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Title: An investigation into the feasibility of implementing activity-based costing in a local, family-owned manufacturing firm : a case study.
Authors: Cheong, Chi Kit.
Chuah, Yak Ngi.
Ong, Sang Bin.
Keywords: DRNTU::Business::Operations management::Family owned business enterprises
Issue Date: 1994
Abstract: The goal of any cost management system is to provide relevant and timely information to the management. The object of this case study is to apply the concepts of activity-based costing, as initiated by Kaplan, to a local manufacturing firm involved in the production of polystyrene products. The subject firm has been chosen due to the circumstances under which the firm is operating: high volume sales at low unit prices of many end products provide a suitable situation to explore the application of activity-based costing to assist management in arriving at a more accurate costing of products and, ultimately, in making better management decisions.
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