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Consumer Management

To improve consumer relationship and gain an advantage over its competitors, a company may address any or all of the following areas: ? Process designs ? Distribution channels ? Branding ? Advertising strategies Focusing on the above areas, analyze the consumer management strategies adopted by McDonald's versus those adopte

Explaining the expectancy theory (training and development)

You are a trainer explaining the expectancy theory to a group of managers so they can better understand and deal with employee motivation problems.One of the managers says, "I don't have time for this theory stuff. I want real-world training that helps me in my job." How would you respond to the trainee? What is your rationale f

Empowering the employees

Most of us may have experienced the "Chart on the Board" method for learning the ABC's, times tables, states and capitals. As you learn, you may have earned a star or some sort of visual recognition in chart format for following your progress to not only yourself, but your peers. The "Chart on the Board" method can be a short

Budget / Performance Evaluation

I need to help with this problem Johnson Electrical produces industrial ventilation fans. The company plans to manufacture 72,000 fans evenly over the next quarter at the following costs: direct material, $1,440,000; direct labor, $360,000; variable manufacturing overhead, $450,000; and fixed manufacturing overhead, $900,000

Business question: Financial Management

1. What is EBIT-EPS analysis? 2. What is the indifference curve? Give an example. 3. How is risk factored into the EBIT-EPS analysis? 4. What are the "basic short comings" of EBIT's analysis? 5. What problems might these short comings create?

Decision Analysis Models and Evaluation Methods

I have the following task, and I need some help getting started: Write a 3-4 paragraphs about the following topic: Details: You are back with your project management e-group, and members are eager to learn how things are faring with your project. Others of the group are at an evaluative stage of their respective projects too,

Policy and Procedure manual

TOPIC: Working from home is becoming more attractive as commuting time increases, gas prices inch higher and workers demand more family time. Companies also benefit from flexible work hours and reduced office space. But as this trend grows, businesses face new legal issues and must have clear policies in place, experts say

Product Development

I need help with the following scenario. Generate an idea for a new product. Identify and discuss what type of product it is and what the manufacturing process would be. Identify and discuss the target market. Then add one service that would keep your product ahead of the competition. This will give me help on how to create

Developing a staffing plan

The solution is a staffing plan for a career school that teaches medical courses. I need to show how to improve medical instructor hiring practices, minimize class cancellations due to instructor issues, increase flexibility of medical faculty through cross-training, minimize instructor burnout, and position backup instructors

High and Low Self-monitor

How would a manager manage an employee's who exhibit a High self-monitoring and low self-monitoring behaviors. What you could you actually say to these two individual employee's in terms of coaching and feedback?

Social responsibilities that the business has as an organization

Describe the social responsibilities that the business has as an organization. Include information on how these social responsibilities are addressed by technology and relate to individuals in the organization. Identify the ethical issues for the organization and individuals along with the effect that current or emerging technol

Vendor survey, server purchase

Please provide an explanation of the tasked listed below Please list references Vendor Survey Server Purchase Communications Plan IT Data Gather Server Configuration Training

Changes in school boundaries

The Miami school district has announced that as a result of unexpected increases in enrollment, that school boundaries for the upcoming year will be redrawn. The school board has hired experts to redraw school boundaries to be submitted for next year. Under this plan, many students will not be able to stay at their present schoo

Define the business research and its purpose...

I have the following task, and I need some help getting started: Write a 350-700-word synopsis of the article including the following: a. Define the business research and its purpose. b. Explain the business problem(s) under investigation. c. Describe the data collection method(s) used in the research project. d.

Job evaluation method for the relative worth of a hospital job

(Human Resource Administration) Use one of the job evaluation methods identified in chapter 11 of the Dessler text (which I have attached) to establish the relative worth of the following hospital jobs: FLOOR FINISHER: Operates 19-inch, floor scrubbing machine. Uses various chemicals to remove old finishes from floors and

Variables that affect economies of scale. Affect to pricing of unit?

Develop a list of variables that may affect economies of scale (taxes, rent, overhead costs, quantity discounts on ordering from suppliers, efficiency of production, etc.) and describe with real life examples of how these factors may affect the price of each unit, and how a firm may incorporate these concepts to take advantage o

Calculating optimal daily order (including the use of normal distribution)

I need a hand getting started with this question. A bagel shop buys each bagel for $0.08 and sells each bagel for $0.35. Leftover bagels at the end of the day are purchased by a local soup kitchen for $0.03 per bagel. The shop's owner has observed for the daily demand, Q, the following probabilities, f(Q): Q 0 5 10 15 20

Survey Research Problem

What are the advantages of using the Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire as compared to one that you create on your own. How do you know that the Minnesota Satisfaction Questionnaire has reliability and validity? Please answer each question and support your answer with reliable sources. Please do not sign out the problem

The Infidelity Mutual Fund projects three possible outcomes for the next year; weak performance (-5 percent), good performance (10 percent), and out outstanding performance (30 percent). The good performance has a 50 percent chance of happening and is twice as likely as the other two outcomes. What is the expected value?

1. The Infidelity Mutual Fund projects three possible outcomes for the next year; weak performance (-5 percent), good performance (10 percent), and out outstanding performance (30 percent). The good performance has a 50 percent chance of happening and is twice as likely as the other two outcomes. What is the expected value?

Primerica: overview and goals. Did the company meet its goals?

Select on organization that you have worked for (I thought maybe Primerica would be good) or one your fimiliar with. Discussion Board Assignment Basically provide a brief overview of the organization and list the goals of that organization. Many times "Mission statements" can be found on the companys website. Describe how