By John Y. Lee
Publishes well-developed articles on numerous present issues in administration accounting which are appropriate to researchers in either perform and academe. As one of many greatest administration accounting learn journals, AIMA is definitely poised to fulfill the wishes of administration accounting students. Featured in quantity 12 are articles on new instructions in administration accounting examine, revenue influence of worth chain reconfiguration mixing strategic price administration (SCM) and action-profit-linkage (APL) views, the size hole in procuring functionality, expense accounting practices utilized in complicated production environments, reimbursement method and organizational functionality, accounting for rate interactions in designing items, dating caliber in functionality dimension, measuring and accounting for industry danger tradeoffs, connecting strategies of industrial process and aggressive virtue to activity-based computing device rate allocations, company acquisition judgements less than diverse strategic motivations, and a few new findings at the balanced scorecard adoptions. Researchers in either perform and academe, in addition to libraries, will be drawn to the articles featured within the AIMA.
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What are the determinants of effective procurement initiatives? Planning & forecasting Business processes New Directions in Management Accounting Research 31 Appendix (Continued ) Major Topic Management control Sub-Topic Alliances Customers/ Information Intangibles Smartcards Structure Cost accounting Environmental Standards Cost management ABC Selected Research Questions How does technology play a role in successfully reengineering business processes such as the travel and expense process? What is the nature of optimal business partner or exclusive supply contracts?
Market research showed that only 24% of women were “fully satisfied” with their purchase of standard Levi’s at a list price of about $50 per pair. “Fashion” in jeans meant more styles, more colors, and better fit. All of these combined to create a level of product line complexity that was a nightmare for manufacturing-oriented, push-based companies like Strauss which depend on independent retailers to reach consumers. Recognizing a need for better first-hand market information, in the early 1990s Strauss opened a few retail outlets, Original Levi’s stores.
In their study of world-class lean organizations, the authors cite results such as 200% labor efficiency increases, 90% reductions in throughput time, 90% reductions in inventory investment, 50% reductions in customer errors and 50% reductions in time-to-market with wider product variety and modest capital investment. An APL model is necessary to tie down the profit implications of improvements in these leading performance indicators. In the next section of the paper, we present the Levi’s Personal Pair™ business initiative as one example of a management innovation demonstrating attention to all five of these steps.