The controller at Ranyah Corporation analyzed a proposed equipment purchase for the firm and decided that the investment met all the firm’s criteria regarding payback, net present value, and internal rate of return. Notwithstanding the positive results, top management decided to reject purchase of the machine. Elaborate on why a firm might reject a project even though it satisfies all the capital budgeting analyses.
Embed course material concepts, principles, and theories (requires supporting citations) along with at least one scholarly, peer-reviewed reference in supporting your answer. Keep in mind that these scholarly references can be found in the Saudi Electronic Library by conducting an advanced search specific to scholarly references.
You are required to reply to at least two peer discussion question post answers to this weekly discussion question and/or your instructor’s response to your posting. These post replies need to be substantial and constructive in nature. They should add to the content of the post and evaluate/analyze that post answer. Normal course dialogue doesn’t fulfill these two peer replies but is expected throughout the course. Answering all course questions is also required.
- Chapter 12 in Managerial Accounting
- Sarwary, Z. (2019). Capital budgeting techniques in SMEs: A literature review. Journal of Accounting & Finance (2158-3625), 19(3), 97–114.
- Chapter 12 PowerPoint slides SEU_ACT500_Module11_PPT_Ch12.pptx – Alternative Formats in Managerial Accounting
- Nikias, A. D. (2019). An experimental examination of the effects of information control on budget reporting with relative project evaluation. Journal of Management Accounting Research, 31(2), 177–196.