Sunrise Hotels: An integrated managerial accounting teaching case

James Hesford*, Thomas Calderon, Nicolas Mangin, Mina Pizzini

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    Abstract

    “Sunrise Hotels” consists of six, linked cases developed from a field study of a large hotel chain in North America. The cases are short, so they can be distributed and solved in less than a full class period, after a short lecture by the instructor. Students often see managerial topics as an unrelated collection of tools rather than as a coherent, integrated framework for decision-making and management control. Questions included with each short case guide students, and the integration developed across six cases in a single setting should help students view managerial accounting topics as inter-related tools for decision making and control.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)60-72
    Number of pages12
    JournalJournal of Accounting Education
    Volume44
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2018

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