Manage Your Health Chapter 4-6

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Chapter 4
Task 1. Summarize each of the above-proposed projects in a simple table format suitable for presentation to top management. Include the name for each project, identify how each one supports business strategies, assess the potential financial benefits and other benefits of each project, and provide your initial assessment of the value of each project.
Project 1
Recreation and Wellness Intranet Project
Project goal description
Allow employees to register for company-sponsored recreational programs, such as soccer, softball, bowling, jogging, walking and other sports.
Allow employees to register for company-sponsored classes and programs to help them manage their weight, reduce stress, stop smoking, and manage other health
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Develop at least four criteria, assign weights to each criterion, assign scores, and then calculate the weighted scores. Print the spreadsheet and bar chart with the results.
MYH recently updated its strategic plan, and key goals include reducing internal costs, increasing cross-selling of products, and exploiting new Web-based technologies to help employees, customers, and suppliers work togerther to improve development and delivery of its health care products and service.
Criteria Weight Recreation and Wellness Intranet Health Coverage Costs
Business Model Cross-Selling System Web-Enhanced Communication System
1. Satisfies business objective 35% 25 25 25 25
2. Provides positive NPV 30% 100 70 25 50
3. Can be implement in 1 year or less 15% 100 100 30 100
4. ROI within 3 years 20% 80 100 0 25
Weighted Project Scores 100% 69.75 64.75 20.75 43,75



Task 3. Prepare a business case for the Recreation and Wellness Intranet Project. Assume the project will take six months to complete and cost about $200,000. Use the business case template provided on the companion Web site for this text.
1. Introduction/Background

Manage Your Health(MYH) core business goal is to provide a variety of health care services across the globe. MYH’s management believe that company can reduce internal costs and internal costs and increase business by developing Recreation and Wellness Intranet…

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