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1. Question : (TCO A) Which of the following is most clearly an example of process innovation?

Student Answer: a pizza chain is able to develop a method of baking pizza that enables pizzas to be baked in 10 minutes rather than the standard 20 minutes during the late 1980s a potato chip company introduces a line of its potato chips with a new type of seasoning. a major motion picture studio releases a new 3D movie.

a tire manufacturer develops a tire that re-inflates itself instantly when it is punctured Instructor Explanation: Chapter 3

Points Received: 4 of 4 Comments:

Question 2. Question : (TCO A) After Yahoo! was introduced as an easy way to search the World Wide Web, it was followed by
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Basic research is directed at increasing understanding of a topic or field. This type of knowledge will help the company to better understand the medical field and to come up with approaches to applied research. For example, research to understand why and how people develop diabetes would provide guidelines into approaches to treatment. Applied research is targeted at increasing knowledge for a specific application. The development of new methods of treatment based on the findings of basic research would be the next logical step to take. This type of research would also require creativity and innovation but would be targeted at treating an illness in a certain way

Points Received: 25 of 30 Comments:

Question 2. Question : (TCO A) At a retreat by the Salisbury City Council, community leaders held a discussion on attracting and developing new businesses and increasing employment rates in the city. One leader suggested that the city consider sponsoring a business incubator. Explain what an incubator is and how this might help the city meet its goals.

Student Answer: Business incubators are programs designed to support the successful development of entrepreneur companies in support resources and services that include physical space, capital, coaching, common services, and network connections. The incubator can provide the resort with financial and technical services to build the business. They


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