Diana Stinson, Cherry Valley, Inc.’s factory manager, had lost her patience. Six months ago,
she appointed a team from the production and service departments to finalize the allocation
of costs and setting of standard costs. They were still feuding, so she hired Brennan and
Rose, a large consulting firm, to resolve the matter.
All of the following are potential consequences of having the standards set by Brennan
and Roseexcept that