Provides a timed version of Wilkerson Co. based costing case (101092). Faced with dwindling profits Sippican Corp. is struggling to understand why it is difficult to meet price competition in a product line. The controller collects data with which to explain the development of a time-, activity-based cost model to better the different requirements of each product line in an indirect and support resources Sippican will. Shows a strong link between the strategic plannin … Read more »

Provides a timed version of Wilkerson Co. based costing case (101092). Faced with dwindling profits Sippican Corp. is struggling to understand why it is difficult to meet price competition in a product line. The controller collects data with which to explain the development of a time-, activity-based cost model to better the different requirements of each product line in an indirect and support resources Sippican will. Shows a strong link between strategic planning and operational budgeting.
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Robert S. Kaplan
Source: Harvard Business School
5 pages.
Release Date: 16 February 2006. Prod #: 106058-PDF-ENG
Sippican Society (A) HBR case solution