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[Unlocked] Still 2 Years Away

[Unlocked] Still 2 Years Away

There is a common phrase in business: “Cash is king.” “Cash flow is the life-blood of a company. Without it, a company will fail” (Hicks, 2012). Yet, companies often have to take risks that could potentially jeopardize their cash flow (e.g., new projects, growth, capital budgeting, etc.). Assume you are the CFO of a struggling company. While you do have a positive cash flow, it is minimal at best. If something does not change soon, the company will go under. Fortunately, your product development team has just created a new product that will not only save the company from financial demise but will also revolutionize how the industry does business. The problem is that the product is still 2 years away from being able to be sold to the public, and you will run out of cash within the next 6 months. How would you propose obtaining the funds needed to keep the company alive and thriving for the next 2 years until you are able to see a return on the product development? How would you keep the stakeholders happy?

[Unlocked] Complete Chapter 13 Case

[Unlocked] Complete Chapter 13 Case

 – In a single Word document, complete Chapter 13 Case Problem: “Applecore Children’s Clothing.” If using Excel or Minitab for your calculations, charts, and graphs, please copy and paste your work into the Word document.  Do not attach Excel or Minitab as separate documents. 
 

-response should be a minimum of   2-3 pages . The font is Times New Roman, font size should be 12, and the paragraphs are single-spaced. There should be a minimum of one reference supporting your observations. Citations are to follow APA 7.0. double space.  

– no plagiarism, need plagiarism report

[Unlocked] Least 2 Full Bible

[Unlocked] Least 2 Full Bible

 International Business – Group Final Project

Pick a small local business (for-profit or non-profit) in HR area. Develop a comprehensive International Business plan proposal with cost analysis.  Evaluation criteria would include the following areas:

For this project you only have to work on these 3 sections and ill be talking about the short term rental market to Costa Rica. 

  

  1. Formal institutions

– Legal system

– Business practices 

– Political stability

– Economic system

– Currency and economic stability (look at the last 24 months of currency exchange rate, is it fairly stable?) 

– Market entry barriers

– Administrative regulations / “red tape” 

– Taxation and interest rates

– Financing the projects (Availability of funding and sources)

2. Informal institutions

– Cultural distance and similarities (Hofstede and high- / low- context) 

– Specific cultural norms that may affect your operation

– Business practices and traditions

– Religion. Will a business built upon Christ-centered values be at an advantage or disadvantage in that particular environment? How would you suggest minimizing the disadvantage or using the advantage in your favor? 

3. The host country’s ability and means to support business development (Logistics: rail, ports, roadways?) 

  

Please use APA format, cite external sources and at least 2 full Bible verses to support your arguments and suggestions. This is an extensive report 

[Unlocked] Video Kellyocg — Strategic

[Unlocked] Video Kellyocg — Strategic

Prior to beginning work on this discussion,

The purpose of workforce planning is to anticipate needs, set priorities, and allocate scarce organizational resources (Cascio & Aguinis, 2019). Consider that you are the vice-president responsible for talent acquisition of a midsize organization located in the United States. You have been tasked with presenting a forecast of what the organization will need to hire within the next 12 months. Incorporate the four components of workforce planning, as outlined in the course textbook, as you address the key points below in your forecast:

  • How will you anticipate needs, set priorities, and allocate scarce organizational resources?
  • Is it more prudent to hire contractors or in-house?
  • Which arrangement produces the highest return for the invested resource?

Your initial response should be a minimum of 200 words.

[Unlocked] Complete Chapter 12 Case

[Unlocked] Complete Chapter 12 Case

– In a single Word document, complete Chapter 12 Case Problem: “Investment Strategy.” If using Excel or Minitab for your calculations, charts, and graphs, please copy and paste your work into the Word document.  Do not attach Excel or Minitab as separate documents. 
 

-response should be a minimum of   2-3 pages . The font is Times New Roman, font size should be 12, and the paragraphs are single-spaced. There should be a minimum of one reference supporting your observations. Citations are to follow APA 7.0. double space.  

– no plagiarism, need plagiarism report

[Unlocked] Identify Valuation Information

[Unlocked] Identify Valuation Information

How does TESLA’s current valuation compare to the valuation of its closest competitor(NISSAN) and its industry?  What are the key drivers to the valuation? Using any liquidity ratio(s), does your chosen company or the closest competitor have better liquidity? Why?

Consider using Morningstar.com to identify valuation information to assist in your response. 

[Unlocked] Module 2 Case Background

[Unlocked] Module 2 Case Background

 

  1. Insurance, including all of the types of insurance listed below in #1 and all of the insurance factors below in #2.
  2. Investing, including all of the investment factors listed in #3 below.

Insurance

  1. Types of Insurance to be discussed (make a heading for each of the types of insurance in your discussion)
  • Auto, including COLLISION, COMPREHENSIVE, LIABILITY
  • Health
  • Homeowners or renters (whichever applies to you)
  • Life (compare whole life with term life and which do you think is better)
  1. Factors to discuss for each type of insurance:
  • Insurance type
  • Type of loss covered
  • Likelihood that your financial health would be in jeopardy if the insured event occurs (consider the greatest type of event covered by each insurance – for example, your car is totaled). Where could you get a start at identifying values?
  • Likelihood that you and your family may encounter this type of loss.
  • Is this type of insurance required by any aspect of Government, your bank, or other legally binding requirement?
  • Why you should or should not purchase this type of insurance.

