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Operational Effectiveness

Popson inc incurred a material loss which was not unusual in character, but was clearly an infrequent occurrence. The loss should be reported as: a. an extraordinary loss b. a separate line between income from continuing operations and income from discontinued operations c. a separate line item within income from continuing operations d. a separate line item in the retained earnings statement 2. A change in depreciation method is accounted for: a. retrospectively b. as a cumulative adjustment to income in the year of change c. prospectively, like changes in accounting estimates d. none of the above 3. Which of the following is not true about EPS? a. it must be reported by all corporations whose stock is publicly traded b. it must be reported separately for discontinued operations c. it must be reported separately for extraordinary items d. it must be reported on operating income 4. The FASB's stated preference for reporting operating cash flows is: a. indirect method b. direct method c. working capital method d. all financial resources method 5. Misty Company reported the following before-tax items during the current year: Sales - $600 Operating Expenses - $250 Restructuring charges - $20 Extraordinary loss - $50 Misty's effective tax rate is 40% What would be Misty's net income for the current year?

1. Popson inc incurred a material loss which was not unusual in character, but was clearly an infrequent occurrence. The loss should be reported as: a. an extraordinary loss b. a separate line between income from continuing operations and income from discontinued operations c. a separate line item within income from continu

Amazon financial performance using ratio analysis

Evaluate Amazon financial performance during the past 2 years (2009/2010), using financial ratios. Calculate the ratios for each year: Current ratio acid test operating income return of investment operating profit margin return on equity debt ratio Discuss the trend for each ratio and what it tells you about the orga

Detecting Failure in operations

Identify and analyze some of the approaches for detecting and preventing failure.Identify one specific operation within an organization (specific famous company) and describe the detection and preventative measures being taken. How can this operation recover when failure does occur? Given me the general idea.

Operations Mgmt. for Managers (Forecasting)

Please read the case about Hard Rock Cafe forecasting (see attachment). Discuss the following issues: 1. Describe three different forecasting applications used at Hard Rock. What are some other areas in which you think Hard Rock could use forecasting models? 2. What is the role of the POS system in forecasting at Hard Rock

Analyze Tucker Knox Corporation Case

See attached files. Read Tucker Knox Corporation Case in Chapter 14 of your text (An Experiential Approach to Organization Development 8th ed by Donald A Brown). You are to act as an OD practitioner who has landed the Tucker Knox Corporation as a client. Create a case analysis using the Case Analysis Format as it appears on p

CVP Analysis and its Impact on Organizational Development

When conducting a CVP analysis how it can be helpful in organizational development? How does this tool help you determine pricing and R&D budgets? Consider the concepts of Market Saturation, price elasticity and price-demand relationships.

Organizational Trends: Characteristics of High Performance Workplaces

Describe the characteristics of High Performance Workplace and Organizations. Discuss how High Performance and Organizations differ from traditional organizations in terms of operational effectiveness, workplace stress, and organizational dynamics. APA standards with References.

Ford Motor Company: Organizational Questions

Prepare a 1,750- to 2,100-word paper in which you address the following as it relates to that organization: o Differentiate between management and leadership. o Describe the roles and responsibilities that organizational managers and leaders play in creating and maintaining a healthy organizational culture. o

Operating Service Delivery Problems for Margaret Harrison

See attached files. Memo - Based on the two attachments forecast how to fix the problems. Now that you have developed some key points that will be summarized in a memo recommending service level improvements, identify the impact to the organization for each of the solutions if Margaret Harrison chooses not to implement th

Baderman Island Enterprise: Recommond, justify and evaluate

See attached file. In a paper: * - Recommend an enterprise system for Baderman Island. * - Justify the business value of the recommended enterprise system. * - Evaluate any integration or platform risks involved with the choice of enterprise system. * - Develop an organizational and managerial framework for security and c

Operational Management Principle (3-5 Slides with notes and at least 2 references)

Your supervisor has assigned you to study Canbide's Denver location. This location handles an average of 52.7 trucks per day. On Tuesdays and Fridays, the count is usually over 75 trucks. About half of the shipments are set-up by Denver operations which has the ability to reschedule / adjust product pick-up times with a four -ho

Store Operations for Mikell Supplies

6. Mikell supplies acetylene and other compressed gases to industry. Data regarding the store's operations follow: Sales are budgeted at $360,000 for November, $380,000 for December, and $350,000 for January. Collections are expected to be 75% in the month of sale and 25% in the month following the sale. The cost of goods s

Structures and the IT Organization

What are process flow structures? List a structure an IT organization could rely on the most? How effective has the structure been in achieving organizational goals?

Operational Strategy and improvement recommendations

Operations management strategy employed by your organization and provide suggestions for improvements. Word count 900 words. This is what I do for a living. Ours is a company who specializes in the care of developmentally disabled people. Mt. Sinai Residential Homes (2) have a capacity of 6 persons each and there is never a

Important information about Operational Strategy

Operational Strategy and improvement recommendations for an insurance company. In 500 words, relating to the operations management strategy employed by an insurance company and provide suggestions for improvements. Please site any references used.

"Managing Transformation at National Computer Operations"

Read "Managing Transformation at National Computer Operations" (page 63 - 65) and answer the following questions: 1. Prepare an implementation plan for change that would enable Gar Finnvold to create a fully competitive computer service within two years. 2. How could Finnvold conduct an organizational diagnosis tha

Globalizing Operations

OTA, in your own words, can you provide input based on your experience and knowledge of the follwing: As I understand it, Hong Kong thrives as a place for global trade and investment for mainland China due to such a geographical proximity and they also share a common language and culture with China too. Hong Kong is essential

During its first year of operations

During its first year of operations, a company granted employees vacation privileges and pension rights estimated at a cost of $20,500 and $15,000. The vacations are expected to be taken in the next year and the pension rights are expected to be paid in the future 5-30 years. What is the total cost of vacation pay and pension