1. How can supply-chain management (SCM) help a company establish a competitive
advantage? What are ways that companies can improve their supply chains?
Answer: Supply-chain management can be the competitive advantage for the industries for
which the prod
Think about an advertisement (in any medium) that had either a strongly positive or strongly negative
effect on your attitude toward the product being advertised or the advertiser itself. Why did the ad have
this effect? If you responded posit
Early Adopters (graded)
Do you consider yourself an early adopter when it comes to trying out new products or new
fashions, or do you tend to take a wait-and-see attitude? How does your attitude toward new
products and new ideas influence your decision ma
Laws and Regulations (graded)
Do laws and regulations always restrict or impede the efforts of business professionals, or can
they actually help businesses? In addition to this, could you list some examples of laws or
regulations that may have impeded bus
Global Markets (graded)
How can a company use licensing agreements to enter world markets? What two fundamental
product strategies do companies choose between when selling their products in the global
This section lists options that can be us
Starting a Business (graded)
What are the advantages of buying a business rather than starting one from scratch? What are the
advantages and disadvantages of owning a franchise?
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Think about an advertisement (in any medium) that had either a strongly positive or strongly
negative effect on your attitude toward the product being advertised or the advertiser itself. Why
did the ad have this effect? If you respon
Entrepreneurship Failure (graded)
The risk of failure is an inherent part of free enterprise. Does society have an obligation to come
to the aid of entrepreneurs who try but fail? Why or why not? Also, please discuss some ways
you can minimize your risk.
Question 3.3. (TCO 3) Discuss the positive aspects of globalization, and contrast these with the negative
aspects of globalization from the perspective of a small business. Be sure to address the pros and cons
of outsourcing in your response. (Points : 15
Lush Lemonade wishes to reach their target market and create new opportunities by reaching
as many people as they can in order to provide fresh and original lemon taste required for a
refreshing day as well as healthy lifestyle. As the lemona
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) (graded)
Is it ethical for companies to benefit from their efforts to practice corporate social responsibility?
Why or why not? How can anyone be sure that CSR efforts arent just public relations ploys?
Purchasing Process (graded)
Think of a product you recently purchased and review your decision process. Why did you need
or want that product? How did the products marketing influence your purchase decision? How
did you investigate the product before maki
Financial Control (graded)
The company you cofounded last year is growing rapidly and has strong prospects for an IPO in
the next year or two. The additional capital that an IPO could raise would let you hire the
brightest people in the industry and conti
Accounting Firm (graded)
The senior partner of an accounting firm is looking for ways to increase the firms business.
What other services besides traditional accounting can the firm offer to its clients? What new
challenges might this additional work crea
Benefit Choices (graded)
When you begin interviewing as you approach graduation, you will need to analyze job offers
that include a number of financial and nonfinancial elements. Which of these aspects of
employment are your top three priorities: a good b
Chapter 7 discusses several styles of leadership, including autocratic, democratic, and laissezfaire. How do each of these styles relate to Theory X and Theory Y assumptions about workers?
Technology Improvement (graded)
Business is stalled. Sales last month were 10 percent less than the previous month and so far this
month is looking even worse than last month. Could technology help you answer the decrease in
sales? What technologies could
Supply-Chain Management (graded)
How can supply-chain management (SCM) help a company establish a competitive advantage?
What are ways that companies can improve their supply chains?
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