AUTHORS: Porter/Norton - ©2011
USING FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING INFORMATION, 7/E, is a non-debit/credit text known for its strong decision-making focus and its incorporation of flagship companies for increased relevance. Porter and Norton's real-world, decision-making approach in USING FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING INFORMATION, 7/E gives you an up-close perspective on how accounting truly affects businesses today. You will explore an appropriate "focus company" in each chapter, applying accounting principles in the context of that company's specific financial information and business strategy, giving you the real-world experience with financial data you need to succeed in business. Porter and Norton's numerous examples throughout the text are tied to end-of-chapter homework to allow for easier completion of assignments and guided study for exams. The step-by-step decision framework guides you through a 6-step process on how to effectively use financial information early in the course, laying a stronger foundation for the more complex concepts to follow. FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING: THE IMPACT ON DECISION MAKERS, 7/E goes beyond typical texts that drill students on the numbers and procedures to address additional important issues, such as ethical dilemmas in business decisions and alternate terms you may encounter in the business world. This edition includes a discussion of the current environment of financial reporting, specifically the International Financial Reporting Standards.