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    Macroeconomics

    If you owned a surf shop in California, what factors might determine the amount of surfboard sales you have in a month? How could you increase your board sales?

    Affect of Ethanol on the Corn Market

    Explain how the market for corn would be affected if ethanol, a corn derivative, was used to fuel cars in the United States. How would the market be affected if a new technology caused corn farming to be more efficient?

    Research Methods:

    Read the article "To stream or not to stream in a quantitative business course" by Buhagiar & Potter. You will find this research study at: http://www.aabri.com/manuscripts/09417.pdf Sample â?¢ Was the sample selected in such a way that you think it is representative of the population? â?¢ Is it clear where the samp

    Biases and Judgement

    Part 1 For this assignment, use the same hypothesis and the Literature Review from your IP1 assignment and compose a 2-3 page theoretical framework (Step 4 of the Sekaran process). Use the components of a theoretical framework described in the Sekaran textbook as well as the examples contained in the textbook and in publishe

    CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

    1) When we talk about corporate governance we sometimes forget the diversity of U.S. corporations. How is corporate governance different in a public company as compared with a private company, or a nonprofit corporation? Why? 2) Boards of Directors have become more independent of management in recent years than they used

    MGT510 Strategic Management

    Select a non-profit organization social group or volunteer agency that you know of, or of which you are a member, that you believe has an ethical culture. In what way is leadership a factor? What factors caused this culture to be ethical? Are there any events that would cause the culture to become less ethical? If so, what are t

    Emantically, Syntactically Ambiguous or Free from Ambiguity

    1. Decide whether the following claim a) states a value judgment not open to critical inspection, b) states a value judgment that is open to critical inspection (moral judgments), or c) is not a value judgment. If it is difficult to decide, try to identify the source of the problem. Explain your answer. The air in Cle

    Cutter & Buck Inc: Organization and Supply Chain Integration

    Please help with the following problem. Consider this company: Cutter & Buck Inc. Discuss the structure of this organization and its supply chain integration. horizontal organizational structure, vertical organizational structure, managers, employees, market logistics

    Training and Development

    Training Evaluation, Validation As the training manager, you are preparing to interview several consultants who may provide training services to your organization. As one of the goals for the interview, you want to find out about the evaluation and validation techniques of the consultants. Identify examples you will be look

    Training and Development - "The New Tort of Negligent Supervision"

    Training Evaluation, Validation Negligent training is a legal term for the lack of training or inadequate training that can be used in a lawsuit to prove the organization did not use reasonable care and thus did not provide an employee with all the knowledge and the basic skills to provide a safe environment for the guest. I

    Training and Development

    Training Evaluation, Validation Barbara Maddock, the Director of Information Technology, stopped you on your way to lunch to inquire about ways to evaluate some training. She is planning some training in the area of providing better customer service in the technical support center. You had to rush off to a meeting, so you to

    Performance Management Program: Training and Development

    Training and Development You and the other members of the HR team have conducted an analysis of your organization and found that performance management processes are highly inconsistent among departments. Some departments have a process of a formal annual appraisal, while other departments do not provide employees with any d

    Normative Model vs. Staff Meeting Force Field Approach

    See attached file. Write a memo to Dr. Babcock to compare using a normative model for the questionnaire items versus the staff meeting force field approach. Be sure to indicate which of the two processes you recommend the organization use to create the descriptions of the values. The aim of having behavioral endpoints to t

    Knowledgement Management Case Study

    See attached file. This is a case study I created on Knowledge management. It contains 4 definitions which have been extracted from different sources. Please provide your expert opinions based purely on the 4 provided definitions. The 3 questions in the case study relate directly to the 4 definitions. Any supporting

    Growth versus Values Solution

    Based on a solution that you assisted with last year (#298983) regarding Ethical and Social Responsibility at New Belgium Brewery, can you assist with a few follow-up questions: Based on the company's current status (i.e. they appear to be successful and growing), Should New Belgium focus on growth and becoming a bigger player

    Management/Problem Solving

    Please help with the following problem. Consider the basic steps in the problem-solving process (identify the problem, identify the causes, identify alternatives, etc.). Identify a problem that you have encountered recently and identify which step of the problem-solving process was the easiest to complete, most difficult to

    Research Methods:

    A researcher posted three research questions. Research Question 1: Did topics of the visual coverage of the Iraq War differ between The New York Times and The Guardian newspapers? Research Question 2: Did the visual coverage of the human toll and destruction during the Iraq War differ between The New York Times and The Guardian

    Research Methods:

    Using Table 1.1, what type of research does the following statement describe? Explain and defend your analysis.(Book; Exploring Research 7th ed) The type of research is correlational. Data will be collected from the health and safety records from the past five years for the 50 fitness centers used in the study. The fitness

    Process Management

    1. Bottlenecks in a Process You purchase parts from three different countries and receive them all in your factory in the U.S Control chip= China Transmitter = Japan Housing = USA Key Ring = China Research the country of Japan (Which Provides the transmitter). Identify issues that could affect the supply chain (i.e.

    HR

    Analysis #1: Telephone sales employees: What are your career-related concerns and recommendations? Analysis #2: On-site sales employees: What are your career-related concerns and recommendations Analysis #3: Team leaders: What are your career-related concerns and recommendations?

    Licensing Innovative Products: Dyson Case Study

    The text refers to James Dyson's difficulties in licensing his innovative vacuum cleaner (see http://www.cdf.org/issue_journal/dyson_fills_a_vacuum.html for further information). What lessons would you draw from Dyson's experience concerning the use of licensing by small firms to exploit innovation?

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