In this book, Shank and Govindarajan demonstrate how strategic cost management - an analytical framework which relates meaningful accounting information to a firm's business strategy - is changing accounting practices in leading companies. Using case studies, including Ciba-Geigy, Ford, Motorola and Texas Instruments, they show how the tools of strategic cost management - value chain analysis, strategic positioning analysis and cost driver analysis - provide a sustainable competitive advantage over companies whose cost systems are in disarray.
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H. Thomas Johnson
Retzlaff Professor of Quality Management, Portland State University, author, "Relevance Regained"
Here is a balanced and penetrating review of the information companies need to support continuous learning-- perhaps the only sustainable source of competitive advantage. I recommend "Strategic Cost Management" to all executives, regardless of background or experience.About the Author:
John Shank is Noble Professor of Management Accounting at the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College. He has published twelve books, and is an active consultant.
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Book Description Free Press, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0029126517
Book Description Free Press, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0029126517
Book Description Free Press, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110029126517
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