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Work Breakdown Structure - (WBS)

A consumer electronics firm is planning an expansion into Milwaukee. Generally, the firm prefers to remodel large existing tenant spaces to suit their needs. After a site is selected from several alternatives, the corporate architect develops plans by reviewing the suitability of existing structure and utilities. A modification

Estimating Price and Quantity of Bricks Using Expected Costs

A building project requires the use of a special brick. a) The most likely brick price is $120.00/ton but this price is volatile and fluctuates. The most optimistic price is $80.00/ton and the most pessimistic price is $180.00/ton. (Note there are 3 data points in for this estimate.) What is the expected price of the bric

OSHA Violations

Dynamic Duo, Inc., opened its manufacturing plant several months ago. The company is owned and operated by two enterprising business students, Jack Richter and Drew Saline, from Poedunk University in Poedunk, U.S.A. The company has 75 employees, most of whom work on the floor of the plant and handle the heavy equipment needed

Working with limited data

Please help me with the attached document. I do not know how or where to begin. Choose a statistic that recently came across your desk where you were just given a mean. If you can't think of one, come up with an example you might encounter in your life. How would knowing the variance and the skew of the data give you a bett

Hands On vs. Group Building Training Methods

What method of training do you believe is most effective in maximizing transfer and why? - Hands on Methods: - OJT(on-the job training) - Self-Directed Learning - Apprenticeship - Simulation OR - Group Building Methods: - Adventure Learning - Team Training - Action Learning

Web Search Economic Impact Studies

Using your favorite Internet search engine site, find the results of at least one economic impact study conducted for a sport event or facility. Then write at least a 400 word response, making sure to answer the following questions. Who conducted the study? How was the study conducted? What were the key findings and conclusio

Draw a decision tree for this problem and choose the best alternative.

The director of social services of a county has learned that the state has mandated additional information requirements. This will place an additional burden on the agency. The director has identified three acceptable alternatives to handle the increased workload. One alternative is to reassign present staff members, the sec

An Evaluation of Bureaucracy

Over 250 word response with reference discussing bureaucracy within an organization. Discuss when bureaucracy becomes a problem in an organization and how the principles of bureaucracy help managers to design an organizational hierarchy. Also, what can managers do to prevent bureaucratic problems arising?

The Recruitment Process for Salespeople

The recruitment and selection of salespeople are among the most challenging and important responsibilities of sales management. a) How can sales managers use the recruiting process to ensure that the salespeople that are hired are good team players? b) What kinds of questions can be asked in the interview to test if a ca

Issues with Starting a Translation Business

Please find questions below. --- One field in which small businesses have recently enjoyed rapid growth is in the business of providing translations. As barriers to international business continue to fall, more and more people are encountering language differences in the people they work with, sell to, and buy from. At the

Tradititional Management Approach vs. Last Planner System

Please explain to me the following questions about the traditional management approach and the last planner system in construction industry: 1. Explain the traditional management approaches that can be used to deal with time, quality and cost in construction industry and explain to what extend they can be solved or mitigated.

Determining Medium for Sending Specific Messages

Which medium(or media) do you think would be appropriate for each of the following kinds of messages that a subordinate could receive from his or her boss: a. a raise b. not receiving a promotion c. an error in a report prepared by subordinate d. additional job responsibilities e. schedule the company holidays for the upc

Managing a Small Business

Celina is a resident of Chicago and an online college student. She holds dual citizenships in both the United States and Ghana. Three years ago, before returning to the United States to work and complete her college education, Celina opened a small boutique in her native city of Accra, the nation's capital. She saw a real need i

MARS Analysis for Lateness Behavior

The sales office of a large industrial product wholesale company has an increasing problem that salespeople are arriving late at the office each morning. Some sales reps go directly to visit clients rather than showing up at the office as required by company policy. Others arrive several minutes after their appointed start time.

Appraisal Systems at Firms

The chief counsel for a large corporation comes to you for advice. She wants to know what makes a firm's appraisal system legally vulnerable. What would you tell her?

Management - Increasing Value of an Organization

I need at least 150 words for each question. 1. Proven Ways to Increase Share Value describes several ways to increase the value of an organization. Which of these might be applicable to your organization and why? 2. Which is a better indicator of the financial state of an organization: the balance sheet or the income st

Health Care Delivery System - Adequate?

A mother brings her daughter into the emergency room during an asthma attack. Though both of her parents work, they cannot afford medical insurance for themselves or her. They also earn too much money to qualify for state or federal aid. She is treated with medication for her asthma attack at the hospital and she and her mother

R & K Strategies (Fast-Food)

I need some advise about how the companies use strategies in these following steps: r-specialist, r-generalist, K-specialist, and K-generalist. "Use companies in the fast-food industry to provide an example of each of the following strategies: r-specialist, r-generalist, K-specialist, and K-generalist. Your answers should be

Hiring a Salesperson & Importance of Training.

1.You must choose between two sales recruits. One has scored very high in terms of the quality of his interview, but not very well on the series of psychological tests to predict qualities the firm thinks are necessary for success. Another person did well on the psychological testing, but not very well in the personal interview.

Comparative DuPont analysis, common size analysis

Part 1 For this assignment you will conduct a comparative DuPont analysis of two companies. Using a search engine, find one large corporation included in the S&P 500. Then, find one of its largest competitors. Go to the investor relations portion of each corporation's homepage and find their most recent annual report. Calculate