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Cases in cost management: a strategic emphasis

Author: Shank, John K. Publisher: South-Western College Publishing, 2001.Edition: 2nd revised ed.Language: EnglishDescription: 258 p. : Graphs/Ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 0324062699Type of document: Book
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Cases in Cost Management: A Strategic Emphasis Table of Contents Case 1 Cost analysis for a refinery expansion project, product mix profitability with joint costs, real options Page Ajax Petroleum .................................................................................................. 1 2 Allied Office Products ....................................................................................... 9 Customer profitability analysis in a service business using the concepts of ABC and ABM 3 Arctic Insulation ................................................................................................ 17 Segment profitability analysis involving overhead allocation--overall business profitability assessment 4 5 Baldwin Bicycles ............................................................................................... 21 Incremental vs. full cost; conventional vs. strategic analysis Berkshire Threaded Fasteners............................................................................ 25 Cost analysis for dropping a product, for pricing, for product mix and for profit improvement 6 Booker Jones...................................................................................................... 31 Direct versus absorption costing, cash flow analysis, project profitability, cost analysis for marketing strategy 7 8 Boston Creamery................................................................................................ 37 Profit planning, profit variance analysis, fexible budgets, 'peeling the onion" Bridgewater Castings......................................................................................... 49 ABC analysis involving the interaction ofproduct profitability and channel profitability; ABM for process and business redesign; ROA analysis 9 Brunswick Plastics............................................................................................. 53 Relevant cost analysis for a new product in an injection molding plastics job shop, short-run versus strategic considerations, pricing considerations 10 11 12 California Products............................................................................................. 59 Contribution margin analysis, optimal product mix, business profitability Chalice Wines..................................................................................................... 63 Value chain analysis with ABC for a California winery DairyPak............................................................................................................. 77 Value chain analysis with attention to ROA for a manufacturer of plastic coated milk and orange juice cartons Supplement: A Note on Value Chain Analysis................................................... 93 13 Dansk Minox......................................................................................................................... 105 Cost analysis for introducing new products, cost versus market value Case 14 Use of Life Cycle Costing (LCC) and Economic Value to Customers (EVC) in two apparently straight forward exercises. The two problems are more complicated than they appear. Page Cases in Applying EVC: Micromini Computer and Acme Fasteners .......... 111 Supplement: A Note on "Life Cycle Costing"................................................ 113 15 Forbes and White........................................................................................... 123 Cost analysis for a new venture in property/casualty insurance; multi-period line of business profitability 16 Graham Inc..................................................................................................... 129 Direct versus absorption costing Supplement: A Note on GAAP versus Throughput Accounting.................... 133 17 18 19 Jones Ironworks............................................................................................. 137 Learning curves, incentive pay, cost analysis for compensation system design Kinkead Equipment........................................................................................ 143 Profit variance analysis with particular attention to the strategic context of the business Levi's Personal PairTM ..................................................................................... 147 Value chain analysis with major process reengineering for a new product concept from Levi's--custom-made jeans 20 21 M-L Fasteners................................................................................................ 153 Cost analysis for segment profitability in a bundled business Mavis Machine Shop...................................................................................... 163 Capital investment analysis for a machinery replacement/decision with major strategic Considerations 22 Montclair--The APL Line............................................................................. 165 Using value chain analysis to redesign the business model; ROA analysis for each stage of the chain with attention to value-added at each stage 23 Montclair--The "Deep Color" Grades.......................................................... 175 Using value chain analysis to construct a target cost. Comparing target cost, standard cost, actual cost and ideal cost. 24 OSRAM, North America................................................................................ 183 Using Live Cycle Costing (LCC) and Economic Value to Customer (EVC) to evaluate a new business opportunity involving compact fluorescent light bulbs sold in different market segments 25 Petersen Pottery ............................................................................................ 189 Managerial uses of standard costs and variances Supplement: A Note on Computing Manufacturing Cost Variances.............. 193 26 RC Blake Co.................................................................................................. 201 Relevant cost analysis and capital investment analysis for a process redesign problem in a medical bandages factory Case 27 28 29 Marginal cost, sunk cost, full cost, relevant cost, and opportunity cost Page Reichard Machinen........................................................................................ 205 Ringo Rag Company...................................................................................... 209 Process costing, optimal raw materials mix, and business profitability Skyview Manor.............................................................................................. 213 Relevant cost analysis for a proposal to extend the months of operation of a ski lodge into the summer 30 Sloan Styles.................................................................................................... 215 ABC and ABM for a women's fashion garments company; involves the interaction of product profitability, customer profitability, and order size profitability 31 32 33 34 35 Societé Bonlieu.............................................................................................. 231 Job shop costing, departmental cost allocation, cost analysis for bidding, bottleneck analysis Tashtego......................................................................................................... 237 The interaction between problem definition and relevant cost analysis Tijuana Bronze Machining (TBM)................................................................. 243 Product Profitability analysis with activity-based costing Unitron........................................................................................................... 249 Decision analysis with joint costs Wellington Chemicals.................................................................................... 257 Relevant cost analysis with short-run and long-run considerations for a make versus buy problem in a chemical company; particular attention to strategic considerations

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