Toyota

Question Select a corporation you find interesting. Then analyze that corporation in a concise 1-2 paragraph essay by addressing the following:How does your corporation identify (frame) itself? What does this mean for consumers? How is customer experience affected by the corporate design / identity? Answer Toyota Question 1 Toyota motor company is one of the largest automobile companies in the world today. The company produces a wide range of automobiles, but Toyota 86gt was well received by its customers on the basis of its model and fuel capacity. Moreover, quality is the key to the success of the company, and most of their customers can identify the company through its quality automobiles. Question 2 Automobile customers will always look for a vehicle that is comfortable, classy and has a favorable fuel consumption capacity and that is exactly what Toyota gives to its customers. This means that loyal customers are likely to purchase a top quality automobile at an affordable rate with a guarantee that the vehicle will...
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Case: Confrontation versus Cooperation

Question     1.Define the Problem-Describe the type of case and what problem(s) or issue(s) should be the focus for your analysis.     2, List any outside concepts that can be applied-Write down any principles, frameworks or theories that can be                     applied to this case. List relevant qualitative data-Find evidence related to or based on the quality or character of something. List relevant quantitative data-Find evidence related to or based on the amount or number of something. Describe the results of your analysis-What evidence have you accumulated that supports one interpretation over another? Describe alternative actions-List and prioritize possible recommendations or actions that come out of your analysis. Describe your preferred action plan Write a clear statement of what you would recommend including short, medium and long-term steps to be carried out. Answer Case: Confrontation versus Cooperation Define the Problem The problem in this case is that a customer is receiving poor treatment from a...
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Bauhaus-Style Products

Question Find a current Bauhaus-inspired design. Then write a short one or two paragraph essay describing your chosen design using any three (3) of the above qualities. Define each of your three (3) chosen qualities, and how they are expressed in your chosen Bauhaus-inspired object. How exactly do you interpret these qualities? For example, what does it mean when a product is organized, subtle, or regular? Be sure to include an image on the same page as your essay. Answer Bauhaus-Style Products Being one of the famous and best artists, Breuer describes his invention as the most paramount innovation in the furnishing industry in the 20th century.  His fashioned his first chair with the tube-shaped steel of his bike's handlebars which were strengthened and light. The body of the individual sitting on the chair does not touch the frame of the chair.  Breuer once delineated his creation as his most comfortable, the least artistic, the most logical, the least cozy and the most mechanical...
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Case Review – Creating an Alternative & Motivating Performance Appraisal

Question Description: After carefully reading Case #7 “A Performance Appraisal Snafu” (Snell, 2013, p.750-753), students will be required to review the case and develop an alternative Appraisal Form (and an entirely new evaluation system if they choose).  Cases will be broken into several parts, all which will revolve around the “What, Why and How?” of the case (e.g. the paper will develop the what (position statement), why (the argument) and how (the student’s action plan and proposed Appraisal Form/System). Embedded within the “what, why and how?” aspects of the paper will be: A detailed overview of the “role of human capital” in the case, specifically addressing the shortfalls of the current system; A detailed overview of the role of “compensation” (e.g. current policies and procedures) and details on why the current system does not motivate employees; A proposed NEW performance appraisal form (or a completely new form and accompanying motivational system); and A professional and articulate tone throughout Answer Case Review – Creating an...
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 Industrial Revolution – Product Analysis

Question Find a product invented during the Industrial Revolution. Under the context of personal or social change, discuss your product a one or two paragraph essay. Imagine yourself using this product during the Industrial Revolution, and describe the changes you experienced. For example, how did the: Clock, Interchangeable parts, Transatlantic cable, Mason jar, Safety pin, Unions, Pasteurization, Celluloid… affect you or your community? Answer  Industrial Revolution - Product Analysis One of the most important products invented during the industrial revolution is the steam engine. The invention of the steam engine significantly contributed to the growth of factories, led to development of steamboats, and contributed to the emergence of steam-powered trains. The development of steam engine had a great impact on the social scene. One of the greatest impacts is the ease of movement from one place to another. The development of steam engines made it possible for people to move over longer distances using trains, steamboats, and road vehicles. This improved trade since people...
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Product Analysis

