Very often, managers are called upon to make decisions â€œby the numbers.â€ In this Assignment, you will sort through a budget report from a fictitious organization in order to make decisions about productivity levels. The specific information regarding this organization can be found in the entry titled Week 2 Assignment located in the Doc Sharing link.
For this Assignment, review the Static Budget Report posted in the entry titled Week 2 Assignment located in the Doc Sharing link. Additionally, you may find valuable information in your course text, especially Exercise 6-3.
- Part 1: Prepare a performance report using spreadsheet software, such as Excel. Hint: Read the Weekly Briefing and watch the Performance Report video on this topic.**** http://mym.cdn.laureate-media.com/2dett4d/Walden/WMBA/6050/02/mm/performance_report/index.html
- Part 2: For the next section of this Assignment, please utilize a word processing software (such as Word) to complete the following:
- Write a short memo to your supervisor explaining your findings and your recommendations.
- In your memo, as part of your recommendations, take a position on the following: Do all the variances in this example need to be examined? Why or why not?