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Start-Up Companies

Contrast the reactive reasons with the active reasons and discuss why people start companies. Please use peer-reviewed journals and/or textbook references to provide a 250 word response to the question. Use APA 5th edition guidelines for in-text citations and the reference list.

Compare and contrast five organizational structures

Please help our study group with the following question: 1. Compare and contrast the five organizational structures (simple, functional, divisional, matrix and product-team). Summarize the pros and cons that are associated with each type. Thank you.

Reseller License for Indiana

Hi, I am very interested in figuring out how to get a reseller's licenses, so I can buy wholesale from nutritional supplement suppliers. What is the process to do this? I live in the state of Indiana, is there like a webpage that I go to, to register and pay. How much is a reseller's license for my state? If you could provi

Reports on Organizational role issues

Write a report that demonstrates a happening or day-to-day issue as an Administrator or Manager of a business services organization. You report should make reference to at least 3 of the following areas: 1. Managing Performance 2. Managing Business Challenges 3. Managing Operations 4. Managing Finance and Resources 5

Article: "Improving the creativity of organizational work groups"

After reading the handout "Improving the Creativity of Organizational Work Groups" (found in the "Syllabus and Course Handouts" section of the main page), discuss your thoughts on the article in this threaded discussion. Did you agree or disagree with any particular points in the article? Why? Which suggestion(s) did you like be

Competitive Strategy

Scenario; The package delivery industry has become an all out war between the two main competitors; UPS and FedEx. Right now the battle appears to be going in UPS favor. Smaller flashier Fed Ex has been described as a "collection of marketers with trucks and planes" whereas UPS had been described as "industrial engi

Adaptive strategies and definition fram work

In regards to Winn-Dixie what is the company's competitive strategy using each of the methods listed below. Explain your reasoning why you would choose each strategy and why you used this method. Miles and Snow's Adaptive Strategies # Abell's Business Definition Framework

Employment at will

Please discuss on how an employer of a team member responds to its state law (s) relating to employment at will. Include the manner in which they assure that any exceptions to employment at will existing in its state are addressed. The state is Colorado. T

Product and country to go global

Consider the following scenario: You own your own company and would like to "go global!" Research a potential market and product to get your export operations started and present your findings to potential investors. What is a good product to sell and in what country.

Bringing MiracleGro to Africa

Select a company and country that interests you. You have been asked to evaluate the country you selected as a potential market for your product(s)/service(s) and present your findings to other managers of the organization in a memo. In your memo, be sure to address the following: Provide a brief overview of the company a

Renewal or Transformation

Can Steve Jobs Keep His Mojo Working? Can chief executive Steve Jobs provide a permanent reprieve for Apple Computer, Inc.? Jobs has brought Apple back from the verge of oblivion, racking up profits and restoring Apple's image with the innovative iMac and iBook. Apple stock has increased more than 8 times since Jobs returned

Identify three businesses in your community

Identify three businesses in your community: One that is formed as a sole-proprietorship, one that is formed as a general partnership, and one that is formed as a corporation. Identify the businesses and explain what characteristics of that business form might have led the owners to choose each one.

Organizational Innovation

- Is there a relationship between organizational innovation and so-called "out-of-the-box" thinking by the individuals that comprise the organization? Please explain. - Drawing from your own experience, what techniques have been effective in stimulating out-of-the-box thinking? - Assess how effectively a typical IT organ

Federalism, Confederation, Political Ideology and Other Issues

1. Explain the reasons why federalism was chosen instead of either confederation or a unitary system in 1787. 2. How does federalism keep government closer to the people? Is state government necessarily more responsive to the people than the federal government? 3. Distinguish between inherent, implied, and express powers.

Medical Coverage and Costs after Car Accident

Bob Brown was recently involved in a minor auto accident. His car was hit from behind, and he, in turn, slammed into the car in front of him. He would like someone to explain his coverage and show him where, in his auto policy, each of his losses might be covered. The explanation of coverage and the location of coverage should b

Lawrence Sports - Working Capital

Propose a solution to help Lawrence Sports develop a working capital policy and a cash budget to optimize working capital. Remember that your solution needs to focus on the cash budgeting and working capital concepts covered in the course. Be sure to incorporate appropriate citations from your readings and research.

Presentation Delivery: Effective Techniques

You are almost ready to deliver a PowerPoint presentation, but before you do, you need to polish and refine your PowerPoint presentation and also solidify your plans for your delivery techniques. You need to ensure that you are comfortable speaking about the slides and also operating the hardware while speaking publicly. You now

Letter to Mentor

Imagine you have a meeting with the CEO and other high ranking officers of a company that invests in distance learning start-ups. Your objective is to obtain a loan for a distance learning company that you would like to start. Fortunately, you have a mentor to whom you can turn for help. Using a business-like tone and format

Virgin Atlantic Overview

What is your impression of the world wide operation of Virgin Atlantic? This section refers to Application of concepts / theories in respect to global operations. 2. Conduct a SWOT Analysis of Virgin Atlantic. For this section, complete EFAS and IFAS. 3. Does Virgin Atlantic have a competitive advantage and/or a compet

A Business Plan for Precision Auto Detailing

Business Plan for Precision Auto Detailing Chad Frank and Kyle Carson, both in their 20s, worked for one of the largest package delivery services in the world, but their jobs on the package-sorting line were just that?jobs. Chad and Kyle wanted more from their work than their current jobs could offer. That's what led them to

A Business Plan for Precision Auto Detailing

Chad Frank and Kyle Carson, both in their 20s, worked for one of the largest package delivery services in the world, but their jobs on the package-sorting line were just that?jobs. Chad and Kyle wanted more from their work than their current jobs could offer. That's what led them to buy a local auto detailing business, Precision

Elitism & Power

Select an elite figure from any of Dye's key sectors of power. Utilizing a minimum of three sources, write a paper that addresses the following points: Dye's key sectors of power are: a) industrial (nonfinancial) corporations, b) banking, c)insurance, d) investments, e) mass media, f) law, g) education, h) foundations, i) civi

Project Operations Management

If you were responsible for improving project management in a hotel chain which was experiencing declining revenues and increasing costs. 1) What factors would you consider most important? 2) How would you implement those factors?

Riordan Manufacturing Problem

A. Describe the situation, including the opportunities and challenges. b. Define the problem. c. Describe the desired future state and goals against which to evaluate alternatives. d. Identify two to four potential solutions. At what level in the organization do these solutions address the problem? Do you need to consider o

A business plan for a small business

Chad Frank and Kyle Carson both in their 20's worked for one of the largest package delivery services in the world but their jobs on the package-sorting line were just jobs Chad and Kyle wanted more from their work than their current jobs could offer that what led them to buy a local auto detailing business, Precision Auto Detai

Global Business Strategy

How do host countries' policies and behaviors contribute to global business failures? Any real world examples?

Decision Analysis

Good morning! It's Gilda from Anchorage. I want to recommend that you use the spreadsheet modeling approach to optimize the Melange Fund portfolios. Write me a memo that explains how you chose the funds and percentages that you did. Your memo should also identify the expected annual return and risk for each Melange Fund. Also, I

Pros and Cons of Home Business

I need help with the following question: 1. List at least five or six pros and cons of working at home, including a brief description for each. Please include references. 2. Also, if possible, I also need three articles that discuss working from home. The links for the websites will be sufficient. Thanks.

Catering Consulting Firm

Our project is to create a consulting firm. The consulting is specific to the catering industry. Each team member is responsible for two topics within our consulting firm. The two topics required for consulting are in the financial aspects and commercial contracts. Our consulting firm will help current catering businesses &