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The Role of Government and Regulation

Roles, expenditures, and revenue for the federal state

Create a matrix identifying the roles, expenditures, and revenue for the federal, state, and local levels of government. - Select three revenue sources in public budgeting. - Summarize and describe each revenue source and which fund the source should fall under or be tracked in. Additionally, address the following: - Impo

The Ability to Write Clearly and Concisely

Describe your ability to write clearly, concisely and persuasively, with particular emphasis on the ability to analyze and explain complex legal issues including regulatory, procedural and constitutional issues.

discharge with just cause

Grievance Discussion Case 3: Safety Gloves Discharge, with Just Cause? This case examines if a termination is justified based on employment law and union contract due to the circumstances given.

Importance of Safety in Children's Products

What do you think is the best way for society to protect children from harmful toys? Specifically, what are the appropriate roles for various stakeholders in this process? Consider the Mattel Recall.

Not-For-Profit vs. For-Profit Businesses: What is the defining distinction between for-profit businesses and not-for-profit entities, including governments? In your opinion, which is run more efficiently and why? Is there a direct link between revenues and expenditures in business entities? What about in government or not-for-profit organizations?

1.) What is the defining distinction between for-profit businesses and not-for-profit entities, including governments? In your opinion, which is run more efficiently and why? 2.) Is there a direct link between revenues and expenditures in business entities? What about in government or not-for-profit organizations?

Compensation in Federal Government and Military

Critique federal government or military's method(s) for granting pay raises. Describe the methods and make recommendations for improvement. Be realistic and consider if and how the difficult economy is impacting your employer.

Telecommunications Business: Ericsson

Assume you have been selected as a non-technical personnel at Ericsson United Kingdom. Bearing in mind the current and future telecommunications market (with emphasis on 4G mobile broadband) with regards to United Kingdom, how do you see yourself making a business contribution and impact in your role at Ericsson?

Article analysis of "Geithner Says Banking Regulation..."

Financial Regulation The article "Geithner Says Banking Regulation Law Worth Fighting to Preserve" discusses the financial reforms that were set in place to protect the stability of our banking institutes. Geither states that the regulations are long overdue. In fact he claims that "If these reforms had been in place a decad

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1.) You are working as the contracting officer for a Department of Defense Agency and you receive a phone call from the president of Acme corp., a company that is in the final stages of a large contract for the supply of electronic components for a weapon system. To date the Contractor has performed very well and there has been

A decision whether to borrow money or sell stock is an example of a financing decision an investing decision an operating decision a future decision 2. After months of planning, Alana opened a Natural Foods store on April 1 by investing $15,000 of her own money. She spent $10,000 on furnishings and fixtures that had been delivered and set up the night before. A friend had loaned Alana $5,000, which she used to purchase inventory prior to opening. When Alana opened for business on April 1, her accounting system should have contained what balances for total assets and total liabilities. Total Assets Total Liabilities $20,000 $0 >$20,000 $5,000 $15,000 $5,000 $15,000 $0 3. The following amounts of capital were obtained to start operations of Lightning Enterprises at the beginning of 2007: Owners' contribution of cash $80,000 Owners' contribution of machinery & equipment 18,000 Loan from the bank 46,000 $144,000 What is the amount of liabilities for this firm? $18,000 $46,000 $98,000 $126,000 $144,000 4. Which of the following is an operating activity? purchase of equipment payment of cash dividends sale of equipment purchase of inventory 5. Net cash flow is generally NOT thought to be a valid measure of an organization's performance for a period because it (Points : 2) is usually smaller than the amount of net income includes the results of activities not related to operations focuses only on the net change in owners' equity violates the periodic measurement concept 6. Orlando owns a supper club and needed to obtain funds for the business. A bank loaned the supper club $20,000. Concerning the supper club, which of the following increased because of this loan? owners' equity liabilities revenues expenses 7. A firm must depend on its ____ activities to generate profits. investing operating nonrecurring financing 9. During May, the Family Resort had revenues of $20,000 and expenses of $8,000. The owner withdrew $7000 cash from the business during the month. If owners' equity on May 31 was $18,200, owners' equity on May 1 must have been $13,200 $12,000 $6,200 $37,200 10. Assets are resources controlled by an organization and available for its use in the future. True False 11. Investing decisions involve choices about when and where to obtain financial resources and the amount needed. (Points : 2) True False 12. The purpose of financial reports is to provide information useful to current and potential investors and creditors in making decisions. True False 13. The Fast Freight Company purchased a new delivery truck by making a cash down payment and signing a note payable for the balance. How will assets, liabilities, and owners' equity be affected by this transaction? Assets Liabilities Equity decreased increased no change Assets Liabilities Equity increased increased no change Assets Liabilities Equity increased decreased increased Assets Liabilities Equity no change increased decreased Assets Liabilities Equity no change decreased increased 14. Which of the following accounts is a liability? interest expense interest payable interest revenue interest receivable 15. Which of the following accounts would be increased as a result of the sale of inventory to a customer? cost of goods sold owners' equity accounts payable inventory 16. Match the event below to the proper category of activity. Operating Activity Financing Activity paying employee salaries paying off a bank loan obtaining a loan designing a new product buying factory equipment refunding a customer's money paying off a bank loan buying new tools 17. What effect do revenues and expenses eventually have on Retained Earnings? Revenues Expenses decrease decrease Revenues Expenses decrease increase Revenues Expenses increase increase Revenues Expenses increase decrease 18. Tyler & Company had the following account balances at the end of September: Cash received from customers $5,400 Sales revenue (all on account) 7,000 Purchase of land (all for cash) 700 Cash paid for equipment 2,200 Cost of goods sold 3,000 Other operating expenses 900 What amounts should be reported for each of the following? Net Income Cash Flow $8,500 $1,600 $3,800 $3,200 $6,300 $(500) $3,100 $2,500 19. Which of these is NOT an expense? cost of goods sold wages paid to employees for services consumed merchandise inventory purchased taxes paid to government 20. At the end of an accounting period, the amount of net income earned by a company is transferred to the balance sheet and reported under which one of the following categories? owners' equity liabilities assets all of the above

