This is an implausible trend on the Balance sheet that BDO should have investigated further, especially with Leslie Fay’s outstanding Income Statement. 2.) First of all I would want to investigate vendor and customer accounts to reconcile payable and receivable amounts. Also, I would obtain bank statements and other lines of credit since the long term debt to equity ratio shows the company being highly leveraged.
“The electoral college should be replaced by a national popular vote.” Discuss (45) The Electoral College is an institution that was established by the founding Fathers to elect the President of the United States indirectly. The Electoral College is a system that should be abolished and replaced by direct election through a national popular vote. Supporters of the national popular vote make convincing arguments that it is the best system to decide the Presidential election in a society as vast as the United States. However, there are arguments that suggest the Electoral College should not be replaced by a national popular vote. When evaluating the arguments raised on both sides it I believe that the Electoral College should be replaced by a national popular vote.
“The Rebirth of Patronage: Have We Come Full Circle” Feeney and Kingsley (2008) states,“Patronage can be narrowly defined as the power to make appointments and distribute government jobs, especially for political advantage, but its social implications are much broader” (p. 167). Patronage can be used as an advantage for politicians who are running for any political office in order to win potential votes for their campaign. Most politicians are knownfor using different tactics like offering jobs, health care, and other issues that appeal to citizens. Will patronage divide or unite the United States? Patronage can have positive or negative effects on the United States while the merit system is against patronage and the spoils system is in
As part of Apples iOS system, users are able to take advantage of “free” upgrades (much like a subscription), from time to time, and there is a cost associated with those upgrades which will need to be allocated to the revenues Apple collects from the upfront charge for the phone. Therefore, spreading realized revenues over two years, in this case, will help to smooth out the expense in software upgrades over the 2 year term. The choices are imperfect either way; however, since Apple receives all of the money upfront and incurs expenses over time, the best way to match the expense with the revenues seems better reflected in non-GAAP terms. 2) Should Apple lobby for the non-GAAP numbers to be sanctioned by FASB? It doesn’t seem that lobbying for non-GAAP measure will be of help to Apple.
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And it doesn’t even affect the previous company it just adds up to its sales. Answer) for a normal person who earns $100 a month to buy a television which is twice his monthly wage is difficult, instead if he could the purchase the television in installments, where he could afford. So, taking a loan with 20% is not a big deal to him. And to that the interest that the organization makes is very less
The recent increase is due to low delivery cost to customers. Customer relation management and information technologies- one reason Amazon has grown is due to their ability to keep customer satisfaction database. With this in mind, this helps Amazon to offer customers specific items or bundles bases on their previous customer preference. which is a win, win deal. Amazon is global, it was an original .com within the last ten years it has devolved a consumer data base it has been one of the first online retailers.
Bureaucratic structures in organisations are inherently unethical. Discuss and illustrate with appropriate examples. In recent months the economic downturn has brought to the fore a series of questions on the validity of the bureaucratic system. Particularly with regard the efficiency and level of corruption existing in the public service and administration sector. Indeed a call for public sector reform is the aim of the day.
‘If it isn’t broken don’t fix it.’ Discuss with reference to the electoral systems used for national elections in the UK and USA. The first past the post systems used in both the USA and the UK unquestionably have the potential to produce election results that are not representative of the break down of total votes in an election, providing results that don’t reflect voter wishes. One may argue that the electoral systems used in both the USA and UK marginalize minorities, causes wasted, insignificant votes and promote voter apathy. However despite the numerous criticisms of first past the post it has continued to be the system in place to decide the President in the USA and dictate which party forms government, and thus which party leader becomes Prime Minister in the UK, suggesting the system has its advantages. Proponents of the UK and US voting methods also often cite the lack of a credible alternative as a reason for the retention of the current systems.