Cost

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In production, research, retail, and accounting, a cost is the value of money that has been used up to produce something or deliver a service, and hence is not available for use anymore.wikipedia
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Price

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This acquisition cost may be the sum of the cost of production as incurred by the original producer, and further costs of transaction as incurred by the acquirer over and above the price paid to the producer. It is the amount denoted on invoices as the price and recorded in bookkeeping records as an expense or asset cost basis.
A price is influenced by both production costs and demand for the product.

Expense

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It is the amount denoted on invoices as the price and recorded in bookkeeping records as an expense or asset cost basis.
Expenditure is an outflow of money to another person or group to pay for an item or service, or for a category of costs.

Cost–benefit analysis

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When developing a business plan for a new or existing company, product, or project, planners typically make cost estimates in order to assess whether revenues/benefits will cover costs (see cost-benefit analysis).
A CBA may be used to compare completed or potential courses of actions, or to estimate (or evaluate) the value against the cost of a decision, project, or policy.

Cost overrun

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Costs are often underestimated, resulting in cost overrun during execution.
A cost overrun, also known as a cost increase or budget overrun, involves unexpected incurred costs.

Economic cost

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Opportunity cost, also referred to as economic cost is the value of the best alternative that was not chosen in order to pursue the current endeavor—i.e., what could have been accomplished with the resources expended in the undertaking.
*Cost curves: It is the graphical presentation of the costs of production as a function of total quantity produced

Direct labor cost

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Also, we can say it is the cost of the work done by those workers who actually make the product on the production line.

Cost curve

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In economics, a cost curve is a graph of the costs of production as a function of total quantity produced.

Cost accounting

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Cost accounting has long been used to help managers understand the costs of running a business.

Marginal cost

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A conventional marginal cost is incremented by one unit; that is, it is the cost of producing one more unit of a good.

Repugnancy costs

Repugnancy costs are costs borne by an individual or entity as a result of a stimulus that goes against that individual or entity's cultural mores.

Advertising

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and Shimizu's four Cs (commodity, cost, communication, channel) in the 7Cs Compass Model (Co-marketing).

Outline of industrial organization

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Production (economics)

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In production, research, retail, and accounting, a cost is the value of money that has been used up to produce something or deliver a service, and hence is not available for use anymore.

Research

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In production, research, retail, and accounting, a cost is the value of money that has been used up to produce something or deliver a service, and hence is not available for use anymore.

Retail

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In production, research, retail, and accounting, a cost is the value of money that has been used up to produce something or deliver a service, and hence is not available for use anymore.

Accounting

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In production, research, retail, and accounting, a cost is the value of money that has been used up to produce something or deliver a service, and hence is not available for use anymore.

Business

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In business, the cost may be one of acquisition, in which case the amount of money expended to acquire it is counted as cost.

Economics

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More generalized in the field of economics, cost is a metric that is totaling up as a result of a process or as a differential for the result of a decision.

Performance indicator

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More generalized in the field of economics, cost is a metric that is totaling up as a result of a process or as a differential for the result of a decision.

Decision-making

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More generalized in the field of economics, cost is a metric that is totaling up as a result of a process or as a differential for the result of a decision.

Business process modeling

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Hence cost is the metric used in the standard modeling paradigm applied to economic processes.

Paradigm

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Hence cost is the metric used in the standard modeling paradigm applied to economic processes.

Business process

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Hence cost is the metric used in the standard modeling paradigm applied to economic processes.

Invoice

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It is the amount denoted on invoices as the price and recorded in bookkeeping records as an expense or asset cost basis.