Cost Accounting Products

  • Learning and Unlearning Curves

    By Alan Jones

    Learning is an empirical phenomenon whereby people or organisations undergo a level of efficiency improvement with recurring tasks. This can be observed in manual, clerical and some creative cognitive decision-oriented tasks. Estimating needs to find ways to account for these efficiencies which is…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • Linear and Non-Linear Regression

    And other Mathemagical Transformation

    By Alan Jones

    Alan Jones' practical guide to the robust but often misunderstood techniques of Linear and Non-Linear Regression in the context of estimating. The text considers Simple Linear Regression and ask what is it doing?, how good is it?, how accurate is it? and how can we use it to create estimates? Not…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • Probability and Statistics

    A Guide for Estimators and Other Number Jugglers

    By Alan Jones

    This practical guide to probability and statistics explains these concepts that underpin all professional estimating. Alan Jones considers what are called Measures of Central Tendency; Means, Modes and Medians, describing the differences, relevance and uses for each in the context of Estimating and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • Estimating with Random Numbers

    And Other Miscellaneous Models

    By Alan Jones

    This volume in the Working Guides to Estimating Series considers risk and uncertainty and how to model them, including the ubiquitous Monte Carlo Simulation. The text opens with a consideration of design and development activities; where you might be able to exploit an empirical pattern of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • The Routledge Companion to Critical Accounting

    Edited by Robin Roslender

    The field of critical accounting has expanded rapidly since its inception and has become recognised as offering a wealth of provocative insights in the wake of the global financial crisis. It is now firmly embedded within accounting literature and in how accounting is taught. Surveying the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • The Routledge Handbook of Accounting in Asia

    Edited by Zhijun Lin

    As the centre of world economic development has shifted towards Asia over the last two decades, many Asian countries have witnessed rapid growth in economic and business operations. In light of these recent changes, accounting has played a significant role in assisting economic transition and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Performance Management and Control

    Edited by Elaine Harris

    Performance management is key to the ongoing success of any organisation, allowing it to meet its strategic objectives by designing and implementing management control systems. This book goes beyond the usual discussion of performance management in accounting and finance, to consider strategic…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Cost Accounting in Government

    Theory and Applications

    Edited by Zachary Mohr

    Managerial cost accounting is the financial and managerial tool that is used to estimate the organizational cost of products and services in business and government. In recent decades, cost accounting in the United States and other advanced industrial countries has been dominated by discussions of…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Accounting

  • A Philosophy of Management Accounting

    A Pragmatic Constructivist Approach

    Edited by Hanne Nørreklit

    The book introduces pragmatic constructivism as a paradigm for understanding actors’ construction of functioning practice and for developing methods and concepts for managing and observing that practice. The book explores, understands and theorises organisational practices as constructed through…

    Hardback – 2017-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Accounting

  • Cost Engineering Health Check

    How Good are Those Numbers?

    By Dale Shermon, Mark Gilmour

    High quality cost estimating gives a business leader confidence to make rational financial decisions. Whether you are a business leader or a cost estimating manager, you have a vested interest in understanding whether you can depend on your organisation's ability to generate accurate cost forecasts…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Gower

  • A History of Management Accounting

    The British Experience

    By Richard Edwards, Trevor Boyns

    There is growing interest in the history of accounting amongst both accounting practitioners and accounting academics. This interest developed steadily from about 1970 and really ‘took off’ in the 1990s. However, there is a lack of texts dealing with major aspects of accounting history…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge New Works in Accounting History

  • Net Present Value and Risk Modelling for Projects

    By Martin Hopkinson

    The Net Present Value (NPV) forecast lies at the heart of the business case on many projects. Martin Hopkinson's guide explains when, why and how NPV models should be built for projects and how this approach can be integrated with the risk management process. NPV models tend to be used during the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge
    Advances in Project Management

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