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Working Capital Management Strategies and Cash Flow Planning

· You are the CFO at a manufacturing company. Your company is anticipating an impending cash crunch. What short-term working capital strategies might you employ? Why? In what order would you implement them? Why? · What part of working capital management does a company have the most control over? Why? What d

YouTube: Legal and Ethical Considerations for User Generated Content

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? Do you believe YouTube effectively and correctly responded to potential legal abuses of copyright and intellectual property rights laws? Explain.

Important information about Help with homework question

Please respond to the following inquires by addressing them all in one structured response (by structured this means that the response is one cohesive piece of writing with sections - this would include an introduction, conclusion, etc.) Questions: What are the various sources of funding available to entrepreneurs, includ

Analyze the use of the Sekaran diagram on the research process

See attached case file. The assignments on research you have completed so far have taken you through a step-by-step process on how to develop and design formal research. In this capstone assignment, you will use all the knowledge and skills you have developed over the past weeks and apply it to a published research as part of

Ideas and Values

1. Described the central business idea of the chosen organization. 2. Analyzed and described with examples the opportunities and ideas for improving the chosen organization's performance, providing answers to the following questions: 3. Can your chosen organization do a better job of serving customers? 4. Are there p

Critical Factors that determined Success or Failure

What are the critical factors that determine the success or failure of a start-up company? Analyze why the two companies in this module, Seibel Systems and eBay, differ so much in their outlook. Identify some of the important lessons you derive from comparing companies that continue to do well and others that flounder, after

mistakes entrepreneurs make

Follow the link to: evaluate all ten mistakes to determine which one you believe is the biggest error entrepreneurs could make that would sink their chances for funding and provide a rationale. http://www.inc.com/ss/top-10-mistakes-entrepreneurs-make-when-writing-business-plan#10

Interview two women entrepreneurs These are the questions: 1) What is (or was) your business? 2) What are the advantages of being a female entrepreneur? 3) What are the disadvantages of being a female entrepreneur? 4) Are these differences substantial or minor? 5) Do you believe that the tasks of being an entrepreneur are different for you than for your male counterparts?

Interview two women entrepreneurs These are the questions: 1) What is (or was) your business? 2) What are the advantages of being a female entrepreneur? 3) What are the disadvantages of being a female entrepreneur? 4) Are these differences substantial or minor? 5) Do you believe that the tasks of being an entrepreneur

Organizational Structure and the Decision-Making Process

See the attached file. Q 1. What is the relationship between organizational structure and the decision-making process? Provide examples. Document your ideas with Peer Reviewed articles that you have read. Please use this as a reference with one quote from the article: Fredrickson, J. W. (1986). The Strategic Decision Proc

How does the U.S. system, which is categorized as entrepreneurial and permissive, compare/contrast to the health services systems in other affluent and industrialized countries?

1. How does the U.S. system, which is categorized as entrepreneurial and permissive, compare/contrast to the health services systems in other affluent and industrialized countries? To developing and transitional countries? To poor countries? To resource-rich countries? 2. One would expect people with poorer health status to uti

Boundary Spanning

Please help answer this question regarding organization theory. Include a reference. What is the purpose of boundary spanning roles?

Goals are dreams with a deadline.

Step 1: Read the introduction. If you don't know where you're going, you'll probably end up someplace else. Yogi Berra Goals are dreams with a deadline. Brian Tracy Now is the operative word. Everything you put in your way is just a method of putting off the hour when you could actually be doing your dream. You don't ne

Similarities and differences in business and social enterpreneurs

Background At one time, all large companies started out as a thought in the entrepreneur's mind. Just think of Ray Crock of McDonalds, Bill Gates of Microsoft, Larry Ellison of Oracle, Sam Walton of Wal-Mart Stores or Steve Jobs of Apple Computer and Pixar - all were ideas in their founders' minds, and look where the compani

Curry's Type of Pricing Strategy for Pickled Garlic

See the attachment. 1. Read the following fictitious case and answer the questions that follow: Ten years ago, Judy Kaplan lost her marketing position due to a merger and was looking for a new job. As she discussed her search with Marty and Angela Curry, they realized she might be the perfect partner for their new business. Fo

Entrepreneur to attract/develop the 'internal' customer

Describe what an entrepreneur should do to attract and develop both the "internal" customer (employees) and the "external" customer. Use information from both chapters to support your answer. Include at least one other outside source.

