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The Role of Government and Regulation

Cultures and external controls

Which cultures would be more likely to focus on external controls? Which cultures would consider direct controls to be more important than indirect controls? How would you explain a company's decision to employ centralized decision-making processes and decentralized control processes, considering the two are so interconnected

Organisational Compliance with Government Pollution and Energy Usage Regulations

1. Many businesses must comply with government regulations related to pollution and energy usage. Businesses may also voluntarily engage in other sustainable business practices. What is a business leader's motivation to engage in sustainable business practices? Why might a business leader resist implementing voluntary business p

Government role in Monopolies: Breakup of AT&T

What are the government's options regarding monopolies? Do you think the Justice Department made a mistake in breaking up AT&T? What if anything would you have done differently? Where do you think this industry is headed (will it be monopoly, oligopoly, or monopolistically competitive and why)?

Treasury department

The Treasury Department issues two types of regulations â??interpretativeâ? and â??legislativeâ?. Compare and contrast "interpretative" and "legislative" regulations and briefly discuss why the courts are less likely to invalidate a legislative regulation.

Safety and Security

What are some safety and security accommodations a company may want to provide to their employees? When providing these accommodations, what cultural and organizational regulations should be considered?

Public Administration: Analyzing a Government Website

Locate a government Website. Prepare a paper analyzing the website to determine if it provides useful information for the public (doing the public good) or if its purpose is to advertise a government program or service (doing well for government). Justify your analysis using specific examples from the website. Format you

Access to Government Information

Why is access to government information important to public relations practitioners? Give an example. How do federal agencies regulate commercial speech? In your opinion, do we need more or less regulation? Why?

Insurance Regulation and Life Expectancy

Assume that life expectancy in the U.S. is normally distributed with a mean of 73 years and a standard deviation of 9 years. What is the probability that you will live to be over 100 years old. Show all work PLEASE.

Governmental Accounting: White City's Journal Entries

With the approval of neighborhood property owners, the White City Council voted to construct sidewalks in a newly annexed neighborhood, assess the property owners for the cost, and issue debt to finance the project. For the 2008 transactions that follow, prepare journal entries in White City's capital projects and debt serv

Multiple choices: Governmental/Not-for-profit Accounting Basis

Exercise 4-1 1. Under the modified accrual basis of accounting, revenues cannot be recognized a. Until cash has been collected b. Unless they will be collected within sixty days of year-end c. Until they are subject to accrual d. Until they are measurable and available 2. Available (as in measurable and available) mea

Government and non-profit organization accounting treatment

Exercise 2-1 The following relate to the town of Coupland (dollar amounts in thousands): Equipment used in a vehicle repair service that provides service to other departments on a cost-reimbursement basis; the equipment has a ten-year life with no salvage value $1,400 Property taxes levied and collected $6,300 H

Principles of Marketing: Jamaican Government Project

Create a presentation to include the following for your company and its product or service: title page introduction / mission statement country market selection competition target market product strategy distribution strategy communication strategy pricing strategy conclusions references (insert APA references in

The Role of Government Intervention

Please help with the following problem regarding government and regulation. Some people argue that there is too much government intervention, while others say there is not enough. Do you think there is too little or too much government intervention?

Welfare Reform

What is welfare reform? Lawmakers in many states are trying to pass welfare reform orders to decrease women having children and people needing assistance. It is a part of a problem in many states that people take advantage of the system. How do indivieduals take advantage of the system?

Director of International Marketing for a Company

You are hired as director of international marketing for a company based in the USA that produces canned, ready to eat food for children (ages 2-5 years). One of the ingredients used has been shown, through the company's lab test, beneficial to children's bone development. However, studies conducted by external researchers hav

Effective Commincation Case Study Analysis

Select one of the following case studies: The selected is The Katrina Kalamity, Ch. 13, which is attached in a PDF file. -Write a case study analysis in which you evaluate the effectiveness of communication between an organization and its publics. *Evaluate the effectiveness of the communication between the organization

After Enron, WorldCom, Arthur Anderson: Should government have an expanded role?

After the Enron, WorldCom, Arthur Anderson fiascos, and the effects that such major failures continue to have on the public trust everywhere, many advocate for an expanded role of the government in taming and controlling irresponsible management behavior. As an expert economist, members of Congress have asked you, speaking stric

Role of Government

Please help me to make 2 or 3 slides about: (Role of Government in the competitive advantage of nations industries) follow this: 1- Financial 2- Customers 3- enforce environment 4- regulation 5-international policy 6-education 7- trade 8-establish warning system 9-welcome domestic rivalry

The GASB, its Structure, and its Mission

GASB- Identify the organization's mission; what types of entities they regulate, determine if they are regulated by the government, whether they have enforcement authority, and what is their website.

