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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

Job Interview Questions

It is important that only questions pertinent to the job be asked in an interview. Construct several interview questions using the behavioral interviewing model and post them to the Discussion Board. Discuss the legality and appropriateness of questions. Reword questions as necessary to obtain as much information as possible so

Business Description

You have decided to open your own business and Dr. C will provide the funds to start your business. Accordingly, Dr. C is interested in specifics about your company. 1. What type of business will you open? (product or service, provide the name of your company, etc.) 2. How will you manage diversity in your company? 3. Ho

Hiring Process for an Assembly Worker

Can you help me get started with this project? Formulate a plan, including a flowchart, and the participants' roles for the hiring process for an assembly worker for Hyundai. Include the following: recruiting resources interview questions location references

Hiring Plan

Assume you have been promoted to your "dream job." But, before you leave, you must recruit, select, and train your successor. Develop a plan for how you are going to do this. These should be thorough and very detail-oriented. Where will you advertise? What tests will the candidates need to do? What skills must he/she dem

Academic perspective on Change

- Based on the attached text, please comment on a academic perspective on Change and how to cope with it? Change Management, in recent years, has emerged a well defined field within management to manage change across the organization. The concepts are fairly general in the sense that they apply to organizations as well as the


1) What is your assessment of Rob Parson's performance? Should he be promoted? 2) Using the date in the case, please complete the Evaluation and Development Summary presented in Exhibit 3 of the Rob Parson (A) case. 3) If your were Paul Nasr, how would you plan to conduct the performance appraisal conversation? What woul

Critical Thinking Simulation

Do you have any suggestions for completing the following? Prepare a paper discussing a "real world example of critical thinking." This could cover any topic (environment, business, politics, etc)

Modeling & Decision Analysis A completed simulation decision-model spreadsheet. Using Crystal Ball, simulate Bijoux LeMonde's potential profit and loss, addressing the uncertain demand from Channel 24K. Run the simulation twice, using 500 and 10,000 iterations, and submit both sets of results.

A completed simulation decision-model spreadsheet. Using Crystal Ball, simulate Bijoux LeMonde's potential profit and loss, addressing the uncertain demand from Channel 24K. Run the simulation twice, using 500 and 10,000 iterations, and submit both sets of results. A 250- to 750-word memo to Claude LeMonde. This memo should in

Decision Tree Analysis

Tom is suing the manufacturer of his car for $3.5 million because of a defect that he believes caused him to have an accident. If Tom decides not to sue the manufacturer, the manufacturer would offer him a settlement of $600,000. If Tom decides to proceed with the lawsuit, his attorney has advised him that he has 50% chance of w

Decision Analysis - Payoff Table

Ken Golden has just purchased a franchise from Paper Warehouse to open a party goods store. Paper Warehouse offers three sizes of stores: Standard - 4000 sq ft; Super - 6500 sq ft; and Mega - 8500 sq ft. Ken estimates that the present worth profitability of this store will be based on the size of the store he selects to build

Managing Resistance to Change

I am having a problem linking the approaches for managing resistance with the two types of managing organizational change. Scenario: You're the nursing supervisor at a community hospital employing both emergency room and floor nurses. Each of these teams of nurses tends to work almost exclusively with others doing the sam

Job Analysis

You have an intern working with you. You feel that this person would benefit from doing a job analysis for you. Put together an outline and form for your intern to follow. Include several different methods to collect the necessary information. An example of job analysis is attached.