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costs, financial statements, cash flow, and risks

This is the third milestone of your business plan  

HR Cloud Technology—the financial plan. I have attached last week paper for this assignment

Tasks:

Research the costs, financial statements, cash flow, and risks of your chosen project. Based on your research and the knowledge you have gained from the course, create a simplified 4 page financial plan including tables and charts. For the financial plan:

  • Estimate the capital requirements, use of capital, start-up requirements (if applicable), and other probable costs involved in the implementation and subsequent operation of your project.
  • Identify the sources of financing.
  • Define a payback period.
  • Prepare cash flow projections.
  • Prepare a projected balance sheet representing the end of the first calendar year of operations and defining assets and liabilities, both current and long term.
  • Prepare income statement projections for the end of the first calendar year of operations, including charts showing gross revenues, gross profit, and net income.
  • Define the meaning of a break-even analysis and prepare an analysis appropriate for your project.
  • Prepare a ratio analysis, including the definition and value of the following ratios (whichever applicable)—current, quick, debt, debt-to-equity, average inventory turnover, receivables turnover, payables turnover, net sales to working capital, net profit to sales, and net profit to equity.
  • Prepare a list of possible risks associated with the implementation and future operation of your project and describe the significance of each of them.

Submission Details:

  • By the due date assigned, save your paper as M3_A2_lastname_firstinitial.doc and submit it to the Submissions Area.

Dividends

In a capital market it is often viewed as favorite for a firm to pay dividends to shareholders versus repurchase shares. Dividends are a portion of the company’s actual profits and they can choose to pass on to shareholders or the company can choose to purchase some of the outstanding shares. It can be advantageous for a company to pay dividends to shareholders to show the company’s profits and reduce the net income of the company. Shareholders are happy and are able to choose what to do with the dividend; reinvest or cash out. On the other hand it can also be advantageous for a company to buy their own shares to reduce the number of shares outstanding and increase cash flows with huge tax advantages. With these positive points on each end it can be a really hard decision for a company to make. Tax preference is determined by who is receiving the benefit. For example, shareholders receive the dividend therefore they pay the taxes on it. If the company buys any shares they are have a tax deduction/credit. Managers acting in the interest of long-term shareholders are more likely to buy shares when they believe the company is undervalued. It is advantageous to do this because the shares that are purchased are outstanding trading at a lower price and the outstanding shares reduce the earnings per share, making cash flow improve (Brigham & Ehrardt, 2017). These adjustments may not seem like a lot but it allows the company to set itself up for success. In conclusion, a capital market it is important for a company to strategically pay out dividends or buy outstanding shares.

General Discussion Questions:

After reading the case, answer the following questions: (Case Link Provided)  

Read Wells Fargo Banking Scandal and complete the questions at the end of the case study. 

General Discussion Questions:

  1. What should business leaders take away from this scandal?
  2. What could Wells Fargo have done differently to avert this cultural meltdown?

Practice of Ethical Leadership Questions:

  1. Modeling Character and Values:  What values did Stumpf model to Wells Fargo employees?  What impact might that have on the culture of Wells Fargo?
  2. Encouraging Ethical Conduct:  What behaviors can leaders model in order to encourage ethical behavior in their organization?
  3. Designing Ethical Systems:  Wells Fargo did have some systems in place, like the ethics hotline, to report unethical behavior, but it didn’t work.  Why do you think that is? What steps can leaders take to design systems that encourage ethical behavior rather than unethical behavior?

Case Link:

https://www.scu.edu/ethics/focus-areas/business-ethics/resources/wells-fargo-banking-scandal/

organizational structure

  • Imagine that you work for a company that sells three (3) major  products and has traditionally been conducting business within the U.S.  The CEO asks you for your thoughts on setting up an organizational  structure that could facilitate foreign expansion of the company.  Determine the key issues that you would discuss with the CEO regarding  the company’s international strategy before you make any  recommendations. Recommend which one (1) of the three (3) strategies  (emphasis on global, emphasis on location, or emphasis on global  learning) should be used for foreign expansion of the company. Provide a  rationale for your response.

e-Activity:  Go to the article: “The Potential and Pitfalls of Doing Business in Cuba” located at https://hbr.org/2016/03/the-potential-and-pitfalls-of-doing-business-in-cuba. Prepare to discuss 

  • From the e- Activity, examine two (2) potential risks that could  adversely affect operational effectiveness of U.S. multinational  corporations that have plans to do business in Cuba. Recommend  strategies that could help the companies mitigate these risks. Provide  rationale for your reasoning.

successful domestic company.

Assignment 2: Successful Domestic Company Goes Global!
Due Week 6 and worth 280 points
 

 Imagine that you are the CEO of a successful domestic company. In the  last 6 months, many potential clients in foreign countries have  expressed a desire to conduct business with you. You know that in order  for your company to grow, you will have to expand overseas. You have  recently attended a local three (3)-day international trade exposition  and have gathered many brochures on the foreign companies interested in  doing business with your company.
 

After meeting with the  Executive Committee of your successful domestic company, you decide that  you will need to identify a minimum of two (2) countries for expansion  and two (2) expatriates whom you will send into the chosen countries.  The selected expatriates will learn about the countries’ cultures and  business activities there. You must prepare a report for the potential  employees who may want to take an overseas assignment, the Executive  Committee, and the Board of Directors.
 

Use the Internet and  Strayer Library to research possible countries for expansion. Next,  conduct research on leveraging expatriates over country nationals for  business overseas. Finally, research books that could help expatriates  in their transition to working overseas.
 

