Daily Archives: December 3, 2020

The US Auto Industry Environment: SWOT Analysis

Strengths a) The US automobile industry includes the largest automakers in the world: General Motors Company as the largest and Ford Motor Company as the second largest (Davis, Kim, King, Larson, Redmond & Schick, 2008). Other than having the world’s largest industry players, the US automobile industry also has the world’s pioneering automobile companies. This undoubtedly gives the industry in US an edge over the same industry of other countries in terms of world market leadership and model designs. b) Being among the battered industries, the US automobile industry has been rescued by the government with its bailout package.

This move serves to show the government support that the industry enjoys as well as the industry’s material role in the country’s economy. Indeed, the US automobile industry has….

wk 5 healthcare administration AH 531 Issuing Debt and Bond Valuation

Submit written responses to these questions. 1.What avenues are available for for-profit and not-for-profit health care providers to increase their equity position? 2.What are the advantages and disadvantages to a taxpaying entity in issuing debt as opposed to equity? 3.Explain the difference between subordinate debentures and debentures. 4.Why would an investment banker syndicate a bond issue with other investment bankers? 5.If a $1,000 zero coupon bond with a 20-year maturity has a market price of $311.80, what is its rate of return? 6.A tax-exempt bond was recently issued at an annual 8 percent coupon rate and matures 20 years from today. The par value of the bond is $1,000. 7.If a required market rates are 8 percent, what is the market price of the bond? 8.If required market….

Negotiating a Salary Increase

Many factors outside of the employees control determine salary increases. Many reputable companies give employees handbooks that vaguely outline pay increases. In an uncertain economy, salary negotiations require preparation and keeping accurate records on the employee’s part. The key to successful salary increase is to convince the employer that the company cannot afford to do without the services the person who is asking for a pay raise is providing. Remember the person is always replaceable. The services that person provides should not be easily replaceable. The negotiation for a salary increase starts the first day the person starts working the company. Every employee should bring at least one unique contribution to the company that he or she works for. The strategy of these contributions should never be discussed….

Candidate Analysis

  You have two employment candidates for a marketing position. Both have similar educational backgrounds and certifications. However, the first candidate has 20 years of related experience while the second candidate has 6 years of similar experience. The first candidate is asking for a competitive base salary plus one week extra vacation as part of the benefits package. The second candidate is asking for a competitive base salary plus a company smart phone (upgraded each year), and paid Internet service at home. The first candidate is willing to work a flexible schedule (nights, weekends, etc.), while the second candidate prefers to work remotely from home. Both are requesting to be included in the company’s annual bonus plan. Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper that includes the following:

Compare the direct and indirect….

4-6 page

 Using the text book

Title: Health Policymaking in United States

Edition: 6th (2015)

Author: Longest

Publisher: ACHE Book

ISBN: 978-1-56793-719-0

Case Study Reflection

Write a 4-5 page paper. Your written assignments must follow APA guidelines. Be sure to support your work with specific citations from this week’s Learning Resources and additional scholarly sources as appropriate. Refer to the Pocket Guide to APA Style to ensure that in- text citations and reference list are correct.

In 2007 San Francisco began its Healthy San Francisco Plan designed to provide health care for all San Francisco citizens. In 2007, it was estimated that San Francisco had 82,000 uninsured citizens. Under the plan, all uninsured citizens residing in San Francisco can seek care at the….

unit V psy

 Wade and Tavris explain that various factors combine to influence one’s thinking patterns, intelligence, and memories. In fact, we often embrace certain biases and mental shortcuts to assist our cognitive processing. These efforts can prove both costly and beneficial. This assignment is divided into parts, so it is suggested that you begin working on it in advance. PSY 1010, General Psychology 3 Find a popular press article or story from the nightly news in which someone argues a point that you disagree with. Write a paragraph agreeing with this person. Allow one day before moving on to the next part. Make sure at least one day has passed since writing the first paragraph. Now, write another paragraph disagreeing with the person. You will include both of these paragraphs….

The Dragon Creature as Fairy Tail Creature

Dragons, for example, are usually giant fearless creatures that destroy anything and everything in their way. They capture maidens, kill knights and possess extraordinary confidence, but the dragon in this poem shows none of those characteristics. The majority of his section is filled with complaints about his portrayal in the painting. like the angle he was painted at, and he is upset that two of his feet weren’t in the painting. He also has no interest in the maiden that he has captured, he actually finds her quite ugly. All he is worrying about is what people are going to think of him, when usually a dragon wouldn’t care, all they want to do is kill, and capture, but this dragon shows little confidence or interest in those….

Business Statistics

Case Study 1: Statistical Thinking in Health Care Due Week 4 and worth 150 points  Read the following case study.  Ben Davis had just completed an intensive course in Statistical Thinking for Business Improvement, which was offered to all employees of a large health maintenance organization. There was no time to celebrate, however, because he was already under a lot of pressure. Ben works as a pharmacist’s assistant in the HMO’s pharmacy, and his manager, Juan de Pacotilla, was about to be fired. Juan’s dismissal appeared to be imminent due to numerous complaints, and even a few lawsuits over inaccurate prescriptions. Juan now was asking Ben for his assistance in trying to resolve the problem, preferably yesterday!  “Ben, I really need your help! If I can’t show some….

Journal

  Journal Entries should be well thought out and contain a minimum of 500 words of double spaced entry no larger than 12 point font. Please take time to reflect on the questions. Please submit by due date and in Word Document format. (Points will be deducted if not submitted in this form) ALL TOPICS MUST BE ANSWERED FOR FULL CREDIT.  Topic Four: What are your ideas about responsibility for contraception? Should one partner be responsible or should responsibility be shared? Where did you get your ideas? Are they tied to other attitudes you have about male and female gender roles? Are you comfortable with your attitude toward contraception and the effect is has on your life? Who taught you about conception? How do you think kids of today learn….

Look Before You Leap Essay

Write a 3-4 page paper in APA format (not including the cover page and reference page).  Read the case, Look before you Leap, and answer all parts of the questions below. 

Prepare your composition to cover the following topics or questions with in the Body section of the paper described for this assignment. 

A.    Grameen Danone is a joint venture (JV) among two companies—the nonprofit Grameen Group and the for-profit Groupe Danone SA. What are the benefits of this JV to each of these companies? Why did each choose to participate in the JV?

b.   What other forms of advance preparation might the managers need to undertake before negotiating with someone from another country?

c.     From the perspective of each of the partners, are there any potential pitfalls….