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By Burton S. Kaliski

Functional PRESENTATION OF
BUSINESS TOPICS
Designed for the nonspecialist, the
Encyclopedia of industrial and Finance has
been thoroughly reviewed, revised and
expanded during this moment version from
Macmillan Reference USA™, an imprint
of Gale, a part of Cengage studying. All
libraries – public, educational and special
corporate holdings – will make the most of the
Encyclopedia’s complete coverage
of subject matters from today’s dynamic business
environment.
A BLUE CHIP RESOURCE
The first variation warranted this review
from selection; “The entries are well
written, informative, and supply cogent
introductions to complicated company topics
without being over simplistic.” Now,
the moment variation offers information
relevant to the ever-changing fields of
business and finance within the parts of:
■ Accounting
■ Economics
■ Finance
■ details Systems
■ Management
■ Marketing
Presented in volumes, the
Encyclopedia features:
■ nearly 280 thoroughly revised
essays and 30 new essays; alphabetically
arranged in a hugely readable format
■ diversity of images, tables and
graphs to help the text
■ “Further Readings” information,
directing readers to assets for
continued study

SUPPORTING TODAY’S BUSINESS
CONCERNS
The Encyclopedia provides in-depth essays
on new parts of shock for today’s
business world.
Additional new essays cover:
■ e-marketing
■ id Theft
■ Forensic Accounting
■ eco-friendly Marketing
Essays brought within the first version, have
been up-to-date to mirror the industry’s
current scenario. for example, what
are the consequences of the Sarbanes-
Oxley Act and concentrate on moral practices
on today’s matters? One desire in basic terms glance to
the media for his or her relevance because the trials
of former executives from the hot York
Stock alternate, Enron company, Kmart
Corporation and Tyco foreign Ltd.
make headlines on a typical basis.
MEETING diversified NEEDS
■ highschool and school scholars will
consult the Encyclopedia for aid in
preparing a reports
■ the trainer will find supplementary
data at the heritage of pcs and
technology
■ The enterprise specialist will locate a
summary of antitrust legislation and more
■ basic readers will entry the whole range
of subject matters as acceptable to their specific
need or question

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Other system types that currently impact AISs are supply chain management (SCM) and customer relationship management (CRM). Traditional AISs recorded financial information and produced financial statements on a periodic basis according to GAAP pronouncements. Modern ERP systems provide a broader view of organizational information, enabling the use of advanced accounting techniques, such as activity-based costing (ABC) and improved managerial reporting using a variety of analytical techniques. 16 THEODORE J.

Such as cause-and-effect diagrams, cost simulations, and Pareto analysis. ACTIVITY-BASED COSTING Traditional cost assignment systems typically would assign directly to the cost objects the costs of those resource consumptions that can be economically traced directly to units of output requiring the resources. The remaining costs, referred to as indirect costs, would be accumulated into one or more cost pools, which would subsequently be allocated to the cost objects according to volume-related bases of allocation.

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