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Models and theories of change management

A. Identify five different models or theories of change. Discuss the validity and utility of these models. b. Explain in detail the human implications of major organizational change, focusing in particular on changes that result from the implementation of new technology. Analyze the critical success factors for organization

Incremental operating cash flow statements

Mini Case a-c Page 580 a. Set up, without numbers, a time line for the project's cash flows. b. 1) Construct incremental operating cash flow statements for the project's 4 years of operations. 2) Does your cash flow statement include any financial flows such as interest expense or dividends? Why or why not? c. 1) Sup

Free cash flows, NPV, Profitability Index, and the IRR Problem

Please see problem below. I would like it done in Excel. I've tried working on it a couple of times but I don't think I'm getting it right. Thanks. Windex Corporation, a firm in the 38 percent marginal tax bracket with a 17.5% required rate of return or cost of capital, is considering a new project. This project involves th

Return on Equity vs. Return on Capital

You know that when expanding and investing in projects overseas as Acme plans to, it is essential to understand such things as Return on equity (ROE) and Internal rate of return (IRR). Using Internet sources , Gather information on ROE and IRR. (you may want to start with the websites listed below) Return on Equity vs

Present Value Problem

I am having problem with this exercise. I know how to calculate the present values and future values, but this problem has a lot amounts that I am not sure which one I should work on to prepare the entry as the instruction asks: Pizza Inn charges an initial fee of $600,000 for a franchise, with $120,000 paid when the agreemen

Sunshine Corporation Capital Budgeting - Project Selection

Sunshine Corporation is considering several long-term investments. Management wants to accept the two best projects, given the following data: Project A B C D E Present value of net cash inflows . . . . . . . . $24,000 $44,000 $15,000 $30,000 $50,000 Investment cost . . . . . . . . . . 20,000 40,000 16,000 24,000 41,000

Calculating the weighted average cost of capital

A Company (BrainM plc) has 10 million ordinary shares of 50p each in issue out of an authorised ordinary share capital of 12 million. The company has recently paid a dividend of 12p per share on the ordinary shares, which are currently listed at 112p ex div. The dividend growth rate has recently been a little under 10% p.a., a

Capital budgeting

The five most popular capital budgeting decision rules taught in universities are the payback method, the discounted payback method, the net present value (NPV) method, the profitability index, the internal rate of return (IRR), and the modified IRR (MIRR) method. Briefly describe each decision rule to include the relationship a

Project Evaluation

Describe the following project evaluation processes: Payback, NPV, PI, and IRR. Is any one-evaluation process better the others? Why?

Dime a Dozen Diamonds - Accounting Break-Even Level and NPV Break-Even Level

(See attached files for full problem description) Dime a Dozen Diamonds makes synthetic diamonds by treating carbon. Each diamond can be sold for $100. The materials cost for a standard diamond is $30. The fixed costs incurred each year for factory upkeep and administrative expenses are $200,000. The machinery

Master Budget

List the features and advantages of a master budget. Also, distinguish between the components of master budget.

Budget Assignment

A. Identify the stages of the budgeting process and evaluate their effectiveness. b. Evaluate the level and validity of detailed assumptions used to create budget estimates. c. Discuss the role of the budget as an analytic tool that can be used to evaluate organizational performance. d. Explain h

Capital Expenditures

Why do most companies prefer to use the present value or internal rate-of-return methods to value capital expenditures, rather than the payback method or average return on assets or equity methods? In compiling the forecasts for the annual cash flows in a capital expenditure solution, interest or depreciation are not include

Capital Investment Decisions

Should We Purchase That New Copier? Campus Print Shop is thinking of purchasing a new, modern copier that automatically collates pages. The machine would cost $22,000 cash. A service contract on the machine, considered a must because of its complexity, would be an additional $200 per month. The machine is expected to last eig

Quantitative Methods

Consider a capital budgeting example with 5 projects from which to select. Let x1 = 1 if project a is selected, 0 if not, for a = 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Conditions are independent. Projects cost $100, $200, $150, $75, and $300 respectively. The budget is $450. Write the appropriate constraint for the following condition. If project 1 is

NPV & IRR question

Solution required for this question Question 1: Capital Expenditure Decisions and Investment Criteria Sunrise Ltd Sunrise Ltd is an electronics company that manufactures and markets a range of innovative products. Its success is based to a large extent on the ability of a small development groups to generate ideas fo

What is correct capital budgeting criterea?

What is correct capital budgeting criterea when considering the priority or ranking of a capital project? Secondly, how do you adjust your capital budgeting criterion to account for the riskiness of a project?

Describe the leadership and management functions as relates to Mr. Big?

Describe the leadership and management functions and style as it relates to a multifaceted project touching upon project planning, development, management, and completion based on the qualifications of the applicant. The manager is hands on, team orientied, and uses a participative style of management, and after receiving fee

Problem set

(See attached file for full problem description) --- On these questions I need some help showing the steps needed to finish the problems. Please make sure that you understand theses concepts and steps? 1 What is the present value of the following cash flows at an 8% discount rate/required rate of return? ye

Net Present Value

Harper Company is contemplating the purchase of a machine capable of performing certain operations that are now performed manually. The machine will cost $5,000, and it will last for five years. At the end of the five-year period, the machine will have a zero scrap value. Use of the machine will reduce labor costs by

Fixed and Current Assets: Evaluations of Performance.

Fixed and Current Assets: Evaluations of Performance. Metro Hospital has been under pressure to keep costs down. Indeed, the hospital administrator has been managing various revenue-producing centres to maximize contributions to the recovery of operating costs of the hospital as a whole. The administrator has been consider

Present value of streams of payments

Assuming an interest rate of 10%, calculate the present value of the following streams of yearly payments a) $1,000 per year, forever, with the first payment one year from today b)$500 per year, forever, with the first payment two years from today c)$2,420 per year, forever, with the first payment three years from today

You are a finance manager of this high-tech company

1. You are the finance manager of this high-tech company and you have to prepare a final recommendation on the acquisition of some important equipment to be used in the manufacturing plant. There are two options, to buy it paying cash upfront or to lease it. The cost of the equipment if paid in cash upfront is $ 180,000 based o

Managerial accounting

Please help with the following managerial accounting problem. Provide step by step calculations. Your company plans to acquire one of two assets. asset a costs $162,500 and has expected annual cash savings of $37,500. asset b cost $225,000 and has expected annual cash savings of $77,500. You'll use the straight-line deprecia

Market Analysis

Please provide an assessment of the financial feasibility of marketing a key prescription medication to new market segments (perhaps a medication just received a new indication) including any required investment and available sources of capital. Thank you

Both the future and present value of a sum of money are based on?

These are questions that I cannot seem to find the answer to. Any sort of help would be greatly appreciated! --- Both the future and present value of a sum of money are based on? Interest rate Number of time periods Both interest rate and number of time periods None of the above mentioned What is an annuity? More

Financial Analysis questions

Can you please help me with these sample questions that I am trying to figure out in order to answers other questions similar to these? ** See attachment for complete details!! ** ----- Uncle Mike's Steak Shop is having a good year, and he is giving serious thought to opening up a second branch...

Calculating the correct formulas to use for the Sotzie Toy Company

Sotzie Toy Company is selling Patton and Eisenhower dolls. Each doll sells for $10. Patton dolls would sell 50,000 and Eisenhower 35,000 the first year. Patton dolls would see an annual increase of 5% with the Eisenhower dolls 7%. The VCR (Variable Cost Rate) for Patton is 50% and Eisenhower 40%. A straight-line method is us