In this case, you are provided information regarding selling prices and costs of several products offered by Mendel Paper Company. In addition, management has concerns about sales mix and rising costs. Address the questions (1-5) at the end of the case. Based on the case questions, you are required to provide a three to five double-spaced written report addressing managementâ€™s concerns. The written report should be properly formatted according to APA guidelines and demonstrate research and critical thinking skills. Conclusions and recommendations should be supported by at least 2 scholarly sources from the Ashford Library or other external sources, excluding the textbook.
For Questions 1 through 4, you will need to complete several calculations â€“ be sure to label and clearly identify your work to demonstrate your understanding of the concept even if you arrive at the incorrect answer. The calculations should be included as part of your analysis and written report required for submission.
For Question 5, fully address managementâ€™s concerns as part of your written analysis using the new or the previous calculations to support your recommendation/explanation. As part of your written analysis, include how management might use these calculations to make decisions. The written analysis should be supported by at least 2 scholarly sources, excluding the textbook.
Week 1 Written Assignment should:
Demonstrate graduate level work including appropriate research and critical thinking skills. Be presented as a written analysis (not a question/answer format) Incorporate case questions into the overall analysis. Follow APA formatting guidelines including title page, reference page and in-text citations Consists of three to five double-spaced pages of content Provide at least 2 scholarly sources, excluding the textbook.