Read the Case “UPS Competes Globally with Information Technology.” Summarize UPS in the area of customer service, innovations and the use of new technologies within the company, and how UPS continues to improve their processes to remain at the top of the packaging industry.
You have been appointed as the regional manager overseeing a group of seven countries.
Each of the seven subsidiaries has a country manager who reports to you. Two of these
subsidiaries (also known as affiliates) are Germany and South Korea.
1. What challenges would you expect to face in communicating and managing the
people of these two countries and why; and
2. What initiatives might you need to take to enhance your ability to lead the people
in these subsidiaries to success?
You will be expected to robustly argue your points and to integrate relevant theories,
concepts and practices to support your discussion.
Identifies the various ethical aspects of the topic
-Analyzes, at least, two practical examples
-Relates the topic to the theories and principles studied in the class
-Discusses the potential challenges resulting from real-life ethical dilemmas and points toward solutions that are suggested in scholarly resources.
-Compares to Christian worldview and principles
2) Positive and negative critique
-Shows critical thinking in assessing the strong and weak points of relevant ethical theories applicable to the chosen topic
-Suggests new possible avenues for understanding and solving the practical challenges of the chosen topic
3) Biblical evaluation
-Compares to biblical principles in a clear and objective manner
-Critically asses the topic in the light of biblical revelation
-Makes clear and relevant practical application of analysis and principles discussed in the paper to modern day life situations.
Shadow is a Spanish brand dedicated to the manufacture of guitars, basses and musical accessories.
They have physical stores in the main cities of Spain and a new online sales platform with which they hope to reach much more public. Currently, they want to carry out an advertising campaign to boost the sales of their flagship product: the electric guitar.
Shadow always uses good qualities in its products and sells at a very competitive price, but has not yet achieved the necessary recognition and hopes that this campaign will help it to consolidate and position itself properly among its public.
1. Conduct a market research of the situation, perform a SWOT analysis and determine the target audience for the campaign.
2. Detail the team of workers that you would need/want to have at your charge: figures, personal traits, working groups …
3. Detail the steps you would follow, making a timing for each stage/action.
4. Describe the motivations of the target audience and the message you want to convey. Create a slogan for the brand.
5. Define the media strategy that you consider appropriate and the advertising formats you would use.
6. Find a case of an advertising campaign that you find interesting due to its innovation and good results for the brand. Explain the case by delving into the brand and the product. What would you highlight? What strategies and techniques did they use to achieve success? How do they differ from their competition?
Communicable Disease and Infectious Disease.
Text and Materials:
Nies, Mary A., McEwen, Melanie (2015). Community/Public Health Nursing. Promoting the Health of the Populations. (6th ed).
Publication Manual American Psychological Association (APA) (6th ed.).
2009 ISBN: 978-1-4338-0561-5
Read chapter 25 of the class textbook and review the PowerPoint presentation under Lectures. Once done answer the following questions;
1- Discuss the principles related to the occurrence and transmission of communicable and infectious diseases.
2-Describe the three focus areas in Healthy People 2020 and the objectives that apply to communicable and infectious diseases.
3-Identify and discuss nursing activities for the control of infectious diseases at primary, secondary and tertiary levels of prevention.
4-Identify and discuss a communicable and/or infectious disease that it was believed to be eradicated and have reemerged now. For example; measles.
Familiarize yourself with the following terms and concepts discussed this week in preparation for completion of this assignment: strategic management, competitive advantage, strategic plan, mission statement, vision statement, core values statement, AFI.
Create a strategic management journal. You will use information from this entry in your presentation due in Week 5.
Determine how AFI strategy framework acts as an integrative facilitator for strategic management planning.
Identify the guiding principles used for preparing effective statements that describe the mission, vision, and the core values of an organization.
Review the mission statement in Chapter 1 of Strategic Management: Concepts (p. 13), and determine whether the Caterpillar Inc. mission statement conforms to the description in the text. State the reasons the mission statement conforms or does not conform.
Research public information, such as news releases, financial reports, and marketing analyses. Based on your research evaluate the alignment between what Caterpillar is currently doing and their mission, vision, or values statement.
Create an Organizational Chart outlining the functional areas of business including, but not limited to: Accounting/Finance, Information Technology, Social Media/Networking, and Operations/Production/Logistics. Provide a description of a specific job/title that aligns to each functional area and explains via the chart how the various functions communicate/align with each other. Please use the same company that you selected from your unit 5 assignment to complete this assignment.
Produce an organizational chart and an explanation of the chart:
a chart containing an organizational chart without any explanatory text
description of the organizational chart but without any graphic
You may use the template provided or create your own chart. The chart must depict the organization of a company or organization of people. Your chart must contain 12 or more boxes, spread over 3-5 levels. You may not reproduce a chart from your textbook or a chart used as a demonstration in class.
Follow a standard format for your chart. In your reproduction, you may modify the number of boxes and the number of levels in the chart in order to make the chart fit the assignment specs;
Provide an appropriate title for your chart. You may also modify the labels in your reproduction.
Description of the Chart
Describe your organizational chart using complete sentences and paragraph form. List the key activities and discuss how the business tasks handled by each area are important to the other functional areas of each organization. Your goal is to provide enough information so that you can clearly explain each level of the chart and how communication is aligned between each functional area.
Accurate description and reference of all concepts and theories learned from the course material.
Practical examples of concepts that lead to a continuing interest in the topic.
Synthesis of concepts and theories from other course activities.
Well-organized clearly presented work (free from excessive spelling and grammatical errors)
Ensure use of the assignment rubric.
Word document containing the organizational chart and description.