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Week 4 iLab-Grade Calculator by Jacob Brevard TCO 4-Given a simple problem that requires one or more decisions, create a solution algorithm that uses decisions with logical and relational expressions. TCO 8-Given a more complex problem, develop a complete solution that includes a comprehensive statement of the problem, complete program design, and program documentation. Scenario You have been asked to design a program that will allow a teacher to calculate the percentage and the final grade for students in a class. The program will prompt the teacher to enter the student's first and...

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Week 2 iLab by Jacob Brevard TCO 2 - Given a simple problem, design a solution algorithm that uses arithmetic expressions and built-in functions. Scenario Your goal is to solve the following simple programming exercise. You have been contracted by a local antique store to design an algorithm determining the total purchases and sales tax. According to the store owner, the user will need to see the subtotal, the sales tax amount, and the total purchase amount. A customer is purchasing four items from the antique store. Design an algorithm where the user will enter the price of each of...

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CIS115 Course Project Report Week: Week Five 2/1/2015 @ 2130 Name: Jacob Brevard Visual Studio Project Attached Zipped Project File (submitted to Dropbox) Grading Rubric: IPO and pseudocode 5/5 pts Working Program and project folder 15/15 pts Completed Test Plan 5/5 IPO Chart & Variables char letter1 'j'; char letter2 'a'; char letter3 'c'; char letter4 'o'; char letter5 'b'; Inputs Process (calculations) Outputs Letter1 Letter2 Letter3 Letter4 Letter5 Input Individual Variable for Each...

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Brian Bass Professor Habershaw Expository Writing Jacobs, Pratt and the "Contact Zone" In "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" by Harriet Jacobs, the author's tone and voice proves to challenge the acceptance of slavery during the 19th century. Jacobs, who is writing within a "contact zone" tries to make a connection to both societies in this story. According to Mary Louise Pratt a contact zone is: social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other, often in contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power, such as colonialism, slavery, or their...

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Brian Bass Professor Habershaw Expository Writing Jacobs, Pratt and the "Contact Zone" In "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl" by Harriet Jacobs, the author's tone and voice proves to challenge the acceptance of slavery during the 19th century. Jacobs, who is writing within a "contact zone" tries to make a connection to both societies in this story. According to Mary Louise Pratt a contact zone is: social spaces where cultures meet, clash, and grapple with each other, often in contexts of highly asymmetrical relations of power, such as colonialism, slavery, or their...

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According to Jacobsen (2014), in 2010, around 8 million children died. She goes on to say that most of the children that will die this year will be within the first five years of life (Jacobsen, 2014). This is a hard fact for many to digest. Our children are our hope for the future and we don't want to see their life cut short. In an effort to reduce these deaths, several global health initiatives have been started. For this week's discussion question, identify and discuss one global health initiative for children. In your discussion, 1) identify the initiative, 2) discuss the region of...

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HUM 130 Hebrew Israelites Hebrew Israelites HUM/130 Hebrew Israelites An Israelite is a descendant of the scriptural patriarch Jacob. Jacob was the Grandson of Abraham and the son of Isaac. Jacobs name was changed to Israel (Genesis 32:28) and his descendants were called Israelites which denotes they are the children of Jacob or the Children of Israel. The Suffix "ITE" means a descent from. "ISRAEL-ITE" means a descendant of their father Jacob whose name was changed to Israel, but the question still remains, "Who are the modern day Hebrew Israelites"? How are Christian central...

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Week 5Process Improvement Plan OPS 571 Overview Process control is a major factor in ensuring that a process is working to its maximum potential. Sometimes process control means that one must conduct research to see how a process improvement can be implemented. Process improvement normally results in adjusting and modifying particular tasks or steps in a process to make them run more efficiently and smoothly. According to Chase, Jacobs, and Aquilliano, it is very important to put metrics in place so that you can determine if improvements are needed for a particular process...

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Psy Critique PSY 435 Article Critique #1 (Addiction Theories) "Television addiction: Theories and Data Behind the Ubiquitous Metaphor" This article was presented in the American Psychological Association by Robert Mcllwraith, Robin Jacobvitz, Robert Kubey, and Alison Alexander. Mcllwraith is the head of the Department of Clinical Health Psychology and the director of the Rural and Northern Psychology Program. Jacobvitz is a Psychology educator and consultant in Albuquerque, NM. Kubey is the professor of Journalism and Media Studies, and director of the Center for Media Studies at...

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Lean Production Planning at Motorola Lean Production Planning Lean production planning is a concept developed in Japan, which is based on finishing goods when they are needed (Chase, Jacobs, & Aquilano, 2006). For Motorola to implement this type of plan, an entire new strategy will need to be developed for handling inventory. Currently, each Motorola plant handles inventory independently. Now Motorola must centralize inventory and ordering systems. The two systems need to be centralized because lean production is based on the theory that goods are produced when needed, thus...

