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Essentials of Cost Management

Essentials of Cost Management

Catherine Stenzel, Joe Stenzel

ISBN: 978-0-471-44509-8

Jan 2003

271 pages

$22.99

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Description

An accessible, practical survey of cost management methods
Essentials of Cost Management provides an unbiased survey and explanation of the cost management approaches and methods currently available for immediate application in day-to-day activities. Rather than advocate a particular method, this book assists readers in choosing the best approach or blend of cost management strategies to address specific business problems. The expert authors also discuss cutting-edge topics such as target costing, capacity management, and activity-based costing/management.
Preface: Cost and Value.

1 Cost Management: Control and Profitability.

2 Traditional Cost Types, Terms, and Practices.

3 Cost Accounting Structures: Standards, Budgets, and Controls.

4 Operational Resource Accounting.

5 Process and Resource-Based Cost Management.

6 Tactical Management of Costs and Resources.

7 Strategy-Based Systems and the Future of Cost Management.

Suggested Readings.

Index.