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Corporate finance committees do not plan the detailed activities of the various divisions in a large firm, but by their allocation of investment funds they make strategic judgements as to where the firm should expand.
a) by their allocation of investment funds they make strategic judgements as to where the firm should expand
b) when they allocate investment funds, they make strategic judgements about where the firm might be expanding
c) they make strategic judgements on where the firm should expand when they allocate investment funds
d) by allocating investment funds, they will make strategic judgements about where the firm might be expanding
e) allocations of investments fund as to where the firm should expand are their exercise in strategic judgement
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19 Dec 2007, 13:06
Corporate finance committees do not plan the detailed activities of the various divisions in a large firm, but by their allocation of investment funds they make strategic judgements as to where the firm should expand.
a) by their allocation of investment funds they make strategic judgements as to where the firm should expand
b) when they allocate investment funds, they make strategic judgements about where the firm might be expanding
c) they make strategic judgements on where the firm should expand when they allocate investment funds
d) by allocating investment funds, they will make strategic judgements about where the firm might be expanding
e) allocations of investments fund as to where the firm should expand are their exercise in strategic judgement

This seems like a certainty vs uncertainty question with the main question "should expand or might expand"? I'm going with "should expand" since I think the decision to allocate \$ is certain. This eliminates B/D.

E is wordy

A. allocation of is same as allocating but more wordy

I pick C.
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19 Dec 2007, 14:09
Corporate finance committees do not plan the detailed activities of the various divisions in a large firm, but by their allocation of investment funds they make strategic judgements as to where the firm should expand.
a) by their allocation of investment funds they make strategic judgements as to where the firm should expand
b) when they allocate investment funds, they make strategic judgements about where the firm might be expanding
c) they make strategic judgements on where the firm should expand when they allocate investment funds
d) by allocating investment funds, they will make strategic judgements about where the firm might be expanding
e) allocations of investments fund as to where the firm should expand are their exercise in strategic judgement

I will pick C because of llism...Corporate finance committees .....plan ...., but they make .......
Pls provide OA.
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20 Dec 2007, 10:49
OA is A
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20 Dec 2007, 18:49
i said A because 'their' clearly refers to the finance committees, but in 'C', there was an ambiguous 'they'

maybe i just fluked out
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02 Jan 2008, 10:07
I pick C to because the of the "judgements on" usage compared to "judgements as to" in A.
Does someone know the correct usage?
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03 Jan 2008, 08:53
IM with A on this one

they make strategic decisions as a result of allocating funds, not WHEN they allocate funds, C implies that the two could be mutually exclusive A makes it clear their decisions are decisions based on fund allocation.
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05 Jan 2008, 05:42
How come A be the answer. it doesn't even have a clear pronoun referent.. their in choice A can refer to committees or to divisions..

Any explanation
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