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Critical Thinking By: Introduction to Applied Behavior Science Critical thinking is the ability to take truth, both assumed and stated, and come to a conclusion or opinion on such said truth. Critical thinking "concentrates on the process of reasoning" (Kirst-Ashman, 2011). In other words critical thinking is the process of good thinking or thinking about thinking. Critical thinking helps to sort and organize knowledge. Being able to utilize what you know and use it to make a good sound use of it to solve issues or problems. Utilizing this process of reasoning is a great way to...

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Theories on Groups Of all the theories discussed in Chapter 3 (field, social exchange, learning psychoanalytic, systems, empowerment, and feminist), which one helps you understand best how groups function? In 250 - 300 words, discuss your rationale for selecting this theory and the concepts of the theory that make it seem most relevant to your understanding. Support your comments with a minimum of one reference from scholarly sources and respond to a minimum of two of your classmates. The theory I chose is the learning theory. "Learning theory is a theoretical orientation that...

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Types of Groups Select one of the types of groups: (Task group, Team, Treatment, Support, Committees, etc.) giving an example of how it functions, its purpose, goals, and relevance to the individuals that participate in the group. What kinds of variables might act as barriers to the successful outcomes of this group? What factors might work to empower the group to achieve its goals? Please use 250-300 words to discuss this topic, and include a minimum of one scholarly reference. Respond to a minimum of two of your classmates. "A team is a group of two or more people gathered together...

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Organizations and Power Discuss the dynamics and concept of power in organizations, for example, are they gender-based, is power at odds with the provision of services, and does politics or cost enter in? What is power and what does it have to do with the goals of the organization? What are the pros and cons to the ways in which power is distributed within and between groups and organizations? Please discuss in 250-300 words, and include one scholarly reference. Respond to a minimum of two of your classmates. Power is the potential ability to move people on the chosen course to produce...

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Week 4 Individual ISCOM383 Global Value Chain Management - Week 4 Individual Assignment - Case 6-2 (Laura Ashley and FES) Value Chain Strategies Case Analysis ISCOM 383 Laura Ashley is one of the most successful British entrepreneurs of the 20th century. Laura Ashley Holdings Company has an international market with design and retail stores that consist of clothing and home furnishings. Laura Ashley is a trusted name in fashion as well as home furnishings. Emergent strategy is "a set of actions, or behavior, consistent over time, "a realized pattern that was not expressly...

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Ancient Male Rulers (Ashoka and Ramses II) Name: School/ Institution: Professor: Abstract Among the world's Ancient Male rulers who are also known as kings, Ashoka and Ramsses II of India and Egypt respectively gives clear notification on how historical rulers reigned into power to rule their subjects. Therefore, in" Ashoka the Great"a historical book written by WytzeKeuning clearly indicates the supremacy of this (Ashoka) male Greek king who many decades back had full control of his subject. This great man reined into power after subsequent expansion of Maurya Empire,...

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Eating Ashes How Zulu Subsistence Methods and Culture Changed After the Anglo-Zulu War ANT101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Eating Ashes: How Zulu Subsistence Methods and Culture Changed After the Anglo-Zulu War The Zulu people of South Africa made an unprecedented development from a single clan of pastoralists much like the other clans and tribes in the area of modern KwaZulu-Natal (Sithole, 2002. "Zulu Orientation". para. 1) to a great nation with the rise of King Shaka in the 1820's (Etherington, 2004. p. 159). Through revolutionary tactics begun by his predecessor...

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866 I Comes Before "U" in the Alphabet and in Happiness Throughout life, one faces many responsibilities that could be taken upon; furthermore, sometimes one responsibility conflicts with another, causing a person to struggle to find which responsibility is more important in his life. In addition, for one to live his life in a manner that would make others content would be foolish, because this person would feel unsatisfied with his accomplishments and no one else would be completely pleased; It is impossible to make others completely happy, due to the fact that everyone would want and...

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Read the case study at the end of Chapter 12 and the case study at the end of Chapter 13, and thoroughly answer all the following questions. Supplement your answers with scholarly research using the Ashford Online Library. Each case study should be addressed in at least 5 pages, resulting in a combined Final Paper of at least 10 pages. Create a master production schedule for the breadmaker in the case that considers production levels, demand for the product, and the best business strategy for the situation presented. Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of Jack’s approach,...

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I the great Asoka Maurya, one of Indias greatest emperors of all time who ruled most of the continent of Asia would like to reminisce on my great and aspiring legacy as I lay dying on my death bed of natural causes. Let us first bring to mind the accomplishments a made regarding our political system. For example, creating the policies on public welfare, which were made to give everyone respect and be friendly towards each other I even had it ordered that servants be treated humanely and fair! I even came up with the idea of ideal administration. Next how about architecture, I had wells...

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708 Angela's Ashes, by Frank McCourt is a genuine memoir that vividly tells the story of a young, Irish Catholic boy during the 1930's and early 1940's. Frank's memory of his impoverished childhood is difficult to accept, however, he injects a sense of devilish humor into his biography. He creates a story where the readers watch him grow beyond all odds and live through the pinnacle of the miserable Irish Catholic childhood. "People everywhere brag and whimper about the woes of their early years, but nothing can compare with the Irish version: the poverty, the shiftless loquacious...

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Sexual Liberation Ashley Hampton May 11, 2014 Liberation is defined as freedom from limits on thought or behavior. The sexual liberation was an era when sex became less taboo and more talked about. So many things changed in the aspects of sexual behavior and sexual stereotypes. Sexual liberation could be called the sexual revolution because things became very different. For one, people started to study sex. This was basically unheard of before. Dr Kinsey did a study on sexual behavior he determined that sexual behavior varied by social class and age. He was criticized at the time...

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Terrorism and 9/11 Ashley Hampton June 8, 2014 Terrorism is defined as the use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims. Terrorism is a problem all over the world. When most Americans think of terrorism they think about September 11, 2001 and the destruction of the world trade centers. This event forever changed America and made terrorism a household term. There is heavier terrorism activity in certain areas of the world for many reasons. One reason is that in the Middle East there was and still is fighting about land and religion. These people don't have...

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A+ Grade Work Ashford University INF 103 Week 4 Short Critical Reflection Paper (Ash) After reading Chapter 8 and then critically thinking and reflecting on the information, please select three of the questions below to answer. Your responses should be a minimum of a paragraph (125-175 words) per question, be grammatically correct, and demonstrate through intelligent use of quotes, facts, and figures that you have learned from the assigned chapters. Presnky, in his infamous article “Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants,” coined the notion that the youth are digital...

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Ashley Huebner Abnormal Cr 11 "Tricyclic antidepressants and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are effective for the treatment of depression ." Panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorders, social phobias, and generalized anxiety disorders can often be alleviated when the TCA and SSRIs are used. TCAs have been shown to be more effective for different types of depression, while the SSRIs can be more effective on anxiety disorders. The procedure that was conducted included 77 patients who visited a psychiatrist weekly for the first two weeks of the study, and then biweekly the...

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ASHWORTH GE350 ONLINE EXAM 8 Question Question 1 of 20 5.0 Points The United States is the world's __________ largest country in terms of population. A. fourth B. third C. second D. fifth Question 2 of 20 5.0 Points The western third of Canada and the United States is primarily comprised of: A. plains. B. mountains. C. lowlands D. forests. Question 3 of 20 5.0 Points Fertile soil laid down at the conclusion of the Pleistocene Ice Age by wind is called: A. alluvium. B. loess. C. laterite. D. podzol. Question 4 of 20 5.0 Points The Great Lakes were formed...

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ASHWORTH AR300 ONLINE EXAM 2 Question Question 1 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which two conflicting trends increase in prominence in Hellenistic sculpture? A. Realistic and abstract B. Classical and anti-Classical C. Organic and geometric D. Conservative and liberal Question 2 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points What device is used inside the dome of the Pantheon to lighten its weight? A. Coffers B. Columns C. Groin vaults D. Pilasters Question 3 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points What does the Arch of Titus commemorate? A. Titus’s coronation as Emperor B. Titus’s birth C. Titus’s death D....

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Ashworth College c10v exam 2016 Report this Question as Inappropriate Question Part 1 of 1 - 90.0/ 100.0 Points Question 1 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Generic nouns _______ refer to a specific person, place, or thing. Question 2 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following is not an abstract noun? Question 3 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points All of the following transitional expressions are used to show causes except that reason. a result. from. . Question 4 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points The plural of fury is . . . . Question 5 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points _______ determiners, such as my, your, and her, are...

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Ashworth A01 Accounting Quiz 2 Question Part 1 of 1 - 95.0/ 100.0 Points Question 1 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Ryan withdrew cash from the business to pay his personal cell phone bill. The expanded accounting equation changes include __________. A. increase in both cash and withdrawal B. decrease in both cash and withdrawal C. decrease in cash and increase in withdrawal D. increase in cash and decrease in withdrawal Question 2 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which of the following items are on both the balance sheet and the statement of owner's equity? A. Net loss B. Capital C....

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ASHWORTH AR300 ONLINE EXAM 2 Question Question 1 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which two conflicting trends increase in prominence in Hellenistic sculpture? A. Realistic and abstract B. Classical and anti-Classical C. Organic and geometric D. Conservative and liberal Question 2 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points What device is used inside the dome of the Pantheon to lighten its weight? A. Coffers B. Columns C. Groin vaults D. Pilasters Question 3 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points What does the Arch of Titus commemorate? A. Tituss coronation as Emperor B. Tituss birth C. Tituss death D. Tituss capture...

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ASHWORTH AR300 ONLINE EXAM 3 Question Question 1 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points In textiles, the best known flat-weaves today are Turkish: A. carpets. B. piles. C. kilims. D. tugras. Question 2 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which building were Ottoman architects like Sinan particularly inspired by? A. The Alhambra, Granada B. The Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem C. The Great Mosque, Cordoba D. Hagia Sophia, Istanbul Question 3 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which is the central space of a longitudinal church? A. Nave B. Apse C. Transept D. Narthex Question 4 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points A...

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ASHWORTH AR300 ONLINE EXAM 5 Question 1 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Which artist has a fallen soldier and broken lances fall along linear perspective lines? A. Paolo Uccello B. Sandro Botticelli C. Fra Angelico D. Masaccio Question 2 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Which of the following is a system of showing distance through color, clarity, and value? A. Atmospheric perspective B. Linear perspective C. Mathematical perspective D. Intuitive perspective Question 3 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points What types of buildings were built in the Gothic style? A. Christian churches B. Jewish synagogues C....

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ASHWORTH BU350 ONLINE EXAM 2 Question Question 1 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points From the 1930s through the mid-1980s, General Motors consistently gave promotions and bonuses to managers who kept a low profile and avoided controversy. This is an example of which of the following organizational constraints? A. performance evaluation B. reward systems C. formal regulations D. system-imposed time constraints Question 2 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Your boss never gives you the benefit of the doubt. When you arrived late from lunch, he assumed that you had simply taken too much time. He never...

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ASHWORTH BZ420 ONLINE EXAM 3 Report this Question as Inappropriate Question Question 1 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points What percentage of learning on the job comes from informal learning? A. 80 B. 75 C. 90 D. 45 Question 2 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Who performs the initial orientation? A. an HR specialist B. the supervisor C. neither A nor B D. both A and B Question 3 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points __________ is a detailed study of the job to determine what specific skills the job requires. A. Needs analysis B. Task analysis C. Performance analysis D. Training strategy Question 4 of 20 5.0/...

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ASHWORTH EN120 ONLINE EXAM 1 Report this Question as Inappropriate Question Question 1 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Early in the prewriting phase, writers should give some serious thought to all of the following except their A. subject. B. audience. C. purpose. D. spelling. Question 2 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points One kind of verb, called a/an _______ verb, expresses the action that the subject is performing. A. linking B. helping C. action D. prepositional Question 3 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Two or more words that mean nearly the same thing are A. synonyms. B. opposites. C. pronouns. D. homonyms. Question...

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Ashworth HS150 WORLD CIVILIZATIONS I exam 1 Report this Question as Inappropriate Question Question 1 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Upon which of the following basic doctrines did Jains and Buddhists agree? A. The concept of reincarnation is a myth. B. All souls should strive to attain moksha. C. The caste system should be rejected. D. There is only one god. Question 2 of 20 0.0/ 5.0 Points Which of these was an innovation that accompanied the advent of farming? A. Herding B. Nomadism C. Hunting D. The use of metals Question 3 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Mesopotamia was in present-day: A. Iraq. B....

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Ashley Thomas July 24, 2016 PHI-305 Jim Clark Journal Article Report Same Sex Relationships and Issues of Moral Obligations In this article Robert Norris addressed a very controversial topic of the disconnection between homosexuality and the teachings and beliefs of church. Robert discusses the concepts of moral obligations admitted to not only the church but also human beings in whole. His main intention of the article is to address how the disapproval of same-sex relationships becomes a moral decision for the church setting. There is a constant non-understanding of how a moral...

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Ratio Analysis Using the Ashford University Library as a resource, find two articles that discuss financial ratio analysis. Identify two advantages and two disadvantages to using ratios in financial analysis. Be sure to cite your sources using APA format as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Making a choice of a ratio is determined on the present need and purpose of the individual. Liquidity, leverage and investment return are what can be used to study the usage of ratios. Strong liquidity, cash and capital help with the financing that a company has for any given project....

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BUS 308 Week 1 Discussion Question 1: Data Scales A marketing agency is interested in the buying habits of those who shop online versus those who shop in person. In your discussion post, address each of the following and explain your reasoning as to why you picked the specific scale: Discussion Question 2: Week 1 DQ 2 (Probability) · ASHFORD BUS 308 Week 1 Problem Set Week One. · ASHFORD BUS 308 Week 1 Quiz 10 Q's & A's. BUS 308 Week 2 Discussion Question 1: t-Tests Imagine a shift manager at a manufacturing plant is gathering...

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BUS 401 (Principles of Finance) Complete Course The Role of Financial Management in a Firm. Summarize the role of management as it relates to finance in a corporation. In your post, address the following: § Indicate the various aspects of finance that management must understand. § Describe why a manager needs to understand the characteristics and importance of financial markets including risk and efficiency. § Describe why cash flow is more important than sales in a business. § Discuss what could happen if management does not fulfill responsibilities related to...

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A+ Grade Work Ashford INF 103 Week 5 Final Paper - Social Networks For the Final Paper, you will select one topic from the list below. Choose a topic that is important or interesting to you, and write a five- to seven-page paper about it. Instructions for completing the Final Paper: 1.Please select from one of the following topics, which are addressed in the course textbook, Introduction to Computer Literacy: oCollaborative Technologies (Chapter 1) oEthical Concerns in Computing (Chapter 1) oThe Digital Divide (Chapter 1) oOpen Source Software (Chapter 3) oThe...

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BUS 308 Week 2 Discussion Question 1: t-Tests Imagine a shift manager at a manufacturing plant is gathering data on the number of units workers assemble during two different shifts over 10 different days. If the number of units assembled by each shift varies greatly from day to day, what impact will that have on the likelihood of a significant difference between the two shifts? Explain and support your response. Discussion Question 2: Week 2 DQ 2 (ANOVA Testing). · ASHFORD BUS 308 Week 2 Journal. · ASHFORD BUS 308 Week 2 Problem Set Week Two....

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Ashford Learning Resources Review the Learning Resources section on the navigation panel in your course. Explore the resources available, view demos/tutorials and read the guides. In a 250-300 word response, discuss how these resources will be of value to you in your program at Ashford. Use at least one resource to support your key points. Respond to at least two of our fellow students' posts and offer suggestions on how they could increase the value of the resources they identified. The learning resources available to students at Ashford University are comprehensive and easily...

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A+ Grade Work Ashford University INF 103 Week 2 Assignment 1 Using Microsoft Word (Ash) Review the following Microsoft Word Basic Training Tutorials and work on practice sessions associated with the tutorials. •Word 2010: Create your first Word document I •Word 2010: Create your first Word document II •Word 2010: Formatting •Word 2010: Lists •Word 2010: Add or delete a table •Word 2010: Headers, footers, and page numbers •Word 2010: Tracking changes and comments •Help and How-To for Microsoft for Mac Office Products | Mactopia (for Mac users) If...

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A+ Grade Work Ashford University INF 103 Week 3 Assignment 1: Using Microsoft Excel (Ash) Review the following Microsoft Excel Training Tutorials covering important concepts and work on practice sessions associated with the tutorials. Excel 2010: Worksheets Excel 2010: Formulas Excel 2010: Charts Help and How-To for Microsoft for Mac Office Products | Mactopia (for Mac users) If you do not have Microsoft Office Excel 2010, you may use Microsoft Excel 2007 with the following tutorials: Excel 2007: Overview Excel 2007: Creating a new work sheet Excel 2007: Using...

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A+ Grade Work Ashford University INF 103 Week 5 DQ2 Wordle of Your Research Paper (Ash) You will create a Wordle word visualization cloud from your research paper and share it with the class. Review Tom Barrett’s Forty-Five Interesting Ways* to Use Wordle in the Classroom. In order to create a PDF of your Wordle cloud later, install a free PDF printer software from CutePDF. Click on “Download” link and download the file and run the installation. During installation, follow the directions but do NOT choose Ask Toolbar installation by unclicking all the options for Ask...

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A+ Grade Work Ashford University INF 103 Entire Course (Ash) INF 103 Week 1 DQ 1 The Future is Now Pretty Soon, at Least INF 103 Week 1 DQ 2 Research Project Brainstorming INF 103 Week 1 Assignment 1 Microsoft Office Software INF 103 Week 2 DQ 1 Your Devices in the Near Future INF 103 Week 2 DQ 2 Copyright, Mashups, and Creative Commons INF 103 Week 2 Assignment 1 Using Microsoft Word INF 103 Week 3 DQ 1 Ubiquitous Computing and Your Privacy INF 103 Week 3 Assignment 1 Using Microsoft Excel INF 103 Week 4 Short Critical Reflection Paper INF 103 Week 5 DQ 1...

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GEN 499 Complete Course General Education Capstone Ashford Univeristy Week 1 Week 1 DQ1 Final Research Paper Topic and Plan The first step in the research process is selecting a topic that is both interesting and manageable. For this discussion, complete the following: Review the Final Research Paper instructions in Week Five, and identify three potential research topics. Describe methods that may be helpful in identifying and narrowing your research paper topic. Examine two scholarly sources that may prove valuable as you seek to defend your claims. Address why...

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BUS 308 Week 1 Discussion Question 1: Data Scales A marketing agency is interested in the buying habits of those who shop online versus those who shop in person. In your discussion post, address each of the following and explain your reasoning as to why you picked the specific scale: Discussion Question 2: Week 1 DQ 2 (Probability) · ASHFORD BUS 308 Week 1 Problem Set Week One. · ASHFORD BUS 308 Week 1 Quiz 10 Q's & A's.

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BUS 308 Week 4 Week 4 Discussion Question 1: Simple Regression Analysis Is the correlation between number of sick days and number of customer complaints statistically significant? What is the best prediction for the number of complaints that will be registered for an installer who takes five sick days during the period? Week 4 Discussion Question 2: Multiple Regressions Analysis Develop a multiple linear regression equation that describes the relationship between tenure and the other variables in the chart above. Use the Analysis Toolpak located in Excel to perform this...

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A+ Grade Work Ashford University INF 103 Week 5 Final Research Project (Social Web) - Ashford The Research Paper and accompanying PowerPoint slide show presentation should demonstrate an understanding of the readings as well as the implications of new knowledge. The five-to-seven page paper should summarize the research you found about your theme/topic while using the Microsoft Office applications, library databases, and optional Jing or Prezi, to compile all of the text and other objects you decide to include in your paper (charts, clip-art, and other objects). You may...

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Ashford General Hospital is a 263-bed regional hospital located in California, serving its community for more than 50 years. The hospital maintains the only 24-hour emergency department in the area and an "extended hours" urgent care clinic. Similar to other hospitals in the United States, Ashford General Hospital is encountering a nursing shortage. Sixty-eight percent of the nursing staff is over the age of 45, facing retirement. The retention rate on nurses is 61%, compared to 65% nationwide. Many of the nursing staff find the work too physically demanding and have a feeling of emotional...

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Ashford General Hospital is a 263-bed regional hospital located in California, serving its community for more than 50 years. The hospital maintains the only 24-hour emergency department in the area and an "extended hours" urgent care clinic. Similar to other hospitals in the United States, Ashford General Hospital is encountering a nursing shortage. Sixty-eight percent of the nursing staff is over the age of 45, facing retirement. The retention rate on nurses is 61%, compared to 65% nationwide. Many of the nursing staff find the work too physically demanding and have a feeling of emotional...

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GEN 499 General Education Capstone Ashford University Week 2 Assignment: Information Literacy Assignment Your Name GEN 499 General Education Capstone Professor: MichealPelt July 2016 Information Literacy Assignment The world of innovation is always showing signs of change, for example, the Internet, the Internet has made strides the capacity to direct research for one's scholarly attempts. Ashford University's Online Library has given a safe and academic approach to research subjects and guaranteed the sources believability. The online library is a genuinely simple web crawler that...

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Ashford 6 Week 5 Final Paper Civil Liberties, Habeas Corpus, and the War on Terror The final assignment for this course is a Final Paper. The purpose of the Final Paper is to give you an opportunity to apply much of what you have learned about American national government to an examination of civil liberties in the context of the war on terror. The Final Paper represents 20% of the overall course grade. Soon after the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, the Bush administration developed a plan for holding and interrogating captured prisoners. They were sent to a prison inside a...

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Ashford Bus 642 How Work Stress Effects the Employee BUS642: Business Research Methods & Tools Introduction It is almost inevitable to experience stress in the workplace, regardless of what organization or industry an individual works in. Through history, the presence of stress has always been a reality that once must face in the workforce. However, with the current state of economy stress in the workplace is a growing concern due to employees facing increased conditions of overwork, decreased levels of job satisfaction, harsh work environments, job insecurity, and lack of...

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As CEO of Ashford Medical Center, the Board has authorized you to work with the Medical Director, the Chief of Staff, and Medical Staff in the development of an exciting new program to attempt to meet the medical, health, and nutritional needs of the community for the next ten years. What conflicts might you anticipate as you attempt to adapt a post modernist/complexity science strategy? ANSWER: Complexity science strategy might be termed as a new approach to science which is related to the study of relationships between parts and diagnoses how such relationship may give rise to the...

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ACC 205 Week 5 Final Paper Write a five-to seven-page financial statement analysis of a public company, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. In this analysis you will discuss the financial health of this company with the ultimate goal of making a recommendation to other investors. Your paper should consist of the following sections: introduction, company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis, final recommendation, and conclusions. Your paper needs to include a minimum of two scholarly resources in addition to the textbook as references. Here...

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Ashford University BUS 343 International Marketing Week 2 - Assignment Market Research Instructions Select a country (other than the United States), that you would like to conduct market research. In a table format, compile the following information for at least a three-year period, leading up to the present day: 1. Principal imports and exports 2. Gross national product (GNP) 3. Demographics of the population 4. Per capita income Based on your required reading for the week and using the appropriate data compiled in the table as support, define the target market and recommend...

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Ashford MGT450 Discussion 1, 2 and Quiz (Week 4)

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Data Scales Ashford BUS 308 Week 1 DQ 1 A marketing agency is interested in the buying habits of those who shop online versus those who shop in person. In your discussion post, address each of the following and explain your reasoning as to why you picked the specific scale: a. A database is created and shoppers are classified as online or in-person shoppers. Such classifications represent data of which scale? Explain your reasoning. b. Online and in-person shoppers are to be compared on their relative incomes. Income data represent data of which scale? Explain your reasoning. c....

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Ashford BUS 308 Week 1 DQ 2 Probability The manager of a sandwich shop gathers data on what people spend on lunch on a particular day of the week. The results are , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . To the degree that this represents the population of all those who eat lunch at sandwich shops, what percentage of customers spend: a. less than ? b. between and ? c. less than ? Imagine that you are the manager of a sandwich shop. Based on your calculations, what do you think is the best pricing point for your shop? What would you do to increase sales at the sandwich...

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Data Scales Ashford BUS 308 Week 1 DQ 1 A marketing agency is interested in the buying habits of those who shop online versus those who shop in person. In your discussion post, address each of the following and explain your reasoning as to why you picked the specific scale: a. A database is created and shoppers are classified as online or in-person shoppers. Such classifications represent data of which scale? Explain your reasoning. b. Online and in-person shoppers are to be compared on their relative incomes. Income data represent data of which scale? Explain your reasoning. c....

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ASHFORD BUS 308 Week 1 Problem Set Week One. The performances of a group of interns are evaluated by their supervisors at the end of their internships. Their scores are: 55, 47, 62, 27, 50, 49, 66, 53, 50, 44, 63, 59. Complete the calculations below using this data. Show all of your work and clearly label each of your calculations. The mean the median the range the standard deviation the variance. Scores Mean Standard Error Median 50 Mode 50 Standard Deviation Sample...

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ASHFORD BUS 308 Week 1 Quiz 10 Q's & A's. 1. Question : Data on the city from which members of a board of directors come represent interval data. Student Answer: True False Instructor Explanation: Answer found in section 1.3 Types of Data Scales in Statistics for Managers Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 2. Question : Inferential statistics infer the characteristics of samples. Student Answer: True False Instructor Explanation: Answer found in section 1.4 Describing or Inferring?, in Statistics for Managers Points Received: 1 of 1...

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Ashford BUS 308 Week 1 DQ 2 Probability The manager of a sandwich shop gathers data on what people spend on lunch on a particular day of the week. The results are , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . To the degree that this represents the population of all those who eat lunch at sandwich shops, what percentage of customers spend: a. less than ? b. between and ? c. less than ? Imagine that you are the manager of a sandwich shop. Based on your calculations, what do you think is the best pricing point for your shop? What would you do to increase...

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ASHFORD BUS 308 Week 1 Problem Set Week One. The performances of a group of interns are evaluated by their supervisors at the end of their internships. Their scores are: 55, 47, 62, 27, 50, 49, 66, 53, 50, 44, 63, 59. Complete the calculations below using this data. Show all of your work and clearly label each of your calculations. The mean the median the range the standard deviation the variance. Scores Mean Standard Error Median 50 Mode 50 Standard Deviation Sample...

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ASHFORD BUS 308 Week 1 Quiz 10 Q's & A's. 1. Question : Data on the city from which members of a board of directors come represent interval data. Student Answer: True False Instructor Explanation: Answer found in section 1.3 Types of Data Scales in Statistics for Managers Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 2. Question : Inferential statistics infer the characteristics of samples. Student Answer: True False Instructor Explanation: Answer found in...

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Ashford Bus 308 Week 2 DQ 1 t-Tests Imagine a shift manager at a manufacturing plant is gathering data on the number of units workers assemble during two different shifts over 10 different days. If the number of units assembled by each shift varies greatly from day to day, what impact will that have on the likelihood of a significant difference between the two shifts? Explain and support your response.

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Ashford Bus 308 Week 2 DQ 2 ANOVA Testing The manager of an agency providing temporary employees to city offices is analyzing the number of days temporary hires typically work in various types of industries. The data are as follows: a. Legal clerical: 2, 1, 4, 4, 2, 5, 6 b. Accounting firms: 3, 6, 4, 5, 5, 7, 8 c. Insurance: 5, 4, 7, 9, 9, 8, 11 Using the data above, answer the following questions: Are there significant differences in the length of time temporary employee's work in the different industries? How much of the differences can be explained by the...

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ASHFORD BUS 308 Week 2 Journal Statistics can sometimes be incorrect. In this case a person's future relied on the statistical facts that were presented in a serious court case. Statistics can be misleading because the statistics can be data and subjects that are that range far on scale to the next. After viewing this video he statistics that I valued will be questioned. I have often watched professionals take the stand for criminal trial and they state according to the statistics", when they give statements. How many innocent people have been ruined in...

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T-Testing and Anova BUS 308: Statistics for Managers ASHFORD BUS 308 Week 2 Problem Set Week Two. 550 Words Suppose that an automotive parts and accessories chain is experimenting with a new sales promotion. Two similar stores are selected for the experiment. For Store 1, nothing changes. This store constitutes the control group. For Store 2, the treatment group, the promotion is implemented. Sales in hundreds of dollars over a five-day period are as follows: a. Control: 6, 6, 7, 10, 12, 9, 6, 5, 5, 7 b. Treatment: 2, 5, 2, 4, 7, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Hypothesis test: Null...

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ASHFORD BUS 308 Week 2 Quiz (10 Q's & A's) 1. Question : How is the sum of squares unlike either the standard deviation or the variance? Student Answer: The sum of squares doesn't require interval scale data. Additional data always increases the sum of squares value. The sum of squares is not a measure of data variability. The size of the statistic is the inverse of the sample size. Instructor Explanation: Answer found in section 5.2 One-Way ANOVA, in Statistics for Managers Points Received: 1 of 1...

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Ashford BUS 308 Week 3 DQ 1 Interval Data A courier service in a large city tracks the number of deliveries they are asked to make by 10 clients both before and after offering a progressive discount for repeat business. Their goal is to assess the effects of the discount. a. What is the most appropriate statistical test in this situation? Why? b. Are there significant differences in the number of deliveries? c. If the goal is to promote repeat business, should the discount be continued?

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Ashford BUS 308 Week 3 DQ 2 Correlation An employment agency gathers the following data on its clients: a. Age b. Gender c. Educational level (no high school, high school, associate's, bachelor's, master's) d. Years of past experience e. Whether or not they have been successfully placed in employment by the agency Additionally, the following data is gathered for those who have been successfully placed: a. Starting salary b. Current salary c. Tenure in months Based on the information above answer the following questions: a. Which type of correlation procedure...

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Ashford BUS 308 Week 4 DQ 1 Simple Regression Analysis Use the data in the chart to answer the questions below. The data indicates the number of "sick days" appliance installers take during a three month period, and the number of complaints filed by customers during the same interval. Use the Analysis Toolpak in Excel to perform this simple regression and answer the questions. a. Is the correlation between number of sick days and number of customer complaints statistically significant? b. What is the best prediction for the number of complaints that will be registered for an...

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Ashford BUS 308 Week 4 DQ 2 Multiple Regressions Analysis Develop a multiple linear regression equation that describes the relationship between tenure and the other variables in the chart above. Use the Analysis Toolpak located in Excel to perform this multiple regression. Do these two variables explain a reasonable amount of the variation in the dependent variable? Estimate the tenure of someone that could have 5.8(k) and 15 years of job satisfaction. Make sure to state your multiple regression equation in your example. What are some of things that you can estimate from...

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Regression BUS 308: Statistics for Managers ASHFORD BUS 308 Week 4 Problem Set Week Four Problem OneScatter Plot and Line Plot: Problem TwoSUMMARY OUTPUT 1. Problem One Scatter Plot and Line Plot: SUMMARY OUTPUT Regression Statistics Multiple R R Square Adjusted R Square Standard Error Observations 12 Regression Output: Coefficients Standard Error t Stat P-value Intercept Number of People (The fitted regression line is Y a b*X, where Y :Drink Costs and X : number of...

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ASHFORD BUS 308 Week 4 Quiz (10 Q's & A's). 1. Question : With reference to problem 1, what statistic determines the correlation of experience with productivity, controlling for age in experience? Student Answer: The regression coefficient. The standard error of the estimate. The semi-partial correlation. The multiple correlation. Instructor Explanation: Answer found in section 10.2 Semi-partial Correlation, in Statistics for Managers Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 2. Question : In a...

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Ashford BUS 308 Week 5 DQ 1 Confidence Intervals A hardware retailer has average sales of 64,235 with a standard deviation of 5,918 for a 12-month period. The mean monthly sales for all retailers in the chain are 59,844. Is this hardware retailer's sales significantly different from all retailers in the chain at p .05? Are they significantly different at p .01? Calculate a .95 confidence interval for the data in problem. Explain your findings and determine what question the confidence interval answers.

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Ashford BUS 308 Week 5 DQ 2 Correlation and Confidence Intervals A car dealer is using the number of years customers have owned their vehicles to predict how long it will be before they elect to replace them. The correlation between the two is rxy (the longer they have owned their present vehicles, the more quickly they are expected to replace them). The other relevant data are as follows for 32 customers:

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BUS 308 Week 3 Discussion Question 1: Interval Data A courier service in a large city tracks the number of deliveries they are asked to make by 10 clients both before and after offering a progressive discount for repeat business. Their goal is to assess the effects of the discount. What is the most appropriate statistical test in this situation? Why? Are there significant differences in the number of deliveries? If the goal is to promote repeat business, should the discount be continued? Discussion Question 2: Which type of correlation procedure would be most...

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BUS 308 Week 5 Discussion Question 1: Confidence Intervals A hardware retailer has average sales of $64,235 with a standard deviation of $5,918 for a 12-month period. The mean monthly sales for all retailers in the chain are $59,844. Is this hardware retailer’s sales significantly different from all retailers in the chain at p= .05? Are they significantly different at p= .01? Calculate a .95 confidence interval for the data in problem. Explain your findings and determine what question the confidence interval answers. Discussion Question 2: Correlation and Confidence...

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Ashford BUS 402 Week 1 - DQ 1 - Environmental Changes Provide an example of an industry or company that has changed its strategy over time as environmental factors such as technology, competition, and consumer preferences have changed. Explain the changes in environment and in the industry's or company's evolving strategy. Arcelor Mittal the steel conglomerate has been always prepared to develop techniques to stay the world's biggest steel production organization. The company has stayed dedicated to its plan of its corporate social obligation too and by providing top quality...

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Ashford BUS 402 Week 1 - DQ 2 - Vision and Mission Share the vision and mission statement of your firm (or one with which you are familiar). How is that vision and mission statement communicated to employees and the public? What is the role of the vision and mission statement in driving the activities of the firm? If there is no vision and/or mission statement, discuss possible reasons why it is not clear. As per Marcus (2011), a company's vision usually represents exactly what the organization has been good at during the past, while its mission, usually is dependent on its...

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Ashford BUS 402 Week 1 - DQ 1 - Environmental Changes Provide an example of an industry or company that has changed its strategy over time as environmental factors such as technology, competition, and consumer preferences have changed. Explain the changes in environment and in the industry's or company's evolving strategy. Arcelor Mittal the steel conglomerate has been always prepared to develop techniques to stay the world's biggest steel production organization. The company has stayed dedicated to its plan of its corporate social...

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Ashford BUS 402 Week 1 - DQ 2 - Vision and Mission Share the vision and mission statement of your firm (or one with which you are familiar). How is that vision and mission statement communicated to employees and the public? What is the role of the vision and mission statement in driving the activities of the firm? If there is no vision and/or mission statement, discuss possible reasons why it is not clear. As per Marcus (2011), a company's vision usually represents exactly what the organization has been good at during the past,...

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Ashford BUS 402 Week 2 DQ 1 What are the two most relevant externalities from Exhibit 2.6 for a firm with which you are familiar? Have these externalities made the industry in which the firm operates more, or less, attractive to you as consumer? Explain your rationale. As per Marcus (2011), the external factors which affect an industry's long term are the government, national and global economies, technology, social structure and demography, and energy and the environment. An industry's natural environment is made up of different organizations such as...

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Ashford BUS 402 Week 2 DQ 2 Using "The Seven-S Framework" from pages 58-59 to examine a firm with which you are familiar and address how the firm stacks up in respect to the "qualities of excellence" list on page 59. Does alignment with this list help explain why the firm is currently successful or unsuccessful (use any metric you think is appropriate to judge success)? Marcus (2011) thinks that as per the concept of organizational weaknesses and strengths, there are 7 qualities or basic levers which administration can use to guide...

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Ashford BUS 402 Week 3 - DQ1 - Market Positioning Strategies Chapter 4 addresses timing and positioning (or market niche) strategies. Using Exhibits 4.8 and 4.9 to assess a firm of your choice. What generic strategy is this firm employing? Are they using a combination approach? What are the advantages/disadvantages of consciously using a generic strategy? Explain your position.

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Ashford BUS 402 Week 3 - DQ2 - Vertical Integration Is your company vertically integrated? If so, is it fully, or partially, integrated? If not, would such a move yield potentially high competitive rewards? Explain your rationale. You can also use a past firm or one with which you are familiar.

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Ashford BUS 402 Week 4 - DQ1 - International Markets What issues are likely to arise in a developing country when a global giant like Coca-Cola begins operations there? What kinds of advantages does such an expansion bring to the globalizing organization? Support your thoughts with research. Respond to at least two of your fellow students' posts. As per Marcus (2011), companies go internationally for a number of reasons: they might be wishing to get better resources of raw materials as well as power, they might wish to get access to low-cost workers,...

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Ashford BUS 402 Week 4 - DQ 2 - Multi-business Corporations - Consider how a large diversified organization sets strategy. PepsiCo, for example, has beverages (Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Gatorade, Tropicana, Aquafina, Dole, and tea and coffee through partnerships with Lipton and Starbucks) and food companies (Frito Lay, Quaker, Sabritas, Gamesa, and Latin Americas Foods). Do you think all the business units should have the same strategy, or should they be independent and set their own strategies? Explain.

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Ashford BUS 402 Week 5 - DQ1 - Corporate Social Responsibilities Think of companies that are concerned not only with the bottom line, but also with being good corporate citizens. Share examples and the reasons why you think these companies practice social responsibility. Whenever a person discusses social duty, it is the poor and third world countries that come to focus because in developed countries there are a lot of alternatives as well as resources for support for the needy. Referring to a developing country, it is much better to...

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1. Service Marketing Identify the differences between product and service marketing. For example, how does Ashford market its services (education) differently than businesses offering products such as the retail store you visited in week three? Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. R2 Marketing a service is different from marketing a product because services are intangible, pricing can be inconsistent, and consumers have a hard time separating a service from the personnel who performs the service. For example, my UPS Store business offers services and products and...

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CRJ 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice Name Ashford University 25 Mar. 13 Weeks v. United States Weeks v. United States, was a case that set forth the exlusionary rule which barred admission of illegally obtained information evidence in federal prosecutions. It was a landmark decision when the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that illegal seizure of items from weeks private residence violated his constitutional rights, as well as the Fourth Amendment. The main issues in this case is "Did the warrantless search of Weeks's house by a federal officer violate his...

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Universal Design for Learning Learn about universal design for learning (UDL) using your assigned readings, the Ashford Library, and the National Center on Universal Design for Learning. Also, take a moment to view the videoUDL: Principles and Practice below: Then, explain what UDL is, why it is important in the learning environment, and how it can impact the lives of learners (both with and without disabilities). Lastly, develop a basic lesson plan that incorporates UDL standards. Your lesson plan should include a learning outcome, at least one learning resource, and the related learning...

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Discussion 1 Week 2 Ashford After reading "Six Principles of Effective e-Learning: What Works and Why," create a mind map using that identifies and explains the six different principles. Then evaluate the role of technology in each by brainstorming ways technology could be used to support each principle. Paste a link to your mind map in your discussion forum post. Respond to at least two of your peers with an evaluation of their mind maps. The Multi-Media Principle Research has shown that graphics can improve learning. The trick is to use illustrations that are congruent with...

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EDUB 618 WEEK 5 JOURNAL Ashford 6: - Week 5 - Journal Personal Reflection Critically reflect on your work thus far. How do you feel about your proposed program logic model? What, if anything, has been frustrating about the design process? What have you found to be the most interesting aspect of your logic model? I feel that I may have created a model that is complex and needs explaining in detail. Thus, the progression towards the outcomes without stated basic assumptions leaves closure to be desired. The only frustration with my model is self-assurance before grading evaluations...

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Grade 7/7 APA 6th Space and Place Ashford University Managerial Marketing BUS 620 Dr. Sharif Muhammad March 25, 2012 It goes without saying that the progression of marketing strategies endures to reach new altitudes. With the arrival of technology, organizations have developed novel marketing strategies that allow them to advertise their product. Organizations now have the ability to market products on both in space (digital realm) and place (physical realm). This paper will look at both of these areas, while classifying the marketing implications of research in both areas. While...

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BUS 670 ASHFORD UNIVERSITY Legal Underpinnings of Business Law Imagine that you own each of the following businesses: Tinkers Home Security Service (sole proprietorship) Tinker & Tailors Home Security Service (general partnership) Tinker & Tailors Home Security Service (LP) Tinker & Tailors Home Security Service, Inc. (corporation) Tinker & Tailors Home Security Service, LLC (LLC) The businesses are being sued for breach of contract. Create a matrix that lists each business, and compare and contrast your personal liability exposure as an owner as a result of the lawsuit. For each...

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ASHFORD MAT 222 COMPLETE COURSE ******** BEGIN EXCERPT ********* My first problem is on the subject Bear population. To estimate the size of the bear population on the Keweenaw Peninsula, conservationists captured, tagged, and released 50 bears. One year later, a random sample of 100 bears included only 2 tagged bears. What is the conservationist's estimate of the size of the bear population? The ratio of originally tagged Bear to the whole population is 50/x Now I will take the population size and solve for x 50/x=2/100 This is the proportion set up and ready to solve....

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E4-19 - Wainwright Corporation - ACC305 Intermediate Accounting I - Ashford University Required: 1.Analyze each transaction and classify each as a financing, investing and/or operating activity (a transaction can represent more than one type of activity). In doing so, also indicate the cash effect of each, if any. If there is no cash effect, simply place a check mark (?) in the appropriate column(s). 2.Prepare a statement of cash flows, using the direct method to present cash flows from operating activities. Assume the cash balance at the beginning of the month was 40,000. Exercise...

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ABS 415 Entire Course (Ash) Purchase here Product Description ABS 415 Week 1 DQ 1Discovering Strengths in Leadership (Ash) ABS 415 Week 1 DQ 2Ethical Leadership (Ash) ABS 415 Week 2 DQ 1 Developing Emotional Intelligence in Leadership (Ash) ABS 415 Week 2 DQ 2 Elements of Emotional Intelligence in Leadership (Ash) ABS 415 Week 3 DQ 1 Motivational Techniques (Ash) ABS 415 Week 3 DQ 2 Leadership in a Crisis (Ash) ABS 415 Week 4 DQ 1 Leadership Role in Diversity (Ash) ABS 415 Week 4 DQ 2 Transformational Leadership/Transactional Leadership...

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BUS 640 Week 2 DQ 2 Demand Elasticity (Ash Course) Demand Elasticity: Please, read the article Hainer, R. (2010), provided in the required readings section for this week. The tobacco industry is a prime example to consider when talking about price elasticity of demand. While nicotine use can be addictive for many users, it is not addictive for the so-called "social smokers". What can we say about the price elasticity of demand for nicotine products (such as cigarettes, pipes, tobacco) in the group of nicotine addicted users, versus the group of "social smokers"? Can we say whose...

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Angela's Ashes Portrays Low Income Working Class Families While reading Angela's Ashes in my junior year of high school I thought about how life must have been for other families with low incomes during the Great Depression. Although Angela's Ashes takes place mainly in Ireland during the Potato Famine, I believe that what the McCourt family went through was very similar to the struggles that the working class experienced in the United States in the 1930's. The book outlines the life of Frank McCourt being Catholic and Irish in Limerick, Ireland. Throughout Angela's Ashes the daily...

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Week 4 Individual ISCOM383 Global Value Chain Management - Week 4 Individual Assignment - Case 6-2 (Laura Ashley and FES) Value Chain Strategies Case Analysis ISCOM 383 Laura Ashley is one of the most successful British entrepreneurs of the 20th century. Laura Ashley Holdings Company has an international market with design and retail stores that consist of clothing and home furnishings. Laura Ashley is a trusted name in fashion as well as home furnishings. Emergent strategy is "a set of actions, or behavior, consistent over time, "a realized pattern that was not expressly...

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Ancient Male Rulers (Ashoka and Ramses II) Name: School/ Institution: Professor: Abstract Among the world's Ancient Male rulers who are also known as kings, Ashoka and Ramsses II of India and Egypt respectively gives clear notification on how historical rulers reigned into power to rule their subjects. Therefore, in" Ashoka the Great"a historical book written by WytzeKeuning clearly indicates the supremacy of this (Ashoka) male Greek king who many decades back had full control of his subject. This great man reined into power after subsequent expansion of Maurya...

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A+ Grade Work Ashford University INF 103 Week 3 Assignment 2 - Short Critical Reflection Paper After reading Chapters 6-7 and then critically thinking and reflecting on the information, please select three of the questions below to answer. Your responses should be a minimum of a paragraph (125-175 words) per question, be grammatically correct, and demonstrate through intelligent use of quotes, facts, and figures that you have learned from the assigned chapters. Searching for information on Google is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Is that true? Was the library of the...

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**13-10** The Schmedley Discount Department Store has approximately 300 customers shopping in its store between 9am and 5pm on Saturdays. In deciding how many cash registers to keep open each Saturday, Schmedleys manager considers two factors: customer waiting time (and the associated waiting cost) and the service costs of employing additional checkout clerks. Checkout clerks are paid an average of $8 per hour. When only one is on duty, the waiting time per customer is about 10 minutes (or 1/6 hour); when two clerks are on duty, the average checkout time is 6 minutes per person; 4 minutes...

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LSTD 301 -- Quiz 4 Part 1 of 1 - 100.0/ 100.0 Points Question 1 of 15 Points According to the Supreme Court, the Internet is more like broadcast media than printed material. True False Answer Key: False Question 2 of 15 Points In Ashcroft v. ACLU (II), the Supreme Court used the __________ test. A. compelling government interest B. least restrictive means C. neutrality D. balancing Answer Key: B Question 3 of 15 Points In which case did the Supreme Court initially uphold a ban on child pornography? A. New York...

