Pauline Weetman's innovative new textexpertly guides students over the stepping stones of management accounting and provides a solid foundation across first and second levels as a basis for further specialist study.The text is clear and well structured and brings an imaginative approach to student learning with its emphasis throughout on allowing students to practice the application of theory.KEY FEATURES Comprehensive coverage of management accounting topics. Provides a number ofunique case studies complete with innovative ideas for interactive teaching sessions, as well as engaging real-life commentaries. Excellent business focus shows students how management accounting techniques can be applied in real business situations. Relevant research is explained in outline to link teaching to current developments. Extensive coverage of service and not for profit sectors as well as manufacturing. Practical andimaginative pedagogy includes group discussions and activities; a management accounting consultant which helps bring topics alive; as well as a wealth of examples, questions and problems throughout. Fully supported by a comprehensive suite ofstudent and lecturer resources,including cases with teaching notes,questions and multiple choice questions,PowerPoint slides,lecture notes, graded questions, and solutions to questions in the book. Innovativefull colour designbrings key issues and essential topics to life Fully reflectsCIMA terminology.Management Accounting aims to provide continuity of study over first and second levels in specialist accounting programmes while preserving the generality of coverage that is suitable for business studies degrees. The text is also suitable for professional courses where management accounting is introduced for the first time.Pauline Weetman BA, BSc (Econ), PhD, CA, FRSE, is Professor of Accounting at the University of Strathclyde, and has extensive experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level, with previous chairs held at Stirling and Heriot-Watt Universities. She received the Distinguished Academic Award of the British Accounting Association in 2005. She has convened the examining board of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and was formerly Director of Research at ICAS.Weetman, Pauline is the author of 'Management Accounting ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780273701996 and ISBN 0273701991.