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Financial accounting in an economic context

Author: Jamie Pratt
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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"The goal of every successful manager is to generate the best return on equity possible - creating, in turn, long-term value for shareholders. The tools of every good manager are a thorough understanding of economic factors, measurement issues, and the principles of decision making" "The integrative approach to accounting and finance found in Jamie Pratt's Financial Accounting in an Economic Context, Seventh Edition  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Einführung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie Pratt
ISBN: 9780470128824 0470128828 9780470233986 0470233982 9780470343319 0470343311
OCLC Number: 238524318
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 792 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: AN OVERVIEW OF FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING: Financial accounting and its economic context ; The financial statements ; MEASUREMENT, MECHANICS, AND USE OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS: The measurement fundamentals of financial accounting ; The mechanics of financial accounting ; Using financial statement information ; ASSETS: A CLOSER LOOK: The current asset classification, cash, and accounts receivable ; Merchandise inventory ; Investments in equity securities ; Long-lived assets ; LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY: A CLOSER LOOK: Introduction to liabilities: economic consequences, current liabilities, and contingencies ; Long-term liabilities: notes, bonds, and leases ; Shareholders' equity ; INCOME AND CASH FLOWS: The complete income statement ; The statement of cash flows ; APPENDICES: The time value of money ; Quality of earnings cases: a comprehensive review ; 2006 PepsiCo annual report
Responsibility: Jamie Pratt.
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