BUYING AND SELLING Barney wants to buy a car. He spotted a high quality used car on a dealer's lot over the weekend. He would buy it immediately if he had more cash. The dealer will only give him $4,800 on a trade for his current automobile. The car Barney wants is really great, and chances are good it will be sold in short o
There are some advantages to conducting training at Off-Site Training Facilities. How can training be more productive when the process takes place outside the organization. Does your organization use off-site training facilities and do believe it is more effective that on site training?
When recruiting, hiring and onboarding more than one employee at a time, difficulties can occur based on logistics and making sure each new employee properly feels welcomed. This solution discusses in about 500 words a plan to recruit, hire and onboard 20 new hires. The plan includes suggestions on when and how to recruit, a staggered hiring process for the 20, along with pairing new employees with veterans for a friendly, welcoming experience.
The textbook case a student requested assistance with was: Prepare a comprehensive plan in which you present your strategies to recruit, hire and provide onboarding activities for 20 new Engineers, all within 8 months. The solution explains various ways to recruit in today's electronic age. Many organizations simply use social m
Salespeople have many demands on their day, with many requirements to meet daily goals and quotas as well as follow-up activities. The more sales prospects you can see in a given day the greater your opportunity to have a sale. Therefore, the more people you can see in a day the better. The long and short of it is that sales
What can firms do to encourage employees to behave safely on the job?
Explain the behavioral and cognitive approaches to learning. Which is most relevant to training? Explain your answer. There is a 200 WORD minimum response required. APA Information In-TEXT and REFERENCE CITATIONS are required. Reference: Blanchard, P. N., & Thacker, J. W. (2010). Effective training: Systems, strateg
Case Study: Dave Armstrong discusses which job to take based upon quantitative and qualitative decision making tools.
Dave Armstrong is the disguised name of the 29-year old second year MBA student who wrote this case. Read the case and answer the following questions: 1. Which job should Dave Armstrong take and how did you reach this conclusion? 2. What key qualitative aspects did you focus on? 3. Relate the decision making process that
What is the expected GDP Growth Rate in the U.S.? What are trends, forecasts, and statistics? How is GDP determined? How is GDP interpreted?
Define a Nominal Scale. Is a Case Study Appropriate for Your Research?
Your Research Director wants you to build a concept addressing a solution for driving and texting from the target group 16-25 year olds. How will you go about building this concept? What factors must you consider as you build your concept?
What are the key points to basic process interventions and how do they relate to the issues of life? (300 words and APA style)
The services are provided at the time they are needed. Therefore, the level production plan that makes use of inventories and back orders (shortages) can not be used in planning for providing services. Is this statement True or False? Thank you. (Answer provided in approximately 100 words.)
A manufacturing company sells its products directly to customers and operates 5 days a week, 52 weeks a year. The production department of this company can produce at the rate of 60 units per day. The setup cost for a production run is $125.00. The cost of holding is $4.00 per unit per year. The demand for the item is continuous
Look at the case of City of Ontario vs. Quon. Was Quon subject to an improper search and seizure? Do you agree with the ruling in the case? Include a summary of the case and relevant law in your analysis.
Traditional career paths strictly emphasize upward mobility within an organization. How does mobility differ in organizations with innovative career paths? List three innovative career paths and describe how mobility occurs in each.
Discuss how someone will go about setting goals. Identify and discuss strategies that someone can use to stay on course in achieving goals. Finally, discuss how someone will go about evaluating goals and the achievement of those goals. Hi, I need assistance with the above discussion. I am not too sure how to approach these qu
A senior financial analyst with Ace Gadgets (AG) is attempting to get a better grasp on sales forecasting for AG's new franchises. She has obtained various details for 27 existing franchises including (see associated spreadsheet): Sales (Annual), Square feet of the store, Inventory Advertising $ (annual), and Number of competing
How does the adoption of a particular methodology affect the researcher's choice of methods for data collection and analysis? Which methods might you choose to complete a dissertation, bearing in mind the Self-Determination Theory and the Goal Theory According to Pinder?
1. Discuss the contribution of knowledge to effective operations of corporations, to gain advantage in this competitive global environment? Defend your discussion with Examples? 2. How development and production of products help organizational to be successful in the global marketing arena? Provide Examples? 3. What kind o
Give an example of a time you learned about facilitating socialization. Prepare a paper that describes the process by which you were socialized into a new institution (e.g. college/university; living group; sports team, etc.). Describe in detail: The three socialization stages (anticipatory socialization, accommodatio
Please help me with the following tasks. 1. "Let's face it. Our product is no different from that of 20 other competitors. It sells for the same price and for the same terms. We all give the same service. It really doesn't matter to the buyer which of us gets the order. So the only way we can get an edge is through our aggres
Potential audience: Your primary reader will be the company CEO, who is somewhat detail-oriented and is very focused on the company's goals. The CEO is somewhat of a stickler about needing reliable and current information for decision making. (Primary audience definition: the primary audience will decide whether to accept your r
FIVE GUYS BURGERS AND FRIES: A SIMPLE RECIPE FOR SUCCESS When his two oldest sons declared they were not going to college, Jerry Murrell supported their decision. To keep the boys close to home and employed, he and his wife, Janie, used the money intended for their tuition to open a hamburger take-out shop in Arlington, Virgi
Forecasting sales at Dalworth Company using a three-month and a four-month moving averages. forecasting service calls at Karl's Copiers using exponential smoothing, forecasting sales at Krispee Crunchies using a trend projection, forecasting seasonal sales at Snyder's Garden Center, and forecasting power loads at a utility company in the Texas panhandle using a multiplicative seasonal method.
1. Sales for the past 12 months at Dalworth Company are given here. Month Sales ($ millions) Month Sales ($ millions) January 20 July 53 February 24 August 62 March 27 September 54 April 31
As the internet has become a focal point for high school and college students, educators have had to become more educated in the detection and prevention of plagiarism. Many websites have posted different ways for educators to create strategies and techniques for this. Discuss some of these strategies and techniques for preventi
Bill Kime's bowling ball factory makes bowling balls of adult size and weight only. The standard deviation in the weight of a bowling ball produced at the factory is known to be 0.12 pounds. Each day for 24 days, the average weight, in pounds, of nine of the bowling balls produced that day has been assessed as follows: Day
You are the sales manager of a specific territory in Missouri for a company that manufactures highly specialized electrical parts. Your boss, the head of sales for Missouri, is being temporarily moved to California for a few months during which time the sales chief of Kansas would be handling his responsibilities. Before leaving
An automobile company is trying to determine where to locate its factory and dealerships in a country. What factors should the company factor into its analysis as to where to locate the factory and dealerships?
I need help in choosing a potential business report topic that I might research about. Identify any type of organization (nonprofit, business, education, government agency, etc.) that can provide information relevant to the potential business report topic. Write a letter requesting specific information for some element of th
Discuss and explain how a business plan is used as a tool to assess, create, and communicate a business concept.