Daily Archives: June 19, 2021

Bryan Janz was just arriving back from lunch when his office phone rang.

Bryan Janz was just arriving back from lunch when his office phone rang. It was his wife, Nina, calling from home. Nina told Bryan that FedEx had just delivered a package addressed to her. The package contained a beautiful clock, now sitting over the fireplace. In fact, Nina said, “the clock looks absolutely beautiful on our living room fireplace.” Thinking the clock was from a family member, Bryan asked who sent the present. She said she did not recognize the name—the clock was from Mr. James McEnroe. Bryan immediately told Nina that she had to repack the clock because it was from a supplier who had been trying to win business from Bryan’s company. They definitely could not accept the clock. Nina was very upset and responded that….

What topics should a training program include?

The Laguna Beach Resort Hotel in Phuket, Thailand, nestled between a tropical lagoon and the sparkling Andaman Sea, is one of the most beautiful resorts in the world. (You can take a virtual tour by using Google and searching for Laguna Beach Resort Phuket.) When Brett Peel arrived as the director of the hotel’s kitchen, he thought he had landed in paradise. Only on the job six weeks, he began wondering why his Thai staff would answer yes even when they didn’t understand what he had said. Other foreign managers discovered that junior staff managers rarely spoke up and never expressed an opinion that was contrary to those of senior executives. What’s more, guests with a complaint thought that Thai employees were not taking them seriously because the….

As part of the management team at Bank of Westfield you want to help your employees improve their health and reduce their health costs at the same time

As part of the management team at Bank of Westfield you want to help your employees improve their health and reduce their health costs at the same time. Because the Bank of Westfield is a small com pany, its risk is greater than those of larger firms. Individuals with health problems have always paid more for health insurance. However, federal law requires that all employees who are covered by employer insur ance programs must pay the same premium. That means that those with poor health cannot be charged more for insurance than those with good health. Recent legislation now allows some exceptions if employers offer wellness programs Working with its Insurance carrier, the Bank of Westfield developed a plan that would enable employees to reduce their deductible $….

What is the scope of work to be completed in order to accomplish the goal(s) of this project?

Create a business proposal for ViacomCBS; the idea is that you present a business question to be solved through an analytical tool (Tableau preferred). You must include the literature review on the selected topic or issue to back-up your solutions/ideas (at least 2 peer-review articles).

In order to have a convincing proposal, you need to present good visuals and a mock-up of the analytical tool you are proposing to be developed.

The project proposal should be described in a Word document (a minimum of 1200 words). The Word document should include a title page (containing student’s name, assignment title, course number and title, the current academic term, instructor’s name, and the assignment completion date), as well as a reference page. The Word submission of each project will consist of….

What is your overall assessment of Lonny Cho’s approach to his information needs?

Case Study: NG Electronics Corporation The NG Electronics Corporation is a $250- million manufacturer of various electronic components, headquartered in Seoul, Korea. The firm had embarked on a long-term program of research and development with two university professors and had finally perfected a new high-speed, high-efficiency motor. Upon testing this small electric motor, NG discovered that it was far more efficient than competitors’. The firm wished to move ahead quickly and turned to Lonny Cho, the director of marketing, to determine whether or not they should commit to building a new production facility. The bulk of NG’s sales were to large OEMs, with the rest (about 25 percent) sold to small manufacturers and distributors. Lonny thought about the problem and realized that the firm could easily determine the….

Explain Betsy’s and Frank’s motivations in terms of the reward–measurement model. You will need to make some assumptions about their jobs, so be sure to state those.

Dave Roberts is calling on Freeburg’s Louisville plant. Freeburg is one of the world’s largest fiberglass companies. Dave sells extrusion equipment used to manufacture fiberglass pipes. Betsy Young chDave Roberts is calling on Freeburg’s Louisville plant. Freeburg is one of the world’s largest fiberglass companies. Dave sells extrusion equipment used to manufacture fiberglass pipes. Betsy Young chief engineer for Freeburg is concerned about productivity. She wants a six-month lease on the equipment because if uptime isn’t better than 97 percent, she wants to be able to replace it with competitive equipment.

She had a team of her engineers observe a demonstration by Dave. She also asked accounting to prepare its own analysis of the financial information to see how it compared with Dave’s. Frank Dorsett, also with Freeburg,….

How many units would a particular customer wish to buy?

NG Electronics Corporation The NG Electronics Corporation is a $250- million manufacturer of various electronic components, headquartered in Seoul, Korea. The firm had embarked on a long-term program of research and development with two university professors and had finally perfected a new high-speed, high-efficiency motor. Upon testing this small electric motor, NG discovered that it was far more efficient than competitors’. The firm wished to move ahead quickly and turned to Lonny Cho, the director of marketing, to determine whether or not they should commit to building a new production facility. The bulk of NG’s sales were to large OEMs, with the rest (about 25 percent) sold to small manufacturers and distributors. Lonny thought about the problem and realized that the firm could easily determine the acceptability of….

What is your overall assessment of Lonny Cho’s approach to his information needs?

ase Study: NG Electronics Corporation The NG Electronics Corporation is a $250- million manufacturer of various electronic components, headquartered in Seoul, Korea. The firm had embarked on a long-term program of research and development with two university professors and had finally perfected a new high-speed, high-efficiency motor. Upon testing this small electric motor, NG discovered that it was far more efficient than competitors’. The firm wished to move ahead quickly and turned to Lonny Cho, the director of marketing, to determine whether or not they should commit to building a new production facility. The bulk of NG’s sales were to large OEMs, with the rest (about 25 percent) sold to small manufacturers and distributors. Lonny thought about the problem and realized that the firm could easily determine the….

Explain Betsy’s and Frank’s motivations in terms of the reward–measurement model. You will need to make some assumptions about their jobs, so be sure to state those.

Dave Roberts is calling on Freeburg’s Louisville plant. Freeburg is one of the world’s largest fiberglass companies. Dave sells extrusion equipment used to manufacture fiberglass pipes. Betsy Young chDave Roberts is calling on Freeburg’s Louisville plant. Freeburg is one of the world’s largest fiberglass companies. Dave sells extrusion equipment used to manufacture fiberglass pipes. Betsy Young chief engineer for Freeburg is concerned about productivity. She wants a six-month lease on the equipment because if uptime isn’t better than 97 percent, she wants to be able to replace it with competitive equipment.

She had a team of her engineers observe a demonstration by Dave. She also asked accounting to prepare its own analysis of the financial information to see how it compared with Dave’s. Frank Dorsett, also with Freeburg,….

State what factors need to be considered when tendering an estimate for a contract.

State what factors need to be considered when tendering an estimate for a contract. (b) Before tendering as a contractor supplying materials and equipment specified by the client, state briefly some checks that should be made prior to compiling the tender in order to determine any contract clauses, contingencies or unforeseen circumstances that may affect future profits. (c) Prepare a tender/estimate for the installation of 20 steel street lamps in 5 streets of a small town to replace ageing concrete lamp standards, using the following information. The holes for the lamp standards have to be excavated using manual labour. The old concrete lamps need to be removed using a lorry mounted crane or ‘Hiab’, which also serves as an extendable high platform