Discretionary - 1. Dr. Stephanie White., the chief...

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1. Dr. Stephanie White., the chief administrator of Uptown Clinic, a community mental agency, is concerned about the dilemma of coping with reduced budgets in the next year and into the foreseeable future, despite increasing demand for services. In order to plan for reduced budgets, she first must identify where costs can be cut or reduced and still keep the agency functioning. The following are some data from the past year: Program Area Costs Administration Salaries Administrator $60,00 0 Assistant 35,000 Two secretaries 42,000 Supplies 35,000 Advertising and promotion 9,000 Professional meetings, dues, and literature 14,000 Purchased services Accounting and billing 15,000 Custodial and maintenance 13,000 Security 12,000 Consulting 10,000 Community mental health services Salaries (two social workers) 46,000 Transportation 10,000 Outpatient mental health treatment Salaries Psychiatrist 86,000 Two social workers 70,000 a. Identify which costs you think are likely to be discretionary or committed costs
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor 123 during the Spring '97 term at University of Kelaniya.

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