A positive guest experience is mainly the result of guests who have positive encounters and interactions with employees who provide the utmost quality service. Based on the hospitality industry you chose in Assignment 1, identify methods, strategies, and tools this industry uses to deliver the “wow” factor and enhance the guest experience. Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you: 1.Describe how the industry involves the guest in order to provide quality service. 2.Summarize two (2) service standards the industry uses to meet customer expectations. 3.Recommend one (1) “wow” element the industry could apply to each of the two (2) service standards in order to make the guest’s experience more memorable. 4.Recommend at least one (1) way the industry could better provide information to its guests. 5.Use at least two (2) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources. Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements: •Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. •Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page length. The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are: •Explain the typical service expectations of customers and the behaviors associated with providing these services. •Apply service quality standards used in other industries to the hospitality industry. •Synthesize customer perceptions into service performance standards. •Assess and implement quality standards as a “turnaround strategy.” •Use technology and information resources to research issues in quality service assurance. •Write clearly and concisely about quality service assurance using proper writing mechanics.

A positive guest experience is mainly the result of guests who have positive encounters and interactions with employees who provide the utmost quality service. Based on the hospitality industry you chose in Assignment 1, identify methods, strategies, and tools this industry uses to deliver the “wow” factor and enhance the guest experience.

Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you:

1.Describe how the industry involves the guest in order to provide quality service.
2.Summarize two (2) service standards the industry uses to meet customer expectations.
3.Recommend one (1) “wow” element the industry could apply to each of the two (2) service standards in order to make the guest’s experience more memorable.
4.Recommend at least one (1) way the industry could better provide information to its guests.
5.Use at least two (2) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources.

 

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

•Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
•Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

•Explain the typical service expectations of customers and the behaviors associated with providing these services.
•Apply service quality standards used in other industries to the hospitality industry.
•Synthesize customer perceptions into service performance standards.
•Assess and implement quality standards as a “turnaround strategy.”
•Use technology and information resources to research issues in quality service assurance.
•Write clearly and concisely about quality service assurance using proper writing mechanics.

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your main paper will discuss your experience making your film. I will provide specific guidelines in class (refer to the Media Production Project information sheet included with the syllabus). Any topic must be thoroughly researched, ; I expect most of your paper will draw on specific incidents and ideas about your film. You should use APA style for your paper . ( i have done a short documentary about my university. the length of the video is 10 minutes and 40 seconds. i want you to write about the course in general and specific about me, which is, i am shy on the front of camera and i got in front of the camera to kill the shame. i do not like to get in front but i love movies that why i get in front of the camera too. the short documentary is about the my university VS the international student. my position is the starring or presented. i asked proffers and student. i asked them some questions. do you like to provide it to you? let me know. i met the president of the university, 4 professors, and 3 students. we are 6 persons in group. 1 director, written by 2, cinematography by 2, film editing by 1, and produced by 3. also, write opinion about the movie and what you learned from the media and the film. write about the shots such as establishing shot, wide shot, Mid shot, and so on. write about the visual thinking or visualization and the scene. i will attached 2 paper for instructor and some websites. the paper will be about your opinion and introduction of the course. what you have learned? what you did in the film? how was it? it was not ease to do a short film for first time. every thing about the experience of what you have done.

your main paper will discuss your experience making your film. I will provide specific guidelines in class (refer to the Media Production Project information sheet included with the syllabus). Any topic must be thoroughly researched, ; I expect most of your paper will draw on specific incidents and ideas about your film. You should use APA style for your paper . ( i have done a short documentary about my university. the length of the video is 10 minutes and 40 seconds. i want you to write about the course in general and specific about me, which is, i am shy on the front of camera and i got in front of the camera to kill
the shame. i do not like to get in front but i love movies that why i get in front of the camera too. the short documentary is about the my university VS the international student. my position is the starring or presented. i asked proffers and student. i asked them some questions. do you like to provide it to you? let me know. i met the president of the university, 4 professors, and 3 students. we are 6 persons in group. 1 director, written by 2, cinematography by 2, film editing by 1, and produced by 3. also, write opinion about the movie and what you learned from the media and the film. write about the shots such as establishing shot, wide shot, Mid shot, and so on. write about the visual thinking or visualization and the scene. i will attached 2 paper for instructor and some websites. the paper will be about your opinion and introduction of the course. what you have learned? what you did in the film? how was it? it was not ease to do a short film for first time. every thing about the experience of what you have done.

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Paper instructions: What are the most salient political, cultural, and theological elements of Dante’s Inferno? What does it tell you about western European Mediterranean culture around 1300? What was important to Dante and how he articulates his values in this book? Organize your answers carefully. Provide Examples and chronological references. Do not be reluctant to voice your own opinion

Paper instructions:

What are the most salient political, cultural, and theological elements of Dante’s Inferno? What does it tell you about western European Mediterranean culture around 1300? What was important to Dante and how he articulates his values in this book?

Organize your answers carefully. Provide Examples and chronological references. Do not be reluctant to voice your own opinion

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Paper instructions: I included the case (Revitalizing Dell by Jan W. Rivkin) and the teachers criteria in the uploaded files. It is a strategic analysis of Dell. There needs to be a synopsis/problem statement, external and internal analysis using concepts such as Porters 5 forces, VRIN, value analysis etc further details in the grading rubric attached. Another section is on recommendations/solutions for the case.

Paper instructions:
I included the case (Revitalizing Dell by Jan W. Rivkin) and the teachers criteria in the uploaded files. It is a strategic analysis of Dell. There needs to be a synopsis/problem statement, external and internal analysis using concepts such as Porters 5 forces, VRIN, value analysis etc further details in the grading rubric attached. Another section is on recommendations/solutions for the case.

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provide a typed and double spaced answer to five of the following questions. Indicate the question simply by providing the nnumber of the question at the top of the page. Each answer should be one full page of text aleast 250 words, 300 words max. Question 4 Describe the ceremony for establishing covenants found in the Old Testament and how the concept of covenant historically developed from Creation through the New Covenant? Question 6 Describe of church membership and the vital sign of a healthy church that seems most important to you. Question 7 Describe how parts of the Jewish Marriage ceremony are used in Scripture including how Jesus and the Apostle Paul used it. Question 8 Describe and provide Scriptural evidence for God’s passionate desire for relationship. How do the relational covenant discussed in class (Salvation, Church Membership, Vocation/Stewardship, Citizenship, Marriage, and Family) reflect this deisre through the promise, seal, and sign of the covenants. Question 9 What is grace based parenting and how would you apply it not only in your home but in your relationships with others? Question 10 How did Financial Peace Revisited by Dave Ramsey and How to Be Rich by Andy Stanley enlighten your understanding of stewardship? Do the best your can. Please send via email as an attachment to [email protected]

provide a typed and double spaced answer to five of the following questions. Indicate the question simply by providing the nnumber of the question at the top of the page. Each answer should be one full page of text aleast 250 words, 300 words max. Question 4 Describe the ceremony for establishing covenants found in the Old Testament and how the concept of covenant historically developed from Creation through the New Covenant? Question 6 Describe of church membership and the vital sign of a healthy church that seems most important to you. Question 7 Describe how parts of the Jewish Marriage ceremony are used in Scripture including how Jesus and the Apostle Paul used it. Question 8 Describe and provide Scriptural evidence for God’s passionate desire for relationship. How do the relational covenant discussed in class (Salvation, Church Membership, Vocation/Stewardship, Citizenship, Marriage, and Family) reflect this deisre through the promise, seal, and sign of the covenants. Question 9 What is grace based parenting and how would you apply it not only in your home but in your relationships with others? Question 10 How did Financial Peace Revisited by Dave Ramsey and How to Be Rich by Andy Stanley enlighten your understanding of stewardship? Do the best your can. Please send via email as an attachment to [email protected]

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i) Using an appropriate business example BRIEFLY set out its vulnerability and its main exposures. (1/3 of essay) (i.e. Vulnerability Type I or Type II) ECONOMICS ii) Identify the key elements of its business strategy and assess its effectiveness in a) raising profits and b) mediating the impact of macroeconomic exposures. (2/3 of essay) You have to select a company and a) set out the key elements of its strategy b) explore the impact of the strategy on the fundamental macro and micro economic drivers of its performance especially its ability to make supernormal profits in good and bad macro circumstances. In this task you will need to consider the ways (if any) in which the chosen business manages its ‘cost vulnerability’. The attached paper discusses one such strategy which is ‘variabilisation’. Please remember this is an ECONOMICS assignment, i.e. requires allusion to Economic terms e.g. SRATC curve, etc. etc.

i) Using an appropriate business example BRIEFLY set out its vulnerability and its main
exposures. (1/3 of essay) (i.e. Vulnerability Type I or Type II) ECONOMICS

ii) Identify the key elements of its business strategy and assess its effectiveness in a)
raising profits and b) mediating the impact of macroeconomic exposures. (2/3 of essay)

 
You have to select a company and a) set out the key elements of its strategy b) explore the impact of the strategy on the fundamental macro and micro economic drivers of its performance especially its ability to make supernormal profits in good and bad macro circumstances. In this task you will need to consider the ways (if any) in which the chosen business manages its ‘cost vulnerability’. The attached paper discusses one such strategy which is ‘variabilisation’.

Please remember this is an ECONOMICS assignment, i.e. requires allusion to Economic terms e.g. SRATC curve, etc. etc.

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This paper is about half wrote so really only need to write 4 pages more Final Project: Biopsychological Analysis of a Neuropsychological Disorder In your Final Project, you will synthesize an overview of the major theories relating to the pathology of a disorder as well as provide a detailed discussion of the etiology (causes) and clinical interventions, using research to support your analysis. Your topic will be the neuropsychological disorder that was selected and approved by the instructor in your Week One assignment, and for which you provided an outline in the Week Two assignment. In keeping with the focus of this class, the emphasis of your paper will be on the neuroscience aspects of the disorder, to include: Theories of etiology (causes) Associated factors in development of the disorder (genetic, environmental, familial, lifestyle) Pathology (abnormalities of physical structure and function, including genetic and biochemical aspects) Treatment options (pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic, with rationales for use based on current understanding of the disorder) Diagnostic and research technologies employed in clinical diagnosis, care, and basic science research Your research will include a minimum of six to eight peer-reviewed sources, which provide evidence-based information regarding the biological and psychological features of the disorder and were published within the last five years. At least four of your references should be peer-reviewed publications of original research studies. To justify your assertions, provide in-text citations for all factual statements taken from your research, with corresponding references drawn from scholarly sources. All citations and sources are to be documented according to APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center, and should support and enhance your analysis of the selected disorder. Sources may include review articles, original research articles, information from government agencies (e.g., National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control, Food and Drug Administration, Drug Enforcement Administration) or professional societies (e.g., professional society position papers or clinical practice guidelines). Final Project- Components Section I: Introduction This section should provide a general introduction to the topic as well as an overview of the background and history of the disorder. Further, it should provide a succinct thesis statement of the purpose and overall direction of the paper. For instance, if your paper will have a large focus on the role of particular neurotransmitters in the etiology of the disorder as a rationale for treatment options, you should indicate this in the introduction. Finally, this section should provide demographic data that indicates the prevalence of the disorder in both general and specific populations. Specific required components of the Introduction: Succinct thesis statement (one or more sentences detailing the focus of your Final Project and informing the reader about your topic and the scope of your paper) Define the type of disorder Neurological Psychological Neuropsychological Diagnostic criteria What components must be present for the disorder to be diagnosed? Include physical and psychological signs and symptoms. Reason(s) why you chose this topic Personal experience Professional experience Other reason Epidemiology Who is affected? Are they young/old? Male/female Rural/urban Ethnicities Section II: Discussion This section should make up the majority of the Final Project in terms of size. Here, you will expand upon the main aspects of the disorder and provide details relating to the disorder and its management. This section should provide specific and detailed information (Reminder: All statements of fact require an in-text citation). Cited/referenced sources should be used to support your analysis of the components of the discussion. Specific required components of the Discussion section: Detailed description of the disorder Signs and symptoms Epidemiology Any subtypes of the disorder Detailed description of the natural history of the disorder How the disorder develops over time with treatment How the disorder develops over time without treatment Methods used to diagnose, evaluate, and manage the disorder Initial diagnosis (e.g., physical exam, imaging and/or laboratory testing, special studies, psychological evaluation, psychometric testing) Ongoing management (e.g., physical exam, imaging and/or laboratory testing, special studies, psychological evaluation, psychometric testing) Risk factors Genetics Lifestyle Environmental factors Other causative factors Known Theorized Nervous system structures and/or pathways involved in the disorder (detailed information regarding the underlying pathology as it applies to these structures and functional pathways) Neurotransmitter(s) and receptor system(s) involved in the pathology of the disorder Current treatment options Drug (pharmacologic) therapies Nonpharmacologic therapies (including psychological and other therapeutic services) Type of care providers (e.g., medical, nursing, therapists) Type of healthcare setting (e.g., hospital, home, outpatient, nursing facility) Future areas of research Treatment options Evaluation and diagnostic methods for initial diagnosis Increasing knowledge relating to etiology and pathologic processes Section III: Conclusion Provide a concluding summary of your findings regarding your selected disorder. The conclusion is a summarization of information that has already been presented. Typically, if you mention something in the conclusion section of an academic paper, you should have already mentioned this aspect of the topic earlier in the paper. Specific required components of the Conclusion section: The conclusion reaffirms your initial thesis statement. The conclusion may be one or more paragraphs. Use the material you have discussed in the paper to support the validity of your synthesis and elaborate on the theme of your paper. Writing the Final Project The Final Project: Must be 10 to 12 double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Must include a title page with the following: Title of paper Student’s name Course name and number Instructor’s name Date submitted Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement. Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought. Must include section headings, formatted according to APA style, to organize your paper. Each paragraph must have a minimum of three full sentences. Must include in-text citations for all statements of facts obtained through your research. Remember that direct quotes (identical phrases or sentences taken from a source) require in-text citations with appropriate formatting. Statements of opinion should be clearly stated as such, and include a rationale to support why you hold this opinion (e.g., personal or professional experience, your research findings). Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis. Must use at least six to eight scholarly sources that were published within the last five years, including a minimum of four peer-reviewed original research studies. In general, dictionaries and encyclopedias are not considered appropriate resources for academic writing. Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

This paper is about half wrote so really only need to write 4 pages more

Final Project: Biopsychological Analysis of a Neuropsychological Disorder

In your Final Project, you will synthesize an overview of the major theories relating to the pathology of a disorder as well as provide a detailed discussion of the etiology (causes) and clinical interventions, using research to support your analysis. Your topic will be the neuropsychological disorder that was selected and approved by the instructor in your Week One assignment, and for which you provided an outline in the Week Two assignment.

 

In keeping with the focus of this class, the emphasis of your paper will be on the neuroscience aspects of the disorder, to include:
Theories of etiology (causes)
Associated factors in development of the disorder (genetic, environmental, familial, lifestyle)
Pathology (abnormalities of physical structure and function, including genetic and biochemical aspects)
Treatment options (pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic, with rationales for use based on current understanding of the disorder)
Diagnostic and research technologies employed in clinical diagnosis, care, and basic science research

Your research will include a minimum of six to eight peer-reviewed sources, which provide evidence-based information regarding the biological and psychological features of the disorder and were published within the last five years. At least four of your references should be peer-reviewed publications of original research studies. To justify your assertions, provide in-text citations for all factual statements taken from your research, with corresponding references drawn from scholarly sources. All citations and sources are to be documented according to APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center, and should support and enhance your analysis of the selected disorder. Sources may include review articles, original research articles, information from government agencies (e.g., National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control, Food and Drug Administration, Drug Enforcement Administration) or professional societies (e.g., professional society position papers or clinical practice guidelines).

 
Final Project- Components

Section I: Introduction

This section should provide a general introduction to the topic as well as an overview of the background and history of the disorder. Further, it should provide a succinct thesis statement of the purpose and overall direction of the paper. For instance, if your paper will have a large focus on the role of particular neurotransmitters in the etiology of the disorder as a rationale for treatment options, you should indicate this in the introduction. Finally, this section should provide demographic data that indicates the prevalence of the disorder in both general and specific populations.

Specific required components of the Introduction:
Succinct thesis statement (one or more sentences detailing the focus of your Final Project and informing the reader about your topic and the scope of your paper)
Define the type of disorder
Neurological
Psychological
Neuropsychological
Diagnostic criteria
What components must be present for the disorder to be diagnosed?
Include physical and psychological signs and symptoms.
Reason(s) why you chose this topic
Personal experience
Professional experience
Other reason
Epidemiology
Who is affected?
Are they young/old?
Male/female
Rural/urban
Ethnicities

 
Section II: Discussion

This section should make up the majority of the Final Project in terms of size. Here, you will expand upon the main aspects of the disorder and provide details relating to the disorder and its management. This section should provide specific and detailed information (Reminder: All statements of fact require an in-text citation). Cited/referenced sources should be used to support your analysis of the components of the discussion.

