"Financial Management Theory and Practice Answers to End of Chapter Questions"
Course Text Number Title Instructor Email Address First Assignment Required (Y/N) Section Write a paper that outlines your eduction and employment history to date. The paper should also Communication in Corporate address why you are taking Communications Class MBA 500.31 Drier, Lisa email@example.com Y Environment and illustrate both what you hope to learn from it and previous communication difficulties you have experienced. MBA 506.31 Business and Marketing Schaefer, Pat firstname.lastname@example.org Contemporary Please read Chapters 1,2 and 4 and Video Case 2.3 Fundamentals Business and Video Case 4.3 and be prepared to disucss in 13th Edition. class. MBA 509.31 Management Policies & Practices Hamilton, Marc Marc.Hamilton@mercy.net Bateman, Thomas "How does today's world compared to one 40 years and Snell, Scott A. ago?" 3 page minumum MLA format. Due to Turnitin (2009)Management no later than 6:00pm on Marcfh 17th Leading & Collaborating in the Competitive World 8th Ed. ISBN# 0-39-081084-3 MBA 509.32 Management Policies & Moldafsky, Neil email@example.com Y Practices Question #1, Chapter 1 "How does today's business world compare with the one of 40 years ago? What is different today, and what is not so different? MBA 510.31 Financial Accounting Buenger, David firstname.lastname@example.org Y Read: Concepts Chapter 1: Financial Statements and Business Decisions Chapter 2: Investing & Financing Decisions & the Balance Sheet MBA 511.31 Managerial Accounting Singer, email@example.com Y Read Chapter 2 and work the following exercises 2-2, Bob 2-3, 2-5, 2-6, 2-11 in text Managerial Accounting by Garrison, Noreen, and Brewer, 13th edition (Irwin, McGraw Hill) MBA 511.32 Managerial Accounting Dent, Tom firstname.lastname@example.org Y Students are required to purchase the textbook and a Homework Manager access code for the first class meeting (March 17). Additionally, each student is required to read chapter 2 and complete Exercises 2- 1, 2-2, and 2-11. One of these assignemtns will be collected and incorporated into one's final grade. (Homework accounts for 120 points of the total points for this course). Additionally, it is of paramount importance to have the access code for Homework Manager for the first class. An access code can be obtained during the first class, but one will need a credit card. An access code can be purchased of the class by entering the web address for the Online Learning Center on the back of the textbook and clicking on Homework Manager in the middle of the page. Then click on McGraw Hill Homework Manager TM (on the left of the screen). To access the Homework Manager site for this class, enter the Web Address: mh10.brownstone.net/classes/Man-Acct-Sec-32/ then click on register and follow the directions. You must have an access code to register. Homework Manager tips: (Print out a copy of your access code for security purposes. Students have lost or copy the code incorrectly which creates headaches with the Homework Manager.) ` MBA 512.31 Cost Accounting Singer, email@example.com Y Read Chapters 1 and 2 (quiz will be given on these Bob chapters); complete EX 2-44, 45; PR 2-56 and 2-64; Case 2-76 will not be due until the following week (March 24) MBA 514.31 Auditing O'Haire firstname.lastname@example.org Y Skim Chapters 1, 2, and 4 of textbook Auditing and Adam Other Assurance Services. Be prepared to disucss the learning objuctives for all three chapters. Complete review questions 1-14, 1-15, 1-16, 2-16, 2-17, 2-19, 2- 21, 4-4, 4-18, 4-19 MBA 521.31 Management Info. Spinzig, Brian email@example.com Y Read and Review : 1) Read Chapter 1 in the text. 2) Systems Review the course web site http://webpages.charter.net/bspinzig/MBA521. 3) Review the course syllabus (found on the course web site). Assignment: Write a 2-3 page paper describing your impression of the impact Information Technology will have in your industry over the next 5 years. Your paper should be typewritten using MLA format. In the paper you should: 1) Describe your industry. 2) Identify key changes you expect to develop related to information Technology. 