Posted: 30 Sep 2005
Date Written: December 15, 2003
SUBJECT AREAS: Capital budgeting, Cash flow, ERP, Forecasting, Investments, Present value
CASE SETTINGS: Italy; Appliance industry; 1999
This case presents a capital budgeting problem. Whirlpool Europe is evaluating an investment in an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that would reorganize the information flow throughout the company. Students derive the cash flows from working capital, sales, and other improvements along with the cost of the investment.
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