Prompt: First, identify a service industry of your choice. Then, in a short pape

Prompt: First, identify a service industry of your choice. Then, in a short paper, 2 pages do the following:
 Discuss the eight wastes for your chosen service industry.
 Relate an item to each area.


Week 5 Part 3: Team Innovation Action Planning – Determining Key Actions Why Act

Week 5 Part 3: Team Innovation Action Planning – Determining Key Actions
Why Action Planning?
There is no scarcity of good ideas. There is also no scarcity of good intentions. Why is it then that the shelves of organizational planning departments, university presidents, department heads, community services organizations, and countless other effective innovation people are stacked with plans that were never implemented? More importantly, why is it that so many entrepreneurs never seem to get their innovations off the ground?
The answer is often quite simple. Their innovation plans never actually included the last critical step – action planning. Action planning is the process of taking good ideas and breaking them into manageable steps that can be accomplished and measured. Action planning maximizes success and minimized failure.
Action planning is often ignored because it is believed that there is “always a market for good ideas.” Or that the “cream will always rise to the top.” Entrepreneurs and innovators are often so in love with their ideas that they can’t understand why everyone is not begging to help them put the idea into action.
The reality is that the action planning and implementation phases are often the most difficulty. Ironically, developing an action plan often seems to be an exercise in the obvious. That is, everybody surely knows what we have to do to get this idea in place. The action plan is the opportunity to test this assumption.
Action planning is a clear process with no shortcuts. The steps below demonstrate this process:
Choosing the team (Done)
Naming and describing the specific goals to be accomplished
Describing the current reality that forms the environment for the project
Discerning the key actions that need to be performed
Creating a calendar of action and assignments for team members
Each of these outcomes is critical for the success of any project. Without accomplishing each of the above, innovation success is seriously jeopardized.
Kuratko, D.F., Goldsby, M. G., & Hornsby, J.S. (2012). Innovation acceleration: Transforming organizational thinking. Upper Saddle, NJ: Pearson, Inc. Education.
Determining Key Actions
The heart of the action plan is the identification of the specific actions to be performed. There is no one best way to accomplish this activity; however, the key is to assure that everyone on your team has an opportunity to provide input.
This week your weekly Team Innovation Action Planning response would be to complete a listing of ten (10) tasks that will move the project toward the goal. Each listing should be a complete sentence and realistically aligned with your Team Innovation Project. Member of your team are to identify the action steps that must be taken to reach your business goal. Below is the heading for your list. Submit using appropriate APA style (cover page) and include the names of those that fully participated.

“Tasks That Will Move The Project Toward The Goal”
The subject of ours is attached , also specific instructions asked by our professor in the groupme photo.


Prepare a 3-4 page paper discussing the following: 1. Provide a brief history o

Prepare a 3-4 page paper discussing the following:
1. Provide a brief history of the four ethical perspectives.
Include basic principles, associated philosophers, and geographical regions.
2. Choose the ethical perspective that best describes your personal ethical perspective.
3. Include an example of how you have used the perspective in an ethical dilemma or how you
would use it in a business decision.


Recruitment and Selection in an Internet Context 1. What guidelines would you es

Recruitment and Selection in an Internet Context
1. What guidelines would you establish as part of Rudiger’s plan that emphasizes the use of the internet via a company’s website to communicate the recruiting objectives of the talent management project?
2. What are the potential advantages and disadvantages of online recruitment to communicate recruiting objectives?
3. What guidelines would you establish for the use of the HRIS for the selection and assessment of potential employees?
4. What selection and assessment tools could be used on the internet, and which ones would need to be done on a face-to-face basis?
5. What are technological issues that impact selection via the internet and the solutions that have been suggested?
6. What guidelines would you develop to make sure that a utility analysis was done for all HRIS selection applications?
All responses must be 300-words or more as thought-out responses are required. The assignments should represent the student’s careful, thoughtful efforts to cover the key elements of the topic thoroughly. Failure to follow these instructions will result in a deduction in points for this assignment.


