You are visiting one your organization's plants in a poor nation. You discover a young girl (under the age of 16) is working the factory floor. The company has a strict prohibition on child labor. You remind the plant manager of the policy and insist that she should go back to the local school. The plant manager tells you th
When reviewing your topic of interest, are you finding that most of the research are quantitative or qualitative in nature? Pick one of your quantitative studies/sources of information. Tell us the problem statement of the study and provide us an overview of the research effort. Then tell us what kind of quantitative design is u
You are the CEO of a large company seeking to invest in either Central or South America and have directed your staff to prepare a report and recommendations. Two of the countries you are assigned are Brazil and Venezuela, and it is your task to make the recommendation between these two countries. Assess the various risks in ea
Write a 3-4 (1200 words) page paper on legal risk incorporating the issues of discipline, separation, and conflict. Separation can include voluntary and involuntary separation, cost of separation, reasons for dismissal, and wrongful discharge. Conflict can include dispute resolution & the negotiation process. Incorporate two to
In your own words. What is an integrated supply chain? What are the key elements/challenges in an integrated supply chain? What are the specific benefits to firms that implement superior supply chain management? Integrated supply chains to be explored Alan Johnson. Manufacturers' Monthly. Sydney: May 2007. pg. 24.
Can someone explain why you would need to consider reliability and validity when conducting business research?
Can you provide a business example from one of the three operations strategies: make-to-stock, assemble-to-order, and make-to-order. Explain how the strategy works. Is it effective? What it would take for a company to move from a make-to-stock strategy to make-to-order, and vice versa.
Discuss the concept of satisficing. In your answer, discuss the positive and negative aspects of applying satisficing in decision making.
Review one of the research studies that you found for your research study literature review. Discuss the purpose of the study and the type of research approach that is used. Then tell how you determined the purpose. Did the author clearly articulate the purpose for the reader? Explain the difference between the purpose and the p
The four main types of risk inherent to businesses are credit risk, market risk, operational risk, and financial risk. Identify one company (US companies) representative of each form of risk. Analyze how each company manages this risk. How do the company's methods compare to its strategy? What might the company do differently t
1. Can you compare (similarities and differences) solicitation strategies for foundations, corporations, and government entities. Also can you describe the strategies you are comparing and key steps in each? 2. Can you explain/provide a couple insights about solicitation strategies based on your comparison?
Part 1: Of the five key elements of leadership, which do you think is the most important? Why? Do you think leaders are born or are they made? If you think leadership skills can be taught, what would you do to develop those skills? Of the five managerial leadership skills identified in the text, which skill is your strength
In a paragraph format: 1. Please identify and describe in detail the steps involved in the political process a. Each step has its own specific characteristics, provide examples of each. 2. Please explain the concept of actuarial fairness and present an argument in support of that position 3. Please explain the concept of sol
Explain the four basic functional components of the U.S. health care delivery system include financing, insurance, delivery and quality. Then, answer the 2 follow up questions: 1. Which of these components is more important than the other three? Why? 2. What type of organization would best lobby for your chosen co
Kindly assist with the following questions: 1. What is your analysis of the state of the field of innovation management? 2. Describe important issues or current dilemmas in the field. Please include and references.
If you were the leader of an organization and you needed to create a culture that supported organizational learning and innovation, what are some of the steps that you would take to ensure that happened? What types of challenges do you think you would run into when trying to create the learning culture?
Have you ever worked in a company that utilized activity based costing, standard costing, a Just-In-Time operating environment, or any of the other costing concepts covered in our readings during this module? Describe your experience with any of these managerial philosophies and your opinion on their effectiveness.
Identify risk exposures for a financial institution (business risk, market risk, inflation risk, credit risk, interest rate risk, etc.). Then develop a mitigation strategy for those risk exposures. Apply loss control methods to each of the hazards identified. What groups are accountable? What are the intended outcomes? What migh
On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and the Gulf coast. Proctor & Gamble coffee manufacturing, with brands such as Folgers that get over half of their supply from sites in New Orleans, was severely impacted by the hurricane. Six months later, there were, as a P&G executive told the New York Times "still
1. What would you say is the importance of donor education in the resource develop process as it applies to nonproft as Susan G. Komen. 2. Can you describe 2 or 3 donor education strategies that could be used in this nonprofit organization and how each strategy might best communicate organizational efforts relating to the organ
1. You have been asked to assess the interface for company XYZ's online job bank and resume submission function. You have limited information, however, you do know that: - HR is overwhelmed with the number of resume submissions. - Internal users complain that their applications disappear into never-never land -and that they
Since we all play a part in creating the "shared realities" of our organizations, what ethical responsibilities should we recognize and assume? What are the communication implications of the use of integrated perspectives in an organization?
Choose a restaurant, laundry, grocery store, bank or other retail business of your choice. Perform a risk identification analysis using no fewer than two tools. Provide your rationale for your decisions. Why did you not use the other tools? How might the identified risk exposures impact organizational strategy and outcomes? Incl
Consider the concept of reducing transportation costs for a fleet of delivery trucks or determining best policies and practices in implementing an employee exit system or identifying options to reduce the time in a known product development process bottleneck. Tell us how you intend to go about finding information related to you
Regression analysis is a powerful and commonly used tool in business research. One important step in regression is to determine the dependent and independent variable(s). In a bivariate regression, which variable is the dependent variable and which one is the independent variable? What does the intercept of a regression te
Preparing an Oral/Written Case Presentation Based on the outline provided I need to put together a written presentation on the company Netflix: General Outline: I. Strategic Profile and Case Analysis Purpose II. Situation Analysis A. General Environmental Analysis B. Industry Analysis C. Competitor Analysis D
1. Can you explain how donor diversity at an organization such as Susan G Komen might influence cultivation strategies? 2. Can you describe a cultivation strategy that would be used with each type of donor such as individuals, foundations, corporations, and government entities? Why? How might each strategy foster a relationship
See attached on a case study about the Dynamo Corporation and answer the following questions: 1. Is the sodium bicarbonate market a good one for Dynamo to enter? Is there room for a new entrant? Use analytical frameworks learned in the course to evaluate the market environment. 2. Given that the company wants to forward in
Define Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA). Define Cost Effectiveness Analysis (CEA). Then compare and contrast the differences and similarities of a CEA and CBA. Be sure to cite your sources of information and provide examples.
Discuss the role of metrics in business innovation. Discuss your role as an employee of the organization in regard to the innovation metrics used to motivate employees to innovate. What innovation metrics should be created to hold leaders and managers accountable for innovation?