Question: Cranfield Corporation makes and sells brooms and mops It takes

Cranfield Corporation makes and sells brooms and mops. It takes the following actions, not necessarily in the order given. For each action (a– e) state whether it is a planning decision or a control decision.

a. Cranfield asks its marketing team to consider ways to get back market share from its newest competitor, Swiffer.
b. Cranfield calculates market share after introducing its newest product.
c. Cranfield compares costs it actually incurred with costs it expected to incur for the production of the new product.
d. Cranfield’s design team proposes a new product to compete directly with the Swiffer. e. Cranfield estimates the costs it will incur to sell 30,000 units of the new product in the first quarter of the next fiscal year.

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