Locate and review an article relevant to the topic of the class. should summari

Locate and review an article relevant to the topic of the class. should summarize the article. Please include how it applies to our topic, and why you found it interesting.
Choose any of the following topics below.
Decision-Making Tools Module
Linear Programming Module
Transportation Models Module
Make sure to attach the article you use.
Thank you.


1. Use data to identify where your firms RoS problem stems from. 2. Then, use da

1. Use data to identify where your firms RoS problem stems from.
2. Then, use data to analyze the company situation for possible directions.
3. Finally, propose and explain one specific and viable solution.
The data and analysis must incorporate multiple business areas from the BSG such as marketing & product decisions, R&D, sales, production operations, finance, etc.


The following are the Professor instructions for the report. “The objective of t

The following are the Professor instructions for the report.
“The objective of the project is to enhance your ability to analyze global interdependence in the world economy. The best way to accomplish this goal is for different groups to each focus on a specific global industry segment so that collectively we survey a wide variety of product (or service) segments. To this end, we will avoid the temptation of focusing exclusively on familiar consumer industries (iPods, cola) or on issues of strong moral condemnation like the modern slave trade. Instead, we will learn about less familiar industries where the moral issues are many shades of grey, like mining, capital goods (e.g. RFID chips), or specialized components of consumer goods. Familiarize yourself with something unfamiliar! You will not be producing iPhones when you graduate. More than likely you will work for a company providing the kind of product or service that never gets advertised on TV. And very often the best money is made in businesses that fall outside the limelight

The first task is for you to pick an industry from the following list of industries, and then pick the segment you find most interesting. To make sure the project provides the best learning experience for all of us, no two teams will be allowed to work on the same industry.

Ocean Shipping
Commercial Banking
Property Insurance

Project organization
The following points describe the key steps of your analysis and will also indicate what your final report will look like.

I. Industry Overview

First, provide an overview of the industry showing the various segments of the industry supply chain on a global scale and the role of the specific segment that you are focusing on.
Then, identify the major players in each segment of the industry:
Main countries where each segment’s activity is conducted (for example, in car manufacturing, these would be the top five countries in the world in terms of number of cars produced).
Major firms involved in each segment, by market share or production volume (for example, in oil production, these would be the top five oil producing companies in the world, both government-owned and private).

II. Trade and Investment Rules and Patterns

This is the key part of the project. It has two components:
The “trade and investment regime” for your segment: any special rules and regulations that govern foreign trade and investment. Are there particular barriers or specific international agreements regulating how global business is conducted in your segment? (You could refer to the trade barriers discussed in chapter 4.) For example, in the food industry, governments typically exert strong controls on the safety of the ingredients used for human consumption, and may ban some of them, such as a Genetically Modified Organisms in the European Union.
The patterns of trade and investment in your segment: in the previous part of the project, you have mapped the countries involved in the various segments of the industry. What explains these patterns for your specific segment? In other words, what explains where the segment’s inputs come from, where the segment’s activity tales place, and where the segment’s outputs go to?
For this purpose, use the framework of absolute, comparative, and competitive advantage, but take into account as well the rules and regulations that you have identified under the trade and investment regime, if they seem to affect the patterns you find. For example, in car manufacturing, inputs come from main steel-producing countries (often benefiting from government subsidies) and from countries where other components are made, which can be countries with comparative advantage in labor (for simpler components) or where there are firms with a competitive advantage (for more complex components involving advanced technologies, such as software).

