Assessment of local economic development programs within your community–Honolulu.

Week 4 Assignment Community Assessment Paper Prepare an assessment of local economic development programs within your community--Honolulu. To address the key issues related to economic planning, you will need to Describe the types of economic development programs that are being conducted in your community—see Source Material below. Analyze the actors involved in the economic development programs. Explain the short-term and long-term goals of the economic development programs. Assess the types of issues (i.e., political, economic) faced by the economic development programs. Levy, J. M. (2013). Contemporary urban planning (10th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson-Prentice Hall. Source Material: http://www.honolulu.gov/ecodev.html http://dbedt.hawaii.gov/ - See links in Programs panel   Answer Economic Development Programs The most successful people or business organization in the world must have a detailed plan on what need to be done, who will do it and when it will be done and how it will be done. Having a clear plan of events and resources that need to be exploited means that community, a business organization or an individual...
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MT435-Unit 10: Inventory Management

Unit 10: Inventory Management. Research the following topics related to Inventory Management: Demand Inventory control systems EOQ Role of inventory management Reorder point Select three of the topics listed and compose three paragraphs describing the topics, one paragraph per selected topic, based on the course material and additional research you conduct online.   Operation Management Journal   Inventory Control Systems Inventory control systems refer to computerized stock control systems used by businesses to manage inventory. Inventory control systems enable businesses to accomplish a number of objectives in relation to stock control (DuBrin, 2011). These objectives include tracking, shipping, purchasing, reordering, storage, warehousing, and among other objectives. Computers that utilize specialized software and hardware components monitor modern inventory control systems. In various businesses, the activities involved in accomplishing the various objectives are often contained within different subsystems. However, the various functions necessary to accomplish the objectives occur in sequence in order to achieve a robust stock control system. EOQ Economic order quantity (EOQ) refers to the quantity of materials or...
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Sustainability in Transportation Planning

Two professional and/or scholarly journal articles have been uploaded and are the focus of the paper. Develop a five-page summary of the main points made by the author(s) of each article. You must include an analysis of at least two perspectives/theories with concurring and dissenting reviews of the chosen articles. Answer Sustainability in Transportation Planning The Role of Policy Making and Planning Culture for Sustainable Transport Despite the fact that in some locations and communities culture plays a very little part in policy formulation, in other communities, it is a key factor that has to be evaluated before formulating any policies. Values, perceptions, and culture, are changeable and as a result, the process of creating and formulating policies change with time and in extreme cases, the already existing and implemented policies have to change due to the changes in the culture of society.  Since there are different cultures around the globe, there are different policies on the same concept and idea. Some people believe...
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Professional memo to company describing management of the project

  Question managing a Project Discussion Best PracticesFor this Discussion you will write an essay to address the requirements described below. Your essay must be carefully planned and written using well-constructed sentences and paragraphs. Make sure that your grammar and spelling are correct. Points will be awarded for content as well as composition. Your essay must be a minimum of 1 page in length with standard 1 inch margins and include the textbook as a resource. Read this resource from the KU Writing Center on how to you cite your sources in APA format:https://kucampus.kaplan.edu/MyStudies/AcademicSupportCenter/WritingCenter/WritingReferenceLibrary/ResearchCitationAndPlagiarism/BasicCitationGuidelines.aspx Project Management Scenario: You are a consultant with expertise in project management strategies. Select a possible project management situation from your current or future professional experience. As a project management consultant, you are tasked with developing a project management plan for this project. Your goal is to maximize the time, resources and finances associated with the project in the best interests of the business/company. You will need to write a professional memo...
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 Unit 8: Global Supply Chain Management

Question   Unit 8: Global Supply Chain Management. Research the following topics related to Global Supply Chain Management: Logistics WMS Globalization Transportation Security Select three of the topics listed and compose three paragraphs describing the topics, one paragraph per selected topic, based on the course material and additional research you conduct online. Operation Management Journal Name Institutional Affiliation   WMS A warehouse management system (WMS) refers to a software application that is used by warehouses to support the day-to-day operations such as stocking and other management functions. Warehouses that use WMS programs are able to ensure centralized task management relating to such activities as inventory management. The major aim of WMS is to provide the management with vital information so that it can efficiently monitor the movement of stock in and out of the warehouse (Hompel & Schmidt, 2007). Early WMS programs primarily focused on providing managers with simple information relating to stock levels and storage location. Currently, WMS programs have adopted complex functionalities such as tracking, radio frequency identification,...
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Albatross Anchor operation changes for sustaining competitive advantage

