1. The Cost Reduction Process

  1. Steven M. Bragg

Published Online: 7 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118268346.ch1

Cost Reduction Analysis: Tools and Strategies

Cost Reduction Analysis: Tools and Strategies

How to Cite

Bragg, S. M. (2010) The Cost Reduction Process, in Cost Reduction Analysis: Tools and Strategies, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118268346.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470587263

Online ISBN: 9781118268346

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Keywords:

  • cost reduction process;
  • price elasticity;
  • cost reduction campaign;
  • default costs;
  • COTS systems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Need for Cost Reduction

  • Advantages of Cost Reduction

  • Disadvantages of Cost Reduction

  • Cost Reduction Politics

  • Cost Reduction Priorities

  • Cost Reduction Tools

  • Process Analysis

  • Process Analysis Tools

  • Key Cost Reduction Questions

  • Cost Reduction Reports

  • Metrics

  • Summary