discussion questions week 4 &5

All answers must be citied. The answers will be ran thru turnitin.com for plagiarism.


The answers only have to be a paragraph long.


Week 4

1a.When conducting a cost-volume profit analysis, determine where the most challenges for accountants occur. Recommend action to overcome the challenge(s). 

1b.Create a brief scenario in which an accountant would be asked to conduct a cost-volume profit analysis and provide a supporting rationale. 

2a.In a globalized economy with many business complexities, assess how a business may be impacted by these complexities and how consequences can be minimized. 

2b.From the previous discussion, recommend how an accountant could measure the types of complexity you identified for a specific business or industry and how the measure will provide insight to business performance. 

Week 5

1a.From the first e-Activity, evaluate the opportunity costs for Damien Chrysler for failure to accept a proposal from within to manufacture a vehicle for the Indian market and suggest ways that opportunity cost can be minimized.  


1b.Analyze how excess capacity and incremental cost analysis can benefit management decisions to accept or reject projects and how this process can impact the financial performance of the business

2a.From the second e-Activity, assess the potential problems a multinational firm could encounter using negotiated transfer pricing instead of market-based transfer pricing and make a recommendation to the firm on how to avoid these problems.

2b.Evaluate the accounting ethics of creating, initiating, or adjusting transactions to repatriate excess cash for multinational firms in transfer pricing decisions and suggest a way that this practice may be implemented.