Monroe Clock Company (A)

6 Pages Posted: 21 Oct 2008

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Luann J. Lynch

University of Virginia - Darden School of Business

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Monroe Clock Company, a producer of electrical timers, is trying to decide how to price a new device by considering variable versus fixed costs, the relevance of certain costs, and information regarding capacity utilization. The A case can be taught independently or in conjunction with the B case (UVA-C-2229), which considers the method of overhead allocation and its impact on the cost of the household timer.

Keywords: cost allocation, pricing

JEL Classification: M40, M46, D40

Suggested Citation

Lynch, Luann J., Monroe Clock Company (A). Darden Case No. UVA-C-2228, Available at SSRN:

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