Note: You may create and / or assume all necessary assumptions needed for the completion of this assignment.
 

Write an eight to ten (8-10) page paper in which you: Please answer all questions and their entirety. 

  1. Create a guide to leveraging expatriates. The guide should include  four to six (4-6) sources that address benefits and challenges of  sending expatriates to other countries.
  2. Examine the major benefits that this report can provide for the  organization, and suggest two (2) uses for the information contained  therein. Justify your response.
  3. Analyze the major factors (e.g., distance, cultural background,  knowledge of the related countries, languages spoken, relatives who may  live in another country, etc.) that would influence your choice of  countries into which your company would expand. Recommend two (2)  countries for expansion. Provide a rationale for your response.
  4. Determine three (3) criteria that you would consider when deciding which employees to send abroad. Justify your response.
  5. Propose the major methods and / or incentives you would use in order  to encourage the selected employees to become expatriates. Provide a  rationale for your response.
  6. Recommend one (1) strategy to ensure that both the Executive  Committee and the Board of Directors are committed to the expansions.  Justify your response.
  7. Recommend two (2) books that the selected expatriates should take  with them when they go overseas. Provide a rationale for your response.
  8. Outline a guide for expatriates who will reside within another  country for one to two (1-2) years. The related guide should cover the  following topics: selecting items to pack, accommodating a vehicle  (i.e., leave behind or send overseas), shipping or selling furniture,  moving pets, and arranging accommodations for children and / or family  residing in another country for the discussed length of time.
  9. Develop a framework for your presentation. The framework should include the following:
    1. Relevant visuals
    2. Statistics that support the decision to expand into the identified countries
    3. A feasibility study of your company’s proposed expansion to the countries in question
    4. Information related to renting or buying land or a building
    5. Any other information relevant to the case for expansion
  10. Use at least four (4) quality academic resources in this assignment.  Note: Wikipedia and other similar websites do not qualify 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.

writing a prospectus

Having your research topic, tentative research background, and tentative methodology approved by your professor, you will proceed to writing a prospectus on your business research proposal. The Prospectus is a brief document that provides preliminary information about your business-related research proposal and in this project, it serves as an agreed-upon plan for developing your business-related research proposal (student and professor), and must include:

  1. Problem statement and background literature review
  2. Research objectives
  3. The scope of the study
  4. Research method
  5. Managerial relevance
  6. Theoretical framework
  7. Research design
  8. Limitations

The prospectus must be in APA format.

homework scenario:

There are three (3) types of textbook based homework items located at the end of each chapter. These include Review Questions (RQ), Exercises (E), and Problems (P). Some homework items have been custom created.

Complete the following homework scenario:

  • Bob and Lisa are both married, working adults. They both plan for retirement and consider the $2,000 annual contribution a must.

    First, consider Lisa’s savings. She began working at age 20 and began making an annual contribution of $2,000 at the first of the year beginning with her first year. She makes 13 contributions. She worked until she was 32 and then left full time work to have children and be a stay at home mom. She left her IRA invested and plans to begin drawing from her IRA when she is 65.

    Bob started his IRA at age 32. The first 12 years of his working career, he used his discretionary income to buy a home, upgrade the family cars, take vacations, and pursue his golfing hobby. At age 32, he made his first $2,000 contribution to an IRA, and contributed $2,000 every year up until age 65, a total of 33 years / contributions. He plans to retire at age 65 and make withdrawals from his IRA.

    Both IRA accounts grow at a 7% annual rate. Do not consider any tax effect.

  • Write a two to three (2-3) paragraph summary in which you:
    • Create a chart summarizing the details of the investment for both Bob and Lisa.
    • Explain the results in terms of time value of money.

systematic application of computer technology

 I need someone who can give me this assignment without any plagiarism and an originality report. I am looking for someone who can give me all original work with less than 5% match. my school uses safe assign to check for plagiarism and matching. it is very accurate in this process even more accurate than turnitin. I need you to follow all instructions as they are written!! 

You are to write a six to eight (6–8) page paper that answers the following: During the 1970s, the U.S. Air Force Program for Integrated Computer-Aided Manufacturing (ICAM) sought to increase manufacturing productivity through systematic application of computer technology. As companies, systems products and markets become even more complex we will need even more complex modeling to guide and help us make decisions. 

Describe the culture of your organizational behavior issues and what challenges are present.

Discuss the systems that are the most appropriate to introduce into your organization.

Analyze a few of the systems that can have the greatest impact on your organization.

economic conditions

So a student read the article below in bold  (use the link to read the article) https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/strategy-and-corporate-finance/our-insights/economic-conditions-snapshot-december-2018-mckinsey-global-survey-results  ) and this was there response below to the article;

“It seems like the expected economic conditions are less optimistic among many regions. The expected decline in numbers within the workforce, slowing economic growth, and barriers against trade have thwarted the majority of the population’s trust in the growth of many economies. Emerging/developing markets and countries are especially susceptible to this economic viewpoint. Developed economies on the other hand, such as the United States and China, seem to have the greatest opportunity for growth within this coming year. As a student and individual, looking into investing among the more developed countries would likely hold a favourable return on capital invested. Avoiding investments in developing countries which contrary to current trends, held the most returns in the past, would be an optimal decision to maximize earnings and growth potential. The upward shift in business and revenue expectations among these developed countries should be maximized by utilizing capital and funds to invest and avoid less developed countries until the business cycle changes in their favour.”

Must be a minimum of 200 words and in APA format

After reading the article yourself and their response give feedback, cannot summarize the article or the student response.