In 2001, Laura Hamilton Thomson finished her honors thesis, "Can the creation of Community Networks enhance social capital in rural Scotland?" (Sounds formidable, but the sections are short and they read easily.) It's a very interesting investigation of the role of an on-line network in community development. read with so
Two forecasting methods have been used to forecast the demand for a product. The following table shows the actual demand and the two forecasts for the product based on the two methods: Forecasted Demand Based on: Period Actual Demand Forecast Method 1 Forecast Method 2 1 68 66 66 2 75 68 68 3 70 72 70 4 74 71 72 5
1) Is a study conducted at only one institution capable of forming the basis for an entire doctoral study with implications across a broader spectrum of institutions? 2) Should not all doctoral studies provide some type of data analysis with appendices or data tables for validation purposes?
If your market penetration is 90% what does that mean? Too familiar with Smith Travel Reports (STR)? How do they evaluate market penetration?
See sample file attached. Prepare a paper that is suitable for publication relating to your problem statement and research objectives. (create one). The paper should move logically from your introduction of the business problem, to the question, culminating in your proposed solution or hypothesis. Your presentation should pro
1. Education is often used as an indicator of a person's socioeconomic status. Historically, the number of years of schooling completed has been recorded in the Census of Population as a measure of education. Critics say that this measure is no longer accurate as a measure of education. Comment and support your reasoning. 2
What is strategic management? What are the roles of mission and vision statements in strategic management? Can an organization have a successful strategic plan without effective mission and vision statements? Why or why not?
Discovered that a medical assistant discussed the medical condition of a high-profile individual in public. This became publicized information. What were the influential factors in this situation for the medical assistant?
I have a recently established consulting firm that primarily works within the field of supply chain management. I am finding the task of incorporating sustainable development concepts into the business to be very challenging. Please help me to better understand how I can go about building human capacity within the consulting
Problem: Discuss whether the vagueness of the following passage is appropriate to the context that is stated or implied. Pay particular attention to the underlined expressions. 'Comprehensive Coverage. The insurer will pay for direct and accidental damage to the insured's automobile and its equipment not caused by collision
Identify any instances of pseudoreasoning in the following passage either by naming them or, where they seem not to conform to any of the patterns described in the text, by giving a brief explanation of why the pseudoreasons are irrelevant to the point at issue. The San Jose Mercury News made some explosive and unsubstantiat
Which of these differences has the largest effect on employee behavior? Why? 1. Individualism-Collectivism 2. Uncertainty Avoidance 3. Masculinity-Femininity 4. Power Distance 5. Time Orientation.
1. What is the number one reason for global sourcing 2. What is the biggest risk in buying foreign made goods and services and what problems might incur 3. When are letters of credit typically required and how are they classified 4. What is total cost of ownership 5. What are three components of the total cost of owners
See attached case file. 1) People Management Fiasco in Honda Motorcycles and Scooters India Ltd. case study. Address the following: a) Discuss the key factors that led to the breakdown of the industrial relations at Honda. b) How did the managers contribute to the situation? c) What cross-cultural issues were
External Environment Analysis for Hewlett-Packard Company -- computer and peripheral manufacturing in the United States. Discuss the external business environment. â?¢ Analyze the external business market and its influence on the firmâ??s strategic business continuity plan. â?¢ Include analysis of general, industry, a
What is a business-level strategy? What is the purpose of a business-level strategy? What are the types of business-level strategies?
Computers Inc is looking into three possible Customer Call Center services setups in different countries. The projected cost structure is as below: Project Name Customer Call Center service in China Customer Call Center service in India Customer Call Center service in US Cost of Machinery $4,650,000
"Secondary research can tell you how much women spent last year on running shoes, however not how much they would be willing to pay for the specific shoe." Question: In such a case, to make that secondary data more meaningful, would it be appropriate to compliment it with some primary data (research) to elicit the emotiona
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
Creative thinking: We ought not to leave the showroom model's accessories off the price tag, since that will really mislead customers.
For the following passage, try to come up with an additional premise that will turn the passage into a deductively valid or an inductively strong argument. Usually this requires adding a general moral principle and, sometimes, an extra non-moral claim as well. The idea is to guarantee that the "ought" claim follows from the "is"
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?
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
Provide an analysis of the impact that powerful handheld computers will have on management consulting. How do you see the powerful little computers impacting how managers and consultants do business? What additional uses do you think will come available?"
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
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.
This comprehensive review of Keiser University's MBA program includes sample questions, work load, sample discussion questions, and sample responses.
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
Contrast and compare a Likert and Thurstone type question and provide an example for each.
Discuss the benefits of making sustainability work within an organization. How can innovation, reporting, and auditing help to improve sustainability? What will that mean for a company's bottom line?
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.