Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Business Management

    BrainMass Solutions Available for Instant Download

    Mean flow time; SCHEDULE

    The following lists of jobs in a critical department includes estimates of their required times: JOB Required time (days) Days to delivery promise Slack A 8 12 4 B 3 9

    Questions to ask when making a complicated purchase

    Choose a big ticket that is rather complicated, such as stereo system or a vacation to Carribean. Write a business letter to the company or organization that's offering the item, and ask four questions that are important to you. Be sure to include enough background information, so the reader can answer your questions satisfactor

    Measures of central tendency and dispersion

    Using the data I have provided below, I could really use some help to examine the measures of central tendency and dispersion of your data. 1) First, calculate the measures of central tendency and dispersion. 2) Then, display your descriptive statistical data using graphic and tabular techniques. 3) Explain the data in

    Managing R&D

    What do you believe are the most important pitfalls in managing R&D? Why is technology roadmapping important?

    Process of Intervention

    Scenario: You're considering implementing a process intervention in the Tech Division, and you want to learn from others' experience. Problem: You go to your team building seminar discussion board to raise the following issues: What are the types of process interventions and how can they aid an Organization Development C

    Effective and Ineffective Training

    Discuss effective and ineffective training. What makes it effective or ineffective? What were the long term benefits? Please use APA 5th edition guidelines to cite references. References should be peer reviewed journals. I am looking for insight and information for these questions. Thank you.

    Art Appreciation

    Visit the following websites and explore the collections of Ancient Art there: The Metropolitan Museum of Art: www.metmuseum.org The Louvre Museum: http://www.louvre.fr/ The Smithsonian Institution: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: http://www.asia.si.edu/ From the websites above, select two works of a

    Data Collection Method

    What would be two or three major differences if an e-mail survey was used instead of a mail survey? Would this improve the results? What problems would it create? What would be the major differences if interviews were used instead of questionnaires? Would this improve the survey? What problems would it create?

    Treatment of Research Subjects

    What are the possible ways in which people might be harmed or inconvenienced by a survey? What protections can be built in the process to prevent harm or inconvenience, and to ensure that people have free choices about whether to participate?

    Selling to Business or Customers or Both

    Scenario: During lunch, the conversation turns to customers and the new role of the salesperson to add new business to the company. Problem: Would you prefer to sell to businesses or consumers or both and why?

    Implementing Surveys

    One of the critical steps in any survey process is approaching the people you have chosen as participants for the survey. A good approach and rapport can increase a participant's willingness to give you information and their candor in providing it. Discuss your strategy for implementing this survey. I need you assistance in h

    What is an Organization?

    What is an Organization? The concept of an organization has changed since Moses received advice from his father-in-law about leading the tribes of Israel out of Egypt. 1. Briefly discuss the shift from viewing an organization as a machine to the concept of a learning organization using actual examples. 2. Describe how a

    How to Use Secondary Research

    I need to use the Internet or other resources to collect both primary and secondary data regarding the research issue, opportunity, or problem I selected for your Research Process Outline in Learning Team Meeting One. Find at least two different sources of secondary data. Then, prepare a 1,000-word analysis of your collected

    Business Model

    What is a rational business model? Discuss the rational business model in rapidly changing business environments. Provide an example of a rational business model and references of how it relates to a changing business environment.

    Tuckman forming, storming, norming, performing model.

    You are making a presentation to the supervisors in the company on the Tuckman forming, storming, norming, performing model. Put together a PowerPoint presentation that will explain the model and the highlights of each phase. Insert any examples you can. Include the fact that the stages can be repeated.

    Stages of Team Development

    You are the manager of a team that collaborates on various projects. These projects need to be addressed by the entire group to provide resolutions that are in the company's best interest since it will affect all parties and departments. Today in the management meeting, a discussion evolved around the HR policies. There is one p

    Art Appreciation

    You will take on the role of an investigative journalist by using the Internet to seek out different kinds of art works -- art that is not conventionally considered art. Choose two specific; works of art; that will make for a captivating news article. Your search begins by looking for ideas in the Classroom Materials, your instr

    Art Appreciation

    On the internet, look up and list more than one definition of the word "art." You can use online reference sources such as: http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761556523/Art.html Then, search the internet and find one example of each of the following types of art. Submit the URL for each example, a description of the art

    Research Methods - Secondary/Quantitative-Qualitative

    !) Why should you question the motivation of the sources of secondary research? 2) What are the differences between quantitative and qualitative data? Then what are two or three examples of each? 3) Please provide 2 different sources of secondary data.

    Public Relations: Communications Process Analysis

    PR Communications Process Analysis. Choose an organization that regularly communicates to its external publics. Examine the effectiveness of its communications process and the impact of effective communications to its external publics. Cite at least three examples of the actual PR tools used by the chosen organization.

    Financial Management

    1. In developing data for accounts receivable for the pro forma balance sheet, the analyst is most likely to turn to the ______. a. pro forma income statement b. cash budget c. prior balance sheet d. statement of retained earnings 2. A firm has forecasted sales of $3,000 in January, $6,000

    MRP Planning

    In the following MRP planning schedule for item J, indicate the correct net requirements, planned order receipts, and planned order releases to meet the gross requirements. Lead time is one week. See attached file for full problem description.

    Writing a case brief

    Deliverable Length: 1 page In each unit, you will prepare a case brief. Read the web page "How To Brief A Case" (http://www.lib.jjay.cuny.edu/research/brief.html), to learn how to write a case brief. Also, read this archive of an instructor's advice about how to write a case brief. Follow these guidelines when prepar

    Discussing Harassment at Work

    Scenario: When Maria Suarez got her new job, she was happy. As an oil rigger, she would make enough money to support herself and her two children. But after a week of working with a primarily male crew, her happiness was gone. Her coworkers were the reason. At first the men made unwelcome comments about her body. Then sexual gra

    Trusts

    Estates and Trusts: Define the terms and give examples to demonstrate situations where the creation of a trust might accomplish trustor objectives. Briefly explain taxation concepts of the income generated in a trust. Compare a trust to an estate.

    Case 8.1, Road to Hell, Gareth Evans,

    Carribean Bauxite Company of Barracania see case details attached 1.What was the purpose this meeting between Renalls and Baker? 2.Was it conducted properly? If not, what should have been done differently. 3.Renalls sent a follow up memo to Baker (see below). Should Caribbean Bauite just hope this situation cools out o

    ADVERTISEMENT