Archive | March, 2017

To Release Or Not to Release

A 55-year old man is admitted to the hospital for kidney cancer. He has been out of work for some time; has no insurance coverage; and has used up his last resources. He is medically ready for discharge but the friends he had been living with will no longer accept him back to their apartment. […]

Using Minitab

This week, you learned about the statistical software applications used to analyze data for research analysis. For this week’s discussion, you will use Minitab to run descriptive statistics, create graphs and respond to the following: How could you use Minitab descriptive statistics for data analysis research? What are your plans for learning more about Minitab […]

Do Social media hinder interpersonal relationships?

  Reflect back about what you have learned in this course about how to construct high quality arguments for positions. Give an example of how the ability to construct good arguments could help you in your career or in your daily life. Also, in what ways will the skill of being able to evaluate the […]

All My Sons Analysis Assignment

After you finish watching All My Sons, answer the questions below to the best of your ability. Your answers should explain how well you understand the story, the plot, its structure, the characters and the relevant action of the story/play. These questions are based on the lectures and power points provided in this weeks lesson. […]

Long-Term Investment and Cost-Benefit Analysis

    From the scenario for Katrina’s Candies, suggest one (1) method in which Herb could use a cost-benefit analysis to argue for or against an expansion. Create three (3) optimal decision rules for Katrina’s Candies (e.g., whether to hire more staff or hire temporary workers to meet production schedules). Assess both the short-term and the long-term costs and benefits of obtaining […]

Sports R US: a convenient self-service solution

Imagine that you have been hired by the startup e-Commerce company Sports R US to provide a convenient self-service solution for customers accessing sports products. The Web application would need to be available on mobile devices (e.g., smartphones, tablets, laptops, notebooks). The application also needs to work on multiple Web browsers (i.e.., Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari […]

Big Data and Knowledge Management

Predict three problems that you foresee occurring when dealing with big data. Propose three solutions to these foreseen problems. Suppose that you are in charge of knowledge management and have a highly knowledgeable IT person who refuses to transfer knowledge. Propose two different approaches to handling this situation.

what human resource management is all about

Imagine you are at a party where you have to describe what human resource management is all about. Provide a brief summary to your fellow partygoers.

Intellectual Property and Global Intellectual Property Rights

Determine whether or not existing “fair use” exceptions strike an appropriate balance between creators and users of the material. Provide two (2) specific examples to support your response. Determine the key legal and ethical issues surrounding the ability of pharmaceutical companies to patent and exploit plant-derived substances, and suggest at least one (1) way in […]

Path-Goal Style: a contemporary leadership situation

Write a three to four page paper (not including the title and reference pages) about a contemporary leadership situation that is familiar to you. You may use the same situation from the week two assignment. Your paper needs to: Define path-goal leadership. Identify the path-goal leadership style used in this situation; provide the tasks, and […]