SESIN 7: LA SENDA DEL DESARROLLO EN AMRICA LATINA
SIGLO XX: DOS DESAFOS, Y EN MEDIO, UN GRAN TROPIEZO
1. DESARROLLO Y POBREZA
Nicaragua: El decil ms rico de la
poblacin de Nicaragua concentra un 40%
de la riqueza del pas. 2 deciles se
encuentran en la pob
Value-Added Work in Manufacturing
Value-added work is the work that is actually valuable
And results in a finished product.
Customer is only pays for value. (real or as perceived by the
It's a chain reaction. Value creates demand.
Sales Or Admin Direct
Cost of all the material components
The yearly technical advice by naval engin
Yearly salary of factory supervisor
Cost of testing boat before delivery
Sales agents comision
Depreciation of a
UNEMPLOYMENT AND LABOR MARKET
The crisis had different impacts on labor markets across countries. The longer individuals remain
unemployed, the more difficult it becomes for them to find a job and the less they may try. In many
countries (e.g. Spa
Applied Management Statistics
Dr. Martin Schler
26 hours in total
2nd February 13th April 2015
27th April 15th May 2015
Requirements: Laptop, MS Excel installed
Apple Users: install StatPlus
Doing business in Africa will take significantly more personalised transactions than gaining
entry into a more mature market. Connecting with people is important, sitting down, having a
meal together is the African way of building relationships. Other
In contrast to predicting a certain population parameter (providing a confidence interval), you may want to
prove a certain prediction to be true or false (statistically) on the basis of only few samples taken from that
Probability Density Function
To compute probabilities within defined limits for a known population distribution.
Area under the PDF equals 1
In other words: the sum of all possible events equals up to 1 (100%).
European University Prof. Verges
Production Planning: How many units to produce, when and how = planning of the
Most complicated management tasks
Done, planned, executed by industrial engineers, mechanical engineers,
Cost classification and manufacturing cost analysis.
A yacht company makes made to order sail boats. They deliver 10 boats a
year. Victor, the control manager is calculating the manufacturing cost of
one of the boats ordered by a Chech customer who loves
Corbera y Delgado
Resumen sesin 1 SUD I
PARTE 1: Servicio universitario para el desarrollo
Se empez la clase con la metfora del iceberg, la gente al iniciar la asignatura no tiene
tan claro de que va la cosa cmo al final hemos visto. Por tan
Introduction; How unaided individuals make decisions
What this session will cover
In this session we first consider the role decision analysis can play in helping decision makers
to tackle complex and messy decision problems.
Much research has b
1. Describe the negotiation situation (each party) (position of each party)
Chinese government and K. G. Marwin Inc.
Multi-million dollar company
He realized the value of thinking like ones opponentseeing things as they d
1. Refer to section 1.1.1 and explain why the issues facing Electrolux were strategic. Try to find examples
of all of the items cited in that section.
There were several strategic issues faced by Electrolux, for instance:
Make a Production Plan using a STABLE PRODUCION LEVEL OF 500 PER MONTH
add ending inventory
less beginning inventory
equals planned production
Breakeven in a sports club event
The local sports club has a projected budget defcit of 8,000.00 at the end
of the year. The club organizes sporting events for poor boys and girls. They
provide training coaches, playing fields, practice games, and sport c
Cost classification and manufacturing cost analysis.
A furniture company makes different furniture for houses. The budgeting
manager is calculating the manufacturing cost of dining table sets (one
table and 4 chairs per set). The yearly production are 2,0
EAE Cost Managment
Exercise on cost allocation in profit centers . Breakeven and
contribution margin analysis.
A clothing store has two departments mens and womens. Each
section is considered a profit centre. The mens unit of the store has 2
1. Write a brief outline of the video (approx 1/2 page)
The video regarding equal employment opportunities in the US state of California is divided on four
The first one addresses pregnancy discrimination at work. Under Californian law w
Privacy and Security Breaches at Axiom
To increase the security and privacy of customers data Acxiom could hire a new Chief
Information Security Officer (CISO), who will establish a program to manage security risks and
audit existing systems. Besides, it
THE FEDERAL SYSTEM
The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States.
A central bank is a government agency that oversees the banking system
and is responsible for the amount of money and credit in the economy.
The Federal Reser
COMPANIES AND THEIRS
A company has internal stakeholders (management,
shareholders, employees) and external stakeholders
(customers, suppliers, bankers, the various local and national
bodies, society as a whole and even the media
The emergence of Asian
Over the past few years, China and India and other Asian
countries have experienced an unprecedented economic
These Asian New Industrialized Countries (NIC) share
OIL CRISES AND THEIR
Oil prices vary generally according to the supply and the
Oil prices depend on the type and quality of oil
Saudi Light, WTI, Brent
There are crises when there are shortages and / or when prices
SEVEN QUALITIES TO BECOME ENTREPRENEUR
Is there a profile of the entrepreneur? Not really. However all the entrepreneurs who are
engaged in the adventure have a number of more or less assertive but essential qualities to
succeed. Inventory of what makes t
How to think like an economist
The word Economy comes from a Greek word for
one who manages a household .
A household and an economy face many decisions:
Who will work ?
What goods and how many of them should be produced ?
International trade today
International trade is the exchange of goods, services and
capital across borders.
The introduction of liberal policies since World War II has
boasted exchanges on a global scale
It is viewed as a source of economic
The globalization of markets
Globalization means the internationalization of markets all over
the world due to the development of imports and exports,
investment and relocation, and the setting up of worldwide
networks of production and infor