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Tammy Crabtree and Sons Story ABS 200 Tammy Crabtree and Sons Story Poverty today is becoming a big issue in our society. The people most affected by poverty are children. This story is about Tammy Crabtree and her children. She has four children; they live in a small town in Ohio. She has been on welfare for eighteen years and now works at the local Burger King where she walks ten and a half miles from her home to get to work. Tammy's son feels embarrassed by his family. He is ashamed of his circumstances. This young man is similar to a character portrayed in the 1943 movie "Imitation...

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Hatfield Medical Supplies' stock price had been lagging its industry averages, so its board of directors brought in a new CEO, Jaiden Lee. Lee had brought in Ashley Novak, a finance MBA who had been working for a consulting company, to replace the old CFO, and Lee asked Ashley to develop the financial planning section of the strategic plan. In her previous job, Novak's primary task had been to help clients develop financial forecasts, and that was one reason Lee hired her. Novak began as she always did, by comparing Hatfield's financial ratios to the industry averages. If any ratio was...

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Week 3 Team A: Carla Hill, Steven Van Buren, Alteric Battle, Ashley Harville Status Report: Team A has been going over the Web 2.0 Presentation. We are looking over the presentation to make sure there is nothing we missed. Steven and Carla have been updating the presentation for anything to make it better. Alteric and Ashley have been working on the 10 products for the Database. Team A is hoping to make better progress in the next upcoming week to wrap everything else. The team decided to make a question thread for any questions on his or her part of the assignments. This will...

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Project #2 San Jose State BUS 172B Project #2 Investment Policy Statement Dr. Trance Professor Jones Business 172B May 09, 2007 Ashley Hastings Financial Advisor Charles Schwab & Company 438 E El Camino Real Sunnyvale, CA 94087 Dear Ashley, After working for many years, I have decided its time for a well deserved vacation. During the time I am gone, I have chosen you to be my financial advisor. You will find attached to this cover letter an investment policy statement, which lists explicit instructions of how I want my capital to be managed. The investment...

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Final Paper PHL 717 University of Phoenix Final Paper-PHL/717 Introduction The Mary Kay Cosmetic Company has upheld the standards and vision of the founder Mary Kay Ash. The principles, ethics, integrity, and dream that Mary Kay Ashe founded has implemented introduced on a national basis. The concept of the business has been duplicated on a global level and has flourished to supporting women around the world. The tradition to enrich women's lives through the cosmetic industry has proven through the growth and expansion of the company. This paper will show and identify the...

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ABS 200 Entire Course Introduction to Applied Behavioral Science Download ASHFORD ABS 200 Week 1 DQ 1 What is Applied Behavioral Science ASHFORD ABS 200 Week 1 DQ 2 Values and Ethics Guiding Generalist Practice ASHFORD ABS 200 Week 2 Critical Thinking Evidence Based Practice (EBP) (PIE) ASHFORD ABS 200 Week 2 DQ 1 Empowerment ASHFORD ABS 200 Week 2 DQ 2 Theories on Groups ASHFORD ABS 200 Week 3 DQ 1 Types of Groups ASHFORD ABS 200 Week 3 DQ 2 Organizations and Power ASHFORD ABS 200 Week 3 Step One of Final Paper ASHFORD ABS 200 Week 4 DQ 1 Neighborhoods and...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**PSY 104 Week 5 Final Project - Recreation and Family Center Proposal** Your community is opening a brand new recreation and family center. Now that you are an expert in the field, you have been chosen to lead a development team that will create a proposal for interactive, fun, and educational activities and other features that will be provided for children and adolescents. Utilize problem-solving techniques in exploring developmental issues, grounded in child development, in order to assess what should be included in each room. Once you have chosen these...

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BUS 402 Strategic Management and Business Policy Ashford Ashford BUS 402 Week 1 Week 1 – DQ 1 – Environmental Changes Provide an example of an industry or company that has changed its strategy over time as environmental factors such as technology, competition, and consumer preferences have changed. Explain the changes in environment and in the industry’s or company’s evolving strategy. Week 1 – DQ 2 – (Vision and Mission) Share the vision and mission statement of your firm (or one with which you are familiar). How is that vision and mission...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**HIS 204 Week 5 Final Paper** Understanding history can be more difficult than many people imagine. Historians concern themselves not only with what happened but with why it happened. They analyze and assess a variety of sources, including primary sources (ones created during the time period the historian is examining) and secondary sources (ones written by other historians after the period), to create their own interpretations of the past. For the Final Paper, students will not only learn about the past, but also experiment with the interpretive, analytical...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**PHI 103 Week 5 Final Argument Paper** This final assignment is designed to involve all of the main skills that you have learned during this course. In particular, your paper should demonstrate the ability to construct a deductively valid or inductively strong argument, clearly and accurately explain your reasoning, use high-quality academic sources to support the premises of your argument, fairly and honestly evaluate contrary arguments and objections, and identify fallacies and biases that occur within the arguments or objections presented. You will continue...

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COM 200 Week 5 Assignment Final Paper Imagine that a newly engaged couple hears that you are taking a course in interpersonal communication, and wants advice for their relationship. Based on what you have learned in this course, what advice would you give them regarding how to effectively use interpersonal communication in their relationship? Write your paper in the form of a letter. Instructions Use the below list of five course learning outcomes to help guide your letter. For each of the five learning outcomes, create a separate section with a heading that reflects the...

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Ratio Analysis. Using the Ashford University Library as a resource, find two articles that discuss financial ratio analysis. Identify two advantages and two disadvantages to using ratios in financial analysis. Be sure to cite your sources using APA format as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Applying Ratios to a Business. Access the Evaluating Business Performance: Small Business Case Studies video in your online course. The video focuses on profitability, liquidity, efficiency, and stability of business. Given what you have learned about ratio analysis, choose one of the...

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BUS 401 Week 5 Final Paper (New) Evaluation of Corporate Performance Advance University of Ashford The Final Project will involve applying the concepts learned in class to an analysis of a company using data from its annual report. Using the concepts from this course, you will analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the company and write a report either recommending or not recommending purchase of the company stock. Research Tip: The “Mergent” database in the Ashford University Library contains company profiles and financial information for publicly traded companies...

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RUNNING HEAD: THE ASHFORD LIBRARY 1 The Ashford Library INF 103 Computer Literacy November 11, 2013 THE ASHFORD LIBRARY 1 Ashford Library is like a regular library except that it is digital, but they both having same information. "The electronic resources available to you include scholarly journal and general magazine articles, e-books (academic and reference), newspaper articles, company profiles, legal documents, reports, conference proceedings, government publications, and more" (Library Services, 2013, para 5). There are so many topics to help you...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**COM 200 Week 5 Final Paper - Letter of Advice** For this assignment, you will write a letter of advice to either a newly engaged couple or a group of coworkers. Imagine that either the engaged couple or coworkers hear that you are taking a course in interpersonal communication and want advice regarding how to communicate in their personal or professional relationships. Based on what you have learned in this course, what advice would you give them regarding how to communicate effectively? How can you use what you have learned in this class to offer a couple or...

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A+ WELL RESEARCHED FINAL PAPER FOR BUS 640. 3671 words, 16 pages including title and reference Ashford 7: - Week 6 - Final Paper Managerial Decision Making Research and Analysis Research a specific company of your choice and identify some of the managerial decisions that were made over time and in response to changes in its market or competitive environment. Use Ashford University Online library and web-based resources for your research. At least 3 external resources must be used. Address all of the following areas: Focus of the Final Paper Describe the company and...

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Instructions Compose a final paper that analyzes issues regarding management training in law enforcement which have been addressed throughout the course. For this paper, analyze the impact that three (3) of the topics listed below, has on a law enforcement organization: a. Differing training standards and requirements b. Effects of consent decree on law enforcement training c. Firearms training d. In-service or continuation training in law enforcement e. Leadership training supervisors and managers f. Legal training g. Physical education training h. Police executive...

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A+ Grade Solution Ashford University ACC 205 Week 5 Final Paper – Walmart Corporation (New) Focus of the Final Paper Write a five to seven page financial statement analysis of a public company, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. In this analysis you will discuss the financial health of this company with the ultimate goal of making a recommendation to other investors. Your paper should consist of the following sections: introduction, company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis, final recommendation, and...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 600 Week 6 Final Research Paper - Principles of Management Communications** #####Ashford University **Focus of the Research Paper** The Research Paper will be a comprehensive research review of the significant principles of management communications used to successfully achieve organizational objectives. For this assignment of a minimum of eight pages, you need to integrate material from the readings, multimedia, and class discussion boards, and also reflect on professional experience where possible. It is mandatory to include research from the...

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A+ Grade Solution ENG 122 Week 5 Final Research Paper Before you submit your Final Research Paper, make sure that you have: • Reviewed the “Research Paper Guidelines” to ensure your paper addresses all required components and develops a clear position in response to one of the writing prompts provided. • Reviewed the Model Final Research Paper in order to understand expectations for the assignment. • Incorporated a minimum of five scholarly sources. • Provided well-researched evidence to support each claim. • Incorporated feedback or suggestions into your...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**COM 325 Week 5 Final Paper - Conflicts, Conflict Effects and Management** Final Paper Outline Read the assignment instructions for the Final Paper. Next, develop a formal outline for your Final Paper writing in full sentences (12 point font, Times New Roman font, double spaced). The outline must contain an introduction section with thesis statement, a body section that identifies the five conflict topics that you will use in your Final Paper and includes supporting material for each topic, and a conclusion section which reinforces the thesis statement...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**PHI 445 Week 3 Annotated Bibliography** The purpose of the annotated bibliography is to assist you in developing research analysis skills including critical thinking, writing, and literature research skills. The annotated bibliography should include a paragraph for each source containing the following information: • Name of the article, including the complete bibliographic citation, using APA format. • Summary/abstract of the article – annotation (sometimes it is helpful to ask yourself the following questions in synthesizing the information:  Who?...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**INF 103 Week 5 Final Paper** For the Final Paper, you will select one topic from the list below. Choose a topic that is important or interesting to you, and write a five- to seven-page paper about it. Instructions for completing the Final Paper: 1. Please select from one of the following topics, which are addressed in the course textbook, Introduction to Computer Literacy: • Collaborative Technologies (covered in Chapter 1) • Ethical Concerns in Computing (covered in Chapter 1) • The Digital Divide (covered in Chapter 1) • Open Source Software...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**ENG 225 Week 5 Final Film Critique - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs** Throughout this course, you have been writing essays and participating in discussion forums that analyze various elements of film such as theme, cinematic techniques, and genre. It is now time to combine those elements into a comprehensive analysis of one movie. You will be completing this assignment in two stages. For the first stage (1500 to 1800 words), you will analyze an entire movie. In the second stage (300 to 600 words), you will reflect on how you analyzed the movie as well as how...

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**ENG 125 All Assignments** Week 1 ENG 125 Week 1 Assignment Reading Reflection a. Explain why the literary work captured your interest, using terms and concepts from the text to support your explanation. b. Describe one of the analytical approaches outlined in Chapter 16, using details from the text to support your interpretations. c. Evaluate the meaning of the selected literary work, using the analytical approach you described. Your paper should be organized around a thesis statement about the selected literary work and the approach you are using to analyze the work. All sources...

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ENG 125 All Assignments Week 1 ENG 125 Week 1 Assignment Reading Reflection a. Explain why the literary work captured your interest, using terms and concepts from the text to support your explanation. b. Describe one of the analytical approaches outlined in Chapter 16, using details from the text to support your interpretations. c. Evaluate the meaning of the selected literary work, using the analytical approach you described. Your paper should be organized around a thesis statement about the selected literary work and the approach you are using to analyze the work. All sources...

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ENG 125 Complete Course Week 1 ENG 125 Week 1 Assignment Reading Reflection a. Explain why the literary work captured your interest, using terms and concepts from the text to support your explanation. b. Describe one of the analytical approaches outlined in Chapter 16, using details from the text to support your interpretations. c. Evaluate the meaning of the selected literary work, using the analytical approach you described. Your paper should be organized around a thesis statement about the selected literary work and the approach you are using to analyze the work. All sources...

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A+ Solution select from one of the following topics, which are addressed in the course textbook, Introduction to Computer Literacy: ◦Collaborative Technologies (covered in Chapter 1) ◦Ethical Concerns in Computing (covered in Chapter 1) ◦The Digital Divide (covered in Chapter 1) ◦Open Source Software (covered in Chapter 3) ◦The Impact of Mobile Computing (covered in Chapter 4) ◦Social Networks (covered in Chapter 7) ◦Protecting Copyrights and Intellectual Property (covered in Chapter 8) ◦Plagiarism and Online Education...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**MGT 325 Week 5 Final Paper - Peregrine Trucking Co.** Focus of the Final Paper You work as a transportation analyst for Peregrine Trucking Co. The company’s president has asked you to evaluate the potential of reducing fuel cost by using trucking equipment that is more efficient and socially conscious by proposing at least five processes or rules. Be sure to include equipment (tires, efficient engines, etc.), new rigs (tractor/trailer), and fleet operating rules as part of the five. You must also calculate the fuel saving possibilities of each process or...

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_A+ Grade Work_ ####**BUS 650 Week 6 Assignment Final Project - Analysis of Wrigley (William) Jr. Co.** #####Ashford University **The Final Project will involve applying the concepts learned in class to an analysis of Wrigley (William) Jr. Co using data from its annual report. Using the concepts from this course, you will analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the company and write a report either recommending or not recommending purchase of the company stock.** The completed report should include: 1. An introduction to the company, including background information. 2. A complete...

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A+ Grade Solution ENG 125 Week 2 Assignment Journal Two: Identifying Conflict in Two Texts This week, you continue writing your journal entries. This journal entry is designed to help you document ideas about conflicts in literature, which will contribute to the information required for the Week Three Draft and the Week Five Literary Analysis. Recognizing conflict is essential to understanding the various commentaries literature can provide. In Journal One, you identified conflict as it might appear in our everyday world and from other sources. Now, consider the following...

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BUS 640 Week 6 Final Paper (Wal-mart) Managerial Decision Making Research and Analysis Research a specific company of your choice and identify some of the managerial decisions that were made over time and in response to changes in its market or competitive environment. Use Ashford University Online library and web-based resources for your research. At least 3 external resources must be used. Address all of the following areas: Focus of the Final Paper: Describe the company and provide a brief history of its operations. Find or use graphs to illustrate its financial...

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A+ Grade Solution ACC 206 Week 5 Assignment Final Paper (New) Ashford University Focus of the Final Paper You’ve just been hired onto ABC Company as the corporate controller. ABC Company is a manufacturing firm that specializes in making cedar roofing and siding shingles. The company currently has annual sales of around $1.2 million, a 25% increase from the previous year. The company has an aggressive growth target of reaching $3 million annual sales within the next 3 years. The CEO has been trying to find additional products that can leverage the current ABC employee skillset as...

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A+ Grade Solution BUS 308 Week 5 Final Paper - What have you learned about statistics Ashford University The final paper provides you with an opportunity to integrate and reflect on what you have learned during the class. The question to address is: “What have you learned about statistics?” In developing your responses, consider – at a minimum – and discuss the application of each of the course elements in analyzing and making decisions about data (counts and/or measurements). The course elements include: • Descriptive statistics • Inferential...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 375 Final Paper - Cultural Diversity Training Course** #####Ashford University In the course, you have examined several areas of employee training. For this paper, you will be applying this knowledge by examining the creation of a cultural diversity training course. Imagine that you are in training and development for a global organization. You have been tasked with the creation of a cultural diversity training course that all employees will be required to take. Before designing the course, you must consider the ethical and cultural issues of the task. In...

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A+ Grade Solution International Supply Chain Final Paper - International Logistics, Inc. International Logistics, Inc. is a conglomerate based in the United States that specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of high tech equipment. It has seen a marked trend in the competitions exportation of goods around the world. As the manager of international logistics for this company, you have been asked by senior management to help identify a new export region. First, you must identify a country to export to. Using the material developed for Weeks One through Four, write an eight- to...

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A+ Grade Solution SOC 101 Week 5 Assignment Research Paper Evaluate the impact the Sociological theories, Functionalism, Conflict, and Interactionism has by choosing one of the social institution selected from the list below: Social Institutions (choose one) • Family • health-care • Religion • Education • mass media • Politics • economic In your paper address the following elements: 1. How does each theory apply to the selected sociological institution? What are the similarities? What are the differences? 2. How does each theory affect the views of the...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 401 Week 4 Assignment - Identifying and Managing Risk** In this assignment, you will compare and evaluate risk management techniques from experts in the field. Go to the Ashford University Library and find one article by Dr. James Kallman. Dr. Kallman, an expert in the field of risk management, has written many articles on managing financial risk. Find a second article in the Ashford University Library from another credible author of your choice who also provides recommendations for risk management. Develop a three- to four-page analysis (excluding the...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 311 Week 5 Final Paper - You are the manager of Acme Fireworks** Focus of the Final Paper You are the manager of Acme Fireworks, a fireworks retailer who sells fireworks, puts on ground display fireworks, and large aerial display fireworks. The company started in the owner’s garage two years ago and now has 15 employees that you manage. The company started as a sole proprietorship, and the owner has never changed the entity. The owner has informed you that the company has received inquiries from several large businesses wondering if the company could...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**ANT 101 Week 5 Final Paper - China vs. India Cultures** Throughout this course, we have learned how culture is a powerful tool that allows humans to adapt to their own unique environments. To better understand cultural diversity, comparisons between cultures are often used to explain the similarities and differences across societies. To demonstrate your understanding of the adaptive nature of culture, you will prepare a research paper that requires you to think about what people are doing, why they are doing what they do, and how these behaviors tie in with...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**POL 201 Week 5 Final Paper - America’s Democracy: Your Report Card** 1. America’s Democracy: Your Report Card. Due by Day 7. The primary goal of your last assignment is to critically analyze the primary features of the American national government. The results of your analysis will indicate what you have learned over the last five weeks. In order to accomplish this task, it is important to critically evaluate the key facets of our American democracy. You have been preparing for this final assignment each week by constructing a detailed outline of the Final...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**PHI 103 Week 1 Assignment - Initial Argument Paper** This assignment is not an essay but an exercise that helps build toward your Final Paper for the course. Your task in this assignment is to construct the best argument you can for a position on a controversial topic. Your argument should be your own creation. You may take inspiration from other arguments, but the formulation of the argument you present should be original to you. To prepare to write this paper: • Begin by choosing a topic from the PHI103 Final Paper Options list. • Construct an...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**MGT 325 Week 5 Final Paper - Peregrine Trucking Co.** Focus of the Final Paper You work as a transportation analyst for Peregrine Trucking Co. The company’s president has asked you to evaluate the potential of reducing fuel cost by using trucking equipment that is more efficient and socially conscious by proposing at least five processes or rules. Be sure to include equipment (tires, efficient engines, etc.), new rigs (tractor/trailer), and fleet operating rules as part of the five. You must also calculate the fuel saving possibilities of each process or...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**MGT 401 Week 3 Assignment - Respiratory Protection Selection** Respiratory protection devices are available in two basic design types: Air-Purifying Respirators (APR) and Supplied-Air Respirators (SAR). As a trained hazardous materials specialist, your employer asks you to evaluate each of the following four possible workplace conditions: 1. Fiberglass components are being sanded smooth prior to painting by assembly line workers. 2. A leak in a nitrogen supply line within a service closet requires repair but the supply of nitrogen cannot be...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**MGT 401 Week 4 Assignment - Risk Assessment Plan** We all face potential hazards in our workplaces and in our homes. Ideally we can eliminate or control many of these; however, if and when they occur, a Risk Assessment Plan is our best defense. To understand the preparation and use of such a plan, consider your past or present workplace or your home. 1. Identify at least three possible risks that exist in your workplace or home. 2. For each of the three or more risks: o Describe the task being performed when the risk might occur (washing dishes, moving a...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**MGT 401 Week 5 Final Paper** Scenario: As the newly appointed safety manager at a large plastics manufacturing company, you are called to the loading dock to find that a large truck, full of cartons of pellets used in the manufacturing process, is engulfed in flames. The truck slid on ice in the parking area and crashed into empty trailers. A call to the city emergency services indicated that they will be delayed indefinitely due to roads made impassible by the ice storm. The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for the pellets indicates that burning releases...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**ACC 205 Week 5 Final Paper** Write a five to seven page financial statement analysis of a public company, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. In this analysis you will discuss the financial health of this company with the ultimate goal of making a recommendation to other investors. Your paper should consist of the following sections: introduction, company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis, final recommendation, and conclusions. Here is a breakdown of the sections within the body of the assignment: ...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 445 Week 2 Assignment - Voice of the Customer** In the “Understanding the Voice of the Customer at LaRosa’s Pizzerias” case study found in your textbook, LaRosa’s Pizzerias implemented the Voice of the Customer process to its restaurants design to address customer needs and expectations and ultimately allowed the restaurant chain to gain significant market share. Answer the following: • Develop a customer satisfaction survey of eight questions. The questions must be relevant to the case study that the project team would use to solicit...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 445 Week 5 Final Paper** For the Final Paper use the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) as the main organization to critically analyze and provide suggested improvements steps/actions based on what you have learned in this course to help the company achieve performance excellence. Use the Xerox case study that can be found in the textbook as a sample. Also, refer to the Healthcare’s Horizon article found through: Please create a critical analysis through answering the following: • The Total Quality Management methodologies or practices that the organization...

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A+ Grade Solution GEN 499 Week 2 Assignment - Information Literacy Knowing how to thoroughly research a topic is extremely important while achieving your education. You may be asked to support your information with peer-reviewed scholarly resources, but how can you find this type of resource? The Ashford University Library allows you to search through different avenues to find the requested types of resources. You can narrow your search by the author, year published, title, subject, and also by indicating what type of resource you are looking for. You even have access to a librarian if...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**GEN 499 Week 3 Assignment - Final Research Project Preparation – Annotated Bibliography** Review the Final Research Project instructions located in Week Five. To help with the preparation of the paper, complete the following items and submit them to your instructor as a single document. • Introduction to Topic: Refer to the Final Research Project guidelines for your topic selection. For your introduction, you should write a 150-word paragraph which clearly explains the topic, the importance of further research, ethical implications, and how the topic...

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America’s Democracy: Your Report Card. Due by Day 7. The primary goal of your last assignment is to critically analyze the primary features of the American national government. The results of your analysis will indicate what you have learned over the last five weeks. In order to accomplish this task, it is important to critically evaluate the key facets of our American democracy. You have been preparing for this final assignment each week by constructing a detailed outline of the Final Paper’s main points through the weekly Learning Activities. In addition, you have read the...

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**ISCOM 383 Week 4** Individual Global Value Chain Logistics Case Analysis Prepare a 700-1,050-word paper in which you identify, analyze, discuss, and recommend the most appropriate solutions to the issues raised in the following case from the perspective of global value chain strategies located in the e-text, Global Operations and Logistics: Text and Cases:     Case 8-3: ISOL Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. Cite at least three (3) sources (one of which must be from the Electronic Reserve Readings Resources) to support your assertions. Learning Team...

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ISCOM 383 All Assignments Week 1 Individual Value Chain and Supply Chain Article Analysis Research the Electronic Reserve Readings for ISCOM/383, course texts, the University Library, the Internet, or other resources on global value chain and global supply chain management. Prepare a 700-1,050-word article analysis differentiating between global value chain and global supply chain management. Explain which is used in your organization, and why it is used. Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. Cite at least three (3) sources (one of which must be from the...

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ISCOM 383 Week 4 Individual Assignment Case 6-2 Individual Value Chain Strategies Case Analysis Prepare a 700-1,050-word paper in which you identify, analyze, discuss, and recommend the most appropriate solutions to the issues raised in the following case from the perspective of global value chain strategies located in the e-text, Global Operations and Logistics: Text and Cases: Case 6-2: Laura Ashley and Federal Express Strategic Alliance Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. Cite at least three (3) sources (one of which must be from the Electronic Reserve...

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ISCOM 383 Week 4 Individual Value Chain Strategies Case Analysis Prepare a 700-1,050-word paper in which you identify, analyze, discuss, and recommend the most appropriate solutions to the issues raised in the following case from the perspective of global value chain strategies located in the e-text, Global Operations and Logistics: Text and Cases: Case 6-2: Laura Ashley and Federal Express Strategic Alliance Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. Cite at least three (3) sources (one of which must be from the Electronic Reserve Readings Resources) to support...

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ISCOM 383 Complete Course Week 1 Individual Value Chain and Supply Chain Article Analysis Research the Electronic Reserve Readings for ISCOM/383, course texts, the University Library, the Internet, or other resources on global value chain and global supply chain management. Prepare a 700-1,050-word article analysis differentiating between global value chain and global supply chain management. Explain which is used in your organization, and why it is used. Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. Cite at least three (3) sources (one of which must be from the...

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LITR 221 Week 6 Discussion Instructions: Please post no fewer than 300 words, making sure to balance your answers to the separate parts. You should use quotations from the text to support your points, but make sure they don't dominate your posts. Week 6: Part I: Discuss Roethke's "My Papa's Waltz" from the perspective of the adult speaker as he reflects on his childhood perception of his father. This poem usually invites debate among students: is it a memory of child abuse at the hands of an alcoholic father or a beloved memory of exuberant horseplay? Hint: The title of the poem...

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Depression PSY 350: Physiological Psychology Depression Introduction Depression seems to be a common occurrence among everyone in the world with people suffering from it for different reasons. Maybe everyone even suffer from it at one point and became depressed after going through a particular period in their life like death of loved ones or losing a job or maybe after suffering from bullying. When depression happens, the person that is depressed doesn't just affect his or herself but also the people around hence the feeling they have (worthlessness, frustration, anger) can be...

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SOC 315 Week 4 DQ 1: The discrimination of previous years is something our nation must be ashamed of. I even now look into our past in total shock. Being a nation anywhere how could a person possibly imagine another person isn't equal? It was just for the reason that greed, money and convenience. As slavery was eliminated the consequences of the new rules did not sit with several for apparent reasons. They missed a big source (manpower) with the elimination of slavery. It had been a lifestyle for plantation proprietors and the transformation was going to be tough. People found that...

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Abs 200, Week 2, Discussion 1 ABS 200, Week 2, Discussion 1 Discuss Empowerment and Empowerment Theory, The Strengths Perspective, and Resiliency and why this focus is a vital concept in the Generalist Practice. Empowerment allows individuals with valuable options in gaining control over their lives, addressing the impact of inequalities, oppression, and discrimination. "It is the process of increasing personal, interpersonal, or political power so that individuals can take action to improve their life situations" (Kirst-Ashman, 2011). It allows one to solve their own problems. The...

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Bus 402 To Build or Buy To Build or Buy Strayer University Course: BUS 402 My business strategy is to purchase an existing tea and coffee shop which is located a mile away from where I work in Ashburn, Virginia, the business is call Sakasa tea and coffee. Sakasa is located next door to George Washington University and directly across is a chick fil a and a small hotel also it is right off a major highway so it has a great location. The reason the owner is selling is because of health issue and as a result, he cannot run the business the way it should. The business is making a profit...

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ETH 125 Irish American Immigration ETH 125 Irish American Immigration 6/12/2011 Though an Irish immigrants life in Ireland was cruel was cruel. Immigrating to America was not any better. Many immigrated to America to escape poverty, disease, and English oppression, they would face if they stayed in Ireland. They set out in masses on crowded ships called coffin ships, because they were the last resting place for many who crossed the Atlantic Ocean towards the land of prosperity. () Once the immigrants stepped ashore they were pointed and laughed at because of their...

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The occupation of Japan was, from start to finish, an American operation. General Douglans MacArthur, sole supreme commander of the Allied Power was in charge. The Americans had insufficient men to make a military government of Japan possible; so t hey decided to act through the existing Japanese gobernment. General Mac Arthur became, except in name, dictator of Japan. He imposed his will on Japan. Demilitarization was speedily carried out, demobilization of the former imperial forces was complet ed by early...

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Ralph Vaughan Williams - Symphony Number Five Ralph Vaughan Williams, descended from the famous Wedgwood and Darwin families, was born at Down Ampney, Gloucestershire in 1872. In 1890 he entered the Royal College of Music, and in 1892 he entered Trinity College, Cambridge. One of the greatest of the British composers, a prolific writer of music, folksong collector, and champion of British cultural heritage, he died aged 85 in 1958. His ashes are interred in Westminster Abbey alongside the nation's greatest artists and poets. Symphony No. 5 in D Introduction The symphony...

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All Quiet on the Western Front, Reviewed Erich Maria Remarque had his novel, Im Westen nichts Neues(In the West Nothing New) serialized in the magazine Vossiche Zeitung in 1928. The pacifist work alienated Remarque from Germany. Ultra-nationalists and Hitler's propagandists incited the hate of the German people against him. He was burned in effigy in 1933 in the Obernplatz, and his work was reduced to ashes in front of the Berlin Opera House. Remarque was stripped of his citizenship in 1939, and his sister was beheaded in a Nazi prison. Even with all the trouble it caused him, Remarque...

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An Analysis Of The Video "Like A Prayer" By Madonna An Analysis of the Video "Like A Prayer" by Madonna Madonna first arrived in the national popular culture in 1984 with her song "Borderline". She moved very quickly in the ensuing years to make several records (many of which have gone multi-platinum) and to take several world tours with sold-out concerts, and has caused quite a bit of controversy in what she has done in the public eye. Examples include posing nude for Penthouse magazine (and announcing afterwards that she was not ashamed for doing it), marrying (and subsequently...

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Jim Bridger A trail guide, a fur tracker and hunter and a fur trader. Jim Bridger may have been one of the best outdoorsmen of all times. James Bridger was born on March 17, 1804. In 1812 Jim's parents moved to the vicinity of St. Louis. He was orphaned at age 12 and became a blacksmiths apprentice. In 1822, attracted by an ad in the Missouri Republican, 18 year old Jim, joined Gen. William H. Ashley's fur tracking expedition to the head waters of Missouri. In 1824 while searching for fur in the Rockey Mountains, Jim, ...

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Jim Bridger Jim Bridger A trail guide, a fur tracker and hunter and a fur trader. Jim Bridger may have been one of the best outdoorsmen of all times. James Bridger was born on March 17, 1804. In 1812 Jim's parents moved to the vicinity of St. Louis. He was orphaned at age 12 and became a blacksmiths apprentice. In 1822, attracted by an ad in the Missouri Republican, 18 year old Jim, joined Gen. William H. Ashley's fur tracking expedition to the head waters of Missouri. In 1824 while searching for fur in the Rockey Mountains, Jim, allegedly became the first person to see...

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Obesity Formal Outline English Composition II Obesity Research Paper Outline I. Introduction Obesity is an epidemic that is never-ending and continues to rise constantly. In the United States two-thirds of adults and one-third of children and teens are overweight or obese (Roan, 2012). A. Thesis Statement Even though fast-food companies and genetics are said to be responsible for the obesity problems, many times the problem starts at home. II. Body Paragraph #1 - Topic Sentence #1 Some find it amusing to blame fast-food restaurants for their obesity or obesity...

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AGENCY VISIT / AMERICAN RED CROSS Agency Name The American Red Cross/ Greater Cleveland Chapter Name and Position of Contact Linda Delmonico, Director of Emergency Services Date of Interview June 14, 2011, 4:30 PM Services provided by the agency The chapter's focused areas of service are health and safety training, emergency services, and support of the Armed Forces and their families, as well as disaster preparedness and relief. It provides food and shelter and medical services to those in need. It helps individuals and families to get back to their normal daily...

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A+ Solution Introduction of Change management The nature of change Personal response to change - emotional and cognitive in relation to processes Gaining commitment for change - principles and stages in change processes Employee involvement Training and development - Training as part of the change process Reward and recognition - Benefits from helpful knowledge sharing in organisation (good potential ending for the overall presentation) Cultural change management - cultures change from organizational change You can read chapter 8 of Ashok...

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A+Solution Textbook: Child Development by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett and Ashley E. Maynard may integrate previous chapter theories in responding to the essay question. Question Emerging adulthood is a time for identity development. What are the main issues and problems that arise during emerging adulthood that you are tackling with in regard to identity development and/or other issues during this time period? What are ways of resolving these issues?

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A+ Solution Read this week's required article: "What You Don't Know About Apple". Retrieved from the Ashford University Library. In a three- to four-page paper (not including the title and reference pages): Discuss if Apple will continue its path to be the frontrunner in revolutionizing the digital marketplace. Discuss if Apple's competition has increased their share of the marketplace at Apple's expense. Discuss if Apple will succeed without Steve Jobs. You must use at least three scholarly sources from the Ashford University Library, one of which must be peer reviewed, in...

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Critical thinking By: January 10, 2013 Introduction to applied behavior science Meaganmarksbury Critical thinking is the ability to take truth, both assumed and stated, and come to a conclusion or opinion on such said truth. Critical thinking "concentrates on the process of reasoning" (kirst-ashman, 2011). In other words critical thinking is the process of good thinking or thinking about thinking. Critical thinking helps to sort and organize knowledge. Being able to utilize what you know and use it to make a good sound use of it to solve issues or problems. Utilizing...

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Theories on groups Of all the theories discussed in chapter 3 (field, social exchange, learning psychoanalytic, systems, empowerment, and feminist), which one helps you understand best how groups function? In 250 - 300 words, discuss your rationale for selecting this theory and the concepts of the theory that make it seem most relevant to your understanding. Support your comments with a minimum of one reference from scholarly sources and respond to a minimum of two of your classmates. The theory I chose is the learning theory. "learning theory is a theoretical orientation that...

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Types of groups Select one of the types of groups: (task group, team, treatment, support, committees, etc.) giving an example of how it functions, its purpose, goals, and relevance to the individuals that participate in the group. What kinds of variables might act as barriers to the successful outcomes of this group? What factors might work to empower the group to achieve its goals? Please use 250-300 words to discuss this topic, and include a minimum of one scholarly reference. Respond to a minimum of two of your classmates. "a team is a group of two or more people gathered...

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Ashford BUS 401 Week 1 Assignment: Financial Management Challenges and Ethics Find at least two articles from the Ashford University Library that highlight and discuss two of the biggest challenges facing financial managers today. One of the articles should be about the challenge of maintaining ethical financial integrity and the other article should be on any other challenge that a financial manager may face (e.g., competition, foreign markets, government intervention, etc.). Summarize your findings from the articles in a two- to three-page paper (excluding title and references...

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TOPIC: PHILOSOPHY Institution of affiliation: Name: PHILOSOPHY Introduction Philosophy generally refers to the love of wisdom and has its roots in Greece. It is a wide subject which aims to study and provide answers to fundamental problems connected with existence, reality, information, ethics, reason, cognizance and even language (MILL & ASHLEY, 1965). Generally people undertake philosophy in order to understand fundamental phenomena about the world they interact with. They do so by application of the school of thought, inquiry and answering relevant questions on the...

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Ashford BUS 405 Week 5 Final Project Investment Strategy and Portfolio Management A+ Grade Solutions Students will construct a well-diversified portfolio using an initial investment stake of $50,000 (the portfolio should use at least 95% of the initial investment, but they may not use more than $50,000). Students may include stocks, common or preferred; bonds, corporate or U.S. Treasury bonds; mutual funds, and futures contracts, or options. Students will use the closing prices from the first day of the class to determine the price of each issue. Only whole lots of any issues may...

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Running head: ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS Organizational Behavior Analysis Ashley Simmons BUS610: Organizational Behavior (NAB1336A) Instructor: Dr. Gregory Goussak Date: October 14, 2013 Organizational Behavior Analysis In the world today, for any business to be successful it is valuable to the survival of any business to implement. Continuous improvement of quality, keeping flexibility, and struggling to keep up with competition in the workplace with a constant stream of innovative services and new obligations, is the only guarantee of the business achieving success...

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Integration of Faith and Learning I Amber Short Liberty University Integration of Faith and Learning I The information provided for this assignment stated that Aristotle defined character as "the decisions a person makes when the choice is not obvious." It also defined character as what people do when no one is looking. The initial Scripture verse that came to mind when dealing with integrity in a firm was that of 2 Timothy 2:15 (King James Version). 2 Timothy 2:15 says, "Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the...

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Choose one of the following options: Option One: Key Decisions Define each of the following key decisions in the Korean War in two or three sentences: The departure of American and Soviet troops from Korea in 1949 The American and Soviet troops left Korea by June 1949. An agreement under the United Nations had both countries military leave. Both the Soviet Union and America left advisors for each side. North Korea attacks: June 24, 1950 The Democratic People's Republic of Korea crossed the demarcation like and attacked the Republic of Korea. Their army toook over,...

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Living with the threat of a nuclear war had to be terrifying for children. One didn't have to worry about just their immediate area being hit, but the fallout afterward can affect large areas. For there to be cartoons shown to children and adults they must have felt that the threat was imminent, this could cause mass hysteria. I can't imagine having bomb drills in school, like we now have fire and tornado drills. It seemed to be the norm at schools to have bomb drills. The threat of terrorism is scary. You never know when it will or where this could happen. Terrorist don't only target on...

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University of Phoenix Material End of the 20th Century Matrix Choose ten items from the following list and identify their significance during the 1990s and beyond: Earned Income Tax Credit E-mail NAFTA Telecommunications Somalia and Rwanda Internet marketing Kosovo Cell phones Economic prosperity under Clinton Creating a budget surplus The Internet and the World Wide Web The Brady Bill Apple Digital divide Don't Ask, Don't Tell Microsoft Event Significance Earned Income Tax Credit The Earned Income Tax Credit was first enacted in...

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Seeking a more comfortable homework help environment? Homework Clinic Question 1 of 30 2.5 Points In United States. v. Williams, the Court ruled the PROTECT Act was: A. Facially violative of the First Amendment. B. Overbroad and vague in violation of the due process clause. C. Did not violate the First Amendment. D. Not overbroad and vague and therefore constitutionally valid. Answer Key: B Question 2 of 30 2.5 Points States have generally _____. A. expanded gun rights B. restricted gun rights C. banned all guns D. All of the...

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Team C's Weekly Reflection James Samuelson, Ashlee Niemeier, Darla Lenard, Jacquine Morris RES/351 - BUSINESS RESEARCH Instructor: BOB STRONG January 20, 2014 Team C's Weekly Reflection Assignment Week One's objectives are about business research and why it is important for managers to understand to run a successful organization. Business research is vital because it helps business owners find solutions to problems that he or she are experiencing within the company. The research process is crucial to managers especially when making decisions that involve of risk. Even though it...

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University of Phoenix Material Foundations of Human Development Worksheet Write the key features, listed below, into the correct life stage of development and most significantly affected age range. In your own words, provide an explanation of the term and how it affects the developmental stage. An example is provided for reference. For the purposes of this assignment, field marked "N/A" do not need to be completed. Biological Development Psychological or Cognitive Development Social Development Conception and Pre-birth Example: Teratogens are substances, including...

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Team D Reflection Jennifer Napier, Jean Gilmore, Ashley Stark, Stephanie Allison, Scott Counihan QNT/351 February 2, 2015 Daniel Puente Team D Reflection This week in class was spent focusing on a handful of different concepts. For example, we learned about the five steps which are required while testing a research hypothesis. We were introduced to the concept of comparing the means of two or more groups. Finally, we were taught how to calculate the correlation between two variables. Our understanding of these three topics is expressed below. Hypothesis...

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_A+ Graded Solution_ ####**SC160 Basic Biology - Assignment 3** **Directions:** Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double-spaced pages; refer to the Assignment Format page located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements. Integrate by discussion the properties of life, basic chemical terminology, and molecules and...

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Week 8 - DQ 4 What are some changes you can make in an effort to live a greener, more sustainable, life style? Response #1 To start living a greener life you could switch to green electricity, get rid of your tumble dryer, insulate your home properly, park your car If you are a 44 driver, If you're a rural 44 driver who needs their vehicle for access or their livelihood, it's time to switch to biodiesel. If you don't have a real reason for driving a 44, you should be ashamed of yourself. I suggest you park that gas-guzzler right now and get on your bicycle, a bus, the train, or use...

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Team A Status Report: In this week, team A has completed a web page for the ten products for Baderman's Island. It is displayed with all the requirements. Alteric and Ashley are working on covering the hypothetical data and the demographic profile page. Next team A will be compiling all the work together to get Web 2.0 project done. The team did not face as many issues this week than the previous weeks. The team had come up with a question thread to make sure all answers were coverd and all the necessary work is completed before due dates. It was through this thread that the team was...

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BUS 401 Week 5 DQ 1 Ratio Analysis (New) Ashford University Using the Ashford University Library as a resource, find two articles that discuss financial ratio analysis. Identify two advantages and two disadvantages to using ratios in financial analysis. Be sure to cite your sources using APA format as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. A+ Grade Guided Response

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Assignment 3 Social Entrepreneurs A social entrepreneur is a leader or visionary who is driven to achieve social change. Social entrepreneurs provide creative solutions for society's problems. They are committed to changing conditions in society for the better with their ideas. Social entrepreneurs are similar to business entrepreneurs because they must build a strong sustainable organization, increase sources of revenue, reduce expenses, and develop a team of loyal employees. Research social entrepreneurship and what it entails using your readings, the Argosy University online library...

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Assignment 3 Social Entrepreneurs A social entrepreneur is a leader or visionary who is driven to achieve social change. Social entrepreneurs provide creative solutions for society's problems. They are committed to changing conditions in society for the better with their ideas. Social entrepreneurs are similar to business entrepreneurs because they must build a strong sustainable organization, increase sources of revenue, reduce expenses, and develop a team of loyal employees. Research social entrepreneurship and what it entails using your readings, the Argosy University online library...

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Assignment 3 Social Entrepreneurs A social entrepreneur is a leader or visionary who is driven to achieve social change. Social entrepreneurs provide creative solutions for society's problems. They are committed to changing conditions in society for the better with their ideas. Social entrepreneurs are similar to business entrepreneurs because they must build a strong sustainable organization, increase sources of revenue, reduce expenses, and develop a team of loyal employees. Research social entrepreneurship and what it entails using your readings, the Argosy University online library...

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A+ Grade Tutorial Ashford University SOC 312 Week 3 Assignment Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Strategies (New) Read the article 10 Effective DAP Teaching Strategies, presented by the NAEYC: Choose at least three (but no more than five) of these strategies and explain why they will work with a child in Piaget's Preoperational Stage. Give examples of how you can foster each of your chosen strategies in the classroom/home and explain how and why these will increase the child's cognitive advances. Choose two of the limitations (centration, irreversibility, focus...

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LDR/300 » Assignment:week 1 Writea 500 to 750 wordexecutive summaryin which you articulate the difference between leadership and management using the following criteria: Define leadership and management. Differentiate between leadership and management with specific examples from the text, literature, or personal example. What are some of the different leadership and management roles and what are their functions? How are these roles similar? How are they different? Differentiate between Trait and Process leadership with specific examples from the readings. Provide a rationale for...

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LDR/300 Assignment: week 1 Leadership and Management Executive Summary Writea 500 to 750 wordexecutive summaryin which you articulate the difference between leadership and management using the following criteria: Define leadership and management. Differentiate between leadership and management with specific examples from the text, literature, or personal example. What are some of the different leadership and management roles and what are their functions? How are these roles similar? How are they different? Differentiate between Trait and Process leadership with specific examples...

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A+ Grade Work Ashford University BUS 644 Week 2 Memorial Hospital Case Study (New) Memorial Hospital is a privately owned 600-bed facility. The hospital provides a broad range of health care services, including complete laboratory and X-ray facilities, an emergency room, an intensive care unit, a cardiac care unit, and a psychiatric ward. Most of these services are provided by several other hospitals in the metropolitan area. Memorial has purposely avoided getting involved in any specialized fields of medicine or obtaining very specialized diagnostic equipment because it was...

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ACCT 505 Managerial Accounting All Discussions Week 1 to 7 Week 1 DQ 1: Introduction and Cost Behavior – Discussion Cost Terms, Classifications, and Behavior (Graded) Welcome to our Week 1 Discussions! To get us started, let's consider the following questions. 1) Would a traditional income statement differ depending on whether the business is a service organization, merchandiser, or manufacturer? 2) Could we use managerial accounting tools to assess the profitability of an organization other than a manufacturing business, or are the topics that we are learning only related...

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ACCT 505 Managerial Accounting Complete Course Week 1 DQ 1: Introduction and Cost Behavior – Discussion Cost Terms, Classifications, and Behavior (Graded) Welcome to our Week 1 Discussions! To get us started, let's consider the following questions. 1) Would a traditional income statement differ depending on whether the business is a service organization, merchandiser, or manufacturer? 2) Could we use managerial accounting tools to assess the profitability of an organization other than a manufacturing business, or are the topics that we are learning only related to...

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ACCT 505 Managerial Accounting Week 6 Week 6 DQ 1: Segment Reporting and Relevant Costs for Decisions Segment Reporting and Relevant Costs (Graded) To begin, please read Case 12-32 on page 576. Which costs are relevant in the decision to shut down the Ashton facility? Then, let’s answer the questions at the end of the case. Also, value-added comments, points, and experiences are welcome and encouraged. Week 6 DQ 2: Segment Reporting and Relevant Costs for Decisions Research and Application (Graded) To begin, please read Case 11-22 on page 505 of the e-book and let's...

