Complete discussion questions 1-2 and critical thinking questions 1-2 Complete Discussion Questions 1 – 2 1. When UP first acquired Big Iron, what services did the system provide that gave UP a competitive advantage? Up was among the first to acquire Big Iron. The railroad used the mainframe to roll out one of the earliest transaction processing systems. UP was also the first railroad to develop a computerized car-scheduling system. Because it could efficiently schedule railroad car pickups and
Discussion Questions Chapter 2 1. Why is it important to understand the different perspectives and approaches to management theory that have evolved throughout the history of organizations? Management is constantly changing. It changes over time to meet new needs. if we know what happened in the past (WHAT WORK/ WHAT DIDN'T) WE WILL be able to understand the present and plan for the future. Some ideas from the past (stock ownership, open book management) are still relevant to management today
Chapter 24 Discussion Questions How sanitary were houses of the British lower orders? The houses of the British lower orders were completely unsanitary and unhealthy. In various sections of Manchester, as many as 200 people shared one outhouse. These outhouses were not cleaned out often and sewage overflowed and seeped into dwellings. Some courtyards became dung hills and sometimes excrement was gathered and sold as fertilizer. How did women’s status change during the 19th Century
Chapter 1 - Discussion Question 5, 7, & 10 5. Discuss how the digital revolution is impacting the ways marketers plan and implement their integrated marketing communication programs. Identify three specific technological developments and discuss how each is impacting the IMC program of companies. Over the last decade, there has been a major shift in consumers’ behavior and their responsiveness to traditional advertising. In the past, it was easier for marketers to get the consumers’ attention by
Chapter Discussion Questions 1. Discuss the reasons that companies embark on cross-border strategic alliances. What other motivations may prompt such alliances? The text notes five motives for cross border alliances: 1) to avoid import barriers, licensing requirements and other protectionist legislation; 2) to share the costs and risks of the research and development of new products and processes; 3) to gain access to specific markets; 4) to reduce political risk while making inroads into a new market;
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Discussion Questions 1. Discuss some of the challenges facing business today. Does information technology play a role in these challenges? Explain. The business world and society in general are undergoing phenomenal and sometimes turbulent change. The “new economy” driven by the Internet has seen the rise of entirely new businesses like Amazon.com, Yahoo, eBay, and of course Google. While the “dot com bust” of 2000 saw the demise of thousands of Internet-oriented businesses, the fact remains that
Chapter 1 1. Prisons are necessary in human society because people are sinful. 2. He says the rose symbolizes: love, beauty, life, passion, and hope. 3. They are literary allusions from passages from the bible. He uses prisons and graveyards as a symbol of the Gods justice. . 4. The story is told from the point of view of the author. The author is a character and not Hawthorne himself telling the story. It is written in thrid person. From the beginning the tone is bitter and thoughtful.
1. What percentage of Texans live in urban areas (cities & suburbs)? 2 90% of the population now lives in crowed cities and suburbs. 2. Name the three cities in Texas that are three of the largest in US? 2 Houston, San Antonio and Dallas 3. What are the three diverse economic businesses in Texas? 4 Oil and gas producer now work alongside high-tech companies, telecommunications giants, and other important business sectors. 4. In what areas does Texas consistently rank at the bottom in state
Chapter 1 Review Questions (1.1 - 1.7) 1.1 Define the following terms: data, database, DBMS, database system, database catalog, program-data independence, user view, DBA, end user, canned transaction, deductive database system, persistent object, meta-data, and transaction-processing application. a) Data: Known facts that can be recorded and that have implicit meaning. b) Database: Collection of related data. c) DBMS: Is a collection of programs that enables users to maintain a database.