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TRUE / FALSE 1. TrueFalseA side benefit of international trade is that it links national interestsand increases the opportunity costs of war. 2. True FalseWhen C Ig GDP in a private closed economy, S Ig and thereare no unplanned changes in inventories. 3. True FalseThe risk-free interest rate is the rate on long-term U.S. governmentbonds. 4. True FalseBond prices and interest rates are directly or positively related. 5. True FalseThe public debt is the accumulation of all deficits and surplusesthat have occurred through time. 6. True FalseThe...

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A+Solution The Case Assignment focuses on several concepts from the labor market including marginal production, total production, and wage determination. These terms are important in determining how many workers will be hired by a firm. Write a 4- to 5-page paper that's addresses the following questions: 1. Discuss two factors that would increase demand for labor. (Hint: Recall that the demand for factors of production or resources is called a derived demand) 2. If the market price of the good or service that a firm produces increases, what happen to the demand of labor?...

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DQ: Week 4 Concept of Cost ECON 312n Principles of Economics --------------------------------------------------- Chamberlain College of Nursing What are the differences between economic and accounting concepts of cost? How would you manage the costs associated with a value-creation activity? How do costs of operations relate to the strategy of the organization? Economic cost is a more comprehensive idea than accounting costs. Accounting costs only include what economists call explicit costs (DeVry, 2016). These are the amounts that a firm actually pays out because this...

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Voss Nailing Econ 545 Business Economy Economics: Solar Panels 3/22/2105 Professor William Marshall Introduction "In 2013, the market for solar panel systems reached a value of 12 billion dollars with average annual growth rates exceeding 50%.The U.S. Energy Information Administration reports that federal funding for solar power increased 530%, from 179 million to billion dollars, between the years of 2007 to 2010" (Reddix, 2014). In giving advice to my neighbor Cindy who desires to start a contracting business, it would be wise if she looks at the economy of solar panels. It is...

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The Impact of federal government spending and income tax rates on the U.S. economy (Name) (Course) (Tutor) (Date) Impact of the Fiscal Policy on the US Economy The US federal government spending has increased from 3.5 trillion in 2014 to 3.7 trillion in 2015 and 4.0 trillion in 2016. Federal spending has been increasing in line with the recommendations of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 that was meant to stimulate economic growth and recovery after the 2008 financial crisis. The fiscal policy has been expansionary to create jobs and provide...

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1. Suppose that in 2013, the economy produced 10 shirts at 20 each and 5 hamburgers at 5 each. In 2014, the economy produced 15 shirts at 21 each and 10 hamburgers at 6 each. What is the value of real GDP produced in 2014 using 2013 as the base year? What would be the growth in real GDP? Suppose that in 2013, the economy produced 10 shirts at 20 each and 5 hamburgers at 5 each. In 2014, the economy produced 15 shirts at 21 each and 10 hamburgers at 6 each. What is the value of real GDP produced in 2014 using 2013 as the base year? (show how calculations was received) What would be the...

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ECON 312N Principles of Economics --------------------------------------------------- Chamberlain College DQ: Week 5 GDP, Real and Nominal GDP, Aggregate Demand, and Aggregate Supply ECON 312N - Principles of Economics Chamberlain College of Nursing Explain how GDP is to the Bureau of Economic Analysis website, , and access the BEA interactively by selecting "National Accounts" and then "National Income and Product Account Tables." Select "Frequently Requested NIPA Tables," and find Table on GDP. What is the current GDP growth rate for the U.S.? What...

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THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES School of Economics ECON1203 Business and Economic Statistics Session 1, 2013 TUTORIAL DOCUMENT INTRODUCTION Please note the following: The object of the tutorials is to work through the assigned exercises to obtain an in- depth understanding of the topics covered in the course. A number of the set tutorial exercises are purposely challenging, in order to promote some tutorial discussion. Students...

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Public Economics Taxation Paper Student's Name Professor's Name Affiliation Date Kid Cudi lives in Colorado, where he spends his money on two goods, marijuana and guitars. Both are normal goods. In 2013, he earned 100,000, marijuana costs 100/ounce, and guitars cost 1000 a piece. That year, he purchased 900 ounces of marijuana and 10 guitars. In 2014, prices remained the same, he earned 150,000, and purchased 1200 ounces of marijuana and 30 guitars. In 2015, the Colorado legislature, in need of revenue, enacted a 66.6% ad valorem sales tax on marijuana purchases, the most rapidly...

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ECON 312N Principles of Economics --------------------------------------------------- Chamberlain College Week 5: DQ Business Cycle ECON 312N - Principles of Economics Chamberlain College of Nursing Examine the level of business activities in the U.S. economy over the past few months. Which trends do you find of interest? What stage of the Business Cycle is the U.S. economy, given the current levels of business activity? What are the uses of monetary and fiscal policies? I had to jump ahead to Chapter 20 of our text book to better understand fiscal and monetary...

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Week 6 DQ Inflation ECON 312N - Principles of Economics Chamberlain College of Nursing What factors are considered in calculation of the CPI? Explain your answer. Where would you find data on CPI and PPI for the U.S.? What does the current level of inflation tell you about the state of the U.S. economy? Is the CPI a good measure of the price level? This weeks lecture states the inflation rate in the United States is measured using Consumer Price Index (CPI) (DeVry, 2016, para. 9). According to Bade & Parkin, the CPI is a measure of the average prices paid by urban consumers...

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Project 2 - Macroeconomic Situation C The new business idea of Cousin Edgar is very innovative but being an intelligent businessman Edgar should look for all the broad demand and supply conditions in the U.S economy where he is planning to buy four gas stations and to set up the stores of convenience items at each station. Being a student of economics, I would like to give him few ideas and some broad perspectives which Edgar should be taken care of before investing such a huge amount at one instance. Gasoline is one of the major product for the economy. The price and market of many...

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Econ 545 Micro Analysis Project 1 Business Economics 545 Fewer Physicians Project 1 INTRODUCTION Based in recent surveys, reports show a trending decline on the rate at which physicians move. Statistically, this may suggest the economy is preventing or affecting physicians from frequent job changes, or retirement. According to survey results, the move rate was reported as follows: 18.2% in 2008, 15% in 2009, 12.4% in 2010, and 11.3% in 2011. In as much as this reflects an obvious trend of lower move rate over the years, and may be attributed to a number of factors, it is however...

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Econ 545 Micro Analysis Project 1 Business Economics 545 Fewer Physicians Project 1 INTRODUCTION Based in recent surveys, reports show a trending decline on the rate at which physicians move. Statistically, this may suggest the economy is preventing or affecting physicians from frequent job changes, or retirement. According to survey results, the move rate was reported as follows: 18.2% in 2008, 15% in 2009, 12.4% in 2010, and 11.3% in 2011. In as much as this reflects an obvious trend of lower move rate over the years, and may be attributed to a number of factors, it is however...

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A+ Grade Work Basic Economic Concepts Your son is graduating from high school and is about to enter the work force. He has developed a strong curiosity about our economic system and how it works. Because you have a good understanding of basic economics, he has asked you to explain several concepts that are essential to an understanding of how the economy works. Your son has asked you to explain the following concepts and ideas: 1.Absolute and comparative advantage: Explain how these concepts describe the benefits and costs of international trade. 2."Invisible hand": What is it...

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HARVARD UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS ECONOMICS 10b SPRING 2015 Problem Set #1 (due IN SECTION Friday, February 13th ) 1. Mankiw, page 503-504, #6. 2. Mankiw, page 520, #5. Add: d. Fast forward to 2016. Suppose the entries for that year were the following: Karaoke Machines CDs Quantity Price Quantity ...

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Economics Mid Term Paper Questions: 1.If you had to pick ONE measure to use in order to gauge the general standard of living of the American people, what would it be? Why would you pick this one and not another? What are some pros and cons of using this one measurement? (In crafting your answer, please be detailed in your list of pros and cons, perhaps even comparing your selected measure to some others.) 2.Provide an example of how inflation has (or may in the future) impacted your life. Why might the increase in the overall price level of the good/service you picked have a...

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Unit 3 Individual Project The International Economy Charlie J. Monk American Intercontinental University Online BUS610- Economics for the Global Manager February 23, 2011 Abstract In our economy, it is very important for us to be fully conscious of every transaction that is made on a daily basis. The transactions that are made on a local level are affected on an international level. Some of the items that we purchase, such as, clothes, shoes, electronics, cleaning and groceries are signs of international transactions (Appleyard/Field/Cobb, 2010). Some of the things that must be...

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You Decide Business Economics ECON545 Fall 2013 As the new Senior Economic advisor to the president, I am consulting with expert advisors in an effort of how the President should proceed with the economic recession. Raymond Burke recommends that the President uses monetary policy to lower interest rates and assist businesses and consumers in a recovery. Kathy Lee suggests using fiscal policy by raising taxes and reducing government spending. Patricia Lopez recommends using Fed Policy by selling bonds and increasing the bank reserve requirement. Allison Tanney recommends using...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 22 March 2012 Current Event Submission #17 As the November election continues to draw nearer, one major topic of discussion is the state of the economy before Obama, during his current tenure, and the current future predictions. Obama came into office during what is now known as the Great Recession. Unemployment was high, banks loans were failing and the housing market was at an all time low. Now it is 2012 and things are picking up. Economic indicators show that GDP, retail spending, the stock market and employment have all risen in the first...

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ECON 312n Principles of Economics --------------------------------------------------- Chamberlain College DQ: Week 2 Price Elasticity of Demand Elasticity shows the responsiveness of supply or demand to changes in price. What are the factors exerting influence on price elasticities of supply and demand? Instructor question: Would you consider your demand for gas to be relatively elastic or inelastic? Price elasticity of demand is defined by which quantity changes as price changes. It is the percentage change in quantity to the percentage change in price Bade & Parkin, 2015, p. 112). ...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 9 February 2012 Current Event Submission #7 While browsing through Fortune magazine lately I came across an article talking about "The Solo Economy" and how many marketing companies are starting to direct their advertising to the quickly growing single crowd. It has been found that nearly 50% of adults today are unmarried and 28% of them live alone. This attributes economic spending of 1.9 trillion per year! Marketers can no longer choose to ignore this and the transition to advertising to the single crowd as well as couples and family is...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 20 March 2012 Current Event Submission #16 During today's current economic state, it seems like everyone and their brother has an opinion on how to repair the economy and get things "back on track" per say. In a recent article featured in Fortune Magazine, Sandy Cutler, CEO of Eaton Management, gave his ideas and strategies on how to fix America. While the constant argument over leadership, national debt, gas prices and taxes continue to wage on, Mr. Cutler believes he has the solution. He believes that first we need to address the corporate...

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WEEK 5 QUIZ ANSWERS KEY/ ECONOMICS 1. Suppose that the reserve requirement is 5%. What is the effect on the total checkable deposits in the economy if banks reserves increased by 60 billion? A. 1,200 billion increase B. 300 billion increase C. 12 billion increase D. 60 billion increase Answer: A 2. The formula for the simple deposit multiplier is? a. Simple deposit multiplier 1_____ 1-RR b. Simple deposit multiplier -RR____ 1-RR c. Simple deposit multiplier (1-RR)_ RR d. Simple deposit multiplier 1_____ RR Answer: D 3. (Related to Solved...

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Econ 100C: Intermediate Economics III Assignment #2 Spring 2015: Jenkins Due: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Instructions: You may work with your colleagues, but you must submit your own assign- ment to receive credit. The assignment is due at the beginning of the class on the the due date for the assignment. Late assignments will be subject to the grading penalty described on the course syllabus. You may make arrangements with your TA to submit your assignment early if necessary. 1. The quantity theory...

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Essay Questions. 1.This is an older event that still has relevance today. One of Russia’s major exports is oil. Over an 18 month time period leading up to the summer of 1998, the price of crude oil in the world declined precipitously. As you answer the following questions answer them only as it relates to the situation in 1998, do not add any knowledge you may have of the Russian economy today. a.Assume the demand for oil is inelastic. What impact does a fall in the price of oil have on the value of the ruble in international markets? Why does the elasticity of demand matter? (3...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 31 January 2012 Current Event Submission #4 A recent topic of intense speculation has been the Greek debt crisis and it's affect on the US economy, more specifically, the stock market. Currently, the Greek EU markets have been suffering under an immense amount of debt, and the effects are beginning to transfer to our economy. This past weekend Greek leaders were unable to reach a debt-relief agreement; as a result, the DOW index fell 100 points. While this isn't a substantial decrease, it is a sign that until a plan is formed and action is...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 26 April 2012 Current Event Submission #20 While the status of the economy has been on the rise for a good time now, many businesses are still seeing the effects that the Great Recession had. One of these is seen through the consolidation currently being instituted by the United States Postal Service. The USPS has struggled since the recession and is facing the decision of having to consolidate many of their mail centers. Several have already closed which places a strain on local small business owners. It is likely that this will continue to...

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Week 7 DB2 Post 1 What is happening to the value of the U.S. dollar these days? ECON 312N - Principles of Economics Chamberlain College of Nursing What is happening to the value of the U.S. dollar these days? What causes the value of the U.S. dollar to rise or fall? Who demands U.S. dollar? Who supplies U.S. dollar? When we purchase German products, does our demand for euro go up or down? What are freely floating exchange rates all about, and how do they work? How can the falling U.S. dollar impact your travel expenses? Why would a cheap dollar relative to other nations' currencies be...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 26 January 2012 Current Event Submission #3 On Tuesday, January 24, 2012, GOP nominee hopeful Mitt Romney released his tax records for the 2010 fiscal year. Over the last couple weeks he has been receiving a lot of pressure to release these numbers as many think that he is too much of a businessman to be the next commander in chief. Upon release it was shown that on 21.6 he paid only a 13.9% tax rate. For that amount of income, 13.9% is a pretty low tax bracket. This is due to the amount of tax-deferred investments Romney holds as well as the...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 6 March 2012 Current Event Submission #14 Based on some recently released numbers, it appears that Americans' income is finally on the rise for the first year since the economic downturn. While this is a great sign of economic growth and recovery for our nation, there is a catch-the majority of this increase was achieved by the wealthy. "Taxpayers earning more than 250,000 saw their total adjusted gross incomes rise by 13.8%, while those bringing home between 200K and 250K enjoyed a 6.7% increase" according to a CNNMoney analysis. Meanwhile,...

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ECON 300 EXAM #1 REVIEW-WELLS-SPRING 2012 I. COMPETITIVE MARKETS Law of Demand-If we have an increase in the price of the item the quantity demand will decrease OR P? ? QD? Positive Economic Theory-Testable Normative Economic Theory-Opinion, subjective, not testable 3 REASONS WHY LAW OF DEMAND HOLDS: Utility-level of satisfaction Marginal utility-the extra satisfaction from consuming one more unit. 1. Law of diminishing marginal utility-As people consume more of anything they get less and less extra satisfaction and therefore they are willing to pay less for...

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The Economy, Global Finance, and Inequality PAD 540 Name of student 3/01/2012 Name of prof Following the terrorist attacks on 9/11, an already weak international economy was weakened further. The attacks occurred as the world economy was experiencing its first synchronized global recession in a quarter-century. Global growth was 1.4% for 2001 - down considerably from 4% in 2000. As a result of stimulus monetary and fiscal policies, particularly in the United States and China, the recession turned toward a weak economic recovery. Prior to 9/11, the slowdown in the U.S. economy...

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ECON306 Quiz 1 2013 5 17 Name: Bruno Salcedo (Answer Key) PSU ID: bxs5142 There are 4 questions worth 25 points each. You have 40min to answer all of them. Dont forget to write your name and PSU ID (e.g. bxs5142) on all the pages that you want to be graded. 1. Consider a random variable x with support {10, 20, 40, 100}, and with the probability distribution specied in the following table: ...

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ECON306 Quiz 2 2013 5 24 Name: Bruno Salcedo (Answer Key) PSU ID: bxs5142 There are three problems, the corresponding weights are shown in parenthesis. You have 30min to solve all of them. Dont forget to write your name and PSU ID (e.g. bxs5142). 1. (20 pts) Determine which of the following statements are true and which are false: (a) Adding a new regressor always improves the adjusted R2 coecient ...

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ECON306 Quiz 3 2013 6 31 Name: Bruno Salcedo (Answer Key) PSU ID: bxs5142 There are ve problems worth 20 points each. You have 40min to solve all of them. Dont forget to write your name and PSU ID (e.g. bxs5142). 1. Consider the following output of a linear regression --------------------------------------------------------------------------- y Coef. Std. Err. t Pt [95% Conf. Interval] ...

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ECON 312 Week 1 Homework ECON 312 Principles of Economics DeVry Chicago Spring 2015 25 - Multiple Choice Questions. All Questions with correct answers/solutions.

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ECON 312 Week 3 Homework ECON 312 Principles of Economics DeVry Chicago Spring 2015 14 Multiple Choice Questions & Labelling. All Questions with correct answers/solutions.

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ECON 312 Week 4 Homework (ECON 312 Principles of Economics - DeVry Chicago Spring 2015) 13 Multiple Choice Questions and Answers All Questions with correct answers/solutions.

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ECON 312 Week 5 Homework ECON 312 Principles of Economics DeVry Chicago Spring 2015 13 Multiple Choice Questions All Questions with correct answers/solutions. 100billion 59b-15b 26billion 11.7

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ECON 312 Week 6 Homework ECON 312 Principles of Economics DeVry Chicago Spring 2015 13 Questions. All Questions with correct answers/solutions.

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ECON 312 MidtermExam ECON 312 Principles of Economics DeVry Chicago Spring 2015 30 - Multiple Choice Questions. All Questions with correct answers/solutions. [

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ECON 312 Final Exam ECON 312 Principles of Economics DeVry Chicago Spring 2015 40 - Multiple Choice & Fill in the Blank Questions. All Questions with correct answers/solutions.

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Topic Print View (NEXT(a15e37cdee9b4380b30d... Macro in an Open Economy (graded) Below is a recommended topic for this discussion. If your instructor chooses a different Making the Connection from this weeks readings or another alternate discussion topic, his or her chosen topic and any required work in MyEconLab or elsewhere will be in the instructors first posting. Read the Making the Connection short case titled Japanese Firms Ride the Yen Roller Coaster in ...

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ECON 312N Week 7 Quiz ECON 312N - Principles of Economics Chamberlain College of Nursing Grading Summary These are the automatically computed results of your exam. Grades for essay questions, and comments from your instructor, are in the "Details" section below. Date Taken: 8/21/2015 Time Spent: 2 h , 00 secs Points Received: 13 / 20 (65%) Question Type: # Of Questions: # Correct: Multiple Choice 10 8 Short 2 N/A Grade Details 1. Question : (TCO 8) The United States' most important trading partner quantitatively is Student Answer: China. Canada. Mexico. Japan....

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[Type the company name] Course Project Part 1 Business Economics VAIO Exercise 1: Everyone's Gasoline Problem Chart 1 (GasBuddy, 2013) When look at the average regular gasoline prices in the past 12 months in Seattle, we can see that the prices have been fluctuating in between the one-year period, where regular gas prices average was exactly a year ago, and today (November 12)'s prices average is the lowest in 12 months at . Moreover, in the one-year period, the highest prices average was , which happened in May 2013. Fluctuations on prices of gasoline are attributed to...

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Econ 1030 (2015): Problem Set 9 Due Apr 24 Answers will be posted on Monday night (April 20). Question 1: Part I Lets assume that dividends are a random walk and solve for the asset price of a stock with dividends . A random walk implies that 1 1 where 1 is noise that has zero mean and is unpredictable with any information available at date (or earlier). (a) Using repeated substitution, show that X ...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 19 January 2012 Current Event Submission #1 I recently enrolled in a subscription to Fortune magazine and had the pleasure of receiving my first issue this week. One article I found particularly interesting was Romney Means Business written by David Whitford. This article primarily focused on current GOP nominee hopeful Mitt Romney and his current views on business and the economy. First is important to note that Romney is for Business. He "sees business-people as friends, not as enemies". He argues that under the current Obama administration...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 15 February 2012 Current Event Submission #9 The current economy is facing several issues under the Obama administration. One of these is the talk of tax cuts and what is at stake. In his article on CNN Money, Charles Riley discusses what is currently going in Congress with regard to voting and debating on the current proposed tax cuts. The vote is in two weeks and congressional members have yet to come to an agreement. The three tax cuts up for debate are payroll tax cut, unemployment insurance and pay cut to Medicare physicians. All three of...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 23 February 2012 Current Event Submission #11 One affect the great recession has had a significant impact on is the loan industry. Banks are being pickier than ever about whom they will loan to and for what rates. These days it is typical to expect some sort of collateral whether it be healthy credit scores or tangible assets. In a market where small business owners and entrepreneurs are constantly emerging, this is proving to be a difficult option given the current state of the economy. Many of these small business owners don't own any...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 28 February 2012 Current Event Submission #12 An ongoing issue in the United States economy is prescription drug abuse. As the years have passed, prescription drug abuse around the country has continued to grow significantly as more patients become addicted and others practice the "doctor-shopper" technique in order to gain more drugs. Unfortunately, the actual demand for prescription drugs is increasing which causes issues for the people who actually need these drugs as it becoming more difficult to regulate and separate the users from the...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 1 March 2012 Current Event Submission #13 As the United States population and industry continues to grow, so does our demand for oil. While this news is nothing new to the majority of the population, many fail to realize the true impact our demand for oil has on the economy. The United States is currently able to produce 10.4 million barrels a day; however, the current demand is nearly double that. Analysts predict that if drilling restrictions around the nation were to be lifted, the US could be producing another 10 million barrels per day by...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 8 March 2012 Current Event Submission #15 As many have begun to notice, gas prices have continued to rise almost daily it seems. While the general topic of discussion is on the current economic upturn and recovery, one thing that is not recovering is the cost of oil. The price of oil is continuing to rise. While domestic oil and gas production is the highest it's been since 2003, there simply isn't enough production to meet American demand. The question lies on how we will meet this ever-increasing demand-new energy sources? Increase domestic...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 29 March 2012 Current Event Submission #18 While generally speaking the economy is taking a turn for the better, one sector suffering immensely and only getting worse is public education. School districts all over the nation are continually facing budget cuts and fear for the future of several of their programs. Tuition prices are increasing, textbooks and other materials are unable to be purchased, summer school courses are being cancelled and teachers are being underpaid. This is obviously a detrimental issue that so many around the nation...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 3 April 2012 Current Event Submission #19 One issue plaguing today's economic growth is data security. While the majority of businesses today take immense steps to secure their data, with new software come new breeds of hackers waiting to get a hold of your information. Recently, Global Payments, a third party credit card transaction processing business was hacked. Without releasing any detailed statements, it has been predicted that several pieces of customer information from all of major card companies has been compromised. Global Systems is...

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Financial Econometrics (Econ4140) Sample Exam Instructor: Yasin Janjua Part I: Short Answer QuestionsPts 60 1.Define a Call option 2. Do the following questions a. If , write an expression for 1 Rt (K) b. The prices of a stock are given below, please find returns given in column one for corresponding time periods given in top row Time t-2 t-1 T t1 P 251 256 253 258 1 R 1 R(2) 1 R(3) 3. Recall the stylized facts about financial time series discussed in Sewell (2011), and define the following a. Calendar effects b. Distribution c....

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ECO365- International Monetary Economics PROBLEM SET 1 KYRA GENECIRAN 997394396 January 29, 2013 1. [10 points] Why do most economists worry about the US current deficit? A current account deficit in the United States indicates, in its simplest term, that it is importing more than what it is exporting. According to the Federal Reserve Board, the current account deficit in the US has been constantly increasing over the past years, from a modest rate of 120 billion (1.5% of GDP) in 1996 to 414 billion (4.2% of GDP) in 2000, which still continues to steep upward. This...

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Analyze the three different money models discussed in Chapter 11 to determine which model seems most appropriate for explaining the way money works to someone with a limited economic background. Explain your rationale. From the e-Activity, discuss the significance and meaning of quantitative easing in the context of the liquidity preference model (increase in the quantity of money supplied). Provide specific examples to support your response. Use the Internet to research the Fed's 2010-2011 quantitative easing program, popularly referred to as QE2. Quantitative easing was done...

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Econ GM 561 Will Bury Goes Global Scenario University of Phoenix Will Bury Goes Global Scenario Introduction The global market faces numerous problems and issues when it comes to the challenges of using limited resources efficiently. Assumed that people act in an economically rational way, companies will have to tailored their products and services in ways not seen or heard before to satisfy customers. It is important in any form of business for the owner/owners to determine the level of demand in the market for it intended products. In the Will Bury scenario, we see that the owner...

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ECON 545 (Business Economics) Week 3 Imperfect Competitions Quiz (GradeBook Answers) Week 3 quiz gradebook 43/100 Grading Summary These are the automatically computed results of your exam. Grades for essay questions, and comments from your instructor, are in the "Details" section below. Date Taken: 11/10/2011 Time Spent: 41 min , 44 secs Points Received: 43 / 100 (43%) Question Type: # Of Questions: # Correct: Short 10 N/A Grade Details 1. Question : (TCO A) There is a decrease in the cost of labor for producing bicycles. (4 pts.) What happens to...

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HARVARD UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS ECONOMICS 10b SPRING 2015 Problem Set #5 (due TO YOUR SECTIONLEADER'S MAILBOX by 3 p.m. Friday, April 3rd) 1. Moldavia, an open economy initially in LR equilibrium, experiences the following two macroeconomic events: (i) The Moldavian government cuts government spending and thereby reduces its budget deficit. (ii) International financial markets...

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HARVARD UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS ECONOMICS 10b SPRING 2015 Problem Set #6 (due IN SECTION on Friday, April 10th) 1. Consider the following quote from Milton Friedmans very famous address to the American Economic Association in 1968, entitled The Role of Monetary Policy: If liquidity preference is absolute or nearly so as Keynes believed likely in times of heavy unemployment interest rates...

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HARVARD UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS ECONOMICS 10b SPRING 2015 Problem Set #7 (OPTIONAL!) (due TO YOUR SECTIONLEADER'S MAILBOX by 3 p.m. on Monday, May 4th) 1. A country's macroeconomy begins in LR equilibrium. The country is an open economy. A permanent fall in consumer confidence reduces aggregate demand. a. Using both an AS/AD diagram and a money market (liquidity market) diagram, explain the SR and the LR...

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3/31/2015 Economics 1030 Introduction to Intertemporal Choice or March 31, 2015 David Laibson Outline 1. Theoretical framework: present-bias. 2. Preference reversals 3. Commitment (Other evidence in Thursdays lecture.) 1

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 14 February 2012 Current Event Submission #8 This Tuesday, February 14, 2012, President Obama will meet with China's Vice President Xi Jinping. The reason for this meeting is to discuss our ongoing trade relationship with the country and its effect on both economies. In the past, the US's relationship with China has been strained during our Great Recession. We have a significant part of our national debt with China, meanwhile, demand for Chinese goods are continuing to grow. While many Americans argue that we need to stop outsourcing/off-shoring to...

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Managerial Economics: Economic Laws Name: Institution: Managerial Economics: Economic Laws Introduction Poorer underdeveloped nations ought to reject the models focused around the monetary laws of universal since there are no laws. While making the monetary laws, many points need to be considered. One of the fundamental points is that every single nation of the world is distinctive, some are rich and others are poor. So while making the general laws of economics there ought to be a provision for each type (Skousen, 2010). In actuality in the event that we take a gander...

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Situation A Introduction To start with, my niece named Jenny is an extremely intelligent high school student, who is seeking a strategic decision in regards to her future. She has approached me (Uncle) and is needs an advice. Jenny is highly interested in pursuing her career as a Doctor and potentially practice medicine. Furthermore, after Jenny got to know that I am at present involved in obtaining expertise in Economics, she made a quick decision to approach me in order to gather some...

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Measuring Economic Health Memo ECO 212 Abstract Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will be analyzed for the purpose to measure the business cycle. The national fiscal policies can be understood about the government bodies that determine the path of policies used in economic challenges. The information within the memo will assist with basic knowledge of the effects the policies have on production and employment in the economy. Understanding the policies also will show positive or negative effects on the economy. Measuring Economic Health Memo TO: Jumoke Sanusi FROM: Johnathan...

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HCS 552 Health Care Economics Terms Comparison Paper HCS/552 Health Care Economics Terms Comparison Paper Terms Comparison Paper Economics is the study of how people make choices when they want to utilize resources (American Economic Association,2011). Health care organizations strive to use the same concept of economics when they choose how to allocate resources and plan how to use them because it is essential to their survival. Therefore, health care and economics are connected in the sense of sharing the same terms such as resources, quality, and cost. This paper...

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BUS 330 Week 3 Youth-Oriented Consumer Economies (600 Words) Consumer economy refers to the concept that evaluates an assortment of adjusts in recent consumption stages as well as the alteration taken place in capital, demography and society over a period of time (White, S., 2012). It gives a complete breakdown of variables and social actions that are current in consumer economy. This paper will examine future marketing tactics for new youth oriented consumer economies like those in India and China based on the marketing tactics taken on by United States to cater to youth...

