Decision making db4 | ACCT614 Applied Managerial Accounting | Colorado Technical University


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.