UK Accounting Glossary
In activity-based costing, the identification and description of activities in an organisation.
In activity-based costing, Activity Analysis is the identification and description of the activities in an organisation.
Each department will determine it’s key activities, how many people work on these activities, and what resources are necessary to carry out said activities.
Some activities may be performed across a number of different departments.
Activity analysis refers to the Identification and description of activities in an organisation, and evaluates their impact on its operations.
Activity analysis determines:
Activity analysis is accomplished through direct observation, interviews, questionnaires, and review of the work records.
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This glossary post was last updated: 6th May 2019.