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Problem Set 6 Solutions Due: April 2, 2015 Economics 1030 Problem 1 (Buying a rm): Consider a generalized version of the buying a rm problem: The value, v, of company to Tomasz is distributed uniformly over the range [v, v ] Tomasz knows its true value. You dont know true value but company is worth times more to you than it is to Tomasz. (You should assume that 1.) You make a take-it-or-leave-it oer to Tomasz, which Tomasz accepts if and only if your oer is greater than or...

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Problem Set 6 Due: April 2, 2015 Economics 1030 Solutions will be posted on Monday (before the problem set is due), so you can check your answers if youd like. Problem 1 (Buying a rm): Consider a generalized version of the buying a rm problem: The value, of company to Tomasz is distributed uniformly over the range [ ] Tomasz knows its true value. You dont know true value but company is worth times more to you than it is to Tomasz. (You should assume that 1) You make a...

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Problem Set 7 Due: April 9, 2015 Economics 1030 Problem 1 (When should I do a project?): If you get stumped, the answers to this problem will be posted by the evening of Monday, April 6 (before the problem is due). 1 a. Consider a quasi-hyperbolic naive with 2 and 1 Time is indexed by the whole numbers, {0 1 2 } The naif has to nish a project by deadline . ...

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Term paper - Winter 2015 Economic reform has always been a point of contention between the major political parties and is one of the issues upon which they rarely agree. Questions such as what causes economic downturns and what improves the economy after a recession have no easy answers, and the overabundance of statistical data often serves to complicate the issue even more. Here is your term paper question: How can the federal government improve the U.S. economy in order to provide long-term stability and to benefit all Americans? Consider the following elements: job creation, living...

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saint leo gba440 module 8 quiz 2 latest 2016 july Report this Question as Inappropriate Question Quiz 2 Question : Which of the following is the main goal of privatization? Reduce responsibility and accountability Increase economic efficiency Increase subsidies to companies Slow economic growth Question : In most failed centrally planned economies ________. market conditions helped determine who produced various goods prices of products were a function of supply and demand central planning agencies specified production goals and decided prices central planners paid attention to...

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Economics Labor Market Name Institution Economics Labor Market Question 1 Part a Part b The algebraic sign is delta (?). It implies that increased risks increase the marginal return to pay (Borjas, 2013). The curve becomes steeper when it is more risk adverse, that is, there is the need to increase wage return with increased risk to ensure that utility is held constant. Question 2 For sex therapists, the economic effect is that the wages will be high because of high demand for sex therapy in Florida. In every form of production, demand for labor has a negative slope. This can...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 21 February 2012 Current Event Submission #10 This past Monday, February 20, 2012, oil prices rose yet again. Over the past few months the price per barrel of oil has fluctuated greatly and with the exception of January, it has almost always risen. One reason for this is the current conflicts being experienced in the Middle East, and more specifically, Iran. As Iran recently made the announcement that they may publicly attack Tehran as well as cut exporting to French and British companies, the price of oil has seen the effects. The current...

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ECO 372Economic Critique Learning Team Maintaining a stable economy is no small challenge for any nation however possessing the ability to change and invent new and created ways of maintaining makes for a thriving economy. This newsletter will summarize the different economic factors that affect aggregate demand and supply such as unemployment, expectations, consumer income, and interest rates within the United States. Additionally, what fiscal policies are recommended by the United States government and whether or not these policies are effective and getting them back on track are...

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Managerial Economics Chapter 8 & 9 Applied Problems Week Four Assignment: Ch.8 & Ch.9 Keidra Conner BUS 640 Managerial Economics October 15, 2012 Ch.8 Applied Problem 2 2. At a management luncheon, two managers were overheard arguing about the following statement: "A manager should never hire another worker if the new person causes diminishing returns." Is this statement correct? If so why? If not, explain why not. Yes, this statement is correct because in some cases hiring new workers can become negative and cause the marginal product to fall. The text states the managers beyond...

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Economy and Colonialism Apply what you have read in Chapter 8 regarding colonialism and the expansion of capitalism in modern industrial societies to the article, "Marketers Pursue the Shallow Pocketed." Is the information being discussed in this article another example of colonialism? Why or why not? Identify two potential positives and two negatives direct marketing of the poor has on people and their economies. What theory of development is most applicable to the expansion of global markets to poor, low income, and indigenous communities? ECONOMY AND COLONIALISM Tarasha...

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Econ 171 Problem Set 5: Prospect Theory Part 1 Spring 2015 1. Imagine a lottery that offers the following three prizes: a bicycle (b), a 1987 Chevy Malibu (c) and a Michael Moore dvd (d). For the purpose of this question assume that everyone prefers b to c and prefers c to d. Consider the following four lotteries. W: (b, 0.2; c, 0.8) X: (b, 0.3; c, 0.4; d, 0.3) Y: (b, 0.6; c, 0.1; d, 0.3) ...

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Econ 171 Problem Set 5 Solutions Spring 2015 1. Imagine a lottery that offers the following three prizes: a bicycle (b), a 1987 Chevy Malibu (c) and a Michael Moore dvd (d). For the purpose of this question assume that everyone prefers b to c and prefers c to d. Consider the following four lotteries. W: (b, 0.2; c, 0.8) X: (b, 0.3; c, 0.4; d, 0.3) Y: (b, 0.6; c, 0.1; d, 0.3) ...

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Econ 171 Problem Set 6: Prospect Theory part 2 Spring 2015 1. Consider Annes decision whether or not to buy insurance. Specifically she can purchase a policy that costs 100 per month and provides full coverage in the event of an accident. The probability of an accident in a given month is . If there is an accident and Anne is uninsured it will cost her 5000. a. Suppose Anne simply maximizes her expected payout. Will she choose to buy...

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Econ 171 Problem Set 6 Solutions Spring 2015 1. Consider Annes decision whether or not to buy insurance. Specifically she can purchase a policy that costs 100 per month and provides full coverage in the event of an accident. The probability of an accident in a given month is . If there is an accident and Anne is uninsured it will cost her 5000. a. Suppose Anne simply maximizes her expected payout. Will she choose to buy insurance? ...

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Sketch answers for Econ 3520 Final Exam Spring 2013 I have not proofread the following, best I can do to answer your inquiries as time is running short for us all this semester. Highlighting embedded in the unhighlighted exam questions. Each question has the same value and sub questions split a questions value equally. NB: I am aiming for logic and intuition, for some of you modeling may be useful, but it is not required. Note that implicitly each question includes a concept like why? and implicitly asks explain. 1. Short answer questions a. ...

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ECON545: Project 2-Macroeconomic Analysis Situation D Brian Banks 8/24/2014 Uncle Dan has a 100-acre corn farm. After 30 years of growing corn, he wishes to leave that commodity's market and enter a more profitable market instead. He is thinking of subdividing his land and building homes and shops. He reckons he could make a good profit by selling the homes and renting the shops. Uncle Dan has several costs and risk factors to consider in making the switch. The best way to approach this scenario requires researching the economy in terms of GDP growth rate, interest...

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Economy and Colonialism Apply what you have read in Chapter 8 regarding colonialism and the expansion of capitalism in modern industrial societies to the article, "Marketers Pursue the Shallow Pocketed." Is the information being discussed in this article another example of colonialism? Why or why not? Identify two potential positives and two negatives direct marketing of the poor has on people and their economies. What theory of development is most applicable to the expansion of global markets to poor, low income, and indigenous communities? ECONOMY AND COLONIALISM Tarasha...

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EC140 Winter 2014 Midterm 2 Practice Questions Figure 1) Refer to Figure . Which graph illustrates what happens when factor prices rise? a) (a) b) (b) c) (c) d) (d) e) (a) and (b) 2) Which one of the following newspaper quotations describes a rightward shift of the LAS curve? a) "The increase in consumer spending is expected to lead to inflation, without any increase in real GDP." b) "Recent higher wage settlements are expected to cause higher inflation this year." c) "Growth...

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Activity 2 - Bounded Ethicality Economists have often modelled human decision makers as completely rational. According to this model, rational people know their own preferences, gather and accurately process all relevant information, and then make rational choices that advance their own interests. However, Herbert Simon won a Nobel Prize in economics by pointing out that people are rational, but only boundedly so in that they seldom gather all available information, they often do not accurately process the information that they do gather, nor do they necessarily know what it is that will...

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Russian economist challenged: Student Name: Institutional Affiliation: a) The article addresses the Russian economy which got challenged by numerous conventional economists of the western. This was attributed to the worse declines caused by the general industrial overcapacity. According to Kondratieff, it was realized that causal claim that he had to address was based on prices as well as interest rates (Droke, 2010). This was generated from the ascendant phase that got to be characterized using an increase focused on prices as well as low rates of interest as viewed...

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Analyze how economic growth is measured to determine which factor is the most difficult to measure accurately. Make recommendations on how the factor you identified can be measured more accurately. Determine how each of the business cycles contributed to the expansion of the U.S. economy continuing in 2011. Provide specific examples to support your response. Current account deficit is one of the crucial factors that determine the health of the economy. In the recent years, the United States of America has become a centre of attraction due to the increase in the current account deficit....

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HARVARD UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS ECONOMICS 10b SPRING 2015 Problem Set #3 (Due IN SECTION Friday, February 27th) 1. Mankiw, pages 606, #9. [Aside: For those interested in applying this question to current events, revisit the Summers reading from last semester -- Unit VI: "Some Simple Economics of Mandated Benefits" and then synthesize the effects of the Affordable Care Act and the debate on raising the...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 24 January 2012 Current Event Submission #2 For this current event I found an interesting article about the U.S. housing market on Yahoo! The article discussed the current state of the market in comparison to prices seen in six other major countries. Currently the U.S. has the most best housing market in any English speaking country. Housing prices are the most affordable they have been since before the market collapsed in late 2007. This trend doesn't reflect throughout every metropolitan area and city; however, many believe that the housing...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 2 February 2012 Current Event Submission #5 Throughout his tenure as our president, there has been a lot of speculation about Obama's tax laws and practices. Many argue that he is working to increase taxes for the rich and reduce for the middle to lower classes. Others think he is failing to divide the line in terms of cuts. The bottom line is that Obama has increased some taxes while reducing others. One tax break Obama has made is the Work Pay Credit for families. This cut works to help middle-income families making less than 150,000 per...

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Matt McLennan ECON 300 Mr. Wells 7 February 2012 Current Event Submission #6 While the current housing market is on the road to recovery, and certainly on the rise over the past year, there still are several issues regarding current mortgages and refinancing. Allan Sloan, a writer for Fortune magazine and dean of the business college at Columbia has proposed a solution: have Wall Street bail out Main Street. In this solution him and colleagues have developed, Sloan proposes that fixed-rate mortgages be given the opportunity to refinance and be backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie...

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HSA 510 Assignment 3 The Convergence of Healthcare Financing and Economic Trends and Forces Most of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries finance their healthcare services through public financing systems such as the National Health Service (NHS) system (which relies primarily on tax revenue) and the Social Health Insurance (SHI) system (which relies on social insurance contributions). Only a few OECD countries (i.e. Switzerland before 1996 and the United States) depend predominately on private health insurance to finance their healthcare...

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This crisis is the most serious economic crisis in the world history. European countries also suffer another wave of financial crisis. Summarize what the European debt crisis is and how will the European debt crisis play out? What really caused the Eurozone crisis? Are Americans responsible for European woes? Will things get worse before they get better? The European debt crisis is the term for Europe's struggle to pay the debts it has built up in recent decades. Five of the region's countries: Greece, Portugal, Ireland, Italy and Spain have, to varying degrees, failed to generate...

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HARVARD UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS ECONOMICS 10b SPRING 2015 Problem Set #2 (due IN SECTION Friday, February 20th) 1. Sage's Snowboarding Academy has enough financial capital in the form of retained earnings to undertake any or all of the following projects: i. Buying a lift machine that will last 3 years and produce 3000 worth of services the first year, 2000 the second year, and 1000 the third...

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HARVARD UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS ECONOMICS 10b SPRING 2015 Problem Set #4 (due IN SECTION on Friday, March 27th) 1. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has hinted that a long run inflation rate target of 2% is the guide she uses for monetary policy in the long run. Appealing to the Quantity Theory of Money, Rep. Doro Green advises Chair Yellen to therefore set a money growth rate target of 2% to achieve this...

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Course Description (from Cardinal Station ) In 1991 there was much hope that the Soviet-era totalitarian society and command economy in Central Asia would be replaced with market-based democracies. Yet, after a decade of independence it is obvious that transition in Central Asia has been not toward democracy and pluralism, but to different forms of authoritarianism. The course focuses on domestic and international politics of the five Central Asian states -- Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. It will analyze the causes of the failed political and uneven...

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Econ 545 Midterm 1. Question : (TCO A) There is a decrease in the cost of labor for producing bicycles. (4 pts.) What happens to bicycle supply? (6 pts.) What happens to bicycle demand? Student Answer: With a decrease in cost for labor, the supply should increase, as now for 1000 in work hours, the company produces more bikes. Therefore, the supply would go up. Demand would not be effected. Instructor Explanation: Since a change in costs to produce the product is a supply factor, a decrease in costs would be expected to increase bicycle supply. Remember that supply is a schedule of how...

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ECO/372- Principles of Macroeconomics - Final Exam Study Guide 2013 1. The market where business sell goods and services to households and the government is called a.goods market b.factor market c.capital market d.money market 2. Real gross domestic product is best defined as a.the market value of intermediate goods and services produced in an economy including exports b.all goods and services produced in an economy, stated in prices in a given year and multiplied by quantity c.the market value of all final goods and services produced in an economy stated in the prices of...

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Topics Topic Current Topic in Macroeconomics (graded) Healthcare (graded) Q&A Forum (not graded) Healthcare (graded) The healthcare sector is often cited as being fraught with just about every economic imperfection that is known to humankind. Can you identify and briefly describe ONE of these imperfections? Do you know of any examples? This section lists options that can be used to view responses. Expand All Collapse All Print View Show Options Hide Options Select: Mark selected as: View Selected View All Responses Responses are listed below in...

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BUS201 Week 2 Discussion 1 Environmental Factors Globalization is the set of specific and general forces that work together to integrate and connect economic, political and social systems across countries, cultures, or geographical regions. The result of globalization is that nations and peoples become increasingly interdependent because the world's markets and businesses become increasingly interconnected. Discuss how globalization is affecting the political, legal, and economic forces impacting today's business environment. Respond to at least two of your classmates'...

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Assignment 1: Required Assignment 2—Emerging Economies and Globalization Background Markets in developed economies are approaching saturation level. Therefore, MNCs are searching for new untapped markets in emerging countries such as India and China. Since the healthcare industry will continue to grow in the future due to the size of the global population and its age composition, General Electric Healthcare (GEH) is trying to capitalize on these trends. It is expanding its operations and development of new drugs and manufacturing of the medical equipment in India and...

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Running Head: In What Ways Can We Say That "Money Buys Happiness"? All Things Considered, Does It Make Good Sense For People In Society To Pursue Monetary Income or Wealth? In What Specific Ways Does Pursuing Wealth Make People Better (Worse) People? CAN MONEY BUY HAPPINESS Module 1 Case Assignment Questions: 1. In what ways can we say that "money buys happiness"? Although it isn't a new discovery by economists that money doesn't buy happiness, people with money or wealth do have the ability to buy material items that give them a temporary happiness. Additionally, having the...

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Eco 561 Job Creation in the United States and the Present Economy The unemployment rate in the United States has doubled over the last years. Although jobs are in existence and unemployment is declining slowly, America has a long way to go before she overcomes this crisis. Many of the jobs are part time employment with wages equaling about 19,000. The unemployment rates do not reflect Americans that have ceased to look for employment. America's previous pattern was to always recover from recession, but she failed this time (Zakaria, 2011). The subject of this paper is to...

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Week 1 Check Your Understanding: Chapter 1 Problems 2, 3, and 6 Chapter 2 Problems 1, 5, and 6 By: Anielli Eugenia de Padua Guimaraes To: Dr. Gil Ramos ECO 550: Managerial Economics April 14, 2013 Check understanding Chapter 1 Problems 2, 3, and 6 2. Explain several dimensions of the shareholder-principal conflict with manager agents known as the principal-agent problem. To mitigate agency problems between senior executives and shareholders, should the compensation committee of the board devote more to executive salary and bonus (cash compensation) or more to long-term...

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Department of Economics Spring 2011 University of California Prof. Woroch Economics 140: FIRST MIDTERM EXAM SUGGESTED ANSWERS I. TRUE/FALSE/UNCERTAIN: Below are 3 statements that may be true or false, or possibly ambiguous. State which one you believe to be the case, and more importantly, give a detailed but concise explanation for your answer. Each question is worth 10...

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Philosophy 201 Study Guide Lesson 21: Introduction to Ethics Points: 1) How have modern times made ethical decision making difficult - in the 1960s a moral revolution that had been brewing for decades burst upon on us. Some of it was highly commendable, especially the refusal to accept abuses of political, economic and military power. But in rejecting establishment ways, it also changed accepted sexual morality, it took individualism to narcissistic extremes, and it placed in jeopardy existing ideals for marriage and family, work and government. 2) According to Holmes, what is the...

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Journal Name Managerial Economics BUS 640 Journal I think that the biggest thing that I have learned in relationship to the real world is the time value of money, cash flows, how to predict revenue and costs, and to graph them or perform a regression analysis. I am not an expert on any of them yet but, I now have a basis to build on. It has helped me understand articles like the journal Orders to U.S. Factories Rose Less Than Forecast in Decemberthis is the first paragraph of the article and I pretty much think I know how they got the numbers which, is a new concept for me. ...

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Economics Systems Discuss how your college education could be considered an investment in human capital. What is the opportunity cost of your degree? Reference: Chapter 1, section 1.1: Economics and Chapter 2, section 2.1: Limited Resources. Guided Response: Review and respond to at least two of your classmates' posts by replying to their posts on how a college education contributes to human capital and the opportunity cost of a degree. Be sure to refer to concepts found in the reading when responding to your classmates Human capital is defined as "an investment made to improve...

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Effects of health economics on health psychology Read over chapter 19 and discuss how health economics can affect health psychology in a one page paper. Hanoch, Y. & Rice, T. (2010). Health Psychology Meets Health Economics. In Suls, J. M., Davidson, K. W. and Kaplan, R. M. (Eds.) Handbook of Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine (pp. 290-302). Guilford.

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PERFECTLY ANSWERED 100% CORRECT WITH ALL WORK SHOWN -- DONE BY A FINANCIAL EXPERT. Don't trust other answers on the internet, I have seen them and they are flat out wrong! Economics of Risk and Uncertainty Applied Problems. Please, complete the following 3 applied problems in a Word or Excel document. Show all your calculations and explain your results. Submit your assignment in the drop box by using the Assignment Submission button. 1. A generous university benefactor has agreed to donate a large amount of money for student scholarships. The money can be provided in one...

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MKT 571 Week 3 Segmentation and Target Marketing 2014 Segmentation and Target Market Paper Marketing (MKT 571) In the following paper, I would like to focus on Marriott International, Inc., a leading lodging company with over 3,100 lodging properties in the United States and 66 other countries and territories (Marriott International, Inc. Corporate Headquarters, 2008). My key task is to discuss market segmentation, targeting and positioning strategies of the company with the following brands: Marriott Hotels & Resorts and Courtyard by Marriott in the same marketplace,...

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Economic Forecasting Team Challenger Weekly Reflection-Economic Forecasting Paper ECO 372 University of Phoenix Week 2 Reflection-Economic Forecasting Viewing the economic standing of America may not be easy to comprehend, with all the economic terms and statistics. To assist with the economic terminology, and view what production/income, prices, and cyclical indicators are in the United States, an Internet website called AmosWEB Encyclonomic WEB*Pedia can retrieve resourceful information. This site has great information for a consumer to become familiar with economic terminology and...

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Erick Rmirez-Guerrero World in Crisis Professor Durham 26 March 2014 Economic Institutions and Development in the "Third" World The IMF, or International Monetary Fund, is an international organization founded in 1944 that tracks global economic trends and performance and helps countries initiate public policy and helps developing nations "achieve macroeconomic stability and reduce poverty.1" Amongst description of its different activities, "loans to help achieve economic difficulties" and "concessional loans to help fight poverty in developing countries" are some of the most...

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Write two obituaries in remembrance of President Abraham Lincoln. To complete this assignment, you are going to assume the role of an editor for a fictional newspaper on two distinctly different dates. It is your choice of who your audience is and what emotion the content contains, but each article should provide a perspective on the political, economic, and social impact that he had on the nation before, during, and after the Civil War. 1. The first will be dated April 16, 1865, and will need to assume the role of an obituary from that date. Keep in mind what would be known, thought,...

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Name Course Institute Overview The process associated with translation of an idea or perhaps technology which is converted into services that will generates worth or actually consumers will pay for it. To be known as a good innovation, an idea must be applicable on an economical cost and also selected according to need. Innovation entails deliberate app associated with facts, thoughts and also gumption throughout...

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In what respects are the following common practices subtle (or not-so-subtle) forms of price discrimination Frequent-flier and frequent-stay programs 1. Manufacturers discount coupon programs 2. A retailers guarantee to match a lower competing price In what respects are the following common practices subtle (or not-so-subtle) forms of price discrimination? Price discrimination is another way of describing dynamic pricing, which is a principle that takes advantage of the fact that different customers are willing to pay differing amounts for the same product or service (Bergemann,...

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Eco 372 Economic Recommendations Economic Recommendations In December, 2007, an economic downturn began. A recession ensued and by September, 2008, it earned the name of the Great Recession (Yglesias, 2011). The unemployment rate, declining values in the housing market, increasing foreclosures, bankruptcies, the swelling federal debt, increasing food prices, and multiplying fuel prices demanded an economic response through fiscal policy and monetary policy. As a result of those responses, the United States is in a slow recovery phase. An analysis and recommendation of the current...

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NASCAR Case Analysis Can't Keep a Good Company Down Problem Statement: NASCAR's successful branding strategy has made it become one the top sports in America. NASCAR faces the challenge of losing TV viewers along with live viewers and must find a way to increase their audience size and in return increase sponsorship. Situation Analysis: NASCAR's main revenue source is from its sponsors. Lower viewership, means less sponsorship and because NASCAR depends so heavily on its sponsors as a source of revenue, NASCAR is feeling the effects of these endorsement cuts. The recession of...

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NASCAR Case Analysis Can't Keep a Good Company Down Problem Statement: NASCAR's successful branding strategy has made it become one the top sports in America. NASCAR faces the challenge of losing TV viewers along with live viewers and must find a way to increase their audience size and in return increase sponsorship. Situation Analysis: NASCAR's main revenue source is from its sponsors. Lower viewership, means less sponsorship and because NASCAR depends so heavily on its sponsors as a source of revenue, NASCAR is feeling the effects of these endorsement cuts. The recession of...

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Marketing in a Global Economy: Starbucks Jackie Olney Managerial Marketing Timothy Malone July 22, 2013 Abstract Ask friends to go get coffee and the first question is which Starbucks is close for everyone to meet. Many know and enjoy Starbucks coffee but not many know the history surrounding the numerous brands and types of coffee. Opening in the 1970s the Starbucks name was derived from the American Novel, Herman Melville's Moby Dick a story about the whaling industry of the 19th century. The Starbucks name makes sense because as the whalers did by bringing in the finest...

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Introduction Homelessness is an issue of grave concern in United States of America, one of the richest countries of the world. Yes, America had 6,10,042 homeless people on the given night in January 2013 (Meghan Henry, 2013 ). The problem of homelessness is wide spread in the country, its persistent and complex feature is making it further challenging. Homeless people are the ones who do not have proper dwelling facility and they have to struggle to make their daily ends meet. Ironically such people are in large numbers in the United States and they come from every ethnicity, age groups...

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Acct 501 Assignment 12/17/2013 Unit 1 Assignments: 2-7, 2-8, 3-1, 3-4, 3-10, 3-14 E2-7: (Assumptions, Principles, and Constraints) Presented below are the assumptions, principles, and constraints used in this chapter. 1. Economic entity assumption 5. Historical-cost principle 9. Materiality 2. Going-concern assumption 6. Matching principle 10. Industry practices 3. Monetary unit assumption 7. Full disclosure principle 11. Conservatism 4. Periodicity assumption 8. Cost-benefit relationship Instructions: Identify by number the accounting assumption, principle, or constraint that...

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Mgt 521 Coca Cola Co. Part 3 Economic trends, adapting to changing markets, tactical planning, human resources, investment Coca Cola Co. Part III Name MGT 521 Date Professor's Name Coca Cola Co. Part III Coca Cola history starts in Atlanta, Georgia with only one product inside a little pharmacy with sales of less than a dozen a day. 125 years later Coca Cola is all around the globe with over a billion sales a day in more than 200 countries. Coca Cola states that "because of the local nature of our business, we are in the unique position to contribute to the economic vitality of...

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Different Market Structures : Forms, Formation and Facts Introduction Market structure shapes the way of doing business for different business firms. In an economy usually there are seen four forms of market: perfect market, monopoly, oligopoly, monopolistic market etc. In this study a brief presentation of all these markets will be given with two major traits of each market. Real life example of each market will ease to understand market quite well. Entry barriers and its impact on long run profitability will be given emphasis. Competitive pressures and its impact...

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Assignment 1 Starbucks Strategy Starbucks Success MGT 500 Modern Management (4 Pages Words) Suggest the key elements of Starbucks organizational culture that contributes to its success in a global economy. Indicate managements role with creating and sustaining the organizational culture. The Starbucks Corporation presents a strong appeal for potential customers and employees because it has a strong organizational culture based on its values, which include ethical sourcing, environmental stewardship and community involvement (Being a Responsible Company, 2013). These values embody many...

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ECONOMIC ISSUES IN THE USA HEALTHCARE SECTOR (Student Name) (Course Name) Sep. 01 2016 ECONOMIC ISSUES IN THE USA HEALTHCARE SECTOR Abstract The healthcare sector in the US has been in the spotlight for quite a while on financial issues that undermine to obstruct the whole structure. It has prompted an objection particularly from a general society that tends to feel the squeeze the most and things continue deteriorating by every day. There is attention to the more than 46 million Americans who are uninsured, and also the safeguarded individuals, keep on grappling with the...

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Economic Terms and Health Care History HCS 440 The American Medical Association (AMA) was founded when healthcare was still getting started with doctors and hospitals (American Medical Association, 2011). During the beginning stages doctors would see patients using a bartering system. Doctors would make house calls and patients would pay with goods such as, food, fuel, cooked meals, animals, or anything else that the doctor could be in need of. Supply and demand, the doctor had something the patient needed and in return the patient supplied the doctor with something that he...

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Assignment 2 JPMorgan Chase Assignment 2: JPMorgan Chase In the summer of 2012, JPMorgan Chase, the biggest U.S. bank, announced trading losses from investment decisions made by its Chief Investment Office (CIO) of 5.8 billion. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was provided falsified first quarter reports that concealed this massive loss. Use the Internet or Strayer databases to research a different bank of your choosing. Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you: Discuss how administrative agencies like the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or...

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BUS 309 Assignment 1 Occupy Wall Street Use the Internet or the Strayer Library to research the "Occupy Wall Street" movement that began in the fall of 2011. Write a 6-8 page paper in which you: 1. Discuss the moral and economic implications involved in the movement. 2. Analyze each of the implications identified above against the utilitarian, Kantian, and virtue ethics to determine which theory best applies to the movement. Support your position with examples and evidence. 3. Determine who is responsible for income inequality and wealth distribution in the U.S. In your...

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In 2012, Americans alone produced over 250 million tons of garbage. One large component of this waste consisted of oil based plastic bags, which are utilized excessively by grocers, restaurants, and stores nationwide. In order to reduce this source of waste, many countries are banning plastic bags or taxing customers for their use. Utilizing at least two scholarly sources, discuss at least two environmental problems caused by such extensive plastic bag use? If you were in charge what plan might you propose to reduce or eliminate their use? Discuss the economic impacts of implementing your...

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A+Solution Earlier this semester, we’ve studied the emerging Internet social networking sites. In this project, we are going to look into the ethical issues of the contemporary information systems through the following real world case. Please write a paper that presents your analysis on this case, with recommendations and supporting arguments to establish an ethical position. - “Employer demands for facebook and email passwords as precondition for job interviews may be a violation of federal law; Senators ask feds to investigate - March, 2012 NEW YORK, NY – U.S. Senators...

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Topics Topic Mergers/Acquisitions (graded) Antitrust Policy (graded) Q & A Forum (not graded) Mergers/Acquisitions (graded) Have you ever been involved in amerger or acquisition?If so, tell us aboutyour experiences.If not, comment on this week's tutorial, "The Private Sector." This section lists options that can be used to view responses. Expand All Collapse All Print View Show Options Hide Options Select: Mark selected as: View Selected View All Responses Responses are listed below in the following order: response, author and the date and time...

