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    Financial Analysis for Tesco

    Introduction to Tesco Tesco is a famous retailing company with headquarter located in the United Kingdom. The company has various operations around the world, namely, in the United Kingdom, United States Central Europe, Turkey, China, Malaysia, Japan, South Korea, Thailand and recently, venturing into India. Tesco is a superior company, in terms of customer services, […]

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    Strategic Management Accounting

    Introduction Jessup ltd is a fast growing company expertise in advertising and public relations. Strategic decisions making is very important in order to bring the company to new heights. Henceforth, strategic management accounting is introduced to the business with an aim to bring out the best value of every cost incurred in the business. Besides […]

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    A Financial Analysis on Microchips PLC

    Introduction Microchips PLC is a public listed company on the stock exchange. The company is involved in manufacturing of electronic components for sale to the audio and visual industry. The company serves as the OEM for some of the famous consumer electronics brand, such as Sony, Panasonic, Samsung and etc. In this writing, a detail […]

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    What is Lean Accounting?

      Introduction: Issues with Traditional Accounting Today, more and more organizations come to realize that traditional accounting systems are actively anti-lean. Specifically, the traditional accounting system and practices are often large, complex, wasteful processes requiring huge amounts of non-value work. They provide measurements and reports like labor efficiency and overhead absorption that motivate large batch […]

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    The Nature and Roles of Financial Management

    Generally, business activities can be categorized into several functional departments such as marketing operation, finance, human resources and information technology. Each of the functional department plays an important role in making the organization a successful and sustainable one. It is very important to realize that without the mutually supportive coordination between each of these functional […]

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    Why Adoption of Balance Scorecard can be Beneficial?

    There are various advantages from the adoption of Balance Scorecard methodology, as indicated by the popularity of the method and the large amounts of US Corporations as well as the government departments are trying to embrace Balance Scorecard approach to improve performance. First of all, the traditional methods of analyzing and improving company performance with […]

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    Challenges in Implementation of Balance Scorecard

    Although the concept of Balance Scorecard is powerful and logical, the implementation of it is nothing easy. There are many reasons that the implementation of Balance Scorecard can be challenging. These issues are presented as follow. To define and select the relevant measures as the Key Performance Indicators are not something easy. It is not […]

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    A Comparison of ARR, IRR and NPV Techniques

    In your own words briefly describe these techniques (payback period, ARR, IRR and NPV), using a simple example to assist your explanation. Detail the advantages and disadvantages of each method, and explain why the techniques which take into account the “time value of money” are considered superior to methods such as the accounting rate of […]

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    Debt versus Equity Financing: Impacts to Shareholder Wealth

    Critically evaluate the potential impact on shareholder wealth on the decision to introduce debt into the capital structure of a company and consider whether the alternative decision to finance investment using equity finance would be more beneficial to the shareholder.   This question deals with the complex relationship of debt versus equity in a firm’s […]

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    An Essay on Dividend Policy

    Identify two distinct approaches that can be used to determine what fraction of earnings should be distributed to shareholders as dividends. When a company is determining its dividend policy, what objective should it seek to achieve?   The dividends that are distributed from the current year earnings have a direct impact on the capital structure, […]

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    A Ratio Analysis on McPherson and Housewares

      Abstract In this writing, a comprehensive financial ratio analysis of two of the companies, namely McPherson and Housewares are performed. Ratio analysis for two of these companies is performed in the following areas: degree of leverage, asset utilization ratio, liquidity ratio, profitability ratio and market price ratio. The values for these ratios are calculated […]

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    ARR, Payback and NPV Methods: Advantages and Disadvantages

    Introduction In running a business, investor and management alike are facing many capital investment alternatives or options. In this context, the term capital investment is used to refer to the investment outlay in the present time to yield a stream of investment returns in the future. There may be both short term and long term […]

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    Cloud Computing Technologies for Accounting Purposes

    Background of the Study New Technologies Adoption: Impacts to Accounting Function within Organisation The availability of new technological invention or innovation often enabled business organisations to better organise its respective business model and structure, to carry out business activities differently and even to provide different services or products for the customers (Robertson, 2013; Yan, 2010). […]