What power bases did Bernie Ebbers and Scott Sullivan rely on to get away with accounting fraud? The power bases are legitimate power, reward power, coercive power, expert power, referent power. Case Study Bernie Ebbers built WorldCom Inc into one of the largest telecommunication firms. Yet he and CFO Scott Sullivan have
Investigate the economics of recycling in your community. What steps can local businesses take to help improve the economic incentives for recycling? In some regions, businesses have formed alliances to guarantee a market for recycled materials. Is this occurring in your community or nearby community
1. Current Business Research Project Use the Internet or other resources to find an example of a current business research project. Current means that the work is done within the past year. Prepare a synopsis of the project including the following: a. Define the business research and its purpose. b. Explain the business
AT&T has been chosen as one of the great public Fortune 500 companies nowadays. Outlining the 4 key organizational components 1- Departmentalization: Does the organization make much use of the network structure? Answer yes or no! Expand on the answer; what is your rationale? If so, what aspects of the organization's act
A developer received financial backing for a new business financial center along a derelict section of the waterfront, a few miles from the current downtown area of a large European city. The idea was to build several high-rise structures, attract large tenants to those sites, and have the city extend transportation systems out
1. What is capital structure? Why does it matter in terms of a company's financial performance? How does a company's capital structure affect overall risk? 2. What are major areas of risk in financial management? What are major areas of financial risk in your company? Which risk management techniques are important to your c
A small building contractor has recently experienced two successive years in which work opportunities exceed the firm capacity. The contractor must now make a decision on capacity for next year. Estimated profits under each of the two possible states of nature are as shown in the table below. Which alternative should be s
You are the operations managers of a company planning to open a chain of large computer stores in major cities. You plan to offer small businesses a range of hardware, including servers, PCs, and cell phones, and software applications that work on both the Windows and Linux platforms. Your business model is to offer small bus
1. The Evergreen Fertilizer Company produces fertilizer. The company's fixed monthly cost is $25,000, and its variable cost per pound of fertilizer is $0.15. Evergreen sells the fertilizer for $0.40 per pound. a-Determine the monthly break-even volume for the company. b-If the maximum operating capacity of the Evergreen
What is the meaning of performance management? What might be the advantages of applying performance management within the public sector? Thank you for getting me started on this...
Please help me add an example of an agency problem from a real-life lawsuit or situation. What is 'agency theory'? Agency Theory is the theory that describes the relationship between two parties in either the corporate or political world. In business, we say that employees of the company act as "agents" of owners, or sha
1.) Aztec industries has developed a forecasting model that was used to forecast during a 10-month period . The forecasts and actual demand were as follows: Month Actual demand Forecast demand 1 160
I need help with how a policy will be evaluated and what the guidelines of the policy should be (for restaurant management). Thanks!
Describe a business (or other) opportunity before and after studying the relevant readings, and discuss the difference between the two descriptions. Shay J. P. (2003). Recognizing Opportunities, viewed at http://www.rockymountainbusiness.com/EntResources/ November 20, 2009. Shay J. P. (2003). Marketing your new or exis
Please help with the following problem about business management. Explain the processes that businesses should follow in order to create useful knowledge out of data and information. Please provide examples of activities and strategies to effectively promote knowledge sharing within organizations.
Decision tree analysis for IT project where the data center is updated with new equipment such as 20-30 web and storage servers (IBM), 8-10 switches, 4 enterprise grade routers, and couple firewalls (Cisco), and few rows of server racks. There are three decision choices. One is to go ahead with renewal and purchase of all the eq
Please help with the following business management problem. Provide at least 200 words. How does Organization Building contribute to transformational change? What are some strategies that you have used or been a part of in your professional life? Please give examples of the benefits and challenges?
Can you help me get started with this assignment? In two paragraphs, discuss how politics would change due to the influence of the internet. Develop a strategy on how you would influence a local, upcoming election by using the Internet. What are the benefits and costs of such a change in how political campaigns are run?
Do you think personality tests should be used to assess candidates? Why or why not? I think it can be transparant at times but it definetly has its merit.
Discuss your views of the process known as management by wandering around (MBWA). What do you feel are its greatest strengths and what weaknesses may exist in the process.
Research and discuss the ways a company can use advanced Excel tools such as MIN and MAX statement, conditional formatting, and additional tools that you have discovered to manage their business finances. Once you have created a formula, the formula can be copied to subsequent cells. When the formula is copied it may change depe
You have a family owned bakery and you have to come up with an environmental protection policy for this business. Research and reflect on the roles of government, business, and the consumer in environmental protection. Include information and references from the internet, books, etc. that can be used in the Environmental Pol
Identify the decision-maker(s) who will read your researched proposal and then write a memo depending upon whether the decision-maker is within or outside your organization requesting that you be given permission to move forward with your research, and why they should grant you this permission. The proposal is for Obesity an
1. See Clear Optics is considering producing a new line of eyewear. After considering the costs of raw materials and the cost of some new equipment, the company estimates fixed costs to be40,000 with a variable cost of $45 per unit produced. a. If the selling price of each new product is set at $100, how many units need to b
See attached file for part of the GM electric car ad. The entire GM file is too large to attach. PLEASE REVIEW ONLINE FOR 'GM THOMAS EDISON WAS RIGHT'. You are to analyze two ads: one is a nonprofit ad you will have to research for, and the other is a corporate/association ad you will choose from what we provide here.
Assistance is needed in the discussion of Big Blue Wields the Knife Again.
Select a business case that involves your selected agency. Assess the business communications risk management practices of the case. The selected organization is The SEC. Provide references. This is not a paper; it's just asnwering a question on the selected business case and organization.
1. What are the different sources and types of authority? 2. What are the differences between line and staff jobs? How can these two types of jobs be linked and coordinated? 3. What is meant by the term "hospitalists"? 4. What is meant by the term "business process reengineering"?
Why do you think the importance of training is lost when a new technology is implemented?
Details: As the HR manager responsible for Safety and Security issues, you have been asked to develop a policy that will make sure the work environment is safe from a security standpoint, as well as from an injury perspective. You must also incorporate ways to keep your facility secure. You are responsible for a 400-person call-