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Managing Food Service in-House or Contracting

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

Queuing theory model review

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: Example Problem

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

2015 Restaurant Trends

Please help with at least 500 words on the current and upcoming trends in the restaurant industry in 2015. This should include news information about food, marketing, nutrition, equipment, technology, new services, and new methods for training employees. Discuss how you feel these new trends will improve the state of the restaur

Enterprise Systems and Business Values

What are Enterprise Systems and associated Business Values? What is the Supply Chain? How do information systems relate supply chain management? What can supply chain management do? How does Internet impact global supply chains? What are the issues associated with global supply chains? What are the types of supply chains? What a

Public Budgeting for Legislative Hearings

How can budget officers prepare their agencies for legislative hearings? What are some combinations of budget solutions, such as drawing down reserve funds, maximizing the use of federal dollars, or raising taxes? Provide examples.

Business Forecasting Models

Can someone please provide some assistance with this question. Its for an MBA course. Please see the attached for more information to better assist me and for the question.

Need for new technology at Feets

Feets has not implemented any new computer system technologies such as: electronic data interchange (EDI); efficient customer response (ECR); collaborative, planning, forecasting, and replenishment (CPFR); radio frequency identification (RFID); ecommerce; etc. 1. Would you recommend the implementation of a new technology? Why o

Newsvendor Inventory System

This posting contains an example problem on application of the newsvendor inventory problem. Problem # 1. ABC Appliances is an electronics superstore in California. It sells consumer electronics items as well as appliances. ABC is considering carrying a newly introduced plasma HDTV for Charismas holiday sales. Each HDTV can

CVP Analysis

It is still January 2, 2012. You have just completed your revised SLP3 strategy using CVP analysis, and you are eager to implement your decisions for 2012 through 2014. //I have attached the first 3 parts as reference// Using the CVP analysis from SLP3, run the simulation for a final time. Again, be sure to take notes about yo

Strategic Management Metaphor

Please help developing a response for the following: 1. Think of a balloon. When you push your finger into one side, the air shifts elsewhere, affecting another surface of the balloon. The volume of air is not altered. Does this metaphor apply to strategic planning? Why or why not? 2. Why would a company stay in a declinin

Clipboard Tablets Company - X5, X6, and X7

TUI University Armand J. Tetreault Module 1 SLP MGT 599: Strategic Review Dr. Rhonda Polak April 24, 2015 Strategic Review We will analyze the default decisions made by Joe, in which he did not make any changes on R&D, pricing, etc. throughout the period. Let us review this from the start of the simu

Decision making, good and bad

Can someone please provide some assistance with a question. It is for Quantitative Analysis MBA course. It needs to be between 450 and 550 words or more. I've had this posted for a few days but no one is picking it up, really need some help, please. Give an example of a good decision that YOU made that resulted in a bad outcome

Jetblue Analysis

JETBLUE 1.Use: to listen to and produce a one page report on that conference call. Provide-Management's Highlights, Management's Concerns, Managements Guidelines for earnings, Major issues from Audience. Earnings releases occur - Within 45 days of end of

Public Budgeting in Politics at the Federal Level

How have the struggles and changes in politics affected the budgeting structure at the federal level? What do the changes at the national level mean for the state and local levels? Provide examples with special emphasis on the impact at state level.

Nadler Tushman Outputs for Whole Foods

Nadler-Tushman Outputs In Module 4, we discussed the Nadler-Tushman Congruence Model as it relates to Outputs. Restated, the Congruence Model recognizes "Outputs" as existing at the Individual, Group, and Organizational levels. Please discuss the Outputs - at all three levels -of your chosen "Best 100" Company. Be th

Capital Investments in Healthcare

See the attachment. Why capital project analysis is an integral part healthcare financial management? Describe the kinds decisions made in capital investment decision analysis? Explain the four stages of the capital decision making process? Also, describe the information needed to evaluate a capital investment projec

Elaborating a Business Plan

Industry Analysis and Financial Framework for Eat Right Healthy Shop Market Analysis for Eat Right Healthy Shop The market analysis decides how appealing a market is and to comprehend its progressive favorable circumstances (opportunities) and unfavorable prospects (threats) in relation to the firm's strengths and weaknesse

Strategic Planning Versus Humanistic Management

Please help with developing the response to the following: 1. Compare and contrast quality programs, such as humanistic management and strategic planning theories. What are the differences and similarities? 2. Was the Balanced Scorecard theory innovative? Why or why not?

Using CVP Analysis to Inform the Pricing/CVP Calculator

Simulation Requesting help with understanding the use of CVP analysis to inform the pricing of 3 products in order for me to be able to write a discussion paper. SCENARIO CONTINUATION: You've now completed part 2 , and it the date is (once again) January 1, 2016. You turn on the TV, and once again, the local televisio

Creating Income Statement Projections

All historical information remains the same (through Year X-1). Use this new set of assumptions: Revenue growth: 30% Year X 30% Year X + 1 1% improvement in Gross Margin for Year X E (from year X-1). No further change in the Gross Margin for Year X+1. 1% improvement in Selling in Year X E. Same level in Year

Communication Networks, Internet in Business

What are communication networks and associated key elements? What are the various elements of Wireless Revolution? How do they impact our business and daily experiences?Is it ethical or good business to monitor employees on networks?Why do Google, Apple, Microsoft all want to include your Internet experience in their business? W

Hospitality Industry

1) Describe how career opportunities have changed over the years due to growth in the hospitality industry. 2) Describe how the hotel market has been affected by changes in consumer expectations.

Accomplishment of objectives by successful managers

Course Objectives- Recognize situations that present potential legal and ethical issues and develop solutions for those issues. Discuss the opportunities provided by technology for businesses. Apply critical thinking skills to analyze business situations. Construct a strategic marketing plan. Interpret the challenges a comp

The Feasibility Mass Customization

One of the vendors for Feets has come forward with a proposal to produce custom shoes for customers. What potential questions would you have for this vendor? Would you require the vendor to perform mass customization of the shoes? Why or Why not? How would you evaluate whether or not Mass customization would be fe

Customer Service Survey

Marketing Budget Plan for Eat Right Healthy Shop See the attachment. Marketing Plan Elements For Eat Right Healthy Shop Direct and Alternative Competition In the market of the U.S., the Eat Right Healthy Shop faces a direct competition from many other similar retail shops that provide the products and services almost si

Helplessness and Optimism, Values and Beliefs

Please help develop a response to the following along with references: 1. Values and beliefs are not the same. What is the difference? Why is this distinction important? 2. What is learned helplessness? What is optimism? How do these constructs interact? Locate an optimism instrument, such as Scheier and Carver's Life Orie

Preparing a Risk Control Matrix

The U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act requires evaluation of how public companies implement financial reporting controls. Many companies prepare a risk control matrix to assess risk. Preparing a risk control matrix can help identify pertinent data and often identifies the risks, controls, and monitoring methods to help ensure accurate fin