Reporting Techniques

In Support of Managerial Decision Making

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31 pages
Taal:
 English
This book is the fourteenth of fifteen books which introduces the basic principles of accounting.
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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...

Chris Skousen, Ph.D. is a Professor and Head of the School of Accountancy at Utah State University. He obtained his Ph.D. at Oklahoma State University and earned MBA and BA degrees from Utah State University. Dr. Skousen gained public accounting auditing experience with KPMG in their Portland, Oregon off...
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This book is the fourteenth of fifteen books which introduces the basic principles of accounting. In this book you will learn about reporting techniques in support of managerial decision making. Topics such as, variable versus absorption costing, segment reporting, residual income, allocation of costs to service departments, and leveraging the power of a modern information systems.

  1. Part 3: Reporting Techniques in Support of Managerial Decision Making
  2. Variable Versus Absorption Costing
    1. Absorption Costing
    2. Variable Costing
    3. Variable Costing in Action
    4. A Double-Edge Sword
    5. Avoiding a Downward Spiral
    6. Confused?
    7. An In-Depth Comparison of Variable Costing and Absorption Costing Income Statements
    8. The Impact of Inventory Fluctuations
  3. Segment Reporting
    1. Internal Reporting of Segment Data
    2. The Problem of Segment Income Measurement
    3. Contribution Income Statement Format
    4. External Reporting of Segment Data
  4. Measures of Residual Income
    1. Keeping Residual Income in Perspective
  5. Concepts in Allocating Service Department Costs
    1. The Direct Method of Allocating Service Department Cost
    2. The Step Method of Allocating Service Department Cost
    3. Multiple Steps and Simultaneous Allocations
  6. Leveraging the Power of Modern Information Systems
    1. Line Item VS. Object of Expenditure
    2. Business Dashboard
  7. Appendix