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Principled Negotiation (PN)

After carefully reading through this article, please answer, the following questions: 1. What were the major points that made Principled Negotiation (PN) the EFFECTIVE method of choice (relative to other options) for the Irish case study? 2. Can this approach be emulated in and to other environments? Present an example.

Can Siebel Stop Its Slide

Problem: Based upon the - "Can Siebel Stop Its Slide" article, construct a 4 to 5 a. Understand the problem situation b. Define the problem Look beyond the obvious; someti Based upon the - "Can Siebel Stop Its Slide" article, construct a 4 to 5 a. Understand the problem situation b. Defin

Flame Metal Works overhead allocation using labor hours; cash flow for ABC

1) After its facilities were automated, Flame Metal Works was able to reduce labor hours for Product A by 3,000 hours. Before automation, Product A consumed 8,000 labor hours. Product B was not affected by the automation and continued to consume 7,000 labor hours. Automation increased total overhead from $30,000 $36,000. Wh

Golden Kernel Processing Company

Delana Lighfoot is a production analyst at the Golden Kernel processing plant, which processes whole-kernel cut corn. Delana's current project is to evaluate different levels of automation for quality control inspection of corn kernels. Option 1 is to assign a number of employees along the conveyor belt to inspect the corn k

Shomei Trends

Do the following trends weaken or strengthen the competitive advantage of Shomei and to the other competitors in the greeting card industry? Why? 1) Increases in oil and gas prices 2) The change from seasonal to everyday cards

Bleeding Edge Technologies

You have 20 minutes in the next staff meeting to lead a presentation on the following: What are some of the cutting edge, or "bleeding edge" technologies that corporations are working with? What does it mean to be an "early adopter" in terms of technology trends? What kinds of "bleeding edge" technologies could AllTechCom

Business Analysis

The cost of developing an internal training program for office automation is unknown but described by the attached probability distribution. What is the expected cost of the course. What is the most probable cost. What is the maximum cost that will occure with a 95% assurance. See attached file for full problem description.

Create a decision tree

Create a decision tree (graphically) similar to the Texaco example for the attached IT paper regarding the "Make or Buy IT" decision. See attached file for full problem description.

Mobile Computing

Explain the differences between fixed computing and mobile computing, how do they differ, what benefits and liabilities do each one of these types of computing methods have for the user?

Office Automation Co / Foreign investment

21A-1. The Office Automation Corporation is considering a foreign investment. The initial cash outlay will be $10 million. The current foreign exchange rate is 2 ugans _ $1. Thus the investment in foreign currency will be 20 million ugans. The assets have a useful life of five years and no expected salvage value. The firm uses

Office automation and group collaboration software ..

Describe what office automation and group collaboration software is used in your organization. Include an analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of each software used. I work at circuit city, in retail sales. I don't know what office automation is and the only time we use the computers is to ring out sales and to look up

Running a prompt and accurate payroll

If one were to automate the payroll cycle functions of a company, how would these changes improve the measuring and controlling of operational performance?

Computers- office automation and group collaboration software

1. Describe what key office automation and group collaboration software is used in any organization? 2. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each software application used? Please give specific metrics such as on costs, performance aspects of office automation applications. Compare and contrast different products a