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Topics Topic Trade Deficits (graded) Exchange Rates (graded) Q & A Forum (not graded) Trade Deficits (graded) What have beensomemajor causes of the large U.S. trade deficits since 1992? What is a majorbenefit (you could address that issue) or a major cost (or you could address that issue)associated with trade deficits? This section lists options that can be used to view responses. Expand All Collapse All Print View Show Options Hide Options Select: Mark selected as: View Selected View All Responses Responses are listed below in the following...

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Topics Topic Trade Deficits (graded) Exchange Rates (graded) Q & A Forum (not graded) Exchange Rates (graded) Do a little research about foreign exchange traders. It's a big business; how do they make money? What is the relationship between FX rates and interest rates? This section lists options that can be used to view responses. Expand All Collapse All Print View Show Options Hide Options Select: Mark selected as: View Selected View All Responses Responses are listed below in the following order: response, author and the date and time the...

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Topics Topic Fiscal Policy (graded) Monetary Policy (graded) Q & A Forum (not graded) Fiscal Policy (graded) What fiscal policies are required to fight unemployment?Whichones arerequired to fight inflation?What are some of the downside risks and potential problems involved when using fiscal policy? This section lists options that can be used to view responses. Expand All Collapse All Print View Show Options Hide Options Select: Mark selected as: View Selected View All Responses Responses are listed below in the following order: response, author and...

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Topics Topic Fiscal Policy (graded) Monetary Policy (graded) Q & A Forum (not graded) Monetary Policy (graded) What are the monetary policies required to fight unemployment? What about those required to fight inflation? What are some of the downside risks and potential problems involved when using monetary policy? This section lists options that can be used to view responses. Expand All Collapse All Print View Show Options Hide Options Select: Mark selected as: View Selected View All Responses Responses are listed below in the following order:...

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A+ Grade Solutions HCA 255 Health Policy and Economic Analysis Many argue that America needs to eliminate debt, increase economic growth, improve education and reform health care. If you were the current U.S. President how would you prioritize the needs of the country? In what order would you rank these needs and why? According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) the cost of health care increases by approximately 4% each year, exceeding 3 trillion dollars in 2012. What societal changes have affected the cost of health care? How has the government responded to...

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The article opens up with the World War II era as women working in industries has helped a major economic boosts and the start in importing materials for the war. However after take over of GE, there has been concerns regarding how the future of such thriving companies will survive if the exportation will decrease. The politicians and people in corporations have hoped that that in reconstructing the bases in exporting and manufacturing from US only will assist in their revenue however with the lack of exchange from the other nations, it fail to thrives in these measures due to the lack of...

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Health Care Issue Outline Names Date University of Phoenix HCS/552 Health Care Economics Professor Issue Statement For many years, people debated about health care reform. Unless the nation changes health care delivery services, the nation will continue to have out of control health care costs and decreased access to health care. The nation must accept the evolution of health care reform and the economics associated with the change. Health Care Issue Outline Slide 1 Introduction A. National Health Care System 1. The current national health care system is inadequate. The...

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A+Solution Strategic Choices Background In the Module 4 SLP, you will be learning how to apply and integrate the results of your SWOT Analysis with the four generic business strategies discussed in this module. Note: Before you begin the SLP, read the Required, Background and Previous SLP Assignment materials thoroughly. Required Reading If you are having trouble determining how to integrate the SWOT factors with different strategies, the following two readings may help. 1.The first article includes some examples of how RBV variables can be used to leverage a cost or...

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1) According to economics, what causes us to have to make choices? 2) Why do consumers have to make tradeoffs in deciding what to consume? 3) What is the term in economics by which a group of buyers and sellers of a product come together to trade? 4) Which of the following is not a critical function of the government in facilitating the operation of a market economy? 5) Which of the following statements describes the actions of producers in the circular flow model? 6) Which of the following is an example of spending on goods and services in the circular flow model? 7) If a 35 percent...

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Chapter 03 Doing Business in Global Markets 1. Today, over 90% of the companies doing business globally believe it is important for their employees to have experience working in other countries. True False 2. Importing is the selling of products to another country. True False 3. Exporting is the selling of products to another country. True False 4. The United States imports more products and services than any nation in the world. True False 5. The United States is the largest exporter in the world. True False 6. While the U.S. is a large exporter, Germany...

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Smart City Proposal PROJECT DESCRIPTION We can improve the engineering workforce by expanding their knowledge of engineering, and the easiest way to do this is to teach them while still in college. Engineering students should be provided options in order to expand their knowledge outside of their engineering discipline, as well as the option to study abroad without concern of any negative effects towards their college schedule. This program will be able to do just that. In this Project Description, we will cover background information and the current state of the problem as well as how...

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1) Why do consumers have to make tradeoffs in deciding what to consume? A. there are not enough of all goods produced. B. they are limited by a budget constraint. C. the prices of goods vary. D. not all goods give them the same amount of satisfaction. 2) Economics does not study correct or incorrect behaviors, but rather it assumes that economic agents make the best decisions given their knowledge of the costs and benefits. What term best describes this behavior? A. selfishly B. emotionally C. rationally D. equitably 3) Consider a good whose consumption takes place publicly. On...

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Date Taken: 5/29/2016 Time Spent: 2 h , 05 min , 10 secs Points Received: 151 / 165 (91.5%) Question Type: # Of Questions: # Correct: Multiple Choice Page 1 2 Question 1. Question : (TCO A) In accounting for a long-term construction-type contract using the percentage-of-completion method, the gross profit recognized during the first year would be the estimated total gross profit from the contract, multiplied by the percentage of the costs incurred during the year to the Question 2. Question : (TCO A) Tim Construction Co. began operations in 2014. Construction activity for 2014 is...

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A+ Grade Response PAD 540 Week 7 Discussion "Global Economics” Please respond to the following: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank have played a major role in globalization and socio-economic reform. Tax incentives to many developing countries in exchange for making economic reforms have helped widen globalization. The Liberalization, Privatization, Globalization (LPG) approach received a big boost due to IMF and World Bank policies. The GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade) also played a significant role in ushering in globalization-minded economic reforms...

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EDL822, week 3 Culture Shaping Leadership Details: As a consultant to a leader in a United States corporation, you have been hired to lead a diverse team in the development of a global organization. The organization is planting business operations in Greece, Singapore, Germany, and Iran, and will be hiring employees from these diverse nations to work along with staff from the United States. In this assignment, you will address the foundational leadership concerns surrounding the development of this diverse global group of employees. General Requirements: Use the following information...

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Eco 372 Fiscal Policy Team Paper Fiscal Policy Paper According to Colander (2010), a "deficit is a shortfall of revenues under payments and a surplus is an excess of revenues over payments" (p. 406). A debt is normally money that is owed or due and in the United States for Fiscal Year 2013 the budget deficit was projected at 901 billion, however, debt was more than 16 trillion at the end of 2012 (, 2012). The state of the economy is what dictates the view of what is provided by economist in terms of potential output of goods. To stimulate the economy whenever possible it is best to run...

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These are the automatically computed results of your exam. Date Taken: 6/26/2016 Grades for essay questions, and Time Spent: 4 h , 00 secs comments from your instructor, are Points Received: 162 / 290 (55.9%) in the "Details" section below. Question Type: # Of Questions: # Correct: Multiple Choice 10 6 Essay 6 N/A Grade Details - All Questions Question 1: (TCO A) Amazon...

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Starbucks Strategic Proposal BUS 402 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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BUS 405 Complete Course Week 1 BUS 405 Week 1 Quiz BUS 405 Week 1 Assignment Annualized Returns Chapter 3 Problem 18 Complete problem 18 in Chapter 3 (shown below) and submit to the instructor. Show your work to find the annualized return for each of the listed share prices. Write a 100 word analysis of the process to calculate these annualized returns. Suppose you have $28,000 to invest. Youre considering Miller-Moore Equine Enterprises (MMEE), which is currently selling for $40 per share. You also notice that a call option with a $40 strike price and six months to maturity is...

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**BUS 405 Complete Course** Week 1 BUS 405 Week 1 Quiz BUS 405 Week 1 Assignment Annualized Returns Chapter 3 Problem 18 Complete problem 18 in Chapter 3 (shown below) and submit to the instructor.  Show your work to find the annualized return for each of the listed share prices.  Write a 100 word analysis of the process to calculate these annualized returns. Suppose you have \$28,000 to invest. Youre considering Miller-Moore Equine Enterprises (MMEE), which is currently selling for \$40 per share. You also notice that a call option with a \$40 strike price and six months to...

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Youth-Oriented Consumer Economies Lani Camp BUS 330: Principles of Marketing Dr. A November 17, 2014 Youth-Oriented Consumer Economies There are various environmental factors that affect the marketing strategies for consumers. Youth markets are growing, and this affects the breakdown of variables for the current consumer economy. "Consumer economy refers to the concept that evaluates an assortment of adjustments in recent consumption stages as well as the changes in society, capital, and demography over a period of time" (White, 2012). Since the youth market, based on the...

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BUS 405 All Assignments Week 1 BUS 405 Week 1 Assignment Annualized Returns Chapter 3 Problem 18 Complete problem 18 in Chapter 3 (shown below) and submit to the instructor. Show your work to find the annualized return for each of the listed share prices. Write a 100 word analysis of the process to calculate these annualized returns. Suppose you have $28,000 to invest. Youre considering Miller-Moore Equine Enterprises (MMEE), which is currently selling for $40 per share. You also notice that a call option with a $40 strike price and six months to maturity is available. The...

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Week 1 BUS 405 Week 1 Assignment Annualized Returns Chapter 3 Problem 18 Complete problem 18 in Chapter 3 (shown below) and submit to the instructor.  Show your work to find the annualized return for each of the listed share prices.  Write a 100 word analysis of the process to calculate these annualized returns. Suppose you have $28,000 to invest. Youre considering Miller-Moore Equine Enterprises (MMEE), which is currently selling for $40 per share. You also notice that a call option with a $40 strike price and six months to maturity is available. The premium is $4.00. MMEE pays...

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**A+ Work! Use this paper as a guide to help you get a great grade! BIO 101 Module 4 SLP GENETICS AND HEREDITY Overview For the Module 4 SLP, you will build on your understanding of the structure of DNA, genetics, and inheritance by exploring some applied genetic engineering techniques. You will review the three papers you have read on the Deepwater Horizon Spill: Biello D (2010) Clean Up the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Scientific America: May 25, 2010. Urakawa, H., Garcia, Juan C., Barreto, Patricia D., Molina, Gabriela A., Barreto, Jose C. (2012). A sensitive crude oil...

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Budgetary Analysis and Decision during Crisis Budgetary policy 2011-2015 Budgetary policy refers to government attempts to run a budget in equilibrium or in surplus. The aim is to reduce the public debt. The Rutte government made agreements on public finances in the coalition agreement and the 2010 parliamentary support agreement. The main financial agreements are to reduce the budget deficit and cut public spending. - Additional measures public finances - Measures to restore public finances Need for measures The global financial and economic crisis that commenced in 2008 has...

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Eco 550 Week 4 Discussions 1 & 2 Week 4 Discussions Discussion 1 Production Economics The economic environment is likely to affect short run production for the next 12 months. It influences the use of resources in companies and the economy in general. The economic environment is influenced by the interaction and integration of other macroeconomic parts (William, 2012). As a result of this the economic environment dictates the pace of economic growth, inflation, and national income. This variable is the most likely to affect production in the short run since it changes frequently...

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7921IBA: Major Essay Assessment Item A+ Solutions Question 1 The Australian car industry operates within a relatively small domestic market and faces increased competition from imports. It is perceived value as a ‘strategic industry’, along with political considerations, has seen successive Australian governments providing financial and other assistance to this industry sector. In 2008, for example, the Productivity Commission calculated that total assistance — including financial assistance and remaining tariffs — equaled $23,500 for each automotive industry worker per...

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Globalization Argumentative Casey Smith Critical Thinking and Decision Making In Business/PHL320 May 4th, 2015 Jose Rodriguez Globalization Argumentative Globalization is the process in a company spreads from not only it home country of origin, but through out the world. Many persons or companies feel that globalization is bad however it can be good in several different ways. This allows that world to become an integrated economy vice just isolated economies throughout. (1 Premise) Markets from lower income countries can be shared with other countries. This allows the...

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BUS 305 Module 3 Case Assignment BUS305 - Competitive Analysis and Bus. Cycles Module 3 Monetary and Fiscal Policy MOD 3 CASE ASSIGNMENT Case Assignment Resources: The U.S. Government Printing Office Published a "A Citizen's Guide to The Federal Bugdet." While this is not available for more recent years, it has some useful information about the federal budget. For more recent data, the New York Times has an interactive on President Obama's 2011 Budget Proposal and includes information on the 2010 budget: Please address the following questions in a 4-5 page essay. 1. How is a...

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Week 1 Bus 640 Economics BUS640 Managerial Economics Problems Chapter 1 a) What is the total explicit, total implicit, and total Economic costs in 2010. Explicit costs are defined as monetary opportunity costs. Explicit costs would be the accounting costs listed 628,000. Implicit costs are defined as nonmonetary opportunity costs. 15,000 (this is potential gain in stocks) 175,000 (salary) 190,000 The economic costs would be the total of explicit plus implicit 818,000 b) What is accounting profit in 2010? The income statement shows the profit listed as 177,000. c)...

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_A+ Grade Solutions_ ####**ACT300 Module 8 Venture Consultants, Power and Demolition Company, and Warnerwood Accounting Cases** Option #1: Venture Consultants, Power and Demolition Company, and Warnerwood Accounting Cases Portfolio Project Option #1 is for accounting students who are sensing learners, and learn best from concrete materials and examples. If this is your learning style preference, you are practical and careful with detail. For this assignment, you are required to complete all three accounting cases: Venture Consultants, Power and Demolition Company, and...

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Market Analysis: Dell Inc. in China Name Course Professor Name FALL 2015 Market Analysis: Dell Inc. in China The current Chinese market's currency, the Yuan, is pegged to currencies, but mostly the U.S. dollar. The Chinese banks keep a supply of dollars in its foreign exchange reserve, and keeps buying more dollars as its economy grows. China is also one of the largest foreign holders of Treasuries (Essaye, 2014). According to the 2015 Index of Economic Freedom, China's inflation is rated at 2.6%. The individual tax rates in the country are 45%, and the corporate tax is rated at...

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BUS 405 Week 4 BUS 405 Week 4 Quiz BUS 405 Week 4 Assignment Performance Metrics Chapter 13 Problem 22 Complete Problem 22 in the Questions and Problems section of Chapter 13 (shown below). When you pick the best choice for your portfolio, defend your decision in a 100 - 200 word essay. You have been given the following return information for two mutual funds (Papa and Mama), the market index, and the risk-free rate. Year Papa Fund Mama...

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**BUS 405 Week 4** BUS 405 Week 4 Quiz BUS 405 Week 4 Assignment Performance Metrics Chapter 13 Problem 22 Complete Problem 22 in the Questions and Problems section of Chapter 13 (shown below).  When you pick the best choice for your portfolio, defend your decision in a 100 - 200 word essay. You have been given the following return information for two mutual funds (Papa and Mama), the market index, and the risk-free rate. ...

Year

Papa Fund

Mama Fund

Market

Risk-Free

2008

-12.6%

-22.6

-24.5%

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ECO 365Trends in Consumption PatternsThe Meat Industry Trends come and go. It is a fact that people's wants and desires change on almost a daily basis. In the realm of consumer patterns it may be a little more difficult to follow the changing trends simply because the economy changes just a rapidly as a person's mind does. Just how much society buys and how frequent will depend on multiple factors that not only have an impact on each one by itself, but the factors also impact each other. By following these patterns economists can predict consumers demands and allow the markets to...

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Auto Industry Overview ECON/372 In the year 1769, a French engineer by the name of Nicolas J. Cugnot invented the first automobile to run on roads. This automobile, in fact, was a self-powered, three-wheeled, military tractor that made the use of a steam engine (Economy Watch 2010). However the first real automobile was made in 1914 by a man named Henry Ford who developed the first automobile production line that created several jobs and generated a good sales income. Sales passed 250,000 in 1914. By 1916, as the price dropped to 360 for the basic touring car, sales reached 472,000....

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Global HRM Executive Summary Country: China Section 1: Competitiveness- China's Global Ranking on Competitiveness 2010 - China ranks 27th in the Global Competitiveness Report, which was an increase from 29th place last year China moved up two places to No. 27 in rankings of the Global Competitiveness Report 2010-2011 published by the World Economic Forum (WEF). "China has been rising and rising in recent years," said Jennifer Blanke, chief economist of the WEF, to China Daily newspaper. Jennifer said the gap between China and other BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India and...

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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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BUSN 427 Global Issues in Business Week 1 Week 1 DQ 1 Although the lowering of trade barriers made the globalization of markets and production a theoretical possibility, technological change made it a tangible reality. How have changes in technology contributed to the globalization of markets and of production? Would the globalization of production and markets have been possible without these technological changes? How does technology create global opportunity? Week 1 DQ 2 A democratic political system is an essential condition for sustained economic progress. What are your...

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**ACC 306 Week 5** Assignments Analysis Case 2010 - DRS Corporation - Various changes ? LO1 through LO4 DRS Corporation changed the way it depreciates its computers from the sum-of-the-years-digits method to the straight-line method beginning January 1, 2011. DRS also changed its estimated residual value used in computing depreciation for its office building. At the end of 2011, DRS changed the specific subsidiaries constituting the group of companies for which its consolidated financial statements are prepared. Required: 1.    For each accounting change DRS undertook, indicate the...

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MGT 448 Global Business Plan SAMPLE Throughout all of our research, we Suntech Power Holding Co has come to find that even though we are successful there are various different factors to consider when stepping out our boundary, to do business in another country. In Canada the political, legal, and regulatory risks would be low ("Ambest.com," 2012). Which would give us all the more reason to want to start a business down there, Canada is a high income country with compelling natural resources and a well- known legal system. Canada's economy is similar to that of the United States,...

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Assignment 1 Health Care Issues in the United States Health Services Organization - HSA 500 Explain how health is affected by behaviors, economics, and social structure. A number of reports as well as statistical data indicate social behavior, economic status, and social structure are important determinants of health. According to Williams and Torrens, tobacco use, alcohol consumption, and illicit drug use are all examples of personal decision making and patterns of behavior that have a tremendous adverse effect on personal health and on the nation's economy (Williams & Torrens,...

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Southwest Airlines Company Financial Analysis Five Year Financial Overview Southwest Airlines Co. 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 Revenues Not Available 15, M 12, M 10, M 11, M Stock Price Not Available Profit Margin Not Available % % .96% % Net Income M M M M Employees Not Available 45,392 34,901 34,726 35,499 (source ) Over the past five years, Southwest Airlines has showed to be growing at a steady pace, with the exception of the economic crisis in 2009. As you could perceive in 2008 the company's profit margin was %, in...

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Economic Critique ECO/372 Economic Critique As the global markets continue to fluctuate, projected forecasts for the economy of the United States should be carefully modified to reflect updates from market indicators. To examine the health of the current economy, it is imperative that society consider the state of the economic factors. These factors have distinct effects on economic growth and forecasting. Discussions and concerns about the unemployment rate have been prevalent, and the prospects are not always promising. The expectations on economic outlook have been skeptical,...

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A+Solution Tourism DEPARTMENT OF HOTEL AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT, BOND UNIVERSITY Authored by: Carmen Cox HRTM12-211 Business Events Management Assignment 1 Guidelines (141) 1 HRTM12-211 Business Events Management Assignment 1 Guidelines (141) | Semester 1, 2014 Assignment 1 – Business Event Destination Selection and Venue Analysis Due: Friday, 21 February (Week 6) Length: 2,500 words Weighting: 20% Explain the impact and significance of the Business Events sector within the tourism and hotel industries across a range of national and international locations Identify...

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"Identifying and Managing Risk" Theresa M. Odom BUS 401 ThomasBiggers June 22, 2014 Identifying and Managing Risk "Risk is another name for uncertainty. In finance we believe that, holding other factors constant, economic value is negatively related to risk. Another way of saying this is that we assume investors are risk averse-meaning they dislike risk and try to avoid it" (Hickman, 2013). Risk management is an important part of any business and the techniques used are just as important as well. The "expectations for risk management has increased as the market changes...

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: EDL-822, week 5 Analysis of Inclusive Leadership Details: As a consultant to a leader in a United States corporation, you have been hired to lead a diverse team in the development of a global organization. The organization in planting business operations in Greece, Singapore, Germany, and Iran and will be hiring employees from these diverse nations to work along with staff from the United States. In this assignment, you will address the role of inclusive leadership in strengthening the organizational culture among this diverse global group of employees. General Requirements: Use the...

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International trade advantages for Russia Date 886 words Students Name: Institution: Russia is one of the vast countries with a rich natural resource base, well-educated population, and a diversified industrial base. Statistics by IMF show that in 2014, Russia was ranked the worlds ninth largest country in an economy based on GDP and 62nd in the World Banks ranking. Russia is seeming to make a tremendous progress from the 122nd position it was and by 2018, President Putin hopes that it will stand at 20th position 1. Some countries such as the UK have formed trade...

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Comparing IFRS to GAAP Essay Ben Crockett ACC/291 April 25th 20115 Brian Friedel Comparing IFRS to GAAP Essay The IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) are the accounting standards that are widely used in more than 110 countries (Francesco, Bellandi 2012). Although its widely used a cross the world, we need to understand and contrast some of the difference between IFRS and the U.S GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles). IFRS is sometimes considered more principles based accounting, whereas the GAAP is considered more rule based than IFRS. However, being that the...

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ACC 305 Week 2 ACC 305 Week 2 Quiz Assignments E4-16 Bluebonnet Bakers Required: Prepare a statement of cash flows for 2011 for Bluebonnet Bakers. Use the direct method for reporting operating activities. E4-19 - Wainwright Corporation 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...

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Amount available for investment is 1,000,000, and it can be allocated to the equity, US 30-year Treasury bonds, and cash. There are various factors that influence the allocation of funds. Asset U.S. Equities U.S. 30-Year Treasury Bonds Cash Allocation 70% 20% 10% 100% GDP forecast for 2015 is expected to be about 3%. Various sources predicted the GDP of US is expected to increase due to the economic stability except for United Nations forecast all forecasted that GDP of US will be greater than 3% from the current level of 2% to 2.5% (Lapitskiy, 2014). Inflation...

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Amount available for investment is 1,000,000, and it can be allocated to the equity, US 30-year Treasury bonds, and cash. There are various factors that influence the allocation of funds. Asset U.S. Equities U.S. 30-Year Treasury Bonds Cash Allocation 70% 20% 10% 100% GDP forecast for 2015 is expected to be about 3%. Various sources predicted the GDP of US is expected to increase due to the economic stability except for United Nations forecast all forecasted that GDP of US will be greater than 3% from the current level of 2% to 2.5% (Lapitskiy, 2014). Inflation...

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A+Solution Geography •Your country's name •- Research the meaning behind the flag too - what do the colors or symbols represent? •Map of the country, in color - I suggest getting a blank outline map for the country and filling in some details by hand (e.g., main roads, a few main cities, rivers, lakes) •Population •Name of the capital city and size of its population. •Is it a primate city? That means it is bigger than the second and third biggest cities combined •Growth rate of the country's population (same as annual increase rate) •Population density...

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A+Solution Essay Title/Subject - Sport, Society and Social Theory Critically compare and contrast the TWO social theories and apply them to ONE of the sporting issues below. Social Theories and Theorists Marxism Pierre Bourdieu Sporting Issues 1) Social class as a determinant of participation in sport 2) Drug use and performance enhancement 3) Corruption in international sport 4) The commodification of professional football 5) The socialisation of children into sport 6) Increasing government intervention in sport 7) The ‘American Dream’ myth of...

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BUS 599 Assignment #4Case #10 Nucor Corporation BUS 599 Discuss the trends in the steel industry and how it may impact Nucor's strategy. After the 2008 financial and economic crisis, the world steel industry's recovery has been uneven, but it is recovering faster than expected. The global steel production declined from 129 million metric tons (mmt) in March 2011 to 127 million metric tons in April 2011. However, production increased 5 percent from April 2010. As of the April 2011 first quarter reporting, the United States has produced 28.3 mmt, which is up 6.8% from the same period...

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BUS 599 Assignment #4Case #10 Nucor Corporation BUS 599 Discuss the trends in the steel industry and how it may impact Nucor's strategy. After the 2008 financial and economic crisis, the world steel industry's recovery has been uneven, but it is recovering faster than expected. The global steel production declined from 129 million metric tons (mmt) in March 2011 to 127 million metric tons in April 2011. However, production increased 5 percent from April 2010. As of the April 2011 first quarter reporting, the United States has produced 28.3 mmt, which is up 6.8% from the same period...

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Assignment: #4 Case #10 Nucor Corporation BUS 599 Discuss the trends in the steel industry and how it may impact Nucor's strategy. After the 2008 financial and economic crisis, the world steel industry's recovery has been uneven, but it is recovering faster than expected. The global steel production declined from 129 million metric tons (mmt) in March 2011 to 127 million metric tons in April 2011. However, production increased 5 percent from April 2010. As of the April 2011 first quarter reporting, the United States has produced 28.3 mmt, which is up 6.8% from the...

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ECO365- International Monetary Economics PROBLEM SET 1 KYRA GENECIRAN 997394396 January 29, 2013 1. [10 points] Why do most economists worry about the US current deficit? A current account deficit in the United States indicates, in its simplest term, that it is importing more than what it is exporting. According to the Federal Reserve Board, the current account deficit in the US has been constantly increasing over the past years, from a modest rate of 120 billion (1.5% of GDP) in 1996 to 414 billion (4.2% of GDP) in 2000, which still continues to steep upward. This...

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POL 215 Hurricane Sandy Name POL/215 Date Professor Hurricane Sandy Hurricane Sandy strikes the east coast of the United States on Oct 24, 2012 with winds of 80 mph. Destroying 80 homes in a single fire in Queens and flooding the lower Manhattan's seawalls. Tunnels were flooded in the lower Manhattan area causing power outages. The President declared state of emergency on October 29, 2012. The Mayor of New York City estimated 19 billion in total losses for the city and asked the federal government for 9.8 billion to cover the costs the insurance and FEMA would not cover. "The...

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Mgt 521 Coca Cola Cola Part 3 Coca Cola Co. Part III Coca Cola Co. Part III Coca Cola history starts in Atlanta, Georgia with only one product inside a little pharmacy with sales of less than a dozen a day. 125 years later Coca Cola is all around the globe with over a billion sales a day in more than 200 countries. Coca Cola states that "because of the local nature of our business, we are in the unique position to contribute to the economic vitality of even the most remote communities around the world (Coca Cola, 2012). Economic Trends Coca Cola's head quarter are in Atlanta and as...

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Axia College Material Appendix B Annotated Bibliography Week ____6______ Article One: Article or Web site reference: Isadora, C. (2006). Illegal workers: good for economy. Retrieved April 14,2010 from Summary of Article or Web site: This article discusses the positive affects that the housing boom had on the U.S. economy several years ago. Isadora states the important role that illegal immigrants working for low wages played in the home building sector. Many economists believe that the U.S. benefited from utilizing illegal immigrants, despite the side effect of...

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Market Equilibration Process Paper ECO 561 Name Date Instructor Market Equilibration Process Paper A study by Poctzer, A., Poctzer, S., (2010) examined marketing and economics disciplines shared interest in consumer behavior within micro and micro levels. Through exploring microeconomics the studies of economic variables concerning individual nature explain resource allocation, decision making, and policies for pricing. The relationship of consumer and supplier depending on the market fluctuations and synonymous with different concepts, theories, research, and approaches identify...

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Marketing in a Global Economy Jessica Shrewsbury BUS620 Managerial Marketing Dr. Little August 25, 2014 Marketing in a Global Economy Traditionally, the marketplace was close to the consumer; today, the marketplace is both local and global. Likewise, the traditional marketplace (i.e. B2B or B2C) used to be controlled by established businesses, both large and small. These days, your next taxi ride, vacation stay, or car rental could be facilitated by an individual such as yourself (i.e. peer-to-peer or P2P) (Sacks, 2011). This new economy - coined the shared economy - has grown...

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FIN 564 Management of Financial Institutions (Fall 2016) Grading Summary These are the automatically computed results of your exam. Grades for essay questions, and comments from your instructor, are in the "Details" section below. Date Taken: 1/24/2016 Time Spent: 05 min , 12 secs Points Received: 5 / 5 (100%) Question Type: # Of Questions: # Correct: Multiple Choice 5 5 Grade Details - All Questions Question1. Question : (TCO C)Revenue increases or cost reductions resulting from mergers that are not due to scale or scope economies are called_____. Student Answer: cost economies...

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Mod3 CA Case Assignment Resources: 1. How is a recession defined? Is the U.S. currently in a recession? Explain. 2. Assume you are an advisor to President Obama. What fiscal policy tools could be used to stimulate the economy? Be sure to review Obama's 2011 Budget Proposal (NY Times). Are there any specific areas that you would change? 3. Now assume you are an advisor to Ben Bernake. What specific tools can the Federal Reserve use to stimulate the economy and increase economic growth. Please identify at least two tools. 4. What should the Fed do if it wanted to reduce inflation in terms of...

