"This book will be of great value to corporate management trainees, as well as to business school students who want to 'hit the ground running.'" Professor Jonathan B. Schiff, Fairleigh Dickinson University
"We have effectively used Essentials of Accounting in our introductory graduate level course in financial accounting. Dr. Anthony is clearly one of the leading academics in our field and has demonstrated an ability to communicate a difficult body of knowledge to generations of accounting students." Professor Steven Lilien, Baruch College
"Essentials of Accounting serves as an indispensable tool for teaching and as a guidebook for anyone wanting to understand the foundations of accounting in an easy, highly interactive way. It is simply the best." Professor Philip DiSalvio, Seton Hall University--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
From the Back Cover
This self-paced introduction to financial accounting presents the ideas and terminology essential to an understanding of balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flows. This engaging text is aimed at he active user of business data. Essentials of Accounting requires readers to solve accounting problems, based on the authors' belief that this is the most effective way to understand the meaning and use of accounting information.
Thus, every frame requires student involvement-either selecting a correct word from two choices, providing an answer, making a journal entry, or preparing a complete balance sheet.
- Detailed step-by-step approach guarantees mastery of basics.
- Develops essential ideas from basic concepts and defines accounting terms through concise examples.
- Self-contained booklet includes an expanded glossary/index of terms with definitions, exhibits, and post tests with answers for each chapter.