See attached 1. A decision whether to borrow money or sell stock is an example of a financing decision an investing decision an operating decision a future decision 2. After months of planning, Alana opened a Natural Foods store on April 1 by investing $15,000 of her own money. She spent $10,000 on furn

Sarbanes Oxley is an added cost to any organization

Sarbanes Oxley is an added cost to any organization which has to comply with the regulation, yet gives investors more confidence in financial details. Compare the costs to the benefits to determine whether you are for or against this legislation. State your reasons with your answer.

Health policies and government

For the paper you must follow a recognized, standard reference system, i.e., you cannot make it up as you go. You should consult some recognized manual of style. You may use footnotes, endnotes, or the American Psychology Association (APA) style. Citations and a list of sources consulted are required. Plagiarism is not allowed.

Federal Reserve regulations of banking

Protecting Bank Customers As you know from reading through the Background Materials, there are a large number of regulations that govern our banking system. But as a banking customer, how safe do you really feel? Read the information in the background material, look for more information, and then write a 2 to 3 pages pa

Carol, an Acme Co. employee, regularly takes pens, paper, and other office supplies from the Acme office supply cabinet and brings them home for her husband to use in his home office. Carol defends this action by saying that: "I don't get paid enough, and besides, no one will miss the supplies." This statement is an example of______________. 1 circular reasoning 2 false analogy 3 deontology 4 a non sequitur ____________ as an ethical theory requires a decision maker to maximize a business's long-run profits within the limits of the law. Answer 1 rule utlitarianism 2 act utlitiarianism 3 profit maximization 4 Kant's categorical imperative This tactic attacks the speaker, not his reasoning. Answer 1 sunk cost fallacy 2 argumentum ad hominem 3 argumentum ad baculumd 4 reduction ad absurdum Which of the following independent checks only blocks state laws and not federal laws? Answer 1 Equal protection 2 The First Amendment 3 Federal preemption 4 Due process Which of the following is generally subject to rational basis review? Answer 1 Regulation of political speech that is challenged under the First Amendment. 2 Regulation of commercial speech that is challenged under the First Amendment. 3 Laws that discriminate on the basis of illegitimacy. 4 Laws that regulate social and economic matters. The ________________________requires a public company to disclose whether it has adopted a code of ethics for senior financial officers, and to disclose any change In the code or waiver of the code's application. Answer 1 categorical imperative 2 Greatest Equal Liberty Principle 3 Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 4 Difference Principle ___ requires a decision maker to maximize utility for society as a whole. Answer 1 Justice Theory 2 Rights Theory 3 Utilitarianism 4 Profit Maximization Business Law, Thirteenth Edition 2007

Carol, an Acme Co. employee, regularly takes pens, paper, and other office supplies from the Acme office supply cabinet and brings them home for her husband to use in his home office. Carol defends this action by saying that: "I don't get paid enough, and besides, no one will miss the supplies." This statement is an example of__

Recent Disaster Aftermath

Discuss the aftermath of a recent disaster. Describe at least three regulations or procedures and explain how they were applied/or not applied to prevent workers' exposure to hazardous materials and other harmful conditions.

