Westinghouse had just issued its annual report to shareholders for the year ended 31 Dezember 1973. The report shows that sales to a record level of $ 5700000000 but the net result is increased by almost 20% from its peak of 199 million euros a year earlier. The Chairman’s Letter to Shareholders out that the results were not very good he expects to recover in 1974, in 1973. Either the first or 2 In a second case, Year MBA course be used to deal with the analysis … Read more »

Westinghouse had just issued its annual report to shareholders for the year ended 31 Dezember 1973. The report shows that sales to a record level of $ 5700000000 but the net result is increased by almost 20% from its peak of 199 million euros a year earlier. The Chairman’s Letter to Shareholders out that the results were not very good he expects to recover in 1974, in 1973. Either the first or 2 In a second case, Year MBA course be used to deal with the analysis of corporate financial reports. The aim is to introduce students to the concept of the “quality of earnings.” Much of the focus of the case is concerned with the management flexibility in the making of decisions that determine net income.
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Norman J. Bartczak
Source: Harvard Business School
23 pages.
Release Date: 20, April 1982. Prod #: 182239-PDF-ENG
Westinghouse Electric Corp.: quality of earnings analysis HBR case solution