Assignment 1: Activity-Based Costing (ABC) in Service Industries Due Week 3 and worth 300 points
Research a U.S. company in the service industry with e-commerce activities.
Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you:
Describe the company you researched in one to two (1-2) paragraphs. Discuss how a time driven ABC cost system can be implemented in the company you researched and the benefits that the use will yield to the business performance. Assess how using an ABC system can provide a competitive advantage to the company in the market space it operates and the resulting impact to the business performance. Examine the potential impact of time-driven ABC costing on services provided online with those provided through traditional channels, considering how this knowledge will impact decisions made by management about these services. Use at least three (3) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Analyze the concepts of job order costing, process costing, and activity-based costing. Use technology and information resources to research issues in managerial accounting. Write clearly and concisely about managerial accounting using proper writing mechanics. Click here to view the grading rubric.
Search over internet and find the following information about any of the international/multinational organization. Profile Product Range Competitors HR Policies Sample of any one policy document Every student will submit assignment in printed form (one page assignment only) and will present his thought in next session.
Use scholarly literature to support a position on the role of choice in addiction. Use the assigned articles in this unit for support and consider exploring the Capella library for additional articles that support either a traditional disease or medical model or a contrasting view that emphasizes the role of choice for someone to use and eventually abstain or change
What are the major changes in physical appearance that occur with aging? How do these changes affect function?
What are some reasons older adults fall? Name some ways in which the risk of falls can be prevented.
Changes in the Body with Age Chapter3
What is your opinion about trying to look as young as possible?
What procedures are you willing to undergo to reduce the effects of aging on your skin?
Should the medical procedures mentioned above be covered by health insurance? Why or why not?
Do you believe that wrinkles should be treated? If someone were willing to pay for a Botox injection for you, would you get one? What about a face-lift?
Make a list of physiological changes you believe are inevitable with aging. Which of these changes have you seen in all the elders you know? How are the elders you know affected by these aging processes? How do they adjust?
What do you think you will look like at age 80? Draw or describe your appearance and lifestyle at age 80. What physiological changes do you expect? Which changes may be minimized by different health habits?
Identify 3 types of both energy categories and what they are most often used to power.
Benefits to using these energy types
Environmental impacts of using these energy types
Are these energy types renewable? Explain.
Using the textbooks, the University Library, or other resources answer each of the following questions in 150- to 300-words. Be sure to provide references for the sources you use.
Explore water supply and management in your area using the internet. What is the source of your municipality’s drinking water? Describe any concerns related to the quantity and quality of this water source. Explain one thing you can do in your everyday activities to conserve water.
Visit this Fish and Wildlife Service website (http://www.fws.gov/endangered/) and perform a search of endangered species for your state. Select one species and explain why it is endangered and what is being done to help it recover.
What reason(s) for conserving life on Earth found in “A Closer Look 13.3”, pages 299-301, do you find convincing? Explain.
Perform an internet search using the search term “agricultural sustainability article.” Read one of the articles you find and summarize it in 1-2 paragraphs. Based on this article and the readings in the text do you think that current large-scale industrial agricultural practices are sustainable? Why or why not? Give an example of a more sustainable agricultural practice.
Here is the assignment which is comparing processes, not computers .How soon could you get this done and how much ????
Research processes for decision-making when purchasing new computers. Use an Internet search engine. Hint: Use search words “Decision-making process for computer purchase,” “Consumer buying decision process,” or similar words. Research various decision-making process options and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Select a decision-making process, or design your own process using your research as a guide. Develop a 1,050-word summary describing your chosen process to decide between multiple computer purchase options. Consider the order of your decision process steps, who is involved in each step, and the contribution of each step toward a quality decision. In the summary include the following: A table listing each decision process you considered Add to the table the URL/Internet address for each decision process you considered. A bulleted list of the steps in your chosen decision making process Bold, underline, and add italics to the name of your chosen decision process. Highlight the name of your chosen decision process. Compose a one paragraph recommendation of your chosen computer purchase decision process for the work environment based on your research. This is in addition to the summary.