Managerial Accounting: Decision Making & Relevant Information

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Covers:Decision Making & Relevant InformationMake or Buy DecisionsSpecial Order ConsiderationsContinue/Discontinues a Business SegmentProduct Mix Decision under a single constraint


 
  
Created Dec 14, 2009
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What is relevant cost or revenue?
 
A cost or revenue that differs between alternatives.
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The objective of Make of Buy Decisions
 
To find the alternative that is least costly
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Other things to consider with Make or Buy Decisions
 
The quality of the part/service, your reputation and the reliability.
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The Solution strategy for Make or Buy Decisions
 
Compare the relevant costs of making or buying the products.  Non-relevant item's...
5
What is a special order?
 
A one-time sale at a reduced price.
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The objective of Special Order Considerations.
 
To 
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Other considerations for Special Orders.
 
Do I have enough capacity?  It should not impact the regular business.
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The solution strategy for Special Order Considerations.
 
Work the problem on a per unit basis, if it is possible/practical.  Otherwise use total...
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The objective of Continuing/Discontinuing a Business Segment
 
To maximize the company's income by retaining business segments with positive segmental...
10
Segmental Margin is?
 
revenue minus variable and avoidable costs for the business segment.
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Other considerations for Continue/Discontinue a Business Segment
 
Beware of losing sales in other departments.
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The solution strategy for Continue/Discontinue a Business Segment.
 
                          ...
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The objective of Product Mix Decisions under a single constraint.
 
To maximize the benefit/opportunity of the limited/scarce resource, i.e. production time, labor...
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Other Considerations?
 
None.
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Solution Strategy
 
Find the contribution margin per unit of the scarce resource for each of the different items...


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