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?
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)
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
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
What are the specific problems that are associated with development of executives, and why does coaching seem to deal with these problems?
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 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
How do buyers work with private brands, what influences buying, how are target markets developed, what retail strategies are utlitized?
1) How buyers work with private brand. 2) Relate the different marketing concepts 3) How target marketing influences buying 4) How target markets are developed 5) What are the retail strategy different markets utilize 6) How do competitors influence buying decisions total response about 400 words, 2 references
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
What process strategy (from the four process strategies) is applied in Wal-Mart? Why? About 200 words.
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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:
Negotiation: The Miami school district has announced that school boundaries for the upcoming year will be redrawn
Can you help me get started with this assignment? Analyze the scenario: The Miami school district has announced that because of unexpected increases in enrollment, school boundaries for the upcoming year will be redrawn. The school board has hired experts to redraw school boundaries to be submitted for next year. Under thi
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
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
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
Answer the question below on the basis of the following cost data for a purely competitive seller: Total Product TFC TVC 0 $150 $0 1 150 70 2 150 120 3
Answer the question below on the basis of the following cost data for a purely competitive seller: Total Product TFC TVC 0 $50 $0 1 50 70 2 50 120 3
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
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
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
See attached file. Use one of the job evaluation methods identified in chapter 11 of the Dessler text to establish the relative worth of the following hospital jobs: FLOOR FINISHER: Operates 19-inch, floor scrubbing machine. Uses various chemicals to remove old finishes from floors and cleans carpets. Uses mops and buckets
See attached file. Assignment: Distilling Technical Information You are creating a flyer that has the goal of selling the consumer on a new technical product or service. ? Choose from the selection of links below to search for a technical product or service published no longer than 6 months ago. ? Use communication
Organizational Behavior - Bacharach and Lawler identify a number of different ways in which actors come to control power resources. Describe power resources and give details and explanations of their research. In what ways are power resources practically worked out in an organization?