Wilkerson Activity Based Costing Intro

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Wilkerson Company Activity Based Costing Professor Doug Cerf Donald Bren Graduate School of Environmental Science and Management Corporate Environmental Management (ESM 281) Spring 2008
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Printed on recycled paper-actually better, not printed at all Purpose of Wilkerson Case System of appropriate allocation of overhead costs to products for proper product profitability determination Decisions: Product pricing Product introduction Production retention/elimination
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Printed on recycled paper-actually better, not printed at all Activity Based Costing A method of allocating support (overhead) costs to products or services based on drivers of those costs Activity-based costing was first clearly defined in 1987 by Robert Kaplan and William Burns as a chapter in their book Accounting and Management: A Field Study Perspective (Harvard Business School Press 1987) Kaplan is author of this case
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Printed on recycled paper-actually better, not printed at all Applicability to Bren students Allocation of environmental costs from overhead If allocation of environmental costs are not
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