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Can Sally recover from Bill for the loss of her cabbage crop?

Bill was a rancher and owned 500 sheep. Vandals cut a hole in the fence that kept Bill’s sheep in his pasture and 200 sheep escaped from the hole. The sheep wandered onto Sally’s farm and ate Sally’s entire cabbage crop. Bill did not know that the hole had been cut in the fence until after the sheep had escaped and until after the sheep ate Sally’s entire crop. Can Sally recover from Bill for the loss of her cabbage crop? Which answer is most correct?

A) Yes, Bill is responsible for the trespass of his sheep onto Sally’s farm and any damage caused by the sheep.

B) No, Sally cannot recover from Bill because vandals cut a hole in Bill’s fence.

C) Yes, Sally can recover from….

An US based company relocated its aging mercury thermometer factory from US to a verdant hill station in the southern Tamil Nadu.

An US based company relocated its aging mercury thermometer factory from US to a verdant hill station in the southern Tamil Nadu. Mercury is a toxic metal, which when converted into deadlier forms such as methyl mercury and released into the environment could cause tremendous health problems to the people living nearby and even far away. The factory that manufactured glass mercury thermometer for export was split into 2 main areas – the first area converted glass tubing into empty thermometers, stems and bulbs. The second area filled them with mercury, marked the scale, sealed the end, and packed. Both areas, were working with glass generated considerable quantities of scrap. Glass scrap from the first area was supposed to be sent for recycling to the glass merchants. Glass….

In a computer store, 30% (.3) of the computers in stock are laptops and 70% (.7) are desktops. Five percent (.05) of the laptops are on sale, while 10% (.1) of the desktops are on sale. Use a tree diagram to determine the percentage of the computers in the store that are on sale.

In a computer store, 30% (.3) of the computers in stock are laptops and 70% (.7) are desktops. Five percent (.05) of the laptops are on sale, while 10% (.1) of the desktops are on sale. Use a tree diagram to determine the percentage of the computers in the store that are on sale.

In an Italian breakfast café, a waitress has observed that 80% of her customers order coffee and 25% of her customers order both biscotti and coffee. Define

A = a randomly selected customer orders coffee.

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Operations are composed of many different processes to fulfill customer needs and requirements.

Operations are composed of many different processes to fulfill customer needs and requirements. The value chain is a higher-level view of those processes from a customer view. In order to meet customer requirements like quality and cycle time, organizations need to ??identify the value chain, subprocesses and measures needed to meet the customer needs.

Consider a process from an organization you are familiar with. In 500-750 words, complete the following:

?Identify the steps in the high-level value chain required to fulfill the customer requirements from beginning to end. From the high-level value chain steps, identify the operational subprocesses. Identify those metrics that the organization should monitor at both the value chain level and subprocess level. ??Based upon the process you described above, if an organization needs to improve….

Playing Monopoly: Microsoft

Playing Monopoly: Microsoft

The success of Bill Gates together with his company Microsoft and the most favors Windows computer operating systems that are still dominating the PC operating system market has always been an excellent example stimulating the youths in the It industry to follow. But the business success and seemingly amazing technology innovation should not be very strong reasons why the ethical issues related to Microsoft and its co-founder Bill Gates could be rationalized and tolerated. Since the company’s first operating system, MS-DOS (the prototype of which was brought from Gate’s friend without notifying his friend about the later usage of the system), the company been involved in a number of issues from which some of the business practices and some decisions are criticized in term of….

Every year, Fortune magazine publishes a special issue featuring its selection of the most powerful women in business.

Every year, Fortune magazine publishes a special issue featuring its selection of the most powerful women in business. Using the LIRN, look up the current or most recent year’s issue and read several profiles of women leaders. Select two that you would like to learn more about. Using the research findings discussed in the Northouse text 9th edition as well as your own research, write a comparative analysis including the following:

Their professional experiences and career success, including their current roles. What are the women’s respective leadership styles? How are their styles different from men’s in similar roles? What are the similarities and differences between these leaders? How does the research cited in our textbook fit (or not fit) the experience of these women? How might culture impact how….

