Daily Archives: May 11, 2022

Zipcar: “It’s Not About Cars—It’s About Urban Life”

Zipcar: “It’s Not About Cars—It’s About Urban Life”

Imagine a world in which no one owns a car. Cars would still exist, but rather than owning cars, people would just share them. Sounds crazy, right? But Scott Griffith, CEO of Zipcar, the world’s largest car-share company, paints a picture of just such an imaginary world. And he has nearly 800,000 passionate customers—or Zipsters, as they are called—who will back him up.

Zipcar specializes in renting out cars by the hour or day. Although this may sound like a minor variation on the established rental car agency business, car sharing—a concept pioneered by Zipcar—is an entirely different concept. As Griffith took the driver’s seat of the young start-up company, he knew that if the company was going to achieve….

Your Own Animation In this lab work are asked to write a GUI application using AWT And Swing.

Your Own Animation In this lab work are asked to write a GUI application using AWT And Swing. Since you are going to have your midterm examination this week, we are going to have a simpler lab work. You are asked to create an animation, however it does not have to be anything specific. You are free to choose what and how you are going to animate, but you have to add buttons to start and stop the animation. The more creative you get, the better grades you are going to get. Submit only 1 file. You are expected to; Have a colored background of your liking.

• At least one shape that is going to be animated.

• This shape should consist of at least 2 polygons….

Consider this scenario between Josh and Julie

Consider this scenario between Josh and Julie Josh met Julie in line at a taco truck near campus and noticed she ordered extra hot peppers and added hot sauce to her food. As they ate lunch, Josh mustered the courage to ask Julie out on a date, offering to cook spicy Mexican food. She said yes! As she left for class, he suddenly wondered: “How do I cook spicy Mexican food?” Quickly pulling out his phone, he searched for a recipe online and found one for enchiladas, but there were no spicy ingredients. Pausing a moment, he decided he could add jalapenos to the recipe for spice Josh bought the ingredients for enchiladas, including two jalapenos. He chopped the jalapenos and slowly added them to the enchilada filling,….

12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You by Tony Reinke

12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You by Tony Reinke: For due date consult course syllabus “I doubt whether we are sufficiently attentive to the importance of elementary textbooks”, this is the first sentence of CS Lewis’s book The Abolition of Man(1944). In this text, Lewis is referring to the formative importance of such textbooks, the way they shape students’ hearts and minds, sometimes in unconscious and subtle ways. If Lewis were around today, he might have the same kind of doubts about our attentiveness to smartphones. We have just read the book,12 Ways Your Phone is Changing You by Tony Reinke; this might be a good tool to help you become aware of the character shaping power of smartphones. However, Reinke does not refer much to the….

Other than being punitive, what purpose do non-compete agreements serve when low-level employees are required to sign them?

Please read the case study entitled “Non-Compete Agreements” from the chapter 7 of the Business Ethics textbook. Based on what you have learned in this unit, answer the following questions:

Other than being punitive, what purpose do non-compete agreements serve when low-level employees are required to sign them? Suppose an executive chef or vice president of marketing or operations at Jimmy John’s or any large sandwich franchise leaves the firm with knowledge of trade secrets and competitive strategies. Should he or she be compelled to wait a negotiated period of time before working for a competitor? Why or why not? What is fair to all parties when high-level managers possess unique, sensitive information about their former employer?

Learning Journal Requirements Submit a written paper that is a minimum….

In this reflection, you must identify leaders you know personally or through media who are prosocial.

The Prosocial Leadership Reflection assignment consists of two individual sections. For the first part of this assignment, you will write a one-page reflection on how religious faith or deeply-held values influence how your personal identity is formed or how you desire your identity to be formed. You will use the attached journal article, “Christian Identity as Primary Foundation to Workplace Ethics”, as a point of reflectionThe second part, also consisting of one page, should be a reflection based on the attached “Prosocial Leadership” article and the following website:

https://www.palgrave.com/gp/campaigns/happiness-and-wellbeing/prosocial-leadership

In this reflection, you must identify leaders you know personally or through media who are prosocial. The submission should contain at least three paragraphs explaining the following:

Prosocial Leader’s name. _____________________ What is the Prosocial Leader’s story? Describe the….

Is there another way of achieving the objectives of improving the lives of developing-country farmers and producers than the Fair Trade approach?

Please read the reading materials from Chapter 8 of the Corporate Social Responsibility textbook. Based on what you have learned in this unit, answer the following questions:

After studying this chapter, are you more likely or less likely to buy fair trade coffee? Why or why not? Is there another way of achieving the objectives of improving the lives of developing-country farmers and producers than the Fair Trade approach? Describe at least one option. Why do consumers buy Fair Trade products? List a few reasons and analyze each of them.

Written Assignment Requirements Submit a written paper that is a minimum of one typewritten page (approximately 400 words) with an introduction and conclusion. This paper shall demonstrate the use of standard written English with respect to organization, grammar,….

Identify at least five potential stakeholders from the case above and discuss how were they affected by the actions of Scott London?

On 11 April 2013, Scott London (London), a former senior audit partner at KPMG Los Angeles who had worked at KPMG for nearly 30 years, was charged by the FBI with insider trading. On the same day, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed civil charges against London (SEC 2013a). The director of the SEC’s office in Los Angeles stated: ‘As a leader at a major accounting firm, London’s conduct was an egregious violation of his ethical and professional duties’ (SEC 2013a).As a result of his position, London had access to highly sensitive and confidential information regarding upcoming earnings announcements about KPMG clients before that information was disclosed to the public. For over two years, London illegally provided this confidential information to his close friend Bryan Shaw,….

Simeone is a certified practicing accountant for KF Ltd, which is a large listed company in New Zealand.

Simeone is a certified practicing accountant for KF Ltd, which is a large listed company in New Zealand. KF Ltd has several divisions operating both in NZ and Asia. One of Simeone’s roles is to review the expense claims of the senior management team who often spend many days away from home, and who also make large purchases using company credit cards when they are traveling. Simione is concerned that the chief operating officer (COO), who is also a director of the company, has submitted an expense claim that includes items that appear to be for personal use and therefore, are not genuine business expenses. The COO’s expense claim also has a list of supposed cash payments that do not appear to have been incurred. This is because….

As a project manager, you tend to create a plan of the steps to go on vacation.

As a project manager, you tend to create a plan of the steps to go on vacation. Here are the steps you have decided on:

Check into resort Travel to airport Relax and enjoy Choose vacation spot Take bus to resort Book reservation Plane ride

What is the correct sequence for project Relaxing Vacation?

A.      Relax and enjoy; choose vacation spot; travel to airport; take bus to resort; plane ride; check into resort; book reservation

B.      Choose vacation spot; book reservation; travel to airport; plane ride; take bus to resort; check into resort; relax and enjoy

C.      Plane ride; relax and enjoy; take bus to resort; choose vacation spot; travel to airport; check into resort; book reservation

D.      Book reservation; relax and enjoy; take bus to resort; travel….