Written by two experienced lecturers, this is the first student-centered textbook to bridge the technical and theoretical aspects of management accounting change. Packed full of pedagogical features, including mini-cases, learning outcomes, key terms, article summaries, key concept boxes, real-world cases, chapter summaries and further reading suggestions and resources, it is clear and accessibly written, covering all the major emerging topics in management accounting theory.
Discussing technical developments in management accounting from conventional cost accounting to contemporary strategic management accounting and beyond, in four parts it:
This excellent text meets a desperate need for an advanced management accounting textbook that incorporates theory and practice and is accessible and engaging for all those studying in this challenging area.
1. Management Accounting: Views, Approaches, Perspectives Part 1: Mechanistic Approaches 2. Toward Mass Production and Bureaucracy 3. Towards Product Costing 4. Towards Cost Controls and Budgeting 5. Towards Management Controls 6. Towards Economic Models Part 2: Post-Mechanistic Approaches 7. Towards Customer Orientation 8. Towards Flexible Manufacturing and Post-Bureaucracy 9. Towards Cost Management 10. Towards Strategic Management Accounting 11. Towards Management Accounting in New Organizations Part 3: Rational Perspectives 12. Neoclassical Economic Theories of MACh 13. Contingency Theory of MACh Part 4: Critical Perspectives 14. Naturalism in MACh 15. Political Economy of MACh 16. Post-Structuralism and Post-Modernism in MACh