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_A+ Grade Tutorial_ ####**Assignment 08 C04I Introduction to Psychology** **Directions:** Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double-spaced pages; refer to the "Assignment Format" page located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements. **Part A:** For Part A of this assignment, choose a movie, book, or television show that...

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Writea 500 to 750 wordexecutive summaryin which you articulate the difference between leadership and management using the following criteria: Define leadership and management. Differentiate between leadership and management with specific examples from the text, literature, or personal example. What are some of the different leadership and management roles and what are their functions? How are these roles similar? How are they different? Differentiate between Trait and Process leadership with specific examples from the readings. Provide a rationale for your answers from the course text and...

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_A+ Grade Work_ ####**LITR 221 Week 6 Discussion Questions** **Instructions:** Please post no fewer than 300 words, making sure to balance your answers to the separate parts. You should use quotations from the text to support your points, but make sure they don't dominate your posts. **Week 6:** **Part I:** Discuss Roethke's "My Papa's Waltz" from the perspective of the adult speaker as he reflects on his childhood perception of his father. This poem usually invites debate among students: is it a memory of child abuse at the hands of an alcoholic father or a beloved memory of...

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Ashley Huebner Article Critique 15 Abnormal Psych Sertraline and cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) were compared during a controlled trial conducted by Schuurmans et al. The CBT and Sertraline were used to counteract anxiety in people during later-life. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders among older adults. It has been said that CBT would not be as effective in alleviating anxiety for people in later life because cognitive function usually deteriorates with age . 30 participants were assigned randomly the CBT and 17 were assigned to sertraline. Eight participants...

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Equal Opportunity Employment BUS:670 Submitted: 02/17/2014 Ashford Enterprises is currently in need of a full time administrative assistant. Ashford Enterprises is a company that specializes in intake orders and exporting paper goods to distribute to other corporations. The Administrative Assistant will be reporting to the CEO and VP of Ashford Enterprises. Expectations of the hiree will include being proficient in Microsoft Office including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook as most tasks will include using and...

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A+ Grade Solution BUS 402 Week 2 Assignment - Porche's Analysis Ashford University Read the Porsche case provided in the course materials section and describe the company’s history, products, and major competitors in a paragraph or two. Assess the financial performance and condition of the organization. Then, conduct a SWOT analysis detailing the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats that may affect the organization. Finally, assess the quality of the decisions made by the company and provide recommendations for improvement. (NOTE: This will become part of your final...

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Assignment 08 C04I Introduction to Psychology Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double-spaced pages; refer to the "Assignment Format" page located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements. Part A: For Part A of this assignment, choose a movie, book, or television show that depicts a character or character(s)...

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Standardized Testing Watch the video "Comprehensive Assessment: An Overview." Then, using the Ashford library, locate one journal article related to standardized testing. In the discussion forum, summarize the article, and identify at least two advantages and two disadvantages to standardized testing, utilizing both the article and video in your post. Make sure to cite the article and explain where it can be located in the Ashford library. Respond to at least two of your classmates, brainstorming possible strategies or solutions to the disadvantages they listed in their posts. An article...

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A+ Grade Solution MGT 370 Week 2 Assignment 1 - Quality Strategy Ashford University This assignment is based on a case study that is in Ashford University’s library. Please read Soltani, Azadegan, Liao, and Phillips (2011) which may be found in the Ashford University library (EBSCO database). You are the senior executive in charge of supply chain management for the focal firm or buyer in the United States. M-case and H-case are two important suppliers for your firm. The CEO of the focal firm wants action. The CEO has asked you to respond to the following statements. • Examine...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 642 Week 3 DQ 1 - Measurement Scales** #####Ashford University Find a scholarly research study from the Ashford University Library that uses measurement scales for data collection (e.g., a survey). Explain the measurement scales that the study used, and evaluate them. Did you think the researchers made good decisions about the scales? Why or why not? Cite the study in your post, and document it in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 375 Week 3 E-Learning for Training and Potential Barriers** #####Ashford University In Chapter Five of the textbook, e-learning as a method of training is discussed. In Chapter Six, potential barriers of e-learning readiness to implementing e-learning as a training method are examined. In a two- to three- page paper (excluding the title and reference pages), examine e-learning and the barriers. Include the following in your paper: 1. Describe e-learning as a training method. 2. Describe the potential barriers of e-learning readiness. 3. Analyze how...

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Initially, Septimus and Clarissa do not appear to share any sources of similarity in the novel. However, if the audience attempts to think critically about the symbolism and thematic elements of the story the similarities become quite evident. Themes of inequality and oppression come right to the surface for the reader who is able to unpack the symbolic imagery Woolf implements in the text. In fact, Woolf is praised by feminist scholars for her ability to link the relationship between capitalism and the societal manifestation of misogyny. Clarissa, almost repetitively, is portrayed to be...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 330 Week 5 Final Paper - Product sold in the United States** Assume the role of Marketing Manager. Select a product (good or service) that is sold in the United States and has sales opportunities in a foreign market. Apply your critical thinking skills and the knowledge you have acquired throughout this course and address the following in your Paper: 1. Describe the product you selected in terms of the four utilities of customer value. 2. Identify the products target market at home and in your stated foreign market. 3. Indicate the competition of the...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**MGT 415 Week 5 Final Paper - Group Behavior in Organizations** **Focus of the Final Paper** In Week One, you will choose a generic organization (manufacturing plant, hospital, etc.). Assume that you are a hired consultant for this organization. You have been asked by the president of the organization to prepare a background paper on the results of your research and to make recommendations to improve group productivity in the organization. Your research has identified the following problems: 1. Role conflicts within groups 2. Communication problems among...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**GEN 499 Week 1 Assignment - Reflecting on Personal Identity and Global Citizenship** Review the Global Education and Global Citizenship video and read the article A Model of Global Citizenship: Antecedents and Outcomes by Stephen Reysen and Iva Katzarska-Miller. Please take some time to reflect on how the concept of global citizenship has shaped your identity and respond to the following prompts: Based on the video, explain the importance of educating others on global citizenship. Address each of the following outcomes of global citizenship as they pertain...

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A+ Grade Solution Cultural Diversity Presentation There is a need for schools and teachers to connect with families of English language learners. To facilitate this collaborative spirit, educators must encourage parents of all cultures to become part of the school culture. First read the article, “How to Reach out to Parents of ELLs.” Think about what you would like parents to know as they partner with you in educating their child. What could parents share about their culture that would help the classroom teacher be more effective? Design a series of three activities for parents...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 644 Week 6 Final Paper - Space Age Furniture Problem** Read Space Age Furniture Company in Chapter 9 of your text. Respond to the following and include any Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) calculations: 1. Develop an MRP for Space Age Furniture Company using the information in the case including the production of sub-assemblies in lot sizes of 1,000. 2. The lot size of 1,000 for sub-assemblies has produced a lumpy demand for part 3079. Suggest ways for improvements over sub-assemblies in lot sizes of 1,000. 3. Analyze the trade-off between overtime...

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A+ Grade Solution PCN 545 Week 6 Devising Safety Plans Topic: Assessment of Interpersonal Violence Directions: Respond to the prompts following each of the scenarios below based on the module readings and any other resources you find helpful. Each response should be 75 to 100 words. Scenario 1: Jeannine and Robert have been together for five years and have been married for the past three years. They live in an apartment together. There have been a few instances of physical violence from Robert toward Jeannine throughout the relationship, mostly shoving her around and, a couple of...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**SO115 Assignment 08 - Essentials of Sociology** Directions: Be sure to make an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) pages in length; refer to the "Assignment Format" page for specific format requirements. Respond to this topic using a five-paragraph format. The lead paragraph should state your position on the topic and preview the...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**HS150 Assignment 03 - World Civilizations I** Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double‐spaced pages; refer to the “Format Requirementsʺ page for specific format requirements. Describe the conquests of Alexander the Great and analyze the legacy of his empire. (Refer to chapter 7 of your textbook...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**HS150 Assignment 06 - World Civilizations I** Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double spaced pages; refer to the “Format Requirements” page for specific requirements. What major changes structures, and social and economic life, occurred during each of the following? • The Sui...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BU320 Assignment 08 - Marketing Principles** Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double-spaced pages; refer to the “Format Requirements" page located at the beginning of this learning guide for specific format requirements. 1. Analyze marketing strategies in reaching markets with their products or...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**COM 200 Week 3 Assignment - Final Paper Outline** Before beginning this assignment, review the Final Paper instructions. You will see that you will be writing a letter of advice for a couple or group of co-workers, using the first five course learning objectives of this course. This assignment is designed to get you to create a plan for doing that final assignment that will be due in Week Five. The course learning objectives you will need to cover are: • Explain the principles of and barriers to effective interpersonal communications. • Analyze the role...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**ENG 225 Week 2 Assignment - Genres and Genre Film** After reviewing the discussion of genre in Chapter 4 of Film: From Watching to Seeing, demonstrate your understanding of one selected genre using a feature-length film. Note: Several films are listed in Chapter 4 as emblematic of a specific genre. You are allowed to choose a film or genre not mentioned in Chapter 4, but you are strongly encouraged to email your professor to receive approval before doing so. In 800 to 1200 words: • Explain genre theory and, using Chapter 4 of the text as a reference,...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**ENG 225 Week 3 Assignment - Establishing Theme** Select a movie from AFI’s 10 Top 10 lists and explain how three cinematic techniques and/or design elements have helped establish a major theme in that film. Note: While you are allowed to choose a film that does not come from the AFI lists, you are strongly encouraged to email your professor to receive approval before doing so. In 800 to 1200 words: • Describe a major theme of the movie you have selected using evidence from the movie itself as well as course resources and other scholarly sources to...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**MGT 322 Week 5 Final Paper - Business Supply Chain Strategy** Focus of the Final Paper This final research paper must demonstrate an understanding of new learning in logistics management and how the supply chain supports the organization’s business strategy. The paper must be eight- to- ten pages (not including the title and reference pages), integrating readings, multi-media and class assignments. It is mandatory to include research from the course text, as well as six- to- eight sources from the internet or online library to support your views. In your...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**PHI 208 Week 3 Assignment - Applying an Ethical Theory** Please read these assignment instructions before writing your paper, and re-read them often during and after the writing process to make sure that you are fulfilling all of the instructions. Please also utilize the assignment guidance and the outlined model provided. Overview The following short essay assignment is designed to help prepare you for an important part of the Final Paper. In this essay, you will do the following: • Choose either the same ethical question you formulated and introduced in...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**PHI 208 Week 5 Final Paper** Please read these assignment instructions before writing your paper, and re-read them often during and after the writing process to make sure that you are fulfilling all of the instructions. Please also utilize the assignment guidance and the outlined model provided. Overview In the Week One Assignment, you formulated a concrete ethical question, took a position on that topic, and identified a reason supporting and a reason opposing that position. In the Week Three Assignment, you discussed either deontological or utilitarian...

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The chairman of Cadbury Schweppes PLC, . Cadbury suggests (1987) the following test for an ethical action Would you be embarrassed to have it described in the newspaper Is this a sufficient test for ethics? Selected Answer: b. No Answers: a. Yes b. No Response Feedback: Mr Cadburys test applies if the parties involved are ethical enough or at least sensitive enough to respond to the sanction of negative publicity. Blanchard and Peale inThe Power of Ethical Managementsuggest three others: Is it legal? Would your mother be ashamed? Is it fair in both the long and short run? Both...

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BM410 Sales Management & Practices Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double-spaced pages; refer to the "Assignment Format" page located on the Course Home page for specific format requirements. Part A: Fully describe three (3) measures for assessing the effectiveness of a sales force as a whole. Explain why they are important,...

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ENGL 1102 Biafrans (3 Pages 1035 Words) A chapter a day keeps ignorance away my father invoked this saying onto my siblings and i. In his home office surrounding by books is where my father finds ease. A religious member to the Igbo union, my parents instilled our Naija (an abbreviation for Nigeria) culture in my siblings and me from a young age, which I wasnt ashamed of. Taking pride in my culture was important to our family. Knowing historical information to other bordering cultures in Nigeria was a must with them. My father has always been whom I turn to when my heritage was...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**GEN 499 Week 5 Final Research Project – Underage Drinking** The topic of your project needs to be a contemporary societal problem, such as healthcare reform, immigration reform, privacy rights, euthanasia, First Amendment Rights, stem cell research, capital punishment, corporate prisons, legalizing drugs, ageism, animal rights, cloning, prayer in schools, racial profiling, recycling/conservation, sexism, outsourcing jobs, workplace bullying, etc. The topic must focus on a single aspect, as in “How far do corporations intrude into the private lives of their...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**HLT-308V Week 1 Risk Management Program Analysis Part One** For this assignment, you will research risk management programs for health care facilities or organizations. Review the criteria below in order to select an exemplar that applies to your current or anticipated professional arena. (Note: Select an example plan with sufficient data to be able to complete the assignment successfully.) In a 1,000-1,250 word paper, provide an analysis that includes the following: 1. Brief summary description of the type of risk management plan you selected (new employee,...

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ACCT 34231 Quiz 5 MCQs 1. Which of the following financial statement(s) reports both current and noncurrent assets and liabilities? A. Choice A B. Choice B C. Choice C D. Choice D 2. Which of the following should not be reported as a liability of the General Fund? A. General obligation bonds payable (due in 10 years). B. Vouchers payable. C. Tax anticipation notes payable. D. Due to federal government. 3. When a computer is ordered by a department of the government, the purchase order should be recorded in the General Fund as a debit to A. Appropriations. B. Equipment. C. Encumbrances. D....

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Central Penn College DEA Investigation into LSD Erin Potts Erin Potts Professor Rosa CRI 235 DI 17 June 2011 Crime Scene Scenario The date is November 28th 2009. My partner, Officer Cahill and I of the Lancaster County Police Department have been assigned to work on a suspected drug case that was brought in by a confidential informant. The information given to us by the informant was known to have a factual basis due to our own recent instigation into this matter. About a month prior to this during a routine bag check at the local train station officials found paraphernalia in a...

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GEN 499 General Education Capstone Ashford University GEN 499 Week 3 Discussion 2 - Scholarly Sources & Bibliography Analysis Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated. 1. Prepare: In order to prepare for this assignment, you should review the following tutorials in the Ashford Writing Center: Annotated...

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Stanford Prison Experiment Discussion Questions 1) What police procedures are used during arrests, and how do these procedures lead people to feel confused, fearful, and dehumanized? When a person is arrested, they are put in handcuffs. This limits their physical abilities significantly, thus making them feel as though they are not in control. The police often search an individual as well; this takes away a persons privacy. Lastly, arrests are able to occur in public so that an individual feels ashamed and their reputation is ruined. Also, when the prisoners in the experiment were...

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The purpose of the Final Project is for you to demonstrate understanding of the reading as well as culminate the learning achieved in the course by describing your understanding and application of knowledge. Review the financial information pertaining to Lee College in problem 11-8 on pages 362 of your text. Prepare the following: A Statement of Activities using the format presented in Illustration 10-1. A Statement of Unrestricted Revenues, Expenses, and Other Changes in Unrestricted Net Assets. A Statement of Changes in Net Assets. Your paper must: Include both the completed financial...

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Week 1 DQ 2 Educational Neuroscience Educational neuroscience is an exciting new discipline that brings together research from psychology, neuroscience and pedagogy to help educators make the best curriculum, instructional and assessment choices for effective learning. Locate an article in the Ashford Online Library that investigates findings from cognitive and neuroscientific research. Provide a brief summary of the article and explain how the findings could be translated into what educators do in schools and classrooms. Do the findings support differentiated teaching and...

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Bus 620 Week 6 Final Paper Ashford University BUS 620 Week 6 Final Paper Focus of the Final Paper Research a specific company of your choice and identify some of the managerial decisions that were made over time and in response to changes in its market or competitive environment. Use the Ashford University Online Library and web-based sources for your research. At least three external scholarly sources must be used. Address all of the following areas: Describe the company and provide a brief history of its operations. Find or use graphs to illustrate its financial performance...

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BUS 620 PESTEL Analysis of the Beverages Industry: Industry Forecasting Select an industry that interests you. Using the political, economic, social, technological, environmental, and legal (PESTEL) analysis as covered in the text, analyze the factors that may impact the industry that you have selected and the successful marketing of a company's product. Evaluate the factors you perceive to be the biggest strengths and weaknesses. Describe some opportunities for growth that could be capitalized over the next five years. Your paper must be a minimum of three to four pages (not...

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Week 5 Assignment BUS 591 Financial Accounting & Analysis Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002/Methods of Depreciation In an eight- to ten-page paper (not including the title and reference pages) research and discuss the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. In your paper: Identify key components of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and describe its primary objective. Explain what the criticisms are surrounding the Act. Explain the economic consequences for companies as a result of implementing the Act. Explain if the Sarbanes-Oxley Act has achieved its goals so far. Provide examples to support your...

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BUS 650 Week 5 Comparing Capital Expenditures Comparing Capital Expenditures. Access the annual reports for your selected company for the past three years. Next, select a company that is a direct competitor and download the previous three years annual reports. Research Tip: The "Mergent" database in the Ashford Library contains company profiles and financial information for publicly traded companies and their competitors. To access this database enter the Ashford Library and select "Find Articles and More" in the top menu panel. Next, select "Databases A-Z" and go to section "M" for...

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Outsourcing Outsourcing, especially to low labor-cost countries, has grown substantially. What are the advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing? Include and describe a product or service of a specific low labor-cost country as an example. Include a recommendation/conclusion based on the research. Answer the question in a two to four (2-4) page in accordance with APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Provide at least two (2) scholarly sources from the Ashford Library or other external sources, excluding the textbook. Your paper should be in paragraph form (avoid...

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PHI 103 Informal Logic Final Paper Is factory farming cruel to animals PHI 103 Informal Logic The Final Paper must be six to eight pages in length (not counting the cover page or reference list). You must use at least four resources, at least one of which must provide support for your thesis and at least one of which must provide support for your counter-thesis. Two of the four required resources must be found in the Ashford Online Library. The Final Paper must be formatted according to APA (6th edition) style, and all resources must be properly cited in text as well as on the reference...

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SCI 207 Final Paper -Water Quality and Contamination SCI 207 Week 5 Assignment Final Lab Report Please read over the Sample Final Lab Report before beginning this assignment (PDF can be found in your online course). You are required to write a complete laboratory report for Lab 2: Water Quality and Contamination using knowledge gained throughout the course. The report must be 6 to10 pages in length and formatted according to APA style. You must use at least four scholarly sources (at least two of which can be found in the Ashford Online Library) in addition to the textbook and/or lab...

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A+ Solution Final Paper Think of an organization you have worked for or one with which you are very familiar. Diagnose the need for change and present a plan to transform the organization, utilizing Kotter’s 8-Step Approach. Include the following sections headings and additional sections as needed: 1. Introduction 2. Company Overview 3. Diagnosis 4. Kotter’s 8-Step Approach 5. Conclusion The Final Paper for the course must be submitted to the instructor by 11:59 p.m. of the time zone in which you reside on the last day of the class. The Final...

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Read the article: "AmazonFresh is Jeff Bezos's Last Mile Quest for Total Retail Domination". Amazon has created three elements with how they are approaching the consumer market: fulfillment centers, Amazon Prime, and AmazonFresh. Analyze how Amazon has captured its consumer’s desire for not only less expensive prices, but faster delivery, and how it has created programs that will satisfy these consumer demands. Determine if Amazon will succeed in its quest for same-day delivery, and justify your response. Your paper must be a minimum of three to four pages (not including the title...

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This assignment is based on a case study that is in Ashford University's library. Please read Soltani, Azadegan, Liao, and Phillips (2011) which may be found in the Ashford University library (EBSCO database). You are the senior executive in charge of supply chain management for the focal firm or buyer in the United States. M-case and H-case are two important suppliers for your firm. The CEO of the focal firm wants action. The CEO has asked you to respond to the following statements. - Examine the problems and causes that may contribute to low quality throughout the supply chain....

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Search the Ashford University Library databases for two articles discussing the benefits of a professional learning community to school culture and examine Figure 2 of your text, Differentiated Instructional Strategies in Practice: Training, Implementation, and Supervision. Using this research, design a professional development plan for your school that will positively impact school culture. In a three- to five-page paper, discuss the following: (I have already uploaded the information so you do not have to worry about the Ashford library?.) Summarize your research and the research...

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Comparing Capital Expenditures Select a company and access the last three years' annual reports. Next, select a company that is a direct competitor and download the previous three years' annual reports. Research Tip: The "Mergent" database in the Ashford Library contains company profiles and financial information for publicly traded companies and their competitors. To access this database enter the Ashford Library and select "Find Articles and More" in the top menu panel. Next, select "Databases A-Z" and go to section "M" for "Mergent". For help with using Mergent use Mergent Online...

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This assignment is based on a case study that is in Ashford University's library. Please read Soltani, Azadegan, Liao, and Phillips (2011) which may be found in the Ashford University library (EBSCO database). You are the senior executive in charge of supply chain management for the focal firm or buyer in the United States. M-case and H-case are two important suppliers for your firm. The CEO of the focal firm wants action. The CEO has asked you to respond to the following statements. - Examine the problems and causes that may contribute to low quality throughout the supply chain....

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A+ Solution Your assignment will begin with an APA-style title page followed by a formal outline that presents your thesis statement, topic sentences, and supporting information for each topic. You will need to refer to your Annotated Bibliography to locate appropriate sources for the claims you intend to present and cite these sources the body of your outline and on your reference page. Please check the Research Paper Guidelines if you have any questions about the assignment topics. You are required to format your assignment as a full-sentence outline in APA style (see the...

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Week 3: Assignment: Decision Case 1 Darlene Solano ACC205: Principles of Accounting 1 Instructor Robert Carr October 7, 2010 Week 3: Assignment: Decision Case 1 Chapter 6, page 344, Decision Case 1: Assume you are opening a Bed Bath & Beyond store. To Finance the business, you need a 500,000 loan, and your banker requires a set of forecasted financial statements. Assume you are preparing the statements and must make some decisions about how to do the accounting for the business. Answer the following questions (refer back to Chapter 5 if necessary). 1: Which type of inventory...

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Bus698 week 3 assignment Name Supply chain strategic management Bus 698 Bus698 week 3 assignment When I hear "fast food" I think of mcdonalds. This is probably because mcdonald's was the first fast food restaurant that I ever visited. The first time I walked into a mcdonalds, the hamburgers were 16 each. The franchise was just starting to spread across the united states and the variety of their products was very small. Mcdonald's is now an extremely large international company with many complex supply chains severing numerous ethnic groups and cultures around the world. This...

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Bus698 week 3 assignment Name Supply chain strategic management Bus 698 Bus698 week 3 assignment When I hear "fast food" I think of mcdonalds. This is probably because mcdonald's was the first fast food restaurant that I ever visited. The first time I walked into a mcdonalds, the hamburgers were 16 each. The franchise was just starting to spread across the united states and the variety of their products was very small. Mcdonald's is now an extremely large international company with many complex supply chains severing numerous ethnic groups and cultures around the world. This...

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Running Head: ARGUMENTATIVE PAPER1 Assisted life, assisted death: The argument for assisted suicide Name PHI103: Informal Logic Ian McDougall Date Assisted life, assisted death: The argument for assisted suicide 2 Introduction In order to create a discussion about the idea of assisted suicide, one must chose a side in the debate and develop an ethical and moral choice. The difficulty in deciding how to frame this discussion, however, is in the rhetoric and language with which it is discussed. The name of the topic in itself is a problem. It is termed assisted...

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What is Applied Behavioral Science Review the video, Science Can Answer Moral Questions, readings in Chapter 1, and the power point slides. In a 250-300 word post: Describe your understanding of the field of Applied Behavioral Science including an overview of the generalist perspective of practice. Discuss the types of career directions that an individual may follow and which are of most interest to you personally and why, including any applicable personal example. How does this fit with your understanding of the term "science"? How are "science" and "behavioral science" the same...

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Values and Ethics Guiding Generalist Practice Review the readings in Chapter 2, and the power point slides. In 250- 300 words, supporting your comments with scholarly references, please summarize the professional values and ethics that guide the Generalist Practice. Select one area of practice that stands out as an area of particular strength for you and one which you want to strengthen in yourself, describing how you might become more informed, aware or aligned with this principle. Respond to a minimum of two of your classmates. The Generalist Practice cannot exist in it's intended...

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Empowerment Watch Why to Believe in Othersand in 250 - 300 words, supporting your comments with scholarly references, Discuss Empowerment and Empowerment Theory, The Strengths Perspective, and Resiliency and why this focus is a vital concept in the Generalist Practice. Discuss how the understanding of this focus intersects with working with diverse groups and populations, particularly those who are oppressed. How can a focus on strengths enable an individual, group or other system to cope with adversity and survive? Please respond to a minimum of two of your classmates....

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Bottom of the Social Ladder By: Introduction to Applied Behavior Science I. Living Conditions A. Home B. Yard C. Isolation II. Family A. Children B. Income C. Challenges III. School A. Social B. Activities C. College IV. Childhood A. Family B. Income C. Education V. Strengths A. Attitude B. Family C. Willingness VI. Weaknesses A. Challenges B. Family C. Resources VII. Stressors A. Income B. Family C. Social Function VIII. Intervention A. Education B. Self help group C. Empowerment Tammy is a middle aged, Caucasian, single...

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Neighborhoods and Communities What does it take to make a community? What is the difference between a neighborhood and a community? Who has the power in communities? Examine the significance of power in communities, who has it and why. Your post should be 250-300 words and include one scholarly reference to support your comments. Please respond to a minimum of two of your classmates The term community means a group of people who have commonalities that connects them in a way that sets them apart from others. Communities can be those that share a geographic area, and who share a...

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Community Building Watch the PBS report titled, The Economy of a Tent City. What are the primary principles involved in community building? Describe what is meant by enhancing a community's strengths and what kinds of efforts would be involved in working toward positive change. Discuss how these principles are either working or not working in the PBS report about Haiti's rebuilding efforts. Discuss this topic in 250-300 words, supporting your comments with a minimum of one scholarly reference. Please respond to a minimum of two of your classmates. What are the primary principles...

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Global Issues Whether by natural disaster or economic issues, poverty remains an issue in other countries such as Haiti. Watch The Aid Dilemmavideo and discuss whether you think that our efforts, though well intentioned, are doing what we intend. What are the pros and cons to the way we give aid, or apply behavioral science principles to such countries as Haiti? In 250 - 300 words, discuss the statement: "Global problems are everyone's problems." Support your discussion with a minimum of one scholarly reference and respond to a minimum of two of your classmates. In the video, Haiti:...

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Social Advocacy and Justice Select one of the three video segments on social advocacy and fighting for social injustice: 1. Bill Clinton on Rwanda 2. Majora Carter's Tale of Urban Renewal 3. Peter Gabriel Fights Injustice with Video Review the concept of social justice, define "human rights" and discuss the significance of these concepts as they relate to your video selection. Discuss your thoughts on the statement, "All people, regardless of their race, culture, or national origin, are entitled to basic rights, protection, opportunities, obligations, and social benefits." Discuss...

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Bottom of the Social Ladder By: Introduction to Applied Behavior Science I. Living Conditions A. Home B. Yard C. Isolation II. Family A. Children B. Income C. Challenges III. School A. Social B. Activities C. College IV. Childhood A. Family B. Income C. Education V. Strengths A. Attitude B. Family C. Willingness VI. Weaknesses A. Challenges B. Family C. Resources VII. Stressors A. Income B. Family C. Social Function VIII. Intervention A. Education B. Self help group C. Empowerment Even though it is believed that the poor will...

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CVP Analysis and Price Changes Complete Problem 3-36 and submit to instructor. Carefully review theGrading Rubricfor the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

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Information for Decision Making and Cost Concepts and Behavior Complete Exercise 1-18 and 2-19. Remember to complete all parts of the problems and report the results of your analysis. Do not forget to show the necessary steps and explain how your attained that outcome. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. 1-18 Beige Computers operates retail stores in both downtown (City) and suburban (Mall) locations. The company has two responsibility centers: the City Division, which contains stores in downtown locations, and the Mall Division, which contains stores in suburban...

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Fundamentals of Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis Complete Question 3-16 and Exercise 3-33. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. Question 3-16 I do not agree with this statement. Although not-for-profit organizations do not make a "profit", they do make a profit, just called by another name and treated differently. Any surplus is to be put back into the organization to further its cause or mission, as opposed to being shared amongst owners or shareholders. A not-for-profit organization can be organized as a business so the CVP analysis would be the same. Exercise...

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Special Orders Complete Exercise 4-48 and submit to instructor. Carefully review theGrading Rubricfor the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

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Fundamentals of Cost Accounting for Decision Making Complete Question 4-23 and 4-24. Remember to complete all parts of the problems and report the results of your analysis. Do not forget to show the necessary steps and explain how your attained that outcome. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. 4-23 I would tell my acquaintance that he/she is confusing the definition of variable costs with differential costs. Variable costs differ with increased or decreased activity levels. As an example, payroll changes depending on the number of hours employees work. Differential...

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Fundamentals of Product and Service Costing Complete Question 6-8 and 6-14. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. 6-8 Cost allocation assigns a common cost to two or more cost objects. The objective of a cost allocation system is to determine a more accurate cost of an item. Direct costs, such as direct materials and direct labor, while part of the cost of producing a product, are not the only costs associated with that product. Take, for instance, the electricity to run the machines; a portion of that cost should be allocated to the cost of the item; without that...

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Choosing an Activity- Based Costing System Complete Problem 9-39 and submit to instructor. Carefully review theGrading Rubricfor the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

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Job and Process Costing Complete Questions 7-8 and 8-4. Remember to complete all parts of the problems and report the results of your analysis. Do not forget to show the necessary steps and explain how your attained that outcome. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. Question 7-8 Why do most companies use normal or standard costing? After all, actual costing gives the actual cost, so the firm could just wait until it knows what the cost will be. Most companies use normal or standard costing instead of actual costing essentially for the purpose of speed and convenience...

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Activity Based Costing From Chapter 9 complete Questions 9-19 and 9-21. Remember to complete all parts of the problems and report the results of your analysis. Do not forget to show the necessary steps and explain how your attained that outcome. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. Question 9-19 "Activity-based costing is Question 9-1 just another inventory valuation method. It isn't relevant for making operating decisions "Do you agree with this statement? Explain. I disagree because the cost of implementing activity-based costing for inventory valuation generally...

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Prepare Budgeted Financial Statements Complete problem 13-36 and submit to instructor. Carefully review theGrading Rubricfor the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

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Cost Management and Joint Allocation Complete Questions 10-18 and 11-17. Remember to complete all parts of the problems and report the results of your analysis. Do not forget to show the necessary steps and explain how your attained that outcome. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. Question 10-18 You are working at a hotel in a resort location. The manager says that the hotel must raise the rates in the winter when it has fewer tourists because the cost per room is much higher. How would you respond? I would suggest to the manager that it would be best for the hotel...

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Management Control Systems and Budgeting Complete Questions 12-11 and 13-7. Remember to complete all parts of the problems and report the results of your analysis. Do not forget to show the necessary steps and explain how your attained that outcome. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. Question 12-11 How could this manager's problem be solved? The service costs seem to be allocated on the basis of use but some of the costs appear to be incurred to provide capacity. The company can compromise by utilizing dual rates. Dual rate would allow the the capacity coststo be...

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Ethics and Standard Costs Complete Problem 16-56 and submit to instructor. Carefully review theGrading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

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Performance Measurement and Transfer Pricing Complete Questions 14-6 and 15-5. Remember to complete all parts of the problems and report the results of your analysis. Do not forget to show the necessary steps and explain how your attained that outcome. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. Question 14-6 How Does EVA Differ From Residual Income? Economic Value Added or EVA is a variation of residual income that adjusts income to better reflect the economics underlying certain transactions, such as investment in R&D (Lanen, Anderson, & Maher, 2011). EVA is the annual...

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Fundamentals of Variance Analysis Complete Exercise 16-28 and 16-32. Remember to complete all parts of the problems and report the results of your analysis. Do not forget to show the necessary steps and explain how your attained that outcome. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. 16-28. Variable Cost Variance Sills Inc. Required Compute the labor and variable overhead price and efficiency variances. Labor: a) Actual costs are per hour (546,000 actual direct labor / 26,000 hours); the actual cost for 26,000 hours is 546,000 ( x 26,000 hours) b) Actual inputs at...

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Final Paper Submit a paper on one of the major topics listed below and incorporate at least two other related articles ofyour choice: How does the firm use "Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis" to assess performance? How would you use such a system to measure how costs change as production changes? How do you develop a "break even analysis" for a given firm and how would you use it? What is "Activity Based Costing" and how does it work? What does it do for a firm employing such a system? How do you go about developing such a system in a firm? What are the steps? What would an example look...

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ACC 380 Week OneAssignment Week OneAssignment Part One: 2-8 City of Northern Pines Statement of Activities for the year ended December 31, 2012 Primary Government Program revenues Net (Expense) revenue & change in net assets FUNCITION/ PROGRAMS expense charges for service operational grants & contributions capital grants & contributions governmental activities business-type activities total Governmental activities general government 10,300,000 1,110,000 - - ...

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Exercise 1-6 A. The conceptual differences: Measurements focus "what" items are being reported in the financial statement. An economic resource measurements focus measure both current and long-term assets and liabilities and is the measurement focus used by commercial businesses. Basis of accounting determines when transaction and events are recognized in the accounting records. (Textbook, page 12) B. Differences in revenue recognition: (On page 12) the accrual basis of accounting recognizes revenues when they are earned (and are expected to be realized). Modified accrual accounting...

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2-3 A. The three major sections are the introductory, financial, and statistical sections. B. The government wide financial statements are the statement of net assets and activities which are presented using economic resources measurement focus and the accrual basis of accounting. C. The government fund statements are prepared using the current resources focus and the modified accrual basis accounting. These statements include: Balance Sheet and Statement of Revenues, Expenditures and Changes in Fund Balance. D. The proprietary fund statements are the statement of net assets, statement...

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ACC 380 GASB Statement- Financial Reporting Entity GASB Statement- Financial Reporting Entity GASB stands for Governmental Accounting Standards Board which is setting accounting and financial reporting standards for state and local governments. Moreover, it is also related non-profit organization, for example schools and libraries that control by governments. GASB has so many kinds of information and resource such as financial reporting entity which was published in March 2011- GASB statement concludes review of standards defining the financial reporting entity. This statement is...

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I. a) Outline revenue recognition criteria under modified accrual accounting. Include specific requirements for property tax revenue. Under modified accrual accounting, revenues are recognized when they are both measurable and available to finance expenditures of the current period. Property taxes are measurable before collection because the government determines the amount assessed and estimates any portion that will ultimately prove to be uncollectible (textbook, page 88). Revenue Recognition-Property Taxes, by modifying the definition of available as the term relates to property tax...

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5-2 A concerned citizen provides resources and establishes a trust with the local government. What factor should be considered in determining which fund to report the trust activities? Trusts are accounted for in a number of different funds, depending on the nature and terms of the agreement. There are two purpose of trust according summary of government trust accounting. 1. Trust is to be used to benefit the government or its citizenry. 2. Trust is to benefit individuals, private organizations, or other governments. Trusts that generate income for the benefit of the government or...

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ACC 380 Week Three Assignment Week Three Assignment 7-13-A 1. Cash 135,000 Accrued Interest Receivable135,000 2. Cash 1,000,000 Additions - contribution-Plan Member 600,000 Additions -contribution - Employer400,000 3. Deduction -Annuity Benefit700,000 Deduction -Disability Benefit150,000 Account Payable and Accrued Expenses850,000 4. Accounts Payable and Accrued Expenses900,000 Cash 900,000 5. Cash 280,000 Accrued Interest Receivable140,000 Addition - investment Earning- interest380,000 Addition - investment Earning- Dividends 40,000 6. Deduction - Refunds...

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Week3 6-2 What accounting problem arises if an internal service fund is operated at a significant profit? If an internal service fund has significant positive operating income that is the excess of service revenues over the costs of providing the service, the services will reported in the General Fund. When internal service fund has positive operating income, the expenditures reported in the General Fund exceed the true cost of operating the government. If these amounts are significant over periods of time, some of the accumulated surplus of the General Fund is effectively shifted to...

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7-8 Describe GASB requirements for accounting for Investment Trust Funds. Include a. A discussion of when the use of investment trust funds is appropriate Exits when the government is the sponsor of a multi-government investment pool and accounts for the external portion of those trust assets. b. The investments to be included and excluded The external portion should be includes, Many governments participate in external investment pools where the external portion is to be maintained c. The basis at which investments are to be reported Agency funds do not report revenues,...

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ACC 380 Week Four Assignment Week Four Assignment 8-10 1. Revenues-Property Taxes89,000 Net Assets89,000 2. Deferred Revenues - Property Taxes100,000 Revenues - Property Taxes 100,000 3. Public Safety Expense250,000 Compensated Absences Payable 250,000 4. Public Safety Expense22,000 Net Pension Obligation 22,000 5. Transfers In 1,100,000 Transfers Out1,100,000 City South Pittsburgh Worksheet Adjustments& eliminations internal Service Funds Balances for Government-Wide Statements Governmental Fund...

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8-4 a. What is infrastructure? Infrastructure assets are "long-lived capital assets that normally are stationary in nature and normally can be preserved for a significantly greater number of years than most capital assets. Examples of infrastructure assets include roads, bridges, tunnels, drainage systems, water and sewer systems, dams, and lighting systems" (GASB, Statement 34) b. What are two methods that might be used to record infrastructure expense from year to year? How is the accounting different under the two methods? Two methods are depreciation approach and modified approach....

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9-7 A. Deferred Revenues 607,000 Operating Revenues-Student Tuition and Fees 607,000 B. Accounts Receivable 12,000,000 Operating Receivable-Student Tuition and Fees 12,000,000 Cash 9,600,000 Accounts Receivable 9,600,000 Operating Revenues- Student Tuition and Fees 650,000 Deferred...

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11-3 With regard to private-sector colleges and universities. a. List the three net asset classes required under FASB Statement 117. Unrestricted, temporarily restricted, and permanently restricted. b. List the finance required under FASB Statement 117. Statement of financial Position/Balance sheet, Statement of Activities, Statement of Cash Flows, and Notes to the financial Statements c. Distinguish between an endowment, a term endowment, and a quasi-endowment. Indicate the accounting required for each. Endowment: If a donor were to give an institution with instructions to invest...

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12-5 With regard to accounting for private, not-for-profit health care entities, do the following: a. Outline the accounting required, under FASB guidance, for a(n): 1. Endowment gift received in cash: It is recorded as a permanently restricted asset, Debit: Cash and Credit: Contributions - Permanently Restricted 2. Pledge received in 2011, unrestricted as to purpose but restricted for use in 2012. It should be recorded as temporarily restricted revenue and reclassified in 2012, Debit: Cash and Credit: contributions - Temporarily Restricted. 3. Pledge received in 2011, restricted...

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BUS 698 Week 1 Assignment Name Supply Chain Strategic Management BUS 698 BUS 698 Week 1 Assignment I think that Everglo battery is doing a good job in their customer service and are working very hard that customer relationship management. I do not believe that they have reached the end of the line in terms of quality or service strategy. I do believe that they are focused on the customer and are building relationships with their customers. Customer loyalty and brand identification as an outgrowth of their customer relationship management (CRS) will help to differentiate their...

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BUS 698 Week 2 Assignment Name Supply Chain Strategic Management Bus 698 I have decided to research and discuss Samsung Group for this Samsung Groupincludes 28 main companies that last year posted global sales in excess of 54 billion. Its annual turnover represents 10% of Korea's annual output. To compete with the biggest and best in the world, it must be able to source capital cheaply and allocate it efficiently and swiftly. The strength of its system helped Samsung to become the country's premier issuer of equity and debt overseas and a trailblazer among Korean corporates in...

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BUS698 Week 3 Assignment Name Supply Chain Strategic Management BUS 698 BUS698 Week 3 Assignment When I hear "fast food" I think of McDonalds. This is probably because McDonald's was the first fast food restaurant that I ever visited. The first time I walked into a McDonalds, the hamburgers were 16 each. The franchise was just starting to spread across the United States and the variety of their products was very small. McDonald's is now an extremely large international company with many complex supply chains severing numerous ethnic groups and cultures around the world....

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BUS 698 Week 4 Assignment Name Supply Chain Strategic Management BUS 698 BUS 698 Week 4 Assignment This paper shall discuss relationships between manufacturers and end customers and the possible conflicting objects between manufacturers and customers. In an integrated supply chain there are many end customers for each of the partners, but if all of the partners do not focus on the last end customer the supply chain is a failure. The goal of supply chain management is to link the marketplace, the distribution channels, the manufacturing process and the procurement...

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BUS 698 Week 6 Name Supply Chain Strategic Management BUS 698 BUS 698 Week 6 Introduction This paper shall discuss what opportunities exist to improve supply-chain activities, how to better align logistics and the company's strategic plan, to integrate the supply-chain to improve movement of goods, to identify challenges in integration of suppliers and manufacturers in the logistics management arena, processes that can be adopted to increase value for the customer, impacts of supply-chain management on organizational functions, the financial implications of improving...

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1. Question : The _________ is believed to report about three times more crime than the __________. Student Answer:National Crime Victim Survey; Uniform Crime Report Uniform Crime Report; National Crime Victim Survey National Crime Victim Survey; self-report studies .; Uniform Crime Report Instructor Explanation:The answer can be found in section 1.5, The National Crime Victimization Survey. Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 2. Question : Judd is hungry. He sees a candy bar in a store, so he steals it. What theory of crime does his action most...

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Overcrowding in Correctional institutions Name SOC 305 Abstract The correctional institutions are established for correction of behaviors by law offenders. The society expects that once an individual comes out of the correctional facility, he is a reformed person. In addition, these facilities are always expected to warn the law abiding citizens to deter them from committing a crime for fear of being in the correctional cells. However, the population in the correction facilities especially prisons is contrary to this expectation. Over time, there is increased number of...

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1. Question : With which statement would the author agree? Student Answer:Being able to post bond most often leads to a trial. Being unable to post bond most often leads to a plea bargain. Being represented by a public defender most often leads to a trial. Being represented by a private attorney most often leads to a conviction. Instructor Explanation:The answer can be found in section 3.2, Discriminatory Policy: Plea Bargains. Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 2. Question : Which criminals, according to studies reported in the text, are most likely to be caught...

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Child or Adult? Determining whether to try a child in the juvenile or the criminal justice system will have an impact on every step of his or her experience. Although the exact laws and practices of the systems vary from state to state, broad underlying beliefs differentiate the two systems. While the juvenile system is often thought to be more lenient in its punishments, there are often stricter regulations throughout the process. In the juvenile system a child may not have a right to a jury trial or bail. Juvenile records are not open to public access like criminal records and...

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Myths and Reality of Crime Name SOC 305 Crime & Society Introduction Every society has codes, standards, behaviors and activities that are deemed appropriate and suitable to the greater good of the members of society. This implies that any activity or behavior that is contrary to the social code of any community is considered a crime. Anything deemed as an anti-social act falls in this category (Ainsworth, 2000). Different societies have various scales to measure what is perceived as crime and what is not. There are various ways in which a society decides what to define...

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1. Question : Data on juvenile crime indicates ____________. Student Answer:serious juvenile delinquency is relatively common serious juvenile delinquency is relatively rare violent crimes are more common than non-violent crimes violent crimes are more prevalent than property crimes Instructor Explanation:The answer can be found in section 5.1, Juvenile Delinquency. Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 2. Question : Why is the data presented by the author not necessarily an accurate reflection of who actually commits delinquency? Student Answer:Data collectors...

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1. Question : All of the following are correlates with child abuse except ____________. Student Answer:parenting stress lack of support systems low expectations of a child's maturity mental illness in the parent Instructor Explanation:The answer can be found in section 7.1, Child Maltreatment: Neglect and Abuse. Points Received: 0 of 1 Comments: 2. Question : Sally pays her utility bill using someone else's credit information. What is the best description of her activity? Student Answer:Spamming Identity theft Keylogging Internet piracy Instructor...

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Effects and Solutions to Drug Abuse Name SOC 305 Crime & Society Deborah Tremblay Introduction Drug abuse is continuous use of substances like alcohol in quantities or with ways unacceptable by medical experts mostly for purposes of altering normal body functioning. It is majorly a health concern, but in the recent decades, it has risen to become one of the worst ills in the society (Haw & Hawton, 2011). There are various laws that prohibit use certain drug types especially those often abused. Most judicial systems protect their citizens from drug abuse and related...

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Discussion 1, Week 1 Provide an example of an industry or company that has changed its strategy over time as environmental factors such as technology, competition, and consumer preferences have changed. With the every rising prices of gas the automotive industry has changed dramatically since 2002. To give an example is the phase out process of the Hummer brand. Since gas prices and have soared less people are buying large SUV's and this was the downfall of the Hummer. Hummer's are not designed to be environmental friendly with their large consumption of fuel and higher emissions....

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1. Question : The difference between the concept of a company mission statement and the concept of a strategic vision is that Student Answer: a mission statement typically concerns a company's present business scope ("who we are and what we do") whereas the principal concern of a strategic vision is with the company's long term direction and future product-customer-market-technology focus. the mission is to make a profit, whereas a strategic vision concerns how to attract customers. a mission statement deals with what to accomplish on behalf of shareholders and a...

