Contingency Plan Essays (Examples)

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Planned a Driving Trip to Another State

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planned a driving trip to another state or across the country? How did you begin that plan? Did you start with your destination in mind, consider what time you wanted to make it to that point, then plan your entire trip around that deadline? Did you consider how your trip companions like to travel, or did you simply push forward with what you wanted to do? Did you make a contingency plan in case you ran into difficulty along the way? How important was it to consider interesting sites along the way or your need to rest if you got tired? Your dissertation plan should contain some of the same elements that a well-planned road trip would entail. In this Discussion you develop a concrete plan to begin your dissertation. While plans are living documents that adapt and change, the ability to see the process laid out before you in…… [Read More]

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How to Prepare and Test a Continuity of Operations Plan

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Contingency Planning

Information Security contingency plans are very important for firms operating in today's world, where cyber security is a top issue a result of business's technological and digital dependence. This paper will discuss the planning steps, possible recovery options, and recommended testing requirements needed to support a successful business contingency/continuity of operations environment. Included will be recommendations for a proposed 24-month cycle business contingency testing plan, what should be tested and how the test should be conducted. Critical corporate assets will be ranked with the type of testing (i.e. plan reviews, tabletop exercises and backup recovery tests). Costs associated with the recommended testing process will also be taken into consideration, including personnel, equipment and production costs.

Planning Steps

Step 1 is to examine the organization of the IS department. An IS department should be organized in order to guard against an attack, blackout or any other natural or man-made…… [Read More]

References

Bahan, C. (2003). The Disaster Recovery Plan. SANS.org. Retrieved from https://www.sans.org/reading-room/whitepapers/recovery/disaster-recovery-plan-1164

Gilbert, J. (2015). Contingency Planning. Retrieved from http://jamesegilbert.blogspot.com/2013/11/it-contingency-planning.html

Haes, S., Grembergen, W. (2009). Exploratory study in IT governance implementations and its impact on business/IT alignment. Information Systems Management, 26: 123-137.

Information Technology Contingency Planning. (2012). Apd.Army.Mil. Retrieved from http://www.apd.army.mil/jw2/xmldemo/p25_1_2/main.asp
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Contingency Management Alcohol & Marijuana

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The authors state: "The amphetamines occasioned dose-related increases in d- amphetamine-appropriate responding, whereas hydromorphone did not. Amphetamines also occasioned dose-related increases in reports of the drug being most like "speed," whereas hydromorphone did not. However, both amphetamines and hydromorphone occasioned dose-related increases in reports of drug liking and in three scales of the ARCI. Thus, some self-report measures were well correlated with responding on the drug-appropriate lever and some were not. Lamb and Henningfield (1994) suggest that self-reports are complexly controlled by both the private event and the subject's history of experience with the drug. Some of the self-reports they observed (e.g., feels like speed) are probably occasioned by a relatively narrow range of stimuli because in the subject's experience with drug administration, these reports have been more selectively reinforced by the verbal community relative to other reports (e.g., drug liking). They also suggest that these results imply…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Budney, Alan J. et al. (2006) Clinical Trial of Abstinence-Based Vouchers and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Cannabis Dependence. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 2006. Vol.. 74 No. 2. 2006 American Psychological Association.

McRae, a.; Budney, a.; & Brady, K. (2002) Treatment of Marijuana Dependence: A Review of the Literature. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 24 (2003)

Pathways of Addiction: Opportunities in Drug Abuse Research (1996) Institute of Medicine (IOM)

Kamon, J; Budney, a. & Stanger, C. (2005)a Contingency Management Intervention for Adolescent Marijuana Abuse and Conduct Problems. Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 44(6):513-521, June 2005.
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Treme Explain Your Plan for Dealing With

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Treme

Explain your plan for dealing with risk by developing a contingency plan

The risk embedded within the overall market is that of uncertain macroeconomic factors and their overall implications on consumer confidence. Unemployment remains stubbornly high at 7.7%. Unemployment has never seen these levels since the great depression (Beaudreau, 1996). Median incomes in the United States have fallen from $51,000 prior to 2008 to a now more modest $48,000 (DeNavas, 2012). During this period however, commodity prices have increased. The prices of gas, food, utilities, and rent have all increased over the past 5 years. This puts a strain on consumer confidence and consumer spending. This affects Treme as the restaurant relies on the discretionary income of individual customers to generate profit. As such a contingency plan is warranted in the event of adverse economic circumstances. The main sources of risk for the company will be changing consumer sentiments,…… [Read More]

References

1) Beaudreau, Bernard C. (1996). Mass Production, the Stock Market Crash and the Great Depression. New York, Lincoln, Shanghi: Authors Choice Press.

2) DeNavas-Walt, Carmen; Proctor, Bernadette D.; Smith, Jessica C. (September 2012). "Real Median Household Income by Race and Hispanic Origin: 1967 to 2010." Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2012. U.S. Census Bureau. p. 6-13

3) Tauber, E.M. (1988), "Brand leverage: strategy for growth in a cost-controlled world," Journal of Advertising Research, 28, August -- September, pp. 21-38

4) Maddigan, Ruth; Zaima, Janis (1985). "The Profitability of Vertical Integration." Managerial and Decision Economics 6 (3): 161 -- 179
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Business Plan for an Imaginary

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There are minor differences in prices, quality, and features of these products. Therefore, consumers can choose those products that best match their current needs. In the new market, Technosoft will need to strive hard for building a strong customer base by producing and promoting innovative technology solutions.

v. The Bargaining Power of Suppliers:

The bargaining power of suppliers is strong against new and small scale software manufacturers while very low against top market leaders. eason being, large scale manufacturers take advantage of their financial strength and make long-term collaborations with the raw material suppliers in a view to get regular and non-stop supply. On the other hand, small manufacturers can neither make strategic collaborations nor make bulk purchases for getting discount on raw material. As a result, the bargaining power of suppliers increases against these small manufacturers.

Section 3: Marketing Plan

3.1: Potential Target Market

Technosoft specializes in operating system…… [Read More]

References

Bangs, DH, & Henricks, M. (2005). Business Plans Made Easy, 3rd Edition. Irvine, California: Entrepreneur Press.

Cadle, J., Paul, D., & Yeates, D. (2010). Business Analysis, 2nd Edition. Swindon: British Informatics Society

Canzer, B. (2006). E-business: strategic thinking and practice, 2nd Edition. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Daft, R.L. (2011). Understanding Management, 7th Edition. Mason, OH: South-Western.
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New Product Launch Marketing Plan Part III

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Marketing Metrics and Contingency Plan for the Coz-E Travel Electronic Blanket

Evaluation and Controls Metrics and Methodology

The marketing of the Coz-E Travel Electronic Blanket will be undertaken to focus on the differentiation characteristics and the feeling of coziness that the blanket will provide, targeting owners of older cars in colder regions. However, whatever the marketing plan and whatever the message communicated, it is essential that the marketing strategy itself is assessed to determine whether or not it is effective and to identify ways in which it may be improved (Kotler and Keller, 2011).