Cutting bonuses

European regulators have actively and vigorously cutting company bonuses in light of the current global economic recession. Although some government-related entities in the USA are being subjected to bonus caps, many are moving ahead with discretionary bonuses. Your thoughts? Are these defensible in light of an economic reces

Memorandum for CEO: Employee Drug Testing Recommendation

You are the manager of human resources at a shipping firm, and the CEO has approached you for guidance. He is about to make a difficult decision and is seeking your counsel on how to handle a certain situation. In an earlier staff meeting, you had outlined the following criteria to use when making a difficult decision involving

24 Hour Daycare Center Business Problem

Solving a Complex Problem of a 24 Hour Daycare Center Discuss a 24 hour daycare center issues of productivity, process improvement, inventory, capacity, forecasting, and quality from an operations management viewpoint. Discuss how you would solve these issues - How do the solutions interact? Expectations:

Culture within a Firm

Define the culture in your firm. In what ways is your firm's culture a strength and/or a weakness for your organization? In other words, in what ways does the culture in your firm create advantages or disadvantages when compared to the cultures of your competitors? Be specific, and think critically.

Many entrepreneurial organizations have established partnerships in other countries (i.e., Toyota in the United States, Nike in Thailand, etc.). What do entrepreneurial organizations need to consider when entering into partnerships with foreign governments? What do organizations need to consider before formalizing the foreign relationships? How do organizations prepare their organizations for such a venture?

Many entrepreneurial organizations have established partnerships in other countries (i.e., Toyota in the United States, Nike in Thailand, etc.). What do entrepreneurial organizations need to consider when entering into partnerships with foreign governments? What do organizations need to consider before formalizing the fore

Entrepreneurs and the Global Market

Many entrepreneurs enter the global market for a variety of reasons. Why is it important for entrepreneurs to learn to think globally? What are the advantages and disadvantages of entrepreneurial ventures to move into the global marketplace? What must entrepreneurs consider when entering the global market?

What is an entrepreneur

Three businessmen are listed below (along with a brand name with which they are often associated provided to help you identify the correct person): Shai Agassi (Better Place) Donald J. Trump (Trump International Hotel & Tower) Oprah Winfrey (Oprah Winfrey Network) 1. Research the backgrounds of all three and

Entrepreneurial Advisor

Imagine you are a consultant providing advice to small business owners. There are two different customers, a woman and a veteran, who come to you for advice. Read the two scenarios provided below. For each of the scenarios, summarize the information you must provide to help your customer: * Imagine you are a consultant pro

Leading the Team by Michael O'Neil: You are to provide your reaction (insightful, critical, and logical) to the points that the author tried to make, or an overall critique of the entire article.

Part 1 of the critique is the identification of the article. What is important here is that you provide the reader with enough information about your article so he/she will be able to locate the article. Part 2 is a summary of the article. List the main points that the author has tried to establish, i.e., 1, 2, 3 or first, se

The Nature and Science of Management

Need some guidance on: Please read Lamond, D. (2005). On the value of management history: Absorbing the past to understand the present and inform the future. Management Decision. London: 2005. Vol.43 , Iss. 10; pg. 1273. After reading the above; -Identify at least two different management theories -From each of the

Evaluating Trends

Imagine you are going into business in an industry of your choice. Assume that your business is located in the city or state where you live. Identify at least three different sources of information you might use to learn more about the industry. Research these sources and complete the following: *Identify and evaluate the

Intrapreneurship & Entrepreneur

Apple iPod and intrapreneurship and how it defines innovation. How is the iPod innovative within its industry? Give a brief description of some advantages, disadvantages, or challenges resulting from using intrapreneurship? Create a scenario that illustrates what might have happened had the iPod been brought to market