In this case, you are provided information regarding selling prices
and costs of several products offered by Mendel Paper Company. In
addition, management has concerns about sales mix and rising costs.
Address the questions (1-5) at the end of the case. Based on the case
questions, you are required to provide a three to five double-spaced
written report (excluding the title and reference pages), addressing
management’s concerns. The written report should be properly formatted
according to APA guidelines and demonstrate research and critical
thinking skills. Conclusions and recommendations should be supported by
at least two scholarly sources from the Ashford Library or other
external sources, excluding the textbook.
For Questions 1 through 4, you will need to complete several
calculations – be sure to label and clearly identify your work to
demonstrate your understanding of the concept even if you are not sure
if you have arrived at the correct answer. The calculations should be
included as part of your analysis and written report required for
For Question 5, fully address management’s concerns as part of your
written analysis using the original or revised estimates to support your
recommendation/explanation. As part of your written analysis, include
how management might use these calculations to make decisions.
Week 1 Written Assignment should:
Demonstrate graduate level work including appropriate research and critical thinking skills.
Prepare a written analysis (not a question/answer format)
Label case questions as paragraph headings.
Prepare title page, reference page and in-text citations
following APA guidelines.(Compose response in a three- to- five
double-spaced pages of content, excluding the title and reference
Support your responses with at least two scholarly sources, excluding the textbook.