Diff 3 type es skill understand objective lo 1 3 31

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Diff: 3 Type: ES Skill: Understand Objective: LO 1-3 31) Jayhawk Basketballs manufactures and distributes rebounding equipment. The company is having a problem coordinating its marketing and production efforts. Every time marketing has a special promotion in a certain part of the country, production either cannot deliver the products or distribution has them in the wrong part of the country. In addition, the company has had several production stoppages due to insufficient raw material stock at the manufacturing plant. Required: In terms of the information system, what appears to be the main problems? What action can be taken to improve the situation?
Diff: 3 Type: ES Skill: Understand Objective: LO 1-3 32) Briefly explain the planning and control activities in management accounting. How are these two activities linked to each other?
Diff: 2 Type: ES Skill: Understand Objective: LO 1-3 33) Complete a performance report for the month of May, 2015, for the Daily Bulletin, a regional newspaper. Use four columns: 1) Actual Result; 2) Budgeted Amount; 3) Difference: Actual Result minus Budgeted Amount; 4) Difference as a Percentage of Budgeted Amount; AND, three rows: 1) advertising pages sold; 2) average rate per page; 3) advertising revenues. Use the following data: Advertising pages sold Budgeted advertising pages Advertising revenue Budget advertising revenue Does the report indicate any cause for managerial investigation?
Actual Result (1) Budgeted Amount (2) Diff Bud (3) Advertising pages sold 910 pages 900 pages 10 p Average rate per page (Advertising Revenues)/(Advertising pages sold) $4,800 $4,900 $10 Advertising revenues $4,368,000 $4,410,000 $42 The overall 1% unfavourable difference in advertising revenue is caused by

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