Specific required components of the Discussion section:
Detailed description of the disorder
Signs and symptoms
Epidemiology
Any subtypes of the disorder
Detailed description of the natural history of the disorder
How the disorder develops over time with treatment
How the disorder develops over time without treatment
Methods used to diagnose, evaluate, and manage the disorder
Initial diagnosis (e.g., physical exam, imaging and/or laboratory testing, special studies, psychological evaluation, psychometric testing)
Ongoing management (e.g., physical exam, imaging and/or laboratory testing, special studies, psychological evaluation, psychometric testing)
Risk factors
Genetics
Lifestyle
Environmental factors
Other causative factors
Known
Theorized
Nervous system structures and/or pathways involved in the disorder (detailed information regarding the underlying pathology as it applies to these structures and functional pathways)
Neurotransmitter(s) and receptor system(s) involved in the pathology of the disorder
Current treatment options
Drug (pharmacologic) therapies

 

Nonpharmacologic therapies (including psychological and other therapeutic services)
Type of care providers (e.g., medical, nursing, therapists)
Type of healthcare setting (e.g., hospital, home, outpatient, nursing facility)
Future areas of research
Treatment options
Evaluation and diagnostic methods for initial diagnosis
Increasing knowledge relating to etiology and pathologic processes

Section III: Conclusion

Provide a concluding summary of your findings regarding your selected disorder. The conclusion is a summarization of information that has already been presented. Typically, if you mention something in the conclusion section of an academic paper, you should have already mentioned this aspect of the topic earlier in the paper.

Specific required components of the Conclusion section:
The conclusion reaffirms your initial thesis statement.
The conclusion may be one or more paragraphs. Use the material you have discussed in the paper to support the validity of your synthesis and elaborate on the theme of your paper.

Writing the Final Project
The Final Project:
Must be 10 to 12 double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Must include a title page with the following:
Title of paper
Student’s name
Course name and number

 

Instructor’s name
Date submitted
Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
Must include section headings, formatted according to APA style, to organize your paper. Each paragraph must have a minimum of three full sentences.
Must include in-text citations for all statements of facts obtained through your research.
Remember that direct quotes (identical phrases or sentences taken from a source) require in-text citations with appropriate formatting.
Statements of opinion should be clearly stated as such, and include a rationale to support why you hold this opinion (e.g., personal or professional experience, your research findings).
Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
Must use at least six to eight scholarly sources that were published within the last five years, including a minimum of four peer-reviewed original research studies.
In general, dictionaries and encyclopedias are not considered appropriate resources for academic writing.
Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

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English and Literature Paper instructions: After reading the linked article, put yourself in the place of an expert scientific witness who has been called to testify at a modern-day Scope’s trial. What evidence would you present to defend evolution and speciation as a valid scientific fact and not just a theory? What elements of biological evolution have been proven to be fact and what elements are still theoretical? Also, do creationism or intelligent design belong in a science curriculum? http://www.historynet.com/scopes-trial.htm

English and Literature

Paper instructions:
After reading the linked article, put yourself in the place of an expert scientific witness who has been called to testify at a modern-day Scope’s trial. What evidence would you present to defend evolution and speciation as a valid scientific fact and not just a theory? What elements of biological evolution have been proven to be fact and what elements are still theoretical? Also, do creationism or intelligent design belong in a science curriculum?
http://www.historynet.com/scopes-trial.htm

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Instructions: This task-based exercise will demonstrate your ability to synthesize discipline specific material. You will be producing a 12-15 page report for Congress similar to the one located in your week 1 lesson folder. However, you will focus on a particular transnational crime. Just as in the model report, you should begin with a summary or ‘bottom line up front.’ Please study the table of contents carefully because you will be following the same structure. You may decide not to include all of the same elements, but you should have majority of them Contents Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Potential Congressional Concerns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Illegal Activities and Transnational Threats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Intelligence Agencies Support Law Enforcement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Law Enforcement Agencies Acquire International Missions . . . . . . Managing the Intelligence-Law Enforcement Relationship . . . . . . . . Beyond Information Exchanges: Using Intelligence Agencies in Enforcing Laws . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Law Enforcement and Intelligence in the War Against Terror: The Implications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . You must use a minimum of 10 sources. Draw from scholarly article, government reports, and research institution reports. Newspaper articles are not an appropriate source, but can be utilized for historical data or to explain current events but do not count as your 10 sources. Also, Wikipedia is not an appropriate academic source. Citation standards are expected (when, how, and Turabian’s format).

Instructions: This task-based exercise will demonstrate your ability to synthesize discipline specific material. You will be producing a 12-15 page report for Congress similar to the one located in your week 1 lesson folder. However, you will focus on a particular transnational crime. Just as in the model report, you should begin with a summary or ‘bottom line up front.’ Please study the table of contents carefully because you will be following the same structure. You may decide not to include all of the same elements, but you should have majority of them

 

 

Contents
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Potential Congressional Concerns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Illegal Activities and Transnational Threats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Intelligence Agencies Support Law Enforcement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Law Enforcement Agencies Acquire International Missions . . . . . .

Managing the Intelligence-Law Enforcement Relationship . . . . . . . .

Beyond Information Exchanges: Using Intelligence Agencies in

Enforcing Laws . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Law Enforcement and Intelligence in the War Against Terror:

The Implications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

You must use a minimum of 10 sources. Draw from scholarly article, government reports, and research institution reports. Newspaper articles are not an appropriate source, but can be utilized for historical data or to explain current events but do not count as your 10 sources. Also, Wikipedia is not an appropriate academic source.

Citation standards are expected (when, how, and Turabian’s format).

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A thematic approach to history enables us to contextualize significant events, people, and intellectual developments. A thematic understanding of history also helps us identify the similarities among events separated by significant chronological, cultural, and geographic distance. In this task, you will create a multimedia presentation (e.g., PowerPoint, Keynote, etc.) using graphics, images, text, and other artifacts. In your multimedia presentation, you will examine the four historical themes listed below: • Geography and the development/diffusion of human society • Historical systems of power, governance, and authority • Individuals and institutions as mechanisms of social/governmental change • Science and technology as the engine of economic growth and development Note: Each historical theme should be represented by only one example. For each of the four themes, choose a significant example from history that represents it. Your examples may include (but are not limited to) events, people, inventions, or physical geographical features. Note: Please choose different examples for each theme. Examples do not have to be connected to each other, only to their respective themes. Two of your examples should be from U.S. history, and two examples should be from world history. The examples you choose should not be the same as those included in the GKE1 course of study. Task: Create a multimedia presentation (e.g., PowerPoint, Keynote, etc.) in which you do the following: A. Justify the historical significance of each of the two U.S. examples you chose. 1. Demonstrate (e.g. with a thesis statement) how each of the two U.S. examples you chose represents a distinct historical theme from the list in the introduction. 2. Support how the two U.S. examples connect to the themes identified in part A1 using academic research (e.g. with images, details, charts, graphs, videos, maps). B. Justify the historical significance of each of the two world examples you chose. 1. Demonstrate (e.g. with a thesis statement) how each of the two world examples you chose represents a distinct historical theme from the list in the introduction. 2. Support how the two world examples connect to the themes identified in part B1 using academic research (e.g. with images, details, charts, graphs, videos, maps). C. When you use sources, include all in-text citations and references in APA format. Note: To adequately respond to the above prompts, use of sources is required. Note: When bulleted points are present in the task prompt, the level of detail or support called for in the rubric refers to those bulleted points. Note: For definitions of terms commonly used in the rubric, see the Rubric Terms web link included in the Evaluation Procedures section. Note: When using sources to support ideas and elements in a paper or project, the submission MUST include APA formatted in-text citations with a corresponding reference list for any direct quotes or paraphrasing. It is not necessary to list sources that were consulted if they have not been quoted or paraphrased in the text of the paper or project. Note: No more than a combined total of 30% of a submission can be directly quoted or closely paraphrased from sources, even if cited correctly. For tips on using APA style, please refer to the APA Handout web link included in the General Instructions section. Evaluation Method A rubric is used in this Evaluation. Name of rubric: GKT Task 1 (0813) [View rubriclink opens in new window] Final scoring method: Evaluator marks as “Meets Requirement/Does not Meet Requirement”

A thematic approach to history enables us to contextualize significant events, people, and intellectual developments. A thematic understanding of history also helps us identify the similarities among events separated by significant chronological, cultural, and geographic distance.

In this task, you will create a multimedia presentation (e.g., PowerPoint, Keynote, etc.) using graphics, images, text, and other artifacts. In your multimedia presentation, you will examine the four historical themes listed below:

• Geography and the development/diffusion of human society

• Historical systems of power, governance, and authority

• Individuals and institutions as mechanisms of social/governmental change

• Science and technology as the engine of economic growth and development

 

Note: Each historical theme should be represented by only one example.

For each of the four themes, choose a significant example from history that represents it. Your examples may include (but are not limited to) events, people, inventions, or physical geographical features.

Note: Please choose different examples for each theme. Examples do not have to be connected to each other, only to their respective themes.

Two of your examples should be from U.S. history, and two examples should be from world history. The examples you choose should not be the same as those included in the GKE1 course of study.

Task:

Create a multimedia presentation (e.g., PowerPoint, Keynote, etc.) in which you do the following:

A. Justify the historical significance of each of the two U.S. examples you chose.

1. Demonstrate (e.g. with a thesis statement) how each of the two U.S. examples you chose represents a distinct historical theme from the list in the introduction.

2. Support how the two U.S. examples connect to the themes identified in part A1 using academic research (e.g. with images, details, charts, graphs, videos, maps).

B. Justify the historical significance of each of the two world examples you chose.

1. Demonstrate (e.g. with a thesis statement) how each of the two world examples you chose represents a distinct historical theme from the list in the introduction.

2. Support how the two world examples connect to the themes identified in part B1 using academic research (e.g. with images, details, charts, graphs, videos, maps).

 
C. When you use sources, include all in-text citations and references in APA format.

Note: To adequately respond to the above prompts, use of sources is required.

Note: When bulleted points are present in the task prompt, the level of detail or support called for in the rubric refers to those bulleted points.

Note: For definitions of terms commonly used in the rubric, see the Rubric Terms web link included in the Evaluation Procedures section.

Note: When using sources to support ideas and elements in a paper or project, the submission MUST include APA formatted in-text citations with a corresponding reference list for any direct quotes or paraphrasing. It is not necessary to list sources that were consulted if they have not been quoted or paraphrased in the text of the paper or project.

Note: No more than a combined total of 30% of a submission can be directly quoted or closely paraphrased from sources, even if cited correctly. For tips on using APA style, please refer to the APA Handout web link included in the General Instructions section.

Evaluation Method

A rubric is used in this Evaluation.
Name of rubric: GKT Task 1 (0813) [View rubriclink opens in new window]
Final scoring method: Evaluator marks as “Meets Requirement/Does not Meet Requirement”

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Paper instructions: Explain the importance of a SWOT analysis 2.Research Apple and write in complete paragraphs to explain Apple’s: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. How do these impact this company? 3.What should management do to overcome the weaknesses and threats? 4.How can this company take advantage of the strengths and opportunities?

Paper instructions:
Explain the importance of a SWOT analysis
2.Research Apple and write in complete paragraphs to explain Apple’s: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. How do these impact this company?
3.What should management do to overcome the weaknesses and threats?
4.How can this company take advantage of the strengths and opportunities?

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Write a 2 page or more, double-spaced essay regarding: How can managers please stakeholders while remaining ethical? Answer the following questions related to your essay. •Explain the importance of ethical responsibility. •How do stakeholders impact decision-making? •How can a leader be profitable and ethical if the competition is not? •Give an example of a company that has been unethical and the consequences of that action. See: Eight Important Business Ethics Cases. •Give an example of a company that remained ethical and the consequences of that action. Write in APA format. Include an introduction, body and conclusion. Cite consistently throughout your work in APA format.

Write a 2 page or more, double-spaced essay regarding: How can managers please stakeholders while remaining ethical? Answer the following questions related to your essay.

•Explain the importance of ethical responsibility.
•How do stakeholders impact decision-making?
•How can a leader be profitable and ethical if the competition is not?
•Give an example of a company that has been unethical and the consequences of that action. See: Eight Important Business Ethics Cases.
•Give an example of a company that remained ethical and the consequences of that action.

Write in APA format. Include an introduction, body and conclusion. Cite consistently throughout your work in APA format.

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Watch the film Mona Lisa Smile and type up a two to three page paper in which you discuss the issues that the film raises. Also tell me in your paper how you think these issues relate to this class. Who are the women in the film? What do they want? Were they all from the same economic class, race/ethnicity? What political, social, and economic issues are raised in the film and how are these consistent with the ones that you read about in Through Women’s Eyes? Discuss any other issues that you think are important in understanding the time period. Use the textbook to support your argument. Your paper should be typed, double-spaced, with a #12 font and one inch margins. Use paragraphs, complete sentences, and spell-check. This paper is due June 3 at the beginning of class. Hard copy only. No email.

Watch the film Mona Lisa Smile and type up a two to three page paper in which you discuss the issues that the film raises.  Also tell me in your paper how you think these issues relate to this class.  Who are the women in the film?  What do they want?  Were they all from the same economic class, race/ethnicity?  What political, social, and economic issues are raised in the film and how are these consistent with the ones that you read about in Through Women’s Eyes?  Discuss any other issues that you think are important in understanding the time period.
Use the textbook to support your argument.
Your paper should be typed, double-spaced, with a #12 font and one inch margins.  Use paragraphs, complete sentences, and spell-check.
This paper is due June 3 at the beginning of class.  Hard copy only.  No email.

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Create Your Own Bacterial Key . Throughout the previous modules you have gained information on the methods used to distinguish different bacteria from one another. This activity serves to reinforce the concepts associated with biochemical tests, help you learn the metabolic strategies associated with individual or groups of bacteria, and strengthen your understanding of basic morphological differences. For this assignment, you are to choose one (1) of the groups, either A) oral/respiratory tract pathogens and commensals, or B) urogenital pathogens and commensals or C) gastrointestinal tract pathogens and commensals, and develop a key based on differential staining and culturing, morphology and the suite of biochemical tests available to identify bacteria. A) Typical oral/respiratory tract pathogens and commensals – Streptococcus pneumonia Yersina pestis Haemophilus influenza Streptococcus viridans Staphylococcus aureus Bacillus antracis Klebsiella pneumonia Bordetella pertussis Streptococcus pyogenes Chlamydia pneumonia Psuedomonas aeruginosa Mycobacterium tuberculosis Mycoplasma pneumoniae B) Typical urogenital pathogens and commensals Neisseria gonorrhoeae Streoticiccus agalactiae Staphylococcus saprophyticus Clostridium perfringens S. pyogenes Haemophilus vaginalis Ureaplasma urealyticum Treponema pallidum Chlamydia trachomatis Serratia marcescens Trichomonas vaginalis C) Typical gastrointestinal pathogens and commensals – Campylobaacter jejuni Enterobacter faecalis Salmonella typhimurin Shigella sonnei Escherichia coli Bacillus cereus Clostridium perfringens Vibrio cholerae C. dificile Helicobacter pylori Alcaligenes faecalis Listeria monocytogenes

Create Your Own Bacterial Key
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Throughout the previous modules you have gained information on the methods used to distinguish different bacteria from one another. This activity serves to reinforce the concepts associated with biochemical tests, help you learn the metabolic strategies associated with individual or groups of bacteria, and strengthen your understanding of basic morphological differences. For this assignment, you are to choose one (1) of the groups, either A) oral/respiratory tract pathogens and commensals, or B) urogenital pathogens and commensals or C) gastrointestinal tract pathogens and commensals, and develop a key based on differential staining and culturing, morphology and the suite of biochemical tests available to identify bacteria.

A) Typical oral/respiratory tract pathogens and commensals –

Streptococcus pneumonia
Yersina pestis

Haemophilus influenza
Streptococcus viridans

Staphylococcus aureus
Bacillus antracis

Klebsiella pneumonia
Bordetella pertussis

Streptococcus pyogenes
Chlamydia pneumonia

Psuedomonas aeruginosa
Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

B) Typical urogenital pathogens and commensals

Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Streoticiccus agalactiae

Staphylococcus saprophyticus
Clostridium perfringens

S. pyogenes
Haemophilus vaginalis

Ureaplasma urealyticum
Treponema pallidum

Chlamydia trachomatis
Serratia marcescens

Trichomonas vaginalis

C) Typical gastrointestinal pathogens and commensals –

Campylobaacter jejuni
Enterobacter faecalis

Salmonella typhimurin
Shigella sonnei

Escherichia coli
Bacillus cereus

Clostridium perfringens
Vibrio cholerae

C. dificile
Helicobacter pylori

Alcaligenes faecalis
Listeria monocytogenes

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Paper instructions: Write a 2 page, double-spaced essay regarding: What steps would an entrepreneur need to take to plan for a successful launch of a new company? 1.Explain the importance of a feasibility study and a business plan? 2.Where can an entrepreneur go for funding? 3.What kind of short-range and long-range planning would be required for success? 4.Give an example of a company that started with humble beginnings and became a success due to proper planning and good management.