Investing

  1. Read the Module 2 Case Background information and pay attention to areas relating to the questions below.

(Note – the Investopedia sections that relate to the topics are in parentheses after the questions.)

  1. How would you characterize your risk tolerance? (https://www.investopedia.com/terms/r/risktolerance.asp)
  2. Give a brief description of Bonds, Stocks, Mutual funds, and one Alternative Investment (https://www.investopedia.com/articles/basics/11/3-s-simple-investing.asp)
  3. Briefly explain diversification in the context of an individual’s investment portfolio (https://www.investopedia.com/terms/d/diversification.asp).

[Unlocked] Actually Several Different Things

[Unlocked] Actually Several Different Things

 This assignment is less about you doing budgetary forecasting and more about understanding how it is
done by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and how that forecasting is used to analyze the federal
budget and, additional, how analysts outside the CBO examine the work of the CBO. The CBO
budgetary projections have a tremendous impact on how we look future government spending. What
you want to do is actually several different things within the paper you are writing.  

GUIDELINES FOR THIS ASSIGNMENT  

1)  minimum of five to six pages  

2) FIRST, take a close look at the data sheet I prepared which shows you how the CBO projected the
federal budget deficit (or surplus) for ten years and what it actually was. From this develop an
understanding of how you begin to analyze what the CBO projects for a ten-year period. NOTICE, that
in that data I address the following: UNIFIED BUDGET, OFF BUDGET, ON BUDGET (terms you
should develop an understanding about). So, what do you think about the degree of accuracy of CBO
forecasting? I always wonder why when you see CBO projections discussed on a TV news show, there
never is a discussion of the difficulties associated with the accuracy of budgetary forecasting.  

3) Address BASELINE or BUDGET BASELINE. Make sure you can explain this and its relationship
to budgetary forecasting. I have given you a variety of readings that examine BASELINE so you can
begin to notice that this is often the starting point for how outside analysts examine and critique CBO
budgetary forecasting. You will notice that in some of the readings CBO forecasting is shown in
relationship to–or contrast to–other forecasting that is being done. NOTICE, what types of factors go
into forecasting (for example, inflation rate as CPI, unemployment rate, economic growth rate as GDP,
revenue from income taxes, from withholding taxes, gas prices, health care spending, etc.). SO, the range
of factors that are needed to be eventually proven to be accurate that, cumulatively, contribute to the
degree of accuracy in budgetary forecasting is incredibly complex. You can begin to imagine that good
forecasting requires that you constantly go back and examine all the parts that make up the whole.  

4) Finally, there is a CBO publication in which they examine their forecasting. Go over this publication
carefully so you can see how they critique their own work

[Unlocked] 5 · Acceptable Sources

[Unlocked] 5 · Acceptable Sources

  Overview

You will be asked to respond to a broad-based question about public administration. You will be asked to demonstrate critical thinking about a controversial issue in public administration and take a position on which course of action would be the best approach for public administrators. 

Instructions

You will be asked to respond to a broad-based question about public administration. You will be asked to demonstrate critical thinking about a controversial issue in public administration and take a position on which course of action would be the best approach for public administrators.

Mid-Term Question: Classical Organizational Theory deals with the “systematic processes necessary to make bureaucracy more efficient and effective.” Nam three scholars that are credited with the development of classical organizational thought that most correctly fit into this definition of Classical Organizational Theory. What are the basic arguments articulated by each in their contributions to the development of Classical Organizational Theory?

Items to include are outlined as follows:

· An abstract, introduction, background on the issue, detailed presentation of the importance of the issue, discussion of possible solutions, and a recommendation for the solution.

· Two tables and/or figures to help convey key points.

· Length of assignment: 2-3 pages, excluding tables, figures, title page and reference page.  

· Format of assignment: APA   

· Number of citations: 5

· Acceptable sources include scholarly articles published within the last five years. 

Note: Your assignment will be checked for originality via the Turnitin plagiarism tool.

[Unlocked] Read Hydraulic Fracturing —

[Unlocked] Read Hydraulic Fracturing —

Read Hydraulic Fracturing—Can the Environmental Impacts Be Reduced?  (attached – pg 24). Answer the following questions:

  1. Using the classification system presented in this chapter, what type(s) of pollution is (are) generated by fracking?
  2. Using the classification system presented in this chapter, what type(s) of government regulation has (have) been used to address the concerns you identified in question 1, and which do you think would be most effective?
  3. What are the benefits to companies of moving beyond compliance and developing more sustainable methods of fracking?
  4. What factors might influence a company to use more or less environmentally responsible methods of fracking?

Need 5-6 pages. The paper needs to be in APA format. Must include introduction and conclusion. Need minimum of 5-6 peer-reviewed citations.