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##### WileyPLUS Assignment: Week 5 Assignment (has to be new paper/original)

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Resource: WileyPLUS;Access the following Week 5 Assignment in WileyPLUS;Broadening Your Perspective 18-1;Write a paper of no more than 750 words in which you respond to the Broadening Your Perspective 18-1 activity titled "Decision Making Across the Organization" in Ch. 18 of Accounting.;DECISION MAKING ACROSS THE ORGANIZATION;Martinez Company has decided to introduce a new product. The new product can be manufactured by either a capital-intensive method or a labor-intensive method. The manufacturing method will not affect the quality of the product. The estimated manufacturing costs by the two methods are as follows.;Capital-Intensive Labor-Intensive;Direct materials \$5 per unit \$5.50 per unit;Direct labor \$6 per unit \$8.00 per unit;Variable overhead \$3 per unit \$4.50 per unit;Fixed manufacturing costs \$2,508,000 \$1,538,000 Martinez's market research department has recommended an introductory unit sales price of \$30. The incremental selling expenses are estimated to be \$502,000 annually plus \$2 for each unit sold, regardless of manufacturing method.;Instructions With the class divided into groups, answer the following.;(a) Calculate the estimated break-even point in annual unit sales of the new product if Martinez Company uses the;1. Capital-intensive manufacturing method.;2. Labor-intensive manufacturing method.;(b) Determine the annual unit sales volume at which Martinez Company would be indifferent between the two manufacturing methods.;(c) Explain the circumstance under which Martinez should employ each of the two manufacturing methods. (CMA adapted

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