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Title:
The power of strategic costing : a proactive competitive approach for setting future strategic plans
Author:
Brethauer, Dale M.
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Publication Information:
New York : AMACOM, American Management Association, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xi, 174 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 computer disk (3 1/2 in.)
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780814404867
Format :
Book

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How do managers find out their real costs? This guide presents a four-step strategy that shows managers how to: estimate their suppliers' costs; estimate their competitors' costs; set their company's target costs; determine whether to change prices; and create a system for continuous assessment.


Author Notes

Dale M. Brethauer (West Chester, PA) is a senior consultant at DuPont. Six years of intensive research into industrial cost factors and drivers led him to develop the unique cost estimating technique incorporated into this book. He is a senior member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

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