development of cost accounting concepts or events that called them into question.
This textbook is intended for a first course in intermediate financial accounting. It presumes that students have already completed introductory financial accounting. It has been extensively edited by Fanshawe College from its original version Intermediate Financial Accounting Volume 2 written by Glenn Arnold and Suzanne Kyle.
A textbook on financial accounting.
A textbook on managerial accounting.
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