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    Find the integer solution that will maximize her profit.

    11-14 Student Enterprises sells two sizes of wall posters, a large 3- by 4-foot poster and a smaller 2- by 3-foot poster. The profit earned from the sale of each large poster is $3; each smaller poster earns $2. The firm, although profitable, is not large; it consists of one art student, Jan Meising, at the University of Kentuck

    Business Operations

    Is it critical to have a sense of the game being played, the players, and what their positions are.

    Examination of untraditional recruiting methods and job interviews

    Tech Planet, of Menlo Park, CA, uses weekly lunches and "wacky follow-up sessions" as substitutes for first-round job interviews. During the informal meals, potential employees are expected to mingle, and they are then reviewed by the Tech Planet employees they meet at the luncheons. One Tech Planet employee asks candidates to r

    Convert the LPP: add slack, surplus and Artificial variables

    Consider the following LP problem: Maximize earnings = $0.80X1 + $0.40X2 + $1.20X3 ? $0.10X4 subject to: X1 + 2X2 + X3+ 5X4= 150 X2- 4X3 + 8X4 = 70 6X1 + 7X2 + 2X3 ? X4 = 120 X1,X2,X3,X4 = 0 (a) Convert these constraints to equalities by adding the appropriate slack, surplus, or artificial variables. Also, add the ne

    QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS and Decision Tables

    ALLEN YOUNG HAS ALWAYS BEEN PROUD OF HIS PERSONAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIES AND HAS DONE VERY WELL OVER THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS. HE INVESTS PRIMARILY IN THE STOCK MARKET. OVER THE PAST SEVERAL MONTHS, HOWEVER ALLEN HAS NOT DONE WELL IN HIS INVESTMENTS. IN SOME CASES IT WOULD HAVE BEEN BETTER FOR ALLEN TO HAVE HIS MONEY IN THE BANK TH

    Critical Thinking Techniques

    Can you give examples of how or when your training in critical thinking techniques has impacted your decision making process at work or in your personal life?

    Strategic thinking used to manage change

    How can strategic thinking be used to manage organizational change that results from changes in the organization's operating, industry, and remote environments?

    Foundations of Microeconomics: Consumers and Firms and Opportunity Cost

    We make choices as consumers every day. Opportunity cost is defined as a person's "next best alternative" or "the cost of what you give up when you make a choice." Think of a recent decision you made regarding your career. What was your opportunity cost for making that choice? What was your "next best alternative"?

    Business Management Need References for Scenario Analysis

    Scenario: Operations deals with how the company is performing. Operations may be refined into different manufacturing processes such as design, material acquisition, assembly, testing and so on. A VP of operations has asked you to make a presentation at the weekly status meeting on how to improve the efficiency and effectiv

    Business Operations Management - Markland Manufacturing

    1) Markland Manufacturing intends to increase capacity by overcoming a bottleneck operation by adding new equipment. Two vendors have presented proposals. The fixed costs for proposal A are $50,000, and for proposal B, $70,000. The variable cost for A is $12.00, and for B, $10.00. The revenue generated by each unit is $20.00

    Business Operations Management

    The three blood banks in Franklin County are coordinated through a central office that facilitates blood delivery to four hospitals in the region. The cost to ship a standard container of blood from each bank to each hospital is shown in the table below. Also given are the biweekly number of containers available at each bank a

    Key elements on conducting business presentations

    Wordplay Greeting Cards has retained your firm for one last project. Specifically, they would like you to create the materials and presentation for the results of your research (the research you summarized in the Unit 5 Individual Project) and present this to four separate groups as follows: *Corporate Office *Region Offic

    How did literature change in the 20th century?

    How did the more dynamic and complex view of the universe affect the literature, art, and composition of the early twentieth century? How did literature change from previous eras in the 20th century?

    Linear program

    Consider the following linear programming problem: Min x1 + 2x2 s.t. x1 + 4x2 ≤ 21 2x1 + x2 ≥ 7

    Annual Benefits Review

    Scenario: You are the Director of Compensation and Benefits for Lansing-Smith Corporation, a 6-month old sales and service organization that currently has a workforce of 150 employees. You recently joined the organization when the Vice President of Operations decided to move the Compensation and Benefits function out of the Acc

    Benefits of distance learning presentation

    Write an outline for a presentation on the benefits of distance learning from a student's perspective. The audience will be students and teachers with very little computer experience and may be somewhat fearful of the idea. Make sure to tailor the presentation outline with this audience in mind.

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