Larry Walther, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, is the EY Professor of Accounting and Senior Associate Dean of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. Dr. Walther has authored numerous books and articles on accounting, and he has served as director and/or consultant to a number of public and
This book is the last of seven books which introduces the basic principles of accounting. In this book you will learn about planning for success through budgeting. Key budgets, such as the sales, production, direct materials purchases, direct labor, overhead, selling and administrative, and cash budgets are all discussed in detail. Critical elements of budget analysis, including flexible budgets, standard costs, and variance analysis are discussed. Key topics including sunk costs, outsourcing, special orders, make versus buy, and evaluation of long-term projects.