Accounting for Non-specialists

Accounting for Non-specialists

Book - 2002
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Accounting for Non-Specialists provides an accessible and easy to follow introduction to accounting for non-accounting students. The book is aimed at students taking introductory accounting courses on business, social science and science degree programmes. Although targeted primarily at non-specialist students, it should also be of interest to more specialist students such as first year undergraduates in accounting and MBA students. This introductory text provides students with a clear understanding of the theory and practice of financial and management accounting. The text blends theory and practice by stressing the underlying concepts and the real life context of accounting.


  • As well as a thorough treatment of core material on financial and management accounting, coverage is provided of other important topics such as the regulatory framework, corporate governance, creative accounting, international accounting and strategic management accounting
  • The book has a lively presentational style with a two-colour text, quotations, soundbites and cartoons. Extracts from newspapers, journals, and company reports provide a real life context
  • A comprehensive chapter on the interpretation of accounts provides students with a clear insight into understanding business
  • There is good coverage of the national and international aspects of accounting
  • Numerous worked examples are provided throughout the text to illustrate key issues and concepts
  • A great variety of end of chapter questions and answers are provided
  • A website contains supplementary materials for lecturers and students
  • NOTE
    The primary audience for this book is the UK, however it also contains references to, and includes a chapter on international accounting

Publisher: New York : John Wiley & Sons, 2002
ISBN: 9780471495727
Branch Call Number: 657 JONES


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