Give an example of management accounting information that could be used by a manager to make each of the following decisions. Remember to consider non-financial information where relevant.
1. The manager of a discount department store is deciding how many cleaning staff to employ.
2. A local council is deciding whether to add a ‘green’ waste recycling service.
3. The CEO of a major football organisation is contemplating changing the timing of the football season to start and finish one month earlier from next year.
4. The director of nursing at the local hospital is deciding whether to hire short-term agency staff or employ additional full-time nurse to service an increase in the number of patients admitted to the hospital.