James received a request for final payment from a contractor. The contractor has provided the DD Form 250s signifying the government acceptance of the required supplies or services. James verified the internal reports, determinations, and the terms and conditions of the contract, and then contacted the contractor to schedule a t
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
What is information classification, and why should organizations classify their information? At least 250 words and a reference.
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
When you arrive at work, Mr. Myers (your manager) informs you that the board of directors wishes to meet with you. Not knowing what the meeting could be about, you prepare yourself for the worst. At the meeting, the board tells to you that you have passed all the assignments leading up to the promotion, and you will be promoted
Discuss ways a domestic firm could be exposed to foreign exchange risk and foreign political risk. For example, domestic companies often compete against imports. When the foreign currency depreciates against the USD, those imports will command lower USD prices, which boosts their sales domestically and hurts the US manufacturer.
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.
Can you discuss two potential pricing strategies and then choose ONE pricing strategy and give rationale for your choice for a Bait Delivery Service.
The figure in the attached document illustrates the relationship between Data Modeling and the systems development life cycle. In Logical Design, there is a process called normalization. Please describe what this is in your own words.
Strategic alliances can take many forms. What are they? What are the pros and cons of each form of strategic alliance?
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
Describe measures which can be taken to increasing employee participation in an organization's information security program.
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
How would you interpret the statement "Fail often in order to succeed sooner?" Does your organization live by this motto?
Discuss what strategic philanthropy is and why it is beneficial to organizations.
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
Question: Who's American? How did you develop this concept of being an American? If you or your parents were born in another country, how would you define the national identity of that country? (For example, what does it mean to be Dominican or Chinese?).
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
The organization will focus on developing a sophisticated online web portal infrastructure to support and improve quality service nationally. The progress will be monitor through submission of data, information sharing and monitoring quality improvement enterprises. The main objective of the team members is the designing the org
Hofstede's Value Dimensions Please help comparing and contrasting how Hofstede's value dimensions relate to behaviors of managers in the following three countries. Japan, Germany and the United States In the report, these should be analyzed: - Hofstede's Value Dimensions tool. - Relationship between behaviors of managers
What is syndication of information? List the types of syndication and explain briefly how syndication and explain briefly how syndication of information helps in the new-economy.
Consumer Oriented Promotions: the consumer oriented promotions General Mills conducts for its' brands and products, and which promotions are most appealing to the customer and why
What kinds of consumer oriented promotions General Mills is conducting for its brands and products? Which promotions seem the most appealing to the customer and why? I need it to be at least 500 words and include two references.