About this title:
This text provides a presentation of managerial accounting. Ingram presents managerial accounting as a key communication process for management decision making. Additionally, students learn that service-oriented as well as product-oriented organizations apply similar approaches to gain accurate, timely information. Managerial accounting is viewed throughout as part of mullet-disciplinary management. Accountants are part of a team of interdepartmental managers working together to resolve questions of costing, pricing, and production.
About the Author:
Robert W. Ingram is the Ross-Culverhouse Chair in the Culverhouse School of Accountancy at the University of Alabama. He teaches courses in financial accounting and has been actively involved in course curriculum development. He has served as Director of Education for the American Accounting Association, as a member of the Accounting Education Change Commission, and as editor of Issues in Accounting Education, a journal dedicated to accounting education research.
Professor Ingram is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Ph.D. from Texas Tech University. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Alabama, he held positions at the University of South Carolina and the University of Iowa, and a visiting appointment at the University of Chicago. His research, which examines financial reporting and accounting education, has been published widely in accounting and business journals. He is the recipient of the National Alumni Association Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award and the Burlington Northern Foundation Faculty Achievement in Research Award at the University of Alabama. He has also received the Notable Contribution to Literature Award of the Government and Nonprofit Section of the American Accounting Association and the Award for Excellence and Professional Contributions of the Alabama Association for Higher Education in Business.
Professor Ingram is married and has two children. He and his family enjoy sports, travel, reading, music, and art. They live contentedly in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Thomas L. Albright is the J. Reese Phifer Faculty Fellow in the Culverhouse School of Accountancy at the University of Alabama. He teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in financial and managerial accounting. Professor Albright has received the Professor of the Year award on seven occasions in relation to his work with the MBA and Executive MBA students.
Professor Albright is a Certified Public Accountant (California) and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee. He has received the Certificate of Merit from the Institute of Management Accountants for his work in the area of quality costs. Dr. Albright is actively involved with manufacturing companies in both the United States and Mexico. His work is used to help companies determine more accurate product costs and to develop better performance measures to achieve manufacturing excellence.
Professor Albright lives with his wife, Debby, and their two children, Michael and Jenny. He enjoys scuba diving, underwater photography, and sailing.
John Hill was born in England. He completed his bachelor¿s and master¿s degrees in the UK and then came to the US to complete a PhD in International Business at the University of Georgia. John has published in over 20 different journals including the Harvard Business Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Long Range Planning among others, and in 1997 was recognized as a top 20 research contributor in the international marketing field by the Journal of Teaching in International Business. He has taught international business and international marketing for over two decades at undergraduate, graduate and executive MBA levels. His business experience includes working for a plastics manufacturer, as an economic analyst, and as a market researcher.
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