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Chapter 12 - Bus 215 Section 08 Homework Assignment Chapter...

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Bus 215 Section 08 November 10, 2010 Homework Assignment: Chapter 12 Q12-4) A segment is any part or activity of an organization about which managers would seek cost, revenue, or profit data. For example, cost, profit, and investment centers are segments as are sales territories, individual stores, service centers, manufacturing plants, marketing departments, individual customers, and product lines. Q12-6) A traceable fixed cost of a segment is a fixed cost that is incurred because of the existence of the segments – if the segment had never existed, the fixed cost would not have been incurred; and if the segment were eliminated, the fixed cost would disappear. Examples of a traceable fixed cost included the following: o Saturn product manager at General Motors is a traceable fixed cost of the Saturn business segment of General Motors o The maintenance cost for the building in which PlayStations are assembled in a traceable fixed cost of the PlayStations business segment of the Sony.
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