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  1.You recently opened a natural foods company that specializes in organic ingredients sourced from farms just a few hours away from your factory. Sales have been surprisingly brisk, and a very large company wants to purchase 50% of your company for $25 million. The problem? Your potential investor is one.
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  4.In accordance with corporate bylaws, stockholders elect a board of directors to oversee the operation of their company and protect their interests. The board of directors establishes the corporation’s mission and sets its broad objectives.  The board appoints a chief executive officer (CEO) and other corporate officers to manage the.
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  10.In addition to reporting a stock’s closing price, most financial websites provide additional information about the stock, including its market capitalization, price-earnings ratio, earnings per share and dividend and yield. Define each of these measures and provide a brief explanation of its significance. 1.The Dodd-Frank Act established the Financial Stability Oversight.
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  4.What factors should you consider when you choose a communication channel for your messages? Should you always use the richest channel? Why or why not?   ???? 5.When you develop messages, what factors should you consider as you choose your words? Which considerations do you think are most important? Why?           .
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  9.Why is the $1,000 you receive today worth more than $1,000 you receive next year? What concept does this illustrate? Why is this concept particularly important when firms evaluate capital budgeting proposals? 10.What is the net present value (NPV) of a long-term investment project? Describe how managers use NPVs when evaluating.
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  6.Compare the opportunities and threats that small businesses face. Which opportunities are most compelling? Which threats are most intimidating? Why? 7.Review the definition of niche marketer, and cite three examples of niche marketers. How has technology affected niche marketing?     .
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  2.In May of 2011 hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam was convicted on 14 counts of insider trading. When is insider trading acceptable? What constitutes illegal insider trading? Why is this type of insider trading considered unethical as well as illegal? Do some research on this case to find out exactly.
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  7.What is financial leverage? How, and under what conditions, can financial leverage benefit a company? How, and under what conditions, can it harm a company? 8.Is it possible for a firm to have too much money? Explain. What role does cash equivalents play in a financial manager’s strategy to manage cash.
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1.How do public accountants differ from management accountants? Who are the key users of the accounting information? What type of information does each stakeholder group need? 2.Financial statements are prepared using generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). What group is responsible for establishing these principles, and what goals guide their formulation? Why.
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  5.Describe the three basic categories of cash flows reported by a statement of cash flows and give examples of specific cash flows included in each category. 6.Identify and describe the basic elements of an income statement. Explain how the accrual basis of accounting guides the way the information on the income.
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  8.Compare an S corporation with a limited liability company. Why do you think limited liability companies are currently more popular than S corporations? 9.What are the main advantages and disadvantages of a business format franchise arrangement for the franchisee? For the franchisor? 10.What is a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) and why is.
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  1.You have recently graduated with an accounting degree. Use the Internet to investigate what exactly is involved in becoming a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Good places to start are Wikipedia's "Certified Public Accountant" entry and the Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook entry on accountants and auditors. What advantages and.
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  7.What is an initial public offering (IPO)? Describe the role investment banks play in an IPO. 8.What service does a stockbroker offer?  Briefly describe the difference between a full service broker and a discount broker.  How does a broker handle a market order? How does a broker handle a limit order?     .
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  4.Everybody has a dream job—what’s yours? Imagine that you’ve reached that goal, and you just started work in the position of your dreams. Using your imagination, write a high-impact business email to a colleague. It will not suffice to say simply “How are you? I’m fine. The weather is nice.
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  10.What are the key differences between primary and secondary data? Compare the benefits and drawbacks of each. 1.Imagine for a moment that you’re in charge of marketing mp3 players to the rapidly growing market segment of very old consumers.  What hurdles might you face?  How could you surmount these hurdles?     .
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  4.When might the need for social responsibility conflict with the need to maximize profits? When the needs conflict, how should a firm decide which path to pursue?     5.Do you believe that employers should respond to employee needs for work-life balance? Why or why not? What are the trade-offs?     6.What are the 4.
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      1.Choosing the right channel is essential to any form of communication—just as you wouldn’t want to learn about a family member’s passing on Facebook, you probably wouldn’t want to hear about all of your casual acquaintances’ FarmVille accomplishments in person. Choose two communication channels you might use to convey a.
