1. Discuss the environment they operate in (general and task environment -- discuss Porter's forces) (Opportunities and Threats), 2. Prepare an EFAS, IFAS, SFAS 3. [societal] Environment]). This is where 'Opportunities' and 'Threats' are. 4. Discuss their internal structure, their culture, their resources. (This is really
The CFO has requested from you, a risk assessment of Strident Marks. Think about the risks inherent in Strident Marks and how to quantify these risks. Discuss the use of standard deviation to measure risk. When is this type of calculation appropriate, and when is the coefficient of variation an appropriate measure of risk? Th
Please help with the following problem. The Helping Hands League is a nonprofit organization out of Orlando, Florida that offers assistance to elderly and handicapped individuals. Currently, the league has 35 volunteers who are assigned to help people in the community with errands, reading, cooking, and household chores.
Delphi Company has developed a new product that will be marketed for the first time during the next fiscal year. Although the Marketing Department estimates that 35,000 units could be sold at $36 per unit, Delphi's management has allocated only enough manufacturing capacity to produce a maximum of 25,000 units of the new product
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1) A slack variable A) exists for each variable in a linear programming problem. B) is the difference between the left and right side of a constraint. C) is the amount by which the left side of a ≥ constraint
Please assist me with the following project: Burlington Northern Railway recently settled a major and some say groundbreaking case on genetic screening in the workplace. See below case information: http://www.bnsf.com/ http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A34877-2001Apr18?language=printer http://www.law.duke.edu/jou
Please assist me with the following IT Systems problem: When a company does not have a large IT department, it is fairly common for them to hire consulting firms to help them with the selection and procurement process. These firms do not build the system. The help a company find a software developer who can build the system
Disease: Using excuses such as "Our problems are different" or "It's happening to everybody" Describe what you would do to "cure" it. Please present response in this format a. Symptoms of the disease b. Alternative solutions for the "cure"...at least three c. Strengths of each alternative d. Weakness of each altern
The picture (attached) is the matrix that I a required to use to grade an individual's change management proposal. I was looking for explanation in paragraph format of why this particular chart would or can be useful criteria for evaluating proposals. Any opinion and a few paragraphs will do. See attached file for full proble
1. Why would you use a small sample to draw inference about a large population? 2. What is the difference between a sample parameter (X-bar and s) and a proportion parameter (ρ)? 3. When would you use a two population test with a small sample size at your place of employment, in your education, or in pol
Compare quantitative measurement with qualitative measurement. Include a discussion on the types of data for each. Support the discussion with solid academic references.
In designing a hedging strategy, firms might do well to consider a short-term strategy, an intermediate-term strategy, and a long-term strategy. What characterizes each horizon? What would be an appropriate hedging strategy for each horizon?
The cost to produce each of two products is dependent on the quanity in order to maximize profits. product a sells for $10,000 a unit and product 2 sells for $12,000 a unit. Fixed cost is $2,000 for each product find the optimal points. c1=x1+x2(in thousands of dollars) c2=2x2+x1(in thousands of dollars)
The marketing department likes to know patterns about the consumers who call the 1-800 phone bank with questions/problems. You meet with them to discuss the matter. Suggest at least 3 quantitative objects that you should keep track about each caller and/or their behavior with respect to the snack food category and indicate i
Describe how the "look and feel" differs, ease of navigation, and likes/dislikes for both giftedplayer.com and hearandplay.com websites.
I have a question, I got the first 4 sub-questions, but I am stuck on the last 2 (never saw them in class) A fast food chain wants to improve their service. Currently, there is only 1 cashier in line. The consultant noticed that on average, 45 customers come per hour. The mean service rate is 60 customers/hour. The number
What are the consequences (positive and negative) of the risks? Are the potential consequences worth the risks?
I am looking for someone to build a very simple spreadsheet for me. It's for me to predict my grade in a class. Here is the the setup. DO NOT USE POINTS. The number in parenthesis is the number of each that I have in the class. Exams (2) 100 Projects (7) 75 Semester Project (1) 25 _______________________________
Hypothetical scenario: A new technological advancement has been implemented in your company or department: a. Explain on the continuum of short-term, small-scale and long-term, large-scale changes. b. Select an appropriate change model theory. c. Develop a plan to address the human critical success as
My selected companies are walmart and target. My assignment is to find out the exchange in which each companies stock is traded. But the question I need answered is: 1. What are the characteristics of that exchange which might have led the company to be listed there versus another exchange. Please answer for both compan
Please identify steps that you would take to develop a comprehensive staffing strategy. Please explain each step.
Germany has developed a new executive secretary chair that will be made on an assembly line. The schedule requires 50 chairs in an 8-hour day. Of course the employees have to take lunch and coffee breaks on their own time by punching in and out on a clock. The assembly includes eight tasks. The table below indicates the perform
Explain the difference between forward selection, backward elimination, and stepwise selection for the imputation of variables in a regression equation.
Explain the difference between forward selection, backward elimination, and stepwise selection for the imputation of variables in a regression equation. Explain how a researcher should interpret a correlation coefficient.
2. How does the design of an online bookstore's web site facilitate the user's effort to locate a particular product? (You may navigate through popular sites such as amazon.com or barnesandnobles.com for identifying the features that support the user in locating a particular item) 3. What is the "Open Source" business mode
How do the needs of today's workforce affect the types of benefit packages that organizations offer to their employees? What are the pressures and challenges that are facing organizations today in the area of benefits, and how can they address them? Why are defined contribution pension plans gaining in popularity in the United S
Read the case study entitled, "Shutdown at Eastland" on page 89 in your text. How would you have handled this situation? In this assignment, propose a plan to close the assembly plant in Eastland, Michigan. In this plan, be sure to explain the following: Terms of the close - what notice would you give, what benefits
Traditionally, philosophy has distinguished between two methods of reasoning: deductive logic and inductive logic. 1. Is a metaphor part of deductive or inductive logic, or has nothing to do with either? 2. And of course, why do you believe your response is correct? I need greater insight into these questions. Thank
Why might a data set suffer from missing data? Explain the techniques researchers may use to handle missing data during data analysis. What are the four rules that guide the coding and categorization of a data set? Explain why each one is important for researchers. If a researcher must use a non-probability sample because
Why is internal alignment an important policy in a strategic perspective of compensation? Describe a compensation strategy you have experienced in the workplace in relation to the three tests for competitive advantage. What emphasis was placed on employee contributions to that compensation structure? How did the organization com
Global marketers can avoid legal conflicts by understanding the reasons conflicts arise in the first place. Describe some of the sources of political risk. Specifically, what forms can political risk take?