Publication Date 1 Jan 2007
OverviewThe emphasis of "Managerial Accounting, 7e" is on teaching students to use accounting information to best manage an organization. In a practice, Hilton pioneered in the first edition, each chapter is written around a realistic business or focus company that guides the reader through the topics of that chapter. Known for balanced examples of service, retail, non-profit and manufacturing companies, Hilton offers a clear, engaging writing style that has been praised by instructors and students alike. As in previous editions, there is significant coverage of contemporary topics such as activity-based costing, target costing, the value chain, customer profitability analysis, and throughput costing while also including traditional topics such as job-order costing, budgeting and performance evaluation.