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ACC561 Week 5 Cost Behavior Analysis


Purpose of Assignment 

The case study focuses on break-even, margin of safety, and incremental analysis and allows students to experience working through a business scenario to apply these tools in managerial decision making.  Students are required to make decisions and provide solutions based on their evaluation of financial data. 

Assignment Steps 

Resources:  Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), U.S. Securities and Exchange Committee (SEC) 

Tutorial help on Excel and Word functions can be found on the Microsoft Office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web offering support for Office products.

Scenario: Shelley Jones has just been elected as president of the Circular Club of Auburn, Kansas, and she has been asked to suggest a new fundraising activity for the club. After a considerable amount of research, S


Read four (4) academically reviewed articles on Net Neutrality and complete the following activities:

(Wikipedia articles will not be accepted. Professor may check originality of all posts. Avoid copy-and-paste.

1.     Summarize all four (4) articles in 300 words or more. Please use your own words. No copy-and-paste

2.     Base on your article review and the assigned reading, discuss how net neutrality will affect data networks and the availability of information to businesses. Do you believe net neutrality will lead to IT efficiency? Why or why not? 

discussion -4 NCM

Q1)  Students are to observe two or more adults unknown to the observer. The student must not be able to hear the subjects being observed and those being observed must not be wearing a uniform of any kind as this would provide information about their occupation to the observer. Students must describe the environment and the people being observed, i.e., age, gender, dress, etc. Discuss nonverbal communication, i.e. eye contact, body position, and any other nonverbal behavior. Provide your interpretation of the relationship between those being observed. Be very discrete and do not have a conversation with those being observed. 

2)   Discusses four types of perceptual distortions: stereotyping, halo effects, selective perception, and projection. Define each of these and provide an example. 

  you are required to write an initial post (300 words) for each question. The discussion forums will be worth 40 points apiece25

Assignment 2: Marketing Plan

This assignment consists of two sections: a marketing plan (Word document) and Marketing Budget (Excel document)  Note: You must submit both sections as separate files for the completion of this assignment.For the first 6 months your company is in businessto give you time to perfect your product and to learn from actual customersyou will start marketing and selling in your own community, a radius of 25 miles from where you live.For most non-alcoholic beverages, marketing (as opposed to the actual product itself) is key to success. Cola drinks, for example, are fairly undifferentiated, as are many energy drinks, juices, bottled water, and the like. Companies producing these types of beverages differentiate themselves and attract market share through marketing and brand awarenessboth of which are critical to success. 

Section 1: Marketing Plan and Sales Strategy (MS Word or equivalent)Write the 35-page marketing plan and sales strategy

Information Security Policy

 If you were asked by your employer to develop a new Information Security Policy, where would you turn to find resources to build this policy? List the two most important items you would include in this new policy and explain why you felt these were most important. The response should be around 400 words and follow APA format.

Business Strategy


1) Team Case Study Paper on KFC

This is a team assignment and students are expected to work together and synthesize their individual parts to produce one (1) paper.  Only one (1) student on each team needs to submit the paper for grading.  Each team member will receive the team's grade. 

Refer to the file on "Conducting a Case Study" and the Case Study Rubric.  It is imperative to follow the criteria listed in the Case Study Rubric, "Conducting a Case Study" Guidelines, and the 6th edition of the APA Manual.  This assignment should be 15-20 pages excluding the title and reference pages.  The paper should contain at least one graph, figure, chart, or table.

Be sure to follow the Case Study Rubric and follow APA guidelines.

2)  Team PowerPoint Presentation

The team is to prepare and submit a PowerPoint presentation of the Greenhill College Case Study.  Th

Writing Assignment

In a brief introductory paragraph, provide some additional basic information about the company, such as its supply chain, global reach, environmental sustainability, and social responsibility initiatives. 3. In the body of the paper, answer the following questions based on the Dieselgate case study: 

Whose responsibility it is to uphold corporate standards? Whose responsibility is it to investigate when these standards have been broken (especially if there is a third party involved)? 

How does/did your company show corporate social responsibility? If it does/did not, why not? How does this company compare to Volkswagon? 

Is/was corporate social responsibility represented in the companys code of conduct? What does/did it say? Is/was this part of the code of conduct upheld? Why or why not? 

Is it possible to create a business and/or supply chain in which social and environmental metrics are considered alongside financial metrics? What mi


  • 250 words 
  • Please identify a corporation that takes seriously its environmental responsibility.  In what ways does the selected corporation work to improve the environment?
  • How could other corporations emulate this positive action?

Determining a source’s credibility


What criteria do you recommend to determine the credibility of a source of information?


Develop a list of no less than 10 elements you would use to determine the credibility of facts, articles, websites, news, etc.  

Thoroughly explain your reason for each element and why it is important

Your response can take the form of a table in Word or MS Excel.

Include at least 3 credible references to support your recommendations

Transactional and Transformational Leadership

Distinguish between transactional and transformational leadership. Be sure to give specific examples of each style.

Which one do you feel is more effective and why? 

The attached discussion board post is a sample from another course. Please use it as a guide for in-text citations and completing the reference section. Also, I have attached the "verb key phrases." If these words are used, you may want to reference that particular sentence.