III. Tensions and opportunities of globalization

In this section, you will conclude your analysis with two final aspects of the segment:
Major controversies affecting global trade and investment in the segment. These can be of an economic, social, or environmental nature. For example, in higher education there is concern about the high cost of tuition in private institutions, and in steel manufacturing about production moving to countries with fewer environmental protections, and about government subsidies.
Opportunities arising from globalization: these might involve new trends, opportunities for Suffolk graduates, or winners and losers, among various possibilities.
Long executive summary: In addition, you should write up a summary of your report that should be about 3000 words long (about 1000 words for Part I, 1500 for Part II, and 500 words for Part III). You will therefore be expected to condense a lot of information into a few pages. The 3000 word target excludes tables, graphs, exhibits, appendices, references, and cover page, if any. In other words, tables, graphs and exhibits do not count towards the word limit and thus there is no limit on their use. You are therefore encouraged to convey information in graphical or non-verbal ways. Creativity will go a long way towards helping you express your ideas in a short report!

The paper should have a professional appearance. This means:
No grammar or spelling errors (including foreign names and words).
Tables, graphs and exhibits should have a title and give source of data, and should be referenced in the text of the report.
All references used in the report should be listed in an appendix, in a common format (e.g., MLA).
All pages (except the cover, if you include one) should be numbered, double spaced, with margins of 1 inch (1”) all around, and 12-pitch font.
Sections, paragraphs, and other subdivisions of the report should be clearly marked.”
My team and I have picked the Advertising industry for our final project. I have attached a sample industry report to this order, which may use to see what your work must look like for this assignment. You will ONLY be doing part 3 of this report which will be 500 words long. My team members will be doing the other parts. I have also attached the work my team has done so far on the assignment, which you can use as reference on what and how to write part 3.
Please remember to use clear, concise, well written sentences that mimic a sophomore in University’s writing. Please do not use any references as well. If you have any questions please feel free to ask me anything. Thank you and good luck.


In these entries, students will discuss the chapter topic that corresponds to th

In these entries, students will discuss the chapter topic that corresponds to the cases assigned.
Students will (1) comment on their insights regarding the cases assigned for class the day the entry
is due as well as (2) their thoughts and insights about the theories and concepts discussed in the
chapter. Students will also (3) relate the assigned topic to their personal experiences (at school,
work, or home). These assignments will force students to think critically about the topics discussed
in class.
Case journal entries should be about 1-2 pages in length and entries should be copied and pasted
directly into the CANVAS assignment
This is the chapter and the group that presentation this chapter is also talk about the Conceptual Map of WDC HR ( Disney)
• HR Flows
• Rewards
• Employee Influence
• Culture Reinforcement


Please follow the attached instructions. Within the instructions is an article c

Please follow the attached instructions. Within the instructions is an article critique completed by a student. The point of this assignment is to to review the fellow student’s work primarily rather than the original article they critiqued. This should be completed in APA professional format.