The marketing is likely to have several desired outcomes, these may include introducing and increasing awareness of the product and the brand, giving consumers a positive impression of the product and brand, and stimulating the purchase decision. Each of these may be assessed with the use of metrics. The initial metrics may be to assess the…… [Read More]

References

Farris, Paul W; Bendle, Neil T; Pfeifer, Phillip E; Reibstein, David J, (2010), Marketing Metrics: The Definitive Guide to Measuring Marketing Performance, Prentice Hall

Jeffery, M, (2010), Data-Driven Marketing: The 15 Metrics Everyone in Marketing Should Know, John Wiley & Sons

Kotler Philip; Keller Kevin, (2011), Marketing Management, Prentice Hall
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Business Plan Product Description Market

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As part of the research triangle, Raleigh has a significant portion of its population that fits the target market. For the Farmery to succeed, it only needs to capture a small portion of the market share. This is especially true because the store has a small footprint, and has the flexibility to set up on vacant lots without the costs of either renting or developing fixed real estate. The Farmery therefore needs to focus on two or three key elements to ensure adequate market penetration.

The first of these is location. Let it not be understated that location, location, location is critical to the success of any retail business. Because food is not normally something that people are willing to travel more than a few miles for, it is important that the Farmery target a neighborhood where there is a high concentration of individuals that fit the target market. There…… [Read More]

Works Cited:

Falk, T. (2012). Detroit turns shipping containers into condos. Smart Planet. Retrieved December 4, 2012 from http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/bulletin/detroit-turns-shipping-containers-into-condos/5900

Food Marketing Institute. (2012). Supermarket facts. Food Marketing Institute. Retrieved December 4, 2012 from  http://www.fmi.org/research-resources/supermarket-facts 

Greene, B. (2012) the Farmery. Kickstarter.com Retrieved December 4, 2012 from http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/farmery/the-farmery

Imlay, T. (2006). Challenges in today's U.S. supermarket industry. Microsoft. Retrieved December 4, 2012 from http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa479076.aspx
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Marketing Plan for Miller Inc

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As a result of huge growth, the company's management may lose focus of the scope of their business.

Miller Inc. has a highly centralized hierarchy of management and lacks the managerial backup to promote creativity amons the employees.

Single-sourcing which is the characteristic of Miller Inc. could be a recipe of disaster should the supplier fail. Contingency plans for supplies need to be considered.

The constrant production nature of the product leads to huge strains on personnel and machinery.

Product line and client base lack diversification.

While the small number of staff promotes camaraderie, unfortunately, it also impedes growth and development.

Miller Inc. is reactive rather than proactive in its marketing efforts. This is as a result of its heavy reliance on mass-media advertising for obtaining new business.

The current facilities of Miller Inc. are crowded thus there is little room for expansion of workforce or equipment.

External

Opportunities

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References

Armstrong, G., et al. Marketing: An Introduction. Essex: Financial Times Prentice Hall, 2009. Print.

Brenkert, George G. "Ethical Challenges of Social Marketing." Journal of Public Policy & Marketing 21.1 (2002): 14-25. Print.

Clow, K.E., and D. Baack. Integrated Advertising, Promotion, and Marketing Communications. Boston, MA: Pearson Prentice Hall, 2007. Print.

Cooper, Lee G. "Strategic Marketing Planning for Radically New Products." The Journal of Marketing 64.1 (2000): 1-16. Print.
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E-Retailing Plan for Made-To-Order Athletic

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Figure 2: Using the BCG Growth/Share Matrix To Evaluate Eleftria Market Opportunities

Star Products

Question Marks

Cash Cows

Dogs

Source: (Anantachart, 2004)

3.3

e-retailing metrics

The e-retailing objectives for Eleftria Athletic shoes and their plans for attaining them are defined here. The first objective is to create an e-retailing strategy that capitalizes on multi-channel management, meaning that e-retailing site will be accessible over the Web, through specialized interfaces on Blackberries and PDAs, and also will have telephone ordering as well. The second objective is to create a completely integrated e-retailing system that connects to pricing, catalogs of shoe components, suppliers to validate the shoes being designed can be built, and shoe costs to ensure when compared to pricing the can be produced at a profit. This back-end system integration needs to be real-time as it allows for greater levels of responsiveness to the customer has a result. The third objective…… [Read More]

References

Saravudh Anantachart. (2004). Integrated Marketing Communications and Market Planning: Their Implications to Brand Equity Building. Journal of Promotion Management, 11(1), 101-125.

Sulin Ba, Jan Stallaert, Zhongju Zhang. (2007). Price competition in e-tailing under service and recognition differentiation. Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, 6(3), 322.

Ruby Roy Dholakia, Outi Uusitalo. (2002). Switching to electronic stores: Consumer characteristics and the perception of shopping benefits. International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, 30(10), 459-469.

Charles F. Hofacker. (2008). E-tail constraints and tradeoffs. Direct Marketing, 2(3), 129-143.
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Create New Business Mini Business Plan

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Equipment Needed

Market Analysis

Situational Analysis

Target Market

Segmentation

Geographical Segmentation

Demographic Segmentation

Market Targeting

Differentiation and Positioning

Strengths and Weaknesses of Venture

Market Opportunities and Threats

Competitor Analysis

Management Plan

Founders Experience

Organizational Chart

Financial Plan

Project Investment

Startup Costs

Essentials of financial Plan

Pro forma income statement

Pro forma Balance Sheet

Assessment of isk

External risks

Financial isk

Contingency Plan

Production Plan

Manufacturing Process

Machinery & Equipment

Equipment equired

Operational Plan

General Operating Hours

Flow of order for goods and services

Layout

Human esource

Technology utilization

Abstract

The paper is a business plan for a new business which is aimed to create a new product in the U.S. market. The paper discusses the various aspects of the business plan. It includes the market analysis, operational plan, marketing plan, financial plan and the risks associated with the business.

Executive Summary

I would like to introduce the readers to the…… [Read More]

References:

Barnard, Chester The function of the executive, Harvard University Press, Cambridge Mass, 1938,-page 235.

Bent Flyvbjerg, Mette K. Skamris Holm, and Soren L. Buhl (2002),"Underestimating Costs in Public Works Projects: Error or Lie?" Journal of the American Planning Association, vol. 68, no. 3, 279-295.

Eric S. Siegel, Brian R. Ford, Jay M. Bornstein (1993), 'The Ernst & Young Business Plan Guide' (New York: John Wiley and Sons)

Hamel, G. & Prahalad, C.K. "The Core Competence of the Corporation," Harvard Business Review, May -- June 1990.
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Strategic Plan Amazon com Course Name Course Number

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Strategic Plan

Amazon.com



Strategic plan

Organization: Amazon.com

Vision:

Amazon.com's vision is to become "Earth's biggest selection and to be Earth's most customer centric company."

Mission of Amazon.com:

The mission on Amazon.com is to create shareholder value over the long-term which is the fundamental measure of our success. We accomplish this mission by:

Investing aggressively to expand and leverage our customer base, brand, and infrastructure as we move to establish an enduring franchise.

Making investment decisions in light of long-term market leadership considerations rather than short-term profitability considerations or short-term Wall Street reactions.

Focusing relentlessly on our customers.

