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The learning curve: the key to future management?

Steven, Grahame (2010) The learning curve: the key to future management? Project Report. Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, London.

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Learning curve models have many practical applications since they predict how long it will take to undertake future tasks. Management accountants must consequently take account of the impact of learning for planning, control and decision-making.

Prior to this research project, little was known about the current use of the learning curve for management accounting and the benefits and issues associated with its use, since most of the literature on the learning curve was published over 25 years ago. This CIMA report provides a contemporary picture of the application of the learning curve by management accountants.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Electronic ISSN: 1744-7038
Uncontrolled Keywords: Learning curve; economies of scale; manufacturing;
University Divisions/Research Centres: The Business School > School of Accounting, Financial Services and Law
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 600 Technology > 650 Management & public relations > 657 Accounting
Library of Congress Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Item ID: 5430
Depositing User: Mr Grahame Steven
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2012 16:05
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2012 16:05
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5430

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