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Financial and Managerial Accounting by Donald E. Kieso, Paul D. Kimmel, Jerry J. Weygandt

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Cases for Management Decision-Making

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CASE 1Greetings Inc.:Job Order CostingThis case is the first in a series of four cases that presents a business situation in which a traditional retailer decides to employ Internet technology to expand its sales opportunities. It requires the student to employ traditional job order costing techniques and then requests an evaluation of the resulting product costs. (Related to Chapter 16, Job Order Costing.)
CASE 2Greetings Inc.:Activity-Based CostingThis case focuses on decision-making benefits of activity-based costing relative to the traditional approach. It also offers an opportunity to discuss the cost/benefit trade-off between simple ABC systems versus refined systems, and the potential benefit of using capacity rather than expected sales when allocating fixed overhead costs. (Related to Chapter 18, Activity-Based Costing.)
CASE 3Greetings Inc.:Transfer Pricing IssuesThis case illustrates the importance of proper transfer pricing for decision-making as well as performance evaluation. The student is required to evaluate profitability using two different transfer pricing approaches and comment on the terms of the proposed transfer pricing agreement. (Related to Chapter 22, Pricing.)
CASE 4Greetings Inc.:Capital BudgetingThis case is set in an environment in which the company is searching for new opportunities for growth. It requires evaluation of a proposal based on initial estimates as well as ...

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