Tracking & Controlling Costs [3CD]

Tracking & Controlling Costs [3CD]

Author: Hussein, Ph.D., Mohamed

Narrator: Grover Gardner


Format: 3 CDs

Length: 3 Hrs, 30 Mins.

ISBN: 9781593160968

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Learn the 25 keys to understand how financial reporting and cash flow become the essential tools to determining success or failure:

Key 1. Strategic cost management.
Key 2. Understanding costs and cost behavior.
Key 3. Costing systems.
Key 4. Assigning indirect costs.
Key 5. Activity-based costing.
Key 6. Just-in-time production system.
Key 7. Inventory control.
Key 8. Quality as a cost driver.
Key 9. Cost-Volume-Profit relationships.
Key 10. Customer profitability analysis.
Key 11. Relevant costs for managerial decisions.
Key 12. Pricing and product mix analysis.
Key 13. Budgeting and control.
Key 14. Cash management.
Key 15. Capital budgeting.
Key 16. Control in an age of empowerment.
Key 17. Target costing and value engineering.
Key 18. Benchmarking and kaizen.
Key 19. Managing costs across the entire supply chain.
Key 20. Performance measurement and reward systems.
Key 21. Time as a competitive factor.
Key 22. Total quality management.
Key 23. Performance measures in multi-unit organizations.
Key 24. Transfer pricing.
Key 25. Balanced scoreboard.

Tracking & Controlling Costs is part of The New York Times Pocket MBA Series, a reference series easily accessible to all businesspersons, from first-level managers to the executive suite. The 12-volume series is written by Ph.D.s who teach in the finest graduate business programs in the country, and edited by business editors from The New York Times. The structure of each volume presents an unparalleled synopsis of crucial principles of specific areas of business expertise.

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Mohamed Hussein, Ph.D. has taught in the University of Connecticut's undergraduate, MBA, EMBA and doctoral programs. His research has been published in journals such as Accounting, Organizations and Society, Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, and the International Journal of Accounting.

Grover Gardner has recorded over 450 audiobooks and was named one of Audiofile Magazine's Golden Voices of 1999. He is a member of the Woolly Mammoth Theater Company, Resident Director at Everyman Theater in Baltimore and has received 5 Helen Hayes Award nominations of his work.

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"Brings important business principles as close as your headphones."

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