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Evaluation of Correlation BUS 308 Week 3: Statistics for Managers 1050 Words What's the most appropriate procedure for evaluating the relationship between tenure and divorce What is the correlation and how can it be interpreted in terms of magnitude, direction and practical importance? 1) What's the most appropriate procedure for evaluating the relationship between tenure and divorce? In this case the Correlation analysis is the best method that can be used in evaluating the relationship between tenure and divorce. 1) What is the correlation...

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Predictive Sales Report BUS 308: Statistics for Managers 1750 Words PREDICTIVE SALES REPORT A retail store has recently hired you as a consultant to advice on economic conditions. One important indicator that the retail store is concerned about is the unemployment rate. The retail store has found that an increase in the unemployment rate will cause a lack of consumer spending in their stores. Retail stores use the unemployment rate to estimate how much inventory to keep at their stores, which is important in maintaining cost effectiveness....

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BUS 401 WEEK 5 DQ 1 Ratio Analysis Using the Ashford University Library as a resource, find two articles that discuss financial ratio analysis. Identify two advantages and two disadvantages to using ratios in financial analysis. Be sure to cite your sources using APA format as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

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Starbucks SWOT Analysis BUS/402 - Strategic Management and Business Policy This document concentrates on assessing the strengths, weak points, possibilities as well as dangers for Startbucks. To do a SWOT analysis, we must start by explaining the word. SWOT is described as a strategic technique used to evaluate the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats linked with a business or a project. As per Marcus (2011), a SWOT analysis has got the objective to analyze internal weaknesses and strengths of an organization, compare them with external possibilities and...

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Starbucks Strategic Proposal BUS402 - Strategic Management and Business Policy This document has got the aim of showing a three-year strategic management suggestion for Starbuck's that includes: an economical analysis, a marketing evaluation plan, a fiscal strategy, organizational structure suggestion, supporting reason, and fiscal reports and supporting paperwork regarding the organization. A SWOT assessment is a kind of assessment which is prepared for organizations and it assesses the good points, weak points, possibilities, as well as dangers for the specific organization....

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Strategic Management and Business Policy Ashford BUS 402 Week 2 Week 2 DQ 1 (Externalities) What are the two most relevant externalities from Exhibit 2.6 for a firm with which you are familiar? Have these externalities made the industry in which the firm operates more, or less, attractive to you as consumer? Explain your rationale. Week 2 DQ 2 (Seven-s Framework) Using “The Seven-S Framework” from pages 58-59 to examine a firm with which you are familiar and address how the firm stacks up in respect to the “qualities of excellence” list on page 59. Does...

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Strategic Management and Business Policy Ashford BUS 402 Week 5 Week 5 - DQ1 - Corporate Social Responsibilities Think of companies that are concerned not only with the bottom line, but also with being good corporate citizens. Share examples and the reasons why you think these companies practice social responsibility. Week 5 Assignment: Ashford BUS 402 Week 5 Assignment (Starbucks Strategic Proposal) 2500+ Words

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BUS698 Week 3 Assignment Name Supply Chain Strategic Management BUS 698 BUS698 Week 3 Assignment When I hear "fast food" I think of McDonalds. This is probably because McDonald's was the first fast food restaurant that I ever visited. The first time I walked into a McDonalds, the hamburgers were 16 each. The franchise was just starting to spread across the United States and the variety of their products was very small. McDonald's is now an extremely large international company with many complex supply chains severing numerous ethnic groups and cultures around the world. This...

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Balancing Family and Work Life Outline Leticia Cordero Instructor: GinaRollings SOC402: Contemporary Social Problems & the Workplace (BIE1510B) March 23, 2015 Introduction Balancing work and family life in the fast-paced 21st Century can be a herculean task for people on the move and on an upward career trend. While technology has made it possible to engage in social activities through virtual channels, such as social media on the internet, the human element is lost in the use of technology for family and other social activities. Although the monetary benefits of...

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Integrity is very important to me and I'm sure it's very important to you to. It is vital to make sure all work turned in are yours and not anyone else's unless properly cited. As mentioned, it is our (my) responsibility to make sure that integrity is present in my research papers. After examining the APA research guide section of the Ashford Writing Center I want to highlight and discuss three guidelines I feel comfortable enough with to ensure that I meet Ashford's research requirements. Outlining your paper: This allows me to layout a blueprint for my paper, allowing me see everything...

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Organizational Behavior BUS610: Organizational Behavior December 17, 2012 Introduction The organizational behavior analysis is known to be very effective and leads to greater growth and development. Concentrating on Organizational behavior can achieve better results, and it helps the company perform. Organizational behavioral analysis helps in gauging company's behavior towards different aspects. As a concept, an Organizational behavior is a discipline that looks into the effect that individuals, groups and structures have on behavior within an organization. When examining this it...

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Samsung - A Macro Trend Analysis Darrell Olson BUS 620 Dr. Gordon March 12, 2012 Samsung - A Macro Trend Analysis Technological development is one of the fastest paced global industries in the world today. Soon after a consumer has purchased the latest and greatest electronic device, within six months the device has already been replaced by something newer and better. Since its beginning in the 1970's, Samsung electronics is no stranger to this market. This paper will explore a macro trend analysis of Samsung Electronics and how understanding macro trends has helped the company...

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Political Radio Advertising Darrell Olson BUS 620 Dr. Gordon March 25, 2012 Political Radio Advertising In today's high-tech world, there are essentially three types of media advertising marketers try to reach us by: television, internet and radio. Given that is it 2012 and as the November elections draw closer by the day, political advertising seems to be a constant especially over the radio. One commercial in particular, which will be the focus of this paper, is being broadcasted country-wide during the month of March by an organization called NumbersUSA. This paper will...

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Creating a Company Darrell Olson BUS 620 Dr. Gordon March 31, 2012 Creating a Company Creating a company takes forethought, planning, and a list of variables to consider no matter what the firm is trying to accomplish. One of the most important questions to be answered first is whether or not the organization wishes to pursue the targeted market segment within a brick and mortar store, a physical place, or via the internet, a website space. This paper will examine the marketing implications for both mediums, as well as discuss the feasibility for its customers to move from one...

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Confidence Intervals Many people do not "like" or "trust" single point estimates for things they need measured. 1. Looking back at the data examples you have provided in the previous discussion questions on this issue, how might adding confidence intervals help managers accept the results better? 2. Why? 3. Ask a manager in your organization if they would prefer a single point estimate or a range for important measures, and why? Please share what they say. Chi-Square Tests Chi-square tests are great to show if distributions differ or if two variables interact...

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BUS 311 LAW Student's Name Course Instructor Date This table summarizes some of the basic differences between crimes and torts, or between criminal law and tort law. We'll elaborate on most of these differences in class. Crimes Torts immediate purpose punishment of criminal compensation of victim balance of defendant's wrong and victim's injury emphasis on df's moral wrong, not victim's injury emphasis on victim's injury, not df's moral wrong theory of offense offense to all society; public interest only victim injured; private interest only initiating...

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BUS 311 WEEK 1 LAW PAPER Student' Name Course name and number Instructor Institutional Affiliation Date national origin, age, and disability, as well as wage differences between men and women performing substantially equal work, also prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose unlawful discrimination or participate in an employment discrimination proceeding. In addition to the protections against retaliation that are included in all of the laws enforced by EEOC, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) also protects individuals from coercion, intimidation, threat,...

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Ashford General Hospital Proposal Stephanie Lee MHA 601 Principles of Healthcare Administration Instructor': Hwang-Ji Lu November 10, 2014 As we all know employee retention is vital to long term health facilities and can help to ensure the best success for your healthcare organization. Most management will readily agree, that they hold a key part in marinating staff retention. Who is really affected by maintaining or not maintaining retention? What changes need to be made within an organization for this to occur successfully? What fiscal impacts may occur? And what if any would be...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 402 Week 5 Assignment Final Case Study and Strategic Plan (Starbucks)** #####Ashford University Read Whats Driving Porsche? and History of Porsche AG FundingUniverse. From the perspective of an executive with the firm, prepare a strategic plan to grow the business over the next three years. Your strategic plan must be future-oriented and must: Describe Porsches history and its 4Ps (Product, Price, Place, and Promotion). Explain the current situation of the organization in the market (industry, market, and general environment analysis). Assess the...

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Ethics Case 21-7 After graduating near the top of his class, Ben's Naegle was hired by the local office of a big 4 CPA firm in his hometown. Two years later, impressed with his technical skills and experiences, Park Electronics, a large regional consumer electronics chain, hired Ben as assistant controller. This was last week. Now Ben's initial excitement has turned to distress. The cause of Ben's distress is the set of financial statements he's stared at for the last four hours. For some time prior to his recruitment, he had been aware of the long trend of moderate profitability of his...

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We will discuss here how depreciation can be used as a tool for managing and evaluating the life and utility of assets of the firm. What is Depreciation? When the monetary value of assets decreases over a certain period of time, for different reasons like wear & tear, frequent use of assets, uncertain and unfavorable market situations, etc. This type of decrease is called Depreciation. Some of the examples of assets which gets depreciated over a period of time are Machinery, equipments, currency. Appreciation is the word opposite of depreciation which means an increase in monetary...

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Alignment Discuss the concept of alignment in the supply chain process. When transporting a product, is the supply chain alignment different for different products such as soft drinks versus clothing? How does the alignment affect the organization's logistics strategy? Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates' postings. Supply chain alignment is the ability to have common and shared interests across the supply chain including vendors and customers. Alignment is the most critical element to a supply chain process. The concept of alignment in the supply chain process is...

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Dell Logistics relates to the concept of customer relationship management (CRM) to gain or maintain consumer support. Discuss the various ways in which a company like Dell utilizes this logistics strategy. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates' postings. Dell was a true innovator in their vision to deliver the right product at the right time at the best possible value. Dell's vision was to sell more computers than anyone else, service growing markets by supplying computers, sell cheaper computers than anyone else could hope and deliver more efficiently than...

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Value Chain Explain what is meant by the term "value" in a supply chain. How can it be best measured in a supply chain? How does increasing value in a supply chain help align supply chain operations to the business mission? Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates' postings. Explain what is meant by the term "value" in a supply chain. Value can be added, or viewed in many different forms. Probably the most well-known is shareholder's value. Shareholders value is created anytime, by any legal method, which adds to the overall financial wellbeing of the company....

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Supply Chain Risk All supply chain activity involves some degree of risk. Identify six potential sources and causes of risk in global supply chains. Research the University library to find support for counter measures for each of the six risks you identify. Document those sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates' postings As business operating models become more global and supply chains become more integrated, risk profiles changing. Risk management is the process of measuring or assessing risk and developing strategies to manage the risk. Risk is equal to the...

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Speed to Market The agile supply chain utilizes the idea of "speed to market" in order to get the product to the end-consumer as quickly as possible as we often see happen when new technology becomes available (i.e. cell phones, flat screen TV's, etc). How might both the manufacturer and the end-consumer be harmed utilizing this concept? Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates' postings. Like any efficient process, there are specific steps that need to be complete to obtain the desired results. To maximize the results when trying to reduce time to...

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Time and Logistics Why is time important to competitive advantage? Indentify and explain six key contributions that speed can make to logistics and supply chain strategy. Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates' postings. A definition recently proposed by the Institute of Logistics states that: Logistics is the time-related positioning of resources. Experience indicates that major benefits can be derived by focusing on the effective management of the key resources of the business. The key to success involves understanding what constitutes best...

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Manufacturing The manufacturing of products such as cars or computers has shifted from take-what-you-get to made- to-order. Identify three ways this change has been beneficial to the logistics management process? Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates' postings. The food processing industry copes with high logistical demands from its customers. Many food processing companies are changing to more customer- (order-) driven manufacturing. In order to help decide which products should be made to order and which made to stock, a frame is developed and...

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Quick Response Logistics Explain the thinking behind quick response (QR) logistics. How could QR help a retailer to plan and control product lines for a new fashion season? Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates' postings Quick response is becoming a way of life for many companies today. Getting closer to your customer to anticipate what he wants next sounds good but can be challenging. Having the products always available for customers seems to call for a very accurate forecast or at least a lot of inventory. Yet companies are competing with...

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Strategic Partnerships Partnerships may bring added value to strategic supply relationships, and have been described using seven factors. Identify those factors and describe each while providing an explanation of how each provides value within the cooperative relationship. Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates' postings. Companies implement supply chain management (SCM) across the world because it achieves results such as delivery time reductions, improved financial performance, greater customer satisfaction, building trust among partners and...

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Supply Base Rationalism Supply base rationalism seeks to reduce the suppliers in which an organization deals directly to a smaller number of strategic suppliers. How does this process work? What are the benefits to each of the players in this relationship? Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates' postings. Harrison & van Hoek (2011) stated "paradoxically, the first step to managing the supply base for value through relationships is to get rid of the majority of suppliers. The rationale for this action is the inability of a focal firm to allocate...

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3PL The usage and significance of third-party logistics (3PL) services has grown dramatically during the past two decades or so. Explain why this has occurred and what the benefits are, if any? Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates' postings. Whether shipping internationally or domestically, it can be difficult to determine when and if you will need to start using a third party logistics provider (3PL) for supply chain management. Many times, smaller companies think that this type of outsourcing is too much of an expense and they can find better...

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Leading Edge Supply Strategy What does "leading edge" logistics mean in terms of supply chain strategy in the future? Explain in detail in no less than 200 words. Document your sources. Respond to at least two of your fellow classmates' postings. Implementing "leading edge" logistics means start working towards the supply chains operational benefits in meeting end-customer needs and stop treating supply chain management like a concept or philosophy. The first step in the logistics conversion process is for company's to align their internal team before reaching out to potential...

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1. Marketing Trends Consider the broad changes occurring in marketing today and identify themes that you believe are emerging from these changes. Can these themes and changes be related to societal forces? How? Provide examples of societal changes and how these changes have impacted the way marketing activities are conducted. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. R1 The themes occurring in marketing today relates to people and how their desires and needs are continually changing. An example would be the growing concern for the environment. More and more people are...

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1. Customer Needs and Wants Marketing has often been defined in terms of satisfying customers' needs and wants; however, marketing critics argue that marketing can be unethical by creating needs and wants that did not exist before. Marketing can encourage customers to spend money on goods and services they really do not need or want. Take a position on the following ethical dilemma: Do you think marketing merely reflects the needs and wants of consumers, or that marketing creates unnecessary customers' needs and wants? Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. R2 The...

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1. Market Research Describe methods you would use to analyze one of these three different markets: consumer, industrial or international markets. What challenges would you face to ensure accurate data gathering in the market and what recommendations would you make to overcome those challenges? Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. R1 I choose to analyze the consumer market with a relation to the IPhones. I always wanted one but still to this day have not owned one. I can say I went through the stages which are found in the book on page 171 of the printed version;...

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1. Customer Loyalty Successful companies recognize that high satisfaction leads to high customer loyalty. Provide an example of a company to which you are loyal in terms of buying products or services. What marketing actions does the company take to promote your loyalty and satisfaction? Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. R2 I am very loyal to purchasing products from Staples for my business needs. I opened a business account with them in 2004 when I opened my franchise but it was not until 2007 that I became a loyal customer. The marketing actions Staples took...

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Retail Stores Visit any retail establishment of your choice in order to gain specific knowledge about the marketing activities of the operation. Provide a 2-3 page report on your visit using at least two references (one reference to be the textbook) to support your analysis. Suggested areas to analyze include: 1. Type of outlet (convenience, shopping specialty, etc.) 2. Location - Describe reason for specific location. 3. Customer profile - Who shops there? Target market segments? 4. Unique competitive positioning - What separates them from competition? 5. Categories of products...

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1. Branding Debate Take a position on one of the following statements: a) "All brands have a limited life as indicated by the product life cycle and will slip or disappear." b) "There is no reason why a successful brand can't live forever." Provide examples to support your position. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. R1 Branding Debate I believe that there is no reason why a successful brand can't live forever. If you have an innovative team of individuals working together to continue to advance their ideas and ways of thinking behind a product, it's possible to...

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New Product Development Have you ever had a need for or interest in a new product or service that you wish someone had developed? Identify what you believe could be a new product or service and why you think it would be successful. Is the product or service targeted to a particular group or would it be available to the mass market? Describe how you would test market the product or service to determine if it has commercialization potential. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. R2 I know this sounds silly but I honestly wish there was something that would MAKE a formula...

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1. Price and Ethics Discuss the ethics of pricing products to match the value that consumers are willing to pay for products (e.g., bottle of water, 150 running shoes, etc.). Is it unethical to charge high prices when the cost of making a product is significantly less than the retail price? Provide examples. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. R1 Pricing and ethics is a tough topic to discuss because being a business owner I have no ethical issues with charging a fair price to my customers because I have to cover my cost of operating and other expenses. However,...

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1. Super Bowl Advertising Super Bowl commercials cost millions of dollars (as an example, companies paid an average of 2.6 million for 30 seconds of airtime in Super Bowl XLIV for the chance to reach a projected audience of 90 million viewers worldwide).View thelatest Super Bowl ads. Identify which ad you believe was the most effective for domestic and international markets and why. Respond to two of your classmates and discuss whether you believe their choices would be successful for domestic and international markets. Why or why not? R1 After viewing most of the 2011 Super Bowl...

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AMA Visit theAmerican Marketing Association, AMA, websiteand review the statement of ethics. Identify two companies that you believe integrate corporate social marketing in their overall strategic marketing plan.Provide examples. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. R2 The ethic codes in the American Marketing Association (AMA) are what every company, business, and entrepreneur should adhere to, especially in this global economy. Their ethical norms are "1) do no harm, 2) foster trust in the marketing system, and 3) embrace ethical values" (AMA, 2012, Statement...

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Week 5 Assignment Marketing Mix: iPod Touch BUS 235 Apple has been known for the high end Mac computer and then in 2007, it introduces a new gadget based on a smartphone designed and called it iPod. The IPod works like a real smartphone with all the capabilities of a phone like camera and video recording as much as video playback less the capability to text and call using a network. However, the introduction of internet everywhere and different smart applications allowed IPod users to do video calling and texting using an IPod. The IPod can also be used for browsing with an...

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Week 1 Assignment BUS 611 Project Planning and Management Week 1 Assignment "A team is a group of people working together for a common goal. Teams should not be confused with groups. A team shares responsibility, authority, and resources to achieve their collective mission" (Barkley, ). Project planning in teams is an important component of a team's dynamics. Once a team has been formed it can start working to reach the goals of the team or company. There can be two components in team projects. One component is that a projects requires careful planning and it be...

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Week 2 Assignment BUS 611 Project Planning and Management Week 2 Assignment Project Risk. The first rule to the success of a project is project risk management. If you don't truly embed risk management in your project, you cannot reap the full benefits of this approach. "The benefits of risk management in projects are huge. You can gain a lot of money if you deal with uncertain project events in a proactive manner. The result will be that you minimize the impact of project threats and seize the opportunities that occur. This allows you to deliver your project on time, on...

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Week 3 Assignment BUS 611 Project Planning and Management Week 3 Assignment WORK BREAKDOWN STRUCTURE "A work breakdown structure (WBS), in project management and systems engineering, is a deliverable oriented decomposition of a project into smaller components. It defines and groups a project's discrete work elements in a way that helps organize and define the total work scope of the project. A work breakdown structure element may be a product, data, a service, or any combination. A WBS also provides the necessary framework for detailed cost estimating and control along with...

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Week 4 Assignment BUS 611 Project Planning and Management Week 4 Assignment An examination of Project Management Tools Choosing and using the proper tools can greatly improve the overall efficiency of the operation of the project. The efficiency and accuracy of the work breakdown structure, tracking of the schedule, and human resource management can be a shaky task without the proper tools and modern technology utilized to the project manager's advantage in the successful completion of the project. When I worked for the local hospital, the accounts payable department in...

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Week 5 Assignment BUS 611 Project Planning and Management Week 5 Assignment This paper is written with the assumption that I am the project manager for a software company and that the team that I lead is in charge of updating tax preparation software for the next tax season. The ten developers on the team are spread across the country and I need to provide a status of the operation to the sponsors. They will also be informed about the two most important risks and the ways to mitigate these risks. The report will end by concluding whether or not additional resources are...

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Week 6 Final BUS 611 Project Planning and Management Week 6 Final During the six weeks of this class and through experience working on projects at work, I have learned a great deal about the benefits that project management and planning can have on a company. There are several significant principles in particular that impact project management and the success of project development and its implementation. Using these eight principles, organizations are able to better achieve their objectives and carry out the projects and goals they have. In this paper, I plan to discuss...

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Week 1 Assignment BUS 660 Contemporary Issues in Organizational Leadership Developing Leaders at UPS The major skills that Jovita Carranza has demonstrated in her career at UPS have made her a successful leader for UPS. Those skills are shown in Carranza's' corporate achievements, which were shown in her team building and interpersonal skills, determination and drive, innovation and research skills, and leadership in business. These traits earned her the distinction of being named Hispanic Business Magazines Woman of the Year, which is quite an accomplishment...

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"Saying leadership is both a science and an art emphasizes the subject of leadership as a field of scholarly inquiry, as well as certain aspects of the practice of leadership" (Hughes, Ginnett, & Curphy, 2012, p. 5). There is no quick and easy definition of what a leader is. So, my definition is that a leader is someone that wants to bring out the best in everyone they meet. They have the ability to recognize the strengths and weaknesses in people and give them the confidence and determination so that the person can improve themselves. A great leader also has the ability to bring a group...

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In order to best influence an organization, a leader needs to understand their personality traits and style of leadership. They should be aware of their own ideas and perceptions before they can successfully lead others. Robbins and Judge (2007) state that "individuals may have a highly analytical mind, a compelling vision, outstanding training, and have great ideas but still may not be or become a great leader. Even though, personality traits alone do not inevitably establish who will be a great leader, they do provide important insight. When looking at a successful leader one easily...

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BUS 660 Contemporary Issues in Organizational Leadership Leadership Style Today's business world requires effective leadership to be productive and successful. There are many advantages and challenges for any leader. So it is not surprising that there are different types of leadership styles for those leaders. This paper will define leadership and the concept of leadership, along with addressing the different types of leadership style and how it is developed. Leadership is defined as a complex phenomenon involving a leader, their followers, and a situation...

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Many leaders may be leading many companies and nations but all are not capable of leading. Some tend give in to the forces around them. The ENRON situation comes to mind in regards to business leaders and the Governor of Illinois is an example of poor leadership within government. Neither really were leaders but were in leadership positions. Both used their powers to abuse, with one failing and the other went to prison. Leaders should never change their style to adapt to the characteristics and needs of their followers. The leaders would become followers if they change their style to...

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Leadership values vary a great deal. Currently there is a lot of discussion around whether or not Edward Snowden is a traitor or a hero for revealing information behind the NSA surveillance. He is being called a traitor because he leaked information that was top secret, but he felt obligated to inform the world. Some of those same leaders calling him a traitor have leaked other information that may have also been harmful to our country. What does that say for the values, ethics and morals of those leaders? Values are a measure of what we feel is important and right. It is the measuring...

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Week 3 Assignment BUS 660 Contemporary Issues in Organizational Leadership Leadership Traits Most people understand that good leaders are not born that way, but that they become leaders through experience and development. There are also several traits that help differentiate one from being just a leader and being a good leader. To understand what a leader is, one must understand that the very definition of a leader, and that is, "a person who has commanding authority or influence" (Meriam Webster, 2012). Understanding that a leader has the authority to...

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The first behavioral study to consider is Leadership: Man and Function. In this paper, the author distinguishes between the leadership of individuals: the individuals have the quality of leadership and the leadership of an organization (Bavelas, A, 1960). The leadership of individuals focuses on the personal qualities, attributes, and distinctiveness of individuals. On the other hand, the leadership in an organization focuses on the power and influence in an organization. The author stresses that it is important to differentiate between the two to understand what exactly is happening in...

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The first strategy, often a difficult one, is learning to listen. Learning to listen gives a leader to ability to understand and evaluate the person speaking to them. This is true no matter who the person is or what position they hold. By hearing what people have to say, the leader has the opportunity to put together a response or question that will allow them to gain more information. Effective leaders know that when people feel they are being heard, even if they are not sharing the same opinions, they feel validated and are more likely to respond fairly. Listening often helps to decide...

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Week 4 Assignment BUS 660 Contemporary Issues in Organizational Leadership Leadership Skills Having leadership skills give one the ability to inspire loyalty, motivates and impacts positive productivity in the work place. Employees look to their leaders for support and inspiration, which makes it important for leaders to develop their leadership skills for that reason. A leader can develop those skills through education, life and job experiences, and through observation. A good leader will have certain traits like drive, competence, honesty and ethics, and...

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If one looks at the theories of motivation, the theories, like people are dependent on many different and complex ideas. Motivation, which is the sense of being that makes people want to produce, do well, accomplish goals, is one of the most intriguing and important parts for people running a business. Leaders need to know what motivates people. They want to know how to make them come to work, do a good job, and make the workplace pleasant and enthusiastic, even in times of change. Among the theories is Frederick Taylor's Theory of Scientific Management, which says that people are...

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A team is formed by people who have a common purpose and there exists interconnectivity between individual members. A group is formed by a number of people in situation where a volume is required to carry out a leader's commands. A group is much easier to form than a team. A group can have a wide range of dynamics from complete compatibility to complete intolerance which could make building a consensus very difficult for a leader. A team on the other hand is formed by selecting members who have complementary skills. A group may be formed in no time whereas a team may take months to form....

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Week 5 Assignment BUS 660 Contemporary Issues in Organizational Leadership Big Changes for a Small Hospital Many organizations attempt to develop a positive future through leadership in relation to building an organization. The medical industry provides many obstacles for leadership. Some of those obstacles include: facility maintenance, future patients, and the satisfaction of employees. This paper will discuss the questions asked in the Big Change for a Small Hospital case study in regards to situational leadership. There are three factors that need to be...

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Prominent situations affecting leadership from Industrial Age to Information Age are: 1. Links to customers and suppliers In the industrial age, organizations had a one on one link with customers and suppliers and leaders dealt with them in such a way that benefitted themselves the most. The information age of today involves the integration of customers, suppliers, production, and delivery to realize enormous savings in cost. This integration also led to the improved quality of products and services and improved response time leading to a complex business environment. This shift has also...

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Empowerment refers to the act of giving one more power or to give someone the ability to do something. Empowerment can also be defined as enabling individuals to think, behave, act, and control work and decision making in an autonomous way. Empowerment by definition is a social process since it occurs in relation with others. It occurs at various levels, such as individual, group, and community. Some aspects of empowerment are constant while other aspects may vary according to specific context and people involved (Hughes, Ginnett & Curphy, 2012). Employee empowerment enables employees to...

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Week 6 Final Assignment BUS 660 Contemporary Issues in Organizational Leadership Challenging Tasks of a Leader There are many challenges that face leadership in starting, developing, and maintaining a successful organization. It is important for every company to meet the expectations of its stakeholders, which include its investors, employees and their customers. One company that has had difficulties with meeting those expectations recently is the Alberto-Culver Company, known best for its beauty products. This paper will look in depth at the background of...

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The foundation of any organization involves leadership and how these leaders cultivate the work culture that impacts employee performance. The theory of leadership has many different meanings and categories of leaders that one can assimilate based on traits, behaviors, and other attributes that one may possess. In saying this, two common types of leadership are transactional and transformational. Transactional and transformational leadership share many similarities and differences in how they approach followership by employees. According to Babou (2008), transactional leaders are defined...

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The Criminal Justice System The criminal justice system is made up of three main branches, including law enforcement, the judiciary, and corrections. The system as a whole can be viewed and analyzed from different perspectives and considered in terms of different outcomes. After completing this week's required reading, provide your own definition for the criminal justice system. What is the purpose of the criminal justice system? Provide definitions for each of the three main branches: law enforcement, the judiciary, and corrections. What role does each branch fulfill? How do the...

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Social and Criminal Justice We usually look at criminal justice as a system, an idea, or a philosophy. Three of the major ideas that express the idea of social justice include equality, solidarity, and human rights. Explain how equality, solidarity, and human rights are examples of social justice. Identify and discuss a social justice issue in contemporary society (within the last two years) that specifically relates to equality, solidarity, or human rights. Make sure to cite a periodical that covers this issue. Social Justice protects the rights of Americans and it makes...

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Law Enforcement: Patrol, Rapid Response, and Investigation The three primary tactics that police employ to enforce the law are patrol, rapid response, and investigation. Define patrol, rapid response, and investigation. Which tactic is the most successful at maximizing arrests and reducing crime? Explain your answer. Patrol- Patrol is when the Police are driving around in their marked and unmarked undercover Police vehicles. Police Officers go on patrol so they can make sure that everyone is obeying the law. It makes it easier being out on patrol to spot the ones committing the...

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Law Enforcement: Federal, State, and Local Policing Law enforcement agencies exist on federal, state, and local levels. What is jurisdiction? Describe the difference between federal and local police jurisdiction. a. Students whose last names begin with the letters A - I: Describe the history of federal policing in the United States. Provide examples of federal policing agencies. How are federal policing agencies used to enforce the law? b. Students whose last names begin with the letters J - R: Describe the history of state policing in the United States. Provide examples of state...

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Law Enforcement: Data Driven Policing Define evidence-based practices. a. Students whose names begin with the letters A - D: Research and explain the partnership between New York City and Microsoft Corporation to develop the Domain Awareness System (DAS). Will systems like DAS be able to reduce crime? If so, how? b. Students whose names begin with the letters E -H: Research and explain the Minneapolis Preventative Patrol program. Will programs like the Minneapolis Preventative Patrol program be able to reduce crime? If so, how? c. Students whose names begin with the letters I - L:...

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The Judiciary: Structure and Jurisdiction There are 51 separate court systems in the United States. The federal government operates one court system, the federal courts; and each of the 50 states operates a court system, the state courts. The federal court and all of the state courts have three main levels: trial courts, appeals courts, and supreme courts. Define trial courts, appeals courts, and supreme courts. a. Students whose names begin with the letters A - I: Explain the main responsibilities of state trial courts. What is the purpose of state trial courts? How are state trial...

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The Judiciary: Pretrial, Bail, Plea Bargaining, and Trial The judiciary is an important part of the criminal justice system. After police arrest an individual, an extensive chain of events is set off in the American court system. a. Students whose names begin with the letters A - E: Explain the booking procedure to your classmates. How does it work and who is involved? b. Students whose names begin with the letters F - J: Explain preliminary hearings to your classmates. How do they work and who is involved in the process? c. Students whose names begin with the letters K - O:...

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Constitution and the Judicial System Name CRJ 201: Introduction to Criminal Justice Instructor: Robert Spinks April 1, 2013 Constitution and the Judicial System The criminal justice system consists of three branches, and each branch is has duties in which they have to fulfill. These branches consist of the Judicial Branch, Executive and legislative Branch. The Judicial Branch is different than the other two branches, and this paper will explain exactly what the Judicial Branch is all about. The judiciary system is considered to be the court systems within the...

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Corrections: The Philosophy of Criminal Sanctions There are four main philosophies behind criminal sanctions: retribution, deterrence, incapacitation, and rehabilitation. a. Students whose names begin with the letters A - E: Define retribution. What is the history behind the use of retribution? What is the philosophy behind the use of retribution as a criminal sanction? b. Students whose names begin with the letters F - J: Define deterrence. What is the history behind the use of deterrence? What is the philosophy behind the use of retribution as a criminal sanction? c. Students...

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Peer Review Post your Final Paper Preparation assignment from Week Three. Then, respond to one peer of your choice and another who has the fewest responses. When evaluating your peer's work, check to see if their outline addresses all the content and research criteria of the final paper grading rubric. Constitution and the Judicial System The criminal justice system consists of three branches, and each branch is has duties in which they have to fulfill. These branches consist of the Judicial Branch, Executive and legislative Branch. The Judicial Branch is different than...

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Principles of Effective Intervention Name: CRJ 201: Introduction to Criminal Justice Instructor: Robert Spinks April 3, 2013 Principles of Effective Intervention Risk Principle There are four different types of intervention which consist of the risk principle, criminogenic need principle, treatment principle and, fidelity principle. Each one of these principles serves in a different manner but, each one of these principles works to rehabilitate and, treat offenders that are a within the criminal justice system. This paper is going to explain the difference between each of...

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Juvenile Justice Most juvenile offenders do not go on to commit crime as adults. Most go on to live productive lives. Please give an overview of the history of the juvenile justice movement. Make sure to reference the progressive movement, the advent of juvenile court, the juvenile rights movement, and other pertinent movements within juvenile justice history. How has the rise of juvenile justice contributed to the welfare of children? Make sure to substantiate your reasons with cited facts. The overview of the history of the juvenile justice movement, I would say,...

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Justice Justice seeks to make things right. The idea of justice is based on ethics, equality, human rights, religion, and solidarity. John Rawls says that "justice is the first virtue of social institutions, as truth is of systems of thought." Is justice the first virtue of the criminal justice system? Why or why not? Have your ideas about the concept of justice changed since the beginning of this course? Why? Make sure to substantiate your reasons with cited facts. Justice should be the first virtue of the criminal justice system, but sadly it is not in my opinion, because...

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Week 3 DQ 2 The Impact of Nursing After completing this week's reading, consider the following statement: Never before has nursing been so important to a health care organization. Nurses are responsible for upholding the public's trust as well as their health care organization's reputation and its financial viability. Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Why or why not? Provide at least three specific reasons to support your position. Your initial post should be 250-300 words and utilize a minimum of two scholarly sources from the Ashford University Library,...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 401 Week 2 Teaching Net Present Value (NPV) and Future Value (FV) (New)** #####Ashford University **You have been asked by a manager in your organization to put together a training program explaining Net Present Value (NPV) and Future Value (FV) and how they are used to evaluate the price of stock.** Upon completing your Net Present Value (NPV) & Future Value (FV) Training Program, employees should be able to: Explain NPV and FV. Describe the factors that are used in the NPV and the FV formulas. Give an example of how to use the formulas for NPV and FV...

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10-K Ford Motor Company Review Ford Motor Company Form 10-K for 2012. Explain the purpose of a company’s 10-K and how it interprets the firm’s financial strength. Write a description of three important items, including their significance to stakeholders, that you learned from reading Ford Motors Company’s 10-K for 2012. Your paper must be two to three pages in length (not including the title and reference pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. It must include citations and references for the text and at least three...

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What is Applied Behavioral Science Review the video, Science Can Answer Moral Questions, readings in Chapter 1, and the power point slides. In a 250-300 word post: Describe your understanding of the field of Applied Behavioral Science including an overview of the generalist perspective of practice. Discuss the types of career directions that an individual may follow and which are of most interest to you personally and why, including any applicable personal example. How does this fit with your understanding of the term "science"? How are "science" and "behavioral science" the...

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1. Question : Katrina is complaining to her landlord about the six-inch long cockroaches in her apartment. The landlord scoffs, saying: "Cockroaches don't get that big! I'll pay 10,000 to anyone who can show me a six-inch cockroach." Will, a bug collector, overhears and promptly presents the landlord with his prize six-inch South American cockroach. The landlord refuses to pay, and Will sues. Which of the following best describes the situation? Student Answer:There is no contract because the landlord never intended to make an offer. There is no contract; a reasonable person wouldn't...

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2) Of the five management functions, which do you expect will experience the most dramatic changes in the next decade? Defend your answer. Which will have the least amount of change? Explain your answer. Respond substantively to two other learners. The step that I believe will experience the most dramatic changes in the next decade is the planning stage. "Planning is a systematic process in which manager make decisions about future activities and the key goals that the organization will pursue" (Reilly, 2011). Due to rapid and constant changes in political, social, economic, technological...

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Establishing Reliability and Validity Name PSY 326 Research Methods Lilia Chavarria May 28, 2012 While formulating any kind of study, whether it is a survey or a test, one must make sure that it is valid and reliable. Reliability and validity are necessary entities of instrument development if researchers are to report with confidence the results obtained from the survey (Burton & Mazerolle, 2011). . (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) needs help establishing reliability and validity in their survey that will identify teenagers at-risk for driving while intoxicated. The steps...

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1. Kenyan activist Wangari Maathai's main work was based on connections she saw in her country between: (Points : 1) poverty, deforestation, and women's issues. deforestation, political culture, and global warming. poverty, voting rights, and reading levels. women's issues, voting rights, and institutional change. 2. English philosopher John Locke, who promoted the rights of people, is most closely associated with: (Points : 1) conservatism. Marxism. liberalism. socialism. 3. Politics always includes: (Points : 1) ...

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Response to Intervention Name 620: Meeting Individual Students Needs with Technology Deborah Naughton September 16, 2012 Response to Intervention Shortly after learning disabilities were given priority as a special-education category in the Education of All Handicapped Children Act of1975, the proportion of children with learning disabilities in the general U.S. population skyrocketed from less than 2% in1976-1977 to more than 6% in 1999-2000. Response to Intervention is a program that is endorsed through federal government legislation like the Individuals with Disabilities...

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The three big ideas I learned about this week was Universal Design, RTI, and how the two work together for learning. The authors ask these questions: 1. What is Universal Design for Learning (UDL)? As UDL relates to education, it is a means to adapt-for all learners-all materials, methods, strategies, and delivery of instruction and evaluation instruments that are accessible and without barriers. In essence, educators can design appropriate educational programs so that all students have access to successful learning (Beard 26). 2. What is Response to Intervention (RTI)? 3. The RTI model...

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Evaluation of Assistive Technology Name EDU 620: Meeting Individual Student Needs with Technology Deborah Naughton September 24, 2012 Evaluation of Assistive Technology The quote from the author "one size fits all" means to me is the clothes that say this quote means that any size, shape person can wear this outfit. I look at it like this, if there is a two hundred and fifty pound woman and a one hundred pound woman can wear the same outfit. I highly doubt it. It's the same in education. No child learns in the same manner. Let's take a look at what steps and...

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Referral and Assessment for Assistive Technology Chapter Three of your text explains a process called Referral and Assessment for Assistive Technology. For this discussion assignment, design a diagram, chart, or other visual that illustrates the four steps involved this process. (To do this, you may use Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Timeglider or any other tool you prefer.) Then, select one of the four steps, and explain why it is important to the whole process, and what it contributes to the overall learning experience. Include your visual in your discussion post, either as a...

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Autism and Learning Many learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) experience challenges communicating with others. Watch the video,iPad Unlocks New World for People With Autism, and analyze how tools like the iPad can support learning for students with ASD. Then, describe an example of how you might incorporate a tool like the iPad into a lesson plan. Guided Response: Respond to at least two of your classmates with feedback on their example lesson plan. How did their plan differ from yours? Is there anything you would add or remove from their plan to improve it? If there is,...

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High-Incidence Disabilities As stated in your text, the three categories of high-incidence disabilities defined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) of 2004 are: Mild learning disabilities Intellectual disability (Originally mental retardation changed because of Rose's Law) Emotional or behavioral disorders For this discussion, select one of the three categories to research. Then, provide a specific example of a disability that falls under the category you selected, explain how this disability impacts learning (i.e., through gaining information,...

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Pedagogical Strategies for Learning Disabilities Successful Strategies for Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities outlines various pedagogical strategies for supporting students with learning disabilities. Review the strategies/interventions listed, and select one to investigate. Conduct a web-search of the selected strategy and report on your findings in the discussion forum. Describe at least two specific examples of what these strategies might look like in the classroom. Guided Response: Respond to at least two classmates who selected different strategies than you, and compare...

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For this week's journal, identify at least three takeaways from the readings this week. The three takeaways that I got from the readings this week was 1. High Incidence Disabilities 2. Assistive Technology for students learning 3. What are the academic and organizational demands of school that students must meet to be successful learners? Explain why you selected these takeaways (i.e., why they are important) and how you think they apply to your current and/or future work. I picked these three takeaways because as a professional I need to understand the high incidence disabilities that...

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IEP Plan for Zac Holmes Name EDU 620: Meeting Individual Student Needs through Technology Deborah Naughton October 8, 2012 Assistive Technology Plan Name of Learner: Zachary Holmes Disability Area: Multiple Sclerosis Age/Grade: 8 2nd Grade Goals of the AT Plan: To make Zachary's (Zac) challenges in the classroom enjoyable. Zac has a great ability to adjust to changes within the classroom. He has a mild temperament, and is willing to go the extra mile to make sure she fits in with her peers. Zac excels in Math, Reading, and Social Studies. Zac scored...

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Physical Disabilities and Assistive Technology Read Chapter Six of your textbook, and watch the video below. Then, examine the importance of assistive technology in supporting students with physical impairments. Discuss how assistive technology can empower students and promote greater independence. Next, Identify some AT devices that can be considered with physical disabilities, and explain how you would incorporate AT into the classroom (e.g., any special considerations you would make, how you would prepare yourself and the student, which subject(s) the AT device might be best suited...

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Distance Learning While distance learning can certainly support students with physical disabilities, Chapter 10 of your textbook focuses on distance learning as a tool for students with various disabilities. Examine the benefits and challenges of distance learning for students with physical disabilities. (Hint: Consider both gross motor disabilities as well as fine motor disabilities.) What are some AT devices that can be used to support learners with physical disabilities in the distance learning environment? What are some AT devices that can be used to support learners with other...

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The three takeaways I received this week from the readings and the videos were; 1. Adaptive Equipment that is available for our students with disabilities. Before I stated this class was unaware of all the equipment that help the children to socialize and great a normal education with their peers. 2. Learning about the different companies that we can research on to see just would be the right device for my students and their needs. Until I was in this class I was just not informed enough to know that there is so many options on AT devices for our students. 3. Distance Learning is a great...

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Sensory Disabilities Chapter Eight of the textbook covers sensory disabilities. The most commonly known are visual and hearing impairments. Explain how these types of disabilities could impact one's learning experience, and identify some AT devices that can support students with these disabilities. Finally, select an academic subject (e.g., mathematics, science, language arts, fine arts, etc.) and describe how the AT devices you identified could be applied to a lesson in that subject. Guided Response: Respond to at least two classmates with feedback on how they would apply the AT...

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Age of Onset There are many things to consider when supporting students with sensory impairments: one being the age of onset. What does the text say about this important piece of information? What can it tell the teacher or service professional? How might knowing this information impact the support a student receives? Finally, what is one other piece of information you would gather, if you were responsible for supporting a student with either a visual or hearing impairment? Guided Response: Respond to at least two classmates with feedback. Is their selected piece of information a valid...

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After watching the videos I sat back and thought about the devices that were presented. Although I am not completely blind, I would be impacted the most with the Screen Enlargement Device. I find myself enlarging print to the largest on my laptop on a daily basis and still having problems reading the screen. With the use of the Screen Enlargement Device I would not have to struggle with being able to see what is being shown, I would be able to have access to the web, and many more things that the laptop has to offer. I never realized how precious our sight and sound means to us. We seem...

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Assistive Technology Name EDU 620 Meeting Individual Student Needs with Technology Deborah Naughton 10-16-2012 Assistive Technology Assistive technology refers to equipment, products, or systems used to maintain or improve capabilities of people with disabilities (Beard, Carpenter and Johnston, 2011). They range from high-tech innovations such as computer systems to low-tech products such as pencil grips. These technologies aid learning process for several students with physical and mental impairments. They help students interact with their classmates in learning environments and...

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When I reflect back on when this class first started, I was excited because I wanted to learn more about the technology that is out there for our special need children. When I was in school these children were not in the public schools and were sent away to different schools or were institutionalized. Week 1 I learned about Universal Design for Learning and As UDL relates to education, it is a means to adapt-for all learners-all materials, methods, strategies, and delivery of instruction and evaluation instruments that are accessible and without barriers. In essence, educators can design...

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The three groups that I would choose would be family, religious organizations, and school. Family because that the group that is the first group that you will Experience. Family has a lot to do with what we learn as children. Religious organizations because as a child growing up I went to church weather my mom or my grandmother went or not so that was one of my influences as a child. And last I would have to say school because that's a big part of child hood when you're at school you meet lots of different people and you can be involved all sorts of sports and clubs. You also learn about...

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EDU 697 Capstone A Project Approach Entire Course Homeworklance Dot Com Description: EDU 697 week 1 Ashford 2: - Week 1 - Discussion Learning in a Technology-enhanced Environment A peer reviewed journal or article is an article or journal that has been reviewed by experts in the field and deemed to be worth reading by other professionals. Typically this is an extensive process in which reviewers are carefully vetted for expertise and professional experience. In this assignment, you will have an opportunity to examine a peer reviewed article and apply what you have learned to a...

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Self-Reflection At age 49, needless to say I'm am from the "old/traditional" school of thought. In the teaching/learning domain, I think inventions derive from necessity when societal, business or personal matters have issues that arise which in turn provoke change in thought and behavior. Self reflection is the "mental gymnastics" of the action research (Mills, 2014). Therefore, I think the way things got the way they are in teaching and learning is because problems arise during the teaching/learning processes that disrupt learning environment which led to...

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Harvey's Under Pressure: Inventory Control Keith C. Quarles Bus644:Operations Management (MAI1151A) JohnWebber 1-22-12 As with most manufacturing company's, the ability to meet demand relies on the ability to produce, availability of quality inputs in needed quantities at various times; supply chain management and inventory control are the tools at management disposal to streamline these issues. Some items held in inventory are needed on a daily basis and others are needed for specific orders. the items needed daily should be in stock with safety stock levels...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 375 Week 4 Senge's Five Disciplines and Organizational Climate** #####Ashford University The learning organization is affected by both the individual and the organizational climate. In a two- to three-page paper (excluding the title and reference pages), describe Senges five disciplines and the characteristics of an organizational climate that promotes organizational learning. Include the following in your paper: 1. Describe Senges five disciplines. 2. Discuss characteristics of an organizational climate that supports organizational learning. 3. Analyze...

