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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

Researcher Bias and Concurrent Research Designs

Can the researcher's world view be integrated into the study in such a way as to not create researcher bias? What are the benefits and drawbacks of using sequential designs versus concurrent research designs?

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 (http://www.fastcompany.com/social/2008/index.html). First, look at the methodology section (http://www.fastcompany.com/social/2008/articles/methodology.html) 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.

Provide a critique of the questionnaire below. Address how the information might

Provide a critique of the questionnaire below. Address how the information might be used, is it useful, or could the information be obtained through another source? Questionnaire This questionnaire should be answered by a person involved in the decision process of choosing a nursing home for the person being admitted. It sh

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.

Non Profit organziation to help homeless women

Let's 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 and shelter. If you found a billionaire donor and money was n

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

Value alignment for Unilever

Unilever is the product. Explain how your individual values drive your actions and behaviors, and analyze the alignment between your values and actions and behaviors. http://www.unilever.com/ http://www.unileverusa.com/ http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Unilever

Construct a CPM chart

See instructions in attached file. Construct a CPM chart. Construct a CPM chart using the following data and note which path is the critical path. Activity Title Immediate Predecessors Time (weeks) 1-2 A n/a 1 2-3 B A 5 2-4 C A 2 3-5 D B 2 3-7 E B 2 4-5 F C 2 4-8 G C 3 5-6 H D, F 2 6-7 I H 3

Decision analysis

A financial advisor has recommended two possible mutual funds for investment: Fund A and Fund B. The return that will be achieved by each of these depends on whether the economy is good, fair, or poor. A payoff table has been constructed to illustrate this situation. (a) Draw a decision tree to represent this situation.

Management Decisions

What are some business decisions that managers could make? What tools will they use to make recommendations regarding these business decisions? Why? How will they measure the success of their recommendations?

Describe two methods to create a table, design changes

Microsoft Word 2007 allows you to create a table using several different methods, Please describe two methods and how easy you found them to use. Microsoft Word 2007 also allows you to easily change the design of a table. What are some examples of when you would want to change the look and feel of a table.

McDonald's new process compared to Burger King and Wendy's

Comparing McDonald's new process to the process used by Burger King and Wendy's, which process would appear to produce the freshest hamburgers? Which would be the worst in terms of freshness? Why? McDonald's currently uses a hybrid process that combines made-to-stock and made-to-order hamburgers. Hamburger patties are co

Qualitative and quantitative research methods

Provide a detailed discussion of the differences between qualitative and quantitative research methods. Your response should include examples and a discussion of when and how to use each method.

Write TWO Negative Message letters

Write TWO Negative Message letters (one Bad News on any topic and One Arguable Claim (complaint Letter). It is important that you choose a topic that will allow you to develop the letter sufficiently to make the length guidelines, and will also demonstrate your skills as a writer. Write in the concise style characteristic of

Corporate Policy Regarding Gender Bias

Imagine that the CEO has asked HR to review the company's policies. You have been personally asked to identify an issue you feel needs addressing, to evaluate different parameters for ethically deciding on how to address the issue, and then to evaluate various polices in order to propose a policy that the company can implement t

Control Limits in a Business

Explain the control limits of the gym data, including the calculations and data used to determine them. Discuss the effect of any seasonal factors using the process performance data collected each week.Discuss the confidence intervals and their usefulness based on the number of data points. Day Time working out at gym (at