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Action Research

Because you have done a lot of work on action research, could you summarize how your understanding of Action Research has changed as a result of all these assignment?

Review collaboration services and products: WebEx and E-room

Please make a visit to two of the four sites listed below to review their product offerings and include your analysis response. What do you think of the following collaboration services and products? Would your business be inclined to use this type of service? Why or why not? eRoom:

Hierarchical database

Demonstrate your understanding of a hierarchical database, network database, relational database, and object-oriented database

Experienced IRS tax auditor utilizing knowledge, training and skills

If you were a Tax Auditor with the Internal Revenue Service for eight years and you have a BS in Accounting and a MBA, using specific examples, state how your experience, training, and/or education has equipped you with the knowledge, skills and abilities in using computers to research, gather, input, analyze or summarize inform

Strategic Management: GM and the auto industry bailout

General Motors is on the verge of bankruptcy, and its' executives are currently in the center of the current bailout controversy. In an examination of why GM finds itself in this predicament, consider assumptions that GM may have been making about their business environment that failed. In what ways were these assumptions load

Choosing a form of business ownership

Please indicate the form of ownership that would be best for each business and give specific reasons: 1. Swimming pool repair 2. Internet-based speciality store 3. Law firm 4. Underwear manufacture


I have to decide whether to invest $10000 in the stock market or in a CD at the rate of 9%. If the market is good, I believe I can make a 14% return. If the market is fair , I can make an 8 % return and if the market is bad I would make no return. I estimate that the probability of a good market is .4, the probability of a fa

Client/server database environment

The client/server environment involves a main computer, called a server, and one or more PCs that are networked to the server. The database resides on the server, a separate entity from each PC. Because each PC is a separate computer system, an application is developed and installed on the PC through which the user can access

Optimal Size and Numbers of Kanban

Weekly Usage of a product is 8 units. The plant operates 50 weeks per year, this lead to an annual usage of 400 units. The setup cost is $40 and annualized carrying cost is $80. Weekly production of this product is 12 units. Lead time is 4 weeks and Safety Stock is 1 week's production. What is the optimal Kanban size?

Goals of a Firm: profit maximization and what other goals?

Understanding Various Goals of a Firm Introduction: Some economists are of the opinion that making a profit must not be the sole purpose of a firm's operations. There are other goals that can be considered equally important. Task: Explain the above statement in light of the various theories of a firm as developed by econom

Action research applicability for dissertation

I need help to start preparing a PowerPoint presentation on how Action research can be Applicable for a Dissertation Research. I need about six to eight slides. You can addressed key issues to educate about the value, expectations, and requirements to initiate an Action Research dissertation.

What are the characteristics of a problem?

What are the characteristics of a problem? How do you know when a problem exists? What is a problem statement? How can a problem statement be formulated so that it is considerate of stakeholders' perspectives?

Steps to Managing Change - case analysis for AOL

I am trying to put together an analysis of the company AOL: how it was established and kept on growing. Then, what took place that made it decline. I would like to describe that decline which could have been due to poor management decisisons or just simply the overall market has changed. Finally I would like to discuss if AO

Riordan Problem Solution and Defense

SCENARIO: RIORDAN MANUFACTURING COMPANY OVERVIEW Employee motivation is an issue that does not discriminate. Organizations of all sizes wrestle with it, and those who don't are at a disadvantage, faced with lower job satisfaction and increased turnover. In the past ten years, several factors have developed that further compl


In the late 1800s and early 1900s, labor conditions in the United States were certainly less than ideal. The average workweek was 60 hours, but it was not unusual for workers to spend 80 hours on the job every week. Children toiled in unsafe conditions sometimes 10 hours a day, six days a week; wages were low and fears of unempl

A Mission Verses a Vision Statement

What is the difference between a mission and vision statement? What factors need to be considered to produce an appropriate mission statement and vision statement for the organization? How long or short should a mission and vision statement be?

Personnel in Technology

Personnel in Technology I have to write a paper describing the following "how would you organize and manage a Help Desk function for your own work organization - or some other organization you may be familiar with. Include: (1) An explanation of why it is needed; (2) What type of help desk do you propose and why; (3) What t