Discussion

Short-run decision making consists of choosing among alternatives with an immediate or limited end in view. Short-term decisions sometimes are referred to as tactical, or relevant, decisions because they involve choosing between alternatives with an immediate or limited time frame in mind.

  1. Suppose that a product can be sold at split-off for $5,000 or processed further at a cost of $1,000 and then sold for $6,400. Should the product be processed further?