Financial Accounting 6e, is designed to prepare users to succeed as future business managers. The text demonstrates how financial statements are useful and interesting tools for diagnosing a company’s problems or strengths, and for making loan, investment, acquisition, employment, and political decisions. The sixth edition interweaves analytical principles with real examples and real data from well-known companies. This text takes a business-activities approach to link accounting to what a business really does – operating, investing and financing. The result provides students with the practical skills they need to understand complex business issues and make smart strategic decisions.