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What are the strengths and weaknesses of the quality function deployment approach? Quality Function Deployment is the approach which uses interfunctional teams for marketing, design engineering, and manufacturing, and has been credited by Toyota Motor Corporation for reducing costs on its cars by more than 60 percent by significantly shortening design times(Chase, Jacobs, & Aquilano, 2006). The strengths would be that through market research, the consumers' product needs and preferences are defined and broken down into customer requirements(Chase, Jacobs, & Aquillo, 2006). This is a...

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

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What are the strengths and weaknesses of the quality function deployment approach? Quality Function Deployment is the approach which uses interfunctional teams for marketing, design engineering, and manufacturing, and has been credited by Toyota Motor Corporation for reducing costs on its cars by more than 60 percent by significantly shortening design times(Chase, Jacobs, & Aquilano, 2006). The strengths would be that through market research, the consumers' product needs and preferences are defined and broken down into customer requirements(Chase, Jacobs, & Aquillo, 2006). This is a...

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TUTORIAL WITH WORK SHOWN FOR THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS 1. Four cards are selected at random without replacement from a well-shuffled deck of 52 playing cards. Find the probability of the given event. (Round your answer to four decimal places.) Four cards of the same suit are drawn. 2. Five balls are selected at random without replacement from an urn containing three white balls and five blue balls. Find the probability of the given event. (Round your answer to three decimal places.) Two or three of the balls are white. 3. Assume the probability of a boy being born is the...

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Generally Accepted Auditing Standards Name ACC/490 Date Instructor Name Generally Accepted Auditing Standards The three major elements of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) are general standards, standards of field work, and standards of reporting. These standards are applicable in companies like Jacobsen and Wachterhauser in their process of auditing and reporting to the stakeholders. General standards require the auditing to be conducted by a professional auditor, issues to be addressed independently and with sound mental attitude, and the undertaking of professional...

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Mgt 521 Coca Cola Cola Part 1 Coca Cola Co. MGT 521 Coca Cola Co. "On May 8, 1886, a pharmacist named Dr. John Pemberton carried a jug ofCoca-Colasyrup to Jacobs' Pharmacy in downtown Atlanta, where it was mixed with carbonated water and sold for five cents a glass" (Coca Cola Co, 2012). Coca Cola is one of the all time biggest beverage company in the industry, that went from selling a few drinks a day from a pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia to selling billions a day all over the world. According to the Fortune 500, Coca Cola Co ranks number 59 on the 2012 list with revenues of 46,542....

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Process Design Matrix University of Phoenix OPS 571 Process Design Matrix We begin by characterizing a procedure for creating basic produced products that portrays the crucial steps important to outline an item. These routines speak to the fundamental arrangement of steps or exercises that an organization utilization to envision, outline, and launch another item to the business sector. A significant number of these undertakings include more scholarly than physical exercises. A few organizations characterize and take after an exact and point by point methodology of improvement,...

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Process Design Matrix University of Phoenix OPS 571 Process Design Matrix We begin by characterizing a procedure for creating basic produced products that portrays the crucial steps important to outline an item. These routines speak to the fundamental arrangement of steps or exercises that an organization utilization to envision, outline, and launch another item to the business sector. A significant number of these undertakings include more scholarly than physical exercises. A few organizations characterize and take after an exact and point by point methodology of improvement,...

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Ops 571 Week 3 Learning Team Reflection, Week 3 Team D OPS/571 Learning Team Reflection, Week 3: Team D Production planning is a critical component in a restaurant industry to ensure the business has the items on the menu ready and available for the customers. The customer will place a food order with a resource working for the company, the chef will prepare the meal, and the server will serve the customers the food. In fast food restaurants, the organization prepares and serves from a little different. The customer still picks an item from the menu, but the customer service...

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Process Design Matrix University of Phoenix OPS 571 Process Design Matrix We start by defining a process for developing common manufactured goods that describes the essential steps necessary to design a product. These methods represent the basic sequence of steps or activities that a company uses to imagine, design, and launch a new product to the market. Many of these tasks involve more intellectual than physical activities. Some companies define and follow a precise and detailed process of development, while others may not even be able to describe its processes. According, (Chase &...

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Week 3 Team DQ ISCOM/471 Determine how a supply chain's performance can be measured Companies' supply chain's performance can be measured by inventory turns, cost of goods sold as a percentage of revenue, and return on assets. This is according to a study documented in the text, Operations Management for a Competitive Advantage. This study then calculated the financial performance of the company based on its change in stock market capitalization during the study period. There is a strong direct relationship between supply chain operations and corporate financial performance (Chase,...

