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Burden for the Reduction of Greenhouse Gases

Is it proper to place the burden for the reduction of greenhouse gases on the developed nations, considering that some of the worst examples of deforestation and air pollution are occurring in developing nations? Please list the references used and do not copy them word for word.

Training Methods: Questioning

Questioning enhances two-way communication in a training environment. When used appropriately, questioning improves trainee participation and allows the trainer to check for understanding. Please define the following question types and describe when each is used most effectively (with examples): Closed-ended questions Open

Risk in business decisions

How do you identify or anticipate risk in business decisions? How can risk be mitigated in business decisions? What kinds of tools are out there to help manage risk? Use examples to explain.

Your daughter has recently graduated from college and landed a great job

Your daughter has recently graduated from college and landed a great job making $50,000 a year in your hometown. She has come to you for advice concerning whether she should rent an apartment or buy a small starter house. Using resources such as local real estate offices or www.realtor.com, research the real estate market in you

Roles and Responsibilities of management

What are management's roles and responsibilities in decision implementation? What factors affect decision implementation? How should these factors be addressed in order to assure the effectiveness of the decision?

Challenger and Columbia case

Please help with the following case study found in the textbook: Managing Organizational Change: A Multiple Perspectives Approach written by Ian Palmer, Richard Dunford, and Gib Akin (2006). Please answer questions in detail.

Support Systems 1 page

Adult students are more successful when they receive support from family, friends, their workplace (supervisor and co-workers) and fellow students. In order to ensure the support that is needed, think about the kind of support you need. Based upon your readings and building upon your "Challenges and Solutions" posting, determin

Challenges and Solutions 1 pages

Brainstorm some of the challenges you think you will face in the business programs. Based on your personal experience, construct a posting in which you relate the challenges and seek to identify strategies for dealing with each.

Consumer segments targeted by marketers

Identify three consumer segments targeted by marketers of a product category of your choice, such as motor vehicles, home appliances, etc. Based on information available online and in marketing literature, write a report describing the psychographics of the three segments. In your report, also describe the marketing strategi

Training & Development: Transfer of Training

Thinking in terms of Facilitation of Transfer (focus on organizational intervention: supervisor, peer, and trainer support, climate/culture and reward systems), please help with the following scenario: Dr. Richard Camp designed a three-day workshop on interviewing skills for an executive research firm. In his training desig

Discussion Questions prep paper

1. What is distributive bargaining? When is distributive bargaining appropriate to use? Why? What might be the effect of distributive bargaining on long term relationships? 2. What is integrative bargaining? What are the key differences between integrative bargaining and distributive bargaining? When might integrative bargain

Critical, Creative, Logical, and Persuasive Thinking

Apply critical thinking to the decision making process by discussing workplace examples that highlight each of these three types of thinking...creative thinking, logical thinking, and persuasive thinking. Must be a minimum of 200 words.

Review

Production costs can be reduced when production processes are streamlined or their effectiveness increased. Having the product available when needed, can further improve productivity and lower shipping costs. Quality improvements lead to reductions of production cost with a corresponding increase in customer satisfaction. Does y

Calculating the Forecasting Payments, Collectors, Net Cash Flow

1. Forecasting Payments. Calculate Paymore's cash payments to its suppliers under the assumption that the firm pays for its goods with a 1-month delay. Therefore, on average, two-thirds of purchases are paid for in the quarter that they are purchased, and one-third are paid in the following quarter. 2. Forecasting Collections

Sudanese Famine

Need help in preaparing a 2-3 page paper on this terrible loss of life. The Sudanese Famine. Presentation should include a discussion of the social, political and environmental conditions that contributed to the famine in whole or in part, a description of the extent of the famine, efforts that were made to alleviate human suff

external forces and trends

I am looking for information on the following for any type of business. What are the external forces and trends considerations on the following: - Legal and regulatory - global - economic - technological While developing a strategic plan . Need in APA format please list references

When working in the area of strategic management, you will often be asked to look at what appears to be a strategic initiative on the part of another company and speculate as to what the strategy behind the initiative really is. In other words

When working in the area of strategic management, you will often be asked to look at what appears to be a strategic initiative on the part of another company and speculate as to what the strategy behind the initiative really is. In other words, what is the company really trying to do and why? You will find that you have to use y

Basic Cost Management

Toledo Toy Company incurred the following costs during 20x4. The company sold all of its products manufactured during the year. During 20x4, the company operated at about half of its capacity, due to a slowdown in the economy. Prospects for 20x5 are slightly better. Jared Lowes, the marketing manager, forecasts a 30 percent gro

Sexual Harassment by a Child

There was a case a few years ago of a 4 year old boy in school giving a girl a hug.. nothing sexual, they were like kindergartners or first graders, somewhere around that age range, and the boy was suspended because of the school's sexual harassment policy. Do any of you see a problem with trying to hold a 4-year old to the

Business Research

External validity is the ability to generalize to (and across) times, settings or persons. How would you know if your experimental research results could be generalized to the population (have external validity)? Provide an example. 200-300 words What are the ethical implications of observing employees without their knowled

Financial Forecasting Using a Balance Sheet

** Please see the attached file and solve for the items in the shaded areas ** Find current assets, net fixed assets, total assets, accounts payable, long-term debt, common equity, financial needs.

History Forecasting Dangers

"The danger of forecasting based on history alone is that history is not constant. Conditions are always changing and there are several variables affected. You can create a meaningful forecast that does reflect changing conditions by allowing for the fluctuation of these changing conditions and basing it on the fact that althoug

Create Flowchart and Answer Questions

- Select a process that a person would do every day but would like to spend less time doing, such as driving to work (anything simple) - Design a flowchart using an appropriate tool. - Comment on the factors that affect the process design. - Identify at least one metric could be used to measure the process. - Create a flowc

Elements of a Negotiation; Role of Perception; Two Common Perception Problems

1. What are the elements of a negotiation? What are some of the problems you have experienced when negotiating? How would you address these problems? 2 What is the role of perception in negotiation? Based on past experience, what are two most common perception problems in negotiation? What safeguards would you employ to avoid