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Reduce the usefulness of direct labor




What has happened in recent industrial history to reduce the usefulness of direct labor as the primary basis for allocating overhead to products?;3. In an automated manufacturing environment, what basis of overhead allocation is frequently more relevant than direct labor hours?;4. What is generally true about overhead allocation to high-volume products versus low-volume products under a traditional costing system?;5.;A) What are the principal differences between activity-based costing (ABC) and traditional product costing?;B) What assumptions must be met for ABC costing to be useful?


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