This Web-Based, Model-Driven DSS can help managers analyze product cost variances and determine problems that may exist that require additional investigation. Enter values under Assumptions and Estimates and then click Calculate. It shows costs and profit contributions. The results are then displayed. Use this decision support tool to test different sets of assumptions and to see results change.
Profit Contribution -- The dollar amount of the product's price that contributes to fixed overhead and pre-tax profit.
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