Business-Level and Corporate-Level Strategies

Business-Level and Corporate-Level Strategies  Due Week 6 and worth 300 points Choose an industry you have not yet written about in this course, and one publicly traded corporation within that industry. Research the company on its own Website, the public filings on the Securities and Exchange Commission EDGAR database (http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml), in the University’s online databases, and any other sources you can find. The annual report will often provide insights that can help address some of these questions. Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you: Analyze the business-level strategies for the corporation you chose to determine the Read More …

Week 4 Quiz

Obtain the area under the standard normal curve to the right of  .    Round your answer to four decimal places. Question 2: Find the area under the standard normal curve to the left of  .  Round your answer to four decimal places. Question 3: Find the area under the standard normal curve to the left of   .    Round your answer to four decimal places. Question 4: Find the area under the standard normal curve between and.Round your answer to four decimal places. Question 5: Determine the following probability for the standard normal distribution.Round your answer to four decimal places. Question Read More …

Work Breakdown Structure and Cost Management Plan Sections

Work Breakdown Structure   http://www.projectmanagementdocs.com/project-planning-templates/work-breakdown-structure-wbs.html#axzz4X6zFCjhH   Choose the format you prefer i.e. Outline, Hierarchical, Tabular or Tree Structure Complete the detail: -WBS -WBS Dictionary -Glossary of Terms   2-     Cost Management Plan Sections   http://www.projectmanagementdocs.com/project-planning-templates/cost-management-plan.html#axzz4X6zFCjhH   A) COST MANAGEMENT APPROACH B) MEASURING PROJECT COSTS C) REPORTING FORMAT D) COST VARIANCE RESPONSE PROCESS E) COST CHANGE CONTROL PROCESS F) PROJECT BUDGET   summary the general idea about project on attchment   Also, all documents should have a sign off and date page at the end as it is good practice to get formal approval.  

Kitchen design for international competition

Kitchen design for international competition Executive Summary The idea of the project is preparing a kitchen for an international competition that will be presented on television around the world. It would be great to watch an international chef contest around world. However, this would not be enjoyable if the kitchen in which the contestants work is small and congested. This project seeks to prepare a kitchen to fully cater for the needs of 200 chefs in order to work better and comfortable. The idea is to end up with a spacious, fully equipped modern kitchen with an art decorated dining Read More …

Assignment 1: Discussion—Activity-Based Costing System

Activity-based costing is one of the most accurate methods that can be used to allocate overhead. However, it is not often used in many smaller organizations due to the substantial cost involved with its implementation. Using the module readings and the Argosy University online library resources, research the activity-based costing method. Use your research and/or your experiences as a working professional to complete this assignment. Respond to the following: If you have utilized an activity-based costing system in your former or current employment, describe how this system had been used. In your response, be sure to include your experience and Read More …

Assignment 1: Discussion—The Balanced Scorecard and “Tableau du Bord” (Managerial Dashboard)

The best strategies become obsolete as a firm’s external and internal environments change. This is even more concerning among companies and organizations that have operations across different countries. Management should make decisions on what needs to be reworked or changed. There are different approaches and tools available to help management to optimize this process and identify the “bottlenecks” impeding better performance and/or productivity. One of these is the Balanced Scorecard (Kaplan & Norton, 1996). Using the Argosy University online library resources, locate a minimum of four different scholarly sources on Balanced Scorecard and other four on comparing BSC and “Tableau Read More …

Assignment 1: Discussion—The Balanced Scorecard and “Tableau du Bord” (Managerial Dashboard)

The best strategies become obsolete as a firm’s external and internal environments change. This is even more concerning among companies and organizations that have operations across different countries. Management should make decisions on what needs to be reworked or changed. There are different approaches and tools available to help management to optimize this process and identify the “bottlenecks” impeding better performance and/or productivity. One of these is the Balanced Scorecard (Kaplan & Norton, 1996). Using the Argosy University online library resources, locate a minimum of four different scholarly sources on Balanced Scorecard and other four on comparing BSC and “Tableau Read More …

Module 3 – Case Peak Performance

Hallowell (2011) explains, “What I mean by peak performance—and what most of us seek in our lives and what managers wish to help their people achieve—is consistent excellence with improvement over time at a specific task or set of tasks.” He further asserts, “Those three factors—excellence, consistency, and ongoing improvement—define peak performance for my purposes” (p. 32). Managers should always be on the lookout for employees who just don’t “fit in” with the organization’s culture. Hallowell (2011) explains, “you can tell a person is not in the right role if he feels no enthusiasm for what he’s doing, if his Read More …

Consider and discuss the specific risks and nature of the company you will be auditing and create comprehensive work programs for the Acquisition, Payment, Property Plant, and Equipment (Fixed Assets), Notes Payable and Owner’s Equity accounts and cycles

Hallowell (2011) explains, “What I mean by peak performance—and what most of us seek in our lives and what managers wish to help their people achieve—is consistent excellence with improvement over time at a specific task or set of tasks.” He further asserts, “Those three factors—excellence, consistency, and ongoing improvement—define peak performance for my purposes” (p. 32). Managers should always be on the lookout for employees who just don’t “fit in” with the organization’s culture. Hallowell (2011) explains, “you can tell a person is not in the right role if he feels no enthusiasm for what he’s doing, if his Read More …