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Describe how an organization manages its inventory? According to Chase, Jacobs, and Aquilano (2006), there are two primary methods used to manage inventory: 1) fixed-order quantity models, and 2) fixed-time period models. In a fixed-order quantity model, a company keeps close track of inventory and then places an order when the inventory falls below a predetermined level. In a fixed-time period model, a company simply places an order on a fixed time schedule. Fixed-Ordering Quantity My company uses a fixed ordering system, and I think in a lean supply chain this would be the...

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Reye Syndrome is an extremely rare, non-contagious disease thought to be triggered by aspirin use. The actual origin of the disease is unknown. Reye's Syndrome, occasionally called Reye-Jacobsen's Syndrome, is known to follow any viral infection. Two of the most common viral infections it precedes is influenza, "the flu", and chicken pox. A now-familiar warning on bottles of aspirin, most notably Tylenol, is not to give Tylenol to a child who is recovering from the chicken pox, a fever, or any other viral infection. The link between aspirin and Reye's Syndrome and is not fully...

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March 23, 2003 Manitoba Justice Human Resource Services 910-405 Broadway, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3L6 Dear Sir or Madame Re: Human Rights Officer Advertisement No.: 10768 Human Rights Commission Brandon, Manitoba Please accept the attached resume as my application for the above noted position. Wayne Jacobsen Box 1891 Neepawa, Manitoba R0J 1H0 Phone: 204-476-3120

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Establishing Themes The Hunger Games ENG225: Introduction to Film Establishing Themes: The Hunger Games In this essay I will be discussion the main themes and techniques behind the themes of the movie The Hunger Games. This film falls in the science fiction genre and contains numerous themes. Each theme consists of different elements and techniques that make the theme unique to its movie. With the numerous themes throughout this film the most obvious and main themes are survival and trust. A theme is defined as "an idea, issue, or concept that a writer wants to express...

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Generally Accepted Auditing Standards Name ACC/490 Date Instructor Name Generally Accepted Auditing Standards The three major elements of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) are general standards, standards of field work, and standards of reporting. These standards are applicable in companies like Jacobsen and Wachterhauser in their process of auditing and reporting to the stakeholders. General standards require the auditing to be conducted by a professional auditor, issues to be addressed independently and with sound mental attitude, and the undertaking of professional...

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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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A+ Solution For this analysis, you will write about the following essays: “Rape: A Bigger Danger than Feminists Know” by Camille Paglia & “Common Decency” by Susan Jacoby ( found in the text 75 Readings an anthology) pages 333 and 338 Within the two essays above, you are confronted with varying opinions exploring Feminism/Rape (gender roles/sexual awareness). Each author has made certain claims about the topic, and your job is to decide who you agree with and why. In any given argument, you can take one of two sides (yes, you must choose a side, despite the...

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Introduction: Benchmarking is the process of making use of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for measuring the performance of the company against the competitor or the industry as a whole. Benchmarking is an effective process in a business that will enable in improving the entire business, identifying the area of improvement, current position in the market, improving the efficiency and productivity (Rothberg, 2013, p.1). In this paper, two public constructions companies from US are taken for benchmarking analysis in determining the best company. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc (JEC) and...

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Running head: PROCESS IMPROVEMENT PLAN Process Improvement Plan YOUR NAME(S) OPS/571 DATE NAME OF PROFESSOR Process Improvement Plan Statistical process control (SPC) has the capacity to offer a vital analytical tool to adequately recognize if a process contains any defects (Chase, Jacobs, & Aquilano, 2005). It additionally makes it easier to make a decision regarding any variation pertaining to quality control and its capacity to become more efficient. The control chart (Figure 1.1) contains the measurements of the first four weeks which have been plotted (Figure 1.2)...

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Emotional Intelligence Ann Jacobs Axia College of University of Phoenix Emotional Intelligence Today, managers need well-trained employees but are finding they do not exist. As a result, corporations are providing additional training for their employees. One such training program that companies are adding to corporate learning environments is an awareness of emotional intelligence. Business managers are learning that successful managers need high Emotional Quotient (EQ) or Emotional Intelligence (EI) to work effectively. Emotional intelligence is the ability to...

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ECON 312 Week 3 Assignment; Anti-Trust Case ECON312 Principles of Economics- DeVry Anti-Trust Case- Anheuser-Busch InBev Darris M. Palmer DeVry University Anti-Trust Case- Anheuser-Busch InBev Introduction The Antitrust law is one that encourages marketplace rivalry by controlling anti-competitive behavior by businesses. The laws and regulations prohibit accords or acts that limit free trading and competition among businesses (Jacobson & American Bar Association, 2007). This may include cartels, dominating firms, some mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. Conducts...

