TOO 3.31 - Maglev 1. China a. Govt subsidized 2. Germany a....

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Maglev 1. China a. Gov’t subsidized 2. Germany a. Didn’t work their either Occasions for decision (on initiative of decision maker) - 11 years ago (april 15 th ) Jackie Robinsons 1 st at bat. baseball teams retired the number 42, his number - Initiative was to have baseball united (negro and mlb) - Sunk Cost - dropping an investment, cut your losses - you have to acknowledge a ‘mistake’ was made in the first place, that is the problem with making a mistake. - More often than not, a sunk cost is either a program or an individual. - Got to correct your mistakes - ODU needs to probably cut the Maglev project as a sunk cost Opportunism - couple things he hopes we always remember o informal orgz, mbwa o opportunism - B has a whole chapter on this, next to impossible to read. - In everyday usage, it has somewhat of a negative connotation. “He’s an opportunist.” Someone who will take an advantage of a situation with little regard for principal. Sleaze. -
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course ISE 4004 taught by Professor Petorgersen during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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