Share
Explore BrainMass

Operations Research

Careers: Business Operations

1) Supply Chain Integration 2) Distribution Systems 3) Warehousing 4) Technology and Logistics 5) Logistics Design Alternatives Out of the 5 concepts listed above, identify and briefly discuss the two most important concepts applicable to your career. You may also discuss the least applicable concept for your career.

Intermodal Logistical Facilities

1) What is your opinion on EDLER's ANSWER to the Question below? Be sure to make a good argument for your position and support your response with evidence from a resource. EDLER's ANSWER: Disadvantages would include the lack of capability for goods coming via some unanticipated means to arrive. Another is, if the organiza

Intermodal Logistics

Intermodal Logistics QUESTION: What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of intermodal logistics parks? Be sure to make a good argument for your position. 1) What is your opinion on MANUEL's ANSWER to the Question below? Be sure to make a good argument for your position and support your response with evidence from a

Optimization in a Players Selection

From the set of seven players, Coach Night has to select five-players start lineup. While selecting the lineup, objective is the maximize defensive ability and meet the lineup composition and playing abilities constraints. At least four members must be able to play guard (G), at least two members must be able to play forward (F)

Multiple Choice Questions: Market Efficiency

Question 1.1. An oversold market is generally considered to be overvalued. (Points : 1) True False Question 2.2. The advance/decline line is be used to time both the purchase and the sale of securities. (Points : 1) True False Question 3.3. The market reaction to quarterly earnings a

Threaded Discussions!

QUESTION: Is the use of IT in logistics as advanced as the use of IT in other areas of business? Be sure to make a good argument for your position. What is your opinion on ROGER's and KELLY's ANSWERS to the Question above? Be sure to make a good argument for your position and support your response with evidence from a resourc

Qualitative Research: Reliability

Is reliability as relevant to a qualitative research study as to a classic quantitative one? Why or why not? Please provide three specific examples, and/or citations from outside sources, in support of your response.

Stock Valuation Management Questions

Question 1.1. Which of the following contributes to high P/E ratios (Points : 1) High dividend payout ratios High rate of earnings growth Periods of high inflation High debt ratios Question 2.2. A company that wants to maintain both a constant growth rate in dividends and a constant payout ra

Qualitative dissertation tips for completing on schedule

Qualitative research studies can be particularly time intensive to complete. How can a scholar-practitioner specifically plan to make efficient use of his/her time to stay on track with completing a qualitative dissertation?

Undervalued Shares Or Growth Shares

Please answer the following question (between 150-250 words) Value vs. Growth--Which Camp Are You In? The professional stock pickers on Wall Street specialize in a lot of ways. Some focus on small-cap stocks. Some only look at foreign shares. And there's another way they tend to specialize: They're either value investors

"Burger King Beefs Up Global Operations"

Read the case study "Burger King Beefs Up Global Operations" Incorporate into your analysis responses to the following questions. You should make sure to incorporate core concepts from your reading assignment. use the APA format in writing course papers. Therefore, the APA rules for formatting, quoting, paraphrasing, citing,

Effective warehouse design

Warehouse Efficiency 1) What is your opinion on KELLY's ANSWER to the Question below? Be sure to make a good argument for your position and support your response with evidence from a resource. KELLY's ANSWER: There are many important factors to using warehouse space effectively. For beginners the warehouse should be mar

Applied Managerial Marketing

Phase 1 Individual Project Deliverable Length: 10-15 PowerPoint slides (each slide should include 200-250 words each in the notes section) Details: Weekly tasks or assignments (Individual or Group Projects) will be due by Monday and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy f

Finding Information for Research

Please help with the following problem: We are often asked about things we don't have knowledge of, let's say you have been asked to determine how hospitals prepare and train volunteers. Since you know relatively little about this subject, how will you find out? Be as specific as possible.

Warehouses and management

Warehouse Efficiency 1) What is your opinion on ROGER's ANSWER to the Question below? Be sure to make a good argument for your position and support your response with evidence from a resource. ROGER's ANSWER: Choosing the proper storage design has a lot to do with warehouse efficiency. Effective inventory management helps

The Worth of Qualitative Data Analysis

What would you say to a student who asserts: "Qualitative data analysis lacks the precision, rigor and trustworthiness of traditional statistical analysis!"? Please provide three (3) specific examples, and/or citations from outside sources, in support of your response.

The Inpatient Prospective Payment System

Medicare payments for health care organizations have a complex set of rules. Medicare has paid skilled nursing facilities on a prospective basis since July 1, 1998. The rate is a per diem rate that is calculated to include the costs of all services, including routine, ancillary, and capital. Per diem payments for each admission

Short Video: "A Positive Workplace Means Business"

Short Video: "A Positive Workplace Means Business" http://www.clipsyndicate.com/video/play/962301 Do you agree or disagree with the author? Please explain. What are some of the key terms (business terminology) that stood out to you?

Potential researcher bias

Please locate and share an example of a qualitative research study where you believe that the researcher's objectivity may have been at risk while doing fieldwork. Please also share how you would have specifically improved the implementation of this study so as to minimize or mitigate such potential researcher bias.

Specific issues in ethics for qualitative research

What are some specific issues of ethics that are more pertinent to qualitative research studies than to quantitative ones? Please provide three (3) specific examples, and/or citations from outside sources, in support of your response.

Lean Manufacturing Research Problem

My research paper is about my research question "What are the benefits to implementing lean processes in manufacturing?" I need help with: a) Write a background. This is the overview of the applied business problem for which your research will address, it sets the stage for your study/proposal - this should explore the topic

Investment Management Questions

Need help with the following Investment Management Questions: Question 1.1. The risk of a portfolio consisting of two uncorrelated assets will be (Points : 1) equal to zero. greater than the risk of the least risky asset but less than the risk level of the more risky asset. greater than zero but less than the risk of the m

Distribution Centres: Transportation and Workforces

Which is more important to a distribution centre, a good transportation system or a plentiful workforce? Respond to the two answers below. 1) What is your opinion on Elder's answer? Be sure to make a good argument for your position and support your response with evidence from a resource. A distribution centre is an automa

Assessment Guidelines: Personal Protective Equipment

The OSHA personal protective equipment (PPE) standard (29 CFR 1910 Subpart I ) requires that employers conduct a hazard assessment as part of their PPE program. Describe the requirements of an OSHA compliant PPE hazard assessment.

Pilot Testing Procedures and Preparations

Please locate and share an example of a qualitative research study where you believe the pilot testing procedure(s) were either missing or could have been improved in some way(s). Please also share how you would have conducted or improved the pilot-test procedures of the source that you choose to share.