Cost Systems Design

Hardcover | January 15, 2009

byPierre Mévellec

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Starting from the economic modelling of the organization, this innovative book proposes a mapping of all types (conventional and ABC) of cost systems currently in use. Design and relevance are formalized using a short list of parameters. The theoretical proposition is illustrated, through 19 systems built on a unique databse.

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Starting from the economic modelling of the organization, this innovative book proposes a mapping of all types (conventional and ABC) of cost systems currently in use. Design and relevance are formalized using a short list of parameters. The theoretical proposition is illustrated, through 19 systems built on a unique databse.

PIERRE MEVELLEC is Professor emeritus at University of Nantes, France. He has been Head of a master in Management Accounting for 18 years and he wrote 5 books on financial and management accounting and more than 80 papers. He was also first award winning of the Articles of Merit organized yearly by the FMAC.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 6.94 × 5.61 × 1.08 inPublished:January 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230224423

ISBN - 13:9780230224421

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I THEORETICAL APPROACH
The Rationale Behind Costing Systems
General Parameters of Modelling
Creation of Architecture
A Panorama of Existing Systems
Analysis of Relevance
From Enterprise Model to Cost Calculation
Widening of Perimeters in New Models
Articulation With Other Tools of Control and Management
Evolution of Costing Systems
Costs and Their Utilization
PART II PRESENTATION OF THE COST SYSTEMS FAMILIES
Cost Systems: Synthetic Presentation and Quantified Illustrations
Conventional Systems
Non Conventional Models