Virtual Organization Management -ECOM 425Semester 1 (2017-2018)

Virtual Organization Management -ECOM 425Semester 1 (2017-2018)

 

 

Assessment Instructions

  • This is an individual assessment, which is a part from your course score. It requires effort and criticalthinking.

 

Assignment:

The word count of this assignment must be between 2000 -2500 words. The Assignment can include Charts ,Tables and relevant Snap shots..etc

 

Each Individual need to find any One Virtual Organization. With respect to the organization the following Questions need to be surveyed and answered.

 

APA style for references have to be set

 

  1. About the Virtual Organization
    1. Organization Name and profile.
    2. Organization Process.
    3. Narrate the benefits of adopting the Organization in to Virtual.

 

  1. How web applications are used to manage and monitor supply chain in your organization.
  2. Explain how the integration of CRM, SRM, and e-ERP systems in the organization.
  3. Discuss the issues encountered in implementing thecloud technologies in the supplychain.
  4. What are the Current Challenges in the Management of yourVirtual Organization and give your suggestions to overcome the challenging issues

 

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Current Events In Economics

The 2 current events must  be typed, double spaced, spell checked, written in the student’s own  words along with a reference for the source of the information. It must  be at least 2 pages and discuss at least 2 current events that are no  more than a week old from today. You must  summarize the current events in your own words and explain what economic  concept it pertains to and why? This assignment will be checked for  plagiarism so make sure to put the information in your own words and to  reference the sources of your information in the document. Use MLA format for the written assignment. Put both current events in one  document and submit them as one document. You need to write at least one  page per event.

Economic concepts to be used 1 or 2 of the following: patents, monopolistic competition, nonprice competition, low concentration industries, pure monopoly, price discrimination

ECO/365 WK2

Purpose of Assignment

In Week 2, students will employ the supply and demand model to develop consumer surplus and producer surplus as a measure of welfare and market efficiency. Students learn about welfare economics–the study of how the allocation of resources affects economic well-being–and will discover that under most circumstances, the equilibrium price and quantity is also the one that maximizes welfare. Students will review different sources of externalities and a variety of potential cures and will see that while markets are usually a good way to organize economic activity, governments can sometimes improve market outcomes. Students will see how the U.S. government raises and spends money and the difficulty of making a tax system both efficient and equitable.

Assignment Steps

Scenario: Imagine you have been assigned the responsibility of preparing a paper for the governor’s next economic conference.

Prepare a 1,050-word paper addressing the following:

  • Explain why equilibrium of supply and demand is desirable.
  • Explain the following concepts using the concept of consumer and producer surplus:
    • Efficiency of markets
    • Costs of taxation
    • Benefits of international trade
  • Discuss how externalities may prevent market equilibrium and the various governments policies used to remedy the inefficiencies in markets caused by externalities.
  • Analyze the difference between the efficiency of a tax system and the equity of a tax system as it refers to the costs imposed on taxpayers using the benefits principles.

Cite a minimum of three peer-reviewed sources, not including your textbook.

Economics and decision making

The report will be graded in accordance to the following: A. PART I: summary of the article (10 points) B. PART II: relationship to the topic/module from the syllabus (15 points ) C. PART III: personal analysis (75 point s ) You should fo llow the steps listed below for your report: 1. Search a current article (less than 2 years old) 2. Summarize the article 3. Give the relationship of the article with the topic/module 4. Give your personal analysis of the article and relationship to the topic/module NOTE: The report MUST BE TYPED and should be 2 to 2.5 pages long.

 

FOURTH UNIT MARKET EFFICIENCY Module 11: Consumer and Producer Surplus (a) Consumer Surplus and the Demand Curve (b) Producer Surplus and the Supply Curve Module 12: Efficiency in Markets (a) Consumer Surplus, Producer Surplus, and Efficiency (b) A Market Economy or Econ – 002 – Page 5 SIXTH UNIT ECONOMICS AND DECISION MAKING Module 1 8: Making Decisions Module 19: Behavioral Economics (Optional) Module 20: Maximizing Utility (a) Utility: It’s All About Getting Satisfaction (b) Budgets and Optimal Constraints (c) Spending the Marginal Dollar

Week 2 Paper Mission Support Contracting II 423

Assignment Focus:

Review the importance of Learning Objectives 1 and 2 in the syllabus.

