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    Manufacturing Vs. Customer Cost Hierarchy

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    Use a selected company or your current work environment to identify at least one cost or expense that would fit under each of the following categories:
    - Variable
    - Fixed
    - Mixed
    - Step

    Would your company be more likely to benefit from using a manufacturing cost hierarchy or a customer cost hierarchy for determining cost drivers? Explain your answer and identify one cost for each of the four cost hierarchy categories. Present your findings in a manner that could be shared with the class.

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    Variable costs do change with an increase in terms of the amount of goods produced.
    Fixed costs remain constant regardless of how much of a good or service is produced.
    Mixed costs are a combination of both fixed and ...

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