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 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
Conduct an online search of CEO salaries. If you search "do CEOs get paid too much" on your favorite search engine there is a wealth of information. Select an online article or blog. Take a stance on this subject and construct a brief argument of whether or not you believe CEOs get paid too much. Please be sure to cite your sour
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
I need help finding supporting information on the topic "Toxic Leadership".
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
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?
Why is the issue of financial contracting important in venture capital or entrepreneurship financing?
Why is the issue of financial contracting important in venture capital or entrepreneurship financing? Why do we care about this issue in the present context? The articles in the Module cite the term 'Optimistic Entrepreneurs'. What is the context and why are these issues relevant here?
Investments in your new venture will involve financial contracts between you and outside investors. Outside investors can be angel financers, venture capitalists, private financing companies, banks, credit unions, and so on. Financial contracts can have negative and positive impacts on your new venture. For example, an angel fin
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
I need some help comparing the legal obligations associated with the three ways to start a business: buying an existing business, buying a franchise, or starting up on your own business: If possible, could you address the following: - Address the different legal obligations associtated with each method of business start-up.
What are some other ways you will effect TRA using the ADVISE (Analytical, Descriptive, Visualization, Interactive, Split Testing, and Experiential Learning) Model? 1) What type of practices can a person use to transfer, retain and apply knowledge? 2) How could you use the elements of ADVISE in your work or business to be mo
Analyze entrepreneurship from a business start-up perspective. -Do repeat entrepreneurs (people who start one successful company after another) search for opportunities differently than entrepreneurs who found only one company?
Financial forecasting is important because it adds discipline to the way an entrepreneur thinks about the venture.
****My business for this assignment is to open my own Photography Business specializing in newborn photography**** Financial forecasting is important because it adds discipline to the way an entrepreneur thinks about the venture. Forecasting helps determine cash needs and timing of these needs. It also helps the value of the
How do you foster the entrepreneurial spirit in employees? How can your organization benefit from this? How will your business fail if you don't?
A friend asks your advice on changing his medium-sized company to a more entrepreneurial culture. Recommend the initial strategies your friend should use in order to succeed in this change. Discuss the strategy you created. Formulate and justify three criteria to use when making the choice between narrow-scope and broad-scope
The following quotation appeared in the Fortune magazine "I have never asked to serve on a corporate board, never even hinted at wanting to be on one. And I have never asked to be on a compensation committee. I suspect that the reason I've been put on so many is that word gets around that I believe in paying people very, very we
Imagine that you have been hired as a consultant to write a report for a group of executives from a start-up company. This company wants to create a website as a resource for people who want to enjoy a healthier lifestyle combining the best fitness and nutrition options. They will collect articles, tips and videos from all over
four requirements of businesses beyond the second year of business; five ways a business can grow after its first year in operation
List four requirements of businesses beyond the second year of business. Identify five ways a business can grow after its first year in operation.
1. Business Requirements: New businesses require several things to be successful. List out at least five and expand as to their importance, how they can be accomplished, whether or not they are able to be completed by the entrepreneur or an outside agency should be contracted, etc. 2. Entrepreneur Personality: Identify the typ
1. What is meant by uncertainty avoidance? 2. What are the elements of risk involved in uncertainty avoidance? 3. What are some of the possible social and organizational problems caused by not concentrating on risk reduction? Justify your answer using appropriate reasoning and examples. 4. In cultures with high uncert
Provide 2-3 specific examples of transformational leadership that you have personally witnessed or are familiar with. Would you characterize these leaders as being charismatic or not? Based journal article how important is charisma to influencing change?
What is intellectual property? Why is it called "intellectual" property? Why is intellectual property such an important issue for entrepreneurial firms? -Identify and briefly describe the three types of patents. -What is a trademark? Why are trademarks important? -What is a copyright? What is protected by a copyright?
Entrepreneurs run into difficulty or barriers to a successful business launch when they skip over basic steps or considerations that should be included in their business plan. The purpose of this guide is to discuss some of these pitfalls and to provide answers that these barriers pose. Specifically, the discussion will inc
Suppose you came across an article in a magazine with the following title: "First-Borns Make the Best Entrepreneurs." Reading the article, you discover that it contends that entrepreneurs who are the oldest child in their family are more successful than ones who are the second or third born. What questions should you ask yours
Consider the following scenario: A venture capitalist has expressed interest in potentially funding your new business venture and has asked for a presentation of your business plan. Write 6 paragraphs that will provide some guidelines that can be used for effectively presenting your plan to venture capitalists. Make sure to
Consider the following scenario: You have decided that you would like to formally start an entrepreneurial business. To ensure the success of your business, you will produce a business plan. The plan will assess, compare and contrast alternative schools of thought, cultural and political differences which impact the applicati
You have been retained as a consultant to Elsa Entrepreneur. She will be selling downloadable information products designed to help people get out of debt as well as some one-to-one financial consulting services. Come up with a plan for Elsa Entrepreneur to (a) build trust among customers, so they believe they can rely on yo
Given YouTube's experiences, what would you consider to be the major legal and ethical concerns an entrepreneur faces when starting a business focused on User Generated Content? Has YouTube effectively and correctly responded to potential legal abuses of copyright and intellectual property rights laws? To what degree do the legal issues facing YouTube and other User-Generated Content sites provide a lessons learned message to entrepreneurs in general?
Given YouTube's experiences, what would you consider to be the major legal and ethical concerns an entrepreneur faces when starting a business focused on User Generated Content? Has YouTube effectively and correctly responded to potential legal abuses of copyright and intellectual property rights laws? To what degree d
Assume that an industrial/organizational psychologist is using integrity tests to advise an organization about employee selection and promotion. What ethical conflicts might this create in terms of his/her responsibilities to the organization and/or its employees?