First Exam: week of Oct. 31, 2016 on PAL
General Instructions: There are four parts to the test: 1) true / false;
multiple choice; 3) one essay; and 4) extra credit. The last two pages of the test
comprise the answer sheet. Please a
To assist in this Hot Issue Dialogue, please review the following article by clicking here: Debt Collection
To summarize, federal agents in Georgia arrested John Todd Williams, 48, founder of debt collection
agency Williams, Scott & Associates alo
In Ferguson, Missouri, and NYC, grand juries empaneled under the criminal procedure laws of those
states did not find sufficient evidence was presented by the prosecutor to authorize the filing of murder
or other lessor charges against police officers. In
1. What preconceived ideas and opinions did you have about Stella Liebeck v. McDonalds
Corporation (also known as the McDonalds hot coffee case) prior to watching the video?
How have your notions about the case changed after watching the video?
Video Sections 1-4 Answer Sheet. (you may want to print the full pdf version to use as you complete this
Baby Step 1 is $1000 in an emergency fund (or if you make
less than $20,000 per year in your household, put $500 in
an emergency fund).
1. What is the difference between a firm's mission and its objectives? Why is important that both are
conveyed clearly to employees and to customers?
The difference between a firms mission and its objectives is that a missi
1. Why is environmental scanning an important activity for marketers?
Environmental scanning is an important activity for marketers because it helps them identify and
interpret potential trends to decide whether there is a
Analyze Real Cases Ch. 4
20. The type of crime that the council chairperson committed was bribery. He offered to do something
that was not legal or ethical and was outside of his legal duties for a sum of $12,000. This is a textbook
1. How does an organization create a customer?
An organization creates a customer by identifying a customers needs, designing products that meet
those needs, and communicating information about those goods and services to prospecti
Fill-in-the-Blank and Discussion questions for Budgets
Money is _active_. You must do a written _cash
flow_ plan every month_.
Reasons We Dont Do a Cash Flow Plan
Most people hate the word budget for four reasons:
1. It has a _straight_ _jacket _ connotat
1. Jenna gets a ticket for careless driving after the police come to investigate a car accident
she had with you on Hanover Boulevard. Your car is badly damaged through no fault of
your own. Is Jenna likely
1. Choose one of the following and describe how you think social media marketing could help
strengthen its brand:
I think that social media marketing could help strengthen the brand for Nivea for Men skin care
1. Explain how both individuals and institutions can be viewed as ethical and unethical.
Individuals and institutions can be viewed as ethical or unethical by a few different ethical
perspectives. There are utilitarianism,
25. I do not think that the Supreme Court should have taken the case because it is not a constitutional
issue. Nowhere in the Constitution does it say that there should be a separation of church and state,
this phrase is found only in a letter written by
Deciding whether or not a child should be tried as an adult is a very tricky subject. On one hand
you have those who say that children should be tried as adults if they have committed adult crimes,
especially murder. They say that the light sentence that
Group of people with sufficient purchasing power authority and willingness to buy.
2. target market
Specific group of people a firm believes is most likely to buy its goods and services
3. market segmentation
Division of the total market into sm
The manager of a crew that installs carpeting has tracked the crews output over the past several weeks,
obtaining these figures:
a. Compute the labor productivity for eac
Eighty units of end item X are needed at the beginning of week 6, and another 30 units are needed at the
beginning of week 8.
Prepare a material requirements plan for component D. D can only be ordered in whole cases (50 units
per case). One
An analyst has timed a metal-cutting operation for 50 cycles. The average time per cycle was 10.6
minutes, and the standard deviation was 1.20 minutes for a worker with a performance rating of 136
percent. Assume an allowance of 12 percent of
Complete a service blueprint for each of the following banking transactions. Use the service actions listed
in the tables below each name of a transaction.
a. Make a savings deposit using a teller.
Teller prints out receipt and hands to
A manager is trying to decide whether to purchase a certain part or to have it produced internally. Internal
production could use either of two processes. One would entail a variable cost of $17 per unit and an
annual fixed cost of $200,000; t
A firm that has recently experienced an enormous growth rate is seeking to lease a small plant in
Memphis, TN; Biloxi, MS; or Birmingham, AL. Prepare an economic analysis of the three locations given
the following information: Annual costs for
An automatic filling machine is used to fill 1-liter bottles of cola. The machines output is approximately
normal with a mean of .97 liter and a standard deviation of .02 liter. Output is monitored using means of
samples of 28 observations. U
Manager T. C. Downs of Plum Engines, a producer of lawn mowers and leaf blowers, must develop an
aggregate plan given the forecast for engine demand shown in the table. The department has a normal
capacity of 130 engines per month. Normal out
A manager wants to assign tasks to workstations as efficiently as possible, and achieve an hourly output
of 331/3 units. Assume the shop works a 60-minute hour. Assign the tasks shown in the accompanying
precedence diagram (times are in minute
March 28, 2016
Hinduism and Christianity
There are similarities and differences between Hinduism and Christianity.
Hinduism, a polytheistic religion, is considered one of the oldest religions in the world.
Question 1 (1 point)
As stated in the text, an international business is:
Question 1 options:
a business whose activities involve crossing national borders.
the operations of a company outside its home or domestic market.
an organization with multico
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