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AT&T and Verizon: Evalulate performance in two recent years

Evaluate each firm's financial performance for the two most recent years for Verizon and AT&T For both of these years and companies 1) Identify what business changes occurred altering the company's use of cash from one year to the next; 2) Discuss whether or not the company is generating cash in a sustainable manner,

Definitions & Central Limit Theorem

Define (a) parameter, (b) estimator, (c) sampling error, and (d) sampling distribution. Part B: State the main points of Central Limit Theorem for a mean and explain.

Strategic Management: draft a vision and a mission statement

Begin to work with an organization to produce a Strategic Management Plan. Choose a small organization or a department within a large organization. Start by producing a plan to plan. Describe for management and participants the purpose of the strategic management process, the model they will use, who will participate in developi

Did Verizon's purchase of GTE lead to their high debt?

"logical reason for their high debt. Several years back, Verizon bought GTE and some other rural telephone companies. The rural phone business is more expensive to operate because of the lower population density. It takes a lot more cable and additional equipment to serve homes spaced out widely than it does for the ultimate den

Request for Proposals: Clark County Web Site Design

Can you help me get started with this assignment? Review Clark County: Requests for Proposals located at: http://www.mrsc.org/RFPs/C52rfpweb.pdf Consider the purpose and components of the sample RFP. Use the information in the sample RFP to address the following: Review the "Purpose" section of the RFP. In two to th

Comparison of Ideologies of Rousseau and Stoicism

Compare and contrast the moral ideologies of Rousseau and Stoicism. Which of the two theories is most correct in describing the moral state of humans? Offer at least two arguments in support of your analysis.

Perrier Case & Resistance to Change

Please help with the following case study found in the textbook: Managing Organizational Change: A Multiple Perspectives Approach written by Ian Palmer, Richard Dunford, and Gib Akin (2006). Please answer questions in detail. QUESTIONS 1. Identify the key elements of the resistance to change described in this situation.

Mental Process: Compare Four Styles of Creative Intelligence

Prepare a paper in which you compare and contrast the four styles of creative intelligence and their influence on organizational decision making. Be sure to discuss how the five forces influence mental models/mind sets. Include examples of how mental models/mind sets might limit the decision making process. Finally, analyze your

DISC Platinum Rule Assessment

I need some feed back on this and my team styles please. My style is The Pioneer (or Dc) is being in a position to direct and redirect task accomplishments. You tend to focus more on the future than on either the present or the past. You are driven by a quest for unique accomplishments and you avoid boredom. Although you ar

OSHA

Should owners and managers be held criminally liable for unsafe and unhealthy acts? Discuss whether you agree or disagree and why or why not. To what extent should it be the organization as opposed to the manager that is held liable? What individual responsibility do managers have? What is the responsibility of top managers as c

Address points in essay.

Read and address the following points about the two essays: http://www.artofcookery.com/settingthetable.htm http://capmel.com/how_to-fillet_fish.htm Read and address the following points about the two essays you read: What characteristics make these essays expository? Identify the type of organization each

Business Adversaries and Partners

Many managers today were trained under assumptions of adversarial relationships with other companies. Do you think operating as adversaries is easier or more difficult than operating as partners with other companies? Why?

Differences in Task environment; Variation, Selection & Retention

Would the task environment of a new Internet-based company be the same as that of a government welfare agency? Why or why not?. Please be very detailed. Also Explain how the process of variation, selection, and retention might explain innovations that take place within an organization.

Organizations and horizontal structure

Why do companies using a horizontal structure have cultures that emphasize openness, employee empowerment, and responsibility? What do you think a manager's job would be like in a horizontally organized company?

Differences between primary and secondary data; advantages, disadvantages

Part A: Review the advantages and disadvantages of three principles of primary data collection methods (Interviews, Questionnaires, Observational studies) and briefly explain when to use each Part B: What are some of the differences between primary and secondary data? What are some disadvantages of using newspaper articles or

Person-Organization Fit

Please help with these discussion questions, we will be discussing these in class. This idea of person-organization fit, the idea that employees are more successful (and happy) in organizations where their personal values are in line with the organization's values, has gotten a lot of research attention over the last two deca

Choose a technical or electronic product in your home or office

Conduct a search on the Internet for technical instructions explaining how the device works. Examine the verbiage, details, clarity, and conciseness of the instructions. Explain in approximately 350 words whether the instructions are clear, concise, and easy to comprehend. Defend your answer. When documenting informatio

Census vs. sampling

In what type of situation is conducting a census more likely than sampling? When is sampling more appropriate than taking a census? Please provide a quality answer backed up with external sources.

Brand management is emphasized

The manager of a consumer products firm said, "We use the brand manager position to train future executives." Do you think the brand manager position is a good training ground? Why or why not?

Displaying data graphically in a Venn diagram

Deliverable Length: 2 page memo with Diagram and Table Details: Market segmentation is known as the process of dividing up a market for goods or services into smaller groups. For example, a market may be segmented into geographics (location), demographics (income, age, gender, etc.), and psychographics (personality, lifest

Scales of measurement and examples.

Scales of measurement are commonly broken down into four types, nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio. Define each of the following four scales of measurement. In each of the following four cases, describe an example that in some broader sense may apply to your job situation or personal life. For example, state a level of measur

Discussing an Informal Learning Experience

Task: Write a paper describing a single, informal learning experience you have had. You may include a time when you learned to fear something, love something, hate something, or to accomplish a task. You may describe, for instance, how you became afraid of heights, why a particular food or smell moves you emotionally, or why you