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saint MBA560 quiz 8




can you please assist me with MBA 560 quiz number 8;The kind of responsibility center that would be evaluated by comparing the amount of income earned to the amount of assets invested is a(n): (Points: 2);cost center.;asset center.;investment center.;profit center.;Select the correct statement concerning the human factor of performance evaluation. (Points: 2);Variances should not be used to single out managers for punishment.;Variances must be analyzed carefully to ensure that they are fully understood.;Just because a cost variance is labeled as favorable doesn't necessarily mean that the manager should be commended for a job well done.;All of the above.;Standard cost systems and the calculation of variances facilitate the management practice known as: (Points: 2);management development.;management by exception.;just-in-time management.;managing by the numbers;Which of the following is not typically found in a decentralized organization? (Points: 2);Asset center;Cost center;Investment center;Profit center;Which of the following should not be included in the investment base used to compute residual income? (Points: 2);Accounts receivable;An idle warehouse;Cash;Inventory;Which of the following statements about ROI is false? (Points: 2);ROI is used to measure the performance of investment centers.;ROI = margin divided by investment turnover.;Trying to maximize ROI can result in a conflict between the interest of a particular manager and the interest of the business as a whole.;The book value of operating assets is frequently used as the investment base for calculating return on investment.;Cash outflows related to a capital investment may include all of the following except: (Points: 2);opportunity costs associated with selecting a specific capital project.;outflows associated with the initial investment.;working capital commitments.;increases in operating expenses.;Select the incorrect statement regarding postaudits of capital investment decisions. (Points: 2);A postaudit should be conducted at the end of the project.;The postaudit helps management determine whether a project that was accepted should have been rejected.;A postaudit is not necessary for a capital investment selected using a technique that considers the time value of money.;The goal of a postaudit is to provide feedback that can be used to improve the accuracy of future capital investment decisions;Mountain Brook Company is considering two investment opportunities whose cash flows are provided below;Year;Investment A;Investment B;0;($15,000);($9,000);1;5,000;5,000;2;5,000;4,000;3;5,000;3,000;4;4,000;1,000;The company's hurdle rate is 12%. What is the present value index of Investment A? (Points: 2);1.01;1.00;0.97;None of the above;Which of the following statements concerning payback analysis is true? (Points: 2);An investment with a longer payback is preferable to an investment with a shorter payback.;The payback method ignores the time value of money concept.;The payback method and the unadjusted rate of return are different approaches that will consistently lead to the same conclusion.;All of the above are true.;Which of the following is not a factor in explaining why the present value of a future dollar is less than one dollar? (Points: 2);Inflation;Interest;Historical cost;Risk of failure to receive expected cash inflows;Britannia Company has two investment opportunities. A cash flow schedule for the investments is provided below;Year;Investment A;Investment B;0;($5,000);($6,000);1;2,000;3,000;2;2,000;2,000;3;2,000;2,000;4;2,000;1,000;Which of the following techniques would be most appropriate for choosing between Investment A and Investment B? (Points: 2);Payback technique;Present value index;Net present value technique;None of the above


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