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FIN 571 Week 2 Quiz Questions 1.Which one of the following statements about trend analysis is NOT correct? 2.Coverage ratios: Sectors, Inc. has an EBIT of $7,221,643 and interest expense of $611,800. Its depreciation for the year is $1,434,500. What is its cash coverage ratio? 3.Multiples analysis: Turner Corp. has debt of $230 million and generated a net income of $121 million in the last fiscal year. In attempting to determine the total value of the firm, an investor identified a similar firm in Jacobs, Inc., an all-equity firm. This firm had 150 million shares outstanding, a...

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Generally Accepted Auditing Standards Name ACC/490 Date Instructor Name Generally Accepted Auditing Standards The three major elements of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) are general standards, standards of field work, and standards of reporting. These standards are applicable in companies like Jacobsen and Wachterhauser in their process of auditing and reporting to the stakeholders. General standards require the auditing to be conducted by a professional auditor, issues to be addressed independently and with sound mental attitude, and the undertaking of professional...

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Homeland/Organizational Culture Analysis John G. Warner III BUS610: Organizational Behavior Dr. Daniel Jacobson January 28, 2013 Homeland/Organizational Culture Analysis The culture of Ford Motor Company is an intricate patchwork of ethical behavior and organizational communication which incorporates the foundation of the modern automobile industry. Henry Ford and James Couzens instilled the Five-Dollar Day in 1914 to enhance productivity and improve employee morale in the plants. The transformation of humane treatment was critical in the survival for this automobile company. ...

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Mise-en-scene in Grease Name ENG 225 - Introduction to Film Instructor Date Mise-en-scene in Grease There are various elements that are involved in creating some of our favorite films. From the script to the editing every aspect of making a movie is critical to movies success with its audience. One of the most important parts of movie making is the overall design of the film or the films mise en scene. Goodykoontz and Jacobs describe mise en scene as, "WHAT the audience sees in a scene" (2011). Imagine sitting in a movie theater and watching previews for movies premiering in the...

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Discussion 1 The text defines five types of actors: Impersonator, Personality, Star, Wild Card, and Character. Come up with examples of each type of actor (in addition to those identified in the text) and explain in detail why you think they fit each particular category. 1. Impersonator: "The term impersonator is considered somewhat demeaning in the acting world, suggesting that the actor has simply copied the manner, dialect, and behavior of a character, instead of creating the character." (Goodykoontz, & Jacobs, 2011, p. 3.4). Jack Black comes to mind as an Impersonator in his amazing...

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Discussion 1 How are the Internet and other technologies currently affecting the ways in which movies are produced, distributed, and exhibited? Provide specific examples as you explain your point of view. Thanks to the Internet, millions of people all over the world can communicate with each other in the blink of an eye. People can use e-mail or instant message each other online and even that is becoming obsolete as Skype and Social Networking have become increasingly popular. The theater came first to entertain people and give them an escape from the harsh realities of their lives....

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Discussion 2 Explain the difference between a films story and a films plot. Use a specific film to illustrate your point of view. In the film you chose, are the events presented chronologically or are they presented non-linearly? What might a filmmakers intentions be when he or she chooses to present events chronologically or in a non-linear order? A films story is what happens in a movie. In the text it says to think of the story as a city and the plot as the streets that lead you from one point to another (Goodykoontz, & Jacobs, 2011, sec. 2.3). The plot is how it happens....

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Discussion 1 The text defines five types of actors: Impersonator, Personality, Star, Wild Card, and Character. Come up with examples of each type of actor (in addition to those identified in the text) and explain in detail why you think they fit each particular category. 1. Impersonator: "The term impersonator is considered somewhat demeaning in the acting world, suggesting that the actor has simply copied the manner, dialect, and behavior of a character, instead of creating the character." (Goodykoontz, & Jacobs, 2011, p. 3.4). Jack Black comes to mind as an Impersonator in his amazing...

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Discussion 1 Describe the style of editing that is used in the film clip you chose. What types of shots are used? What types of visual transitions are used between shots? Does the scene follow continuity editing or does it work in a different style? How does it affect the audience's understanding of the scene? Our text states that editing is far more than assembling shots into some coherent order that tells a story, the editor decides which shots to use, he decides how much of a scene to use and how long that scene will be seen by the audience (Goodykoontz, & Jacobs, 2011). The editor...

