PRACTICE CASE: DO NURSES EAT THEIR YOUNG? at the end of chapter 5 on
Put yourself in the shoes of a new nurse. What stressors (and types of stressors)
are you most likely to encounter? What role issues might you have to deal with
PRICING OF BONDS
REVIEW OF TIME VALUE OF MONEY
Money has time value because of the opportunity to invest it at some interest
The future value of any sum of money invested today is: Pn = P0 (1 + r)n where
n = number of periods,
This introductory chapter will focus on the fundamental features of bond, the
type of issuers, and risk faced by investors in fixed-income securities.
A bond is a debt instrument requiring the issuer to repay to the lender the
Lecture 1 What is Organizational Behaviour
What is organizational behaviour?
Field of study devoted to understanding, explaining and improving the attitudes and behaviours of
individuals and groups in organizations.
1. Personality is the relatively stable set of psychological characteristics that influences the
way we interact with our environment. It has more impact on behaviour in weak situations
than in strong situations.
2. The Five-
Chapter 4 Values, Attitudes, and Work Behaviours
What are values?
A broad tendency to prefer certain states of affairs over others
Values have to do with what we consider good and bad
Values are motivational and very general
People tend to hold
1. Organizations are social inventions for accomplishing common goals through
group effort. The basic characteristic of organizations is that they involve the
coordinated efforts of people working together to accomplish comm
Topics for Midterm 3 to take place on Thursday, November 22, 2012
The midterm will be on chapters 5 and 6 (inductive reasoning and logical
From chapter 5 (inductive reasoning):
Expect a section where you will have to recognize whether the a
Whats covered on midterm 2?
Chapter 4, Deductive Reasoning from the e-book
From chapter 4:
expect multiple-choice questions on:
o validity, soundness, and invalidity;
o the nature of deductive reasoning (including logical operators,
Topics to learn on your own
Public policy toward monopolies
Universit dOttawa / University of Ottawa
Universit dOttawa / University of Ottawa
We want to know about how she minds
her Ps and Qs.
TREASURY AND AGENCY SECURITIES MARKETS
The second largest sector of the bond market (after the mortgage market) is
the market for U.S. Treasury securities. The smallest sector is the U.S.
government agency securities market. We d
COMPUTING THE YIELD OR INTERNAL RATE OF RETURN ON
The yield on any investment is the interest rate that will make the present
value of the cash flows from the investment equal to the price (or cost) of the
FACTORS AFFECTING BOND YIELDS AND THE TERM
STRUCTURE OF INTEREST RATES
BASE INTEREST RATE
The securities issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury are the key
interest rates in the U.S. economy as well as in international capital markets.
Jack Adams perception of Bill Squire:
Bill Squires perception of Jack Adams:
Reasons for perceptions:
Possible personal biases:
Attributions and attribution biases:
Using 3 cues of consistency, consensus and distinctiveness, what is the
Case Analysis # 1: The Last Straw
Use the material from the lectures and the book when answering the questions. Be specific in
Illegibly written reports, reports written on torn/frayed papers, unstapled reports or otherwise
Is it a good idea to make promotions contingent on your branchs ESQi score?
Why or why not?
It is not a good idea to make promotions based solely on the branchs ESQi
score. It may provide some insight into employee performance, however ther
ACTIVE BOND PORTFOLIO
This chapter and the two that follow discuss bond portfolio management
strategies. We begin with an overview of the investment management process
and the factors to consider in the sel
COLLATERALIZED MORTGAGE OBLIGATIONS AND STRIPPED
In this chapter we discuss two derivative mortgage-backed securities
products: collateralized mortgage obligations and stripped mortgage-backed
In this chapter we describe basic principles underlying the management of
assets relative to liabilities, popularly referred to as asset/liability
management. The key concept is the bond portfolio imm
MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH SECURITIES
The pass-through mortgage securities are the subject of this chapter. A
mortgage pass-through security, or simply a pass-through, is created when one
or more mortgage holders form a collection (p
RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LOANS
When purchasing a home, the major portion of the funds must be borrowed.
The market where these funds are borrowed is called the mortgage market.
This chapter and the two that follow describe residenti
CORPORATE DEBT INSTRUMENTS
Corporate debt instruments are financial obligations of a corporation that have
priority over its common stock and preferred stock in the case of bankruptcy.
In this chapter we discuss the following cor
BOND PRICE VOLATILITY
An increase (decrease) in the required yield decreases (increases) the present
value of its expected cash flows and therefore decreases (increases) the bonds
price. This relationship is not linear, however (i.e., it is not
Recap - marginal versus average
For maximizing output level, select
levels where MR = MC
Chapter 14 continuation
these are MARGINAL quantities
all other points on MC, ATC curve no
More on perfectly competitive
To calculate the LEVEL
FIRMS IN COMPETITIVE
In the market for cable Television, I am
serviced by Rogers, my rate is
astronomical, and it increases by far more
than the rate of inflation each year
In the market for cell phones, I am also
serviced by Rogers, my
Transition from productivity
THE FIRMS COST
Suppose that the going wage for labour
(the one variable factor) is $10 / hour
Suppose that the schedule for the
marginal product of labour is: first
worker = 10 units/ho
Product and Brands
Product vs Brand
A product occupies functional territory.
A brand occupies mental and emotiona
Product and Brands
Product Mix: Proctor & Gamble
Width of Product Mix
Fabric and HomeCare Products
Gurprit Kindra PhD
I wish to thank my colleague - professor Mike Mulvey - who has so generously shared his teaching
materials, as well as numerous pedagogical ideas with me.