Explain what type of cost behavior you believe would be appropriate for each of these cost items. Please be sure to include a link to the company’s website in your post.

  1. For our week six discussion board post I would like you to select a publicly traded manufacturing company. Go to their website and read about their products and operations. Then in your post list five costs that the company would incur. Explain what type of cost behavior you believe would be appropriate for each of these cost items. Please be sure to include a link to the company’s website in your post.
  2. Explain in your own words why you believe planning is important. Select one of the following businesses: a large bank, a government agency, or a hospital, and explain which systems you feel are mission critical. Then explain how the loss of these systems would affect the organization.

A Discussion Board rubric clearly communicates expectations for participation, please see the Attached Grading Matrix for Discussion Board Postings as an example.

  1. Go online and search for information about companies that have been harmed or bankrupted by a disaster. Choose one such company and create a brief case study about it. Successful narratives will focus on the manner in which the organization was impacted, including financial losses, losses of sales, or the need for layoffs. Your assignment should be 3-4 paragraphs in length.

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