INSTRUCTIONS Research for the paper may be conducted online using the UMUC online library as the primary source. Do not use abstracts, use full-text articles. The publications that may be relevant for the topics listed below include: Strategic Finance, The Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, CFO Magazine, Nonprofit World, Harvard Business Review, or other accounting and financial journals. The paper should: ? Be based on your reading and research relevant to the topic. ? Be 7 - 10 double-spaced pages, plus appendices, exhibits, and references. ? Include a one-page Executive Summary immediately following the title page that includes a statement of the major issue(s) and your conclusions and specific recommendations. The content of an Executive Summary is similar to an abstract. Properly cite reference sources: these may include course material, information from magazines, journals, and online sources. All reference sources must have a publication date within the last three years. Students who wish to use an older source publication should contact the instructor with the request and reason. QUESTION Costing & Pricing Decisions ? Write an essay on the practice of cost allocations (particularly joint costs, sunk costs, and opportunity costs) and pricing decisions (e.g., cost-plus pricing, target costing, and activity-based pricing) in corporations. Include in your discussion the major differences in those various approaches and their appropriateness in the context of the nature of costs, industry differences, competitiveness, etc. Also relate the implications for firm?s profitability (Text Material: Jiambalvo ? Chapters 7 & 8).
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