Strategic Initiatives:

Market Penetration in China

Amazon.com entered the Chinese e-commerce market in 2004 by taking over Joyo.com (China IT & Telecom eport, 2007). However, as the GE matrix indicates, Amazon.com is underperforming and has lost its position as market leader (Dean, The Wall Street Journal, 2006). Market penetration in China is a…… [Read More]

References:

Business Wire, 2007 "Amazon.com headlines list of keynot addresses for LinuxWorld San Francisco and next generation Data Center." Business Wire May 16, 2007 [accessed: 23 Jan 2008]

China IT & Telecom Report, 2007 "Joyo.com renamed Joyo Amazon" InterFax News Agency, June 8, 2007 [Accessed: 3 Feb 2008 22:16:28]

Sorce, P., Perotti, V., & Widrick, S. (2005). "Attitude and age differences in online buying," International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, 33(2), 122-132

Teather, D, 2007, Challenge Amazon: Amazon is pretty much the undisputed champion of internet book sales in the UK, but might an ambitious new competitor challenge its market dominance?; The BookSeller 4th May 2007 [accessed: 23 January 2008 10:02:48]
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Grill Kabob Marketing Plan Management Controls in

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Grill Kabob Marketing Plan Management

Controls

In order to attain the set goals for business, controls in the pertinent areas aiming at monitoring the performance of business is necessary (Smolianov & Aiyeku, 2009). The controls will look into the actual result against the target annual sales, profits and capital growth. The employees service value to the customer will be assessed against customer number inflows and the value customer have on them. The range of products produced and sold in the restaurant will be assessed for its marginal contribution to offsetting the running expenses and profits earned by the business. These controls will adequately serve to advice the business management on the corrective and emphasis decisions to take (Smolianov & Aiyeku, 2009). The function of monitoring and evaluation will be carried out through both internal and external measure.

Implementation

The implementation plan for the business presents the flow of activity that…… [Read More]

References

Sengupta, S. (2005). Brand Positioning: Strategies for Competitive Advantage. New York City, U.S.: McGraw-Hill Companies, Incorporated.

Smolianov, P., & Aiyeku, J.F. (2009). Corporate Marketing Objectives and Evaluation Measures for Integrated Television Advertising and Sports Event Sponsorships. Journal of Promotion Management, 15(1/2), 74-89.
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Victory Motorcycles the Marketing Plan

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The marketing organization will undergo some adjustment as noted above, specifically with respect to the introduction of a female marketing team. To accommodate this, a new marketing executive will be required, reporting to the VP, Marketing. The European Marketing Director will be elevated to VP Marketing, Europe and there will be greater independence between the continents, which should allow the European marketing division to focus on a more Europe-focused strategy. In addition, greater links will be forged with Polaris marketing teams, in particular in search of effective cross-marketing opportunities and access to existing Polaris distribution channels overseas.

Contingency planning is a critical control element of the marketing plan. The contingency plan for Victory will consist of two main parts. The first part is focused on the spending increases. The company needs to be able to not only measure these increases effectively, but to make rapid adjustments should the spending increases…… [Read More]

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Business Plan Page Introduction and How it

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Business Plan

PGE "Introduction and How it Fits into MB"

The development of this plan is critical for the enhancement of my MB studies. In this study, I will try to develop a "for profit" (as opposed to non-profit) company to compete in the U.S. food industry. My organization will be a C Corporation in order to raise money from ngel investors and perhaps Venture Capitalists as we grow. It is my understanding that VC's and ngels prefer C Corporations for a myriad of reasons, but most importantly because of the flexibility of the different classifications of stock that C Corporation afford to its shareholders. In addition, the rationale behind choosing this company is based on the concept that sweet treats and refreshments seem recession proof, and that people will always use their disposable income for sugar or refreshment in. I saw on CNBC a documentary on Coca Cola, which…… [Read More]

Although Marshal Healthy Foods will show improvement over other retailing organizations in the present economy, its reputation and image are genuinely influenced by criticisms from environmentalist and labor unions. Marshal Healthy Foods is likely to be accused of various claims on distinctive issues such as bad working conditions, issues pertaining to child labor, wage issues and discrimination (Manian, 2007).

Threats

Marshal Healthy Foods will have internal labor relations issues besides confronting some outside threats postured by the economy and its rivals. Since Marshal Healthy Foods will have constantly great sales performance, certain areas are expected to be affected by sales problems. The sale of some areas is likely to decline from 5% to 15% all through the pastries line. This decline will not harm traditional pastry retailers like La Baguette Bistro but hurt the sale in Marshal Healthy Foods.
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Disaster Recovery Plan

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disaster recovery plan outlining several strategies that must be taken into consideration. The paper will further take into consideration the e-commerce as well as the brick and mortar operations. The reference page appends three sources in APA format.

Disaster Recovery Plan

When unprepared organizations are hit by disasters, the consequences are not only dire but often prolonged thereby robbing the companies of not only financial stability but also their hard earned established brand name and image. Since RJ compressors have an unwavering reputation for their high quality products and its compressors are known worldwide for their reliability and durability, it has to be prudent in making plans and formulating strategies in order to keep its reputation and established brand name intact. This is because, every firm entering the global market and wanting to stay there for generating handsome profits must not leave room for risks, disasters and threats in all…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Bagneris B, Galas D. Hudson J.M. (2003) SPHR. EBUS 520 - e-Law and Risk Management

Tufano P. (1996) - Harvard Univ. Graduate School of Business Administration, How Financial Engineering Can Advance Corporate Strategy., Harvard Business Review, 01-01

How to create a disaster recovery plan;

http://archive.devx.com/enterprise/articles/drecovery/DRPlan/DRPlan-1.asp (July 3, 2003)
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Pro Local Business Plan Oct

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5% and 2.35% over that period but opposite the trend of fluctuation in overall spending

The result is approximately $23.5 billion spend each year in the U.S. attending sporting events like the 82 games per year at the Boston Garden

Average U.S. households spent more attending sports events while incomes fell after 2007, and less as incomes increased since then

Households in the Northeast region including Boston spend higher on "apparel and services" and more or the same compared to all other regions and the national average for complementary local amenities "fees and admissions" (the Garden) and "food away from home" and "alcoholic beverages" (neighboring sports bar)

Bostonians spend higher than the region on entertainment and less on apparel and alcohol than the regional average, for the most recent years available, 2007-2008

Bruins season tickets are already sold out, which suggests weak 2010 economic fundamentals may take second place to…… [Read More]

References

Boston Redevelopment Authority. The Boston Economy in 2010. Boston: Boston

Redevelopment Authority Research Division, 2011. 8 Oct. 2011 < http://www.bostonredevelopmentauthority.org/Research/Research.asp>

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. "Sales and Use Tax." Department of Revenue, Mass.gov.

2011. 8 Oct. 2011 < http://www.mass.gov/?pageID=dorterminal&L=5&L0=Home&L1=Businesses&L2=Current+Tax+Year+Information&L3=Guide+to+Employer+Tax+Obligations&L4=Specific+Trustee+and+Excise+Taxes+Requiring+Registration&sid=Ador&b=terminalcontent&f=dor_business_taxguide_salesuse&csid=Ador>
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Recovery Plan Biological Attack in the U S

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ecovery Plan: Biological Attack in the U.S. Congress

The havoc and deaths caused by the weaponized anthrax spores that were mailed to members of the U.S. Congress following the attacks of September 11, 2001 and the repeated attempted uses of botulinum toxin on U.S. Naval bases make it abundantly clear that governmental offices are vulnerable to biological pathogens. These agents have been and likely will be used by terrorists again to achieve their goals of bringing harm to the United States and it interests at home and abroad. The hypothetical comprehensive recovery plan developed in this project is in response to this type of food-borne pathogen attack and takes place in the cafeteria situated in the ayburn House Office Building in the U.S. Congressional complex in Washington, D.C. which serves members of Congress, staff members and visitors. The scenario begins with the telephonic notification to the Capital Police that all…… [Read More]

References

Botulinum toxin. (2011). State of Delaware Health and Social Services. Retrieved from http://

www.dhss.delaware.gov/dph/files/botulismems.pdf.

