Managers must understand the budgeting process to help them with their planning and organizing activities. Your managerial accounting professor just gave a lecture about operating budgets and their role in the overall budgeting process. However, a fellow classmate is still unsure about how operating budgets work. She wants you to explain in layman’s terms how operating budgets are used to coordinate business activities.
Formulate a thoughtful response in 100–250 words. Include at least one reference.