Unformatted text preview: offering deals such as two weeks for the price of one, or even sending guests to other hotels if they have overbooked for a particular night. 2. When considering a set of decision options, what is the difference between a relevant cost analysis and a totals or gross approach? A relevant (or incremental) approach compares the costs and benefits of the decision options relative to one of the options (often the status quo, if that is one of the options). This approach singles out only those amounts that differ across one or more of the options. A totals or gross approach includes all of the costs and benefits associated with each option, regardless of whether the amount is relevant or not. In most cases, a totals approach should result in the same outcome as the relevant cost approach....
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