Complete the following actions, using the Excel file "Optional Problem Data Student File" for the actions involve Excel: 1. Prepare an SPC chart in Excel for each concourse using the data collected during the period 8/4 to 8/13 (data provided below). 2. Paste each SPC chart into a separate slide in a PowerPoint presentation
Please see the attached article, "What We Know about M&A Success: A Research Agenda for the Lodging Industry" by Linda Canina, Jin-Young Kim and Qingzhong Ma. Critique the merger and acquisition article in order to highlight gaps in the literature review, the method of analysis used in the methodology, and the reasons for fa
16. A metropolitan school system consists of two districts, east and west. The east district contains 35% of all students, and the west district contains the other 65%. A vocational aptitude test was given to all students; 10% of the east district students failed, and 25% of the west district students failed. Given that a studen
Please answer the following questions with the information provided in the attached files. 1. Data on stock prices of Citigroup at the beginning of each month for the period from 1/3/1977 to 1/2/2013 are provided in the first attachment. Please construct a line graph demonstrating the closing stock prices of Citigroup at the
What are the attributes of a good quantitative analysis model? C.W. Churchman once said that "mathematics tends to lull the unsuspecting into believing that he who thinks elaborately thinks well." Do you think that the best QA models are the ones that are most elaborate and complex mathematically? Why or why not?
Select a company you are familiar with. Prepare a 1- to 2-page detailed outline. Include information on the following topics: - What forecasting techniques does this company use? - How does your selected organization prepare budgets? - What MRP concepts do you see with regard to your organization?
Please assist answering the following question. Please use the attached Excel spreadsheet to answer the question. The Excel file Call Center Data provides data on the background of call center employees. The company would like at least 40% of its employees to have a college degree. Perform a test with this data to determine w
Data collection takes a lot of time. Therefore, it is not worth the time and trouble. What do you think? What are some faster ways to accomplish data collection?
Use at least one project you have been a team member of, or a project manager for, as an example to contextualize the topics below: a) The importance of work packages to support the creation and use of the WBS. b) How to establish a cost and schedule performance measurement baseline. c) Provide exam
Provide a Managerial Report (for the motion picture industry) that includes the following: 1. Descriptive statistics for each of the four variables along with an explanation of what the descriptive statistics tell us about the motion picture industry. 2. What motion pictures, if any, should be considered high-performanc
1. Ratings for nine places to stay in Europe Name of Property Country Room Rate Number of Rooms Overall Score Graveteye Manor England $$ 18 83.6 Villa d' Este Italy $$$$ 166 86.3 Hotel Prem Germany $
Statistically speaking, we are generally agnostic to which is a bigger problem, type I (false positive) errors or type II (false negative) errors. However, in certain circumstances it may be important to try and put more emphasis on avoiding one or the other. Can you think of an example of where you may want to try harder to a
1. Respond to the following in 3-4 paragraphs What role(s) should the nonprofit sector play in a market economy; should nonprofits be entrepreneurial; should nonprofits compete with for-profit businesses? Should there be special "set asides" for nonprofit organizations; is "cause-related marketing" a good idea or just a marke
Research methodology can help to define the activities of research, how to proceed with the research, how to measure progress and how to determine success. This week you explored how different epistemologies relate to particular research methodologies and the highlights of some methodologies in use today. In this Discussion you
Write a response where you are raising and countering objections regarding the decision to get an MBA. Support your point of view as part of countering objections with research. Examples include department of labor statistics, fairly current articles on the impact of education, especially graduate education on earnings. You can
Sales and Marketing Career Path: research for a sales and marketing job, and a tip sheet for career and job search research.
Consider the top 2-3 careers in Sales or Marketing you would like to enter one day. Do some research at places like Monster and compile some data for each of these career paths. In particular, collect salary information, experience and degree requirements, and benefits offered. There may be other issues like geography that are i
Give an example of a hypothesis test you could perform at work or at home. State what the Null and the Alternative hypotheses would be in your test. Explain how you would settle on a reasonable level of significance for your scenario. Also explain what the type I and II errors would be if you reached the incorrect conclusion i
1) Can an audit be done without using sampling? 2) What is the benefit to using statistical vs. random sampling to the auditor? 3) What types of statistical sampling techniques used in auditing are attribute sampling and variables sampling? Attribute sampling is used in tests of controls to estimate the rate of deviatio
Many articles present statistical data and list margins of error (for example, reports on political opinion polls, growth or decline of the housing markets, manufacturing sectors, etc.). Find one such article from a reliable source that includes a construction of confidence intervals for the data studied, and give a summary of t
A Milwaukee television station, WITI-TV, conducted a telephone call-in survey asking whether viewers liked the new newspaper, the Journal Sentinel. On April 26, 1995, Tim Cuprisin, a columnist for the Journal Sentinel, wrote the following comment: "WITI-TV (Channel 6) did one of those polls which they admit are unscientific last
Describe and discuss the following: How the research question and hypothesis are developed. Be as succinct yet detailed as possible. Also, discuss both the null and alternative hypothesis and how they support the research effort. Explain the process that will be applied to refine and eventually narrow the scope of the res
You are the manager at a company and are asked to present a report on the year-to-date performance of your division. What type of statistical information would you include in your report? In particular, which descriptive statistics (mean, median, standard deviation, etc.) do you think would best represent the main aspects of the
Earned Value Management - Earned Value(EV), Planned Value (PV), Actual Cost (AC) These are the tools to arrive at the correct position of any project as to the completion, expenditure incurred or further funds needed to be invested, and above all analyze critically where, and how the things went wrong.
List and describe the three values calculated for an activity in earned value management. Give examples of each. Please give an example of each to support your write up. Include at least one reference and cite it on the last page in APA format. List and describe the three values calculated for an activity in earned value m
Define statistics and decision models. Why are they important to business?
Using your current work organization (or an organization of interest) and a second organization in the same industry as the subject matter, research the elements of business, compare and contrast the two selected organizations, and prepare an APA formatted paper that: -Analyzes the basic legal, social, and economic environmen
1. Complete a minimum 800 word paper analyzing today's promotion strategies of the company you have chosen (Nike athletic shoes). 2. The analysis should include but is not limited to: a. Evaluation of current promotional strategies. b. Evaluation of current integrated marketing communications (IMC). c. Your recommendati
Mr. Smith is considering using some funds accumulated in the past in order to start a new retail store
Mr. Smith is considering using some funds accumulated in the past in order to start a new retail store. The fixed investment in the store is expected to be $4,150,000. The investment will require no maintenance expenditures for the first 5 years but after the first 5 years a $395,000 expense will be needed in order to maintain t
What is a CAFR? What are its main components. In addition to answering this question, provide a response in 150 - 350 words differentiating between a budget and a Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).
The case study points to be addressed were: 1. Argue for the use of Consensual Relationship Agreements (CRAs) in your current (or future) workplace. 2. Create a counter argument against the use of CRAs in your current (or future) workplace. 3. Discuss the ethical principles involved in the use of CRAs. 4. Create at least one
In the same restaurant case could you answer those questions.Envision a business you would like to own that would employ at least 20 people 1. Determine which statistics you will employ to measure the quality characteristics of your business and how often you will conduct statistical analysis. 2. Analyze the key concepts rel