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Discussion 2 Using the video clips, below, identify and describe the three basic examples of sound in film as described in the text. Which of the three categories is prominent in each of the clips? How does the use of sound inform the mood of the scene? Does it complement or work against the scene? According to our text, the three basic categories of sound in a film are: sound dialogue, sound effects, and music (Goodykoontz, & Jacobs, 2011). In the movie, 'Jaws'(1975), the MUSIC is the key to making the shark scarier, and I think bigger. I watched the clip many times and I muted it a...

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Discussion 1 Explain why the auteurist theory has it become so important to film analysis? "Auteur" is the French word for author, and therein lies the meaning of auteur theory when applied to film directing; it posits that the director is indeed the author of the film, imprinting it with his personal vision. This can be an excellent starting point for analyzing certain films, both thematically and stylistically, and is in fact exactly how the auteur theory got started." (Goodykoontz& Jacobs, 2011, p. 7.3). What are some arguments against auteurist theory? "The auteur theory is far from...

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HRM 595 (Negotiation Skills - Devry Keller) Week 8 Final Exam (FOLA Negotiations Final) Detailed Explanatory Answers 1. Joe McDonald is the HR manager of ACME chemicals. His boss, Bill Jacobs, is concerned that the interactions between the various departments of the company are inconsistent and that there is too much competition between departments rather than cooperation. Bill has asked you about ways to improve the negotiations between business units. In your explanation to Bill, you need to explain the following: What are the three primary reasons that negotiations...

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Discussion Question 1. Due Week 3 Day 2. Discussion question responses should be at least 200-300 words. For discussion question responses in the Main forum, please post responses to the threads provided. To respond, highlight the appropriate thread, click on Reply, type your response, and send.Also, include the question in your response. You can simplycopy and paste the question from below.Please do not start a new thread for the weekly discussion questions in the Main forum. Is forgetting an intentional act? Explain why or why not. People spend a lot of time trying to regulate the...

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Mgt 521 Coca Cola Co. Part 1 SWOT Analysis Coca Cola Co. MGT 521 Coca Cola Co. "On May 8, 1886, a pharmacist named Dr. John Pemberton carried a jug ofCoca-Colasyrup to Jacobs' Pharmacy in downtown Atlanta, where it was mixed with carbonated water and sold for five cents a glass" (Coca Cola Co, 2012). Coca Cola is one of the all time biggest beverage company in the industry, that went from selling a few drinks a day from a pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia to selling billions a day all over the world. According to the Fortune 500, Coca Cola Co ranks number 59 on the 2012 list with revenues...

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Week 5 IA Assignment: Production Planning for Toyota North America A+ Grade Solution Acme Home Improvements, Inc. was founded in 1982 in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. By the end of 2012 the company had 125 stores along the US East Coast from Florida to Maine. Its annual sales are currently ~$5,400,000,000 with $280,000,000 net income. The average store is about 100,000 square feet with an additional 10,000 square feet of outside garden center. The stores typically carry 40,000 different products from 5,000 vendors worldwide. Major US competitors include Ace, Home Depot, Lowe's...

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A+ Grade Solution FIN 571 Week 2 Individual Practice Quiz University of Phoenix 1. Which one of the following statements about trend analysis is NOT correct? 2. Coverage ratios: Sectors, Inc., has an EBIT of $7,221,643 and interest expense of $611,800. Its depreciation for the year is $1,434,500. What is its cash coverage ratio? 3. Multiples analysis: Turner Corp. has debt of $230 million and generated a net income of $121 million in the last fiscal year. In attempting to determine the total value of the firm, an investor identified a similar firm in Jacobs, Inc., an...

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How does capacity planning differ in service and manufacturing organizations? Capacity planning in the service industry experiences greater change based on customer demand. In the service industry, employees deal directly with the customer so whatever wants or needs the customer has must be metat the need is established. Services, unlike products, are provided when desired notbefore or at a later time. AsChase, Jacobs, andAquilano mention, services cannot be stored for later use. Anotherdifference is that in theservice industry, the service capacityshouldbe in the same location as the...

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What is a safety stock, and when should it be used? How have safety stocks been used in your organization? Were they relied upon appropriately? "Safety stock must therefore be maintained to provide some level of protection against stockouts. Safety stock can be defined as the amount of inventory carried in addition to the expected demand" (Chase, Jacobs, & Aquilano, 2006, p. 599).Safety stock should be used when the expected demand is depleted, but should always be restocked after use for future orders.In my last organization we had inventory problems.I worked closely with the logistics...

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What is the learning curve and how may it be applied? Would the learning curve be appropriate for your organization? Chase, Jacobs, and Aquilano, 2006 define the learning curve as 'a line displaying the relationship between unit production time and the cumulative number of units produced'. Learning curves can be applied to both individuals and businesses. Learning curves for individuals represent skill or knowledge gained by repeating a process. In organizations there are both organizational learning curves and individual learning curves. For the organizational learningcurve, businesses...