Dando, M. (2001). The new biological weapons: Threat, proliferation, and control. Boulder,

CO: Lynne Rienner.
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Eight-Stage Model of Planned Organizational

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First, the strategic crisis leader should use environmental monitoring techniques to identify events that could trigger crises in the future. With numerous potential crises in today's environment, it is essential to be prepared for potential worst-case scenarios such as natural disasters and product failures. Second, the leader should integrate crisis management into the strategic management process so it remains a regular part of the overall strategy-evaluation process. Strategic management is meant to adapt to change and a crisis is a sudden, potentially disastrous change. If the contingency plan for dealing with such a scenario is built into strategic management, then it will be implemented as the changing environment dictates. Finally, the leader should establish a culture that embraces crisis awareness and preparation as a way of life. By disseminating the belief that preparedness is essential, all levels of the organization will be ready to handle a crisis.

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Senior…… [Read More]

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Military Ops Military-Led Reconstruction and Fiedler's Contingency

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Military Ops

Military-Led econstruction and Fiedler's Contingency Theory

In light of the unfolding instability, violence and difficulty that characterized the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States military must reexamine its approach to the strategic invasion, occupation, reconstruction and power-handover that have evolved into a war-making template for the nation. Accordingly, the research conducted hereafter considers the need for a change in leadership orientation, using Fiedler's Contingency Theory as the lens for the literature review thereafter. The Findings drawn from the review of literature are presented in this account and, generally, provided confirmation of the pertinence of Fiedler's contingency theory to modern military strategy as well as the pertinence of Fiedler's Least-Preferred Coworker checklist to defining ideal military leadership. The reported findings connecting Fiedler's ideas with strategic and empirical documentation on applied military policy contribute to a number of policy recommendations. In particular, these policy recommendations revolve around two…… [Read More]

References

Conner, Maj. W.D. (2005). Understanding First in the Contemporary Operational

Environment. School of Advanced Military Studies; For Leavenworth Kansas.

Ellyson, L.M.; Gibson, J.H.; Nichols, M. & Doerr, A. (2012). A Study of Fiedler's

Contingency Theory Among Military Leaders. Allied Academies International
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Performance Plan the Accuvision Report

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I will also have the tutor critique the first drafts of documents I prepare and have them review my final versions. I would also like for my tutor/coach to observe me an a couple of meetings and have them offer suggestions for improvement.

Development Plan: Dealing with Operating Problems

I believe the collaborative approach I outlined above will help in identifying operational problems during the planning process and provide an early warning where handoff with in the implementation process may not go smoothly. As part of my discussions with cross-function partners will be the development of contingency plans in case any anticipated problem do arise. I will schedule a weekly meeting with all the cross-function leads, including any important suppliers and vendors, to access how things are going, early identification of any suspected problems, work to determine possible solutions and understand how the solution will impact all functional areas.

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Schedule a meeting with tutor/coach for feedback and to determine future plans

Measurement Plan:

To measure my improvement, retake the AccuVision assessment at the end of the spring 2011 semester.
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Importance of a Risk Management Plan

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isk Management on a Satellite Development Project

Enrolling a project requires risk assessment and management at various levels of implanting a project. This is based on the knowledge that quality of risk management determines the performance and outcome of the project. In any case, the Project Management Office (PMO) is mandated to spearhead a risk assessment and management plan. isk management blueprints will later be implanted to each department. This analysis attempts to vindicate the role risk management in explaining the quality of output of this project. The commencing document is structured in two main parts. Firstly, a critical assessment on the fundamentality of risk. Secondly, the document will analyze the role of the team in responding to risk management stipulated by the PMO office (Charrel & Galarreta, 2007).

Issues arising from the lack of a risk plan.

Absence of a risk management plan would have affected this project negatively.…… [Read More]

References

Charrel, P., & Galarreta, D. (2007). Project management and risk management in complex projects studies in organizational semiotics. Dordrecht: Springer.

Dar, M. (2013). Operational Risk Management, Risk Management Approaches, and Risk Mitigation Techniques: Challenges Faced By Islamic Financial Services. IOSR Journal of Business and Management, 11(2), 72-79

Kerzner, H. (2013). Project management a systems approach to planning, scheduling, and controlling (Eleventh ed.). Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.

Kloppenborg, T.J. (2012). Contemporary project management: organize, plan, perform (2nd ed.). Mason, Ohio: South-Western Cengage Learning.
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Objectives of the Marketing Plan

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Marketing

Muffin Tops Limited Company Principles Of Marketing

Increasing the awareness of consumers to the product provided by the company will be one of its key objectives. Situational analysis of the market where the organization is shows that the company has the weakness of low awareness of consumers to its products. Low consumer awareness to the product translates to decreased organizational visibility alongside the consumers utilizing its services. Therefore, increasing consumer awareness to the products of the company will improve the performance of the company in the modern competitive marketplace significantly.

Secondly, the company strives to increase the brand of the products provided to its consumers in the marketplace. Situational analysis of the organization reveals that the company faces the challenge of weak brand name. Weak brand name threatens the realization of organizational performance, competencies, and sustainability in the marketplace full of well-developed companies that provide similar products as Muffin…… [Read More]

References

Cafferky, M.E., & Wentworth, J. (2010). Breakeven analysis: The definitive guide to cost- volume-profit analysis. New York: Business Expert Press.

Hague, P. (2004). Market Research in Practice: A Guide to the Basics. London: Kogan Page.

Luther, W.M. (2001). The marketing plan: How to prepare and implement it. New York: AMACOM

Luther, W.M. (2011). The Marketing Plan: How to Prepare and Implement it. New York: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn
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Analyzing Hospital Emergency Plan

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Hospital Emergency Plan

According to a study, about 99% of hospitals have plans to cope with disaster, and 95% of them even had committees for that purpose. There were reports from 90% or more of the hospitals which showed that they were in collaboration with emergency treatment services (96%), emergency agencies for management (94%), agencies for law enforcement (95%), fire sectors (95%), along with health sectors (92%). 96% of the respondents sated that there were plans to cope with disaster throughout the hospital, and that they were accessible easily (Higgins et al., 2004, p. 328). Meridian Health has made it its responsibility to better the welfare and health of New Jersey residents. They do this by giving the best quality health services in the community, homes and hospitals, which put their focus on patients, and also by conducting clinical research and education for the enhancement of medicine (Meridian Health, 2016).…… [Read More]

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Higgins, W., Wainright III, C., Lu, N. & Carrico, R. (Oct. 2004). Assessing Hospital Preparedness Using an Instrument Based on the Mass Casualty Disaster Plan Checklist: Results of a State-wide Survey. Department of Public Health, 32(6), 327-332. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2004.03.006

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Marketing Audit a Market Research Plan Is

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Marketing Audit

A market research plan is the systematic study that deals with the gathering and analysis of the concerned data to assess the role of a certain company in the market and persuade the customers to by their products. Marketing research assist the companies to design better strategies for future with respect to customer behavior (Pickett, 2010).

Marketing audit: It is a systematic and comprehensive evaluation of a company's activities and the results achieved due to its capabilities .In order to carry out marketing research one must understand the role of marketing audit in research.

PUPOSE OF THE AUDIT (Wal-Mart)

Marketing audit is necessary because the Wal-Mart has to compare its performance with the constantly changing market environment. There are certain micro and macro environmental factors that affect the business and marketing operations of the retail business of Wal-Mart largely. A detailed description of them is as under:

Microenvironment:…… [Read More]

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D'Souza, S. (2009). The Brain Audit. Chicago: Psychotactics.

