Why might it be desirable to operate enterprise funds at a profit? You are here: Home / Posts / Why might it be desirable to operate enterprise funds at a profit? Any more info on this question(required) Email(valid email required) Upload a file if you must Upload a second file if you must Upload a third file if you must Least number of references needed? Optimum - no extra charges Atleast 4 Atleast 6 ATleast 8 Atleast 10 Atleast 12 Atleast 14 Any specific sources for referencing? Request a specific tutor- enter ID - Any final specifications for your tutor - before moving to Step 2?-your message will be passed on to your tutor- January 15, 2012 Categories: General Questions Why might it be desirable to operate enterprise funds at a profit? If you had two companies and one of the companies uses the cash basis of accounting, how would that differ from the accrual basis? Medical Instruments produces a variety of electronic medical devices. Medical Instruments uses a standard cost system and computes price variances at the time of purchase. One product, a thermometer, measures patient temperature orallt. It requires a silver lead with a standard length of 5 inches per thermometer. To make the leads, hollow silver tubing is purchased at a standard price of $4 per inch, cut into the required length, and then assembled into the thermometer.