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What is aggregate planning? Provide an example of when you or your organization relied on aggregate planning. How did aggregate planning help you achieve organizational goals? Aggregate planning involves reviewing an organization's sales and production plans and coordinating staff and materials to fulfill those plans over a period of 3 to 18 months. The objective of aggregate planning,according to Chase, Jacobs, and Aquilano 2006,is to minimize the cost of resources required to meet demand over that period. The best example of aggregate planning that I can think of is during my retail...

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What are factor-rating systems? How would your organization incorporate a factor-rating system? Factor rating systems is a technique that helps businesses find an ample location for their facility. The factors that affect this are rated and assigned points in a range. The totals are then added and compared and whichever has the highest will be the new location.This technique is most widely used because of the ease to understand the diverse factors(Chase, Jacobs, & Aquilano, 2006). I cannot seem to relate this to my work place except that when reading about reminded me of our auditions...

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Why is mass customization important? Is it an appropriate approach for your organization to embrace? What challenges would your organization face if it sought to rely more on mass customization? Mass customization is important because it allows an organization to produce a customized product or service to many different people around the world(Chase, Jacobs, & Aquilano, 2006).A company can meet specific requirements for a board customer base, operate and deliver at maximum efficiency with minimum inventory. Recently I saw a service on the internet called eSalon and I believe it fits into...

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What are production-planning strategies and how might you incorporate them into your daily activities? Which strategy would be most appropriate for your organization? Production-planning strategies involve managing the work force size, workhours, inventory and reserve supplies. There arethree production-planning strategies - chase strategy,stable workforce-variable workhours, and level strategy. According to Chase, Jacobs, and Aquilano, the chase strategy involves matching the production rate to the order rate by hiring and laying off employees as the order rate varies. Thestable...

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THE UNIVERSITY WITS: The growing popularity and diversity of the drama, its secularization, and the growth of a class of writers who were not members of holy orders led in the 16th century to a new literary phenomenon, the secular professional playwright. The first to exploit this situation was a group of writers known as the University Wits, young men who had graduated at Oxford or Cambridge with no patrons to sponsor their literary efforts and no desire to enter the Church. They turned to playwriting to make a living. In doing so they made Elizabethan drama more literary and more...

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Most brain experts who command enormous respects from their field have passed cautionary information concerning screen culture in this computer age that they say is changing the brains of viewers in ways that could ruin personality and behavior. Several artists have participated in screen culture, but my focus goes to Jacolby Satterwhite, a video artist in the field of animation, a drawer, and printmaker who was born in 1986, Columbia, South Carolina state. He learned his art from his mother, and now he has that talent of making larger drawings in 3-D, pairs them with family videos,...

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Compare and contrast Longfellow’s poem “The Quadroon Girl” with Harriet Jacobs’ Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, discussing how the life of the slave girl portrayed in each work embodies protest against slavery and a plea for human rights.

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UMUC HRMN408 assignment 1 Hide Submission Folder Information CASE STUDYJacob and Krystal worked in a small ad agency in Topeka, Kansas. The firm started five years ago and was making a profit, but barely. The ad agency needed some larger clients and put in a bid for a city government contract. The firm was one of two agencies up for a large government contract to do the ad work for the Topeka's government day campaign. Jacob being preoccupied with a sick child left much of the work for Krystal to do. Having pulled the entire presentation together Krystal went over everything the day...

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A+ SOLUTIONS FOR THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS Law of Exponents Unit Summatives Law of Exponents Unit Assignment Summative: Law of Exponents Unit Assignment 1.Find the value of each of the following. Leave your answers as fractions where appropriate. Do not change bases. (4 marks) a. b.10-10log3 c.2log39 d.log332x 2.Write the expression as a logarithm of a single quantity. (4 marks) a. b. 3.Write an expression for the following using a sum, difference and/or multiple of logarithms. (4 marks) a. b. 4.Complete the following: a.Find the slope of the secant to the...

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RLS 111 Week 5 Judaism Quiz Question 1 Judaism may have been influenced by outside views in the diaspora. True False Question 2 Moses destroyed the first set of tablets he received from God. True False Question 3 Apocalyptic literature focuses on God's victory over evil. True Correct False Question 4 Christians refer to Tanakh as the ________________. Select one: a. Apocrypha b. New Testament c. Dead Sea Scrolls d. Old Testament Question 5 The first Temple of Jerusalem was built under king ___________. Select one: a. Solomon b. Jacob c. David d....

