Managerial Accounting (11th Edition)

As the long-time best-seller, Garrison has helped guide close to 2 million students through the challenging waters of managerial accounting since it was first published. It identifies the three functions managers must perform within their organizations-plan operations, control activities, and make decisions-and explains what accounting information is necessary for these functions, how to collect it, and how to interpret it. To achieve this, Managerial Accounting, 11/E, focuses, now as in the past, on three qualities: Relevance: Every effort is made to help students relate the concepts in this book to the decisions made by working managers. With insightful chapter openers, the popular Managerial Accounting in Action segments within the chapters, and stimulating end-of-chapter exercises, a student reading Garrison should never have to ask "Why am I learning this?" Balance: There’s more than one type of business, and so Garrison covers a variety of business models, including not-for-profit, retail, service, and wholesale organizations as well as manufacturing. In the eleventh edition, service company examples are highlighted with icons in the margins of the text. Clarity: Generations of students have praised Garrison for the friendliness and readability of its writing, but that’s just the beginning. Technical discussions have been simplified, material has been reordered, and the entire book carefully retuned to make teaching-and learning-from Garrison as easy as it can be. In addition, the supplements package is written by Garrison, Noreen, and Brewer, ensuring that students and professors will work with clear, well-written supplements that employ consistent terminology.

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By JoPaul (Philippines) · ★★★★★ · April 11, 2011
This book provides easy discussions but challenging problems that the readers will work with. For those who want to learn managerial accounting the easiest way, this is the book fit for you. ...more
By Nancy (Chicago, IL) · ★★★★★ · July 15, 2008
One of the clearest-written and most informative accounting textbooks I've read. Real-life examples and industry-specific tips make this a book that you'll keep on the shelf for frequent reference. ...more
By John (Palo Alto, CA) · ★★★★★ · February 24, 2011
Absolutely captivating! This is the most enthralling book on managerial accounting that you will ever open. Careful, once you start, you will find it hard to put down. You may just want to take a few days off of work and school so you can set aside some time to really get into this one! ...more
By Ashleigh (State College, PA) · ★★★★☆ · April 21, 2013
Learned a lot. Covered a lot of manufacturing managerial accounting that I was not aware of given my hospitality background. Will be keeping as reference. ...more
By Cathy (The United States) · ★★★☆☆ · July 18, 2009
Good basics especially if you are responsible for a department budget ...more
By Chris (Oklahoma City, OK) · ★★☆☆☆ · September 27, 2011
Good book for the topic, but very difficult for me to get through. ...more
By Sameer (Karachi, 05, Pakistan) · June 08, 2010
definitions ...more
By Dipta (Yogyakarta, Indonesia) · ★★☆☆☆ · May 06, 2008
Lumayan-lah. ...more
By Bonduiu (Bangladesh) · May 01, 2011
Good ...more
By Md. (Bangladesh) · June 16, 2014
ok ...more