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Transformation and throughput processes for PetMed

See attached file. Identify key transformation or throughput processes and looking at the relationships between them. To do this we will be drawing on the Burke-Litwin Causal Model. Limit your analysis to the transactional variables they identify in the article. Those variables are: Structure (Burke-Litwin describ

Setting a price on products and services

Select a product or service that you utilize at least once a month. 1) Describe the product or service briefly, 2) If you were determining the price, what price would you set and why? 3) What type of promotion do you think would be most effective and why?

Explain why marginal physical product would diminish

Explain why marginal physical product would diminish as: 1. More secretaries are hired in an office. 2. More professors are hired in the economics department of a college. 3. More construction workers are hired to build a school.

Ethics Compliance Program: A&A Accounting

For the last six months, Jill has been with A&A Accounting, a multi-billion dollar entity. A&A has a high-level person responsible for their ethics compliance program who requires all personnel to view 20 hours of compliance videos. While on a flight to another city, Jill happened to sit behind A&A's ethics officer and overheard

Managing Payroll

Suntrust bank has an annual payroll of $800,000. In addition, the bank incurs payroll tax expense of 9%. At December 31, the end of the bank's accounting year, Suntrust owes salaries of $7,000 and FICA and other payroll tax of $2,000. The bank will pay these amounts early next year. Show what the Suntrust bank will report for

Travel & Tourism Questions: Business Management

Question 1 From the Profit-and-Loss Statement, what are the two ways that any business can increase their profits or lessen their losses? Explain in some detail. Question 2 What is a Marketing Plan? Discuss some procedures in making one up. Why is this important, especially for a Home-Based Agent? Question 3 What

Changing definition of family

How has the changing definition of family affected the functions of management? provide an experience/example that supports your views.

Walmart knowledge management

Please assist me in describing the nature and extent of knowledge management in Walmart and its relationship to the Walmart's strategy and leadership, using the following guidelines and make recommendations for improving it in 2-3 pages. 1. Describe the nature and extent of knowledge management in the organization or unit that

External Environment

Please help with the following: 1.Given the importance of understanding the external environment, why do some firms fail to do so? Provide examples of firms that did not understand their external environment. What were the implications of the firm's failure to understand that environment?

Forecasting - regression analysis

Please help. I need to clarify my answers. Thanks. John Howard, a Mobile, Alabama, real estate developer, has devised a regression model to help determine residential housing prices in South Alabama. The model was developed using recent sales in a particular neighborhood. The price (Y) of the house is based on the size (

Forecasting regression

I need to verify my answers for the following problem. Accountants at the firm Michael Vest, CPAs, believed that several traveling executives were submitting unusually high travel vouchers when they returned from business trips. First, they took a sample of 200 vouchers submitted from the past year. Then they developed the f

Inputs

I need some assistance on this Project. Review your strategy from last module and enter your decisions into the simulation. Run it through all the way through, (ALL FOUR YEARS - NOT JUST ONE!) and do not deviate from your strategy. Then in a 2-3 MLA paper (plus appendices): Give your final score on the simulation. How d

Analyzing the Nadler-Tushman Congruence Model for Petmeds.com

In my opinion, the Nadler-Tushman Congruence Model is particularly strong in terms of Inputs. Therefore, for this part of the case, I would like you to analyze PetMeds' key inputs. Start by reading the article by Nadler and Tushman in the section down below (below the dashed line). This will tell you how to go about comple

Green initiatives

Can you help me with the following questions? -What are some green initiatives your company is implementing? -Identify what you feel are driving forces behind those initiatives. -Has your company implemented International Organization for Standards (ISO) 14000 protocols? If yes, what is the current benefit or effect they

Commercial Logging and Tree Farms

What do you think would happen if commercial loggers have their own tree farms? Find out if tree farms, specifically for commercial logging already exist in some areas, and share the information with the class. I am excluding seasonal Christmas tree farms.

Environmental Aspect Matrix

What is an environmental aspect matrix? When creating the matrix, what environmental and business concerns should be included in the criteria? Why?

Management: coercive power

How can managers use coercive power to correct problems associated with employees that report late to work?

Risk Management Principles (Business Continuity Plan)

Develop a BCP for a manufacturing type organization that demonstrates the different types of risks, their evaluation and remediation through the following: -Identification and evaluation of business or operational risks and their consequences -The development of remedial actions designed to all the continuance of business func

Product Rating and its Implications

About BPA, in Canada, BPA in contained only in certain plastic bottles, with the numbers 6 or 7 on the bottom. I have only ever seen waters bottles with a number 5 or 1 on the bottom, so here there is no BPA in our water bottles. BPA is still a huge concern for other things such a baby bottles and sippy cups. Last winter, tho

Discuss the role of third parties payers in health care revenues and expenditures.

There are very few industries that have the unique economic factor in which the majority of its revenue does not come directly from the customer, but from a third party. This unique economic factor is usually referred to as a private healthcare insurance company. Third party payers are the commercial, governmental, and healthca

Barriers To Entry Into Highly Competitive Industries

Elaborate on the industries that you regard as highly competitive, what were the barriers that you listed as entry barriers into those industries. What are some ways that companies that companies can overcome or alleviate these barriers?

Understanding the Changes in Output for Firms and Industries

Please help with the following problem regarding business management. "If economic profits exist in an industry, more firms will want to enter it. As they do, the market supply curve will shift to the right and cause a drop in the market price. The lower market price, will reduce the output and profits of the typical firm.

Commercial fisherman try to catch in a day

How many fish should a commercial fisherman try to catch in a day? Should he catch as many as possible or return to dock before filling the boat with fish? Under what economic circumstances should he not even take the boat out?

Costs of Recycling

Recycling is good, but, have you thought about the energy it takes to recycle. I save recycling energy by washing my empty drinking water bottle with hot water, refilling the bottles and putting them back in the refrigerator. I do this about two to three times before trashing them. This reduces the recycling frequencies and sav