When using the free-cash flow model, cash flows are discounted at the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) and when using the dividend discount model, dividends are discounted at….
You are now engaged in a research project! This can be a very exciting and intimidating process, but you have a great support network to help you.
Take just a moment to think about something you have researched in the past, and describe what that experience was like. What did you research? What were your reasons for researching it? What did you find out about the topic and about yourself? Did you find yourself seeking out primary or secondary sources? What kinds of sources did you use? How did you choose your topic, and what was the result of your research?
Feel free to choose any experience. You do not have to limit yourself to an academic research topic. You might reflect upon research that you did for your job, or you might want to reflect upon a time that you researched a large purchase, such as a new computer or a car.
Please include the name of the person or question to which you are replying in the subject line. For example, “Tom’s response to Susan’s comment.”
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Each year I do research on salaries and prepare a salary comparison report to ensure staff are being paid within the correct range. There is not just one place that I find comps, I have to look in multiple places that include salary comps that are prepared by industry, region and nationally. It can be time consuming and difficult to find comps on certain positions. We have a number of staff that we have “created” positions for and I find that I have to use serveral sources as well as several different jobs to create a salary comparison that is accurate.