Effective Writing

Author: Claire B. May
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9780133579758
Release Date: 2014-02-12
Genre: Business & Economics

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in Intermediate Accounting, Accounting, Business Communication, and Technical Writing This useful guide covers all stages of the writing process—planning, critical thinking, generating and organizing ideas, writing the draft, revising, and designing for presentation. With an emphasis on coherence, conciseness, and clarity as the most important qualities of the writing done by accountants, it guides readers through the essential skills, highlights aspects of communication that can enhance writing skills, provides material on research, shows how to write for the workplace, and includes coverage of the ethics of communication.

Effective Writing

Author: Claire B. May
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0132567245
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Business & Economics

A useful guide to all the stages of the writing process. Effective Writing guides the writer through all the stages of the writing process: planning, critical thinking, generating and organizing ideas, writing the draft, revising, and designing for presentation. Throughout the text, Effective Writing stresses coherence, conciseness, and clarity as the most important qualities of the writing done by accountants. This edition includes many new and revised assignments that reinforce the concepts covered in the text, as well as coverage on ethics in communication.

Effective Writing

Author: Claire Arevalo May
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0137594089
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Business & Economics

Effective Writing: A Handbook for Finance Students can be used as a supplementary text for Financial Markets and Institutions, Undergraduate Investments, or Undergraduate Corporate Finance courses. KEY TOPICS: It is designed to help finance students and practitioners improve their communication skills by guiding readers step-by-step through the entire writing process, developing a solid, working knowledge of each stage.

The Truth About the New Rules of Business Writing

Author: Natalie Canavor
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0137015429
Release Date: 2009-12-16
Genre: Business & Economics

Give yourself a powerful competitive advantage by becoming a better business writer. Better writers get better jobs and more promotions; they persuade people through emails, Web sites, presentations, proposals, resumes, grant proposals, you name it. Businesses know this: that's why they spend $3 billion a year helping their employees become more effective writers. The Truth About the New Rules of Business Writing shows you how to master the art of effective business communication replacing the old standards of jargon, pomposity, and grammar drills with a simple, quick and conversational writing style. Authors Natalie Canavor and Claire Meirowitz demonstrate how to plan and organize your content; make your point faster; tell your readers what's in it for them; construct winning documents of every kind, print and electronic, even blog entries and text messages! The Truth about the New Rules of Business Writing brings together the field's best knowledge, and shows exactly how to put it to work. With an "aha" on every page, it presents information in a clear, accessible style that's easy to understand and use. Written in short chapters, it covers the entire field, cuts to the heart of every topic, pulls back the curtain on expert secrets, and pops the bubble of commonly-held assumptions. Simply put, this book delivers easy, painless writing techniques that work.

Cornerstones of Cost Management

Author: Don R. Hansen
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305970663
Release Date: 2017-01-27
Genre: Business & Economics

Hansen/Mowen’s CORNERSTONES OF COST MANAGEMENT, 4E demonstrates the dynamic nature of cost accounting in today’s changing business environment. The book covers functional-based cost and control, and then activity-based cost systems, giving students the skills to manage any cost management system. Developed using extensive research on student learning behavior, 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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Contemporary Auditing

Author: Michael C. Knapp
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305970816
Release Date: 2016-12-05
Genre: Business & Economics

Knapp’s CONTEMPORARY AUDITING, 11E prepares readers for the challenging responsibilities faced in the public accounting profession. This casebook stresses the people aspect of independent audits. Readers learn how to avoid audit failures most often due to client personnel who intentionally subvert an audit or auditors who fail to carry out their responsibilities. A detailed review of problem audits helps readers recognize the red flags common to failed audits. Discussing and dissecting these challenges prepares readers to handle potential problematic situations in their own professional careers. Readers also acquire a higher-level understanding of auditing standards, ethical principles, audit procedures, and other issues related to independent auditing. By studying these topics in a real-world context, readers achieve a more in-depth, intuitive comprehension of auditing fundamentals, which translates into improved performance on the CPA exam and other professional examinations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ethics in Accounting A Decision Making Approach

Author: Gordon Klein
Publisher: Wiley Global Education
ISBN: 9781118939031
Release Date: 2015-12-17
Genre: Business & Economics

This book provides a comprehensive, authoritative, and thought-provoking examination of the ethical issues encountered by accountants working in the industry, public practice, nonprofit service, and government. Gordon Klein’s, Ethics in Accounting: A Decision-Making Approach, helps students understand all topics commonly prescribed by state Boards of Accountancy regarding ethics literacy. Ethics in Accounting can be utilized in either a one-term or two-term course in Accounting Ethics. A contemporary focus immerses readers in real world ethical questions with recent trending topics such as celebrity privacy, basketball point-shaving, auditor inside trading, and online dating. Woven into chapters are tax-related issues that address fraud, cheating, confidentiality, contingent fees and auditor independence. Duties arising in more commonplace roles as internal auditors, external auditors, and tax practitioners are, of course, examined as well.

