Discuss whether or not the law should prohibit all bad behavior and provide a rationale to justify your answer. From the e Activity, describe the company and the disconnect of what it says and what it does. Discuss the conclusions about ethics and the law that you draw from this example. Week 1 eActivity Research the Internet to find an example of a company that promotes itself as being socially responsible and yet acts socially irresponsible. For example, promotion on the Website of being socially responsible and at the same time fighting the government over pollution standards. Be prepared to discuss.
Looking at the legal environment of business today, discuss where you see the law has fallen short for businesses or consumers. Review the four components that make up legal astuteness and rank order the four components in order of most valuable to manager s in today s business climate.
In a two to three page paper, review and analyze the information on traditional training methods. Which do you think tend to be the most effective and why? Which do you think tend to be most ineffective and why? The paper must use APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide.
Imagine that you are a manager at a delivery service and you are creating a report to project the effects on your company of rising gas prices in the next ten years. Using the preceding statistical analysis as your basis and outside scholarly resources to support your claims, write a 3 to 5 page paper interpreting the results from this perspective. Include the following considerations:
Introduce the project and its significance to the company.
Explain the statistical analysis that you completed in Part I. Be sure to explain where the data came from, what analysis was done, and what the results were.
Give conclusions that you have drawn from the data. Consider the effects of your gas price predictions on the delivery business. Also consider whether or not you believe your predicted gas prices are accurate. What could occur in the future that would change your linear regression line and therefore your prediction?
Explain how a work group becomes a team.
Answer the following scenario thoroughly utilizing key terms and concepts covered in the previous units reflecting full understanding of the concept of macro economics as it relates to the scenario described. Provide examples and clear rationalizations for your statements. Essay should be no less than five pages in length double spaced. Describe your own interpretations utilizing the information you have learned in this course. Support your statements and rationalizations utilizing credible supporting references. Discuss perfect competition and long run equilibrium. Provide detailed descriptions, definitions and concrete examples of your findings. Additionally, how does the proliferation of global trade and competition contribute to markets moving more away from market possessing power to more perfect competition? Lastly, when does marginal social benefit equal marginal social cost and why?
On October 1, 2010, Chung, Inc. assigns $1,000,000 of its accounts receivable to Seneca National Bank as collateral for a $750,000 note. The bank assesses a finance charge of 2% of the receivables assigned and interest on the note of 9%. Prepare the October 1 journal entries for both Chung and Seneca.
1. How does Apple Inc income statement common size data and the profitability ratios differ from Microsoft s? Based on annual report data, why might these differences exist?
2. What balance sheet and liquidity ratios differ from competitor? Based on annual report data, why might these differences exist?
3. Do the operational ratios compare favorable to the competitor?
4. In your opinion, how does the company compare to the competitor? What are the primary differences? What factors explain the reasons for these differences?
How much does the company need to have set aside today to meet future obligations?
The company is assessing the employees fund. At the end of each of the next 25 years the company will have to pay its retirees 5,432. If the fund is estimated to earn 2%, how much does the company need to have set aside today to ensure that it can meet its future obligations? (At the end of the 25th year, the balance should be drawn down to zero.) Show computation.
Minnie, the manager of the marketing department for one of the industry s leading retail businesses, has been notified by the accounting department that her department experienced an unfavorable sales volume variance in the preceding period but a favorable sales price variance. Based on these contradictory results, how would you interpret her overall performance as suggested by her variances?