March 7

Harley-Davidson

Take a look at the websites for Harley-Davidson (www.harley-davidson.com), Yamaha (www.yamaha-motor.com), and Indian (www.indianmotorcycle.com). How is each of these companies appealing to their potential customer? Are they using emotion, facts, comparisons, etc? How effective do you believe each of them to be

March 1

A Family Tells Their Story After Katrina

Interactive Case Study and Family Analysis

 

Assignment details are as follows:

CASE STUDY ANALYSIS :

Article: A Family Tells Their Story After Katrina

 

http://www.washingtonpost.com/sf/national/2015/08/29/youre-one-of-us-now/

—- read the link above contain the case

 

Family Case Analysis- 

 

  1. Read the case above for analysis.  It is the 10-year story of a family who experienced Katrina.  Work individually to address the following questions.

 

  1. What are the key facts of the case as you see it?

You will need to copy past the link above and read it then answer question 2

 

March 1

managerial economics.

Research or Interview Paper Instructions

Choose 1 of the following 2 options for your Research or Interview Paper. Your paper will be at least 7 double-spaced pages for the main content (not including the cover page and reference page). Your choices include:

 

  1. A research paper

Steps for writing the research paper:

  1. Choose a topic in managerial economics.
  2. Submit the topic and the outline of the paper to the instructor anytime for approval.
  3. A minimum of 3 references besides the textbook are required. Liberty University library has excellent resources for your search for journals. http://www.liberty.edu/index.cfm?PID=178

 

 

All citations must be properly cited in current APA format.

*The research paper is to be done individually, not as a group.

**Do not wait until the last module/week to work on the paper. Do it as early as possible.

***A paper that was written for other courses will not be accepted for grading.

Use the SafeAssign link in the Assignments folder in Module/Week 8 to verify that your paper consists of original material.

 

Submit this assignment by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Friday of Module/Week 8.

March 1

strategic management concepts

My company is:
www.target.com
This assignment will require a fully developed written strategic plan, as well an oral presentation of the plan. The learning outcomes for the strategic plan include:

• application of knowledge of strategic management concepts;
• making calculations which are appropriate to the task at hand;
• interpreting calculations for the necessary decisions to be made;
• synthesis of various business concepts leading to optimizing an organization;
• demonstration of teamwork;
• demonstration of research skills;
• demonstration of written communication skills; and,
• demonstration of oral presentation skills, as well as, technology skills necessary for a presentation.

The written paper is to be: typed double–spaced, 1-inch margins, Times New Roman and 12-point font, page length between 10-20, with correct spelling and grammar, proper citation, references, with a cover page and organized with headings.

Critical Assignment (2)

March 1

Describe 3 barriers to effective communication and describe strategies/techniques for avoiding or overcoming each barrier.

Midterm Exam  Instructions Please submit the exam answer as an attachment in .doc or .pdf using the assignment dropbox on Blackboard. Your answer, minus the extra credit answer (if elected) should be at least 1000 words and not more than 1500 words. All typing must be done in Microsoft Word with typeface of 10 to 12 point type sizes. Acceptable fonts are: Arial or Times New Roman. The entire document should have one consistent font type and size. Margins should be 1” on all sides. Every submission you hand in has to include the basic information on the top of the first/front page: Your name, date, and the context (i.e. PAD 3438). The prompt for the midterm exam essay will be available below on Monday of Week 8 @ 12:00am.  Midterm Exam Prompt Answer the following questions in detail. 1. Describe 3 barriers to effective communication and describe strategies/techniques for avoiding or overcoming each barrier. 2. Describe effective government communication using James Garnett’s four situational factors: (1) Objectives for communicating, (2) Identifying the audience, (3) Assessing the management situation, and (4) Analyze the sender. 3. Define EVR. EXTRA CREDIT (50 POINTS) NOTE: IF YOU CHOOSE TO DO THE EXTRA CREDIT, THE WORDS DO NOT COUNT IN THE MIDTERM WORD TOTAL. PLEASE COMPLETE ON A SEPARATE PAGE FROM THE ESSAY.  What is social capital?

March 1

the importance of an integrated marketing program to the economic impact of a business.

Write an analysis of all the aspects of promoting a selected product or service, including promoting to the customer and other promotional audiences. There is no page limit for this assessment.

The promotional aspect of marketing seeks to develop a communication plan that effectively tells the target customers what they need to know about the product or service.

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

1-Relate the importance of an integrated marketing program to the economic impact of a business. Explain how an integrated communication aspect of a company’s integrated marketing program contributes to a company’s economic success. 2- Apply effective marketing planning and implementation. Analyze a company’s communications strategy. Assess potential improvements to a company’s promotional strategy. 3-Develop a sales plan. Analyze promotional components of a sales approach. 4- Evaluate management implications of marketing and sales plans. Describe the impact on management from proposed changes in a product’s promotion strategies.

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March 1

Your best friend has asked your help in securing a job where you work……..

Your best friend has asked your help in securing a job where you work. You want to help your friend, but you know her social media sites have photos and other material that violate your company’s social media policy. You also know that the human resources department of your company always does a thorough search of social media sites of prospective hires. You need to write an email to your friend that explains which content needs to be deleted from her social media accounts and why. You need to discuss how refusal to delete the inappropriate photos and material might impact her ability to get the job. Your memo should clearly and specifically state the relevant rules from your company’s social media policy.

Create a one to two (1-2) paragraph memo in which you:

Review your friend’s inappropriate social media content here. Review your company’s social media policy here. Create a one to two (1-2) paragraph email. Target the appropriate professional audience. Use appropriate language for professional audience. Use correct email formatting. Follow appropriate netiquette rules for electronic communication. Meet the 250-to-500-word minimum requirement. Use correct sentence mechanics, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and style. Your assignment must follow these APA formatting requirements:

Be typed, single-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with 1-inch margins on all sides. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required length.

March 1

Measuring What Matters

Explain the way(s) an organization with which you are familiar measures quality and customer satisfaction. What can be done to improve CRM?

Lastly, explain how you can personally have a positive impact on customer loyalty in your position.

March 1

why organizations outsource project work

“Outsourcing” Please respond to the following:

Provide at least three (3) reasons why organizations outsource project work. Next, determine the key advantages of outsourcing project work. Looking at your selected project, and assuming that you had the option to outsource part(s) of the project, which part(s) would you outsource? Explain your decision.