Now you can focus on the concepts, methods, and uses of managerial accounting that will prepare you to become an effective manager in today's business world. This classic MBA text balances managerial accounting coverage with a strong emphasis on management decision-making. You learn how to truly use the financial information, rather than simply perfect your accounting techniques. Core managerial accounting concepts combine with the latest cutting-edge material that's important to today's managers and decision makers. You'll find an emphasis on international issues within today's globalized business environment, the strategic effects of decisions, a focus on ethics that reflects this area of increasing scrutiny, and emphasis on new management accounting trends. Numerous realistic examples and application problems help emphasize process improvement and the integration of financial reporting issues for management decision-making. You also learn to apply managerial accounting tools to the emerging service sector, government, and nonprofit organizations for ongoing business success.