Using the circular flow diagram, explain a way that your family interacts in the factor market and a way that it interacts in the products market.

DISCUSSION 1
Circular Flow Diagram
Explain how the circular flow diagram relates to the current economic situation. Using the circular flow diagram, explain a way that your family interacts in the factor market and a way that it interacts in the products market.

DISCUSSION 2
Supply and Demand
Analyze how the law of demand applies to a recent purchase that you made. Describe how the product has changed in price and explain whether the price change is due to supply or demand. Did the change in price affect your decision to purchase the item?

What is cost behavior?

https://umuc.webex.com/umuc/ldr.php?RCID=45bc89fef76b1edff7cdc7be80fd58d9 (paste in browser instructor recording directions)
  
Instructions
Week 5 Cost Accounting Assignment
Required Reading:
* What is cost behavior: http://www.accountingcoach.com/blog/what-is-cost-behavior
*Activity based costing: http://www.accountingcoach.com/activity-based-costing/explanation/1
*Activity Based Costing and Indirect Manufacturing Costs . 
*capitalbudgeting:http://www.teachmefinance.com/capitalbudgeting.html
Recommended Reading 
Activity based management:http://www.theacagroup.com/activity-based-costing-in-the-information-age/
Assignment (8%) 
Answer the problems in the below file:  Cost Accounting CASE STUDY
Part One: Submit all answers in a single Excel file (49-60 points)
Part Two: Create a narrated Powerpoint presentation and post in the same Week 5 Assignment folder by the due date (36-40 points)
Be sure the Powerpoint presentation conveys a thorough understanding of the concepts and your ability to explain those concepts to a business audience. For full credit, narration must be clearly and logically presented, well articulated, with correct grammar,

What type of information system provides holistic information across multiple business activities?

Version:1.0 StartHTML:000000326 EndHTML:000011314 StartFragment:000002706 EndFragment:000011257 StartSelection:000002706 EndSelection:000011253 SourceURL:https://myclasses.argosy.edu/content/enforced/27327-2295947/MS6010_M4_OAES_Assigned_Questions.html?d2lSessionVal=TGlMlzAeKVobCxR8lVBjWlrWL&ou=27327&d2l_body_type=3  Argosy University  function lti_launch( vars ) { var query = ”; for(var key in vars) { if(query.length == 0) { query += ‘?’ + key + ‘=’ + encodeURIComponent(vars[key]); } else { query += ‘&’ + key + ‘=’ + encodeURIComponent(vars[key]); } } location.replace( ‘/d2l/customization/pearsonlti/27327/Launch’ + query ); }  document.addEventListener(‘DOMContentLoaded’, function() { D2LMathML.DesktopInit(‘https://s.brightspace.com/lib/mathjax/2.6.1/MathJax.js?config=MML_HTMLorMML’,’https://s.brightspace.com/lib/mathjax/2.6.1/MathJax.js?config=TeX-AMS-MML_HTMLorMML%2cSafe’); }); window.addEventListener(‘message’, function(event) {   if( !event.data ) { console.debug( ‘Empty event received’ ); return; } var params = JSON.parse(event.data); if( !params.subject || params.subject !== ‘lti.frameResize’) { console.debug( ‘Message subject was not lti.frameResize’ ); return; } const MAX_FRAME_HEIGHT = 10000 if( !params.height || params.height < 1 || params.height > MAX_FRAME_HEIGHT ) { console.warn( ‘Invalid height value received, aborting’ ); return; } var el = document.getElementsByTagName( ‘iframe’ ); for ( var i=0; i < el.length; i++ ) { if( el[i].contentWindow === event.source ) { el[i].style.height = params.height + 'px';                             el[i].style.width = '100%'; console.info( 'Setting iFrame height to ' + params.height );                             console.info( 'Setting iFrame width to 100%' ); } } });  M4 OAES Assigned QuestionsRead the Success on the OAES document for full instructions about how to use this system. Assigned questions for Module 4 are:Q9-1: What type of information system includes both financial and non-financial information and can be presented graphically relative to targets? Q9-2: What type of information system provides holistic information across multiple business activities? Q9-3: Explain the concept of reporting on a horizontal perspective. Q9-4: Why is information systems design and control important? Q13-1: Williams, a professional services firm has overhead of £625,000. It operates three divisions and an accountant’s estimate of the overhead allocation per division is 38% for Division 1, 22% for Division 2 and 40% for Division 3. The divisions respectively bill 4,100, 1,950 and 3,300 hours. Calculate the business-wide overhead recovery rate and the cost centre overhead recovery rate for each division. Q13-2: Randy’s Components uses an activity based costing system for its product costing. For the last quarter, the following data relates to costs, output volume and cost drivers. If set-up costs are driven by the number of production runs, what are the correct set-up costs for each product? Overhead Cost£Machinery172,000Set-ups75,000Materials Handling25,000Total272,000  Product informationABCProduction and sales units  5,0003,5002,800Number of production runs 1196Number of stores orders15109Q13-3: What is the difference between absorption costing and ABC costing? Q13-4: The main proposal made by Cooper & Kaplan in their article “How cost accounting distorts product costs” is best described as? (The article can be found as Reading A on page 390 of your textbook.) Q14-1a: The projected net cash flows for an investment are (in £’000): Y0: -950 Y1: 130 Y2: 200 Y3: 330 Y4: 270 Y5: 180 What is the net present value of the investment, assuming a 7% cost of capital and a 950 initial investment. What is the NPV when we change the cost of capital to 8% and have a 850 initial investment? Have a 9% cost of capital and a 825 initial investment? Or have a 6% cost of capital and a 900 initial investment? Q14:-1b: Given the cash flow in the prior question (14a) and for the $900 initial investment, what is the IRR of the cash flows? Q14-2: General Sales is considering three alternative investment proposals but can only accept one of these. The investments and cash flows are shown below: Year 0 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Project A Cost of Capital12%Cash inflows-150,00050,00075,00075,00050,000Project B Cost of Capital11%Cash inflows-200,00075,00075,00075,00075,000Project C Cost of Capital10%Cash inflows-265,00050,000100,000150,000100,000General uses discounted cash flow techniques to evaluate its investments, using a cost of capital as specified above. Compare for each alternative investment the Net present value, Profitability index, and the Internal rate of return. Which of the three investment proposals would you prefer and why?

