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  • BSc, Centenary College of Louisiana, 1997
  • MBA, University of Texas at Arlington, 2009


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Interpreting bill of material (BOM) charts

1) Consider the bill of materials (BOM) in Figure 16.21, attached).
a. How many immediate parents (one level above) does item I have? How many immediate parents does item E have?
b. How many unique components does product A have at all levels?
c. Which of the components are purchased items?

Business / Strategy and Business Analysis » 531767

What steps can a card company take to diversify its portfolio?

HowRu, a private card business and its subsidiary, have a 14% share of the greeting card market. The card business is subject to seasonal cycles, with sales being highest during the holiday seasons. For this assignment, please complete the following:

1. What steps can this company take to divers READ MORE »

Business / Finance / Issuing Equity / Initial Public Offering (IPO) » 528485

Which Type of IPO Should AVG Use?

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Business / Finance / Issuing Equity / Initial Public Offering (IPO) » 521227

What is the Breakeven Point, NPV, and IRR ofor Project Alpha?

1. Your firm is considering buying a new machine that costs $200,000, is expected to generate $110,000 in new revenue each year and will cost $45,000 a year to operate. If your firm's marginal income tax rate is 35% what is the Net Cash Flow your firm will realize from the new machine during the fi READ MORE »

Business / Finance / Capital Budgeting / Net Present Value (NPV) » 516529

Toyota Case Questions.

If you were Doug Friesen, manager of assembly at the company's Georgetown, Kentucky, plant, what would you do to address the seat problem? Where would you focus your attention and solution efforts?
What options exist? What would you recommend? Why?
Where, if at all, does the current routine for ha READ MORE »

Business / Strategy and Business Analysis / Management Tools and Techniques / Lean Manufacturing / Toyota Production System » 517468
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