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Target Costing, Automated Cost Management System, Assessment of Performance
We examine the implementation of automated systems for target cost management and assessing firm performance in global automobile component company. After financial crisis, companies need to make strategic decisions as fast as possible. However, global companies are difficult to make fast decisions because of taking time for sorting the internal data through oversea companies. Also there are difficult to build systems of cost management and assessment of performance achievement. In this study, as we explain elaborately about the automatic process of cost management and assessment of performance achievement systems in global automobile component companies, we provide practical implications of this benchmark case for other companies’ automated target cost management systems and assessing performance system’s innovations.