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In this paper, please discuss the Blaze Manufacturing case study. In doing so, please address the following areas:

  1. Identify the problem: Define the problem in financial terms
  2. Diagnose the cause(s): What operational situation(s) created the problem?
  3. Prescribe possible alternatives: The case study provides proposed solutions on page 16 of the case. Review and evaluate these solutions by providing pros and cons for each.
  4. Recommend a plan of action (decision/implementation)
  5. In addition, each case study response should also state why this case is important and relevant to a study of business.
  6. Support your observations with research and logic. Discuss what limitations exist with the case study information provided. What other material would be important to your analysis?

Submit a 2-page case paper, (independent of reference page) double-spaced. Paper and all citations should be in APA format.

READING Materials 

 Heisinger, K., & Hoyle, J. B.(2012). Accounting for managers. Saylor Foundation. Licensed by Creative Commons by-nc-sa 3.0. 

  • Chapter 13 pp. 1,030 – 1,129.

Introduction to business (2012). 

  • Chapter 12 – The Role of Accounting in Business, Chapter 12, section 4 pp. 653-666.