Paper instructions:
Write a 2 page, double-spaced essay regarding: What steps would an entrepreneur need to take to plan for a successful launch of a new company?

1.Explain the importance of a feasibility study and a business plan?
2.Where can an entrepreneur go for funding?
3.What kind of short-range and long-range planning would be required for success?
4.Give an example of a company that started with humble beginnings and became a success due to proper planning and good management.

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Paper instructions: The last paper for your class is a research argument on a topic of your choice, BUT DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE SOCIAL AND CULTURAL IMPACT OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES AND SOCIAL MEDIA. Through research, you need to build a case study that allows you to focus your paper on a clear and relevant issue and formulate a question that you will then answer in 5 to 6 pages essay. This essay needs to incorporate at least three of the following rhetorical strategies: personal narrative, evaluation of others’ viewpoints and reasoning, causal argument, refutation or partial concession potential objections/naysayers,definition argument,questioning the assumption/warrant of other argument, historical analysis.

Paper instructions:
The last paper for your class is a research argument on a topic of your choice, BUT DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE SOCIAL AND CULTURAL IMPACT OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES AND SOCIAL MEDIA. Through research, you need to build a case study that allows you to focus your paper on a clear and relevant issue and formulate a question that you will then answer in 5 to 6 pages essay.
This essay needs to incorporate at least three of the following rhetorical strategies: personal narrative, evaluation of others’ viewpoints and reasoning, causal argument, refutation or partial concession potential objections/naysayers,definition argument,questioning the assumption/warrant of other argument, historical analysis.

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Paper instructions: What central idea, or theme, seems to be common to these stories of fantasy and the unexplained?”

Paper instructions:
What central idea, or theme, seems to be common to these stories of fantasy and the unexplained?”Paper instructions:
The last paper for your class is a research argument on a topic of your choice, BUT DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE SOCIAL AND CULTURAL IMPACT OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES AND SOCIAL MEDIA. Through research, you need to build a case study that allows you to focus your paper on a clear and relevant issue and formulate a question that you will then answer in 5 to 6 pages essay.
This essay needs to incorporate at least three of the following rhetorical strategies: personal narrative, evaluation of others’ viewpoints and reasoning, causal argument, refutation or partial concession potential objections/naysayers,definition argument,questioning the assumption/warrant of other argument, historical analysis.

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How can Keycite be used as a research tool? What type of information is useful in using KeyCite to conduct legal research? Illustrate your answers to the questions above by providing an example of what you could research using KeyCite. Hypothetical Scenario to Complete Tasks You work for a law firm in St. Paul Minnesota. Your client, Dayton Ranger, sustained injuries to his left eye after being hit by a puck that flew into the stands while Dayton was watching the local semi-pro team, the Eagan Timberwolves, play. The puck came over the top of a hard plastic screen that had been erected around the rink. The arena claims that the right height of the screen meets the league standards. You have been assigned to research whether Dayton Ranger is likely to succeed if he sues the hockey arena for damages. We know that a relevant Minnesota case is Modec v.City of Eveleth, 29 N.W.2d 453 (Minn. 1947). Using KeyCite for validation (1) Retrieve Modec v.City of Eveleth, 29 N.W. 453 (Minn.1947), on WestlawNext by typing the citation into the default search box at the top of the screen. (2) Before looking at the Key Cite information, quickly read over the Westlaw case summary and headnotes. (3) Which of the Erst Headnotes seems more specific in terms of similarity to the Dayton Ranger facts? (Ignore the 4th headnote that is specific to Minnesota for this particular exercise). Write down the headnote number of the most specific Westlaw headnote (we’ll come back to this in Task 2.(4) Now, use the KeyCite information displayed to answer the questions below. (1) Does the Medoc case have any subsequent appellate history? If so, what is it? Now look at the indications of negative treatment of the Modec case. (2) What symbol or signal is used to indicate negative history or treatment of the Modec case? (3) How many cases treated it negatively? (4) Provide the Bluebook citation for a case that treats the Modec case negatively?(5) What court decided the case? (6) How did you quickly find the spot in the citing case where Modec is discussed or mentioned? Summarise the negative treatment of Modec by citing case.(7). How many cases overall cited Modec? What other types of sources have cited it and how often? (8) How many of thes cases were decided in Minnesota state courts? how did you determine this? (9) Click on Hanson v.Bailey in the list of citing cases. Read the relevant text of the Hanson case in which Modec is cited. Is Hanson a case that is relevant to the facts and issue in the Dayton Ranger matter? Would you cite it in a memo on the topic? Why or why not? Return to the opinion in the Modec case, once you are back at the Modec case, scroll down to headnote 1 Restrict your key Cite search to headnote 1. In your results how many Minnesota state court cases appear? Explain why there are fewer cases displayed here than in the full search display we looked at previously. Refer back to the headnote that you think is most specific to your facts and issue. Explain why that headnote is most relevant. How do you find cases that have cited Modec for that point of law? Retrieve one of those cases and explain its treatment of Modec.

How can Keycite be used as a research tool? What type of information is useful in using KeyCite to conduct legal research? Illustrate your answers to the questions above by providing an example of what you could research using KeyCite.
Hypothetical Scenario to Complete Tasks
You work for a law firm in St. Paul Minnesota. Your client, Dayton Ranger, sustained injuries to his left eye after being hit by a puck that flew into the stands while Dayton was watching the local semi-pro team, the Eagan Timberwolves, play. The puck came over the top of a hard plastic screen that had been erected around the rink. The arena claims that the right height of the screen meets the league standards. You have been assigned to research whether Dayton Ranger is likely to succeed if he sues the hockey arena for damages. We know that a relevant Minnesota case is Modec v.City of Eveleth, 29 N.W.2d 453 (Minn. 1947).

 

Using KeyCite for validation (1) Retrieve Modec v.City of Eveleth, 29 N.W. 453 (Minn.1947), on WestlawNext by typing the citation into the default search box at the top of the screen. (2) Before looking at the Key Cite information, quickly read over the Westlaw case summary and headnotes. (3) Which of the Erst Headnotes seems more specific in terms of similarity to the Dayton Ranger facts? (Ignore the 4th headnote that is specific to Minnesota for this particular exercise). Write down the headnote number of the most specific Westlaw headnote (we’ll come back to this in Task 2.(4) Now, use the KeyCite information displayed to answer the questions below. (1) Does the Medoc case have any subsequent appellate history? If so, what is it? Now look at the indications of negative treatment of the Modec case. (2) What symbol or signal is used to indicate negative history or treatment of the Modec case? (3) How many cases treated it negatively? (4) Provide the Bluebook citation for a case that treats the Modec case negatively?(5) What court decided the case? (6) How did you quickly find the spot in the citing case where Modec is discussed or mentioned? Summarise the negative treatment of Modec by citing case.(7). How many cases overall cited Modec? What other types of sources have cited it and how often? (8) How many of thes cases were decided in Minnesota state courts? how did you determine this? (9) Click on Hanson v.Bailey in the list of citing cases. Read the relevant text of the Hanson case in which Modec is cited. Is Hanson a case that is relevant to the facts and issue in the Dayton Ranger matter? Would you cite it in a memo on the topic? Why or why not?
Return to the opinion in the Modec case, once you are back at the Modec case, scroll down to headnote 1 Restrict your key Cite search to headnote 1. In your results how many Minnesota state court cases appear? Explain why there are fewer cases displayed here than in the full search display we looked at previously. Refer back to the headnote that you think is most specific to your facts and issue. Explain why that headnote is most relevant. How do you find cases that have cited Modec for that point of law? Retrieve one of those cases and explain its treatment of Modec.

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paper instructions: Mala prohibita crimes such as drug use, pornography, and prostitution have been regulated by most societies. Select the one mala prohibita crime that you believe causes the most damage to society and write a paper of 550+ words (NOT including references), in which you contrast it against the others. Why should the crime you selected be punished more severely than the others should? Defend your opinion.

paper instructions:
Mala prohibita crimes such as drug use, pornography, and prostitution have been regulated by most societies.

Select the one mala prohibita crime that you believe causes the most damage to society and write a paper of 550+ words (NOT including references), in which you contrast it against the others. Why should the crime you selected be punished more severely than the others should? Defend your opinion.

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Analysis of buildings architecture for history of art aper instructions: we will give you pictures of a building and we need you to write analysis on the building architecture and anatomy and history and with reference to its historical er.a

Analysis of buildings architecture for history of art
aper instructions:
we will give you pictures of a building and we need you to write analysis on the building architecture and anatomy and history and with reference to its historical er.a

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Case Analysis Guidelines The purpose of a case analysis assignment is to provide you with an opportunity to apply concepts from class to actual situations. Your case analysis should be professionally written, concise, and in APA format. Please be sure to incorporate theories or concepts from class, and outside research. Reference them appropriately. Your case analysis should follow the model described below: · Review the case. · Begin your written analysis using the following format and/or headings: · Synopsis of the Situation: Write a brief synopsis that describes the background information about the case, an overview of the case. · Key Issues: Define the key issues/factors and the roles of the Key Players. You should include only those issues that impact the identified problem. · Define the Problem & the Opportunity. Identify one key problem. While there may be several problems and a multitude of symptoms, attempt to identify one problem, the resolution of which would alleviate most of the symptoms found in the case. · Alternative Solutions. Develop two or more alternative solutions to the defined problem. This should not be a laundry list of actions one could take to address every symptom, but alternative actions that could correct the problem at hand. Identify the pros and cons of implementing each alternative. · Selected Solution to the Problem: Select one of the alternatives and explain why it would be best. Most of this work is already done if the alternative solutions clearly point out advantages and disadvantages to each. · Implementation/Recommendations: Identify how to implement the selected solution and what the expected results (positive and negative) might be. Your job is to identify an action, not put off action. General Guidelines: 1. Use APA Style including headings or labels. Using headings or labels throughout your written analysis will help your reader follow your analysis and recommendations. For example, if you are analyzing the weaknesses of the firm in the case, include the heading Weaknesses. 2. Spend more time on Alternatives than Synopsis of Situation. This is where you demonstrate your problem solving abilities. Be sure you (a) identify alternatives, (b) evaluate each alternative, and (c) recommend the alternative you think is best. 3. Use topic sentences. You can help your reader more easily evaluate your analysis by putting the topic sentence first in each paragraph and following with statements directly supporting the topic sentence. 4. Be specific in your recommendations. Develop specific recommendations logically and be sure your recommendations are well defended by your analysis. Avoid using generalizations, clichés, and ambiguous statements. Remember that any number of answers are possible and so your professor is most concerned about how your reasoning led to your recommendations and how well you develop and support your ideas. 5. Do not overlook implementation. Many good analyses receive poor evaluations because they do not include a discussion of implementation. Your analysis will be much stronger when you discuss how your recommendation can be implemented. Include some of the specific actions needed to achieve the objectives you are proposing. 6. Specifically state your assumptions. Cases, like all real business situations, involve incomplete information. Therefore, it is important that you clearly state any assumptions you make in your analysis.

Case Analysis Guidelines

The purpose of a case analysis assignment is to provide you with an opportunity to apply concepts from class to actual situations.  Your case analysis should be professionally written, concise, and in APA format. Please be sure to incorporate theories or concepts from class, and outside research. Reference them appropriately.
Your case analysis should follow the model described below:
·         Review the case.
·         Begin your written analysis using the following format and/or headings:
·         Synopsis of the Situation:  Write a brief synopsis that describes the background information about the case, an overview of the case.
·         Key Issues:  Define the key issues/factors and the roles of the Key Players.  You should include only those issues that impact the identified problem.

 

·         Define the Problem & the Opportunity.  Identify one key problem.  While there may be several problems and a multitude of symptoms, attempt to identify one problem, the resolution of which would alleviate most of the symptoms found in the case.
·         Alternative Solutions.  Develop two or more alternative solutions to the defined problem.  This should not be a laundry list of actions one could take to address every symptom, but alternative actions that could correct the problem at hand.  Identify the pros and cons of implementing each alternative.
·         Selected Solution to the Problem:  Select one of the alternatives and explain why it would be best.  Most of this work is already done if the alternative solutions clearly point out advantages and disadvantages to each.
·         Implementation/Recommendations:  Identify how to implement the selected solution and what the expected results (positive and negative) might be. Your job is to identify an action, not put off action.

General Guidelines:

1. Use APA Style including headings or labels. Using headings or labels throughout your written analysis will help your reader follow your analysis and recommendations. For example, if you are analyzing the weaknesses of the firm in the case, include the heading Weaknesses.

2. Spend more time on Alternatives than Synopsis of Situation. This is where you demonstrate your problem solving abilities.  Be sure you (a) identify alternatives, (b) evaluate each alternative, and (c) recommend the alternative you think is best.

3. Use topic sentences. You can help your reader more easily evaluate your analysis by putting the topic sentence first in each paragraph and following with statements directly supporting the topic sentence.

4. Be specific in your recommendations. Develop specific recommendations logically and be sure your recommendations are well defended by your analysis. Avoid using generalizations, clichés, and ambiguous statements. Remember that any number of answers are possible and so your professor is most concerned about how your reasoning led to your recommendations and how well you develop and support your ideas.

5. Do not overlook implementation. Many good analyses receive poor evaluations because they do not include a discussion of implementation. Your analysis will be much stronger when you discuss how your recommendation can be implemented. Include some of the specific actions needed to achieve the objectives you are proposing.

6. Specifically state your assumptions. Cases, like all real business situations, involve incomplete information. Therefore, it is important that you clearly state any assumptions you make in your analysis.

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Have advances in communications technology such as radio, TV and the Internet been beneficial or detrimental to the (western democratic) electoral process? Paper instructions: This essay is for a basic core unit in a political science major in an undergraduate bachelor of arts. Please use the sources provided to re-write from notes. I thank you so much for your time and wish to help in any way. Please do not exceed 2500 words or write less than 2400 words.

Have advances in communications technology such as radio, TV and the Internet been beneficial or detrimental to the (western democratic) electoral process?
Paper instructions:
This essay is for a basic core unit in a political science major in an undergraduate bachelor of arts. Please use the sources provided to re-write from notes. I thank you so much for your time and wish to help in any way. Please do not exceed 2500 words or write less than 2400 words.

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Reflection Questions/Statements: Question 1: Identify and explain how at least three cultural differences between them and their students may affect teaching and learning. Identify and describe at least three things the teacher can do to ease newcomers into the routines in the classroom when they know little or no English. Question 2: Describe the type of classroom suggested by the following three views of language acquisition: behaviorist, innatist, and interactionist. For each type of classroom, discuss the teacher’s role; how errors will be treated; and grouping patterns, such as whole class, small group, and individuals working alone. Use examples throughout your discussion as you visualize specific classrooms that reflect each of the three language acquisition theories.

Reflection Questions/Statements:

Question 1: Identify and explain how at least three cultural differences between them and their students may affect teaching and learning. Identify and describe at least three things the teacher can do to ease newcomers into the routines in the classroom when they know little or no English.

Question 2: Describe the type of classroom suggested by the following three views of language acquisition: behaviorist, innatist, and interactionist. For each type of classroom, discuss the teacher’s role; how errors will be treated; and grouping patterns, such as whole class, small group, and individuals working alone. Use examples throughout your discussion as you visualize specific classrooms that reflect each of the three language acquisition theories.

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Reflection Questions/Statements: Question 1: Identify and explain how at least three cultural differences between them and their students may affect teaching and learning. Identify and describe at least three things the teacher can do to ease newcomers into the routines in the classroom when they know little or no English. Question 2: Describe the type of classroom suggested by the following three views of language acquisition: behaviorist, innatist, and interactionist. For each type of classroom, discuss the teacher’s role; how errors will be treated; and grouping patterns, such as whole class, small group, and individuals working alone. Use examples throughout your discussion as you visualize specific classrooms that reflect each of the three language acquisition theories.

Reflection Questions/Statements:

Question 1: Identify and explain how at least three cultural differences between them and their students may affect teaching and learning. Identify and describe at least three things the teacher can do to ease newcomers into the routines in the classroom when they know little or no English.

