In this assignment students have to solve a case study. The case study can be downloaded from the Downloads section of LMS. File name: “Why Knowledge Management Fails - Lessons from a Case Study”.
The case study is about a typical organization with a strong awareness and expectation of knowledge management, yet its program failed within two years.
What are the reasons of failure despite of having awareness about the significance of knowledge management? Write three reasons of failures and what could be done differently to avoid those failures.
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ECO602 Assignment 2 Solution and Discussion
SEMESTER FALL 2019
FORECASTING & BUDGETING (ECO602)
ASSIGNMENT NO. 2
Suppose MAC Estate & Builders Company is considering an investment project which requires initial investment of Rs.950,000. Annual cash inflows of this project from year 2019 to year 2024 are given in the following table.
Years Annual cash Inflows (Rs.) 2019 150,000 2020 180,000 2021 200,000 2022 250,000 2023 270,000 2024 280,000
Calculate net present value using 5% discount rate. Also suggest whether the project is acceptable or not.
Suppose PAIR Investment Company limited is working on a project whose profitability index value is 5. The present value of cash inflows of this project is Rs. 20,00,000. Calculate the present value of cash outflows of this project from given information.
Suppose a firm has two investment projects, A and B, under consideration. Data on Accounting Rate of Return (ARR) and Required Rate of Return of both projects is given
in the table below:
Projects Accounting Rate of Return (ARR) Required Rate of Return A 75% 60% B 55% 60%
Consider the given data and logically discuss the firm’s decision about investment in projects A and B.
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