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Groupon Situation Analysis Groupon Understanding economic trends is helpful in determining areas that are ripe for new business ideas and areas to avoid. When the economy is strong people have more money to spend and are willing to buy discretionary products and services. In contrast when the economy is weak people have less money to spend and are more reluctant to do so. (Barringer & Ireland, 2012). A weak economy provides opportunities for companies to sell upscale and everyday items at a "discount". The founder of Groupon realized this opportunity and took advantage of it, however...

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Business Proposal ECO 561 Business Proposal Understanding the economy, and how changes within the economy impact an organization is essential to success. SunShine Credit Union understands this need and has formulated a business plan that focuses on expansion while acknowledging key aspects of economic analysis. The credit union will focus on collateralized lending expansion in 2015 by addressing efficiency weaknesses and necessary technological advancement through the integrative product of Automative Loans that streamlines the lending process. Automative Loans offers online loan...

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Economics Labor Market Name Institution Economics Labor Market Question 1 Part a Part b The algebraic sign is delta (?). It implies that increased risks increase the marginal return to pay (Borjas, 2013). The curve becomes steeper when it is more risk adverse, that is, there is the need to increase wage return with increased risk to ensure that utility is held constant. Question 2 For sex therapists, the economic effect is that the wages will be high because of high demand for sex therapy in Florida. In every form of production, demand for labor has a negative slope. This can...

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BUSI620: Module 5 - Discussion Board 5 Name Institution Course Date Question 3 What is meant by (a) Zero-sum game? (b) Nonzero-sum game? Provide theories such as zero-sum and nonzero-sum games, pioneered in 1944 by mathematician Neumann and economist Morgenstern used in oligopoly (Salvatore, 2012, p. 460) situations are opposites to say the least. A zero-sum game is "when the players havediametrically opposed interests" (Zagare & Slantchev, 2010, p. 2), whereas, in a nonzero-sum game, "the players have both competitive and complementary motives" (p. 2). Examples of a...

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Soc 201 Dr. Gray The Social Significance of Work Economy-a social institution that determines how a society produces, distributes, and consumes goods and services. Work-physical or mental activity that accomplishes or produces something, either goods or services. Work provides a sense of stability, accomplishment, and social identity, but it is also a major source of stress. Global Economic Systems Capitalism-an economic system in which wealth is in private hands and is invested and reinvested to produce profits. Capitalistic systems frequently spawn monopolies and...

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GBM 381 Week 3 Chapter 16 Review Questions and Problems 1,2,4 & 6 Introductions to International Economics (Chap. 16) December 13, 2011, Rolando Sanchez Name (a) How economic conditions today differ from those prevailing under the gold standard period. The economic conditions are not any different than they were in the great depression, we still have a high unemployment rate, we still have countries that are bouncing back and hoping to stabilize from great losses from each country and their market and the trades, exchanges and international businesses....

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HSM 421 Research & Analysis in Homeland Security -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ashford - May 2016 Research Design Name: . HSM 421: Research & Analysis in Homeland Security Professor: Matthew Collins May 16th, 2016 Research Design The United States have been faced with terrorism since the beginning of time. Many nations in the Mid-East have focused on destroying America, the horrific tragedy of 9/11 forced the American government to establish the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under which cybersecurity...

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EED 430 Week 3 Power Point Social Studies Anthropology is the scientific study of humans and their development from prehistory to contemporary societies (Descriptions of Social Studies Disciplines, 2010). Human adaptation is also studied in anthropology. Economic studies the production and exchange of goods and services (Descriptions of Social Studies Disciplines, 2010). It also studies the economic systems that explain the economic behavior of humans concerning methods of doing business, producing, organizing, financing, and regulating economic activities (Descriptions of Social...

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Starbucks Business Environment Foresight Exercise - W1 Assignment Company nominated: Starbucks Corporation (Starbucks) Outline what the Probable scenario might be in 3-5 years time. Then consider if you could predict the future by creating it; what would be the Preferred scenario? Outline what the gap between the two scenarios are and outline some strategies that could be used to bring the Probable outlook closer to your Preferred outlook, thereby gaining competitive advantage. The business environment is the internal and external conditions with legal, social, economical, political...

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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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Long-Term Investment Decisions June Chase, Anielli de Padua Guimaraes, & Jaye Jones Professor Gil Ramos ECO 550: Managerial Economics June 16, 2013 Explain why government regulation is or is not needed, citing the major reasons for government involvement in a market economy. Provide support for your explanation. In a perfectly pure competition market where the market forces of supply and consumer demand are the most important and regulating factors, there is no need for government regulation. The consumer choice, price, and barring manipulation are truly what the market will...

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PAD 520 Assignment 4: Policy Outcomes Dr. Shelley Taylor Mitchell S. Zellner March 2, 2015 Program Expenditure: This is the kind of expenditure in policy making which falls under planned category. It is very important that right methods are implemented in budgeting the same as cutting on the same is harmful for the economic Governance. Equality of Educational Opportunity: Every individual in the region of Governance should have equal right of education irrespective of any factor. Energy Consumption: Consumption of energy in the region should be monitored and billed...

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Organizational Culture Analysis Jessica Shrewsbury BUS610 Organizational Behavior Dr. Tonelli October 14, 2013 Organizational Culture Analysis "Organizational culture consists of a set of shared meanings and values held by a set of members in an organization that distinguish the organization from other organizations" (Baack, 2012, p. 34). Culture itself can be defined as the "sum total of the social and political rules, technological inventions and economic institutions, the arts, shared beliefs and practices" (Brinkman, 1999, para. 7). Therefore, it follows that an...

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Acct 320 We have made substantial progress in the past two years in building a stronger foundation for our company and improving our business model. Our survival is no longer in question. Our net debt of slightly over 23 million (down from 52 million two years ago) is manageable, and we are continuing to look for ways to further strengthen our balance sheet. Our cash flow is healthy, and we have budgeted in excess of 13 million in fiscal 2011 for capital expenditures, much of which will be devoted to store renovation and construction of new stores. We generated positive company same...

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Fundamental Analysis A good fundamental analysis consists of three parts: Economic analysis Industry analysis Company analysis These three parts must be interrelated to generate useful information for calculating the intrinsic value of a firm. The example below shows the analysis for a firm (e.g., Safeway) in the grocery industry. Economic Analysis Growth: What is the difference between real GDP and nominal GDP? How fast was the real economy growing over the most recent 10-year period (i.e., 2000-2010)? How does this compare to its long-run trend over the past 30 years? Business...

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Give an example of a current ideological representation in mass media (TV, film, popular fiction, etc). Explain why you think it is ideological. Make sure to use specific examples; for instance rather than women on tv for an example, you should use Tina Fey from30 Rock. (Note, for this discussion,choose a current example from 2016.) ANSWER: Example of Ideological Representation The Foundation for Economic Education in their video Minimum Wage Laws, present the ideas on how embracing mandatory minimum wage by the government will hurt the workers. These economists argue that news...

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A+ Grade Response PAD 505 Week 1 Discussion 2 "Government Budgeting and Expenditures" Please respond to the following: Based on the second e-Activity that focuses on the Budget of the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2014 and 2015, analyze the president’s messages and the three (3) budgets you selected. Discuss four (4) governmental expenditures that you believe will have a significant impact on the national economy. Justify your response with examples.

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BUS 305 Module 2 SLP Assignment MOD 2 SLP ASSIGNMENT The most important resource for all firms is labor. In this SLP, we will look at the labor decisions of the firm. Please address the following questions in a 3-4 page essay. 1. Labor is an important factor of production for all firms. The most recent unemployment rate is estimated at 9% (January 2011). Economists have identified three types of unemployment. Which type would affect your firm. Explain. Be sure to review section 3 of Chapter 20 in the background readings. 2. Think about other employment issues such as outsourcing. Do...

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MGT 599 Module 4 SLP Background In the Module 4 SLP, you will be learning how to apply and integrate the results of your SWOT (discussed in Modules 2 and 3) with the four generic business strategies discussed in this module. As in the past three modules, we will take you through the process step by step: Note: Throughout this course, you should complete the SLP before you undertake the Case analysis. Before you begin the SLP, read the Background materials thoroughly. 1) The first article includes some examples of how RBV variables can be used to leverage a cost or differentiation...

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MKT 435 Final Exam Online Dec-Jan 2012-2013 Name: _ _________________________________ 1. The field of consumer behavior involves the study of all of the following except A. groups, individuals or organizations. B. processes used to select, secure, use and dispose of products and services. C. the impact of consumption processes on individuals and society. D. the maximization of profit of firms engaged in marketing to consumers. E. all of the above are involved 2. Applications of theories and information about consumer behavior A. are limited to large commercial...

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Final Business Opportunity Project Final Business Opportunity Project Monique BUS 362 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Final Business Opportunity Project The business opportunity project selected falls under the category of Beauty Salons and is coded as "NAICS 812112" according to government economic census (Economic Census, 2012, p. 1). Although the business falls under this category, the primary function is geared toward providing hair products for minority men, woman, and children. Business Overview The Quad City Area (QCA) is a multi-cultural environment with "4,017 beauty...

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a) What is the total explicit, total implicit, and total Economic costs in 2010. Explicit costs are defined as monetary opportunity costs. Explicit costs would be the accounting costs listed 628,000. Implicit costs are defined as nonmonetary opportunity costs. 15,000 (this is potential gain in stocks) 175,000 (salary) 190,000 The economic costs would be the total of explicit plus implicit 818,000 b) What is accounting profit in 2010? The income statement shows the profit listed as 177,000. c) What is the economic profit in 2010? Economic profit would be accounting profit minus...

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BUS100 Week 4 Assignment 1 The Business Environment . Business plays a large role in the economy, without business there would be no economy. Economy is defined as "a financial and social system of how resources flow through society, from production, to distribution, to consumption" ( McGowan, 2012, pg 17). By definition business is "any activity that provides goods and services in an effort to earn a profit" (McGowan, 2012, pg 3).Those profits allow businesses to innovate or offer more goods and services, which will consequently result in improving people's lives. Businesses also play a...

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Medicare, the Uninsured, and International Healthcare Review Healthcare and healthcare reform are hot topics of debate in today's society. As the population grows and life expectancy increases, the nation faces many challenges in providing healthcare benefits to the people. "According to the report, titled Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2010, 49.9 million Americans or 16.3 percent of the total US population had no health insurance in 2010. That percentage represents a slight increase on 2009's figures, when 49 million citizens or 16.1 percent of the...

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Human Capital Principles of Microeconomics ECO204 YOUR NAME January 10, 2010 Would you consider education consider an investment in human capital? "Capital is considering goods produced by the economic systems that are used as inputs to produce other goods and services in the future" (Case, Fair & Oster, pg. 221). When most people hear the words capital the first thing that normally comes to mind is making a profit through a business after expenses. There are many forms of capital which many economists feel as if education is an investment in human capital. I would agree that...

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The global financial crisis By Name: Course: Tutor: Date: Global financial crisis can be said to be a worldwide period of economic difficulty experienced by consumers and markets. This arises from the reduction of consumer purchases of goods and services. This is when there is a recession and the global economy is in a crisis. The global financial crisis is conventional wisdom since it is generally accepted by the public and financial experts. The global financial crisis is not based on opinions but facts. This is because it is based on actual occurrences. A good example is...

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Q130;Q230;Q330;Q420 110 Clarity 30 Writing 40 Total 180 Production and Operations Management BUSINESS ENTERPRISE 508 Dr. Maroit Simon Aprile R Lester February 11, 2011 Explain one possible option that Marathon could take to reduce the time involved in the production Marathon is a worldwide oil and natural gas corporation and to date they have continued to be one of largest oil refineries in the United States. Marathon continues to operate other businesses that market and transports its own and third party natural gas, crude oil and products. Pipelines are...

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GBM 381 Week 2 Trade Position Paper Trading Position Name GBM 381 November 5, 2011 Rolando Sanchez Trading Position Some countries have developed economic stability although others are on its way. India currently is one of the developing countries. In the recent decade India has been maximizing available resources such as cotton, polymers, and information technology to develop economic stability. Another country that has developed a steady economy is Japan. Currently, Japan is one of the developed countries among the few. The Japanese have a strong leadership for...

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Daniel Kahneman on the Two Kinds of Thinking Fast and Slow By Laurence B. Siegel June 5, 2012 When advisors want to understand why their clients make seemingly irrational financial choices, odds are they will find answers in the research of Nobel-winning behavioral economist Daniel Kahneman. But guiding clients toward a better financial future is only one way to apply behavioral finance. Kahneman says we solve virtually all problems, not just financial ones, with two...

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Week Three Assignment Antdrone R. Randolph BUS 644 Operations Management Ashford University Instructor Arthur Baldonado Monday October13, 2014 Outsourcing is defined as the strategic use of outside resources to perform activities traditionally handled by internal staff and resources. Outsourcing is an organizational strategy by which the organization contracts out major functions to specialized and cost efficient service providers, who become valued business partners. Some companies even transfer some of their own employees to these outsourcing company (Vonderembse & White, 2013). In...

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Independent Government Cost Estimates April 24, 2013 Business 501 - Government Acquisition Importance of Independent Government Cost Estimate Independent Government Cost Estimates is always a very important part of successful implementation and execution of effective acquisition programs both in the private as well as the Government sector. A cost estimate is a future projection of the values of goods and services and a forecast of the economics of these goods and services that are to be delivered in the future. Independent Government Cost Estimate is an economic projection for...

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Executive Summary name Grand Canyon University Instructor 145V October 23, 2016 Executive Summary The purpose of the program The focus of the program is on cancer patients; breast and cervical, seeking medical interventions in our healthcare facility in order to facilitate early detection of the disease. Both male and female patients will embrace free screening services at all times (Ragas et al., 2014). Breast and cervical cancer claim a great number of lives in the United States each year, and the intended program will be aimed at reducing economic and psychological burden to...

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Stephanie Ndukwe Human Geography, Pd. 6 13 October 2016 ESPN Chart for A Surge from the Sea Economic 1. But Frontexs operational budget for 2014 is a mere (74m) and Mare Nostrum costs 9m a month. 2. The sudden jump in arrivals is related to turmoil in Libya, from where most of the migrant-trafficking vessels depart. 3. Stories of vessels entering Italian waters with four-figure human cargoes, which would have been front-page news a year ago, now barely warrant a mention. 4. Most recently, the interior minister, Angelino Alfano, proposed that the EUs border-management agency, Frontex,...

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Topic Print View (NEXT(a15e37cdee9b4380b30d... Supply and Demand (graded) Below is a recommended topic for this discussion. If your instructor chooses a different Making the Connection from this weeks readings or another alternate discussion topic, his or her chosen topic and any required work in MyEconLab or elsewhere will be in the instructors first posting. Read the Making the Connection short case titled Forecasting the Demand for iPhones in Chapter 3 of ...

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Topic Print View (NEXT(a15e37cdee9b4380b30d... Week 1: Supply and Demand and Elasticity - Discussion Elasticity and the Minimum Wage (graded) Below is a recommended topic for this discussion. If your instructor chooses a different Making the Connection from this weeks readings or another alternate discussion topic, his or her chosen topic and any required work in MyEconLab or elsewhere will be in the instructors first posting. Read the...

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A television campaign is conducted during the football season to promote a well-known brand X shaving cream. For each of several weeks, a survey is made, and it is found that each Week, 60% of those using brand X continue to use it and 40% switch to another brand. It is also found that of those not using brand X, 40% switch to brand X While the other 60% continue using another brand. a) Draw a transition diagram. b) Write the transition matrix. c) If 40% of the people are using brand X at the start of the advertising campaign, what percentage will be using it 1 week later? 2 Weeks...

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Ethics Case Study University of Phoenix ACC 557 Accounting Ethics Ethics Case Study The case study of Lillian Fok, Sandra Hartman and Kern Kwong in 2010 about differences and similarities in business ethical values has been done to examine ethical values that underlie business decisions in the U.S., China, and Jamaica. China transforms from a socialist based, command economy to a free market economy. Because of the transformation, China needs to change their mindset or probably their ethical values to adapt to the change. On the other hand, Jamaica has been already a capitalist...

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Environmental Factors MKT 421 Environmental Factors According to (IKEA Systems B.V., 2011) IKEA was founded in the 1940's by Ingvar Kamprad in Southern Sweden and is now the world's largest furniture store. As the first company to provide products in flat packages, and revenues in 2010 in excess of 23.5 billion in Euros, the company has stores around the globe. The organization releases a catalogue on an annual basis, which accounts for approximately 70% of its total marketing communication. IKEA's marketing, is affected by a number of environmental factors, both globally and...

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Rough Draft Trends of India and China BUS 330: Principles of Marketing "China and India are the world's fastest-growing major emerging markets," (White, S. 2012). How are these two countries achieving such remarkable growth? What are the products that these two countries show interest to the youth? Population and growth have a lot to do with the development of China and India, and other countries, such as Africa. The marketing strategies that are being designed will help these areas maintain a stronger economic future. "China's global power, which is dependent on its high levels of...

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Mkt 421 Wk 1 Individual Assignment Marketing Marketing in my own words is displaying and producing a product properly to meet the social expectations or trends. Marketing also involves properly targeting clientele, being creative and aware of economics. "Marketing is the performance of activities that seek to accomplish an organization's objectives by anticipating customer or client needs and directing a flow of need satisfying goods and services from producer to customer or client." (Perreault, Cannon, & McCarthy, 2011). "Marketing is about identifying and meeting human and social...

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The Basseri of Iran Tennille Wilkins ANT 101 Professor James Turner May 17, 2014 The Basseri of Iran In Iran there is a native pastoralist tribe called the Basseri. What makes this tribe pastoralist is they have pastures that allow cattle, sheep and goats to graze in plus the tribe depends on the animals for food. All that the Basseri do is centralized around the animals that they own. In the following pages it will discuss who the Basseri are, their culture and how their living arrangements are set up, the kinship system, their economy, and the pastoral chiefdom that is...

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A brawl in Mickey's backyard Shantae Lovett BUS 250 David Searle April 1, 2013 A brawl in Mickey's backyard A fight rang out between SunCal and the city council of Anaheim, California over property to build affordable housing in 'Mickey's backyard'. "In the 1990's the city had designated two square miles that were adjacent to Disneyland as a special resort district (Lawrence & Weber, 2011)". SunCal planned to buy 26 acres across from Disneyland to build condominiums, with 15 percent of the units for below-market-rate renters. In this paper I will try my best to define the...

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Industry Forecasting Jessica Shrewsbury BUS620 Managerial Marketing Dr. Little August 4, 2014 Industry Forecasting Identifying forces that positively and negatively affect an industry is a crucial aspect of marketing. Effective marketing professionals should address these issues in an effort to take advantage of any opportunities for growth or improvement, keeping ahead of competitors. Failure to do so may lead to a reduction in a firm's customer base and, eventually, its market share if the firm loses too many customers to competing businesses. The PESTEL analysis is a...

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Effectiveness of Corporate Subsidies Students Name Institution Effectiveness of Corporate Subsidies Many corporations receive government subsidies primarily in the form of financial assistance, loans, and tax breaks. Every year, the federal government allocates over 100 billion to corporate subsidies. Whether corporate subsidies have been effective in achieving the intended objectives is debatable. Nevertheless, an objective assessment shows that corporate subsidies have undesirable impacts but at the same time have tangible economic benefits. Policy makers contend that ...

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Business Analysis Part III: The Coca-Cola Company The Coca-Cola Company is a successful global food and beverage organization. In 2012, The Coca-Cola Company was ranked 59 by Fortune 500 magazine [ (CNNMoney) ]. This was an increase from the previous ranking of 70. DiversityInc magazines ranked the organization as number 12 on the magazine's top 50 companies for diversity in 2011 [ (The Coca-Cola Company) ]. The Coca-Cola Company has been the dominant leader in the global soft-drink industry through the 20th century [ (The Coca-Cola Company) ]. The Coca-Cola Company has been influenced...

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ECO 550 Demand Estimation ECO 550 - Managerial Economics and Globalization Your supervisor has asked you to compute the elasticity for each independent variable. Assume the following values for the independent variables: Introduction In this paper I will compute the elasticity for each independent that was given to me. I will determine the implications for each of the computed elasticity. Elasticity, as it is used in economics, refers to the response of a "dependent" variable to changes in the "independent" variable(n.a., 2014). I will recommend whether the firm should or should...

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ECO 550 Demand Estimation ECO 550 - Managerial Economics and Globalization Your supervisor has asked you to compute the elasticity for each independent variable. Assume the following values for the independent variables: Introduction In this paper I will compute the elasticity for each independent that was given to me. I will determine the implications for each of the computed elasticity. Elasticity, as it is used in economics, refers to the response of a "dependent" variable to changes in the "independent" variable(n.a., 2014). I will recommend whether the firm should or should not...

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ECO 550 Demand Estimation ECO 550 - Managerial Economics and Globalization Your supervisor has asked you to compute the elasticity for each independent variable. Assume the following values for the independent variables: Introduction In this paper I will compute the elasticity for each independent that was given to me. I will determine the implications for each of the computed elasticity. Elasticity, as it is used in economics, refers to the response of a "dependent" variable to changes in the "independent" variable(n.a., 2014). I will recommend whether the firm should or should...

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GBM 381 Week 5 International Financial Org. Paper & Presentation International Financial Organizations Name GBM 381 January 9, 2011 Rolando Sanchez International Financial Organizations The analysis of international trade and the global effects of integrating financial markets reveal advantages and limitations among trading countries. In fact, to sustain competitiveness many countries must monitor its exports, which present a comparative advantage in foreign markets as well as its import products and services that contribute to the development of its domestic market....

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A+ Grade Work PART B Critical Analysis Paper - Becoming a Registered Nurse This assignment requires you to choose and critically analyse an issue that you have identified as being important to you as a beginning registered nurse. Building upon your e-journal entries and readings, this assignment requires that you read further around your issue of interest and critically analyse the literature to consider the implications for your practice. This section of the assessment allows you to demonstrate that you are able to independently construct new understandings of the course content and...

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Article Summary Name: Institutional Affiliation: The article explained in this paper regards finance from the perspectives of the energy sector. The title of the article is Global Stocks Fall on Declines in Energy Sector by Riva Gold and Sumya Vaishampayan written on April 25th, 2016 (Gold & Vaishampayan, 2016). The article describes the away the prices on the global stocks have fallen as the energy sector continues to decline. Since it is something affecting the whole globe, the article continues to give the statistics of various countries showing how their currency...

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BUS 405 All DQs Week 1 Discussion Questions From Chapter 1, answer Concept Question 5: What is Blumes formula? When would you want to use it in practice? Also, from Chapter 2, answer Concept Question 4: What is the difference between asset allocation and security selection? Remember to complete all parts of the questions and support your answers with examples from the text and other resources. From Chapter 4, complete Problem 4: The Aqua Liquid Assets Money Market Mutual Fund has a NAV of $1 per share. During the year, the assets held by this fund appreciated by 2.5 percent. If...

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**BUS 405 All DQs** Week 1 Discussion Questions From Chapter 1, answer Concept Question 5: What is Blumes formula? When would you want to use it in practice? Also, from Chapter 2, answer Concept Question 4: What is the difference between asset allocation and security selection?  Remember to complete all parts of the questions and support your answers with examples from the text and other resources.   From Chapter 4, complete Problem 4: The Aqua Liquid Assets Money Market Mutual Fund has a NAV of $1 per share. During the year, the assets held by this fund appreciated by 2.5 percent....

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ECO 550 Assignment 3 Managerial Economics and Globalization ECO 550: Managerial Economics and Globalization Assignment 3 Instructor: Dr. A. A. Boakye Due By: 08/08/2011 Candidate's Name-Andre Stevenson INSTRUCTIONS: Answer ALL the questions in PART I and PART II Part 1 (40 points) 1. The WXY Corporation has fixed costs of 50. Its total variable costs (TVC) vary with output as shown in the following table. Refer to the table. The average total cost of 4 units of output is A. B. C. D. 2. to scale as it increases its output over any reasonable range. If it increases all its...

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Aggregate Demand and Supply Models Aggregate Demand and Supply Models ECO 372 The current state of the current US economy is in a spiral deficit that can be attributed to several factors. Of these many aspects there are a handful that stands out such as gas prices, interest rates and most importantly unemployment. The unemployment rate in the United States has decreased to 7.8 percent in September of 2012. Historically, from 1948 until 2012, the United States Unemployment Rate averaged Percent reaching an all-time high of Percent in November of 1982 and a record low of Percent in May...

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References Ilgen, D. R., and J. M. Feldman. "Performance Appraisal: A Process Focus," in L. Cummings and B. M. Staw (eds.) Research in Organizational Behavior, 1983, 5, pp. 141-19 Retrieved Octobter 17,2010 from EBESCOhost database Luis R.; David B. Balkin and Robert L. Cardy (2008). Management: People, Performance, Change Business & Economics - 2003. - Page 51. Retrieved October 17, 2010, from EBESCOhost database Ancona, D., Malone, T. W., Orlikowski, W. J., & Senge, P. M. (2007). In praise of the incomplete leader. Harvard Business Review, 92-100. Retrieved October 17,...

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Create a realistic scenario that illustrates the aggregate-demand aggregate-supply model. In your scenario, you should identify changes in specific variables that cause each curve to shift. Choose ONE of the statements below and discuss the impact on output and prices using the AD-AS model. "In 2012, the unemployment rate will not fall significantly." "The slump in the housing prices, coupled with tighter lending standards, will make the economic recovery slow and painful." "Increasing budget deficits will make the economic recovery uncertain and will hamper future economic...

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A+ Solution University of Phoenix 100% Correct 1 In setting up a kanban control system, you need to determine the number of kanban card sets needed. If the average number of units demanded is 1,000 per hour, the lead time to replenish the order for this item is 10 hours, the container size is 5 units, and the safety stock is estimated to be 5% of the expected demand, what is the number of kanban card sets needed? 2 Which of the following operations consulting tools are used in the cost impact and payoff analysis stage in the operations consulting process? 3 If the run time for a...

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SCI 230 Ecology and Population Growth SCI/230 Ecology and Population Growth Ecology is the study of conditions for the struggle of existence. Basically, it is experiencing an awareness of one's environment and any situation in which organisms interact with that environment. Ecology occurs when the nature of the environment such as soil, climate, weather, day& night, and anything around them can eat and be consumed by the very area of their surrounding (Text, 2011). Uncontrolled and explosive culture change towards a global uniform, simplified with the unsurprising result of the...

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Market Model Patterns of Change June Chase, Anielli de Padua Guimaraes, & Jaye Jones Professor Gil Ramos ECO 550: Managerial Economics June 09, 2013 Describe the business and explain the general pattern of change of the particular market model indicating how this change is likely to impact business operations. From 1984 until 1996 AT&T was an integrated telecommunications services and equipment company succeeding in a newly competitive environment (AT&, 2013). Today, AT&T is a global networking leader, focused on delivering IP-based solutions to enterprise and government...

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Understanding Economics Shnatae Lovett ECO: 100 Robert Watson November 27, 2012 Understanding Economics From as long as I could remember Taxes have always been apart of our daily lives. Taxes can often be a big burden for most, they can also be a help and used for many other functions. If it was not for taxation our roads, public buildings would be a complete mess. Our emergency services such as, law enforcement, EMT, and Fire/rescue thrive off of tax dollars, many of our healthcare offices also use tax payers money to stay open. The taxing process from distribution to...

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"Securing a viable working competitive advantage in which to lead the market place provides a low risk method of supporting this mandate. Over the last decades, companies have searched for ways to define themselves and as such the markets have been shaped into the trend of the day. In the 60's the strategy emphasized Scale, where the post war, large production drive combined with consumerism to fuel western growth, largely driven by America." (Crowley, S.). "But a service sector economy is not a truly productive economy. Yes, waiting tables and pushing paper can put some food on the...

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What is an asset? As per (2010)," A resource with economic value that an individual, corporation or country owns or controls with the expectation that it will provide future benefit." The word asset is utilized is to explain anything possessed by a person or company which has a monetary value. Assets incorporate cash, stocks, goodwill, and so on. What is a liability? Investopedia describes liability as, "A company's legal debts or obligations that arise during the course of business operations. Liabilities are settled over time through the transfer of economic benefits...

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Locate recent articles in the New York Times or Wall Street Journal in which economists are quoted using positive and normative statements. Provide one quote and its context for both a positive and normative statement. Make sure you cite your source properly per APA standards. Explain your choice. Evaluate the statement choices of your fellow students. "Over the decades since the Depression, a consensus had developed among economists that fiscal policy was an ineffective tool in combating recessions compared with monetary policy, that is, the ability of the Federal Reserve to make...

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Running Head: ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY Annotated Bibliography Annotated Bibliography Hill, C., Jones, G., & Schilling, M. (2014).Strategic management: theory: an integrated approach. Cengage Learning. The book of Hill, Jones, & Schilling provides an in-depth knowledge and complexities about the strategic management and its different approaches. The authors have integrated cutting age on several topics associated with strategic management, such as corporate performance, strategic leadership and business ethics. In this book, some real world practices as well as current thinking on...

