Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Business Policy and Implementation

    BrainMass Solutions Available for Instant Download

    Business Research for Decision Making

    Juicy Red Tomato Company Overview: You have just been hired by Juicy Red Tomato Company as a human resources consultant. Juicy Red Tomato Company (JRT), a tomato grower operating in Florida, hired you to investigate (1) the effectiveness and efficiency of its organizational structure, and (2) the selection and maintenance of

    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 approprateness using the following scale; 1. definitely not appropriate, 2. probably not appropriate 3. undecided, 4. probably appropriate, and 5. definitely appropr

    Decision Making Strategy: Goldratt's Theory of Constraints

    Task - Answer the following. Your Supply Chain Manager thinks that theories taught in The Goal by Eliayhu Goldratt may have direct applicability to your company and the decisions being made. Your Supply Chain Manager is probably your most knowledgeable subordinate and is the leading candidate to replace you someday. Becaus

    Operations tools to aid in decision-making

    Brief Background info: You have heard that many companies use Operations Management (OM) tools. You asked your supervisor what he thought about this. Your supervisor requested that you research the idea and present it at the afternoon manager's meeting to see if it is something valuable to use. Problem: Your supervisor ha

    An Illustration of Relevant Costs for Decision Making

    An Illustration of Relevant Costs for Decision-Making ABSTRACT The concepts of incremental cost, opportunity cost, sunk cost, and cost allocation are identified and discussed in the context of early U.S. foreign policy. The case is derived from an authentic exchange of views between Thomas Jefferson and John Adams on how

    Methods of recommendations on management style

    When making a recommendation on a management style where those recommendations cannot be implemented, what method could be developed to evaluate the effectiveness of your recommendations?

    Business and Group Decision-making

    The CEO read your strategic plan and is very impressed with your suggestions and the speed with which your group developed the plan. He would like more groups within the organization to be as effective and efficient as your group was with this project. In order for other members of management to benefit from your group's experie

    Special pricing

    Company A is operating a 70% capacity and is earning a satisfactory Return on Investment. Company A has been approached by Company B with an offer to buy 120,000 units. Company B needs the 120,000 valves over the next 4 months. Company B is prepared to pay $19 each for the units. Company A's product cost, based on current

    Quantitative Decision Making

    I need help with this - just not understanding it and I need a reference for upcoming assignments and eventually the exam(s). I need the solution(s) to be as thorough & expanatory as possible. Thanks so much~! (See attached file for full problem description) --- 1. Men and women arrive as couples at a fitness clu

    Tools and techniques of decision making

    I need to write apaper on tool and techniques decision making i have to dicuss description of the tool or technique as well an application example also when one would and when one would not use tools and technique. I need some ideas Please . i will Appreciate your help.

    Managerial Decision Making and Research Design

    Think about a recent business decision you have made that was either a success or a failure. Your supervisor asked you to email him/her a self-evaluation of this decision as part of your yearly evaluation. You are to be as objective and open minded as possible. Analyze your decision using Bazerman's six steps as a guide: define

    Judgment and Decision Making

    You have recently been hired to a new organization and are sitting in to observe a meeting between one of your co-workers, Milhouse and a salesman who is trying to sell an additional part to a machine that your company recently purchased. The salesman is well into his routine, and has already gotten your co-worker to admit that

    A US company or division that conducts business in a foreign country;

    The organization that you work for is interested in expanding their business overseas. You have been asked to gather some preliminary information to help management decide on whether to pursue this idea further. Search the Cybrary or other online resource and find an article describing an experience of either: (1) a US compa

    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

    Comparative income statements

    P5-5A AFN produces plastic that is used for injection molding applications such as gears for small motors. In 2002, the first year of operations, AFN produced 4,000 tons of plastic and sold 3,000 tons. In 2003, the production and sales results were exactly reversed. In each year, selling price per ton was $2,000, variable manufa

    Stock Question

    Suppose a three-factor model is appropriate to describe the returns of a stock. Information about those three factors is presented in the following chart. Suppose this is the only information you have concerning the factors. Factor Beta of Factor Expected Value Actual Value

    FASB: technical agenda and "open" decision-making process

    How are topics added to the FASB technical agenda? What characteristics make the FASB's procedures an "open" decision-making process? Please note that I visited the FASB website, and I understand what I need help on is more of summary answer to the above questions.

    Using Accounting Information In Decision Making

    MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING SUBJECT: Using Accounting Information In Decision Making Please solve the problem in the form of memo. Below are the details with the problem statement ----------------------------- Ontario Pump Company, a small manufacturing company in Toronto, manufactures 3 types of pumps used in a variety

    Using Accounting Information In Decision Making

    Ontario Pump Company, a small manufacturing company in Toronto, manufactures 3 types of pumps used in a variety of applications. For many years the company has been profitable and has operated at capacity. However, in the last two years prices on all pumps were reduced and selling expenses increased to meet competition and keep

    Solving Decision Making Problems

    Problem: - Identify a real-world decision-making problem that is appropriate for a decision support system or expert system. - Give a brief description of the overall project. - Describe the specific problem to be solved. - Describe the business setting in which it occurs.

    Decision Making Process (Programmed or non program decision)

    Describe a situation in a company that requires a complex decision. List the decision-making steps in the example and chart them in a flow chart in Word. Was this a programmed or a non-programmed decision? Why? Which level of the organization led the decision-making process (top, mid-level or supervisory level)?

    Cash flows and bond decision making for Milken Toupee

    Background: The M. Milken Toupee and Lawn Service (MMTLS) is considering purchasing a new paving machine, the Beta. This new machine will replace the current paving machine, the Alpha. The Alpha was purchased two years ago for $2 million and is being depreciated on a straight-line basis, over its original economic life of 5 year

    Costing for decision making - critically evaluate

    I have to submit an assignment and I do not know where to start - Critically evaluate the use of costing techniques for management decision making as well as the specific use of absorption and variable costing systems. I know about absorption and variable - but I cannot evaluate the use of costing tehniques for decision m

    Expansion decision making based on different factors.

    A firm that plans to expand its product line must decide whether to build a small or a large facility to produce the new products. If it builds a small facility and demand is low, the net present value after deducting for building costs will be $400,000. If demand is high, the firm can either maintain the small facility or expan