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Risk Management

Three friends who were in Senior position of mining Co.decided to form their own mining operation to process Pure Nickel. They decided to raise equity through Aim listing and a loan of $100M. They will transport the Nickel Ore to another location where the procesing will take place using the acid-leach method. Their is a growi

Hiring consultants for knowledge engineering

If you were tasked with hiring consultants to perform knowledge engineering for your organization, what abilities, understandings and skills would you look for in consultants? How would you rank order the importance of these characteristics? Is it important for them to have experience in your industry sector? With organizatio

Productivity vs Mode of Collaboration

Dear Productivity Police: First it was standing by the water cooler gossiping, then it was yakking on the phone, now my coworkers spend all day e-mailing, surfing the net and instant messaging their friends. It is unfair to those of us who work diligently ALL day long, not just when the boss is looking. Some of my coworkers cla

Case Study

What are the following of the case: Facts (F), Assumptions (A), Issues (I), and possible Resolutions/Courses of Actions. Thanks

Operations Management

1. CRP assigns work to the next available machine rather than the one that can perform the job most efficiently. a. true b. false 2. For a set number of jobs to be processed on one machine, SPT will always minimize average number of jobs in the system. a. true b. false 3. In sequencing j

Motivating employees

Reflect and share with some of the most effective means of motivating a workforce. Your response can consist of theories and learnings from any text, or professional/personal experiences.

Business Management

I've heard a many perspectives regarding the selection of the perfect employee. However, I want to give you a real-life scenario and hear what your recommendations would be for the following: Let's say you're in the trucking business, which is an industry that has a very difficult time attracting employees who are willing to

Global Strategic Management

FORD MOTOR COMPANY I need to list 3 or 4 financial ratios for the Ford Motor Company. My first question is how do I properly define financial ratios? We haven't been asked to deal with this before. Talk about what the financial ratio means and tell how For is doing in regard to the ratio. The ratios can be compared to prev

Individual and Teamwork Harvard Review article

Read the Harvard Business Review article "The Power to See Ourselves." Then prepare a reaction paper as follows. The paper should be a discussion of your reaction to the newly gained knowledge found in the assigned articles. That is, with what points do you agree or disagree and why? What did you find interesting about the ar

Impact of StopNShopNow, Inc. Stores

Discuss the possible impact of StopNShopNow, Inc. stores being located solely in one of the following three locations with the indicated employee demographics. Location: New York City, NY average employee age: 30 years old male/female ratio: 50:50 Suburbia, MO average employee age: 40 years old male/female ratio:

Strategic Management

Why are managers though to favor the pursuit of corporate growth ? a. Growth results in large company size, and large size satisfies manager's needs for power, status, income, and job security b. The pursuit of growth represents the best way of maximizing the long-run profitability of the company c. Growth is designed t

Operations Management - Linear Programming

Which plants do you plan to shutdown and why? (all demand must be completely satisfied) Cost to Produce 1000 lbs Capacity (lbs/yr) Plant u-G TAC Asbn COI $400 $195 $35 8,000,000 AME $350

PR Job Responsibilities

Interview a staff member (not an hourly employee) of your organization's public relations (corporate communications, benefits communications, investor relations) department. What was his or her education like? What are his or her job duties? What does he or she regard as the primary skill for a good public relations practitioner


If Massachusetts increases the sales tax to 10%.Will the policy strengthen the state economy? What will be the impact on prices?

Market for Eco-Tourism

Where would I begin to start for information on what a target age group of 30-45 years olds would be looking for in a eco-tour? What would I look for in finding what their consumer habits are and finding competition information on eco-tourism?

Executive Assistant Training

Read The 8 Step easy guide to designing training sessions ( After reviewing the following article select 2 responsibilities. One should be technical in nature and the other should deal with interaction skills. Follow the first 6 steps described in the article. Assume th

Information and Decision Support

Reflecting on the Candidate Ethical Principles (golden rule, utilitarianism, categorical imperative, etc) and the Moral Dimensions of the Information Age (also referred to as PAPA issues: privacy, accuracy, property and access) explain how you would approach policy from the perspective of an end-user subject to the policies, a m

Performance Appraisal

Deliverable Length: 2 pages and 5 PowerPoint slides StopNShopNow, Inc.'s management team has implemented several of your ideas on incentive pay and is now reviewing the company's performance appraisal forms. These appraisal forms are very old: No one remembers where the forms came from or who made them. When the annual perfo

Social Change Topic

The social change topic that I chose to address is changes in medicine, and how new developments have influenced society's belief about the elimination of pain and suffering.

Business management and challenges

You are a manager within the marketing department of a large, high-technology computer manufacturing company. You are conducting face to face job interviews for an entry-level marketing position, and you have invited four job candidates for interviews today. As the hiring manager, create ten interview questions that you feel w

Excel Analysis

Your boss is aware that you are an MBA graduate from Southern State University. He confides in you that the executive Management Team has decided to add a new machine part to its product sales list. However, they are at a dilemma as to which way they should go to produce the part. She asked you to do an excel analysis to include

Functional Strategies

1. What examples of functional strategies do you see in this case? Label these examples and give specific descriptions of them. 2. As a company grows what challenges might it face in replicating in different locations that made it successful? How might these challenges be addressed? 3. On the web site what other examples o

Operations Management

1. Explain exponential smoothing and what the MAD and MSE scores mean in the attached spreadsheet. The original assignment was as follows. Your Director of Supply Chain needs help in developing forecasts. Choose one of the following three options. Develop forecasts for periods 6 through 24 using MA with 3 periods, 4 peri

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Since we can now use alternative dispute resolution, such as negotiation, mediation and arbitration, why would I ever want to go to court to decide my disputes? Because litigation is so expensive, does it ever make any sense to file a lawsuit to resolve a dispute?

Analyzing a poor decision

You will be analyzing a poor decision that you have made in which the results of your decision making turned our poorly. If possible the decision you choose to analyze should represent a decision you have made on the job (a business decision). You are preparing this analysis because your supervisor is concerned and wants to m

Develop an Environmental Policy Statement for Glade.

Develop an environmental policy statement for Glade. The policy statement must have the following components: 1. Basic policy statement 2. Justification for the policy 3. Those to whom the policy applies 4. How the policy is to be implemented 5. Who is responsible for implementing the policy 6. How the policy will