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    Downsizing

    Mayfair Corporation currently subsidizes cafeteria services for its 200 employees. Mayfair is in the process of reviewing the cafeteria services because cost-cutting measures are needed throughout the organization to keep the prices of its products competitive. Two alternatives are being evaluated: downsize the cafeteria staf

    Group decision making

    I have come up with the following 6 methods for group decision making. Would you please offer some feedback/suggestions to my methods listed? HOW DO GROUPS MAKE DECISIONS? 1) Lack of response 2) Authority rule 3) majority rule 4) consensus 5) unanimity 6)minority rule

    Re-enact and analyze a historical negotiation scenario (Decision Making)

    (This is my assignment) Part 1 (Group): We are Re-enact a historical negotiation scenario through role play and imagined dialogue of (the US Airline and American West merge) 1. ( in part 1.. I play the CEO of American West of this change of the American Airlines merge with American West is there any information or view

    AMT tax planning - sale of a building

    Celine is going to be subject to the AMT in 2005. She owns an investment building and is considering disposing of it and investing in other realty. Based on an appraisal of the building's value, the realized gain would be $85,000. Ed has offered to purchase the building from Celine with the closing date being December 29, 2005.

    Strategic Management and Business Policy

    Evaluate each of the following approaches that a business firm could use to gather information about competition. For each approach, mark your feeling about its appropriateness using the following scale: 1. definitely not appropriate, 2. probably not appropriate, 3. undecided, 4. probably appropriate, and 5. definitely appro

    Strategic Management and Business Policy: Byte Products, Inc.

    Read "The Recalcitrant Director at Byte Products, Inc.: Corporate Legality Versus Corporate Responsibility," Case 1 in your text (pages 1-1 through 1-7, Appendix 15a, page 365). After review, write a 2 to 3 page response to the following questions: 1. What is the most important problem facing the Byte Products, Inc.? 2. Wha

    Business Research for Decision Making: Communication Techniques

    You and your co-workers had an in-depth discussion about nonrational escalation of commitment. Use your best communication techniques to discuss the following questions: Identify the possible original decisions, the person(s) who could make it, and the person(s) who may escalate the commitment to that decision. * Describe

    Business Research for Decision Making

    Download the files from the Census Bureau. Create a short presentation for the Marketing department highlighting how the consumers in the 60614 zip code differ from those in the Total US. Create a graph that compares the categories from each file. Create a 3-5 slide presentation with in-depth speaker notes that displays the g

    Risk of a Bad Business Decision

    One of the many risks of making a decision and implementation is failure. How does a company handle a bad decision? When do you identify a bad decision and how do you make it work after all?

    Strategic management and business policy

    Evaluate each of the following approaches that a business firm could use to gather information about competition. For each approach, mark your feeling about its appropriateness using the following scale: 1. definitely not appropriate, 2. probably not appropriate, 3. undecided, 4. probably appropriate, and 5. definitely appro

    business gift and bribe

    Distinguish between a business gift and a bribe. Explain to your boss that the Rolex you received from your company's newly contracted agent in Dubai was a gift. Then answer the fax you just received from a competing agent offering better terms.

    Decision-Making Software for Business

    Using the internet, find an example of decision-making software advertised by a company. While any and all software can be used to help make decisions you should look for software that is designed specifically to help with the decision making process. Once you select a decision software package to review, use information from th

    Business Management Questions

    1. Review your work and model answer. Are there any differences between the two? Are these differences valid? 2. How would you define the organization culture of the Space Electronics Corporation and what data did you use to make that judgment? --- Space Electronics Corporation The Space Electronics Corporation is a

    Heuristics and Bias - Decision making

    Your firm is hiring a new marketing manager and you and one of the other senior managers has been interviewing candidates. A candidate just completed the interview process and you felt that she had the skills and background needed for the position. After expressing this to the other manager he replied that this person would not

    Heuristics and Bias: Decision-Making

    Your employer, It's Electric, an electrical fixtures supply company has decided to purchase company cars for all of the sales staff. You have been asked to select the line of automobiles that should be purchased. You have decided that on grounds of economy and longevity you want to purchase one of those solid, stalwart, middle-c

    Probability and Quantitative Decision Making

    Patrons arrive at the Dog patch post office at the rate of 30 per hour. There is one clerk on duty, who takes an average of 1 minute to serve each customer. Service times are approximately exponential. a) Calculate the mean customer line (1) spent waiting in line and (2) spent receiving or waiting for service. Also find the

    Quantitative Decision Making with a Payoff Table

    Decision Making Process 5-11 Rich Sod is a farmer who intends to sign a contract to provide a company with his entire crop. Rich must choose to produce one of the following five vegetables: corn, tomatoes, beets, asparagus or cauliflower. Rich will plant his entire 1,000 acres with the selected crop. The yields of these veg

    Maintenance cost per driver based on statistical analysis

    (See attached file for full problem description) --- 1. Find monthly fixed maintenance cost and the variable maintenance cost per driver unit using the visual-fit method based on each potential cost driver. Explain how you treated the April data. 2. Find monthly fixed maintenance cost of the variable maintenance cost per d

    Approaches to Gathering Information

    I need assistance with the following problem. Please cite all sources/references used: Evaluate each of the following approaches that a business firm could use to gather information about competition. For each approach, mark your feeling about its appropriateness using the following scale: 1. definitely not appropriate,

    Quantitative Decision Making for Ingrid's Hallmark Shop

    Case 16-1 Ingrid's Hallmark Shop II Ingrid's Hallmark Shop is a retail store specializing in "social expression" products, such as greeting cards, stationery, albums, and party goods. The social expression industry is noted for its seasonal volatility- an average December day out selling an average August day by 10 to 1.

    Quantitative Decision Making

    Subject: Quantitative Decision Making Quantitative Decision Making Chapter 13 Determine a Minimal Spanning Tree and its total length

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