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Equity Theory

Accounting terms or theories

Explain to your staff at least 2 ways in which accounting data are used to make business decisions. Explain at least 3 related accounting terms or theories.

Theoretical Implications of Various Theories of Equity

The proprietary theory, the entity theory, and the funds theory are three approaches to accounting for equities. Required: 1. Describe briefly each of these theories. 2. State your reasons for emphasizing the application of one of these theories to each of the following. a. Single proprietorship b. Partnership c. Financi

Dividend Theory

Based on what you know about dividend theory, evaluate the correctness of each of the following statements: - a. If the dividend irrelevance theory (which is associated with Modigliani and Miller) were exactly correct, and if this theory could be tested with good data, then we would find in a regression of dividend yield and ca

Accounting and Finance: 60 True false and multiple choice questions

1. The income statement measures the increase in the assets of a firm over a period of time. True False 2. Retained earnings represent the firm's cumulative earnings since inception, minus dividends and other adjustments. True False 3. Free cash flow is equal to cash flow from operating activities plus deprecia

Dividend Policy

Assume that you were recently hired by a national consulting firm, which has been asked to help alpha Corp. prepare for its public offering. Your supervisor has asked you to make a presentation to the company's senior management in which you review the theory of dividend policy and discuss the flowing questions: a) What is mea

The effectiveness of performance reviews (Hajer Group, China)

Read the article: Lin, T. W. (2006, October). Lessons from China. Strategic Finance, 88(4), 48-55. For discussion give your thoughts on the effectiveness of the performance review process the company in the article started. Think about questions like, why were those particular review systems effective and could those sa

Human Motivation: Examine motivational strategies and theories in workplace

Write a response examining how various motivational strategies affect productivity in a selected workplace-your own or one with which you are very familiar. Include an explanation of organizational efforts to improve performance, employees' resistance to increasing productivity, and the management's philosophy of motivation and

Nucor Uses an Integrated Approach to Employee Motivation

Http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/06_18/b3982075.htm While answering the specific questions below, please develop a case analysis. 1. How does Nucor's approach to motivation build on recommendations from Maslow's, Alderfer's, and McClelland's need theories? Explain. 2. To what extent are the hygiene factors and

Healthcare

I need help with the following assigment. Thank you.

Joe's Hamburger Grill: Manager compensation methods; agency theory; FLSA

Please see the attached files. 1. What are some suggestions that might help Joe as he thinks about changing the way he pays someone to manage the Grill? 2. Do you think Joe's approach to determining how much to pay a manager was successful? Would you recommend that he do something different? 3. How might agency theory

On Your Mark: Analysis of the Financial Condition

On Your Mark is preparing to release its first Annual Stockholder Report since the company's recent initial public offering (IPO). The accounting department has already prepared and provided the financial statements and ratios (see below) for the most recent year. Now all the division managers are meeting to help create the writ

Human Resources

If anyone can assist me in compiling a PAA- Personal Application Assignment. The headings for the PAA have to be in APA format. In the abstract section, there has to be at least two different concepts or theories that relate to the experience and it has to be in reference to Argyris and Schon's Theories. I will attach guidelin

Dividend Policy

Why would a firm want to incorporate a dividend policy? What effect does this policy have on shareholder's wealth? What factors should be considered when recommending changes to a company's dividend policy?

Multiple choice economics questions.

Question 21: Which of the following statements is true? A. Shareholders as a group have little or no ability to force managers to pursue maximization of the firm's value B. The effectiveness of a board of directors in monitoring managers will be enhanced by appointing members from the firm who are well-informed about the ma

Financial Institutions, Investments, and Management

3. Sun Instruments expects to issue new stock at $34 a share with estimated flotation costs of 7 percent of the market price. The company currently pays a $2.10 cash dividend and has a 6 percent growth rate. What are the costs of retained earnings and new common stock? 4. A firm's current balance sheet is as follows: Assets $1

Enhancing a Public Organization's Finances

A. State whether each activity should be under control of the federal, state, or local government, and explain why. a. Air pollution control regulations. b. Regulating solid waste landfills. c. Provision of weather satellites. d. Public refuses collection. e. Airport security. B. An econometric study found that the more ethni

Key data regarding business ethics

I need some assistance starting a paper of 1,500+ words in which I need to discuss the factual situation described in the attached article and the ethical issues presented. I also need to identify any other ethical issues that might apply to the situation but that are not reported. Company Ethics: A Two-way Street Amid

Marketing- Discussion Questions

Any other OTA knowledgeable in this area of expertise can answer. I need an expert in marketing who can use marketing theory to answer these 2 questions. For example, is your answer based on the product being in a "pure competition" state, or in the maturity phase of its cycle causing diminishing margins, or whatever the "theory

Multiple Choice Questions: optimal capital structure, financial leverage, debt-equity ratio, financial risk, bankruptcy, M&M Proposition I, M&M Proposition II, static theory of capital structure, EPS, break-even level of earnings before interest and taxes, dividend income, cost of equity, tax shield, levered value of the firm, value of the unlevered firm, cost of debt

Question 21 21. A firm's optimal capital structure: d. is the debt-equity ratio that results in the lowest possible weighted average cost of capital. a. is generally a mix of 40 percent debt and 60 percent equity. e. is found by locating the mix of debt and equity which causes the earnings per share to eq