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Hayes, R.S., Dassen, R., Schilder, A., & Wallage, P. (2005). Principles Of Auditing. Harlow, U.K.: Pearson Education.
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Implications of Dod Force Reduction Plan

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Defense Cuts

Implications of DoD Force eduction Plan

Defense budget spending: The inevitable need for reductions

Cuts in the defense budget are inevitable for the Department of Defense and it must accept this fact. Given the burgeoning deficit, reductions in tax revenue, and increased need for social services (such as unemployment assistance and entitlement programs), the Department of Defense must find ways to do 'more with less.' Granted, this will be challenging, given the current demands of modern warfare, but the Department must meet this challenge rather than attempt to lobby against such legislative initiatives. The "2011 Budget Control reduce[s] Defense Department future expenditures by approximately $487 billion over the next decade... Achieving these savings is hard, but manageable. It is hard because we have to accept many changes and reductions in areas that previously were sacrosanct" (Defense budget priorities and choices, 2012, Department of Defense: 2). Ultimately, rather than…… [Read More]

References

Defense budget priorities and choices. (2012). Department of Defense. Retrieved:

http://www.defense.gov/news/Defense_Budget_Priorities.pdf

Frank, Barney. (2012) Why Obama can -- and must -- cut defense spending. The Atlantic.

Retrieved:  http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/12/why-obama-can-and-must-cut-defense-spending/266138/
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Kudler Fine Foods Strategic Plan

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Kudler's advertising and marketing in its present form is through the Easter and Thanksgiving holidays with the local newspaper flyers every month. Marketing is a key component of a successful business and KFF should consider different methods of involving the community. For example, television advertising, Internet, radio stations and more promotions are viable. Secondly, employees must be sufficient time for KFF to obtain benefits. Many organizations have begun to provide additional part-time employees package was found, but 30 hours per week. (Shim & Siegel 2010)

In addition, Kudler is to buy stock, catering, and any major issues such as responsible business, so if she fell ill, no one can proceed on the basis of business operations. Most organizations have managers that work with the president so that if necessary, they are available. Kudler is important to hire more administrative staff to assist some of the duties. Finally, the payment offered…… [Read More]

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Gomez-Mejia, L.R. & Belkin D. (2002). Management: Management and Its Evolution. The McGraw-Hill Companies.

Kudler Fine Foods, retrieved on February 19, 2011 from  http://kudlerfinefoods.info/ 

Shim, J.K. & Siegel, J.G. (2010). Financial Management (2nd ed.). Barron's Educational Series.

Turban, E., Rainer, R.K., & Potter, R.E. (2003). Introduction to Information Technology: Strategic Systems and Reorganization. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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Toll Brothers Inc Strategic Plan Toll Brothers

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Toll Brothers, Inc. Strategic Plan

TOLL BOTHES, INC.

This strategic plan is meant to discuss the reimplementation of Toll Brothers, Inc. For 2012. Toll Brothers, Inc. was founded in 1967 and quickly became the leader in luxury homes and land development. In 1986, the company went public with a public offering totaling $40 million. Toll Brothers is currently in 20 states and has acquired numerous building companies including the most recent acquisitions of Cam West and Gibraltar.

Statement of Forward-looking Information

Certain information included in this presentation is forward-looking within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation eform Act of 1995, including, but not limited to, information related to: anticipated operating results; financial resources and condition; selling communities; home deliveries; average home prices; consumer demand and confidence; contract pricing; business and investment opportunities; and market and industry trends.

Such forward-looking information involves important risks and uncertainties that could significantly affect…… [Read More]

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Cooper, F.N. (2011, December 6). Toll Brothers reports 4th qtr fye 2011 result. Yahoo Finance. Retrieved from http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Toll-Brothers-Reports-4th-Qtr-pz-3516449679.html

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Marketing Plan for Glisten & Shine Glisten

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Marketing Plan for Glisten & Shine

Glisten & Shine is jewelry and accessories-based company and shall be providing a variety of jewelry items such as necklaces, earrings, rings made from special customized gems, and later on would be diversifying its product line into bracelets, cufflinks, tie-pins, jewelry hair-pins and hair accessories, belts etc.

G&S's jewelry will be special as the customer will be able to re-use it over and over again and dye and re-dye it to suit his requirements, without spoiling the natural look. For making our product eye catching, we will make use of semi-precious, transparent and/or opaque crystal gemstone that will be coated with a special paste providing a natural precious look to the gemstones.

Glisten & Shine provides a unique product concept in a relatively maturing jewelry industry. This will give us an edge because customers are in that stage where they want something trendy as…… [Read More]

References

Amine, Lyn S.; Magnusson, Peter (2007). Cost-Benefit Models of Stakeholders in the Global Counterfeiting Industry and Marketing Response Strategies. . Multinational Business Review (St. Louis University), Vol. 15 Issue 2, p63-85. 23p.

Brassington, Frances & Pettitt, Stephen (2008). Principles of marketing, 4th edition, England, Pearson Education.

Findlay, Stephanie (2010). Jewelry for the masses, Vol. 123 Issue 25/26, p60-60. 3/5p.

Kay, Mark J (2010). Marketing and the Effects of Recessions. Phi Kappa Phi Forum, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p18-19. 2p.
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Emeritus Strategic Plan Strategic Implementation Plan at

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Emeritus Strategic Plan

Strategic Implementation Plan at Emeritus Senior Living

In one regard, the senior assisted living community sector is one of the most stable and fastest growing industries in an otherwise stagnant domestic marketplace. This is to the advantage of the firm that has been at the center of our research discussions to this juncture. But for Emeritus Senior Living firm, this advantage is today being offset by a number of internal performance patterns that must be addressed. Indeed, the model for growth at Emeritus has to this point been extraordinarily successful from a sheer economic standpoint. According to Emeritus (EMS), "at the end of 2000, Emeritus was a small senior living company with an operating portfolio of 135 communities and a capacity for 14,100 residents. Ten years later (December 31, 2010), we are one of the largest operators of senior living facilities in the country with an operating…… [Read More]

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Emeritus Senior Living (ESL). (2010). 2010 Annual Report. Emeritus Corporation.

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Strategic Plan for Stryker

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Stryker Organizational Strategic Plan

Stryker is a world leader in medical technology and works to make healthcare much better. Stryker offers innovative medical devices and technologies reported to include "reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries." (Stryker.com, 2014, p. 1) Stryker reports having spent $471 million on research and development during 2012 and 5 to 6.3% of its sales invested each year since 2000 are in research and development having assisted 4,768 patients on a global basis in 2012. Stryker has been recognized by Fortune 500 and is a Gallup Great Workplace Award Winner as well as being recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the top 100 that are best to work for. While Stryker is a successful company it has recently reported a problem with an…… [Read More]

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Customer Care (2014) Stryker. Retrieved from:  http://neptunecustomercare.com/new-home/?reg=usa 

Stryker Surgical (2014) Retrieved from:  http://www.stryker.com/en-us/Divisions/Surgical/index.htm 

Urgent Medical Device Recall Information (2013) Stryker. 20 Feb 2013. Retrieved from:  http://www.stryker.com/stellent/groups/public/documents/adacct/148290.pdf
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Pacific Oil-Strategic Plan Pacific Oil Startegic Plan

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Pacific Oil-Strategic Plan

Pacific Oil Startegic Plan

COMPANY BACKGOUND

Vision

Values

ENVIONMENTAL SCAN

IMPLEMENTATION PLAN-OGANIZATIONAL STATEGY

ISK Management PLAN

Monthly Monitoring

Accountability

esponding of isk management Process

Evolution of isk Management

Policies and Procedures

152011 Identified isks

isk Disclosure

Pacific Oil-Strategic Plan

This paper presents a strategic plan or Pacific Oil. The paper starts with organizational background consisting of business mission, vision and the corporate values. The nature of the business of Pacific Oil has been clearly identified with some highlights on the business divisions operating in the oil industry. An environmental scan has been performed in order to have a clear insight into the circumstances in which the Pacific Oil is operating. This environmental scan for Pacific Oil is accompanied by a SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunities & Threats) Analysis. Strengths and weaknesses of Pacific Oil relate to internal organizational environment while opportunities and threats relate to external environment of…… [Read More]

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Canales, James E.; Kibble, Barbara D.; Terk, Natasha, 2008. "One Step Beyond Strategic Planning." Foundation News & Commentary, Vol.41 Issue.

