Financial Management

Financial Management

Financial Management Hubble is a recruitment and management consultancy with based in both UK and Europe. The company provides both basic training and recruitment for junior administrative staffs and management consultancy at senior and strategic level. Hubble has recently entered … Continued
Cost Accounting and Hazardous Wastes

Cost Accounting and Hazardous Wastes

An example is through the use of day tanks in a 24-hour cycle and continuous furnaces which would increase the durability of stained glass. Moreover, continuous furnace requires high capital investment which prevents other competitors to acquire such and yet … Continued
Week Three Assignment

Week Three Assignment

My essay is about why it is a better option to rent an apartment rather than own a home. A major decision that all adults will face is deciding if it better for them to rent or own their residence. … Continued
Throughput

Throughput

Often this is monetary revenue and is in contrast to output, which is inventory that may be sold or stored in a warehouse. In this case throughput is measured by revenue received (or not) at the point of sale—exactly the … Continued
Logistic Trend in Asean Countries

Logistic Trend in Asean Countries

ASEAN logistic Trend and Preferences ASEAN logistic trend and preferences have been dramatically changing since the world’s economy and production growth have been shifting toward ASEAN countries. However, the high logistic costs among these countries are unable to promote high … Continued
Job Order Costing

Job Order Costing

1. Define and explain the meaning of a predetermined manufacturing overhead rate that is applied in a job-order costing system. The predetermined overhead rate is used for estimating the manufacturing overhead cost because companies cannot assign the actual overhead cost … Continued
Ikea Business Strategy

Ikea Business Strategy

The strategy of IKEA adopted was cost leadership strategy. The cost leadership strategy is an integrated set action taken to produce goods or services with feature that are acceptable to customers at the lowest cost relative to that of competitors. … Continued
Economics Assignment

Economics Assignment

Chapter: 5 Question: Categorize each seller below on the basis of the type of market it operates in. Explain each of your answers: a. A Cattle farmer b. A Computer market c. A picture framing shop is a large metropolitan … Continued
Unit

Unit

Mr. Ben Johnson (Managing Director) From: Tanjila Namaji (BTEC Business Student) Subject: How Burma Castro can manage its Human Resources effectively. Date: 27th April 2010 (P1) Introduction “Burma Castro has been in business for five years in southern Asia. The … Continued
Rust Belt Mufflers

Rust Belt Mufflers

Dr. Madison, inventor and owner of Madison corrosion treatment, has discovered that ordinary mufflers and pipes, when treated with his patented process, will become permanently impervious to corrosion. To reap the rewards from his ingenuity, he has opened rust belt … Continued
Getting Keeping and Growing

Getting Keeping and Growing

We currently have a bonus plan in place but it is outdated and needs to be more competitive. We know that incentives and awards are some of the factors that motivate employees, and it is true that by nature we … Continued
Earned Value Analysis

Earned Value Analysis

A positive cost variance indicates that work was accomplished for less resource expenditure than planned. A negative cost variance indicates that work accomplished cost more than planned resource value. A positive schedule variance is an indication that in-process work is … Continued
Shapiro Et Al

Shapiro Et Al

But a series of price hikes failed to reduce unit sales volume. A study of operations two years later revealed that the most profitable orders were these custom orders. The new high prices more than compensated for costs; customers weren’t … Continued
Birch Paper

Birch Paper

This is better for the company as a whole because it can maximize its profit and it is the lowest in cost. 2 In what ways, if any, would you change Birch paper’s transfer pricing rules? The current rules are … Continued
Progressive Hbs

Progressive Hbs

Why or why not Dear Mr. McMillan, In this e-mail, I will expose my opinion about the question whether or not to expand the Autograph on the national level. Summarizing all the information provided, I came to a conclusion that … Continued
Suggest Reasons Why the Strongest Earthquakes