Government and not-for-profit accounting

I must create an 8-10 PowerPoint slide show and I need some assistance with the topics below. Points of interest: o Compare and contrast the use of budgets between governmental and not for-profit organizations o Analyze the impact on governmental revenue and expenditures of nondiscretionary fiscal policy o Identify key pe

Difference in Factors in IFAS and EFAS Analysis

What is the difference between an External Factor Analysis Summary (EFAS) and an Internal Factor Analysis Summary (IFAS)? Which factors are included in an EFAS? How do these factors differ from the factors that are included in an IFAS? Are there any weaknesses to the EFAS or IFAS classification systems? Please si

All Case Studies should include the following in this order: 1. Case Study Title and Page Number from the text. Marketing Malt Liquor. Page 344. 2. An abstract 'summary' of the case (yes, this comes at the beginning). When developing marketing campaigns, it is very important for companies to consider the ethical and legal ramifications of that campaign. This consideration applies especially when the marketing efforts are directed towards minority groups who often times feel targeted by marketing campaigns due to past or present stereotypical discrimination that these groups often experience from organizations. Such was the challenge faced by G. Heileman Brewing Company, a Wisconsin-based brewer seeking to revamp its declining financial situation, upon the introduction of its new malt liquor. Due to the above concerns and boycotting of the product by activist groups, the company was forced to remove the new product from the shelves. Consequently, the report debates whether or not the company did in fact express insensitivity to Blacks with its "Power Master" marketing campaign which also used Black male models. 3. Philosophical questions for which you want answers. What were the company's true motives for using this type of ad? Did the Black models accept the job knowing it was discriminatory? Have other companies gotten away with this type of behavior? Are there other Blacks who hold opposing views of this campaign? What caused the government to be so involved in this case? 4. Researched answers to one of the questions presented with the case. Answer to question #2: In his article, Dan Dimit states that "In my opinion, this is the only way to work with niche markets. To appeal to a particular subgroup of buyers, you must slant your communications to be more relevant to them." This statement relates to the case above by supporting the use of customer-relevant marketing techniques in order for companies to meet marketing demands and company goals (Dimit, Dan, 2008) 5. Conclusions about the case (case specific). In conclusion, the government, as well as many activist groups, held a negative view of G. Heileman Brewing Company "Power Master" campaign due to the perceived negative stereotypes of blacks in the campaign, as well as the marketing of liquor specifically to young Black men. However, there are some companies who feel that G. Heileman Brewing Company was unfairly singled out by the public and the government. These companies argue that the government should worry more about the real problems facing the Black community rather than on issues that have no real basis. 6. Your thoughts about the case. This is where you can put in your thoughts or two-cents. Everything before this should be neutral to your feelings. I command the company for acting accordingly and ethically by removing the product from the shelves. I also feel that the company did what all companies do when focusing on niche market. I would not say the company's marketing efforts were insensitive unless it has a prior history of, or is known for, unethical behavior. However, the fact remains that when considering a marketing campaign; companies must always remember that "Big Brother" is watching. As a result, they should think carefully about whether or not the money is worth spending on that campaign in comparison to the potential headache that may ensue. 7. References Dimit, Dan. (2008). Why Should Internet Marketers Target Their Market? Retrieved on November 14, 2009 from Note: I would like to see two references for each case. One reference will be the text chapter material to support the ethical aspect of the case; the other will be from another source that helps support the case. Please note that quoting information from the case study in the text (same page numbers as the case) when you make the case write-up (#2) should be annotated but doesn't count as one of the two references.

Case 6. Marketing Malt Liquor During the summer of 1991, the surgeon general of the United States and advocacy groups led by the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) launched a campaign to remove G. Heileman Brewing Company’s malt liquor PowerMaster from store shelves. The LaCrosse, Wisconsin-based brewer had ex

Should government impose privacy legislation? Five software components of DBMS

1. Should organizations be left to police themselves with respect to providing access to information or should the goverment impose privacy legislation? Please answer this question with respect to (1) Customer information shared by organizations, (2) Employee information shared within a specific organization, and (3) Bu