Hay, Robert D., 2009. Strategic management in organizations, Westport: Greenwood Press.

llison, Michael & Kaye, Jude, 2010. "Why Plan?" Strategic Planning for Organizations, New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Polyack, Jolene, 2009. " Organizations Need Marketing Strategies To Meet Goals." Business Journal -- Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley, Issue 322490.
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Nxstage Strategic Plan

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NxStage

Company Background

Environmental Scan

Five Forces & Value Chain

Strategic Alternatives

Strategic Plan

Acquisitions

esource Allocation

NxStage is a medical equipment manufacturer specializing in hemodialysis products for use in the home. Their main flagship, NxStage SystemOne, constitute two-thirds of the company's revenues. The product has been on the market for several years, but NxStage has never been able to turn a profit, nor has it been able to develop a viable second major product. This has created a strategic dilemma for the company as to how best to enhance shareholder value going forward.

The external environment is generally challenging, especially in light of regulatory changes that aim to drive down the cost of medical care, not necessarily good for a company like NxStage that has a differentiated product. There is some demand for the product, but also substitution from dialysis clinics, which can be offered at a lower total…… [Read More]

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Clin, J. (2012). Comparing mandated health care reforms: the Affordable Care Act, accountable care organizations, and the Medicare ESRD program. Dialysis Advisory Group of the American Society of Nephrology., 1535-1543.
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Emergency Plan

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Emergency Plan

Business Name: MWV located in Covington VA

Number of Employees 190

Emergency management plan entails a system of managing resources, information analysis and decision making in the event of a tornado hitting the facility (Hubbard, 2009). The emergency management plan acts a guide to the responsible personal, the staff and residents within the facility on the steps to take upon the occurrence of a tornado. The emergency plan gives a description of the role that the pre-appointed Emergency Management Group (EMG) is expected to carry out in the event of a tornado. The Emergency Management group will serve as the overall authority over the activities in the facility relating to the occurrence of a tornado.

The emergency management policy is to ensure the safety of every individual within the facility and bring the facility to normal operations after an accident.

The head of the Emergency Management group is…… [Read More]

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Hubbard, C. o. (2009). Emergency Response, Windshield Survey; Hubbard, . City of Hubbard Oregon.

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Business Organisation Marketing Plan Production

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The age range will be between 25 and 64, and there are a lot of doctors and other professionals such as professors and lawyers in my area making this a good choice. Approximately, then between 3% and 5% of these individuals will take their dog to daycare if it is available. By adding boarding and grooming services, I can increase the number of clients available to me by 300%-600% as well as increasing my income by 200%-#400%.

Market Opportunities

There are no other dog day-care centres in the vicinity or even within neighboring localities to compete with the business

There seems to be a potential supply of clients

Products

Training dogs: Dogyoga (innovation); cutting-hair facilities; gymnastics

Alternate products: day-care and nourishment.

Value-added products: Vet. pecial trainer. pecialist with dogs.

Prices

#40 per hour (simple day-care)

#100 per lesson -- dogyoga

#100 per lesson -- etiquette training

#100 per lesson --…… [Read More]

Sources

American Veterinary Medical Association, viewed January 22, 2011,

< avma.org>

Dog.com. Viewed January 22, 2011,

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Business Plan -- Rocky Mountain Sports Fishing

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Business Plan -- ocky Mountain Sports Fishing, LLC

Business Description

Definition of the Market

Services Offered

Organization/Management

Marketing Strategy

Financial Management

ecreational fishing is a multi-billion dollar industry in the United States, both for salt and freshwater. Conservative estimates show that there are upwards of 30 million individuals with more than a 1-2 time/annum interest in the sport. This has an overall impact on the economy of $125 billion (Williamson, 2012). Consumer demographics show that it is primarily a male oriented event. Mobility and technology have improved the sport in the last two decades, as well as maps, surveys, and handheld sonar and GPS devices. For this reason, as an organized sport, it is chiefly an upper middle and above income sport that also may require several thousand dollars in travel expense. There are even contests for ice and sport ice fishing in the U.S. And Canada.

Sport fishing is…… [Read More]

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Kotelnikov, V. (2001, January). Customer's Perspective of Quality. Retrieved from E-Coach: http://www.100ventures.com/business_ guide / corsscuttings / bizsys_customer.html

Skorupa, J. (1991, September). Eco-Tourism Arrives. Popular Mechanics, p. 92.

Turban, E. (2002). Electronic Commerce: A Managerial Perspective. New York: Prentice Hall.
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Business Plan for a Residential and Day Treatment Facility

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Business Plan Assisted Living Facilities

Residential and Day Treatment Facility

Business Plan

Residay Home and Residential Care provides assisted living solutions for senior adults. Residay Home and Residential Care is dedicated to making the provision of the highest quality care to senior citizens requiring or desiring an assisted living facility. Residay Home and Residential Care is located in the Tennessee Valley Area of North Alabama and is an alternative to the generally larger and less personal senior assisted living facilities specializing in the ability to make provision of a very high level of care in a smaller and more personal environment. Residay Home and Residential Care makes provisions of assistance to seniors in their activities of daily living including assisting with medication, meals, reminders, personal grooming, physical therapy and other such assistance. Further provided by Residay Home and Residential Care are opportunities for companionship, entertainment, and activities, which seniors enjoy…… [Read More]

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Administration on Aging, Department of Health and Human Services (2005). Fact Sheets: Eldercare Locator.

Administration on Aging. (2004). Report to Congress. Long-term Care Ombudsmen Report, Fiscal Year 2004. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Aging.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. (1996). Medical Expenditure Panel Survey: Nursing Home Component. Retrieved from: http://www.ahrq.gov/data/mepsweb.htm#Nursing.

Alabama State Board of Health, Alabama Department of Public Health, Division of Licensure and Certification Administrative Code. Chapter 420-5-4 Assisted Living Facilities. Retrieved from:  http://www.alabamaadministrativecode.state.al.us/docs/hlth/420-5-4.pdf
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Marketing Plan Introduction of the Business in

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Marketing Plan

ntroduction of the Business

n 1995, Mr. David Walsh acquired the Moorilla Estate in Hobart. By 2005, the business had incorporated iconic brands such as "The Source Restaurant" and "Moo Brew" as part the suite of offerings. By 2012, the range of product offerings will have expanded further to include the exclusive "Pavilion Apartments," greater wine making capacity, the avant-garde MONA FOMA festival, and the flagship MONA private art museum.