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Moral, Legal, and Religious Perspectives on Social Justice In Chapter 1 of your textbook, justice is analyzed from three perspectives, each with its own set of relevant concepts. The text includes three case studies for consideration from each perspective. Select one (only one) of these case studies as the focus of your initial post in this discussion. Then analyze the selected case study from the justice perspective which accompanies it and answer the following questions. a. If you select "Case Study 1.1 - Jacob Little and Walmart," analyze it from the perspective of justice as a...

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AUTONOMY V PATERNALISM IN MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT The assignment for this Ethics class was to review Mr. Jacob's treatment, as described by the New York State Commission on Quality of Care for the Mentally disabled (1994). The class was further asked to comment on the major issues for each of the three perspectives. The agencies, family and review board were to be included. This student will begin with a fourth perspective; that of Mr. Gordon. In the Matter of Jacob Gordon (1994), is the story of the last eight years of a psychiatrically disabled man's life. Mr....

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A+Solution Ethics Source: "Bioethics in Cultural Context" by: Vincent Barry 1. Read chapter 11 and answer the questions for analysis for "cases and controversies" on pages 217-218. Dahl v. Angle: Who Owns Frozen Embryos What to Do with Frozen Embryos? Love, Sex, and Marriage 2. Read chapter 12 and answer the questions for analysis for "cases and controversies" on pages 231-232. In re Baby M: First Surrogacy Case Jacob v. Shultz-Jacob: Three Adults with Parental Rights Wanted: A Few Good Sperm for Choice Mothers

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Essential Features of Narcissistic Personality Disorder Student's Name Course Lecturer Date Jacob describes Narcissistic Personality Disorder "as an overwhelming need for esteem and complete lack of the sense of appreciating others."1 A person suffering from the disorder feels fundamentally important to every person he or she interacts with. People with such disorder are criticized in most instances by others who have little knowledge about the existence of the disorder. Thus, it is important to understand important characteristics of the disorder through symptoms exhibited...

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Handling Sex Crimes Offenders CJS 425 Write #2 Handling Sex Crimes/Offenders I have learned a lot about sex crimes and sex offenders that I had no recent knowledge of or even knew was possible. I have been informed of different ways that these offenders are handled and how people have looked at sex crimes, whether it was Frank Weber telling us about his new way of rehabilitation or when we were told about what these offenders are supposed to oblige by when they are on probation. We also heard about some of the most famous sexual abductions and crimes when someone from the Jacob...

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Advertising Past and Present Paper Name Date Instructor Advertising Past and Present Paper Coca-Cola Advertising has changed in many ways from past to present needing to appeal to different audiences, genders, and values. Coca-Cola has always had strong marketing and advertising skills which has made them one of the most persistent well-loved brands in history. John Pemberton sold his first Coca-Cola drink May 8, 1886 at a Soda Fountain in Jacob's Pharmacy, Atlanta. The first Coca-Cola advertisement was in the Atlanta...

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A+ Grade Tutorial SOC 312 Week 2 DQ 1 - The Theory of Mind (New) The Theory of Mind Watch the following short film, Theory of , demonstrating the theory of mind using a juice box experiment. At around four years of age, a fundamental change occurs in children’s understanding of others’ behaviors or what is also called theory of mind. Using your knowledge from our readings, watch the video to determine which stage both Jacob and Patrick are currently in respectively. Discuss both Jacob’s and Patrick's reaction to the "mean monkey." What stage would Erickson...

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Watch the following short film, theory of , which demonstrates the theory of mind using a juice box experiment. At around four years of age, a fundamental change occurs in children's understanding of others' behaviors or what is also called theory of mind. Using your knowledge from our readings, watch the video to determine which stage both Jacob and Patrick are currently in respectively. Discuss both Jacob's and Patrick's reaction to the "mean monkey." What stage would Erickson say each child is in? How do these different stages influence their values and attitudes? Do you think it is...

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Theory of Mind • • he Theory of Mind Project instructions: Watch the following short film, theory of mind.mov (transcript), which demonstrates the theory of mind using a juice box experiment. At around four years of age, a fundamental change occurs in children?s understanding of others? behaviors or what is also called theory of mind. Using your knowledge from our readings, watch the video to determine which stage both Jacob and Patrick are currently in respectively. Discuss both Jacob?s and Patrick's reaction to the "mean monkey." What stage would Erickson say each child...

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RLS 111 Final Exam Question 1 Christianity (Answer one) 1. What basic characteristics do Protestant denominations, Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Churches have in common and what distinguishes them? 2. Explain the significance of Jesus being born in a stable at Bethlehem, the visit from the Magi, the miracles of Jesus, his Passion, crucifixion, death and resurrection. Question 2 Islam (Answer one) 1. Describe the factorscontributing to the rapid spread of Islam. 2. Explain the concept of jihad. Question 3 Judaism (Answer one) 1. What does it mean to becreated in...