Question Select an item (whatever item that you choose)you have designed; you may use assignments from previous classes. Include one related image and what your assignment objectives were. Based on your present understanding of globalization write a short, concise one or two paragraph essay. Your essay should include the following: What is your product? What is its purpose? What are its key design features, and why did you design it as such? Purpose To examine previous work in the context of a globalized world. Tools An item you designed, either as a commission or for another course. Word-processing software Answer Product Analysis My product is a puzzle pencil container specifically for children. The aim of this assignment was to develop a unique product with common usage or application in our daily lives. The puzzle pencil container is a special pencil case that children can use to store their pencils and other writing items. Its major purpose is to help children remain organized while at the same time encouraging play and creativity. What makes...
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Discussion board participation provides an opportunity to practice writing and persuasive skills, as well to listen to, critique, and support the arguments and analyses of your peers

Question Discussion board participation provides an opportunity to practice writing and persuasive skills, as well to listen to, critique, and support the arguments and analyses of your peers. The evaluation of your discussion board participation is neither a measure of simple attendance nor that you answer questions correctly. Many of the issues we will confront in this course have been vexing the human mind for some time and while solutions would be welcomed, they are hardly expected. Moreover, learning is an experimental process and oftentimes the experiments of even the most dedicated and intellectually engaged students go astray. This evaluation will reflect, however, the regular, careful preparation of assigned material and the consistent, enthusiastic attempt to share your interpretations with your peers and engage with their interpretations. Students finding it difficult to participate for any reason should see me as soon as possible I think that this was my best discussion board post because I need to learn how to listen, being a...
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The Army’s Role in Homeland Security

Question To what extent does the Army's role in the homeland security of the United States blur the lines of authority between strictly military and civil authorities in domestic affairs? What are some of the dangers of greater military involvement in such matters? Is there a threat of demoralization among both civilian and enlisted attitudes toward the military as a result of these actions? Answer        The Army’s Role in Homeland Security The nation’s Army provides assistance to federal, state and local agencies in times of disasters (manmade or natural), during restoration of critical services, and in public safety matters. The scope of the Army has increased in the 21st century due to the emergence of new threats, mainly from terrorism and terror-related threats in the country. Emerging threats include use of nuclear weapons, chemical weapons, radiological weapons, and cyberattacks. In order to curtail the possibility of attacks or respond to an attack, there is need for greater coordination among the...
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What dynamics (i.e., global threats) have increasingly forced the United States to assume this role of world’s policeman

Question With the demise of the Soviet Union, the United States was faced with the prospect of playing the role of the "world's policeman." What dynamics (i.e., global threats) have increasingly forced the United States to assume this role? What role did, and should, allies play in this effort? Answer What dynamics (i.e., global threats) have increasingly forced the United States to assume this role of world's policeman For decades, the United States of America has been on the forefront to enforce some kind of international standard with the threat of force from enemies and protect the weak from attacks. For the country to be in a position to play such an important role, it has been forced to invest heavily in the military.  As of the world today, the U.S military power and capability is ridiculously significant making it one of the largest, best trained and best-equipped armies in the world. Statistics clearly show that the United States government spends the largest part...
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US military spending trends between end of Korean War and present day

Question US military spending trends between end of Korean War and present day Answer US Military Spending Trends The US military spending was at its peak during World War II, where it comprised about 41 percent of the entire GDP (Oatley, 2015). At the end of World War II, US military spending experienced a dramatic fall to about 7 percent of the country’s GDP. At the onset of the Korean War, military spending increased slightly to about 15% of the country’s GDP. It is clear that the nature of ongoing war significantly affects the budget set aside for military operations. In wars that are closer home, the US spends significantly more compared to a situation where the US is protecting its allies. This paper examines the US military spending trends since the end of the Korean War to the present day At the end of the Korean War, US military spending declined significantly in the years to come. For instance in 1953, military spending was...
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