310 Spring 2008 term paper

310 Spring 2008 term paper - Ac 310 Spring 2008 Term...

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Ac 310 Spring 2008 Term Project An area of accounting for manufacturing companies that has received a significant amount of attention recently has been that of manufacturing overhead. Activity based costing, and activity based management, have had an impact but have not been adopted by a majority of companies. Your project, with your team, is to visit a manufacturing company, preferably, or any other entity that allocates overhead, and investigate its method of accounting for (manufacturing) overhead. This should be understood within the entire cost accounting system. Your first job is to understand, and convey to the reader, a brief snapshot of the company. Then you should discuss the company’s cost accounting system. How does your company determine the cost of the goods and/or services offered? AN ILLUSTRATION WOULD BE VERY HELPFUL. Then you should focus on the overhead allocation part of the system. Questions you should consider include, but are not limited to:
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