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RAP TOPIC 8 OBU

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RAP TOPIC 8 OBU

How should I reference my work. Harvard referencing info pack is not of that much help .It is quite confusing on referencing the data which is taken from company website.Can please someone help me ?

August 14th 2014 AN ACCA USER 680 Points

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bdshahad_notredame@yahoo.com
It depends on the ratios you are calculating. Especially if you are calculating the operating profit margin.
There are certain exceptional items. If the amount of such exceptional items is know than you can calculate restated figures.
But I would suggest to take all figures individually for each year to avoid complications.
Hope this would help you.

October 23rd 2014 AN ACCA USER 680 Points
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same problem with me. But after much of a research I have found out that If you want to share a piece of information is your research report, you must give a reference of book/ journal/ newspaper or any other source where you acquired that information from. In this way you will be able to avoid plagiarism, which is usually referred to as presenting some one else's work as yours. that is why referencing is important. Harvard referencing system is just a standard of how you should present the references as per each source of information. It does look complicated but in fact its not. Hope this was helpful.
September 25th 2014 AN ACCA USER 1,580 Points
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same problem with me. But after much of a research I have found out that If you want to share a piece of information is your research report, you must give a reference of book/ journal/ newspaper or any other source where you acquired that information from. In this way you will be able to avoid plagiarism, which is usually referred to as presenting some one else's work as yours. that is why referencing is important. Harvard referencing system is just a standard of how you should present the references as per each source of information. It does look complicated but in fact its not. Hope this was helpful.

September 25th 2014 AN ACCA USER 1,580 Points
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which company you are doing?
October 7th 2014 AN ACCA USER 180 Points
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Hi thanks for your suggestion . But I was thinking can i use the referencing tool in Word 2007 for my referencing please? Will that be acceptable  e by Oxford Brooks and ACCA
October 8th 2014 AN ACCA USER 680 Points
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My Main company is WM Morrisons and the competitor is Sainsbury's.
October 8th 2014 AN ACCA USER 680 Points
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hi
do we have to use restated figure from annual reports or get the figure from each annual reports in order t calculate ratios.
I am doing Tesco and Sainsbury .so we can talk about Sainsbury if u want in order to make fruitful report.email me if u want as I don't come often now on here(bdshahad_notredame@yahoo.com)
October 23rd 2014 AN ACCA USER 180 Points
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bdshahad_notredame@yahoo.com
First of all tell me is Sainsbury is your competitor or the main  company????
Secondly, you can look into the items between the operating profit margin and net profit margin. If the operating profit margin is falling down it will affect your net profit margin some how.
Furthermore you can look into the items between the operating profit and net profit margin.
 Hope this will be helpful for you.
October 24th 2014 AN ACCA USER 680 Points
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