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Mergers and acquisitions

1.4) What are the two types of affective message strategies? Define both and describe an advertisement that illustrates each. 2.4) Explain the concepts of severity, vulnerability, and response efficacy in the behavioral response model. 3.1) List and discuss some guidelines for when forward integration would be a particular

International Legal Operations

Phase 2 As you recall, we are working on a course project. The final deliverable of the course project is a detailed memo that you will prepare, outlining the opportunities and constraints of establishing operations in another country from a legal perspective. There are three parts to the project. For this assignment, you are

Affordable Care Act and Problem of adverse selection

Health care market failures, such as adverse selection, can be addressed through government policy and regulation. By limiting barriers and providing access to health care through policy such as the health insurance expansion under the Affordable Care Act, policy makers can address failures and ensure adequate insurance coverage

Cost Transparency in Health Care

Scenario: On behalf of consumers, employers and local purchasers in your market are committed to slowing health care costs by improving visibility on hospital prices. A recent media story revealed that prices in your local market were the highest in the state. You are a member of a private sector consulting service that has been

Innovative Benefits

Locate an example of an innovative compensation or benefits program from within or outside the health care industry. Evaluate the program you selected. Why, in your opinion, is the program effective? Consider the program features, its intended outcomes, and how those outcomes are met. How might you improve upon the progra

Human Resources Labor Relations

would you all agree that labor relations and unionization are heavily debated topics? A brief look at the history of organized labor in the United States and the current harsh labor conditions among some developing countries bring forth some tough concepts to consider. Would you agree that society generally expects much mo

International Legal Operations 1

Phase 1 You will be developing a course project that will begin in Unit III and finish in Unit VII. The course project will be done in three phases. This project is a practical memo on a company interested in expanding into another country. The memo focuses on the international business law and practices for the international

Project Management Planning

1- Define the purpose and mission of team? 2- Define the team members accountable for the results, those who need to be consulted during the progression, and those who need to be kept informed along the way.) 3 - Define the skills, roles, and responsibilities of each team member; define who will do what on each assess

Steps and principles of process control

Can someone please provide some assistance with this question. Its for an MBA course. The Maximum number of characters 60,000. Describe the steps involved in applying statistical process control. List the principal rules for examining a control chart to determine if the process is in control. Thank you so much in advance for al

Learning organizations and innovation

OL vs LO 1) What is your opinion on DOUGLAS'S ANSWER to the QUESTIONS below? DOUGLAS'S ANSWER Coca-Cola is a learning organization and takes this very seriously. They have a division entitled Innovation and Entrepreneurship, which is charged with strategizing on how to keep the century old company relevant. The company

Vertical Integration: Healthcare

Scenario: You are the chief financial officer (CFO) of a hospital located in a highly competitive, urban market split with two competing hospitals. The hospital is considering purchasing or affiliating with a large physicians' practice. Your hospital has 30% market share, but does not currently have any owned/employed physicians

Unions in Healthcare

Unionizing health care organizations might be somewhat controversial, but it is an important one for administrators to consider. As organizational leaders, health care administrators must understand the benefits and drawbacks of having collective bargaining agreements with employees. What does unionization look like in hea

Healthcare Financial Management

To deliver health care services, an ACO needs to create a competent workforce that can provide health care to the patients that are in the ACO. Some integrated ACO entities already have employed physicians and mid-level providers that receive salaries from the organization, whereas other non-integrated ACO entities need to inves

Learning organizations and organizational learning

OL vs LO 1) What is your opinion on MARLON'S ANSWER to the QUESTIONS below? MARLON'S ANSWER Organization is basically a piece of land having some architectural building with the relevant infrastructure. They are the manpower and resources who run the organization to accomplish the specific mission and vision. The word

Organizational environment and influence on employees

Course Reflection Course Topics: Strategic Review Organizational Diagnostic Models Congruence Model of Organizational Behavior Feedback Loop and Organizational Learning 1) I would like you to give thoughtful consideration in discussion as to how what you have learned in these course topics above will be useful in yo

Accountable Care Organizations..

Scenario: Medicare and private payers have expanded reimbursement under Accountable care organizations (ACO). You are the chief financial officer (CFO) of a hospital system that is forming an ACO to participate in these payment models. The ACO seeks to improve care coordination for its patients with chronic conditions. To provid

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

I would like to know more about affirmative action and different perspectives. For instance if you are for it or against it please explain why and what it means to you. In your own words and a substantial amount at least 1,000 words or more. My perspective is going to be from a military perspective FYI but obviously you can chos

Health Care: Recruitment & Retention Strategies

Recruitment and retention issues often challenge health care leaders. To effectively address and manage these issues, administrators and human resource professionals must implement innovative recruitment and retention programming "Brain drain" in health care and how to replace the retiring workforce, issue relating to recrui

International Court of Justice..

Question 1. Outline the role and function of the International Court of Justice. Question 2. How do we actually choose the governing law that applies in international business disputes? Add an example of how this concept works in practice. Each question needs to be 200-300 words with references. The book that I am using is

International Business.

Using the CSU Online Library and/or online resources, select a company from the following list, or research another company and use it.  Walmart  Starbucks  McDonald's  Disney  Ford Motor Company  General Motors Locate this company in the business news. Does your selected company operate as an internat

Reverse Logistics at Lockheed Martin

For this assignment, please address the Lockheed Martin's involvement in reverse logistics. The nature of reverse logistics depends upon the organization. Not all of the following topics may be relevant; please address those that are. •How the organization handles customer returns, to include return policy. •Organizationa

Free Returns

Discussion: Many online merchants make a familiar offer - free shipping, either as a limited offer or a regular thing, and free returns. How effective is that offer, in attracting your business? Before answering, reflect upon the fact that nothing's really free; the UPS charges don't come out of corporate profits, they're inclu

Null, alternative and one tail testing

Can someone please provide some assistance with this question. Its for an MBA course. There are two questions and each question needs to be between 350 and 400 words or more. Maximum number of characters 60,000. Explain the difference between the null hypothesis and alternative hypothesis. Which one can be proven in a statistica

Reverse Logistics

We return to the hypothetical grocery delivery business described in Case 1. If you buy a defective computer, then it's a given that you're going to take it back to where you bought it, either to be repaired, replaced, or returned in exchange for a refund. If you buy a net of onions that has some moldy ones in it, then it's a g

Presentation Critique

Critiqued by answering these questions: 1. Organization of PPT work? 2. Slide design and layout? 3. Connection to research of the Power Point presented? 4. Identify areas for expansion, gaps of information missing, or required more clarification, with specifics - no generalities? 5. Room for improvement for the PPT? 6. A

Health Insurance  

Health insurance is designed to protect patients from the risk of expensive medical services. The cost of insurance, however, is steadily rising. When costs are too high, healthier individuals tend to not purchase insurance coverage, resulting in a lower percentage of healthy individuals to pool with those who have health issues

Security and the Supply Chain

Read the sources referenced on the Background page. Then, respond to the following questions: 1. Is a security-oriented culture, with respect to the supply chain, just good business? Explain. 2. What are the benefits of viewing security issues beyond the individual firm? 3. Why is RFID technology viewed by many to be an impor

Sampling, central theorem, and confidence intervals

Can someone please provide some assistance with these questions. It's for an MBA course. The maximum number of characters it can be is 60,000 for each question. They are worth a good part of my grade. There are three questions.... Explain the importance of sampling from a managerial perspective? Explain the central limit theorem

HR Plan

How will staffing, compensation, employee relations, training, and performance management need to be accounted for differently in the HR plan? For today, if not do not touch it