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    Incremental analysis is quicker - but other advantages?

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    "Incremental analysis is quicker, but it has no other advantage over an analysis of all costs and revenues associated with each alternative."

    Do you agree? Why or why not?

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    I do not agree. Incremental analysis is not really much quicker since the advent of databases and excel. The total costs can be downloaded and studied very quickly with technology. But, the real reason for disagreeing is that incremental analysis affords more insight than analyzing all costs of each alternative.

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    Your response is 184 words and disagrees with the comment. An example is given to illustrate why incremental analysis is more insightful than total costs and revenues and how irrelevant costs can be a distraction.

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