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Advertising Past and Present Paper Name Date Instructor Advertising Past and Present Paper Coca-Cola Advertising has changed in many ways from past to present needing to appeal to different audiences, genders, and values. Coca-Cola has always had strong marketing and advertising skills which has made them one of the most persistent well-loved brands in history. John Pemberton sold his first Coca-Cola drink May 8, 1886 at a Soda Fountain in Jacob's Pharmacy, Atlanta. The first Coca-Cola advertisement was in the Atlanta Journal. From...

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The Plain People The Plain People ANT 101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology The Plain People The mere mention of the Amish people brings about intrigue, wonder, and the nostalgia of days gone by. The Amish are a religious group that split from the Mennonites, an Anabaptist group that was severely persecuted in Europe. These people came to America and Canada during the Protestant Reformation. The Amish were founded by a Swiss Anabaptist leader, Jacob Amman. The Amish in 1693 split from the Mennonites because they believed in a much stricter allegiance to the total shunning...

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Handling Sex Crimes Offenders CJS 425 Write #2 Handling Sex Crimes/Offenders I have learned a lot about sex crimes and sex offenders that I had no recent knowledge of or even knew was possible. I have been informed of different ways that these offenders are handled and how people have looked at sex crimes, whether it was Frank Weber telling us about his new way of rehabilitation or when we were told about what these offenders are supposed to oblige by when they are on probation. We also heard about some of the most famous sexual abductions and crimes when someone from the Jacob...

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History of the Bra History of the Bra ENG 215 Abstract When discussing fashion women often talk about the amazing dress they picked up or the sexy peep toe heels that they just couldn't bare to pass by, however, very often does one think of the bra and its impact on fashion history. A necessary evil in most women's lives the "over the shoulder boulder holder" has been around since ancient times in some form or another. Before the invention of the brassiere women were suffocating in corsets that resulted in crushed rib cages and damaged reproductive organs. But in 1914, Mary...

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1 In Margaret Atwoods novel, "The Handmaids Tale", the birth rate in the United States had dropped so low that extremists decided to take matters into their own hands by killing off the government, taking over themselves, and reducing the womens role in society to that of a silent birthing machine. One handmaid describes what happened and how it came about as she, too, is forced to comply with the new order. Before the new order, known as the Sons of Jacob, took over, women had a lot to be afraid of. They had freedom to do whatever they wanted, but this freedom was severely...

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Eisenhower The Early Years Dwight David Eisenhower was born on October 14, 1890 in Denison, Texas. He was the third of seven sons from David Jacob and Ida Elizabeth Stover Eisenhower. After his birth the family moved to Abilene, Kansas where Dwight graduated from high school in 1909. He was awarded a scholarship to West Point military academy. He was commisioned a Second Lieutenant upon graduation in September of 1915. After being stationed at Fort Sam Houston, Dwight met Mary (Mamie) Geneva Doud, and they were married on July 1, 1916. The couple had two sons, Doud Dwight Eisenhower...

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Running head: BEGINNING THE AUDIT REPORT 1 Beginning the Audit Report Kimberly Cummings ACC/546 January 19, 2015 Jacob Mathews

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HUM130 Judaism Hum 130 Judaism is based on "a set of ideas about the world and the way we should live our lives" (Rich, 2011). There are 13 - 14 million Jews worldwide with more than three-fourths in the United States and Israel. Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob are the main patriarchs of Judaism. The Judaism is taught through Torah, the laws God revealed to Moses and that has been recorded into the first five books of the Bible, and Talmud, Jewish oral laws. Judaism and Islam are both Abrahamic religions and they differ in the founders and beliefs. Judaism is one of the oldest...

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Analyzing Multiple Components of Disorders with Violence Pedreed Anjahal University of Phoenix PSY/410 Maria Neely, MA, . The Case Study of Jack Ruby Jacob Rubenstein is infamous for the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald, two days after Oswald's successful assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. Known by society as Jack Ruby, he had many significant factors that may have contributed to his motivation to commit murder. Crimes committed do have motivation and reasoning factors. Ruby during his crime had rage and wanted to stress his beliefs in a manner society deems...

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Axia college material Appendix h Monotheistic religion elements matrix Judaism Christianity Islam Countries of origin Jerusalem Palestine Arabia Historical figures and events Figures: abraham and sarah; adam and eve; moses; god; jacob/israel; david (king of israel); solomon (son of david); king hoshea; king nebuchadnezzar; judah; hasmon family of priests. Events: moses leads the israeli people away from egyptian bondage; david becomes the king of israel and judah; king solomon builds a temple in jerusalem; the temple is destroyed and later rebuilt; ezra the scribe reads the...

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