Suggest Reasons Why the Strongest Earthquakes

Suggest reasons why the strongest earthquakes are not always the most costly (10 marks) There are a variety of reasons why the strongest earthquakes are not always the most costly. One of these reasons may be that the country is … Continued
Warehouse Clubs

Warehouse Clubs

The leading warehouse clubs in North America competes through prices and operating costs. These companies cut their operating costs to shoulder the low prices they are offering to the buyers. They also offer broad merchandise selection which attracts small-business owners, … Continued
Seligram Case Cost Accounting

Seligram Case Cost Accounting

Was the existing system adequate in the past? Why or why not? Why is it no longer adequate? The existing system was adequate in the past due to heavy reliance on direct labor hours. The ETO served as a central … Continued
Value-based Pricing for New Software Products

Value-based Pricing for New Software Products

Pricing methods such as flat price, tiered pricing, MIPS-based, usage-based, per user, per seat, and pay as you go, are often tactical in nature and easily matched by competitors, which can undermine profitability by accelerating the commoditization process. Conversely, a … Continued
Economics for Business Assignment Template

Economics for Business Assignment Template

Identify examples of positive and negative externalities and, using supply and demand analysis, demonstrate the effects of these externalities on the market equilibrium Learning outcome 3 Understand the concepts of elasticity of demand and supply and their application within the … Continued
Ignou Ms

Ignou Ms

This property of factors is called specificity. Thus specificity of factors of production causes increasing opportunity costs. ii) The production of the goods require more of one factor than the other. For example, the production of guns may require more … Continued
Red Brand Canners

Red Brand Canners

Mitchell Gordon, Vice-President of Operations, asked the Controller, the Sales Manager, and the Production Manager of Red Brand Canners to meet with him to discuss the amount of tomato products to pack that season. The tomato crop, which had been … Continued
Cooper and Kaplan

Cooper and Kaplan

Consider a purchasing department in which the equivalent of 10 full-time people [the resource supplied] are committed to processing purchase orders [the activity performed]. If the monthly cost of a full-time employee is $2,500,^ the monthly cost of the activity, … Continued
Costing Systems

Costing Systems

Many traditional costing systems: A. trace manufacturing overhead to individual activities and require the development of numerous activity-costing rates. B. write off manufacturing overhead as an expense of the current period. C. combine widely varying elements of overhead into a … Continued
Microeconomics Cheat Sheet

Microeconomics Cheat Sheet

Price regulation — Marginal cost pricing is one form of price regulation, where the monopolist’s price is set equal to marginal cost at the quantity of output at which demand intersects marginal cost. The problem with marginal-cost pricing is that … Continued
Healthcare Finance

Healthcare Finance

Student name Healthcare Finance course code April 28, 2011 Healthcare Finance Problem 5. 1 Break-even analysis helps to plan and control business by showing break-even point, net profit and net loss areas. As it is mentioned in the graph below, … Continued
Super Bakery Analysis

Super Bakery Analysis

The ABC method benefit companies that assign costs based on cost drivers and how they reflect the depletion of the resources to create the product. Complications with Current Accounting System Super Bakery uses the ABC accounting system that is a … Continued
Cost Reduction Techniques

Cost Reduction Techniques

Forms Management in Today’s Modern Business a) The basis of forms management b) Future of forms management c) Creating a forms program d) Organizing a forms program e) Steps to establish a program f) Implementing and maintaining the program g) … Continued
Financial Accounting and Its Limitations

Financial Accounting and Its Limitations

Financial accounting gathers and summarizes financial data to prepare various financial reports such as balance sheets and income statements for the organization’s management, investors, lenders, suppliers, tax auditors and various other shareholders. Financial accounting is focused on providing accounting reports … Continued
Discussion Questions

Discussion Questions

Why are flexible budgets useful? Flexible budgets work well as a performance evaluation tool in conjunction with a static budget and are basically a comprehensive accounting of the static budget’s cost variance. Flexible budget expenditures can be stymied by offering … Continued