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Rajan, Madhav V.

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Works: 41 works in 145 publications in 4 languages and 1,103 library holdings
Genres: Textbooks  Handbooks and manuals  Examinations  Case studies  Study guides 
Roles: Author, Thesis advisor, Contributor
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Most widely held works by Madhav V Rajan
Cost accounting : a managerial emphasis by Charles T Horngren( Book )

60 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chapter 1. The Accountant's Role in the Organization Chapter 2. An Introduction to Cost Terms and Purposes Chapter 3. Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis Chapter 4. Job Costing Chapter 5. Activity-Based Costing and Activity-Based Management Chapter 6. Master Budget and Responsibility Accounting Chapter 7. Flexible Budgets, Direct-Cost Variances, and Management Control Chapter 8. Flexible Budgets, Overhead Cost Variances, and Management Control Chapter 9. Inventory Costing and Capacity Analysis Chapter 10. Determining How Costs Behave Chapter 11. Decision Making and Relevant Information Chapter 12. Pricing Decisions and Cost Management Chapter 13. Strategy, Balanced Scorecard, and Strategic Profitability Analysis Chapter 14. Cost Allocation, Customer-Profitability Analysis, and Sales-Variance Analysis Chapter 15. Allocation of Support-Department Costs, Common, Costs, and Revenues Chapter 16. Cost Allocation: Join Products and Byproducts Chapter 17. Process Costing Chapter 18. Spoilage, Rework, and Scrap Chapter 19. Balanced Scorecard: Quality, Time, and the Theory of Constraints Chapter 20. Inventory Management, Just-in-Time, and Simplified Costing Methods Chapter 21. Capital Budgeting and Cost Analysis Chapter 22. Management Control Systems, Transfer Pricing, and Multinational Considerations Chapter 23. Performance Measurement, Compensation, and Multinational Considerations
Fundamentals of cost accounting by William N Lanen( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title offers a direct, realistic, and efficient way to learn cost accounting. "Fundamentals" is short (736 pages) making it easy to cover in one semester. The authors have kept the text concise by focusing on the key concepts students need to master. Opening vignettes and 'In Action' boxes show realistic applications of these concepts throughout. The Topic Tackler CD reinforces this realism with video clips of different businesses that use cost accounting. Comprehensive end-of-chapter problems plus Homework Manager provide students with all the practice they need to fully learn each concept Aims to offer an efficient way to learn cost accounting. Focusing on the key concepts students need to master, this work features 'In Action' boxes that show realistic applications of these concepts throughout. It contains end-of-chapter problems, and Homework Manager that provide students with the practice they need to learn each concept
Horngren's cost accounting : a managerial emphasis by Srikant M Datar( Book )

14 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About the book Use the most current information to prepare students for their field · Emphasis on Global Issues reflect today's increasingly global business environment, including: · The importance of joint cost allocation in creating a trade war between poultry farms in South Africa and the United States (Chapter 16). · The text's examples of management accounting applications in companies are drawn from international settings. · Focus on merchandising and service sectors (versus traditional manufacturing settings)highlight the shifts in the US and world economies, includ
Discretion in managerial bonus pools by Merle Ederhof( )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is common practice for firms in a variety of industries to specify bonus pools that are available for distribution among a group of managers. While the actual size of the bonus pool may vary with the realization of certain financial metrics, for example, earnings growth or Return-on-Investment, the essential property of bonus pools is that the firm retains discretion in how the overall pool is divided among the target group of managers. An important advantage of discretionary bonus payments is that the persons in charge of administering the bonus pool are in a position to incorporate subjective, non-verifiable indicators of individual performance that would be impossible to specify contractually as part of an explicit incentive scheme. This paper synthesizes several strands of the recent principal-agent literature that have explored the structure and the relative efficiency of discretionary bonus pools. Our analysis is framed around a number of recurring themes. These include the value of subjective performance indicators for contracting purposes, the loss associated with subjective rather than objective information, and finally, the degree to which bonus pools entail more compression in the amounts of bonuses paid to managers
Managerial accounting : making decisions and motivating performance by Srikant M Datar( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contabilidad de costos : un enfoque gerencial by Charles T Horngren( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La velocidad del cambio en las organizaciones es muy alta. Esta nueva edición ... refleja los cambios que ocurren en la función de la contabilidad de costos dentro de las organizaciones. El éxito en cualquier organización (desde una pequeña tienda hasta la mayor corporación multinacional) requiere el uso de los conceptos y las prácticas de la contabilidad de costos, los cuales ofrecen datos clave a los gerentes para la planeación y el control, así como para el costeo de productos, de servicios e incluso de clientes. Este libro se enfoca en la manera en que la contabilidad de costos ayuda a tomar mejores decisiones, ya que cada vez con mayor frecuencia los contadores de costos son miembros integrales de los equipos de toma de decisiones de las compañías. En esta obra el lector encontrará: Aplicaciones administrativas de la información de costos; Claridad de comprensión del texto; Uso amplio de casos del mundo real; Cantidad, calidad y variedad en los materiales de ejercicios y tareas; Un sitio Web con información adicional."--Contratapa
Cost Accounting by Charles T Horngren( )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<STRONG>For undergraduate and MBA students taking a Cost or Management Accounting course.</STRONG> This title is a Pearson Global Edition. The Editorial team at Pearson has worked closely with educators around the world to include content which is especially relevant to students outside the United States. Emphasizing the "different costs for different purposes," this text focuses on strategy and the decision making process
Management and cost accounting by Alnoor Bhimani( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This popular text offers clear and comprehensive coverage of management and cost accounting for students and professionals. Rich in examples and real-life applications, it brings technical and theoretical concepts to life. The international focus is supported by a wealth of case studies featuring companies from around the world
Cost accounting, global edition by Madhav V Rajan( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For undergraduate and MBA Cost or Management Accounting courses The text that defined the cost accounting market. Horngren's Cost Accounting, defined the cost accounting market and continues to innovate today by consistently integrating the most current practice and theory into the text. This acclaimed, market-leading text emphasizes the basic theme of "different costs for different purposes," and reaches beyond cost accounting procedures to consider concepts, analyses, and management. This edition incorporates the latest research and most up-to-date thinking into all relevant chapters and
Accounting for managers and entrepreneurs( Book )

