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Warranty

Have you ever purchased a product and a few days after the warranty expires the product breaks? What are your thoughts around this?

Letter to Microsoft asking permission to use screen shots

Write a letter to Microsoft® asking permission to use screen shots of its product (e.g., an Office software application) in a user manual. Show examples of the screen shots in question. The letter should follow the full block format with subject-line layout.

Operations Management - Queue calculations

Hi there: I'd like some help with these 3 queuing problems. Examples and explanations are given. Thanks! Queue Management There is the "Queue calculations.xls" spreadsheet for this assignment. Included is an 'instructions' document with helpful information. Before attempting this assignment, anyone can review the ex

Who is ING Direct?

Who is ING Direct (not ING Group) and what type of business or product/service do they provide. Provide just a brief company history (no mare than 2 pages). Of how long has it been in business? Who owns it, the management structure, and number of employees.

Proposal Writing

1. Compare and contrast the four standard types of proposals: research, planning, implementation, and estimate proposals. What kinds of proposals have you encountered so far in your personal or professional past? 2. Examine and describe the five stages of writing a proposal. Who manages these stages in your organization? If

Similarities and differences in three of the process models

Resource: The design process models discussed in The Design Agenda Write a paper in which you discuss the similarities and differences among at least three of the process models addressed in the text. The design process models are: (step by step) a. Five stages in the creative process of design b. Internal creative proce

Power of Play Howard

I need help with the following two questions from the perspective of David Falk the players agent 1) What are the issues in the upcoming negotiation? 2) Based on a review of ALL the issues, what is the "bargaining mix" (which issues do we have to cover? Which issues are connected to other issues?)

Communicating with Spoken Word and Written Format

The two general ways in which we communicate are with the spoken word and by written format. Make a list of at least three advantages and three disadvantages of communicating a message for each of the general methods (spoken word, written). Which one do you prefer? Why. 300 to 400 words

Examining a Business Failure: Washington Mutual (WaMu)

- Washington Mutual Bank Failure - Describe how specific organizational behavior theories could have predicted or explained the company's failure - Compare and contrast contributions of leadership, management, and organizational structures to the failure - Include References

Importance of Orientation and Placement

Explain how a well thought out Orientation Programme is essential for all new employees, whether they have experience or not. How you will effective Place the employees after their induction into Organization.

Lodging Facilities and Management Paper

Lodging Facilities and Management Paper · Prepare a paper in which you describe different types of lodging facilities. In your paper be sure to address the following: · Select two different types of lodging facilities (e.g., luxury hotel, resort, cruise line). · Describe your selected facilities. ·

Describing Critical Thinking

Please compose a response which addresses the following: - Provide an example from your personal experience in applying critical thinking to a work related decision, and the importance and benefits of critical thinking in the decision making processes. Please make sure to cite all references used.

US & UK College grads not looking for high-pay, high-profile jobs anymore

A 2003 survey of recent college graduates in the United Kingdom found that although many had not found their first jobs, most were already planning "career breaks" and to keep up their hobbies and interests outside work. As one report of the findings put it, "the next generation of workers is determined not to wind up on the ha

Operations Managenment: National Cranberry Cooperative

The National Cranberry Cooperative case illustrates an interesting operational challenge. While the information about the cranberry production industry may be dated, we will focus on the process analysis which is real and universal. After reading the case "National Cranberry Cooperative" (Harvard Business School case, no. 9-688-

Preferential Treatment of Veterans

Should disabled veterans get preferential treatment over better qualified candidates who are not disabled veterans? Make sure to contrast DVAAP to programs that involve affirmative action for women or minorities. Be sure to set out the utilitarian and deontological considerations.

Expert systems

I have been told technology can help achieve total preventative maintenance in a manufacturing environment. I want to identify how an expert system can help improve our current maintenance issues being faced in our facility today. Can you help me get started?

Staffing Factors

You are the supervisor of a group of employees whose task is to assemble disk drives that go into computers. You find that quality is not what it should be and that many of your group's devices have to be brought back and reworked. Your team leader says that "You had better start doing a better job of training your workers." A

Null and Alternate Hypothesis/Research and Evaluation

1) Greenbelt Elementary School has 300 students. The Principal of the School thinks that the average IQ (Intelligence Quotient) at her school is at least 110. To prove her point, she administers an IQ Test to 20 randomly selected students. Among the sampled students the average or mean IQ is 108 with a standard deviation of 10.

Traveling business sample questions

Question 1 Which of the following statements concerning business format franchises is true? A. They are characterized by a business relationship that includes the product, service, and trademark only. B. They involve a supplier-dealer arrangement. C. They represent the majority of total franchise sales in the United

Classical organization theory

Please help with the following problem. Provide references to go along with the solution. Describe the basic thinking underlying classical organization theory. How does Adam Smith's conception of division and separation of labor relate to the classical model of organization theory? Explain how Frederick Taylor's "scientific

Global business - selling equipment & machinery to another country

1) You are selling equipment & machinery to a country. Your customer owns his company 100%. He asks you to over-invoice your exports. He says he is trying to build a nest egg outside his country. He requests that you deposit the excess amount he will pay you under your invoice to his bank account in Switzerland. What are the iss