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Global Business Strategies: Boart Longyear Limited Thomas Aceto, Melvin Bayudan, Hollie Cole, Dawnie Crockett, and Diana Ward ACC/300 April 28, 2014 Tammy Domngern Global Business Strategies: Boart Longyear Limited Boart Longyear is global drilling and mining company that has operations and production around the world. They operate according to a set of ethical business principals and utilize teams to get the work done. They have been around since 1888 and even though both the economy and metal prices affect their business, they are still going in 2014. Boart Longyear Boart Longyear...

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Early Civilizations Matrix Using your readings and outside sources, complete the following matrix. Be sure to address the following in your matrix: • Provide names, titles, dates, brief descriptions of important events, and other details, as necessary. • Note the details of key political, socioeconomic, technological, artistic, musical, architectural, philosophical, and literary developments for each civilization listed in the table, which were evidenced in the humanities. Properly cite the sources you use in completing this matrix. Civilization Politics Society...

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Early Civilizations Matrix Using your readings and outside sources, complete the following matrix. Be sure to address the following in your matrix: • Provide names, titles, dates, brief descriptions of important events, and other details, as necessary. • Note the details of key political, socioeconomic, technological, artistic, musical, architectural, philosophical, and literary developments for each civilization listed in the table, which were evidenced in the humanities. Properly cite the sources you use in completing this matrix. Civilization Politics Society...

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Question 1 An economics professor randomly selected 100 millionaires in the U.S. The average age of these millionaires was 52.1 years with a standard deviation of 12.3 years. What is the 95% lower confidence limit for the mean age, µ, of all U.S. millionaires?   Question 2 The following list is a sampling of the costs of various statistics textbooks used at several colleges. Give the upper confidence limit for a 95% confidence interval estimate for the mean cost of all statistics textbooks. 109.95; 92.00; 96.70; 84.85; 92.60; 84.45; 90.95; 77.00; 75.50   Question 3 What is the value for right...

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**ETH 501 Module 3 SLP** In the Module 3 SLP, you will be provided several journal articles and websites. You will evaluate these sources as scholarly or non-scholarly resources.   Keys to the Assignment: In a 2 page SLP, please do the following: Locate the following articles in the TUI Library using ProQuest. Then, using the Cornell University website as a guide, perform a critical evaluation of each article or source, explaining why each of the articles or sources below is a scholarly or non-scholarly resource. Give as many reasons as you are able for each resource. Finally, in your...

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Question 1 An economics professor randomly selected 100 millionaires in the U.S. The average age of these millionaires was 52.1 years with a standard deviation of 12.3 years. What is the 95% lower confidence limit for the mean age, , of all U.S. millionaires? Question 2 The following list is a sampling of the costs of various statistics textbooks used at several colleges. Give the upper confidence limit for a 95% confidence interval estimate for the mean cost of all statistics textbooks. 109.95; 92.00; 96.70; 84.85; 92.60; 84.45; 90.95; 77.00; 75.50 Question 3 What is the value...

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Write an essay of 750-1,000 words in three sections: 1. Evaluate at least two different historical perspectives on the delivery of health care in America. How has technology and the lack of developing technology affected these perspectives? 2. Compare and contrast two technological advances that have affected health care delivery in America. 3. How have these changing technological advances affected public opinion of the changing health care system? Are the opinions positive or negative? How do you see these advances affecting the delivery of health care in the future? Prepare this...

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MGT 499 Module 2 Case Module 2 - Case Strategic Management: External Analysis External Analysis of the Motorcycle Industry You are going to cover quite a bit of ground in this case assignment because you are tasked with considering what might be included in a PEST and Porter's 5 forces analysis of Harley Davidson's external environment. Before you start to write (though you might want to take some notes), spend some time considering what might go into such a PEST analysis and also consider what a strategic manager at HD might include in a Porters 5 forces analysis in...

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1. Question : When a marketer at a high-tech start-up company follows blogs published by Tech-oriented research centers at major universities, what force in the marketing environment is most likely being monitored? Student Answer:Media trends involving publics in the macro-environment. Technology trends that could lead to opportunities or risk. Pursuit of competitive intelligence involving technology. Customer-generated information about technology options. (The answer can be found in Section 8.3: "Technological and Ecological Factors" in Principles of Marketing) Points...

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ECO 365- Principles of Microeconomics- Final Exam Study Guide 2012 Remember to check out for the latest updates! 1) If average movie ticket prices rise by about 5 percent and attendance falls by about 2 percent, other things being equal, the elasticity of demand for movie tickets is about: A. 0.0 B. 0.4 C. 0.6 D. 2.5 2) A basic difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics is that microeconomics A. focuses on the choices of individual consumers, while macroeconomics considers the behavior of large businesses B. focuses on financial reporting by individuals, while...

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Learning Team Reflection Week Four ECO/372 Learning Team Reflection Week Four Government spending is often used to stimulate the economy and prevent recession. The budget deficit is encountered when the government spends more than what it receives in revenues. The budget surplus occurs when the government revenues surpasses its expenditures. As of January 12, the United States national debt is over 15 trillion (Amadeo, 2012, p. 1). The accrual of budget deficits accounts for the current American government's debt. The level of debt of a country is as a percent of its total GDP. The...

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A+Solution Assignment 1: Exporting and Importing for a Developing Country Due Week 4 and worth 280 points Please review all three (3) of the following documents: Division for Africa, Least Developed Countries and Special Programmes Economic Development in Africa, Report 2012: Structural Transformation and Sustainable Development in Africa Modernizing and Enhancing BEA's International Economic Accounts: A Progress Report Choose one (1) developing country that is discussed in the readings. Select a product to market in the selected developing country. Use the following...

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ACC 300 GE Imagination at Work Strayer University To fulfill the requirements for ACC-300 GE Imagination at Work General Electric is a unique and innovative manufacture company that started with an incandescent light bulb and from there, rocketed into one of the most successful, world-renowned company in the world. Thomas Alva Edison first established Edison General Electric Company in 1890 (General Electric, 2013). Two years later, another electrical competitor, the Thomson-Houston Company, merged with Edison General Electric to become the General Electric Company we now know...

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Course Syllabus School of Business ACC/290 Principles of Accounting I Copyright 2011by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved. Course Description This course covers the fundamentals of financial accounting as well as the identification, measurement, and reporting of the financial effects of economic events on an enterprise. Students will learn to examine financial information from the perspective of management. Other topics include decision-making, planning, and controlling from the perspective of a practicing manager. Policies Faculty and students/learners...

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BSOP 588 Quality Management Customer Name of Student???.. January 22, 2013 Jan 2013 session Professor: Sharon West Introduction Customer/Consumers are the reason we have jobs today in the economic turmoil we live in today. How satisfied are your customers? Are they more or less pleased with your company than they were last year? How does your customer satisfaction level compare with that of your competitors? What impact does it have on your company's profits? How does one know the answer to any of the questions stated above? Guesswork and hunches won't cut it. You need hard...

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FinancialManagementChallenges and Ethics Marco A. Caban BUS401: Principles of Finance Dr. Ramzi Salloum October 3, 2014 FinancialManagementChallenges and Ethics There are many challenges that financial managers face on a daily basis. Many actions that these mangers take are to keep the company that they work for profitable but do they take unethical approaches to ensure their success? In recent years the economy has taken a downfall which in turn changed the mentality of how managers think and approach new problems. We have also seen that the turn in the economy has also lead to...

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MacroEnvironment BUS 620: Managerial Management Introduction The Macro Environment Analysis is traditionally the first step of a strategic analysis; it is sometimes referred to as an external analysis, a pest analysis or a pestle analysis (Mullins, J. W., & Walker, Jr., O. C. 2010) In a Macro Environment the following need to be considered, Economic Trend, Political trend, Technological trends, legal trends, social and cultural trends and demographic trends Economic Trends In my current company we offer the product of serving the community with the best cardiology care...

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Changes in RBC Bank Holly Cooper BUS 610 Professor Ohayia December 05, 2010 ABTRACT: This essay describes the changes in the organization of RBC. Since the change in the economy there have been changes in the structure, processes and department sizes. There are many Shareholders involved with the impact of change within RBC. This essay also describes the change management approach and the recommended action steps that would be advised for minimizing adverse impact on RBC and its employees. This essay mainly focuses on the systemic nature of RBC and how the changes made will...

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Running head: PERSUASIVE MESSAGE Week 4 Assignment 3.1 Submission Persuasive Message Strayer University: Asynchronous English 315: Professional Communications April 30, 2013 April 30, 2013 East Community School 458 East Southern Road Dallas, Texas 75214 In today economy, companies and individuals are seeking ways to lower expenses and still receive high quality customer service. Organizations want to increase revenue and gain market exposure. Felicia's Graphic Designs is able to develop effective marketing tools, increase company awareness, and provide...

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Changes in RBC Bank Holly Cooper BUS 610 Professor Ohayia December 05, 2010 ABTRACT: This essay describes the changes in the organization of RBC. Since the change in the economy there have been changes in the structure, processes and department sizes. There are many Shareholders involved with the impact of change within RBC. This essay also describes the change management approach and the recommended action steps that would be advised for minimizing adverse impact on RBC and its employees. This essay mainly focuses on the systemic nature of RBC and how the changes made will...

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ECO/365- Principles of Microeconomics- Final Exam Study Guide 2012 Remember to check out for the latest updates! 1) If average movie ticket prices rise by about 5 percent and attendance falls by about 2 percent, other things being equal, the elasticity of demand for movie tickets is about: A. 0.0 B. 0.4 C. 0.6 D. 2.5 2) A basic difference between microeconomics and macroeconomics is that microeconomics A. focuses on the choices of individual consumers, while macroeconomics considers the behavior of large businesses B. focuses on financial reporting by individuals, while...

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Grading Summary These are the automatically computed results of your exam. Grades for essay questions, and comments from your instructor, are in the "Details" section below. Date Taken: 5/4/2015 Time Spent: 10 min , 30 secs Points Received: 8 / 10 (80%) Question Type: # Of Questions: # Correct: Multiple Choice 10 8 Grade Details - All Questions Question1. Question : In a matrix structure, employees have _______ reporting arrangements. Student Answer:multiplesingledualtriple Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: Question2. Question : Scale economies relate to Student...

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ECON545 Project 2: Macroeconomic Analysis Outline Name: Karly Derosena Professor: GregoryGotches Date: 7 August 2016 Introduction Gross Domestic Product Business Cycle Unemployment Inflation International Trade and Demographics Fiscal Policy Monetary Policy Recommendations Reference Introduction My Cousin Edgar is considering opening a chain of gasoline stations. He projects this will be a lucrative investment since over the last several years fuel prices have steadily increased. Cousin Edgar believes people have come to accept the high gas prices and will...

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Case Study on Moral Status Name Institution Course Instructor Date Case Study on Moral Status The Theory or Theories Being Used By Jessica, Marco, Maria, and Dr. Wilson to Determine the Moral Status of the Fetus In making his scientifically and medically informed decision for Jessica to abort the fetus, Dr. Wilson seems to apply the utilitarianism theory which points out that common sense is applied in trading off the benefits and costs of a given course of action (Timmons, 2013). On his part, Dr. Wilson establishes the fact that abortion would avoid unnecessary economic costs...

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HSM 541 - Health Service Systems (Keller - Spring 2016) Week 5 Thread 1 Hospitals (graded) What are some of the innovative responses that hospital organizations have made or are making now to address changes in todays healthcare marketplace? Identify competitive, payer, or economic factors that may impede a hospital from fulfilling its mission. This section lists options that can be used to view responses. Collapse All Print View Show Options Responses Responses are listed below in the following order: response, author and the date and time the response is posted. Sort by...

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NR 512 Fundamentals of Nursing Informatics ---------------------------------------------------------------- Chamberlain - Spring 2016 Meaningful Use for Nurses: Implications and Recommendations Your Name. Chamberlain College of Nursing NR-512: Nursing Informatics February 2016 Meaningful Use for Nurses: Implications and Recommendations The 21st century is experiencing a major paradigm shift due to the technological advances of the latter part of the 20th century. Technology and technological innovation has pushed the envelope of access to information to unprecedented levels. During...

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HSM 421 Research & Analysis in Homeland Security -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ashford - May 2016 Comparing Homeland Security Research Products Name: . HSM 421: Research & Analysis in Homeland Security (CAI617DS) Professor: Matthew Collins May 5th, 2016 Comparing Homeland Security Research Products Terrorism has evolved to become a domestic threat and many individuals have betrayed their country to join another organization. This paper will provide a comprehensive analysis of two articles relating to the NYPDs...

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Notes: * Please read thoroughly the attached file for the assignment mandatory requirements. * Your work must be original and 100% Plagiarism Free. * In-Text Citations & Referencing (Harvard style) is Mandatory. * Minimum of 15 Literature/Journal Peer Reviews required. Accounting Theory Assignment Underlying aim This assignment aims to learn and develop the following key skills: • Researching • Reviewing literature • Critical analysis and evaluation • Communication Assignment background Environmental (Social) and sustainability reporting (CSR) is now a major issue around the...

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THE NAYARS OF INDIA AND THEIR SUBSISTENCE Carlos Quezada ANT 101 Dr. Hotzman September 17, 2012 Abstract Nayar is a caste in the Kerala region of southern India and is remarkably different from other tribes and sects in the region. The Nayars were a matrilineal sect that also practised polyandry. The sect in ancient times untill the 13th century was chiefly a warrior clan that served the local feudal lords and kings. In the 14th century the community slowly turned matrilineal from patrilineal. The chief subsistence of the Nayars was militaristic activist that slowly became...

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ACCT 820 1.4 IDENTIFICATION OF COMMODITY BUSINESSES. A recent article in Fortune magazine listed the following firms among the top ten most admired companies in the United States: Dell, Southwest Airlines, Microsoft, and Johnson & Johnson. Access the websites of these four companies or read the Business section of their Form 10-K reports (). Describe whether you would view their products or services as com- modities. Explain your reasoning. According to Investopedia (2014), a commodity is "a basic good used in commerce that is interchangeable with other commodities of the same type"...

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3DQ.2 What type of observational study could you use to determine theproductivity of an assembly line?Please provide specific examples and support your assertions with objective evidence in the form of cited referencesother thanthe Cooper and Schindler text. I think anonverbal behavioral study using observation would prove to be the best method to determine productivity on an assembly line.Before you can determine productivity, you have to consider many factors.Labor economists have explored theimportance of workers' human capital inexplaining productivity differences, the...

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1.4 IDENTIFICATION OF COMMODITY BUSINESSES. A recent article in Fortune magazine listed the following firms among the top ten most admired companies in the United States: Dell, Southwest Airlines, Microsoft, and Johnson & Johnson. Access the websites of these four companies or read the Business section of their Form 10-K reports (). Describe whether you would view their products or services as com- modities. Explain your reasoning. According to Investopedia (2014), a commodity is “a basic good used in commerce that is interchangeable with other commodities of the same type” (Par....

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ECO 365 - Principles of Microeconomics Oil In today's economy many trends in consumption patterns can determine where the supply and demands are needed. In the article "East Bay Oil Exports Have Become Huge Business," by Glantz (2012), it touches on the subject of trends and consumption of oil. Many people are aware; however forget that there is a whole lot of oil around us that can be used. This paper will discuss and address the utilities derived, the change that demand for the product or service of market and equilibrium prices, what has occurred to change the demand and supply of...

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Definition of financial terms FIN .370 Definition of financial terms Finance concerns the management, maintenance, and creation of economic value or wealth (Keown, Martin, Petty, & Scott, Jr., 2005, p. 4). Efficient market is the theory that market prices reflect the knowledge and expectations of all investors (Downes & Goodman, 2010). Primary market is the market for new issues of securities. A market is primary if the proceeds of sales go to the issuer of the securities sold. The term applies to government securities auctions, opening option, and futures contract sales...

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Public Health and Health Care Concepts of Population Health/HCS 535 Public Health and Health Care "For over 60 years, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability," (CDC, 2012, p. 1). The organization has a focus of decreasing the health and economic disadvantages of the principal reasons of demise and incapacity through diverse programs, thus safeguarding an extended, prolific, vigorous life for people, (CDC, 2012). This paper will...

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Public Health and Health Care Concepts of Population Health/HCS 535 Public Health and Health Care "For over 60 years, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been dedicated to protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability," (CDC, 2012, p. 1). The organization has a focus of decreasing the health and economic disadvantages of the principal reasons of demise and incapacity through diverse programs, thus safeguarding an extended, prolific, vigorous life for people, (CDC, 2012). This paper will...

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Marketing Plan Phase I Proposal Starbucks, Inc. "A Cup of Comfort" University of Phoenix MKT 421 - Marketing Marketing Plan Phase I Proposal In a challenging economic environment, Starbucks Corporation is a company that understands the importance of maintaining its finger on the pulse of customer satisfaction. Through strategic planning, the company is able to achieve profitable sustainment of existing products and services Starbucks customers find highly satisfactory. Through the introduction of innovative products, Starbucks considers ways to anticipate and satisfy emerging needs...

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Eco 561 Job Creation in the United States and the Present Economy The unemployment rate in the United States has doubled over the last years. Although jobs are in existence and unemployment is declining slowly, America has a long way to go before she overcomes this crisis. Many of the jobs are part time employment with wages equaling about 19,000. The unemployment rates do not reflect Americans that have ceased to look for employment. America's previous pattern was to always recover from recession, but she failed this time (Zakaria, 2011). The subject of this paper is to...

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Detecting Media Bias HUM 111 How to Detect Media Bias and Propaganda HUM 111 How to Detect Media Bias and Propaganda News report, our United States President, Obama, is running his campaign based on negative statements against his opponent Romney for the 2012 presidential campaigns. Republican consultant Dave Carney says, "its hyperbole every election to say, 'This is the most negative election ever'. It is brought up that Romney as well has run hostile ads as well as stating that Obama serving a 2nd term would do serious harm to the economy and individual freedom. (Greenblatt,...

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MGT 498 Riordan Manufacturing Strategic Plan Riordan Manufacturing Strategic Plan MGT/498 Riordan Manufacturing Strategic Plan Strategic managers have responsibility to both the employees and stakeholders of the organization. Engaging in strategic management decisions should include ethics and social responsibilities. The expectation of such responsibilities from stakeholders is to fulfill legal and ethical economic decisions. Satisfying the purpose of the strategic planning process for Riordan Manufacturing, the management team has taken into consideration the economic, legal,...

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American History Essay Assignment #1 History can be used as a stepping stone in understanding the contemporary world and why its relevance can be connected to what has happened in the past to what is happening today. One of these examples in history that has made a huge impact in today's world is the social and economic inequalities leading up to the American Revolution. The cause of the Revolution was due to many of the grievances that colonists had for the British. Knowing this fact, we can better understand how this is useful and relevant in understanding the economic inequalities in...

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American History Essay Assignment #1 History can be used as a stepping stone in understanding the contemporary world and why its relevance can be connected to what has happened in the past to what is happening today. One of these examples in history that has made a huge impact in today's world is the social and economic inequalities leading up to the American Revolution. The cause of the Revolution was due to many of the grievances that colonists had for the British. Knowing this fact, we can better understand how this is useful and relevant in understanding the economic inequalities in...

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Introduction During the last month, the New York Times published an article regarding Boeing's Third Quarter Reports in addition to the announcement of the first deliver of newest aircraft, Boeing 787 Dreamliner in 2013, which may compete with the upcoming Airbus A350. It's been said by economist that healthy competition encourages efficiency, lower prices, and enhance innovation in such a great way. Indeed, from a macroeconomic perspective, healthy competition has caused commercial firms to develop new products, services and technologies, which gave consumers a greater selection and...

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Bus 309 OCCUPY WALL STREET MOVEMENT BUSINESS ETHICS 309 Occupy Wall Street: Movement Occupy Wall Street (OWS) is the name given to a protest movement that began on September 17, 2011 in Zuccotti Park, located in New York City's Wall Street financial district. It was a movement that was perceived to make a change to the economic, commercial and the public sector. This movement was called upon to resolve the issues that were pending within the government mainly said the issues raised by Occupy Wall Street are social and economic inequality, greed, corruption and the perceived undue...

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HCA 270 Accounting Practices and Entries Axia College, University Of Phoenix The Accrual basis of accounting is mostly used by profit-oriented organization, accrual basis is a method of accounting, which provides information that accounts are prepared with the financial transactions that are accrued. It says that under this system revenues and expenses should be recognized and reported for the accounting period in which their economic substance is realized not when they got them or paid for in cash. Revenues are realized when earned whether or not they are received in cash. Incurred...

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Functional Areas of Business Functional Areas of Business MGT 521 Functional Areas of Business A quality MBA program provides business leaders with the business acumen to succeed in all functional areas of business. These functional areas of business include management, law, human resource management, leadership, accounting, finance, economics, research and statistics, operations management, marketing, and strategic management (University of Phoenix, 2013). Two functional areas that involve leading people include leadership and human resource management. Organizations with a...

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Functional Areas of Business Functional Areas of Business MGT 521 Functional Areas of Business A quality MBA program provides business leaders with the business acumen to succeed in all functional areas of business. These functional areas of business include management, law, human resource management, leadership, accounting, finance, economics, research and statistics, operations management, marketing, and strategic management (University of Phoenix, 2013). Two functional areas that involve leading people include leadership and human resource management. Organizations with a...

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Oi 361 Wk 3 Dq Week Three Discussion Questions 1. According to the business dictionary (2012), "mental models are beliefs, ideas, images, and verbal descriptions that we consciously and unconsciously form from our experiences and which (when formed) guide our thoughts and actions with narrow channels" (p. 1). Social, political, and economic situations influence mental model/mindsets. Because of social, political, and economic situations and past experiences, I limit my decision making based on facts, proof, and careful considerations. I rarely make irrational decisions. 2. The four...

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The Effects of Divorce on Children The Effects Of Divorce On Children The society in general has a better view of divorce now days. According to Jolivet in one of her recent articles in 2011, if you compare the view of society about divorce in the 1950s when women who divorced were stigmatized and today when half of the marriage end in divorce, the view of society about divorce has truly evolved. The rapid societal changes and economic development have contributed to the rise of women at almost the same level as men for professional occupations and to a higher social status with growing...

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Axia College Material Appendix B Annotated Bibliography Week ________8__ Article One: Rice, A. (2003). Vital signs: job squad. Retrieved on April 27,2010 from Article or Web site reference: Summary of Article or Web site: This article discusses how interest rates and employment rates had a major impact on the housing industry. When interest rates are high, it is not only more difficult for prospective homebuyers to get a loan, but it also makes buying a home less desirable and less economically wise. Since most real estate is purchased with mortgages, this...

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XMGT 216 Business Ethics Across Cultures Article Review Business Ethics Across Cultures Article Review XMGT/216 Business Ethics Across Cultures Article Review The first article I reviewed was titled Islamic finance: Notion of stewardship imbues business ethics. The author discussed the global economic crisis of 2008 in Islam. He reviewed how the lack of training of Islamic employees in ethics contributed to the economic crisis. Several of the ethical lapses that occurred during the ethical crisis were caused by risk also known as gharar and gambling. Both gharar and gambling are...

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Functional Area of Business MGT 521 Functional Area of Business The functional areas of business are management, law, human resource management, leadership, accounting, finance, economics, research and statistics, operational management, marketing, and strategic planning (University of Phoenix, 2013). All of these areas are very important in the growth and development of a successful business. The two areas that are the most essential to any business are the human resource management and leadership. They are both necessary in the development of a strong business. ...

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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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A+Solution 1.Select a program or service that has existed, currently existed or one that you know will exist in the future (the prospect of the latter must be verifiable through existing literature, program information or other retrievable documentation). This program can be one that you have directly experienced as a beneficiary, volunteer or staff member (but it doesn't have to be). It can also be a program that a friend, family member or peer has experienced. Or, the program can simply reflect your general interests. The program can be local and or Canadian. 2. Conduct a...

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A+ Solution Analytical Paper: Write an analytical paper that is 8 ages in length, not including the References page, on the theme and one of the three topics below. Use 12-point Times New Roman or similar serif font, double-space with 1-inch margins, provide page numbers, and include a header on the first page with your name, instructor name, and course number. In-text citations, references, and any footnotes are to follow American Political Science Association (APSA) Style Guide format. Cite at least four sources outside of course readings, one of which must be a US National...

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Heritage Assessment Tool research paper in APA format. 1,100+ word count with references, for Family Centered Health Promotion RN to BSN course. ABSTRACT In order for nurses to deliver professional and quality care to the diverse population of patients they care for, cultural awareness and competency is required. Part of being culturally aware is knowing the true heritage of your patient. While culturally, some within a similar heritage may have very distinct traditions and practices unique to just them, sharing a common heritage will determine a similar value and belief system that...

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ECO/561 Final Exam Answers - Updated 2013 Economics - (MBA Program) 1) Stabilizing a nation's price level and the purchasing power of its money can be achieved: A. with neither fiscal nor monetary policy. B. only with fiscal policy. C. with both fiscal and monetary policy. D. only with monetary policy. 2) Non-price competition refers to: A. reductions in production costs that are not reflected in price reductions. B. price increases by a firm that is ignored by its rivals. C. advertising, product promotion, and changes in the...

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Research Process Paper Research Process Paper After careful analysis of the data sets provided, the topic of choice that is imperative to research is the Wages of 2005 spreadsheet. The purpose of the research is to find patterns in wages in their descriptive relation to year, ethnicity, and other socio-cultural factors including macro-economical and geographical influences. The problem with researching this specific information is that there are always factors that contribute to wages going up and down. In essence, wages in 2005 might be significantly different in 2010. The research...

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Total Quality Pioneers Paper Your Name MGT/449 Date Instructor Total Quality Pioneers Paper Joseph M. Juran is considered to be one of the pioneers of total quality. According to Goetsch (2010) the human aspect was included in quality management by Juran thus converting it into Total Quality Management. He was renowned for the concepts of quality improvement along with the Pareto principle and the Juran Trilogy. He also applied the economic principle to quality and management. The development of quality through training, research and consulting activities in Japan is one of...

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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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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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Present and Future Values, and expected returns Yu Chen Su BUS 401 Principles of Finance Instructor Michael Blagg August 22, 2014 Present and Future Values , and expected returns The concepts of present and future value are based on the time value of money. Time value of money is a crucial concept in financial management of businesses. It is used to compare investment opportunities and offer solutions to issues involving loans, leases, saving, mortgages and annuities. The concept of compound growth and the time value of money are widely used in all...

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Week 2 Check Your Understanding: Chapter 3 Problems 3, 4 and 7 Chapter 4, Problems 5, 6 and 7 By: Anielli Eugenia de Padua Guimaraes To: Dr. Gil Ramos ECO 550: Managerial Economics April 24, 2013 Week 2 - Check Your Understanding Chapter 3: Problems 3, 4 and 7 Problem 3. The Olde Yogurt Factory has reduced the price of its popular Mmmm Sundae from to . As a result, the firm's daily sales of these sundaes have increased from 1,500/day to 1,800/day. Compute the arc price elasticity of demand over this price and consumption quantity range. Q2 1800 Q1 1500 P2 ...

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Week 1 Check Your Understanding: Chapter 1 Problems 2, 3, and 6 Chapter 2 Problems 1, 5, and 6 By: Anielli Eugenia de Padua Guimaraes To: Dr. Gil Ramos ECO 550: Managerial Economics April 14, 2013 Check understanding Chapter 1 Problems 2, 3, and 6 2. Explain several dimensions of the shareholder-principal conflict with manager agents known as the principal-agent problem. To mitigate agency problems between senior executives and shareholders, should the compensation committee of the board devote more to executive salary and bonus (cash compensation) or more to long-term...

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War in Darfur Analysis: Assignment 1 Joseph Brown Dr. Timothy Smith PAD-540 January 29, 2014 Part I: War in Darfur Introduction Sudan is Africa's largest country, roughly the size of Western Europe. It is geo-strategically significant, especially to an imperial US. Thanks to its location, it is the backdoor to the Middle East. Thanks to its size, it has the potential to be a dominant power in the African continent, and thanks to its oil, it has what advanced capitalist economies crave the most. Darfur, roughly the size of France, is the westernmost province of Sudan. "It...

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Wk.1 Discussion-1 "SOCIOLOGICAL IMAGINATION" Using the definition provided by the text, define how obesity could be categorized as a social problem. Obesity as defined by many, especially the "Office of the Surgeon General states, that obesity "is the result of a combination of genes, metabolism, behavior, environment, culture, and socioeconomic status" (1.2: Sociological Lens, Korgen, K. & Furst, G., 2012). In other words, it is not based only on the quality way of life it is also contributed for many disadvantaged opportunities to address the illness whether medically and or...

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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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Starbucks Strategic Proposal BUS 402 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...

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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 the vendors, the new entrants, the replacements, the...

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Starbucks Strategic Proposal BUS 402 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...

