Cornerstones of Cost Management (C...

4th Edition
Don R. Hansen + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305970663



Cornerstones of Cost Management (C...

4th Edition
Don R. Hansen + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305970663
Chapter 17, Problem 14DQ
Textbook Problem

Should joint costs be considered in a sell or process further decision? Explain.

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Explain whether the joint costs should be considered in selling decision or further process decision.

Explanation of Solution

Tactical decision making: Tactical decision making is a process that the company can choose the correct alternative based on the profitability. In tactical decision making, offer price of a product is compare with the normal selling price and offer price less than the normal selling price of product is considered as the idle capacity for decision making.

Joint costs: The total costs incurred prior to the split-off point, where the joint products are identified as individual products, are called joint costs...

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