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Accounting in business decision making

I am looking for various input and perspectives on the topic: Using accounting information and its principles in decision making. For example: why is it important, how can it be used, what are some examples of accounting information that helps organizations make better decisions, etc.

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

Financial Accounting Tools for Business Decision Making

McNamme Juices sells products in the health-food industry. McNamme sold Johnny Mac merchandise for $5000 on account. Johnny Mac ran into a cash crunch and was able to pay only $1,200 in the prescribed period. Both parties agreed to satisfy the remaining balance with a six month note, at 13% interest, all payable at the end of

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

Obstacles in Implementing a Global Business Plan

1. What obstacles would a CMO potentially encounter in the process of implementing a global business plan? 2. At what stage of an organization's decision to venture into a foreign market would there be a need for a contingency plan to be considered?

Global Business Management Decisions

1. Do you think a company's decision to use a positive NPV should be based on the economic profitability and the acceptance by the firm's culture? Why or why not? Remember, the culture may be different in a global situation. (100 words) 2. What is marginal cost? 3. What are cost allocation models? 328 words

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

Tony's Electronic Corp, make or buy a certain part

48. Tony's Electronic Corporation needs 12,000 units of a certain part to be used in the production of its karaoke machines. If Tony's Electronics buys the part from Scott Company instead of making it themselves, Tony's could not use the present facilities for another manufacturing activity. Sixty percent of the fixed overhead a

What is a mental model or mindset; which forces influence it, limitations in decision making related to it, and What forces influence a mental model/mindset, and what forces cause the evolution of that mental model/mindset? How has your mental model/mindset limited your decision making? These questions are answered in detail by a professional with a graduate degree.

What is a mental model/mindset? What forces influence a mental model/mindset, and what forces cause the evolution of that mental model/mindset? How has your mental model/mindset limited your decision making? This is part of the answer... It starts with one's parents or caregivers and other influential people in the pers

Decision Trees: Evaluate Carl Draper's decision about selling his movie script

Young screenwriter Carl Draper has just finished his first script. It has action, drama, humor, and he thinks it will be a blockbuster. He takes the script to every motion picture studio in town and tries to sell it but to no avail. Finally, ACME studios offers to buy the script, for either (a) $10,000 or (b) 1 percent o

Expected Opportunity Loss Criterion

See the attached file. The following is an opportunity-loss table. Opportunity-loss table. State of Natures Alternatives A B C Alternative 1 20 100 0 Alternative 2 100 0 25 Alternative 3 0 40 90 The probabilities for the states of nature A,

Decision Making and Relevant Information

Louder Company manufactures part MNO used in several of its truck models. 10,000 units are produced each year with production costs as follows: Direct materials $ 45,000 Direct manufacturing labor 15,000 Variable support costs 35,000 Fixed support c

Decision-Making Tools

Hi, I'm a bit confused with a practice problem. An Universities' bookstore stocks textbooks based on departmental forecasts and pre-registration records to determine how many copies are needed. Pre-registration shows 90 students enrolled, but the bookstore manager says that based on his intuition and some historical evidenc

Relevant cost and revenue for decision making: Old machine vs new machine

KEEP OLD MACHINE OR REPLACE WITH NEW MACHINE A new $300,000 machine is expected to have a 5-year life and a terminal value of $0. It can produce 40,000 units a year at a variable cost of $4 per unit. The variable cost is $6.50 per unit with an old machine, which also has a capacity of 40,000 units a year and a book value of

Explain why decision making is an important component of good management

Can you help me get started on this assignment? 1.Explain why decision making is an important component of good management. 2.Discuss the difference between programmed and non-programmed decisions and the decision characteristics of certainty and uncertainty. 3.Describe the ideal, rational model of decision making and the p

Utility and Decision Making

Frank is faced with a decision about whether to take a bet with a friend or get $20 for sure. If he wins the bet, he gets $50, if he loses the bet, he has to pay $50. For Frank, the utility of $50 is 10 and the utility of paying $50 is 0. The utility of the $20 sure thing is: U($20) = p*U($50) + (1-p)*U(-$50) When p = .8,

Making a Credit Decision

Prior to making a credit decision, we should always check the applicant's: a. capacity, cash, and collateral. b. character, capacity, and collateral. c. collateral, credit, and cash. d. collateral, character, and current assets.

Accounting for Decision making and control. 6th Edition

Potter-Bowen (PB) manufactures and sells postage meters throughout the world. Postage meters print the necessary postage on envelopes, eliminating the need to affix stamps. The meter keeps track of the postage, the user takes the meterâ??s counter to a post office and pays money, and the post office initializes the meter to

Accounting for decision making and control

US Copiers manufactures a full line of copiers including desktop models. The Small Copier Division (SCD) manufactures desktop copiers and sells them in the United States. A typical model has a retail price of less than $500. An integral part in the copier is the toner cartridge that contains the black powder used to create th

Business policy example problem

Please help me with the following issue: a. Does an organizations culture follow its strategy or does an organizations strategy follow its culture? b. Explain why in complete detail. Please provide sources.