GLASER HEALTH PRODUCTS Name Institutional affiliation Date GLASER HEALTH PRODUCTS Cost drivers will have the relations of the various objectives that makes the activity cost pool to increase. The cost that the Health Company can incur are all majored in the place of making the initial transactions from the time an activity is ordered and produced (Kaplan 2013). Activity based cost is important in a manner that the necessary cost per unit can be incurred and major changes made for the purpose of tracing the flow of capital. The formula for the activity based cost per unit will be address by dividing the total cost activity by the total number of units for activity. The number of activities that are carried may be of small number and should be limited to a certain formula for calculation. Activity-Based Cost per unit=total activity costtotal number of units per activityThe identification of profits. Glaser will have to identify the costs that will be used in the planning and controlling activities and decisions which will subject the inventory evaluation (Snyder 2013). There will be more benefits from the use of the system which will include process improvement and advanced decision making approaches. The system will have the provision of better allocations to the overhead costs which will be an advantage of a system that look at the cost drivers. Reference Kaplan R. & Anderson S. R. (2013). Time-driven activity-based costing: a simpler and more powerful path to higher profits. Harvard business press. Snyder H. & Davenport E. (2013). What does it really cost? Allocating indirect costs. Asian Libraries. Tsai W. H. Yang C. H. Chang J. C. & Lee H. L. (2014). An Activity-Based Costing decision model for life cycle assessment in green building projects. European Journal of Operational Research 238(2) 607-619. [...]
I will reduce page count for bidding purposes only. I will still need a total of 8 pages. The break down is below. Do not bid unless you understand the break down. This is 3 separate assignments 2 of them are two pages each and the third one is 4 pages. I will pay 5 dollars a page. There is a combined total of 8 pages between all 3 assignments. Assignment 1-Topic 1 total of 2 pages and two sources Topic: Allocating Joint Costs Describe the three methods used to allocate joint costs. What are the advantages/disadvantages of each allocation method? Which method would you recommend? Why? Support your position with evidence from the text or external sources. Assignment 2-Topic 2 total of 2 pages and two sources Topic: Variable/Absorption Costing s you read in Chapter 8, there are arguments (for and against) variable costing and absorption costing. Select one of these costing methods and explore the various arguments. Determine whether you are “for” or “against” this selected method. Provide evidence from the text to support your position. Assignment3-Topic 3 total of 4 pages and 3 sources Topic: Glaser Health Products In this case, management needs assistance in evaluating and classifying costs identified within Glaser Health Products in order to implement an activity-based costing system. Please address Questions 1 through 6 at the end of the case. Based on the case questions, you are required to provide a four page double-spaced written report providing management with the necessary guidance in implementing an activity-based costing system. The written report should be properly formatted according to APA guidelines and demonstrate research and critical thinking skills. Explanations and recommendations should be supported by at least 3 scholarly sources from the Ashford Library or other external sources, excluding the textbook. For Questions 1 through 3, create a chart to classify and identify a cost driver for each of the costs provided in the text. The chart should be included as an appendix to the written report. Explanations of the classifications and identifications within the chart should be included within the written report, supported by references to the appendix. Questions 4 through 6 should be addressed in fully developed explanations/instructions as part of your written report. The written analysis should be supported by at least three scholarly sources, excluding the textbook. Week 3 Written Assignment should: • Demonstrate graduate level work including appropriate research and critical thinking skills. • Be presented as a written analysis (not a question/answer format). • Incorporate case questions into the overall analysis. • Follow APA formatting guidelines including title page, reference page and in-text citations. • Consists of two to four double-spaced pages of content. Provide at least three scholarly sources, excluding the textbook.