Haliburton Inc. Case
Text: Haliburton, Inc. is considering two projects with the following cash flows. Haliburton uses the payback period method of capital budgeting and accepts only projects with payback periods of 3 years or less. a. If the projects are presented as standalone opportunities which one(s) would Haliburton accept? If they were mutually exclusive and Haliburton disregarded its three year rule, which project would be chosen? b. Is there a flaw in the thinking behind the correct answers to part a?