The Small-claims Court found that Mr. Roskham defamed Mr. Jakoby-Hawkins by referring to Mr. Jacoby-Hawkins as a liar, amongst other things. Roskham was oredered to pay damages of $10,000.00 to Mr. Jacoby-Hawkins. Mr. Roskham Appealed the decision. Mr. Jakoby-Hawkins brought a motion to strike Roskham's Appeal and then declare him a vexations litigant.In Halton Mills (Town) v. Kerouac a local internet-based news purveyor is sued by the Town of Halton Hills in defamation. It is also sued by the Town's Director of Parks and Recreation. The Defendant brought a motion to Dismiss the claim by Halton Hills.The decisions of the Court is set out at:http://canlii.ca/t/2cqf8Roskham vs Jacoby-Hawkins, 2010, ONSC 4439 (CanLII)http://canlii.ca/t/1n3b8Halton Hills (Town) vs Kerouac, 2006 CanLII 12970 (ON SC)The following questions need answering:1. What are the material facts of each case2. What reasons did Boswell J. give for declaring Roskham a vexations litigant?3. What reasons did Corbett J., give for finding that Halto did not have a right to sue for defamation?4. What is necessary for the Court to control the use of its process? What examples did Boswell J. list?5. Why are governments and not corporations. precluded from bringing defamation suits?6. Analyze the decisions of Mr. Justice Boswell and Corbett J. Do you agree with their decision and reasoning? Explain.7. Discuss the precedent value of both decisions (What do you believe the decision stands for?).8. After reading the decision of Corbett J., could you be sued for defamation for making the following statement: "The Conservative Government of Canada Policies amounts to social terrorism" Mr. Harper is the biggest social policy terrorist of them all." Explain your answer.

The Small-claims Court found that Mr. Roskham defamed Mr. Jakoby-Hawkins by referring to Mr. Jacoby-Hawkins as a liar, amongst other things. Roskham was oredered to pay damages of $10,000.00 to Mr. Jacoby-Hawkins. Mr. Roskham Appealed the decision. Mr. Jakoby-Hawkins brought a motion to strike Roskham's Appeal and then declare h

Bureaucracy and Government and For Profit Organizations

Government organizations tend to seem more bureaucratic than for-profit organizations. Could this partly be the result of the type of control used in government organizations? Explain. What is the harm in being bureaucratic? Private companies operate under much and needless control according to the whims of the man at the top

1) Discuss how the fall in the value of the peso affected business opportunities for companies doing business in Argentina and in exporting and importing? 2) should the government allow thepeso to fall even farther to stimulate exports? why, or why not? 3) Do you think HSBC should remain inArgentina? provide rational for your opinion.

1) Discuss how the fall in the value of the peso affected business opportunities for companies doing business in Argentina and in exporting and importing? 2) should the government allow thepeso to fall even farther to stimulate exports? why, or why not? 3) Do you think HSBC should remain inArgentina? provide rational for your

Government bureaucracy

The case study was: Describe and evaluate a personal experience with government. What are the strengths and weaknesses of the process? What suggestions would you make for improvement? This solution provides a practical governmental interaction that many people have likely endured; being summoned to serve jury duty. The exa

Federal Acquisition regulation and department of defense

1. In the context of government contractual authority, please define express authority, implied authority, and apparent authority and explain the key differences? (no more than 2 double spaced pages, 12 font) 2. Please explain the key differences between contracting by negotiation in FAR Part 15 and contracting by sealed b

Government Accounting Revenues

4) The General Fund of the City of Richmond approved a tax levy for the calendar year 2009 in the amount of $1,600,000. Of that amount, $30,000 is expected to be uncollectible. During 2009, $1,400,000 was collected. During 2010, $100,000 was collected during the first 30 days, $40,000 was collected during the next 30 days and $3

Government, Regulation and Businesses

34) In order to compute the operating ratio-enterprise funds, one would look in the CAFR in which of the following sections? A. In the proprietary funds Statement of Revenues, Expenses and Changes in Net Assets B. In the proprietary funds Statement of Net Assets C. In the proprietary funds Statement of Cash Flo