3) Forecast both the challenges and the opportunities your industry will face as a result of these chantes in IT. 4) Conclude with your recommendation for making the best of the opportunities and mitigating the chalenges. Submission: Your paper is to be turned in at the beginning of the first class - printed and stapled prior to arriving in the classroom. Late submissions will not be accepted. MBA 521.32 Management Info. Brueggemann, firstname.lastname@example.org Y Read the first two chapters of the text. Complete the Systems Tim case study at the end of chapter 1 (this should be 2 to 3 pages in length). MBA 524.31 Information Systems Analysis Brueggemann, email@example.com Y BA 442.31 and Design Tim Read the first two chaqpters fo the text. Write a 3 to 5 page paper (MLA format) using academic references using the following sentences as the premise of your paper. 1) "Systems analysis and design methods are used to develop information systems for organizations. Before learning the process of building systems, you need a clear understanding of the product you are trying to build" 2) This paper is due at the beginning of the first class session. MBA 528.31 Business Law & Ethics Odenwald, firstname.lastname@example.org Y Read Chapters 1 and 2. Prepare complete written &.32 Kurt answers to Chapter 1: Questions 2,3,6,8 and 9; Chapter 2: Questions 1,2,6,8 and 9; Check PCCommons for the class syllabus; Pay attention to the instructions contained in the syllabus. Review the syllabus and textbook and begin thinking about a topic for the paper you will be required to prepare and present. The topic for the paper must be approved by me no later than the 2d class. MBA 531.31 Financial Policy Paul, Jim email@example.com Financial Management: Acquire a financial calculator and read Chatpers 1 & Theory & Practice, 2. At the end of Chapter 2, work odd # problems 2-1 12th Ed., through 2-30. By Eugene F. Brigham, Michael C. Ehrhardt ISBN: 10:0324422695 ISBN: 13:9780324422696 MBA 531.32 Financial Policy Loughlin, John firstname.lastname@example.org y Read chapters 1,3 & 4 and prepare all 12 questions at the end of chapter 1 for turn in. MBA 532.31 Managerial Finance Morris, Ed email@example.com Y Read case 4, The Battle for Value, 2004: FedEx Corp. vs. United Parcel Service, Inc. 1) Be prepared to describe in class the competition in the overnight package delivery industry and the strategies by which the two firms are meeting the competition? What are the enabling and inhibiting factors facing the two firms? do you think either can attain a sustainable competitive advantage in the industry? 2) How would you describe and explain the value created by each firm on behalf of their shareholders? (Focus on the factors behind cumulative market- adjusted returns.) 3) Which firm is doing better financially? Be prepared to discuss in class the insights you derived from the two firms' financfial statement, financial statement, financial ratios (including the DuPont formula), EVA and MVA. 4) If you had to identify one of these companies as "excellent," which would you choose? On what basis? Is the excellent firm necessarily the one you would want to invest in? There is no hand-in required, but there will likely be a quiz to test your understanding of the case and the issues. MBA 534.31 Real Estate Finance Boyd, Jim firstname.lastname@example.org Bruegemann & Fisher Read Chapters 1-5, work and turn in problems 1-13 Real Estate Fin from chapter 4 and problems 1-5 from chapter 5. and Investments 14th ed McGraw Hill, 2011 MBA 541.31 Organizational Behavior Hendrix, Evelyn email@example.com Y Read Chapter 1. Using the information in Chapter 1 plus additional sources, write a paper on how change creates opportunities in organizations who are using a "FiveS" systems (aka 5S). Paper should be a minimum of 3 pages with minimum of 3 references. MBA 544.31 Sports Marketing & Promotion Kurtz, Lisa lbedianComm@aol.com Y Students should prepare for class by reading chapters 1 & 2 in the text and be ready for a 20 questions quiz at the first class session. MBA 548.31 Leadership in Structured Coker, Stan firstname.lastname@example.org Y Read chapters 1 and 2. Find an article about or Situations relating to a leader from your state, region or country, write a synopsis (1-3 pages ) of the article for presentation and discussion during the first night of class. MBA 550.31 Marketing Principles Schulte, Kevin email@example.com Y 1) Read all of chapter 1 and half of chater 2 in the & Issues Principles of Marketing text (Kotler and Armstrong, 13th edition) 2) Come prepared to articulate and present on a Current Marketing Issue of your choice (For example, a problem, a challenge, an opportunity, etc.) You will have 3-5 minutes to present your issue. Handouts are encouraged. A sample current marketing issue is the challenge that Toyota is facing today with their massive recall (don't use Toyota for your current Marketing issue). 