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The Role of Government and Regulation

Adjusting Timing of Sales

You are new accountant at the company and your boss orders you to backdate several sales invoices so that the sales are recognized in the previous fiscal year and not the current year. Assuming that the sales are legitimate, what is the harm of "adjusting" the timing of the sales? What would you do if the boss orders you to make

Government Assistance and Influence

1. Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets, etc., need to be registered in every country where a company does business (desires to protect its interest in its intellectual property). Research and comment upon situations where the country is not a Signatory to the international Intellectual Property Agreements and countri

Sample questions for a buyer to ask seller about water line pipes

Hello! I am seeking your kind assistance. Because my company is planning to purchase large water line pipes, they are sending me on a trip to a supplier site. As a buyer, could you provide me with some mandatory questions to assess the supplier as well as some additional advice for me to execute my job effectively? For exampl

Government Oversight

Over the years the government has become more involved in the oversight of accounting fraud and abuse. What are some of the actions that the government has enacted? Have they been successful? Why or why not?

Role that the executive branch plays in health policy formulation

Provide a clear idea of the role that the executive branch plays in health policy formulation and implementation. Examine the role of the executive branch in health care policy. What is the current role that the executive plays? How has this role changed over time? Argue which branch of government should have the largest ro

Government Regulations and Employee Benefits

The solution addresses the impact that government regulations and legislation plays in matters of employee benefits. There are three references and over 400 words to explain government involvement in benefits can have both positive, and negative impacts; for employers taxed with providing benefits and employees as the recipients

Environmental sustainability in business

1. What is the concept of environmental sustainability. Discuss the challenges to sustainability faced by developed, emerging, and survival economies. Do you think the "green" movement is a fad, or is it here to stay? 2. What part should the government take in ensuring that corporations are environmentally "friendly"? Why? 3.

Ethical Code of Conduct Plan

Over the past several weeks, you have been learning the various issues the ethical and legal challenges and factors involving your organization. Your task is to compose and submit an ethical code of conduct plan for your company that addresses the conduct of its employees, vendors, board of directors, key stakeholders, as well a

Assessing Strategic Issues Faced by Industries

To test your team members' ability to think strategically and apply what you have taught them to real businesses, you asked each one to write a report on a particular industry, addressing the following: What is (are) the major strategic issues that the industry faces? What strategic options or alternatives does it have to a

Non-profit Value Statement and Ethics; Website review of three non-profit organizations; Executive summary for strategic alliances and lobbying strategies for non-profit; Non-profit business plan including initial mandates, mission, and values of the organization.

1. Find three non-profit Web sites that include a core values statement or a Code of Ethics statement and evaluate those documents. Write a two page report on three non-profits, summarizing the main points, analyzing the statements for practical application, and explain how you might use the information gleaned to create a value

Deteriorating infrastructures

The number 4 challenge on a list of ten, as reported by DC Velocity (, is "The nation's deteriorating infrastructure".Lynch, Clifford. (2010). Top Ten Logistics Challenges for 2011 (and Beyond) . Retrieved from Independently

Home Depot Research Help

Home Depot (it is not a paper but just a plan for research). Please assist me with this assignment. You have attained the position of global responsibility director (Home depot). Your first task is to review the current status of the company and make recommendation for changes with respect to CSR. After careful review of the

Regulation and the Uniform CPA Examination

Regulation and the Uniform CPA Examination: Please help with guidance on how to proceed, such as what journals are published by the AICPA, etc. Just need help with a jumpstart on how to begin. Review the educational and experience requirements to sit for the Uniform CPA Examination published by the Board of Accountancy for

Government Effects

What are some ways that the government has supported the computer software industry? The government has two important roles: promote competition as well as protect consumers. Should the government put time limits on a patent? If the government imposes tax cuts for 95% of all households. How could this affect Microsoft or

Accounting and Audit Enforcement

- Evaluate the level of SOX regulations that applies to for-profit and not-for-profit health care organizations, indicating whether or not mandating SOX requirements for non-profits might reduce fraud and increase corporate governance. Provide support for your rationale. - Determine whether SOX has been effective in regulatin

Peer Reviewed Article on Managerial Economics

Need help because I am having a hard time putting this together. Can you please help me with this article review? Here are the topics: - Game Theory and Competitive Strategy - Regulation, Public Goods and Benefit-Cost Analysis - Decision Making Under Uncertainty - The Value of Information - Asymmetric Information & Org

Effects of Government Relations

Why is it important to consider the effects of government relations before agreeing to an international transaction? I need citations so that I can reference what is being said.

The Bargaining Environment

For this assignment, consider the prospects for unionization in an industry of your choice. The industry you choose can be your current one, one in which you would like to work, or one in which you have previously worked. In an essay, describe your chosen industry's receptivity to unionization. What are the factors that lead

Global Business Management: Corruption and Trade

Corruption Index: The corruption perceptions index (CPI) is a comparative assessment of integrity performance for a variety of countries. - What is CPI? What is its purpose? - What is the value of this index? - What are the trends or similarities between countries with the highest and lowest CPI 2011 scores? - What can be do

OSHA Regulations: Proving a violation

An employee gets injured on the job and believes that the injury was a result of the employer not abiding by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations. What will the employee need to show in order to prove that a violation exists? If the employee is able to show a violation exists, what steps might OSHA ta

The Role of the Government in Building Business

President Obama recently stated "If you've got a business, you didn't build that," Obama said. "Somebody else made that happen." (, 2012, July 17) Is this an accurate statement? What is the government's role in building businesses and creating jobs?

Unethical Organizational Behaviors

Some organizations, including political entities, may have common organizational behaviors that are considered unethical. For example, it might be the norm for an organization to expect bribes to do business. This is the norm with several national governments. As the leader of a global organization, how do you lead in this situa

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Do you believe mood affects decision making? Do you feel that you make better decisions when you are in a good mood? Or do you feel you make better decisions when you are in a bad mood? Provide an example of a decision you made that you can tie to your mood at the given time. In your opinion, how might groupthink benefit (or

Governmental Bookkeeping

1. Describe and explain at least 3 differences in for-profit entities and governmental agencies that cause them to have different required accounting procedures; include an example of each. 2. At least 1 slide should explain which regulating authority oversees the accounting rules for governmental vs. for-profit entities. In

Governmental GAAP hierarchy

Please list in order of importance. Non-Profit Accounting You recently landed your dream job working for the state as an accountant. You are given the task to research several state and local governmental financial accounting issues. For each of the following issues, rank the guidance based on the governmental GAAP hierar

Online Privacy: Government or Self Regulated

Many people believe that the government should regulate business with respect to online privacy, but companies say self-regulation is more appropriate. Which approach would benefit consumers most?

Micro-Regulating Healthcare

What ways can the US be seen to micro-regulate health care? What are some viable alternatives to micro-regulation?