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Data Presentation and Reporting

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

Operations Management: Determine Errors for Forecast Methods

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

Type of data analysis with appendices or data tables for validation

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?

Paper with a problem statement and research objectives

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

Descriptive, Historical, Correlational, & Experimental Research

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

Discuss Comprehensive insurance coverage using control and experimental groups

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

San Jose Mercury News: Hypothesis, investigation, control groups, variables

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

General Business Questions

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

People Management Fiasco in Honda Motorcycles

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

Strategic Management - Hewlett-Packard Co.

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

Choosing the economical alternative

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 Data and Emotional Drivers

"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

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.