Discuss: What is one global trend in business? What functional areas does it impact? How does this affect a company's decision to invest in, or divest from, a foreign country?
Suppose you are part of the following scenario: - You are a public relations manager who must present information regarding changes in a retail store operations to three sets of stakeholders of a retail clothing chain. The stakeholders are store managers, employees, retail customers and the public. You must explain adjustment
Select an American Entrepreneur who appeals to you. Consider the following and examine: His/Her early career, What in his/her background led to a business start-up? What obstacles were encountered in the formation and execution of the business. What role their individualism played in their entrepreneurial endeavors? Accord
Position Paper: For this five page, double spaced position paper (APA format), you can select any topic that involves leadership, for example, "Does Leadership Really Make a Difference?". The following is a brief overview of what constitutes a 'position paper': A position paper presents an arguable opinion about an issue.
Please provide an answer for the following problem with at least 100 words. Include references in the answer. Discuss the current small business start up success and failure rate in the U.S. market.
To succeed in today's world, the end justifies the means. Give your perspective of the statement with two real business examples in support of your view.
Is being a franchisee simply substituting one type of employment for another type of employment? The answer to this question is both yes and no. First I say yes, because you still have to (in most cases), go into work/ report to work several days a week (especially, especially when one first starts a franchise). Depending
Being a franchisor seems to be a mechanism for growth, but what are the growth prospects for entrepreneurs who are franchisees?
In business who do you know is an expert at follow up? What do they do to make them so powerful at this? How do they organize their information? How do they follow up with you? Is there a point which one could follow up too much? What might be the results?
What are the primary advantages of exporting? What are the major pitfalls of exporting? In your estimation should more companies enter into the export business? Why? What are the major problems associated with collaborative arrangements between international companies? What are possible solutions to these problems in investi
The company that makes coral snake antivenom has recently stopped producing the product due to the cost. The antivenom saves about 7 people each year. So far, no organization has stepped up. Can we believe that a company will make a product where it is unable to make money?
Drug Company X has entered the AIDS vacine market with a new product that can prevent (not cure) people from ever getting AIDS. Great news, right? Problem is, it COSTS $5000 to make one dose. Can you imagine the actual price to the consumer? How would you, as President of the United Nations make this vaccine available to
If Exxon were to acquire BP, what would be the outcome? Here are the guidelines......Do not need responses for the entire 1-10. just 6-9 Project -- Actual Merger 1. Building the Business Plan a. External Analysis b. Internal Analysis c. Define mission statement d. Business strategy e. Implementation strategy f
What would be the market research method for the smart refrigerator (A smart refrigerator is one that is equipped to sense what products are being put into it, and may even be able to determine when a product needs to be replenished)?
"I want you to speculate your future role as an engineer in a world characterized by a dire need to develop sustainable business solutions to consumer and investor demand. I want you to relate your story to readings or theory which adds clarity to the points you make. Or in other words, I want you to read about intrapreneurshi
Why would entrepreneurs open themselves up to personal financial losses by choosing a proprietorship rather than a company form of an organization? Please include at least one source.
Describe the role of press releases in public relations. Identify components that you believe make an effective press release. Provide an example of a fictional scenario where a press release might be used to gain positive public recognition of a new small business. APA Style.
You are a manager with responsibility for selection, development and implementation of a new information system for your organization (real or imaginary, but designate as one or the other). It can be a function, network or enterprise system. Explain the components involved and the process you would follow, from start to finish,
1. Assume that you are an auditor and as part of your routine audit, you discover a fraud being committed by the accounts receivables manager. The fraud is large enough to have a material impact on the financial statements. How does this finding affect the rest of your audit? 2. Do client departures from GAAP require the audi
1. Discuss the process of identifying market needs. 2. What makes new venture creation difficult? 3. How might one come up with a unique idea? *200 words minimum
Why is a worldview a complex of various components and how do those components cohere?
I am trying to write about the dynamic nature of the internal, business environment, and how it continues to influence the development of organizations and their growth. I am using Larry Greiner's article Evolution and Revolution as Organizations Growâ? as a model of multiple phases of organizational growth. I need to expla
Http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOF6aQKNVTw If you were viewing the above youtube clip how would you evaluate Tony Hayword's crisis response on the CNN interview? Did he offer apology or admit fault?
Sam quit his job as an accountant with We Keep Books Accurately to open his own accounting firm. He earned $40,000 with the accounting firm We Keep Books Accurately. During the current year, Sam had revenues of $150,000 and total expenses of $110,000. Sam earned an: a. accounting profit of $40,000. b. account
Compare: A young man has set up a lemonade stand on the corner of College Street and Air Park Boulevard. Temperatures in the area climb to 100 degrees during the summer. The intersection is near a major university and a large construction site. Explain to this young entrepreneur may benefit from economies of scale.
1. Out-of-home, direct mail, & specialty advertising; when do advertisers decide to use one or more of these media to either replace or complement print/electronic media? What factors must be considered? 2. How do advertisers plan a media advertising campaign? What factors must be considered in the planning? (Hint: reach, fre
Prepare a paper describing the structure, implementation, and impact of a global strategic alliance. Please answer the following questions: Exposition a priori for the IP: There are two multinational corporations: Sun Oil Corporation (SUNOCO,) based in New Jersey, USA, and YPF Sociedad Anomina, based in Argentina. Sunoco r
Read the Urban Outfitters Continuing Case Study: Creating a business. You are to write a 3 report that answers the following questions: 1. Identify at least three challenges when setting up a business. Explain why they are challenges. 2. Define what a niche product is. Give at least three examples of niche products. 3
Explain the meaning of the Evil Woman Thesis and its implications for managers.
There are three main types of positions available in the Hospitality industry. They are Banquet Manager; Catering Manager; Event Manager. In addition to these three managerial positions there are a number of ancillary related jobs. The main problem is to acquire right qualifications and practical training and gate crashing into the industry. A close view of the industry will be the best way to identify one's inherent talent and accordingly decide a career
A close view of the industry will be the best way to identify one's inherent talent and accordingly decide a career. It is an old and established industry. People have to look for a hotel when they are out of the town for any reason. The industry offers excellent career opportunities that have the serious interest in making a