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Optimal Capital Structure at Amazon.com

Devise the optimal capital structure for amazon.com in light of current, business, economic, and industry trends. Estimate the firm's cost of capital, price per share, and market value based on its optimal capital structure that you have devised.

Bead Bar E-Commerce

Create a boardroom quality presentation for the Bead Bar executives detailing your recommendations for the building of a Bead Bar E-Commerce site. Discuss the following points and be sure to provide reasoning when offering your recommendations. 1-Define e-business for the Bead Bar. How could they use e-business to increase th

Marketing: Customer Acquisition, Retention and Satisfaction Questions

1. How can one best use the Internet to improve their organization's customer acquisition and retention initiatives? 2. How can the Internet contribute to enhancing customer satisfaction (and thereby influencing customer loyalty) for an organization that delivers the majority of its customer experience in an online environ

Global Mergers & E-Commerce

Why are there an increasing number of mergers with companies in different industries? Give some examples. What industries do you think will be the next for global consolidation? What factors should an internet business take into consideration when developing a global strategy? What can be 'global' content and what must be '

Organizations culture, operative goals and stakeholders

1. Describe the Organizational Culture for your company. 2. Identify your organization's Operative Goals. 3. Who are your Inside Stakeholders and Outside Stakeholders? Identify your stakeholders. 4. What kinds of Interorganizational Strategies will you use to enforce your organization's ethical codes

Ethical issues of websites

Describe the ethical issues of AT&T.com, Sprint.com, and All-tel.com Web sites have to address when dealing with eCommerce. Please include references.

Time Warner Customers

Describe Time Warner cable's current customers by as many measurable demographic factors as possible (age, gender, income, family size, geographic location). Why do they buy from you (consider lifestyle, needs, and attitudes)? By comparison, who is your ideal customer? Based on this information, how should you segment your custo

Challenges of E-Commerce

One of the women in your not-for-profit IT network comes to the group for help. This entrepreneur is the IT person for a retail organization that has been using the website purely as a presence on the web, with location, events and some contact information. Discuss the issues and challenges that would come in building an e-c

Amazon.com Analysis

Explain Amazon.com's management philosophy, revenues, profits streams, and expenses over the last five years. Evaluate the organization's strategic plan and its implementation over the last five years in terms of achieving its stated objectives....... If there are weaknesses, what factors explain them and what remedies woul

Sweet Treats - Differentiation

Question: What core competencies make your company/organization unique or different from other companies/organizations?

Sweet Treats - Target Market

Please refer to the Grand Ma Sweet Treats Scenario. Share who your target market is for your business. Use one of the common segmentation methods. Where is the location of your business? What will your promotional plan look like? Also, what will you do to promote your product? How will you increase public relations?

Websites: Legal, Ethical, and Regulatory Issues

Please describe the legal, ethical, and regulatory issues that the three following Web sites must address. Describe how each site handles security, confidentiality, and International issues. The websites are: www.itunes.com, www.imeem.com, and www.music.yahoo.com

Interviewing a PR Professional

What are the key global PR trends? What are the differences in publicity and advertising in terms of their impact on publics? When do you need proactive PR planning? And when do you utilize reactive crisis management? Describe the impact of positive and negative PR in daily life and provide at least two examples.

External and Internal Factors Analysis Summary for IKEA

Research the Ikea company. Using the case, your readings, the Library and the Internet, develop both an EFAS (External Factors Analysis Summary) Table and an IFAS (Internal Factors Analysis Summary) Table. The tables are to be submitted in one Excel file (one sheet for the EFAS. And one sheet for the IFAS), separate from your a

Conflict resolutions

1. Students will develop a scenario involving an organizational conflict issue with your particular company. 2. Students will write a recommendation for managing the conflict. Introduction Our Sweet treats bakery was started by my Grandmother. This sells low carb, low sugar, low sodium and low fat recipes and has bec

E-Commerce Security

Describe the following issues with e-commerce security: What are some examples of typical corporate security policies. If possible , cite specific company examples. what are some control measures business are putting into place to minimize the risk of hacker attacks? Name and describe at least 2 e-commerce companies who

Site Stickiness

In the industry, acquiring and retaining customers in a cost-effective manner is called "site stickiness". Many aspects of a website application are analyzed by what are known as Usability Interface Engineers ( UIE's), who determine the best placement of buttons, drop down menus, color schemes, and other navigational tools fo

Databases

The Stationery Stop is located in Portland, Oregon. The Stationery Stop specializes in the sale of high-quality stationery, writing instruments, and also accepts custom orders for stationery and invitations. It was opened by Sydney five years ago, and Sydney currently operates the original store in Portland. Recently,

Progress Report

What are the global considerations for an all-inclusive resort? INFORMATION REGARDING THE RESORT: The resort features hotels, a Convention Center, acres of botannical gardens, preserved land for wildlife [eco-friendly], golf courses, spa, and private villas and other recreational activities). The Resort offers its employees

Internet Opportunity

The internet has created numerous opportunities for entrepreneurs to both start a new online business and/or increase a traditional business. Share your thoughts on how the Internet has contributed to small businesses.

Internet Opportunities

The internet has created numerous opportunities for entrepreneurs to both start a new online business and/or increase a traditional business. Share your thoughts on how the Internet has contributed to small businesses.

EBusiness Web sites

Select three related eBusiness Web sites and analyze the sites in terms of navigation, marketing, and legal ethical regulatory issues. Find three different Web sites for the business area selected. Describes how the "look and feel" differs for the three Web sites. Include an evaluation of the ease of navigation of each Web si