PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING continues to lead the market with balanced, flexible content supported by an array of integrated print and technology supplements. Designed for both majors and non-majors, the new edition focuses on the relevance of accounting in business with an emphasis on decision-making and analysis. Whether an instructor wants to present a user or procedural orientation, incorporate new instructional strategies, develop students' core competencies, or integrate the latest technology into the classroom, the 2005e Edition provides a total solution. The integrated text and technology program engages students in relevant issues and themes, from the Enron crisis--which led to a series of amendments in accounting law--to the controversy surrounding stock options. Case studies, accompanied by provocative questions, help build critical thinking skills and connect accounting to the real world of business.Belverd E. Needles is the author of 'Principles of Accounting', published 2004 under ISBN 9780618379897 and ISBN 0618379894.