Nelson Higher Education

Higher Education

Accounting, Volume 3, 1st Edition

  • Carl Warren
  • James M. Reeve
  • Jonathan Duchac
  • George Gekas
  • ISBN-10: 017650205X
  • ISBN-13: 9780176502058
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2011 Published
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About the Author

Carl Warren

Dr. Carl S. Warren is professor emeritus of accounting at the University of Georgia, Athens. For more than 25 years, Dr. Warren has taught all levels of accounting classes. In recent years, he has focused his teaching efforts on principles of accounting and auditing courses. Dr. Warren has taught classes at the University of Iowa, Michigan State University and University of Chicago. He received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University and his B.A.A. and M.A. from the University of Iowa. During his career, Dr. Warren published numerous articles in professional journals, including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accountancy, The CPA Journal and Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory. Dr. Warren’s outside interests include handball, skiing, hiking, fly-fishing, and golf. He also spends time backpacking in U.S. national parks (Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon), playing with his grandchildren and riding ATVs and motorcycles.

James M. Reeve

Dr. James M. Reeve is Professor Emeritus of Accounting and Information Management at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Reeve taught full-time as part of the accounting faculty for twenty-five years after graduating with his PhD from Oklahoma State University. He presently teaches part-time at UT. His teaching efforts focused on Senior Executive MBA programs. His research interests are varied and include work in managerial accounting, supply chain management, lean manufacturing, and information management. He has published more than forty articles in academic and professional journals, including Journal of Cost Management, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Accounting Review, Management Accounting Quarterly, Supply Chain Management Review, and Accounting Horizons. He has consulted or provided training around the world for a variety of organizations, including Boeing, Procter & Gamble, Norfolk Southern, Hershey Foods, Coca-Cola, and Sony. When not writing books, Dr. Reeve plays golf and is involved in faith-based activities.

Jonathan Duchac

Dr. Jonathan Duchac is the Wayne Calloway Professor of Accounting and Acting Associate Dean of Accounting Programs at Wake Forest University. He earned his PhD in accounting from the University of Georgia and currently teaches introductory and advanced courses in financial accounting. Dr. Duchac has received a number of awards during his career, including the Wake Forest University Outstanding Graduate Professor Award, the T.B. Rose award for Instructional Innovation, and the University of Georgia Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Duchac has served as Accounting Advisor to Merrill Lynch Equity Research, where he worked with research analysts in reviewing and evaluating the financial reporting practices of public companies. He has testified before the U.S. House of Representatives, the Financial Accounting Standards Board, and the Securities and Exchange Commission and has worked with a number of major public companies on financial reporting and accounting policy issues. In addition to his professional interests, Dr. Duchac is an avid mountain biker and snow skier.

George Gekas

Dr. Gekas is a Management Accountant (CMA), a FCMA and he is actively involved in the Society of Management Accountants of Ontario where he held a number of important positions. Currently he is serving as Chair of the Complaints Committee Recently; he was appointed CMA in residence at the Ted Rogers School of Business Management the first of such appointment in Canada awarded the prestigious FCMA designation. Dr. Gekas’ active research program includes several research projects, grants, and a number of articles in a wide variety of business topics, teaching aids and manuals. His expertise covers the entire financial management spectrum with a special emphasis in Management Accounting strategic management, operational efficiency, accountability, and corporate performance. As a university educator and educational administrator, Professor Gekas has been involved in a variety of capacities in a number of post-secondary educational projects and is fully immersed in the issues facing Canadian postsecondary institutions and universities. Dr. Gekas has also a genuine interest in issues of community and social development.

Table of Contents

Volume Three

Chapter 19: Managerial Accounting Concepts and Principles
Chapter 20: Job Order Costing
Chapter 21: Process Cost Systems
Chapter 22: Cost Behaviour and Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis
Chapter 23: Budgeting
Chapter 24: Performance Evaluation Using Variances from Standard Costs
Chapter 25: Performance Evaluation for Decentralized Operations
Chapter 26: Differential Analysis and Product Pricing
Chapter 27: Capital Investment Analysis

Appendix A Interest Tables


All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Aplia Instant Access Code (6 mths) for Accounting ,Volume 3  (ISBN-10: 017665125X | ISBN-13: 9780176651251)
Aplia Printed Access Card (6 mths) for Accounting, Volume 3  (ISBN-10: 0176651268 | ISBN-13: 9780176651268)
Instructor's Solutions Manual for Accounting, Volume 3  (ISBN-10: 0176441557 | ISBN-13: 9780176441555)

Student Supplements

Aplia Instant Access Code (6 mths) for Accounting ,Volume 3  (ISBN-10: 017665125X | ISBN-13: 9780176651251)
Aplia Printed Access Card (6 mths) for Accounting, Volume 3  (ISBN-10: 0176651268 | ISBN-13: 9780176651268)