Question 2: Describe the type of classroom suggested by the following three views of language acquisition: behaviorist, innatist, and interactionist. For each type of classroom, discuss the teacher’s role; how errors will be treated; and grouping patterns, such as whole class, small group, and individuals working alone. Use examples throughout your discussion as you visualize specific classrooms that reflect each of the three language acquisition theories.

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A. You have a middle level student with a severe learning disability in reading transferring into your program. Describe what this means in terms of possible issues that you may need to address as a classroom teacher. Specifically: a. What does this mean for the possible future and transition planning for the child? What might you assume is the child’s ability level across all areas in addition to reading? What other metacognitive problems (attention, memory, study skills) might this child have that could impact academic performance? What would you need to know about the reading disability to write the IEP and make accommodations for lessons? How might a reading disability impact performance in other content areas? Considering the continuum of services, what would most likely be the best method of delivering services? How would you potentially accommodate performance on testing? How is this student potentially similar and dissimilar to students w/out disabilities? Response: Most of children with a severe learning disability in reading will not achieve academic goals in the future because the classes in the schools depend on the reading. Teachers in the schools do not have enough time to teach students all the knowledge in the class, but they give students assignments to help him to understand the lesson. If the student has a huge problem in the reading such as students with a severe learning disability, he/she probably will be failure. That will effect on student’s achievement, plan instruction and student’s confidence. I think this student have a weak ability in most of subjects because most of these subjects depend on the reading. In addition, I can as a teacher know about the child’s ability level in reading by tests. In fact, this is the first and most important factor to help student with a severe learning disability. Most of students with learning disability have metacognitive problems such as attention, memory and study skills. In the class, student should have attention to understand the lesson. That really influence on the student performance. Also, the other important metacognitive problem is memory. If the student has a bad memory, he/she does not remember the lesson in the test. When the teacher define, and fix the most important metacognitive problems, the student will improve in the reading class. In summary, if we want to fix the problem, we have to know the cause of the problem. If I want to write the IEP of the student, I should know about many points which are the basic points to build the IEP. First of all is history information about the child such as if the family has any other child with disability. In addition, the future planning, postsecondary transition and postsecondary transition services are some points include in the IEP. Also, there are other points such as measurable annual goals, descriptions of specially designed services and nonacademic and extracurricular activities. The child with a severe learning disability in reading cannot be able to understand like ordinary students, and that will influence on the student negatively. The schools have services to develop the student with reading disability. One of the most important services is resource room. In that room, teacher gives student the lesson by different teaching methods. The best teaching methods which assist this student is to teach the student individual. That helps student to focus more than when he/she in the classroom. The child with reading disability does not have the ability to accommodate the test. The child will be failure on the test because he/she does not understand the questions. In the classroom, there are different abilities between the students without disability. Also, the grades are different between them. Teachers should change their teaching methods to help students with disability to understand the lesson. Standard 2.2 Teachers understand and use content-specific instructional strategies. a. Using either scenario A OR B from above, describe instructional strategies that would be potentially beneficial for instruction for the student in the scenario that you selected. Describe a brief lesson plan that would demonstrate application of these strategies. Response: There are a lot of instructional strategies to help the child with reading disability. In my opinion, I will use with this child the strategy which focuses on multimedia and senses. The philosophy of this instructional strategy is using most senses of the student in the lesson. Also, teachers probably teach the students these kinds of instructional strategy in the resources room because the teachers need some teaching aids which are not available in the classroom. This is a brief lesson plan to describe the strategy of multimedia and senses. Frist of all, the child should use most of his/her senses in the reading class. For example, I will write the paragraph on PowerPoint, and the child can see the paragraph clearly. I use now the child’s eyes to see the words. Then, I will read the paragraph loudly. In fact, that helps the child to improve his/her skills when the child see and hear the words. After that, I will ask the child to read the paragraph. That is a simple example about multimedia and senses strategy. In fact, that is one of many instructional strategies. Standard 2.3 Teachers understand school and district curriculum priorities and the Ohio academic content standards. a. A number of different legislative initiatives have been put forward in the past ten years regarding children with disabilities and curriculum/assessment. These include the requirement that children with disabilities participate in district testing and connecting teacher evaluations with student performance on these assessments. Describe how this has impacted children with disabilities and special education. What types of accommodations may be put into lessons or assessment? How are these accommodations determined? How might this result in ethical dilemmas for teachers? The government created a lot of rules to keep the people with disabilities. People with disability should live as other people without disability because the people with disability want to be equal in the community. Some students with disability special needs have ability more than ordinary students, and they are able to overcome the challenges. They need only their rights in the community. If they do not take their rights, that will influence on them negatively. For example, if the government does not give these people their rights in the jobs as other people, that will lead them to be a bad people in the community such as a homeless. So, the government should care about these people to give them their rights. Teachers who teach students with disability have to support them in the classroom. They should give them their needs to succeed in the school. First, teachers should find the weak areas in the students with disability. After that, they will create a program to support them in these weak areas. The student with special needs have different ability, so the weak areas are also different between them. Teachers have to focus on their program on these weak areas, and develop the strong areas in these students. Students with disability should evaluate their teachers as other students. The evaluation is important for teachers. So, they will focus to support ordinary students move than students with disability because teachers need excellent evaluation in their class. In fact, that is one the ethical dilemmas for teaches. 2.4 Teachers understand the relationship of knowledge within the discipline to other content areas. a. What specific body of disciplinary expertise do special education teachers bring to the educational setting and collaborative team processes that differs from regular education? How does the special education teacher utilize baseline data and other assessment and data collection for decision making? How do you apply that in a collaborative relationship with regular education teachers to enhance and facilitate the learning of students with disabilities across other content areas? Response: Special education teachers who teach in the schools are different than teachers who teach in the regular education. Special education teachers work as group on one team however teacher who teach in regular education work and plan for the class individual. In fact, there are the IEP team who write the goals and the plan of the students with disability. The IEP team includes many members one of them teachers. Teachers of special education have to get information about the students with ability before teach them. The teachers can get the data by the parents or the IEP of the student. This information assists teachers to understand their students with disability. We can apply that in a collaborative relationship with regular education teacher when we are inclusion students with disability in the regular education. Regular education teacher can support and assist students with disability in the classroom. They can support students to be with a high confidence when the student with disability participates in the class activities. 2.5 Teachers connect content to relevant life experiences and career opportunities a. In either Scenario A or B above, describe how you would provide special education intervention to maximize the student’s potential as an adult. What specific challenges does someone with a disability face as an adult? Provide a brief overview of what you learned from the field trip to Summit Juvenile Court and how this can guide your instruction. Response: If children with learning disability or any types of disability start early in special education programs, they will probably develop their skills faster than other children who are in these programs when they are adult. In fact, early intervention programs focus on children, and support families to put their children in these programs early if they want to improve the children’s skills. Adults of special needs will faces on many challenges on the future. One of the most important challenges is getting job. The companies need employees who work fast without any trouble. The adults with disability need helping to succeed. The companies do not want to wait these adults to succeed, but the companies want the employees who are ready to work. In my experience which is in my country, the government gives special privileges to companies which have employees with disability, and the government pays a part of the salary for them. For example, if the salary of the employees with disability is 3000. The government will pay 1500 and the company will pay the other part of the salary for them. That assist the companies to find the employees with disability because they are have low salary than other ordinary employees. I was interesting when I visit the Summit County Juvenile Court because I learned new great ideas. For example, the speaker told a great idea which is about the leader. The idea is to teach young people to be a leader. In fact, that is a great idea because these young people will lead their classmate to do the positive behavior. In addition, the Summit County Juvenile Court has many services to help these students to control and change their behavior. These services also support them to change themselves. The students in the Summit County Juvenile Court are still learning. The teachers communicate with their schools to give them their grades. That is really a grate point to keep children studying in the Summit County Juvenile Court. [5610:612] Social and Ethical Issues in Special Education 5/20/2014 In the class, you gave us many good points, and one of these pointes is about the ESL students. When the ESL students get a low grade in the IQ test, the educators cannot be allow putting them in special education programs because they do not have a language, and they learn the language as second language. In fact, that is correct, and thought about deaf students. Deaf students have the same situation of ESL students because the sing language is kind of second language for them. So, why do the educators put deaf students in special education program, and they do not include the ESL students in these programs? I tried to find the answer in the internet, but I do not find clear answer. In my experience with deaf students, they ability to learn as ordinary students, but they have one problem which is communication. If teacher know the sing language, they will communicate with them. In fact, that exactly like the ESL students and both of them study in the same line.

A.     You have a middle level student with a severe learning disability in reading transferring into your program.  Describe what this means in terms of possible issues that you may need to address as a classroom teacher. Specifically:

a.      What does this mean for the possible future and transition planning for the child? What might you assume is the child’s ability level across all areas in addition to reading?  What other metacognitive problems (attention, memory, study skills) might this child have that could impact academic performance? What would you need to know about the reading disability to write the IEP and make accommodations for lessons? How might a reading disability impact performance in other content areas?  Considering the continuum of services, what would most likely be the best method of delivering services? How would you potentially accommodate performance on testing? How is this student potentially similar and dissimilar to students w/out disabilities?
Response:
            Most of children with a severe learning disability in reading will not achieve academic goals in the future because the classes in the schools depend on the reading. Teachers in the schools do not have enough time to teach students all the knowledge in the class, but they give students assignments to help him to understand the lesson. If the student has a huge problem in the reading such as students with a severe learning disability, he/she probably will be failure. That will effect on student’s achievement, plan instruction and student’s confidence.

 

            I think this student have a weak ability in most of subjects because most of these subjects depend on the reading. In addition, I can as a teacher know about the child’s ability level in reading by tests. In fact, this is the first and most important factor to help student with a severe learning disability.
            Most of students with learning disability have metacognitive problems such as attention, memory and study skills. In the class, student should have attention to understand the lesson. That really influence on the student performance. Also, the other important metacognitive problem is memory. If the student has a bad memory, he/she does not remember the lesson in the test. When the teacher define, and fix the most important metacognitive problems, the student will improve in the reading class. In summary, if we want to fix the problem, we have to know the cause of the problem.
            If I want to write the IEP of the student, I should know about many points which are the basic points to build the IEP. First of all is history information about the child such as if the family has any other child with disability. In addition, the future planning, postsecondary transition and postsecondary transition services are some points include in the IEP. Also, there are other points such as measurable annual goals, descriptions of specially designed services and nonacademic and extracurricular activities.
            The child with a severe learning disability in reading cannot be able to understand like ordinary students, and that will influence on the student negatively. The schools have services to develop the student with reading disability. One of the most important services is resource room. In that room, teacher gives student the lesson by different teaching methods. The best teaching methods which assist this student is to teach the student individual. That helps student to focus more than when he/she in the classroom.

 

            The child with reading disability does not have the ability to accommodate the test. The child will be failure on the test because he/she does not understand the questions.
            In the classroom, there are different abilities between the students without disability. Also, the grades are different between them. Teachers should change their teaching methods to help students with disability to understand the lesson.
Standard 2.2 Teachers understand and use content-specific instructional strategies.
a.      Using either scenario A OR B from above, describe instructional strategies that would be potentially beneficial for instruction for the student in the scenario that you selected. Describe a brief lesson plan that would demonstrate application of these strategies.
 Response:
            There are a lot of instructional strategies to help the child with reading disability. In my opinion, I will use with this child the strategy which focuses on multimedia and senses. The philosophy of this instructional strategy is using most senses of the student in the lesson. Also, teachers probably teach the students these kinds of instructional strategy in the resources room because the teachers need some teaching aids which are not available in the classroom.
            This is a brief lesson plan to describe the strategy of multimedia and senses. Frist of all, the child should use most of his/her senses in the reading class. For example, I will write the paragraph on PowerPoint, and the child can see the paragraph clearly. I use now the child’s eyes to see the words. Then, I will read the paragraph loudly. In fact, that helps the child to improve his/her skills when the child see and hear the words. After that, I will ask the child to read the paragraph. That is a simple example about multimedia and senses strategy. In fact, that is one of many instructional strategies.
Standard 2.3 Teachers understand school and district curriculum priorities and the Ohio academic content standards.
a.      A number of different legislative initiatives have been put forward in the past ten years regarding children with disabilities and curriculum/assessment. These include the requirement that children with disabilities participate in district testing and connecting teacher evaluations with student performance on these assessments. Describe how this has impacted children with disabilities and special education. What types of accommodations may be put into lessons or assessment? How are these accommodations determined? How might this result in ethical dilemmas for teachers?

 

            The government created a lot of rules to keep the people with disabilities. People with disability should live as other people without disability because the people with disability want to be equal in the community. Some students with disability special needs have ability more than ordinary students, and they are able to overcome the challenges. They need only their rights in the community. If they do not take their rights, that will influence on them negatively. For example, if the government does not give these people their rights in the jobs as other people, that will lead them to be a bad people in the community such as a homeless. So, the government should care about these people to give them their rights.
            Teachers who teach students with disability have to support them in the classroom. They should give them their needs to succeed in the school. First, teachers should find the weak areas in the students with disability. After that, they will create a program to support them in these weak areas. The student with special needs have different ability, so the weak areas are also different between them. Teachers have to focus on their program on these weak areas, and develop the strong areas in these students.
            Students with disability should evaluate their teachers as other students. The evaluation is important for teachers. So, they will focus to support ordinary students move than students with disability because teachers need excellent evaluation in their class. In fact, that is one the ethical dilemmas for teaches.
2.4 Teachers understand the relationship of knowledge within the discipline to other content areas.
a.      What specific body of disciplinary expertise do special education teachers bring to the educational setting and collaborative team processes that differs from regular education? How does the special education teacher utilize baseline data and other assessment and data collection for decision making? How do you apply that in a collaborative relationship with regular education teachers to enhance and facilitate the learning of students with disabilities across other content areas?
Response:
            Special education teachers who teach in the schools are different than teachers who teach in the regular education. Special education teachers work as group on one team however teacher who teach in regular education work and plan for the class individual. In fact, there are the IEP team who write the goals and the plan of the students with disability. The IEP team includes many members one of them teachers.
            Teachers of special education have to get information about the students with ability before teach them. The teachers can get the data by the parents or the IEP of the student. This information assists teachers to understand their students with disability.
            We can apply that in a collaborative relationship with regular education teacher when we are inclusion students with disability in the regular education. Regular education teacher can support and assist students with disability in the classroom. They can support students to be with a high confidence when the student with disability participates in the class activities.
2.5 Teachers connect content to relevant life experiences and career opportunities
a.      In either Scenario A or B above, describe how you would provide special education intervention to maximize the student’s potential as an adult. What specific challenges does someone with a disability face as an adult? Provide a brief overview of what you learned from the field trip to Summit Juvenile Court and how this can guide your instruction.

 

Response:
                        If children with learning disability or any types of disability start early in special education programs, they will probably develop their skills faster than other children who are in these programs when they are adult. In fact, early intervention programs focus on children, and support families to put their children in these programs early if they want to improve the children’s skills.
             Adults of special needs will faces on many challenges on the future. One of the most important challenges is getting job. The companies need employees who work fast without any trouble. The adults with disability need helping to succeed. The companies do not want to wait these adults to succeed, but the companies want the employees who are ready to work. In my experience which is in my country, the government gives special privileges to companies which have employees with disability, and the government pays a part of the salary for them. For example, if the salary of the employees with disability is 3000. The government will pay 1500 and the company will pay the other part of the salary for them. That assist the companies to find the employees with disability because they are have low salary than other ordinary employees.
            I was interesting when I visit the Summit County Juvenile Court because I learned new great ideas. For example, the speaker told a great idea which is about the leader. The idea is to teach young people to be a leader. In fact, that is a great idea because these young people will lead their classmate to do the positive behavior. In addition, the Summit County Juvenile Court has many services to help these students to control and change their behavior. These services also support them to change themselves. The students in the Summit County Juvenile Court are still learning. The teachers communicate with their schools to give them their grades. That is really a grate point to keep children studying in the Summit County Juvenile Court.
[5610:612] Social and Ethical Issues in Special Education
5/20/2014
            In the class, you gave us many good points, and one of these pointes is about the ESL students. When the ESL students get a low grade in the IQ test, the educators cannot be allow putting them in special education programs because they do not have a language, and they learn the language as second language.
            In fact, that is correct, and thought about deaf students. Deaf students have the same situation of ESL students because the sing language is kind of second language for them. So, why do the educators put deaf students in special education program, and they do not include the ESL students in these programs? I tried to find the answer in the internet, but I do not find clear answer.

In my experience with deaf students, they ability to learn as ordinary students, but they have one problem which is communication. If teacher know the sing language, they will communicate with them. In fact, that exactly like the ESL students and both of them study in the same line.

