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Parametrics - Linear Model.

You are estimating the manufacturing hours for an airframe based on the airframe weight. The airframe you are estimating weighs 850 pounds. Given the following equation, select the correct response from each pair. Hours = 124.50 + 0.75 (Weight in pounds) 1) The independent variable is Hours 2) The independent vari

Parametrics- Log Linear (Power) Model.

A coworker is considering the use of a log linear (power) model using weight to estimate the cost of a manufacturing effort. They have performed the following calculations in log space using natural logarithms. Select the corresponding unit space form of this power model equation. Log Space b1 = 1.455294 b0 = 3.939388 100

Strategic management and external analysis

What are the major components of an external analysis and why is each important in developing and implementing strategy. What approaches, tools or models are used to develop an external analysis, and what are their major components?

The Evolution of Business in the Connected World

Could you please help me with my paper by answering these questions?: In a post-1995 Internet-based world, what strategies have you seen evolve in business? As a scholar-practitioner, what leadership models have you seen evolve in scholarly research?

The Primary Moral Wrong Committed By Sexual Harassment

What do you believe to be the primary moral wrong committed by sexual harassment? Do you believe that there is a single moral wrong that undergirds sexual harassment, or are there several? Be sure to defend your interpretation of the moral foundations of objections against sexual harassment against other interpretations.

Identity Theft and Companies Handling Customer Information

Help with the questions below. What is meant by the term identity theft? What can happen to a person who is the victim of identity theft? In the United States, information that a company collects about the customer is legally the company's property. In the European Union, this information is the individual's property. Ex

Organization integrated evaluation

Discuss a specific situation in your organization (or one with which you are familiar) that requires an integrated approach evaluation. How should you combine formative, summative, and confirmative evaluation methods in this situation? Why? Explain your reasoning and support your opinions by referencing sources such as the textb

Models of Organizatgional Diagnosis

Organizational Diagnosis to determine how various aspects of Skype are aligned such as inputs, resources, productivity, throughput effort, outputs, performance, strategy, etc. See attachment for all the details and outline.

Employment At Will (EAW)

Epstein claims that the positions of both employers and employees are essentially even with regard to EAW. Do you find this argument convincing? Why, or why not?

Large databases and other IT resources formulate basic strategy

Careful assessment of the sources of strategic enterprise information. A short (5-7 pages, not including cover sheet and references) and to the point. It is to be structured as a point/counterpoint argument manner. Need assistance in answering the following question: To what degree should organizations depend on the analys

Errors in questionnaire design.

Why should you be concerned with errors resulting from questionnaire design? How do research design and statistical information affect validity? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using surveys to conduct research? What is an example of a loaded question in a survey?

Gentiva Health Services Accepting Medicare

The president of Gentiva Health Services is considering increasing her number of Medicare patients served next year. However, to do so she must begin to use RNs for client visits, which Medicare reimburses at $45 per visit. An RN costs $35 per hour versus the current cost of $15 for an LPN or nurse's aide. The president believes

Two distinct theories of morally justified whistle-blowing

Davis provides two distinct theories of morally justified whistle-blowing. Which theory do you find more convincing? Why? Appeal to moral theories discussed in Chapter 3 to support your position. Please use: Beauchamp, T. L., Bowie, N. E., & Arnold, D. G. (2009). Ethical theory and business (8th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ

Documenting Observations

Observing work and analyzing what you see into data can be difficult. For this exercise, you will observe via online video. This provides the opportunity to rewind and view segments several times in order to capture the information that you need. 1. Search the internet for "Dirty Jobs". This is a television show. The host, M

Into the Toolbox

Discuss a specific situation in your organization (or one with which you are familiar) that requires performance-based evaluation. What tool(s) and/or technique(s) should be used in this situation? Why? Explain your reasoning and support your opinions by referencing sources such as the textbook or internet research. Be sure

Are All Models Created Equally

Needs assessment is a critical part of evaluation. Select one of the needs assessment models and rate it using the attached table. Be sure to identify the model you are evaluating. Remember that your comments are very important; bring clarification to the reasoning behind your rating number.

Kirkpatrick four levels of evaluation

Kirkpatrick is known for four levels of evaluation: Level 1: Reaction Level 2: Learning Level 3: Behavior Level 4: Results How can these simple four levels be applicable in most organizations? Why would we want the same four levels in most organizations?

Discussion Strategy: Most People Desire to Have a Crime Free World

What are your thoughts on the following statement: It is a dream state of mind that most reasonable people desire to have a crime free world. It is virtually impossible for a world to be crime free or violence free. Most of us desire to live in an environment that is violence free. There are too many hungry people on this wor

Strategic Procurement and Manufacturing

There is a multidimensional focus on procurement and manufacturing. I need help addressing how Wal-Mart's procurement and marketing strategies affect manufacturing organizations. How can strategic procurement contribute to the quality of products produced by a manufacturing organization? How does a firm's marketing strate

Discussion strategy for violence free environment

Most of us desire to live in an environment that is violence free. When we watch Court TV and see a murderer or rapist, it is just human for us to wish that he/she can get the maximum punishment via the law. Some of us want to put uncivilized people away for life even if it means death. However; what happens when the murderer or

Define Measure Analyze Improve Control (DMAIC)

Discuss the Measurement Phase in quantitative terms. What do you think are the most important aspects of this phase of the DMAIC process? What are some problems that can occur? Imagine working at McDonalds. What are some issues, concerns, and problems from the Measurement Phase.

Credible Reference Sources

Wikipedia is a great learning tool, but it is not a credible reference source to use for college research. Share why this is a true statement with an example, and explain what criteria you could use to determine the credibility of a data source.