Activity 1:   Developing an International Strategy

You will now develop an international strategy for a new product or service. Based on what you learned in Task 7, and based on the concept of Blue Oceans and sound international marketing principles, select a product or service and design a strategy to bring it to market.  Think profitability but also making your brand known, and being culturally sensitive. Be specific and clear. The final strategy should be detailed in a presentation that you will include in your final project submission.

You might want to use 7 Recommendations for a Balanced Global Marketing Strategy

or download The global Marketing Playbook

Activity 2: Case Study  13 Businesses with Brilliant Global Marketing Strategies

Analyze the 13 businesses to determine what strategies they used in the international market.

What were the strategies?

Were they all different? Why?

What markets were they attempting to address?

Would some of the strategies work for every other company? Why or why not?

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Discussion Question

Based on your understanding of the material on Rome, in what ways do you see the concept of power or propaganda being displayed? Describe a particular artifact and the context with which it would have been viewed. What makes the artifact an image of strength? Be specific, and be sure to back up your examples with research.

  • This is a single artifact analysis focusing on bringing together the concepts of formal and thematic elements to describe contextual influences.
  • Be sure to use MLA format when responding

Policy analysis

Policy analysis is an analysis that provides informed advice to a  client that relates to a public policy decision, includes a recommended  course of action or inaction. There are five steps in writing a policy  analysis. A policy analysis can be utilized to identify a policy  problem. Policy analysis has many purposes. Answer the following  questions:

  • Explain policy analysis and its three purposes.
  • Briefly evaluate the five steps in the health policy analysis process.
  • Explain the process of writing each step in detail.
  • For each step, evaluate which part of the process is the most important. Why?
  • Which step do you think is the most important and why? Explain which step in the process was the most difficult to write. Why?
  • Identify two states and evaluate three differences between their  policy-making or law-making processes. Explain how those differences may  impact the processes.
  • Explain three similarities in the policy-making or law-making processes of state and Federal Governments.

PROPOSAL OF CHANGE

Select a health care facility or service (e.g., hospital, physician practice, long-term care facility, ambulance service, pharmacy, or skilled nursing facility).

Design a 700- to 1,050-word proposal for a process improvement or cultural change that would affect all levels of staff in the organization (e.g., Lean Six Sigma or Studer Group).

Cite 3 reputable references to support your assignment (e.g., trade or industry publications, government or agency websites, scholarly works, or other sources of similar quality).

Format your assignment according to APA guidelines with a conclusion.

Geographic Maldistribution

write up to 700 words.

As we talk about geographic maldistribution and the excess of physician specialists located within metropolitan locations whereas areas outside of the “metro” demographic tend to suffer with a specialist shortage.  In your opinion, what are three key strategies that may help shift the excess and create more specialists in the rural and non-urban areas? Please be specific.

Format your assignment according to APA guidelines with conclusion

Discussion Question

Discussion Question 1:  Information Systems vs. Information Technology

The terms “information system” (IS) and “information technology” (IT) are sometimes used interchangeably, but they are not the same. It is important for your professional credibility to understand the difference and to use the terms appropriately.

Summarize the differences between an IS and IT.

Provide an example of an IS and IT from your personal or professional experience and explain your example.Example: Tickets are scanned as people enter the state fair.The ticket scanners are information technology components. They are input devices that gather information about the redeemed ticket. They are also output devices as they confirm the validity of the ticket.The software that gathers and stores the redeemed ticket information is part of the information system used to track data related to attendance and ticket sales sources.

Discussion Question 2: Access to Knowledge is Power

Information technology has advanced to the point where we can almost literally “never be out of touch” with data, information, and other people. Almost instant access can be a benefit to those working with and using the information.

Select one information system in use at an organization with which you are familiar (e.g., work, library, school, government agency, or community organization).

Explain its importance and benefits to the organization.Example: A community food pantry tracks donations, dispersals, and inventory at multiple locations throughout the community. The information system provides information about high-use, excess inventory, and low inventory, so the coordinators can move inventory to where it is needed. This enables the organization to serve the most community members possible and reduce waste from unused inventory at lower-volume sites.

Module 06 Literature Project

The time has come to submit your final and complete Modern World Literature project. As a reminder, the requirements for this paper are listed below.  You will compare and contrast two literary works (from two different writers) from the course that share the same theme. (Examples include, but are not limited to: Race/Ethnicity; Creativity/The Creative Process; Symbolism/Irony; Gender Roles/Marriage). You can either compare two novels, a novel and a short story, two short stories, a short story and a poem, or two poems.

1.Original research paper that is a minimum of 4-5 pages in length, double-spaced, 12 point, with a standard font of Times New Roman. In general, pages consist of:

Title Page – Captivating title, your name, title of the course, date.  Body – 4-5 pages in length. Follow this rough map (outline):

◦Introduction – introduce works to be compared – (Remember you are comparing and contrasting the themes from two works of literature.) Bring focus to your study through thesis statement.

◦First Point coming out of thesis statement

◾Support #1 from research

◾Support #2 from research

◾Personal observation

Etc.

◦Second Point coming out of thesis statement

◾Support #1 from research

◾Support #2 from research

◾Personal opinion

◾Etc.

◦Third Point (if needed) coming out of thesis statement

◾Support #1 from research

◾Support #2 from research

◾Personal opinion

◾Etc.

◦Conclusion – Reiterate (do not simply restate) your thesis. Remember to mention both subjects here and close with a striking point.  References Cited page – in APA format.

1.Follow APA format for the paper and for citing your sources. APA guidelines are available through the Online Library.

2.Proper mechanics (clear, concise, and complete sentences and paragraphs), proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

3.Four to five sources for the paper from your research. Please use one or two sources as available from your college’s Online Library. For assistance on researching in the library, see the Resources tab. Internet resources should be from credible sources.

4.Use statements and ideas that are your own writing and blend these in with your research. If you want to use actual words from a source, put them in quotation marks followed by an in-text citation showing that particular source.