3) Select one of the questions (OTHER THAN QUESTION ONE) from Chapter One's Questions on page 32 under the header "Discussing the Concepts" and write up a short response (330 or more words) to the question. This will be handed in for evaluation. Therefore, typed, 12 point Helvetica font and double spaced is the acceptable format for this assignment and all future assignments. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need clarification on the above. MBA 550.32 Marketing Principles Rossenwasser, email@example.com Y Read chapters 1 and 2 in Principles of Marketing by & Issues David Kotler and Armstrong. In Chapter 1 have written answers to Compnay Case Build A Bear questions 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. In Chapter 2 page 60 written answers 1, 2, and 4. Prepare to discuss all case studies in both chapters. MBA 557.31 Personal Selling and Rottmann, Betty firstname.lastname@example.org Y Find an article about or relating to sales or sales Sales Management management. Write a one-page synopsis/summary of the article for presentation and discussion during class. MBA 562.31 Employee Training and Porter, Renee email@example.com Y Development check with your HR department, online, family and friends and identify one example of a training and development initiative or event. Describe the event, the company, the purpose fo the training and develoopment event and the target group of the training event. After you describe the event, reflect on your information and critically analyze the training and development approach. Do you think it is effective? Is it efficient? Could it be bettter? Reflect on the example and develop your improvements (there can always be improvements). This is a personal reflection on a training and development event and you are not expected to apply all the training and development terms and concepts, simply report your event and analyze it from your current view point. We will use these examples and others to apply the concepts throughout the semester. Your paper should be in MLA format and brought to class the first night. Be prepared to discuss your example and analysis with the class. MBA 565.31 Entrepreneurship & Growth Duree, Richard firstname.lastname@example.org Y Read Chapter 1 in "Prepare to Be A Millionaire," and Part 1 in "the Big Book of Small Business." Be prepared for a quick quiz and in depth disucssion about each section of the books. Also, be ready to explain 2 small business ideas you have thought of. MBA 569.31 Human Resource Issues Filkins, Lisa email@example.com Y Answer the following questions. Please make sure they are typed and ready to be turned in the first night of class. 1) What is HR Management? 2) Why is it different in each organization? 3) Why are you interested in HR Management? 4) What is the Employee Free Choice Act? Has this Act been turned into law? Do you support this ACT? Why or why not? 5) What is a DISC Assessment? Do you think this assessment would be helpful management or HR tool? 6) Describe what the D, the I, and the S and the C stand for? 7) What management style from the DISC assessment are you? Why do you think thie? (Tak your best guess without taking this assessment) 8) What is most important to you when deciding where you would like to work? (be honest) MBA 570.31 International Business Sharp, Chryssa firstname.lastname@example.org Y First night assignment for MBA 570 can be found on Operations PC Commons, in Dr. Sharp's foler (Csharp) under MBA 570 Spring II. If you have questions, contact email@example.com MBA 575.31 International Business Hamilton, Marc Marc.Hamilton@mercy.net Y Three pages munimun overview on Chapter 1 - Communications Global Marketing and Advertising" EXPLAIN: The Value Paradon P 2&3; Paradox in Understanding Cultural Paradoxes Markeing Theory p 4,-7; The Global Advertising second edition, Mariede do Moojj Sage Paradox pgs 7-9; the Research Paradox pgs 9-11 MLA Pulbishing ISBN# 978-4129-1476-5 format. Submit to Turnitin by 6:00 p.m. on March 16th 2010. MBA 580.31 Operations Management Marzano, Michael firstname.lastname@example.org Y 1) Read chapter 1, 2, and 4 of the Text. 2) Do problem 5 in chp 1p 19 - input transformation output 3) Do problem 4 in Chp 2 p 32 - labor productivity 4) See Harley Davidson (internet Enrichment Exercisse) p33 - answer questions on p34 sign in to WebCT and turn in your first night assignment. 