To: PCB Chemicals
From: Kelsey Ashman
The objective of this analysis is to determine the most cost effective plan for PCB
Chemicals by minimizing shipping costs of plastic jugs used to store chemical
Problem to be Analyzed
Considering the monthly sales and monthly traffic count of Bubbas restaurant chain:
1. Does Bubbas theory about traffic count and sales seem to have any validity based
on the data?
2. If so what is the relation
May 29, 2012
To find the most cost effective plan for next months demand of Bug Stomper.
The data represents the cost of making the jug to hold the chemicals, the price to mold the
jugs, the price to fill the jugs, and
Adjusted R Square
The objective of this analysis is to see how the dependent variable changes based on multiple
Y Range (dependent variable): price or house value
X Range (independent variabl
Adjusted R Square
The objective of this analysis is to determine if the value of the housing data set increases or
decreases due to the attributes of the houses.
Y (Independent Variable): price or house value
Passengers to Greece
To: Gnat Wings and Stuff
From: Jordan Steen
The objective of this analysis is to determine the loss of sales due to the decrease in
Our only X variable is Traffic count, making the Y variable sales/month.
Challenges Facing Alliances
Different cultures and incongruent structures
Loss of autonomy and control
Risk of technology or property leakage
Differing strategic goals or expectations
Chance that partners may become globa
Design and construction of large scale facility abroad (a power plant or
manufacturing facility), which is then turned over to local management for
Good when FDI is limited by host country
Often involves government cus
Gnats and Stuff
To figure out the main cause of the decline in sales that Gnats#1 incurred once Gnats#2 opened
across the street in 2008.
The data represents the years in total that Gnats#1 was in business, and the sales f
Introduction Organizations now function in a global economy. U.S.
businesses are entering international markets, and at the same time, foreign
companies are entering the U.S. market
International expansion can provide a competitive advantage .
Power distance describes how a culture deals with hierarchical power relationships.
Example: Cultures with low power distance, such as Denmark or Sweden, attempt to
limit inequalities in power.
Uncertainty avoidance describes how cultures seek
Economic System A country's culture is integrally tied to its economic
system, which provides many of the incentives for developing its human capital.
Under socialist economies, there is little economic incentive to develop
human capital, but amp
Managing Expatriates in Global Markets As companies
internationalize, the use of expatriates becomes more frequent. Issues of
selection, training, compensating, and reacculturation of expatriates are
discussed in this section.
Selection of Expatr
IntroductionHuman resource management practices can help companies gain
a competitive advantage. Virtually every HR function in top companies is going
through a transformation process to create a function that can play this new
strategic role whi
Measuring HRM Effectiveness Having good measures of the functions effectiveness
provides the following benefits:
A. Marketing the function evaluation is a sign that the HR function cares about the
organization as a whole and is trying to support ope
Improving HRM Effectiveness Through Process Redesign Process redesign
enables the HRM function to more effectively deliver HRM services.
Reengineering is a complete review of critical work processes and redesign to
make them more efficient and able
Relational database Information is stored in separate files that look like
tables and can be linked by common elements such as name.
Users of relational databases have the ability to file and retrieve
information according to any field or multipl