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You are an Executive Chef at a private boutique hotel

You are an Executive Chef at a private boutique hotel on the beach in Florida, with 60 rooms; a banquet facility serving up to 175; a coffee bar in the lounge, which also offers complimentary cold breakfast; and a 50-seat table service restaurant for lunch and dinner, all encompassed in one building. The management team at your

Analyze an oligopoly.

TELEPACIFIC EXPANDS INTO TEXAS WITH TEL WEST PURCHASE, present two arguments. The first should argue in favor of the proposed merger, from the perspective of the firms. The second argues against the proposed merger from the perspective of the broader public interest. In those arguments, answer the following questions. 1. Expla

Cubby Corporation entered into a lease agreement for 10 photocopy machines for its corporate headquarters. The lease agreement qualifies as an operating lease in all terms except there is a bargain purchase option. After the 5-year lease term, the corporation can purchase each copier for $1,000, when the anticipated market value is $2,500. Glenn Beckert, the financial vice president, thinks the financial statements must recognize the lease agreement as a capital lease because of the bargain purchase agreement. The controller, Donna Kessinger, disagrees: "Although I don't know much about the copiers themselves, there is a way to avoid recording the lease liability. She argues that the corporation might claim that copier technology advances rapidly and that by the end of the lease term the machines will most likely not be worth the $1,000 bargain price. Answer the following questions. (a) What ethical issue is at stake? (b) Should the controller's argument be accepted if she does not really know much about copier technology? Would it make a difference if the controller were knowledgeable about the pace of change in copier technology? (c) What should Beckert do?

Cubby Corporation entered into a lease agreement for 10 photocopy machines for its corporate headquarters. The lease agreement qualifies as an operating lease in all terms except there is a bargain purchase option. After the 5-year lease term, the corporation can purchase each copier for $1,000, when the anticipated market value

Coase theorem and other concepts are assessed.

1. Despite the appealing logic of the Coase theorem, private actors often fail to resolve on their own the problems caused by externalities. 2. According to the Coase theorem, if private parties can bargain without cost, then the private market will solve the problem of externalities 3. Government intervention in the econo

Monopolies and Oligopolies Explored

1. How many major wireless phone handset manufacturers are there? What is the market structure? What pricing strategies do wireless phone handset manufacturers use? How do wireless phone makers attempt to differentiate their handset offerings? 2. In two of the four market structures (monopoly, Oligopoly, Monopolistic Competi

Technology advancements are assessed.

The future possibility of doctors analyzing X-rays and performing other duties from remote locations via the Internet. How will this change affect international business? What other industries might be affected by similar technological advancements? Is this type of change entirely beneficial, or do you believe there will be nega

demonstrate relationships within an economy

Please explain in detail so i can gain full understanding of this subject. 27-3 Explain how each of the following will affect the consumption and saving schedules (as they relate to GDP) or the investment schedule, other things equal: a. a large increase in the value of real estate, including private houses b. a decline i

Market Trends for the Univ. of Phoenix

I need assistance putting together information. My section encompasses the following: - Impact of new companies entering the market - Technology - Competitors Explain your conclusions Topic: University of Phoenix

Japanese economics

Economic opportunities arise from countries which develop industries in which they have a comparative advantage. Using the country of Japan help discuss and explain the following 1. Explain the concept of comparative advantage. 2. Identify factors of production or technology that are in relative abundance in Japan (r

Real World Competition and Technology

The title of an article "The Wall Street Journal was "Pricing of Products Is Still an Art, Often Having Little Link to Costs." In this article, the following cases were cited: Vodka pricing: All vodkas are essentially indistinguishable - colorless, tasteless, and odorless - and the cost of producing vodka is independent of

Productivity & Costs

How does technology affect an organization's productivity and costs? How has your organization used technology?

