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Juicy Red Tomato Company

Part 1

You bring your initial proposal work (ATTACHED BELOW) (topic, purpose statement, research questions, and hypothesis) (from Unit 1 Individual GP Project) to a stakeholder committee, which is comprised of your manager and other senior-level people. They react and you take NOTES. (Notes are below.)
? What, if any, biases do you detect in the steering committee members' remarks?
? At this point, are they using reflective or expedient decision-making methods? What do you need to do to address their concerns

Notes

Juicy Red Tomato Company
Steering Committee Meeting notes
? Discussed research proposal
? HR manager comments - agreed with everything, seemed a little upset
that her suggestions were not followed previously
? Agri director disagrees that wages are not adequate - "after all we're
using migrant workers" Also argued that JRT provides housing for
workers, so that should count as compensation.
? IT manager commented he's been fighting for budget to improve
communications but has been denied funding
? President believes that field personnel will not use "hi tech toys" like
cellphones and pdas
? CFO commented that if JRT starts paying production people more, profit
margin will be destroyed

PART 2

Despite the comments from the steering committee (from your group proposal), your manager thinks that your proposal thus far is sound, and encourages you to take the next step - conducting research.

develop a PowerPoint presentation of your proposal to date. You will need to use both literature review and data, and your sources need to be credible and current, In the speaker notes elaborate on your outline and give references to support your claim. Include information on the following:
? Introduction to your proposal thus far
? Definition of the problem
? a purpose statement
? Pertinent data that you have gathered to help you formulate your decision
? The type of data you will gather, how it will be collected and how will it aid in your research

I have a group project and one of the OTAs helped me with finding info, We are having trouble with this part. There are a few more, but these are the most confusing.

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Part 1

You bring your initial proposal work (ATTACHED BELOW) (topic, purpose statement, research questions, and hypothesis) (from Unit 1 Individual GP Project) to a stakeholder committee, which is comprised of your manager and other senior-level people. They react and you take NOTES. (Notes are below.)
? What, if any, biases do you detect in the steering committee members' remarks?
? At this point, are they using reflective or expedient decision-making methods? What do you need to do to address their concerns.

have a group project and one of the OTAs helped me with finding info, We are having trouble with this part. There are a few more, but these are the most confusing.

Hi,

These assignments often expect you to read between the lines, and defer from the information the potential outcomes. It also expects you to imagine yourself in the position and that you have actually did what the scenario says that you have done (like preliminary interviews, literature review, research the competition, etc.). For example, the notes from the steering committee below give you some indication of what type of data you plan to collect (e.g., information about pay rates, amount of pay increases e.g., production workers, compensation packages, communication resources available, types of IT, resource allocation for purchase and implementation, get the employees to buy into IT devices, etc.)

Notes

Juicy Red Tomato Company

Steering Committee Meeting notes
? Discussed research proposal
? HR manager comments - agreed with everything, seemed a little upset
that her suggestions were not followed previously
? Agri director disagrees that wages are not adequate - "after all we're
using migrant workers" Also argued that JRT provides housing for
workers, so that ...

Solution Summary

Based on the proposal for Juicy Red Tomato Company, this solution provides information in point form for the slides for the PowerPoint presentation.

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