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Why do corporations like Boeing and VW Prematurely launch killing machines?

Professor Janek Ratnatunga is the CEO of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants and asks the question…. He has held senior appointments at the University of South Australia, Monash University, University of Melbourne, and the Australian National University in Australia; and the Universities of Washington, Richmond and Rhode Island in the USA. Prior to his academic career he worked as a chartered accountant with KPMG.   He has also been a consultant to many large Australian and international companies and to the World Bank.

Cost-benefit analyses that compare quality-cost relationships, profits, and market share with the risks of failure may be at the heart of decisions to prematurely launch products that are known to be faulty, according to Professor Janek Ratnatunga, CEO of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMA).

Professor Ratnatunga believes it is time to consider the management accounting implications, “when the faults of some of these products are so great that corporations are actually launching glorified killing machines.”

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Romance on Valentine’s Day with these 14 influencers

Legend has it that Valentine, was a Roman Catholic priest who secretly married young couples when a medieval emperor banned marriage, due to the belief that single men produced the best soldiers.   Arrested for treason, he signed a letter to his lover that visited him in prison “From your Valentine” which would become the modern day phrase for the day of of love.

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In search of the next rush, we bring together influencers of food, fitness, lifestyle, film and music to talk about #love. . . 14 influencers for the 14th of February – from dating tips, to favorite gifts, favorite places and that much needed dose of reality for some of you about to take things to the next level. Thanks for the super contributions – follow the accounts of everyone tagged to keep up with their latest news! . . Single, Coupled or Married – it’s one feel good article we hope you take something away from. . . FULL ARTICLE UP NOW AT www.thenextrushmagazine.com . . #valentinesday #influencerswanted #singlelife #marriedlife #sydneyfitness #sydneyweddingvenues #celebrate #sydneylifestyle #sydneylife #fashion #melbournemusician #melbournelife #perthlifestyle #instalife #sydneyvenues #sydneyrestaurants #fcba #dindinsvideo #marriageproposal #backwiththeex #musician #therightfit #sydneyfoodie #Melbourne #Perth #brisbane #instafit #winkmodels #wasamedia

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Coupled, Married or Single – we asked for tips from some of the pros in the spaces of Entertainment, Fitness, Music, Food & Lifestyle as they gave us their insight into the ultimate Valentine’s Day, relationship, dating and gift advice.

Special thanks to the contributions from our influencers in this piece, click through on their profile and follow their socials to keep up to date with their latest news.

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5 Summer safety tips for our fur babies with Pawssum Vets

Summer may be the season of fun but for fur babies, it can pose extra risks.  Dr Louisa Fenny, WA state manager of app-based home vet visit booking service Pawssum Vets, said a range of health issues became more of a problem in Australia’s warmest months and pet owners needed to be vigilant to guard against them.  “From avoiding heatstroke and watching out for grass seeds to minimising your pet’s sun exposure to reduce the risk of skin cancer, there are lots of summertime health hazards we need to be aware of to keep our fur babies safe,” she said.

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