BUS 630 Week 2 DQ 2 Direct Labor Variable or Fixed Cost
Throughout the corporate world, businesses are transforming labor into a more flexible (and variable) cost. Among such companies are Hewlett- Packard, General Electric, DuPont, Sun
Microsystems, and British Airways. Discuss whether direct labor is a fixed or a variable cost. What are the pros and cons of management treating direct labor as a variable cost? Are there ethical issues to be considered here?
Respond to at least two of your fellow students’ postings.