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1. Getrag expects its sales to increase 20% next year from its current level of $4.7 million. Getrag has current assets of $660,000, net fixed assets of $1.5 million, and current liabilities of $462,000. All assets are expected to grow proportionately with sales. If Getrag has a net profit margin of 10%, what additional financin

Capital Stock and Labor Productivity

What two kinds of changes in the capital stock can improve labor productivity? What determines the slope of the per-worker production function?

Final Project Paper

Dear OTA,in this paper, using about 500-550 words (with in text citations and references) I want to address the following questions: 1) Determine how global competition impacts my organization (STARBUCKS) 2) Should the organization(Starbucks)industry continue, expand, or reduce current operations in order to maximize profi

Market Trends /Discussion Questions

Dear OTA,in this I want to paper describe MARKET TRENDS that STARBUCKS will face.How each of the following WILL change OR will NOT change, and why: 1.Price 2.Technology 3.Cost structure a.) Wages and benefits b.) Fixed and variable costs 4.Price elasticity of demand (explaining my conclusions) With at least references please I

Current Market Conditions / Discussion Questions for project

I am working on a project that will consist of about 110-125 words per question. I need to analyzing the current market conditions of "Starbucks" (selected Business)Please address the following topics in your analysis: (all information is about Starbucks only) 1. Prices 2. Technology 3 Price elasticity of demand With one

temporary monopoly

Name some areas of business in the US (or world) where the prevailing market structures have changed dramatically in the past twenty years and discuss the direction of the change and why (e.g. decreasing govt legislation leading to more monopolistic competition or new technologies leading to a temporary monopoly).

Immigration- Write a short Essay

Someone makes the claim that immigration must always be good for the economy because the increased supply of labor will result in a higher GDP. Evaluate this statement. In your answer take into account the skill level of potential immigrants as welll as all factors which go into the determination of GDP per capita. Remember that

Current Market Conditions Paper for Home Depot

Current Market Conditions Paper Prepare a 500 word paper analyzing the current market conditions of the Home Depot. Please include the history of the Home Depot, the market in which it operates the role of government regulations of company and any issues or opportunities that the Home Depot faces. Please address the following

LoJack Market Trends

I need approximately 400 words total to describe the market trends the LoJack company will face for the following areas: a. market structure b. Impact of new companies entering the market This will build on the attachment which described the current market conditions of LoJack (oligopoly)for (a) market structure and (b) i

Current Market Conditions Paper

Prepare a 1,400-1,750 word paper analyzing the current market conditions of the organization/industry you selected. Address the following topics in your analysis: Market structure Impact of new companies entering the market Prices Technology Productivity (consider the law of dimishing marginal productivity) Cost Structur

Market Trends for General Motors

In 500 words describe market trends that General Motors organization/industry will face and address(discuss) how their prices and technology will change or will not change, and why: Explain your conclusions. The 500 word count should be broken down as (250 words for each topic "Prices and Technology. ) Please include at

Air Bags and Public Safety

Since 1997, at least 3 million vehicles have been recalled due to air bag related problems. Of these, roughly half were due to problems of the sort that only time and road experience are likely to reveal. Automobile air bags were originally designed as supplemental safety devices to be used along with a combination shoulder-

An Examination of Google: A Global Operation

Task: Select a U. S. based company with global operations and discuss the following questions: 1. Discuss the firm's activities outside of the U.S. 2. What are some economic concepts that apply to Google? 3. How can these concepts address Google's opportunities and problems? 4. What are some political and economic

McDonalds trsnds

Prepare a paragraph in which you describe market trends that McDonald's will face. Explain your conclusions. In your paper address how each of the following will change or will not change, and why: d. Technology e. Productivity (consider the law of diminishing marginal productivity)

Analyzing the current market conditions for McDonalds

Paragraph form analyzing the current market conditions of Mc Donald's d. Technology e. Productivity (consider the law of diminishing marginal productivity) f. Cost structure 1) Wages and benefits 2)Fixed and variable costs

Types of Costs Faced by a Firm

Q: Among the types of costs faced by a firm (short-run costs, fixed and variable, as well as long-run costs), how can technology help firms to lower their costs? What are some specific examples of how firms have used technology to lower costs?

Supply and Demand

What effect should each of the following have on the demand for gasoline in a competitive market? (Increase, Decrease or no change)? On Demand: 1. more gas stations are built _________ On Supply: 5. an increase in the price of electronic equipment in making tvs ___ 6. a decline in the number of firms producing tvs. _

Organization Analysis

In 400-500 words, answer these questions. Please do not provide history or any other info about the company that is not related to these questions. Just address the questions. 1. Should Burger King continue, expand, or reduce current operations in order to maximize profits? Explain your reasoning. 2. If the answer is to ex

Market trends of Starbucks

500 words Describe how the Market trends of Starbucks Coffee WILL FACE. Focus on how each of the following will change or will not change and Way. 1. Market Structure 2. Impact of new companies entering the market 3. Prices 4. Technology

Global Operations - Apple Inc

Select a U. S. company with global operations. Write a 3-4 page project in which you do the following: Discuss the firm's activities outside the U.S. Identify which economic concepts, such as comparative advantage, apply to your firm. Explain how these economic concepts can be used to address the firm's problems and

Market trends Paper_Verizon

I'm writing about Verizon and I needed some help on these sections of the paper. Describe market trends that the organization will face. Explain your conclusions. Address how each of the following will change or will not change, and why: (at least 700 words) 1. Prices 2. Technology Part B: 1. Determine how global com

Current Market Conditions Paper

Current Market Conditions Paper. I am asked to analyze the current market conditions of Verizon. The two analyses that I have the most problem with are: 1. prices 2. technology I have no ideas as to how these two topics can be analyzed. Please provide references.

Global Technology's Capital Structure is

Global Technology's capital structure is as follows: DEBT - 60% Preferred Stock - 5 Common Equity - 35 The after tax cost of debt is 6.5 percent; the cost of preferred stock is 10 percent; and the cost of common equity (in the form of retained earnings) is 13.5 percent. Calculate Global Technology's weighted average co

Select a U. S. company with global operations.

Select a U. S. company with global operations. 1. Discuss the firm's activities outside the U.S. 2. Identify which economic concepts, such as comparative advantage, apply to your firm. 3. Explain how these economic concepts can be used to address the firm's problems and opportunities? 4. Identify which economic

Agricultural development

Is raising agricultural productivity sufficient to improve rural life in LDCs ? What policies can be designed to transform agricultural development and raise levels of living in rural areas in LDCs

Microeconomics by McConnell Bruce

1. Why is private property, and the protection of property rights, so critical to the sucess of the market system? 2. Evaluate and explain the following statements: a. The market system is a profit-and-loss system b. Competition is the disciplinarian of the market economy 3. What is meant by the term "creative destruct