From the Back Cover
Now in its fourth edition, this successful text introduces the basic principles and underlying concepts of accounting and finance. It adopts a practical, non-technical approach, making it the ideal text for students from non-accounting disciplines.
The text is written from a 'user' perspective, demonstrating ways in which accounting statements and financial information can be used to improve the quality of decision making.
The fourth edition has been fully updated and revised throughout and has the following key features:
- A lively presentational style with extracts from newspapers and company reports to provide a real-life context.
- Open-learning approach with numerous activities, worked examples and questions interspersed throughout the text to aid understanding
- Range of graded end-of-chapter assessment material, including review questions and exercises.
- Key terms explained at the end of each chapter and included in a comprehensive glossary.
- An extensive range of additional resources, including further exercises, case studies and multiple-choice questions.
Accounting and Finance for Non-specialists, 4e is aimed primarily at students who are not majoring in accounting or finance but who are studying introductory level accounting as part of their course.
Peter Atrill is the Head of Department of Business and Management and Eddie McLaney is visiting fellow in accounting and finance at the University of Plymouth Business School.
About the Author
Peter Atrill is a freelance academic and author working with leading institutions in the UK, Europe and SE Asia. He was previously Head of Business and Management at the University of Plymouth Business School.
Eddie McLaney is Visiting Fellow in Accounting and Finance at the University of Plymouth.
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