Essay: Issue of audit reporting

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Another issue indicated by Mr. Nolan in the article was regarding the form of the audit report. This issue has the potential of being one of most important issue in audit all around the globe and the solution to this issue could change the overall understanding of the audit among the users of the financial statements. The issue raised was that the form of the audit report is very constrained by the auditing standards and the local regulatory authorities therefore the auditor cannot include a comprehensive narrative of the procedures performed in the audit report.

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Company Case 9 ‘Coach: Riding the Wave of Premium Pricing’

1.       What challenges does Coach face in pricing its vast product line? 2.       Based on principles from the chapter, explain how price affects customer perceptions of the Coach brand. 3.       How has increased competition at Coach’s price points affected the brand’s performance? 4.       Will the plan proposed by current Coach’s leadership be successful in Read more…

Essay: World Bank

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Around the 60’s and 70’s the focus of the World Bank(it changed it name to reflect this new trend in its development) came upon the developing world. These countries were generally products of a colonial past and had constant financial and economic problems. Even now however the World Bank retained the focus that it had acquired as far as assistance went. The World Bank financed huge projects such as dams, roads and buildings.

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How to select ERP vendor

The major vendors in the IT field include Baan of the Netherlands; Oracle; PeopleSoft; SAP of Germany and J.D. Edwards. Although, these leading vendors continue to market their products for large businesses, also focus on human resource, financial systems, automating manufacturing processes and distribution systems. However, a number of small Read more…

Term Paper on Minimum Wage

The economist and the politician, if not bedfellows, are often very good friends. When the economist is not evaluating the effects of a particular government program, he or she is likely to be examining a topic that has implications for the use (or disuse) for government intervention. Labor economists are Read more…

Essay: The Apple goals for its iphone

Sample Essay

The Apple goals for its iphone are already mentioned in the strategic objectives section. However, strategy formulation determines steps on how to go about achieving those objectives. At the same the concept of strategy formulation also highlights the difference between a strategy and an objective.  There are various aspects and areas where Apple can formulate a strategy to ensure the sustainability of iphone in the market. This would take us into porter’s generic strategies (Kotler, Keller 13th Ed). It involves three strategies: Overall cost leadership, Differentiation and Focus. Using porter’s generic strategy for iphone we would use the differentiation strategy which in fact is the one that Apple currently uses for its iphone.

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Essay: Promotion of IPhone

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Apple promotes iphone as the versatile, convenient and a value added device for a personal and professional use. The promotion of the product is not just a smart phone but the marketing strategy covers all areas of iphone uniqueness in terms of music, pictures and video, internet, gaming, emailing and more. Promotion has other dimensions as well such as cost. Therefore, the marketing mix strategy, as suggested above, is an integrated effort towards effectiveness and differentiation.

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Essay: What is yield curve

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The yield curve is one of the most important concepts used by economists and fixed income analysts when it comes to analyzing bonds, to get a good grasp of conditions in the financial markets and to weed out trading possibilities. It is basically the relationship expressed on a graph between the interest rates and time to maturity of a given debt.

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