Revenue Management Case Study- In the Best Use Of Inventory You are the revenue

Revenue Management Case Study- In the Best Use Of Inventory
You are the revenue and inventory manager for Cliff’s Edge Resort at Echo Canyon. Our 2-Bedroom Platinum weeks are currently selling at $45,000
Next week has been booked to 100% occupancy for months, but we’ve been compiling a waiting list in case there’s a cancellation, and guess what? We’ve just had a cancellation on a week long reservation! Now we need you to look at the customer profiles below and tell us which guests to offer the room so that we maximize profit here at the Cliff’s Edge Resort. Keep the timeshare business model (four legged stool) in mind and remember that profit at a timeshare resort is based upon interval sales, customer financing, management fees. You are managing a complex timeshare resort — not a traditional resort hotel.
The Jeffreys:
The Jeffreys have been sold a Vacation Preview package to come stay at your resort for three nights. They’ve been given an attractive rental rate of $50 per night, and Preview guests show up for their mandatory tour 98% of the time. Of those who do show up, 20% buy a week ownership at Cliff’s Edge. Echo Canyon is a mere three-hour drive from the Jeffrey residence, so the lovely couple is planning to drive up in their 2-seater Porsche Boxter and leave the kids at home. The Boxter gets 28 m.p.g. and they’ll have 150 miles to drive up to Echo Canyon. Mr. Jeffrey is kind of a picky eater, so we’re only expecting the Jeffreys to have $5 of incidental purchases per person per day over the course of their stay. Because they’re coming on a Preview Package, the Cliff’s Edge Resort incurred $670 to book them for their Preview Weekend. The Jeffreys are what the marketing department refers to as “Seasoned Sophisticates” which means they’re more likely to purchase than any “Observing Experiential” who tours under the same circumstances.
The Gregorys:
The Gregorys are an unruly party of five, interested in renting a unit for 3 nights at an attractive $115 rate. They are not required to take a tour while they’re staying at the Cliff’s Edge Resort, but there’s a 40% chance that our in-house marketing team will be able to get them to take a tour. The key to that is Mrs. Gregory’s mood. If the snow is good and the suns out she’ll definitely take the tour. If it’s icy and bitter cold she’ll be really grumpy and in no mood to take a tour. The sun has shined 260.7 days out of 365 days this year in Echo Canyon. If the Gregorys do take a tour, there’s a 35% chance that we’ll get them to buy a week. Seeing how all five of the Gregorys will be coming, and flights from Ogden to Echo Cove are $400 per person, they’ll drive the 400 miles up to Echo Canyon in their 1973 Cadillac Eldorado. Of course, that loveable gas-guzzler only gets 8 m.p.g. All of the Gregorys love to get food and drinks from the Fireside Lounge at the Cliff’s Edge Resort. Consequently, we’re projecting that they’ll each spend approximately $10 per day during their stay on incidentals. The Gregorys have arranged for their trip through our reservation line, which only costs us $75 but we will also need to give them an incentive to take the tour in the form of 2 ski lift tickets costing us an additional $200. Our marketing folks have told us that the Gregorys are “Exasperating Coincidentals”, and therefore are 24% more likely to purchase than any “Motivated Couchpotatos” who would tour under the same circumstances.
The Nicklauses:
The Nicklaus family of 3 is anxious to use a Hotel Reward Redemption Certificate for 7 nights here at Cliff’s Edge. Given the fact that the Mr. Nicklaus is a devoted Cliff’s Edge customer and Platinum Elite Member and that he loves the smell of wood burning fireplaces, there’s an 80% chance that they’ll tour. They will need a larger tour gift to take some time away from the slopes but they’re such a nice family it’ll be worth it. They just need to get a babysitter for their precious little Kathy lined up prior to committing. The all-in marketing cost associated with touring this family is $500 per tour. Mrs. Nicklaus really likes to buy souvenirs in the Resort’s Marketplace and take them back to their family in Braintree, Massachusetts so we’re guessing that they’ll average about $10 per person per day on incidental purchases. Being from the Boston area, the Nicklauses are what our marketing department refers to as “Educated Enlighteners” and display a purchasing propensity equal to our project average of 30%. Since they’re coming all the way from Braintree, they’ll have to fly. The good news is that Mr. Nicklaus works for Federal Express, so they can ride in the cargo bay of one of the company planes for $23.98 per person, each way. Since the branded hotel parent company of Cliff’s Edge is allowing the Nicklauses to use a Hotel Reward Certificate the Hotel Reward program will reimburse us $175 rental rate per night for their stay at Cliff’s Edge.
We have an empty week, and need to know who to book. All of the reservations were put on the wait list at the same time, so you don’t have to worry about choosing one over the other based on when they requested the room. The cost of all incidental sales at Cliff’s Edge Resort is 50%. In your submission, explain which guest(s) you are selecting, and why. Your grade is dependent upon your ability to demonstrate your ability to apply the concepts, terminology and principles from the coursework, specifically Rental, Resale & Inventory Management
This file may be helpful in quantifying your response ( attached). 20 points: student demonstrates knowledge of and ability to apply timeshare inventory management concepts, terminology and principles correctly in their response by explaining their choice of guest(s) to book.
5 points are added if student correctly quantifies their choice of guests to book based on revenue and profit for the timeshare resort.