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Our assignment is to create an operating budget (minus staffing cost) and a capi

Our assignment is to create an operating budget (minus staffing cost) and a capital budget for your area of responsibility, (for my hypothetical organization – Halo Senior Services – a Geriatric Outpatient Clinic). There’s no right or wrong way to prepare these budgets, but as a healthcare manager, how are you going to convey the budgets to your supervisors or CFO?
Prepare both budgets and provide an explanation and summary of the various elements of the budgets. For example, is your operating budget static or flexible? Why? Likewise, what information is critical to possess when requesting capital expenditure items?
Assume a reduction (for example, 15%) will be required after you submit your hypothetical budgets to your supervisor(s). Which lines of your budget would you reduce to meet the requirement or how would you defend their necessity?
Complete both budgets and provide an explanation and summary as to how you arrived at your figures as well as how you would present this information to your supervisor or CFO.
Format this assignment in MS Word for the narrative and include appropriate tables for numerical data.
Max 10 pages of content! Not including title page and reference page.

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Think about the relevant factors for the industry (NIKE) you are analyzing (phar

Think about the relevant factors for the industry (NIKE) you are analyzing (pharmaceutical or textile). Consider how these factors affect each of the 5 forces. I encourage you to write down each of the 5 forces and rate how relevant factors affects it. A factor may strongly affect a force in your favor or moderately affects a force against you. Once you have thought about each force in terms of how factors affect it, rate it as high, medium or low. For example, strong buyer power, weak supplier power, etc.
For your original post, write a brief analysis on the industry you chose (either pharmaceuticals or textiles). Rank each of the forces as high, medium or low and provide an explanation as to why.
The Textile Industry
The textile industry consists of firms that manufacture and distribute fabrics for use in clothing, furniture, carpeting, and so forth. Several firms have invested heavily in sophisticated manufacturing technology, and many lower-cost firms located in Asia have begun fabric production. Textiles are not branded products. Recently, tariffs on some imported textiles have been implemented. The industry has numerous firms; the largest have less than 10 percent market share. Traditional fabric materials (such as cotton and wool) have recently been threatened by the development of alternative chemical-based materials (such as nylon and rayon), although many textile companies have begun manufacturing with these new materials as well. Most raw materials are widely available, although some synthetic products may be periodically in short supply. There are numerous textile customers, but textile costs are usually a large percentage of their final product’s total costs. Many users shop around the world for the low prices on textiles.

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Please watch all videos. Write a team paper which is approximately 3+ pages in l

Please watch all videos. Write a team paper which is approximately 3+ pages in length (perhaps 10-12 paragraphs) which details what each person conveyed in their video. Be substantive – not generalized or superficial. This paper is to be submitted in PDF format. It should be 11 font / single-space with 1-inch margins all around. This is also due Friday of this week by 11:59pm. Do not email me your submission; please submit via the link. This cumulative essay is worth 50 points.
Use subheadings in your team paper discussing the videos. Use the video titles as your subheadings. Construct/organize your video analysis in the same order as the videos listed.
Each individual video analysis (there are approximately 5-6 videos for each chapter) is to include a substantive, direct quote from the chapter explaining the concept the video is addressing. Use “quotations”, APA citations, page number and underline the entire quotation it in your work.
Summarize your team’s work (at the top of the 1st page) with 4-5 bullets containing 3-4 words in each bullet which basically summarize the main points/concepts in this week’s video analysis.
Use APA citation protocols for all references which should be cited right after each video discussion.
Run your team paper through Grammarly and submit results with your paper. Any score less than 95 must be revised.
Please put team member names (of those contributing), date, submission title at the top of the initial title page.

Steve Jobs
• Rare footage from 1980, discussing Competitive
Advantage and Capabilities
• Link:
– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lvMgMrNDlg
• 22:54 Minutes

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Step 1: Using OneSearch in the UMGC online library, conduct a search for at leas

Step 1: Using OneSearch in the UMGC online library, conduct a search for at least 3 scholarly articles that address how organizations can respond to unplanned change (whether internal or external). The articles need to be current – published within the past five years.
• Article selection should consider management skills and practices, external/economic impacts to organizations, internal/structure impacts to organizations, and/or management skills needed in a changing environment.
• Articles should focus on current research in management studies; less than 5 years since publication.
Step 2: Create an annotated bibliography for each article.
Guidance on writing an annotated bibliography can be found here. The articles should be summarized in 2-3 paragraphs as the format suggests.
Step 3: Then aggregately analyze and explain the articles for the way in which they influence the organization. This section should comprise 2 paragraphs using course readings and research to support how external/economic factors impact organizations, internal/structure impacts to organizations, and/or management skills needed in a changing environment.
Step 4: Conclude the paper with a two to three-paragraph examination of the selected articles and their impact on managing effectively. Be sure to clearly explain your reasoning for the selection and provide supporting examples and rationale from class readings related to the modern organization.

