Financial Accounting : Reporting and Analysis / Edition 5 available in Hardcover
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- Cengage Learning
Provides a manager's or professional's solid introduction to accounting. Almost entirely rewritten, Diamond integrates decision-making and analysis within the context of a cash flow organization that makes sense to managers (operating, investing and financing).
About the Author
Michael A. Diamond serves as Vice President and Executive Vice Provost of the University of Southern California. Prior to that, Dr. Diamond served as Vice Provost for Planning and Budget, as dean of the Leventhal School of Accounting, and director of the school's SEC and Financial Reporting Institute. During that period, the Leventhal School of Accounting was consistently ranked as one of the top five accounting programs in the country. Dr. Diamond is a leader in the accounting education reform movement. He has lectured throughout the United States, Europe and Asia on business and accounting education innovation. His articles have appeared in the Harvard Business Review, Accounting Horizons and the Journal of Accounting. Over the last five years, Dr. Diamond has turned his attention to issues of academic leadership and change. He has published in Change and co-authored two monographs on academic leadership. Dr. Diamond has served as president of the American Accounting Association, taught at California State University, Los Angeles, and has been a visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of California, Los Angeles. He also has taught in executive education programs for a number of international accounting firms as well as Fortune 500 companies. Dr. Diamond is the recipient of the California Society of CPAs Faculty Excellence Award for 1993 and was named as one of the "Top100 Most Influential People in Accounting" in both the fall 1997 and 1998 issues of Accounting Today. With Michael Moore, Dr. Diamond developed the Strategic Planning Partnership, an initiative of the Ernst & Young Foundation. This program assists selected business schools and other academic organizations in strategic planning and change management processes. Dr. Diamond received his BA degree at the University of California, Berkeley, and his MS and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles.
James D. Stice is the Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. He is currently the Director of the Marriott School's MBA Program. He holds bachelors and master's degrees from BYU and a Ph.D. from the University of Washington, all in accounting. Professor Stice has been on the faculty at BYU since 1988. During that time, he has been selected by graduating accounting students as "Teacher of the Year" on numerous occasions, he was selected by his peers in the Marriott School at BYU to receive the "Outstanding Teaching Award" in 1995, and in 1999 he was selected by the University to receive its highest teaching award, the Maeser Excellence in Teaching Award. Professor Stice is also a visiting professor for INSEAD's MBA Program in France. Professor Stice has published articles in The Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, Decision Sciences, Issues in Accounting Education, The CPA Journal, and other academic and professional journals. In addition to this textbook, he has published two other textbooks: Financial Accounting: Reporting and Analysis, and Accounting: Concepts and Applications. In addition to his teaching and research, Dr. Stice has been involved in executive education for such companies as IBM, Bank of America, and Ernst & Young and currently serves on the board of directors of Nutraceutical Corporation. Dr. Stice and his wife, Kaye, have seven children: Crystal, J.D., Ashley, Whitney, Kara, Skyler, and Cierra.
Earl K. Stice is the PricewaterhouseCoopers Professor of Accounting in the School of Accountancy at Brigham Young University, where he has been on the faculty since 1998. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Brigham Young University and a PhD from Cornell University.
James D. Stice is the Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Marriott School of Management at Brigham Young University. He is currently Associate Dean of the Marriott School. Dr. Stice served for eight years as the director of BYU's MBA Program. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting from BYU and a PhD in accounting from the University of Washington.
Table of ContentsPART I: Introduction. 1. Introduction. 2. Overview of Financial Statements. 3. Introduction to Financial Statement Analysis. 4. Balance Sheet. 5. Income Statement. 6. Statement of Cash Flows. PART II: The Accounting Information System. 7. The Accounting Information System. Appendix. The Accounting Cycle. PART III: Operating Decisions. 8. Revenue Cycle. 9. Expenditure Cycle - Inventory. 10. Expenditure Cycle- Other Operating Items. PART IV: INVESTING DECISIONS.
11. Investments in Operating Assets. 12. Investments in Securities. PART V: FINANCING DECISIONS. 13. Financing with Debt. 14. Financing with Equity. PART VI: INTERPRETING FINANCIAL INFORMATION. 15. Accounting in a Global Environment. 16. Issues in Financial Statement Interpretation: Changing Prices and Alternative Accounting Methods. Appendix.