Accounting Business Reporting for Decision Making, 6th Edition

ISBN: 978EEGRP29538

The latest offering from market-leading Accounting author Jacqueline Birt, Accounting for Decision Making 6th Edition builds on the success of previous editions with an enhanced business focus and running case studies throughout – designed to support you to critically apply course concepts to real-world contexts. Delivered as a WileyPLUS Learning Space interactive textbook, this rich digital resource brings accounting to life with media such as videos, running case studies, interactives and ‘In a Nutshell’ revision materials embedded at the point of learning.


  • Enhanced Business Focus: Birt’s 6th edition has an enhanced focus on applications to business, especially SMEs.
  • Hear From Practitioners: Exclusive videos from high-profile ANZ practitioners to provide insights into real-world application of accounting
  • Embedded Rich Media: Author insight videos, running case studies, and other interactive rich media are embedded throughout the text
  • Revision Modules: ‘In a Nutshell’ revision materials are integrated throughout to help you engage with, understand, and retain course concepts
  • Interactive Online Textbook: The WileyPLUS Learning Space interactive textbook is full of rich media and activities embedded at the point of learning
  • Personalised Practice: The Student Adaptive Pathway powered by ORION provides personalised practice and instant feedback to motivate and build your proficiency
Dr Jacqueline Birt, BEd Melb, BBus RMIT, MBus RMIT, PhD ANU, CPA, is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting at the University of Queensland. Prior to the University of Queensland, she held appointments at Monash University, the Australian National University, the University of Amsterdam and the University of Melbourne. Jacqueline has been the recipient of the ANU Faculty of Economics and Commerce Award for Teaching Excellence.

Professor Keryn Chalmers, BCom, Grad Dip, PhD, is Dean and Professor of Accounting at Swinburne Business School. Prior roles include Deputy Dean (external and international) and Head of the Department of Accounting and Finance in the Faculty of Business and Economics at Monash University. During her academic career, she has been responsible for accounting-related curriculum development, quality assurance and delivery at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Suzanne Maloney, BBus, MPhil, DipFinPlan, FCPA, GAICD, has worked in the accounting and finance field, both in practice and academia, for the past 20 years. Her current position is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Southern Queensland. Suzanne works closely with professionals in practice and is the recipient of a number of teaching awards.

Dr Albie Brooks, BCom, DipEd, MBus, PhD, FCPA, is a Senior Teaching Fellow in the Department of Accounting at the University of Melbourne. His teaching is predominantly in the areas of management accounting and managerial control. Albie’s teaching experience includes both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in both domestic and international settings. He has a particular interest in creating and developing student engagement in the study of accounting. His research activities relate to teaching and learning, management accounting and corporate governance issues.

Dr Judy Oliver, BBus, MBus, PhD, joined Swinburne University in 2008 as a Senior Lecturer in Accounting. Over the past 24 years, she has also held appointments at Victoria University and the University of Tasmania. Judy teaches first-year accounting and management accounting at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Her research interests are in the areas of management accounting control systems and corporate governance.

1. Introduction to accounting and business decision making
2. Accounting in society
3. Business structures
4. Business transactions
5. Balance sheet
6. Statement of profit or loss and statement of changes in equity
7. Statement of cash flows
8. Analysis and interpretation of financial statements
9. Budgeting
10. Cost—volume—profit analysis
11. Costing and pricing in an entity
12. Capital investment
13. Financing the business
14. Performance measurement
As part of Wiley’s ongoing commitment to higher education, the Wiley Affordability Program is dedicated to providing you with premium Wiley learning resources at an affordable price. We believe that every student has a right to access quality resources, no matter what your budget. Now, we are even better equipped than before to do what we do best; help teachers teach and students learn.
WileyPLUS Learning Space with ORION: 978EEGRP29538
WileyPLUS Learning Space with ORION + E-Text: 9780730335603