1. Go to Lindenwood Home Page, www.lindenwood.edu 2. Then, click on, WebCT (top right/middle) 3. Follow instructions If you have technical problems, contact the help desk at email@example.com MBA 581.31 Managerial Economics Bailey, William The New Managerial Economics Read Chapters 1 and 2 (including the cases; Lincoln by William Boyes Electric and Procter & Gamble). Answer the following questions (please type your answers and attach loose pages together): When would being first be a valuable strategy? Discuss the role of economics in management. Discuss a real-world example of specialization increasing effiiciency (increasing output per unit of input). Define market failure and give a real-world example. Define transaction costs. What transaction costs are involved in purchasing a new car? What is meant by the term "hold-up"? Define "arbitrage." What is the law of demand? If the demand for Snickers increases and the supply of Snickers stays constant, what will happen to the price of Skittles? Demonstrate your answer with a graph. Define public good and give a real world example. Differentiate between absolute advantage and comparative advantage. Research the primary exports of your country or region and briefly explain why your country or region has a comparative advantage in producing those particular goods or services. MBA 584.31 Statistics and Quantitative Yarbrough, Roy firstname.lastname@example.org Y Here is the order of hands in poker (lowest to Analysis highest). Assuming that there are 52 cards in the deck containing four suits with cards Two through Ace in each suit. Explain how the order of hands was determined. 1) One Pair 2) Two Pair 3) Three of a Kind 4) Straight 5) Flush 6) Full House 7) Straight Flush 8) Four of a Kind 9) Royal Flush MBA 584.31 Statistics and Quantit Rasp, Paul email@example.com Y Read Chapter One of the text, pages 1-33. Complete the following proglems: Chapter 1 Supplementary Exercises: Numbers 1,3,5,and 11 Student Resource CD: Using the Excel file "Norris". Determine: MIN; MAX; SUM ; AVERAGE; Count of Even Numbers; Count IF [greater than 70]. State your level of expertise using Excel: Practitioner, or Expert. Print out your work and bring a hardcopy with you to class. Read Chapters 13 and 14. Exercises E 13-1, MBA 590.31 Intermediate Accounting II Buenger, David firstname.lastname@example.org Y E 13-2, E 14-1 MBA 601.31 Business Policies & Lang, Jim email@example.com Text will be provided at the first class. Log into www.capsim.com Strategies Students must log into CAPSIM before On the left click on Register (or click on to class as described in the "1st “instructions” to watch a tutorial on how to register). You will be asked to enter the industry ID which is Assignment C36299. You will create a User ID and Password that you will use for the remainder of the course. Complete the on line registration which will cost $53.99. You will need to pay by credit card or by check. This is the only course or book fee required for this course. A manual can be viewed on line and a hard copy of the manual will be provided in the first class. Prior to the first class, you will need to complete the following assignment: Log onto www.capsim.com Login by entering your User ID and Password Go to My Active Courses and click onto C36299. On the side bar, click on to Help Click onto Tutorials and Demos Click onto Student Complete the Introductory Lesson Then complete the Situational Analysis MBA 601.32 Business Policy and Strategy Baumgartner, Randy firstname.lastname@example.org Text will be provided at the first class. Log into www.capsim.com. On the left, click Register Students must log into CAPSIM before (or clilck on to "instructions" to watch a tutorial on class as described in "1st Assignment" how to reigster). You will be asked to enter the industry ID which is C36287. You will need to create a user ID and a password that you will use for the remainder of the class. Complete the online registration which will cost $53.99. You wilol need to pay by credit card or check. You do not need to purchase a textbook. Prior to the first class, you will need to complete the following assignmernt: Log on to www.capsim.com. Log in by entering your User ID and Password. Go to my active courses and click on to Demos. Click on to student. Complete the Introductory Lesson. During the first class, there will be a quiz covering the Introductory Lesson.