Threaded Discussion: In this module (and throughout the course) we will be discussing the strategic management cycle. And although organizations tend to consider organizational strategy yearly, organizational strategic plans tend to be multi-year endeavors often looking 5 or more years into the future. Given the typical 5 yea
a) Evaluate the operating industry of General Mills using a minimum of two forces included within Porter's Five Forces model. b) Using PEST, assess General Mills' remote environment using a minimum of two PEST forces. c) Conclude your assessment about the overall environment. Is it more or less favorable for General Mill
Duncan, Emma. All creatures great and small. The Economist Sep 14, 2013; Vol. 408 (8853): 3. And Brazil's conversion: Trees of knowledge. The Economist Sep 14, 2013; Vol. 408 (8853): 13. Answer following questions: •Why did the Paragominas support their mayor? Address the following in your answer: •What level of biodive
DB Post an executive summary of your Comprehensive Project in the body of a post in this discussion (please do not use attachments). An Executive Summary is a one-page document that outlines the purpose, process, findings, discussion, and findings of a report submitted to management. CEOs often read and assess an Executive Summ
MRP and JIT each have benefits. Can they work together successfully, and how would one go about combining them at one of the Feets vendors? Pick a vendor type, such as shoes or apparel and relate you answer to that vendor type. How does shipping from China (e.g., shoes) affect your analysis? Can the result be a pull or a
Research an organization of your choice, and describe its supply chain. Your description should include a discussion of: • Suppliers. • Facilities (plants, distribution centers, etc.). • Customers. • Supply chain partners (third party providers, etc.). Draw a schematic of the organization's supply chain with thre
What assessment methods have you been exposed to and how would you gauge their usefulness in selecting staff?
Developing a 350- to 700-word four-part financial overview of a property maintenance/home repair organization. This overview will include the revenue model, financial highlights, funding requirements/use of funds, and the exit strategy. To support this work a financial statement needs to be developed and included in the append
Please choose a venue in the hospitality industry that is of most interest, covering the below topics. 1) how technology is utilized in the venue, 2) career opportunities within the venue, 3) marketing strategies within the venue, 4) how positive and poor customer service can affect consumer behavior within the venue, 5)
Cooperation and trade are common in the natural world. Based on the cost of production and the constraints presented by the environment, an organism may be more successful by trading for a product than producing it. In this situation the organism may specialize in one product and trade for another. In this assignment we will exa
Please provide assistance with preparing written material on PepsiCo; briefly describing its compensation strategy, best practices they are applying, and compensation-related challenges they are facing; analyzing how your company applies compensation practice to determine the positive or negative impact to the company and its st
Explain the theory behind the free cash flow valuation approach. Why are the free cash flows value relevant to common equity shareholders when they are not cash flows to those shareholders, but rather are cash flows into the firm?
As we begin to consider some parallels between the business world and the natural world, we can identify some very similar patterns in extinction, adaptation, and supply and demand in both. For example, an organism faces many challenges as it attempts to survive in the natural world, just as a business will struggle to succeed i
The characteristics of self-managed work teams include the ability of employees to share their expertise with others in the organization, share responsibilities for task among all members of the group, rely equally on fellow team members, and feel empowered to proceed with the project. Most importantly, self- managed work teams
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Locate and review various organizational structures. Evaluate the differences in each structure and determine what would be the one, best suited for an organization Please help developing a 350- to 700-word Management Team section addressing three sub-sections: 1. Management Team Members: This section details the c
New customer strategy Can someone help me with the sections below? It's for Coca Cola. I can't seem to think of anything for these sections that are left. Interaction Scripts and Software Vendors: (This section simply sets up the rest of your paper. In a short paragraph, briefly explain the purpose of the section and what
You learned about the negative impact of economic growth and human utilization of resources that can lead to global climate change and extinction. In this Case Assignment, you reviewed many pieces of evidence and developed your own conclusions about the relationship between human activities and global climate change. Now review
For this discussion read: "Hang On: Biodiversity" in The Economist, Sep 14, 2013; Vol. 408 (8853): 13 (main issue) and in your initial post comment on the following: 1. What does the first line state? What evidence is given in the article to support this statement? 2. What two factors are listed as the biggest threats to biodi
Use the Internet to access its 2008 annual budget and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) 2008 annual budget and Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) Effects of public policy and the political process affecting the City Bradenton, Fl. budget for 2008 http://www.cityofbradenton.com
1) Create a master plan with all the steps necessary for holding a meeting or seminar on careers in hospitality management. 2) Create a plan for a local event in your area. List all the headings and formulate a budget.
Help me with ideas. I am thinking of writing a business plan for opening a kosher restaurant, possibly gluten free. I am seeking help with Solutions Descriptions (Products/Services). - Key Solution Descriptions to define your products/services - Is there any other existing products and services for the business problems fa
Explain the differences between the general fund and special revenue funds. How do accounting and reporting requirements for these two types of funds differ? Please include personal experience with these funds.
Now that you have a solid understanding of the study of ecology and how scientists measure biodiversity, let's continue to develop the relationship between economics and the natural world. We start with the question: •Why do we care about biodiversity and the natural world? I. Read the following article: Public attitudes: W
The term ecosystem is used to describe all of the living and nonliving components of a region where populations of different plants and animals interact to utilize the resources that allow them to live, grow, and reproduce. The California Biodiversity Council states: "Everything that lives in an ecosystem is part of the web of l
I. First read the following definitions of biodiversity: In Jones and Stokes Associates' "Sliding Toward Extinction: The State of California's Natural Heritage," 1987: Natural diversity, as used in this report, is synonymous with biological diversity...To the scientist, natural diversity has a variety of meanings. These inclu
1) Choose one commercial and one noncommercial recreation activity or attraction, and discuss their similarities and differences. Be sure to include differences in management styles and customer service. 2) Discuss the aspects of the casino industry that set it apart from other hospitality entities. What are the reasons behi
As the general manager of a multi-story office complex, you have the task of bringing a report to the board of directors delineating the pros and cons of selecting either an in-house managed food service operation or contracting with an outsourcing company to manage the service (e.g., ARAMARK, SODEXO, COMPASS). Explain your
Can someone please provide some assistance with a question. Its for an MBA course titled Quantitative Analysis. It needs to be between 1500 and 2000 words. Please see the attached information for the question and how to better assist me. Thank you so much in advance for your help. I really appreciate it. I wish I could put more
Control charts are graphs that show upper and lower limits for a process an organization wants to control, depicting a graphic presentation of data over time. A control chart can indicate a process is out of control by showing the target line, and plotting actual performance against the line (Render, Stair & Hanna, 2011). When t