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Making Decisions: The direct method; the reciprocal method

1. How could the direct method be useful in making decisions? 2. After researching the reciprocal method, I am in complete agreement the reciprocal method being the most efficient cost allocation method. According to an accounting resource, the reciprocal method is a method of allocating service department costs to other org

decision-making conducted

Before you came to the company, it had conducted some market research on how popular its current product line was. Although the target market for the firm's product is huge, the sample size that was chosen for this research was 1,100 adults. The results of the research are the following: Sample size: 20 Likely potential targ

An examination of ethical business decision-making practices in global environments, focusing specifically on Halliburton's no-contest award of LOGCAP contracts in Iraq--implications are drawn from Dick Cheney's strategic position as Vice-President of the United States and former Halliburton CEO. Full reference information is provided in APA format.

The attached examination is in response to the following assignment criteria: Application of Decision-Making Process Submit a 2100-2800-word application of an ethics decision-making strategy to a current global business ethics situation. Begin the assignment by selecting a globally operating corporation. Next, select one s

GAAP and internal reporting; GAAP and decision making; qualitative aspects

1. If GAAP is not required for internal reporting, than management can develop any system they choose. This does however bring up an issue that is quite important to every company... efficiency. Companies obviously work hard to build their efficiencies and they strive not to waste their efforts. Time is money as they say. Howeve

Simple Plant - Accounting for Decision Making and Control

Simple Plant manufactures DNA test strips. Manufacturing overhead is applied to units produced using direct labor dollars as the allocation base. The overhead rate is calculated prior to the beginning of the fiscal year that runs January 1 to December 31. Simple Plant has one manufacturing employee, J. Kusic, and one overhea

Decision analysis for The Technically Techno Company

The Technically Techno company has several patents for a variety of different Flash memory devices that are used in computers, cell phones, and a variety of other things. A competitor has recently introduced a product based on technology very similar to something patented by Technically Techno last year. Consequently, Technicall

Decision-making technique; elements of critical thinking

With the information attached, using a RATIONAL or PROACTVE DECISION - MAKING TECHNIQUE to identify the solution(s) -Provide an analysis of the specific steps utilized in applying your selected decision-making technique -Using the definition and various elements of critical thinking; examine the decision-making model you

Value of Ratio Analysis in Decision Making for Heath Care

Discuss the value of ratio analysis in decision making for heath care organizations. o Include at least two ratios from each major group from the financial statements from your company or a health care company you select. o Provide examples with calculations and evaluate the meaning of the results related

Bank decision making models and styles

For a bank organization, discuss decision making models/styles: Consider the most favorable aspects of each style to describe a process by which a problem can be identified and described to stakeholders in a manner that is sensitive to their perspectives. It doesn't have to be to in depth but enough so that we can compare/

Consumer Decision Making

1. You are the new marketing manager for a firm that produces a line of athletic shoes to be targeted to the college student subculture. In your memo to your boss, list some product attributes that might appeal to this subculture, the steps in your customers' purchase process, and recommend some marketing strategies that can inf

Addressing Decision Making Models

What decision-making model(s) do you prefer? Why? How do the influences of internal and external stakeholders affect the decision-making model that best fits the situation? Provide an example of how stakeholders' influence might dictate which decision-making model is best in a particular situation What are your thoughts on

This posting addresses personal hygiene in the workplace.

What does personal hygiene say about you? Do you have someone at work that doesn't display good personal hygiene? How does this relate to 'professional demeanor'? Along with personal hygiene, another issue of the last couple years is person's at work with many allergies, and some employees that wear ALOT of cologne or perf

What is a manager? Moral criteria in CEO decision making.

I would like answers to these questions in your own writing instead of cutting and pasting a lot of Internet material. What is a Manager? Class, based on what we know from the Griffin text, is everyone considered a manager? Why, or why not? Managerial Ethics There is a great deal of pressure on CEOs in recent years to

Accounting for Decision Making & Control

12-14: Flower City Cartridges (FCC) manufactures replacement cartridges for desktop printers. FCC uses standard costs within a job order cost system. In June, FCC purchased 18 gallons of blue ink for $385.20 and produced the following four different cartridge jobs using the blue ink (and other inks, materials, and direct labor)

Improving Decision Making and the Effect of Distance

Article to read: Jennifer L. Blaskovich (2008) Exploring the Effect of Distance: An Experimental Investigation of Virtual Collaboration, Social Loafing, and Group Decisions. Journal of Information Systems: Spring 2008, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 27-46. Analyze this research study selected from the academic literature. The analysi

Role of Financial Institutions in Decision Making

In considering your role as a manager at On Your Mark, you prepare to discuss with your diverse staff the role of financial institutions. Answer the following questions to prepare for the weekly status meeting: What role(s) do financial institutions play in the financial decision making of individuals? Use personal examples

CVP Analysis, Decision Making, Activity Based Costing, Unit Cost

See attached file for clarity. Problem 3 - CVP Analysis and Decision Making Part 1: Ballpark Concessions currently sells hot dogs. During a typical month, the stand reports a profit of $9,000 with sales of $50,000, fixed costs of $21,000, and variable costs of $0.64 per hot dog. Next year, the company plans to s

Managerial Decision Making: Example Problems

Sources need to be referenced at the end of the written response. 1. Discuss your most recent decision to purchase a major item i.e. entertainment center, automobile, home, etc. In what way did the acquisition utility or the transactional utility come into play for you? 2. Explain the availability, representativeness, and

The Hidden Traps of Decision-making

Discuss systems thinking. Cite the following in your discussion: January 2006 issue of Harvard Business Review -- Special Topic on Decision-making: The Hidden Traps of Decision-making

Role of Cost in Decision Making in Healthcare Industry

Please answer all questions thoroughly and no plagarism. Please review all answers. Course material: Neumann, B. R., Clement, J. P., and Cooper, J. C. Financial Management: Concepts and Applications for Health Care Organizations. Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 1999, 239. 1. Where would you most likely find

HR Legally Compliant Policy: Access to Personnel Files

Analyze the scenario please. Access to Personnel Files Information for employees relating to their employment will be kept in one file. Personnel files are the property of Company XYZ. Supervisors and management officials who have verifiable reasons to review the files may do so. Employees may review their files at any

Policy Formation Medicare Legislation

How will Medicare legislation impact the life of the Medicare program and do you think should happen to bring about a change to the current Medicare legislation that will extend the life of the program beyond 2026. 972 words

HR: New business vision for compensating the staff, guideposts for a policy

Imagine that your are the HR Manager for a new firm just opening its doors in your community. The owners have asked you to prepare a vision for compensating the staff. They do not want specific policies, but guiding principles that will help them collect data and write specific HR policies later. Complete the following: Des

Best way to support a decision-maker

Do you think that we should not use absolute terms about a decision, rather give the factors and conditions prevailing and allow the decision maker to ponder and make the most informed and rational decision? The response addresses the queries posted in 684 words with references.

Decision-making processes

Decision-making processes in transportation carrying time sensitive material. Be sure to focus on STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES of that process. Identify a problem for each style and how we would determine to describe the problem to stakeholders in a sensitive manner. Identified what they believe to be their organizations style an

Perdue Farms: Change in management style, Mintzberg's organization types

Read the "Perdue Farms Inc.: Responding to 21st century challenges" case provided in the link below. Answer the following questions: 1. Describe the change in management style (Frank versus Jim) at Perdue Farms. 2. How would you classify Perdue Farms according to Mintzberg's five organization types? Explain 3. Wha