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No cover page – Single-spaced – 1 inch margins – 12 point Times New Roman font – No spaces between paragraphs – Citations: only page number in parentheses – The paper must have citation Bhagavad Gita: Describe the Use of Jnana, Bhakti, Raja, and Karma Yogas in the Bhagavad Gita. What is their relationship to each other for ultimate liberation? Support your position with many textual references from the Gita

No cover page
– Single-spaced
– 1 inch margins
– 12 point Times New Roman font
– No spaces between paragraphs
– Citations: only page number in parentheses
– The paper must have citation

Bhagavad Gita: Describe the Use of Jnana, Bhakti, Raja, and Karma Yogas in the Bhagavad Gita. What is their relationship to each other for ultimate liberation? Support your position with many textual references from the Gita

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Paper instructions: Discuss the theme of the individual vs. society, and how characters either conform to or rebel against societal expectations. Answer the task, supporting your ideas with citations from the book written by Markus Zusak. List 3-5 other sources in the references.

Paper instructions:
Discuss the theme of the individual vs. society, and how characters either conform to or rebel against societal expectations.
Answer the task, supporting your ideas with citations from the book written by Markus Zusak. List 3-5 other sources in the references.

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You are to write an informal business proposal for a manager who would act on the proposal if it was accepted ( the “authorization statement” required with the proposal distinguishes it from some sort of marketing or informational document that does not specify action, cost or timetable). you will prepare a report recommending a specific course of action, with detail appropriate to the proposal. it is to include budget or cost data and staffing information that will enable the recipient to clearly understand how much the proposal would cost for the fiscal year and what staffing needs it would involve. THE MORE PRACTICAL AND SPECIFIC, THE BETTER The text EXCLUDING document title block (date, to, from, etc) is to be approximately 1,500 words long ( about 3 1/2 – 4 pages long) single space with 1 inch margins, times roman 12 pt. microsoft word doc format. appendixes would be in addition to the required page length, but should be held to a minimum

You are to write an informal business proposal for a manager who would act on the proposal if it was accepted ( the “authorization statement” required with the proposal distinguishes it from some sort of marketing or informational document that does not specify action, cost or timetable). you will prepare a report recommending a specific course of action, with detail appropriate to the proposal. it is to include budget or cost data and staffing information that will enable the recipient to clearly understand how much the proposal would cost for the fiscal year and what staffing needs it would involve.
THE MORE PRACTICAL AND SPECIFIC, THE BETTER
The text EXCLUDING document title block (date, to, from, etc) is to be approximately 1,500 words long ( about 3 1/2 – 4 pages long) single space with 1 inch margins, times roman 12 pt. microsoft word doc format. appendixes would be in addition to the required page length, but should be held to a minimum

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Planning is an important aspect of management. It is important for organizations to plan both strategically and operationally to succeed. The process of budgeting also entails a planning element and is often incorporated into strategic and operational planning processes. How does the planning function help organizations succeed? Provide clear examples to support your main arguments where planning has led to success, or poor planning has led to failure. You may choose a specific planning process if you’d prefer, such as strategic planning.

Planning is an important aspect of management. It is important for organizations to plan both strategically and operationally to succeed. The process of budgeting also entails a planning element and is often incorporated into strategic and operational planning processes.  How does the planning function help organizations succeed? Provide clear examples to support your main arguments where planning has led to success, or poor planning has led to failure. You may choose a specific planning process if you’d prefer, such as strategic planning.

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Assignment 1 1. Create a table that documents the differences between plan-driven and change-driven approaches to business analysis. Include information about when it is appropriate to plan-driven vs. change-driven approaches. 2. Create a table that documents the differences between waterfall methodology and agile methodology. 3. Create a table that documents the differences between business process automation, business process improvement, and business process reengineering. 4. Think of a business process that you are familiar with. Describe the business process (1-2 paragraphs) and create a RACI Matrix for that process. 5. Assume that a college is planning on converting all its preparatory courses into online courses. Identify at least 10 stakeholders who will be involved in some way in this change process. Create a stakeholder matrix that classifies the stakeholders into one of the 4 quadrants.

Assignment 1

1. Create a table that documents the differences between plan-driven and change-driven approaches to business analysis. Include information about when it is appropriate to plan-driven vs. change-driven approaches.

2. Create a table that documents the differences between waterfall methodology and agile methodology.

3. Create a table that documents the differences between business process automation, business process improvement, and business process reengineering.

4. Think of a business process that you are familiar with. Describe the business process (1-2 paragraphs) and create a RACI Matrix for that process.

5. Assume that a college is planning on converting all its preparatory courses into online courses. Identify at least 10 stakeholders who will be involved in some way in this change process. Create a stakeholder matrix that classifies the stakeholders into one of the 4 quadrants.

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Independent study -need to compare and contrast the two different types of schools -charter vs. public include personal experiences -evidence base behind the two types of schools -Main differences and similarities -pros and cons Books: http://www.amazon.com/Charter-Schools-Corporate-Makeover-Education-ebook/dp/B00CLCSKSO/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1401388292&sr=8-4&keywords=charter+schools http://www.amazon.com/Reign-Error-Privatization-Movement-Americas-ebook/dp/B00BRUQ376/ref=pd_sim_kstore_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=1B6RS8XBGDZ730YJ1HWE

Independent study
-need to compare and contrast the two different types of schools
-charter vs. public
include personal experiences

-evidence base behind the two types of schools
-Main differences and similarities
-pros and cons

Books: http://www.amazon.com/Charter-Schools-Corporate-Makeover-Education-ebook/dp/B00CLCSKSO/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1401388292&sr=8-4&keywords=charter+schools

http://www.amazon.com/Reign-Error-Privatization-Movement-Americas-ebook/dp/B00BRUQ376/ref=pd_sim_kstore_1?ie=UTF8&refRID=1B6RS8XBGDZ730YJ1HWE

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Paper instructions: Write a headline a new heair line product for “New York – A new product claims to be able to more realistically cover bald spots than wigs, weaves, implants and hair-in-a-can. Made from wool fibers, Toppik is sprinkled onto the scalp with a shaker. the fibers adhere to thinning hair with static electricy and create a fuller look. It costs far less than other remediesk and the manufactures claim that it will adhre until shampooed out. ” Be creative, but also remember to inform. Explain your rationale based on principles

Paper instructions:
Write a headline a new heair line product for “New York – A new product claims to be able to more realistically cover bald spots than wigs, weaves, implants and hair-in-a-can. Made from wool fibers, Toppik is sprinkled onto the scalp with a shaker. the fibers adhere to thinning hair with static electricy and create a fuller look. It costs far less than other remediesk and the manufactures claim that it will adhre until shampooed out. ” Be creative, but also remember to inform. Explain your rationale based on principles

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Paper instructions: b) Naturalistic Observation Project: Observations are an important part of studying human development. You will be required to submit one (1) observation for this course. Instructions for the completion of the observation are provided on the following page. The observation is worth 100 points for a total of 15% of your grade. Instruction for submitting the Naturalistic Observation. Course Number: DEP-2004 Course Title: HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT Description To conduct observations is an important part of studying human development. Select a subject to watch either (not a family member) at a mall, playground, daycare, school, library, etc. You should observe the subject for at least 30 minutes without interrupting them. Prior to the observation, the subject should not be made aware of your study. Once done, you can disclose the purpose of your project. Requirement The subject you select should be between 0-18 years of age. You must follow APA ethical guidelines. Content The following points need to be address on your report: • Demographics. (age, race, sex etc.) • Appearance. (clothing, approximate height and weight and other defining characteristics) • Physical Development. • Cognitive Development. (Piaget’s stages – which one?) • Emotional and Social Development (Erickson’s stages – which one?) • Does the child meet the milestones and stages for the physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development? • Is there anything unusual or “off-development” for this child (deficits as well as giftedness)? • Your thoughts about the observation. • Your opinion about what you observed and the application of the theories of development. Format • The observations should be between 2 to 3 pages maximum. • Write your name on the top of the page. • Font: 12. • Double spaced. • The report should be in your own words. • No images, graphics, etc. • Focus on content, no fluff. • Make sure you write your name. Grading Criteria The report is worth 15% of your grade. A breakdown of the grading criteria is described as: • Grammar – 20 points • Content – 60 points • Format – 20 points Please, follow the following aspects to successfully complete this assignment: • Where the Observation took place. • Child’s Physical development observed. • Cognitive Development according to Piaget’s stages. • Emotional and Social Development according to Erickson’s stages. • Does the child meet the milestones and stages for the physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development? Yes/No. Explain why. • Is there anything unusual or “off-development” for this child (deficits as well as giftedness)? • My thoughts about the Observation. • My opinion about what I observed and the application of the theories of

Paper instructions:
b) Naturalistic Observation Project: Observations are an important part of studying human development. You will be required to submit one (1) observation for this course. Instructions for the completion of the observation are provided on the following page. The observation is worth 100 points for a total of 15% of your grade.

Instruction for submitting the Naturalistic Observation.
Course Number: DEP-2004

 

Course Title: HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
Description
To conduct observations is an important part of studying human development. Select a subject to watch either (not a family member) at a mall, playground, daycare, school, library, etc. You should observe the subject for at least 30 minutes without interrupting them. Prior to the observation, the subject should not be made aware of your study. Once done, you can disclose the purpose of your project.
Requirement
The subject you select should be between 0-18 years of age. You must follow APA ethical guidelines.
Content
The following points need to be address on your report:
• Demographics. (age, race, sex etc.)
• Appearance. (clothing, approximate height and weight and other defining characteristics)
• Physical Development.
• Cognitive Development. (Piaget’s stages – which one?)
• Emotional and Social Development (Erickson’s stages – which one?)
• Does the child meet the milestones and stages for the physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development?
• Is there anything unusual or “off-development” for this child (deficits as well as giftedness)?
• Your thoughts about the observation.
• Your opinion about what you observed and the application of the theories of development.
Format
• The observations should be between 2 to 3 pages maximum.
• Write your name on the top of the page.
• Font: 12.
• Double spaced.
• The report should be in your own words.
• No images, graphics, etc.
• Focus on content, no fluff.
• Make sure you write your name.

 

Grading Criteria
The report is worth 15% of your grade. A breakdown of the grading criteria is described as:
• Grammar – 20 points
• Content – 60 points
• Format – 20 points

Please, follow the following aspects to successfully complete this assignment:
• Where the Observation took place.
• Child’s Physical development observed.
• Cognitive Development according to Piaget’s stages.
• Emotional and Social Development according to Erickson’s stages.
• Does the child meet the milestones and stages for the physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development? Yes/No. Explain why.

• Is there anything unusual or “off-development” for this child (deficits as well as giftedness)?
• My thoughts about the Observation.
• My opinion about what I observed and the application of the theories of

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• Appearance. (clothing, approximate height and weight and other defining characteristics) • Physical Development. • Cognitive Development. (Piaget’s stages – which one?) • Emotional and Social Development (Erickson’s stages – which one?) • Does the child meet the milestones and stages for the physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development? • Is there anything unusual or “off-development” for this child (deficits as well as giftedness)? • Your thoughts about the observation. • Your opinion about what you observed and the application of the theories of development. Format • The observations should be between 2 to 3 pages maximum. • Write your name on the top of the page. • Font: 12. • Double spaced. • The report should be in your own words. • No images, graphics, etc. • Focus on content, no fluff. • Make sure you write your name. Grading Criteria The report is worth 15% of your grade. A breakdown of the grading criteria is described as: • Grammar – 20 points • Content – 60 points • Format – 20 points Please, follow the following aspects to successfully complete this assignment: • Where the Observation took place. • Child’s Physical development observed. • Cognitive Development according to Piaget’s stages. • Emotional and Social Development according to Erickson’s stages. • Does the child meet the milestones and stages for the physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development? Yes/No. Explain why. • Is there anything unusual or “off-development” for this child (deficits as well as giftedness)? • My thoughts about the Observation. • My opinion about what I observed and the application of the theories of

• Appearance. (clothing, approximate height and weight and other defining characteristics)
• Physical Development.
• Cognitive Development. (Piaget’s stages – which one?)
• Emotional and Social Development (Erickson’s stages – which one?)
• Does the child meet the milestones and stages for the physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development?
• Is there anything unusual or “off-development” for this child (deficits as well as giftedness)?
• Your thoughts about the observation.
• Your opinion about what you observed and the application of the theories of development.
Format
• The observations should be between 2 to 3 pages maximum.
• Write your name on the top of the page.
• Font: 12.
• Double spaced.
• The report should be in your own words.
• No images, graphics, etc.
• Focus on content, no fluff.
• Make sure you write your name.
Grading Criteria
The report is worth 15% of your grade. A breakdown of the grading criteria is described as:
• Grammar – 20 points
• Content – 60 points
• Format – 20 points

Please, follow the following aspects to successfully complete this assignment:
• Where the Observation took place.
• Child’s Physical development observed.
• Cognitive Development according to Piaget’s stages.
• Emotional and Social Development according to Erickson’s stages.
• Does the child meet the milestones and stages for the physical, cognitive, and social/emotional development? Yes/No. Explain why.

• Is there anything unusual or “off-development” for this child (deficits as well as giftedness)?
• My thoughts about the Observation.
• My opinion about what I observed and the application of the theories of

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Examine Table 6.1 (a spreadsheet version of which is available on the attached CD in the folder labeled “Budget Tools Chapter 06 Exercises”) to answer the following questions: * Are total revenues growing faster or more slowly than expenditures?Show the annual growth rates for revenues and expenditures in a table. *What is New York City’s fastest-growing category of expenditures during the planning period? * What percentage of New York City revenues comes from the general property tax? How much is this tax growing in each year of the financial plan?

Examine Table 6.1 (a spreadsheet version of which is available on the attached CD in the folder labeled “Budget Tools Chapter 06 Exercises”) to answer the following questions:
* Are total revenues growing faster or more slowly than expenditures?Show the annual growth rates for revenues and expenditures in a table.
*What is New York City’s fastest-growing category of expenditures during the planning period?
* What percentage of New York City revenues comes from the general property tax? How much is this tax growing in each year of the financial plan?

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2. Examine and Discuss San Jose’s Variance Report In Table 8.3 we have used San Jose’s operating budgets to create a hypothetical variance report. Find the variances for the expenditure side and discuss what you think might prove to be problematic for the agency in the coming months. 3. Examine and discuss the Department of Transportation’s Variance Report Table 8.4 is a hypothetical variance report from the department of transportation in a large city in the Northeast. Find the variances for both the revenue and expenditure sides and discuss what you think will be problematic for the agency in the coming months.

2. Examine and Discuss San Jose’s Variance Report
In Table 8.3 we have used San Jose’s operating budgets to create a hypothetical variance report. Find the variances for the expenditure side and discuss what you think might prove to be problematic for the agency in the coming months.
3. Examine and discuss the Department of Transportation’s Variance Report
Table 8.4 is a hypothetical variance report from the department of transportation in a large city in the Northeast. Find the variances for both the revenue and expenditure sides and discuss what you think will be problematic for the agency in the coming months.

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the airline business, there are very few costs that can be traced directly to each individual customer. Instead, there are numerous indirect costs associated with flying passengers, including depreciation of aircraft, fuel, salaries for pilots, flight attendants, ground personnel, and management staff, and related overhead. As a result, airlines use allocation and averaging to determine the estimated cost of providing transportation services to customers. For what other business decisions may it be impossible to calculate the actual cost per customer? What are some of the dangers of basing decisions on estimated rather than actual costs? How can these dangers be minimized?

the airline business, there are very few costs that can be traced directly to each individual customer. Instead, there are numerous indirect costs associated with flying passengers, including depreciation of aircraft, fuel, salaries for pilots, flight attendants, ground personnel, and management staff, and related overhead. As a result, airlines use allocation and averaging to determine the estimated cost of providing transportation services to customers.
For what other business decisions may it be impossible to calculate the actual cost per customer? What are some of the dangers of basing decisions on estimated rather than actual costs? How can these dangers be minimized?

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the airline business, there are very few costs that can be traced directly to each individual customer. Instead, there are numerous indirect costs associated with flying passengers, including depreciation of aircraft, fuel, salaries for pilots, flight attendants, ground personnel, and management staff, and related overhead. As a result, airlines use allocation and averaging to determine the estimated cost of providing transportation services to customers. For what other business decisions may it be impossible to calculate the actual cost per customer? What are some of the dangers of basing decisions on estimated rather than actual costs? How can these dangers be minimized?

the airline business, there are very few costs that can be traced directly to each individual customer. Instead, there are numerous indirect costs associated with flying passengers, including depreciation of aircraft, fuel, salaries for pilots, flight attendants, ground personnel, and management staff, and related overhead. As a result, airlines use allocation and averaging to determine the estimated cost of providing transportation services to customers.
For what other business decisions may it be impossible to calculate the actual cost per customer? What are some of the dangers of basing decisions on estimated rather than actual costs? How can these dangers be minimized?

