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Apple Inc.

The following are seen as external opportunities for Apple computer, Do you agree, Why? or Why not? and Please explain your answer Creating more compatibility with Microsoft products New complimentary (synergistic) products Increase sales of online purchase of computers Fine-tune their products as well as develop new produ

Northern Box Company

Answers the following questions pertaining to the case : Step 1: Situation Analysis Step 2: Assumptions and Missing Information Step 3: Statement of The Problem(s) Step 4: Development of Alternatives Step 5: Evaluation of Alternatives & Recommendations Step 6: Implementation Step 7: Evaluation and Control Step 8:

The Merita Bread Company

I need a 6 to 12 slide power presentation utilizing QM for Windows. Based on the attached information. The Merita Bread Company is faced with opening new locations throughout North Carolina a question of the lowest transportation cost has arisen. Which new location will yield the lowest cost for the company in combination wi

Your company, NL&C Corporation, has recently taken on a new, large client.

Your company, NL&C Corporation, has recently taken on a new, large client. That is great news for the organization and its future opportunity! You have just heard this news in a management meeting. You realize the impact this will have on your own job as HR Director, as the Vice President has Operations has indicated a nee

R. Lowenthal Supply Co

Forecasting using QM for Wndows and Excel. This class is a Quantitative analysis for management class.

Suporting Strategy

Explain and analyze why intellectual capital may be more important to strategy than additional investments in plants, equipment, or other hard assets.

Using a Regression Models to Assess Relationships

I need assistance in coming up with a term project topic and feasibility. I have to propose a regression model which will estimate the relationship between variables appropriate to the student's college major (I am majoring in Information Systems Management). I have no idea where to start. Looking for any suggestions that migh

Computing Landed Cost - Terry Burton

Please show detailed solutions in excel. Terry Burton, a college sophomore, is opening a small computer upgrade business in an empty bedroom of the house he rents. His plan is to limit his business to installing second hard drives, larger hard drives, and new media devices like CD and DVD burners. He believes his volume will

Apple Ipod Touch or Sony PSP

Which device has more features, Apple Ipod Touch or Sony PSP? Explain. What are the features of each one? Which is better?

Kudler's Bakery Mission and Vision

Passionate about gourmet cooking and frustrated at having to travel all over town to gather the ingredients for one simple meal, Kathy Kudler decided to open her own gourmet food shop. Her vision was to create one store that would stock a wide selection of the freshest ingredients as well as all of the tools a gourmet cook could

Apple Computers

Request any information you can provide on the topic below How has Apple Computers, under Steve Jobs' leadership, managed to become a major world company, since 1997 (10 years)? Case Instructions: Please read required article (s) and conduct additional research. Study the Background Materials to assimilate and differ

Over Reliance

Discuss why an entrepreneur should avoid over-reliance on one or two customers. Support the view that the strategy should be to do everything possible to build other parts of the new venture in order to reduce dependence on a single, large customer or two. Please use peer-reviewed and textbooks to support your 200-250 word r

Elasticity and Change in Demand

OTA, I have learned thus far in my Economics course regarding Elasticity being a vital concept. From the standpoint of a manager and as a typical consumer, explain in your own words, based on your experience and education, how elasticity was a tool for managerial decision-making at Southwest Airlines at a time when airline price

Help with Sample Problems

Problems: 6-17 6-18 6-21 6-31 6-37 6-36 6-42 6-51 7-14 7-16 7-18 7-19 7-22 7-23 7-28 7-29 See attached for above problems 7-6.1 Explain how the ABC analysis can be used in construction. Include a table similar to table 6.8 (attached) of the text in the answer. 7-6.2 Develope a Bill of Materials and a Mater

ANOVA Test and F-Statistic

Please see attached file for full problem description. Cris Turlock owns and manages a small business in San Francisco, California. The business provides breakfast and brunch food, via carts parked along sidewalks, to people in the business district of the city. Being an experienced businessperson, Cris provides incentives

Mean, median, 95% Confidence Interval are examined. How does changing a data value affect the mean and the median? How does removing a value affect the mean and the median? These questions are answered and more.

The breaking strengths of cables produced by a certain manufacturer have a standard deviation of pounds. A random sample of newly manufactured cables has a mean breaking strength of pounds. Based on this sample, find a confidence interval for the true mean breaking strength of all cables produced by this manufacturer. Then c

Secondary and Primary Data

Compare and contrast secondary and primary data. Give an example of how you would collect secondary data. How do you create primary data?

Research Study - New Vaccine

What kind of research study would you suggest using if a new vaccine needed to be tested to confirm its effectiveness? Please explain.

Information Systems - Products for which demand is predictable

"Products for which demand is predictable and relatively stable are called staples. Products for which demand is unpredictable and which have relatively short life cycles are referred to as innovative products. Identify examples of staples and innovative products and explain whether MRP-II or JIT manufacturing is appropriate for

Relevance of One-Tailed and Two-Tailed Tests

Discuss in one short paragraph the relevance of one-tailed and two-tailed tests with alternate hypothesis. Give a numerical example of a two tailed test showing all five steps (please post this portion as an Excel attachment). any example will do on a one-tailed and two-tailed tests with alternate hypothesis.

Estimate P-Value for White Industries

Ex. 5 The manufacturer of the X-15 steel-belted radial truck tire claims that the mean mileage the tire can be driven before the tread wears out is 60,000 miles. The standard deviation of the mileage is 5,000 miles. The Crosset Truck Company bought 48 tires and found that the mean mileage for their trucks is 59,500 miles. Is C

Business Cycles

I'm trying to understand if there are any predictable performance cycles. If so what are the periods that business hit high and lows ? how do business seem to stay stable when everything changes with the economy? Also what are large business such as McDonalds strategies for coping with these business cycles? How do they com


We are doing a case study about company "Shimano". I would like to get some answers to the following questions: 1. Should the bicycle manufacturers think about vertically integrating into component production? Why or why not? 2. Why is the high-end bike industry a global one? 3. Why is Shimano also in the fishing tac