Clearly state whether you either agree or disagree with the comment and support your opinion with at least one scholarly resource. Include in your response an explanation of the major purposes of budgeting.
One major criticism of budgeting is that it is used as a ?cost reduction? tool rather than a ?cost control? tool. The objective of the budget is to control costs at an efficient level of operation.
define a standard cost and explain what constitutes the components of a standard cost. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of a standard cost system and explain under what circumstances a standard cost system is most effective.