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Coaching is an important element for leadership effectiveness and can be used as an approach to motivation. Leaders who develop and practice coaching skills are more likely to have employees who are engaged and performing at higher levels. Think of a manager you have worked with who is either an effective coach or who would benefit by becoming an effective coach. If effective, describe specifically what he or she does to achieve this. If development is needed, describe the specific deficit and how you might approach developing him or her to become effective. For either example, describe how you will use this information to develop your own coaching skill set. Many successful organizations are using creativity and innovation as a leadership strategy to differentiate their organization and position them for success. Select a recent article from current events (past 90 days) that highlights an organization that is effectively using creativity and innovation. Write a well-written presentation on this topic by providing a paragraph summarizing the primary components of the article and a second paragraph presenting your analysis of the article (Do you agree/disagree? Is it congruent with our text? Why/why not? Etc.). Be certain to provide a complete reference (APA) for the selected article.

Coaching is an important element for leadership effectiveness and can be used as an approach to motivation. Leaders who develop and practice coaching skills are more likely to have employees who are engaged and performing at higher levels. Think of a manager you have worked with who is either an effective coach or who would benefit by becoming an effective coach. If effective, describe specifically what he or she does to achieve this. If development is needed, describe the specific deficit and how you might approach developing him or her to become effective. For either example, describe how you will use this information to develop your own coaching skill set.

Many successful organizations are using creativity and innovation as a leadership strategy to differentiate their organization and position them for success. Select a recent article from current events (past 90 days) that highlights an organization that is effectively using creativity and innovation. Write a well-written presentation on this topic by providing a paragraph summarizing the primary components of the article and a second paragraph presenting your analysis of the article (Do you agree/disagree? Is it congruent with our text? Why/why not? Etc.). Be certain to provide a complete reference (APA) for the selected article.

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Ice Company is considering investing in a new plant costing $1,850,000. The plant has a 10-year useful life and a salvage value of $235,000. The following information was developed by Ice’s controller regarding the new plant (amounts are stated on an annual basis): Increased Revenue $1,220,000 Less: Increased Expenses Salaries of additional personnel (416,500) Materials, supplies, etc. (389,450) Depreciation (161,500) Maintenance ( 9,000) Net Operating Income $243,550 The company has a debt to equity ratio of 200% ($2 of debt for every $1 of equity). The after-tax cost of debt is 6% and the cost of equity is 12%. Required: a. Compute the accounting rate of return, rounded to 2 decimal places. b. Compute the net cash flow generated per year for years 1-10 . c. Compute the weighted average cost of capital . d. How many years will it take for the project to “pay for itself.” Round to 2 decimal places. e. Compute the NPV f. Compute the IRR. g. Without calculating exact numbers, indicate whether and how the following measures would change if the company shifted its financing structure to be more heavily weighted toward equity than debt. Accounting rate of return Payback period NPV IRR Profitability Index

Ice Company is considering investing in a new plant costing $1,850,000. The plant has
a 10-year useful life and a salvage value of $235,000. The following information was developed
by Ice’s controller regarding the new plant (amounts are stated on an annual basis):

Increased Revenue $1,220,000
Less: Increased Expenses
Salaries of additional personnel (416,500)
Materials, supplies, etc. (389,450)
Depreciation (161,500)
Maintenance ( 9,000)
Net Operating Income $243,550

The company has a debt to equity ratio of 200% ($2 of debt for every $1 of equity). The after-tax cost of debt is 6% and the cost of equity is 12%.
Required:
a. Compute the accounting rate of return, rounded to 2 decimal places.
b. Compute the net cash flow generated per year for years 1-10 .
c. Compute the weighted average cost of capital .
d. How many years will it take for the project to “pay for itself.” Round to 2 decimal places.
e. Compute the NPV
f. Compute the IRR.
g. Without calculating exact numbers, indicate whether and how the following measures would change if the company shifted its financing structure to be more heavily weighted toward equity than debt.

Accounting rate of return
Payback period
NPV
IRR
Profitability Index

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BUS591 – Financial Statement and Analysis Week 1 Homework Assignment Templates Instructions: Only enter data in the yellow boxes. The remaining areas are already completedfor you. Submit to the assignment box before the due date. (Late assignments will receive a latepenalty). Grading Rubric: There are a total of 68 “questions” for you to answer (as determined by theyellow box). Each item is worth 0.06 points for a total of 4.00 points. P1-3B, Prepare an income statement, retained earnings statement, and balance sheet;discuss results. Instructions: (a) Prepare an income statement and a retained earnings statement for the month of May anda balance sheet at May 31, 2014. SHAW’S GARDEN (b) Briefly discuss whether the company’s first month of operations was a success.Enter text answer here. (c) Discuss the company’s decision to distribute a dividend.Enter text answer here. P1-4B, Determine items to be included in a statement of cash flows, prepare a cash flowstatement and discuss the results. Instructions: (a) Determine which items should be included in a statement of cash flows and then preparethe statement for Preacher Corporation. PREACHER CORPORATION Statement of Cash Flows For the Year Ended December 31, 2014 Cash flows from operating activities Activity Amount Activity Amount Net cash provided by operating activities Cash flows from investing activities Activity Amount Activity Amount Net cash used by investing activities Cash flows from financing activities Activity Amount Activity Amount Net cash provided by financing activities Net increase in cash (b) Comment on the adequacy of net cash provided by operating activities to fund thecompany’s investing activities and dividend payments. Enter text answer here. (Continued) Amount Amount Amount Amount P2-7B, Compute values and ratios for the following; discuss results. Instructions: (a) For each company, compute these values and ratios: be sure to show your computations! Working Capital Current ratio (round to two decimal places) Debt to total assets ratio Free cash flow Earnings per share (b) Compare the liquidity, profitability and solvency of the two companies.Enter text answer here.

BUS591 – Financial Statement and Analysis
Week 1 Homework Assignment Templates
Instructions: Only enter data in the yellow boxes. The remaining areas are already completedfor you.

Submit to the assignment box before the due date. (Late assignments will receive a latepenalty).
Grading Rubric: There are a total of 68 “questions” for you to answer (as determined by theyellow box). Each item is worth 0.06 points for a total of 4.00 points.
P1-3B, Prepare an income statement, retained earnings statement, and balance sheet;discuss results.
Instructions:
(a) Prepare an income statement and a retained earnings statement for the month of May anda balance sheet at May 31, 2014.
SHAW’S GARDEN

(b) Briefly discuss whether the company’s first month of operations was a success.Enter text answer here.

(c) Discuss the company’s decision to distribute a dividend.Enter text answer here.

P1-4B, Determine items to be included in a statement of cash flows, prepare a cash flowstatement and discuss the results.
Instructions:
(a) Determine which items should be included in a statement of cash flows and then preparethe statement for Preacher Corporation.

PREACHER CORPORATION
Statement of Cash Flows
For the Year Ended December 31, 2014
Cash flows from operating activities
Activity
Amount
Activity
Amount
Net cash provided by operating activities
Cash flows from investing activities
Activity
Amount
Activity
Amount
Net cash used by investing activities
Cash flows from financing activities
Activity
Amount
Activity
Amount
Net cash provided by financing activities
Net increase in cash
(b) Comment on the adequacy of net cash provided by operating activities to fund thecompany’s investing activities and dividend payments.
Enter text answer here.

(Continued)

Amount

Amount

Amount
Amount

P2-7B, Compute values and ratios for the following; discuss results.
Instructions:
(a) For each company, compute these values and ratios:
be sure to show your computations!
Working Capital
Current ratio (round to
two decimal places)
Debt to total assets ratio
Free cash flow
Earnings per share

(b) Compare the liquidity, profitability and solvency of the two companies.Enter text answer here.

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Question1 The difference between game trees and decision trees is: Select one: A. that game trees are not useful in strategic situations B. that decision trees describe actions that depend on the behavior ofrivals C. that game trees have interactive payoffs D. that decision trees are a function of many individuals and the state ofnature E. none of the above Question2 If a firm has a dominant strategy: Select one: A. its optimal strategy depends on the play of rivals B. its optimal strategy is always the same, even if payoffs change C. it is determined by the behavior of only one key rival D. it receives the same profits regardless of the strategy of rivals E. its optimal strategy is independent of the play of rivals Question3 A Nash equilibrium occurs when: Select one: A. each player has a dominant strategy B. each player receives the same final payoff C. each player believes it is doing the best it can given the behavior ofrivals D. there is no dominant strategy for any player E. payoffs are independent of the actions taken by rivals Question4 If player 1 has a dominant strategy, then player 2: Select one: A. must also have a dominant strategy B. may or may not have a dominant strategy, but will always lead to a Nashequilibrium C. may or may not have a dominant strategy D. will not be able to reach an optimal solution to the game E. will block this dominant strategy and force player 1 to another strategy Question5 Getting to a Nash equilibrium requires: Select one: A. each knowing the opponent’s payoffs and cooperation B. knowing the opponent’s payoffs but not cooperation C. cooperation but not knowing the opponent’s payoffs D. neither cooperation nor knowing the opponent’s payoffs E. either cooperation or knowing the opponent’s payoffs, depending on thegame Question6 Given the following payoff matrix, who has a dominant strategy? Select one: A. it depends on what the other player does B. both players C. neither player D. A does; B doesn’t E. B does; A doesn’t Question7 Given the following payoff matrix, what will A’s profits be? Select one: A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4 E. unknown until B’s action is observed Question8 Which pair of strategies would cooperative cartel members A and Bchoose given this payoff matrix? Select one: A. W, Y B. W, Z C. X, Y D. X, Z E. either X, Y or W, Z Question 9 Which pair of strategies would competing firms A and B choose given thispayoff matrix? Select one: A. W, Y B. W, Z C. X, Y D. X, Z E. Either X, Y or W, Z Question 10 Strategic foresight is the ability to make decisions today that are rational based on: Select one: A. complete uncertainty about the future B. our best information about what will happen in the future C. what we know only about behavior in the past D. information that we have only about our own behavior in the past E. incorrect information about the past Question 11 A subjective definition of probability is: Select one: A. a weighted average of different peoples’ degrees of certainty of an event’s occurring B. a theoretical probability distribution C. a person’s degree of certainty of an event’s occurring D. an expected value of a particular outcome E. the number of occurrences of an event in a large number of repetitions of an experiment Question 12 You pay $3.75 to roll a normal die 1 time. You get $1 for each dot that turns up. Your expected profit from this venture is: Select one: A. -$0.75 B. -$0.25 C. $0.25 D. $3.00 E. $3.50 Question 13 Billy Joe Bob thinks he will win $3 with probability P, otherwise he will win $11. His expected payoff is: Select one: A. $3 + $8P B. $11 – $8P C. $7 D. $3 + $11P E. $11 – $3P Question 14 Betty Gamble is willing to pay exactly, but not more than, $20 to get a deal where she has a 1/3 chance of winning $30 and a 1/6 chance of winning $6 and will win $20 otherwise. Betty is: Select one: A. risk-averse and profit maximizing B. risk-averse, not profit maximizing C. risk loving and profit maximizing D. risk loving, not profit maximizing E. risk-neutral Question 15 A company chooses one of four options; then nature decides whether the choice works. If it does not work, the company has two updating options, each with three possible payoffs. How many decision forks are on the tree depicting this? Select one: A. 5 B. 12 C. 17 D. 28 E. 36

Question1

The difference between game trees and decision trees is:
Select one:
A. that game trees are not useful in strategic situations
B. that decision trees describe actions that depend on the behavior ofrivals
C. that game trees have interactive payoffs
D. that decision trees are a function of many individuals and the state ofnature
E. none of the above

 

Question2
If a firm has a dominant strategy:
Select one:
A. its optimal strategy depends on the play of rivals
B. its optimal strategy is always the same, even if payoffs change
C. it is determined by the behavior of only one key rival
D. it receives the same profits regardless of the strategy of rivals
E. its optimal strategy is independent of the play of rivals

 

Question3

A Nash equilibrium occurs when:
Select one:
A. each player has a dominant strategy
B. each player receives the same final payoff
C. each player believes it is doing the best it can given the behavior ofrivals
D. there is no dominant strategy for any player
E. payoffs are independent of the actions taken by rivals

 

Question4
If player 1 has a dominant strategy, then player 2:
Select one:
A. must also have a dominant strategy
B. may or may not have a dominant strategy, but will always lead to a Nashequilibrium
C. may or may not have a dominant strategy
D. will not be able to reach an optimal solution to the game
E. will block this dominant strategy and force player 1 to another strategy

Question5

Getting to a Nash equilibrium requires:
Select one:
A. each knowing the opponent’s payoffs and cooperation
B. knowing the opponent’s payoffs but not cooperation
C. cooperation but not knowing the opponent’s payoffs
D. neither cooperation nor knowing the opponent’s payoffs
E. either cooperation or knowing the opponent’s payoffs, depending on thegame

 

Question6

Given the following payoff matrix, who has a dominant strategy?

Select one:
A. it depends on what the other player does
B. both players
C. neither player
D. A does; B doesn’t
E. B does; A doesn’t

Question7
Given the following payoff matrix, what will A’s profits be?

Select one:
A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4
E. unknown until B’s action is observed

 

Question8
Which pair of strategies would cooperative cartel members A and Bchoose given this payoff matrix?

Select one:
A. W, Y
B. W, Z
C. X, Y
D. X, Z
E. either X, Y or W, Z

Question

9
Which pair of strategies would competing firms A and B choose given thispayoff matrix?

Select one:
A. W, Y
B. W, Z
C. X, Y
D. X, Z
E. Either X, Y or W, Z
Question

10

Strategic foresight is the ability to make decisions today that are rational
based on:
Select one:
A. complete uncertainty about the future
B. our best information about what will happen in the future
C. what we know only about behavior in the past
D. information that we have only about our own behavior in the past
E. incorrect information about the past
Question

11

A subjective definition of probability is:
Select one:
A. a weighted average of different peoples’ degrees of certainty of an
event’s occurring
B. a theoretical probability distribution
C. a person’s degree of certainty of an event’s occurring
D. an expected value of a particular outcome
E. the number of occurrences of an event in a large number of repetitions
of an experiment
Question

12

You pay $3.75 to roll a normal die 1 time. You get $1 for each dot that turns
up. Your expected profit from this venture is:
Select one:
A. -$0.75
B. -$0.25
C. $0.25
D. $3.00
E. $3.50
Question

13

Billy Joe Bob thinks he will win $3 with probability P, otherwise he will win
$11. His expected payoff is:
Select one:
A. $3 + $8P
B. $11 – $8P
C. $7
D. $3 + $11P
E. $11 – $3P
Question

14

Betty Gamble is willing to pay exactly, but not more than, $20 to get a deal
where she has a 1/3 chance of winning $30 and a 1/6 chance of winning
$6 and will win $20 otherwise. Betty is:
Select one:
A. risk-averse and profit maximizing
B. risk-averse, not profit maximizing
C. risk loving and profit maximizing
D. risk loving, not profit maximizing
E. risk-neutral
Question

15

A company chooses one of four options; then nature decides whether the
choice works. If it does not work, the company has two updating options,
each with three possible payoffs. How many decision forks are on the tree
depicting this?
Select one:
A. 5
B. 12
C. 17
D. 28
E. 36

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Eighty five years ago, America’s 12-year Great Depression began with a crash. The bottom fell out of the stock market on October 24, 1929, signaling the start of the longest and deepest economic decline in the nation’s history. Could the crash happen again? Briefly discuss.

Eighty five years ago, America’s 12-year Great Depression began with a crash. The bottom fell out of the stock market on October 24, 1929, signaling the start of the longest and deepest economic decline in the nation’s history. Could the crash happen again? Briefly discuss.

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Analyze and outline the three most likely reasons for growing food insecurity in the United States. Do you think food insecurity is on the rise in the U.S.; how about in your own community? Can you find any evidence that your county has plans to manage food security in the event of a natural or biological emergency? Who in the county or state is responsible for assuring access to food in the event of an emergency?

Analyze and outline the three most likely reasons for growing food insecurity in the United States. Do you think food insecurity is on the rise in the U.S.; how about in your own community? Can you find any evidence that your county has plans to manage food security in the event of a natural or biological emergency? Who in the county or state is responsible for assuring access to food in the event of an emergency?

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Shokun Steel Co. owns many steel plants. One of its plants is much older than the others. Equipment at that plant is outdated and inefficient, and the costs of production at that plant are now two times higher than at any of Shokun’s other plants. The company cannot raise the price of steel because of competition, both domestic and international. The plant employs more than a thousand workers and is located in Twin Firs, Pennsylvania, which has a population of about 45,000. Shokun is contemplating whether to close the plant. What factors should the firm consider in making its decision? Will the firm violate any ethical duties if it closes the plant? Analyze these questions from the two basic perspectives on ethical reasoning .

