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Advantages and Disadvantages of Hiring Independent Contractors or Employees

You are starting a business that sells pet treadmills. Initial market research shows a potential for high demand in affluent areas and cities with severe weather. You also foresee a lucrative international market and franchise opportunities. You have two options for capital: use your inheritance, which includes a multimillion-do

Information Technology in Business Management: For Your Comfort (FYC)

For Your Comfort (FYC), an ergonomic furniture manufacturing company was a dream founded by Ronald J. Dirksen and Richard Woodart in 1947, the year after World War II ended. War veterans were returning home and wanted to lead a life of material comfort; FYC's trademark Easy Couch was a seller! The company expanded its line of fu

E-commerce vs Globalization

What is the difference between e-commerce and globalization? Can e-commerance help globalization efforts of an organization? Explain.

E-Business Legal Ethical and Regulatory Issues

Please describe: How each of my three websites (MTV, VH1, and BET) address the legal, ethical, and regulatory issues important in eBusiness, including privacy, intellectual property, etc. Please include resources.

What are the main components of a local company's business model?

Consider a local business whose services you frequently use. What are the main components of this company's business model? Describe the three components of the business system that comprise the local business you selected. Your response should be 200-300 words in length. (Business Commerce,Business Organization, Business Occup

Grocery, Inc

Scenario: Grocery, Inc. is a retail grocery store chain based in Any State, U.S.A. Grocery has stores throughout the United States. Tom Green works as the produce manager for the store in My Town, U.S.A. Jeff Fresh, 17 years old, is spending his summer vacation working for Tom in the produce department. 4) Grocery has recentl

Plan alignment

Write an analysis examining the degree of alignment between McDonald's proposed published values and each of the following individually: 1) The leaders/managers treatment of internal stakeholders 2) The internal stakeholders treatment of one another 3) The organization's treatment of external stakeholders 4) The organiza


Write a paper that describes: The major eBusiness marketing techniques you have learned in this course and how each of your three website companies uses them; the three companies are MTV, VH1, and BET.

Strategic Management

1. Explain how one of the critical remote environmental factors (economic, social, political, technological, or ecological) is impacting your company today. Use a specific example including the financial impact. (I work for Sanford Health [sanfordhealth.org] Hospital.) 2. Pick one of the Operating Environment factors (compet

4.32) Northwest Iron and Steel is considering getting involved in electronic commerce. A modest e-commerce package is available for $20,000. If a company rants to recover the cost in 2 years, what is the equivalent amount of new income that must be realized every 6 months, if the interest rate is 3% per quarter.

4.32) Northwest Iron and Steel is considering getting involved in electronic commerce. A modest e-commerce package is available for $20,000. If a company rants to recover the cost in 2 years, what is the equivalent amount of new income that must be realized every 6 months, if the interest rate is 3% per quarter. 4.37) Field

Supply Chain Analysis

Defines and analyzes the supply chain for: Describe the supply chain components for the industry selected when in a "brick and mortar" environment and explain how the supply chain was modified from "brick and mortar" by the e-Business websites. Since I don't have a "brick and mortar", use a place where music is sold i.e. W

Marketing Mix - Cellphones

Determine the marketing mix specific to your selected global product/service (Cellphones). Explain your choice of marketing mix. Prepare a marketing plan that addresses product modification, pricing, promotional programs, distribution channels, and e-business in Cuba. Include market indicators and trends for your product or serv

Growth of B2C e-commerce in next few years: Good or not so good for consumers?

Draft a response to the Marketing Concepts: Discussing Choices and Ethical Issues, question #6 found on p 532 of the text. Read below. Chapter Review Marketing Concepts: Discussing Choices and Ethical Issues 6. Experts predict the future of B2C e-commerce to be very rosy indeed, with exponential increases in Internet sa

Define knowledge tone and its applications framework.

Define knowledge tone and its applications framework. What is the significance of knowledge tone as a prerequisite to creating a responsive business model? What is top-down analytic planning and bottom-up "just do it" planning? State the three essentially types of projects in e-business. Explain how you can identify tar

Grocery Stores: Online Contracts

Please assist with this question: Grocery has recently developed an online ordering service for home delivery within a 10 mile radius of each of its stores. In order to use the service, Grocery requires customers to agree to terms and conditions of a contract the first time a customer enters an online order. The contract spec

Marketing a product

I am trying to market software in England, Ireland, Australia, Canada that I have written for MBA students with a major in finance, http://www.mbacalculator.com. I want to expand into other markets than the US. What sites are available to sell this product in any of the above countries?

Case Analysis - Classic Airlines

Using the Problem Solution Template, develop a solution to help Classic Airlines. Remember that your solution needs to focus on the marketing and customer relationship concepts covered in the course. Be sure to incorporate appropriate citations from your readings and research. NOTE: The word count includes the tables.

Short Description

Xenia, just need help with a short essay for each problem in your own words, about 250 words a piece. What is the purpose of environmental scanning? How has the management of your organization(WebPros)been influenced by external and internal factors? What are some advantages and disadvantages of delegation? Why do some man

Three Dog Bakery

"Going to the dogs" has been good for Mark Beckloff and Dan Dye. Back in 1989, they founded the first bakery just for fourlegged canine friends with little more than the desire to satisfy the finicky palate of their beloved 114-pound, deaf Great Dane, Gracie. The small venture has grown from a single store in downtown Kansas Cit


Discuss the conditions required for application integration. Briefly discuss the eight steps in developing and managing an e-supply chain. Why operating resource procurement is a top management issue? Describe the buy-side requisitioning process and buy-side requisitioning integration issues. Describe the four steps

E-Businesses and their online prowess: use 2 companies from a single business type

Discuss a single business type and how at least 2 companies handle that type of business online (exclude online auctions and the travel industry). How do the businesses successfully take advantage of e-business at these two companies, no need to discuss the functionality of their websites. Please include any additional resources

Strategic Alternatives and Recommended Strategy of GM

Strategic Alternatives and recommended strategy of GM using the TOWs Matrix. Can the current or revised objectives be met by the simple, more careful implanting of those strategies presently in use? What are the major feasible alternative strategies available to this corporation? What are the pros and cons of each. Can co

E-Business conducted on an international basis

Please help so that I can complete the following: Pick a company that is conducting e business on a international basis. Analyze the legal issues that the company may face when conducting e-business and discuss possible solutions Identify issues that may arise in the company's international business and discuss the con