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yield management & characteristics of service firms that can use it

yield management a comprehensive system that incorporates strategies such as reservation systems use, overbooking, and segmenting demand. it attempts to allocate the fixed capacity of a system to match the potential demands in various market segments in the most profitable manner. relatively fixed capacity service firms with a substantial investment in facilities can be considered […]

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Writing ; Speaking For Business (Baker)

PACS Topic: Planning Purpose, Audience, Context, Strategy OABC Topic: Pattern Opening, Agenda, Body, Closing 5 Cs Topic: Content Clear, Complete, Correct, Considerate, Convincing CLOUD Topic: Paragraphs Coherence – Do sentences flow? Length – Paragraphs too long? Organization – Paragraphs organized w/topic and summarizing sentence? NOT in bad news letters though Unity – All related to […]

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Word Ch 3, 4, & 5 Study Guide

Business documents can include all of the following resumes, proposals, newsletters An effective business document should ____. have a professional appearance, convey its message concisely, and convey its message clearly A letterhead should contain all of the following ____. the complete legal name of the individual or company, telephone number, and mailing address Word provides […]

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Week 9 Quiz Chapters 14 & 15

The degree of _____ relates directly to the source of power and control within an organization. Centralization While _____ leaders make final decisions, they share power with their followers, encouraging the free exchange of ideas. Democratic _____ is the management function that monitors the performance of the firm and makes improvements when necessary. Controlling _____, […]

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WEEK 10 PRE-LECTURE Q&A

technological Health informatics is basically the ____ part of managing health information. both cost and errors. One benefit of accessing the EHR through mobile devices is a reduction in: evidence-based medicine Care providers use ____ as a way to support their decisions and diagnoses. Patient care organizations, Payers, Research agencies Which of the following stakeholders […]

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US History Chapter 13 "The Triumph of Industry"

In which system does one company control the businesses that make up all phases of a product’s development? Vertical integration The ICC was formed to oversee railroad operations and to regulate American business. The federal government formed the Interstate Commerce Commission to oversee railroad operations. Which labor organization was founded first? Knights of Labor In […]

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Unit VI (aphg10&12 vocab)

Commodity chain Series of links connecting the many places of production and distribution and resulting in a commodity that is then exchanged on the world market. Cultural convergence Occurs when the skills, arts, ideas, habits, and institutions of one culture come in contact with those of another culture Dependency theory Based on the idea that […]

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Unit 3 American Government Q&A’s

In 1962, which western hemisphere country was stockpiling Soviet made missiles calling for action by President Kennedy? Cuba What risk to people of the United States did the confrontation with the Soviet Union pose? nuclear war Which of the following may a president do without congressional action? issue an executive order A president who wants […]

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U.S. History – Urbanization ; Immigration

What were “Wildcatters”? Oil prospectors Where was “Boiler Avenue” and what was it? How long did it take for the transcontinental railroad to be built? What was the name of the company that built the railroad westward? What was the name of the company that built the railroad towards the east? On what date/year and […]

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U.S. History; The Americans Chapter 12, Politics of the Roaring Twenties (Sections 1-3) Chapter 13, The Roaring Life of the 1920’s (Section 1-4) Chapters 12-13 Study Guide

Why did Attorney General A Mitchell Palmer launch a series of raids against suspected communists? He believed that there was a communist revolution brewing in the U.S. What were the mail goals of the Ku Klux Klan at this time? harass any group unlike themselves, promote Americanism and driving Roman Catholics, Jews, and other foreign […]

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T;T

In a tourism-related public-private organization, government partners are more likely to fund Infrastructure improvements The decision-making process for promoting and developing tourism typically happens through a rational process in which the interests of all parties are carefully considered and balanced False Fluctuations in currency exchange rates have little impact on international tourism demands False Large […]

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Transnational MKTG Ch 5;6

Cultural Imperative A business custom that must be recognized and accommodated Cultural Elective A business custom to which adaptation is helpful but not necessary Cultural Exclusive A business custom in which an outsider must not participate Silent Languages Term used by Edward T Hall for the non-spoken and symbolic meanings of time, space,things, friendships, and […]

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Texas The Law of contracts (Study & HomeWork) Champions School 2015

Promulgated Forms Form published by TREC that are mandatory for licensees to use in real estate transaction in the state of Taxas Intentionally Acting with awareness or flagrant disregard of prudent and fair business practices Puffing Use of adjectives and opinions rather than details or facts Deceptive Trade Practices Act Allows an aggrived consumer to […]

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Texas State ; Local Government (Ch. 11, 12, ; 13)

Dual Budgeting System the compilation of separate budgets by the legislative branch and the executive branch DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid the fundamental and distinctive characteristics or qualities of someone or something, especially when regarded as unchangeable. DNA testing, has been a resource that aids both defendants and prosecutors Contingency Fee A lawyer’s compensation paid from money […]

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Texas Government Test 4 (Chapters 7 ; 8)

An organization of individuals with similar views that tries to influence government to respond favorably to its views is called a(n) interest group Interest groups try to influence public policy by lobbying government officials regardless of party affiliation The principal purpose of political party activity is to gain control of government by winning elections and […]

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Test Your Understanding 4&5

As the supply of funds in the banking system ____, the federal funds rate ____. A. increases; decline The Fed’s rate on short-term loans to depository institutions is referred to as the A. discount rate. The time between when an economic problem is realized and when the Fed tries to correct it with its policies […]

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TAX CH 11 – T/F; MC

One indication of independent contractor (rather than employee) status is when the individual performing the services is paid based on time spent (rather than on tasks performed). F In some cases it may be appropriate for a taxpayer to report work-related expenses by using both Form 2106 and Schedule C. T Jake performs services for […]

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Systems Analysis ; Design Exam 1

A) describe how the project team will go about developing the proposed system The project plan is the document that is used to _____. A) describe how the project team will go about developing the proposed system B) outline the tasks to be addressed in developing the proposed system and develop a time estimate for […]

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Strategy & Innovation – Ch 1

Which of the following statements about a company’s strategy is true? A) Crafting an excellent strategy is more important than executing it well. B) Managers at all companies face three central questions in thinking strategically about their company’s present circumstances and prospects: What’s the company’s present situation? Where does the company need to go from […]

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Strategic Management Chapters 7 ; 8

Which of the following are strategy options for entering foreign markets? All of these. Diversifying into new businesses can be considered a success only if it builds shareholder value. A “think global, act global” approach to crafting a global strategy involves All of these. In analyzing the nine-cell matrix, those businesses in the three cells […]

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Strategic & Business Planning in Pharmacy.pdf

Background Background • “Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant” • Basic concepts in accoun>ng and finance • Most decisions made in the management of pharmacy involve supervision of money • * Accoun>ng and finance are primary tools for seKng goals, measuring results, making business decisions* Accounting Foundations Reporting Financial Information • Financial […]

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Store Layout, Design ; Visual Merchandising: Chapter 17

Objective for store design – implement the retailer’s strategy – build loyalty by providing a rewarding shopping experience – increase sales on a visit – meet legal requirments Store design provides ______ by offering customers an entertaining and enjoyable shopping experience hedonic benefits Importance for stores to be designed with flexibility in mind retailing is […]

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