Shokun Steel Co. owns many steel plants. One of its plants is much older than the others. Equipment at that plant is outdated and inefficient, and the costs of production at that plant are now two times higher than at any of Shokun’s other plants. The company cannot raise the price of steel
because of competition, both domestic and international. The plant employs more than a thousand workers and is located in Twin Firs, Pennsylvania, which has a population of about 45,000. Shokun is
contemplating whether to close the  plant. What factors should the firm consider in making its decision? Will the firm violate any ethical duties if it closes the plant? Analyze these questions from the two basic perspectives on ethical reasoning .

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According to Yukl (2013), people resist change for many reasons. Choose one reason listed in the Leadership in Organizationstextbook and provide an example from a past or current employment of this type of resistance to change. How was this obstacle managed? What actions would you now recommend? Why?

According to Yukl (2013), people resist change for many reasons. Choose one reason listed in the Leadership in Organizationstextbook and provide an example from a past or current employment of this type of resistance to change. How was this obstacle managed? What actions would you now recommend? Why?

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According to Yukl (2013), people resist change for many reasons. Choose one reason listed in the Leadership in Organizationstextbook and provide an example from a past or current employment of this type of resistance to change. How was this obstacle managed? What actions would you now recommend? Why?

According to Yukl (2013), people resist change for many reasons. Choose one reason listed in the Leadership in Organizationstextbook and provide an example from a past or current employment of this type of resistance to change. How was this obstacle managed? What actions would you now recommend? Why?

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Identify common political factors for an MNC to consider when assessing country risk. Briefly elaborate on how each factor can affect the risk to the MNC. Why might a firm use a “local” capital structure at a particular subsidiary that differs substantially from its “global” capital structure? 500 words total – APA format. Answer the 2 questions below DO NOT PLAGIARIZE.

Identify common political factors for an MNC to consider when assessing country risk. Briefly elaborate on how each factor can affect the risk to the MNC.
Why might a firm use a “local” capital structure at a particular subsidiary that differs substantially from its “global” capital structure?

500 words total – APA format. Answer the 2 questions below DO NOT PLAGIARIZE.

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Discussion topic: There are two major types and five categories of Diabetes Mellitus in the ICD-10-CM and therefore, many different terms and names are used to describe and label the different conditions. Review the information in your text on diabetes including the “Guideline I.C.4.a. Diabetes mellitus.” Then review the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse at http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov. Review a particular type and category of diabetes and find out more about it on the website. What did you learn? What is the code category (E8-13)? Try coding the full diagnosis. What does it tell you about the type and associated complications. Review other student initial posts before posting your own in an effort to avoid duplication.

Discussion topic: There are two major types and five categories of Diabetes Mellitus in the ICD-10-CM and therefore, many different terms and names are used to describe and label the different conditions.

Review the information in your text on diabetes including the “Guideline I.C.4.a. Diabetes mellitus.” Then review the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse at http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov.
Review a particular type and category of diabetes and find out more about it on the website. What did you learn? What is the code category (E8-13)? Try coding the full diagnosis. What does it tell you about the type and associated complications.
Review other student initial posts before posting your own in an effort to avoid duplication.

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Sexual Predator Prosecution Prepare a paper that details your home state’s approach to sexual predators. Address following items in your paper: a.Explain your home state’s laws that prohibit conduct that would be considered predatory. b.Analyze the classification of the crimes and punishments (misdemeanors or felonies). c.Describe the types of punishments (mandatory or discretionary). d.Based on the statutes you researched, evaluate whether mere solicitation of improper activities is enough for a prosecution or whether there must be physical contact to gain a conviction. e.Analyze the statutes and their varying sentencing severity on sexual predators. Provide your opinion on the adequacy of the statutes. Note: If you cannot locate your state’s statutes, please research Florida’s.

Sexual Predator Prosecution

Prepare a paper that details your home state’s approach to sexual predators. Address following items in your paper:
a.Explain your home state’s laws that prohibit conduct that would be considered predatory.
b.Analyze the classification of the crimes and punishments (misdemeanors or felonies).
c.Describe the types of punishments (mandatory or discretionary).
d.Based on the statutes you researched, evaluate whether mere solicitation of improper activities is enough for a prosecution or whether there must be physical contact to gain a conviction.
e.Analyze the statutes and their varying sentencing severity on sexual predators. Provide your opinion on the adequacy of the statutes.

Note: If you cannot locate your state’s statutes, please research Florida’s.

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“Feeding Our Energy Needs” Please respond to the following: Note: Online students, please select one of the two subjects to discuss. •From the first and second e-Activities, describe the benefits and drawbacks of natural gas production. Note: Be sure to include a discussion of issues related to waste products, extraction of the resource, land use, projected reserves, impacts on the environment, and cost/benefit.

“Feeding Our Energy Needs” Please respond to the following:
Note: Online students, please select one of the two subjects to discuss.
•From the first and second e-Activities, describe the benefits and drawbacks of natural gas production. Note: Be sure to include a discussion of issues related to waste products, extraction of the resource, land use, projected reserves, impacts on the environment, and cost/benefit.

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“Feeding Our Energy Needs” Please respond to the following: Note: Online students, please select one of the two subjects to discuss. •From the first and second e-Activities, describe the benefits and drawbacks of natural gas production. Note: Be sure to include a discussion of issues related to waste products, extraction of the resource, land use, projected reserves, impacts on the environment, and cost/benefit.

“Feeding Our Energy Needs” Please respond to the following:
Note: Online students, please select one of the two subjects to discuss.
•From the first and second e-Activities, describe the benefits and drawbacks of natural gas production. Note: Be sure to include a discussion of issues related to waste products, extraction of the resource, land use, projected reserves, impacts on the environment, and cost/benefit.

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Instructions Find an article no older than 2006 on a company that faced an ethical dilemma. Develop a 800-1000 word personal essay that addresses the following: 1. Briefly describe the dilemma. 2. Discuss how the dilemma was resolved. 3. Provide a critique of the decision, examining the interests of all stakeholders. 4. Reflect on how their decision affects their company or brand image from your perspective. Develop this paper as a 800-1000 word essay. Citations to the article are required. Provide additional citations to support other information you provide, being sure to use more than your personal opinion to gauge the answer to question three. While this paper is a personal reflection, do not use first or second person in your writing. Follow APA guidelines, providing a cover and reference sheet as well. Submit your paper via the Unit 4 Assignment Dropbox.

Instructions
Find an article no older than 2006 on a company that faced an ethical dilemma. Develop a 800-1000
word personal essay that addresses the following:
1. Briefly describe the dilemma.
2. Discuss how the dilemma was resolved.
3. Provide a critique of the decision, examining the interests of all stakeholders.
4. Reflect on how their decision affects their company or brand image from your perspective.

Develop this paper as a 800-1000 word essay. Citations to the article are required. Provide additional
citations to support other information you provide, being sure to use more than your personal opinion
to gauge the answer to question three. While this paper is a personal reflection, do not use first or
second person in your writing. Follow APA guidelines, providing a cover and reference sheet as well.
Submit your paper via the Unit 4 Assignment Dropbox.

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Specifically, the paper should offer the following information and address these issues: Name of the product Uses of the product Integration with other information systems User friendliness of data entry and data retrieval Benefits of this particular software over similar types of software The implementation process you would use to implement the EHR Critically analyze your findings Other Content Suggestions: Terminology Philosophical views of the EHR Advantages Reduction of cost Improved quality of care Promote evidence-based medicine Record keeping and mobility Disadvantages Costs Time Governance, privacy, and legal issues Privacy concerns Legal issues Liability Legal interoperability Regulatory compliance Technical Issues Standards Open specifications Customization Long-term preservation and storage of records Synchronization of records E-health and tele-radiology Other Guidelines: Papers must be 12–15 pages in length, (this would be roughly one page per area included in the report), 12-point font, double-spaced, including a cover page, table of contents, introduction, and body of the report, summary or conclusion, and works cited. Even though this is not a scientific writing assignment and is mostly creative in nature, references are still very important. At least six authoritative, outside references are required (anonymous authors or web pages are not acceptable). These should be listed on the last page, titled Works Cited. Appropriate citations are required. All DeVry University policies are in effect, including the plagiarism policy. Papers aredue during Week 7of this course. Any questions about this paper may be discussed in the weekly Q&A Discussion topic. This paper is worth 200 total points and will be graded on quality of research topic, quality of paper information, use of citations, grammar and sentence structure. Milestones Back to Top The name of the software you’ve chosen as the course project topic must be submitted inWeek 1. (required) A content outline for your paper is due byWeek 3, indicating how you plan to address the above criteria, and the primary sources of information you will use.(required) Feedback on your topic selection and project outline will be provided by the instructor. The completed project is due by the end ofWeek 7. (required) Grading Rubrics Back to Top Category Points % Description Topic-due week 1 30 15 Week 1 topic due Outline- due week 3 50 25 Week 3 outline, table of contents, references Documentation and Formatting 10 5 12-point type, 2-line spacing Organization and Cohesiveness 10 5 Structure, title page, table of contents, introduction, correct paragraphs, headings, flow, conclusion, reference page Editing 20 10 Spelling, grammar, format, APA standards, use of citations in body of the paper for all wording that is not your original thought Content 80 40 Sufficient topics so that the reader knows you have researched and analyzed the content of the paper Total 200 100 A quality paper will meet or exceed all of the above requirements. Best Practices Back to TopThe following are best practices in preparing this paper. Cover Page:Include who you prepared the paper for, who prepared it, and the date. Table of Contents:List the main ideas and section of your paper and the pages in which they are located. The illustrations should be included separately. Introduction:Use a header on your paper. This will indicate that you are introducing your paper. The purpose of an introduction or opening: Introduce the subject and why it is important. Preview the main ideas and the order in which they will be covered. Establish the tone of the document. Include in the introduction a reason for the audience to read the paper. Also, include an overview of what you are going to cover in your paper and the importance of the material. (This should include or introduce the questions you are asked to answer on each assignment.) Body of Your Report—Use a header titled with the name of your project. Example: “The Development of Hotel X: A World Class Resort.” Then proceed to break out the main ideas. State the main ideas, state major points in each idea, and provide evidence. Break out each main idea you will use in the body of your paper. Show some type of division like separate sections that are labeled; separate group of paragraphs; or headers. You would include the information you found during your research and investigation. Summary and Conclusion—Summarizing is similar to paraphrasing but presents the gist of the material in fewer words than the original. An effective summary identifies the main ideas and major support points from the body of your report. Minor details are left out. Summarize the benefits of the ideas and how they affect the topic. Work Cited—Use the citation format as specified in the Syllabus. Additional hints on preparing the best possible project. Apply a three-step process of writing: plan, write, and complete. Prepare an outline of your research paper before you go forward. Complete a first draft and then go back to edit, evaluate, and make any changes required. Use visual communication to further clarify and support the written part of your report. You could use example graphs, diagrams, photographs, flowcharts, maps, drawings, animation, video clips, pictograms, tables, and Gantt charts.

Specifically, the paper should offer the following information and address these issues:

  • Name of the product
  • Uses of the product
  • Integration with other information systems
  • User friendliness of data entry and data retrieval
  • Benefits of this particular software over similar types of software
  • The implementation process you would use to implement the EHR
  • Critically analyze your findings

Other Content Suggestions:

  • Terminology
  • Philosophical views of the EHR
  • Advantages
    • Reduction of cost
    • Improved quality of care
    • Promote evidence-based medicine
    • Record keeping and mobility
  • Disadvantages
    • Costs
    • Time
  • Governance, privacy, and legal issues
    • Privacy concerns
    • Legal issues
      • Liability
      • Legal interoperability
    • Regulatory compliance
  • Technical Issues
    • Standards
      • Open specifications
      • Customization
    • Long-term preservation and storage of records
    • Synchronization of records
  • E-health and tele-radiology

Other Guidelines:

  • Papers must be 12–15 pages in length, (this would be roughly one page per area included in the report), 12-point font, double-spaced, including a cover page, table of contents, introduction, and body of the report, summary or conclusion, and works cited.
  • Even though this is not a scientific writing assignment and is mostly creative in nature, references are still very important. At least six authoritative, outside references are required (anonymous authors or web pages are not acceptable). These should be listed on the last page, titled Works Cited.
  • Appropriate citations are required.
  • All DeVry University policies are in effect, including the plagiarism policy.
  • Papers aredue during Week 7of this course.
  • Any questions about this paper may be discussed in the weekly Q&A Discussion topic.
  • This paper is worth 200 total points and will be graded on quality of research topic, quality of paper information, use of citations, grammar and sentence structure.

 

Milestones

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The name of the software you’ve chosen as the course project topic must be submitted inWeek 1. (required)

A content outline for your paper is due byWeek 3, indicating how you plan to address the above criteria, and the primary sources of information you will use.(required)

Feedback on your topic selection and project outline will be provided by the instructor.

The completed project is due by the end ofWeek 7. (required)

Grading Rubrics

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Category Points % Description
Topic-due week 1 30 15 Week 1 topic due
Outline- due week 3 50 25 Week 3 outline, table of contents, references
Documentation and Formatting 10 5 12-point type, 2-line spacing
Organization and Cohesiveness 10 5 Structure, title page, table of contents, introduction, correct paragraphs, headings, flow, conclusion, reference page
Editing 20 10 Spelling, grammar, format, APA standards, use of citations in body of the paper for all wording that is not your original thought
Content 80 40 Sufficient topics so that the reader knows you have researched and analyzed the content of the paper
Total 200 100 A quality paper will meet or exceed all of the above requirements.

 

Best Practices

Back to TopThe following are best practices in preparing this paper.

    • Cover Page:Include who you prepared the paper for, who prepared it, and the date.
    • Table of Contents:List the main ideas and section of your paper and the pages in which they are located. The illustrations should be included separately.
    • Introduction:Use a header on your paper. This will indicate that you are introducing your paper.

 

      The purpose of an introduction or opening:

 

      1. Introduce the subject and why it is important.
      2. Preview the main ideas and the order in which they will be covered.
      3. Establish the tone of the document.

 

      Include in the introduction a reason for the audience to read the paper. Also, include an overview of what you are going to cover in your paper and the importance of the material. (This should include or introduce the questions you are asked to answer on each assignment.)
  • Body of Your Report—Use a header titled with the name of your project. Example: “The Development of Hotel X: A World Class Resort.” Then proceed to break out the main ideas. State the main ideas, state major points in each idea, and provide evidence. Break out each main idea you will use in the body of your paper. Show some type of division like separate sections that are labeled; separate group of paragraphs; or headers. You would include the information you found during your research and investigation.
  • Summary and Conclusion—Summarizing is similar to paraphrasing but presents the gist of the material in fewer words than the original. An effective summary identifies the main ideas and major support points from the body of your report. Minor details are left out. Summarize the benefits of the ideas and how they affect the topic.
  • Work Cited—Use the citation format as specified in the Syllabus.

Additional hints on preparing the best possible project.

  1. Apply a three-step process of writing: plan, write, and complete.
  2. Prepare an outline of your research paper before you go forward.
  3. Complete a first draft and then go back to edit, evaluate, and make any changes required.
  4. Use visual communication to further clarify and support the written part of your report. You could use example graphs, diagrams, photographs, flowcharts, maps, drawings, animation, video clips, pictograms, tables, and Gantt charts.

 

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1. Justify the need for market research. a. Define the marketing situation. b. What is the problem that will be researched? 2. Define the research objective: What is your hypothesis? 3. Identify data needs: How will the research be structured? 4. Identify data sources, and choose an appropriate research design (andmethod). a. Assess the strengths and weaknesses of the basic methods forcollecting primary data, and recommend a methodology for thestudy. b. Understand and discuss the advantages and disadvantages ofusing secondary sources to gather relevant data about theissue(s). 5. Define the population that will be targeted for primary research. a. Given a population and desired level of precision, recommend anoptimum sample size and method to gather the necessaryresearch data within budget and time constraints. 6. Design the data collection instrument. a. Develop a marketing research questionnaire, including a copy asan addendum to your paper. You will turn in this phase of theassignment to your instructor in Week 4, and then you will makeany changes suggested and include it in the final project. 7. Identify areas of ethical concern, and make recommendations for theappropriate behavior of respondents and users of marketing research. 8. Recommended elements for the reporting should be developed withresults from the study to make sure that the findings are actionable. 9. Also, think about next steps: Is there an appropriate next step for thestudy? Your paper should follow APA formatting for citations and should be wellorganized and well written.

