Select a major trading partner (COUNTRY) for the US and research if they have a CENTRAL BANK in charge of Monetary Policy just as we have the FEDERAL RESERVE in the US. Discuss the latest change this central bank made to interest rates in that country and briefly discuss why. Comment on peers' responses. Make sure your main resp
Review the processes in WalMart and identify a decision that will be made in the next 6 months. Identify two items of relevant and two items on non-relevant information for this decision. Your report should include The name and nature of the organization The activity and time period you used The inputs you used Yo
Thinking and Decision Making Prepare a paper in which you analyze at least three different types of thinking styles. Compare and contrast the three different types of thinking and comment on how each affects the critical-thinking process. Apply critical thinking to the decision-making process by discussing workplace
List some guidelines for when forward integration would be a particularly good strategy to pursue. 200-300 words APA.
You are considering purchasing a personal computer. What factors would affect your price sensitivity in making the decision? How would those same factors affect the price sensitivity of some personal computer buyers differently?
How do teams enhance decision making and critical thinking? How many decisions in business, in your experience, are made individually? How many collaboratively?
In the space provided, classify each as it would be reported on a balance sheet. Use the following code: CA= current asset CL = current liability SE= stockholders' equity NCA= noncurrent asset NCL=_ noncurrent liability 1. Accounts Payable 2. Accounts Receivable 3. Buildings 4. Cash 5. Contributed C
Describe the concept of analogical reasoning. Then, considering your last purchase decision, discuss how analogical reasoning could have helped you to improve your decision and increase your satisfaction with the product or service that you purchased.
(Managerial Decision Making) Bazerman and Moore suggest that we should understand the biases of others. Discuss...
Bazerman and Moore suggest that we should understand the biases of others. Discuss this concept in terms of why it is important for us to understand other people biases. In your discussion, focus on how you might be able to improve your decision-making in a group setting. 200-300 words APA
Research Kurt Lewin's model for change. Then, discuss the three-staged de-biasing process (unfreezing, change, and refreezing) and explain the mechanisms that make each of them hard to implement. In your discussion, include how you believe such a process can help you, personally, to improve your decision-making.
Question#2 Problem 13-22 Relevant Cost Analysis in a Variety of Situations [LO2, LO3, LO4] Barker Company has a single product called a Zet. The company normally produces and sells 80,000 Zets each year at a selling price of $40 per unit. The company's unit costs at this level of activity are given below: Direct ma
(Managerial decision making) Eventually, the United States and Iran will have to sit down and negotiate the use of nuclear power.
Eventually, the United States and Iran will have to sit down and negotiate the use of nuclear power. Discuss the issues that could be involved in such a negotiation. What cognitive mistakes might be made by the negotiators in this case? How could these mistakes be overcome in order to reach an acceptable agreement? 200-300 words
Identify and apply the four steps in deriving a decision.
Research the subject of the Enron and Arthur Andersen relationship. Discuss your findings in terms of the application of ethics in the various decisions made by the Enron and Arthur Andersen teams. How did bounded ethicality play a role in these decisions? 200-300 words APA
Recently, the American International Group (AIG), a global insurance and financial services organization, accepted billions of dollars from the United States Government in order to remain solvent and in operation. After receiving this money, the organization decided to pay over $160 million in bonuses. Discuss the ethical proble
Bernard Madoff, a once highly regarded member of the Wall Street community, recently pleaded guilty of running a $50 billion ponzi scheme. Research the driving forces behind his seemingly unethical behavior and discuss your findings. How did favoritism and bounded ethicality come into play in this case? 200-300 words APA
Saturn has never turned a profit for GM. Why hasn't Saturn turned a profit? Was escalation of commitment in play in GM's decision? Why?
In the 1960s, Britain and France decided to jointly fund and build a supersonic transport that became known as the Concorde. Research the decision to build and fly the supersonic transport Concorde. Then, discuss how the sunk costs and an escalation of commitment affected their decisions. 200-300 words APA
Discuss how perceptual bias affected President George W. Bush's decisions that lead the United States into war in Iraq in 2003. Did judgmental bias play a part in these decisions? 200-300 words APA
Discuss a time when you were involved, either as an individual or as part of a group, in a decision in which escalation of commitment took place. How did you feel about the decision and the escalation? 200-250 words.
(Managerial decision making) Report on a decision that you were a part of or had witnessed in your organization
Report on a decision that you were a part of or had witnessed in your organization where personal motivation and/or emotions on the part of decision maker(s) may have cause a sub-optimal decision to be made. 200-300 words APA format
Managerial decision - Discuss your feelings about the multiple-selves theory. Do you feel the pull between what you want and what should be done? How have you reconciled these differences in the past?
As a developing critical thinker, we should get in the habit of explicitly stating the purpose we are trying to accomplish. What is a summary of the purpose you wish to use critical thinking in your life and by which methods will you develop it? I am looking for about 400 words, notes about topic above. ~Pamela
For a business organization to sustain its operations over an extended period of time, it is necessary to maintain proper management over its cash flow. For each of the following scenarios, describe in detail the practices you would recommend. Scenario 1: Over the past five years, your organization has experienced increa
Conduct an Internet and literature search on the topic of joint versus separate preference reversal. Discuss your findings. In your discussion compare and contrast joint and separate preference reversal. 200-300 words APA
Conduct a literature and an Internet search on the topic of the Challenger space shuttle disaster. Discuss how the decisions made that fateful day may have been influenced by framing on the part of both the NASA engineers and the engineers at Morton-Thiokol. Cite at least two sources besides your textbook 200-300 words APA
Conduct an Internet and literature search on the topic of the expected-value decision rule. Discuss your findings. Review how the expected-value decision rule played a part in a recent decision you made.
Discuss your attitude about certainty, uncertainty, and risk when making decisions. How has your attitude helped or hindered your ability to make rational decisions 200-300 words APA
Read the essay entitled" The Bay of Pigs Invasion" found on the internet at http://www.cyberessays.com/History/37.htm discuss the failure of the invasion in terms of bounded awareness. In your opinion, what caused the poor decission to be made? could focalism and/or focusing illusion have played a part in the failure? if so, how
(Managerial decision making) On January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger was destroyed upon launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida killing all seven astronauts on board.
On January 28, 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger was destroyed upon launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida killing all seven astronauts on board. Conduct a literature and an Internet search on the topics of the Challenger disaster and groupthink. Then, discuss how groupthink might have created decision-making problems for NASA and