The Role of Resource Consumption Accounting (RCA) in Improving Cost Management in the Jordanian Commercial Banks

Abdulkhaliq M. Al-Rawi, Hiba Abd al-Hafiz
2018 International Journal of Economics and Finance  
This research aims to demonstrate the ability of the resource consumption accounting system to create an addition to cost management at the Jordanian commercial banks through the following dimensions: providing appropriate information, reducing costs, and improving the quality of the cost accounting outputs of Jordanian commercial banks. The researchers relied on several study methods, represented in descriptive methodology for the purpose of scientific organized analysis and interpretation,
more » ... interpretation, the use of the questionnaire adopted on the basis of the theoretical literature of the previous studies and the analytical approach to describe the phenomenon as it is in fact and then to analyze, interpret and link it with other phenomena, in addition to the statistical approach by using statistical methods in processing and analyzing data pertinent to the subject matter of this research. The conclusions of the research have shown that resource consumption accounting system plays a positive role in cost management by providing appropriate information, reducing costs and improving the quality of banking services in Jordanian commercial banks. The most important recommendations were to urge the decision makers in Jordanian commercial banks to use of the resource consumption accounting system because of its positive impact on cost management, and the raise of awareness of cost accountants in Jordanian commercial banks of the need to develop the cost systems currently used to meet cost management needs.
doi:10.5539/ijef.v10n10p28 fatcat:es7lomieifhqrp3ita22ppmyyq