This reader-friendly introduction to accounting relates accounting principles to the real world by putting them in a business context via vignettes, examples and problems.
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This new revision incorporates feedback from student and professor focus groups as well as extensive reviewer surveys. The dramatic new design focuses on visually reinforcing and teaching the text topics. All major topics are taught in a business, decision-making context. Accounting 3/E pays very careful attention to making accounting information interesting and relevant to students.About the Author:
Charles T. Horngren is the Edmund W. Littlefield Professor of Accounting, Emeritus, at Stanford University. A graduate of Marquette University, he received his MBA from Harvard University and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He is also the recipient of honorary doctorates from Marquette University and DePaul University. A Certified Public Accountant, Horngren served on the Accounting Principles Board for six years, the Financial Accounting Standards Board Advisory Council for five years, and the Council of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants for three years. For six years, he served as a trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation, which oversees the Financial Accounting Standards Board and the Government Accounting Standards Board. Horngren is a member of the Accounting Hall of Fame. A member of the American Accounting Association, Horngren has been its President and its Director of Research. He received its first annual Outstanding Accounting Educator Award. The California Certified Public Accountants Foundation gave Horngren its Faculty Excellence Award and its Distinguished Professor Award. He is the first person to have received both awards. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants presented its first Outstanding Educator Award to Horngren. Horngren was named Accountant of the Year, Education, by the national professional accounting fraternity, Beta Alpha Psi. Professor Horngren is also a member of the Institute of Management Accountants, where he has received its Distinguished Service Award. He was a member of the Institute's Board of Regents, which administers the Certified Management Accountant examinations. Horngren is the author of other accounting books published by Prentice-Hall: Cost Accounting: A Managerial Emphasis, Tenth Edition, 2000 (with George Foster and Srikant Datar); Introduction to Management Accounting, Twelfth Edition (with Gary L. Sundem and William Stratton); Introduction to Financial Accounting, Eighth Edition, 2002 (with Gary L. Sundem and John A. Elliott); and Financial Accounting, Fourth Edition, 2001 (with Walter T Harrison, Jr.). Horngren is the Consulting Editor for the Charles T Horngren Series in Accounting. Walter T. Harrison, Jr. is Professor of Accounting at the Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University. He received his B.B.A. degree from Baylor University, his M.S. from Oklahoma State University, and his Ph.D. from Michigan State University. Professor Harrison, recipient of numerous teaching awards from student groups as well as from university administrators, has also taught at Cleveland State Community College, Michigan State University, the University of Texas, and Stanford University. A member of the American Accounting Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Professor Harrison has served as Chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Committee of the American Accounting Association, on the Teaching/Curriculum Development Award Committee, on the Program Advisory Committee for Accounting Education and Teaching, and on the Notable Contributions to Accounting Literature Committee. Professor Harrison has lectured in several foreign countries and published articles in numerous journals, including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accountancy, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Economic Consequences of Financial Accounting Standards, Accounting Horizons, Issues in Accounting Education, and Journal of Law and Commerce. He is coauthor of Financial Accounting, Fourth Edition, 2001 (with Charles T. Horngren) and Accounting, Fifth Edition, 2002 (with Charles T. Horngren and Linda S. Bamber) published by Pre
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