How should a new general manager determine if a firm’s cost analysis system is accurately reporting information?
What was the value of GM’s pension liability in the years leading up to its bankruptcy?
Given GM's use of incentives, how should GM report sales so that the data is a valid indication of performance and can be used to accurately forecast future sales?
How do you interpret key financial ratios for two pharmaceutical firms with very different growth strategies - one through innovation and one through acquisition?
What were the consequences of a notorious executive's management style?
With incomplete financial records, what steps should an accountant take to track down the shady dealings of a nightclub co-owner in order to help the more honest partner to re-launch the debt-ridden business?
When a company moves from record stock highs to the threat of bankruptcy within two years, how should it account for the value of its assets?
When an in-house manufacturing division of a high-tech company is asked to supply computer chips to an external customer, should it accept the offer?
How can the structure of accounting balance sheets and income statements help identify social enterprise organizations?