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  9.Describe the key differences between financial accounting and managerial accounting. 10.How do management accountants view cost? How do implicit costs differ from explicit costs? Give some examples to illustrate the difference.     .
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  5.Suppose that soon after earning your bachelor’s degree you are accepted into an MBA program at a prestigious university. It is an intensive program that would require you to be a full-time student for about eighteen months. What are the major financial costs and benefits of enrolling in this program?.
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  ?How do you purchase money market mutual funds? How do these funds differ from money market accounts? What are the different types of money funds? Are there any drawbacks to investing in these funds? ?Investigate two specific money market mutual funds. What interest rate does each currently offer is the minimum.
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  1.A huge number of successful businesses—such as Apple, The Cheesecake Factory, and eBay—were built around the personal passions of their founders.  Consider your own personal passions.  What do you love to do?  What are you great at doing? Can you shape any of your interests into a business opportunity? Why.
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  1.What are the 6 main barriers to effective communication? Which barriers are easiest to surmount? Why?   2.Why is nonverbal communication so important? How can you tell when nonverbal communication is effective?       3.Why is active, effective listening difficult for many people? What are 5 strategies for improving listening skills within the American culture?           .
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  3.How do limited partnerships and limited liability partnerships differ from general partnerships and from each other? 4.What advantages help explain why virtually all large companies are organized as C corporations? 5.What steps are involved in forming a C corporation?     .
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  6.Describe the relationship between a corporation’s common stockholders, its board of directors, and its chief executive officer (CEO). 7.How does a merger differ from an acquisition? What is the difference between a horizontal merger or acquisition and a vertical merger or acquisition? Give a real world example of recent merger to.
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  3.The generally accepted accounting principles (GAAPs) developed by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) try to make interpreting and comparing a firm's financial performance easier for a variety of stakeholders. Those stakeholders include suppliers, stockholders, creditors, and the government. Go to the FASB website and find out more this board..
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  9.Define sustainable development. What are 3 examples of successful companies that have pursued sustainable development programs?   10.How can domestic companies that outsource manufacturing to foreign factories ensure that their vendors adhere to ethical standards?         1.If you’ve ever spent more than 60 seconds in the hair-care aisle at Walgreens or CVS, you have.
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  3.Describe the basic rights of common stockholders. What are the key differences between common and preferred stock? 4.Describe the basic features and characteristics of bonds. What is a convertible bond and why do investors find such bonds attractive?  What advantages do convertible bonds have for the issuing firms? What stakeholder group.
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  3.State the “accounting equation” and define each of its terms. What is the logic behind this equation? How is the structure of the balance sheet related to this equation? 4.You have a company's balance sheet, its income statement, and its statement of cash flows. Which would you refer to if you.
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  1.A typical partnership agreement spells out details, such as the initial financial contributions each partner will make, the specific duties and responsibilities each will assume, how they will share profits (and losses), how they will settle disagreements, and how they will deal with the death or withdrawal of one of.
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  6.How should the needs and expectations of your reader affect the structure of your writing? Why does it matter?     7.What steps can you take to create a smooth, conversational tone for your writing?   8.Why do so many people ignore or delete email messages? How can you boost the chances that your target.
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  1.Review the benefits an entrepreneur might seek in starting a new business. Which benefits are most appealing to you? Why? 2.Do you recognize any of the entrepreneurial personality characteristics in yourselves? Which ones? Do you think it’s possible for a person to develop the characteristics that he or she lacks? Why.
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  1.How does the American Marketing Association define marketing? How can marketers deliver value to their customers over the long term? 2.What are the 4 different kinds of utility that marketers can provide? Give an example (not from the book) of a product that delivers each type of utility. 3.What are the key.
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  5.A new startup company will be producing environmentally friendly diapers and baby products, and you have been named as the chair of its budgeting committee. Thanks to generous investors, and the personal fortune of the company’s founder, you have been given $50 million for five years. Using this resource, create.
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  1.Describe the basic features that distinguish the four basic forms of business ownership: sole proprietorships, general partnerships, C corporations, and limited liability companies. 2.Why do many entrepreneurs initially set up their businesses as sole proprietorships? Why do many successful entrepreneurs eventually decide to convert their sole proprietorship to some other form.
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