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Motivation Concepts Table

Using the "Motivation Concepts Table" describe how a theory would or would not be applicable if applied to two or more workplace situations drawn from a personal experience. In the instance in which the selected theory of motivation was not applicable to your workplace experience, assess the need to develop and create a new t

Total Reward Questions

Can you assist with these questions replying to them utilizing the Ford auto industry as an example. 1.How is the impact of total reward system different than the impact of the compensation system (direct financial rewards) portion alone? Please use an example of the Ford Motor Industry. 2. Which motivational theories see

Financial Accounting Theory Fortune 100 Companies

Case 15-14 Financial Analysis Log onto the World Wide Web and search for the annual reports of three domestic Fortune 1000 companies and three international companies. (Consult the Preface for websites of companies or search for different companies.) Required: a. Review the financial statements for the three domestic comp

Modern Investment Theory

This assignment is concerned with your understanding of the key issues relative to portfolio analysis and investment. In completing this assignment you are to limit your scope to the US stock markets only. Use the Library, the Internet, and course resources to write a 2-page essay which you will use with new clients of your fina

Fianacial statements and interest rates

1. 3D Square Inc. reported that its retained earnings for 2005 were $490,000. In its 2006 financial statements, it reported $60,000 of net income, and it ended 2006 with $510,000 of retained earnings. How much were paid as dividends to shareholders during 2006? a. $20,000 b. $25,000 c. $30,000 d. $35,000 e. $40,000

Economic Unit Concept

A Comparison of Consolidated Financial Statements under the Economic Unit Concept and the Parent Company Concept Project Scenario On January 1, 2004, Pinter purchased a controlling interest in Strong, Inc., for $800,000. At that date Strong's book value was $600,000. Strong's assets and liabilities approximated their market

Discussion of three theories of change management

Change management is essentially a communication strategy that reduces anxiety and concerns in those being affected in order to help them accept change. The best-known planned-change processes, the force field analysis model has resulted from the work of Kurt Lewin. Two other theories of Change Management will be discussed here;

Case Analysis for Accounting Theory Course.

I am having a problem with three of the eight points (6,7,8) in relation to this problem. I am required to prepare a memo to the partner in accounting firm covering in detail the accounting and audit issues arising from this engagement. Attached is point number 6 - the question relates to inventory. The following points I

Performance and Motivation Theory

Today's leaders are expected to get continuous improvement in performance. Various approaches from motivation theory to performance management can be used to do so. What is the value of these different approaches? How does a leader leverage them as he or she focuses on improving business results?

Difference between operating and financial leverages

Discuss the difference between operating and financial leverage. Can there be too much financial leverage in a firm? Why or why not? Which portion of the WACC calculation is impacted by taxes? How can a company reduce its cost of capital? How is WACC used in financial planning to optimize capital structure?

Strategic Financing Decisions - Cost of Retained Earnings

Schweser Satellites Inc. produces satellites earth stations that sell for $ 100,000 each. The firm's fixed costs. F, are $2 million; 50 earth stations are produced and sold each year; profits total $ 500,000; and the firm's assets (all equity financed) are $5 million. The firm estimates that it can change its production process,

Health Care Organizations and Bankruptcy

The following discussion leads to 3 questions below, each requiring no more than a 50-100 word response. Use the attached material to help answer the questions. Many believe that modern capital structure theory began when Professors Modigliani and Miller (better known as the first M&M) published their 1958 paper, "The Cost of

Organizational Behavior Issues

I AM HAVING DIFFICULTY UNDERSTANDING THIS. CAN YOU PROVIDE THIS TO ME IN SIMPLE TERMS? BUSINESS IS A WHOLE DIFFERENT ANIMAL TO ME. What would a problem of Organizational Behavior issues Be Exactly? Example? What would be the relevant facts and circumstances related to the problem and how the culture of of an organiza

The Nature of Work Motivation

From the motivational theories of Expectancy and Equity, why might the United Airways employees have NOT seemed to care. The main factor is they have gone through downsizing, salary cuts, etc.

Work Motivation - Procedural Justice Theory

A procedural justice theory: A process theory about work motivation that focuses on employees' perception of the fairness of the procedures used to make decisions about the distribution of outcomes What are the implications of transferring top users of sick leave to less busy firehouse companies from a procedural justice per

Proprietary theory- entity theory- Residual theory

Examine the following documents: Revenues---------------------------------------------------------------- $1,000,000 Operating expenses -Cost of good sold ------------------------ $400,000 -Depreciation------------------------------ $100,000 - Salaries and Wages----------------------$200,000 Bond interest (80%debentures so

Weighted Average Cost of Capital Case Study

Please see attached problem... Prepare responses to the questions posed by the "What's on the Web?" exercises 12.1, 12.2 (in 12.2 you can find the beta for Dell by going to the web site yahoo.finance.com under Stock Price History), 12.3 (for simplicity assume that the company's long-term debt consists of $200 million in long

How individual investors make investment decisions

This assignment is concerned with your understanding of the key issues relative to portfolio analysis and investment. In completing this assignment you are to limit your scope to the US stock markets only. Use the Internet, and course resources to write a 2-page essay which you will use with new clients of your financial planni

Financial statement

Calculate and complete the boxes noted with "?". Make a recommendation of one of the two options. Why do you believe the selected option is preferred over the other? Would their be additional information that you might with to have to support your decision? If so, what? Which alternative carries a higher risk. Review colle

General Questions on How Captital Markets Work

I need to produce something about the general theory of how capital markets work. To explain how capital markets work, I would like to provide definitions and practical examples of the concepts of adaptive expectations, rational expectations, optimal forecast, random walk, and mean reversion. Assumption - The historical

United States v. WRW Corporation: prepare an analysis of the case

Can there be a case analysis provided for the case below. United States v. WRW Corporation 986 F.2d 138 (1983) United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit PECK, Circuit Judge In 1985, civil penalties totaling $90,350 were assessed against WRW Corporation (WRW), a Kentucky corporation, for serious vio

Business Finance

This problem belongs to Financial Management Theory and practice 11e by Eugene F. Brigham, Chapter 14. ---- JAS Corporation has a December 31, 2005 balance sheet as given below. All amounts shown are in $ millions: Cash $ 10 Accounts payable $ 15 Accounts re

Economic Balance Sheet of Harley Davidson

Using the GAAP balance sheet, for each item, determine where it should be classified in the economic balance sheet (i.e., core operations, nonoperating net assets, debt claims, other capital claims, or equity claims). Create a two-column table in Word to show the corresponding accounts. Determine whether any other items shoul

Debt-equity comparisons considering WACC, corporate tax, leverage, cost of debt

The book I am using is Fundamental of Corporate Finance, 4e a) Why is debt a comparatively cheaper form of finance than equity? b) If debt is cheaper than equity, why do companies approach the equity markets? c) How can one minimize WACC when there is a constraint on raising debt? if so, how? d) What are the effects of a c