The uses of responsibility accounting

Ferrera, William L.
January 1982
Advanced Management Journal (03621863);Winter82, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p40
Academic Journal
Provides insights into the uses of responsibility accounting, particularly for strategic planners. Definition of responsibility accounting; Responsibility areas and costs in manufacturing; Overview of a departmental cost report for manufacturing covering all departmental costs including cost distinctions necessary for control.


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