Deliverable Length: 350–450 words
Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 350–450 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Additional Information: Eddison Electronic Company (EEC) provides electricity for several states in the United States. You have been employed as a cost accountant at this organization. You were asked to provide training to operational managers in areas in which they are struggling, such as internal rate of return, simple rate of return, and net present value. Please discuss the following:
- How is the internal rate of return calculated?
- Explain how it supports a capital business decision versus the NPV model.
- Explain how simple rate of return has been used in a company you are familiar with related to capital budgeting.
Responses to Other Students: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with at least a 100-word reply about their Primary Task Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. Support your response with academic references from your textbook and reputable Web sites from which the author’s name may be specifically documented. To help you with your discussion, please consider the following questions:
- What did you learn from your classmate’s posting?
- What additional questions do you have after reading the posting?
- What clarification do you need regarding the posting?
- What differences or similarities do you see between your posting and other classmates’ postings?