Format of the Report:
- You should at least have the following details:
a. Assignment Cover page clearly stating your name and student number
b. A table of contents, executive summary
c. A brief introduction or overview of what the report is about.
d. Body of the report with sections to answer the sections required and with
appropriate section headings
f. List of references.
- Diagrams and tables clearly labelled and explained.
- Ensure all materials are correctly referenced.
Instructions for Preparation of Assignment:
- You are to choose one management accounting topic from the list below for this
assignment, and register your chosen topic with your lecturer in class or via email
before commencing the assignment.
- Select one topic only:
? Activity-based costing (ABC)
? Standard Costing
- Select two research-based journal articles relating to your selected topic in (1).
The journal articles need to study a real-life organisation (in any country), and its
use of the management accounting tool related to your topic.
You are encouraged to choose the two journal articles from the following
Accounting and Management Accounting Journals:
? Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal
? Journal of Management Accounting Research
? Journal of Applied Management Accounting Research
You can access these journals in Proquest Database by clicking on the above
Links. Log in details for Proquest are – username: Holmes2004; password:
holmes. These journals can also be accessed via the Proquest Database link
available via the Student Login page in the Holmes website.
You are required to prepare a report about your findings from the literature research,
and discuss how it has helped your understanding of your chosen topic. The report
should cover the following:
a. An explanation of the selected management accounting topic.
b. An explanation of the purpose of the two studies and what research
question(s) they set out to explore about the topic.
c. A discussion about the similarities and differences in the findings of the two
d. Provide four (4) specific outcomes or lessons learned from the two studies’
research findings that will be useful for management accountants in Australian
companies to learn from, and justify your answer [i.e. provide 2 outcomes from
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