ACC604 Week 3 Discussion

Please answer the following questions. Two paragraphs per questions. APA format, cite sources.
1. In a strategy meeting, the computer manufacturing company’s president said, “If we raised the price of our product, the company’s break-even point will be lower.” The financial vice president responded by saying, “The company will also be less likely to incur a loss.” As a management accountant would you agree or disagree with these statements and why?
2. The advantages of calculating Contribution Margins of a company’s products seem to be overwhelming according to the author. One can quickly calculate their break-even point and evaluate pricing changes and product quality improvements. But after reviewing several annual reports, apparently no one is using this technique. What’s missing in this analysis?