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Cornerstones of Cost Management (Cornerstones Series)

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Author: Hansen, Don R.

Brand: Cengage Learning

Edition: 4

Binding: Hardcover

Number Of Pages: 1120

Release Date: 06-01-2017

Details: Product Description Hansen/Mowen�s CORNERSTONES OF COST MANAGEMENT, 4E demonstrates the dynamic nature of cost accounting in today�s changing business environment. The text first covers functional-based cost and control and then activity-based cost systems, giving you the understanding and skills to manage any cost management system. Using extensive research on how students like you prefer to learn accounting, this book presents concepts in a unique format that speaks to how students learn. Cornerstones examples in each chapter emphasize the How, Why, and What-Ifs of basic cost management concepts, while delving into the conceptual nature of each equation or topic. An integrated CengageNOWv2 package reinforces concepts with additional computerized exercises and problems. Review �Cornerstone has been around a long time and is a trusted resource.� �Cornerstones pedagogy bring more thought provoking avenues for the students to learn the material.� About the Author Dr. Don R. Hansen is professor emeritus of Oklahoma State University. He has an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Brigham Young University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. Dr. Hansen has published articles in both accounting and engineering journals, including The Accounting Review, The Journal of Management Accounting Research, Accounting Organizations and Society, Accounting Horizons and IIE Transactions. He has also served on the editorial board of The Accounting Review. His outside interests include family, church activities, reading, movies and watching sports. Maryanne M. Mowen is associate professor of accounting emerita at Oklahoma State University. She received her Ph.D. from Arizona State University. With degrees in economics and history, she brings a unique interdisciplinary perspective to teaching and writing in both cost accounting and management accounting. Her research interests include management accounting, behavioral decision theory, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. She also teaches an ethics course about the impact of Sarbanes-Oxley on the accounting profession. Dr. Mowen has published articles in journals such as Decision Science, Journal of Economic Psychology and Journal of Management Accounting Research. She has also served as a consultant to mid-sized and Fortune 100 companies and works with corporate controllers on management accounting issues. Currently, she advises entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations. Outside the classroom, she enjoys hiking, travelling, reading mysteries and solving crossword puzzles.

Package Dimensions: 11.0 x 9.2 x 1.7 inches

Languages: English