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Running head; OMM 618 REFLECTION 1 OMM618 Reflection; Program learning and outcomes Ashford University OMM 618 REFLECTION 2 As I mentioned in my reflection for BUS 611, I had the opportunity to take two courses during summer school at Ashford University. Like BUS 611, OMM 618 gave me the opportunity to learn more about some of the leadership and "behind the scenes" aspects of...

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Week 1 - Instructor Guidance Source: SOC 120 Ethics & Social Responsibility Week 1 Guidance Source: Weekly Activities Here is what you will be doing this week: Post your Introduction (Day 1, Tuesday), Remember to respond to the question on the photo in your post! Read Chapter 1 in the text: Introduction to Ethics and Social Responsibility Read Chapter 2 in the text: Ethical Questions in the Public Square Post to Discussion Board 1 on Theory, Evidence, Beliefs and Bias (Day 3, Thursday) Post to Discussion Board 2 on Three Classical Ethical Theories (Day 3, Thursday) Respond to...

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Provide your overall assessment of the content and quality of your program of study at Ashford University. How do you plan to apply what you have learned to your future profession? If you have already used information gained from your course of study in your profession, share specific examples of the application of knowledge and skills. Well unlike most of the people in the class, this is not my last class here at Ashford I still have a little bit over a year until I graduate I still have to take my elective classes. However, the classes that I have taken thus far have been very...

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Ch 3 1. Explain how income is recognized under the cash method of accounting. Under cash method, a taxpayer reports income in the year he or she receives or constructively receives the income rather than the year in which the taxpayer earns the income. 2. Are there circumstances in which income is recognized even when a cash basis taxpayer does not receive cash? Explain. Yes, cash basis taxpayers don't actually have to receive cash before they record income. Receipt of property or services triggers income recognition. Furthermore, taxpayers recognize income even if they receive it...

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Ch. 2 32. Single: Individual uses a filing statues of single if they are not married and if they quality as either head of household or qualifying widow(er). It also quality divorce or separate maintenance decree was legally executed on or before December 31 of the tax year. Married Filing Jointly: A couple that is legally married on the last day of tax year can file one join tax return that combines all income, deductions, and credits of both spouses. The other status, a person who is legally separated from his or her spouse under a decree of divorce or separate maintenance is not...

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Ch. 4 53. Under the terms of divorce decree executed May 1, 2010, Rob transferred a house worth 650,000 to his ex-wife, Linda and was to make alimony payments of 3,000 per month. The property has a tax basis to Rob of 300,000. a. How much of this must be reported on Linda's tax return? Answer: Linda must report the alimony payments of 3,000 per month on her tax return. b. Of that amount, how much is taxable gain or loss that Linda must recognize related to the transfer of the house? Answer: The transfer of the house to Linda is a property settlement pursuant to a divorce....

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Ch.4 43. What are some of the limitations concerning deductibility of student loan interest? Be specific and comprehensive. An individual can take a deduction for "an amount equal to the interest paid by the taxpayer during the taxable year on any qualified education loan. Only the person legally obligated to make the interest payments can take the deduction. A person who is claimed as a dependent on another person's return cannot claim the deduction, not can persons whose filing status is married filing separately. The amount of this deduction is limited to 2,500 per year. The deduction...

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Ch5. 48. Mickey is a 12-year-old dialysis patient. Three times a week he and his mother, Sue, drive 20 miles one way to Mickey's dialysis clinic. On the way home they go 10 miles out of their way to stop at Mickey's favorite restaurant. Their total round trip is 50 miles per day. How many of those miles, if any, can Sue use to calculate an itemized deduction for transportation? Use the mileage rate in effect for 2010. Explain your answer. Mileage for each week: 20x 2x 3 times 120 miles 120 miles x cents x 52 weeks Sue can calculate for 2010 itemized deduction, but 10 mile trip for...

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Ch.6 39. David is a college professor who does some consulting work on the side. He uses 25% of his home exclusively for the consulting practice. He is single and 63 years old. His AGI (without consideration of consulting income) is 45,000. Other information follows: income from consulting business 4,000 consulting expenses other than home office 1,500 total costs relating to home: interest and taxes 6,500 Utilities 1,500 Maintenance and repairs 450 Depreciation (business part only) 1,500 Calculate David's AGI 25% off income from consulting business 4,000 consulting expenses other...

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Ch6. 1. Discuss the definition of trade or business. Why does it matter whether a taxpayer is classified as an employee or as self-employed? A trade or business is any activity that is engaged in for profit. The profit motive is necessary, and the activity should be engaged in with continuity and regularity. The income from a sole proprietor is netted with related ordinary and necessary business expenses to determine the effect on AGI. 2. Discuss the concepts of ordinary, necessary, and reasonable in relation to trade or business expenses. Ordinary: it must be customary or usual in the...

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Ch8. 33. Ramone is a tax attorney and he also owns an office building that he rents for 8,500 /month. He is responsible for paying all taxes and expenses relating to the building's operation and maintenance. Is Ramone engaged in the trade or business of renting real estate? Generally, the taxpayer is a real estate professional and materially participates in a real property or business, or works on a regular, continuous and substantial basis in the operation of the rental. But Ramone is a tax attorney, it is not considered in the trade or business of renting real estate that only would be...

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ACC401 week 4 assignments Ch.9 42. The amount of employment-related expenses is limited 6,000 for two and more children. The amount of employment-related expenses Tim and Martha can use determine their credit is 4,200 (6,000- 1,800). Since their AGI was over 43,000, Tim and Martha are entitled to a credit equal to 20% of their expenses, or 840 (4,200x20%). If the couple had AGI of 36,000 earned entirely by Tim, the credit would be zero. The credit is permitted if taxpayers have child care expenses incurred to be gainfully employed. Since Martha was not employed, no credit is permitted. ...

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Ch.9 3. For purposes of the tax credit for child and dependent care expenses, explain the limitations concerning the amount of qualified expenses that can used to calculate the credit. The credit is calculated of employment-related expenses as a percentage which varies between 20% and 35% on the taxpayer's AGI. The maximum amount of qualifying expenses for any year is limited to 3,000 if there is one qualifying individual and to 6,000 for two or more qualifying individuals. These amounts are further limited to the amount of earned income of the taxpayer (or the earned income of the...

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12. What are the penalties for not making timely payroll deposits? The penalties are based on the amount not properly or timely deposited. The penalties are: 2% for deposits made 1 to 5 days late. 5% for deposits made 6 to 15 days late. 10% for deposits made 16 or more days late. 10% if electronic deposit is required but not used. 10% if deposits are paid directly to the IRS, or paid with the return, or paid to an unauthorized financial institution. 15% for amounts unpaid more than 10 days after the date of the first notice the IRS sent asking for the tax due. 13. If a business fails...

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48. A partner contributes property to a partnership; the basis of the property carries over to the partnership (outside basis). This concept is known as basis -in, basis -out. So, Denise's beginning basis should be: Basis Cash 20,000 Office equipment 5,000 Auto 6,000 Partnership Basis 31,000 49. A. what is Patti's basis in her partnership interest? The basis for her partnership interest will be 45,000. B. What is Patti's holding period of her partnership interest? The holding period of the partnership interest includes the partner's holding period for the 1232...

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1. Discuss the formation of a partnership. Is any gain or loss recognized? Explain. Generally a partner recognizes no gain or loss on the formation of partnership. The most common way to form a partnership is for two or more partners (individuals or entities) to contribute cash, property, or services in exchange for a partnership interest. 3. How do taxation for the corporate form and taxation for the partnership form differ? A partnership is subject to tax only at the partner level. In contrast to a corporation that pays a corporate tax, and then the individual shareholder is subject to...

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6. An individual contributes property with a fair market value in excess of basis to corporation in exchange for stock. What is the basis of the stock in the hands of the shareholder, and what is the basis of the property contributed in the hands of the corporation? The basis of the cash or property received is equal to the basis in the hands of the shareholder plus any gain recognized by the shareholder. The basis of the stock in the hands of the shareholder is equal to the basis of the property contributed plus any gain recognized, minus any boot received (boot includes relief of...

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Supply Chain Use Case Analysis Name BUS307: Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques Dr. Mike Williams Feb 18, 2013 In today's business, a supply chain manager must be prepared to synchronize suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers and customers in order to control the delivery of goods and services within their supply accomplish this challenge, supply chain professionals must possess strong decision-making and organizational skills with a diverse knowledge in supply chain management areas such as: procurement, supplier relations, production planning, quality...

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Tort or Crime In Chapter 1 of the text you read about the Bailey v. Eminem defamation case where the court held Eminem's lyrics were protected by the First Amendment. Read the article and view the video (the links are listed under Week 1 Additional Learning Resources Required and Week 1 Multimedia Required) to the Pahler v. Slayer case. Respond to the following questions: 1. Did the Pahler court use the same reasoning as used in Bailey v. Eminem? 2. Should the court's decision in Pahler be different because a young girl was murdered? 3. Recall the difference between a crime and a tort....

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1. Question : If a state enacted a law that made it illegal to sing the national anthem of other countries, such a law would violate the ______ of the U.S. Constitution. Student Answer:Commerce Clause First Amendment Due Process Clause Equal Protection Clause Instructor Explanation:The answer can be found in Section 1.1 The Constitution of the text. Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 2. Question : Which of the following is NOT a court of limited jurisdiction? Student Answer:Circuit court Traffic court Surrogate court Small Claims court Instructor Explanation:The answer...

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The Breaching of a Contract, Twice Name BUS 311 February 11, 2013 Marla Muse In 2003, I entered into a rent to own lease, which stipulated that the rental amount was 1,500 monthly with the amount of monthly going towards my down payment towards the purchase of the property in 2 years. I maintained this contract until 2005 at which time I was supposed to have maintained proper credit in which to secure a bank loan to purchase the property outright. In 2005, I was still unable to secure a bank loan in order to purchase the house as the rent to own lease stipulated, and an...

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Elements of a Contract Read the Case Campbell Soup Co. v. Wentz in the text. Answer the following questions: 1. What were the terms of the contract between Campbell and the Wentzes? 2. Did the Wentzes perform under the contract? 3. Did the court find specific performance to be an adequate legal remedy in this case? 4. Why did the court refuse to help Campbell in enforcing its legal contract? 5. How could Campbell change its contract in the future so as to avoid the unconsionability problem? 1. What were the terms of the contract between Campbell and the Wentzes? The terms of the...

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The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Read the Ace Heating and Cooling scenario in your text and answer the following questions: a. Under UCC 2-302, who has the best chance of getting out of the contract due to unconsionability? b. The symbol for justice features a woman wearing a blindfold illustrating that the law should be applied the same way regardless of who the parties are. Does the UCC rule seem to contradict this? Which approach do you think is more ethical? c. Note that both Glamour and Shady Rest are businesses, and courts rarely find that contracts between two businesses are...

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Employment-at Will Should the law allow an employer to fire an employee without a good reason? Conduct research to provide examples to support your position and use your own personal employment experiences when possible. Have you observed situations where an employee was fired? Did the employer give a reason? Do you believe the employer's actions were legal? Should the law allow an employer to fire an employee without a good reason? In my opinion, I think the law should allow employers to fire employees without a good reason. According to the text, employment at-will means that employers...

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Business Law Journal Week 4: Ethics and Morals Name Bus 311 February 25, 2013 Reflect upon the ethical requirements imposed on businesses by the law and society. Sarbanes Oxley was enacted in response to widespread ethics violations. Do publicly traded companies owe ethical duties to their investors beyond making a profit? In the business world, is there a difference between what is fair and what is ethical? Has information learned in this class challenged your ideas about business and ethics? Publicly traded companies absolutely owe ethical duties to...

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Business Ethics Read the article Governance in the Spotlight: What Sarbanes Oxley means to You. In this article the author outlines provisions companies are now required to implement. Consider the requirements imposed by Sarbanes Oxley on corporate boards of directors. Do small businesses and privately held companies have ethical duties? If so, to whom would they owe this duty? Employees? Customers? Vendors? Should the law impose ethical requirements on small businesses or privately held companies or can the marketplace police unethical business behavior? Provide support to justify your...

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LLC, Partnership or Corporation Name Bus 311 February 25, 2013 List the general requirements of an LLC, partnership and corporation. Find an example of a business organization that is an LLC. Discuss why this company preferred to be formed as an LLC instead of a partnership or a corporation. Describe at least one advantage or disadvantage of the LLC form for the company. General requirements for an LLC, a partnership and a corporation are basically the same legally. All three must be for profit and must be an association of two or more people. The LLC, partnership or...

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1. Question : Kevin and Emily own a house as joint tenants. If Kevin dies, Emily will own Student Answer:an undivided 50% interest in the house jointly with Kevin's heirs. a divided 50% interest in the house jointly with Kevin's heirs. the house, but only if she applies for partition and can pay Kevin's heirs their share. the house. Instructor Explanation:The answer can be found in Section 11.3 Real Property, Possessory Interests in Land, in the text. Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 2. Question : The power of the government to regulate what use real property may be used for...

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Intellectual Property and Technology Internet domain names are linked to trademark issues. Technology makes it easy to copy and distribute music and movies without paying royalties. Business conducted on the internet raise security and privacy issues. What legal concerns are raised by these issues? Predict which of these issues will be of major concern in the future in regard to the law and business practices. What legal concerns are raised by these issues? Each of these issues mentioned above deal with theft of intellectual property. However this is not the only concern. Identity...

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The Global Marketplace How do governments attempt to control foreign businesses operating within their borders? When U.S. companies do business in other countries, what issues do they face? Describe the responsibilities and ethical concerns that you feel are important for U.S. companies to consider when doing business in other countries How do governments attempt to control foreign businesses operating within their borders? International business is different from domestic business because the environment changes when an organization crosses international borders. Typically, a business...

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Bus 591 week 1 discussion 2 Visit the website for Tootsie Roll at (). Click on "Company Information" then "Financial Information". Open the latest annual report and review it to look for the answers to the following questions: What are Tootsie Roll's Corporate Principles? Do you agree with them or feel there are additional principles not mentioned that should be? What was the total amount of Tootsie Roll's assets in the most current year available? What was the total amount of Tootsie Roll's liabilities in the most current year available? What is the amount of the difference between...

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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 completed for you. Save the file as follows: Submit to the assignment box before the due date. (Late assignments will receive a late penalty). Grading Rubric: There are a total of 68 "questions" for you to answer (as determined by the yellow box). Each item is worth points for a total of points. P1-3B, Prepare an income statement, retained earnings statement, and balance sheet; discuss results. Instructions: (a) ...

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P1-3B: (a) Prepare an income statement and a retained earnings statement for the month of May and a balance sheet at May 31, 2012. SPECIAL DELIVERY CO. Income Statement For the Month Ended May 31, 2012 Revenues Service revenue Total revenues 10,400 10,400 Expenses Maintenance and repairs expense Salaries and wages expense Advertising expense Insurance expense Total expenses 2,900 2,000 800 400 6,100 Net income 4,300 SPECIAL DELIVERY CO. Retained Earnings Statement For the Month Ended May 31, 2012 Retained earning, May 1 Net income Dividends 0 4,300 1,700 Retained earnings, May...

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Bus 591 week 2 discussion 1 Define debits and credits and explain how they are used to record business transactions. Is it true that debits always increase and credits always decrease? Why or why not? Your answer should illustrate understanding of debits and credits and how they are used to record business transactions. Respond to at least two of your classmates' posts. 1. Define debits and credits and explain how they are used to record business transactions. Per our text, debits and credits do not refer to increase or decrease but rather used to "describe where entries are made in...

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Week 2 Homework Template Problem 3-2B: Show the effects of each transaction on the accounting equation. Enter each amount in the proper column. REMEMBER: each transaction affects TWO accounts! Use the or - signs to indicate whether the amount increased or decreased the account. Total up each account in the last line of the worksheet then "check" your work by totaling up Assets, Liabilities and Equity. Put each transaction on a separate line. Remember the accounting equation: assets liabilities equity. Note any changes in Retained Earnings on the page below the worksheet....

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Week 3 - Discussion 1 BUS591: Financial Accounting & Analysis Present a detailed explanation of the recording of purchases under a perpetual inventory system. Use hypothetical figures to illustrate the perpetual inventory system. After presenting your hypothetical figures, discuss how a perpetual inventory system is different from a periodic inventory system. Your answer should illustrate understanding of the perpetual inventory system. Respond to at least two of your classmates' posts. . Perpetual Inventory is a system that Wal-Mart would likely use. It is a way for the company to...

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Bus 591 week 3 discussion 2 Identify the differences between ., ., and the average-cost method of inventory valuation. Be sure to include the effects of each method on cost of goods sold and net income in your answer. Also discuss the differences between the physical movement of goods and cost flow assumptions. Your answer should illustrate understanding of the three major inventory valuation methods, and the relationship between physical inventory flow and cost flow assumptions. Respond to at least two of your classmates' posts. When identifying the differences between FIFO, LIFO, and...

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BUS591: Financial Accounting & Analysis Week 4 - Discussion 2 Search the Internet and locate an annual financial report for a public U.S. company. Read the Notes to the Financial Statements to determine the criteria for cash equivalents and how cash and cash equivalents are handled. Discuss your findings. Find information about the internal control policy of the company and summarize this policy in your post. Is it in compliance with SOX? What are some references to SOX mentioned in the annual report? Your answer should demonstrate understanding of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and be a minimum...

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BUS591 - Financial Statement and Analysis Week 4 Homework Assignment Templates Instructions: Only enter data in the yellow boxes. The remaining areas are already completed for you. Save the file as follows: Submit to the assignment box before the due date. (Late assignments will receive a late penalty). Problem 8-2B (a) Journalize the transactions, including explanations. (Note, enter all accounts in one box. The dates have been included to help with formatting). Date Account Titles and...

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BUS591: Financial Accounting & Analysis Week 5 - Discussion 1 Discuss current liabilities and long-term liabilities. What are the differences between the two? Illustrate your understanding of liabilities, making sure to identify major types of current liabilities. Respond to at least two of your classmates' posts. According to Kimmel (2011) liabilities are, "creditors' claims on total assets and as existing debts and obligations" (p. 506). Furthermore, liabilities are debts that a company must settle/pay by either transferring assets or services. However in relation to determining the...

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Sarbanes-Oxley Act BUS 591 Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 was in acted because of scandals on Wall Street it's a controversial law design to reverse the declining public trust in accounting and reporting by major public entities. This law is broad in attempts to establish new standards for public trading companies (Sarbanes-Oxley 2002). Management and accounting...

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1)Access the web sites of Ron Jon Surf Shop() and Hilo Hattie(). Explain how the two companies are similar and how they are different.Can you find elements of organizational planning, organizing, staffing, leading, and control in their web content?Provide specific examples.Respond substantively to two other learners. Ron Jon's and Hilo Hattie's are similar in quite a few ways. They both started as retail stores selling products to consumers. They both have adapted to the changing of the times. They both now offer other services. For example, Hattie's now offers coffee and food in one of...

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1) Consider Analytical Exercise 7 at the end of Chapter 3: "Among the weaknesses of the divisional structure is the duplication of activities and potential of counter-productive inter-market competition for customers, which is not only inefficient but can limit opportunities for cooperation across market segments and waste resources." This statement applies to conglomerate organizations. Can you think of a form of structure that is better suited to multiproduct, multiservice companies? Defend your answer. Respond substantively to two other learners. The best form of structure for a...

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2) The mainproblem with performance appraisal programs is supervisory bias when making judgments. How can a company attempt to identify and reduce appraisal bias? Respond substantively to two other learners To try and avoid the performance appraisal system from being supervisory bias when making judgments there is several things you can do. The company can focus on objective appraisals which are based on facts and numbers. They can also focus on behavioral appraisals, which is the employees' behavior towards work. Are they a go-getter? Do they show up early everyday for work or right...

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Five Functions of Effective Management MGT 330 - Management for Organizations Chad Blando July 9, 2012 Five Functions of Effective Management The management practices play a crucial and decisive role in respect with allowing the employees to work together for the accomplishment of common goals and objectives. Emphasis need to be more upon reaching the destined position just as to receive far better growth and progression. There stays a great necessity to perform the business practices in a likely way. With the help of management practices, the employees can be brought to...

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Group Cohesion and Productivity Describe your most positive experience in working on a group project in which the group's cohesiveness led to greater work productivity. Have you experienced a situation that was just the opposite - a situation in which group cohesiveness negatively impacted the productivity of the project? Provide examples to support your descriptions. Respond to at least two of your classmates' posts. Group Cohesion and Productivity Describe your most positive experience in working on a group project in which the group's cohesiveness led to greater work...

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Conflict and Competition Discuss whether intergroup conflict and intergroup competition are the same or different. Provide examples to support your position. What strategies can a leader use to ensure that there are positive results from the conflict or competition? Respond to at least two of your classmates' posts. Discuss whether intergroup conflict and intergroup competition are the same or different. Provide examples to support your position. Intergroup conflict and intergroup competition are different. Intergroup conflict can either be functional - which enhances performance and...

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WEEK 2 QUIZ 1. Question : A strategy canvas can depict the relative performance across key competitive factors for both an industry and a particular company or group of companies. Student Answer:True False Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 2. Question : Market share and industry share are different. Student Answer:True False Points Received: 0 of 1 Comments: 3. Question : Which of the following cannot be deduced from a strategic-group map? Student Answer:Competitors that are strategically similar Market shares of individual competitors Areas of unserved...

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The Supreme Court and Judicial Review In a recent lecture at Yale University, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer cautioned that while most citizens assume that judicial review is an enduring part of American government, judges should not take it for granted. He advises that if judges wish to preserve this undemocratic power they should follow a judicial philosophy that will "build confidence in the courts" (Breyer, 2011). Justice Breyer goes on to describe the kind of judicial philosophy he has in mind. However, some of his colleagues on the Supreme Court would reject his ideas about...

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Voting and Turnout The U.S. has one of the lowest voter turnout rates among modern democratic political systems. One study ranks the U.S. 120th on a list of 169 nations compared on voter turnout (Pintor, Gratschew, & Sullivan, 2002). While during the last decade many initiatives have been undertaken to increase voter participation, concerns about the possibility of election fraud have also increased. Additionally, some political interests feel threatened by the increase in turnout among some traditionally low-turnout ethnic minorities. Several states have recently passed legislation...

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Discuss why describing data is important, why are there different methods to describe data? do the methods used depend on the type of research design that is utilized, or is it a function of the data that is collected? Describing data in research is important because in most research, projects need data in order to answer a proposed research problem, The data that need to be acquired and the data sources of such data must be identified as a matter of utmost importance. No amount or depth of subsequent data analysis can make up for original lack of data quantity and quality and when it...

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SOC315 Wk1Dq1 Political Culture/Policy Preferences Think about the war between the United States and Iraq. To what degree, if any, did political culture play a role in the decision to go to war, the public's support of the war, and how public officials discussed the war? Looking at this example, reflect back on historical events and provide another example of how a political culture affected policy preferences. Response:I believe political culture played a role in the United States and Iraq war in all aspects at the highest degree. The text discusses the three dimensions of culture...

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SOC315 Wk3Dq2 Muslims in Germany After watching the video, Muslims in Germany (), why do you think Muslims have been seen and treated as foreigners within Germany? What cultural barriers have been erected by Germans against Muslims? Why do you think the younger generations of Muslims are more religious than their parents? What problems do Muslims in Germany face in comparison to those who live in France or the United States? Response:I believe the integration problems of Muslims in Germany are an undeveloped educational system, the language barrier, and much needed reforms in government....

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Professional Workplace Substance Abuse Outline Your name SOC402 Contemporary Social Problems & the Workplace Instructor Debrian Hughes February 17, 2013 Professional Workplace Substance Abuse I. Introduction A. Thesis statement A strong relationship between substance abuse and the smaller professional workplace necessitates the implementation and strict adherence to workplace policies and practices assisting individuals with substance abuse problems yielding constructive results comprising the individual's Macro system. II. Body Paragraph #1 - Topic Sentence #1 The definition of...

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A+ Grade Solution GEN 499 Week 2 Assignment Critiquing Internet Sources Today, the Internet provides an unprecedented amount of information by way of blogs, videos, and podcasts. Conduct a critique of one blog, one video, and one podcast, which provide information that addresses the topic of your Final Research Paper. Assess the authors’ use of bias, validity, and applicability of information. Examine the influence of web-based information on global citizenship and multicultural understanding. Then, compile a list of three factors you believe should be considered when evaluating...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 307 Week 5 Final Paper** Read the case study at the end of Chapter 12 and the case study at the end of Chapter 13, and thoroughly answer all the following questions. Supplement your answers with scholarly research using the Ashford Online Library. Each case study should be addressed in at least 5 pages, resulting in a combined Final Paper of at least 10 pages. 1. Create a master production schedule for the breadmaker in the case that considers production levels, demand for the product, and the best business strategy for the situation...

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A+ Grade Solution CGD 218 Week 5 Final Project: Using Visuals to Communicate a Message Visual media can have a significant impact on how effectively a message is communicated. Appropriate and strategic visuals can inspire the audience, lend clarity to a message, and, in general, say things that words alone cannot. Throughout this course, you decided on a message to communicate, determined the most effective platform or medium for that message, and selected the most appropriate visuals to support the message. For the Final Project, you will use a minimum of three different types of...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**ECO 204 Week 5 Final Paper - Market Structures** You have been hired as a consultant by your local mayor to look at the various market structures. Your role is to provide analysis and answers to these important questions that will help the mayor understand the structures of many of the businesses in his city: 1. Describe each market structure discussed in the course (perfect competition, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, and monopoly) and discuss two of the market characteristics of each market structure. 2. Identify one real-life example of a market...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**POL 201 Week 1 Learning Activity - The Constitution** The weekly worksheets will help you build all the necessary parts for your Final Paper. This week, you will evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the most important document for America’s national government, the U.S. Constitution. In your worksheet, you will describe one strength and one weakness of the Constitution. In addition, you will need to recommend a way to maintain the strength of this amazing document and a way to correct a weakness. This effort begins the process of critically analyzing key...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**POL 201 Week 2 Learning Activity – Federalism** This week, we continue completing the worksheets in preparation for the Final Paper. One of the most important structures in the national government is federalism. Understanding the relationship between local, state, and national level governments is critical in being able to understand all of the key features of our national government. Describe an advantage and a disadvantage to a national policy that an agency in the federal bureaucracy must implement. In addition, recommend an option to maintain the...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**POL 201 Week 3 Learning Activity - Branches of Government** The three branches of our government each play crucial roles in the U.S. national government. Each branch has specific power, duties, and responsibilities that are the most apparent features of our system of separate powers. Nevertheless, each branch has been critiqued for having definite strengths and weaknesses that become obvious in certain situations. Analyzing these strengths and weaknesses will enable you to evaluate and recommend ways to enhance and correct these fundamental assets and...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**POL 201 Week 4 Learning Activity - Political Parties, Interest Groups, and Elections** The various political actors involved in the processes, activities, and policies of the U.S. government each have evolving goals and objectives. In addition, these actors have produced differential effects, both positive and negative, on the processes, activities, and policies of the federal government. In this last weekly worksheet, you will assess the positive and negative impacts of political parties, interest groups, or federal elections on the national government. In...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**PHI 103 Week 3 Assignment - Counterargument Paper** This paper assignment expands upon your previous paper and prepares you for the Final Paper due in Week Five. The main new tasks are to revise your previous argument created in Week One, to present a counterargument (an argument for a contrary conclusion), and to develop an objection to your original argument. Here are the steps to prepare to write the counterargument paper: • Begin reviewing your previous paper paying particular attention to suggestions for improvement made by your instructor....

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Annotated Bibliography that support Behavioral Learning Theory Week #4 Assignment This week, you will research and create an annotated bibliography of five peer-reviewed articles that were published within the last 10 years and relate to the article you selected in Week Two for your Article Review. The peer-reviewed articles you select should be researched in the Ashford University Library and represent a variety of viewpoints on the subject matter. They may support or refute the information presented in your chosen article for review. Each of the peer-reviewed articles must include a...

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_A+ Grade Response_ ####**MGT 370 Week 2 Assignment - Global Supply Chain Management: Quality Strategy** This assignment is based on a case study that is in Ashford University’s library. Please read Soltani, Azadegan, Liao, and Phillips (2011) which may be found in the Ashford University library (EBSCO database). You are the senior executive in charge of supply chain management for the focal firm or buyer in the United States. M-case and H-case are two important suppliers for your firm. The CEO of the focal firm wants action. The CEO has asked you to respond to the following...

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In a three- to four-page paper (excluding the title and reference pages) you must: 1. Explain how advertising has evolved into its current state. 2. Describe changes taking place in todays advertising industry. 3. Describe how a target market helps the manager in an advertising plan. 4. Explain the role economics plays in advertising. You must use at least three scholarly sources (two of which must be from the Ashford University Library), in addition to the course textbook, and format your paper according to APA style guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Answer: The...

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Week Four Journal Jessica Shrewsbury BUS630 Managerial Accounting Instructor Badley January 26, 2015 Week Four Journal Budgets play a critical role in management activities such as planning, controlling and motivating employees. Used effectively, budgets can help a company achieve its goals and create a productive work environment. In contrast, budgets can also create a hostile work environment. Watch this video about budgets and employee morale and then reflect upon your own work experiences. Explain how budgeting was incorporated to achieve the companys overall goals and...

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A+ Grade Solution GEN 499 Week 3 Discussion 2 - Scholarly Sources & Bibliography Analysis Write: Provide your initial post that addresses these prompts: • Explain the differences between primary and secondary sources used in research. • Identify a type of resource for your Final Research Project topic that would be considered a primary source and one that might be a secondary source, and explain why they fit in those categories. • Explain the advantages of using primary source documents in your research on your Final Research Project topic. • Review two peer-reviewed,...

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A+ Grade Solution GEN 499 Week 4 Discussion 1 - Critical Thinking Principles Write: For this discussion • Define, describe, and explain the principles of critical thinking. • Search the Internet, media, or the Ashford University Library, and find an example of good, careful (critical) thinking, and explain why you think it exemplifies strong critical thinking skills. Post a link or reference information for that source, describe the content, and explain how it is a good example of critical thinking. • Search the Internet, media, or the Ashford University Library and find an...

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EXP 105 - Personal Dimensions Of Education ---------------------------------------------------------------- Ashford University Week 1: Discussion 2 ASHFORD WRITING CENTER: I find myself relaxed, and in a zone that puts my mind at ease when it comes to writing. Whether it what happened today, last week or way back when, I can write a novel just explaining it. Im not a pro or anything, but I do know that my writings could use some work; and with AWC, I can and will most definitely be more successful with my writing. The three topics I selected were, Personal, Proof Reading, and Punctuation....

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EXP 105 - Personal Dimensions Of Education ---------------------------------------------------------------- Ashford University EXP 105 Week 1 My Introduction Hello class my name is Deborah Rubino I am 35 years old just got my GED in August 2013. I live in Valdosta, Georgia and from Hackensack, New Jersey I am married to my best friend for the past 13 years. I work for enterprise holdings as a sales rep right now; I am coming back to school to get my AA in Early Childhood Education. I would like to work with young children because I like helping people do well. What I would like to...

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EXP 105 - Personal Dimensions Of Education ---------------------------------------------------------------- Ashford University - April 2016 Date Taken: 2/1/2016 Time Spent: 14 min , 48 secs Points Received: 10 / 10 (100%) Number of Attempts: 3 Question Type: # Of Questions: # Correct: True/False 2 2 Multiple Choice 8 8 Grade Details - All Questions Question1. Question : Select the pronoun that correctly completes the sentence. To fully understand the assignment requirements, Xavier and ____ have been discussing our ideas in the Ashford Caf. Student Answer: I me...

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HSM 311 - Ethics & Homeland Security ----------------------------------------------------- Ashford - January 2016 HSM 311 Week 1 Assignment; The Patriot Act HSM 311- Ethics & Homeland Security Ashford - January 2016 The Patriot Act Name: .. HSM311: Ethics & Homeland Security Professor: William Barker January 6, 2016 The Patriot Act The Patriot Act in regards to its authorization of surveillance and search and seizure was established by President George Bush after the terrorists attacks on 9/11, the Patriot Act was signed into law on October 26, 2001. A crippled...

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HSM 311 - Ethics & Homeland Security ----------------------------------------------------- Ashford - January 2016 HSM 305 Week 1 Discussion Questions HSM 311- Ethics & Homeland Security Ashford - January 2016 Week 1 Discussion 1 Logical Theories Briefly describe deontological and teleological theories Week 1 Discussion 2 - Rule Utilitarianism Briefly analyze rule utilitarianism and its focus on rule over action. Discussion 1 Logical Theories Briefly describe deontological and teleological theories Deontological theory is often referred to duty-based ethics - a branch...

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HSM 311 - Ethics & Homeland Security ----------------------------------------------------- Ashford - January 2016 HSM 305 Week 2 Discussion Questions HSM 311- Ethics & Homeland Security Ashford - January 2016 Week 2 Discussion 1 - Last Resort Do you think negotiating a peace with the Taliban and al-Qaeda have been more ethical than invading Afghanistan one month after the U.S. was attacked on 9/11? Respond to atleast two of your classmates postings. Week 2 Discussion 2 - The Relatively of Just War Theory In 250-300 words, provide a comprehensive answer using your reading, knowledge and...

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HSM 311 - Ethics & Homeland Security ----------------------------------------------------- Ashford - January 2016 HSM 305 Week 3 Discussion Questions HSM 311- Ethics & Homeland Security Ashford - January 2016 Week 3 Discussion 1 - Ethics and the United Nations What ethical theories studied in this course could justify the United Nations as an ethical organization? Do you believe that the U.N. is ethical in theory and in practice (or neither)? Qualify your argument Week 3 Discussion 2 - Humanitarian Warfare Briefly analyze Just War Theory and its application to humanitarian...

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HSM 311 - Ethics & Homeland Security ----------------------------------------------------- Ashford - January 2016 HSM 305 Week 4 Discussion Questions HSM 311- Ethics & Homeland Security Ashford - January 2016 Week 4 Discussion 1 - Waterboarding U.S. policy states that the use of torture is illegal. There is a known terrorist mastermind in U.S. custody who is unwilling to divulge his wealth of information. Top CIA officials support the clandestine use of waterboarding to elicit his information that is judged could help thwart an imminent terrorist attack. Give an ethical argument for...

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HSM 311 - Ethics & Homeland Security ----------------------------------------------------- Ashford - January 2016 HSM 305 Week 5 Discussion Questions HSM 311- Ethics & Homeland Security Ashford - January 2016 Week 5 Discussion 1 - The USA Patriot Act Do you believe that the costs to our liberties are worth the security measures that the Act provides? ...

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MGT 435 Organizational Change ---------------------------------------------- Ashford University - May 2016 MGT 435 Week 1 Discussion 2 Proactive vs. Reactive Changes MGT 435 Organizational Change (Ashford University - May 2016) Select one of the following approaches to understanding or implementing organizational change. Summarize this approach and provide an example of how this information could be useful to an organization. Review several of your peers posts. Discuss any similar or opposing perspectives you have, with at least two of your peers. Take care to be professional and polite...

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MGT 435 Organizational Change ---------------------------------------------- Ashford University - May 2016 MGT 435 Week 1 Discussions MGT 435 Organizational Change (Ashford University - May 2016) Week 1 Discussion 1 Examples of Organizational Change View the Social Media Revolution video. We have all watched organizations around us change in response to technology, legislation, consumer demand, and other factors. Provide an example of an organization that has changed for the better and how this transition benefited its customers, employees, and investors. This video amazed me...

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MGT 435 Organizational Change ---------------------------------------------- Ashford University - May 2016 MGT 435 Week 2 Discussion 1 Innovation MGT 435 Organizational Change (Ashford University - May 2016) MGT 435: Week 2 Dis 1 Innovation View the Seth Godin video about innovation, Seth Godin: How to get your ideas to spread. Think of an innovative company and explain how its ability to adapt has enabled the organization to remain competitive in its industry. Review several of your peers posts. Discuss with at least two of your peers how these changes impacted employees or other...

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MGT 435 Organizational Change ---------------------------------------------- Ashford University - May 2016 MGT 435 Week 2 Discussion 2 Change Models MGT 435 Organizational Change (Ashford University - May 2016) MGT 435: Week 2 Dis 2: Change Models Read the article, Are You Managing Change Or Leading It? Based on the information in the article, the author explains that change is inevitable. Which of the four things suggested to create a culture that is compatible with change do you believe is the most important and why? The author explained the importance of having a vision. How have...

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MGT 435 Organizational Change ---------------------------------------------- Ashford University - May 2016 MGT 435 Week 3 Discussion 1 Tools of Organizational Change MGT 435 Week 3 Discussion 2 Change at The Top MGT 435 Organizational Change (Ashford University - May 2016) Week 3 Discussion 1 Tools of Organizational Change Select one of the following tools: the nine steps in Ackerman and Andersons roadmap for change, Cummings and Worleys five dimensions of leading and managing change, or the three components of organizational change. Explain how a leader could use this tool in...

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MGT 435 Organizational Change ---------------------------------------------- Ashford University - May 2016 MGT 435 Week 4 Discussion 1 MGT 435 Organizational Change (Ashford University - May 2016) Week 4 DS 1 Think of an organizational change that you experienced. Describe how you were impacted by the change. What could the leadership have done to make the transition more successful? Cite one or more change models to support your assertion. Review several of your peers posts. Compare your experiences with at least two peers and identify lessons you can apply to future...

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MGT 435 Organizational Change ---------------------------------------------- Ashford University - May 2016 MGT 435 Week 4 Discussion 2 Failures of Change MGT 435 Organizational Change (Ashford University - May 2016) Week 4 - Discussion 2 Failures of Change Organizational change is not always successful. Identify factors that can cause change initiatives to fail and the five pillars that can cause them to succeed. Highlight an organization that failed to adapt and evaluate which of these factors and pillars were demonstrated by this organization. Review several of your peers...

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MGT 435 Organizational Change ---------------------------------------------- Ashford University - May 2016 MGT 435 Week 5 Discussion 1 - Partnerships MGT 435 Week 5 Discussion 2 Organizational Learning MGT 435 Organizational Change (Ashford University - May 2016) Discussion 1 - Partnerships View the Malcolm Gladwell video, Malcolm Gladwell on Innovation, about todays customers desiring partnerships. How does employee empowerment aid in building partnerships between companies and their customers? Describe why the structure of an Agile Organization might meet the goal of empowerment...

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SOC 333 Research Methods ---------------------------------------- Ashford University - Spring 2016 SOC 333 Week 1 Discussion 1 Selecting Research Methods SOC 333 Week 1 Discussion 2 Reviewing Literature SOC 333 Research Methods Ashford University - Spring 2016 DISCUSSION 1 Selecting Research Methods Discuss the importance of inductive approach in qualitative research. How does this approach differ from the deductive approach in quantitative research? The importance of the inductive approach simplifies meaning from data collected in the field; Qualitative research is an approach for...

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SOC 333 Research Methods ---------------------------------------- Ashford University SOC 333 Week 2 Discussion 1 Use of Theory SOC 333 Week 2 Discussion 2 Writing Strategies and Ethical Considerations SOC 333 Research Methods Ashford University - Spring 2016 Discussion 1 Use of Theory Why do you think the literature review can determine the theory that may be used in a study? Literature review may be used in a study because of the array of information obtained and analyzed; literature is used every day and holds incredible value for research. It might give new interpretation of old...

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SOC 333 Research Methods ---------------------------------------- Ashford University SOC 333 Week 3 Discussion 1 The Introduction and Purpose Statement SOC 333 Week 3 Discussion 2 Research Questions and Hypothesis SOC 333 Research Methods Ashford University - Spring 2016 Discussion 1 The Introduction and Purpose Statement Discuss the importance of the introduction to a study. The importance of an introduction to a study relates to a process of organizing and writing out ideas for a proposal. An introduction needs to create reader interest in the topic, establish the problem that...

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SOC 333 Research Methods ---------------------------------------- Ashford University SOC 333 Week 4 Discussion 1 Quantitative Methods SOC 333 Week 4 Discussion 2 Qualitative Methods SOC 333 Research Methods Ashford University - Spring 2016 Week 4 Discussions DISCUSSION 1 Quantitative Methods Differentiate between randomized and nonrandomized approaches to sampling populations. With randomization, a representative sample from a population provides the ability to generalize to a population (Creswell, 2014, p. 158). When individuals can be randomly assigned to groups, the procedure...

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SOC 333 Research Methods ---------------------------------------- Ashford University SOC 333 Week 5 Discussion 1 Mixed Methods Procedures SOC 333 Week 5 Discussion 2 The Value of Research in Social Policy SOC 333 Research Methods Ashford University - Spring 2016 WEEK 5 DISCUSSIONS Mixed Methods Procedures Discuss your perception of mixed methods approach and compare it to the types of mixed methods designs presented. Look back on your initial response to Week Ones discussion, Selecting Research Approaches. Based on the research topic you chose for that discussion, which mixed...

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GEN 499 General Education Capstone Ashford University Week 3 Assignment: Final Research Project Preparation - Annotated Bibliography Your Name GEN 499 General Education Capstone Professor: MichealPelt August 2016 Final Research Project Preparation Annotated Bibliography Topic The idea that I have decided for my last research paper is obesity. What's more, I will limit it down considerably further to concentrate on obesity in youngsters and teenagers. This is a huge issue in today's general public for some reasons. When I graduate for Ashford one year from now, regardless I haven't...

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GEN 499 General Education Capstone Ashford University GEN 499 Week 3 Discussion 1 - Philosophy of Education Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated. 1. Prepare: Read the articles Philosophy as Translation: Democracy and Education from Dewey to Cavell and Philosophy as Education and Education as Philosophy:...

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GEN 499 General Education Capstone Ashford University Week 3 Journal: Skills Acquired Journal Your Name GEN 499 General Education Capstone Professor: MichealPelt August 2016 Skills Acquired Journal I have learned such a variety of such a large number of new abilities since my excursion at Ashford University started. These are skills that were not taught at a High School level; at any rate not in the High School that I went to. I have likewise discovered that there is the contrast in the way that we learn in College instead of High School. Especially in an "internet" setting. We are...

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GEN 499 General Education Capstone Ashford University GEN 499 Week 5 Discussion - Reflecting on General Education Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated. 1. Prepare: Start by reviewing General Education Curriculum found in Section Five: General Academic Information and Policies in the Ashford University...

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Simplifying Expressions Read the following instructions in order to complete this assignment, and review the example of how to complete the math required for this assignment: Use the properties of real numbers to simplify the following expressions: ? ?2a(a 5) + 4(a 5) = 2a^2 - 10a + 4a - 20 = 2a^2 - 6a - 20? ?2w 3 + 3(w 4) 5(w 6) = 2w - 3 + 3w - 12 -5w + 30 = 5w - 5w + 15 = 15? ?0.05(0.3m + 35n) 0.8(-0.09n 22m) = 17.615 m + 1.822 n? Write a two to three page paper that is formatted in APA style and according to the Math Writing Guide. Format your math work as shown in...

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Assignment To complete the following assignment, go to this week's Assignment link in the left navigation. Inequalities Read the following instructions in order to complete this assignment, and review the example ow to complete the math required for this assignment: Read the article about Body Mass Index (BMI) on page 151 of Elementary and Intermediate Algebra. Use the formula given using pounds and inches for finding the BMI at the end of the first paragraph in order to find the four intervals the article mentions: o17 ing. In the body of your essay, please make sure to...

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ACC 206 Week 5 Final Paper Focus of the Final Paper Submit a paper on one of the major topics listed below, incorporating at least two related articles of your choice. You may come up with your own topic, but it must be approved by your instructor. How do stock prices and dividends reflect the value of the firm? What does a statement of cash flows tell us about the short and long term prospects of the firm? How does an outside review use a statement of cash flows and other financial statements to assess the viability of the firm? Why is cost accounting so important to the success of...

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ECO 203 All DQs Week 1 Discussion Questions One of the scarce resources that constrain our behavior is time. Each of us has only 24 hours in a day. How do you go about allocating your time in a given day among competing alternatives? How do you go about weighing the alternatives? How can you apply the concepts of opportunity cost to your decision to attend Ashford? Use the notion of opportunity cost in your answer. The rent for apartments in New York City has been rising sharply. Demand for apartments in New York City has been rising sharply as well. This is hard to explain because...

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ECO 203 Complete Course Week 1 ECO 203 Week 1 Quiz Discussion Questions One of the scarce resources that constrain our behavior is time. Each of us has only 24 hours in a day. How do you go about allocating your time in a given day among competing alternatives? How do you go about weighing the alternatives? How can you apply the concepts of opportunity cost to your decision to attend Ashford? Use the notion of opportunity cost in your answer. The rent for apartments in New York City has been rising sharply. Demand for apartments in New York City has been rising sharply as well. This...

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ECO 203 Week 1 DQ1 One of the scarce resources that constrain our behavior is time. Each of us has only 24 hours in a day. How do you go about allocating your time in a given day among competing alternatives? How do you go about weighing the alternatives? How can you apply the concepts of opportunity cost to your decision to attend Ashford? Use the notion of opportunity cost in your answer.

