After Enron, WorldCom, and other major corporate scandals that rocked America in the recent
past, it seemed that nothing would surprise investors or regulators. However, almost everyone
was shocked by revelations that as many as 20 percent of all public c
Your small company produces and sells holsters for cell phones. During the past year, monthly
inventory counts have shown about 100 holsters missing. Furthermore, a customer report gives
you reason to believe that one of your employees, Jackson McKnight,
Jenny Lanstrom regularly visits her grandfather, Mike Lanstrom, every Thursday night. Jennys
grandfather has been a widower for the past six years. Jennys grandfather is very intelligent.
He is a decorated veteran of World War II, and over the years, he h
Cal Smith Jr. is the night manager at a local doughnut shop that is doing very well. The shop
sells doughnuts 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Cal runs the graveyard shift by himself since
none of the other employees want to work at night. Since opening six
Colleen Matthews had just turned 22 when her hard work finally started to pay off. Six months
earlier, Colleen had graduated from a state university with a masters degree in accounting.
Colleen graduated with honors and was one of the youngest in her clas
After graduating from college with your MBA, you decide to take your grandmas secret
cinnamon roll recipe and open up a bakery. You grew up devouring your grandmas rolls, and
you have convinced her to give you the secret. You are confident that your baker
Enron is a large energy trading company that allegedly committed massive fraud. Enrons
primary method of committing fraud was to record liabilities in related partnerships, then known
as special purpose entities, which were not consolidated, or combined,
Mr. I. M. Bezzle works in the purchasing department for Big Time Inc. During the 12 years that
he has worked there, he has been a trusted employee and has sole responsibility for the
companys purchasing function. He started working for the company in 2003
Martha McCaskey Ethical Dilemma
I could not stop thinking about the situation you must be in right now since we spoke. It
sounds to me that you have an ethical dilemma on your hand. It must be difficult
What innovation strategies do Tesla, Apple and NASA use how are they different?
Consult Ch 10 for innovation strategies
Tesla: strategy combining technological capabilities with vehicles to create more efficient electric
Apple: strategy a multi-p
Chapter 4: Analyzing the Firm
What are the elements of a SWOT analysis?
Strengths: resources and capabilities that allow the firm to complete important tasks.
Weaknesses: deficiencies in resources and capabilities that make it difficult for the firm to
What are the six segments of the general environment that are important to study?
The general environment is composed of trends in the broader society that influence an industry
and the firms in it. Thus, this is usually out of the firms direct control. T
What is a business-level strategy?
Business-level strategy is an action plan the firm develops to describe how it will
compete in its chosen industry or market segment.
Five business-level strategies are discussed in chapter 5.
Five business-level strateg
What is a multiproduct strategy?
Multiproduct strategy is an action plan the firm develops to compete in different product
markets. Multiproduct strategies help firms improve performance by smoothing out
revenues and earnings flows. And earning additional
MegaGlobular is a large, private international corporation that has been experiencing
problems with fraud. Management has heard of the success other companies have had
with whistle-blowing programs mandated by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and decides to
Assume that you are the fraud expert for a large Fortune 500 company located in
Miami, Florida. In a recent meeting with the executive committee, one of the
officers explains that the fraud prevention program, which teaches managers and
employees how to d
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Phone: (646)-708-6487 E-Mail: [email protected]
To work with T-Mobile in a managerial position where I can develop and utilize my versatile skill set, add
demanded value to the organization
2. Pick a neighborhood in New York City. Find the annual tax rates
for at least 6 properties. Compare and contrast the different rates
and try to determine the cause of the differential rates for the
Neighborhood: Arverne, Queens, Ne
x = - (1/2)
x = -1
x = -3
x = 3.45
x = 1 (sqrt(15)/3)
x = (1/14)
x = 0, -3, 7
r = (C/2)
p = -2, (1/2)
x = -3, 0, 10
s = (q - 3p/2 + t)
x = 0, 3
x = (7/8)
Solve the equation y = mx + b for x if m = -2, b = 3, and y =
SOLUTIONS FOR MULTIPLE-CHOICE QUESTIONS
Risk is high when the company always estimates the inventory but never takes a
complete physical count.
Risk is low when the petty cash box is always locked in the desk of the
Brokerage & Contracts
1) a) Describe the relationship between a "target net price" and a "gross sales price."
In negotiation of a listing contract the seller will wish to achieve some target net price,
and the broker must understand wha
I. For each of the following terms, indicate if it belongs in a note or in a mortgage (or
1) Acceleration: Mortgage
2) Escrows: Mortgage
3) Margin: Note
4) Interest rate: Note
5) Late fees: Note
6) Due on sale: Mortgage
7) Maturity date: Both
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