Assume that the low-calorie frozen, microwavable food company from
Assignments 1 and 2 wants to expand and has to make some long-term
capital budgeting decisions. The company is currently facing increases
in the costs of major ingredients.
Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:
a plan that managers in the low-calorie, frozen microwaveable food
company could follow in anticipation of raising prices when selecting
pricing strategies for making their products response to a change in
price less elastic. Provide a rationale for your response.
the major effects that government policies have on production and
employment. Predict the potential effects that government policies could
have on your company.
- Determine whether or not government
regulation to ensure fairness in the low-calorie, frozen microwavable
food industry is needed. Cite the major reasons for government
involvement in a market economy. Provide two (2) examples of government
involvement in a similar market economy to support your response.
the major complexities that would arise under expansion via capital
projects. Propose key actions that the company could take in order to
prevent or address these complexities.
- Suggest the substantive
manner in which the company could create a convergence between the
interests of stockholders and managers. Indicate the most likely impact
to profitability of such a convergence. Provide two (2) examples of
instances that support your response.
- Use at least five (5) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia does not qualify as an academic resource.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with
one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA
or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
- Include a cover page containing the title of the
assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title,
and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in
the required assignment page length.