Polices for Environmental Externalities

Sometimes market activities (production, buying, and selling) have unintended positive or negative effects outside the market's scope. These are called externalities. As a policy maker concerned with correcting the effects of gases and particulates emitted by and local power plant, answer the following questions: 1. What two

Business Proposal and Macroeconomics Policy & Implications

PLEASE HELP ! ! ! The business I am using is a newly created Childrens Hospice - looking to perhpas expand I need about 700 - 900 words with original material formatted APA style I am going to use this information as a basis to form a power point presentation I would like each section delineated for ease of

Major barriers to entry into an industry

1. Discuss the major barriers to entry into a industry. Explain ow each barrier can foster monopoly or oligopoly. 2. What effect would a rule stating that university student must live in University dormitories have on the price elasticity of demand for dormitory space? What impact might this in turn ave onroom rates?

What is the Net Advantage of Leasing?

Calculating the NAL. Please see the attachment. Redstone Corporation is considering a leasing arrangement to finance some special manufacturing tools that it needs for production during the next three years. A planned change in the firm's production technology will make the tools obsolete after 3 years. The firm will depre

Potential Problems from a Toll Gate Built into the Road

The technology is now developing so that road use can be priced by computer. A computer in the surface of the road picks up a signal from your car and automatically charges you for the use of the road. a. How could this technological change contribute to ending bottlenecks and rush hour congestion? b. What are some of the proble

Equity vs. Debt Financing

You are an entrepreneur starting a biotechnology firm. If your research is successful, the technology can be sold for $30 million. If your research is unsuccessful, it will be worth nothing. To fund your research, you need to raise $2 million. Investors are willing to provide you with $2 million in initial capital in exchange f

Capital budgeting

The Business Situation Greetings Inc. stores, as well as the Wall Décor division, have enjoyed healthy profitability during the last two years. Although the profit margin on prints is often thin, the volume of print sales has been substantial enough to generate 15% of Greetings's store profits. In addition, the increa


1. Getrag expects its sales to increase 20% next year from its current level of $4.7 million. Getrag has current assets of $660,000, net fixed assets of $1.5 million, and current liabilities of $462,000. All assets are expected to grow proportionately with sales. If Getrag has a net profit margin of 10%, what additional financin

Market Trends /Discussion Questions

Dear OTA,in this I want to paper describe MARKET TRENDS that STARBUCKS will face.How each of the following WILL change OR will NOT change, and why: 1.Price 2.Technology 3.Cost structure a.) Wages and benefits b.) Fixed and variable costs 4.Price elasticity of demand (explaining my conclusions) With at least references please I

Current Market Conditions / Discussion Questions for project

I am working on a project that will consist of about 110-125 words per question. I need to analyzing the current market conditions of "Starbucks" (selected Business)Please address the following topics in your analysis: (all information is about Starbucks only) 1. Prices 2. Technology 3 Price elasticity of demand With one

temporary monopoly

Name some areas of business in the US (or world) where the prevailing market structures have changed dramatically in the past twenty years and discuss the direction of the change and why (e.g. decreasing govt legislation leading to more monopolistic competition or new technologies leading to a temporary monopoly).

Immigration- Write a short Essay

Someone makes the claim that immigration must always be good for the economy because the increased supply of labor will result in a higher GDP. Evaluate this statement. In your answer take into account the skill level of potential immigrants as welll as all factors which go into the determination of GDP per capita. Remember that

Current Market Conditions Paper for Home Depot

Current Market Conditions Paper Prepare a 500 word paper analyzing the current market conditions of the Home Depot. Please include the history of the Home Depot, the market in which it operates the role of government regulations of company and any issues or opportunities that the Home Depot faces. Please address the following

LoJack Market Trends

I need approximately 400 words total to describe the market trends the LoJack company will face for the following areas: a. market structure b. Impact of new companies entering the market This will build on the attachment which described the current market conditions of LoJack (oligopoly)for (a) market structure and (b) i

Current Market Conditions Paper

Prepare a 1,400-1,750 word paper analyzing the current market conditions of the organization/industry you selected. Address the following topics in your analysis: Market structure Impact of new companies entering the market Prices Technology Productivity (consider the law of dimishing marginal productivity) Cost Structur