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    a) The stakeholder theory is a strategy that takes stakeholders into consideration when making decisions to achieve higher business performance. Stakeholders are people who affect and are affected by a business’ performance. Other than shareholders or owners, customers, government, employees, and suppliers are some examples of stakeholders. The theory provides an alternative to the shareholder theory, which states that companies must focus only on maximizing the market value of the equity of its existing shareholders. Edward Freeman, who was the first to completely express the theory in 1984, developed the theory to address that era’s business issues, most of which are related to external pressures (e.g. activism, foreign competition, government…

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    One of the greatest decisions facing corporate directors today is whether corporations should concentrate on shareholder interests or stakeholder interests. Shareholder theory states a manager’s “responsibility is to conduct the business in accordance with shareholder desires, which generally will be to make as much money as possible while conforming to the basic rules of the society, both those embodied in law and those embodied in ethical custom” (Milton Freidman). Whereas Stakeholder theory…

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    1361 (c)(1)(B)(i), the first option is not possible for Marta because, for one, she does not own more than half of the company’s stock. Also, even though she technically owns a half of Beta’s shares she is not considered a separate shareholder from Juan. According to the special rules for applying Sec.1361(b)—a section that defines an eligible small business corporation for the S Corporation election—all members of a family (including former spouses) are treated as single shareholders along with…

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    Adams Inc. Case Study

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    business and has total of six owners, who own shares in the corporation in equal proportion; however, amongst these six owners only one of them is not related to the Adams family; this is Fred Murray. According to the information, Fred Murray is one of the shareholders and wants to sell his stock back to the corporation. His shares have a FMV of $200,000 dollars and a tax basis of $50,000; the redemption is planned for December 31st, which is the end of the year. This paper is going to address…

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    1. DEFINING THE BATTLEFIELD Ordinarily, the common law and company law rights of shareholders can only be modified or amended with the consent of each shareholder, however, the Companies Act, 61 of 2008 (the “Act”) contains provisions which can, and do, alter this position. Unfortunately the amended facts presented for review are ambiguous to the extent that the value of the resisting shareholders holding has not been provided. As such, this paper will consider primarily the procedure for…

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    examination and the oversight process led by the audit committee and independent external counsel."Hain said it would amplify the professional rata vesting period for confined stock stipends to three years from two, increment the extent of value remuneration to money and "seek to eliminate" the twofold dunk in pay that came about because of its utilization of performance measurements in two motivating force arranges. In light of the numbers, Hain shareholders saw these progressions as short of…

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    builds a case that (1) a business does not have responsibilities, businessmen do and they are acting as an agent of the principle (the company) and should therefore be serving the interests of the stockholder (Friedman 1970). Gibson (2000) despite supporting stakeholder theory, the component that “an individual surrenders a degree of autonomy to an organisation” (Gibson 2000; p. 252) is still relevant in the traditional view. If the shareholders’ interests are in line with maximising profits…

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    Amazon Case Analysis

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    are people interested in investing, future shareholders, and people that are interested in learning about Amazon and their services. This is the intended audience because Amazon’s report has financial statements, a letter to shareholders, and information about the company and amazon’s services. There is also Amazon’s 10-K to show financials to shareholders and future investors. Then there is information about the company and the heads of the company. Last, there is information about their…

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    in Foss v Harbottle? In the cases of Foss v Harbottle provides two types of rule which is “majority rule” and “proper plaintiff rule”. “Majority rule” is the majority shareholder decisions and choices over the minority shareholders. The majority votes from the shareholder within the company are ¾ of voting rights which is 75 %. The greater the majority rights and power of shareholder over the minority shareholder, hence the minority shareholders have to accept the decisions and choices by the…

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    Capital Structure

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    Capital structure choices are among the most important choices an organization can make. The wrong capital structure can push the organization into serious budget cost. Capital structure alludes to the breakdown of an organization 's money related assets. The objective capital structure of an organization determines how much the company will obtain, what sorts of debt it will have to pay and the amount of cash the shareholders must contribute. The first thing that mangers are quick to consider…

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