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Art Appreciation

Visit the following websites and explore the collections of Ancient Art there: The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Louvre Museum: The Smithsonian Institution: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: From the websites above, select two works of a

Data Collection Method

What would be two or three major differences if an e-mail survey was used instead of a mail survey? Would this improve the results? What problems would it create? What would be the major differences if interviews were used instead of questionnaires? Would this improve the survey? What problems would it create?

Treatment of Research Subjects

What are the possible ways in which people might be harmed or inconvenienced by a survey? What protections can be built in the process to prevent harm or inconvenience, and to ensure that people have free choices about whether to participate?

Selling to Business or Customers or Both

Scenario: During lunch, the conversation turns to customers and the new role of the salesperson to add new business to the company. Problem: Would you prefer to sell to businesses or consumers or both and why?

Implementing Surveys

One of the critical steps in any survey process is approaching the people you have chosen as participants for the survey. A good approach and rapport can increase a participant's willingness to give you information and their candor in providing it. Discuss your strategy for implementing this survey. I need you assistance in h

What is an Organization?

What is an Organization? The concept of an organization has changed since Moses received advice from his father-in-law about leading the tribes of Israel out of Egypt. 1. Briefly discuss the shift from viewing an organization as a machine to the concept of a learning organization using actual examples. 2. Describe how a

How to Use Secondary Research

I need to use the Internet or other resources to collect both primary and secondary data regarding the research issue, opportunity, or problem I selected for your Research Process Outline in Learning Team Meeting One. Find at least two different sources of secondary data. Then, prepare a 1,000-word analysis of your collected

Tuckman forming, storming, norming, performing model.

You are making a presentation to the supervisors in the company on the Tuckman forming, storming, norming, performing model. Put together a PowerPoint presentation that will explain the model and the highlights of each phase. Insert any examples you can. Include the fact that the stages can be repeated.

Stages of Team Development

You are the manager of a team that collaborates on various projects. These projects need to be addressed by the entire group to provide resolutions that are in the company's best interest since it will affect all parties and departments. Today in the management meeting, a discussion evolved around the HR policies. There is one p

Art Appreciation

You will take on the role of an investigative journalist by using the Internet to seek out different kinds of art works -- art that is not conventionally considered art. Choose two specific; works of art; that will make for a captivating news article. Your search begins by looking for ideas in the Classroom Materials, your instr

Art Appreciation

On the internet, look up and list more than one definition of the word "art." You can use online reference sources such as: Then, search the internet and find one example of each of the following types of art. Submit the URL for each example, a description of the art

Research Methods - Secondary/Quantitative-Qualitative

!) Why should you question the motivation of the sources of secondary research? 2) What are the differences between quantitative and qualitative data? Then what are two or three examples of each? 3) Please provide 2 different sources of secondary data.

Public Relations: Communications Process Analysis

PR Communications Process Analysis. Choose an organization that regularly communicates to its external publics. Examine the effectiveness of its communications process and the impact of effective communications to its external publics. Cite at least three examples of the actual PR tools used by the chosen organization.

Financial Management

1. In developing data for accounts receivable for the pro forma balance sheet, the analyst is most likely to turn to the ______. a. pro forma income statement b. cash budget c. prior balance sheet d. statement of retained earnings 2. A firm has forecasted sales of $3,000 in January, $6,000

MRP Planning

In the following MRP planning schedule for item J, indicate the correct net requirements, planned order receipts, and planned order releases to meet the gross requirements. Lead time is one week. See attached file for full problem description.

Discussing Harassment at Work

Scenario: When Maria Suarez got her new job, she was happy. As an oil rigger, she would make enough money to support herself and her two children. But after a week of working with a primarily male crew, her happiness was gone. Her coworkers were the reason. At first the men made unwelcome comments about her body. Then sexual gra


Estates and Trusts: Define the terms and give examples to demonstrate situations where the creation of a trust might accomplish trustor objectives. Briefly explain taxation concepts of the income generated in a trust. Compare a trust to an estate.

Case 8.1, Road to Hell, Gareth Evans,

Carribean Bauxite Company of Barracania see case details attached 1.What was the purpose this meeting between Renalls and Baker? 2.Was it conducted properly? If not, what should have been done differently. 3.Renalls sent a follow up memo to Baker (see below). Should Caribbean Bauite just hope this situation cools out o

Delphi Method

- Is Delphi method can be synonymous with such notions as 'Expert Systems', 'Expert Judgments? - Is operational effectiveness synonymous with strategy? Why or why not? - State the key issues in the VCS (Video Conferencing Systems) industry. - Fight between the big Cat (Caterpillar) and Japanese Komatsu present as classic test

Position Brief

Prepare position briefs on behalf of plaintiffs and defense in the case assigned you. This does not require a lot of writing I don't believe each brief needs to be more then three hundred words. Please Help, I mainly need direction and a starting off point along with one citation for each. plaintiff and defense section. If p

Business Research

1. What types of questions are surveys useful for and why? 2. What types of questions are surveys not useful for and why? 3. Is it possible to design a survey to get the answers a surveyor wants? How is this done? Please support the response with academic references.

Job Offer: Is it a great opportunity?

A Great Opportunity at Welingen Chemical John Frankl was in a state of shock when he pulled into his driveway after his daily commute. What a difference one day can make! While at lunch with the president of Welingen, he was asked to head up the Taiwan office of Welingen. It was a start-up operation that had been in existe

Management Dilemma and Research Question

Clearly state the "management dilemma" and the research question Clearly describe the research design you would use. State at least 5 measurement questions that you will use, with clear identification and description of the variables you will measure and the level of measurement of each variable. State three possible

PR Strategy

SCENARIO: "You were featured in a Newsweek article about working college students, which garnered much exposure. As a result, you were selected for a reality show where you are given $100, 000 to help your favorite social cause." Directions: Develop a small PR Campaign to help an established non-profit organization using the

Rating Criteria for Business Plans

If the following two criteria are said to be part of a rating system for assessing business plans. - Management and employee approval/ consensus for implementation exists for the proposed technology. - Organization has sufficient financial resources to complete the implementation plan. I would appreciate if you can comm

Supervisor and Bargaining Unit

Supervisors Performing the Work of Members of the Bargaining Unit Background The Antarctic Air-Conditioning Company produces window air-conditioning units at a relatively modern plant in Tennessee. There are several assembly lines along which the air conditioners are built by incorporating sub assemblies produced in other

Pay for Performance and Employment

Please review the below three job scenarios. What Pay-for-Performance Program would you recommend? Forklift Driver Person drives a forklift for a small metals manufacturer. Worker picks up parts that have been boxed and loaded onto pallets and delivers them to warehouse for shipping. Worker then returns and waits for t