Provide a summary of Hot, Flat, and Crowded by Thomas Friedman. Discuss two things you find interesting (agree or not agree).
What is XBRL, and what are the needs for developing XBRL? what are the benefits of xbrl and why should companies adopt it? is it necessary to make XBRL mandatory to companies, or should it be voluntary to the companies?
Please read the case 'Strategic Selection: A review of two companies' provided in the link below, and answer the 2 questions at the end. http://books.google.ps/books?id=_yCe7fiQbokC&pg=PA253&lpg=PA253&dq=strategic+selection:+A+review+of+two+companies&source=bl&ots=vqW7ESdKx9&sig=M6Fua9pxFhmID3mwzlmgrEbIuSM&hl=ar&ei=noZzTeCSHs
Just Bikes, Inc., sells tricycles, in partially-assembled and fully assembled forms. Parents who assemble their own tricycles benefit from the lower price of $40 per tricycle. "Full-service" customers enjoy the luxury of an assembled tricycle, but pay a higher price of $60 per tricycle. Both partially and fully assembled tricycl
Determine whether each of the following statements is true or false. Indicate why. A. Consumer surplus exists if an individual consumer is able to buy something for less than the maximum amount they are willing to pay. B. Consumer surplus is the value of purchased goods and services and equals the amount paid to sellers. C. A
Determine whether each of the following statements is true or false. Explain why. A. According to the theory of consumer behavior, more is not always better. B. Consumers must know how much one product is preferred over another in order to make informed consumption decisions. C. A utility function is a descriptive statement t
P&G (Procter & Gamble) Regarding the five objectives of operation management, -What implications do these objectives have for how the company conducts its operations? -What advantages and disadvantages result from the organization stressing some objectives over the others? Give me guidance/outline to discuss these w
When Porsche decided to enter the SUV market with its luxury Cayenne model, it surprised the auto industry by locating its new assembly plant in Leipzig in eastern Germany. Many observers believed that Porsche should have located the plant either in central or eastern Europe where labor costs were very low, or (like Mercedes and
As Rick Brocato (2003) puts it, "self-awareness is the coach's first step to understanding" (p. 22). Coaching is involved in a wide variety of management and human resource functions. Therefore, self-awareness is central to developing our own coaching capacities. Once again, please return to the background readings and review
I need to address the below concerns as if I were the CFO of the organization but do not know where to begin. I just need a couple of sentences stating what the solutions should be. You work for a company that designs and manufactures PCs. The R&D center is in North Dakota; the PCs are manufactured under contract in Taiwan. T
Read the article "To stream or not to stream in a quantitative business course" by Buhagiar & Potter. You will find this research study at: http://www.aabri.com/manuscripts/09417.pdf Is the list of references current? Are they consistent in their format? Are the references complete? Does the list of references reflect s
Assume you are in charge of a school. All your classrooms are overcrowded; your students are spilling into portables; your teachers are underpaid, overworked, and unhappy about working conditions; parents are upset; and the mandated, standardized test scores of your students are plummeting at an exponential rate. In short, you h
Research Design: See if there is any direct effects for the pre-course assistance had on those students that received it and those students that did not.
Using Table 1.1 (attached), what type of research is the following? Explain and defend your analysis. The research we will conduct will take select groups of firemen trainees who are attending technical training and perform one of two tests. One group will have no pre-course assistance before starting training. The other g
This question deals with social networking and its role in the context of marketing in an organization.
Research and apply the content from a minimum of three recent articles Social Networking.
BUYER BEHAVIOR Discuss problems and significance of buyer behavior.
Please see attached file.It shows graph and chart comparing VW's strengths and weaknesses to other auto companies.
Discuss your strategies and tactics to implement and realize your strategic objectives, measures, and targets. Include marketing and information technology strategies and tactics. Develop at least three methods to monitor and control your proposed strategic plan, being sure to analyze how the measures will advance organizational
Many real estate agents today have Web sites that list the properties they have for sale. These agents also advertise the properties on Realtor.com and sometimes in television ads. However, most real estate agents would tell you that personal contact provides their most important connections with clients, potential clients, and
Discuss the Brand extension issues for Google and suggest three possible product categories that you think Google could extend to brand to. Who is the target audience for Google? Who are its competitors (according to some experts, Facebook could be the next Google -- try substituting Facebook for Google in the original quest
Consider how a large diversified organization sets strategy. PepsiCo, for example, has beverages (Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Gatorade, Tropicana, Aquafina, Dole, and tea and coffee through partnerships with Lipton and Starbucks) and food companies (Frito Lay, Quaker, Sabritas, Gamesa, and Latin Americas Foods). Do you think all th
(All I need is the Implementation part only, and don't need the rest.) Consider the Kodak. Using the guidelines established in Chapter 11 of your text, produce a Strategic Audit for Kodak. As you produce your Strategic Audit, make sure to include all eight sections. IFAS, EFAS, and SFAS tables are to be presented in Excel
Please help with the following problems. The ABC Floral Shop sold the following number of geraniums during the last 2 weeks: Key: Day | Demand 1 | 200 2 | 134 3 | 157 4 | 165 5 | 177 6 | 125 7 | 146 8 | 150 9 | 182 10 | 197 11 | 136 12 | 163 13 | 157 14 | 169 Develop a spreadsheet to answer the foll
Should political risk management be an active strategy? Identify the points on either or each side of this issue which have importance in developing your feelings on the issue.
1. The demand curve for a product is given by Qdx =1,000 - 2pPx +.02Pz where Pz = $400. a. What is the own price elasticity of demand Px = $154? Is demanded elastic or inelastic at this price? What would happen to the firm's revenue if it decided to charge a price below $154? b. What is the own price elasticity of demand Px
Case Questions 1. What is adidas's corporate strategy? Was there a common strategic approach used in managing the company's lineup of sporting goods businesses prior to its 2005â?"2006 restructuring? Has the corporate strategy changed with restructuring? 2. What is your evaluation of adidas' lineup of businesses in 2008? Wh
Evaluate, compare, and contrast the following asset allocation strategies: Integrated asset allocation Strategic asset allocation Tactical asset allocation Be sure to explain the following: Specify the goal of each asset allocation strategy. Describe the economic conditions that favor one strat
A health researcher is interested in determining whether or not the speed at which people walk is related to their cholesterol levels. He picks 100 adult volunteers at random, checks their cholesterol levels, and then times each one while they walk a stretch of 100 yards. He is amazed at the results: a simple regression between
Discuss in scholarly detail how policies aid strategy implementation.
Who are stakeholders? How do stakeholders influence strategic business planning? What is the significance of their role in strategic business planning? Provide specific examples. Can you help me with this question? Need to put it together with another portion of the essay which asks for organization mission and value expectat
PROBLEM 7-9. Dropping a Product Line Pantheon Gaming, a computer enhancement company, has three product lines: audio enhancers, video enhancers, and connection-speed accelerators. Common costs are allocated based on relative sales. A product line income statement follows: Pantheon Gaming Income Statement For the Year En