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Communicating Pertinent Business Data

Various types of data is collected as a part of comprehensive program development, including outcomes data, process evaluation data, human resource data, financial data, and compliance and quality improvement data. 1.Can you explain what each of the 5 data types are. Also, how would one go about analyzing it? 2. Who should

Procter & Gamble's Joy in Japan

Read the case below and answer the questions that follow. P&G's Joy Makes an Unlikely Splash in Japan Anyone who thinks Japan doesn't offer opportunities for U.S consumer products should look at how quickly Procter & Gamble Co. has cleaned up in the country's dish-soap market. Until 1995, P&G, didn't sell dish soap i

Pillsbury Flour in India: Case Study

Read the case below and answer the questions that follow. Pillsbury Presses Flour Power in India By MIRIAM JORDAN The Pillsbury Doughboy has landed in India to pitch a product that he had just about abandoned in America: plain old flour. Pillsbury, the Diageo PLC unit behind the pudgy character; has a raft of higher

Value of Yen and Impact on Imports, Exports- includes references.

I need at least a 200 word response to whether or not I agree with this answer to this question: Who are the winners and who are the losers if a currency, let's say the yen, and weakens? Who are the winners and who are the losers if a currency, let's say the yen, and strengthens? Please include in your list exporters, impor

China's Currency Policy's Impact on United States

Read the following article on China's currency policy and give your opinion. Would it help or hurt the U.S. if China let its currency strengthen? The Costs Of China's Currency Policy In the depths of the recession, many critics of China's currency policy held their tongues. After all, that policy--which keeps the yuan artifici

Journal Entry Preparation for a Carburetors Company

The following events occurred during the first month of operations for XYZ Ltd., a company specialised in providing carburetors to automobile manufacturers. Jan. 1st The shareholders invested £300,000 in cash, land worth £100,000 and a building worth £250,000 in exchange for common shares. Jan. 2nd In order to develop

Currency Considerations in Business

Who are the winners and who are the losers if a currency, let's say the yen, weakens? Who are the winners and who are the losers if a currency, let's say the yen strengthens? Please include in your list exporters, importers, consumers, tourists, international students among other stakeholders. To make sure that your a

Corporate use of international strategies

A multinational (multidomestic strategy) means adapting products and marketing strategies to comply with cultural standards in the given market. A global strategy means offering the same product in all national markets with a very similar marketing strategy. For each of the strategies, list a company that employs that method an

Economic Status of EU

Economic status of EU: I think one of the main considerations is the sheer size and wealth of the consumer market in Europe. We are accustomed to think of GDP rankings in terms of individual countries. When we do so, the U.S. is number 1, followed by China and then Japan. However, if we look at Europe as one entity, then i

NAFTA Benefits with references

While trade agreements are not designed to better the lot of the poor and disadvantaged, they actually CAN have that effect from what I can see. BusinessWeek had a cover story about Africa a few years ago titled "Can Greed Save Africa?" (http://www.businessweek.com/stories/2007-11-28/can-greed-save-africa). The point was th

Multinational vs Global Strategies

A response to this: A multinational (multidomestic strategy) means adapting products and their marketing strategies in each national market to suit local preferences. A global strategy means offering the same product in all national markets with a very similar marketing strategy. Remember, a marketing strategy means the choi

Strategies Behind Goods and Services

Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 100 words in this solution. List three products that you have used within the past 24 hours. Your list might contain goods such as your toothpaste or your MP3 player and services such as an express mailing service, a cable/satellite TV program and so on. What strategy

Analysis for Entering a New Market

Your company is considering expanding by opening new representative offices in the European Union (EU). Nevertheless, the size of the investment is significant and top management wishes to have a clearer picture of the current and probably future economic status of the EU. Prepare an executive summary describing the features y

Economic Adviser to the President of Mexico

You are the economic adviser to the president of Mexico. Labor unions and environmentalists in the United States are not the only ones speaking out against NAFTA. There continues to be opposition in Mexico by those complaining of a loss of national sovereignty and who feel that the income gap between the two countries will neve

Dumping of Goods and Consumers

"You can't tell consumers that the low price they are paying for that fax machine or automobile is somehow unfair because the selling company is dumping its products in the U.S. Consumers are not concerned with the profits of some company. To them, it's just a great bargain." Do you agree with this statement?

Foreign Direct Investment Theory

Several theories attempt to explain why firms undertake foreign direct investment. These theories include the international product life cycle theory, market imperfections theory, the eclectic theory and the market power theory. Which of these theories seem most appealing to you? Why is it appealing? Can you think of one or more

Ideas for Non Profit Research

Need help coming up with a written project topic. The paper will be about 10 pages or more. Any ideas would be grateful. This project will be based on a topic that is relevant to managing a not-for-profit organization.

Need at least a 250-300 word response

You are the international manager of a U.S. business that has just developed a revolutionary new personal computer that can perform the same functions as existing PCs but costs only half as much to manufacture. Several patents protect the unique design of this computer. Your CEO has asked you to formulate a recommendation for

Trade Policies: Business vs. Consumers

Whose interests should be the paramount concern of government trade policy - the interests of producers (businesses and their employees) or those of consumers? What are the arguments for and against the choice you made?

Dumping of Goods

"You can't tell consumers that the low price they are paying for that fax machine or automobile is somehow unfair because the selling company is dumping its products in the U.S. Consumers are not concerned with the profits of some company. To them, it's just a great bargain." Do you agree with this statement? Please discuss

AvonaBusiness in Foreign Markets

Read the closing case "Avon Calls on Foreign Markets". Incorporate into your analysis responses to the following questions: 1. Discuss the applicability of different marketing orientations to each of Avon's global operations. 2. Why is Avon so much more dependent on its foreign operations than on its home (U.S.) operations?

Benefits of Hyundai Plant

Just need a agree or disagree response to the last paragraph (4) Need a agree or disagree response to this persons answer to the following question and why: NEED AT LEAST A PARAGRAPH Korean automaker Hyundai decided to build a new automobile assembly plant in Alabama. What factors do you think Hyundai considered in sele

Defining Statistical Significance

What does a level of significance of .05 mean? Choose from one of the following options: There is a 50% chance of Type I error. There is a .5% chance of Type I error. There is a .05% chance of Type I error. There is a 5% chance of Type I error.

Ethics and Exchange Controls

Scenario 2: You have a long-standing client in a country that imposes foreign exchange controls. The client asks you to pad your invoices by 25%. For example, you would ship the client $100,000 worth of goods but would invoice the client for $125,000. On the basis of your invoice, the client would obtain the $125,000 from the c

Monitoring Our Home Planet

Based on your research, do the following: 1. Identify a minimum of three different natural phenomena that are typically responsible for natural disasters. Analyze the potential impact of these disasters. 2. Analyze how these phenomenon are monitored, or not via internet. Critique available Web sites, which publicly display

Internet

-I work for an Oil Company so it doesn't matter if your answers are broad. I'm using this as a guide. Thank you. Write a 2- to 3-page paper describing the use of the Internet in your company or organization. If your company does not use the Internet, describe how it could. Address the following issues: • Is the Inter

Research

Suppose Marlboro executives read a research report written by the U.S. FDA. It indicates that the number of cigarette smokers in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to increase dramatically over the next decade. • What type of research might be conducted to explore this opportunity? • Explain how a research study might be