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    Spurious Correlations: Merits of Current Research

    Find an instance where someone had made a claim about a connection between seemingly random events (e.g. sports, health, or political section of a newspaper, in a magazine, or in any other source). Discuss the merits of what the claim is being made and then poke holes in it, using probability theory and quantifying my answers

    Transport the EOQ quantity to each plant individually

    CDG, Inc. a major manufacturer of fertilizer has 5 production plants. CDG buys Spice which is an essential chemical used in all of its production facilities, from a centrally located distribution center (DC). The consumption rates of Spice at the plants are as follows: Plant No. Usage (lbs per day) 1 220 2 100 3 300 4


    Assistance #1 List the skills that will enable the project manager to most effectively manage change. As companies recognize the synergistic results of integrating processes, project management is typically integrated with which six management components? How does this integration create an environment for excellence? 1.

    Type of work and lifestyle

    This post compares and contrasts the work and lifestyle of a farmer, a factory worker, and a schoolteacher. It includes hints on other occupations you could compare and also how you could expand the answer if necessary.

    GM's Current Mental Model

    Talk about GM's current mental model, its limits and powers. Test the relevance of GM's mental model against the changing environment (increasing gas price, higher standards like Euro III) and market, then provide a new mental model, also, develop an integrated portfolio of models. GM mental model is: They are afraid of chang

    Most important problem facing Arcelor Mittal: recommendations and balance

    Research Arcelor Mittal (http://www.arcelormittal.com/). After reviewing of all the documents you can find on the web and in libraries, write a response to the following questions: 1. What is the most important problem facing Arcelor Mittal? 2. What recommendation(s) would you make to Arcelor Mittal, and in what order of

    Workplace Health and Safety Requirements: Firing

    John, an employee of XYZ Publishing, called his supervisor over to the area where he was working and told him that he refused to do the job any more because the air conditioning in the room created a draft which was making him sick. Sam, the supervisor, did not feel any strong drafts, but wanted to be fair. He summoned the bu

    Implementation and Evaluation of policies for off-shore drilling in the US

    Situation: 70% of the American public are in favor of off-shore drilling in the US. Some of the people polled had previously rejected the possibility because of potential environmental effects, but now that gas is over $4.00 a gallon, they have to consider whether they want white, sandy beaches or a Hummer in the driveway. We m

    Business Research: what are the important steps?

    What is the most important steps that a business researcher should take in order to maximize the quality of his or her work? What are some specific actions that can be taken to increase the probability that the research project will be useful for decision-making purposes? Thanks

    Healthcare strategies for doctoral degrees

    INSTRUCTION: As healthcare undergraduate students many of you may decide to further your education and even obtain Doctoral degrees. This assignment is to give an idea and to envision you applying for a doctoral program. Please write a letter of intent, put together a document detailing how and why you will be a successful docto

    Operational management: Calculate Sales Forecasts

    3 The following tabulations are actual sales of units for six months and a starting forecast in January. a. Calculate forecasts for the remaining five months using simple exponential smoothing with α = 0.2. b. Calculate MAD for the forecasts. ACTUAL FORECAST January 100 80 February 94 March 106 April 80 May 68

    Executive bad behavior

    Last year, a newly built casino had its huge, very grand opening gala, which involved numerous A-list guests, lots of gourmet food, and enough alcohol to float a boat. About 1:00 a.m. one of the top casino executives and his wife left the party in their brand new Porsche; apparently they had both had had more than their share o

    Good Samaritan: Moral obligation to save the drowning boy?

    Roger Smith, a quite competent swimmer, is out for a leisurely stroll. During the course of his walk he passes by a deserted pier from which a teenage boy who apparently cannot swim has fallen into the water. The boy is screaming for help. Smith recognizes that there is absolutely no danger to himself if he jumps in to save the

    Career Management Basic Steps

    What is career management? What are the basic steps involved in a career management system? What is the manager's role in a career management system?

    In March 2004, President Bush selected Nebraska business executive Tony Raimondo

    In March 2004, with the U.S presidential compaign heating up, President Bush's White House team made what would seem to be a questionalbe hiring decision. It's not clear how much screening they did, or who did it, but almost as soon as the White House recommended Nebraska business executive Tony Raimondo to be the administratio

    Problem Solution Paper: GeneOne Corporation (MBA 520)

    Please provide jump-start information on the following topics/areas: - Situation Background (Step 1) - Issue Identification - Opportunity Identification - End-State Goals (Step 3) - Etc. *Note: BrainMass OTA's are not able to write your papers for you, but are here to provide a starting point*.

    Effects of the immediate economy after a disaster

    The 9-11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center complex completely destroyed or damaged 21 buildings with 31.2 million square feet of Manhattan office space - accounting for nearly 10% of the city's entire inventory. Just prior to the attack, the Manhattan office vacancy rate throughout the entire island was 8% and the avera

    Understanding the Agricultural program named Payment-in-Kind (PIK)

    In 1983 the Reagan Administration introduced a new agricultural program called the Payment-in-Kind (PIK) program. Keeping this program in mind assume that the free market price of wheat is $4 per bushel and the free market supply is 20 million bushels. In the past, payment for extra wheat had been made in dollars and the wheat

    Discuss and compare the primary types of organizations

    My response to these questions will require the following - please assist so that I can complete it! Questions: 1.) Identify the characteristics that are held in common by effective organizations. Evaluate your organization in comparison with these characteristics. 2.) How does the environment surrounding the organizati