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    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:

    Seven Brothers LLC: History and Formation of Organization

    Please use the information provided below to generate a paragraph that elaborates on the history and formation of the organization, which is named Seven Brothers, LLC. 1.0 Executive Summary The purpose of this business plan is to raise $5,000,000 for the development of an alternative energy business that produces electrici

    Equilibrium Price, Quantity and Demand and Supply

    A market is in equilibrium with equilibrium quantity Q* and equilibrium price P*. What happens to P* if there is an decrease in demand? What happens to Q* if there is an increase in demand and a decrease in supply? What happens to P* if there is an increase in supply followed by a decrease in demand followed by another

    Ticket Price: Is demand elastic in the $3 - $6 price range?

    The following table shows part of the demand for tickets to a local sporting event: Price(P)...Quantity(Q) 15...........40 10..........100 6............150 3............250 Is demand elastic in the $3 - $6 price range? Ed = 0.8 in the $6 - $10 price range. In this range of demand, by what percentage would quantity d

    Classify Industries as Emerging

    Listed below are 10 industries. Classify each one as (a) emerging, (b) rapid-growth, (c) mature/slow-growth, (d) stagnant/declining, or (e) high-velocity/turbulent, and (f) fragmented. Do research on the Internet, if needed, to locate information on industry conditions and reach a conclusion on what classificat

    Develop performance standards for the position

    Using the following: A job description you locate on the internet Using the job description as a base, develop performance standards for this particular position. Specifically you are to create the following: 1. A list of 5-10 performance standards 2. The type of performance assessment technique(s) you will employ and w

    HR: Construct a selection process to predict future job performance

    The information that a selection specialist uses to predict future job performance can be obtained from several different types of tools: application forms, interviews, tests, work simulations, and so on. In this assignment, use course materials, resources, and the Library to finish constructing your selection process. For t