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What are some of the factors causing the problems in measuring performance in the Southeast Asia Sector? Rank the three countries using each of the following measures of performance: 1. Country profit 2. Return on investment 3. Economic value added (EVA) Are there other performance measures you would suggest? How would you measure these? Which country has the best performance? 1 page Barrows+Consumer+Products+Raw+Data.xls Barrows Consumer Products – Raw Data Exhibits 14.14, 14.15, & 14.16 Exhibit 14.14: Country Level Income Statements for Year 8 ($000) Indonesia Revenue Cost of sales Allocated corporate overhead Local advertising Other general and admin Operating income Tax expense Net Income $18,000 8,650 432 5,100 868 $2,950 885 $2,065 Phillipines $9,500 4,200 228 2,955 437 $1,680 504 $1,176 Exhibit 14.15: Country Level Balance Sheets as of January 1 ($000) Indonesia Year 8 Assets Cash Accounts Rec. Inventory Total Current Assets PPE (net) Total Assets $750 1,600 1,350 $3,700 3,500 $7,200 Equities Accounts Payable Other current liabilities Total current liabilities Long-term debt Total Liabilities Common stock Retained Earnings Total Shareholders Equity Total Equities $575 680 $1,255 0 $1,255 745 5,200 5945 $7,200 Exhibit 14.16: Historical Advertising Expenses ($000) Year 7 Year 6 Year 5 Indonesia Phillipines 5,100 2,502 4,200 2,400 4,500 2,700 Vietnam $2,500 1,100 60 960 350 $30 9 $21 Indonesia Year 9 Phillipines Year 9 Year 8 Vietnam Year 9 Year 8 900 1,800 1,300 $4,000 3,400 $7,400 $500 450 500 $1,450 2,550 $4,000 510 600 900 $2,010 2,402 $4,412 $320 500 320 $1,140 740 $1,880 300 640 490 $1,430 810 $2,240 $620 720 $1,340 0 $1,340 745 5,315 6060 $7,400 $250 454 $704 0 $704 496 2,800 3296 $4,000 $315 450 $765 0 $765 496 3,151 3647 $4,412 $190 560 $750 0 $750 450 680 1130 $1,880 $380 709 $1,089 0 $1,089 450 701 1151 $2,240 Vietnam 600 549 570 Total 8,202 7,149 7,770 Read more

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