This must-have reference covers all of the major areas of cost accounting and analysis including product costing, relevant costs, cost-volume analysis, performance evaluation, transfer pricing, and capital budgeting. Includes methods of reorganizing, classifying, allocating, aggregating, and reporting actual costs and comparing them with standard costs. Equips experienced cost accountants with a reference tool and students with a thorough textbook. Provides numerous examples, succinct language, chapter review, glossary, and appendices. Includes an abundance of exercises, many of which are based on exam questions from the CPA and CMA exams.