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Accountancy’s Faulty Sums

Palgrave Macmillan
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Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    • Keron Bhattacharya
    Pages 1-4
  3. Profit: Fact? Statement? Opinion? Policy?

    • Keron Bhattacharya
    Pages 5-16
  4. Balance Sheet: Where Have all the Flowers Gone?

    • Keron Bhattacharya
    Pages 17-34
  5. Depreciation: Ten Green Bottles

    • Keron Bhattacharya
    Pages 35-52
  6. Fixed and Variable Costs: Alice in Wonderland

    • Keron Bhattacharya
    Pages 53-68
  7. Cash! Cash! Cash! King Solomon’s Mine

    • Keron Bhattacharya
    Pages 113-134
  8. Growth, Plan and Investment: Measure for Measure

    • Keron Bhattacharya
    Pages 151-171
  9. Shareholders’ Value: Wot, no Char?

    • Keron Bhattacharya
    Pages 172-183
  10. Creative Accounting: Two and Two Make Five

    • Keron Bhattacharya
    Pages 184-201
  11. Conclusion: In Search of Excellence

    • Keron Bhattacharya
    Pages 202-207
  12. Back Matter

    Pages 208-223

About this book

The purpose of this book is to explore the principle and practice of finance and accounting, both in the USA and in the UK, and its various anomalies and limitations. It attempts to diagnose problems and briefly mentions some modern methods such as Activity Based Costing (ABC), Financial Mobility and Just-in-Time (JIT).

Keywords

  • accounting
  • costing
  • finance
  • growth
  • investment
  • mobility
  • USA

Authors and Affiliations

  • Seer Green, UK

    Keron Bhattacharya

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eBook USD 129.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-349-12887-7
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  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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Softcover Book USD 159.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 169.00
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