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Assess John's job offer of a Customer Logistics Manager

John has been working for Acme Company for 8 years. As a Team Leader, he has 4 direct reports (1 exempt and 2 non exempt) and is seen as a subject matter expert in customer logistics and order fulfillment. He interacts in meetings with others that are 3-5 levels higher than he is. His manager is 4 levels higher than he is, an

Cell Phones

Please help with the following problem. Select a subject about which you would develop your research paper on, "Cell Phones". Discuss how you would (a) conduct a search to develop a working knowledge of your selected subject; (b) discuss how you would narrow the subject to focus on a specific topic so that your research is

Freight Charges-Discussion Board

Discuss how freight charges change the dynamics of trade over long distances. Research at least two companies that have tried to increase sales by revising freight charges

Arguments for Paying Extra Amount

Cheap And Save Food Stores Limited regularly purchased large quantities of strawberries for its bulk food section from a Canadian food wholesaler. The purchase of strawberries was carried out with a separate purchase order and invoice each time although a full, written contract had been executed between the parties governing the

Quasi-Experimental and Experimental Design

When might a quasi-experimental design be chosen over an experimental design? What considerations must a researcher make when deciding which approach to take? What are the threats to validity and reliability is this design trying to control for?

PowerPoint Presentation--Martha Stewart

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSO) and its founder, Martha Stewart, have been prominently in the news over the felony conviction of its namesake founder. Use the South University Online Library Databases and Internet websites to search for different news reports regarding this issue and identify at least three different perce

Pick 5 members of the group to put out of a fallout shelter

We are trapped in a fallout shelter with a group of people and cannot leave it for 6 months. There are 9 people in the shelter and only enough food to keep 4 members alive for 6 months. Which of the following 9 people do we throw out of the shelter?: A male carpenter 25 years old, a male biologist 50 years old, a female attorney

List and define three types of maintenance.

List and define three types of maintenance. Which is the most frequent form of maintenance? Why? What can the systems analyst do to reduce this form? How does systems maintenance and support differ? How does implementing a maintenance change differ from developing a new system?? How are they similar?

Operations management problem- design of goods and services

You have a project to complete that your experts have indicated will take 6 weeks at a cost of $14,000 per week, regardless of which option you choose. However, some tasks within the options will get completed on time, and some will be late, no matter what you do - and there is an associated probability for each of the tasks wi

Managing e-business Barriers

Discuss the barriers to selling traditionally hands-on products (i.e. cars, clothing) on the Internet and cite at least one example of a company/approach that overcame this barrier. Keep in mind homemade and specialty candies are a complicated business model. Also, cite at least one example of a company/industry that is successf

Service quality - gap model

I need specific examples of the gap model for the hospitality industry. gap 1 not knowing what customers expect gap 2 not having the right service quality designs and standards gap 3 not delivering to service standards gap 4 when promises do not match performance


This is the first assignment.Topic proposal, you will need to "sell" me on the topic. The more information you provide the better. Your research will need at least 10 sources, comprised of articles, books and Internet sources. Your topic proposal should be at minimum 2-3 paragraphs. Please refrain from using, "I", "me", "my" etc

Pro-Audio Sales Agent Program

After nearly 18 months of experimenting with the Pro-Audio Sales Agent Program, Steve March was pondering the difficult assignment of re-evaluating the Pro-Audio Sales Agent Program. The program has been extolled by some as "creative" and "pioneering", and an important effort to stem the tide of discounting that seemed to be ha

Management class

Prepare a 1000 word article in which you define the four functions of management(planning, organizing, leading adn controlling) as you observe them in action around you.


Ma & Pa Kettle's Chili Company have started up a business selling their new chili recipe and they want you to help them with next year's sales forecast. Using the worksheet below, complete Ma & Pa's financial forecast and answer the questions which follow. To begin with, Ma & Pa are sure sales will grow 50% next year. Assum

Functions Quantitative Reasoning

Think of a mathematical function that represents something from your own life. For example, suppose the number of beers you drink depends on the number of football games you watch. If you drink five beers during every football game, the function would be: Number of Beers (B) = 5 times Number of Football Games (F), or B = 5F

Concepts in Strategic Management

Answer the following: Conduct an External Environmental Scan for your organization and place each trend on a 3x5 index card. Identify the key trends in the social and task environments. Cluster the scan cards into the following areas: social, technological, economic, ecological, political and industry trends. Select key trend

Strategic Management and Communication Methods

? Why is communication important to proper strategic management. ? Who communicates the company strategy? ? Mention a couple of methods that a company uses effectively to communicate updates to strategies.

Job Interviews - types

I would appreciate any help that I can get with the following discussion question: 1. Describe three types of job interviews and then discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each.