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Decision Tree - Land Zoning

Decision trees and the Delphi Procedure Scenario: All land within the municipality of Springfield is zoned for either agricultural, residential or commercial use. You have just purchased a parcel of agricultural land for $20,000 in the expectation that it will be rezoned next year. But the rezoning is controversial, and will

Flowcharts and the Delphi Method

Flowchart Problem 1: You're desperately in love with another person, but that person doesn't know you exist. You decide to skip the whole getting-to-know-you routine, and cast a love spell. Assume you have a book containing the rituals, plus the ingredients lists. The sex of the target determines which list you'll use; there's

Union Organizing Explanations

Assist with writing a position paper based upon Union Organizing. Thoroughly research it to make judgments, recommendations, etc. What are the proposed solutions to this topic or issue? Assess why this particular topic is of interest to you and why society should also share this same concern as you. Reference: Support docu

Mattel Case Study: CSR

*Disclaimer* I do not need a finished assignment. I need understanding of how Mattel relates to CSR. I am evaluating the Mattel case study in the context of Corporate Social Responsibility. Specifically, socially responsible organizations behave in certain ethical ways. Socially responsible organizations tend to go above and bey

Mattel Case Study: Duty Ethics

*Disclaimer* This isn't a request for a finished assignment. I am asking for clarity regarding duty ethics and the Mattel case study. Sethi, S., Veral, E., Shapiro, H., & Emelianova, O. (2011). Mattel, Inc.: Global manufacturing principles (GMP) - A life-cycle analysis of a company-based code of conduct in the toy industry.

Enron Case: The Collapse of Enron

Enron Case • Why did Enron collapse? • Was it the business model or the management systems and processes which primarily caused the collapse? • What internal and external factors that led to the collapse? • What role did ethics play at Enron? • Ultimately, what lessons should we learn from that case? Please explai

Wal-Mart Case Background

Wal-Mart Case • Can Wal-Mart replicate its domestic model in its original form in China? Why? Why not? • What are some specific Chinese market threats and factors that Wal-Mart must consider to implement to gain and maintain a sustainable strategic advantage? • Who are some of Wal-Mart's strongest international competit

Warehouse Systems Management

Need a paper that's roughly 1000+ words. It needs to be about the manufacturing industry and why warehouse managers need to understand their job, potential vertical movements, and salaries in order to succeed. Any help would be appreciated.

Mattel Case Study Utility Ethics

Utility Ethics *Disclaimer* This is not a request for a completed assignment. I just need some help with summarizing the main points of this case study. I am using the Utility Test to inform my understanding of the Mattel case study. Using the following article, I need help with applying the Utility Test to the Mattel

Decision Trees using Excel

Decision Trees Scenario: You are a consultant who works for the Excellent Consulting Group. You have learned about three different investment opportunities and need to decide which one is most lucrative. Following are the three investment options and their probabilities: Option A: Real Estate development. This is a risky oppor

Corporate Social Responsibility- Survey Monkey

**This is not a request for a finished assignment. I am requesting help with summarizing the main points of CSR and how it applies to Survey Monkey. ** SurveyMonkey - SurveyMonkey is best known for its easy-to-use survey creation software, but the company's nationwide survey service, Audience, was created as a way to give ba

Private Vs Public Sector Unions

Assume that you are a Human Resources professional within the public sector. For the next meeting the supervisor request to interpret the environment for bargaining and how it can affect negotiation outcomes, especially as it relates to public sector labor relations. How can a positive environment help with negotiations? How

ABC Furniture Company Linear Regression

See Attached Background: Linear Regression Forecasting and Decision Trees Why is Forecasting important? How can we use Linear Regression as a forecasting method? Read this introductory resource: Forecasting for Business and Using Linear Regression (attached) Read Chapter 6, Regression Analysis pp. 159-166, in this resourc

Al Hilal Bank Case Study

Write a 3000 words (or more) report on this case study. Questions: 1. Describe the banking market in the UAE at the time of Al Hilal's launch. What were the key issues facing the government? 2. What has contributed to Al Hilal's success in the industry? 3. What are the key pitfalls Berro should watch out for as he grows Al

