What is the difference between economies of scale and economies of scope? How do firms consider these when investing in processes?
Consider the data in the spreadsheet. 1. Use the three forecast methods: single moving average of period 3, single exponential smoothing with smoothing constant 0.5, and a third-order autoregressive model, to forecast the data for the next month. 2. For each of the three methods, calculate MAD and determine which is the b
Provide at least 1 example of how a real company has used each of the following multivariate techniques: factor analysis, multidimensional scaling, and cluster analysis. In addition to providing examples, define each of these techniques.
1) Would you be more or less attracted to an organization that used online recruiting only? Explain your answer. 2) How do you feel about being limited to "what's in the box" on a standardized application? 3) Are there any methods adapted for online screening? 4) What are the legal implications for using a standardized
This is a follow up question to the other question I asked you. But given that it requires more research I am posting it as a separate question for credit purposes. What do you consider the greatest advantage to the managed care provider network relationship? What are the disadvantages? Citations and references please.
Discuss the similarities and differences between job analysis and competency models.
Speedy Printers has contracts to complete weekly supplements required by forty-six customers. For the year 2012, support cost estimates total $840,000 for an annual production capacity of 12 million pages. (round to 4 decimal places). For 2012 Speedy Printers has decided to evaluate the use of additional cost pools. After ana
Long Term Care and the behavioral health considerations wrapped up in long term care and how the operations, management, and structural changes of the 1990`s and 2000`s have impacted disease management in relationship to primary, secondary, and long-term care today. It also discusses the present demographic changes taking place in the older population in the long-term care system.
Explain the behavioral health considerations wrapped up in long term care? How have the operations, management, and structural changes of the 1990`s and 2000`s impacted disease management in relationship to primary, secondary, and long-term care today? What are the present demographic changes taking place in the older populatio
- State the primary reasons for the organization's existence from an analysis of the mission, vision, values, and goals. - Analyze the reason for the type of organizational structure employed by the organization, and identify the key positions that support that organizational structure.
In principle, health insurance would be most attractive to employees with large medical expenses, and retirement benefits would be most attractive to older employees. What else might a company include in its benefits package to appeal to young, healthy employees? How might the company structure its benefits so these employees
Have you ever heard of the term DISINTERMEDIATION? This means to flatten an organization - remove layers of conducting business. It is caused by the internet. A product or service offered over the internet can now be distributed from the manufacturer directly to the consumer - eliminating the MIDDLE MAN. By eliminating the m
1. Describe the three distinct phases of the PPBS process and the specific product each phase produces. What do you think are the primary issues your service will address in its POM (i.e. manpower, new weapons, etc.)? Bring in some support on your service's priorities. 2. Describe the Authorization Process in Congress. Discus
Please copy and paste the link to see the article: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/631/1/ After reading the linked, brief article on resume design for Purdue University, please see: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/631/1/ and considering materials Building Careers and Writing Resumes, respond to the discu
"Auditing for accuracy is extremely important." Does this statement apply to business forecasting? What would be the advantages and disadvantages of data auditing? How would these advantages and disadvantages affect stakeholders in the organization?
1) Describe and discuss the cultural factors that have the most influence on consumers purchasing your product/service? (Red Bull) 2) Describe and discuss the social factors that have the most influence on consumers purchasing your product/service? (Red Bull) Creditable references required.
Perform a job analysis on a call center representative. Based on the results from the job analysis, outline the company might assess someone for entrance into the organization for that job (based on the Essential Function Importance Level, EFIL) in order to assure that the company hire the best person for the job. Job Analysi
Memo: business Research Paper Proposal formatted, includes includes primary date collection methods and time needed for proposal.
This memo serves as the basis for your final business research paper. A clear understanding of the difference between primary research and secondary research is of particular importance. 1. Pay particular attention to the primary data and secondary data. The final business research report must have a significant primary res
Evaluating training programs that are implemented within organizations is needed. Why is it important to evaluate the effectiveness of training programs, and why is there resistance to evaluating training programs within many organizations. How does your organization evaluate training and do you believe it is effective?
A female employee complained to her employer's personnel department that her male supervisor was sexually harassing her. When she was told that the matter would be fully investigated, she expressed reluctance to continue working in her job while the investigation occurred. Accordingly, she was temporarily transferred to another
How do Common Body of Knowledge areas interact with the major activies of HR at Sara Lee?
Define coaching and explain its relationship with the term mentoring. Course Textbook Blanchard, P. N., & Thacker, J. W. (2010). Effective training: Systems, strategies, and practices (Custom ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall
Characteristics of various popular managed care models compared with traditional indemnity insurance plans
Outline the characteristics of various popular managed care models (i.e., HMO staff model, HMO group model, IPA, PPO, EPO, etc.) and compare with traditional indemnity insurance plans. Identify all the differences you can think of.
Discuss the origins of managed care systems in the U.S. Where did they come from? Where are they now? Please include historical, social, and legal considerations. References needed.
Can you provide some guidance on drawing up a Research Proposal. I am considering a topic related to elderly care, whether in nursing homes or assisted living. Your guidance should touch on what I need to include as part of the following components: 1. Introduction 2. Problem Statement 3. Rationale for Research 4. Statement
In 900 words, explain the pitfalls of moving average forecasting. Address the following in the report: - Explain the chosen forecast method in detail. - Explain the pitfalls of the selected forecast method. - Determine the consequences of using an inaccurate forecast. - Explain why forecasts are always wrong and how the
The prospect of searching for a job can be very intimidating. What techniques have you used in the past when you were job hunting? Which ones were most effective? Least effective? What do you attribute their effectiveness (or lack of effectiveness) to?
Saunders company has recently become aware of the large total discounts on its orders and would like to know the impact on profit. The company computed its operating profit as follows: Net sales after discounts $200,000 Variable costs $ 80,000 Contribution margi
What steps would you need to take in order to appear successfully prepared for a phone interview? (Explain in detail)
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1. Research work breakdown structures and compare one created with MS Project and one created without software. Prepare to discuss. From the e-Activity, justify which work breakdown structure you prefer with supporting reasons. 2. Give an example of when a project would not need a WBS.