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A Comparison of the Business Practices of Coca Cola and Pepsi
When Coke-Cola executives decided that they needed to change their product in order to gain the market edge on Pepsi-Cola. While the executives were planning they ran into several conceptual blocks that clouded their decisions. The first block they ran into was constancy. When Coke was looking at the problem, they defined i...
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A Family Business Analysis: The Seattle Times Company
The Seattle Times Company has been a family-owned business for over 100 years. From the original founder Alden Blethen to his great grandson Frank Blethen, the family has retained majority control of the newspaper until present day. This Harvard Business School case details the long family history ending with the fifth gene...
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A Report on the Market Activity, the Major Problems and Secondary Issues, Strengths and Weaknesses of the Organization, and My Role in the Case Study
Background The main topic in the case study is the market activity while the character is an International Tobacco Products Manager, U.S. Tobacco Inc., Suzanne Thompson and Southeast Brand manager for UST’S “Primo”, a Kalandese national, Suppakorn Rachinda in Rohanda. Suzanne who has been freshly promoted to International...
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A Case Study on the Controversial Method of Auditing of Ernst & Young
Ernst & Young failed to follow two auditing standards that could have limited investor turmoil and Lehman Brother’s downfall. Lehman’s management happened upon a loophole through SFAS No. 140 which allowed them to lower their net leverage ratio substantially. This controversial method drew enough attention for a whistle blo...
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My Proposed Strategy in Redesigning the Accountancy Job at the Local Chain Store Supermarket
I once worked as a trainee accountant at a local chain store supermarket. I found the job non-dynamic with little or no focus on the future. The accountant who was offering to train had stayed at the same level for over ten years. As such, there lacked motivation, and the accountant was planning to resign and look for anoth...
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The Importance of Safeguarding and Promoting Ethics in Accounting Practices in Organizations
Accountant nee to adhere to the code of professional conduct is
paramount to safeguarding ethics in accounting practice. Brown (2007) notes
that having the professional code of conducts does not amount to ethical
decisions. As such, he notes that as accounting professionals, we have a
duty of providing an environment and cu...
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A Case Study on the Financing for Drug King
In order to raise capital, a business is required to follow a number of different options. One of the most prominent is to issue debt. Through that path alone, there are multiple different options on the types of bonds to issue. For example, an entity may choose to have a call option or a stock converter option. Drug King h...
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The Life of an Accountant and the Skills Needed to Be Successful
Without a doubt, Washington D.C. is one of the hubs of professional development. Informational Interviews, then, are a critical component on a young intern’s own advancement. I have been told, and experienced myself, the idea that it is not about the strength of a resume or cover letter, but a potential career rests almost...
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The Evolution of GAAP (the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)
The Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) have guided the finance reporting protocol for years. Recently, rapid changes have been occurring in the American business sector; however, contrary to what many may think, significant changes have not occurred in the GAAP principles. There has been a small degree of chang...
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A Comparison of Air Fare between American Airlines and Southwest Airlines
Airline travel is far from convenient, but the only way to travel long distances in a shorter amount of time. With the continuous rise in prices, however, one must look at the opportunity cost of choosing the airport. There are so many hidden fees now married with the increase of a plane ticket, and not many travelers stop...
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The Pros and Cons of the Accounting Branch of Conditional Conservatism
Accounting conservatism is an accounting branch involved in verifying details before legal claims to profits are made. The verifying process takes a high degree level. However, under accounting conservatism we have the conditional accounting conservatism type that may cause opposition towards accounting conservatism (Barth...
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A Comparison between the Success and Failure of Enron and Kyocera Company Using the Accounting Process
“Writer’s choice” Introduction Accounting is basically a systematic way of identifying, collecting, recording, measuring, interpreting, analyzing and disclosing of financial data which is very useful as per a given information entry especially on business routines. It is actually a field of exploring and getting to know s...
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An Examination of the Sample Charter School Budget and the Use of Variance Analysis
The sample charter school budget in this case is a largely flexible budget because the amounts received by, and spent by the school fluctuates depending on the number of students that the school has at any given time. However, some elements in this particular sample charter school budget possess characteristics of static bu...
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The Principles of Accounting: Managerial Accounting
Essentially, managerial accounting is done to inform an internal audience while the financial accountant’s records are focused on the needs of an external audience with respect to the organization. Managerial accounting emerges as an operational tool compared to financial accounting that serves the primary purpose of commun...
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Effects of Information Systems on Finance and Accounting
Effects of Information Systems on Finance and Accounting Accountants and other financing professionals have the monstrous task of gathering, processing and analyzing financial data. What this task looks like has gone through a number of monumental changes through recent decades. Regardless of what point in time is being ex...
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DataOne Software Used to Detect Fraud via Integrating Financial Irregularities by KPMG Accounting Firm
Abstract KPMG is one of the largest accounting firms which deals with audit tax and
advisory of firms globally. In terms of security, this company uses DataOne
software that detects fraud by integrating financial irregularities. Such
irregularities include errors in the financial reports preparation and
irregular tendering...
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How To Become a Certified Public Accountant in the United States of America
First off, it is important to highlight that the purpose of this paper is to research the career of certified public accountant and to describe what that position represents in the business world. Also, this was the requirement for the Accounting class at Georgian Court University. I chose this career because it is the most...
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A Discussion on Arup, a Global Engineering, Planning and Design Consultancy
Arup is a global engineering, planning and design consultancy, it has 70 offices worldwide. It was founded in 1946 in the United Kingdom. It is also known as ArupNapa, which is a Toronto based airport planning and development consultancy throughout the globe. Their multidisciplinary team has helped plan the development of m...
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A Use of Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting
Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting Abstract Accounting can be described as the systematic process that describes
the processes of a business in numbers. Within this field of economics and
finance, there is corporate governance and ethical accounting. Corporate
governance is an area in business that articul...
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