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March 10, 2015

COST ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT by Kalpesh Ashar




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COST ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT
Essentials You Always Wanted To Know
Self Learning Management Series



Product Details

  INTRO
(from Amazon)
Cost Accounting & Management Essentials You Always Wanted To Know covers Cost Accounting concepts and application to real-life business decisions. It explains the concepts in a concise and easy-to-understand manner for business professionals. This book includes Cost Accounting FUNDAMENTALS, SOLVED Exercises, Important CONCEPTS & PRINCIPLES and Ample PRACTICE Exercises.
The topics covered are:
a) Cost Accounting Fundamentals
b) Balancing of the 3 factors - Cost, Volume & Profit
c) Concept of Relevant Information and Decision Making
d) Activity Based Costing
e) Cost Allocation Techniques
f) Cost Variances and Control
The book is divided into separate chapters, each dedicated to a single concept in Cost Accounting & Management. The flow is such that it builds the reader’s understanding in stages. At the end of each chapter there are ample solved examples that help apply the concepts learned in the chapter. This is followed by Practice Exercises that give an opportunity to the reader to apply the learnings from the chapter.
The reader gains the following competence after reading this book:
a) Understanding of the standard Cost Accounting Terms
b) Applying cost accounting concepts to real-life business scenarios
c) Using relevant cost accounting information to take business decisions
About this Series
This Self Learning Management Series intends to give a jump start to working professionals, whose job roles demand to have the knowledge imparted in a B-school but haven’t got a chance to visit one. This series is designed to address every aspect of business from HR to Finance to Marketing to Operations, be it any industry. Each book includes basic fundamentals, important concepts, standard and well-known principles as well as practical ways of application of the subject matter. The distinctiveness of the series lies in that all the relevant information is bundled in a compact form that is very easy to interpret.

Product Details

  • Series: Self-Learning Management
  • Paperback: 138 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (April 26, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1461127572
  • ISBN-13: 978-1461127574

 AUTHOR:
Kalpesh AsharKalpesh Ashar, a management consultant and corporate trainer holds an M.B.S. (Dean's Award Winner) from S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research, one off Asia's top B-Schools, and an Engineering degree with Honors in Electronics.  He has over 13 years of experience in large corporations and start-ups in Asia, U.S.A. and Europe. Kalpesh has worked in the capacity of Senior Manager and Program Manager and is passionate about writing on management subjects.  While mentoring managers and management students, he realized the need for a series of management books based upon quick self learning.  He has authored this series that  starts to managing  and understanding all aspects of a business.  His technology background gives him a good understanding of the management learning needs of non M.B.A. graduates.  Accordingly, he has authored the titles in this series in a simple to understand manner. He is well known as a great mentor in the companies he has worked in and has also received :"Best Manager" award.





 REVIEW
 This Self Learning Management Series is for ordinary people who want to improve their skills in management and possibly become more successful in their careers. Mr. Kalpesh helps the reader in a very simple way to develop new skills and improve the old ones.  There are follow  up lessons that the reader can practice before actually putting them to use. The subjects are covered thoroughly but in a way that the reader can understand.By the time the reader has gone through the book and the included accounting problems and actual solutions.  A good way to know if you are on the right track then they can put them to use in their job setting.  This is a book that should be put on your shelf to read and re-read and every time you do you gain a little more  expertise. If you are interesting in improving your job skills, this book is easily understood and has  problems and exercises with solutions to help you understand if you are heading in the right direction.

I was given a complimentary copy of COST ACCOUNTING AND MANAGEMENT from the author,
Kalpesh Ashar for my view of the book.

I would give this book 5 STARS.


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