Who was the President of the United States at the time of the creation of the SEC? Who was the first SEC Chairperson?

 
Public companies have to file their annual reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission. There are rules that companies are required to follow. Domestic issuers must submit annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10Q, and current reports on Form 8-K.
Please review the Real-World Focus in your text and answer the following questions.

How many enforcement actions does the SEC take each year against securities law violators? 
What are the typical infractions?

After the Depression, Congress passed the Securities Acts of 1933 and 1934 to improve investor confidence in the markets. What two “common sense” notions are these laws based on?

Who was the President of the United States at the time of the creation of the SEC? Who was the first SEC Chairperson? 

Who is the current SEC Chairperson?

What is the difference between Revenue Expenditures and Capital Expenditures?

What is the difference between “Revenue Expenditures” and “Capital Expenditures”?  
Why is it important to distinguish between these two concepts in terms of the Income Statement?  
List an example of an item which would be labeled as a “Capital Expenditure” when providing repairs to either a software program or an office building?

Why does comparative advantage matter more than absolute advantage for trade?

Comparative Advantage in International Trade

 

Read the articles:

1)      The Boomerang effect.

http://www.economist.com/node/21552898

 

2)      Comparative Advantage and American Jobs.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703555804576102500952966450.html

You are expected to make your own contribution in a main topic as well as respond with value-added comments to at least two of your classmates. You are encouraged to respond to other students as well as to your instructor.

In your initial response to the topic you have to answer all questions:

1)      Does the protection of one domestic industry harm another? Please explain.

2)      Why does comparative advantage matter more than absolute advantage for trade? Please explain.

3)      Reflection – the students also should include a paragraph in the initial response in their own words reflecting on specifically what they learned from the assignment and how they think they could apply what they learned in the workplace.

Relate how Argentina’s type of leadership influence on business in the country.

 research information on Argentina type of leadership related to doing business.  The objective is for you to learn about a country in depth and outline how to manage and do business in that culture.  

Write a 2-3 essay MLA format. sinlge spaced.

Write examples that relate to doing bsuiness in Argentina and how is the type of leadership of the country. Relate how Argentina’s type of leadership influence on business in the country. Explain how Agrnetina’s type of leadership started and write a conclusion

What are some important characteristics (strengths/weaknesses) you should look for in potential mentors?

Choosing the “right” mentor is critical to one’s long term success in life.  Mentors assist us in determining what it takes to be successful in one’s chosen vocation, academic program, or in reaching a short or long term goal.  How do you go about locating a mentor?  How do you know if a mentor is right for you? What are some important characteristics (strengths/weaknesses) you should look for in potential mentors?  How could a mentor assist you in achieving your current academic and career goals related to the DSL program?

Please answer question in a minimum of 750 words and integrate at least 3 cited sources (Scholarly/Peer reviewed) according to APA standards. Work is due tomorrow on 10/4/18 at 12:43 hours (12:43pm eastern time zone). No Newspapers, books, or magazines as cited sources.

What challenges can managing a large network present?

Business Intelligence Information Systems:
Chapter 7: Networks: Mobile Business 

For the below Discussion Questions need Discussion Answers 300 words, 3 refernce each separately,APA 6 edition citation.

1. Discussion Question 1 – (CLOs covered :_6____)
What is the business value of a networked, connected world? What challenges can managing a large network present? 

2.Discussion Question 2 – (CLOs covered :__6___)
Present some applications of wireless networking? What advantages and disadvantages does wireless networking present to business in general.