Coverart for item
The Resource Counting costs : understanding and using costing information to make better decisions

Counting costs : understanding and using costing information to make better decisions

Label
Counting costs : understanding and using costing information to make better decisions
Title
Counting costs
Title remainder
understanding and using costing information to make better decisions
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NZNB
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cost accounting
  • Cost accounting
  • Public administration
Label
Counting costs : understanding and using costing information to make better decisions
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 43)
Contents
Introduction. The purpose of this publication. Why costing is important. Costing in the public services -- What are the costs? The basic concepts and terminology. Introduction. The purpose of costing information. Data and measurement. Timescales - past, present and future. Collection and collation. Modelling cost behaviours. Accuracy and data quality. Understanding what changes costs. Analysing costs. Cost attribution. Cost profiles. Cost interrelationships -- Decisions, decisions! Making decisions. The future is uncertain. Knowing your baseline. Which technique is the right one? Drawbacks and limitations of costing approaches. Barriers to good costing -- How managers can use costing information for better decisions. A cost conscious culture. What cost information do managers need? Planning the future and controlling spending - understanding what is driving cost. Operational rationalisation and maximising scarce resources. Procurement of consumables. Reviewing charges for services. Radical cost changes. Investment and disinvestment. Working with the accountants -- What the accountant contributes. The role of the accountant. Working with managers. Developing the data. Challenging how costing is done. Supplying cost information. Designing and developing costing systems. Reporting costs. Interpretation and explanation. Annex: international costing principles -- Appendix A: costing techniques -- Appendix B: pricing techniques -- Resources -- Briefing note: creating a cost conscious culture. Statement of purpose. Introduction. Creating a cost conscious culture. The right cost information for the right decision. What cost information can tell managers. Begin with the end in mind
Control code
14196868
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
NZ ed
Extent
viii, 73 p.
Isbn
9781877529252
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (NLNZils)1548771
  • (OCoLC)785565135
  • (Nz)14196868
Label
Counting costs : understanding and using costing information to make better decisions
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 43)
Contents
Introduction. The purpose of this publication. Why costing is important. Costing in the public services -- What are the costs? The basic concepts and terminology. Introduction. The purpose of costing information. Data and measurement. Timescales - past, present and future. Collection and collation. Modelling cost behaviours. Accuracy and data quality. Understanding what changes costs. Analysing costs. Cost attribution. Cost profiles. Cost interrelationships -- Decisions, decisions! Making decisions. The future is uncertain. Knowing your baseline. Which technique is the right one? Drawbacks and limitations of costing approaches. Barriers to good costing -- How managers can use costing information for better decisions. A cost conscious culture. What cost information do managers need? Planning the future and controlling spending - understanding what is driving cost. Operational rationalisation and maximising scarce resources. Procurement of consumables. Reviewing charges for services. Radical cost changes. Investment and disinvestment. Working with the accountants -- What the accountant contributes. The role of the accountant. Working with managers. Developing the data. Challenging how costing is done. Supplying cost information. Designing and developing costing systems. Reporting costs. Interpretation and explanation. Annex: international costing principles -- Appendix A: costing techniques -- Appendix B: pricing techniques -- Resources -- Briefing note: creating a cost conscious culture. Statement of purpose. Introduction. Creating a cost conscious culture. The right cost information for the right decision. What cost information can tell managers. Begin with the end in mind
Control code
14196868
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
NZ ed
Extent
viii, 73 p.
Isbn
9781877529252
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (NLNZils)1548771
  • (OCoLC)785565135
  • (Nz)14196868

Library Locations

    • Albany LibraryBorrow it
      Gate 1, East Precinct, Albany Expressway (SH17), Albany, Auckland, 0632, NZ
      -36.733330 174.700641
Processing Feedback ...