Financial Forecasting Analysis and Modelling

Author: Michael Samonas
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118921098
Release Date: 2015-01-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Risk analysis has become critical to modern financial planning Financial Forecasting, Analysis and Modelling provides a complete framework of long-term financial forecasts in a practical and accessible way, helping finance professionals include uncertainty in their planning and budgeting process. With thorough coverage of financial statement simulation models and clear, concise implementation instruction, this book guides readers step-by-step through the entire projection plan development process. Readers learn the tools, techniques, and special considerations that increase accuracy and smooth the workflow, and develop a more robust analysis process that improves financial strategy. The companion website provides a complete operational model that can be customised to develop financial projections or a range of other key financial measures, giving readers an immediately-applicable tool to facilitate effective decision-making. In the aftermath of the recent financial crisis, the need for experienced financial modelling professionals has steadily increased as organisations rush to adjust to economic volatility and uncertainty. This book provides the deeper level of understanding needed to develop stronger financial planning, with techniques tailored to real-life situations. Develop long-term projection plans using Excel Use appropriate models to develop a more proactive strategy Apply risk and uncertainty projections more accurately Master the Excel Scenario Manager, Sensitivity Analysis, Monte Carlo Simulation, and more Risk plays a larger role in financial planning than ever before, and possible outcomes must be measured before decisions are made. Uncertainty has become a critical component in financial planning, and accuracy demands it be used appropriately. With special focus on uncertainty in modelling and planning, Financial Forecasting, Analysis and Modelling is a comprehensive guide to the mechanics of modern finance.

Cornerstones of Cost Accounting

Author: Don Hansen
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780538736787
Release Date: 2010-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Hansen/Mowen’s CORNERSTONES OF COST ACCOUNTING demonstrates the dynamic, exciting 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 students the understanding and skills to manage any cost management system. Cornerstones examples throughout each chapter provide students with step-by-step coverage of the How, Why, and What Ifs of solving and mastering basic cost management concepts, while also getting at the conceptual understanding that students often struggle to grasp. This edition’s expansive coverage and consistent attention to technical detail provide a thorough, well-researched foundation for learning. It addresses the most recent influential topics and emerging processes affecting the discipline, including a chapter on productivity measurement and lean accounting and a focus on technology tools that positively impact internal costing practices. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Business Communication In Person In Print Online

Author: Amy Newman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111533168
Release Date: 2012-01-21
Genre: Business & Economics

BUSINESS COMMUNICATION: IN PERSON, IN PRINT, ONLINE, 8TH EDITION, offers a realistic approach to communication in today’s organizations. The text covers the most important business communication concepts in detail, and thoroughly integrates coverage of today’s social media and other communication technologies. Building on core foundational written and oral communication skills, the 8th edition helps students make sound medium choices and provides guidelines and examples for the many ways people communicate at work. Students learn how to create PowerPoint decks, use instant messaging and texting effectively at work, engage customers using social media, lead web meetings and conference calls, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Auditing Assurance Services

Author: William F. Messier
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
ISBN: 0072908289
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Business & Economics

Messier is the only textbook that combines risk analysis with a cycles approach. Messier uses a cycles approach that introduces the audit risk model early and uses the audit risk model as an outline for all of the cycle chapters. This unique and innovative approach has been developed in response to changing market dynamics. The systematic approach used in the subtitle for the text reflects the early introduction of three basic concepts that underlie the audit process: materiality, audit risk, and evidence. These are central to everything an auditor does. As such, this approach facilitates student development of auditor judgment, a vital skill in today's auditing environment.

Information Technology Auditing

Author: James A. Hall
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305445154
Release Date: 2015-08-03
Genre: Business & Economics

Provide today's learners with a solid understanding of how to audit accounting information systems with the innovative INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AUDITING, 4E. New and expanded coverage of enterprise systems and fraud and fraud detection topics, such as continuous online auditing, help learners focus on the key topics they need for future success. Readers gain a strong background in traditional auditing, as well as a complete understanding of auditing today's accounting information systems in the contemporary business world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Business Professional Ethics for Directors Executives Accountants

Author: Leonard J. Brooks
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305971455
Release Date: 2017-02-21
Genre: Business & Economics

Using real examples of ethical issues in today’s workplace, BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL ETHICS, 8E provides readers with the strategies needed to make the most ethical decisions possible -- no matter what the situation. By integrating the latest information on ethics, governance scandals, legal liability, and professional accounting and audit issues, this edition highlights the most recent ethical issues in today's business environment. The book examines the background and nature of the new stakeholder-support era of corporate and professional accountability and governance with valuable insights into the effective behavior patterns of directors, executives, and accountants. More than 120 current cases and key readings provide an interesting, challenging, and practical learning experience. Intriguing real-world situations equip readers with an understanding of appropriate values, ethical pitfalls, applicable codes of conduct, and sound ethical reasons. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.