Over the last two decades, cost management has been an area of dynamic change and development. This is evident in the extensive inventory of new, high-profile techniques that have emerged.
With cost management now firmly established as a distinct sub-discipline within management accounting, The Routledge Companion to Cost Management is a timely reference volume covering both practical developments and research in this area. Topics covered include:Cost control issuesCost analysis and decision makingCost management systemsEnvironmental cost management
With chapters from an international team of contributors, this prestigious companion will prove an indispensible addition to any library with aspirations of keeping up-to-date with the world of accounting.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 396
Weight: 862 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 x 27 mm
'This wide-ranging, up-to-date, clear and detailed survey will be an essential resource for researchers and practitioners alike in the field of cost management.'
Brian Rutherford, University of Kent, UK
'This companion covers an admirable range of topics in cost management, from the very well known, such as budgeting, to capacity usage. Seminal papers are blended with very recent research, producing an excellent handbook for academics and students seeking a concise summary of knowledge in the field.'
Bruce Gurd, University of Southern Australia, Australia
'These lucid, comprehensive contributions from leading researchers internationally analyze and document, with practical illustrations throughout, the now substantive contemporary research on the dramatically changing scope and practices of management accounting, including lean manufacturing, managing services, customer accounting, performance management, strategy, inter-organizational controls, and environmental accounting. It is an invaluable and essential source for academics, students and practitioners alike.'
Trevor Hopper, University of Sussex, UK