Cost Management: A Strategic Emphasis9th Edition
Cost Management: A Strategic Emphasis, byBlocher/Juras/Smith is dedicated to answering the question: Why CostManagement? It answers this question by providing cost-management tools andtechniques needed to support an organization's competitiveness, improve itsperformance, and help the organization accomplish its strategy.
PART ONE: Introduction to Strategy, Cost Management, andCost Systems
Chapter: 1 Cost Management and Strategy
Chapter 2: Implementing Strategy: The Value Chain, theBalanced Scorecard, and the Strategy Map
Chapter 3: Basic Cost Management Concepts
Chapter 4: Job Costing
Chapter 5: Activity-Based Costing and Customer ProfitabilityAnalysis
Chapter 6: Process Costing
Chapter 7: Cost Allocation: Departments, Joint Products, andBy-Products
PART TWO: Planning and Decision Making
Chapter 8: Cost Estimation
Chapter 9: Short-Term Profit Planning: Cost-Volume-Profit(CVP) Analysis
Chapter 10: Strategy and the Master Budget
Chapter 11: Decision Making with a Strategic Emphasis
Chapter 12: Strategy and the Analysis of Capital Investments
Chapter 13: Cost Planning for the Product Life Cycle: TargetCosting, Theory of Constraints, and Strategic Pricing
PART THREE: Operational-Level Control
Chapter 14: Operational Performance Measurement: Sales,Direct Cost Variances, and the Role of Nonfinancial Performance Measures
Chapter 15: Operational Performance Measurement: IndirectCost Variances and Resource Capacity Management
Chapter 16: Operational Performance Measurement: FurtherAnalysis of Productivity and Sales
Chapter 17: The Management and Control of Quality
PART FOUR: Management-Level Control
Chapter 18: Strategic Performance Measurement: Cost Centers,Profit Centers, and the Balanced Scorecard
Chapter 19: Strategic Performance Measurement: InvestmentCenters and Transfer Pricing
Chapter 20: Management Compensation, Business Analysis, andBusiness Valuation
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