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    Audit, Direct Costs, and Fraud

    Part 1 - Here is the link for the DoD IG Handbook on Fraud Indicators for Contract Auditors. It has a 1993 date - but it seems to be the most recent version, as I got it directly from their website. http://www.dodig.mil/resources/Audit/pdfs/igdh7600.pdf Go to the Table of Contents (pg. 4) - check out the portions of the docu

    USAA: Tushman Nadler Congruence Model Inputs

    Please provide some information on the following using Nadler-Tushman: - Environment (factors for USAA) - Resources (internal factors for USAA) - Organizational history (USAA) - Strategy (USAA goals, objectives, and strategic initiatives)

    Management Motivation and Emotional Intelligence

    I need help answering these questions: 1. Identify several factors that you think would be particularly effective in motivating managers and professionals. Explain your reasoning. 2. What is emotional intelligence? Why does a leader to possess this trait, and not a take-charge individuals focused solely on getting results li

    Inferior Goods and Substitute Goods

    Supply and demand is developed. In this discussion you will focus on your personal, or family, demand for a product. Consider the products or services you or your family use on a regular basis. a) Provide and discuss an example of an inferior good, where your consumption decreases as your income increases. b) Provide a

    Introductory Management Questions and Issues

    1. There are four basic functions of management...planning, organizing, managing, and controlling. Rank order these in order from most important to least important them provide supporting narrative to justify your decision. 2. The culture of an organization has a tremendous effect on how the workers feel about their jobs.

    Ethics and Social Justice

    1.Can you explain the ethical or social justice issues in terms of philosophical theories? 2. How is diversity related to the social justice themes human rights, equality, liberty and justice?

    Turnover Rate Management

    Southeastern Oklahoma State University is a growing university; however, professor and employee turnover rate is becoming a major concern. They are currently working on their pay structure; should they conduct a survey for this? Be sure to validate your response with supporting facts and provide a level of critical thinking.

    Bottleneck method of scheduling production activities

    A company makes four products that have the following characteristics: Product A sells for $50 but needs $10 of materials and $15 of labor to produce; Product B sells for $75 but needs $30 of materials and $15 of labor to produce; Product C sells for $100 but needs $50 of materials and $30 of labor to produce; Product D sells fo

    How long does a senior citizen wait in line before being served?

    The manager of a grocery store in the retirement community of Sunnyville is interested in providing good service to the senior citizens who shop in her store. Currently, the store has a separate checkout counter for senior citizens. On average, 25 senior citizens per hour arrive at the counter, according to a Poisson distributio

    Calculate the utilization rate in the given case.

    A production line that produces protein bars operates 7 days per week, with three 8-hour shifts per day. The line was designed to produce bars at a rate of 800 per hour. Last week the line produced 120,000 bars. What is the utilization of this production line?

    Calculate the number of Kanban containers.

    The Jewel Golf Club Company, which recently began using a Kanban system, has had problems with high inventory levels of one of the handle grips used to make several versions of its clubs. Daily demand for the grip is 3000 units, average waiting time during production is 0.20 day, processing time is 0.10 day per container, and a

    Calculating business costs

    Olde Store has 12,000 cans of crab meat just a week past the expiration date. Each can cost $0.31. The cans could be sold as is for $0.20 each, or relabeled and sold as gourmet cat food. The cost of relabelling the cans would be $0.04 per can and the cans would then sell for $0.29 per can. What should be done with the cans and w

    Ethical and Social Issues in Management

    The CEO You are the CEO of a midsize producer of a popular line of kitchen appliances and with the economic recession, you need to close some plants in China. You decide to close a plant in a region that will likely be very affected by the decision: most of the region's residents will lose their jobs and there is a high likeliho

    The Role of the Administrator and Issues of Justice

    What is the role of the administrator in rectifying justice issues such as health and safety? Also can you recommend at least one potential solution to this justice issue using the ethical decision-making model.

    Company Evaluation

    The assignment: Choose to examine a company where you work or have worked. Through interviews and research, explore how the structure and culture of a business interact with the company's strategy to create the level of success the company enjoys. Discuss your findings on each of the key elements we have discussed in this class

    Strategic Quality Management

    This is a discussion of question. The reference article is for the analysis, while typical article analysis is not applicable here, so please use it as supplementary material. Question: Use the article below to answer the following question. 1. How important is the concept of quality in strategy formulation? 2. Justify yo

    Strategic Intent

    Please assist with the following: 1. Compare and contrast "conventional strategic planning concepts" with those of "strategic intent thinking." 2. Please also discuss how the differences in conventional strategic planning and strategic intent thinking concepts can lead to better business strategy practice. Approx 3 to

    Business Level Strategy & Industry Life Cycle

    Please, I really need your help. Can you please help me with these sets of questions? Instructions with chart attached. Thanks in advance and I truly appreciate it. 1. Consider the following model of business level strategies: Low-Cost Leadership Differentiation Focused Low-Cost Leadership Focused Differentiati

    Discussion of Performance Based Factors and Measures for Quality Assessment

    Part 1 Please help with a paper about Performance Based Factors and Measures for Quality Assessment. Include the following in your paper: For any health care activity, three performance factors can be measured: structure, process, and outcome. Identify one structure measure, one process measure, and one outcome measure that co

    Allocating shipping costs to a singular order

    Rand Company sells fine collectible statues and has implemented activity-based costing. Costs in the shipping department have been divided into three cost pools. The first cost pool contains costs that are related to packaging and shipping and Rand has determined that the number of boxes shipped is an appropriate cost driver for

    Overheads Allocation

    Offshore Company makes two different types of boats sail and fishing boats. The company consists of two different departments, design & engineering, and production. The company has decided to allocate overhead costs in each of the two cost pools. Data on estimated overhead follows: Estimated Sail Fish Activity: Driver Ov

    Measuring Quality

    This is a short discussion, please offer some solution or hint with reference. No words limits, more or less both would be fine, thank you! Question: Here are examples of some of the conditions I encountered where measurement appeared to be a challenge to someone: • The quality of a training program • The quality of su

    Unprofitable division sold and is immediately profitable to new owner: why?

    A major manufacturer decided to put one of its divisions up for sale because managerial accounting information showed the components produced by this division is losing money. A group of employees in the division purchased it. Under the new ownership, the division immediately became profitable. A. Why do you think the divisio

    Handling competitive situations in the workplace

    How do you handle competition in the work place? Based on our free society and the level of quality of living that a person would like to achieve, how do you approach work place competition when it is "good" "friendly" competition and when it is "not good" and almost "evil" competition? Provide some tips on how to handle each co