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- xii, 364 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Contents: 1. Introduction to accounting -- 2. Reporting financial performance -- 3. Analysing and interpreting company accounts -- 4. Value based management -- 5. Introduction to management accounting -- 6. Cost-volume-profit (break even) analysis -- 7. Allocation and apportionment of costs -- 8. Costing -- 9. Budgeting -- 10. The management of performance -- 11. Investment appraisal -- 12. Responsibilities towards stakeholders -- 13. Accounting in a business context.Includes bibliographical references and index.Summary: "Managing Finance is designed to enable managers to use accounting in the management of their business operations but is designed to show how to do this in a socially responsible way. The text focuses on accounting from the viewpoint of the needs of managers for financial information and understanding. The book is developed from tried and tested materials that are easy to read and is written from a managerial perspective for general managers on executive or MBA courses. Scenarios and examples are included that demonstrate a socially responsible approach. These Business Scenarios are presented throughout the book and this is then used to explore the topics given at the start of the chapter. This approach is very appealing to people with business experience."--BOOK JACKET.