For MBA-level managerial accounting courses. This Global Edition has been edited to include enhancements making it more relevant to students outside the United States An essential tool for understanding how to make effective economic decisions. In today's troubled economy, it's important to show students how managerial decisions can affect business costs. Introduction to Management Accounting helps to enhance students' ability to make effective economic decisions by encouraging them to understand the inner-workings of the concepts, rather than solely focusing on technique memorization. Overall, this text describes both theory and common practices in a way that will help students produce information that's useful in day-to-day decision-making.