activity based costing
ABC A costing method that uses an organization’s activities and operations to allocate costs to *products. In contrast to *absorption costing methodologies, which use production volumes as a *cost driver, activity based costing (ABC) uses activities as cost drivers. Cost drivers typically used in ABC costing to charge costs to products include the number of machine hours used, or the quantity of weight handled in a production process. Major aspects of ABC philosophy are the notions that (i) activities drive costs and (ii) product markets drive activities. Further reading: Gunasekaran (1999); Keller (1997)

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