Week 4 Discussion Question 1
Cost Management and Joint Allocation
Complete Questions 10-18 and 11-17. Remember to complete all parts of the problems and report the results of your analysis. Do not forget to show the necessary steps and explain how your attained that outcome. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.
You are working at a hotel in a resort location. The manager says that the hotel must raise the rates in the winter when it has fewer tourists because the cost per room is much higher. How would you respond?
Surf Beach State College (SBSC) has a business school with three products, undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, and executive education. SBSC has three service departments, Computer Support, Career Development, and the Library. The dean would like to measure product line profitability and wants to include an allocation of service department costs in the analysis. How would you recommend the service department costs be allocated?