Essays Tagged: "Cost–benefit analysis"

This essay critically examines the use of market research for a proposed project.

y was derived. Before embarking on any research project Zikmund (2000) suggests that a cost-benefit analysis be undertaken. Questions that should be asked include:a) Will the pay off or rate of return ... they found out about the University. This will provide the rationale and focus to continue in-depth analysis for the purposes of a marketing campaign. Primarily it is important that the research gives ...

(13 pages) 1046 3 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Territoriality in Public Spaces

s of private ownership, such as a person's home. Ruback and Barash (1977) describe the cost-benefit analysis of territoriality. This means that if the perceived cost of resisting an intruder is less t ...

(3 pages) 91 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Objective: to evaluate financial and non-financial implications of Winston Barkwith's proposal in relation to the North West Trust stated aims (case study example).

Introduction:For my analysis I simplified 'normative investment process' model (original source: Pike and Dobbins, 1986) ... ment opportunities to meet that plan. The opportunities are screened and defined for the subsequent analysis by management. If the project is sanctioned then the investment is made, making sure that t ... ppropriate control.In order to evaluate Winston's proposal I used in depth qualitative cost-benefit analysis and also numerical techniques, such as cash flow forecast and payback (see Appendix 1).Main ...

(6 pages) 145 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Are minority set aside programs morally acceptable?

happiness is of equal value. In other words, when we make a moral choice we must do a cost/benefit analysis where the common denominator is human happiness. An action is good if it creates more happi ...

(5 pages) 215 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cost Benefit Analysis

COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS OFTHE PORTABLE COMPUTING DEVICESBenefits Of Using A LaptopThere are many different kinds of ...

(2 pages) 146 2 3.7 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Windows to Linux Migration.

SUSE for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.To make that decision, conduct a thorough cost-benefit analysis, projected out several years, based on what it would take to migrate and what it would cost ...

(12 pages) 108 0 3.7 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Major technological challenges for small to medium sized businesses.

ns costs, and control costs. When these costs are identified we can make more accurate cost-benefit analysis. Outsourcing any technical costs could result in cost savings and benefit in experience of ...

(2 pages) 95 0 1.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Cost/Benefit Analysis Decision-Making

Cost/Benefit Analysis Decision-MakingWorking in a business for profit environment making decisions and more impor ... the path to gaining respect, promotions and overall success in the organization.Cost versus benefit analysis is a decision-making model that is relative easy to use but at the same time provides the m ... rom two eight hour shifts to two 10 hour shifts output was increased by 25%. Appling a cost/benefit analysis to the decision-making process demonstrated that the overtime cost was less than a $1000 pe ...

(3 pages) 155 0 4.7 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Decisions in paradise part 1

d upon the decision-making model. All parties involved chose the decision-making model cost-benefit analysis and further agreed that any decisions beyond this point would be made by the use of the dem ... the democratic style. Choosing this style and model would mean that Alex and Nik would prepare the analysis and recommendations and present them to upper management. Only at that time, everyone invol ...

(3 pages) 710 1 4.8 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Corporate Financial Internal Controls

sponsibilities, separation of duties, proper authorization, adequate documentation and cost benefit analysis ( Noordin, 1997). Record keeping is absolutely an essential in conducting business, whether ...

(4 pages) 136 0 3.3 Jul/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Biological Basis of Social Behavior Study Notes from the textbook Psychology (Hardcover) by David G. Myers and course lectures

guilt3.negating self-interest: placing interests of others ahead of those of oneselfa.cost-benefit analysis: how much does this cost the helper versus benefit the receiverb.helping behaviori.better t ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


tentIntroduction------------------------------------------------------------2Section 1 Cost-benefit analysis--------------------------------------------------------21.1 Economic Cost-benefit analysis- ... omic Cost-benefit analysis-------------------------------------------------21.2 Social Cost-benefit analysis------------------------------------------------------31.3 Environmental Cost-benefit analys ...

(11 pages) 83 0 3.7 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Three Important Changes to the Regulatory Environm

he 1ate 19th century, the deregulation era commencing in the 1970?s, and the advent of cost-benefit analysis of regulations beginning in the 1980?s . Each one of these regulatory situations were resul ... y regime was established, and the supremacy of economics in regulatory decision-making.Cost-benefit analysis has been one of the most controversial facets of the regulation process. First introduced a ...

(6 pages) 58 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Is corruption a natural by-product of one-party rule in the PR China?

t the corruption is a natural by-product of one party rule in china. This article will focus on the analysis of the characters of corruption in china, the main reason and effects of corruption and the ... ement, nepotism and cronyism(J.S. Nye, "Corruption and political development: a cost-benefit analysis," American Political Science Review, Vol. 61, No. 2 (June 1967), pp. 407-417).Corrup ...

(11 pages) 41 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Overview of Cash Management MBA 503

e to managers are: float, improving collections, extending disbursements, conducting a cost-benefit analysis, using electronic funds transfer, international cash management, marketable securities, man ... . A firm must be careful not to incur late fees if they extend the payments too long.A cost-benefit analysis must be conducted before implementing one of the above mentioned methods, as they can be qu ...

(7 pages) 124 0 1.8 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Decision-Making Model Paper

el used but assisted in making the decision along with other tools.CBACBA stands for cost / benefit analysis (Mitchell & Kaowalik, 1989). This is a requirement for any major corporate decision. I ...

(2 pages) 44 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Personal Perspective Paper-University of Phoenix-MMPBL500

dy, opportunities to pursue, and threats to fortify the company against.CBA stands for Cost/Benefit Analysis. In this author's opinion, this is a requirement for any major corporate decision. This aut ...

(2 pages) 30 1 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Uptown apparel, inc

in considering implementation of a lockbox system, the firm must perform an extensive cost-benefit analysis to determine the viability of using such a system to make sure the firm doesn't spend more ...

(2 pages) 381 0 1.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"Occupational Safety and Hazards: Costs and benefits"

fects in terms of the cost effective policies of an organization.For the purpose of a comprehensive analysis, we have selected Maybank for its pioneer role in the area of occupational safety and healt ... is fact, besides others, served as the main factors of selecting this area of research.Cost Benefit Analysis vis a vis Safety StandardsThe value of safety is not transparent to a company. If an employ ...

(19 pages) 62 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Decision-Making Tools for Mangers

nizations use many different techniques. Some of the techniques that we discussed are: cost-benefit analysis, PMI analysis, grid analysis, SWOT analysis, and force field analysis. These decision makin ... l or group makes a good decision is usually based on the intensity of the predicament. Cost benefit analysis, PMI analysis, grid analysis, SWOT analysis and force field analysis are tools involved wit ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making