The GCI is calculated based on 114 economic metrics ranging from the quality of infrastructure
to the amount of government debt. This wide variety of metrics is organized into a set of 12
pillars. These pillars are:
Basic Requirements: Institutions, Infra
The marginal revenue product of labor is the change in revenue that results from employing an
additional unit of labor (B., 2016). Some practical things I can do to raise marginal product per
employee that can benefit the firm as a manager is longer break
By increasing the money supply, the Federal Reserve can lower interest rates. This has a broad
impact on the economy as mortgages, business loans, etc. can be obtained less expensively.
Some economists believe that the money supply increases contributed t
Is it trade deficit or trade surplus that contributes more to economic growth? Why?
What are the factors that increase and decrease the demand for a foreign currency?
What are the impacts of currency devaluation and revaluation on international trade?
Demand is elastic if a specific percentage change in price results in a larger percentage change in
quantity demanded. Inelastic demand is if a specific percentage change in price produces a
smaller percentage change in quantity demanded. If demand is ela
In spite of the limitations (shortcomings), why is the GDP used as a measure of
national income as well as a measure of national economic wellbeing?
Is the GDP measure underestimating or overestimating national production and total
income in the economy
The roles of government in the market economy are promoting production and trade by defining
property rights; enforcing contracts and settling disputes; enforcing laws designed to maintain
competition; redistributing income via taxes and transfers; reallo
Pick a specific industry from one of the market structures and explain how it would
function and maximize profit.
What are the pros and cons of the various market structures in terms of benefiting
consumers? Which market structures do you think benefit c
1. What is the impact of free trade on domestic job creation policy? Elaborate with examples.
2. What are the impacts of outsourcing and offshoring on trade liberalization (globalization)
and economic structure?
3. What are the pros and cons of importing
An example of creative destruction I have witnessed during my lifetime is email replacing
letters. The benefits and costs to the economy has been big. Emails are usually free to sign up
and use. Even though sending a letter can be affordable as well, emai
What are the expansionary and contractionary fiscal policies? What are their policy
instruments? How are they used to deal with the inflationary gap and recessionary gap? Which
do you think is more appropriate today?
Should the government balance its bud
Unit 7 Assignment on Teamwork
After reading chapter 12 and listening in on Dalman and Leis meeting. I do agree that
Sandwich Blitz could benefit from having multiple teams in place to help free up Dalman and
Leis time and energy.
Right now, Sandwich Blitz
CONTEMPORARY APPROACHES AND OPEN SYSTEMS
Contemporary Approaches and Open Systems
Katie A. VanLaningham
CONTEMPORARY APPROACHES AND OPEN SYSTEMS
This paper will define the four contemporary approaches to management as well as
Unit 8 Assignment
The current issue Dalman and Lei are having is by far an ethical dilemma, but not just for
Dalman and Lei, but for the government employee who posed the question originally and for
the employee at the Sandwich Blitz location that was put
Unit 9 Assignment
From: Dalman and Lei
To: All Location Managers
Good Morning Managers,
We are excited to announce that we will be implementing an e-customer ordering system
immediately. We have heard your cries for help, as the volume of cu
Bureaucratic Control Systems for Sandwich Blitz
According to our text book, page 328 states a typical system has four major steps: 1: Setting
performance standards; 2: Measuring performance; 3: Comparing performance against the standards
and determining d
SWOT Analysis for Sandwich Blitz
A SWOT analysis is an assessment of the organizations strengths, weaknesses,
opportunities, and threats (pg. 103).
After listening to Dalman and Leis discussion on a larger scale expansion, I have a few
thoughts on their b