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Unformatted text preview: 1. Calculate the plantwide overhead rate. Use this rate to assign overhead costs to products and calculate the profitability of the four products. The assignment spreadsheet provides a starting point for your calculations, with some data formulas already supplied. 2. If any product is unprofitable with this cost assignment, drop this product from the mix. Recalculate the overhead rate based on the new total direct labor hours remaining in the plant. Apply the new overhead rate to the remaining products. 3. Drop any product that is unprofitable with the revised cost assignment. Repeat the process, eliminating any unprofitable products at each stage 4. Why is this happening at Youngstown and why? How could this situation be avoided?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2011 for the course ACCT 1b taught by Professor Booth during the Spring '11 term at University of California, Santa Cruz.
 Spring '11
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 Accounting, Pricing

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