Edward B. Toupin is a freelance consultant, writer, and published author living in Las
Vegas. He currently handles technical writing tasks for various companies in New York,
Chicago, and Denver as well as imagineers and markets feature-length and short
Dilemma: Should the firm use retained earnings for:
a) Financing profitable capital investments?
b) Paying dividends to stockholders?
If we retain earnings for profitable investments, dividend yield will be zero, but the stock price will increase, resulting in a higher capital gain.
The Master of Business Administration (MBA or M.B.A.) is a master’s degree in business administration, which attracts people from a wide range of academic disciplines. As industrialization expanded, the demand to manage businesses grew. The MBA degree is probably the world’s best known and most widely recognized post graduate degree in business management. It is a professional master degree.
The faculty member will award internal marks out of 20 (8 for Tests and 12 for class participation) The
semester examination carrying 80 marks will have two sections A and B. Section A worth 20 marks will
have 4 theory questions out of which students will be required to attempt any two questions. Section B
carrying 60 marks will contain five practical/numerical problem(s), out of which a candidate is required to
attempt any three.
Funds in all foreign financial accounts and trusts must be reported on Schedule B, Part III of
your Form 1040. Recently, the IRS has been checking this closely because now they are levying
a large civil penalty fine for failure to report all foreign accounts.
Most Foreign Service personnel quickly learn that they are not required to file their annual tax
returns until June 15 if they are posted overseas. This is still true, but remember, this automatic
extension does not include an automatic extension for payment. If you are likely to owe taxes,
After examining the existing postgraduate studies, the report discusses potential postgra-
duate degrees at the Masters level that could be offered in the context of the «European
Area of Higher Education», although it limits the discussion to the most consolidated de-
grees, perhaps because they previously were specialized degrees such as «Market Re-
search Techniques» or «Actuarial and Financial Sciences», or perhaps because they were
associated to European Union regulated professions, such as that of «Chartered Accoun-
tant», or even perhaps due to the depth of the existi...
After graduating with a B.Eng. in Materials Science, Ryan began his
career in production management at British Steel. Several years
later, he decided to move up a level. He quit, moved to Cambridge
and gained his Masters Degree in Business Administration.
Nelson Employment Agency is looking for an
_______ administrative secretary to manage a busy
legal office specializing in employment law.
The importance of institutional priorities in the admission process
is a significant cue for applicants that the school’s needs matter as
much in the admissions process as do the applicants’ needs. For
example, a school that has committed itself to increasing classroom
diversity may pass on an otherwise strong applicant if the applicant
comes from a professional background that is already well repre-
sented in the entering class. Therefore, it is crucial for applicants to
clarify their career goals and identify programs with which they fit
The firm age and firm size findings can lead one to ask the question of whether a
relatively few fast growers or gazelles may be driving the results. Definitions of “fast growing
firms” or David Birch’s “gazelles” may differ, but most agree that these companies are relatively
rare and old. By one recent account, they represent 2-3 percent of all employer firms and are on
average 25 years old (Birch, 1979; Acs et al., 2008).
The creation of new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics has made a new type of analysis
possible; this school of...
The following paragraphs present a synthesis of the development of the management control
concept in the literature. We have pointed out the existence of different trends of thought, which have
gradually evolved as organisations and markets have transformed, introducing new variables for
building efficient control systems adapted to social changes, to the process of internationalisation and
to increased market competition (Jaeger and Balinga, 1985; Neimark and Tinker, 1986).