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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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DQ 1 Post a 150-200-word response to the following discussion question by clicking on Reply. Why do you think one of the methods in the Heimerl (2010) article would be the most effective way for an organization to save money? In a company, it isn't just the employees or the workers who are experts in data security that have the responsibility of making certain information are safe. Every single worker in the company who takes part in project execution has got the responsibility to do so. Due to this, the best way in making sure data security in small companies and being economical...

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Budget Deficits and the National Debt Between 2007 and 2011 the federal budget deficit grew from 160.7 billion to 1,299.6 billion, and the national debt grew from 8.9 trillion to 14.8 trillion. (Figure 10.1: The ratio of debt to GDP, 1977-2011.) In your post, differentiate the budget deficit from the national debt. How do you think the increases in the budget deficits and the national debt will affect the economy in the future? Reference: Chapter 10, section 10.1: Debt and Deficits, and section 10.4: Do Deficits Matter? Guided Response: Review the discussion board posts of your...

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GBM 381 Week 1 Major Trade Theories Paper Major Trade Theories Name GBM/381 November 28, 2011 Rolando Sanchez Major Trade Theories "Ever since Americans began fretting about globalization nearly three decades ago, economists have patiently explained why, on balance, it's a boon to the U.S. Yes, some Americans lose their jobs, either to imports or because factories move to cheap-labor countries such as China or India. But the bulk of this work is labor-intensive and lower skilled and can be done more efficiently by countries that have an abundance of less-educated workers."...

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Week 1 Check Your Understanding: Chapter 1 Problems 2, 3, and 6 Chapter 2 Problems 1, 5, and 6 By: Anielli Eugenia de Padua Guimaraes To: Dr. Gil Ramos ECO 550: Managerial Economics April 14, 2013 Check understanding Chapter 1 Problems 2, 3, and 6 2. Explain several dimensions of the shareholder-principal conflict with manager agents known as the principal-agent problem. To mitigate agency problems between senior executives and shareholders, should the compensation committee of the board devote more to executive salary and bonus (cash compensation) or more to long-term...

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Week 2 Check Your Understanding: Chapter 3 Problems 3, 4 and 7 Chapter 4, Problems 5, 6 and 7 By: Anielli Eugenia de Padua Guimaraes To: Dr. Gil Ramos ECO 550: Managerial Economics April 24, 2013 Week 2 - Check Your Understanding Chapter 3: Problems 3, 4 and 7 Problem 3. The Olde Yogurt Factory has reduced the price of its popular Mmmm Sundae from to . As a result, the firm's daily sales of these sundaes have increased from 1,500/day to 1,800/day. Compute the arc price elasticity of demand over this price and consumption quantity range. Q2 1800 Q1 1500 P2 ...

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How Amazon is Using Information Technology Internally to Conduct Their Business [Name] [Institution] [Course] [Date] Introduction Reputed firms including Amazon employ new technologies to catalyze change and shape their goal rather than merely react to it. Experienced executives reflect on which patterns may commence to reshape their industries and markets. Amazon utilizes emerging trends that can be applied to better and expand their business. The company uses a broad spectrum of new technologies to craft their strategies. Amazon regularly reviews the impact of the modern...

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Construct and Support an Argument University of Phoenix Management MGT 521 My decision to continue my education and pursue an MBA Russell Arenz III July 12, 2010 Construct and Support an Argument My decision to continue my education and pursue an MBA is to gain the required skills needed to start a new career in my near future. Pursuing an MBA will make it possible to live a better economic life and to have a good job with security and top pay. I have chosen this route even with the current economic situation, knowing that new jobs may not be available by the time I finish with my...

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Mba Pursuit Pursuit of an MBA MGT 521 Construct and Support an Argument Decision to Pursue an MBA 1 April 2010 To some, pursuing higher education is a waste of money and time. Others, such as me, may argue that it is an accomplishment and the benefits from acquiring a degree are worth the efforts and hard work. With the current national unemployment rate at 9.7% (US Department of Labor, Feb 2010) and steadily rising, it seems improbable that finding that "ideal" job is likely. During these tough economic times, I find myself with a bachelor's degree at a low paying job with a child to...

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Professor Pentecost Comp I - 1301 20 Sep 2015 Beauty or Brain The beauty advantage is important in today's economy. External appearance is the first impression that attracts anyone. In fact, everyone look at the physical beauty of a person first. Therefore, it is an important factor in the assessment that others feel about one at a first time. "Beauty has more influence than ever-not just who we work with, but whether we work at all." (Bennett) However, the outer beauty cannot decide everything. There are three factors such as education, work experience, and having a great attitude...

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Supply and Demand Stimulation Tina R Edmonds-Thomas ECO365 November 25, 2013 Matthew Angner Supply and Demand Stimulation In people's everyday life macro and microeconomics play a very important role. The simulation is about apartments in Atlantis that make it credible as to how frequently these two aspects of economics are important to people. Supply and demand affects the everyday life of each individual. Understanding the supply and demand curves can help people understand when it is the best time to buy and when is the best time to sell. Although people understand the aspects,...

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ACCT 301 Week 4 Midterm Exam Set 1 (4 MCQ's and Problem) (TCO 1) Suppose your company sold $25,000 in merchandise to a customer for cash. How does this transaction impact the accounting equation? (Points : 12) (TCO 2) Suppose your company sold $50,000 in merchandise to a customer for cash. How does this transaction impact the accounting equation? (Points : 12) (TCO 3) Rationalization is one of the components of the fraud triangle. What types of rationalization could a person use to justify misconduct? How can a company protect itself from rationalization as a part of fraud? (Points :...

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ACCT 301 (Essential of Accounting) Week 1 ACCT 301 Week 1 Homework Problems Week 2 Week 2: Internal Controls - Discussion Describe what you think is the most important control activity that a company can implement. Why do you think that the one you chose is the most important? Describe one of the three elements that are present when fraud occurs. Week 2 Assignments: ACCT 301 Week 2 Quiz (15 MCQ's) (TCO 1) Which of the following would not be considered an external user of accounting data for XYZ Company? (TCO 1) The cost of assets consumed or services used is also known as...

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ACCT 301 (Essential of Accounting)All Quizes Midterm & final Exam ACCT 301 Week 2 Quiz (15 MCQ's) (TCO 1) Which of the following would not be considered an external user of accounting data for XYZ Company? (TCO 1) The cost of assets consumed or services used is also known as _________. (TCO 1) The financial statement that summarizes the changes in retained earnings for a specific period of time is the _________. (TCO 1) Pinson Company began the year with retained earnings of $210,000. During the year, the company recorded revenues of $300,000, expenses of $228,000, and paid dividends...

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ACCT 301 (Essentials of Accounting) Devry Week 4 Midterm Exam Set 1 (4 MCQ's and Problem) (TCO 1) Suppose your company sold $25,000 in merchandise to a customer for cash. How does this transaction impact the accounting equation? (Points : 12) (TCO 2) Suppose your company sold $50,000 in merchandise to a customer for cash. How does this transaction impact the accounting equation? (Points : 12) (TCO 3) Rationalization is one of the components of the fraud triangle. What types of rationalization could a person use to justify misconduct? How can a company protect itself from...

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ACCT 301 (Essential of Accounting)All Quizes Midterm & final Exam ACCT 301 Week 2 Quiz (15 MCQ's) (TCO 1) Which of the following would not be considered an external user of accounting data for XYZ Company? (TCO 1) The cost of assets consumed or services used is also known as _________. (TCO 1) The financial statement that summarizes the changes in retained earnings for a specific period of time is the _________. (TCO 1) Pinson Company began the year with retained earnings of $210,000. During the year, the company recorded revenues of $300,000, expenses of $228,000, and paid dividends...

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ACCT 301 (Essential of Accounting) Devry Week 4 Week 4: Managerial Accounting - Discussion Managerial Accounting (Graded) This week, we are shifting our focus from financial accounting to managerial accounting. How do the content and verification of the reports differ between managerial and financial accounting? CVP Analysis (graded) What is CVP analysis? How is it useful to managers? Week 4 Assignments: ACCT 301 Week 4 Homework Problems ACCT 301 Week 4 Midterm Exam Set 1 (4 MCQ's and Problem) (TCO 1) Suppose your company sold $25,000 in merchandise to a customer for cash....

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Assignment #1: Project Proposal BUS 517 - Project Management 729/2012 . 1-State the type of project and identify the business problem it will solve. JavaNet, unlike a typical cafe, will provide a unique forum for communication and entertainment through the medium of the Internet. JavaNet is the answer to an increasing demand. The public wants: (1) access to the methods of communication and volumes of information now available on the Internet, and (2) access at a cost they can afford and in such a way that they aren't socially, economically, or politically isolated. JavaNet's...

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ACCT 301 Week 4 Midterm - Version 1 ------------------------------------------------------- Page 1 1. (TCO 1) Suppose your company sold $25,000 in merchandise to a customer for cash. How does this transaction impact the accounting equation? (Points : 12) 2. (TCO 2) Suppose your company sold $50,000 in merchandise to a customer for cash. How does this transaction impact the accounting equation? (Points : 12) 3. (TCO 3) Rationalization is one of the components of the fraud triangle. What types of rationalization could a person use to justify misconduct? How can a company protect itself from...

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ACCT 301 Week 4 Midterm - Version 1 ------------------------------------------------------- - Page 1 - (TCO 1) Suppose your company sold $25,000 in merchandise to a customer for cash. How does this transaction impact the accounting equation? (Points : 12) - (TCO 2) Suppose your company sold $50,000 in merchandise to a customer for cash. How does this transaction impact the accounting equation? (Points : 12) - (TCO 3) Rationalization is one of the components of the fraud triangle. What types of rationalization could a person use to justify misconduct? How can a company protect itself from...

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Individual Programmatic Assessment: Research Proposal PSYCH 610 Individual Programmatic Assessment: Research Proposal Statement of the Problem For many years, the immigrant population in the United States nu has radically shown an increase. The effects of the increase in immigration have been shown a visible change on the United States economy and social makeup of society. Conversely, the struggles of the young immigrant population have not had any attention drawn to their stressors in coping with the changes in academic performance. One out of five children in US is a product of...

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Assignment 1: Starbucks Strategy By JACK PENDERGAST Dr. Jean Gordon Strayer University 01/25/2015 1. Suggest the key elements of Starbucks organizational culture that contributes to its success in a global economy. Indicate managements role with creating and sustaining the organizational culture. 2. Assess the effectiveness of Starbucks management decisions in providing innovative offerings for its customers (e.g., WiFi, style of coffee, etc.) in order to achieve its current competitive marketplace advantage. Provide support for your rationale. 3. Determine one (1) key management...

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CLASS PROJECT FRENCH 1 DUE DATE: NOVEMBER 28th, 2016 DIRECTIONS 1. Choose a city in France or a city in any French Speaking country and carry out a research on the city on the following: a) The government b) The economy c) The education d) The culture e) The money 2. You can do a power point presentation or put it on a poster board. 3. This project should be written in French and be presented in class.

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The Two New Powers for the Suffering Nations Your Name HIST 410N Contemporary History (Chamberlain - May 2016) Abstract Adolf Hitler and Franklin Roosevelt both came to power in 1933 for different nations, post World War 1 and both nations were suffering a depression at this time. These nations were desperate for a strong leader to help revive their country. They needed a higher influence to give them jobs, build the economy, and most importantly give them hope and unity. Hitler and Roosevelt never met but had quite a few things in common and many things that made them completely...

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HIST 410N Contemporary History (Chamberlain - May 2016) Cold War Nostalgia (graded) In the years after the Cold War and the collapse of the bipolar order, the world has undergone significant changes. Chief among those changes has been a perceived deterioration of world stability, not only in terms of economics but also in terms of security. What indicators could lead one to conclude that in the years following the collapse of the Communist world, things have gotten more dangerous? The collapse of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and the disintegration of the USSR is undoubtedly the...

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HSM 541 - Health Service Systems (Keller - Spring 2016) I have conducted several evaluations in our current issues of improving the financial well-being of our hospital. I have several ideas that would create positive revenue and decrease quality assurance issues. I have a few considerations on how we could reinforce our managed care relationship and ideas for a marketing strategy. Payer Mix Issues The hospital is currently losing money on Medicaid and Medicare patients since the government is paying less and less for the services the hospital provides to these patients. Middlefield...

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ECO 365 Market Structures Team Reflection ESSAY SAMPLE This week's team discussion focuses on comparing different market structures. Market structure refers to how many firms are in the same industry and how they physically interact within that market (Colander, 2010). The four market structures are Monopolistic, Oligopoly, Perfect Competition, and Pure Monopoly. Depending on which type of market structure a firm decides, will determine how they market their products to both buyers and sellers in a competitive economy. Each structure has particular characteristics that assist...

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Employee Training Week 5 Final Paper BUS 375 In the old days employee training prevailed as an optional benefit. It was an extra benefit that particular well-developed employers offered training to the most up and coming employees. Before when the economy descends, one thing that is the first to go is training. It is not looked as an investment but as budget decrement to be obsolete of in burdensome times. Present-day times progressively employers appreciate rather than luxury that an employee training is essential to an organization's prosperity. Federal law oblige training on...

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John Sperling School of Business Course Design Guide ECO/561 Version 4 Economics Copyright Copyright 2010, 2009, 2008 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved. University of Phoenix is a registered trademark of Apollo Group, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Microsoft, Windows, and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other...

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This paper is about the topic of Compensation and Benefits. Compensation and Benefits are hot topics of every major company in today's world. Employees and new hires need more than money or commissions in this new economy, benefits like flexible hours, bonuses, training, casual dress codes, tuition assistance, profit sharing, and vacation time. New compensation plan The whole idea of the plan is to have the employee believe that the compensation plan is fair and equitable (Cascio, 2006, p. 432). The plan needs to include cross-training so that employees can excel in performing the...

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Cost Accounting Case Study International Business & Economics Research Journal - March 2010 Volume 9, Number 3 121 Cost Accounting In Auto Manufacturing Companies In Germany And The United States ABSTRACT Corporate accountants are mandated to prepare and distribute financial accounting reports for external at end of each accounting period. However, there are no similar statutory requirements for corporate accountants to provide managers of their companies with the management accounting information necessary for decision making in their operations. Cost accounting is an important...

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Article Critique Article Critique Human development is defined in many aspects. In terms of nature, human development is the processes of a human becoming biologically mature, it is also known as developmental psychology or humanity, as it relates to economics and standards of living. It may also be defined as an index, which is used to rank countries by level of human development. According to Human Development: Definitions, Critiques, and Related Concepts by Alkire (2010), the purpose of this research article is to amalgamate the discussions that regard to the concepts of human...

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Mkt 450 Week 5 Individual Riordan Manufacturing Expansion to China Ethical Issues Riordan Manufacturing expansion to China. MKT-450 Riordan Manufacturing Company focuses in development and licensing of its polymer patents and plastics headquartered in San Jose, CA. One of its top selling products is a plastic beverage container, which is manufactured in one of the company's plant in Albany, Georgia. Because of the success in the United States, Riordan Manufacturing has decided to expand to Hefei China, which is considered the fastest growing city of China with a promise of financial...

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Axia College Material Appendix B Annotated Bibliography Week ________2__ Article One: Article or Web site reference: Droke, C. (2005). A slow down in the homebuilding sector. Retrieved March 17,2010 from http:/ Summary of Article or Web site: This Web Site is about economics and directed towards investors. The article discusses the industrial clues that point in the direction of the fact that the housing roar was in a "provisional bubble". It is suggested in the article that the demand of home building was phony because the home buyers were planning to quickly...

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Health Care Reform Project Part 1: Medical Care for the Aging Population Economics: The Financing of Health Care HCS/440 Health Care Reform Project Part 1: Medical Care for the Aging Population The United States continues to age and so does the need for the aging population to receive quality health care. The aged population is increasing for several reasons. The first reason is that technology is advancing, providing more effective treatment and management of illness. Second, more effective medications to prevent and treat illness have been developed. Third, people are...

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Please write a 1-2 pages properly formatted paper in APA format with proper citations, references and grammar addressing the following: Discuss the issues related to corporate governance and the practices performed by an independent board of directors who act in a manner consistent with shareholders' best interest Corporate Governance Every organization relies on corporate governance as a method of governing important components and operations within an organization. According to Economic Times (2014), corporate governance "provides the guidelines as to how a company can be directed...

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Discuss and describe the range of services and activities performed by Customs and Border Patrol. Prior to this discussion assignment, I had limited knowledge about the border patrol and customs. I knew some of the basic aspects of this division, but after performing further research I was surprised to learn much more about their responsibilities. According to the department's website, their mission is the following: (CBP, 2014, Par. 3): We are the guardians of our nation's borders. We are America's frontline. We safeguard the American homeland at and beyond our borders. We...

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A+Solution Introduction to Sociology Topic Paper Assignment #1: TitleSociology AuthorJames M. Henslin ISBN978-0-205-99164-8 PublisherPearson Education Publication DateOctober 23, 2013 BindingTrade Cloth Assignment: First identify a topic that was read about in the text, discussed during lectures, or a topic that has some personal interest to you. In addition you are to also include statistical information related to the social issue as well as apply one of the three theories discussed in lecture. Second, locate three professional journal articles (in the library), books,...

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A+Solution You have been asked to produce an individual essay on the following topic: The current economic downturn and the globalisation of business organisations has brought with them key transport and logistics challenges. What personal and transferable skills should a transport and logistics graduate possess to support these organisations and their activities? Maximum Word Limit 1000 words. Assignment Procedure 1. Think hard about the essay title. What does it mean? What information is required? 2. Prepare an Essay Plan and ensure that you have developed an appropriate...

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Controlling Organized Crime CJA 384 March 2, 2014 Dorothy Massey Opinions vary throughout society about organized crime and its effects on society. One opinion would be that it ruins the United States and allows wrongdoers to get recognition for their actions. Another opinion could sway in the direction that organized crime is basically every big corporation in today's economy. No matter the opinion, each answer would be right and wrong. Throughout this paper the Author will define organized crime, identify problems, establish relationships, describe legal bindings and...

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Week 3 Reflection ECO/372 Principal of Macroeconomics Week 3 Reflection One of the topics covered this week was the independence of the Fed and whether its policies should be monitored and more power given to other governmental agencies to decide what to do and what policies to impose. The role f the Fed is to create policies and help stabilize the economy for example to give money to banks to help them out of any financial crisis (Colander, 2010). Understanding the idea of how the Fed works and how government works the independence of the Fed is essential because many of the...

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Basic Concepts ECO/415 September 6, 2010 Patrick O' Donnell Basic Concepts The Applying Supply and Demand Concepts simulation discusses the basic concepts in applied economics. The main goal of the simulation is to sustain the equilibrium point in the two-bedroom rental market as a property manager for Good Life Management (GLM) in the city of Atlantis. Pricing, customer predilection, and population have an affect on demand. Supply however, concerns the quantity of apartments, the amount of available apartments, and the amount of rented apartments. In regard to the simulation,...

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Let's Talk Money Interview Transcript ECO/415 September 20, 2010 Patrick O' Donnell Let's Talk Money Interview Transcript Jeff Denker (Host): Hello and welcome to Let's Talk Money, the fictitious television show that interviews prominent individuals in the business community, I'm your host Jeff Denker. Today on Let's Talk Money we will interview Thomas W. Ewing, former House Representative and Steve Ballmer, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Microsoft. Today's topics will discuss the connection between the government, the economy, and Microsoft. So let's get started! Jeff: Welcome...

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Modified:2/3/2013 12:27 PM Campanies focus on lowering the cost and increasing the profit in current market. Many of the organization focuses on the manufacturing cost and quality. If company makes more products and sell more products, it can make more profit. However the profit (most of the cases) depends on the selling more products. On the other hand company tries to increase the quality so if the products are higher quality, they tend to be more reliable and durable (multiple dimensions of quality discussed in chapter 5). Their life expectancy are higher. Now, back to market...

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Assignment 2: Legal Problems Managing a Small Business Part II Read the scenario and the questions that follow. Note that this scenario is a continuation of the scenario from Week 3, Assignment 2. Identify the legal issue(s) and apply legal concepts and possible arguments for each question. Prepare a solution for each question using laws, cases, examples and/or other relevant materials. Identify potential ethical issues and propose a solution for each issue. Support your answers with information from the textbook and at least two outside scholarly sources. By Tuesday, October 1,...

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Conflict Identification and Resolution Your Name BUS610: Organizational Behavior (NAB1423A) Professor: Shawna Wendlandt June 23, 2014 I have a personal story to tell and I feel it is appropriate for the topic of this paper. I've been with my current employer for 10 years. I was hired as a customer service representative and was very familiar with the position, customer service. Working in the mental health and behavioral health field was new for me but I was ready and eager to learn. Working with mental, substance abuse and crisis calls can sometimes be tedious; however, overall I...

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SB 1070 Paper Outline Section 1: Summary I. Paragraph 1: History of SB1070 A. Basic Summary of the law i. Signed by Governor Jan Brewer on April 23, 2010 ii. Set to go into effect on July 29, 1010; however, the day before Federal Judge Susan Bolton preempted several of the controversial provisions of the law iii. Large reason was a reaction to the concern of residents of the state regarding an increasing Hispanic population, increased drug and human-smuggling related violence in Mexico/Arizona, struggling state economy and a lack of federal progress on immigration. iv. Major sponsor and...

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Week Six Study Guide: Diversity Readings and Key Terms Ch. 4 of Managing Human Resources Diversity Globalization Teamwork Cultural diversity Generations Content Overview Five reasons why diversity has become dominant in managing human resources The shift from a manufacturing to a service economy Roughly 90% of U.S. employees work in a service-based industry (Cascio, 2013, p. 122). Manufacturing will always remain; however, much manufacturing has been taken overseas and made the majority of U.S. employees service-based. Service-based jobs require...

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Marketing in the Gobal Economy Your Name BUS620: Managerial Marketing (NAC1436A) Instructor: Murad Abel October 6, 2014 Airbnb created the ideal solution for renters and providers across the U.S. Since its launch in August of 2008, Airbnb started an innovative community marketplace for people (Guest and Host) to list, locate, and book a variety of accommodations around the world. After its inception, Airbnb expanded to include properties in the market between hotels and staying in other people's homes. The idea started off slowly as people thought the idea was weird and creepy....

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Family BSHS/406 August 11, 2014 Family The television show Modern Family is used for this research paper. Described are the family members; the age range is from young child to grandparent. One member is a first generation non-English speaker. The description of the families includes the race of each group; they are a diverse group. Included is the economic class of each separate group and the relationship between the groups. The Modern Family consists of three separate families that have several members to make up the family unit. All the families are tied together in some way,...

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Value Chain Analysis Unit 4 Individual Project Assignment Richelle Cooper GB570 Managing the Value Chain Professor Dr. Rita Gunzelman Kaplan University March 4, 2014 Value Chain Analysis The digital economy has emerged via the growth of globalization. From this expansion, ideas such as e-Commerce (electronic commerce) and e-Business (electronic business) have arose as the electronic substitute to the conventional way of conducting trade and/or business. During the past decades, e-commerce has become more and more vital for organizations globally. Today, technology is growing...

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Assignment 5: Evaluation of the Agency's Budgeting and Cumulative Report Joseph Brown Dr. Valerie Richardson PAD 599 - Public Administration Capstone March 15, 2014 The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is the second largest agency within the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS). Being so large comes with a cost; the budget preparation of ACF is challenging, and involves many processes and justifications. In justifying the budget, ACF ensures that they invest in efforts to promote the economic and social well-being of children, families, and communities by giving...

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Unions A New Direction Christine Hernandez BUS372: Employee & Labor Relations Prof Janet Fiorentino June 12, 2015 Unions A New Direction Having to continuously adapt to the change times is something that every organization has to learn and be able to do. For an organization to have longevity and versatility they have to succeed at adapting to change. There is no organization or union excluded from making changes to survive the economic times. The unions have evolve thru out the years by adapting to the changing times. The union even modify their philosophy to help stabilize...

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Women's Role in American History Nanay Gonzalez HIS 204 American History Since 1865 Instructor: Corinne O'Connor December 24, 2014 Women's Role in American History Throughout history, women have typically been less represented than men with regard to political and workforce roles. Women had fewer legal rights, lower social status, and were expected to only carry on the traditional role of wife and mother. During the industrial age, women's rights movements surfaced in an attempt to offer women the choice to become a more equal part of the workforce and politics. Women began to...

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Week three assignment Ronald Blair PA 401 May 12, 2015 Professor Necole Floyd-Turner Week three assignment Singh v. Ilchert, 801 . 313 (N.D. Cal. 1992) Facts Petitioner Jagraj Singh is a 36 year old native and citizen of India. Singh left a wife and three children behind when he left India on October 30, 1991; Singh was a Sikh farmer in the Punjab state. Singh supported the Akali Dal movement, a political party which promotes religious and economic freedom for Sikhs. While Singh was in India he was confronted by armed Sikh separatists who demanded food and the use of his jeep. This...

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Capital Markets and Investment Banking Process Paper Capital Markets and Investment Banking Process Paper Jennifer Skorich University of Phoenix FIN 402 - Investment Fundamentals and Portfolio Management April 24, 2010 Capital Markets and Investment Banking Process Paper Investment banks provide an abundance of crucial services to the economy. The first important role of investment bank is to assist public and private corporations in raising funds for the capital markets. A second service is to provide strategic advisory services for mergers and acquisitions. These institutions...

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Marketing in a Global Economy Micah Blount BUS 620 Managerial Marketing Prof. Mary Wright August 26, 2013 Starbucks is a company that received its inspiration from an Italian custom, with thriving store locations all over the world, except in Italy, one has to wonder what is the hold up? Entering into the Italian market could be a very risky move since it is the country that is considered by some to be the coffee originator. Starbucks entering the Italian market is considered to be a reputational risk and one that they may be able to afford but will bring some challenges. This...

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LONG-TERM INVESTMENT DECISION Name of student Name of prof 16 DECEMBER 2013 ECO 550 Explain why government regulation is or is not needed, citing the major reasons for government involvement in a market economy. Provide support for your explanation. In a perfectly pure competition market where the market forces of supply and consumer demand are the most important and regulating factors, there is no need for government regulation. The consumer choice, price, and barring manipulation are truly what the market will bear. In reality there is human nature and the desire to be first...

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Global Crimes Analysis name CJA/394 date instructor Global Crimes Analysis Criminal justice systems involve changing times and changing crimes. What was acceptable behavior in the 1800s is no longer acceptable for the 21st century. As man embarks on the technology generation, crimes of yesteryear are subject to new methods of crime, so the criminal justice system has to be one step ahead of criminals with bright, innovative ideas. Global Crime is a social science that indulges in the study of crime on a large basis, involving national, international, and transnational limits. "It...

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DQ 1 Post a 150-200-word response to the following discussion question by clicking on Reply. What are the top three areas that an organization should work on to respond to the issues raised in the de Villiers (2010) article? Why are these areas critical to the organization? Is the author's assessment correct? Explain why or why not. Choose a specific organization to illustrate your argument. The 3 important areas this article reviewed which a company must concentrate on is the CIA triad (secrecy, integrity, as well as availability), due care, and economics and technology....

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What is Gross Domestic Product? What are its components? Which is the largest component, and what does this bode for our economy? The gross domestic product is the value placed on the goods and services produced in a country for a period of time (Hubbard, O"Brien, 2010). To make the value more accurate, the gross domestic product is calculated by market value instead of quantities or volumes. The GDP is also only calculated on final goods or goods that are purchased by the end user. The GDP also only includes products that have been produced in the reporting period. The first...

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The Cost and Quality in the United States Health Care System Name HCA 305 Melissa Kenzig March 11, 2013 While clarifying quality of care, it would not be sufficient enough to simply define it. Expenses on health care in the United States have been rising at an alarming rate and the economy has been unable to keep up for many years, presenting challenges not only for Medicare and Medicaid, but for the private sector as well. As health care costs continue to consume a large portion of the nation's financial yield, Americans will be forced to make very difficult decisions...

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GBM 381 Week 3 Chapter 15 Review Questions and Problems 1 & 6 Introductions to International Economics (Chap. 15) December 13, 2011, Rolando Sanchez Name (a) What are the alleged advantages of a fixed over a flexible exchange rate system? How do advocates of flexible exchange rates respond? One advantage of a flexible exchange rate that is when a country is doing business externally with other nations they are allowed the opportunity to be able to save when doing business and that will bring more profitability and by doing so...

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Unions A New Direction Christine Hernandez BUS372: Employee & Labor Relations Prof Janet Fiorentino June 26, 2015 Unions A New Direction Having to continuously adapt to the change times is something that every organization has to learn and be able to do. For an organization to have longevity and versatility they have to succeed at adapting to change. There is no organization or union excluded from making changes to survive the economic times. The unions have evolve thru out the years by adapting to the changing times. The union even modify their philosophy to help stabilize the...