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**ACC 205 Week 5 ** Fraud Case 9-1 Jim Reed manages a fleet of utility trucks for a rural county government. He's been in his job 30 years, and he knows where the angles are. He makes sure that when new trucks are purchased, the salvage value is set as low as possible. Then, when they become fully depreciated, they are sold off by the county at salvage value. Jim makes sure his buddies in the construction business are first in line for the bargain sales, and they make sure he gets a little something back. Recently, a new county commissioner was elected with vows to cut expenses for the...

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**ACC 205 Week 5 Final** Week 5 DQ2 Current Liabilities and Payroll - ACC205 Principles of Accounting I AU Current Liabilities and Payroll. There are two types of current liabilities that must be estimated. Describe them and explain why they must be estimated. How are the financial statements affected if they are not estimated? Final Paper Focus of the Final Paper Submit a paper on one of the major topics listed below using course topics previously referenced as the basis for the paper and incorporating at least two other related articles of the students choice: How have...

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**ACC 206 Week 5 Final Paper** Final Paper Focus of the Final Paper Submit a paper on one of the major topics listed below, incorporating at least two related articles of your choice. You may come up with your own topic, but it must be approved by your instructor. How do stock prices and dividends reflect the value of the firm? What does a statement of cash flows tell us about the short and long term prospects of the firm? How does an outside review use a statement of cash flows and other financial statements to assess the viability of the firm? Why is cost accounting so important to...

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**ECO 203 Complete Course** Week 1 ECO 203 Week 1 Quiz Discussion Questions One of the scarce resources that constrain our behavior is time. Each of us has only 24 hours in a day. How do you go about allocating your time in a given day among competing alternatives? How do you go about weighing the alternatives? How can you apply the concepts of opportunity cost to your decision to attend Ashford? Use the notion of opportunity cost in your answer. The rent for apartments in New York City has been rising sharply. Demand for apartments in New York City has been rising sharply as well....

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SCI 207 Week 3 Assignment Outline of Final Paper Outline of Final Paper. Review the Final Paper instructions in Week Five of the online course or in the Components of Course Evaluation section of this guide. Then, visit the Ashford Writing Center located under the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar in your online classroom. Review the Sample: Outline. Format your outline for the Final Paper according to the Sample: Outline. (NOTE: In the Sample: Outline, it states that the thesis statement is the last one to three sentences of the introduction. However, the thesis...

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SCI 207 Complete Course Week 1 Laboratories Population Biology. Visit Population Biology and complete the virtual lab. This lab gives you the opportunity to explore the affects of competition on population growth. Follow the instructions on the Population Biology Submission Form. Using this worksheet, you will answer the lab questions and fill in the table on the Population Biology Submission Form. Save it as a Word document and submit it. Assignments Innovation and Sustainability. Humans are constantly innovating ways to produce and consume material resources. Write a paper...

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**ENG 125 Week 1** ENG 125 Week 1 Assignment Reading Reflection a. Explain why the literary work captured your interest, using terms and concepts from the text to support your explanation. b. Describe one of the analytical approaches outlined in Chapter 16, using details from the text to support your interpretations. c. Evaluate the meaning of the selected literary work, using the analytical approach you described. Your paper should be organized around a thesis statement about the selected literary work and the approach you are using to analyze the work. All sources must be properly...

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**ENG 125 Week 3 Final Rough Draft** ENG 125 Week 3 Assignment Final Paper Rough Draft Then, write a rough draft for your Final Paper, in which you compare and contrast two literary works from this course that share the same theme (using the Themes & Corresponding Works list in the Week Five Final Paper instructions, as a guide). The paper should be organized around your thesis (argument), which is the main point of the entire essay. When developing a thesis for a comparative paper, consider how a comparison of the works provides deeper insight into the topic of your paper (i.e., think...

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**ENG 125 Week 3** ENG 125 Week 3 Assignment Final Paper Rough Draft Then, write a rough draft for your Final Paper, in which you compare and contrast two literary works from this course that share the same theme (using the Themes & Corresponding Works list in the Week Five Final Paper instructions, as a guide). The paper should be organized around your thesis (argument), which is the main point of the entire essay. When developing a thesis for a comparative paper, consider how a comparison of the works provides deeper insight into the topic of your paper (i.e., think about why you have...

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**ENG 125 Week 5 Final** ENG 125 Final Paper Write an eight- to ten-page paper, in which you compare and contrast twoliterary works from this course that share the same theme (using the Themes & Corresponding Works list, below, as a guide). The paper should be organized around your thesis (argument), which is the main point of the entire essay. When developing a thesis for a comparative paper, consider how a comparison of the works provides deeper insight into the topic of your paper (i.e., think about why you have chosen to look at these particular works in relation to one another)....

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**SCI 207 All Assignments** Week 1 Laboratories Population Biology. Visit Population Biology and complete the virtual lab. This lab gives you the opportunity to explore the affects of competition on population growth. Follow the instructions on the Population Biology Submission Form. Using this worksheet, you will answer the lab questions and fill in the table on the Population Biology Submission Form. Save it as a Word document and submit it. Assignments Innovation and Sustainability. Humans are constantly innovating ways to produce and consume material resources. Write a paper...

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**SCI 207 Week 3 Assignment** Assignments Outline of Final Paper. Review the Final Paper instructions in Week Five of the online course or in the Components of Course Evaluation section of this guide. Then, visit the Ashford Writing Center located under the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar in your online classroom. Review the Sample: Outline. Format your outline for the Final Paper according to the Sample: Outline. (NOTE: In the Sample: Outline, it states that the thesis statement is the last one to three sentences of the introduction. However, the thesis statement...

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ENG 125 Week 1 Assignment Reading Reflection a. Explain why the literary work captured your interest, using terms and concepts from the text to support your explanation. b. Describe one of the analytical approaches outlined in Chapter 16, using details from the text to support your interpretations. c. Evaluate the meaning of the selected literary work, using the analytical approach you described. Your paper should be organized around a thesis statement about the selected literary work and the approach you are using to analyze the work. All sources must be properly cited. The paper...

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ENG 102 Week 1 ENG 125 Week 1 Assignment Reading Reflection a. Explain why the literary work captured your interest, using terms and concepts from the text to support your explanation. b. Describe one of the analytical approaches outlined in Chapter 16, using details from the text to support your interpretations. c. Evaluate the meaning of the selected literary work, using the analytical approach you described. Your paper should be organized around a thesis statement about the selected literary work and the approach you are using to analyze the work. All sources must be properly...

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ENG 125 Week 2 Assignment Theme and Narrative a. Describe what the theme of the short story is, using Chapter Seven of the text as a reference. b. Identify at least two of the literary elements in the short story that contribute to the theme (e.g., plot, point of view, tone, setting, character, symbolism, etc.), providing an example of each element. c. Explain how the selected literary elements affect the narrative theme Your paper should be organized around a thesis statement that focuses on how the literary elements contribute to the larger narrative theme. The paper must be two...

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ENG 125 Week 2 ENG 125 Week 2 Assignment Theme and Narrative Elements a. Describe what the theme of the short story is, using Chapter Seven of the text as a reference. b. Identify at least two of the literary elements in the short story that contribute to the theme (e.g., plot, point of view, tone, setting, character, symbolism, etc.), providing an example of each element. c. Explain how the selected literary elements affect the narrative theme Your paper should be organized around a thesis statement that focuses on how the literary elements contribute to the larger narrative...

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ENG 125 Week 3 Final Rough Draft Symbolism Then, write a rough draft for your Final Paper, in which you compare and contrast two literary works from this course that share the same theme (using the Themes & Corresponding Works list in the Week Five Final Paper instructions, as a guide). The paper should be organized around your thesis (argument), which is the main point of the entire essay. When developing a thesis for a comparative paper, consider how a comparison of the works provides deeper insight into the topic of your paper (i.e., think about why you have chosen to look at these...

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ENG 125 Week 3 ENG 125 Week 3 Assignment Final Paper Rough Draft Then, write a rough draft for your Final Paper, in which you compare and contrast two literary works from this course that share the same theme (using the Themes & Corresponding Works list in the Week Five Final Paper instructions, as a guide). The paper should be organized around your thesis (argument), which is the main point of the entire essay. When developing a thesis for a comparative paper, consider how a comparison of the works provides deeper insight into the topic of your paper (i.e., think about why you have...

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ENG 125 Week 5 Final Write an eight- to ten-page paper, in which you compare and contrast twoliterary works from this course that share the same theme (using the Themes & Corresponding Works list, below, as a guide). The paper should be organized around your thesis (argument), which is the main point of the entire essay. When developing a thesis for a comparative paper, consider how a comparison of the works provides deeper insight into the topic of your paper (i.e., think about why you have chosen to look at these particular works in relation to one another). In your analysis,...

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ENG 125 Week 5 ENG 125 Final Paper Write an eight- to ten-page paper, in which you compare and contrast twoliterary works from this course that share the same theme (using the Themes & Corresponding Works list, below, as a guide). The paper should be organized around your thesis (argument), which is the main point of the entire essay. When developing a thesis for a comparative paper, consider how a comparison of the works provides deeper insight into the topic of your paper (i.e., think about why you have chosen to look at these particular works in relation to one another). In your...

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Solving Proportions Read the following instructions in order to complete this assignment: 1.Solve problem 56 on page 437 of Elementary and Intermediate Algebra. Set up the two ratios and write your equation choosing an appropriate variable for the bear population. 2.Complete problem 10 on page 444 of Elementary and Intermediate Algebra. Show all steps in solving the problem and explain what you are doing as you go along. 3.Write a two to three page paper that is formatted in APA style and according to the Math Writing Guide. Format your math work as shown in the example and be...

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Two-Variable Inequalities Read the following instructions in order to complete this assignment: 1.Solve problem 68 on page 539 of Elementary and Intermediate Algebra, and make sure to study the given graph. For the purposes of the assignment, it would be helpful to copy the graph onto your own scratch paper. 2.Write a two to three page paper that is formatted in APA style and according to the Math Writing Guide. Format your math work as shown in the example and be concise in your reasoning. In the body of your essay, please make sure to include: oAn answer to the three questions...

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Real World Radical Formulas Read the following instructions in order to complete this assignment: 1.Solve parts a and b of problem 103 on page 605 and problem 104 on page 606 of Elementary and Intermediate Algebra. 2.Write a two to three page paper that is formatted in APA style and according to the Math Writing Guide. Format your math work as shown in the example and be concise in your reasoning. In the body of your essay, please make sure to include: oAn explanation of what the parts of the formula mean before using it to get your answers. Study the Instructor Guidance examples to...

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Real World Quadratic Functions Read the following instructions in order to complete this assignment: 1.Solve problem 56 on pages 666-667 of Elementary and Intermediate Algebra. 2.Write a two to three page paper that is formatted in APA style and according to the Math Writing Guide. Format your math work as shown in the example and be concise in your reasoning. In the body of your essay, please make sure to include: oAn explanation of the basic shape and location of the graph and what it tells us about the Profit function. oYour solutions (it is a double question) to the above...

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Composition and Inverse Read the following instructions in order to complete this assignment: 1.We define the following functions: f(x) = 2x+5 g(x)=x^2-3 h(x)=(7-x)/3 oCompute (f h)(4). oEvaluate the following two compositions: (fog)(x) and (hog)(x) . oTransform the g(x) function so that the graph is moved 6 units to the right and 7 units down. oFind the inverse functions f-1(x) and h-1(x). 2.Write a two to three page paper that is formatted in APA style and according to the Math Writing Guide. Format your math work as shown in the example and be concise in...

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POL 201 Week 5 Final Paper Civil Liberties, Habeas Corpus, and the War on Terror The final assignment for this course is a Final Paper. The purpose of the Final Paper is to give you an opportunity to apply much of what you have learned about American national government to an examination of civil liberties in the context of the war on terror. The Final Paper represents 20% of the overall course grade. Write an essay about the right of habeas corpus in the context of the war on terror. Your essay should address the following subtopics: The body of the paper (excluding the title...

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Bilingual Education or English Immersion? For this assignment, you will be constructing a 10- to12-slide PowerPoint presentation. Within this presentation you must: a. clearly define bilingual education and English immersion. b. discuss the pros and cons of bilingual education. c. discuss the pros and cons of English immersion. d. explore and discuss various approaches to English immersion (e.g., total immersion, dual immersion). e. compare and contrast bilingual education and English immersion models. f. utilize a graphic organizer, such as a Venn diagram, to demonstrate the...

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E6-8 a. Cost of goods: Karlow: 10,000 x 82 =$820,000 Draw: 7,000 x 94 = $658,000 b. Draw sold 7,000 desks x 82= 574,000 c. item Karlow Draw unadjusted totals Consolidated amounts sales 94 130 224 130 cost of goods sold 82 94 176 82 gross profit 12 36 48 48 (10,000-7,000)x12 =36,000 10,000 x94 =940,000 Eliminating entry: Sale 940,000 Cost of Goods Sold 904,000 Inventory 36,000 d. Eliminating entry: Retained Earnings36,000 Cost of Goods Sold 36,000 e. Eliminating entry: Retained Earnings21,600 (36,000x 60%) Non-controlling interest14,400...

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Performance Appraisal Name BUS303: Human Resources Management Performance Appraisal Performance appraisal "is the process through which employee performance is assessed, feedback is provided to the employee, and corrective action plans are designed" (Youssef 6.2). Performance appraisal is heads up for employees because it shows what their strength and weakness are and as well how much for ability, they have to go future into career. In this paper I would like to discuss strategic advantages of performance appraisals, forms of bias and how performance appraisal contribute to...

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Real World Quadratic Functions Read the following instructions in order to complete this assignment: 1. Solve problem 56 on pages 666-667 of Elementary and Intermediate Algebra. 2. Write a two to three page paper that is formatted in APA style and according to the Math Writing Guide. Format your math work as shown in the example and be concise in your reasoning. In the body of your essay, please make sure to include: An explanation of the basic shape and location of the graph and what it tells us about the Profit function. Your solutions (it is a double question) to the above...

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Week 2 DQ 1 Nervous System This week, you will examine the major structures in the central and peripheral nervous systems, as well as the location and function of these structures. Search the Ashford University Online Library and locate a peer-reviewed research study that was published within the last five years, which examines the role of one of the structures reviewed in Chapter 4 of your course text. The research study you identify should evaluate the function of this structure in either normal or abnormal behavior. Your response must clearly identify the role of the structure in the...

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Week 2 DQ 2 Movement This week you were introduced to the role of the central and peripheral nervous system in controlling movement. The reading also discussed the role of these systems in movement disorders. One of the most well-known of these movement disorders is Parkinson's disease. Option A: Search the Ashford University Online Library for a peer-reviewed research study or review published within the last five years that discusses the cause of Parkinson's disease. After reading this article and the text, what structure(s) and neurotransmitter(s) do you think are most important...

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Week 5 DQ 2 Schizophrenia and Smoking Doctors have historically noticed that Schizophrenics smoke at a much higher rate than that of the typical population. This correlation is still evident today. Review the possible mechanisms of addiction and schizophrenia. Visit the Ashford University Library to locate at least one peer-reviewed article that was published within the last five years, which proposes a biological mechanism for the relationship between Schizophrenia and smoking. How does the data support the proposed mechanism in the article you chose? What other possible mechanisms might...

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Week 2 DQ 1 Motivation Theory An individual may be extrinsically or intrinsically motivated. Theories differ in their descriptions of motivation, as do the factors that facilitate and inhibit motivation in various work settings. Which motivation theory would you use to describe the challenges with alternative work arrangements (e.g., flex-time, compressed work week, and telecommuting) as discussed in the text? Do you believe the practice of providing alternative work arrangements will continue? Why or why not? Your initial post should be a minimum of 250-300 words. You...

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Week 4 DQ 2 Positive Psychology Positive psychology focuses on improving the performance and morale of employees. In this week's chapters, we learned that positive psychology plays a large role in an organization's performance appraisals and/or training and development. In your own words, define positive psychology. Explain how positive psychology manifests itself in your workplace. Assess whether positive psychology is more applicable to performance appraisal processes or the training and development process. Your initial post should be a minimum of 250-300 words. You...

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Week 5 DQ 1 Employee Attitudes Employee attitudes are one of the many components that contribute to the overall health and well being of an individual within an organization. Think about the best and the worst boss you have ever had (if you have never had a boss, interview a friend or family member who has had one). How did your attitudeshape the affective and behavioral components in the workplace? Of the theories we have discussed throughout the course, which one(s)assist in explaining poor leadership/management and its effects in an organization? Your initial post should be a...

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Running head: MANAGEMENT APPROACHES Acquisition Enhancement Strategies Ashford University Strategic Planning for Organizations Kristin B MGT450 Submitted: August 9, 2010 Acquisition Enhancement Strategies According to Gamble and Thompson, an acquisition is a combination in which one company, the acquirer, purchases and absorbs the operations of another, the acquired (Gamble & Thompson, 2011). The strategy for acquisition begins with conversations of speculation and conversations of action from which a company can assess and design coherently for their future and public...

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Running head: NETFLIX STRATEGIC PLANNING Research Paper: Netflix Ashford University Strategic Planning for Organizations Research Paper: Netflix Founded in 1997, Reed Hastings observed; noticed and assessed that there was a growing demand for motion picture rentals. Netflix began with an offer for their ever-growing customer base in which competitors like Blockbuster and Hollywood Video had not - the allowance for customers to select and purchase movie rentals from the privacy of their own home. No one needed to wait in a snake like line in a retail store anymore for a secondary...

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Week 2 DQ1 Professional Resume and Cover Letter Create a professional resume and cover letter for a position within your selected industry, and attach a copy to this discussion forum. Ashford University's Career Services department can provide assistance with writing resumes and cover letters. Please visit the Student Portal Homepage () to access the Resume Builder ( listed under Career Services in the right column. Students who have created professional resumes and need critiquing and proofing, but who do not need the resume builder, can contract career services directly at...

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Week 3 DQ2 Federal Policy In recent years, immigration, health care reform, and fiscal policy have emerged as key issues in U.S. federal policy. There are many sides to each debate, and research is proliferating. Using the Ashford Online Library, identify a scholarly article that answers research questions associated with the debate over immigration, health care reform, or fiscal policy (select one). Apply the principles of critical thinking to the selected issue. Cite the article or website that contains the research. Then, describe the findings of this research and provide your...

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Week 5 DQ 1 Learning Style Debate The four aspects of learning profile are controversial. Highly respected researchers argue vigorously for the existence of cognitive styles or intelligence preferences. Other noted psychologists argue that the construct of cognitive style or intelligence preference makes little sense in terms of learning. In this discussion, we will briefly debate the validity of both arguments. Debate Process: Using the information in the course text and from additional sources in the Ashford Online Library, develop an argument that supports your assigned side...

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Journal Article Review: Court Crime Prevention Programs During this course you will submit three journal article reviews from the Ashford Online Library. You can use this research in your Final Project due in Week Five. The reviews will addresses crime prevention strategies through one of the following criminal justice system components: a. Policing Crime Prevention Programs - policing, schools, community oriented policing (covered in Chapter 7 of Crime Prevention) b. Court Crime Prevention Programs - the Courts or sentencing (covered in Chapter 8 of Crime Prevention) c....

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Journal Article Review: Policing Crime Prevention Programs During this course you will submit three journal article reviews from the Ashford Online Library. You can use this research in your Final Project, due in Week Five. The reviews will addresses crime prevention strategies through one of the following criminal justice system components: a. Policing Crime Prevention Programs - policing, schools, community oriented policing (covered in Chapter 7 of Crime Prevention) b. Court Crime Prevention Programs - the Courts or sentencing (covered in Chapter 8 of Crime Prevention) c....

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Journal Article Review: Corrections Crime Prevention Programs During this course you will submit three journal article reviews from the Ashford Online Library. You can use this research in your Final Project, due in Week Five. The reviews will addresses crime prevention strategies through one of the following criminal justice system components: a. Policing Crime Prevention Programs - policing, schools, community oriented policing (covered in Chapter 7 of Crime Prevention) b. Court Crime Prevention Programs - the Courts or sentencing (covered in Chapter 8 of Crime Prevention) c....

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Running head: WHAT IS EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Masking Poor Communication NAME Ashford University Interpersonal Communication COM 200 PROFESSOR Date Masking Poor Communication Human beings are first and foremost biological. Their biology brings forth languaging or "realities' in which people think and act. Accepted as a truth, then would everyone agree that communication, effective communication, is of utmost importance? How about a philosophical approach: Birds fly, without the ability to fly, they will die. Fish swim, and without the ability to swim, they too will...

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Running head: WHAT IS EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Language Styles NAME Ashford University Interpersonal Communication COM 200 PROFESSOR DATE Language Styles For the second week writing assignment the student body was charged with using a 'Language Style Matching' application as a tool for measuring the effectiveness of communication between two people using instant messages, text messages, or electronic e-mails. The feedback from the site on e-mail samples between me and a colleague was .82; and the score ranges are from .50 to . The research website further suggests that the...

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Running head: INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION **ROUGH DRAFT** Letter of Advice NAME Ashford University Interpersonal Communication COM 200 PROFESSOR DATE Letter of Advice Thesis Statement: In the healthiest of environments, people advance from 'relationship' to 'engaged' status because two people have mutually acknowledged each other, have common understandings, and act with the other person's concerns in mind. A relationship, be it for marriage, friends or business, requires a domain of actions and an assessment that your partner is worth trust because they act with the...

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Running head: SELF-DISCLOSURE, GENDER, AND COMMUNICATION Article Critique NAME Ashford University Interpersonal Communication COM 200 PROFESSOR DATE Article Critique Can you relate to this article on self-disclosure in relationships? Nara Schoenberg of the Houston Chronicle suggests that in the beginning of romantic relationships there is a lot of sharing, however; as the relationship evolves into new phases there is less sharing of private feelings, fears, doubts and perceptions with partners (Schoenberg, N. 2011). I would agree with this in past relationships - and...

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Running head: INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION Letter of Advice NAME Ashford University Interpersonal Communication COM 200 PROFESSOR DATE Letter of Advice Thesis Statement: In the healthiest of environments, people advance from 'relationship' to 'engaged' status because two people have mutually acknowledged each other, have common understandings, and act with the other person's concerns in mind. A relationship, be it for marriage, friends or business, requires a domain of actions and an assessment that your partner is worth trust because they act with the intention to take...

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Acc 281 Week 3 dq 1 Read and respond to ATC 7-7 on page 285. This situation is similar to the Enron scandal from several years ago. Use the Ashford Online Library to research Enron accounting procedures. In your post, discuss how these accounting procedures affected the company and stockholders. You must respond to at least two of your classmates' postings to receive full credit. a. How did David's scheme affect the overall appearance of Global's financial statements? Why was this important to investors and creditors? b. Review the AICPA's Articles of Professional Conduct (see...

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The Future Effects of Current Budget Deficits Ashford University ECO 203 Current Budget Deficits Since the U.S. government ran budget deficits each year from 2002 to 2008, economists generally agree that high budget deficits today will reduce the growth rate of the economy in the future. The reason being budget deficits cut into gross domestic product (GDP) which is, "total investment in capital-that is, the purchase of new housing, plants, equipment, and inventory by the private (or nongovernment) sector" (Case, Fair, & Oster, 2009, p. 109). The difference in what the...

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The Future Effects of Current Budget Deficits Ashford University ECO 203 Current Budget Deficits Since the U.S. government ran budget deficits each year from 2002 to 2008, economists generally agree that high budget deficits today will reduce the growth rate of the economy in the future. The reason being budget deficits cut into gross domestic product (GDP) which is, "total investment in capital-that is, the purchase of new housing, plants, equipment, and inventory by the private (or nongovernment) sector" (Case, Fair, & Oster, 2009, p. 109). The difference in what the...

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Principles of Effective Intervention Ashford University CRJ 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice Principles of Effective Intervention Many years of scientific study there were psychologist that developed four principles of effect which were called Risk principles, Criminogenic need principles, Treatment principles, and Fidelity principles. The first of the four principles of effective intervention is risk principle. Risk principles means that offenders should be provided with supervision and the treatment levels and it also mean like the risk of crime they commit. According to...

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The Bad Girls Club (Ashford University) ENG325: Intermediate Composition (BHG1343A) Each season, the producers of Oxygen network bring together seven of the best bad girls they could find. The girls are placed in a beautiful mansion where they are expected to coexist for a period of three months. These girls drink, party, argue, fight, and everything else that is expected of a bad girl. They continuously compete against each other to see who the number one bad girl of them all is. The current season (11) of The Bad Girls Club is on scene in Miami Fl. The season opened with...

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Running head: CYBER SECURITY Cyber Security and the Boston Marathon Ashford University HSM 497 Cyber security and the Boston Marathon The world once again was left in disbelief and distraught as yet another attack on April 15 2013left many citizens asking the question of why and how could this happen. After this tragedy I think all of Americans have asked many questions concerning the horrific scene that left three dead and one hundred seventy six wounded. As for the tone of such an event many was in left in shock and disbelief of...

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Stereotypical Development Written for Psy/202 Ashford University In my life my mother raised three children on her own for many years. Family and close friends were the upmost importance. Not only that but to accept all kinds of people no matter what their ethnicity. Religion wasn't a big part until I was about twelve or thirteen. Then it became a huge part through my teen years. I learned many core values, the importance of study, how to approach strangers, and how to speak in front of an audience. These experiences were definitely on the nurture side of...

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BUS 630 Week 5 Middlehurst House Case 9A Analysis: Case 9Ain Chapter 9 Middlehurst House Analysis: Case 9Ain Chapter 9 Middlehurst House. Complete Case 9A (Middlehurst House) in Chapter 9. In this case, management is presented with several decision options. For this assignment, you are required to provide a three to five double-spaced written memo evaluating options and providing recommendations. The written memo should be properly formatted according to APA guidelines and demonstrate research and critical thinking skills. Evaluations and recommendations should be supported...

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BUS 630 Week 2 Assignment CASE 3A AUERBACH ENTERPRISES Ashford University Managerial Accounting BUS 630 BUS 630 Week 2 Assignment MaxiFlow requires direct materials costs which total 135 per unit, while Alaska's direct materials requirements total 110 per unit. Direct labor costs per unit are 75 for MaxiFlow and 95 for Alaska. Auerbach Enterprises uses machine hours as the cost driver to assign overhead costs to the air conditioners. The company has used a company-wide predetermined overhead rate in past years, but the new controller, Bennie Leon, is considering the use...

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BUS 630 week 4 Assignment Chester & Wayne Chester & Wayne. Complete Case 6B (Chester &Wayne) in Chapter 6 of your text. In this case, you have been provided financial information about the company in order to create a cash budget. Management is seeking advice or clarification on three main assumptions the company has been operating. Address Questions 1 and 2 at the end of the case. Based on the case questions, you are required to provide a two to four double-spaced written report providing the necessary advice and explanations to management. The written report should be properly...

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BUS 630 week 4 Assignment Chester & Wayne Chester & Wayne. Complete Case 6B (Chester &Wayne) in Chapter 6 of your text. In this case, you have been provided financial information about the company in order to create a cash budget. Management is seeking advice or clarification on three main assumptions the company has been operating. Address Questions 1 and 2 at the end of the case. Based on the case questions, you are required to provide a two to four double-spaced written report providing the necessary advice and explanations to management. The written report should be properly...

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BUS 630 Week 4 Budgeting and Controlling Cost Budgeting, and Controlling Costs Ashford University Managerial Accounting - BUS 630 Budgeting and Controlling Cost Budgeting is an essential tool for the successful management of any company. It's a way for upper management to communicate its plans and intentions to the entire company. The budget is their plan for success. According to Noreen, Brewer, and Garrison (2011) it is a quantitative plan for acquiring and using resources over a specified time period. The budget process can seem like a tedious exercise for some, as it...

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ACC 205 Week 5 Final Paper (Financial Statement anlaysis) Focus of the Final Paper Write a five to seven page financial statement analysis of a public company, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. In this analysis you will discuss the financial health of this company with the ultimate goal of making a recommendation to other investors. Your paper should consist of the following sections: introduction, company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis, final recommendation, and conclusions. Here is a breakdown of the sections within...

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Wal-Mart Analysis ACC 205 Week 5 Final Paper Financial Analysis of Wal-Mart Focus of the Final Paper Write a five-to seven-page financial statement analysis of a public company, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. In this analysis you will discuss the financial health of this company with the ultimate goal of making a recommendation to other investors. Your paper should consist of the following sections: introduction, company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis, final recommendation, and conclusions. Your paper needs to include a...

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ACC 205 Week 5 Final paper Financial Statement Analysis Acer Inc Acer Incorporated Financial Statement Analysis Project ACC 205 Week 5 Final Paper (Financial Statement anlaysis) Focus of the Final Paper Write a five toseven page financial statement analysis of apublic company, and formatted according to APAstyle as outlined in the Ashford Writing this analysisyou will discuss the financialhealth of thiscompany with theultimate goal of making a recommendation to other paper shouldconsist ofthe following sections: introduction,company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio...

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ACC 205 Week 5 Final paper Wal-Mart Financial Statement Analysis ACC 205 Week 5 Final Paper (Financial Statement anlaysis) Focus of the Final Paper Write a five toseven page financial statement analysis of apublic company, and formatted according to APAstyle as outlined in the Ashford Writing this analysisyou will discuss the financialhealth of thiscompany with theultimate goal of making a recommendation to other paper shouldconsist ofthe following sections: introduction,company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis,final recommendation,and is a breakdown of the sections...

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ACC 205 Week 5 Final paper Wal-Mart Financial Statement Analysis ACC 205 Week 5 Final Paper (Financial Statement anlaysis) Focus of the Final Paper Write a five toseven page financial statement analysis of apublic company, and formatted according to APAstyle as outlined in the Ashford Writing this analysisyou will discuss the financialhealth of thiscompany with theultimate goal of making a recommendation to other paper shouldconsist ofthe following sections: introduction,company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis,final recommendation,and is a breakdown of the sections...

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? ACC 281 Week 2 Dq 1 Ashford What effect does a debit memo in a bank statement have on the Cash account? A bank debit memo is an entry on the bank statement refers to a deduction from the account's balance. Edmonds (2010) explains, "Since a checking account is an asset (cash) to the depositor, a bank statement debit memo requires a credit entry to the cash account on the depositor's books". (p. 145). For example, any time I use my debit card, the amount is applied directly to my checking account subtracting the amount from my available balance. If a debit memo in the...

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Pablo Picasso PABLO PICASSO ASHFORD UNIVERSITY ART 101 The Art of the early 20th century was reshaped by Pablo Picasso, because the 20th century was years of rich artistic exploration and great productivity. Picasso was born October 25, 1881 in Malaga, Spain son to professor of drawing Jos Ruiz Blasco and Maria Picasso Lopez. Instead of taking his father's name he took his mothers, he became one of the greatest and most influential artist of the 20th century and creator (with George Braque) of Cubism. Picasso fell ill in the spring of 1898 and spent most of the remaining year...

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The Importance of Human Resources The Importance of Human Resources Ashford University BUS 303: Human Resources Management The Importance of Human Resources Every leaders and managers, especially the owners of an organization, can attest that people are the most valuable resource obtainable. An organization cannot survive without people who run it. But dealing with people is the most complex area in the organization. That's why it is vital to have a group of people who manages human resources. These groups of people are part of what we call today as Human Resources...

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Organizational Behavior Organizational Behavior BUS 318 The Article I will be critiquing is entitled "World News: Violence Hits Congo Elections - - - Killings, Organizational Problems Mar Planned Vote in Largest African Nation." This article was retrieved from the Proquest database in the Ashford Library. This Article was written November 28, 2011 in the Wall Street Journal. This article is about Africa's largest and least developed nation being on edge due to election fraud. This article explains that ballot boxes to vote were not received by some regions. There was a...

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Organizational Behavior Organizational Behavior BUS 318 The Article I will be critiquing is entitled "World News: Violence Hits Congo Elections - - - Killings, Organizational Problems Mar Planned Vote in Largest African Nation." This article was retrieved from the Proquest database in the Ashford Library. This Article was written November 28, 2011 in the Wall Street Journal. This article is about Africa's largest and least developed nation being on edge due to election fraud. This article explains that ballot boxes to vote were not received by some regions. There was a...

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Bus 600 VISION OF THE FUTURE BUS 600 MANAGEMENT COMMUNICATIONS WITH TECHNOLOGY TOOLS VISION OF THE FUTURE While currently working as a chemical engineer at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company of Danville, VA (Forbes Fortune 500 Company), spending time with my family and friends, and learning and improving myself are all things that I really enjoy; it is not where I planned to be at this point in my life. Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, he is happy (New King James Version). Having a Master's of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a...

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Bus 620 Final Paper In Line or Online? Ashford University BUS 620 In Line or Online? Shopping is a pastime for some and a necessity for others. Some people can spend hours in their favorite stores or malls merely browsing the windows and racks and sometimes do not purchase a thing. For some people, shopping is therapeutic, allowing them to soak their troubles in malls and department stores with a seemingly endless credit limit. For other people, going to the store is a task in which they never wish to participate. People have their reasons to love and hate shopping. Stores use the...

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Bus 630 Managerial Accounting Dell Inc. Dell Inc. Ashford Managerial Accounting BUS 630 Dell Inc. Dell, a Delaware corporation, was founded in 1984 by Michael Dell on a simple concept: by selling computer systems directly to customers, Dell could best understand their needs and efficiently provide the most effective computing solutions to meet those needs (Dell, 2005, p. 1). Dell Inc., with fiscal 2011 net revenue of 61.5 billion, is a premier provider of products and services worldwide that enable customers to build their information-technology and Internet infrastructures (Yahoo...

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Week 5 Assignment BUS 640 Managerial Economics Ashford University Jessica Alba, a famous actress, starts the baby and family products business, The Honest Company, with Christopher Gavigan. Alba and Gavigan set up their site so families can choose what kinds of non-toxic, all-natural products they'd like to use and get them in a bundle. Families can choose all kinds of products from food to hygiene necessities and cleaning supplies. Suppose they are thinking of expanding their business into five domestic markets: Phoenix, Dallas, Chicago, New York, and Atlanta. Assume their primary...

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BUS 640 Week 6 Assignment Managerial Decision Making Research and Analysis-Apple Apple Inc. (AAPL.O) BUS 640 Managerial Economics Ashford University Apple Inc. (AAPL.O) Introduction Apple Inc. commonly known as Apple has effectively managed to be a successful company in a very competitive consumer electronics industry by been innovative and differentiating the company's products with similar products in the markets by offering high quality products and good customer service while the actual manufacturing of the products is outsourced to trusted third party suppliers. On a...

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Bus 642 Business Research Assignment Two Ashford University Business Research Methods and Tools BUS 642 Assignment Two A Competitive Coup in the In-Flight Magazine A & B: What are the most prudent decisions she can make about her responsibilities to herself and others? What are the implications of those decisions even if there is no violation of law or regulation? The most important item to consider in this scenario is that of ethics. Ethics are defined as "norms or standards of behavior that guide moral choices about our behavior and our relationships with others" (Cooper &...

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BUS 644 week 1 Assignment Midas Case Midas" case study in Chapter 2 of your text and respond to the guided response elow in a three- to four-page paper in accordance with APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.. In this paper you must: Discuss the anticipated impacts (oth positive and negative) upon operating efficiencies, and recommend solutions to minimize the negative impacts. Discuss whether or not operating practices should e changed to accommodate the tune-ups. e sure to explain your reasoning. Examine the reasons why input should e gathered from the shop...

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BUS 644 week 1 Assignment Midas Case Study Midas" case study in Chapter 2 of your text and respond to the guided response below in a three- to four-page paper in accordance with APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.. In this paper you must: Discuss the anticipated impacts (both positive and negative) upon operating efficiencies, and recommend solutions to minimize the negative impacts. Discuss whether or not operating practices should be changed to accommodate the tune-ups. Be sure to explain your reasoning. Examine the reasons why input should be gathered from...

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BUS 644 week 1 Assignment Midas Case Midas" case study in Chapter 2 of your text and respond to the guided response elow in a three- to four-page paper in accordance with APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.. In this paper you must: Discuss the anticipated impacts (oth positive and negative) upon operating efficiencies, and recommend solutions to minimize the negative impacts. Discuss whether or not operating practices should e changed to accommodate the tune-ups. e sure to explain your reasoning. Examine the reasons why input should e gathered from the shop...

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BUS 630 Week 2 Assignment CASE 3A AUERBACH ENTERPRISES Ashford University Managerial Accounting BUS 630 BUS 630 Week 2 Assignment MaxiFlow requires direct materials costs which total 135 per unit, while Alaska's direct materials requirements total 110 per unit. Direct labor costs per unit are 75 for MaxiFlow and 95 for Alaska. Auerbach Enterprises uses machine hours as the cost driver to assign overhead costs to the air conditioners. The company has used a company-wide predetermined overhead rate in past years, but the new controller, Bennie Leon, is considering the use...

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Operational Analysis Ashford University Public Financial Management PPA602 "Meals on Wheels" is a great organization that was originally developed to help out servicemen during WWII. It then continued its roots by serving Philadelphia in the 1950s as a home-delivery program serving those that are hungry. The focus since the 70s has been to serve senior citizens who still live at home but are not capable making their food or even for others to bring them food. The company's vision statement is as following: "Is to end senior hunger by 2020". Although this vision statement is...

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HCA 340 Week 5 DQ 2 Imagine you are a policymaker for your city or town. Based on what you know, and what you have learned in this course, what would you modify or improve to make a positive change in the life of a vulnerable group we have not covered in class? Would you consult the vulnerable group when developing programs or policies? Why or why not? Which policy would you create to improve health care services accessibility, cost, and quality related to your selected group? Your initial contribution should be 250 to 300 words in length. Your research and claims must be supported...

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HCA 340 Week 5 DQ 2 Imagine you are a policymaker for your city or town. Based on what you know, and what you have learned in this course, what would you modify or improve to make a positive change in the life of a vulnerable group we have not covered in class? Would you consult the vulnerable group when developing programs or policies? Why or why not? Which policy would you create to improve health care services accessibility, cost, and quality related to your selected group? Your initial contribution should be 250 to 300 words in length. Your research and claims must be supported...

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HCA 375 Baldrige National Quality Award for Health Care Organizations Baldrige National Quality Award for Health Care Organizations - Ashford University Quality Improvement in Healthcare Health care is something commonly visited with my family and me. Having three children in the last seven years, my family and I have had our share of hospital and medical office visits. The quality in care does not go unnoticed as I see many areas that need improvement, as well as other areas that are exemplary. One measure that many organizations utilize is continuous quality improvement (CQI). It is...

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A Reflection Upon It All Short Reflection Paper Reflection 1 INF 103 Reflection 2 Searching for information on Google is like trying to find a needle in a haystack. Is that true? Was the library of the 19th century more efficient? Explain. How is searching in a specific database, such as Ashford's library, different from searching in Bing, Google, or Yahoo? The founder of Wikipedia has a noble mission - to share the entire world's information with everyone everywhere, anytime. In what ways has this mission been successful? In what ways has it not been successful? It is...

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MGT 330 MGT 330 Explain how the concepts from Locke's goal setting theory can be incorporated into Vroom's expectancy theory. Explain how the concepts in Adams' equity theory can be incorporated into expectancy theory. Respond substantively to two other learners. Ashford MGT330 Management for Organizations ANSWER Locke's goal setting theory can be incorporated into Vroom's expectancy theory in a very simple manner. Locke's theory states that individuals create goals that they carefully decide upon and then the individual is committed to go towards that goal because the goal...

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Starbucks Case Study MGT 330: Management for Organizations Ashford University Starbuck's Case Study As the reading has indicated a job description has a couple of key purposes. First being job descriptions "are part of the recruiting process that allows applicants to review what exactly a job entails by reading the job description."(Reilly, et al., 2011) Next it allows managers and their subordinates to then have the capability to "refer to the listing to see which employee is responsible for any given task." (Reilly, et al., 2011) This specific portion would allow establish...

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Operational Analysis Ashford University Public Financial Management PPA602 "Meals on Wheels" is a great organization that was originally developed to help out servicemen during WWII. It then continued its roots by serving Philadelphia in the 1950s as a home-delivery program serving those that are hungry. The focus since the 70s has been to serve senior citizens who still live at home but are not capable making their food or even for others to bring them food. The company's vision statement is as following: "Is to end senior hunger by 2020". Although this vision statement is...

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Starbucks Case Study MGT 330: Management for Organizations Ashford University Starbuck's Case Study As the reading has indicated a job description has a couple of key purposes. First being job descriptions "are part of the recruiting process that allows applicants to review what exactly a job entails by reading the job description."(Reilly, et al., 2011) Next it allows managers and their subordinates to then have the capability to "refer to the listing to see which employee is responsible for any given task." (Reilly, et al., 2011) This specific portion would allow establish...

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ACC 205 Final Paper -Wal-Mart Analysis Focus of the Final Paper Write a five-to seven-page financial statement analysis of a public company, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. In this analysis you will discuss the financial health of this company with the ultimate goal of making a recommendation to other investors. Your paper should consist of the following sections: introduction, company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis, final recommendation, and conclusions. Your paper needs to include a minimum of two scholarly resources in...

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Bus 378 International Commercial Law and International Business Transactions International Commercial Law and International Business Transactions BUS 378 International Business Law Ashford University International Commercial Law and International Business Transactions In recent years, various conflicts of law have been identified regarding commercial law and international business transactions. In most cases, there are procedures to follow when a conflict of law comes into play. In others, much is open to interpretation and can be argued in favor of all parties. Normally if...

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Social Security and Public Policy Ashford University SOC 320 Public Policy & Social Services Social Security and Public Policy It is not difficult to understand why Social Security is our country's most popular government program. The Social Security program began as a way to implement "social insurance" during the Great Depression when poverty rates exceeded more than 50 percent for senior citizens living in America when a great number of people were negatively affected by economic conditions. According to Theodoulou & Kofinis (2012) the depression indicated that many were not...

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PSY 326 Schizophrenia Research Proposal Ashford University PSY 326 Research Methods Schizophrenia Research Proposal Introduction Schizophrenia is a severe, often chronic brain disease that can cause a person to be unable to function at school or work. It can often be hard for those living with schizophrenia to maintain personal relationships, and even take care of their own personal needs. This is a result from a disruption in major brain function, which leads them to have a loss of touch with reality. This includes the individual having symptoms of hallucinations, delusions,...

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Running Head: MARKETING TO THE BOTTOM OF PYRAMID Bus 343 International Marketing Week 3 - Assignment Marketing to the . Ashford University Marketing to the . Read Case Study 3-3: "Marketing to the Bottom of the Pyramid" provided on the student resource site Respond to Question #2 at the end of the case: Marketing to the . raises a number of issues revolving around the social responsibility of marketing efforts. Write a position paper, either pro or con, on one of the following: it exploitation for a company to profit from selling soaps, shampoo, personal...

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BUS 644 week 1 Assignment Midas Read the "Midas" case study in Chapter 2 of your text and respond to the guided response below in a three- to four-page paper in accordance with APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.. In this paper you must: A. Discuss the anticipated impacts (both positive and negative) upon operating efficiencies, and recommend solutions to minimize the negative impacts. B. Discuss whether or not operating practices should be changed to accommodate the tune-ups. Be sure to explain your reasoning. C. Examine the reasons why input should be gathered...

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BUS 610 Organizational Behavior Analysis Final Paper analyze the organizational behavior of your current or former employer. Describe how the following areas influence the organizational behavior in a negative or positive manner: Type of culture (Pluralism, Dualism or Salad bowl) Modes of communication in the organization (i.e., written or verbal) Nature of authority (i.e., recognized social rank) Motivational techniques (e.g. intrinsic or extrinsic used to influence productivity and performance) Areas of EQ (emotional...

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BUS 650 Week 1 Financial Management Challenges Financial Management Challenges. The following video discusses the four types of markets perfect competition, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, and monopoly. Video 2.1 Market Structures Given the market structures as described in the video, find at least two articles from the ProQuest database that highlight and discuss two of the biggest challenges facing financial managers today in these varied market structures. Summarize your findings from the articles in a three to five page paper excluding title page and references page(s)....

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BUS 650 Week 4 Types of Risk This video introduces the concept of business risk and risk management. It notes that business risks can generally be classified into four categories: property, market, employee, and customer. Using each of the above four categories of risk, develop an analysis on how financial management techniques or policies can be used to mitigate each of these risks. To supplement your risk analysis, research the ProQuest database and find at least one articlefor each of your risk mitigation techniques or policies. Summarize your findings in a three to five page paper...

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Pure Monopoly ECO100 Survey of Contemporary Economic Issues (ABS1440A) PURE MONOPOLY "No firm is completely sheltered from rivals; all firms compete for consumers dollars. If that is so, than pure monopoly does not exist." I would say that I agree to a point. Pure monopoly exist until something replaces it, because a different company can make it's fixed price to fluctuate. First to completely understand what the question is asking, we need to understand what monopolies really means. The book states that "A market structure in which the number of sell- ers is so small that...

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Psychological Report Ashford University Abnormal Psychology PSY303 Psychological Report Nina Sayers strives for the lead character in Swan Lake. A fragile and repressed ballerina, this role would require her to play a gentle white swan but also the seductive black swan. A girl in her mid-20's, who lives in a cluttered small apartment in New York City along with her mother who is controlling, Erica. The ballet decided to replace the prime ballerina for the new season of Swan Lake. Although Nina is the first choice, she has competition. The observation I see is, she suffers...

