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Understanding Accounts, 2nd Edition



Understanding Accounts, 2nd Edition

Ken Langdon, Alan Bonham

ISBN: 978-1-841-12709-5 June 2006 Capstone 128 Pages


Understanding Accounts is the fast-track route to interpreting and using financial reports.

It covers the key areas of accounts, from understanding a company's strategy and financial statements to making valid comparisons between organisations.

It gives examples and lessons from some of the world's most successful businesses, including Nokia and Sony Ericsson, and ideas from the smartest thinkers, including Professor Sir David Tweddie, Warren Buffet, Jim Slater and Terry Smith.

It includes a glossary of the key concepts and a comprehensive resources guide.

Understanding Accounts lays bare the essential techniques you need to interpret financial data and measure company
1. Introduction to Understanding Accounts.

2. Definition of Terms: What is an Annual Report?

3. Evolution of the Annual Report.

4. the E-Dimension.

5. The Global Dimension.

6. The State of the Art.

7. In Practice.

8. Key Concepts and Thinkers.

9. resources.

10. Ten Steps to Understanding Accounts.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).


"...a good start for grasping company reports..." (Accounting Technician, July 2006)

"...if you want to become the next business guru, perhaps this little book will be the start of something big..." (Accounting Technician, July 2006)