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Interclean Essay The Ideal Managerial Candidate MGT 521 Kudler Fine Foods University of Phoenix The Ideal Managerial Candidate February 2, 2010 Christopher DeClerk The Ideal Managerial Candidate Yukl (2006) states that "effective leaders engage members and other stakeholders in a dialogue to determine what types of changes are necessary and morally right for the organization" (p. 421). Their personal values and ethics reflect in how well their employees perform. Kudler Fine Foods Ethics in Workforce Working For Kudler Fine Foods Conclusion Many successful companies stay ahead...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**BUS 475 Assignment 1 Social Performance of Organizations** According to the textbook, the current world economy is increasingly becoming integrated and interdependent; as a result, the relationship between business and society is becoming more complex. Use the Internet to research Apple. Use a tablet, smartphone, laptop, desktop, or traditional video recorder to record a maximum of a five to seven (5-7) minute dynamic video on the topics detailed below. Alternatively, you may submit a four to six (4-6) page paper instead of the video submission. Note: If you...

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Employee Training Week 5 Final Paper BUS 375 In the old days employee training prevailed as an optional benefit. It was an extra benefit that particular well-developed employers offered training to the most up and coming employees. Before when the economy descends, one thing that is the first to go is training. It is not looked as an investment but as budget decrement to be obsolete of in burdensome times. Present-day times progressively employers appreciate rather than luxury that an employee training is essential to an organization's prosperity. Federal law oblige training...

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Write two obituaries in remembrance of President Abraham Lincoln. To complete this assignment, you are going to assume the role of an editor for a fictional newspaper on two distinctly different dates. It is your choice of who your audience is and what emotion the content contains, but each article should provide a perspective on the political, economic, and social impact that he had on the nation before, during, and after the Civil War. 1. The first will be dated April 16, 1865, and will need to assume the role of an obituary from that date. Keep in mind what would be known, thought,...

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Write two obituaries in remembrance of President Abraham Lincoln. To complete this assignment, you are going to assume the role of an editor for a fictional newspaper on two distinctly different dates. It is your choice of who your audience is and what emotion the content contains, but each article should provide a perspective on the political, economic, and social impact that he had on the nation before, during, and after the Civil War. 1. The first will be dated April 16, 1865, and will need to assume the role of an obituary from that date. Keep in mind what would be known, thought,...

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Jetblue: Strategic Plan University of Phoenix Strategic Planning and Implementation STR/581 September 7, 2014 Table of Contents JETBLUE STRATEGIC PLAN2 4 Executive Summary4 Strategic Plan6 JetBlue Strategic plan7 Mission, Vision, and Value Statement7 Environmental Analysis7 External7 Internal8 Environmental Scan8 SWOT8 Strengths.9 Weaknesses.9 Opportunities.10 Threats.10 PEST Analysis10 Political.10 Economic.10 Social.11 Technological.11 Strategy11 Value Discipline11 Generic Strategy12 Cost Leadership.12 Differentiation.12 Competitive Advantage.12 Grand...

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Assignment 2.2: The Public Needs to Know- Revised Version XXXXXXX Strayer University Assignment 2.2: The Public Needs to Know- Revised Version Introductions The elements of sickness and disease are what can sometimes consume emotions in maintaining excellent health throughout lives. Many people suffer the burdens of economic struggle making it difficult to medication and quality health coverage. Working families across the Virginia Beach, Virginia region are on a desperate journey to gain basic health coverage for their children and love ones. No Cost Clinic, Inc. of Virginia...

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Toyota's quality and safety concerns In this global economy it is very difficult to decide that when and where a crisis is going to happen. Similarly happened with the Japanese car maker company- Toyota, when they had to halt sales over safety issue in 2010 because of growing concerns of a possible defect which may cause vehicle to accelerate unintentionally. This led Toyota to recall 2.3 million vehicles in the U.S. which may be affected by accelerator assembly problem. This was a situation of turmoil at Toyota. The leaders soon announced that the cars with problem would be recalled and...

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Pre-war to post-war experience on the home-front Name: Course: Tutor: Date: The home front of the United States in World War I saw an orderly assembly of the whole populace and the whole economy to deliver the warriors, sustenance supplies, ammunitions and cash expected to win the war (Hannah, 2013). In spite of the fact that the United States entered the war in April 1917, there had been next to no arranging or even acknowledgment of the issues that the Great Britain and different Allies needed to unravel on their home fronts (Cimbala & Miller, 2002). Accordingly, the level of...

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Institutional Affiliation Name: Janice Ketchum SOC304: Social Gerontology Instructor: CatinaErwin Date: May 12, 2014 The political embattlement related to programs for the aged The American social security system has being considered to be seriously flawed with some of the keys aspects being sustainability, equity of the system , and the...

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Socialization Name: Janice Ketchum SOC312: Child Family & Society Instructor: KimberlyAvalle Date: August, 11 2014 Agents of socialization include parents, siblings, extended family, community, culture, economic environment, religion, child care, school, teachers, peers, formal organizations, sports, mass media, and technology. In an ideal world, these agents...

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Reference Essay Topic: The government should completely fund all university courses. Class: E6W Name: Chen Qu Student No.: 3452632 Title: Reasons for Government to Fund University. Government subsidies are vital sources for university education. There is a popular cognition all over the world that the more the states government pay for their higher education the better academic level the universities will be. Although, the cost of university education has increased in last decades (CollegeBoard Advocacy & Policy Center 2010). The benefits of range over various aspects from economy to...

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_A+ Grade Solution_ ####**Forensic Accounting – Frauds and Statutory Laws** **Purpose** This assignment will prepare you for reading and understanding statutory laws that pertain to fraud. Learning to read statutory law is important in an accounting career to avoid unethical behavior. For your first written assignment you will assume you are the judge in the following case. **Scenario** The defendant, a first time offender, has been convicted by a jury of running a telemarketing scam over the telephone and by using e-mail. The scammer promised elderly people over age 55 that if...

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Exploring media conglomerates Students Name: Institutional Affiliation: The media companies have numerous ways in which they conduct their businesses. Television and the film industry have their own economic niceties and distinctive models which they use to accomplish their tasks. By taking the examples of Walt Disney and the 21st-century Fox, it can be said that there is a clear distinction in the way these companies conduct their services to satisfy their viewers. This article will compare these two companies and derive contrast in their features based on the latest...

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Management and marketing Students Name: University of affiliation: Executive summary Emerging markets struggle to achieve high growth to balance the wheel of economic power. Some companies begin with local sales and the gradually they advance to the international market through subsequent exports and other subsidiaries. To maintain competition at a global perspective, any firm willing to go international reviews its organization structure. If need be, the firm chooses another organization structure, evaluates it and makes necessary changes to the structure to...

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Illegal Immigration Hurting The United States COM/220 ( 5 PAGES 1701 WORDS) For centuries, the United States has welcomed immigrants from various countries and have become home to them. In the 1800s, immigrants were even essential for the building of the steam engine and railroad tracks (Schaefer, 2013). As time passed immigration has increased and laws regulating immigration have not been enforced causing over population of unskilled immigrants. While unregulated immigration has its benefits, which help organizations, like social security it does not negate the fact that they are...

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Western Influences on China and India's Youth LaShondra Dyer BUS330: Principles of Marketing Instructor: ShiquitaBlue June 18, 2016 The Western world has been very astute in its progress towards globalization by developing free trade, free flow of capital, and the tapping of cheaper foreign markets. From clothes to coffee, to food and movies, Western culture is widespread and growing with influencing the youth of both China and India. Western culture glided into China when the country opened to foreign trade 30 years ago. Brands and ideas from the Western world have...

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Comparing IFRS to GAAP Essay University of Phoenix ACC/291 August 27th, 2016 Chrystal Williams Comparing IFRS to GAAP The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) oversee the standards for both the US (GAAP) and the International community (IFRS). Recent worldwide economic situations have brought the FASB and the IASB together to help bridge the differences between the two standards. The GAAP has always given the guidelines and steps for US companies to follow when preparing their financial statements. ...

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Comparing IFRS to GAAP Essay Michael Amsler, Alicia Peebles, and Josephine Speigner ACC/291 Principles of Accounting II November 3, 2014 Angela Giattino Comparing IFRS to GAAP The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) oversee the standards for both the US (GAAP) and the International community (IFRS). Recent worldwide economic situations have brought the FASB and the IASB together to help bridge the differences between the two standards. The GAAP has always given the guidelines and steps for US companies...

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Running head: Communications Sector Critical Infrastructure Sectors: Communications Sector Erin Potts HSM 415 Professor Wilt April 29, 2013 The Communications Sector The Communications Sector is an integral component of the U.S. economy, underlying the operations of all businesses, public safety organizations, and government. Presidential Policy Directive 21 identifies the Communications Sector as critical because it provides an enabling function across all critical infrastructure sectors. Over the last 25...

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Exercise 3 Required: a) Explain how Acme Brush of Brazil’s pretax income (in BRL) became a pretax loss. b) Discuss whether Cooper Grant should be paid a bonus or not. Exercise 4 Required: a) Determine the number of foreign companies listed on the NYSE and the number of countries they represent. b) Determine the five countries with the largest number of foreign companies listed on the NYSE. c) Speculate as to why non-U.S. companies have gone to the effort to have their shares listed on the NYSE. Case 1. Besserbrau AG Required: Discuss the various international accounting issues...

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ACCT 564: Week 7 Home Work Student Name.. ACCT 564: International Accounting and Multinational Enterprises Keller Graduate School of Management Professor: Doris Lombard Date: October 25, 2015 Chapter 12, Exercise 16 Smith-Jones Company Given the facts presented, discuss the various factors that affect the reliability of (1) the comparable uncontrolled price method, (2) the resale price method, and (3) the cost-plus method. Chapter 13, Exercise 2 Briefly explain the operating environment of a developing country of your choice using the framework that identifies the...

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Topic Print View 6/6/16, 10:38 PM HIST 410N Contemporary History (Chamberlain - May 2016) Week 3: The Gathering Storm - Discussion World War II and the Holocaust (graded) The following statement was taken from a contemporary account of Germany in 1939: "Though the Fuhrer's anti-Semitic program furnished the National Socialist party in the first instances with a nucleus and a rallying-cry, it was swept into office by two...

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HIST 410N Contemporary History (Chamberlain - May 2016) 1. Question: Analyze how nationalism and imperialism contributed to the outbreak of World War I. Use historical examples to support your answer. Of the various causes of World War I, which do you think was the most important, and why? 2. Question: Identify and describe the major cultural changes in the Soviet Union from 1917–1932. Give special attention to the New Economic Policy (NEP) of 1921–1928 and the first Five-Year Plan of 1928–1932. Use historical examples to support your answer. How successful were Stalin’s...

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HIST 410N Contemporary History (Chamberlain - May 2016) Cold War is over. Time to do a victory lap and celebrate the primacy of American power. But the celebration seemed short-lived, as there were plenty of other concerns. Nothing is as it should be. Our adversaries are now our allies, and our allies are now competitors. The end of the Cold War knocked down the Iron Curtain, but it also destroyed conventional economic patterns. Is the end of the Cold War proving to be good for world peace, but not so good for world business? The Cold War had many effects on society, both today and in...

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MIS 581 - Systems Analysis, Planning And Control ----------------------------------------------------------------- Keller Graduate School Of Management Week 2: Project Management - Discussion Loading... Topics Topic Project Management (graded) Feasibility Analysis (graded) Q & A Forum (not graded) Feasibility Analysis (graded) Compare and contrast any two components of a feasibility study? Is one component more important than the other? Explain in detail. This section lists options that can be used to view responses. Collapse All Print View Show Options Responses Responses are...

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Principles of Accounting Accounting Profession Future Technological and Innovation Submitted by: Mohammad Javed Ali 11600272 Abdul Touseef 11600262 Ismail Mohammed 11600257 Ajaib Singh - 11600237 Dated: 30/05/2016 Table of Content Introduction: 3 Technological Change in Economic Models 4 Unemployment and Technological Change 4 Professional Ethics in Accounting 5 Accounting Innovations and Productivity 6 Accounting Field Career Prospect in Australia 7 Recommendation and Conclusion 8 References 10 Introduction: Technological change has...

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Quality Healthcare in U.S. Scarlett Kaya HCA 305 Keleigh Reyes October 31, 2013 Quality Healthcare in U.S. Expenses in health care in the United States have been rising at an alarming rate and the economy has been unable to keep up for many years, presenting challenges not only for Medicare and Medicaid, but for the private sector as well. As health care costs continue to consume a large portion of the nations finances, Americans are forced to make very difficult decisions about whether to provide health care for their families or put food on the table. Quality of...

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Chapter 15 E-Text Exercises Fadi Fayad RES/342 03/10/2011 G. Morris Hamm E-Text Exercises Sixty-four students in an introductory college economics class were asked how many credits they had earned in college, and how certain they were about their choice of major. Research question: At a .01, is the degree of certainty independent of credits earned? Credits Earned Very Uncertain Somewhat Certain Very Certain Row Total 09 12 8 3 23 1059 8 4 10 22 60 or more 1 7 11 19 Col Total 21 19 24 64 A student team examined parked cars in four different suburban shopping malls. One...

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Consult Exhibit 13.1 Key Tasks in Global Market Opportunity Assessment to assist your initial Project planning. These tasks provide a step-by-step process assisting you to identify a potential well-aligned business and target market. The majority of well-implemented market entries begin with a similar process. Project Proposal Regarding the Project, please address the section topics listed below in either single sentence or paragraph format; do not use bullet point format. If you do not submit this, one letter grade will be deducted from your overall Project grade. Submit the...

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NRS-430V Professional Dynamics Grand Canyon University NRS 430V Topic 4 Discussion Question 2 Outline the process for developing nursing standards of practice, and identify the different entities that might be involved in developing a standard of practice. Developing nursing standards of practice will need to start by reading and being familiar with the Nurse Practice Act in the state where the nurse will be practicing. (National Council of State Boards of Nursing, 2015, p. 1) There is also the American Nurses Associations Code of Ethics for Nurses with...

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POLITICAL SCIENCE 1 Government of the United States & California Spring 2011 -Writing Exercise Instructions: Each of the six short essay questions covering course content presented in readings and lectures are worth 5 points. 1. Citizens often choose to participate in the political process in ways other than voting. (a) Identify two forms of participation in the political process other than voting. (b) Explain two advantages of each form of participation you identified in (a). 2. Different interest groups will choose different techniques to achieve their objectives based on their...

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BSHS 422 Critique of ADA and Affirmative Action ****HERE IS A SAMPLE OF THE ESSAY***** The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) addresses obstacles that American citizens with disabilities face daily. These barriers create a burden not only for the people with the disabilities but also for society because of the economic and social costs. The ADA protects the civil rights of citizens with disabilities and is similar to Affirmative Action in this respect (United States Department of Labor, 2002). The Act guarantees equal access and opportunities to people with disabilities...

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**A++ Work! Use this as a guide to help you get a great grade! Article Review: Dividends and Investment Strategies Write a review of the following article . Brown, J. (2010). Dividends and investment Reports:American Institute for Economic Research, 77(16), 1-3.

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Week 5 DQ - Chap 9 & 10 According to our text Corporate social responsibility calls for companies to strive for balance between the economic responsibility to reward shareholders with profits; the legal responsibility to comply with the laws of the countries where the company operates; the ethical responsibility to abide by society's norms of what is moral and just; and the discretionary philanthropic responsibility to contribute to the noneconomic needs of society (Gamble & Thompson, 2011). In recent stock research I discovered that Exxon Mobile courts third party analysis of the...

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Guillermo Furniture Store Analysis FIN571 Name Date Instructor Guillermo Navallez owns a furniture store in the Sonora, Mexico area. There was a time when he had a competitive advantage in the area and was quite successful. This quickly changed once the combination of the cost of labor rising, the arrival of new entrants, the competition's positioning and the entry of modern technological methodologies helped to set back Guillermo. Prior to these factors, Guillermo was able to maintain a competitive economic advantage by exploiting the local labor, using to his advantage...

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Week 3 discussion 2 Discuss the impact of Standard & Poor's downgrading the U.S. credit rating in 2011.Address current and likely future impact on U.S. business, individuals, the global economy and current financial practices. Provide specific examples to support your response. According to analysts of SIMFA, a US securities industry trade group, the downgrade could add up to 0.7 of a percentage point to Treasuries' yields over time, increasing funding costs for public debt by some 100 billion. The downgrade could also push up borrowing costs for the U.S. resulting in a cost to...

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ACC 561 Analyzing the Four Financial Statements ACC 561 Analyzing the Four Financial Statements In the study of accounting there are four different types of financial statements. These financial statements have an important role in the daily functions of many businesses and corporations. Accounting is defined as "the information system that identifies, records, and communicates the economic events of an organization to interested users" (John Wiley & Sons, 2012). The financial statements when working with finances include Balance Sheet, Income Statement, the statement of cash...

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Bolivia FIN 4634 international Banking Bolivia Bolivia with a total population, until 2011, of 10,426,154 it is geographically located in Central South America, and to the southwest of Brazil. Its area is approximately 1.1 million s. q. km; about the size of Texas and California combined. La Paz is the world's highest capital, with a measure of 11,800 ft. above sea level. El Alto, which is the closest city to the capital it is one of the fastest growing with 13,800 ft. in the hemisphere. Rapid population, with 1,651,436 habitants; and economic growth, mainly in oil, forestry...

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Credit Markets Larson has been given many recommendations to make business decisions based on the economy. Some of the recommendations were investing to find an alternate power source, promoting its brand name with advertising, and updating its packaging. All of these recommendations require some form of money or investment. Because the unemployment rate is up, inflation is up, and gross domestic product (GDP) is down, banks are hesitant to lend (Ball, 2009). Individuals and business owners have less collateral to offer banks because of unemployment and people spending less money...

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Classic Airlines Marketing Strategy MKT 571Classic Airlines Introduction Classic Airlines is the world's fifth largest airline servicing more than 240 cities with more than 2,300 flights daily, and a fleet of 375 jets. After 25 years Classic Airlines (CA) employs 32,000 employees. Over the last year the company had a net income of 10 million dollars with an 8.7 billion operating revenue. The net income has decreased 61 million in one year (Classic Airline Scenario, 2010). Purpose The purpose of this study is to determine the key contributors to the 10%, or 61 million decrease...

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Research Ethics RES/351 Research Ethics Webster's Dictionary defines ethics as "a set of moral principles: a theory or system of moral values." (Merriam-Webster, Incorporated, 2011). Every person has ethics that he or she lives by, but sometimes in the business world many unethical business transactions occur. People do not realize that sometimes the statistics that he or she are fed have been falsified in order to get him or her to purchase a product or lure him or her in to participate in via false promises. The ideas of an unethical business practices to gain a statistical...

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CJA 384 Organised Crime Criminal Organizations Organized Crime CJA/384 Organized crime is extremely severe in the United States, regardless of how much law enforcement cracks down on organized crime ring another is born. Organized crime is a difficult experience that can affect social, economic, political, and cultural spheres (Allum, Longo, & Irrera, 2010). When defining organized crime the meanings could be different depending on the perspectives of the legal profession, academia, government commissions, and other writers. Though some definitions are similar, there is no...

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Culture of Automobile Advertising HUM 176 The Culture of Automobile Advertising Techniques HUM-176 The Culture of Automobile Advertising Techniques In the current times, advertising agencies uses various techniques to promote their sales of their products. Commercials using common themes target many different types of consumers. Even though economic and social issues may be touched upon, many automobile companies' advertisers' targets consumer's sense of socialism to promote sales of their products. While these agencies uses various techniques to sell their products, many...

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Lee College Lee College Financial Statements ACC 380 Accounting for Not-For-Profit Organizations Why do Not-For-Profit organizations need financial statements? The accounting system for nonprofits is designed to capture the economic activities of the firm and its financial position. The financial statements are constructed based on the "Accounting Equation" in which: Assets Liabilities Net Assets (Keating, 2008). This equation is very helpful, but not show us how or why net assets change over time. This is the purpose of the financial statements. For Lee College, a private...

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Financial Statements ACC 380: Accounting for Not-For-Profit Organizations Lee College Financial Statements Why do Not-For-Profit organizations need financial statements? The accounting system for nonprofits is designed to capture the economic activities of the firm and its financial position. The financial statements are constructed based on the "Accounting Equation" in which: Assets Liabilities Net Assets (Keating, 2008). This equation is very helpful, but not show us how or why net assets change over time. This is the purpose of the financial statements. For Lee College, a...

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Assignment 2 JPMorgan Chase Assignment 2: JPMorgan Chase In the summer of 2012, JPMorgan Chase, the biggest U.S. bank, announced trading losses from investment decisions made by its Chief Investment Office (CIO) of 5.8 billion. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) was provided falsified first quarter reports that concealed this massive loss. Use the Internet or Strayer databases to research a different bank of your choosing. Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you: Discuss how administrative agencies like the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or...

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Business Proposal Business Proposal and Peer Review Feedback ECO 561 ECO 561 Business Proposal and Peer Review Feedback Week Four Revision Several areas in the economic analysis for Sony's virtual feedback harness require update. The first area is the method to determine the profit maximizing quantity. Profit is maximized, or loss minimized, at the output at which marginal revenue (or price in pure competition) equals marginal cost, provided that price exceeds average variable cost (McConnell, Brue, & Flynn, 2009, p.189). To determine these factors, Sony must...

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CMGT 441 Attack Prevention Attack Prevention University of Phoenix Introduction to Information Systems Security Management Attack Prevention The article that will be reviewed is entitled "Help Combat Cyber Attacks with These Steps" written by Chris Mead. This article covers many topics on how a business or government agency can be damaged by a cyber-attack and what should be done to prevent this from happening. Cyber-attacks can "inflict economic damage, disrupt a company's operation and harm to its reputation" (Mead, 2011, para. 1). The different types of attacks are discussed such...

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Eco 372 Week 5 Discussion Answers What is the difference between the national deficit and the national debt? What is the size of both as of 2010? Provide the current figures for the U.S. federal government debt, personal debt (such as credit cards), and our trade deficit. Which of these will have the most negative economic impact on future generations? Please explain your answer. The main difference between deficit and debt is the kind of concept each one is. Deficit is described as a shortfall of earnings under payments that is regarded as a flow concept; while, debt is described as...

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HCA 255 HEALTH CARE ACCESS SB 810 THE CALIFORNIA UNIVERSAL Health Care and Economic Analysis The purpose of this assignment is to choose a legislative proposal regarding health care access and discuss the current program as well as ways the new legislation will improve access. The proposal chosen for this assignment is, State Senate Bill 810 authored by Senator Mark Leno; a Democrat from the city of San Francisco and presented in March 2011 as The California Universal Health Care Act. This landmark legislation establishes a modern universal health care system to cover every California...

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Health Care Organisation Structure and Review Primary Health Care Clinic The Primary Care Clinic Page Economic and social conditions that affect people's lives determine their health. People who are poor are less likely to seek proper medical care, as opposed to people who are of middle-class status and above. Citizens with more social status, money, and education have an abundance of choices and control over things, such as the neighborhoods, their salaries, occupational opportunities, etc. The development of clinics has become increasingly more important since the passage of...

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Importance of Ethics The Importance of Ethics in Entrepreneurship This essay emphasizes the importance of ethics as a basis for successful entrepreneurship in any environment and under all circumstances. Let us first look at the meanings of entrepreneurship and ethics, respectively. Hisrich, Peters, and Shepherd (2010) defines entrepreneurship as "the process of creating something new with value by devoting the necessary time and effort; assuming the accompanying financial, psychic and social risks and uncertainties; and receiving the resulting rewards of monetary and personal...

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Determining Perfect Position at Good Shepherd Inc. My Perfect Position LDR 531 Introduction (Yukl, 2010), puts it this way, "Leading change is one of the most important and difficult leadership responsibilities?it is the essence of leadership and everything else is secondary", and insists that for a leader to be effective, s/he needs to resuscitate the organization and be quick to adapt to this ever changing socio-economic environment we're living in. As the founder of Good Shepherd Internationale, Inc. (GSI), I am committed more than anybody to see that the organization gets to the...

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CogaveEnergyDrinkMarketingPlan Cogavm Agave ? Coconut ? Maqui Berry Cogav is an all-natural, healthy, and effective energy drink. The product strategy is defined in this marketing plan. Chad Rodriguez, Alvaro Alvarez, John Paul Mejia, Sabrina Casillas, Huda Tanjung 5/26/2011 Table of Contents I. Executive Summary 3 II. Company Analysis 3 Mission Statement 3 Company Location 3 III. Situational Analysis 3 External Market Environment 3 Economic Environment: 3 Technological Environment: 3 Political Environment: 4 Cultural / Social Environment: 4 Natural...

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Native Non Western Cultures Impacted by Globalization Globalization and Culture 1 Globalization and Culture Change GLT1 Globalization and Culture What is globalization and what affect does this have on Non-Western cultures? Merrim-Websters dictionary (2012) defines globalization as, "the development of an increasingly integrated global economy marked especially by free trade, free flow of capital, and the tapping of cheaper foreign labor markets". When one thinks of globalization, outsourcing may be the first thing that comes to mind. However, globalization and modernization are...

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Organizational Impact Organizational Impact OI 361 It is important for organizations across all sections of the economy to be innovative. It is especially important for companies in the technology field like Apple, the automotive industry like Ford, and the service industry like Southwest Airlines to be innovative. Some organizations tend to have a conservative innovative strategy compared to others that seem to lead the pack when it comes to being innovative. Innovation can come in three main forms to include process innovation, product/service innovation, and strategy innovation....

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Lobbyist Interview BSHS/441 Lobbyist Interview Tiffany Raspberry is professional and registered lobbyist employed by York Group Associates in New York. She has a vast background in government service and the political arena. Her current clients include organizations dedicated to economic development, education, cultural diversity, health care, and child welfare (Raspberry, 2012). This interview will provide a synopsis of Ms. Raspberry's role as a social services lobbyist; discuss how her position affects social policy changes; will touch on how human service dollars are...

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Advocating for the Homeless BSHS/442 Advocating for the Homeless The specific population chosen is the homeless, people who live on the streets. I will give my personal perspective on how I can advocate and assist the homeless with such problems as housing, treatment, short and long-term medical care, education, probation, and domestic violence. "There are approximately 3.5 million people in the United States that are homeless, million are children (that is nearly 40%). Veterans make up 23% of the homeless population and 33% are men" (Murphy, 2011, p. 1). The numbers are...

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Research Ethics RES 351 Research Ethics Webster's Dictionary defines ethics as "a set of moral principles: a theory or system of moral values." (Merriam-Webster, Incorporated, 2011). Every person has ethics that he or she lives by, but sometimes in the business world many unethical business transactions occur. People do not realize that sometimes the statistics that he or she are fed have been falsified in order to get him or her to purchase a product or lure him or her in to participate in via false promises. The ideas of an unethical business practices to gain a statistical...

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Immigration Political Issue SOC 315- Cultural Diversity Immigration Political Issue The United States have long battle immigration issues over the years with immigrants who take whatever measures necessary to make it to the United States. They take boats, hike across the border at night, are smuggled across the border in vehicles and are stow away on vessels and trains. This paper will present a discussion on the current law that was passed in Alabama regarding immigration policies that went into effect September 1, 2011. In addition, it will review the historical framework on...

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Strategic Plan Part 2 Bus 475 SWOTT Analysis Laura Bagley BUS 475 May 2, 2011 StevenVerrone SWOTT Analysis [pic] [pic] [pic] [pic] [pic] Strategy Processes and systems Structures Goals Resources Strategic capabilities Technologies Innovations Intellectual Property Leadership Culture [pic] [pic] [pic] Legal and regulatory Economic Global Innovation Technological Social Environmental Competitive analysis SWOTT Analysis It is important for any business considering change or even interested in starting a business, to know what...

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The Relationship Between Western and Indigenous Models of Health and Healing Question 4: How do anthropologists interpret the relationship between Western and indigenous models of health and healing? Discuss with reference to at least two ethnographic examples. Matriculation number: 1002122 1 Introduction Different varieties of models of health and healing have come into an increasing degree of contact over the last 120 years, facilitated by broad economic and socio-cultural trends such as globalization and the construction of world views of healthcare standards and organization...

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Syllabus School of Business ECO/372 Version 4 Principles of Macroeconomics Copyright 2012, 2008, 2007, 2006 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved. Course Description This course provides students with the basic theories, concepts, terminology, and uses of macroeconomics. Students learn practical applications for macroeconomics in their personal and professional lives through assimilation of fundamental concepts and analysis of actual economic events. Policies Faculty and students will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies...

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International Trade and Finance Speech ECO/372 The current state of the U.S. macro economy is made up of a plethora of highly involved processes. I am going to attempt to explain some simple terms and concepts focused on international trade and foreign exchange rates. Foreign Exchange Rates One needs to have a base level understanding of what defines an exchange rate. According to Investopedia, a foreign exchange rate is "The price of one country's currency expressed in another country's currency. In other words, the rate at which one currency can be exchanged for...

