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Southwest Airlines' Control Mechanisms
This paper examines Southwest Airlines' internal control mechanisms.
# 125192 | 500 words | 3 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Business (Accounting) , Business (Companies)

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Specifically, the paper examines Southwest Airlines' historical ability to control labor costs. The paper also examines the effectiveness of its fuel price hedging strategies and the internal controls intended to ensure that the financial reporting of this publicly traded company is fair and accurate.

From the Paper:

"Southwest Airlines maintains disclosure controls and procedures intended to provide reasonable assurance that the information required to be disclosed by the company in the reports that it files with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. According to Southwest Airlines annual K report, these include controls and procedures that are designed to ensure that this information is accumulated and communicated to Southwest Airlines management. Management, including the Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Financial Officer, have evaluated the effectiveness of these controls and procedures..."

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