Better Business Decisions Using Cost Modeling: For Procurement, Operations, and Supply Chain Professionals

Editor/Author Sower, Victor and Sower, Christopher
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Business Expert Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $65.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $97.50
ISBN: 978-1-63-157067-4
Category: Business, Finance & Economics - Business
Image Count: 103
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This book provides the business professional a concise guide to the creation and effective use of both internal and external cost models. Development of internal cost models is discussed on how they can be deployed to assist in new product development, pricing decisions, make-or-buy decisions, and the identi cation of opportunities for internal process improvement projects.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Chapter 1 Introduction
  • Chapter 2 Constructing Cost Models
  • Chapter 3 Internal Cost Models
  • Chapter 4 Other Internal Cost Models
  • Chapter 5 External Cost Models for Procured Materials
  • Chapter 6 External Cost Models for Procured Services
  • Chapter 7 Total Cost of Ownership Models
  • Chapter 8 Probabilistic Cost Models
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix A: Data Sources for Cost Modeling
  • Appendix B: Simulation Software Used to Illustrate Chapter 8
  • References