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Week 2 DQ 2 What is the relationship between critical thinking and ethics? Ethics and critical thinking reside in the decisions individuals make every day. These two topics are used to considerhow major decisions effect the individuals we work and interact with each day. Like I mentioned in a previous post, we do not possess one set of ethics for our personal lives and another for our professional lives. "Individuals must have a clear objective of the critical thinking for each phase oflifeand they must be thought out ethically and morally" (Guide, 2011). Many situations today in the...

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Ethical Issue Facing Health Care HCS/435 Ethical Issue Facing Health Care Health care is one of the top social and economic problems facing Americans today. In 2007 more than 50 million Americans did not have health insurance. The cost of health care coverage is affecting millions of people one way or another. The issues are the inability to pay for medical coverage. The majority of Americans would agree that America is in great need of healthcare reform. Researchers have found that many people that those who have little medical coverage are in the same class as the uninsured. (Health...

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BUS 309 Assignment 1 Occupy Wall Street Use the Internet or the Strayer Library to research the "Occupy Wall Street" movement that began in the fall of 2011. Write a 6-8 page paper in which you: 1. Discuss the moral and economic implications involved in the movement. 2. Analyze each of the implications identified above against the utilitarian, Kantian, and virtue ethics to determine which theory best applies to the movement. Support your position with examples and evidence. 3. Determine who is responsible for income inequality and wealth distribution in the U.S. In your...

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The Occupy Wall Street Movement Assignment 1 Occupy Wall Street Movement Use the Internet or the Strayer Library to research the "Occupy Wall Street" movement that began in the fall of 2011. Write a 6-8 page paper in which you: 1. Discuss the moral and economic implications involved in the movement. 2. Analyze each of the implications identified above against the utilitarian, Kantian, and virtue ethics to determine which theory best applies to the movement. Support your position with examples and evidence. 3. Determine who is responsible for income inequality and wealth...

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Recommend two to three best practices for leveraging information regarding exchange rates to maximize their profitability. Provide examples to support your response. Discuss how the current economic environment affects the exchange rate between the U.S. and other countries. Transaction exposure is the sensitivity of the firm's revenue with the change in the foreign exchange rate. This is because of the fact that the company has some exposure in the foreign currency and hence they would have to understand and analyze the exchange rate on a regular basis. (Mishra 2011) There are a few...

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Bus 508 Assign 1 Merger Acquisition BUS 508 Name Date Instructor Life Technologies and Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduction There are a lot of examples of Merger in present business world. If we search the world economic journals and magazines, then we will see that almost every year a lot of mergers and acquisitions are taking place in the modern corporate world. In the year 2013, some vital merger and acquisitions took place. In this paper a very important merger process will be described. The merger which will be described is not only important for the companies, but also...

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Bus 508 Assign 1 Merger Acquisition BUS 508 Name Date Instructor Life Technologies and Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduction There are a lot of examples of Merger in present business world. If we search the world economic journals and magazines, then we will see that almost every year a lot of mergers and acquisitions are taking place in the modern corporate world. In the year 2013, some vital merger and acquisitions took place. In this paper a very important merger process will be described. The merger which will be described is not only important for the companies, but also...

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A+Solution SOC 332: Block 3 Written Assignment European/Russian New Cultural Mixing: Chapters 5 & 6 of Cities of the World describes in detail the European and Russian cities of London, Paris, Barcelona, Oslo, Berlin, Bucharest, Moscow, St Petersburg, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Norilsk, and Kazan. Please see the maps at the beginning of each chapter. Note that the textbook does not include Russia with the Asian countries (Chapters 9, 10 &11). In Chapter 5, the author states, Cities of the EU {the European Union} form part of an international trading bloc that contains...

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? ACC 541 Accounting Standards Boards Paper ACC/541 Accounting Standards Boards Paper Financial accounting has been influenced by environments for years. With each country one can find different cultures, histories, morals, political systems, and even different phases of economic growth. These countries are globally interacting with one another which is affecting the financial accounting practices/reporting procedures being utilized (Schroeder, Clark, & Cathey, 2011). In-fact, back in 2002, the Financial Accounting Standard Board (FASB) and the International Accounting...

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SWOT Environmental Scanning 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. "SWOT is an acronym that stands forstrengths,weaknesses,opportunities, andthreats. Strengths and weaknesses are internal to the organization, while opportunities and threats are external factors. The external focus of environmental scanning facilitates the analysis of those external opportunities and threats within the organization's...

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BUS 303 Week 1 DQ 2 - SWOT Environmental Scanning conduct a basic SWOT analysis of an organization or department to which you belong SWOT Environmental Scanning 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. "SWOT is an acronym that stands forstrengths,weaknesses,opportunities, andthreats. Strengths and weaknesses are internal to the organization, while opportunities and threats are external factors. The...

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Interconnectedness and Systemic Risk: Lessons from the Financial Crisis and Policy Implications" Visit the website of theBoard of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Read the speech given by then Vice Chair Janet Yellen to the American Economic Association/American Finance Association on January 4, 2013. Choose and describe one of the "major regulatory and supervisory changes" that Yellen designates as "under way to address the potential for excessive systemic risk arising from the complexity and interconnectedness" characterizing our modern global financial system. Describe the...

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Week 4 Reflection ECO/372 Principals of Macroeconomics Week 4 Reflection Monitoring the national debt has always made people uneasy and trying to understand what the debt really means has come into question. The general belief is that the debt is something to worry about and that the country could crash into turmoil and would mean the fall of the economic system within the country. This is not always the case the country has been functioning with a debt for the majority of the time since the 1950s. The country is not in trouble because of the debt in fact many times the country...

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To Drill or Not to Drill I agree with President Obama that we should begin pushing to free America from dependency on foreign oil. Not only does that dependency make the United States venerable from an economic perspective, but also in a military perspective. As long as the U.S. is dependent on other sources for oil and other resources, it's in constant danger of being cut-off, or even worse, coerced (1) into performing actions for other countries. According to a recent statistic from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, in 2009 over 1.5 million barrel were imported from...

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Late Adulthood and End of Life Name PSY/375 March 4, 2012 Teacher Late Adulthood and End of Life Paper Life span is a phenomenon that no one will exit from it. It is compare with nature where trees have to lose their leaves to be able to grow new leaves in the next cycle. A person will born and will go through many development stages where at the end death will be conclude these important stages in a human life. This aging process will not discriminate sex, race, educational or economic status, color, etc. and is unavoidable these physical and cognitive changes. Therefore, how...

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Sustainability ECO/415 October 4, 2010 Patrick O' Donnell Sustainability The Pepsi-Cola Company (Pepsi) began operations in 1898 and has placed emphasis on sustainability. Pepsi is an outstanding example of how sustainability is used to ensure longevity in business. Team B will define sustainability and explain why sustainability is important for success using Pepsi as an example. Team B will evaluate Pepsi in terms of sustainability, in particular, identifying financial and non-financial stakeholders, affects of economic decisions on financial and non-financial...

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Defining marketing Name MKT/421 March 21, 2011 Instructor Defining marketing Marketing plays a huge part in the consumer's everyday life and encourages economic growth and development for all. "one key reason is that marketing encourages research and innovation, through the development and spread of new ideas, goods, and services" (perreault, jr., ph.d., cannon, ph.d., & mccarthy, ph.d.,2009,p.6). We are introduced to marketing from the time we wake up to the time we go to bed. Marketing comes in many forms, such as commercials on the television, to the billboards we pass on our...

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To Drill or Not to Drill I agree with President Obama that we should begin pushing to free America from dependency on foreign oil. Not only does that dependency make the United States venerable from an economic perspective, but also in a military perspective. As long as the U.S. is dependent on other sources for oil and other resources, it's in constant danger of being cut-off, or even worse, coerced (1) into performing actions for other countries. According to a recent statistic from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, in 2009 over 1.5 million barrel were imported from...

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HRM 586 Labor Relations Week 6 DQ 1 Ten Days to Learn, Page 431 (DeVry Course Guide) Top of Form Week 6: Wage Issues and Economic Supplements under Collective Bargaining - Discussion Ten Days to Learn, Page 431 (graded) Please review case #15 on page 431. Did the company violate Paragraph 51c of the contract? Why or why not? What is your decision in this case? Responses Responses are listed below in the following order: response, author and the date and time the response is posted. Response Author Date/Time Importance of Work History Professor Beer...

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HRM 586 Labor Relations Week 6 DQ 2 Collective Bargaining Employment Benefit (DeVry Course Guide) Top of Form Week 6: Wage Issues and Economic Supplements under Collective Bargaining - Discussion Collective Bargaining: Employment Benefit (graded) Consider the impact that unions have had with employee benefits. If there had been no labor unions in the U.S., do you think the growth of employee benefits would be what they are today? Less? More? Support your answers with detailed analysis. Responses Responses are listed below in the following order: response, author and...

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HRM 587 (Managing Organizational Change) Week 7 (Course Project) Annotated Bibliography - Part 5 References Cheung-Judge, M. &Holbeche, L. (2011, May 15). Organization development: A practitioner's guide for OD and HR. London: Kogan Page. The authors describe how organizational design can be effectively used in the present economy for the creation of organizations that maximize their capacity. The authors also offer advice on how diagnostic techniques can be used for the identification of an organization's needs and how they can be used in various areas of the...

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BUS 330 Week 3 Quiz (10 Q's & A's) 1.Question :When a marketer at a high-tech start-up company follows blogs published by Tech-oriented research centers at major universities, what force in the marketing environment is most likely being monitored? 2.Question :According to Chapter 8, why should marketers pay attention to shifts in the makeup of company groups? 3.Question :Which example illustrates a law enacted to facilitate commerce (affecting the Place aspect of the marketing mix)? 4.Question :What is the first step in the segmentation process? 5.Question :In 2010, the...

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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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Lobbyist Interview BSHS/441 Lobbyist Interview Tiffany Raspberry is professional and registered lobbyist employed by York Group Associates in New York. She has a vast background in government service and the political arena. Her current clients include organizations dedicated to economic development, education, cultural diversity, health care, and child welfare (Raspberry, 2012). This interview will provide a synopsis of Ms. Raspberry's role as a social services lobbyist; discuss how her position affects social policy changes; will touch on how human service dollars are acquired,...

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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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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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Zach Braz 320 Boston post Road Madison, CT 06443 Suzanne Delger General Manager Am Burr Krombie Jackets 68-123 King Street Honolulu, HI. 96818 Mrs. Delger: To begin with, I would like to personally thank you for the all the hard work and time you have invested in our company. At this time, we would like to inform you of some upcoming changes to our store policies. The purpose of these policy changes is to save our employees time as well as ensure the survival of our company during this difficult economic situation. Beginning in January, 2010, store hours will change and so...

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GLOBAL SUPPLIER Global Supplier Kristy D Besant Kaplan University AB 299-01: Associates Capstone in Management Professor Aaron Hochanadel October 7, 2012 Global Supplier The global supplier for Tim's Coffee Shoppe will aid in the coffee shop being run successfully by offering consistent and reliable supply of coffee beans. Brazil would be the best candidate to help Tim's run a successful coffee shop. The economic advantages for dealing with Brazil will be significant for Tim's. There are environmental standards that Brazil has that align with the United States. ...

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How "Shared Environment" Has An Impact on Juvenile Delinquency Sandy Diaz CRJ Jessica Stephens October 11, 2011 In the research on how "shared environment" has an impact on juvenile delinquency it was discovered that age is inversely related to criminality. Age is said to be everywhere and correlated with crime. According to criminology, its effects on crime do not depend on other demographic correlates of crime. Regardless of economic status, marital status, race, sex, and so on, younger people commit crime more often than their older peers (Siegel, 2007). Official statistics...

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Homelessness can be seen as a social problem in numerous ways ranging from public safety to economic strain. If a person with a mental illness is outplaced and is living on the streets, that can become a very dangerous situation. The constant resources that are put into homeless indviduals to push them out of areas or into a jail cell. And if tax payers are pretty much already paying for their housing when they go to jail, why would it be worse to pay for them to have a decent living and a foot up to hopefully become a productive member of society. I feel the money is already being...

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Best Workplace Naomi L Johnson MGT415 Group Behavior in Organizations Instructor Anthony DGaetano October 8, 2012 This paper will address three companies and what makes them worthy of being named the top 100 of the best companies to work for and the primary factor that they share. The paper will further address George Homans' theory of exchange in groups and how it relates to these top companies. During these tough economic times everyone is out scooting for work. Newspaper ads, job fairs, and other means of technology are helping many people get back to work and others...

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The Diverse Nature of Psychology Paper The Diverse Nature of Psychology PSY/490 May 27, 2013 The Diverse Nature of Psychology Psychology has a wide array of diverse concepts that influence its very nature, which is the study of mind and behavior in various organisms from the most primitive to the most complex. Diversity is recognizing the variety of characteristics that make individuals unique some of these characteristics are geographic background, religion, sexual orientation, economic background, ethnicity, education, gender, language, age, culture, marital/partnered status, and...

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Altruism in Society PSY/400 Altruism in Society Introduction Literacy and illiteracy are linked to socio-economic factors; this is an issue which causes major delays in technology and science from developing further in our country. Our research paper will prove that Illiteracy is caused by poverty. Illiteracy prevents a community from fully developing, which costs children and adults the opportunity to have an education and create a better community. "The U.S departments of education of the national institute of literacy the number of adults in the U.S who cannot read...

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Analysis of the Agency's Policies, Procedures, and Plans Regarding Unions, Privatization, Pensions, and Productivity PAD 530 Name of student 03/08/2013 Name of prof The Agency and Unions. The FBI Agents Association (FBIAA) is an organization dedicated to advancing and safeguarding the careers, economic interests, conditions of employment and welfare of FBI active and retired Agents. Its membership includes more than 12,000 Special Agents of the FBI. The pillars of the organization comprise internal advocacy, legal representation, a legislative lobbying effort and financial...

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Criminal Justice Trends Evaluation Name CJA/394 date Instructor Criminal Justice Trends Evaluation The fact crime is on the increase is a valid concern. More than 60 years ago the Social Commission understood the urgency of this, and requested one of the first investigations that focused on criminal statistics, and asked for a report suggesting the rising crime trends. In the 1950s most crime researchers were fixated on homicides, assaults, rapes, and burglaries, placing statistic evidence in their reports. In later years, crimes were focused on gang-related activities; drug...

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Week 4 DQ 2 Post a 150-200-word response to the following discussion question by clicking on Reply. What is the value and effect of a good business impact analysis (BIA)? How can using this help an organization develop an effective information security policy? As per the textbook Control over data security business impact analysis (BIA) is the 1st stage in the continuity planning procedure. It expands the activities of the threat evaluation procedure to decide the priority for handling dangers in the area of data security or for deciding on relative priority of different...

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What would you consider to be a global equivalent(s) to the SEC within the USA? Founded in 1995, the World Trade Organization (WTO) would be the worldwide equal to the SEC inside the USA. "The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations" (WTO, 2010). The aim of the WTO is to help importers perform business. According to the WTO: The WTO offers a forum for negotiating contracts targeted at lowering road blocks to global trade and making sure a level playing field for all, hence contributing to...

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International Finance Paper FIN/419 International Finance Paper An investment banker is a person or organization which works as an underwriter or agent for firms as well as municipalities issuing securities (Investor Words, 2010). Investment bankers in addition provide financial suggestions about business factors for example: mergers, acquisitions, and takeovers. Companies should think about the regulatory bodies which set up policies that they are needed to follow both on a local as well as worldwide level. Regulatory bodies are utilized to provide standard procedures...

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Learning Team B Skill Assessment and Matrix Gen/480 November 28, 2011 Learning Team B Skills Assessment and Matrix In today's growing population, global marketing, and changing society Americans must look at the economy and where the world is heading in the future for business. Organizations in modern days are moving to a more structured team-setting to save time, money, and find success. Today's organizations whether large or small are trying to improve their management levels to understand the concept of teamwork for success in future goals. One of the major steps for...

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What is imperialism, its purposes, and its practice? How did imperialism relate to nationalism during the later 19th century? Why were Germany and Italy so desperate to become imperial powers? Explain the naval competition and the division of Africa in your response. Imperialism is "the creation and/or maintenance of an unequal economic, cultural, and territorial relationship, usually between states and often in the form of an empire, based on domination and subordination." (Wikipedia, 2012). The relation of Imperialism to the 19th century can be seen by the creations of cultures...

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Sustainability. Sustainability is an important ethical and environmental issue in purchasing. Describe one material, product, or service that can contribute to sustainability in a project you have been involved with, or in your current organization. Describe how these decisions enable the organization to avoid violations in terms of environmental issues. Respond to at least two of your classmates" posts. Sustainability is the ability achieve economic prosperity while protecting the natural systems of the planet and providing a higher quality of life (Johnson, Leenders &...

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Week 1 DQ2 What are some social, economic, aesthetics, and ethical issues involved in a current environmental controversy? Explain One current environmental controversy is whether global warming is caused and proliferated by the human population. According to Botkin and Keller (2011), " We in turn affect nature. For as long as we have had tools, including fire, we have changed nature, often in ways that we like and have considered "natural." One can argue that it is natural for organisms to change their environment. Elephants topple trees, changing forests to grasslands, and people cut...

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Week 1 DQ2 Compare the contributions of two pioneers in sociology, choosing two from the following list: Comte, Martineau, Spencer, Durkheim, Weber, Marx, DuBois, Cooley, Addams, Merton, Bourdieu, or Wells-Barnett. Which sociologist do you believe made the most important contribution? Why? Defend your view. Harriet Martineau was a trailblazer in the field of sociology because she placed much emphasis on how the economy, law, trade, health, and population have on social problems as well as speaking out for women, slaves, and religious tolerance (Schaefer, 2011). She herself had to deal...

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From: Sent: To: Retail Customers Subject: Updated Store Hours Dear Valued Customer, On June 1, 2011, your local Buchanan's Clothing store will be changing the hours of business. For your information and convenience, the new store hours are listed below: Monday through Friday: Store hours will be 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday: Store hours will be 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sunday: Closed Our stores will be opening one hour later, and closing one hour earlier, and will be closed on Sundays. We have made these changes largely because of the economic conditions we are...

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Buchanan's Clothing Store Memo To:Bucan Clothing Store Managers From:Roxan, Public Relations Date: Re:Upcoming changes to retail store operations Because of the difficult economic times we face today and the increasing cost of gasoline, Buchanan's Clothing stores has decided to change the hours of our retail operations. The changes will be more suitable for each of you by allowing you to save time and money, while at the same time making certain our company retains the reputation we have earned for high quality clothing, excellent customer service, and competitive retail prices....

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Grading Summary These are the automatically computed results of your exam. Grades for essay questions, and comments from your instructor, are in the "Details" section below. Date Taken: 5/14/2011 Time Spent: 21 min , 47 secs Points Received: 10 / 10 (100%) Question Type: # Of Questions: # Correct: Multiple Choice 10 10 Grade Details 1. Question : At the end of the Spanish-American War, what defined the way that the United States attempted to exert its economic will over Cuba? Student Answer: Treaty of Paris Platt Amendment Teller...

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GBM 381 Week 3 Foreign Exchange Market Paper Foreign Exchange Market Name GBM 381 December 12, 2011 Rolando Sanchez Foreign Exchange Market The foreign exchange market is the largest financial market in the world. On any given day, more than one trillion in currency is traded and exchanged. This market facilitates exchanges and trade by providing a realm in which foreign currencies are converted to currencies in demand. Through analysis of Japan and India, this paper analyzes the of the foreign exchange market to the global economy. Market Comparisons Japan A part of Japan's...

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GBM 381 Week 4 Trade Barriers Paper Trade Barriers Name GBM 381 December 19, 2011 Rolando Sanchez Trade Barriers Globalization and international trade are crucial to the success of both companies and countries worldwide. Trade barriers are the main obstruction to accessing world markets. Countries like India and Japan face many obstacles when trying to trade with the United States. Although trade between India and the United States was strong for many years, the integration of economic policies has been a slow process resulting in falling import and export sales. Japan is...

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Examing Policy Theory Keisha Franklin CJA/314 August 30, 2012 Lenard Wells Examining Policy Theory Social Structure Theories assert that lower economic and social class positions are the main reasons for crime. These theories state that strain, disorganization, and frustration of disadvantage neighborhoods create crime (Latina, 2009). There are three major types of the Social Structure Theory: social disorganization theory; strain theory; and culture conflict theory. The social disorganization theory shows a lack of social consensus, social change, uneven development of...

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Bus499 Business Capstone Assignment 5 Capstone BUS499 Business Admin Capstone Strayer University Assignment 5: Capstone Professor Larry Hughes Strayer University Wal-Mart has held the title of leading retailer in the world for over two decades. With its cost leadership strategy they have for the most part gone unchallenged by other retailers such as Sears, K-Mart, and JC Penney in the United States but have still failed to take a larger portion of the market share in the global economy. It has its operation in more than 27 countries under 69 different banners with 2.2 million...

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CJA 384 Organised Crime Criminal Organizations Organized Crime CJA/384 Organized crime is extremely severe in the United States, regardless of how much law enforcement cracks down on organized crime ring another is born. Organized crime is a difficult experience that can affect social, economic, political, and cultural spheres (Allum, Longo, & Irrera, 2010). When defining organized crime the meanings could be different depending on the perspectives of the legal profession, academia, government commissions, and other writers. Though some definitions are similar, there is no consensus of...

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Due 4/2 Answer in 200-300 words I would concur with Schaefer (2011) in that our post-modern society is not preoccupied, however, but obsessed with the cultural development that technology has generated. Access to consumer goods has provided the convenience and financial savings within an economy of instability. Since the advent of technology, society has grasp the leverage of technology advancements through convince and perception, thus, creating a new postmodern sophisticated society. In essence, technology has created a new formidable reality and sophisticated cultural implications. Yes,...

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A+ Grade Work Case 3: Hospital Debt To complete this assignment review the following Web resource: Christianson, J. B., Bond, A. M., Carrier, E., Cunningham, P. J., Samuel, D. R., & Stark, L. B. (2011, September). Economic downturn strains Miami health care system (Community Report No. 11). Retrieved from Complete a detailed case study analysis of the given case, using the process described in Appendix A of your textbook Strategic Management of Health Care Organizations. Your completed Case Study Analysis Report will include the following sections: • Executive summary • Body of...

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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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Compare outcomes achieved in public health efforts in terms of the control of infectious diseases and tobacco use. Which of these accomplishments has had the greatest impact on health status and quality of life of Americans living in the early 21st century? Explain and justify your response. Respond to at least two of your classmates' postings. Compare outcomes achieved in public health efforts in terms of the control of infectious diseases and tobacco use. Which of these accomplishments has had the greatest impact on health status and quality of life of Americans living in the early 21st...

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Chaquinta R. Leary Business Ethics and Social Responsibility Case Study Google in China Ashford University Alan Swank January 14th, 2013 Google moved with a wise strategy while going to serve in China. Google changed and removed the problem areas to make the success in China absolute and definite. Whenever any company goes to conduct business across borders or in country other than domestic one, it has to observe the economic, legal, social, ethical environment and factors that have crucial impact on success or failure of the company operations in that particular country....

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Grading Summary These are the automatically computed results of your exam. Grades for essay questions, and comments from your instructor, are in the "Details" section below. Date Taken: XX/XX/2011 Time Spent: 29 min , 25 secs Points Received: 18 / 20 (90%) Question Type: # Of Questions: # Correct: True/False 9 9 Multiple Choice 11 9 Grade Details 1. Question : In a perfectly free economy, all buyers and sellers are utility maximizers: Each tries to get as much as possible for as little as possible. Student Answer: True False Instructor Explanation: This answer is supported in...

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Climate change is an environmental issue in the news almost daily, and air pollution impacts us on a global level. What are the implications of global warming? Do you think the efforts to improve air quality are worth the economic costs? Climate and Air Pollution Global warming or what is now known as "Climate Change" has seen an increase in attention from the media and politicians. Turk and Bensel (2011) stated, "Global temperatures have oscillated frequently, rapidly, and dramatically throughout the history of the Earth." In addition, they note that scientists are certain that the...

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Karl Marx Janice Ketchum SOC101: Introduction to Sociology (GSP1218A) Christine Henderson May 14, 2012 Karl Marx Karl Marx, a German sociologist and philosopher, claimed that the main things that inspired us to be different were tension and conflict. There have been a large amount of philosophers and theorists that have been motivated by Karl Marx's theories about socialists especially throughout modern time. All throughout this week's, we learned about many individuals and their view on sociology. Marx's theories about sociology were most influential and logical of them...

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Religion Janice Ketchum SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology Christine Henderson June 3, 2012 Religion Religious social institutions are made up of people that are put in groups based upon the views in which they share. These views include the formation of earth and God's nature. They do not see science as an inspiration; instead they are guided by their faith and individual belief. They are basically led by religion which is inspired by economic, political, social, and spiritual views. Christians and Roman Catholics share the nature of bringing individuals in as one. They...

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Sycamore Pharmaceuticals Student's Name ABS 415 Professor's Name Date What would you advise John Blake to do? Why? What are reasons both for and against being honest with the FDA? I would advise John Blake to do what's right and be honest to FDA with courage to reveal the negative scientific studies which doubts the effectiveness of the drug "Osteoporin". I would advise him not to support the management and do what is morally right in spite of the risks attached to it. I would suggest that he follows his heart and do what's ethical. "Moral leaders remember that business...

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A+ Grade Solution BUS 445 Week 1 Discussion 1 – Quality The American Society for Quality () identifies Globalization as one of the “seven key forces that will influence the future of quality” (Evans & Lindsay, 2011, p. 13). Discuss the importance of quality to the national interest of any country in the world. Given China’s emergence as a global economic power, of what importance do you believe that quality will play in their future? Refer to this week’s lecture before crafting your post. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. Carefully review the Discussion...

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RUIN PORN Name Professor Course University Date 'Ruin Porn' is a term used to refer to the absence of discourse in regards to photography. It is the amplification of entertainment and a visual economy at the expense of a much-needed objectivity. Kitsch, on the other hand, can be defined as the art of sentiments where images are used to invoke irrelevant thinking. It introduces controversies in incidences such as the 9/11 disaster where the event is made into a commodity to promote tourism (Holliday and Potts 2012, ). The aesthetics used in images and souvenirs is what...

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Case study 1: employees voice Student Name: Institutional Affiliation: John W. Budd (cited in Devinatz, 2005) argues that there is an importance of the workforce to be given a human face in contradiction to the traditional view where employment was just meant for economic purpose with workers just in need of income. Equity and voice are seemingly essential in a working environment. The essay will address employee voice from a case study of the nonunion situation. First of all, it is worth noting that there are two types of employee voice mechanism as denoted by Kim,...

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Financial Impact of Small Business Comprehensive Employee Wellness Programs: A Systematic Review Georgia Southern University Nursing 9133 (8 Pages 3631 Words) Introduction Heatlh. Wellness. Prevention. Is it possible for the United States to establish a stable health care system without these principles? Economic experts recognize that without a large pool of healthy adults and children, it may be unachievable to create market conditions for a stable and effective health insurance system (Rosenbaum, 2010). How can America begin to shift the health care system from an illness-based...

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ACCT323 Final exam 1. Which of the following represents the largest percentage of state tax revenue? Sales tax Individual income tax Other Property tax None of these 2. Congress recently approved a new, bigger budget for the IRS. What taxation concept evaluates the cost of administering our tax law? Convenience Economy Certainty Equity None of these 3. The city of Granby, Colorado recently enacted a 1.5% surcharge on vacation cabin rentals that will help pay for the city's new elementary school. This surcharge is an example of _______. A sin tax to discourage undesirable behavior A...

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Jason Carroll HSM415-Z1 Week 1 Assignment (Page 33) 15 January 2012 4.) If you were to teach a course on national security policy making, what subjects would you include? What type of model would you employ in explaining how national security decisions are made? Who would you identify as the key players? In our world society today, there is an enormous amount of tension between certain countries as it is a West verses East mentality. There is significant turmoil between countries due to the differences in religious views, political fights, economic struggles, ethnicity battles, and...

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offshoring, apple, merchandise, Apple Product Colorado Technical University Amber Aponte Brazil is a strong country. It has a GDP at over a trillion dollars. This was listed by the world back in 2012. Its in the top ten of the richest nations on the planet. In the South America, geography it size is bigger than everyone else. This country has a nearly impenetrable domestic market to external crisis. The citizens all over the country are prospering from the consistent economic growth, the extremely low inflation rates, and the overall improvements on the quality of...

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Page 16 The Maryland Nurse News and Journal August, September, October 2013 Cultural Competency in Health Care: What Can Nurses Do? by: Zakevia D. Green, PhDc, LHRM, RHIA religion, and ethnicity, which involves many factors, includes an online course on culturally competent Assistant Professor, including economic status and marginalization. nursing care that is accredited by the American Heaith Information...

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Question 1: You are designing a grocery delivery business. Via the internet, your company will offer staples and frozen foods in a large metropolitan area and then deliver them within a customer-defined window of time. You plan to partner with two major food stores in the area. What should your competitive priorities be and what capabilities do you want to develop in your own core and support processes? Is it possible for a project to have more than one critical path? Discuss the implications of such a situation with respect to each of the following aspects: a. Project risk b. Total...

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