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Chapter 2, Problem 13DQ
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Give three examples of product cost definitions. Why do we need different product cost definitions?

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Provide three examples for product cost definitions and the reasons for having different product cost definitions.

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The examples of the product cost definitions are listed below.

  • Value chain definition includes the cost assignments for the research and development, production, marketing, and customer service. This is used for the purpose of pricing decisions, product mix decisions, and strategic profitability analysis.
  • Operational product cost includes the cost assignments for the production, marketing, and customer service...

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