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Making Cost Reductions Stick
Charter (2001)
  • Mark E Pickering
Abstract
In tough economic times it is important to keep control of costs. Inappropriate and poorly executed cost reduction exercises can destroy competitive advantage and result in costs creeping back. This article outlines common cost reduction pitfalls and examines four popular approaches to cost reduction.
Keywords
  • Cost reduction,
  • activity based costing,
  • activity analysis,
  • benchmarking,
  • reengineering,
  • costs,
  • profits,
  • cost saving,
  • turnaround
Publication Date
August, 2001
Citation Information
Mark E Pickering. "Making Cost Reductions Stick" Charter (2001)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mark_pickering/8/