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Fundamentals of Financial Accounting, presents an engaging, balanced, and appropriately paced analysis of the fundamentals of financial accounting. Its writing style makes it easy to read and understand, while the selection of real focus companies reinforces the relevance of accounting by introducing students to accounting and business activities in the context of their favorite companies. Balance between preparer and user orientations is achieved throughout the book, by studying both the accounting activities that take place inside the company, as well as evaluating their impact on decisions, and users outside the company. Topic coverage is paced appropriately for students new to accounting, and is thoroughly reinforced every step of the way with an ample variety of innovative pedagogical tools. Clearly understandable, relevant, and accessible, FFA is simply the most student-friendly financial book on the market and provides the tools for students to grasp financial accounting from the ground up.
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Fred Phillips is a professor and the George C. Baxter Scholar at the University of Saskatchewan, where he teaches introductory financial accounting. He also has taught introductory accounting at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Manitoba. Fred has an undergraduate accounting degree, a CPA, CA (Canada), and a PhD from the University of Texas at Austin. He previously worked as an audit manager at KPMG.
Fred’s main career interest is accounting education. He has been recognized with more than 26 awards, as chosen by his students and peers. In 2006, Fred was awarded the title Master Teacher at the University of Saskatchewan. In 2011, he was admitted to the 3M National Teaching Fellowship, the highest honor for undergraduate teaching in Canada. In 2012, Fred received the L. S. Rosen Outstanding Educator Award, the American Accounting Association’s Innovation in Auditing and Assurance Education Award, and the American Accounting Association’s Award for Outstanding Research in Accounting Education. Most recently, he received the Edwards MPAcc Teaching Effectiveness Award and, for the third time in his career, the University of Saskatchewan Student Union's Teaching Excellence Award. His peer-reviewed publications include education-focused research and instructional cases in Issues in Accounting Education, as well as professional judgment studies in Journal of Accounting Research and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, among others. Fred is a current member of the Teaching, Curriculum, & Learning and Two-Year College sections of the American Accounting Association. In his spare time, he likes to play tennis, drink iced cappuccinos, and relax with his family.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Education, 2015. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111259636240
Book Description Irwin Professional Pub, 2015. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 5th har/psc edition. 11.30x9.20x1.20 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1259636240