ABC Inc. determined through regression analysis that its sales (S) are a function of the amount of advertising (measured in units) in two different media. This relationship is given by the following equation (X=newspapers, Y=magazines): S(X,Y) = 200X + 100Y - 10Xsq - 20Ysq + 20XY 1. What is the level of newspaper and maga
#1. What value do statistics add to decision making? What limitations are there when applying statistics to decision making? #2. There are four levels of statistical measurement: nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio. The lowest (considered the most primitive) measurement is nominal. The highest level measurement that provid
Consider the restaurant industry and explain how recent, current, and forecasted economic trends have affected the industry's attractiveness. What firms have exited the industry? What firms have entered or increased investment in the industry?
Buisness Management: What is the relationship of manager roles and responsibilities to accountability?
1. What is the relationship of manager roles and responsibilities to accountability? 2. How is evidence-based management used to enhance managerial and organizational effectiveness? Each response should have at least one reference. Thanks!
1) Should host governments play a role in global business operations? Why? 2) Why must a company be sensitive to the socio-cultural environment within the host country?
What makes change so difficult for most individuals, and how can this process be improved to lessen the threat?
Using what you know, the PMBOK, and your various textbooks as references, document at least 5 risks involved in constructing a new building on the college campus. Indicate the risk, impact if it occurred (low, medium, high), probability of occurrence (low, medium, high), and an initial response plan. This should be completed for
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using objective measures of performance?
You are asked to address a professional meeting and explain microeconomics, macroeconomics and their differences. Please answer the following questions: What are the main differences between microeconomics and macroeconomics? Provide an example of a microeconomic and macroeconomic phenomenon. Would you give an example of
Prepare a paper on how motivational practices affect productivity in an organization such as Hewlett Packard Describe what the organization currently does to maintain and improve performance. Describe how employees respond to expectations and requirements for increased performance. Where do these motivation practices work wel
Coming from an integrative perspective, examine Apple's success/failure. How good is Apple's strategy? How well does it work? How has Apple seized external opportunities and dealt with threats by leveraging its strength? How has Apple's weaknesses aggravated threats and resulted in them not taking advantage of opportun
What are the similarities and differences between training a team and training an individual? Provide examples from your experience.
Using the concepts and operations management principles on Wal-Mart: 1) How would Forward and Backward Scheduling inform managerial decision-making in that organization. 2) What are the benefits and difficulties of scheduling for the organization to implement this concept. 3) Can you identify any bottleneck in the opera
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How can Wal-mart logistical system be improved? response is 520 words plus references
A big part of ADA is 'reasonable accommodation'. What is 'reasonable accommodation'? Have you ever experienced a workplace situation where you employed the use of 'reasonable accommodation'? What was the situation and resulting action?
Written report about Corn; 1) commodity specification - C0rn - what is corn....etc 2) what is the purpose of corn / what can it use for 3) where does it growth - name the major countries, estimate volume produce each year/respective country 4) who is the major exporter 5) who is the major importer 6) what is the unit
Who is a Ghostwriter and why do organizations and or even some writers use their service?
Generally, what are the prerequisites for employment in security services? What other requirements should be added to be truly successuful?
Can you explain linear and non linear trends patterns and give an example of a product that fits all four patterns, meaning linear decreasing trend, linear increasing trend, nonlinear increasing trend and nonlinear decreasing trend. Which ones are easiest to forecast?
Scheduling at Hard Rock Cafe Whether it's scheduling nurses at Mayo Clinic, pilots at Southwest Airlines, classrooms at UCLA, or servers at a Hard Rock Cafe, it's clear that good scheduling is important. Proper schedules use an organization's assets (1) more effectively, by serving customers promptly, and (2) more efficiently
1) How is forecasting carried out in a company such as Wal-Mart (be sure to specify the level you are discussing)? 2) How does that relate to product development and services it offers? 3) What are the difficulties your organization faces most in coming up with accurate forecasts? Could they improve their forecasts by usi
Phase 1 (Assessment Phase) Briefly describe the organization you have selected for the SLP, discuss where the unit responsible for logistics is located in the organizational chart, briefly describe the duties and responsibilities of the logistics unit, and note the level of recognition senior management gives the unit. Pha
Analyze how emotional and physical aspects of a person's life may influence the employee's effectiveness in the work environment. response is 398 words
I need help in writing an analysis of a code of conduct of a business. The analysis should include the following: An explanation of the value of ethical decision making from a human resources point of view An explanation as to how a code of conduct document supports foundational, ethical principles Format the paper using
Would you be more comfortable in a traditional or learning organization? Why?
What negotiation best practices have you learned? Which best practices might you be able to apply in your work place? Based on emerging trends, what new best practices do you think are needed? response is 312 words, including a list of best practices that you can expand for a longer discussion
What are the advantages of managing turnover in organizations. response is 409 words
Selecting the most appropriate collaboration resources for teamwork is a pivotal decision for teams and management. Some of the key considerations are - time - place - richness - task (such as brainstorming, maintaining records, planning, scheduling, tracking progress, presentations and online meetings, etc.)
Discuss your opinion of Michael Porter's generic strategies and when you might utilize them in your business.