As a winery, Moorilla winery has one of the oldest vineyards in the state, and a new winery has just established on the Moorilla site. We produce cool-climate wines. The fruit is grown in our Tamar and Derwent Valley vineyards. t new winery focuses on a much smaller and very high quality output. t uses gravity-flow to make boutique, ultra-premium wines. And they use estate fruit that is grown in a sustainable manner, with organic and bio-dynamic techniques.…… [Read More]

Individual selling strategy normally entails the prevailing marketing communications. Marketing communications are normally the messages that deal with the prevailing purchaser -retailer exhibitions, promotions accompanied by the public relations. Marketing interactions that entails to the prevailing personal selling are categorized into dual classes namely the impersonal and personal (John, 2002, pp 56-87).

Impersonal selling

The impersonal entails the process of
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Business Plan for a Start Up Company That Sells Computer Services or Software

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Breakeven Point

Revenue (income ) and costs for twelve months January

Revenue from sales (sales forecast) 843567

expenses

Machines 340000

Labor (wage) 120000

Transport 2300

Sales People Compensation (wage rate) 1270

Advertising (media) 890

Repairs and maintenance 4509

General and administrative 5600

Accounting and legal 5400

The fixed costs

Fixed item Amount or quantity computers 34800

rent 48900

Cars 49800

Housing 4390

total 137890

Variable item Value of the item

Electricity 340

Labor 4530

Transport 560

Advertising 450

Repair's and maintenance 340

Total variable cost per

Financial Position

Current assets cash 15437890

Accounts receivable 768500

Inventories 7680

Prepaid expenses 690490

Total 3004560

Property and equipment computers 34800

rent 48900

Cars 49800

Housing 4390

Furniture and fixtures 3409

Accumulated depreciation 8900

Other assets 8990

Investment in the revenue bond 9080

Patents, trademarks 8906

And good will 3470

Total 177585

Financial statement

Financial Statements and Projections for the first year of business…… [Read More]

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Enterprise Security Plan Proposal the

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Protections for hardware, software, and data resources. (American Health Information Management Association, 2011, paraphrased)

V. Legal and Ethical Issues

Security professionals are held responsible for understanding the legal and ethical aspects of information security including crimes, investigation of computer crimes and specifically it is stated that certified security professionals "…are morally and legally held to a higher standard of ethical conduct." (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2011)

There are four primary canons established in (ISC)2 code of ethics for credentialed security included those stated as follows:

(1) Protect society, the commonwealth, and the infrastructure

(2) Act honorably, honestly, justly, responsibly, and legally

(3) Provide diligent and competent service to principals

(4) Advance and protect the profession (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2011)

Three credentials are held by information security professions include the following credentials:

(1) CISSP -- Certified Information Systems Security Professional, credentialed through the International…… [Read More]

References

Kurtz, Ronald L., and Russell Dean Vines. The CISSP Prep Guide (Gold Edition). Indianapolis, in: Wiley, 2003, p. 345.

Summary of the HIPAA Security Rule (2011) U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Retrieved from: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/srsummary.html

The 10 Security Domains (AHIMA Practice Brief) (2011) Retrieved from:  http://www.advancedmedrec.com/images/The10SecurityDomains.pdf 

Walsh, Tom. "Selecting and Implementing Security Controls." Getting Practical with Privacy and Security Seminars, AHIMA and HIMSS, 2003.
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Organizational Reframing Plan

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Organizational eframing Program

Four Frames of Organizational eframing

Structural:-

Human esource: -

Political:-

Symbolic:-

Structural Contingency Theory

Structural Contingency Theory in Human esource Management:-

Social Network Analysis

Impact of reframing plan and ethical issue's

Impact on the department being reframed:-

Impact of reframing on other departments:-

Ethical Aspects:-

The study shows an organizational plan of a department. The aim of the study is to emphasize on how the theory of organizational life is applicable with the help of utilization of the action research process.

eframing means to redirect or change the way of thinking and look at things with a complete different mindset. In simple terms reframing is change of plans or basic details of an idea. Looking at events from a complete different mindset helps you to avoid individual biases. It also emphasizes the importance of adjustments and flexibility in the organization. The process of reframing suggests finding out…… [Read More]

References

Hatch, M.J. (2006), "Organization Theory: Modern, symbolic, and postmodern perspectives." 2nd Ed. Oxford University Press

Kanigel, R. (1997). The One Best Way, Frederick Winslow Taylor and the Enigma of Efficiency. London: Brown and Co

Robbins, Stephen P. (2004) Organizational Behavior - Concepts, Controversies, Applications. 4th Ed. Prentice Hall

Fredric M. Jablin, Linda Putnam (2000). The new handbook of organizational communication: advances in theory. p.146
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Forming a Crisis Action Plan Cas Counter

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Forming a Crisis action Plan (CAS)

Counter terrorism

The counter terrorism units are specially trained in ensuring that the incidents that have to do with hostage taking, bombings as well as kidnapping are appropriately and professionally handled. In the recent years, there has been emphasis on the better training of the first responders over and above the Special Forces. This has seen the major mid-sized police departments having a SWAT team as well as the trained hostage negotiators.

When it comes to the international levels of terror, which is the prime concern of the paper, there is a wider engagement of Special Forces overseen by the National Security Council that is oversea and the FBI being the lead agency (Frank B. et.al, 2002:24).

The counter-terrorism plan can be categorized into four major categories as preparation, deployment, employment, and redeployment.

Preparation

The Special Forces soldiers are normally on the real world…… [Read More]

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Army Strong, (2012). Special Forces. Retrieved October 25, 2012 from  http://www.goarmy.com/special-forces/primary-missions/direct-action.html 

Frank B. et.al, (2002). The Counterterrorism Handbook: Tactics, Procedures and techniques. CRC Press. Pp24. Retrieved October 25, 2012 from http://www.bandung2.co.uk/books/files/war/the%20counterterrorism%20handbook%20%28tactics,%20procedures,%20and%20techniques%29.pdf

Joint Staff, (2010). Foreign Internal Defense. Joint Publication. Pp xx. Retrieved October 25, 2012 from  http://www.dtic.mil/doctrine/new_pubs/jp3_22.pdf
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Crisis Action Plan Cas Crisis Action Plan

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Crisis action Plan (CAS)

Crisis Action Plan

How CAS supports contingency response to terrorist acts

CAS can be used to plan and execute multiagency response to terrorist attacks. With CAS, the planners can see the progress of a coalition planning effort. The first phase of CAS, which touches on situation development, enables respective coalition headquarters and military representatives to assess the event or intelligence submitted to them. Assessment of a crisis begins immediately after the NCA has received military representative's assessment. Upon receipt of this assessment, the NCA can return to pre-crisis situation or have military options developed. This then culminates into COA development. At this juncture, the coalition NCA issues a coalition warning order. The support commander then submits a Coalition Commander's estimate together with courses of action. The courses of action are then presented to the NCA. Selected courses of action are then issued in an alert Order…… [Read More]

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Anonymous. (2004). Terrorism incident Law enforcement and Investigation Annex National

Response Plan. Retrieved October 23, 2012 from http://www.learningservices.us/pdf/emergency/nrf/nrp_terrorismincidentlawenforcement annex.pdf

Heacox, N.J., Quinn, M.L., Smillie, R.J., Hayes, J.A., & Jensen, J.A. (2001).

