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SCRC Article Library: Cost Management

Cost Management

Published on: Jan, 19, 2011

In terms of activity-based cost accounting, cost management involves control of activities to eliminate waste, improve cost drivers, and plan operations. This process should influence the organization’s strategy setting process. Factors such as product pricing, introduction of new products, and distribution of existing products are examples of strategic decisions that are affected by cost management.

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