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Case
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Reference no. 9-194-028
Authors: David F Hawkins
Published by: Harvard Business Publishing
Originally published in: 1993
Version: 3 June 1997
Length: 6 pages
Data source: Generalised experience

Abstract

Management must decide which first quarter''s earnings numbers to report. The company is classified by its securities market as a ‘growth’ company. The corporate controller prefers a quarterly earnings figure that represents a decline in earnings. The teaching purpose is to examine the problems and issues associated with intensive financial reporting.
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Abstract

Management must decide which first quarter''s earnings numbers to report. The company is classified by its securities market as a ‘growth’ company. The corporate controller prefers a quarterly earnings figure that represents a decline in earnings. The teaching purpose is to examine the problems and issues associated with intensive financial reporting.

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Industry:
Other setting(s):
1993

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