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ACC 205 Final Paper-Google Inc financial statement analysis of a public company Write a five-to seven-page financial statement analysis of a public company, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. In this analysis you will discuss the financial health of this company with the ultimate goal of making a recommendation to other investors. Your paper should consist of the following sections: introduction, company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis, final recommendation, and conclusions. Your paper needs to include a minimum of two scholarly...

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Risk Management The Changing Scenario Risk Management and Change Historically, risk management has generally been limited to pure loss exposure, including property risks, liability risks, and personnel risks. Recently, many companies have begun to take a more holistic management approach to pure and speculative risk. In a three- to four-page paper (excluding title and reference pages) formatted according to APA style guidelines, discuss the current changing landscape of risk management. Be sure to identify causal factors for change, risk management tools, and desired outcomes. Use at...

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Read the "Midas" case study in Chapter 2 of your text and respond to the guided response below in a three- to four-page paper in accordance with APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.. In this paper you must: Discuss the anticipated impacts (both positive and negative) upon operating efficiencies, and recommend solutions to minimize the negative impacts. Discuss whether or not operating practices should be changed to accommodate the tune-ups. Be sure to explain your reasoning. Examine the reasons why input should be gathered from the shop owners. Discuss the type of...

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A+Solution Contract negotiations require considerable education, experience, and training. Trained negotiators have solid knowledge and skill sets that often enable them to garner a more favorable contract for their party. In a one-to-three page paper, detail the following in relation to contract negotiation: Describe the knowledge and skill that are critical to the success of a contract negotiator. Present one strategy an effective negotiator should consider to achieve a more favorable contract (for e.g., to prepare diligently for each negotiation). The submission must...

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A+Solution History Capstone: Course Description: Students will demonstrate their mastery of the learning outcomes of the history major by demonstrating the ability to conduct historical research using primary and secondary sources and by producing an original research paper on an approved topic. Research Question. In preparation for your capstone research paper, select a topic area from the following list and write a research question. Nationalism – the research question/thesis must be regarding Nationalism.(This does not have to be more than one page.) The research question...

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A+Solution Symbols of culture are called artifacts. Artifacts are the most visible and accessible level of culture. These include behaviors, stories, rituals (everyday practices that are repeated frequently), and symbols (e.g., company logos, company colors). For example, the president of a company volunteering at Habitat for Humanity is an artifact of culture. An example of symbols as an artifact of culture is Ashford University's shield that serves as our logo and is printed on transcripts, diplomas and letterhead paper. Submit a two- to three-page paper (excluding the title and...

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HMC499: Health Marketing and Communication Capstone PowerPoint Presentation Final Project Presentation HMC499: Health Marketing and Communication Capstone Cases in Health Care Marketing: The “Perfect” Formula for Success For your Final Project, you will design a comprehensive health marketing and communication initiative for a brand new long-term care facility. You will need to identify your target market and create your “perfect” (or as close to perfect as possible) marketing mix designed to attract new residents. Scenario: Imagine that you have been appointed the Chief...

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ACC 205 Financial Analysis of Wal-Mart Write a five-to seven-page financial statement analysis of a public company, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. In this analysis you will discuss the financial health of this company with the ultimate goal of making a recommendation to other investors. Your paper should consist of the following sections: introduction, company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis, final recommendation, and conclusions. Your paper needs to include a minimum of two scholarly resources in addition to the textbook as...

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ACC 205 Financial Analysis of Wal-Mart Write a five-to seven-page financial statement analysis of a public company, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. In this analysis you will discuss the financial health of this company with the ultimate goal of making a recommendation to other investors. Your paper should consist of the following sections: introduction, company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis, final recommendation, and conclusions. Your paper needs to include a minimum of two scholarly resources in addition to the textbook as...

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BUS 303 Effect of Effective Performance Appraisals on Employee Performance Ashford University Bus 303 Human Resources Management Effect of effective performance appraisals on employee performance Basically performance appraisal is the process through which a rater(s) evaluate an employee's performance. In particular, during the process period, rater (s) interacts with, observe and evaluate the performance of a person. There is usually a meeting between the rater and employee to communicate feedback on the performance. During the interaction, the rater evaluates the employee basing...

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BUS 644 Setup Times Ashford University Operations Management Setup Times Hi Ho Yo Yo, Inc, is a manufacturing company specializing in custom logo's for yo yo's. They currently have an influx of orders for July and would like to continue to meet current deadlines. In order to evaluate the best course of action, the operations manager will look at various methods of inventory scheduling to determine which will be costs effective; he will evaluate three rules, First Come First Served (FCFS), Shortest-Processing Time (SPT), Earliest Due Date, and Critical Ratio (CR) (Stevenson,...

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Do Not Resuscitate Ashford University HCA 322 Health Care Ethics & Medical Law Do Not Resuscitate The case study I choose is Scenario No. 2: DNR. DNR stands for Do Not Resuscitate. A DNR is a legal document in which health care teams will follow once you are faced with serious health problems or when you are at the end of life. This document lets you choose if you would like CPR or electric shock if your heart stops. Also, this document lets you decline any support if your heart stop or it will let you decide different medical measures that you would like. This document is very...

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Ashford University BUS 343 International Marketing Week 2 - Assignment Market Research Instructions Select a country (other than the United States), that you would like to conduct market research. In a table format, compile the following information for at least a three-year period, leading up to the present day: 1. Principal imports and exports 2. Gross national product (GNP) 3. Demographics of the population 4. Per capita income Based on your required reading for the week and using the appropriate data compiled in the table as support, define the target market and recommend...

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Making Hotplates Ashford University BUS 644 Operations Management Making Hotplates What changes in the work situation might account for the increase in productivity and the decrease in controllable rejects? According to the reading, the company had ten workers that were responsible for assembling hot plates with the appropriate tools. Each person was responsible for assembling a part of the hotplate. This would make quality control more manageable in smaller parts. One employee would start the hotplate assembly, when they were finished they would pass the part to the next...

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Social Concerns with Childhood Obesity Ashford University Introduction Childhood obesity is a major health crisis not only nationally but internationally as well. The prevalence of childhood obesity has increase quite a bit over the last several years. What is causing childhood obesity is the imbalance between the calorie intake and the calories utilized or burned. Of course there are several other factors that could be the cause, genetics, behavioral or even the environment children live in. Some of the health problems that are caused by and associated with childhood obesity are...

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There are many moral philosophies that impact decision- making, which are defined in Chapter 6 of your text. With these philosophies in mind, complete the following in a three- to five- page paper, excluding the title page and references page: Identify and discuss at least two of the moral philosophies' applications to business. Illustrate how moral philosophies can influence behavior and decision making. Assess how moral philosophies may impact global strategic planning. Identify and describe how companies can integrate moral philosophies into their business practices. In addition...

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INF 340 Improving Hoosier Burger Ashford University Business System Analysis Improving Hoosier Burger Bob and Thelma Mellankamp wanted to open their own business. They came across Myrtle's Family Restaurant and saw a sign that said it was for sale. Bob and Thelma bought the restaurant and their own restaurant was brought to life Hoosier Burger Restaurant. The idea was one that everyone dreams of owning their own business but do not understand all the behind the scenes projects that make a business successful. Yes, they have been in business for over 30 years but even they...

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Managerial Decision Making Research and Analysis Research a specific company of your choice and identify some of the managerial decisions that were made over time and in response to changes in its market or competitive environment. Use Ashford University Online library and web-based resources for your research. At least 3 external resources must be used. Address all of the following areas: Focus of the Final Paper Describe the company and provide a brief history of its operations. Find or use graphs to illustrate its financial performance over the years. Identify any sources of risk or...

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Case 5A Glaser Health Products In this case, management needs assistance in evaluating and classifying costs identified within Glaser Health Products in order to implement an activity-based costing system. Please address Questions 1 through 6 at the end of the case. Based on the case questions, you are required to provide a two to four double-spaced written report providing management with the necessary guidance in implementing an activity-based costing system. The written report should be properly formatted according to APA guidelines and demonstrate research and critical thinking...

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-Define and discuss philosophies' application to business. -Illustrate how moral philosophies can influence behavior and decision-making. -Explain how moral philosophies may impact global strategic planning. -Describe how companies can integrate moral philosophies into their business practices. -Find an example of a company that has integrated moral philosophy into decision-making and codes of conduct and explain how they have done so. Reference three or more articles from the Ashford Library or other scholarly sources and industry reports. Be sure to include reference information...

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Given the market structures as described in the video, find at least two articles from the ProQuest database that highlight and discuss two of the biggest challenges facing financial managers today in these varied market structures. Summarize your findings from the articles in a three to five page paper excluding title page and references page(s). Include how market liquidity, competitiveness, and efficiency impact financial managers. The paper should be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Be sure to properly cite your resources using APA...

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Managerial Decision Making Research and Analysis Research a specific company of your choice and identify some of the managerial decisions that were made over time and in response to changes in its market or competitive environment. Use Ashford University Online library and web-based resources for your research. At least 3 external resources must be used. Address all of the following areas: Focus of the Final Paper Describe the company and provide a brief history of its operations. Find or use graphs to illustrate its financial performance over the years. Identify any...

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A+ Solution Health Care For your Final Paper, choose one of the following health care organizations: Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) Tenet Health System Mayo Clinic Henry Ford Health System Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Children’s Miracle Network Deborah Heart and Lung Center Medtronic Veterans Health Administration (VHA) National Institutes of Health (NIH) Planned Parenthood Indian Health Service (IHS) Health Markets Conduct an evaluation of the organization based on strategic...

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ACC 205 Week 5 Final Paper Write a five-to seven-page financial statement analysis of a public company, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. In this analysis you will discuss the financial health of this company with the ultimate goal of making a recommendation to other investors. Your paper should consist of the following sections: introduction, company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis, final recommendation, and conclusions. Your paper needs to include a minimum of two scholarly resources in addition to the textbook as references. Here...

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ACC 205 Week 5 Final Paper Write a five-to seven-page financial statement analysis of a public company, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. In this analysis you will discuss the financial health of this company with the ultimate goal of making a recommendation to other investors. Your paper should consist of the following sections: introduction, company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis, final recommendation, and conclusions. Your paper needs to include a minimum of two scholarly resources in addition to the textbook as references. Here...

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A+ Solution BUS 640 Week 5 Assignment Managerial Economics Problem 1 & 2 Ashford University Problem 1: Jessica Alba, a famous actress, starts the baby and family products business, The Honest Company, with Christopher Gavigan. Alba and Gavigan set up their site so families can choose what kinds of non-toxic, all-natural products they would like to use and get them in a bundle. Families can choose all kinds of products from food to hygiene necessities and cleaning supplies. They are thinking of expanding their business into five domestic markets: Phoenix, Dallas, Chicago, New...

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Ashford University BUS 343 International Marketing Week 2 - Assignment Market Research Instructions Select a country (other than the United States), that you would like to conduct market research. In a table format, compile the following information for at least a three-year period, leading up to the present day: 1. Principal imports and exports 2. Gross national product (GNP) 3. Demographics of the population 4. Per capita income Based on your required reading for the week and using the appropriate data compiled in the table as support, define the target market and recommend...

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BUS 375 Corporate University Model Ashford University BUS375 Employee Training Corporate University Model The university model is actual significant segment to corporate universities meanwhile it retains them on path and inspired in the training of their personnel furthermore a group of additional reasons. There remain numerous different types of training models however now furthermost businesses are dedicated on consuming the inside corporate university organization. Corporate university model is for training and development as well as growth and teaching of workforces. It is...

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MATT 222 Week 3 Assignment Ashford University

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 303 Week 5 Assignment Reflective Paper** #####Ashford University The Reflective Paper should demonstrate understanding of the reading assignments as well as the implications of new knowledge. The eight-page paper should integrate readings and class discussions into work and life experience. It may include explanation and examples from previous experience as well as implications for future application. The purpose of the Reflective Paper is for you to culminate the learning achieved in the course by describing your understanding and application of...

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BUS 610 Importance of Ethics in Business Organizations Ashford University Organizational Behavior BUS 610 Importance of Ethics in Business Organizations Three guiding concerns will be addressed to demonstrate the importance of proper ethics in business organizations. Concern one (question one) is, why are ethical issues a major concern in organizations. The second concern (question two) is, what individual influences impact ethical behavior. The third and final concern (question three) is how can organizations influence ethical behavior in employees. Concerning ethics Kinicki...

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BUS 660 Leadership Skills- The Building Blocks of a Leader Ashford University Bus 660 Contemporary Issues in Organizational Leadership Abstract - This paper will discuss the concept of leadership skills and the ways in which those unique skills define the exceptional leaders of today. This paper will try to explain which skills are most necessary for a successful leader, and how ones acquire them. The paper will provide a brief plan to one could acquire and or strength these unique skills. The paper will also address to whom to implement these skills to achieve technical superiority by...

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Ashford BUS 401 (Principles of Finance) New Course Imagine that you have decided you need a new car, but not any car will do; you have decided to purchase the car of your dreams.........

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E4-19 - Wainwright Corporation - ACC305 Intermediate Accounting I - Ashford University Required: 1.Analyze each transaction and classify each as a financing, investing and/or operating activity (a transaction can represent more than one type of activity). In doing so, also indicate the cash effect of each, if any. If there is no cash effect, simply place a check mark (?) in the appropriate column(s). 2.Prepare a statement of cash flows, using the direct method to present cash flows from operating activities. Assume the cash balance at the beginning of the month was 40,000. Exercise...

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Running head: READING REFLECTION Reading Reflection Ashford University Introduction to Literature ENG 125 Submitted: 2011 Reading Reflection The reader-response appeal to literature relies on the reader's ability to process the information being shared rather than the author or the text itself. With the reader-response, a person reads text and then relates to automatic explanations about life that are triggered moment by moment as they continue to read. The linguistics used triggers the reader's nervous system spontaneously in response to being perturbed by the text. This type...

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Running head: THEME AND NARRATIVE Important Elements of Narratives Ashford University Introduction to Literature ENG 125 Submitted: Important Elements of Narratives Told from the narration of a third person, Alice Walkers' 'The Welcome Table' has a description of a woman that is so descriptive that it closes the space for possibility in which a reader could imagine anything different other than being beggared. The well-worn clothing, absence of cleanliness; the characterization of this no-named woman was structured in such a way that leads readers to feel empathy. In fact,...

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Running head: INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE Rough Draft of Final Paper Ashford University Introduction to Literature ENG 125 Submitted: Rough Draft of Final Paper Whether reading a short story or a poem, there is always a story to be found within. The authors of these scripts are able to capture readers with the utilization of characterization, rhythm, or a fairytale setting throughout their narrative. It is imagination that sanctions the reader of these literary forms to be able to mentally visualize what the author would like the reader to visually perceive by use of...

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Running head: POEM REVIEW Week Four Assignment Ashford University Introduction to Literature ENG 125 Submitted: Week Four Assignment The most seductive poem types enjoyed are those that use a lot of rhyming and symbolism in which I can then relate to in a personalized way. "My Papa's Waltz" was written in first person narrative and contained plenty of rhythm and symbolism. Crafted around a story about a boy and his father, "My Papa's Waltz" was read in the rhythmic form of a poem. Identifying with the persona was simplistic because the author used "I" for first person...

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Running head: INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE Final Paper Ashford University Introduction to Literature ENG 125 Submitted: Final Paper Whether reading a short story or a poem, there is always a story to be found within. The authors of these scripts are able to capture readers with the utilization of characterization, rhythm, or a fairytale setting throughout their narrative. It is imagination that sanctions the reader of these literary forms to be able to mentally visualize what the author would like the reader to visually perceive by use of symbolism or descriptive wording. In the...

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Most people would define ethical behavior as "doing the right thing." Most people do not want to associate or do business with people who engage in unethical behaviors, such as lying, cheating, and stealing. Academic integrity creates a culture in which students, faculty, and staff can trust one another to act with honesty, fairness, responsibility, and respect. Cheating, lying, and plagiarizing (presenting someone else's work as your own) are behaviors that are counter to Ashford University's culture of honor and integrity. Sometimes a student may think that it is acceptable to copy and...

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Copyright basics Student' name CGD 218 visual literacy in business Ashford university Instructor's name Date submitted Copyright basics this video is about copyright basics. After watching this informational video I come to this point a copyright keep a fictional musical, theatrical, choreographic, pictorial or graphic, audiovisual, or architectural work or a sound recording, from being replicate without the consent of the copyright copyright in a work borders originally in the author's of the work. The author may relocate the copyright to any other party if they decide to do...

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Week 4 DQ's - ACC206 - Principles of Accounting II Tutorial - Ashford University Required Readings 1. Chapter 18: Activity-Based Costing and Other Cost Management Tools 2. Chapter 19: Cost Volume-Profit Analysis Discussions Activity-Based Costing and Other Cost Management Tools. Fraud Case 18-1. Fraud Case 18-1 Solution: 1. ABC data can be used to highlight areas where costs are out of control, where cost savings should be considered, or more efficient operations should be looked into. They also can be used for budgeting, analyzing profitability of various products,...

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Week 5 DQ's - ACC206 - Principles of Accounting II Tutorial - Ashford University Required Readings 1. Chapter 22: The Master Budget and Responsibility Accounting 2. Chapter 23: Flexible Budgets and Standard Costs Discussions The Master Budget and Responsibility Accounting. From Chapter 22, Ethical Issue 22-1. Ethical Issue 22-1 (20 min.) This case centers on the ethics of padding the budget-and whether the motivation for this action (personal gain or operational efficiency) makes a difference. 1.What is the ethical issue? The new bookkeeper's query...

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BUS 368 Week 3 Assignment Key Financial Terms Discuss the advantages of net present value versus the internal rate of return. Use the Internet and/or Ashford University Library and/or Mergent Online to look up and describe the cash payback method. Explain the advantage of a discounted cash flow method of analysis. Analyze at least three problems that may arise over a long time frame by using the internal rate of return method. Explain how these terms can be utilized to calculate the value of an entrepreneurial venture. 1: Discuss the advantages of net present value versus the...

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BUS 368 Week 3 Assignment Key Financial Terms Discuss the advantages of net present value versus the internal rate of return. Use the Internet and/or Ashford University Library and/or Mergent Online to look up and describe the cash payback method. Explain the advantage of a discounted cash flow method of analysis. Analyze at least three problems that may arise over a long time frame by using the internal rate of return method. Explain how these terms can be utilized to calculate the value of an entrepreneurial venture. 1: Discuss the advantages of net present value versus the...

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Development Theories Select either Kohlberg's theory of moral development, Gilligan's theory of moral development, or Fowler's theory of faith development. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of your selected theory. Which stage of your selected theory, do you think that you are currently experiencing? Provide examples to reinforce your answer. Guided Response: Review several of your classmates' posts. Provide a substantive response to at least two of your peers who chose a theory different from the one you chose. What stage of your peers'ed theory are you currently experiencing?...

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Week 3 - DQ1 - Ethical Issue 16-1 - ACC206 - Principles of Accounting II Tutorial - Ashford University Ethical Issue 16-1 Becky Knauer recently resigned from her position as controller for Shamalay Automotive, a small, struggling foreign car dealer in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. Becky has just started a new job as controller for Mueller Imports, a much larger dealer for the same car manufacturer. Demand for this particular make of car is exploding, and the manufacturer cannot produce enough to satisfy demand. The manufacturer's regional sales managers are each given a certain number...

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ACC 206 Week 4 DQ 1 Fraud Case 18-1 Week 4 DQ's - ACC206 - Principles of Accounting II Tutorial - Ashford University Required Readings 1. Chapter 18: Activity-Based Costing and Other Cost Management Tools 2. Chapter 19: Cost Volume-Profit Analysis Discussions Activity-Based Costing and Other Cost Management Tools. Fraud Case 18-1. Fraud Case 18-1 Solution: 1. ABC data can be used to highlight areas where costs are out of control, where cost savings should be considered, or more efficient operations should be looked into. They also can be used for budgeting,...

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Week 5 DQ's - ACC206 - Principles of Accounting II Tutorial - Ashford University Required Readings 1. Chapter 22: The Master Budget and Responsibility Accounting 2. Chapter 23: Flexible Budgets and Standard Costs Discussions The Master Budget and Responsibility Accounting. From Chapter 22, Ethical Issue 22-1. Ethical Issue 22-1 (20 min.) This case centers on the ethics of padding the budget-and whether the motivation for this action (personal gain or operational efficiency) makes a difference. 1.What is the ethical issue? The new bookkeeper's query about the 15%...

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Enron - Week 3 Read and respond to ATC 7-7 on page 285. This situation is similar to the Enron scandal from several years ago. Use the Ashford Online Library to research Enron accounting procedures. In your post, discuss how these accounting procedures affected the company and stockholders. You must respond to at least two of your classmates' postings to receive full credit. According to (2012),"The Enron Scandal is considered to be one of the most notorious within American history. Due to the actions of the Enron executives, the Enron Company went bankrupt. By misrepresenting...

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E4-19 - Wainwright Corporation - ACC305 Intermediate Accounting I - Ashford University Required: 1.Analyze each transaction and classify each as a financing, investing and/or operating activity (a transaction can represent more than one type of activity). In doing so, also indicate the cash effect of each, if any. If there is no cash effect, simply place a check mark (?) in the appropriate column(s). 2.Prepare a statement of cash flows, using the direct method to present cash flows from operating activities. Assume the cash balance at the beginning of the month was 40,000. Exercise...

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Detailing Juveniles Rights at Arrest Rene Gonzalez Jr. Ashford University Crime Prevention CRJ 301 Alicia Dembowski July 12, 2010 Detailing Juveniles Rights at Arrest In this two- to three-page essay I will detail the rights of juveniles at the time of arrest. Moreover, I will compare and contrast additional protections afforded to juveniles compared to adult offenders. Lastly, I will provide my opinion on whether or not I feel the additional protections serve the purposes of criminal and social justice. Ultimately, this essay will exhibit my understanding of juvenile...

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Regression Line name Ashford University BUS 308 Statistics for Managers to date In this project I prepare on observed data surrounded by the control of statistical techniques to economic data and problems. I believe that your breakdown of gas prices in excess at hand, history and potential suggestion. The impact of this project is that it can be apply as a consequences facsimile, or a device to calculate prospect gas prices with the length of with its development. Personally this project be able to be of enormous assist to the business in the exacting good judgment that it...

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GEN 499 Week 2 DQ1 Professional Resume and Cover Letter Create a professional resume and cover letter for a position within your selected industry, and attach a copy to this discussion forum. Ashford University's Career Services department can provide assistance with writing resumes and cover letters. Please visit the Student Portal Homepage () to access the Resume Builder ( listed under Career Services in the right column. Students who have created professional resumes and need critiquing and proofing, but who do not need the resume builder, can contract career services directly at...

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GEN 499 Week 3 DQ2 Federal Policy In recent years, immigration, health care reform, and fiscal policy have emerged as key issues in U.S. federal policy. There are many sides to each debate, and research is proliferating. Using the Ashford Online Library, identify a scholarly article that answers research questions associated with the debate over immigration, health care reform, or fiscal policy (select one). Apply the principles of critical thinking to the selected issue. Cite the article or website that contains the research. Then, describe the findings of this research and provide...

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MGT 415 Week 3 Assignment: Best Workplace Review the most current results of FORTUNE Magazine's annual ranking of America's “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Explore the website of at least three of the companies noted. Develop a two- to four page paper that addresses the following: •When reviewing the descriptions of the work environments, identify elements that appear to foster employee motivation and group cohesion among employees. •Relate your analysis to the material presented in the chapters assigned for reading this week. For example, there may be elements that...

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Week 2 Week 2 DQ1 Professional Resume and Cover Letter · Create a professional resume and cover letter for a position within your selected industry, and attach a copy to this discussion forum. Ashford University’s Career Services department can provide assistance with writing resumes and cover letters. Please visit the Student Portal Homepage () to access the Resume Builder ( listed under Career Services in the right column. Students who have created professional resumes and need critiquing and proofing, but who do not need the resume builder, can contract career...

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GEN 499 Education Capstone Week 3 Discussions and Assignment Week 3 DQ1 Social Capital Read “Bowling Alone”: An interview with Robert Putnam about America’s collapsing civic life (~HYPER/DETOC/assoc/). For this discussion, complete the following: In your own words, describe what is meant by the term “social capital.” Examine the influences of social connections and technology and civic engagement in academic and professional pursuits. Evaluate the significance of social capital in the context of global citizenship and multicultural understanding. Week 3...

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ACC 205 Final Paper Microsoft 1750 Words Executive Summary Microsoft is the world's largest software maker and has a mission of enabling people and businesses throughout the world to realize their full potential. Products include operating systems for PCs, servers, phones etc. devices; server applications; productivity applications; business solution applications; software development tools; video games. The industry nature is dynamic and severely competitive, and characterized by frequent technologies and business model changes. With its strong liquidity and lower leverage,...

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Ashford BUS 330 (Principles of Marketing) Week 1 Week 1 DQ1 (Role of the Marketing Function) What is the role of the marketing function in business? In 200 to 250 words, explain the role of the marketing function. What are some activities of the marketing department? Explain how the marketing function determines customer value. Week 1 DQ2 (Products and Services) It can be harder to sell an intangible service than a tangible product. —for example, business remodeling service under consulting and operations. In 200 to 250 words, describe a service in your chosen category...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 461 Week 5 Final Paper - Time Series Forecasting** #####Ashford University Submit a six to eight-page paper (not including the title and reference pages) on one of the major topics listed below. Incorporate at least two related scholarly sources: 1. Linear and integer programming modeling 2. Network modeling 3. Project scheduling modeling 4. Time series forecasting 5. Inventory 6. Queuing modeling 7. Simulation modeling The paper must (a) identify the main issues in the chosen area, (b) apply and reference new learning to the chosen area,...

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) Week 1 DQ 1 (HR & Management) Explain what the author means by the statement that "Every manager is an HR manager". Do you agree? Give examples to backup your point of view. Respond to at least two of your classmates' posts by Day

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) BUS 303 Week 1 DQ 2 In 200 to 250 words, conduct a basic SWOT analysis of an organization or department to which you belong. How do you see these factors affecting the direction of HR? Respond to at least two of your classmates' posts by Day 7.

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) Job Description BUS303 Week 2 Assignment Human Resources Management (850 Words) Job Description I would like to write about Dental Assistant job description. "A job description indentifies characteristics of the job to be performed in terms of the tasks, duties, and responsibilities to be fulfilled job description serve as a standard or a benchmark for many HR matters such as compensation, performance evaluation, training needs assessments, and promotions." (Youssef 2.1) I would like to describe the tasks,...

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) BUS 303 Week 2 DQ 2 In 200 - 250 words, what is Human Resources planning? How does the HR planning process facilitate the achievement of an organization's strategic objectives? Use examples pulled from an organization with which you are familiar. Respondtoatleasttwoofyourclassmates' postings.

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) BUS 303 Week 2 DQ 2 In 200 - 250 words, what are the goals of employee selection? Compare and contrast two selection methods and how these selection methods impact the achievement of organizational objectives? Respondtoatleasttwoofyourclassmates' postings

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) Week 3 DQ 1 1)Performance management is an important HRM function as it is the processes and actions taken to align employee performance with organizational thearticle and in 200-250 words evaluate whether your company's formal performance evaluation process is effective. What steps could be taken to make it more effective? What is the role of HR in performance evaluation? Who is responsible for it? Respondtoatleasttwoofyourclassmates' postings.

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) Week 3 DQ 2 What impact do benefit offerings have on marketplace competitiveness and the ability to attract and keep quality employees? Do you think pay is the primary motivating factor for most job applicants and existing employees? Respondtoatleasttwoofyourclassmates' postings. What impact do benefit offerings have on market place competitiveness and the ability to attract and keep quality employees?

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) Week 4 DQ 1 How has technology fostered new cost-effective virtual methods of training? In your view, how must training programs continue to evolve in order to do more with diminished financial resources? In 200-250 words, respond to at least two of your classmates' postings.

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) s Week 4 DQ 2 What is HR's role in impacting your the career development of employees? What should be the role of training? How can training programs be evaluated on their effectiveness? In 200-250 words, respond to at least two of your classmates' postings

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) BUS303: Week 5 Final Assignment (2400 Words) Human Resources Management Human Resources Management is not just a responsibility in a sheltered office where a division sits that has some negative and positive traits in fact it is a lot more than that. HMR gathers and maintains labor, employment and operations laws that the business runs under to stay put compliant in this fanatical world. Stuff modifies continuously concerning labor laws; an important piece that every company needs to survive. Through this paper,...

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) Week 5 DQ 1 How does the current landscape of global HRM impact HR planning? What are the HRM implications of Hofstede's, Trompenaars', and the GLOBE models' cross-cultural dimensions?Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) Week 5 DQ 2 Which areas of HR do you think will be most affected by current and future trends discussed in this course? What are some of the changes that will need to be made in order to keep up with these trends? Respondtoatleasttwoofyourclassmates' postings.

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) Week 1 Week 1 DQ 1 (HR & Management) Explain what the author means by the statement that “Every manager is an HR manager”. Do you agree? Give examples to backup your point of view. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day Week 1 DQ 2 In 200 to 250 words, conduct a basic SWOT analysis of an organization or department to which you belong. How do you see these factors affecting the direction of HR? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7.

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) Week 2 Week 2 DQ 1 In 200 – 250 words, what is Human Resources planning? How does the HR planning process facilitate the achievement of an organization's strategic objectives? Use examples pulled from an organization with which you are familiar. Respondtoatleasttwoofyourclassmates' postings. Week 2 DQ 2 In 200 – 250 words, what are the goals of employee selection? Compare and contrast two selection methods and how these selection methods impact the achievement of organizational objectives? Respond to at least two of your...

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) Week 3 Week 3 DQ 1 1)Performance management is an important HRM function as it is the processes and actions taken to align employee performance with organizational objectives. Read the article and in 200-250 words evaluate whether your company's formal performance evaluation process is effective. What steps could be taken to make it more effective? What is the role of HR in performance evaluation? Who is responsible for it? Respondtoatleasttwoofyourclassmates' postings. Week 3 DQ 2 What impact do benefit offerings have on...

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) Week 4 Week 4 DQ 1 How has technology fostered new cost-effective virtual methods of training? In your view, how must training programs continue to evolve in order to do more with diminished financial resources? In 200-250 words, respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. Week 4 DQ 2 What is HR’s role in impacting your the career development of employees? What should be the role of training? How can training programs be evaluated on their effectiveness? In 200-250 words, respond to at least two of your classmates' postings

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) Week 4 Week 4 DQ 1 How has technology fostered new cost-effective virtual methods of training? In your view, how must training programs continue to evolve in order to do more with diminished financial resources? In 200-250 words, respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. Week 4 DQ 2 What is HR’s role in impacting your the career development of employees? What should be the role of training? How can training programs be evaluated on their effectiveness? In 200-250 words, respond to at least two of your classmates' postings

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Ashford BUS 303 (Human Resource Management) Week 1 Week 1 DQ 1 (HR & Management) Explain what the author means by the statement that “Every manager is an HR manager”. Do you agree? Give examples to backup your point of view. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day Week 1 DQ 2 In 200 to 250 words, conduct a basic SWOT analysis of an organization or department to which you belong. How do you see these factors affecting the direction of HR? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7. Week 2 Week 2 DQ 1 In 200 –...

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Running head: THEME AND NARRATIVE Important Elements of Narratives Ashford University Introduction to Literature ENG 125 Submitted: Important Elements of Narratives Told from the narration of a third person, Alice Walkers' 'The Welcome Table' has a description of a woman that is so descriptive that it closes the space for possibility in which a reader could imagine anything different other than being beggared. The well-worn clothing, absence of cleanliness; the characterization of this no-named woman was structured in such a way that leads readers to feel empathy. In fact,...

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The Role of Financial Management in a Firm. Summarize the role of management as it relates to finance in a corporation. In your post, address the following: § Indicate the various aspects of finance that management must understand. § Describe why a manager needs to understand the characteristics and importance of financial markets including risk and efficiency. § Describe why cash flow is more important than sales in a business. § Discuss what could happen if management does not fulfill responsibilities related to finance. If you have one, share a real world example from...

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Dreams Do Come True. Imagine that you have decided you need a new car, but not any car will do; you have decided to purchase the car of your dreams. Conduct some research as to the cost of this car. You have determined in this imagined scenario that you could afford to make a 10% down payment. You can borrow the balance either from your local bank using a four-year loan or from the dealership’s finance company. If you purchase from your dealership’s finance company, the APR will be 10% with your 10% down and monthly payments over three years. However, the dealership will give you a...

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Ashford BUS 402 Week 1 Strategic Management and Business Policy Week 1 – DQ 1 – Environmental Changes Provide an example of an industry or company that has changed its strategy over time as environmental factors such as technology, competition, and consumer preferences have changed. Explain the changes in environment and in the industry’s or company’s evolving strategy. Week 1 – DQ 2 – (Vision and Mission) Share the vision and mission statement of your firm (or one with which you are familiar). How is that vision and mission...

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Strategic Management and Business Policy Ashford BUS 402 Week 3 Week 3 - DQ1 - Market Positioning Strategies Chapter 4 addresses timing and positioning (or market niche) strategies. Using Exhibits 4.8 and 4.9 to assess a firm of your choice. What generic strategy is this firm employing? Are they using a combinationapproach? What are the advantages/disadvantages of consciously using a generic strategy? Explain your position. Week 3 - DQ2 - Vertical Integration Is your company vertically integrated? If so, is it fully, or partially, integrated? If not, would such a move...

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Strategic Management and Business Policy Ashford BUS 402 Week 4 Week 4 - DQ1 - International Markets What issues are likely to arise in a developing country when a global giant like Coca-Cola begins operations there? What kinds of advantages does such an expansion bring to the globalizing organization? Support your thoughts with research. Respond to at least two of your fellow students’ posts. Week 4 - DQ2 - Multi-business Corporations Consider how a large diversified organization sets strategy. PepsiCo, for example, has beverages (Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Gatorade,...

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Ashford 4 : - Week 3 - Quiz Top of Form Time Remaining: 1. Nomadic pastoralists have permanent settlements; and complete households shift location with the herd. House structures are highly stable, such as a tent or yurt. (Points : 1) True False 2. Which of the following does not generally characterize pastoral societies? (Points : 1) seasonal changes of residence communal ownership of grazing lands economic independence from surrounding agricultural societies communal ownership of animals 3. Which environment is least likely to be inhabited by pastoralists?...

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Ashford 5 : - Week 4 - Quiz Top of Form Time Remaining: 1. One element generally not found in caste systems is: (Points : 1) the association of one's social position with one's occupation. inheritance of one's status. equal access to wealth. prohibitions on marrying those outside one's class. 2. The Demographic Transition Model: (Points : 1) depicts how populations change over time. is based on the historical experience of the Third World. predicts the world's population in the year 2002. supports the overpopulation perspective. 3. Civilization, as defined by...

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Ashford 3: - Week 2 - Assignment Critical Thinking Paper: Kinship Organizations Kinship systems in Foraging and Horticultural based societies provide support for people in all stages of their life. Address the following in a two- to three-page paper: Identify and describe the kinship system of one of the cultures listed below. These cultures are found in Chapters 3 and 4 of your text. San Australian Aborigines Btsisi Inuit of the Artic Iroquois Yanomamo Briefly describe the culture and identify three specific examples of how the kinship system of the chosen culture...

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Acceptance and Oppression Of Two Spirits and Hijras Marla Houston Ashford University Anthropology 101 Instructor Michelle Loose Celebration and Oppression Of Two Spirits and Hijras We see a number of cultures that have an identified third gender. "The baku in the Philippines, xaniths in Oman, serrers among the Pokot people of Kenya" (Khan, S et al., 2009). Throughout these cultures people are being revered, oppressed, celebrated, and mocked. Specifically, this will be a discussion of the differences between the Two Spirits of the Lakota Nation and...

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Daniel Hutton Ashford University ANT: 101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology Professor Chad Goings According to the history of the Navajo Tribe, the Holy People lived in the underworld and helped by guiding the First Man and First Woman to earth (McCoy 1988). The Holy People are said to be attracted to songs, dances, and chants during the ceremony along with the creation of Sand painting. The Sand painting is used in the healing process of the ceremony to draw a picture that tells a story of the Holy People. The Navajo culture have amazed so many people to how beautifully...

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ANT101 Wk5 Discussion 2 2. Anthropology and Your Future WatchWinners and Losers, available in the Films On Demand database, in the Ashford Online Library. Which issues are most urgent in our world today? Are they the same in the US as in the developing world? Where will the application of an anthropological perspective be most effective? My Posting: After reviewing the Winners and Losers video along with the other recommended subjects, it is easy to say that the current anthropologic approaches are all worthwhile and necessary areas of concern, except for the issue of...

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Running Title: SOCIAL NETWORKING WITH WALMART Social Networking with Walmart Eileen Stafford Ashford University BUS600 Dr. Carolyn Broner December 19, 2013 Social Networking with Walmart Abstract The topic I chose for my research paper is social networking and Walmart. I chose to take a look at Walmart and how the company uses social networking for recruiting employees, research, promoting business, and various other purposes. I am interested in this topic due to the various controversies surrounding the use of social networking. Some think the use of the...

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Holland Enterprises Ashford University BUS434: Compensation & Benefits Management Holland Enterprises Holland Enterprises is on an innovative planned trend, to invite and maintain the utmost talented employees and to decrease opportunity. Human resource had the responsibility that has originate winning with a different compensation strategy. The compensation strategy contains of financial pay, and in thoughtful rights of imports and amenities. Holland Enterprise employer's duties guarantee that their workers recognize that they are motivation, obtain the implements they want to be...

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Communicating Knowledge about Communication Kerry Vault BUS 600: Management Communications with Technology Tools Professor Barbara-Leigh Tonelli Ashford University April 6, 2015 Introduction Communication begins with the premise of delivering a message from one party to another, the decoding of that message to properly understand the intent, and employing sufficient feedback to complete the process and aid in improving future communications. In a business setting, there are many factors that contribute to effective communication, among them are avoiding barriers, remaining...

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Social Media in Business: Annotated Bibliography Kerry Vault Ashford Universtiy Management Communications With technology Tools: BUS600 Professor Barbara-LeighTonelli, Ph.D 03/02/2015 Annotated Bibliography Baack, D. (2012). Management communication. San Diego, CA: Bridgepoint Education, Inc. Retrieved from This resource is crucial in preparing a paper about business communication, and will be handy to refer to in regard to the effects of social media on communication in business and throughout the realm of management. There are specific sections detailing the use of social...

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Vietnam and United States: The cultural hurdles and glue Kerry Vault BUS600: Management Communication with Technology Tools Dr. Barbara-LeighTonelli Ashford University March 9, 2015 Introduction Communication is paramount in any business relationship, and the success of the communication is derived directly from the ability for each party to know their counterpart well enough to deliver and receive the proper message. In terms of cross-cultural communication, many factors present challenges in the delivery and receipt of these messages that must be considered prior to conducting...

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Asmar T. Everett Topic/Thesis Statement for Research Paper August 5th, 2013 BUS600: Management Communications with Technology Tools SherrieLewis Through our lives we can be challenged with difficult conversations which are sometimes very necessary to have. At work, conversations about forward movement and the mission is the momentum of any organization with intent to leave a footprint in its industry. Similar to companies, individuals can also leave footprint in the organization by leading with a vision. Additionally, there is a need for clear communication to relay that...

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Communication: Efficient and Painless Kerry Vault BUS600: Management Communications with Technology Tools Professor Barbara-Leigh Tonelli Ashford University March 11, 2015 Introduction Communication is not only a verbal interaction, it is also written. The act of speaking is not considered to be communication alone, as the necessity for both parties to understand the message is a priority in communication. These verbal messages must be carefully planned out, encoded properly to ensure they are clear and concise, distributed through the proper channel, decoded appropriately to...

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Bully No More: An article in review Kerry Vault BUS600: Management Communication with Technology Tools Professor Barbara-LeighTonelli Ashford University March 30, 2015 Bully No More: An article in review The article, Workplace Bullying: Costly and Preventable, by Weidmer (2011) was written to expose, analyze, and aim to prevent the occurrence of workplace bullying in businesses and schools. The primary message of this article is for everyone, especially those in an authority position, to become educated and adamant about the unacceptable practices of workplace bullying -as well as...

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Running Header: ASSIGNMENT II - DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS Assignment II - Diversity in Organizations Narinder Schoeling Ashford University - Online Campus BUS610 Organizational Behavior Instructor: GaryGentry June 21, 2010 Diversity in Organizations I have selected the ethical issues of Diversity within Organizations. I will define diversity climate as an organizational members' attitudes and perceptions toward people from cultural groups other than their own. I will analyze why these attitudes and perceptions are manifested in the practices and behaviors of...

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Running Header: ASSIGNMENT III - MOTIVATIONAL PROBLEM Assignment III - Motivational Problem Narinder Schoeling Ashford University - Online Campus BUS610 Organizational Behavior Instructor: GaryGentry June 27, 2010 Motivational Problem I have selected the motivational problems within an organization. I will briefly describe the problem situation in an organization. I will use a theory of motivation to explain the problem in the organization. I will discuss how to use a theory of motivation to explain the problem an organization. I shell support all my findings...

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Running Header: ASSIGNMENT V - LEADERSHIP STYLE Assignment V - Leadership Style Narinder Schoeling Ashford University - Online Campus BUS610 Organizational Behavior Instructor: GaryGentry July 10, 2010 Leadership Style First I want to explain what a leader, a follower, the communication, and the situation are need in a leadership style a leader can use. A leader must be honest, understanding of who you are, what you know, and what you can do. The success of a leader is determined by its followers. If employers do not trust or lack confidence in their leader, then...

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Running Header: ASSIGNMENT I - ETHICAL ISSUES IN OB Assignment I - Ethical Issues in OB Narinder Schoeling Ashford University - Online Campus BUS610 Organizational Behavior Instructor: GaryGentry June 12, 2010 Ethical Issues in OB I have selected the ethical issues in OB. I will analyze why ethical issues are a major concern within an organization. I will see if individuals influence or if the impact ethical behavior within an organization. I will discuss how an organization can influence ethical behavior in employees. I will also use a recent article from the...

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The Culture of Values: How a company sees itself Kerry Vault BUS610: Organizational Behavior Professor YamilGuevara Ashford University April 13, 2015 Introduction The culture of a company is represented by how values are spelled out, what values are actually represented, and how physical representation of the company meld together to establish how the company wishes to be represented. A company can establish presence and create a message through signage, logos, and other visual cues that speak without making sound - otherwise known as observable artifacts. In addition,...

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Motivational Management: The establishment and maintenance of crucial systems Kerry Vault BUS610: Organizational Management Professor YamilGuevara Ashford University April 20, 2015 Motivation, Performance, and Satisfaction There is a unique relationship between the motivation a person has at work, how they perform at their job, and how satisfied they are with the environment they find themselves in. Realistically, these factors are interdependent with each other, necessitating a closer look into how to best create and sustain awareness and use of each. When one factor is...

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Conflicted Communication: Resolving the Inevitable Kerry Vault BUS610: Organizational Behavior Professor Yamil Guevara Ashford University April 27, 2015 Conflict is considered to be a natural occurrence during communication, though most people are unable to deal with conflict in a constructive manner. Since there will inevitably be conflicting points of views, and more often than not those conflicting views may be involved with high running emotions, the necessity and ability to resolve conflict is an important part of communication. There are various ways to approach the...

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Traits, Behaviors, and Ethics - The Transformation of Orange Kerry Vault BUS610: Organizational Behavior Professor Yamil Guevara May 4, 2015 Ashford University Introduction The former CEO of The Home Depot, Robert Nardelli, employed many unpopular but arguably successful tactics during his tenure as leader. Through the process of centralization of purchasing processes, diversification of services offered and additional customer base catered to, and an eventual shift in corporate culture, Robert Nardelli changed the way the company operated from the bottom up. Many theories can be...

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Change: A Process of the People Kerry Vault BUS610: Organizational Behavior Professor Yamil Guevara Ashford University May 12, 2015 Introduction Change is powerful, yet more often something that people are resistant to. Whether due to internal or external factors, the pressures that people - both management and employees - go through when tasked with implementing and accepting change can be overwhelming. While there are many reasons one will resist change, often the forerunner can be due to a lack of understanding - not only why the change must happen, but how it will happen. ...

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Organizational Change Gingi Brown Bus 610 Instructor Courts April 25, 2011 27/33 Virginia, This research paper was to identify and discuss an organizational change within your organization. Overall, I found you touched on each of the objectives of the assignment, though you did not quite meet the page requirement of 8 pages (2 point deduction for each page short). This easily could have been fixed with stating real life examples or relating back to the concepts learned during this course. Also, I noted a few APA errors: The reference page was not formatted correctly per APA...

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Choose one of the Titles originated by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to eliminate the inequities of poverty. Summarize the purpose of the Title, elaborate on the most important objective of this Title, and determine if this contribution is still making an impact today. Offer a recommendation to improve the impact of this Title. You must conduct research to determine if this title is currently effective, and present your findings in your discussion post. You must reference at least one scholarly source in addition to the course text. Your citations should be in APA format as...

