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27th Edition
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ISBN: 9781337272094
Textbook Problem

a. Differentiate between a department with line responsibility and a department with staff responsibility.

b. In an organization that has a Sales Department and a Personnel Department, among others, which of the two departments has (1) line responsibility and (2) staff responsibility?

(a)

To determine

Managerial accounting:

Managerial accounting is the process of identifying, measuring, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating information which are designed to meet the goals of the organization.

To discuss: The difference between a department with line responsibility, and a department with staff responsibility.

Explanation

  • In a department with line responsibility, the department provides goods, and services directly to the customers...

(b)

To determine

To identify: The department which has line responsibility, and the department which has staff responsibility.

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