Accounting

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  • Sustainability Accounting Impact

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    Sustainability accounting on Organization: Sustainability accounting is used to describe additional information management and accounting methods that aim to create and provide high quality information to support a corporation in its movement towards sustainability. Its reporting by contrast describe new formalized means of communication which provide information about organizational sustainability. Sustainability accounting and reporting is crucial for two reasons firstly, accounting information

  • Evolution Of Management Accounting

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    (“Managerial Accounting”, n.d). This is called as management accounting. So, the evolution of management accounting is the improvement the organizations made over period of time so that they can accomplish the organization’s goals. There are 4 stages of the evolution of management accounting. Firstly, stage 1 is the cost determination and financial control where it was before year 1950. During this stage, the organization is focusing on

  • The Importance Of Accounting Standards In Accounting

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    The accounting standards have been developed and criticised over the years for just dealing with past abuses. But before the standards were put in place many companies were getting away with altering their accounts or not structuring them in such a way that it was materially correct. In the UK in the 1960’s the financial sector lost faith in the accounting profession because the accountants fell to management pressures and published faulty accounts. In 1968 Pergamon Press Ltd showed a profit of 2

  • Costing Methods In Managerial Accounting

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    Running head: MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 1 Managerial Accounting – Costing Methods University of the People MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 2 Managerial Accounting – Costing Methods In order to understand the alternative costing methods, so the most appropriate one can be used, ensuring proper cost calculation, first it is necessary to understand what cost and what cost accounting mean. Cost can be described as being “a sacrifice of resources to obtain a benefit or any other resource.” (Jan, O. n.d.). It is necessary

  • Importance Of Creative Accounting

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    financial accounting reports are produced in banking industry to indicate the true and fair state of affair of banking companies’ entities (Arnold, 2009). The financial accounting reports are essential since it helps stakeholders and other banking industry users to make informed decisions (Schipper, 2003).The current accounting practices allow a certain degree of policies and professional judgment in determining methods of measurement criteria for recognition and also definition of the accounting entity

  • Importance Of Management Accounting

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    Management accounting is the “term used to describe the accounting methods and information which complies with special knowledge and ability, assist management in its task of maximizing losses. Shilling (1982) also asserted that “accounting which serves management by providing information to the cost or profit associated with some portion of firm total operation is called management accounting. Management Accounting Team of Anglo-American Council on Productivity in its report (1980) described management

  • The Cost Accounting System

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    Accounting researchers have argued that the development of cost accounting systems is associated with the development of the industrial sector. Earlier researchers argued that the Industrial Revolution, which happened in the eighteenth century, was the starting point for cost accounting systems (Garner, 1947; Mepham, 1988; Fleischman & Parker, 1991; Fleischman & Tyson, 1993; Ning, 2005). Connecting the development of cost accounting systems with the Industrial Revolution led to earlier researchers

  • Effects Of Ethics In Accounting

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    have ethics got to do with accounting? The simple answer to this is as follows: EVERYTHING! What is ethics? A more relevant question to this essay would be what is poor ethics? “Poor ethics amongst a business' accountants means that those persons are more willing to break the rules to benefit either themselves or their business illegally.” (1) In this essay I will prove that the absence of ethics in accountancy not only undermines the very core principles of accounting which is to present fair

  • Role Of Management Accounting

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    full-fledged members of cross-functional management teams. This role combines accounting, management and finance with leading edge techniques needed to drive successful business. Management accounting refers to a function of tracking internal cost for any business process that helps a firm, organization or an individual in making decision concerned with production, operation and investment in market. Companies need management accounting to know the efficiency of their budget, the cost of their operations

  • Modern Management Accounting

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    MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING EDUCATION AND INDUSTRIES’ EXPECTATIONS IN NIGERIA: An Empirical Analysis BY Chinwuba OKAFOR, Ph.D DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCES UNIVERSITY OF BENIN BENIN-CITY, EDO STATE, NIGERIA E-mail: chinwubao@yahoo.com Phone: +2348037867627 and Edirin JEROH, DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE FACULTY OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA. E-mail: jeroh4laff@yahoo.com Phone: +2348028336086 INTRODUCTION Accounting as a discipline

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