Suppose the price of apples rises from $3 a pound to $3.45 and your consumption of apples drops from 30 pounds of apples a month to 21 pounds of apples. Calculate your price elasticity of demand of apples. What can you say about the price elasticity of demand of apples? Is it Elastic, Inelastic, or Unitary Elastic? Be sure to sh
What recommendations would you give for a manager to lead the change process and then sustain the changes in an organization?
1. (TCO D) When there is a production constraint, a company should emphasize the products with: the highest unit contribution margins the highest contribution margin ratios the highest contribution margin per unit of constrained resource the highest contribution margins and contribution
(See attached file for full problem description) --- 14-11 The activities in the table apply to the computerization of a company's accounting system, presently operated manually. (see chart in attached file) All of the program routines can be written independently before the computer is installed and can be debug
Activity-based costing (ABC) is a system that gathers overhead costs for organization activities, and then assigns those costs back to products, services, departments, sales territories or other cost objects. La Villa Roma Pizza wants to determine the cost of delivering pizzas to clients. The company is considering whether to ch
1. Identify and describe the healthcare organization that will serve as your focus throughout the course. Include details about the population it serves and the services it provides. 2. Identify the expectations and needs of the healthcare customer within that population. 3. Evaluate the organization's vision and mission sta
The Maser is a new custom-designed sports car. An analysis of the task of building the Maser reveals the following list of relevant activities, their immediate predecessors, and their duration. (see chart in attached file) a) Draw a network diagram for the project. b) Mark the critical path and state its length. c) If t
The estimated times and immediate predecessors for the activities in a project at Caesar Douglas' retinal scanning company are given in the following table. Assume that the activity times are independent. (see chart in attached file) a) Calculate the expected time and variance for each activity. b) What is the expected c
Why did you choose business school over other educational opportunities? What contribution will you make to the business world? How would a Business School Scholarship help you meet your educational and professional goals?
2. A sales project at month 5 had an actual cost of $34,000, a planned cost of $42,000, and a value completed of $39,000. Find the cost and schedule variance and the CPI and SPI. 4. A project to develop a county park has an actual cost in month 17 of $350,000, a planned cost of $475,000, and a value completed of $300,000.
Prepare 2 Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides for Brainstorming tools. These slides shall (i) describe the tool, and (ii) discuss/illustrate possible applications. In addition, each slide must be fully supported with a narrative explanation as if this were presenting the slide. This can be embedded in the "click to add note
Define Mintzberg's role matrix. What is the most important aspect of that matrix to understand from a managerial viewpoint? Do you think the matrix is relevant in today's workplace?
1. What required experience is needed when assessing safety/security programs, operations, processes, equipment and systems? 2. If there were critical safety/security challenges confronting a zoo environment; what steps would a manager take to overcome them? 3. What are possible goals to achieve within the first six mo
Use any of the following: the position you choose for developing a selection process in Units 1 and 2; your own job description at your current position; OR a job description you locate on the internet. Using the JOB DESCRIPTION as a base, develop performance standards for this particular position. Specifically you are to
Solving real world complex problems using either traditional optimization techniques or modern heuristic techniques would make interesting work. What do the terms heuristic and optimization (or optimal) mean? What is a quantitative application for each? Some independent research is needed. What was your source(s) for add
Need help answering the questions noted below. If you use the work of others in answering the question, please cite using correct APA style. What are the purposes of scholarly writing? How do the components of scholarly writing help achieve those purposes?
Discuss the following statement: No organization is immune to the contact and presence of the Internet and the technology that surrounds it. Those organizations that are successful going forward will be those who manage to balance their strategy in all of its areas; those organizations that are very successful will be those t
Imagine that you have just been put in charge of assessing a feasibility of using a new technology in your business. What steps will you take to determine whether or not this is the right step for your company to take? What types of costs and benefits will you need to assess?
What obligations do you feel a company has to ensure that its employees are not harmed by having their chances for advancements limited by social customs of a host country, what international code would be voilated if any did the company make the right decision by opting to follow the norms of the host country. how would you rec
Briefly identify 2 - 3 quality management tools used in data collection? What types of quality management tools do you utilize to make personal or business decisions? How do you utilize these tools in the decision-making process?
The following network is a compressed representation of the prospectus of a start-up firm that plans to develop a new, bio-electronic computer chip. Note that four activities, the biological elements, can start immediately. Find: (a) The critical path (b) The earliest time to complete the project (c) The slack on a
Given an auditing project with the following activities, Using the critical path, find: (a)The probability of completing this project in 12 weeks (or less), as the client desires. (b)The probability of completing this project in 13 weeks (or less). (c)The probability of completing this project in 16 weeks (or less),
Draft a Luxurion Auto employee performance evaluation which will be used to evaluate Luxurion Auto salespeople. Include what you intend to measure among these three evaluation elements: 1. Individual task outcomes 2. Behaviors 3. Traits For example, when measuring behaviors, you may decide to measure leadership skills
Valley View Hospital has an outpatient clinic. Jeffrey Harper, the hospital's chief administrator, is very concerned about cost control and has asked that performance reports be prepared that compare budgeted and actual amounts for medical assistants, clinic supplies and lab tests. Past financial studies have shown that the cost
Distinguish between dependent and independent demand in a McDonald's restaurant, in an integrated manufacturer of personal copiers, and in a pharmaceutical supply house.
Please provide more insight into the following questions for this assignment. The article is downloaded below: 1. Use the article by Diane Zabel to identify a theme and paraphrase the theme in our own words. 2. Also discuss the process of retranslating a text. One of the themes identified in an article used to wr
The following activities are part of a project to be scheduled using CPM: (see chart in attached file) Draw the network. What is the critical path? How many weeks will it take to complete the project? How much slack does activity B have? The following activities are part of a project to be scheduled using CPM:
9-32 Splendid Stereo, Inc. is a large retailer of stereo equipment. The controller is about to prepare the budget for the first quarter of 20x5. Past experience has indicated that 75 percent of the store's sales are cash sales. The collection experience for the sales on account is as follows: 80% during month of sale 15% du
Identify basic concepts regarding money and banking, financial management , stock and bond markets, and risks involved in business. You and several of your friends are looking forward to the time when you have a steady salary and are able to make investments. You are discussing wh
Please provide an answer to the following question. Please site references if you use the work of others. 1. Do you agree that mastering the Academic Word List will help us convince an audience that we are knowledgeable and well educated?" Why or why not? 2. Do you agree wtih Averil Coxhead's claim "The academic Word