Most managerial accounting texts emphasize the mechanics of managerial accounting. While important, mechanics are not enough. To solve business problems, students need to understand how managerial accounting can improve decision-making, and when and where a particular tool or technique is appropriate.
Balakrishnan's Managerial Accounting 2nd edition presents accounting information in the context of a unifying problem-solving framework that shows students the "why" behind the "what" and "how." Through the framework, students begin to understand the principles driving business practices and learn to adapt to changing business circumstances.
Throughout this text students learn to systematically measure costs and benefits to make effective decisionsBy linking business decisions with accounting information students will be motivated to learn and make more informed decisions.
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