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Literature Review: Motivating People to Exercise includes bibliography,problem statement, conclusion and annotated bibliography. It is detailed and includes proper formatting.

A Literature Review is the first major portion of a research study paper. Frequently a review of the literature is a standalone paper, and it will be until it is incorporated into the final research paper. A review of the literature details what is known about a particular subject. There is a bias toward new information and

Business Discussion Questions

1. You are a busy partner in a legal firm and an experienced secretary complains of headaches, drowsiness, dry throat, and occasional spells of fatigue and flu. She tells you she believes that the air quality in the building is bad and would like something to be done. How would you respond? 2. What opportunities and potentia

Managing the cost of processing orders

El Dorado Company has two production plants. Recently, the company conducted an ABM study to determine the cost of activities involved in processing orders for parts at each of the plants. How might an operations manager use this information to manage the cost of processing orders? A. Set up an ABC costing system. B. Close d

Employee and Management Training

Do you feel that the employees and managers should train side-by-side so employees can feel more at ease knowing it is not all new to them only? Or should the managers take the training first, then show the employees how its done?

Building a Business Around the Production Concept

Jobe Smith has decided to build his manufacturing business (lawn mowers in the U.S.) around the production concept. If this approach is taken, what will be Mr. Smith's primary areas of concentration as he builds his business? What issues might Mr. Smith face in deciding to go with this concept as he builds his business?

Organic Food and Bottled Water

Is organic food a fad and why does it cost more than normal food and aren't pesticides used on organic food also? Second, how do you know bottled water is better than tap water? (Answer provided in approximately 100 words).

Assessing the Reliability of a System

An office copier has four main components in a series with the following reliabilities: 0.84, 0.95, 0.94, and 0.95. Determine the reliability of the copier. (Round your answer to 4 decimal places, the tolerance is +/-0.0005)

Operations Management - Reliability

A CD player has 3 components that all must function for the player to work. The average reliability of each component is 0.86. What is the reliability of the CD player? (Round your answer to 4 decimal places, the tolerance is +/-0.0005)

The Cumulative CPI for Calculating an EAC

Note: I am an adult continuous learner. I started to learn EVM at work; however, I am hitting a wall with the EVM problems I am posting. Since I am a visual learner and learn by example, I need the following completed. 1) Provide and show all answers and step by step work to obtain the answer, not skipping any steps. Show a

Estimate at Completion Problem

Note: I am an adult continuous learner. I started to learn EVM at work; however, I am hitting a wall with the EVM problems I am posting. Since I am a visual learner and learn by example, I need the following completed. 1) Provide and show all answers and step by step work to obtain the answer, not skipping any steps. Show a

Calculations Using ETC, BAc, BCWP, EAC

1) Provide and show all answers and step by step work to obtain answer not skipping any steps, show all equations, acronyms (ie ETC, ACWP, etc), and if applicable, a description of how came to the answer. Problem: Bob's ETC = 6000, BAc = 10,000, BCWP=4,800, EAC = 14,000. What has Bob spent to date? Ans = 8000, but w

BCWP, ACWP, BAC, and EAC

NOTE: I am an adult continuous learner. I started to learn EVM at work, however, I am hitting a wall with the EVM problems I am posting. Since I am a visual learner and learn by example I need the following completed. 1) Provide and show all answers and step by step work to obtain answer not skipping any steps, show all equat

Cumulative CPI and EAC

Note: I am an adult continuous learner. I started to learn EVM at work; however, I am hitting a wall with the EVM problems I am posting. Since I am a visual learner and learn by example, I need the following completed. 1) Provide and show all answers and step by step work to obtain the answer, not skipping any steps. Show a

Do the results justify the conclusions?

A few random results for you to ponder...do the results justify the conclusions? Why or why not? Give a reason why the conclusions don't necessarily follow from the statement. 1. In the NFL, teams win more often when they score 13 points than when they score 14. Thus, scoring points is bad. 2.Often when people use regress

Personnel and Organization Policy

Scenario: You are currently employed by a national Auto Parts retail chain. You started out as a customer service representative and have moved your way up through the ranks to store manager. Recently your company has indicated that they wish to promote you to District Manager, however, they want you to find your replacement as

Developing Conscientiousness

Of the Big Five personality dimensions, conscientiousness is the most important factor in predicting job performance across most occupations. How can a person develop a greater amount of conscientiousness in his or her own work?

Forecast Methods and Calculations of MAD/MSE

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

Multiple Regression Model and Prediction of Graduation

Use the data in the spreadsheet "HW #3" to answer the following. 1. Develop a multiple regression model for predicting Graduation % as a function of the other variables. 2. Use the model to predict the Graduation % with a Median SAT of 1500, Acceptance Rate of 50%, Expenditures/Student of $50000 and Top 10% HS of 80.

Job Design & HR Planning

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

Advantages and Disadvantages to Managed Care

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.

Management accounting of cost driver rates and cost estimates

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

Reasons for an Organization's Existence

- 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.

Company Benefits Package

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

Disintermediation

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