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Cost management and control in government : fighting the cost war through leadership driven management

Author: Dale R Geiger; Business Expert Press.
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] (222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017) : Business Expert Press, 2011, ©2010.
Series: Managerial accounting collection; Business Expert Press digital library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Government organizations spend enormous amounts. They employ a large percentage of the workforce. They have an undeniably huge impact on the national economy and wealth. Yet they are, for the most part, unmanaged. What passes for management is a combination of oversight and audit. Oversight is primarily reactive: offering negative feedback for failures and demanding additional rules and regulations to prevent  Read more...
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Geiger, Dale R.
Cost management and control in government.
New York, N.Y. : Business Expert Press, 2011
(OCoLC)668197631
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dale R Geiger; Business Expert Press.
ISBN: 9781606492185 1606492187
OCLC Number: 732954791
Notes: Title from PDF t.p. (viewed May 27, 2011).
Description: 1 online resource (x, 208 pages) : illustrations, digital file.
Contents: Foreword: Blending people, process, and tools to win the cost war --
Introduction: Cost management and control in government --
1. Opportunities for leadership driven management --
Part I. Stage I cost use: making cost informed decisions --
2. Developing aggressive, knowledgeable management --
3. ACEs: building a talented, smart support staff of analytic cost experts --
4. Army Central Command examples of cost benefit analysis --
Part II. Stage II cost use: creating cost managed organizations --
5. Constructing interactive, learning oriented processes --
6. Evolving good cost information --
7. Organization based operational control processes --
8. Fort Huachuca U.S. Army Garrison: case study --
9. Refocusing support functions through role based control processes --
10. NRaD (Now SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific): case study --
11. Output based management control --
12. Bureau of Engraving and Printing --
Part III. Stage III cost use: creating cost managed enterprises --
13. Implementation issues --
14. Conclusions --
Notes --
Index.
Series Title: Managerial accounting collection; Business Expert Press digital library.
Responsibility: Dale R. Geiger.

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