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ABRINQ Foundation case: Topics: Social Exclusion - Poverty - Discrimination

Questions: -Define and explain the success of the organization -Role of social entrepreneur: Values (what he believes in), skills (what he is able to do) -What surprises you about the Foundation? -What is common between the strategies? 1) Creating and maintaining partnerships: Complex network of key people: Who Have infl

Applying Ethics to Case Studies

1. Jim Smith has worked for the ABC Insurance Company for the past twenty-three years. Jim graduated with a top-notch accounting degree and he also has his MBA. Bar none, Jim is considered by everyone in his organization to be a brilliant accountant. At issue is that Jim's brilliance may be coupled with just a little too much "c

Teaching Entrepreneurship

1. You are interested in being your own boss and have the chance to buy a franchise office supply store that is for sale in your city. You will need outside investors to help pay the franchise fees and other start up costs. How will you determine if this is a good entrepreneurial opportunity and make your decision about buying t

Entrepreneurial Business Plans

Part 1: I need assistance developing 3-4 power point slides concerning financial issues, to do a proposal for a new product called "Green Roasted Coffee", on a presentation for the CEO's of Triangle Solutions and their board of directors. Each slide should have 200 words for speaker notes including citations and references.

Starting a housekeeping company

Hi, If anyone would give me some honest info I'd appreciate it very much! My interest of business is starting a housekeeping company in NY. Now, since I don't have a business license or insurance, I need some help with the following... I already have a few clients... but I want to have someone start working for me becaus

What Makes an Effective Leader?

For W. Reed Hastings, Netflix founder: - Discuss 3 factors or characteristics that you think makes this individual (CEO) an effective leader. - Discuss 3 factors or characteristics that an industry source thinks makes this individual an effective leader. - What do you think will be the key cultural or organizational legacy

Perspective of Leadership & Minimizing Leadership Problems

I need help with this case study. Any help is truly appreciated with this two to three page analytical review. 1. Which perspective of leadership best explains the problems experienced in this case? Analyze the case using concepts discussed in that leadership perspective. 2. What can organizations do to minimize the leade

Being an Entrepreneur

Part A: What is intellectual property? Why is it called "intellectual" property? Why is intellectual property such an important issue for entrepreneurial firms? Part B: Identify and briefly describe the three types of patents. Part C: What is a trademark? Why are trademarks important? Part D: What is a copyright? Wh

Discussion: Being An Entrepreneur.

Part A: What is a founders' agreement? Describe the purpose of a buyback clause and why it's important. Part B: List and explain four (4) steps entrepreneurs can take to avoid legal disputes. Part C: List and briefly describe three (3) specific steps that an entrepreneurial organization can take to build a strong ethica

Discussion on Company Downsizing and Retaining the Best Employees

Hi, I need some help to provide a formal outline of an upcoming research paper. Along with the outline, I am required to provide at least 15 references for the research paper. The outline should provide an overview of the major components of the research paper. Below is an outline overview. A good outline will be anywhere from

CEO Compensation - Is it worth it?

Please help with the following problem. On average, CEO's are paid 531 times that of the rate of the average hourly worker. Are CEOs worth 531 times the average hourly worker's pay? If so, why? If not, why not?

CEO Succession Plan

Hewlett-Packard has had a series of major leadership (CEO) changes in the last years. Carly Fiorina was replaced by Michael Hurd. More recently Michael Hurd was fired and Leo Apotheker became CEO. And very recently Meg Whitman (formerly EBay CEO) was named CEO of HP. The HP CEO succession has been very frequent and dramatic. P

CEO Salaries and Company's Success

Do you think there is a correlation between CEO salaries and the degree of success of a company? If you were to take a sample of companies with comparable size, market capitalization, and product category, and plot CEO salaries against the net profit of their respective companies, do you expect to find a linear correlation betw

Pro Forma Income Statement

Attached is a Pro Forma inscome statement that I need assistance in filling out. The product or business idea to be utilized is attached as well. Create a Pro Forma Income Statement utilizing RMA industry standards. Innovation Technique The company, through extensive research has come up with an innovative product whic

Etiquette and Image Consulting Venture

I need help with the following questions as I attempt to develop a description of a venture. The questions relate to an etiquette and image consultant, one-owner, corporation type business. The business operates only in the United States. 1.Describe your product or service in detail from the customer's perspective. 2.Explain

Understanding Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship

Create a situations that illustrates what might happen if your research company's entrepreneurial product was brought to the market though intrapreneurial means. Discuss the different risks, skill sets, organizational assets, and funding that would occur. How would the keys to success would have been different though both

CEO Obligations - MF Global

After the recent bankruptcy declaration of MF Global, the Chairman and CEO, Jon Corzine, indicated that he had no knowledge of the missing customer funds. Discuss the obligation of corporate CEOs to shareholders and employees to know about the financial activity of the corporation.

Written Proposal

Details: Consider the following scenario: Develop a written proposal outlining a specific product or service idea you have as the product manager for Triangle Solutions. Triangle's company type and product area have been left unspecified in order to allow you creativity in invention of your own product ideas and exploration o

Great Britain's (UK) Stock Market

Please help in providing a response to the following questions using Great Britain (UK) as your topic. 1) How has the stock market in your reference country done over the last five years? 2) How risky do you think your reference country's stock market is? 3) Would you personally invest in your reference country's stock

The Industrial Revolution Overview

Think about the social, political, and economic price each class had to pay for the advancements made via industrialism. How did the Industrial Revolution affect the privileges of the aristocracy, the new-found wealth of the entrepreneurial class, the upwardly mobile ambitions of the bourgeoisie, the never-ending labor of the wo

North Carolina entrepreneur blogs a warning to her industry

McCuan, J. (2008, November). A cold call, a blog, and a $20 million lawsuit: A North Carolina entrepreneur blogs a warning to her industry?and gets sued for her troubles. Inc., 28-30. Write a case analysis of the case. Must be in APA format. Must use attached template and use in-text citation

Toxic Leadership Military vs Government Civilians

Toxic leadership is a term used to define an organizational situation where a leader abuses his position of authority. His departure from the organization results in a situation that was worse prior to his arrival. Due to the destructiveness of toxic leadership, the first step in managing this issue is to identify its symptoms

The Priorities of a CEO

Samuelson's article identifies the American public as being "conspicuously complicit" in the ever-increasing budget deficit because "we're focused on our own entitlements." Does this concept carry over to corporate culture? What priorities should a CEO have in terms of providing for his or her employees while also properly ma

Information systems

The executive in your company wants to propose a new information system that may provide a strategic impact on the business by gathering data on competitors' customers. He has asked your opinion about the new system. Provide your opinions about the system. Be sure to answer the following questions: -What would the advantag

CEOs death

You arrived your working place. You have not been introduced as the new CEO nor have your met the majority of the employees. How do you introduce yourself while respecting the somber tone given the CEOs death? Are there key employees you would want to meet first?


Identify which of your interests you could shape into a business opportunity. Be sure to think big. For instance, if you love being with friends and listening to music, a club promotion business might make sense for you. Identify and discuss the steps you would need to take over the next few years to make your "dream business" r