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Annotation Bibliography: Summarize three articles in APA format

Three articles are attached. Annotation Bibliography Annotation Bibliography Assignment Instruction: Write two or three paragraphs summarizing each article (must use the articles attached) in your own words. These paragraphs will serve as the annotation for your bibliography. Be sure to make a note of all necessary informa

Human rescource practice interview questions

I am in a human resource class. We are to do mock interviews and ask 5 people the same questions listed below. I only had 4 people willing to respond therefore I have turned to you for help in obtaining the final set of answers I need. What are your weaknesses? What was the toughest decision you ever had to make? W

Ajax Fuels: Formulate a minimum cost mixture for each gallon of airplane fuel

Ajax Fuels, Inc., is developing a new additive for airplane fuels. The additive is a mixture of three ingredients: A, B, and C. For proper performance, the total amount of additive (amount of A + amount of B + amount of C) must be at least 10 ounces per gallon of fuel. However, because of safety reason, the amount of additiv

Business Ecosystems: definition, managing and their roles

Can you get me started with this concept (and related questions)? Explain the concept of "business ecosystems". How does the management of a business ecosystem differ from traditional businesses? What is a keystone and what is its role in a business ecosystem? What factors influence the success of a keystone strategy? Identif

Public Administration: budgeting for political response and accountability

1. Imagine you considered public administration in the traditional managerial approach, and as a result, you believed that stream-lined, efficient, and cost-effective processes were the best way to serve the needs of the public. However, your colleague subscribes to the political approach to public administration, and places s

What is a Type I error?

What is a Type I error? Explain how the cumulative Type I error affects your decision making. How is the two independent sample t-test different from ANOVA?

MGT 210: Compile six sections of a best practices manual for new supervisors

Assignment: Best Practices Manual for Supervisors As you near the end of MGT 210, you have gained knowledge and experience regarding what it takes to be an effective supervisor. Put your newly developed skills to work for both yourself and others by creating a Best Practices Manual for Supervisors. ? Resources: Appendix

Question about Report to management

1 You've been hired by an unprofitable firm to determine whether it should shut down its unprofitable operation. The firm currently uses 50,000 workers to produce 200,000 units of output per day. The daily wage (per worker) is $80, and the price of the firm's output is $25. The cost of other variable inputs is $400,000 per

Plan, draft and revise essays: Big ticket item purchase

Details: The deadline for completing your evaluation of a big ticket item/purchase is approaching. Write a rough draft of your essay which includes the following: An introduction in which you identify and briefly describe the big ticket item/purchase and the two models, providers, etc you have chosen to compare and contrast i

Balance Sheet and Forecasting Calculations: Cash budgets, External financing

Please see attached. Problems: 1, 4, 8 and 10 Baldwin Products Company anticipates reaching a sales level of $6 million in one year. The company expects net income during the next year to equal $400,000. Over the past several years, the company has been paying $50,000 in dividends to its stockholders. The company expects to

Operating Procedures and Procurement

1. Human Resources provides the workers needed for the project. How would the Project Manager ensure the workers are trained and have the right skill set to be productive? How would the Project Manager ensure goals, standards, and key operating procedures are being complied with by the workers? 2. Procurement provides the nec

Career development: penetrate the Hidden Job Market

A variety of sources estimate that perhaps 85% of all job openings are not advertised online or in the newspapers. This helps lend credibility to the statement "It is not what you know but who you know". With this in mind it is necessary for job seekers to develop a plan to penetrate the hidden job market and open themselves u

Innate factors and learned factors.

OTA in regards to innate factors and learned factors. Do innate factors have more of an impact on motivation than learned factors? Lets look at the legal system we have in place... we all experience years of teaching and conditioning to adhere to the established societal expectations, yet we still have prisons overflowing wit

Null hypothesis and the alternate hypothesis.

Explain the difference between the null hypothesis and the alternate hypothesis. How is the null hypothesis chosen (why is it null)? What is the importance of rejecting the null hypothesis in relation of the sample to the population? With a failure to reject the null hypothesis, can we make a general statement about the populati

Left-Tailed, Two-Tailed, and Right-Tailed Testing

Explain the difference between a left-tailed, two-tailed, and right-tailed test. When would we choose a two-tailed test? How can we tell the direction of the test by looking at a pair of hypothesis? How can we tell which direction (or no direction) to make the hypothesis by looking at the problem statement (research ques

Hill Construction: develop a network drawing and determine the critical path

Pleas see the attached case study table and questions to be answered. 1. Develop a network drawing for Hill Construction and determine the critical path. How long is the project expected to take? 2. What is the probability of finish in 270 days. 3. If it is neccesay to crash to 250 or 240 days, how would Hill

Alternatives of Workplace Harrassment

Evaluate the alternatives of workplace harassment and how these topics will affect a company (1) Mandatory harassment training/education quarterly for employees and supervisors; (2) Ensured confidentiality and support for those males making the report; (3) Providing equal investigations for men and women; (4) Individual

Widget Center: Work scheduling, dispatching rule for flow time, utilization, lateness The following jobs need to be performed at Widget center. Widget Center has a long backlog and sets fresh schedules every 2 weeks, which do not disturb earlier schedules. Jobs received during previous two weeks listed below. They are ready to be scheduled today, which is day 241. Job names refer to names of clients and contact numbers.

See attachment. The following jobs need to be performed at Widget center. Widget Center has a long backlog and sets fresh schedules every 2 weeks, which do not disturb earlier schedules. Jobs received during previous two weeks listed below. They are ready to be scheduled today, which is day 241. Job names refer to names o

Preparing a Scholarship Application

The Career Education Scholarship Fund is dedicated to providing scholarships to full-time students who attend a school owned by Career Education Corporation and have financial need. To be considered for a scholarship of $500 to $2,000 per academic year from the Career Education Scholarship Fund, please complete this Scholarship

MBA 530 - Riordan Manufacturing - Problem Solution Paper

Solution includes tips and material on: - Issue and Opportunity Identification - Stakeholder Perspectives/Ethical Dilemmas - Identify the Alternatives and Benchmarking Validation - Narrowed List of Alternatives - plus *MUCH* more! (inlcudes references)

Avnet: Properties of a learning organization

I need help with the utility of the concept of the learning organization. Please be sure to address the following issues, along with presenting any other ideas about this concept that you find interesting and helpful: 1. What are the properties of Avnet that make it a "learning organization"? 2. To what degree does Avnet a

Expected Value: Keep the old model, design a replacement, purchase a design

A company manufactures specialty devices for machinery. One particular device has reached maturity, and the company is considering whether to replace it with a newer model. Technologies have not changed dramatically so the new device would have similar functionality to the existing one but would be smaller and lighter in weight.

Decision trees and EMV: What is the best choice for the company?

It is projected that a needed item will sell for $10 each. If the item is outsourced, there is virtually no cost other than the $5 per unit that they would pay their supplier. Process A requires an investment of $120,000 for design and equipment, but results in a $6 per unit cost. Process B requires only a $100,000 in

EMV using Decision Tree Analysis: Should Company A make the part of buy the part

If Company A elects to buy a needed part, it would cost them $1.50 each. If they design and produce it themselves, it will result in a per unit cost of $0.75. However, the design investment would be $50,000. Further they realize that for this type of part, there is a 30% chance that after the part is designed and tested, the