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Published: 06 August 2015

400 Pages


ISBN: 9780199045488

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Principles of Cost Accounting

Peter Kamala, Jean Struwig, Marina Bornman, Renier Boersman, Minette Vermaak, Melissa McGill, Josette Jordaan-Marais, Jay Matthew, Christo Hurter, Peter Taylor, and Edited by Johan Hefer

  • Each chapter contains an opening practical example which illustrates why the principles covered in the chapter are important for running a business in South Africa.
  • Worked examples include questions to start developing the basic critical skills students will need to acquire as part of the competencies expected by the professional bodies.
  • Solutions to the worked examples guide students through the problem in a step-by-step manner and give them the confidence to tackle questions on their own.
  • Practical activities offer real-life examples of what a cost accountant might be expected to do in the workplace, such as writing memos and advising clients on cost-control measures, allowing students to practically apply the theory learnt in the chapter.
  • Basic definitions reinforce concepts.
  • End-of-chapter questions provide practice

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