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Financial Accounting, Hardcover, 11 Edition by Harrison, Walter (Used)

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Hardcover: 11 Edition
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Publication Date: 2016-01-06
Publisher: Pearson
Hardcover : 888 pages
Edition: 11 Edition
Author: Harrison, Walter
ISBN-10: 0134127625
ISBN-13: 9780134127620

Product Description Financial Accounting gives readers a solid foundation in the fundamentals of accounting and the basics of Financial Statements, and then builds upon that foundation to offer more advanced/challenging concepts and problems. This scaffolded approach helps readers to better understand the meaning and relevance of financial information, see its relevance within a real-world context, as well as develop the skills needed to analyze financial information in their career.   While maintaining hallmark features of accuracy, readability, ease of understanding, and a wealth of accessible algorithmic problems, the Eleventh Edition includes updated explanations, coverage, and ratio analysis with decision-making guidelines. These latest methodologies and technology ensure that readers learn basic concepts in accounting in a way that is relevant, stimulating, and fun, while exercises and examples from real-world companies help readers gain a better grasp of the material.   KEY TOPICS: The Financial Statements; Transaction Analysis; Accrual Accounting & Income; Internal Control & Cash; Short-Term Investments & Receivables; Inventory & Cost of Goods Sold; Plant Assets, Natural Resources, & Intangibles; Long-Term Investments & the Time Value of Money; Liabilities; Stockholders’ Equity; Evaluating Performance: Earnings Quality, the Income Statement, & the Statement of Comprehensive Income; The Statement of Cash Flows; Financial Statement Analysis; Apple Inc. Annual Report 2014; Under Armour, Inc. Annual Report 2014; Typical Charts of Accounts for Different Types of Businesses; Summary of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); Summary of Differences Between U.S. GAAP and IFRS Cross-Referenced to Chapter   MARKET: Intended for those who wish to gain a basic understanding of accounting.       About the Author Walter T. Harrison Jr. is professor emeritus of accounting at the Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University. He received his BBA from Baylor University, his MS from Oklahoma State University, and his PhD from Michigan State University.   Professor Harrison, recipient of numerous teaching awards from student groups as well as from university administrators, has also taught at Cleveland State Community College, Michigan State University, the University of Texas, and Stanford University.   A member of the American Accounting Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Professor Harrison has served as chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Committee of the American Accounting Association, on the Teaching/Curriculum Development Award Committee, on the Program Advisory Committee for Accounting Education and Teaching, and on the Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Committee.   Professor Harrison has lectured in several foreign countries and published articles in numerous journals, including Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accountancy, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Economic Consequences of Financial Accounting Standards, Accounting Horizons, Issues in Accounting Education, and Journal of Law and Commerce.   Professor Harrison has received scholarships, fellowships, and research grants or awards from PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte & Touche, the Ernst & Young Foundation, and the KPMG Foundation.   Charles T. Horngren (1926–2011) was the Edmund W. Littlefield professor of accounting, emeritus, at Stanford University. A graduate of Marquette University, he received his MBA from Harvard University and his PhD from the University of Chicago. He was also the recipient of honorary doctorates from Marquette University and DePaul University.   A certified public accountant, Horngren served on the Accounting Principles Board for 6 years, the Financial Accounting Standards Board Advisory Council for 5 years, and the Council of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants for 3 years. For 6 years he served as a trustee of the Financial Accoun

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