Question Case Study 2 Question 1 Refer to the assignment scenario/case study. Based on the limited information in the scenario/case study, identify at least three direct and specific long-term and three direct and specific short-term operations changes that Albatross Anchor must make to gain a clear and sustainable competitive advantage. Provide supporting information to validate and substantiate each recommended change (be detailed in your justification for each). Question 2 From the list below, select four operational issues and for each issue chosen explain how it will help Albatross Anchor to improve: 1) Job retention 2) Employee morale 3) Employee dedication Your explanation for each of the four selected issues must cover all three of the items listed above. Listing of Operational issues (a) Work design (b) Cross training (c) Gainsharing and profit sharing (d) Job design (e) Task analysis (f) Worker analysis (g) Environmental analysis (h) Ergonomics (i) Technology and automation (j) Job analysis Sample paper on  MT435 Operations Management   Author’s name Institutional affiliations Date of submission     With the ever changing market environments, organizations should be keen on improving their processes and operations to ensure that they are effective and to be...
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Forms of Nursing  Inquiry: Quality Improvement (QI), Research, and Evidence-Based Practice(EBP)

Question  Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) has captured the attention of healthcare providers, healthcare organizations, and consumers to positively influence patient outcomes. However, confusion abounds about how evidence-based practice differs from research and quality improvement.   Select either EBP, research, or QI and identify how the selected approach is implemented to improve outcomes at your workplace. How do you know this approach is utilized? Is this selected approach used apart from or in conjunction with the other approaches? Can one approach be effectively applied without the others? Why or why not?   Forms of Nursing  Inquiry: Quality Improvement (QI), Research, and Evidence-Based Practice(EBP) Student’s Name Professor’s Name Course Title Date   Forms of Nursing Inquiry: Quality Improvement(QI), Research, and Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) These are approaches sought to investigate and resolve a clinical problem. Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) This is a systematic problem-solving approach to clinical decision making in a health-care organization. It involves the integration of the best available scientific evidence with the best available experiential evidence, for example, practitioner and patient experiences. Quality Improvement(QI) Information acquired from EBP can lead to...
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Identify the different components of the supply chain for that product or service

Supply Chain Management A supply chain involves all the activities associated with how manufacturing, materials, facilities, personnel, transportation, inventory, and other items flow and a supply chain involves all the activities associated with how manufacturing, materials, facilities, personnel, transportation, inventory, and other items flow and then are transformed into goods and services. Every asset, information, and process is part of the supply chain. For this Discussion, you will be addressing how the supply chain works and possible issues you may encounter. Within this complex system, operation management responsibilities can be both strategic and tactical. Examine the place where you currently work, or a prior career, and identify a single service or product produced by your organization. Identify the different components of the supply chain for that product or service (list them from beginning to end). Be sure to identify which parts of the supply chain are considered "upstream" and "downstream" exchanges. Based on what you learned from your research, describe a single current...
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Applying Network Models

Applying Network Models Discussion Best Practices The Discussion is a great place to learn in an interactive environment, so be sure to participate actively in the weekly Discussion. By doing so, the entire class benefits from the Discussion and learning is significantly enhanced. You will need to respond substantially to at least two of your classmate’s posts. Please try to make your initial posts no later than Sunday night to give your classmates an opportunity to respond. You should also post throughout the week so that you can respond to any responses your classmates have made to your posts as well as participate in the Discussion. Be sure your post is grammatically correct, has been spell checked, and fully answers the question. Provide at least one example of when you might use (1) the minimal-spanning-tree technique, (2) the shortest path, and (3) the maximal flow through a network technique. and explain why it would be the appropriate technique to apply in each of...
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Business Statistics: Forecasting

Describe a situation where it would be appropriate to use forecasting. Be sure to include all the necessary steps to develop the forecast and why you would use the forecast you chose. Please be thorough and provide enough detail to allow meaningful responses from your classmates.   Business Statistics: Forecasting Name Institutional Affiliation   Forecasting is important in the analysis of business trends. Forecasting makes use of past and present data to predict future trends. Forecasting can be used in inventory control. Inventory control aims at achieving an optimal level of stock in the business. The optimal level can be defined as the level where the business has sufficient supplies to cater for future demands, and the right amounts that minimize stock carrying costs. Manufacturers, wholesalers and even retailers need to establish stock levels at which they can replenish their inventory. Forecasting can help in establishing optimal stock levels in the business (Hyndman & Athanasopoulos, 2014). . The first step is to identify lead time. Lead time can...
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