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Whistleblowing in a Company

Amgen, a Thousand Oaks, California-based company, had the unenviable task of dealing with lawsuits filed by 15 states in 2009 alleging a Medicaid kickback scheme.1 To make matters worse, two additional whistleblowing lawsuits were filed against the company in Ventura County. The complaints, which don't appear related to the frau

Financials of Bringing Tata Nano to the U.S.

The project is about bringing the Tata Nano car to the U.S. and I am in charge of the financial aspect for class. Under this part I need to find and describe the following: -Break Even Analysis -Sales Forecast -Expense Forecast -Linking Expenses to Strategy and Tactics -Contribution Margin I couldn't find any informat

Two-Year Work Sheet and Reconciliation Schedule

See the attached file. Below is copy of problem please use it to complete problem. Explain how you get each answer so I can understand the concept. On January 1, 2007, Eastern Company has the following defined benefit pension plan balances. Projected benefits obligation $6,750,000 Fair value of pla

Macroeconomics and Microeconomics: Impact to daily lives

There are many reasons for changes to be made to our plans to reach our goals in life. In this instance, consider how macroeconomics and microeconomics impact our daily lives. Describe two economic examples of issues that affect our decision making process and that may change our quality of life.

Import Beer product line: Method for optimal ordering quantities

See attached data file. Subject: Re: Quarterly Ordering Decisions Here is what we would like you to do. We want you to use the Import Beer product line as a test case for developing an optimization program. Use the Excel file that we have developed with the forecast information for the import beer product line. Other infor

Read Case Study and respond to questions for Tesco versus Sainbury

Describe Tesco and Sainsbury's business-level strategy. Explain if you think the strategy is appropriate to offset the forces in the industry. Recommend any changes you believe should be made. Describe any challenges you foresee. Case 27 Tesco versus Sainbury's: Growth Strategies and Corporate Competitiveness weblink:

Roles and responsibilities in event planning

I need to write a paper on a two-day charity golf tournament and awards banquet with 200 attendees and a $300,000 budget in which I address the following: Ã?â?¢ Analyze the roles and responsibilities of the event planning organization in your event's planning; for example, needs assessment, site selection, and vendo

Three Problems faced by Sales Managers: Design compensation plans

The following are three problems often faced by sales managers: 1. Salespeople tend to overemphasize the easy-to-sell products in order to build sales volume. The other, more profitable lines are forced into the background. 2. Salespeople are not taking time to develop new accounts. 3. To improve a company's long-term

Sales Management - Firm's Motivational Funds

Use of Motivational Funds The following memo from George McCall, vice president of sales operations at International Chemical Industries, was distributed to all regional and district managers: Each manager should be prepared to give a short presentation to the group during our national sales meeting next week about how the

Creative Thinking and Creative Thinkers.

This module covers Creative Thinking and Creative Thinkers. Are there any achievements that are completely original? Can a person be creative without a product? Are you creative? How do you know that you are creative? Who are geniuses? Are they born or made? Is it nature or nurture? Is there any similarities between

Complete and Discuss a Team Member Survey

Background Group work and teamwork are crucial to the success of organizations worldwide as they constitute the primary means for organizing work. Becoming a good (if not excellent) team player is one of the most important things every employee should strive for. Do you think you are a team player? What is your team player

Workplace Securtiy APA Style citation please 200-300 words

Outline and describe the basics of physical security. Include a discussion on the types of locking systems that could be employed and a description of outer and inner perimeter controls and the roles of protective lighting devices in your response. Ortmeier, P. J., (2009), Introduction to Security: Operations and Management,

Categorical Syllogism

1. What basic of thinking is categorical syllogism? 2. What thinking is informal fallacies identified through? 3. Women are bad drivers of which informal fallacy? 4. Which thinking reason from the result and a generalization to propose a specific case? 5. Reasoning "from the bottom to the top" is called what? 6. Reason "fr

Minimizing Total Load Distance Reshifting

i am not good in excel working... can anyone please put my two problems in excel the file with solution attached. Q. 7 Solution (a) Draw the precedence diagram Precedence diagram can be drawn as below: (b) What is the workstation cycle time? Workstation time =7 ½ hours/ 300 per day = 450 /300 =

Stragegic Management

Evaluate the pros and cons of (extensive) strategic change In general, is it better for a company to aggressively pursue strategic change as it grows or to attempt to maintain a consistent approach throughout its development? Explain your answer

Finding the Optimal Preventive Maintenance Frequency

Determine the optimum preventative maintenance frequency for each of the pieces of equipment if breakdown time is normally distributed. Equipment Average Time (days) Standard Deviation between Breakdowns A201 20

Capitalistic vs. Socialistic Structure

The U.S. is a capitalistic society. What are the advantages that businesses and individuals have in this economic structure versus in a socialistic structure? Provide one example of how the U.S. capitalistic economy has influenced the world economy. How has this affected the American business and the American citizen?

Employee Training: Importance of transfer of training

The model for the transfer of training process suggests that when all processes are supported and executed well, the training program achieves success. You are a new member of an organization that is just beginning to experience the need for training. Your organization does not have a clear picture of how to create a climate tha

Employee Training-Action plan for Learning

Now that you have created the objectives for DNA's training program, think about how you will create a climate of training transfer both in the training sessions and in the organization. First, describe how you will apply the transfer of training theories for each training objective. Then, apply the four modes of knowledge shari

Workplace Securtiy

The Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution applies to search and seizure issues relating to public peace officers. What powers do private persons, including private security personnel, have relating to search and seizure issues? Under what circumstances may private person search? In the event a private person or private secur

Decision Tree-deciding which to use

"Full question: Problem #1 Janis Corporation The Janis Corporation is involved with waste management and, during the past 10 years, has become one of the largest waste disposal companies in the Midwest, serving primarily Wisconsin, Illinois, and Michigan. The company is currently considering establishing a waste treatment pl

Identify a training program that you have encountered at work

Identify a training program that you have encountered at work. For example, your company might have provided computer-based training or refresher courses for its employees or hired an expert in the field to lecture or discuss sales techniques to its employees. Identify the various training methods commonly used in organizations.

Case Study - Texas Roadhouse

Please see attachment to answer these questions: 1. Voluntary turnover is a significant challenge in the restaurant business. Why do you think restaurant employees might quit jobs more than employees in many other industries? Why would employee retention be an important advantage in the restaurant business? 2. According to

Take the Pepsi Challenge: Talent Development at PepsiCo.

See the attached file for the table. Please prepare a response to the following: Discuss how PepsiCo uses its talent to sustain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Discuss three key elements of PepsiCo's career growth model. Discuss three key elements of PepsiCo's talent management model. Discuss the challenges

Business Life Cycles

Apply the concept of life cycle to an organization with which you are familiar, such as a university or a local business. What stage is the organization in now? How did the organization handle or pass through its life cycle crises?