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Business Management Sample Questions

1) Select a third party website. What airline system is this website using? How do you know this information? Why do you think it is important to use an airline system on a third party Internet site? Explain you answer. 2) What areas of the lodging industry has technology had the greatest influence? Are there certain property

Three Hospitality Management Questions

1.) Describe the components of effective communication 2.) How do effective communication skills enhance manager-employee relations? Provide examples to support your answer. 3.) Explain the relationship between ethical decision-making, financial responsibility, and maintaining a safe facility for employees and gue

Operations Management - Home Style Cookies

The Company The Baking Company is located in a small town in New York State. The bakery is run by two brothers. The company employs fewer than 200 people, mainly blue-collar workers, and the atmosphere is informal. The Product The company's only product is soft cookies, of which it makes over 50 varieties. Larger compan

Prepare an Analyses: Reorganization of Jobs and Responsibilities

Your employer has been going through many challenges this past eighteen months due to the recent financial crises. There has been major challenges throughout the company including, high turnover, software applications being used are outdated, stress is increasing for those employees who have been staying around, and morale is at

Discussing Three Key Activities in Strategic Management

1. Briefly discuss the three key activities in strategic management. Why is it important for managers to recognize the interdependent nature of these activities? 2. Explain the concept of "stakeholder management". Why shouldn't managers be solely interested in stockholder management, that is, maximizing the returns for owne

Hospitality Facilities Management

Hospitality Facilities Management Read three of the following three case studies below: ? Dry Trini with a Twist ? The Ink is Gray ? Frank in the Tank Answer each of the 3 questions following each case study in 150 words or more for a total of 450 words for each case study. ----------------------

Data Presentation and Reporting

In 2001, Laura Hamilton Thomson finished her honors thesis, "Can the creation of Community Networks enhance social capital in rural Scotland?" (Sounds formidable, but the sections are short and they read easily.) It's a very interesting investigation of the role of an on-line network in community development. read with so

Paper with a problem statement and research objectives

See sample file attached. Prepare a paper that is suitable for publication relating to your problem statement and research objectives. (create one). The paper should move logically from your introduction of the business problem, to the question, culminating in your proposed solution or hypothesis. Your presentation should pro

Descriptive, Historical, Correlational, & Experimental Research

1. Education is often used as an indicator of a person's socioeconomic status. Historically, the number of years of schooling completed has been recorded in the Census of Population as a measure of education. Critics say that this measure is no longer accurate as a measure of education. Comment and support your reasoning. 2

Discuss Comprehensive insurance coverage using control and experimental groups

Problem: Discuss whether the vagueness of the following passage is appropriate to the context that is stated or implied. Pay particular attention to the underlined expressions. 'Comprehensive Coverage. The insurer will pay for direct and accidental damage to the insured's automobile and its equipment not caused by collision

San Jose Mercury News: Hypothesis, investigation, control groups, variables

Identify any instances of pseudoreasoning in the following passage either by naming them or, where they seem not to conform to any of the patterns described in the text, by giving a brief explanation of why the pseudoreasons are irrelevant to the point at issue. The San Jose Mercury News made some explosive and unsubstantiat

General Business Questions

1. What is the number one reason for global sourcing 2. What is the biggest risk in buying foreign made goods and services and what problems might incur 3. When are letters of credit typically required and how are they classified 4. What is total cost of ownership 5. What are three components of the total cost of owners

People Management Fiasco in Honda Motorcycles

See attached case file. 1) People Management Fiasco in Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India Ltd. case study. Address the following: a) Discuss the key factors that led to the breakdown of the industrial relations at Honda. b) How did the managers contribute to the situation? c) What cross-cultural issues were

Strategic Management - Hewlett-Packard Co.

External Environment Analysis for Hewlett-Packard Company -- computer and peripheral manufacturing in the United States. Discuss the external business environment. â?¢ Analyze the external business market and its influence on the firmâ??s strategic business continuity plan. â?¢ Include analysis of general, industry, a

Choosing the economical alternative

Computers Inc is looking into three possible Customer Call Center services setups in different countries. The projected cost structure is as below: Project Name Customer Call Center service in China Customer Call Center service in India Customer Call Center service in US Cost of Machinery $4,650,000

Secondary Data and Emotional Drivers

"Secondary research can tell you how much women spent last year on running shoes, however not how much they would be willing to pay for the specific shoe." Question: In such a case, to make that secondary data more meaningful, would it be appropriate to compliment it with some primary data (research) to elicit the emotiona

Process Capability and SPC

A company currently using an inspection process in its material receiving department is trying to install an overall cost reduction program. One possible reduction is the elimination of one inspection position. This position tests the material that has a defective content on the average of 0.04. By inspecting all items, the insp

Hospitality Case Study Analysis: Heidi High, Heidi Low

See attached file. *Analyze the situation in the case study: Heidi High, Heidi Low *Summarize how management handled the situation and describe better methods of managing the ethical conduct of those employees presented *Relate how a professional demeanor and actions would have affected ethical decision-making and cust

Evaluation criteria for Fast Company's sponsor of the social capitalist awards

Each year, the magazine Fast Company sponsors the social Capitalist Awards ( First, look at the methodology section ( describes the criteria that Fast Company uses to select award winners. Using these crite

South African Gold Mine: Managing Culturally Diverse Work Force

See attached file. Read the attached case study and write a summary/abstract on the following questions. 1: What are the three main points of the article. 2: What lesson is learned about culture. 3: What lesson is learned about business. Use at least two credible references.

Lets say you were establishing a non profit organization

Lets say you were establishing a non profit organization that was geared toward homeless women. Your mission was to help them obtain self sufficiency and self worth, by teaching them job training skills so they can find a job. The organization also provides food, shelter, counseling assistance, money management training, etc.

Advantage of using Triangulation in a Mixed Method

Creswell (2009) stated that mixed-methods research is an approach to inquiry that involves philosophical assumptions, and the use of qualitative and quantitative approaches in a study. With that being said: Is it possible to have a well rounded qualitative-inclusive study? Is it possible to have an informative quantitative-i

Aesthetic, historic preservation, growth, transportation, housing

Aesthetic 1. What are the arguments for and against the regulation of aesthetic matters in public policy? 2. In what circumstances (if any) do you think billboards should be banned? 3. Is 'preservation of community character' a legitimate matter for land use regulation? 4. Do you think that good design will show up in