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Management Accounting: Information for Decision-Making and Strategy Execution (6th Edition) Hardcover

ISBN-13: 978-0137024971 ISBN-10: 0137024975 Edition: 6th

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  • Hardcover: 552 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall; 6 edition (March 30, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0137024975
  • ISBN-13: 978-0137024971
  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 8.1 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #88,714 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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S. Mark Young holds the George Bozanic and Holman G. Hurt Chair in Sports and Entertainment Business at the University of Southern California. Dr. Young is also a Professor of Accounting in the Leventhal School of Accounting and holds joint appointments as Professor of Management and Organization in the Marshall School of Business, and Professor of Communication in the Annenberg School of Communication. His research in the entertainment area focuses on the psychology and economics of celebrity and the factors that influence the success of major motion pictures. His paper with Drew Pinsky, "Narcissism and Celebrity," (Journal of Research in Personality) was the first to gather a large sample of data on the celebrity personality. This study was included in the New York Times Year in Ideas special issue as one of the top ideas of 2006. His most recent book with Drew Pinsky, The Mirror Effect: How Celebrity Narcissism is Seducing America, (Harper Collins, 2009), is an analysis of how celebrity acting out behavior is having a profound negative effect on American youth and society. This book was on both the New York Times and LA Times Best Selling Lists. Dr. Young has won outstanding teaching awards at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and several international research awards. Mark has appeared on the CNN's The Situation Room, The View, The Howard Stern Show, Fox & Friends, The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet, ABC News Now, Fox Business Channel, the KTLA Morning News, and the Fox Strategy Room, and has been interviewed by Laura Ingraham, Mitch Albom, the BBC, the New York Times, the LA Times, National Public Radio, Marketplace, The London Times, Scientific American Mind, Men's Fitness, the Associated Press, Newsweek, Woman's Wear Daily, and comments regularly in the business and entertainment presses.

Mark also has an avid interest in the history and sociology of space toys and their connection to science fiction. He is a coauthor of the book (Dark Horse, 2001) "Blast Off! Rockets, Robots, Ray Guns and Rarities from the Golden Age of Space Toys," with Mike Richardson (President of Dark Horse Comics) and Steve Duin (columnist for the Portland Oregonian newspaper).


Customer Reviews

If you can avoid it, don't buy this book.
Mark Twain
This is especially frustrating since there are no examples in the chapter that provide insight while solving the problems in the book.
Daniel
The examples are poorly explained and are not particularly helpful 3.
nic_in_Zurich

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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By nic_in_Zurich on December 6, 2011
Format: Hardcover
I'm studying this book as part of my MBA and felt that it deserved a whole pile of rotten tomatoes.

I have never come across a book that was so pointlessly impenetrable (and I've read a lot of journal papers and science, math and economic textbooks)

in short, here are my main issues with it

1. The book is exceedingly verbose.

2. The examples are poorly explained and are not particularly helpful

3. The figures are poor or absent all together.

4. The book shrouds an otherwise not too difficult topic in waffle

5. There are no solutions! (what is with that? how am I supposed to learn if I can't check my working?)

To Lecturers considering using this for your classes - DON"T

To Students stuck with this book - COMPLAIN LOUDLY.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Daniel on November 9, 2013
Format: Hardcover
This book is terribly written. The content of each chapter doesn't match up with the problems and case studies. The definitions of key terms are unclear and even confusing in some cases. The glossary in some cases provides a clearer explanation, but even in those cases the definitions are lacking.

The cases are ambiguous and unclear. This is especially frustrating since there are no examples in the chapter that provide insight while solving the problems in the book. You're on your own or at the mercy of your professor to give you some guidance.

The companion website through Pearson will take you through the problems, but in the end there is very little insight that comes from the book or the homework. The website expects values in certain orders and with specific rounding and precision so that if you solve the problem in excel, you may still get some parts wrong due to excel keeping the numbers too precise.

I would not recommend this book or the companion website. There must be some other way to teach this subject.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Mark Twain on July 22, 2011
Format: Hardcover
If you can avoid it, don't buy this book. The majority of the content relates very little to the problems from each chapter and the content is ambiguous. Almost as if the authors took pieces of a lengthier text and cut and pasted the content into this one. I did very well in my management accounting course for my MBA but this book was worthless, I had to locate alternate information online which was used as my main source for this class.
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This book is a real must Reading for everyone interested in the use of managerial tools to manage a company!
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By W Devoe on December 11, 2013
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Very helpful with my accounting class. I was able to pass the class with an A-. Very good resource to use.
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