Strategic Cost Management

ISBN Number : 978-93-5367-444-1

Student Price : Rs.1098

Student Dollar Price : 44$

Library Price : Rs.2995

Library Dollar Price : 120$

Book Edition : Second

Year of Publication : 2023

No. Of Pages : 656

Book Weight :1410

About The Book

The text, Strategic Cost Management, presents a comprehensive coverage of modern of modern cost management. Techniques to fulfil the needs of business organizations in the new competitive environment. This book provides a new framework to the vital issue of cost management, use of cost information to design a firms competitive strategy and provide enhanced value to customers, shareholders and other stakeholders. The book creates a logical linkage between the concepts and procedures and how these can be used in practice by business organizations. It discusses cost management techniques in detail and their role in strategic decision-making of a firm and building and sustaining competitiveness.


Contents -

Part One : Overview and Basic Concepts
1. Const Management: Nature and Scope
2. Basic Cost Concepts
Part Two : Activity- Baased Control and Management
3. Activity-Based Costing
4. Activity-Based Management
5. Total Quality Management (TQM)
6. Customer Profitability Analysis and Strategic Positioning Analysis
7. Activity-Based Budgeting
8. Productivity and Business Process Re-engineering (BPR)
Part Three : Cost Management Techniques
9. Pricing Strategies
10. Life Cycle Costing
11. Target Costing
12. Kaizen Costing
13. Value Chain Analysis
14. Just-In-Time (JIT) Inventory Management
15. Theory of Constraints (TOC)
Part Four : Performance Evaluation
16. Responsibility Accounting and Divisional Performance Evaluation
17. Transfer Pricing
18. Strategic Performance Measurement – Balanced Scorecard

About The Author

Dr. Jawahar Lal has been a Professor in Department of Commerce, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. He also served as Head, Department of Commerce, and Dean, Faculty of Commerce and Business, University of Delhi. Earlier, he has taught at Shri Ram College of Commerce, University of Delhi, He possesses forty-four years of teaching and research experience. He has been associated with teaching of postgraduate commerce and management courses and imparting dissertation and thesis guidance to students of M.Phil., Ph.D., MIB, and M.H.R.O.D. Programmes.   

Dr. Lal is the member of many academic and professional bodies, is on the Editorial Board and Review Board of many reputed journals, member of Board of Studies and Research Committees of Indian Universities, member of Indian Commerce Association and Indian Accounting Association. He has been conferred with IAA Fellowship award 2007 for lifetime dedication to the Accounting Education and Research.   

Dr. Lal has contributed sixty papers in reputed journals and has presented papers in fifty national and international conferences. He has also chaired technical sessions in many conferences. He has written over a dozen reputed books. 

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