We write, we don’t plagiarise! Every answer is different no matter how many orders we get for the same assignment. Your answer will be 100% plagiarism-free, custom written, unique and different from every other student.
I agree to receive phone calls from you at night in case of emergency
Please share your assignment brief and supporting material (if any) via email here at: [email protected] after completing this order process.
Important Note: Your order at Assignment Experts is protected by Consumer Law UK; also, we use 3rd party merchant support “PayPal” for all online transactions to provide you with the most protected online buying experience.
100% Pass and No Plagiarism Guaranteed
activity based costing impacts planning, control and decision making
This assessment will address the following learning outcomes:
Academic Honesty Statement
, Cheating is deliberately attempting to gain marks or academic credit dishonestly. Plagiarism is deliberately presenting another person’s work as one’s own without acknowledgment, and
includes submitting work specifically commissioned from another for the purpose.
I understand that cheating and plagiarism are serious offences and that if I am found guilty of
either of these offences I may be subject to dismissal from the Higher Colleges of Technology.
Student Signature: Date:
For Examiner’s Use Only
Section (Question) SECTION ONE SECTION TWO TOTAL
number Short Answ.er ~ Problem
20 20 20
Marker Name Date ‘—–_J
At a recent board meeting of Sharjah Inc., there was a heated discussion on the need to improve financial performance. The production director argued that financial performance could be improved if the company replaced its existing absorption costing approach with an activity-based costing system. He argued that this would lead to better cost control and increased profit margins. The managing director agreed that better cost control could lead to increased profitability, but informed the meeting that he believed that performance needed to be monitored in both financial and non-financial terms. He pointed out that sales could be lost due to poor product quality or a lack of after-sales service just as easily as by asking too high a price for Sharjah Inc.’s products. He suggested that while the board should consider introducing activity based costing, it should also consider ways in which the company could monitor and assess performance on a wide basis.
(a) Describe the key features of activity-based costing and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of adopting an activity-based approach to cost accumulation. (11 marks)
(b) Explain the need for the measurement of organizational and managerial performance, giving examples of the range of financial and non-financial performance measures that might be used. (9 marks)
(Total = 20 marks)
International House, 12 Constance Street, London, United Kingdom, E16 2DQ
UK Registered Company # 11483120
View our samples written by our professional writers to let you comprehend how your work is going to look like. We have categorised this into 3 categories with a few different subject domains
If your assignment is plagiarised, we will give you £ 2999 in compensation