Some people argue that consumer behavior is all emotional, and some that the behavior is all rational. Explain some of the rational considerations consumers have when considering purchasing a new home. Now explain some of the emotional factors. Which do you think is stronger?
You work as a seller in a large auto dealership. Your boss is all excited because he found a market research report titled, "What Women Want When Buying A New Car." The boss wants you to include the research findings in your sales presentations. But the report was written in 1974. Write three paragraphs about what problems may e
What is management override and do you think that it is an issue that can be easily controlled? Why or why not? I am including a link to an AICPA publication that discusses management override and what audit committee's can do address the risk. There are also great sections on ethical challenges that management faces. (htt
What is the objective for business budgeting? What are the four advantages that a good budget provides?
Please see case study in attachments and answer the following questions: 1. What are the main problems faced by Reebok? (4 - 6 sentences) 2. Identify at least 6 potential causes of the problems faced by Reebok. 3. Propose at least 4 potential solutions that may help solve the problems faced by Reebok. The Bis Co
Trend forecasters, sometimes called "futurists", use three "P's": Possible, Probable, and Plausible. Possible includes the "outliers" on the classic bell curve. Probable narrows the spectrum to the mean, median, and mode at the top of the bell curve. Plausible narrows the probable to those activities or options that humans will
Write a theory of constraint.
In relation to the concept of thinking, define and explain: the sensing process, memory, and the medium.
Could you provide your feedback to these questions below? 1. China is still ahead in technology than the U.S. and more competitive but growing in the U.S. What is your view on a new world order? Do you think that it would have an effect on other countries that China and the U.S. have relationship with? 2. The Chinese gov
1) What are the various punishment philosophies within the juvenile court and it processes? 2) How do these philosophies differ from the adult process? 3) What are the sanctions involved, the various legal factors associated with sentencing, and the aspects of the appeal process.
Healthcare maintenance organizations (HMOs) are the most prevalent type of Managed Care. Explain the positive benefits and negative aspects, respectively, of HMO managed care from the provider's point of view "a physician and a healthcare facility"and from a patient's point of view.
Read the following e-mail message and then (1) Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of each sentence and (2) revise the message so that it follows the proper guidelines of writing a business email message. The message was written by the marketing manager of an online retailer of baby-related products in the hope of becoming a r
What are the important issues and areas to consider when determining whether to implement an ISO9000 program? What are some of problems that might arise in implementing such a program?
What is the value to the company and the supplier in developing and implementing a Third Party Supplier Relationship Management (3 P.L. S.M.S.) System? How can such a system provide greater efficiency?
Process map the three plan manufacturing processes. Identify waste and then develop a new process map for the future, with estimated dollar costs for combining into one location. The scenario is: Be sure to use all five symbols, Operation, Transport, Inspect, Delay and Store. Raw materials are received at the Minnesot
You are a development planner working for the Navajo Nation's tribal government in Tuba City, Arizona. You would like to develop a decentralized energy plan that encourages businesses to use individual solar power units. How would you convince business owners to utilize solar power over fossil fuels? How would you encourage them
Control factor unit used in the work measurement study was hundreds of pounds of equipment unloaded or loaded at the dock. Month Units of Activities Material handling cost $ January 1400 11350 February 1200 11350 March 1100 11050 April
1.) You were recently promoted to sales manager of one of your company's most productive regions. After several weeks on the job, you are becoming concerned about Brad, one of your veteran salespeople. Although he is quite successful as a salesperson, Brad seems to have a problem dealing with time. On several occasions, you hav
1.) What are the various models of the criminal justice process? 2.) Why are these models important to the criminal justice process?
Manufacturers and retailers occasionally find using third parties to perform certain aspects of the materials management and/or product distribution functions beneficial. Why might this be the case?
CASE STUDY: RESEARCH IN MOTION Research in Motion: Co-Leadership in Tough Times Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, co-CEOs of Research in Motion, will have their leadership skills put to the test over the coming years. Although the Blackberry has fared well, it faces stiff competition, especially from Apple's iPhone, the sales
Please answer the 3 questions on the attached case study.
1.) What ways have technology impacted the training of employees? 2.) What are some specific rules and regulations on technology and how training of employees are conducted? 3.) An analysis of information leading to the current situation on the impact of technology and training employees?
1.) Who are the various courtroom participants and what are their roles? 2.) What are the duties and responsibilities of the major participants, how are they selected, and what is their importance in the court proceedings?
Able Corporation as an organization has come to the conclusion change has to take place in order for the corporation to remain as a viable business. In order to this process to be successful it must be embraced by the entire organization beginning with the top continuing through to include all employees at every level of the or
Fertility rates in many countries have dropped so low that their population is no longer growing. How will this affect economic growth? How will this affect the standard of living?
In regards to Kraft Foods, discuss the use of derivatives as a means to manage risk and enhance returns. Discuss how options, forwards, and futures can be used to manage the risk of Kraft Foods.
What are Taguchi Methods? How and when Online and Offline Quality Control is needed?
Why did Carl Steubing and others die as a result of participating in a clinical trial for cancer drug patients at the VA Hospital in Albany, NY? List some of the research violations that existed at Stratton Veterans Medical Center. How are these factors related to privacy and security issues in obtaining healthcare data for
1.) How can lifes experiences influence how you think? 2.) What would interest a student to want to major in business? 3.) How can your previous education inform your current thinking about being a business major?