Prepare answers to each of the questions and application problems indicated below. Your response should include a statement of the problem or question, along with your answer and narrative analysis as needed.
- The owner of a U.S. company that produces sound systems for home entertainment theaters is considering the establishment of an Australian-based company to produce and sell the systems there. He is being told that the production costs would be one third the cost of producing them in the United States. Considering the economic factors, is this a good strategy that you could recommend to the owner?
In all cases where numeric solutions are expected, provide full documentation of the process used to reach the solution, using Excel to provide computational details.
Where analysis is expected, use information from the textbook to inform your analysisâ€”not replace itâ€”incorporating creativity, critical thinking, and real-life perspectives. Cite all resource materials used in your response with APA (6th edition) style and format.
A thorough, professional presentation of your analysis and results is an important consideration. Enhance your presentation skills by using applicable tools, such as tables, graphs, diagrams, and commentary as appropriate in all assignments in this course.