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The Fraud of the Century: The Case of Bernard Madoff - Ponzo Scheme -

1. What are the ethical issues involved in the Madoff case? 2. Did Bernard Madoff worked alone, or did he had help in creating and sustaining his Ponzi scheme? Would this represent a conflict of interest? 3. What should be done to help ensure that Ponzi schemes like this one do not happen in the future? 438 Words and 3

Classification of industries

Listed below are three industries. Classify each as (a) emerging, (b) rapid growth, (c)mature/slow-growth, (d) stagnant/declining, (e) high-velocity/turbulent, and (f) fragmented Camera film and film development industry: Wine, Beer, and retailing Watch industry Which classification fits the industries above? If you ca

Sample Executive Summary

Give an example of an executive summary for the sample business report that is written for a general audience of business professionals and executives. Included key information organized in the summary with bullets.

Punishment is not for the condemnation of the guilty

1.It has been said that "punishment is not for the condemnation of the guilty, but for the salvation of the innocent." What does this mean to you and how could you apply it to your subordinates? about 200 words, no references

Process for selection of vendors: RFP, criteria, milestones, time frames

Scenario You are meeting with Pat (who is also the sponsor of the project), the vice president of human resources, and several other key project decision makers to review the approach you are going to take on the project. You are discussing the process you intend to follow for selecting your sellers (vendors), your timing of

Operations Management: Responding to difficult customer, threats

You are the operations manager for green thumb landscape management, a provider of residential and commercial landscape maintenance. You have a substantial number of customers in your metropolitan area. Due to the increase of business in the summer, you must hire additional employees. This year you hired eight new employees.

How to Respond to Bad Press

Think of a situation in which an Health Service Organization/Health Service receives bad press. How might the Health Service Organization/Health Service respond along the reactive-proactive continuum? How do you think it should respond to stakeholders? about 250 words, no references

The refugee definition in the 1950 statue of the UNHCR

The ground of membership of a particular social group was not included in the refugee definition in the 1950 statue of the UNHCR. It was added later on in the refugee definition of the 1951 convention relation to the status of refugees and subsequent definitions. Why was it added?? Its effect was not felt immediately, but in

Role of persecution in the international regime of refugee protection

The notion of persecution plays an essential role in the structure and functioning of the international regime of refugee protection. What is persecution? What role does it play in the regime now? How has this role developed over time? What are the principal problems that it presents to the refugee and his/her advocates in

Earned Value Management and Firm Fixed Price

1. What is the Contracting Officer's (CO) role in Earned Value Management (EVM)? 2. For the following, choose whether you would use a Firm Fixed Price (FFP ) or a Cost Plus contract (and defend your choice): o The removal of a malignant tumor from your brain. o A physical exam required by your new employer as a con

Financial Ratios for PANASONIC group

See attached file. If you go back to Chapter 11, pg. 165, "Suggestions for Case Analysis" you will also notice the emphasis on financials (pages 168-169) guess what? I want you to do some financial analysis as a part of your case analysis. What I would like you to do is pick out 3-4 ratios you think are most importan

Corporate Governance

Can you help me get started on this assignment? Describe an experience you have had or have knowledge of pertaining to the functioning of a Board in its role of governance. Describe the interplay between the Board, the CEO and other stakeholders. Compare it with ideal functionality and interplay and list 3 things yo

Placement of departments to minimize transportation cost

Determine the placement of departments for a newly designed facility that will minimize total transportation costs using the data in the attached tables. Assume that the reverse distances are the same. The locations are shown in the attached grid. Use a total cost of $1.00. Suppose the company has revised its plans for th

Transportation Management Systems (TMS): Benefits, interest, cost savings

Why are organizations showing more interest in TMS (Transportation Management Systems) today compared to the past? Describe the benefits a TMS can offer in helping to achieve transportation excellence. How does a modern TMS system enhance customer service while at the same time generate cost savings for transportat

Seven Brothers, LLC: Elaborate on the history and formation of the organization

Please use the information provided below to generate a paragraph that elaborates on the history and formation of the organization, which is named Seven Brothers, LLC. 1.0 Executive Summary The purpose of this business plan is to raise $5,000,000 for the development of an alternative energy business that produces electrici

Ticket Price: Is demand elastic in the $3 - $6 price range?

The following table shows part of the demand for tickets to a local sporting event: Price(P)...Quantity(Q) 15...........40 10..........100 6............150 3............250 Is demand elastic in the $3 - $6 price range? Ed = 0.8 in the $6 - $10 price range. In this range of demand, by what percentage would quantity d

Classify Industries as Emerging

Listed below are 10 industries. Classify each one as (a) emerging, (b) rapid-growth, (c) mature/slow-growth, (d) stagnant/declining, or (e) high-velocity/turbulent, and (f) fragmented. Do research on the Internet, if needed, to locate information on industry conditions and reach a conclusion on what classificat

Develop performance standards for the position

Using the following: A job description you locate on the internet Using the job description as a base, develop performance standards for this particular position. Specifically you are to create the following: 1. A list of 5-10 performance standards 2. The type of performance assessment technique(s) you will employ and w

Job evaluation methods to establish worth of certain hospital jobs

See attached file. Use one of the job evaluation methods identified in chapter 11 of the Dessler text to establish the relative worth of the following hospital jobs: FLOOR FINISHER: Operates 19-inch, floor scrubbing machine. Uses various chemicals to remove old finishes from floors and cleans carpets. Uses mops and buckets

Use communiction techniques to distill new technical information

See attached file. Assignment: Distilling Technical Information You are creating a flyer that has the goal of selling the consumer on a new technical product or service. ? Choose from the selection of links below to search for a technical product or service published no longer than 6 months ago. ? Use communication

Provide examples and describe ways for the uses of MS Excel.

Provide examples and describe ways for the uses of MS Excel. 1. Describe ways in which the use of MS Excel as a tool for interpreting data can be used by a manager of an organization. 2. Provide some examples in which research results would be communicated to other members of the company. Explain how the research would be

Paper on the American Society of Quality's Distinguished Service Award

About the Distinguished Service Award Purpose & Background The purpose of the award and the background (year established, for what reason, by whom, etc?) 15% Award Criteria The criteria upon which the award is based (tables may be of assistance here to support your text) 20% Benefits of the Award The desc

Elements of Effective Training

What are the components of an effective training program? Why is it important to conduct a needs assessment before designing a training program? How is HR involved in the development process of the training program?

Arzte fur das leben v. Austria

In platform "Arzte fur das leben" v. Austria, a group of doctors demonstrated against the legalization of abortion and their demonstration was disrupted by counter-demonstrators. The European court of Human rights held that demonstrators had to be able "to hold the demonstration without having to fear that they would be subje