Centralized & Decentralized Organizational Structure Discussion

To be successful, an organization needs to align and motivate its staff to achieve the organization’s goals and objectives. Then, the organization needs to communicate those goals, motivate employees, and reward their achievement of those goals. Describe the organization for which you work or a previous employer. Was it a centralized or decentralized organization? Do you prefer one over the other? If so, why?

Answer two questions and respond to peers

To answer these two questions, you need to cite the source. What is a Just-in-Time management system? What are the benefits of this type of management system? What is a company that currently uses this type of management system (not mentioned in the textbook chapter). Please include a link to the website of your chosen company. Reply to peers.

Week Two Financial Statements Discussions

GASB has issued standards regarding basic financial reporting in Statement No. 34. To explore this idea, go to the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (Links to an external site.) website, key in Statement 34 in the search field, and hit enter. Then review the information summary, and summarize this information in your own words. While no specific number of words is required, ensure you adequately cover the material for the class.

Characterizing Uncertainty -A Discussion Responses

Many business activities generate data that can be thought of as random. An example described in the textbook is the servicing of cars at an oil change shop. Each car entering the shop can be considered an experiment with random outcomes. A variable of interest in this experiment could be the amount of time necessary to service the car. Service time will vary randomly with each car.

Partnership Basis Partnerships Taxation Basis Paper

Unicorn and Zebra form the UZ Co., a partnership. Unicorn contributes inventory with fair market value of $650,000 and an adjusted basis of $200,000 and cash of 350,000 for a 50% interest in the partnership. Zebra contributes computers, hardware, and proprietary software with a fair market value of $1,000,000 and a tax basis of $300,000 for a 50% interest in the partnership. The computer hardware, which was purchased from IBM on credit, is subject to an equipment loan of $300,000.