Using managerial accounting information
The following situations describe decision scenarios that could use managerial accounting information:
1. The manager of Barney’s BBQ wishes to determine the price to charge for various lunch plates.
2. By evaluating the cost of leftover materials, the plant manager of a precision tool facility wishes to determine how effectively the plant is being run.
3. The division controller of Quality Plumbing Supplies needs to determine the cost of products left in inventory.
4. The manager of the Maintenance Department of a large manufacturing company wishes to plan next year’s anticipated expenditures. For each situation, discuss how managerial accounting information could be used.