Noting the growing trend among collegiate entrepreneurs launching businesses
while still in school, one educator says, A student whose main activity on
campus is running a business is missing the basic reason for being here, which is
to get an education.
Introduction/Thesis: A look into the legitimacy of a self-described hacker at Insecure.org who is interested in
network security and providing free online information.
Legitimacy of hacker Gordon Lyon founder of Insecure.org
A. An open source p
Are accurate perceptions always necessary to develop sound decisions?
Perception involves being able to view the world (people) around us as reality versus
what we perceive things (it) to be. According to Hitt, Miller, and Colella, (2011), if an
a) What is the EOQ? 149.07
b) What is the ROP? 1120 units
c) What is the average inventory? 74.54 What is the annual holding cost? 670.82
d) How many orders per year would be placed? 26.83 What is the annual ordering cost?
GBA 334 Module 1 Assignment
Ray Bond sells handcrafted yard decorations at county fairs. The variable cost to make these is
$20 each, and he sells them for $50. The cost to rent a booth at the fair is $150. How
1. The topic of project management is getting more attention lately because
projects are becoming larger and more complex and managers need to be able
meet project goals. In addition to larger and more complex projects, downsizing,
global competition, and
Which side of the aggregate United States economy did Hurricane Katrina affect
more, the supply side or the demand side? For this discussion, I would have to say
the supply side was more affected by Hurricane Katrina. Hurricane Katrina caused
Please discuss the fact that Microsoft engages in monopolistic practices from the
perspective of the 6 core values of Saint Leo University.
I believe that had Microsoft not been considered a "monopoly" and sued by the U.S.
Government, the prices of comput
If you sent out 50 resumes, and didn't get any responses, what might be
the problem, if any?
There are several reasons as to why someone may not get any responses after
sending out 50 resumes. For starters, the employer simply just may not be
Give at least one example of a sales promotional, or fundraiser that you received
recently that caused you to consider the product, or the cause. Why did it work?
A recent sales promotional that I received was from Finish Line Shoes. I had ordered
Our reading assignments last week concentrated on the 'The Three Step
Writing Process.' Did it tell you anything new?
From a business perspective when it comes to preparing reports, letters or
emails, 'The Three Step Writing Process' is very important. Th
What kind of costs are associated with poor or ineffective business
communications? This topic brings my attention to a situation I observed some
time ago involving poor communiations between a manager and another
employee. While at work one day an employ
Adam Smith wrote, "Seldom do businessmen of the same trade get together but that it results in some
detriment to the general public." What does that statement have to do with what we studied in Chapter 16?
2) Could he be talking about business people coll
The last module and I must say, this Economics stuff has really given me a run for it.
Needless to say, it has been an enjoyable challenge.
1.) As with the elasticity of labor supply, it is the quantity of labor supplied when it
increased by (.05) divided
There are many factors that affect the supply and demand of a product. For this
dicussion, I thought of how a cousin of mine loves Elmo. So, I decided to
research the famous "Tickle Me Elmo" to see how it is marketed and whether or
not the quanitity suppl
1. As per our textbook, research "suggests that companines working to
implement best practices should spend at least 20 percent of project time in
inititaing and planning" (Schwalbe 81). I believe this is a realistic estimate
because the iniatiting proces
1. I would say that project scope management is challening in IT projects because PM's
fail to fully understand the requirements of the project or how to go about collecting and
defining the requirements. In addition, project managers fail to meet budgets
1. As per our textbook, Gantt Charts "provide a standard format for displaying project
schedule information by listing project activities and their corresponding start and finish
dates in a calender format"(Schwalbe 224). The main items in a Gantt Chart a
1. Because stakeholders can be both direct and indirect and they could change
throughout a project for various reasons. It is important to create an stakeholder
analysis during the initiating process because it identifies all people, partners,
March 14, 2012
Module 2 Assignment
Module 2: Exercise 4 Page 1
There were several articles available that justifies the need for investing in IT
projects. IT projects are a requirement to successfully completing a project to meet t
1. There are so many different meanings to the word 'cost.' However, terms in this
chapter could be difficult for someone who does not possess an accounting or finance
background. Most technical professionals I think are not concerned with cost but rather
List and discuss positive and negative aspects associated with email, based on
your own personal and/or business experience.
There are both positive and negative aspects as it relates to email.
From my own business experience, I recall a situation while w
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Dear Hiring Manager:
I am writing in response to your ad in the New York Times. The positi
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Dear Ms. Talley:
I am writing in regards to your advertisement for a secretary on the June 11
While there are several types of non-business reports, an example would be "I am the
treasurer of my family reunion committee. As treasurer of the family reunion committee,
I would be responsible for preparing a report of all monies received by each famil
Stern Educational TV, Inc.
a. If Rates Are Constant:
1-year loan (rolled over)
Interest savings from borrowing short-term
b. If Short-term Rates Change:
Problem 8.1-Cash Discount
Computer the cost of not taking the following cash discounts:
a. 2/10, net 50
b. 2/15, net 40
c. 3/10, net 45
d. 3/10, net 180
The Dade Company is borrowing $300,000 for one year and p
Front Beam Lighting Company has the following ratios compared to its
industry for 2010.
Return on assets 12%
Return on equity 16%
Explain why the return-on-equity ratios is much less favorable than the
return-on-assets ratio com
My Name: George Williams
Solution to Problem 2.1:
Earnings per share=Earnings after Taxes/Shares Outstanding
$1.30 per share
Earninigs after taxes=
Answer: This is the Network for this project.
Find the earliest, latest, and slack times for each activity (see below table for answers). Then find
the critical path. The critical path is B