Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 350–450 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Additional Information: Eddison Electric Company (EEC) provides electricity for several states in the United States. You have been employed as a cost accountant at this organization. As EEC’s corporate business cost accountant, you will need to have a clear understanding of the different types of costs (variable, fixed, mixed, direct materials, direct labor, and overhead) that the company carries.
With your classmates, please discuss the following:
- Describe the differences between variable, fixed, and mixed costs, and list an example of each.
- Describe the differences between direct labor, direct material, manufacturing overhead, and nonmanufacturing costs, and list an example of each.