ABC system

ABC system

[′ā′bē′sē ′sis·təm]
(geophysics)
A procedure in seismic surveying to determine the effect of irregular weathering thickness.
(ordnance)
An atomic, biological, or chemical weapons system.
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ABC system aims to rectify the problem pertaining to the disarrangement in cost information.
The group focused on bus routes along Edsa commonly referred to as the ABC system, which has three primary routes and own sets of stops.
However, another DF in this study, Janice, expressed similar concerns to those stated by Glyn and added that an ABC system is somewhat cumbersome.
It was further pointed out that upon execution of ABC, the residents initially protested and created hurdles for the power utility but the management through camps and brochures educated these residents of the advantages this ABC system holds.
The ABC system, consisted of precast concrete bridge superstructure elements, ensuring the bridges could be built during the weekend closures.
Cooper and Kaplan (1988) have introduced ABC system to address the weaknesses of the conventional costing system.
However, after having used an ABC system over longer periods of time and having experienced the advantages first hand, users start to create activities even for smaller one-hour tasks.
After initial data collection, many organizations found that the complexity of maintaining the ABC system was too costly and resource intensive.
This research responds to a descriptive and quantitative design, and the main goal is to determine whether the ABC system has been accepted in firms, and the proportion of its use compared to the traditional systems.
Drury (5) defined the necessary steps to set up an ABC system as follows:
Compared to the traditional manual method of cleaning lines, which would take hours and result in the loss of beer, the Phoenix ABC system thoroughly cleans lines in 30-40 minutes and wastes no beer.