Brands into consumer evoked sets and must engage in persuasive messaging and other strategies to do so. The evoked set for some categories-for example, mouthwash and toothpaste-were basically one brand. This means that for categories, nominal decision making (choosing one and repeatedly over time) is the norm. Later in the chapter we will discuss the use of sruption strategies for brands in this situation that are not in a consumer's evoked set. I evoked sets for some categories were somewhat large, but that may be due to variety reking. For example, the evoked set for fast food was five brands. However, one can imagine that consumers are loyal to brands of fast-food restaurants within type, but they riety seek or otherwise switch across situations. So, McDonald's may be the harmer alternative, KFC the chicken alternative, Pizza Hut the pizza alternative, Taco Ell the Mexican alternative, and so on. M4 Discussion Pick a product or brand that you believe would require each strategy in Table 15-2 on textbook page 539 (six products in total). Justify your selection. Develop a specific marketing strategy for each (six strategies in total).The six strategies include maintenance, disrupt, capture, intercept, preference, and acceptance. Required Etiquette: Create your Thread at least three (3) days prior to the deadline to allow time for replies.

Brands into consumer evoked sets and must engage in persuasive messaging and other strategies to do so.

The evoked set for some categories-for example, mouthwash and toothpaste-were basically one brand. This means that for categories, nominal decision making (choosing one and repeatedly over time) is the norm. Later in the chapter we will discuss the use of sruption strategies for brands in this situation that are not in a consumer's evoked set. I evoked sets for some categories were somewhat large, but that may be due to variety reking. For example, the evoked set for fast food was five brands. However, one can imagine that consumers are loyal to brands of fast-food restaurants within type, but they riety seek or otherwise switch across situations. So, McDonald's may be….

What are the main findings of this consumer research? Please describe them with your own words. Do not copy and paste from the article. (10 points)

Q1. What are the main findings of this consumer research? Please describe them with your own words. Do not copy and paste from the article. (10 points)

Q2. Why are consumers influenced by the “White Space Effect”? In other words, why do consumers have this “White Space Effect”? What are the possible reasons speculated by the authors? Please summarize them with your own words. Do not copy and paste from the article. (20 points)

Q3. Consumer researchers can use different research methods and recruit different participants for their research. In this research, study 1 was a survey conducted among creative directors at major ad agencies, whereas study 2 was a lab experiment using student participants. Please list at least 3 benefits for this research to use hybrid methods….

In consideration of the use of social media outlined in the Radiotjänst minicase, how would you recommend the Swedish television licensing organisation develop their next campaign?

1. In consideration of the use of social media outlined in the Radiotjänst minicase, how would you recommend the Swedish television licensing organisation develop their next campaign?

2. Write notes about the extent to which organisations have a duty to present their goods and services as truthfully and accurately as possible.

3. Identify two campaigns and compare the degree to which integration has been undertaken.

4. How might advertising be affected if low attention processing became more widely accepted?

5. Prepare a short presentation explaining behavioural economics. Use examples to illustrate your points.

6. Explain the differences in cultural context between traditional media and contemporary digital media.

7. How might advertising be adjusted if it is known that a preferred media vehicle experiences high levels of clutter?

8…..

Personal Fitness Plan

Personal Fitness Plan

 

Develop a personal fitness plan that YOU would implement and adhere to. Start out by looking at the goals you wrote for yourself and devise a plan of action to achieve those goals. Address just your short-term goals at first. Choose activities that are appropriate and then work out the specifics using the FITT principles. Use suggestions from the book, class and lecture notes to help with specifics.

Your initial plan should be 4 weeks long. Your plan should then include ways of overloading (progressing) when you reach your short-term goals and/or you appear to have reached a plateau in progress. An excel spreadsheet or a table are easy ways to format your actual workout by day and week. You could then use an….