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Financial Accounting for Decision Makers

by Peter Atrill
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Book Details

Publication date:

Sep 2018

Publisher

Peter Atrill

Pages

608

ISBN

1292099046
About this book

With a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the subject, Financial Accounting for Decision Makers focuses on the ways in which financial statements and information can be used to improve the quality of decision making. 



The practical emphasis throughout the book ensures the material is always relevant, whilst the authors’ style of introducing topics gradually and explaining technical terminology in a clear, friendly style caters for all students, whether on specialist accounting or non-specialist business degrees. 

Key features: 

Interactive 'open-learning' style, ideal for self-study, encourages you to check your progress continually.
Colourful and relevant examples from the real world, including company reports and survey data, demonstrate the practical application and value of concepts and techniques learnt.
Chapter 1 now includes how businesses are managed and the importance of ethical behaviour in accounting.
Chapter 5 now includes the framework of financial reports as well as updated coverage of financial reporting requirements.
Fully integrated coverage of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
Even more activities and exercises which enable you to constantly test your understanding and reinforce learning.
Key terms, glossary and bulleted summaries providing excellent revision aids

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

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