Explain. According to the text information, what are the disadvantages associated with using a group for decision-making? Discuss how the leaders of Wallingford could most effectively combat these disadvantages. 4. The case discusses various methods the owners have applied in attempting to resolve the company’s problems.
Clearly indicate how you think "TGW" should be handled and who should take charge of it. Be sure to be thorough in providing a multifaceted solution. Note, you should be trying to provide a solution that would get support from both Carter and Grant by thinking in terms of what it would take to get both to reach an agreement. Identify the compromises both individuals would need to make. d. If entrepreneurial and creative activities are viewed as very important by Voltamp's top management, what actions need to be taken now to ensure such activities will be pursued by the various strategic business units (SBUs) and their employees at Voltamp?
The reports kept by Anderson was used by to evaluate the risk/reward benefits and financial soundness prior to investing in the company, as well as by investors that held Enron stock to determine if they would remain investors or not. Many Enron executives admitted to wrongdoings leading to destruction of the company (Ferrell, et. al. 2010). Therefore the lack of accurate auditing and
Recommendations Ben & Jerry’s takeover by Unilever resulted in changes to the business strategy; changes that were needed to address an increasingly competitive economic landscape and recover the market value of the firm. In some cases the new strategy was not aligned with the core values that underlie Ben & Jerry’s strong culture, i.e. the decision to terminate large numbers of employees in order to create operating efficiency in finance, manufacturing, and distribution. However, the alignment of many of the core values on which Ben & Jerry’s culture is based is unclear. The two companies appear to share values related to corporate social responsibility, but employees question whether Ben & Jerry’s previous commitments on issues like product purity and providing a public voice on social issues fit into the new business strategy.
2. What is the correlation between accepting high-risk audit clients for large fees and the audit company’s perceived lack of independence and under what circumstances should those engagements be avoided? 3. When an auditor determines that a client has significantly material related party transactions how does this discover affect his audit and what are the measures for determining that such transactions are properly recorded? 4.
Discuss the advantages and the limitations of “ratio analysis” There are several advantages and limitations of accounting ratios, I will address some of the key ones in this section Advantages * Accounting ratios can be used by investors to make decisions on whether or not to invest in a company or sell existing shares. * Accounting ratios can be used by management to give an indication of a company’s financial health i.e. is the company profitable? Can they meet creditor obligations? Are stock levels being efficiently managed?
What is your stance after reading their debates on whether or not IT can have strategic value? Defend your argument. Carr
Metapath´s board believes the company has a great potential as an independent public company, and wonders if a Metapath and CallTech merger makes sense. Case problems and questions: Metapath must analyze how the offer from RSC, with the Participating convertible preferred stock would integrate with the existing preferred stocks already granted to existing shareholders in previous financing rounds. Usually the earlier investors preferred stocks becomes junior to the new VCs preferred, because the new VC won’t take the word of the old VCs that the company is well. The new VC would rather make sure his money is “secured” by having a senior claim through preferred stock. They would need to do a valuation of the participating feature of the Series E preferred stocks in the offer from RSC.