1. Explain the importance of properly defining requirements.

2. Explain Better Buying Power and strategies to meet mission needs

You  have already discussed these two learning objectives in the week’s 1  and 2 Forums and should review these two Forums for possible input to  this assignment topic.

Assignment Topic:

You first must decide which of two topic areas to research for your assignment paper. Using this universities online library, search for a peer reviewed article or conference paper or professional published paper on either:

(1) issues or problems with either the US government or Defense Department contract requirements, or

(2) with issues or problems associated with Better Buying Power for some unique mission support.

Assignment Paper Format:

  1. Prepare a title or cover page with for your paper.
  2. Write a one to two-page paper with the following subheadings:
    1. Introduction (one paragraph)
    2. (title of the focus area, such as Requirements Issues)
    3. Conclusion (one paragraph, different from the Introduction)
  3. Use Font Times New Roman, size 12.
  4. Prepare a separate last page titled References.

Assignment Paper Writing Style Guidelines :

• Examine the paper to be free of grammar or spelling errors.
• Use APA writing style to list References and to indicate citations  when quoting a source, providing facts such as dates or numbers.

APA Guidelines:
University of California Berkeley Library APA Style Citation http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/TeachingLib/Guides/APAstyle.pdf

Purdue University APA Formatting and Style Guide http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/#resourcenav

Research And Writing Guidelines:
APUS Online Library Tutorial Center
http://www.apus.edu/Online-Library/tutorials/index.htm

Plagiarism Advice:

To avoid intentional plagiarism
http://www.plagiarism.org/

Assignment Paper Grading Rubric:

Refer to the  [assignment grading rubric]  for details on how the assignment will be evaluated.

Comparing Capital Expenditures

1) Select a company and access the last three years’ annual reports.

2) Next, select a company that is a direct competitor and download the previous three years’ annual reports.

Tip: For help with reading an annual report access this handy guide from Money Chimp: http://www.moneychimp.com/articles/financials/fundamentals.htm)

3) Using the annual reports of both companies, complete the following in a three- to five-page paper, excluding title and reference page(s):

– For each company, report the amount of capital spending for the past three years.

– Quantitatively determine whether the amount of capital spending has been consistent or if it has fluctuated. Be sure to provide the calculations used to determine your answer. 

– Describe the capital expenditures of each firm and the factors that impacted the companies’ debt capacities and capital structures.

4) Next, compare the level of capital spending across the two firms.

– Point out how the spending was similar and/or different and speculate why the similarities or differences might exist.

You must use at least three scholarly sources in addition to the text. Support your comparison with evidence from the text, external sources, and articles/reports

Format the paper according to the APA 6th edition style guide. Be sure to properly cite your resources using APA.

Assignment 2: Individual Power Plan

What can you do to develop your individual power base? This week, you have heard and read about several types and sources of power. For this Assignment, consider your goals and how enhancing your own power may help you to achieve them.

To Prepare

  • Reflect on your personal current sense of power within your organization and the profession;
  • Do a self–assessment of your leadership skills by doing the How Good are your Leadership Skills? assessment at http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newLDR_50.htm
    • How did you score? You do need not to reveal this in your paper, but hopefully it will guide you in how to apply the concepts to your own situation.
  • Reflect on your motivation for increasing your power within your organization and/or within the nursing profession.
  • Do a self–assessment of your leadership motivation by doing the assessment The Leadership Motivation Assessment found at http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newLDR_01.htm
    • Again, it is not necessary to post your score but hopefully it will guide you in how to discuss your motivation at this point in time.
  • Review the information on power in the Learning Resources and conduct additional research on your own to examine strategies that seem relevant and worthwhile for helping to enrich your power as a nurse leader.
  • Identify specific strategies you can use to develop and leverage sources and types of power to achieve desired outcomes.

To Complete

Write a 2– to 3–page paper, not including the cover and Reference page, describing:

  • A self–assessment of your current sense of power within your organization and the profession;
  • A self–assessment of your motivation for increasing your power base;
  • Write a detailed plan for enhancing your power as a nurse and a leader–manager, including specific strategies for achieving that plan.  Be sure to include strategies for mobilizing the power of nursing for social change, empowering others, and building a personal power base.