As described earlier, this would have required "disaggregating" (i.e., decomposing the A/R department's activity dictionary into more granular activities).
At that point, the activity dictionary of the activity-centric DRBABC model is basically jettisoned and replaced with a final-cost-object-centric TDABC model powered by equations and algorithms.
In an ABC system, activities typically are organized in a master list called an Activity Dictionary
. Table 1 is a portion of the Activity Dictionary
All personnel enter their time via an activity survey or time and attendance system, which includes all activities defined in the organization's activity dictionary. Most commands use a web-based collection tool called the Periodic Activity Survey System (PASS).
Between organizations, it was helpful to share implementation practices, as well as discuss activity dictionary language and functions.
Based on experience, after the activities of the project have been determined, it may help to prepare an "activity dictionary
One essential tool is an "activity dictionary
," a compilation of all the generic activities that conceivably go on in this environment.
Beginning with a high-level business process, an activity dictionary
is developed describing the key activities undertaken within an organization.
The basis of this method rests in the development of a software process and activity dictionary. This dictionary defines all of the processes associated with an organization and the activities associated with such processes.
The software process and activity dictionary is created by a cross-functional team from the organization under assessment.
developing the project team, resource hierarchy issues, defining activities and processes, activity dictionary
development, activity attribute analysis, process mapping, cost model development, root cause analysis, and periodic systems assessments.
An activity dictionary
. What are the key activities in the supply chain that add value for customer?