In today's business environment, which type of business do you think will survive? Why?
Many people would like to have their own business. If you were to start your own small business, why would you take on this venture.
Explain how Kant's Categorical Imperatives apply to the two key ethical problems found in the Adelphia Communications scandal?
Write a case analysis of the case. The text is attached for review. Gateau, P. & Lanaud, R. (September 2005). Turning business principles into ethical behavior at Total S.A. The Business Communicator, 6(4), 10-11.
What strategic moves are rivals of southwest airlines likely to make next?
Assume that you are asked by the CIO of your IT organization to develop a strategy for improving the alignment between IT and its internal business partners. Besides creating governance and relationship management structures, what approaches might you propose to satisfy the CIO's request? The alignment process will require a com
If you were charged with the task of reengineering a process, would you be concerned with integrating only the outcomes of parallel activities that must eventually come together? Defend your response.
1. Because of expenses, the new product development stages for convenience goods should be reduced to idea generation, screening, and then, product development and commercialization (national roll-out). The savings (from streamlining the development process) will be used in an exorbitant, initial pull promotion campaign. After t
Can someone please help with the attached? I have no clue what this plan should should look like. Please provide guidance thanks
1. Go to Apple's website (www.apple.com) and check the page on iPods. What personality traits is Apple targeting? 2. What lifestyles is Apple targeting? 3. Assume that you are the product manager for Nokia's MP3 player. How would you attempt to win consumers away from iPod? 725 word essay with reference
Corporate Mission and Objectives Broad Marketing Objectives Situation Assessment Market Including Segments Competition-Total Internal Technology (as needed) Political (as needed) Social/Cultural Product Market Definition
Match each country (or culture) with a strategic predisposition (polycentric, geocentric, etc.). Briefly describe why you feel each strategic predisposition appropriately matches the country or culture you selected. a. China b. Russia c. India d. France e. Brazil f. Arab countries
1. Summarize the key facts of the case. 2. What are the key consumer behaviors that changed as a result of the recession? 3. How might the wheel of consumer spending explain these changes in consumer behavior? 4. Assume you are the manager of a grocery store at the beginning of the recession. What changes would you make to ma
There are five common "appeals" that advertisements cater to when attempting to attract customers. Some play on consumer fear, others go for a lighter side with humor, while some want to make you believe it is rational to use their product. Two types of appeals used often sex and "bandwagon" - everybody else is doing it. How these messages are delivered varies as well. The solution thoroughly addresses a two-part case scenario in advertising methodologies. There are two references included, along with about 700 words.
The specifci case study questions posted by the student were: 1. Your company has decided to become the American producer of Chocomel, a Dutch soda that tastes like chocolate mousse. It is made from partially creamed milk, sugar, cocoa, and stabilizers. The price for one glass bottle will be $1.09. You are responsible for devel
1. Identify and describe the American Hospital Association's four classifications of hospitals? 2. One of the most important aspects of any quality improvement program is clearly signaling to everyone in the organization that quality is important. 3. What are some reasons why project scheduling is not done well? 4. Identify
Need help with discussion questions regarding risk assessment. 1. Using the Internet, search for information on the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT/CC) and the Computer Security Division of NIST. What role do you envision for them in the development of better information systems security in the future? Do either of th
A production line consists of two main workstations: an assembly workstation and a packaging workstation. The processing times for 11 jobs (in minutes) that must be processed on these two workstations are given below. There is plenty of space in between the workstations such that blocking does not occur. Find the optimal job seq
Discuss the standout features of Wal-Mart's approaches to managing operations. Discuss the attributes you find impressive about Wal-Mart's policies and procedures, and use of best practices. Discuss how Wal-Mart's emphasize continuous improvement and the use of rewards and incentives. - Assess how the constant bashing of
Question: In order to produce more than the operating capacity of a process, you would have to perform activities in parallel, change the sequence of operations, or reduce interruptions. Do you agree or disagree? Defend your position.
I need help with following question.... Please help with the two companies of "Apple and Google" for the below question: Assess the financial position of your company in comparison to one of its competitors. The emphasis is on cash flow for this analysis? Please explain clearly how you retrieve the amounts ($$$ figures
Conceptual Modeling looks at how the data is structured and what the characteristics of the data are. What characteristics of data are represented in an E-R diagram?
Assume that the volatility of demand on your service delivery system is much higher than that on your manufacturing production system. Your management has indicated that the anticipated inventory storage will smooth the demand in manufacturing, so this will not be a problem. Do you agree or disagree with management? Defend yo
BUYU Manufacturing has been contracted to provide SAEL Electronics with printed circuit and motherboards (PC) boards under the following terms: 1. 100,000 PC boards will be delivered to SAEL in one month. 2. In 3 months, SAEL has an option to take the delivery of an additional 100,000 boards by giving BUYU a 30-day notice. 3
On average, 4 customers per hour use the public telephone in the sheriff's detention area, and this use has a Poisson distribution. The length of a phone call varies according to a negative exponential distribution, with a mean of 5 minutes. The sheriff will install a second telephone booth when an arrival can expect to wait 3
What are the three major components of a product and what is their importance to product adaptation? Name an American product that has been changed physically to sell in foreign markets and explain the process and the reason. Name an American product that has been changed culturally to sell in foreign markets and explain
Identify the major internal elements that shape business strategy options and performance for a selected business with which you are familiar.
Provide an example of an industry experiencing a red ocean. In your opinion, how might the industry be converted into a blue ocean?
What kind of organization would you like to work for? What would be the best? What would be the most realistic? Think about and discuss its structure, physical environment, lines of communication, treatment of employees, recruitment and promotion practices, policies towards the community and so on. Consider also what y
Selection and retention is reviewed for improving the overall process to securing a sufficient organization for maximize productivity within the healthcare industry.
Assume the role of VP of Presbyterian Hospital. In 5-7 pages: 1. Discuss how the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards impact how you develop job descriptions. Provide specific examples to support your response. 2. Create a selection process for your specific health care organizati
I'm working on a project about the iPhone. Please help me with the following: 1) Evaluate the pricing strategy of the product (iPhone). 2) Identify and evaluate the distribution channels employed to distribute the product in question (iPhone). What types of channels are used? List all the channel members and describe their f