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Supply Chain Management During Katrina

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

Donor Education Strategies

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

Overview of Change Management Requirements Process

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

Organizational Communication and Integrated Perspectives

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?

Risk Exposure Identification and Analysis: The Case of a Bank

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

Reducing costs within the trucking industry

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

Types of Regression analyses: Bivariate Regression

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

Case Analysis of Netflix

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

Donor Diversity: Cultivation Strategy

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

Dynamo Corporation Case Analysis

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

Cost Benefit and Effectiveness Analysis (CBA and CEA)

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.

Metrics in innovation

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?

Effective risk management

Risk management is everyone's responsibility. What does this mean? Support the information that is presented. Include citations and references and provide examples and your reactions. What does responsibility involve? Why does it matter? Answer this question in a narrative format that is 1200 words or more.

Global Organizations: Risk Management

Hello I need help developing a response to the following questions: 1. Discuss the fact that, strategically, American global business organizations must plan to function in areas of the world beset by conflict or instability, or be beaten out by the competition. From the vantage point of a CEO of an American global company th

Wal-Mart Anti-bribery Case

Money. Secrecy. Foreign officials. "Greasing palms." Bribery. That's the dirty little secret about doing business globally that managers at multinational companies don't want to talk about. It's illegal for U.S. companies to bribe foreign officials as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) states. The FCPA resulted from Securi

Alcan: IT Changes

The case that you will use for this and the following two modules is another case that is coincidentally also Canadian in origin but in a very different business environment—the aluminum business (spelled here "aluminium" in the British fashion—you may use whichever spelling you choose.) It describes the analysis of the comp

Best Value Computer Case - Sales and Sales Management

1. Identify and describe the categories of value creation on which Best Value currently relies most. 2. How can Best Value utilize the service quality dimensions to make sure it is communicating a consistent message of high-quality service and value every time someone from the company interacts with a customer? 3. Assume y

Leadership and Innovation Management

Innovation management plays an important role in the innovation process. How do you describe the role of leadership in managing innovation? If you were a leader of an organization, what steps would you take to create an effective innovation management system? What types of challenges do you think you would run into when trying t

Change and Resistance to Change Management

What are some methods managers can use to overcome the resistance to change, and why this is vital to organizational success? Discuss a time when you were required to change something in your organization, whether a process, procedure, policy, or something else. How did the change come about, and how did you deal with the cha

Accident Prevention in the Work Place - Robert Battles Article Review

I am to write a three page summary of the attached article and answer the following: What is the author's main point? Who is the author's intended audience? What is involved in analyzing potential job hazards and developing an accident prevention plan that will prevent and reduce the cost of accidents? How should you respon

Meaning of Flexible Budget

I have the following task, and I need some help getting started: summarizing and analyzing a recent article (less than one year old) on flexible budgets.

Foreign Direct investment (FDI) and its effects on the host and home countries

Resource-transfer effects, employment effects, balance-of-payment effects, and effects on competition and economic growth are the major benefits a country receives from inward FDI. Three costs of FDI concern host countries, namely: 1) they arise from possible adverse effects on competition within the host nation, 2) adverse effe

Rationale of European Integration

Starting with the first part of the previous century, Europe had a growing economy, a flexible social structure, and a good educational system, which assisted the gradual development of modern industrialization. At first, the positive attitude toward industrial prosperity was limited to important personalities like Monnet, but t

Ethical Considerations For Innovation In an Organization

Senior leaders need to embed innovation in the organizational culture by creating policies and taking actions to support innovation. What ethical aspects would you consider when creating policies to support innovation? Identify all the stakeholders that would be affected by the innovative policies that you intend to create.

Monsanto's Roundup Case Study

Please reference the attachment for a case study on the Monsantos Roundup. Please provide the responses to A, B & C in a Word doc only.

Google and its operational model

Google has been touted as a company that attracts, develops and retains outstanding talent. Using this link to the company's website,, give a detailed explanation to each of the following questions: 1. How does Google attract and hire talent? 2. How does Google develop and retain talent?

Air versus Ground Transport for Medical Emergencies

Assuming a person is conducting a qualitative study, define the phenomenon related to the research, and select a qualitative research design. Discuss the rationale for the research design selection of air versus ground transport of both medical and traumatic emergencies, and the patient outcomes based on the mode of transpor