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Cesar Rego Computers, a Mississippi chain of computer hardware and software retail outlets, supplies both educational and commercial customers with memory and storage devices. It currently faces the following ordering decision relating to purchases of very high-density disks:
Quantity needed to qualify for the discount disks
Should the discount be taken?
Auditors provide a type of certification of corporate financial statements. Certification is used in many other aspects of business as well. For example, it plays a critical role in the sustainability movement. The February 7, 2012, issue of the New York Times contained an article by S. Amanda Caudill entitled “Better Lives in Better Coffee,” which discusses the role of certification in the coffee business.
Read the article and answer the following questions.
(c) What social and environmental benefits are coffee certifications trying to achieve? Are there also potential financial benefits to the parties involved?