Pricing Documents

Subject: Pricing Documents
From: Becca Price <RP51 -at- CHRYSLER -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 1997 16:17:06 EDT

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From: tara -at- barber -dot- ctext -dot- com
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Date: Fri, 25 Apr 97 16:10:01 EST
To: RP51 -at- chrysler -dot- com
Subject: Pricing Documents

> Is the manual priced at $100 with a breakeven at 200 units? Or is $50 a
> typical price? Or is it by the page?

The answer to this one is there ain't no single answer. Each company does it
according to their own internal bone-castings and bean-counting. I've seen it
done by anticipated units, I've seen it done by average project time, I've seen
it done by pulling it out of a hat.

I wish him luck, but this one's a no-win situation. Best bet is to come up
with *some* method that he can sell an explanation of to his top brass, and run
with it.

- Tara.

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