To achieve the best results, individual accountants and accounting firms need a clear understanding of the ethical duties and decision-making involved in the four major functions of modern accounting--auditing, management accounting, tax accounting, and consulting--as well as a strong sense of ethical conduct to guide the certification and validation of reliable financial records. Now in its third edition, Accounting Ethics is a thorough and engaging exploration of the ethical issues that accountants encounter in their professional lives.
This thoroughly updated edition provides more emphasis on the unique marketplace for healthcare services and additional examples from non-hospital settings, including medical practices, clinics, home health agencies, nursing homes, and managed care organizations. Students will be better prepared to deal with the multitude of issues that arise in the practice of healthcare finance!
This book advocates and illustrates the power of Interdisciplinary & Critical Perspectives, drawn from a range of social sciences, to critically analyse accounting processes & practices. Its particular focus is the extensive forms of societal regulations & requirements that are made over organisations, particularly public sector organisations, that are driven by forms of accounting, collectively described as Accounting Control in the book.
Advances in Management Accounting publishes thoughtful, well-developed articles across a broad spectrum of current topics in the field of management accounting, using a variety of research methods including survey research, field tests, corporate case studies and modeling. Volume 26 exemplifies the broad scope of Advances in Management Accounting, examining a number of areas within management accounting.
Across the US and the UK, few senior accountants exist in proportion to their white peers, and only a handful ever reach the level of partner in large accounting firms. This problem has been left largely unexamined on both sides of the Atlantic and is overwhelmingly disregarded due to an inherent assumption of racial neutrality within the field of accountancy. This book unpacks the lived working experience of black accountants in the US and UK to highlight the existence of institutionalized racism.
Based on the bestselling AMA seminar, a nuts-and-bolts guide to the dollars-and-cents issues that drive your organization! As a department manager, the last thing you want to think about is numbers. But the truth is, that's the only thing your executives and senior managers are thinking about so it's crucial to understand key financial information like balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, budgets and forecasts, and annual reports.
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This book explains the complicated process of measuring business interruption damages, whether they are losses are from natural or man-made disasters, or whether the performance of one company adversely affects the performance of another.
Developed for preparers of financial statements, independent auditors, and valuation specialists, this guide provides non-authoritative guidance and illustrations regarding the accounting for and valuation of portfolio company investments held by investment companies within the scope of FASB ASC 946, Financial Services — Investment Companies, (including private equity funds, venture capital funds, hedge funds, and business development companies).
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Full-text articles for over 1,000 scholarly business journals, including over 500 peer-reviewed business publications. Includes a business thesaurus, NAIC codes, DUNS numbers, and company profiles (from Data Monitor).
Thousands of full-text articles and book chapters from a wide range of journals and eBooks covering a variety of subjects including mathematics and science, history, medicine, technology, business, education, law, and the social sciences.