business communication……………………..

Your responses to this assignment must be prepared and submitted as a Word document. Please do not submit a “Pages” document or use another word processor.
Responses must be in full sentences and students are reminded that spelling and grammar are important.
Like any business communication, responses must be supported with logical arguments and should be succinct. In total, response to Parts 1 and 2 of this assignment should be in the range of 400 – 600 words.
Part 1 (5 points)
Companies such as BMO have developed detailed codes of conduct for their employees, subsidiaries, and their board of directors. BMO’s code of conduct can be found on-line at
Why do companies prepare a code of conduct? In your opinion, which of the five principles of BMO’s Code of Conduct is most important and why do you think it is more important than each of the other four?
Part 2 (5 points)
Find, read, and study Saint Mary’s rules on Academic Integrity and Student Responsibility (Academic Regulation 19).
Choose one of the five fundamental values stated in the regulation and comment on why it is important. Should Saint Mary’s (or any university) have such a regulation – why or why not?
Part 3 (5 points)
Various Cost and Sales data for Baxter Inc. are given below for the year ending June 30, 2016.
Purchases of Raw Materials $100,000 Raw Materials Inventory, Beginning 10,000 Raw Materials Inventory, Ending 17,000 Depreciation, Factory 52,000 Insurance, Factory 5,000 Direct Labour 60,000 Maintenance, Factory 30,000 Administrative Expenses 70,000 Sales 450,000 Utilities, Factory 35,000 Supplies, Factory 1,000 Selling Expenses 80,000 Indirect Labour 75,000 Work in Process Inventory, Beginning 7,000 Work In Process Inventory, Ending 30,000 Finished Goods Inventory, Beginning 20,000 Finished Goods Inventory, Ending 40,000
Prepare a Schedule of Cost of Goods Manufactured and an Income Statement for the year ending June 30, 2016. The Income Statement must include a Cost of Goods Sold segment in good form. You may complete this portion of the assignment in Excel but it must be copied into Word for submission.