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Chapter 12, Exercise 16a.
16. a. Smith-Jones Company
Given the facts presented, discuss the various factors that affect the reliability of (1) the comparable uncontrolled price method, (2) the resale price method, and (3) the cost-plus method.
b. Select the method from those listed in (a) that, you believe is best, and describe any adjustment that might be necessary to develop a more reliable transfer price.
Chapter 13, Exercises 2, 10, and 11
2. Refer to Exhibit 13.6.
Required: Briefly explain the operating environment of a developing country of your choice using the framework that identifies the social, political, economic, and technological influences
10. Developing a global business strategy for an MNC is a highly complex task.
Required: Briefly discuss the complexities referred to in the preceding statement.
11. Globalization has made cultural values irrelevant as a factor influencing multinational business and accounting.
Case 13-2 (Lion Nathan Limited)
Case 13-2 LION NATHAN FACES REALITY!
Required: Assume Lion’s new chairperson decided to conduct a thorough investigation into the entire China operation, and he invited you, a U.S. consultant with accounting qualifications, to do this. Write a report identifying the main strategic issues and recommending the courses of action available to Lion in facing the current realities of this global initiative.