BUS505 Business Economics| Reason Back

 Following the problem solving and decision-making approach discussed in Chapter 1 to solve the following issues relevant to the selected workplace industry and incorporate the following: Does the company make decisions based on depreciation or overhead? If so, does this lead to bad decisions? What can be done to fix the problem? What was the profit consequences of the change [Refer to Chapter 3 of the prescribed textbook especially on Sunk Cost of Depreciation or Fixed Cost of Overhead]? Describe an extant decision made by the company. Discuss the marginal cost and marginal benefit of the decision. Was the right decision reached? If not, what should be done differently? What was the profit consequences of the change? [Chapter 3: Benefits, Costs, and Decisions]. Discuss the opportunity costs and benefits of the decision. Did your company make the right decision? If not, what would you do differently? What was the NPV of the investment? [Refer to Chapter 5 of the prescribed textbook: Investment Decisions: Look Ahead and Reason Back]. Students are expected to demonstrate a sound theoretical and practical understanding of managerial economics in their analysis and discussions, as well as an awareness of the moral, ethical, and cultural aspects economics decision-making. Describe an investment decision The composition of the formal report is staged across the first four weeks of the course, whereby students prepare a component of the report and share their research to receive informal peer feedback: Week 2: Select Your Case Study and Describe the Industry Context; Week 4 Conduct Your Research and Evaluate the Literature; Week 6: Write Your Analysis and Discussion; and Week 8: Make Your Recommendations for Implementation
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