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  • Domer Company’s research and development department is presenting a proposal for new-product research. The new product will require research, development, and design investments of $500,000 (discounted cash flow). Sales will begin after two years and will generate an annual discounted net cash flow of $200,000 starting in year three.Cal

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  • Here are several comments that relate to either the quality-based view or the traditional view of quality.1. We have high standards and we expect our people to meet them. We do not expect people to improve beyond those standards.2. We must make product inspections to assure quality.3. We design quality into our dishwashers from the beginn

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  • Here are several comments that relate to either the quality-based view or the traditional view of quality.1. Most of our staff accountants don’t stay with us long enough so that we can trust their work.2. You get what you pay for. If you buy high-quality computer equipment, you will have fewer breakdowns and less time lost on the job.3.

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  • Custom Frames makes bicycle frames in two processes, tubing and welding. The tubing process has a capacity of 50,000 units per year; welding has a capacity of 75,000 units per year. Cost information follows:Design of product and process costs ..................................... $110,000Inspection and testing costs .....................

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  • Chen Products makes cases for portable music players in two processes, cutting and sewing. The cutting process has a capacity of 100,000 units per year; sewing has a capacity of 200,000 units per year. Costs of quality information follow:Design of product and process costs ................................................ $100,000Inspectio

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  • Automobile companies, drug manufacturers, and others have frequently attempted to recall and replace defective products before they reached the customers. The best example we have seen of recalling products to provide good service to customers was that of a newspaper publisher in a community in Kansas. Shortly after the papers were delive

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  • Individually or as a group, interview the manager of a fast-food restaurant. Ask the manager how quality of service is measured and used to evaluate the manager’s performance. Write a report to your instructor summarizing the results of your interview.

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  • Eastsound operates daily round-trip flights between two cities using a fleet of three planes: the Viper, the Tiger, and the Eagle. The budgeted quantity of fuel for each round trip is the average fuel usage, which over the past 12 months has been 150 gallons. Eastsound has set the upper control limit at 180 gallons and the lower control l

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  • Princeton Corporation’s research and development department is presenting a proposal for new product research. The new product will require research, development, and design investments of $6 million (discounted cash flow). Sales will begin after four years and will generate an annual discounted net cash flow of $1.5 million starting in

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  • Tennessee Instruments is considering manufacturing the S-Card, a new type of sound card for personal computers. The new product development committee will not approve a new-product proposal if it has a break-even time of more than four years. If the project is approved, the investments to make the S-Card will begin on January 1, Year 1. T

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