2 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cost Accounting with Myaccountinglab by Madhav V Rajan( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Management and cost accounting by Alnoor Bhimani( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horngren's cost accounting : a managerial emphasis by Srikant M Datar( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horngren's Cost Accounting defines the cost accounting market and continues to innovate today by consistently integrating the most current practice and theory into the text. This acclaimed, market-leading text emphasizes the basic theme of "different costs for different purposes," and reaches beyond cost accounting procedures to consider concepts, analyses, and management. The 16th Edition incorporates the latest research and most up-to-date thinking into all relevant chapters, so that students are prepared for the rewards and challenges they will face in the professional cost accounting world of today and tomorrow
Essays on corporate risk governance by Gaizka Ormazabal Sanchez( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dissertation comprises three papers on the governance of corporate risk: 1. The first paper investigates the role of organizational structures aimed at monitoring corporate risk. Proponents of risk-related governance structures, such as risk committees or Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) programs, assert that risk monitoring adds value by ensuring that corporate risks are managed. An alternative view is that such governance structures are nothing more than window-dressing created in response to regulatory or public pressure. Consistent with the former view, I find that, in the period between 2000 and 2006, firms with more observable risk oversight structures exhibit lower equity and credit risk than firms with fewer or no observable risk oversight structures. I also provide evidence that firms with more observable risk oversight structures experienced higher returns during the worst days of the 2007-2008 financial crisis and were less susceptible to market fluctuations than firms with fewer or no observable risk oversight structures. Finally, I find that firms without observable risk oversight structures experienced higher abnormal returns to recent legislative events relating to risk management than firms with observable risk oversight structures. 2. The most common empirical measure of managerial risk-taking incentives is equity portfolio vega (Vega), which is measured as the dollar change in a manager's equity portfolio for a 0.01 change in the standard deviation of stock returns. However, Vega exhibits at least three undesirable features. First, Vega is expressed as a dollar change. This implicitly assumes that managers with identical Vega have the same incentives regardless of differences in their total equity and other wealth. Second, the small change in the standard deviation of returns used to calculate Vega (i.e., 0.01) yields a very local approximation of managerial risk-taking incentives. If an executive's expected payoff is highly nonlinear over the range of potential stock price and volatility outcomes, a local measure of incentives is unlikely to provide a valid assessment of managerial incentives. Third, Vega is measured as the partial derivative of the manager's equity portfolio with respect to return volatility. This computation does not consider that this partial derivative also varies with changes in stock price. The second paper develops and tests a new measure of managerial risk-taking equity incentives that adjusts for differences in managerial wealth, considers more global changes in price and volatility, and explicitly considers the impact of stock price and volatility changes. We find that our new measure exhibits higher explanatory power and is more robust to model specification than Vegafor explaining a wide range of measures of risk-taking behavior. 3. The third paper examines the relation between shareholder monitoring and managerial risk-taking incentives. We develop a stylized model to show that shareholder monitoring mitigates the effect of contractual risk-taking incentives on the manager's actions. Consistent with the model, we find empirically that the positive association between the CEO's contractual risk-taking incentives and risk-taking behavior decreases with the level of shareholder monitoring. Furthermore, consistent with the board anticipating and optimally responding to shareholder monitoring, boards of firms exposed to more intense monitoring design compensation contracts that provide higher incentives to take risks. Overall, our results suggest that, when evaluating risk-taking incentives provided by a compensation contract, it is important to account for the firm's monitoring environment
Dynamics of rate-of-return regulation process by Alexander Nezlobin( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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1 edition published in 2013 in Korean and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The value of correlated signals in agencies by Madhav V Rajan( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Horngren's cost accounting : a managerial emphasis by Srikant M Datar( Book )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Cost management systems( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Cheng ben kuai ji by Charles T Horngren( Book )

in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Cost accounting : a managerial emphasis
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Fundamentals of cost accountingDiscretion in managerial bonus poolsManagement and cost accounting
Alternative Names
Rajan, Madhav

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English (116)

Spanish (3)

Chinese (2)

Korean (1)