1. Justify the need for market research.
a. Define the marketing situation.
b. What is the problem that will be researched?
2. Define the research objective: What is your hypothesis?
3. Identify data needs: How will the research be structured?
4. Identify data sources, and choose an appropriate research design (andmethod).
a. Assess the strengths and weaknesses of the basic methods forcollecting primary data, and recommend a methodology for thestudy.
b. Understand and discuss the advantages and disadvantages ofusing secondary sources to gather relevant data about theissue(s).
5. Define the population that will be targeted for primary research.
a. Given a population and desired level of precision, recommend anoptimum sample size and method to gather the necessaryresearch data within budget and time constraints.
6. Design the data collection instrument.
a. Develop a marketing research questionnaire, including a copy asan addendum to your paper. You will turn in this phase of theassignment to your instructor in Week 4, and then you will makeany changes suggested and include it in the final project.
7. Identify areas of ethical concern, and make recommendations for theappropriate behavior of respondents and users of marketing research.
8. Recommended elements for the reporting should be developed withresults from the study to make sure that the findings are actionable.
9. Also, think about next steps: Is there an appropriate next step for thestudy?
Your paper should follow APA formatting for citations and should be wellorganized and well written.

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Question 1. 1. (TCO 1, 2) Analyze how imperialism and militarism contributed to the outbreak of World War I. Use historical examples to support your answer. Of the various causes of World War I, which do you think was the most important, and why? (Points : 25) Question 2. 2. (TCO 5, 6) Identify and analyze the first two Russian Revolutions of 1917. Use historical examples to support your answer. In what ways did these revolutions radically change Russian society? (Points : 25) Question 3. 3. (TCO 5, 11) Describe the rise of fascism in Germany. Indicate the conditions present in Germany, that made it possible for Hitler to come to power. Then describe the Nazi persecution of the Jews. Analyze how a cultured people like the Germans could systematically kill twelve million Jews and other minorities. (Points : 25) Question 4. 4. (TCO 5, 11) Analyze how the stipulations of the Treaty of Versailles that ended World War I, along with the Great Depression of the 1930s, contributed to the outbreak of World War II. Then analyze significant ways in which World War II changed the world. Make sure you use enough historical details to support your answer. (Points : 25)

Question 1. 1. (TCO 1, 2) Analyze how imperialism and militarism contributed to the outbreak of World War I. Use historical examples to support your answer. Of the various causes of World War I, which do you think was the most important, and why? (Points : 25)

 

 

Question 2. 2. (TCO 5, 6) Identify and analyze the first two Russian Revolutions of 1917. Use historical examples to support your answer. In what ways did these revolutions radically change Russian society? (Points : 25)

 

 

Question 3. 3. (TCO 5, 11) Describe the rise of fascism in Germany. Indicate the conditions present in Germany, that made it possible for Hitler to come to power. Then describe the Nazi persecution of the Jews. Analyze how a cultured people like the Germans could systematically kill twelve million Jews and other minorities. (Points : 25)

 

 

Question 4. 4. (TCO 5, 11) Analyze how the stipulations of the Treaty of Versailles that ended World War I, along with the Great Depression of the 1930s, contributed to the outbreak of World War II. Then analyze significant ways in which World War II changed the world. Make sure you use enough historical details to support your answer. (Points : 25)

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1. (TCO 1) Pronouncements issued by the Committee on Accounting Procedures: 2. (TCO 2) The FASB’s conceptual framework’s qualitative characteristics of accounting information include: 3. (TCO 2) The conceptual framework’s recognition and measurement concepts recognize which of the following as a principle, rather than an assumption? 4. (TCO 2) Recognizing expected losses immediately, but deferring expected gains, is an example of: 5. (TCO 3) A sale on account would be recorded by: 6. (TCO 3) Recording revenue earned, but not yet collected, from a customer is an example of: 7. (TCO 4) Accrued expenses: 8. (TCO 3) A future economic benefit owned or controlled by an entity is: 9. (TCO 3) The adjusting entry required to record accrued expenses includes: Essay 1. (TCO 2) Explain and show an example of how the FASB’s conceptual framework is needed in formulating standards on controversial topics. 2. (TCO 4) – Briefly explain the purpose of the disclosure note on significant accounting policies. Provide two examples of what might be found in this note. 3. (TCO 5)What are the key provisions of the Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection (Sarbanes-Oxley) Act of 2002?

1. (TCO 1) Pronouncements issued by the Committee on Accounting Procedures:
2. (TCO 2) The FASB’s conceptual framework’s qualitative characteristics of accounting information include:
3. (TCO 2) The conceptual framework’s recognition and measurement concepts recognize which of the following as a principle, rather than an assumption?
4. (TCO 2) Recognizing expected losses immediately, but deferring expected gains, is an example of:
5. (TCO 3) A sale on account would be recorded by:
6. (TCO 3) Recording revenue earned, but not yet collected, from a customer is an example of:
7. (TCO 4) Accrued expenses:
8. (TCO 3) A future economic benefit owned or controlled by an entity is:
9. (TCO 3) The adjusting entry required to record accrued expenses includes:

Essay
1. (TCO 2) Explain and show an example of how the FASB’s conceptual framework is needed in formulating standards on controversial topics.
2. (TCO 4) – Briefly explain the purpose of the disclosure note on significant accounting policies. Provide two examples of what might be found in this note.
3. (TCO 5)What are the key provisions of the Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection (Sarbanes-Oxley) Act of 2002?

 

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Davis Corporation was authorized to issue 100,000 shares of $10 par common stock and 50,000 shares of $50 par, 6 percent, cumulative preferred stock. Davis Corporation completed the following transactions during its first two year of operation. 2012 Jan 2 Issued 5,000 shares of $10 par common stock for $28 per share Jan 14 Issued 1,000 shares of $50 par preferred stock for $70 per share Feb 14 Issued 15,000 shares of $10 par common stock for $30 Dec 31 During the year, earned $170,000 of cash service revenue and paid $110,000 of cash operating expenses. Dec 31 Declared the cash dividend on outstanding shares of preferred stock for 2012. The dividend will be paid on Jan 31 to stockholders of record on January 15, 2013 2013 Jan 31 Paid the cash dividend declared on December 31, 2012 Mar 1 Issued 2,000 share of $50 par preferred stock for $58 per share Jun 1 Purchased 500 shares of common stock as treasury stock at $43 per share Dec 31 During the year, earned $210, of cash service revenue and paid $175,000 of cash operating expense Dec 31 Declared the dividend on the preferred stock and a $0.60 per share dividend on the common stock A. Organize the transaction data in accounts under an accounting equation B. Prepare the stockholders’ equity section of the balance sheet at December 31, 2012 C. Prepare the balance sheet at December 31, 2013

Davis Corporation was authorized to issue 100,000 shares of $10 par common stock and 50,000 shares of $50 par, 6 percent, cumulative preferred stock. Davis Corporation completed the following transactions during its first two year of operation.

2012

Jan 2 Issued 5,000 shares of $10 par common stock for $28 per share

Jan 14 Issued 1,000 shares of $50 par preferred stock for $70 per share

Feb 14 Issued 15,000 shares of $10 par common stock for $30

Dec 31 During the year, earned $170,000 of cash service revenue and paid $110,000 of cash operating expenses.

Dec 31 Declared the cash dividend on outstanding shares of preferred stock for 2012. The dividend will be paid on Jan 31 to stockholders of record on January 15, 2013

2013

Jan 31 Paid the cash dividend declared on December 31, 2012

Mar 1 Issued 2,000 share of $50 par preferred stock for $58 per share

Jun 1 Purchased 500 shares of common stock as treasury stock at $43 per share

Dec 31 During the year, earned $210, of cash service revenue and paid $175,000 of cash operating expense

Dec 31 Declared the dividend on the preferred stock and a $0.60 per share dividend on the common stock

A. Organize the transaction data in accounts under an accounting equation
B. Prepare the stockholders’ equity section of the balance sheet at December 31, 2012
C. Prepare the balance sheet at December 31, 2013

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KEYSTONE CASE, CHAPTER 16 (page 657) IN-CLASSTEAMCASE 16—48 The audit staff of Adams, Barnes & Co. (ABC), CPAs, reported the following audit findings in their audit of Keystone Computers & Networks (KCN), Inc.: 1. Unrecorded liabilities in the amount of $6,440 for purchases of inventory. These inventory items were counted and included in the year?end total. 2. Projected misstatement from confirmation of accounts receivable in the amount of $2,042 understatement. 3. Projected misstatement from price tests of inventory of $9,510 overstatement. 4. The staff of ABC believes that the amount of KCN’s allowance for uncollectible accounts should be increased by $5,000. In addition, the audit staff has decided that for evaluating a material misstatement of the financial statements the following guidelines should be used: Current assets—$50,000 Noncurrent assets—$75,000 Current liabilities—$50,000 Noncurrent liabilities—$75,000 Total owners’ equity—$100,000 Net income before taxes—$65,000 Required: a. Prepare a schedule modeled after the one on page 656 to be used to evaluate the above audit findings, assuming that KCN’s marginal tax rate is 25 percent. b. Decide whether the results indicate that there is a sufficiently low risk of material misstatement to justify ABC’s audit opinion

KEYSTONE CASE, CHAPTER 16 (page 657)

  • IN-CLASSTEAMCASE

16—48The audit staff of Adams, Barnes & Co. (ABC), CPAs, reported the following audit findings in their audit of Keystone Computers & Networks (KCN), Inc.:

1.Unrecorded liabilities in the amount of $6,440 for purchases of inventory. These inventory items were counted and included in the year?end total.

2.Projected misstatement from confirmation of accounts receivable in the amount of $2,042 understatement.

3.Projected misstatement from price tests of inventory of $9,510 overstatement.

4.The staff of ABC believes that the amount of KCN’s allowance for uncollectible accounts should be increased by $5,000.

In addition, the audit staff has decided that for evaluating a material misstatement of the financial statements the following guidelines should be used:

Current assets—$50,000

Noncurrent assets—$75,000

Current liabilities—$50,000

Noncurrent liabilities—$75,000

Total owners’ equity—$100,000

Net income before taxes—$65,000

 

Required:

a.Prepare a schedule modeled after the one on page 656 to be used to evaluate the above audit findings, assuming that KCN’s marginal tax rate is 25 percent.

b.Decide whether the results indicate that there is a sufficiently low risk of material misstatement to justify ABC’s audit opinion

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Review the results provided from the MMPI-2 and MCMI-III in the Sample Personality Results Report located in Module Resources folder. Respond to the following questions: How would you feel if you received this kind of feedback regarding your personality? What kind of diagnosis do the results of these tests suggest? How might these results be helpful in the treatment of Josephine? How might they be harmful? Are there any ethical concerns related to providing these kinds of results to a client?

Review the results provided from the MMPI-2 and MCMI-III in the Sample Personality Results Report located in Module Resources folder. Respond to the following questions:
How would you feel if you received this kind of feedback regarding your personality?
What kind of diagnosis do the results of these tests suggest?
How might these results be helpful in the treatment of Josephine? How might they be harmful?
Are there any ethical concerns related to providing these kinds of results to a client?

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Question 16 of 20 1.0 Points Accepted characters: numbers, decimal point markers (period or comma), sign indicators (-), spaces (e.g., as thousands separator, 5 000), “E” or “e” (used in scientific notation). NOTE: For scientific notation, a period MUST be used as the decimal point marker. Complex numbers should be in the form (a + bi) where “a” and “b” need to have explicitly stated values. For example: {1+1i} is valid whereas {1+i} is not. {0+9i} is valid whereas {9i} is not. A survey determines that mint chocolate chip is the favorite ice cream flavor of 6% of consumers. An ice cream shop determines that of 240 customers, 18 customers stated their preference for mint chocolate chip. Find the P-value that would be used to determine if the percentage of customers who prefer mint chocolate chip ice has increased at a 5% level of significance. P-value: Round your answer to four decimal places as necessary. Question 17 of 20 1.0 Points Accepted characters: numbers, decimal point markers (period or comma), sign indicators (-), spaces (e.g., as thousands separator, 5 000), “E” or “e” (used in scientific notation). NOTE: For scientific notation, a period MUST be used as the decimal point marker. Complex numbers should be in the form (a + bi) where “a” and “b” need to have explicitly stated values. For example: {1+1i} is valid whereas {1+i} is not. {0+9i} is valid whereas {9i} is not. A survey determines that mint chocolate chip is the favorite ice cream flavor of 6% of consumers. An ice cream shop determines that of 260 customers, 20 customers stated their preference for mint chocolate chip. Find the P-value that would be used to determine if the percentage of customers who prefer mint chocolate chip ice has increased at a 5% level of significance. P-value: Round your answer to four decimal places as necessary.

Question 16 of 20
1.0 Points
Accepted characters: numbers, decimal point markers (period or comma), sign indicators (-), spaces (e.g., as thousands separator, 5 000), “E” or “e” (used in scientific notation). NOTE: For scientific notation, a period MUST be used as the decimal point marker.
Complex numbers should be in the form (a + bi) where “a” and “b” need to have explicitly stated values.
For example: {1+1i} is valid whereas {1+i} is not. {0+9i} is valid whereas {9i} is not.

A survey determines that mint chocolate chip is the favorite ice cream flavor of 6% of consumers. An ice cream shop determines that of 240 customers, 18 customers stated their preference for mint chocolate chip.

Find the P-value that would be used to determine if the percentage of customers who prefer mint chocolate chip ice has increased at a 5% level of significance.

P-value: Round your answer to four decimal places as necessary.

Question 17 of 20
1.0 Points
Accepted characters: numbers, decimal point markers (period or comma), sign indicators (-), spaces (e.g., as thousands separator, 5 000), “E” or “e” (used in scientific notation). NOTE: For scientific notation, a period MUST be used as the decimal point marker.
Complex numbers should be in the form (a + bi) where “a” and “b” need to have explicitly stated values.
For example: {1+1i} is valid whereas {1+i} is not. {0+9i} is valid whereas {9i} is not.

A survey determines that mint chocolate chip is the favorite ice cream flavor of 6% of consumers. An ice cream shop determines that of 260 customers, 20 customers stated their preference for mint chocolate chip.

Find the P-value that would be used to determine if the percentage of customers who prefer mint chocolate chip ice has increased at a 5% level of significance.

P-value: Round your answer to four decimal places as necessary.

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What was the Enlightenment attitude toward science and how did this influence psychology’s history? Compare and contrast Wundt and Galton. Explain why Descartes is considered (a) a rationalist, and (b) a nativist. What is the connection between Galton’s beliefs about intelligence and (a) eugenics, and (b) mental testing? Describe the essential principles of phrenology and explain why it eventually failed as a science. Be sure to consider the research of Flourens in your answer. Show how the two varieties of the clinical method for studying the brain are illustrated by (a) Phineas Gage and (b) Tan. Wundt rather than Fechner, is considered to be the founder of modern experimental psychology. Why? Darwin had his theory worked out in the early 1840’s. Why did he delay publication and why did he eventually publish in 1859? Describe Weber’s Law and the concept of a jnd. Distinguish between primary and secondary qualities of matter and compare the views of Locke and Berkeley’s with regard to these qualities. Malone, John C-Psychology: Pythagoras to Present- Reference TXT BOOK

What was the Enlightenment attitude toward science and how did this influence psychology’s history?
Compare and contrast Wundt and Galton.
Explain why Descartes is considered (a) a rationalist, and (b) a nativist.
What is the connection between Galton’s beliefs about intelligence and (a) eugenics, and (b) mental testing?
Describe the essential principles of phrenology and explain why it eventually failed as a science. Be sure to consider the research of Flourens in your answer.
Show how the two varieties of the clinical method for studying the brain are illustrated by (a) Phineas Gage and (b) Tan.
Wundt rather than Fechner, is considered to be the founder of modern experimental psychology. Why?
Darwin had his theory worked out in the early 1840’s. Why did he delay publication and why did he eventually publish in 1859?
Describe Weber’s Law and the concept of a jnd.
Distinguish between primary and secondary qualities of matter and compare the views of Locke and Berkeley’s with regard to these qualities.

Malone, John C-Psychology: Pythagoras to Present- Reference TXT BOOK

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Assignment 2 (Application of The Derivative) After an aggressive marketing campaign in the local community, Poe’s TV Sales & Repair Co. discovered that their cost can now be modeled by the equation: C(n) = 25n + 150n + 21500, where n represents the number of small screen televisions produced in a particular month. 1. How many small screen televisions must be produced in a month in order to minimize the company’s average cost? Show all steps and justify your answer. 2. What is that minimum average cost?

Assignment 2 (Application of The Derivative)
After an aggressive marketing campaign in the local community, Poe’s TV Sales & Repair Co.
discovered that their cost can now be modeled by the equation:
C(n) = 25n + 150n + 21500,
where n represents the number of small screen televisions produced in a particular month.
1. How many small screen televisions must be produced in a month in order to minimize the company’s average cost? Show all steps and justify your answer.
2. What is that minimum average cost?

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