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VOL. 5, NO. 1

Abstracts of Cases

Accountant/Client Relationships: When Things Go Wrong!
Alan J Robb, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

AJM Jute Mills Limited (Uniform Accounting Systems)
Zahirul Hoque, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia and Manzurul Alam, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand

America Online: Is the Customer an Asset?
David R. Vruwink, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA and Jennifer M. Lima, KPMG Peat Marwick, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

The Banker, Michel Blanchette
Université du Québec À Hull, Hull, Québec, Canada

Contracted Out: An Accounting Case
Stephen Priddle, CA, CMA, Nepean, Ontario, Canada

Delectable Deliveries, Inc.
Elizabeth B. Davis, Charles E. Davis, and Brad Copland, all of Baylor University Waco, Texas, USA

Energy Direct's Proposed Wind Farm: (Is a Wind Farm a Money Spinner?)
Stephen P. Keef and Melvin L. Roush, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

The Freda Fragrance Corporation
Ross Bengel and Patricia Casey Douglas, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California, USA

Highland Haven Creekside Inn
Tom Cook and Hugh Grove, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA

Management Control and the Holy Grail [not-for-profit case]
Paul Theivananthampillai and Kate Wynn-Williams, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

Mapleview Hospital
Murray J. Bryant, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada and Leelah Dawson, University of Lethbridge, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

The Prince Edward Hotel and Convention Centre
Sean Hennessey, University of Prince Edward Island and Michelle Johnston, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

PTL's Revenue: Earned or Heaven Sent?
A. James McKee,, Jr., College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

Royal Appliance: The Dirt Devil
Kevin F. Brown, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA and Vince Ciolli, Cleveland State University, Robert Bloom, John Carroll University and Jayne Fuglister, Cleveland State University, all of Cleveland, Ohio, USA

A Strategic (SWOT) Analysis of the Use of Cases in the Undergraduate Cost Accounting Course
James P. Borden, Fred F. Devine, James M. Emig, Thomas F. Monahan, and David E. Stout, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, USA

Sylvania Circle Bank
Vicky Arnold, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA, Phyllis M. McKenzie, Wright, Lindsey & Jennings L.L.P., Little Rock, Arkansas, USA and Steve G. Sutton, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA

Wharfshire Water PLC: "Delivering the service . . . meeting the standards."
Trevor Hassall and Sarah Lewis(on leave), Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, England