The author states that accountants and prospective accountants who study cost accounting are taught that there are only two systems: job costing or process costing. He goes on to mention that there is a third that should be taught, which is operation costing

. As you read, consider the following question​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​s: 

What is operation costing? 

How is it similar to job and process costing? 

How is it different?

 Also read the article Job Costing: A Contractor’s Perspective.

 Once you have read these articles, address the following in your initial post: Choose a local contractor or manufacturer in your community and suggest which costing system would be most appropriate for the company. 

Explain why the costing system you chose is the best option. Support with specific examples, where applicable.

 When responding to two of your peers, identify strengths and/or weaknesses in their suggestion for the local

 company they have chosen. Suggest an alternative costing system, if appropriate​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‌‌‌‌‌‌‍‍​.