differential costs

differential costs

relevant (or incremental) costs. See RELEVANT CASH FLOWS.
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Beginning with an overview of management control systems, topics discussed include program and budget controls, strategies for measuring full costs, differential costs and assessing outsourcing opportunities, performance metrics, and reports and actionable business information delivery.
Hamilton (1967) proposed that this need not be the case, and that differential costs would lead to an over-representation of the cheaper sex, assuming that equal parental efforts were given to each of the sexes.
The Commission has also discussed different methodologies for calculating costs, which include said evaluation methods, as well as the LRIC (long-run incremental cost) method, which bases its calculation on long-term differential costs, and the FDC (fully distributed cost) method, which takes into account all the costs affected by the operator's profits.
An internal seller cannot gain a market advantage through the use of short-term pricing strategies based on differential costs alone.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) does publish a short list of the differential costs of major grocery items as part of its Consumer Price Index (CPI) research (ABS Cat.
To obtain a true cost comparison, the present value of differential costs incurred throughout the sewer design life must be considered along with the installed cost.
The concepts under which differential costs, opportunity costs, sunk costs etc are identified were largely developed before World War II by economists, who illustrated their ideas using simple business settings.
He said, 'I think what will come out of this is something to do with the differential costs and benefits of being part of a close family or not.
It is crucial to look at the differential costs instead of merely comparing the total costs of the status quo to the total costs of using a private contractor.
Differential costs or values: where illegal activities are driven by regulations that create cost differentials between legal and illegal products, by differential compliance costs (or different consumer prices), by demand in different countries for scarce products for which substitutes are not available or accepted, and by a lack of concern for the environment.
Broyles, Khaliq, Robertson and Narine developed a generic model to evaluate differential costs assigned to employees who provide support services for direct patient care.

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