Financial Accounting: The Impact on Decision Makers 10th Edition

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING: THE IMPACT ON DECISION MAKERS, 10E will help you learn how to use accounting information to make business decisions and focus on the big picture. Journal entries in the text and CengageNOWv2(TM) demonstrate the balance sheet and income statement impact of transactions, helping you see how business events ultimately impact the financial statements. In addition to exposing you to annual reports of highly recognizable companies such as Nike, Porter’s exclusive Ratio Decision-Model provides a framework for reading and interpreting financial statements to make decisions. The focus on financial statements and decision-making carries through to the end-of-chapter with a suite of case materials so you can practice reading and interpreting financial statements. Finally, new auto-graded problems integrated into CengageNOWv2(TM) build Excel skills by utilizing Microsoft Office Excel Online to solve accounting problems. FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 10E is available with CengageNOWv2(TM), an online learning solution that prepares you for the exam by providing an online homework experience that is similar to what you will experience on the exam and in the real-world.

About the Author

Dr. Curtis L. Norton received his Ph.D. from Arizona State University and an M.B.A. from the University of South Dakota. He is currently Clinical Professor of Accounting at Arizona State University. As Professor of Accounting at Northern Illinois University for more than 30 years, Dr. Norton earned the University Excellence Teaching Award and has published in THE ACCOUNTING REVIEW, THE JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING EDUCATION, CPA JOURNAL, as well as other journals. A member of the American Accounting Association and Financial Executives International, he also consults and conducts training for private and governmental authorities, banks, and utilities. Dr. Gary A. Porter earned M.B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Colorado. Dr. Porter taught at several universities, including San Diego State; Loyola University Chicago; and the University of Montana; and has served as a department chair. He is currently Distinguished Lecturer at Drake University. Widely published and the recipient of numerous teaching awards, Dr. Porter has conducted workshops on introductory accounting education and corporate financial reporting, has worked as a staff accountant with Deloitte & Touche, and has actively served the Illinois CPA Society, American Accounting Association, and Financial Executives International.

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