Negotiation skills and rationale

1. Do you think it is possible to have a persuasion which is too logical? Why, or why not? Give an example of how you can use logic and reasoning to help persuade your audience without the logic actually damaging the negotiation process. 2. The textbook lists check for understanding as a key skill necessary for persuading other

Unions: Bargaining/non-bargaining

Write a paper in which we compare and contrast the pros and cons of union organization and how the decision to unionize impacts bargaining and negotiating as compared to individual efforts. In this paper, we should provide examples of real-world situations that reflect these pros and cons in order to provide a balanced assessme

Business in Bunge Case Characteristics

Bunge: Poised for growth • What business is Bunge in? • What are some of the characteristics or Key Success Factors associated with that business? • How would you describe Bunge's unique business model and value chain? • What are Bunge's primary activities or revenue sources? Are those the right ones? Please explain.

Compare/Contrast Union Representatives with those Outside

First, evaluate the union versus non-union political activities, attitudes, and behaviors. Secondly assess the collective bargaining process and who might be the key players from the union and non-union sides. Keep in mind the perspective will have a great deal to do with how the union movement will affect you both personally an

Discussion/negotiations

1. Give an example of a negotiation where communicating aggressively will be beneficial to a negotiation. Give an example of a negotiation where communicating passively will be beneficial to a negotiation. Make sure to include the pros and cons of each, and discuss the barriers to communication which are associated with each. 2

the Briggs Meyer personality test

Using the Briggs Meyer personality test, relate to the INTJ personality to respond to the following: According to the instrument, which personality style are you? Did your findings match how you see yourself? What strengths do you see your temperament type having when preparing and conducting a negotiation? What are the chal

Decision Making for Risk

SLP Background: Decision Making Under Risk Recall from Module 1 Background that in decision situations there are three different levels of uncertainty: assumed certainty, risk, and uncertainty. In SLP 1, we covered assumed certainty. In this Module we will discuss RISK. Recall what it means for a decision under risk: Risk. I

Buddy's Floor Barn Case 2

Assignment: Assignment Overview In the assignment, you are again engaged on a consulting basis by Buddy's Floor Barn. This time, in order to get a better idea of what might have motivated customers' buying habits you are asked to analyze the ages of the customers who have purchased oak flooring over the past 12 months. Past re

Informal Dispute Resolution

Describe the steps involved in informal dispute resolution. When is this technique most effective? Why? Use examples to clarify your points. Describe an apology one could use, hypothetically which expressed regret, one where one accepted responsibility, and one where a remedy was offered. Give a scenario where resolving th

Calculating EOQ and Reorder point

Inventory Management (Reorder Point Calculation) A distributor of large appliances needs to determine the order quantities and reorder points for the various products it carries. The following data refer to a specific refrigerator

Summarize Union Structure and Governance

Analyze the Evolution of Unions to Provide a Historical Perspective The human resources meeting went well and employees had many questions regarding the structure and governance of unions, should one be established. For the follow up meeting, develop a document in which we evaluate and summarize how unions are structured and

Evolution of Unions to Provide a Historical Perspective

Within your organization, there has been talk about potentially forming a union. However, many are not sure of the need or really what the term "unionizing" is all about. Your director has requested for you to hold a meeting for all staff that reviews the historical evolution of labor unions within the United States. Your presen

Negotiations at Work

Think about the characteristics of a person with whom it easy to work with and the characteristics of a person with whom it difficult to work with. Consider that you need to ask each of them for a favor at work. What approach might you use when dealing with the easy to work with person? What approach might you use when dealin

BUS520: Multi-Attribute Decision Making (MADM)

Assignment Background We will begin to cover the finer elements of decision making. There are different ways to categorize decisions. The most common and useful way is based on the amount of uncertainty in the decision situation or the future. And there are three different levels of uncertainty: assumed certainty, risk, and unc

Buddy's Floor Barn

Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts Assignment Overview You are the lead consultant for the Excellent Consulting Group. It is mid-October. One of your top clients, Buddy's Floor Barn, has just closed the books for the first three quarters of the year (January through September). Buddy's Floor Barn requests that you analyze the sales

Negotiations and Business Practice

Can someone discuss with me the following questions independently? What are possible conflicts that you may experience in the workplace and in your personal life? Provide at least three possible conflicts and two alternative solutions to each. Identify and explain the issues that might constitute the bargaining mix and in