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Main Elements of Statistics: A Summary Marla Houston Ashford University BUS 308: Statistics for Managers Instructor Dr. Margarita Rovira Main Elements of Statistics A Summary We can easily define what statistics means. It is a science where data is collected, classified, analyzed and interpreted using various methods. These methods are mathematical, and we use the different methods to draw various conclusions. These conclusions help us further our understanding of business, and daily life situations. For instance, we collect statistics on sporting events,...

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Return on Investment - Education Funding Name BUS 401: Principles of Finance Instructor: Name February 8, 2015 Return on Investment - Education Funding Education is important in order to succeed in today's world. Business Accounting and Finance are part of the business classes available at Ashford University. When deciding on a career one must understand the return on investment for their college education and projected future job position. This paper is an analysis of why I decided to return to college to pursue a degree in business accounting and financing, along with...

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VISION OF THE FUTURE Student Name Course Name & No Professor Name Date While currently working as a chemical engineer at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company of Danville, VA (Forbes Fortune 500 Company), spending time with my family and friends, and learning and improving myself are all things that I really enjoy; it is not where I planned to be at this point in my life. Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, he is happy (New King James Version). Having a Master's of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a specialization in Project Management...

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Motivational Problem Eileen Johnson Ashford University BUS610: Organizational Behavior Dr. Paul Frankenhauser October 17, 2011 Motivational Problem Motivation is the part of a person that makes them act the way they do in order to accomplish what they intend. Motivation theory is the idea that describes why and how a person is motivated. Management encourages motivation in employees by using intrinsic rewards. There are four types of intrinsic rewards: sense of meaningfulness, where the task purpose is important and meaningful; sense of choice, where the ability...

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The Beer Industry Forecast Rene Gonzalez Jr. Ashford University Managerial Marketing BUS 620 Larry Flegle October 31, 2011 The Beer Industry Forecast In this essay macro-trend (macroenvironmental trends) analysis will be used to predict how beer products (within the alcohol beverage industry) may be impacted over the next five years by analyzing four macro-trend components. To limit the scope of this essay Anheuser-Busch will be the specific beer producer in question. Additionally, the four highlighted macro-trend components are: demographic environment, sociocultural...

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Retail Business Analysis Rene Gonzalez Jr. Ashford University Managerial Marketing BUS 620 Larry Flegle November 7, 2011 Retail Business Analysis In this essay I will assess AAFES's (Army and Air Force Exchange Services) implemented segmentation strategies, and generic marketing strategy. Defining AAFES's market segmentation strategies, three practices will be looked at: (1) identification of a homogeneous segment that differs from other segments, (2) specified criteria that defines the segment, and (3) determine segment size and potential. Additionally, Robert Miles and...

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Advertisement Assessment Rene Gonzalez Jr. Ashford University Managerial Marketing BUS 620 Larry Flegle November 14, 2011 Advertisement Assessment In this essay I will assess a Nitto Tire advertisement (for Invo ultra-high performance tires) by questioning the efficiency of Nitto's marketing communication efforts and concluding with implications on improvements. The four guiding questions will be: Does the ad effectively communicate ultra-high performance benefits and differentiate them from competitors' products? Is the ad directed toward the appropriate market...

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Space VS. Place Rene Gonzalez Jr. Ashford University Managerial Marketing BUS 620 Larry Flegle November 21, 2011 Space VS. Place Marketing efforts (both physical and digital) can be used to reach different market segments. For example, Lowe's Companies Incorporated utilizes both mediums (physical and digital) to pursue two different market segments with their home improvement projects. Looking at two marketing segments (individual and small businesses) Lowes disseminates their products/services online (digital) and within stores (physical). In this essay I will discuss...

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It Pays to Fly Full-Service Rene Gonzalez Jr. Ashford University Managerial Marketing BUS 620 Larry Flegle November 28, 2011 It Pays to Fly Full-Service In this essay I will create a nine-component marketing plan on flying full-service business class with Delta opposed to flying with a discounted low-fare carrier like Southwest. As the economy struggles and air travel becomes more competitive it is not easy to establish the best niche market strategy for an airline. Teplensky defined (as cited in Parrish, Cassill, & Oxenham, 2006) niche market strategy as, "an emphasis...

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Amazon Reaching for Consumer Loyalty Anthony R Blanks Jr. Ashford BUS 620 (NAC1432A) Adebowale Onatolu 08/11/2014 Amazon Reaching for Consumer Loyalty Since its first day of business in 1995 Amazon has been a company which has strived for excellence. Through the years they encountered some bumps, but have turned the business model around, and are on the top of their game within the industry that they are attempting to dominate. Amazon's vision is orchestrated by one man; Jeff Bezo Amazons CEO. Jeff Bezo's direction for the company's future involves its customers....

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U.S. Construction Industry "Its Return to Glory" Anthony R Blanks Jr. Ashford BUS 620 (NAC1432A) Adebowale Onatolu 08/18/2014 US Construction Industry "Its Return to Glory" During the late part of the 1950's the United States construction industry had begun to revitalize itself. The country was given a gift by its President Dwight D. Eisenhower in the form of legislation which would produce more jobs for the nation than it had seen after the Great Depression. President D. Eisenhower signed into law the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956. According to the Department of...

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The New Apple, Inc. Anthony R Blanks Jr. Ashford BUS 620 (NAC1432A) Adebowale Onatolu 08/25/2014 The New Apple, Inc. Apple surprised the technological world, when they introduced the first touch screen cell phone the "iPhone". It resembled a device from the future. The phone could multi-task different applications and also had the cool feature of not having buttons, but rather a smooth glass face that you can touch. The touchscreen feature allowed the user to become more interactive with the phone. It was a real winner. Apple's had become an innovative...

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Ad Campaign / Raising Prices Anthony R Blanks Jr. Ashford BUS 620 (NAC1432A) Adebowale Onatolu 09/01/2014 Ad Campaign / Raising Prices Even before the dawn of television consumers have had marketers show them advertisements which promote products and their cost that their organizations were trying to sell. After a consumer has looked at the product and any other information that the marketer has displayed on the advertisement, the next thing that a consumer will look at is the price. Price is one the most determining factor from which we make a decision on...

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The Share Economy Sustainability Anthony R Blanks Jr. Ashford BUS 620 (NAC1432A) Adebowale Onatolu 09/08 /2014 The Share Economy Sustainability In the beginning, 2008, today what we now call the 'The Share Economy' was little more than a way for two roommates to make extra cash by housing attendees for an industrial design conference (Forbes, 2013). Chesky and Joe Gebbia were the two who began one of the first well known startups for the share economy. They started their business with only 3 airbeds and the rest is history from that point. Forbes (2013)...

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PebbleBee 2015 Marketing Plan Anthony R Blanks Jr. Ashford BUS 620 (NAC1432A) Adebowale Onatolu 09/15 /2014 PebbleBee 2015 Marketing Plan The marketing plan is a tool that is used to create a detailed assessment of a company's successful development of their product that they want to bring to market. It will demonstrate a company's strategic plans and how they tend to implement them so that their goals for achieving funding as well as identifying what activities are need to carry out the plan (Finch, 2012, para. 1). Specific research analysis such as the...

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Antitrust Claims Towards Microsoft Rene Gonzalez Jr. Ashford University Legal Environment BUS 670 Anthony Patete April 2, 2012 Antitrust Claims Towards Microsoft In this essay I will detail antitrust claims that faced Microsoft Corporation in the past, and will also provide my personal opinion regarding Microsoft's aggressive business practices. In many ways, business can be compared to war. One important lesson I learned from being active duty military for six years is fairness in war; keeping a level playing field. Consider the business war between Microsoft and other...

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Elements of a Negligent Tort Rene Gonzalez Jr. Ashford University Legal Environment BUS 670 Anthony Patete April 9, 2012 Introduction A tort is a wrongdoing separate from a breach of contract. In this essay, I will detail the specifics of a negligent tort in relation to its establishment and defense in court. We will look at proximate cause in respect to duty of reasonable care, followed by an explanation of proximity cause and causation link, and how these elements contribute to the resolution of a negligent tort case. Negligent Tort In a tort, case treaties...

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Future Aviation Security Environment Rene Gonzalez Jr. Ashford University Legal Environment BUS 670 Anthony Patete April 16, 2012 Future Aviation Security Environment In this essay the work environment setting for air travel will be assessed concerning legal/ethical issues within aviation security, and concluding with my proposed future intervention. Today air travel plays a vital role in many people's lives. Over 600 million people and their bags fly across the United States each year (Security Screening: What We Do, 2012). Currently, this poses a huge burden on...

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Legal Underpinning of Business Law Anthony R Blanks Jr. Ashford BUS 670 (MFH1438B) Stacey Calloway 09/22 /2014 Legal Underpinning of Business Law There are five different compositions or forms of business by which companies can be established. They are sole proprietorship, general partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liabilities corporations, and incorporated corporations. Each form entails the business position on how much liability that they are responsible for, the amount of revenue that can be generated and saved by being under the form which will suit the amount of...

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Negligent Tort Anthony R Blanks Jr. Ashford BUS 670 (MFH1438B) Stacey Calloway 09/29 /2014 Negligent Tort Companies have a responsibility when comes to the safety of their consumers. Whether they consider all of the risk that can potentially harm their consumers they should make dutiful effort to ensure that all precautions have been taken to secure their safety. The recalled product that was chosen to establish whether negligent tort is permissible will state whether the company (manufacturer) did or did not demonstrate that "The defendant had a duty of care; The defendant...

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Elements of a Contract Anthony R Blanks Jr. Ashford BUS 670 (MFH1438B) Stacey Calloway 10/06/2014 Elements of a Contract Contracts can found in the processes of day to day business transactions. The contract is a list of written promises that once signed by two parties becomes a legal binding agreement. This paper will examine whether a non-compete agreement is enforceable under the Uniform Commercial Code or by common law. By determining the legality of the non-compete agreement will demonstrate whether this is a practice, that an individual should...

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Gas Prices Impact on Delivery Service Ashford University BUS308: Statistics for Managers (BAM1203A) Instructor AliChoudhry February 20, 2011 One frequently used element in business operations is to offer a delivery service. However, this service can be threatened by external factors such as gas prices. The challenge then becomes: how to cope with and predict fluctuating gas prices so that a business can continue to offer a delivery service that can still produce profit? Statistical analysis illustrates that gas prices are continually rising; finding the change in price over time...

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Contract Law Naomi L Johnson Ashford University - Online Campus BUS 311 Business Law I Professor Marla Muse December 6, 2012 I will use what I have learned in this course to show how contracts are legally enforceable between two parties. I will show that legally enforcement elements are within an oral contract as well. I will also show how contract laws are used to help the injury party collect on damages. I will also discuss the impact contract law has on the case at hand. This will be done through identifying the elements of contract law. An oral contract between an...

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Running Head: CULTURAL DIVERSITY TRAINING PROGRAM Cultural Diversity Training Program Alexander Rodgers Ashford University Cultural Diversity Training Program The diversity is reflected in the differentiation of gender status, ethnicity, religion, social class, physical ability, sexual orientation and age. These guidelines stem from the changes that has occurred from the impact of globalization and information technology and communication. Therefore it is assumed that the workforce has differentiated and plural character, requiring mechanisms to achieve diversity management...

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Bus 642 Business Research Assignment Two Ashford University Business Research Methods and Tools BUS 642 Professor Janice Johnson April 30, 2012 Assignment Two A Competitive Coup in the In-Flight Magazine A & B: What are the most prudent decisions she can make about her responsibilities to herself and others? What are the implications of those decisions even if there is no violation of law or regulation? The most important item to consider in this scenario is that of ethics. Ethics are defined as "norms or standards of behavior that guide moral choices about our behavior and our...

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Morality Without God PHI208: Ethics and Moral Reasoning Instructor Michael Hermon Ashford University 25 November 2013 Morality Without God In a world full of freedom, people have the reigns to believe in whatever they choose. So, there are many people who do not hold any particular faith or belief in a god or deity. Can someone be moral without believing in God? Some people may argue that you cannot lead a moral life without such religious beliefs, but the purpose of this paper is to show you otherwise. One way to define morals is as concerns in human behavior between what is right...

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Final Paper Eric Torrescarcovich Ashford University Managerial Marketing BUS620 Dr. Sharif Muhammad August 09, 2010 Table of Contents Abstract?????????????????????????????????.?...3 Market Plan???????????????????????????????.?.....4 Executive Summary of Marketing Plan????????????????????.??..5 Analysis of current Situation????????????????????????.??..5 Company Overview????????????????????????.???5 Customer Analysis????????????????????????.???..7 Competitor Analysis????????????????????????.??...7 Microenvironment Analysis????????????????????....???.8 Market...

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Reflecting On My Readings Jennifer Robinson ING 103 Professor Tarik Iles February 11, 2013 Reflecting On My Readings After reading chapters six and seven of my textbook and reflecting on the newfound information, I was able to choose three topics to write about. In my paper I will be covering: How is searching in a specific database, such as Ashford's library, different from searching in Bing, Google, or Yahoo, What are some privacy concerns in regards to social media, and whether or not email is a dead form of communication for teenagers. All three of these topics are important...

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Vision of the Future Carla A. Smith-Todman Management Communications with Technology Tools BUS600 Dr. Paula Zobisch November 7, 2010 Ashford University I have always had high hopes for my life. I often fantasize about my life and ways to improve it. It's ironic that I used the word fantasize instead of the word plan because fantasizing does not stimulate action. Let's try this again. I should plan on improving my future by developing my own personal vision. I never thought about creating a vision plan for my life but it makes great sense. My vision plan can lead me in directions I...

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Teen Pregnancy the Social Problem Darryl Weaver SOC 203 Social Problems Dr. Layana Navarre-Jackson Ashford University 3 March 2014 Teen Pregnancy the Social Problem The social problem this paper will discuss is the growing issue of teen pregnancy in the United States. While it is not difficult to understand why this would be difficult for the teenager themselves, it may take people a little more time to understand how this effects our society. Starting with the child to the parent, this can cause a large amount of stress on our country and a change is in high demand. While it...

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Human Resource Challenges Week 1 Assignment Ashford University Today's workplace has become more like challenging ground where managers have to face daily new challenges. A manager need to keep in mind diversity, competition, environmental consciousness, current talent, attracting new talent, motivating employees, developing the structure of the workplace. To align all these traits, manager will perform as per standards, beliefs, values, and ethics of company. Human Resource departments face many challenges like diversity issues, turnover, health and safety,...

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Testing Week 2 Assignment Ashford University Employee Testing and Selection In this article, author has clearly mentioned why careful selection is important. The author states that selection of right employees' increases organization performance decreases the cost of recruiting and hiring and reduces legal obligations and liabilities. The article explains the selection testing as a tool to measure the sample behavior of individual and also to measure the individual differences. There are several types of selection tests available for the employees...

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Staffing Week 3 Assignment Ashford University Introduction Staffing is the very important phenomena in an organization as it provides premises to the organization success by confirming the proper staff performance in order to meet the working requirements and to meet the organizational goals. Staffing means choosing the right person for the job provides proper training and motivation for that particular job and should maintain the performance appraisal system in order to confirm the performance of employees according to the standards. This paper is related to the staff training...

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Incentive Plans Week 4 Assignment Ashford University Incentive Plans: Organizations use incentive plans to motivate their workforce and keep them committed to bring efficiency and effectiveness in their assigned tasks. It is far more important for companies to attract and retain skilled and productive people. Competitive incentive plans are of critical importance in this regard. There are number of incentive plans that companies can use to motivate, attract and retain employees. Annual bonus, spot rewards, individual initiatives, long term incentives and merit pay are some popular...

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Stress and Burnout Week 5 Assignment Ashford University Introduction Stress and burnout are two terms commonly used in the organizational setting as it relates to employee performance and significantly affect the performance level of people working in organizations. There are some important factors in the organization that affects the employee performance in negative way and if not properly control then it will cause employee dissatisfaction and adversely affect the organizational performance as well (Etzion, 1984). Stress and burn out are included in these de motivational factors...

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Research Project Week 6 Assignment Ashford University Introduction In this research paper, there are several guidelines added throughout which the new person who is selected as a replacement of my current job will get assistance and be familiar on how to carry out the job. A job analysis exercise as well as a job description is produced. Using the job description, a recruiting plan and selection strategy including testing and interviewing is developed. The person's job performance has also been evaluated after he/she is selected. A performance evaluation philosophy and method is...

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Ethics Application in a Workplace Rene Gonzalez Jr. Ashford University Legal Environment BUS 670 Anthony Patete March 12, 2012 Ethics Application in a Workplace In this essay I plan to explain the importance of practicing ethical decision making in a workplace by detailing three common characteristics of poor decision making, identifying three methods of resisting unethical requests, and providing three ways to help lead ethically. In addition personal knowledge and experiences will be given where applicable. The first step would be to understand what ethics is and how to...

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The Exchange Relationship Rene Gonzalez Jr. Ashford University Managerial Marketing BUS 620 Larry Flegle October 22, 2011 The Exchange Relationship In this essay I will identify marketing issues insurance firms face when selling life insurance policies by reviewing; customer value, customers needs vs. wants, and long-term customer retention. Additionally, adverse impacts on exchange relationship will be identified in regards to marketing unwilling or hesitant customers. Moreover, suggestive methodology will be given throughout to help insurance firms effectively approach such...

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Importance of Ethics in Business Organizations Rene Gonzalez Jr. Ashford University Organizational Behavior BUS 610 Peggy Morrison April 18, 2011 Importance of Ethics in Business Organizations Three guiding concerns will be addressed to demonstrate the importance of proper ethics in business organizations. Concern one (question one) is, why are ethical issues a major concern in organizations. The second concern (question two) is, what individual influences impact ethical behavior. The third and final concern (question three) is how can organizations influence ethical behavior...

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Return on Educational Funding Tamara Beedie BUS 401 Instructor Ryan Riches November 4, 2014 Return on Educational Funding My decision to return to school was actually a pretty silly reason, but at least it got me back into school to finish what I started over a decade ago. Almost four years ago one of my cousins graduated from San Diego State University and my aunt and uncle bought her an iPad as a congratulatory gift. I told my aunt that I wanted an iPad and she told me to graduate from college and she would get me one. I literally the next day was telling my friend about it at...

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Industry Forecasting Carla A. Smith-Todman Managerial Marketing BUS620 Dr. Sharif Muhammad January 10, 2011 Ashford University Industry Forecasting Technology is a thing of beauty. The technological advancements that the world has accomplished in the past 50 years are amazing and have surpassed what men have achieved for hundreds of years. Although mankind has made leaps and bounds with respect to creativity and inventiveness, as of late it has truly skyrocketed. Many people claim to have visions of the future. However it is not easy for organizations to foretell or forecast how...

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Acme Fireworks Outline Ashford University Business Law 1 (CID1441C) Roger Pao October 27, 2013 Acme Fireworks Outline As a manager of an up a coming small business there are several things to consider. Formulating a recommendation to the owner of how to change this business entity would will require a detailed evaluation of laws that will govern the business. Careful consideration of any contracts in place would also need to be considered before determining what type of business to form. Due to the dangerous nature of the product produced by a fireworks company possible...

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Ashford 4 : - Week 3 - Quiz Top of Form Time Remaining: 1. Nomadic pastoralists have permanent settlements; and complete households shift location with the herd. House structures are highly stable, such as a tent or yurt. (Points : 1) True False 2. Which of the following does not generally characterize pastoral societies? (Points : 1) seasonal changes of residence communal ownership of grazing lands economic independence from surrounding agricultural societies communal ownership of animals 3. Which environment is least likely to be inhabited by...

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Ashford 5 : - Week 4 - Quiz Top of Form Time Remaining: 1. One element generally not found in caste systems is: (Points : 1) the association of one's social position with one's occupation. inheritance of one's status. equal access to wealth. prohibitions on marrying those outside one's class. 2. The Demographic Transition Model: (Points : 1) depicts how populations change over time. is based on the historical experience of the Third World. predicts the world's population in the year 2002. supports the overpopulation perspective. 3. Civilization, as...

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Ashford 3: - Week 2 - Assignment Critical Thinking Paper: Kinship Organizations Kinship systems in Foraging and Horticultural based societies provide support for people in all stages of their life. Address the following in a two- to three-page paper: Identify and describe the kinship system of one of the cultures listed below. These cultures are found in Chapters 3 and 4 of your text. San Australian Aborigines Btsisi Inuit of the Artic Iroquois Yanomamo Briefly describe the culture and identify three specific examples of how the kinship system of the chosen culture...

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Acceptance and Oppression Of Two Spirits and Hijras Marla Houston Ashford University Anthropology 101 Instructor Michelle Loose Celebration and Oppression Of Two Spirits and Hijras We see a number of cultures that have an identified third gender. "The baku in the Philippines, xaniths in Oman, serrers among the Pokot people of Kenya" (Khan, S et al., 2009). Throughout these cultures people are being revered, oppressed, celebrated, and mocked. Specifically, this will be a discussion of the differences between the Two Spirits of the Lakota Nation and...

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_A+ Grade Solutions_ ####**BUS 640 Week 4 Market Structures and Pricing Decisions Applied Problems (New)** #####Ashford University Problem 1: Roberts New Way Vacuum Cleaner Company is a newly started small business that produces vacuum cleaners and belongs to a monopolistically competitive market. Its demand curve for the product is expressed as Q = 5000 25P where Q is the number of vacuum cleaners per year and P is in dollars. Cost estimation processes have determined that the firms cost function is represented by TC = 1500 + 20Q + . Show all of your calculations and processes....

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Give an example of a research question that includes an independent and a dependent variable. These are usually presented as, "How does A affect B?", where A is your independent variable and B is your dependent variable. Describe the independent and dependent variables in terms of whether they are nominal (also called categorical), ordinal, interval, or ratio variables (interval or ratio variables are also called continuous variables). How would you study this research question? Ashford University-Week 1 DQ 1 Types of Data The numerical which are utilized for recognizing something...

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Psy/350 movement disorder paper For this assignment, you will select one of the movement disorders from Chapter Five of your course text, except you may not select Parkinson's disease. Once you have identified a disorder, locate two to three peer-reviewed research studies that were published within the last five years which focus on this disorder. Your sources must be cited according to APA format as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Write a two- to three- page paper (excluding title and reference pages) that examines the following factors as they relate to your selected disorder: 1....

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Running head: CASE STUDY #4 South African Investment Ashford University Personal and Organizational Ethics Brian Whitfield PHI 445 Submitted: September 3, 2010 South African Investment - In your judgment, were the possible utilitarian benefits of building the Caltex plant in 1977 more important that the possible violations of moral rights and of justice that may be involved? Justify your answer fully by identifying the possible benefits and the possible violation of rights and justice that you believe may be associated with building of the plant, and explaining which you...

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Running head: PERSONAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL ETHICS ROUGH DRAFT Pragmatic Assessments of Ethical Conduct Ashford University Personal and Organizational Ethics Brian Whitfield PHI 445 Submitted: September 15, 2010 Pragmatic Assessments of Ethical Conduct In the 21st Century people can commonly find themselves within ethical and moral conflicts that require a plan of action which will mitigate the ongoing bringing forth of the world by a process of living itself. Perhaps people learn to distinguish the world so that they can coordinate actions effectively and gain social...

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Running head: PERSONAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL ETHICS Pragmatic Assessments of Ethical Conduct Ashford University Personal and Organizational Ethics Brian Whitfield PHI 445 Submitted: September 27, 2010 Pragmatic Assessments of Ethical Conduct In the 21st Century people can commonly find themselves within ethical and moral conflicts that require a plan of action which will mitigate the ongoing bringing forth of the world by a process of living itself. Perhaps people learn to distinguish the world so that they can coordinate actions effectively and gain social membership at all...

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Why is it said that electronic commerce is a catalyst of fundamental changes in organizations? Search the Ashford Online Library for an article that addresses change in organizations as a result of e-commerce. Briefly summarize the article pointing out how electronic commerce directly impacts change. Include the resource information in the reference list. Explain your answer in 200 words. Respond to at least two of your fellow students' postings. "10-15 years ago no one foresaw or talked about e-commerce-that is, the explosive emergence of the Internet as a major, perhaps eventually the...

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Pros and Cons of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act Ashford University Fiscal Accounting & Analysis BUS 591 Pros and Cons of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) was enacted in 2002. The key goal was to avoid future immoral business practices, for instance avoiding accounting scams such as Enron and Tyco, by increasing fiscal revealing (Coates, 2007). The SOX needed companies to have higher standards and more precision while presenting fiscal reporting data (Cohen, 2008). The resulting consequence may be seen as having both good and bad aspects. In this...

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Product Costs In Chapter 3, you were introduced to three types of costs associated with a manufactured product - direct materials, direct labor, and manufacturing overhead. Explain how these costs are associated with the manufactured product. Why are some of these costs allocated to the product through costing methods such as job order costing or process costing? As part of your response, be sure to provide a specific example of a company's manufacturing costs. Your initial post should be 200-250 words and your example should be properly cited according to APA as outlined in the Ashford...

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Week 2 DQ 1 Ethics in Business Research Read the interview with Elizabeth Buchanan on virtual research ethics [Readings in virtual research: Issues and controversies. (2004, January-June).Information Technology Newsletter, 15(1), 22-25.]. You can find this article through the Ashford Online Library. Write a summary of this interview and add your thoughts on how this affects the business research process. Respond to at least two of your fellow students' postings. This interview describes author Elizabeth Buchanan's views about research on virtual business. In the beginning,...

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Week 1 DQ 1 Universal Design for Learning Learn about universal design for learning (UDL) using your assigned readings, the Ashford Library, and the National Center on Universal Design for Learning. Also, take a moment to view the videoUDL: Principles and Practice below: Then, explain what UDL is, why it is important in the learning environment, and how it can impact the lives of learners (both with and without disabilities). Lastly, develop a basic lesson plan that incorporates UDL standards. Your lesson plan should include a learning outcome, at least one learning resource, and the...

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My Dad A Wild Man Name ENG 121 Ashford University Instructor Auger My dad was a magnificent person; he had a heart of gold. He was a very special person with some flaws. My father had a drug problem, along with many other mental issues. He seemed to still raise me and my brother with little help. He was also very racist. I am the type of parent and person I am today because of what I have learned from my father. When I was young, my father was left with me and my brother to raise on his own. He liked to party and do drugs. He went out every night; it really affected me...

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The Importance of Grammar, Mechanics, and Style **Attention** Your initial discussion post is not due until Day 6. Though you have until Day 6, it is still to your advantage to complete your initial post as soon as you can. You might have only Day 7 to respond to your classmate's posts. You have received feedback on the Diagnostic Essay and Diagnostic Quiz from Week One as well as your Narrative Essay Draft from Week Two. You have also read about and explored common writing problems after visiting the Ashford Writing Center. Review the feedback you have received; then, identify and...

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The Importance of going back to College Name ENG 121 Ashford University 29 January 2013 The Importance of going back to College Going back to school is very important for secure a future for myself and children because my children will be proud of me, pride in having a college degree, and it is good to have a degree for employment. There are many obstacles a person might encounter when going back to school, however it is very important and you have to have self motivation to get thru the rough patches. I want to go back to school for many reasons that are personal and...

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My Dad A Wild Man Name ENG 121 Ashford University Instructor Auger My dad was a magnificent person; he had a heart of gold. He was a very special person with some flaws. My father had a drug problem, along with many other mental issues. He seemed to still raise me and my brother with little help. He was also very racist. I am the type of parent and person I am today because of what I have learned from my father. When I was young, my father was left with me and my brother to raise on his own. He liked to party and do drugs. He went out every night; it really affected me...

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My Dad A Wild Man Name ENG 121 Ashford University Instructor Auger My Dad A Wild Man My dad was a magnificent person; he had a heart of gold. He was a very special person with some flaws. My father had a drug problem, along with many other mental issues. He seemed to still raise me and my brother with little help. He was also very racist. I am the type of parent and person I am today because of what I have learned from my father. I would sit awake at until two am waiting on my dad to get home. He would come in the house smelling of marijuana and liquor, he would say I am...

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Strategic Planning Strategic planning is essential in the sustainability of all healthcare organizations. Outline the processes, or steps, involved in the strategic planning process and continual monitoring of the internal and external environment. Discuss how strategic planning is a dynamic, verses linear, process. Why is this important? What roles, if any, do quality and information technology play in an organization's strategic direction? Use one scholarly reference, cited according to APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center, in addition to the...

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Week 2 DQ 1 Measurement According to Berwick (1996), "measurement is only a handmaiden to improvement but improvement cannot act without it" (Sollecito & Johnson, ). Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Why or why not? Provide at least three specific reasons to support your position. Your initial post should be 250-300 words and utilize a minimum of two scholarly sources from the Ashford University Library, cited in APA format. What Dr. Donald Berwick stated is really accurate. Sollecito, 2013 comments that measurement cannot ensure complete improvement...

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Week 5 DQ 1 Quality Improvement Organizations After completing this week's reading, answer the following questions: a.What is the role and function of the Quality Improvement Organization program? B.In your opinion, has the quality of health care received by Medicare beneficiaries improved or declined over time as a result of the QIO program? Explain your answers and provide concrete examples. Your initial post should be 250-300 words and utilize a minimum of two scholarly sources from the Ashford University Library, cited in APA format. Programs for Quality...

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Ashford 2: - Week 1 - Discussion 1 Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated. The History of Reconstruction Many Americans like to imagine the history of their nation as one of continual progress. While acknowledging that not all persons and groups enjoyed equal rights at all times, Americans often take...

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Ashford 4: - Week 3 - Discussion 2 Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated. The End of Isolation In 1938, in Munich, the British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain made a deal with Adolph Hitler allowing Nazi Germany to annex Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland. Hailed as a hero for his diplomacy at the time,...

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Ashford ACC 201 Week 3 Assignment: GAAP and Ethics (300 Words Paper) GAAP and Ethics When it comes to the scheme that Mr. Blowhard has pulled on his own company all he has done is hurt his actual earnings. He has made the profits seem quiet high but this is a false pretense to true earnings. When and if the company sells the purchaser will then have to rebuy the all the lines that were recently sold in order to expand properly.

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Ashford ACC 201 Week 5 Stock Option Paper An Issue at Hand in the Financial World (650 Words, References) An Issue at Hand in the Financial World There is a major issue that has arisen over the past few years in the financial world. This issue is a crucial one in the profit margins that are made by some. If the issue is not addressed and fixed accordingly the companies that are involved will suffer greatly in the end. This major issue has to do with the stock option offered to the CEOs of many companies and how it i

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Ashford BUS 201 Week 4 Discussion Question 1: Leadership Leadership is the process by which a person exerts influence over other people and inspires, motivates, and directs their activities to help achieve group or organizational goals. Describe how a leader differs from a manager, and when it would be more advantageous to be a manager rather than a leader, and vice versa. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings.

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Ashford BUS 375 Week 5 Final Paper, Future Technology and Its Impact on Training (2100 Words, References, APA Format)

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Ashford BUS 644 Week 2 Memorial Hospital Quality Proposal (900 Words, References, APA Format)

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BUS 401 Week 1 DQ 1 - The Role of Financial Management in a Firm (New) Ashford University Summarize the role of management as it relates to finance in a corporation. In your post, address the following: Indicate the various aspects of finance that management must understand. Describe why a manager needs to understand the characteristics and importance of financial markets including risk and efficiency. Describe why cash flow is more important than sales in a business. Discuss what could happen if management does not fulfill responsibilities related to finance. If you have one,...

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BUS 401 Week 1 DQ 1 - The Role of Financial Management in a Firm (New) Ashford University Summarize the role of management as it relates to finance in a corporation. In your post, address the following: Indicate the various aspects of finance that management must understand. Describe why a manager needs to understand the characteristics and importance of financial markets including risk and efficiency. Describe why cash flow is more important than sales in a business. Discuss what could happen if management does not fulfill responsibilities related to finance. If you have one,...

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BUS 401 Week 1 DQ 2 Financial Statements (New) Ashford University (NEW) View the Important Financial Documents video which looks at the fundamental financial documents every company needs; including the balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flow. In your post, choose one of the financial statements and explain how a manager would use the statement to drive financial analysis and decision-making. Your post should be 200-250 words in length. A+ Grade Guided Response

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BUS 401 Week 2 DQ 1 Dreams Do Come True (New) Ashford University Imagine that you have decided you need a new car, but not any car will do; you have decided to purchase the car of your dreams. Conduct some research as to the cost of this car. You have determined in this imagined scenario that you could afford to make a 10% down payment. You can borrow the balance either from your local bank using a four-year loan or from the dealership’s finance company. If you purchase from your dealership’s finance company, the APR will be 10% with your 10% down and monthly payments over...

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BUS 401 Week 2 DQ 2 - Present and Future Values, and Expected Returns (New) Ashford University Go to the Yahoo Finance Bonds Center. 1.Under: Features / BOND LOOKUP / Find Bonds by Name: 2.Type in the first letter of your last name. 3.Under “Type” Choose one of the “Corp” Bonds. Assume interest rates for bonds today is 5% for an AAA rated bond. Calculate the price of the bond you have selected relative to the 5%. Is the bond selling at a premium or a discount? Why? Be sure to show how you arrived at your answer. What other factors may influence the value of a...

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BUS 401 Week 3 DQ 2 Capital Budgeting (New) Ashford University View the video below: Imagine the producers of this video ask you to appear in the video to offer two additional considerations in capital budgeting decisions. One consideration must be quantitative (numeric). The other must be qualitative (non-numeric). Write a script to describe capital budgeting considerations that you think are important for managers to consider. Your script should be 200 words. A+ Grade Guided Response

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BUS 401 Week 3 DQ 1 Cash Flows From Working (New) Ashford University It may surprise you that there are cash flows associated with holding a job. Using the examples provided in Chapter 6, construct a simple cash flow statement and payback calculation for when your job expenses will be covered for employment you currently have or have had in the past. Include in your cash flow statement: •Expenses associated with working •Any initial investments •Taxes A+ Grade Guided Response

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BUS 401 Week 3 Return on Investment Education Funding (New) Ashford University Develop a three- to four-page analysis, excluding the title page and reference page(s), on the projected return on investment for your college education and projected future employment. This analysis will consist of two parts. First, explain how you made the decision to pursue a degree in Business or Finance. In your explanation, include a summary of expenses related to that decision. Also, include things like cost of tuition, cost of books, and the interest that you may pay on any loans. Next,...

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BUS 401 Week 4 DQ 2 Cost of Capital (New) Ashford University Corporations often use different costs of capital for different operating divisions. Using an example, calculate the weighted cost of capital (WACC). What are some potential issues in using varying techniques for cost of capital for different divisions? If the overall company weighted average cost of capital (WACC) were used as the hurdle rate for all divisions, would more conservative or riskier divisions get a greater share of capital? Explain your reasoning. What are two techniques that you could use to develop a...

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ACC 205 Final Paper -Wal-Mart Analysis Focus of the Final Paper Write a five-to seven-page financial statement analysis of a public company, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. In this analysis you will discuss the financial health of this company with the ultimate goal of making a recommendation to other investors. Your paper should consist of the following sections: introduction, company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis, final recommendation, and conclusions. Your paper needs to include a minimum of two scholarly resources in...

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Ashford BUS 640 Week 6, Final Proposal (Dorchester Ltd) (4000 Words, References, APA Format)

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Ashford BUS 644 Week 2 Predicting Exchange Rates (750 Words, References, APA Format) ExchangeRates Exchange rates fluctuate daily and are always a natural disaster or political uprising away from depreciating severely. This makes understanding the trends in a country's various exchange rates very important in being able to forecast the direction of the economy. An appreciation of a county's currency signals a strong and growing economy while a depreciating currency can signal risk. By examining the exchange rates of the three countries that I looked at as well as the inherent...

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A+ Grade Tutorial Ashford University SOC 312 Week 3 DQ 1 Motivators (New) You are a preschool teacher. Describe a situation in which you would use an extrinsic reward to motivate a preschooler. Discuss how these motivators could result in learned helplessness. Now give examples and explain how you can lead the same child to achieve intrinsic motivation by becoming his or her own locus of control. Keep in mind that your end goal is for the child to be intrinsically motivated so he or she has ownership of the behavior. Guided Response: Respond to at least two of your...

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A+ Grade Tutorial Ashford University SOC 312 Week 3 DQ 2 Control (New) The role of the microsystem in shaping children’s effortful control is important and parents play a critical role. What would you recommend to a parent who asks you what he or she can do to promote his or her preschool child’s self-regulation skills? Now turning to the mesosystem, identify examples of influences on the child's effortful control you can share with the parent. Provide examples of influences on children’s effortful control that you have observed in your own family and other...

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A+ Grade Tutorial Ashford University SOC 312 Week 4 DQ 1 Cultural and Linguistic Differences (New) Listen to the Cultural and Linguistic Differences podcast from The IRIS Center, or view the transcript. Consider what Donna Ford has to say about prejudice and stereotyping. Discuss how educators can positively influence a school-age child to not hold biases or prejudices against others. Give an example of how you can create a community of learners who support one another by fostering positive attitudes. Give an example of how you could teach your students the importance...

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A+ Grade Tutorial Ashford University SOC 312 Week 4 DQ 2 Bullying (New) Bullying is a prevalent issue during middle childhood. Watch The Power of One – School Video Sample. Choose one of the situations presented: Diego, Timmy, or Kendra. Briefly describe the situation. Offer suggestions that can be put into place by the teacher, school, and the parents at least one for each. Use the following sources to support your response: 1.Bullies: What is Bullying 2.Stop bullying You must address what should be said to the child who is targeted and to the child exhibiting the...

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A+ Grade Tutorial Ashford University SOC 312 Week 5 DQ 1 Technology (New) Your text shares many negative effects of technology and the media's influence on children. Regardless, technology is increasing rapidly and is only becoming a larger portion of our children's lives. First, choose an age level toddler, preschool, or elementary age. Then, list three positive examples of how technology has enhanced socialization for children in that age group. Give two additional examples of how parents/educators can use technology to further enhance a child's socialization. Guided...

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A+ Grade Tutorial Ashford University SOC 312 Week 5 DQ 2 Nonparental Care (New) Choose one of the three nonparental care choices: nannies, center-based, or family-based care. Pretend you are trying to sell your chosen method of care to a prospective client who is a parent of a toddler. Share the advantages of your childcare setting so that the parent chooses your method to care for their child. Address the following in your post: socialization, cost, turnover, and any other points that you believe are necessary to sell your childcare option. Guided Response: Respond...

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A+ Grade Tutorials Ashford University SOC 312 Entire Course (NEW)

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Investigate professional journals and locate two articles pertaining to organizational behavior that are of interest to you. You are to critique each of the two articles according to the instructions below. The articles should be less than three years old. You are encouraged to use the ProQuest Database found in the Ashford Online Library. Each one- to two- page critique (a total of two to four pages for both critiques) must include the following three parts and must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide (including title page, in text...

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A+ Grade Work Ashford University INF 103 Week 1 DQ 1 - The Future is Now Pretty Soon, at Least The Future is Now? Pretty Soon, at Least. After reading Chapters One through Three, review the videos Ray Kurzweil on How Technology Will Transform Us and Ray Kurzweil: A University for the Coming Singularity. (Interactive transcripts are also available on the TED web site.) Based on what you have learned, which of Kurzweil's predictions do you agree with, and which do you doubt? Why? Please be specific. Are you thrilled or worried about the coming singularity and exponential...

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A+ Grade Work Ashford University INF 103 Week 1 DQ 2 - Research Project Brainstorming Research Project Brainstorming: You must begin working on this important assignment this week. To get started, you will select a theme/topic from the suggested list found within the Research Project section of this Course Guide or under Week Five of the left navigation panel in the online course. If you have a theme/topic other than one listed, please submit it to your instructor for approval. After selecting a theme, begin brainstorming a plan on how to approach this exercise publicly...

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A+ Grade Work Ashford University INF 103 Week 1 Assignment 1 - Microsoft Office Software INF103 requires Microsoft Office software which includes the following: a)Microsoft Word 2007 or 2010 (or 2008 or 2011 for Mac) b)Microsoft Excel 2007 or 2010 (or 2008 or 2011 for Mac) c)Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 or 2010 (or 2008 or 2011 for Mac) (However, Microsoft 2003 or Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac are also acceptable.) In a brief statement, verify that you have this software and indicate which version. If you do not have this software, indicate that you plan to get an...

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A+ Grade Work Ashford University INF 103 Week 2 DQ 1 - Your Devices in the Near Future Throughout Chapters One through Five, you have learned about various hardware components and software systems and applications. These include multi-core processors, flash memory, optical processors, netbooks, BlackBerry, iPhone, iPod touch, Microsoft Surface, open source Linux, Ubuntu, virtualization, Yapta intelligent agents, and augmented reality. In addition, many new systems and applications are (or will be) arriving to the market such as iPad and many other tablets, Android mobile...

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A+ Grade Work Ashford University INF 103 Week 2 DQ 2: Copyright, Mashups, and Creative Commons Copyright, Mashups, and Creative Commons. First, learn about Creative Commons and Read/Write Culture through the following three videos: -A Shared Culture -Wanna Work Together? -Lawrence Lessig: Re-examining the remix You have seen how digital technology like YouTube allows people to easily create mashups and remixes - hybrid songs and/or videos through a combination of pieces of many other songs and videos and/or original content - which can violate copyright laws. -Do...

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A+ Grade Work Ashford University INF 103 Week 3 DQ 1 - Ubiquitous Computing and Your Privacy MySpace, Facebook, email, and collaborative sites for both work and leisure are a norm on the net these days. But did you know all of the content you post on many of these sites immediately become partially owned by the sites themselves? And, taking items away by deleting them never really gets rid of them. In fact, in Groundswell by Bernoff and Li, they state that trying to take something off the Internet that you have posted is like trying to remove pee from a pool. Scott McNealy,...

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A+ Grade Work Ashford University INF 103 Week 5 DQ 1 Artificial Intelligence, Singularity, and Google In addition to reading Chapter Nine, review the following resources: •Google Talk gets translation services (via robots) •Translation bots – Google talk help •Google previews new translation services Alan Turing said, "The extent to which we regard something as behaving in an intelligent manner is determined as much by our own state of mind and training as by the properties of the object under consideration." Given the developments in cloud computing,...

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ABS 200 Week 3 Step One of Final Paper Complete course guide available here - Step One of Final Paper. The Final Paper is due at the end of the course (Week Five). In order to ensure that you have time to write a good paper and receive sufficient guidance from your instructor, an outline is to be submitted this week. Before you begin Step One, please consult the complete instructions for the Final Paper which can be found in Week Five of your online course or in the "Components of Course Evaluation" section of this guide. The outline of the Final Paper: 1. Must be two to three...

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Wal-Mart Analysis ACC 205 Financial Statement Analysis Write a five-to seven-page financial statement analysis of a public company, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. In this analysis you will discuss the financial health of this company with the ultimate goal of making a recommendation to other investors. Your paper should consist of the following sections: introduction, company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis, final recommendation, and conclusions. Your paper needs to include a minimum of two scholarly resources in addition to the...

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Wal-Mart Analysis ACC 205 Financial Statement Analysis Write a five-to seven-page financial statement analysis of a public company, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. In this analysis you will discuss the financial health of this company with the ultimate goal of making a recommendation to other investors. Your paper should consist of the following sections: introduction, company overview, horizontal analysis, ratio analysis, final recommendation, and conclusions. Your paper needs to include a minimum of two scholarly resources in addition to the...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 370 Week 5 Final Paper - Organization Development** You have been hired as a consultant (to your current organization, previous organization, or a fictional organization). Describe and analyze a human resource/organizational problem(s) and recommend an organizational development strategy (ies). Provide a rationale as to why you think this approach will help. This will require a practitioner analysis of the organizational problem of interest and an academic literature review of similar organizational problems and organizational development strategy (ies)...

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_A+ Grade Work_ ####**BUS 644 Week 5 Alliance Supermarket and Point-of-Sale (POS) systems Case Study** #####Ashford University **Read the Alliance Supermarket case study in Chapter 10 of your text.** Alliance Supermarkets has been using a point-of-sale (POS) system for some time to track its inventory. The system uses a laser scanner to read the Universal Product Code (UPC) on each item at the checkout container. The UPC is a number that uniquely identifies the product on which it appears. Currently, Alliance is using the UPC information to update inventory records for each item....

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A+ Grade Solutions Ashford University ACC 205 Week 3 Exercise Assignment Inventory (New) 1. Specific identification method. Boston Galleries uses the specific identification method for inventory valuation. Inventory information for several oil paintings follows. Painting Cost 1/2 Beginning inventoryWoods$11,000 4/19 PurchaseSunset21,800 6/7 PurchaseEarth31,200 12/16 PurchaseMoon4,000 Woods and Moon were sold during the year for a total of $35,000. Determine the firm’s a. cost of goods sold. b....

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A+ Grade Solutions Ashford University ACC 205 Week 5 Exercise Assignment Financial Ratios 1.Liquidity ratios. Edison, Stagg, and Thornton have the following financial information at the close of business on July 10: EdisonStaggThornton Cash$4,000$2,500$1,000 Short-term investments3,0002,5002,000 Accounts receivable2,0002,5003,000 Inventory1,0002,5004,000 Prepaid expenses800800800 Accounts payable200200200 Notes payable: short-term3,1003,1003,100 Accrued payables300300300 Long-term liabilities3,8003,8003,800 a.Compute the current and quick ratios for each...

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