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Market Research

PLEASE CONSIDER THE ATTACHED DOCUMENT FOR THE MARKET SELECTION MATRIX. Based on the attached paper. Please help addressing these questions. - Use an objective tool [a selection matrix] to determine which 1 overseas market to pursue among others. - Explain the importance of qualitative and quantitative research in unders

Fast Food Restaurants Overview

I had to visit two fast food restaurants that make hamburgers. Being that I do not eat fast food this is kind of hard for me to do and was wondering if I could get some help. Thanks. Below are the questions that I need to answer. 1. Describe the production process observed 2. Identify the customer expectations for the ser

Survey and Interview Guides

Compare quantitative surveys to qualitative interview guides. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of each. Support the discussion with solid academic references.

Public Relations help

Please help with the following problem. How do you determine the newsworthiness of an issue? Why is it important to use inverted pyramid style and the five W's in a press release? What are some advantages and disadvantages of the various types of media?

New entry to market

I have selected the following technology, company and country of entry. The Technology: Rack-mount Servers The Company: RadiSys (http://www.radisys.com/) Potential Country to Market to: Russia The product selected is rack-mount servers. And I believe RadiSys is not yet entered the Russian market or has not ventured compl

Public Relations

Why is it important to inform the external publics of significant events within the organization? What is your organization's relationship with the local, regional, national, and global media? What are some tools/techniques used to inform, influence, and motivate external publics? What are the ramifications of ineffective comm

Public Relations & Internal Communciations

Please help me with these questions: 1. Why is it important to keep internal publics informed? 2. How does corporate culture affect an organization's internal communications? 3. What are some tools/techniques used to inform, influence, and motivate internal publics? 4. What are the ramifications of ineffective commun

Forecasting for WidgeCorp: Applied Managerial Decision-Making

WidgeCorp is considering branching out into cold beverages. You have been asked to come up with a regression model to forecast monthly sales of cold beverages for the next year. Think about what variables you might include in your model. Please research about regression analysis, and provide detailed discussion about various ty

Presentation on Control Mechanisms

Prepare a 10-15 slide presentation which contains the following: >Various control mechanisms used in each team members' organization. >Describe the control mechanism and state the type that it is based on the information in the text. >Effectiveness of these control mechanisms. >Examines positive and negative reactions to

Singapore Business

Based on the attached article "HP in Singapore". - Compared to other countries, why did HP select Singapore? - What were 'key criteria'? - When did it establish its wholly-owned-subsidiary there? - What cases of ethnocentrism are identified in the mini-case? - How did HP Singapore become 'a strategic factory and developmen

Changing American Wealth

How much change has taken place through the years among the industries that have been the source of wealth for America's richest individuals? What does this say about the changing nature of the economy? ** See attached file for full problem description and graph/chart. **

Mr. Jorge Munoz Sales Representatives and Employee Training and Development

The Director of Sales, Jorge Muñoz, has approached you to recommend training for new sales representatives. In the form of an e-mail, identify the training objectives and the audience analysis that you will recommend to Mr. Muñoz. To help you identify the type of work Sales Representatives perform, check out the Occupati

Public Relations, advertising and publicity

What are some differences between advertising and publicity? What are some positive and negative aspects of publicity? Why is it important to have a PR campaign? What is a real world example of a situation that illustrates the importance of a PR campaign?

Managing Organization Change

Read the Case Study "The British Airways Swipe Card Debacle" on pages 221 - 223 (FOUND IN ATTACHMENT) of your text. Please respond in bullet form. Review the British Airways Case Study, drawing on each of the perspectives addressed in Chapters 7 and 8. (Organization Development, Sense-making, Change Management, Contingency,

Supplier & Buyer Power

In the breakfast cereal industry, companies such as Kellogg, Quaker Oats, and General mills sell their cereals to grocery chains, discount stores and independent grocers. Chain retailers, such as Wal-Mart, Kroger, Safeway, Costco, and Albertson's, purchase the majority of breakfast cereal. Of these, Wal-Mart accounts for more

Operations Management - Forecasting and Aggregate Sales

8. Tucson Machinery, Ins., manufactures numerically controlled machines, which sell for an average price of $0.5 million each. Sales for these NCM's for the past two years were as follows: Quarter Quantity 2004 I 12 II 18 III 26 IV

Operations Management

Corning Glass Works Case I need assistance to do the following--Use a decision tree to decide the fate of M&E Division of Corning Glass Works, clearly state the problems, show the current work flow design and any improvements that you may recommend. Show flow charts, etc. Clearly identify the problems for the case, ident

Operations Management - Lucent Technologies, Global Supply Management

Case Study Analysis: Case Study Analysis:Lucent Technologies, Global Supply Management Read the case study Case Study Analysis: Lucent Technologies, Global Supply Management. Clearly identify the problems from the case, identify the firm's current strategy and current logistics design, then discuss what strategy would make th

6 stages of multinationalization

Google, Inc. Describe how it has become multinational by progressing through 2 or more stages of Jacoby's 6 stages of multinationalization.

Forecasting

5. The multiplicative model a. uses centered moving averages to smooth the trend fluctuations. b. removes trend before isolating the seasonal components. c. deseasonalizes a time series by dividing the values by the appropriate seasonal index. d. provides a unique seasonal index for each observation of the time series.

Stages

- What advantages do stage 3 and stage 4 companies have? - What advantages do stage 1 and 2 companies have? - Does company size and maturity matter as it competes in the marketplace?

Tech Eras

- What is the difference between 'using, developing and owning the technology'? - Some thinkers claim the world has experienced 4 major eras. They are: - the agricultural era, - the industrial era, - the information era, and the, - the biotechnology era. List 3 or 4 technical innovations/products from each

MBA Students and Global Market, Technology Management

- Why is it important for MBA students to learn and know about global markets, not just domestic markets? - Can you explain why doing an MBA in Technology Management is less about technology and more about doing business with that technology in overseas market? - Based on the material below, what business issues does the A

Classification of Competency

HPU (University)is beginning to offer an innovation in course delivery called the "hybrid." The hybrid allows students to (1) attend class in the classroom for the entire term or (2) take the same class entirely online or (3) come to that same class part of the time and go online the rest of the time. The hybrid also allows stud

Cross Cultural Business

1. What are the key cross-cultural challenges you have faced within the business? How have you resolved these? 2. What key skills do managers in international organizations need in order to lead their organizations successfully? Why?