Posts Tagged ‘Activity-Based Cost’


29 – Cost Consciousness Part 4

Cost Consciousness Mitch Max completes his series on developing cost consciousness within organizations with five factors to consider in looking at how the information is presented and used. Click HERE to enter your own question. In episode 29 Coming up on Performance Management Edge… Mitch Max wraps up his series on creating a Cost Conscious organization. Thanks […]

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27 – Cost Consciousness – Part 3

Cost Consciousness Mitch Max expands on developing cost consciousness within organizations. He explores managing cost from an activity viewpoint instead of a cost category viewpoint. Click HERE to enter your own question.

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19 – Predicting The Future

Predicting The Future Predicting the future is the holy grail of business management. Everyone wants a well polished crystal ball to reveal their future. Predictive Analytics John Miller exposes the value of Predictive Analytics in predicting performance. How To Manage Costs Alan Stratton answers a viewer’s question “How To Manage Costs” and why they’re late […]

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18 – Target Cost For Service Businesses

We’re In The Service Sector — So We’re different Are service businesses so much different than manufacturing?  Under the hood, we’re more alike than different. Target Costing for Services Elaine Jones reveals how service businesses use target costing to design their service offerings. Healthcare Costs John Miller answer the critical question of the real cost […]

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17 – The Vicious Circle of Cross-Subsidization

Figures Don’t Lie – But… Figures don’t lie – but liars sure figure.” The antidote for business managers of all levels is to understand the relationships that figures represent. The Vicious Circle of Cross-Subsidization Pierre Guillaume exposes how averages hide both opportunities and risks. He details how competitors leverage this obscurity to attack markets. Optimal […]

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16 – Drivers in Budgeting and ABC for Service

Our Business is Unique 90% of all business is essentially the same as others. Then we add our special sauce that endears us to our customers. The 90% allows us to learn from other businesses. Drivers in Budgeting Mitch Max completes his series on habits of effective planners. He highlights the benefits of using drivers […]

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#9 – Measuring Vendor Value

Performance Management Edge, the Web TV program giving you information, tips, and advice to better manage your business profitably. How do you measure your vendors’ contribution to your company? In this episode, Chris Pieper, CEO of Alliance Enterprises, gives us a new and unique approach to identifying winners and losers in our vendor portfolios. Using […]

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#3 – Interview – Ashok Vadgama of CAM-I

Performance Management Edge, a Web TV program that gives you information, tips, and advice to better manage your business profitably. In this episode: An interview with Ashok Vadgama Consortium for Advanced Management — International (CAM-I). We discuss CAM-I’s mission and history, globalization, process management, target costing, change management, Activity-Based Cost, health care, and performance management. […]

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