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Overview You work as a middle manager for one of the top U.S. producers of luxu

Overview
You work as a middle manager for one of the top U.S. producers of luxury and mass-market automobiles and trucks. The chief technology officer (CTO) of the company from the course scenario has been researching new technology developments that the company could integrate into its vehicles to enhance their usefulness and access to sensor data. Such data is acquired by the many digital sensors that have been integrated into vehicle subsystems over the past 20–30 years. The technology trend of particular interest to the CTO is the internet of things (IoT), the interconnection of embedded devices such as sensors and computers over the internet to share data. For automobiles, the trend points to creating connected cars.
Prompt
Senior management has decided to explore IoT for the company’s trucks and cars. Your task is to create an internal memo explaining that the company should integrate IoT into its product line using the RWW (real, win, worth it) (PROVIDED) screening tool from the Module One resources and the information from the CTO Brief, Comparative Growth Data, Comparative Operating Statistics, and Comparative Product Plans (DOCUMENTS PROVIDED)documents.
Consider the following:
1. Discuss the feasibility of the product line (refer to RWW screening tool question number one: Is it real?).
Is there a need or desire for the product?
Is the size of the potential market adequate?
Can the product actually be made?
Will the final product satisfy the market?
2. Discuss the ability of the company to win market share (refer to RWW screening tool question number two: Can we win?).
Will your company’s products have a competitive advantage?
How will your competitors respond?
Can your company understand the market properly?
3. Discuss the potential benefits to the company of producing this product (refer to RWW screening tool question number three: Is it worth doing?).
Will the product be profitable at an acceptable risk?
Does launching the product make strategic sense?
Does the product fit your company’s overall growth strategy?
Will your company’s senior management support this project?
4. Based on the answers to the questions above, explain the reasons why IoT and connected cars are strategically important to the company.
Consider the evolving customer needs and desires; how would they impact the company’s product plan?
What do you think competitors will do (if anything) in response to changes in your company’s development plan?
Do you think that accelerating development of connected cars will help grow the company?
Guidelines for Submission
This memo should be a Word document of 1–2 pages in length using double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins. Any references should be cited in APA format.

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Negligent Tort Visit the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission Links

Negligent Tort
Visit the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission
Links to an external site.
(http://www.cpsc.gov/)
website. Click on the recalls and choose one product that has been recalled
https://www.cpsc.gov
1 Describe the product subject to recall, including the recall date, recall number, and the reason for the recall.
2 Analyze whether the manufacturer would be liable for negligence if the product had not been recalled and had caused harm to a consumer.
3 Discusses the following in relation to the product recall:
4 Duty of Care
5 Standard of Care
6 Breach of the Duty of Care
7 Actual Causation
8 Proximate Causation
9 Actual Injury
10 Defenses to Negligence
11 Analyze and apply a relevant consumer protection statute identified under “Consumer Protection” in Chapter 8 of your text in conjunction with the product recall that you have identified. Must address the topic with critical thought.
Submit a four- to five-page paper (not including title and reference pages). Your paper must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide and must cite at least three scholarly sources in addition to the textbook

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Explain how group dynamics, team characteristics, team leadership, and team mana

Explain how group dynamics, team characteristics, team leadership, and team management all play a vital role in company productivity.

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Chapter 6 – Creating Offerings Description How is marketing capital equipment di

Chapter 6 – Creating Offerings Description
How is marketing capital equipment different from marketing MRO offerings?
What are the marketing implications for your company if buyers stop viewing your primary offering as a shopping good and begin considering it a convenience good? How would you respond to the change?
Can you market unsought goods? If so, how?
How does packaging add value for consumers and retailers?
If consumers find the most value in the services of your offering rather than the tangible product, how will perishability, intangibility, variability, and inseparability influence your marketing? Be specific for each characteristic.
Choose two of the different marketing jobs or positions described and compare and contrast the challenges associated with each. One position should be one you would want while the other is one you would not. Why did you pick one over the other?
Describe three decisions that would be made differently from a product-dominant approach when compared to a service-dominant approach. What is each decision and how would it be different?
When would a product orientation be useful? Why?
Describe an example of a core product where there are many different augmented products and the augmented products are considered very different by the consumer or user.
The text says that branding is much more than labeling or packaging. Provide some examples where you believe the product did not live up to the brand. Using examples to illustrate how consistency works, discuss how the offering and the desired brand image have to be consistent.

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Your role is to create a new thread describing the three most critical or novel

Your role is to create a new thread describing the three most critical or novel concepts that you discovered in the supplemental readings and/or TED Talks. Your responses must incorporate content from all of the required readings/TED videos for this week. Your post and your responses must be THOUGHTFUL to receive credit (e.g. “I agree” doesn’t count. Several sentences are needed to describe each of the three takeaways and in each response

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On this assignment, the students will review and analyze individually an academi

On this assignment, the students will review and analyze individually an academic paper provided by the professor. To carry on this review, the students must read the article first (this will be attached to the assignment), and then, they should write a one-page essay (300-350 words) responding to the following prompt:
Identify the author’s thesis and purpose
Identifying main ideas
Consult a dictionary or encyclopedia to understand at least three International Business terms or words non known by you.
Write a summary of the work.
Determine the purpose which could be
To inform with factual material
To persuade with appeal to reason or emotions
To entertain (to affect people’s emotions)
Evaluate how the author has accomplished his purpose:
If the purpose is to inform, has the material been presented clearly, accurately, with order and coherence?
If the purpose is to persuade, look for evidence, logical reasoning, contrary evidence
If the purpose was to entertain, determine how emotions are affected: does it make you laugh, cry, angry? Why did it affect you?