Use the two articles attached as support to prepare an integrated collaboration response that will address the following question:

What do you believe is an appropriate objective for a manager in the Accounting and Finance fields?

In responding to this question, you might want to consider some of the following:

·What are the challenges that managers face in efforts to be ‘socially responsible’?

·How might a self-serving manager exploit social responsibility for his or her own personal gain?

·Do budgeting processes plus strategic management accounting tools encourage a shareholder- or stakeholder-centric focus?

·What mechanisms might help to bind managers’ interests to those of shareholders’ or stakeholders’?

·Does a positive NPV equate to a project that adds value to the typical stakeholder?

Draw upon examples of existing or recommended practice from the healthcare settings concerning Finance and Accounting for Managers and as discussed in the articles.