Evolution of a Mission Plan. Proceedings of the 6th Annual ICCRTS Symposium. United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD, June 19 -- 21 2001. Retrieved October 23, 2012 from  http://www.dodccrp.org/events/2002_CCRTS/Tracks/pdf/100.PDF
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Business Workplace Continuity and Contingency

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Threats due to weather include floods, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes and blizzards. Planning for weather events should be very realistic in nature. Major weather events usually occur in 25, 50 and 100-year cycles. Disease outbreaks are also a big threat. A potential flu pandemic could be detrimental to many businesses. For example, the bird flu pandemic scenarios that are floating around are being modeled on the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918. That global outbreak killed 500,000 people in the United States and more than 20 million people worldwide. Since that time there have been two other smaller scale flu pandemics, each that killed hundreds of thousands of people. The flu is just one disease that can cause a business disaster situation around the world (Business Continuity during a Disaster, 2008).

ecent years have also shown that terrorism threats are a real possibility that needs to be considered. Terrorism is a great…… [Read More]

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Amato-McCoy, Deena M. (2006). Planning for Continuity. Retrieved September 23, 2009, from Bank Systems and Technology Web site:
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About My Own Social Media Marketing Campaign Plan

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Social Media Marketing

Importance of Social Media Marketing

Social Media Marketing is now considered as one of the most important function of any business. Large companies and programs focus on improving their function of marketing on social sites and blogs like Face book, Twitter, Pinterest and so on. Since, there are examples of many big and small businesses that made huge benefits via social media marketing. Coca-Cola has about 35,000,000 fans and this number increases by 9,000 on average a day. Disney and Starbucks have also made great progress but they still need to make efforts to reach up to the level of Coca-Cola.

When developing a social media marketing strategy, a company first has to choose suitable sites for the business since all of the social sites do not work out. Therefore, the marketing team has to make an analysis and then devise a suitable plan. Once the sites…… [Read More]

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Makker, S. (2012, June 6). Foursquare and Starbucks Get in on Virtual Charity. Retrieved August 25, 2012, from article-3.com: http://www.article-3.com/foursquare-and-starbucks-get-in-on-virtual-charity-97564

Poston, L. (n.d.). How to Use Social Media Metrics To Increase Your Business. Retrieved from dummies.com:  http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/how-to-use-social-media-metrics-to-increase-your-b.html
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Path-Goal Contingency Theory Organization Explain Theory Works

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Path-Goal Contingency Theory organization. Explain theory works include examples. 2. Explain effect power influence leaders followers organization.

Leadership is one of the key concepts in the military, as leaders need to command their subordinates by taking on attitudes that provide purpose, guidance, and incentive. A military leader has to concentrate on completing missions and on guaranteeing the welfare of his or her subordinates in the process. hen considering leadership strategies, the military is typically most supportive with regard to the idea of chain of command. In contrast to other types of leaders, a military leader needs to focus on performing selfless services by putting the interests of a series of other bodies before his or her personal needs.

Army leaders need to have a complex understanding of the duties coming along with being a leader in addition to being familiar with the values and attributes that they need to take…… [Read More]

Works cited:

Earnhardt, M.P. "Practical Application of Five Leadership Theories on a U.S. Naval Vessel," retrieved December 23, 2013, from  http://www.regent.edu/acad/global/publications/lao/issue_11/earnhardt.htm 

Klann, G. (2003). Crisis Leadership: Using Military Lessons, Organizational Experiences, and the Power of Influence to Lessen the Impact of Chaos on the People You Lead. Center for Creative Leadership.

Stewart, B. (2009). Leadership Under Pressure: Tactics from the Front Line. Kogan Page Publishers.

Walker, R.W. & Horn, B. (2008). The Military Leadership Handbook. Dundurn Winkler, D.S.
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Nursing Care Plan Low Self-Esteem

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Specifically, deficient cae may esult in a child's being vulneable as a consequence of a low intinsic level of self-esteem and self-woth (Pake, Baett, and Hickie, 1992). It is clea that a numbe of factos ae likely to affect the teenaged individual esulting in depession and it is citically noted that this depession must necessaily be addessed, teated and esolved. The client in this instance has bodeline low blood pessue which should be monitoed seveal times each week and futhemoe the body mass index (BMI) of this individual is excessively low indicating that this patient needs to be counseled in egads to thei diet both in tems of quality and quantity of foods consumed.

Bibliogaphy

Logsdon, Cynthia J.(nd) Depession in Adolescent Gils: Sceening and Teatment Stategies fo Pimay Cae Povides Jounal of the Ameican Medical Women's Association Volume 59, No 2.

Lemay, Edwad P. And Ashmoe, Richad D. (2005) the…… [Read More]

reference: Studies of occupational and recreational choice. Social Psychology Quarterly, 49, 11-18.
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Risk Management Plan A& d High Tech Introduction

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isk Management Plan

A&D High Tech

Introduction to the Plan

Company Background

isk Planning

Charter, Scope, Plan, and WBS

Scope of the isk Management Plan

102.2 isk Management Plan Components

112.3 esponsibility

112.4 Expected Monetary Value Analysis

isk Management Identification

123.1 Determine the isks

133.2 Evaluate and Access the isks

133.3 Qualitative and Quantitative Processes

143.4 Compare and Contrast Techniques

isk Matrix

144.1 Major and Minor isks for the isk Matrix

144.2 isk Matrix Template

144.3 eviews

Corrective Action and Monitoring

155.1 Type of Corrective isk Management

155.2 Corrective Plan

155.3 Corrective Action for isks

Evaluation

Section 6 -- esults, Conclusion, and Follow-Up

156.1 esults

166.2 Conclusion

166.3 Follow-Up

Section 7 - eferences

Section 1 -- Introduction

Introduction to the Plan

This project involves a company named A&D High Tech which operates within the computer products industry and sells computer products, accessories, and services to consumers and small businesses. The…… [Read More]

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Marketing Planning This Marketing Plan Details Itcorp's

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Marketing Planning

This marketing plan details Itcorp's business model. It addresses the company's mission, policies, strategies and objectives to achieve profitability. Itcorp's integrated software and hardware solutions for healthcare providers are described at length, as well as objectives for the long-term.

Our company

Itcorp plans to begin operations starting in January 2006. One thing that is unique about Itcorp is how it got its start. In 1988, two partners, Max Renfield and C.L. Rotwang, decided to start Jetson's, a business offering IT solutions to companies in the small to medium size range; in those days, the market was segmented mainly according to size. In the early 1990s, many of the companies Jetson's had been serving had grown to the point that the company's IT solutions were no longer adequate and so the company had to expand its product line to continue to serve these customers (and prevent them from switching…… [Read More]

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Marketing Plan a Sports Enterprise E G Professional

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marketing plan a sports enterprise (e.g. professional, school, community program). You select a "real" enterprise a fictitious . You position manager develop a plan implement employees / contractors.

Marketing plan

The modern day society is nowadays characterized by numerous challenges, one of the more notable of these being increasing health problems among the population. And these health problems are more severe not only as they attack more people, but especially since they come to impact younger and younger generations.

A large majority of the health problems of today are related to an inadequate nutrition, combined with a sedentary life style. The youth of the day for instance consume more and more calories from the highly processed foods and they exercise less, as the leisure activities come to be centered on video games or other sedentary activities (Smith and Biddle, 2008).

In such a setting then, the current project proposed the…… [Read More]

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Armstrong, N., Van Mechelen, W., 2009, Pediatric exercise science and medicine, 2nd edition, Oxford University Press

Longenecker, J.G., Loeza, M.A.T., Small business management, Cengage Learning

Kaser, K., Oelkers, D.B., 2007, Sports and entertainment marketing, 3rd edition, Cengage Learning

Smith, A.L., Bibble, S., 2008, Youth physical activity and sedentary behavior: challenges and solutions, Human Kinetics