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Business Executive Issues

There are a number of complex opportunities and issues that face executives today. These include how to grow the business, increase profitability, meet Wall Street's expectations, attract and retain the talent needed for success, identify creative resourcing strategies, establishing competitive advantages, becoming a global

Question about Global Business Management

1. What criteria must be used when considering where to locate a facility in the global business environment? What criteria does your organization consider when deciding the location of a facility? What role does national culture and business practices play in this process? How effective has your organization been in choosing ap

How would You Describe the 5 Data Collection Techniques.

1. Describe 5 data collection techniques in your own words. 2. Explain which data techniques you are most familiar with/have used. Share some summary details of the project including the purpose, what research methods were used, was the project successful, what did or didn't you like about doing the project. 3. Explain why

Chez Pierre Mean, Median, Mode; coefficient of variation

4.6 On Friday night, the owner of Chez Pierre in downtown Chicago noted the amount spent for dinner for 28 four-person tables. (a) Use Excel or MegaStat to find the mean, median, and mode. (b) Do these measures of central tendency agree? Explain. (c) Are the data symmetric or skewed? If skewed, which direction? (d) Not

The Fraud of the Century: The Case of Bernard Madoff - Ponzo Scheme -

1. What are the ethical issues involved in the Madoff case? 2. Did Bernard Madoff worked alone, or did he had help in creating and sustaining his Ponzi scheme? Would this represent a conflict of interest? 3. What should be done to help ensure that Ponzi schemes like this one do not happen in the future? 438 Words and 3

Corporate Governance Guidelines

How can you measure the effectiveness of corporate governance guidelines, internal controls, and other policies in the corporate governance context? Do you think the current methods of measuring effectiveness are sufficient? Why or Why not? About 150 words, two references.

Classification of industries

Listed below are three industries. Classify each as (a) emerging, (b) rapid growth, (c)mature/slow-growth, (d) stagnant/declining, (e) high-velocity/turbulent, and (f) fragmented Camera film and film development industry: Wine, Beer, and retailing Watch industry Which classification fits the industries above? If you ca

Sample Executive Summary

Give an example of an executive summary for the sample business report that is written for a general audience of business professionals and executives. Included key information organized in the summary with bullets.

Process for selection of vendors: RFP, criteria, milestones, time frames

Scenario You are meeting with Pat (who is also the sponsor of the project), the vice president of human resources, and several other key project decision makers to review the approach you are going to take on the project. You are discussing the process you intend to follow for selecting your sellers (vendors), your timing of

Operations Management: Responding to difficult customer, threats

You are the operations manager for green thumb landscape management, a provider of residential and commercial landscape maintenance. You have a substantial number of customers in your metropolitan area. Due to the increase of business in the summer, you must hire additional employees. This year you hired eight new employees.

Small Business Views, Recession, and Tactics

At the end of 2009, a national survey showed weak sales for small businesses. In addition, various government policy proposals have small business owners afraid to invest in capital. If you were a small business owner, what would you do to succeed amidst similar market adversity?

Expanding within your organization -- how to tactics

Who would you invite to a meeting to discuss your organization's global expansion objectives? Why would you invite each participant? What would be your selection criteria? How would you setup the agenda for the meeting? (200-300 words)

How to Respond to Bad Press

Think of a situation in which an Health Service Organization/Health Service receives bad press. How might the Health Service Organization/Health Service respond along the reactive-proactive continuum? How do you think it should respond to stakeholders? about 250 words, no references

Corporate Strategy for Growth: UTC as example of how this works

In what ways does UTC's corporate-level strategy of unrelated diversification create value? Collect some recent information on UTC from sources like Yahoo! Finance. How successful has it been in pursuing its strategy? The response addresses the queries posted in 1501 words with 3 references

Give examples of these professional qualitites

Give a concrete example of how you exhibit each (one or two sentences) Desire_________ Motivation_______ Self-discipline______ Time management skills_____ The ability to focus_______ The ability to study independently________

The refugee definition in the 1950 statue of the UNHCR

The ground of membership of a particular social group was not included in the refugee definition in the 1950 statue of the UNHCR. It was added later on in the refugee definition of the 1951 convention relation to the status of refugees and subsequent definitions. Why was it added?? Its effect was not felt immediately, but in

Role of persecution in the international regime of refugee protection

The notion of persecution plays an essential role in the structure and functioning of the international regime of refugee protection. What is persecution? What role does it play in the regime now? How has this role developed over time? What are the principal problems that it presents to the refugee and his/her advocates in

Earned Value Management and Firm Fixed Price

1. What is the Contracting Officer's (CO) role in Earned Value Management (EVM)? 2. For the following, choose whether you would use a Firm Fixed Price (FFP ) or a Cost Plus contract (and defend your choice): o The removal of a malignant tumor from your brain. o A physical exam required by your new employer as a con

Financial Ratios for PANASONIC group

See attached file. If you go back to Chapter 11, pg. 165, "Suggestions for Case Analysis" you will also notice the emphasis on financials (pages 168-169)...so guess what? I want you to do some financial analysis as a part of your case analysis. What I would like you to do is pick out 3-4 ratios you think are most importan

Corporate Governance Comprehensive Explanation

Can you help me get started on this assignment? Describe an experience you have had or have knowledge of pertaining to the functioning of a Board in its role of governance. Describe the interplay between the Board, the CEO and other stakeholders. Compare it with ideal functionality and interplay and list 3 things yo

After ten years, which job pays the higher salary?

You are offered two jobs. One initially pays $100,000 annually, and your salary will grow annually at 11.5%. The other pays pays $97,000 annually, but your salary will grow at 12%. After ten years, which job pays the higher salary?

Stakeholders for Ericsson Telecom

I am researching Ericsson for a strategic planning paper. The essay is very lengthy and I need some help with stakeholder information about the company if possible. I could use some help answering these questions, which will help my cause. Thanks! In your opinion, which stakeholder group has the most influence in the indus

Placement of departments to minimize transportation cost

Determine the placement of departments for a newly designed facility that will minimize total transportation costs using the data in the attached tables. Assume that the reverse distances are the same. The locations are shown in the attached grid. Use a total cost of $1.00. Suppose the company has revised its plans for th

Transportation Management Systems (TMS): Benefits, interest, cost savings

Why are organizations showing more interest in TMS (Transportation Management Systems) today compared to the past? Describe the benefits a TMS can offer in helping to achieve transportation excellence. How does a modern TMS system enhance customer service while at the same time generate cost savings for transportat

Research elements of business including 1 PERT chart, 1 Gantt chart

1 PERT chart, 1 Gantt chart Using an organization of interest as the subject matter, research the elements of business and prepare an APA formatted paper that: Analyzes the organization's basic legal, social, and economic environments Analyzes the organization's managerial, operational, and financial issues including: