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Commercial Piracy

Write about the problems posed by commercial piracy and how international strategy would take this into account and address it.

Risks faced by Multinationals

I have a paper to write about two risks that face multinational corporations. I'm just looking for two hundred words to get started.

Bench marking and Lean manufacturing

What is benchmarking all about, and why should a company do it? Is it best to look only at your direct competitors for benchmarking statistics? Why or why not? How would you go through the benchmarking process? For a typical manufacturing company, what would be the key performance criteria that customers are most concerned ab

Inner Defense: Personnel ID Systems (graded)

The authorized movement of personnel is a critical element of inner defense countermeasures. This covers employees as well as visitors. Thinking of your particular environment and the recommendations of how to control access and movement, describe how well it provides for the security of the facility and its contents. You should

Strategy Evaluation

Please touch on the activities that comprise strategy evaluation, as well as why it can be a complex and sensitive undertaking.

Mcdonald's business strategy

Hello, I need two pages on Mcdonald's business strategy. Also, compare one of Mcdonald's competitors strategies as well.

Financial Analysis and Flaws

Please help with the following problem. I have a project about how to perform a projected financial analysis and to include at least one flaw that can result from an incorrect projection. I'm just looking for a start, so 200-300 words will be just fine.

Training Expenses

How have today's "virtually" developed technologies and cost efficient methods of training been implemented within the business industry? Is it cost effective? With the diminishing of financial resources, how will technology training continue to do more while advancing in technology in order to train its employees?

McDonald's Organizational Chart

I have a project that is centered around the hypothetical situation of assigning high level objectives to a global company. I have to complete a 3-5 page paper about one high level objective for the four top levels of the organization. I'm not asking for someone to complete the project, but just two pages and I'll fill in the re

Desirable Planning and Decision-Making Tools for Netflix

Desirable Planning and Decision-Making Tools for Netflix We don't know what information Netflix has available internally. Here's your opportunity to ask for the information you would like to have to be an effective manager in this organization. What kind of information and reports would you like to have as a manager for Ne

Investment on New Plant Decision Making Calculations

Please provide an Excel spread sheet answer with calculations. Question: Looner Industries is considering investing in a new manufacturing plant. The plant requires an item of equipment that costs $200,000. In addition, Looner will spend $10,000 on shipping costs and $30,000 on installation charges. The equipment will be ho

Stages of consumer decision making

In my hypothetical scenario, I am the owner of a small to mid-sized business. I am currently developing a marketing plan for the upcoming year. The marketing plan will include both the tactical and strategic plan elements. I also need to discuss the implementation and evaluation of the strategic marketing plan. - I need to ou

Financial Decision Making: Risk

Suppose your company's method of making decisions under risk is "making the best out of the worst possible outcome." What rule would you be forced to follow? Give an example and explain.

Decision Making and Relevant Information

PLEASE HELP ME SOLVE THE QUESTION: I HAVE ALSO UPLOADED .DOC FILE. QUESTION 1 Gandon plc has been approached by a customer with a special order for 100,000 units of product X at a price of £250 per unit. The following information is available: RAW MATERIAL Each unit of product X would require three different types

Dynamic Decision Making with Space Shuttle Challenger

The Space Shuttle Challenger launch in 1986 was a disaster. Seven crewmen died and the shuttle program was put on hold. Using the search engine of your choice, do a search on this disaster and examine the decision-making process regarding the launch. analyze the decision-making process prior to the launch.

Dynamic Decision Making Case Study

A pharmaceutical company is in the process of developing a new drug. The development is planned in two stages. The first stage costs one million dollars, and the second stage costs two million dollars. If the development is successful it will result in revenues of five million dollars. All dollars are in present value, and disco

Rational Decision Making Model: Improving Decisions

Consider the last decision that you have made (purchase of an automobile, purchase of a home, seeking a new job, etc.). Then, discuss that decision in terms of the rational decision making model. How could you have improved your decision?

Strategic Management - Business Strategy & Policy (Coffee Industry) question.

Please help with the following problem. Using information from these two resources: Discuss the general environment elements that are affecting the companies in the industry (coffee industry) and how these forces might affect the

IT and Company Business Processes and Decision Making

1. How can Information technology support a company's business processes and decision making and give it a competitive advantage? Give examples to illustrate your answer. 2. Refer to the Real Word Case (attached) on eCourier, Cablecom, and Bryan Cave in the chapter. Jay Bregman, CTO and cofounder of eCourier, notes that the com

Dynamic Decision Making: Comparing Jobs

These are on a scale of 0 - 10, larger number being better Job Salary Attractiveness of Job Ease of Commuting Children's School Quality of Life 1) $48,000 8 4 7 6 2) $52,000 7 2 7 6 3) $50,000 8 6 4 4 4) $51,000 6 2 5 5 Are there dominated alternatives? If so, which ones? The student faces the follo

Policy Analysis and Policy Makers

Policy analysis is finding out what governments do, why they do it, and what difference, if any, it makes. What is your understanding of what policy analysis contains and what policy makers can learn from policy analysis?

Financial Management, Data Analysis, and Decision-making

The discussion topic is financial scandals. At the most basic level, Enron, Worldcom, and other scandals were the result of the manipulation of financial reporting. What can be done to prevent these problems from happening again? Have you ever heard of or experienced any of these problems in your own career? What would you do if

Decision Making Self-Assessment

In approximately 2 pages, explore your approach to the decision making process. Do you like to take time to gather information before making a decision? What happens when the demand for a decision outweighs the ability to sufficiently investigate all of the areas? Who do you normally turn to for advice? Do you seek input from pe