Levi text, Group Dynamics

 Team Analysis Paper, students will conduct an analysis of a team that they were or are presently a member. If not a member of a team, students should speculate on being a member of a team and conduct an analysis on what should occur if developing a formal team. Students should reflect on the team according to the Characteristics, Processes, Issues and Organizational Context found in our Levi text, Group Dynamics for Teams. Additional guidance includes: a. do not cover all the aspects that Levi discusses, just the most important or those that impact (ed) the team in significant ways; b. assess the team according to the Team Assessment from the book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team found on pp. 191 – 194; discuss the results; c. the general format should include what the team did/does well, what it did/does poorly and what it could have/could done/do to improve its performance. d. length is eight pages, +/- one page; APA format, document the Levi text with proper use of in-text citations and a reference section;

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Identifying & Selecting Projects, Developing Proposals

  • Why does Agile work? How do Agile approaches beat traditional approaches to project management?
  • Describe how a business selects which projects to work on when there are numerous projects that could be done.
  • Define what a proposal is, and describe the purpose of a proposal. In addition, list the 3 major sections of a proposal and include the purpose and elements of each.

Instructions

For each forum it is required to create a thread of at least 400 words For each thread, you must support your assertions with at least 4 citations in current APA format and demonstrate course-related knowledge.

Industry Analysis

i want a 8 page industry analysis paper on E-commerce industry.

i want you to include the following headings:

1. Introduction

2. History of E-commerce Industry

3. Global Market outlook of E-commerce industry ( Market Size in north america, Europe, Asia , South America, Africa)

4. Porter’s Five force analysis of e-commerce industry

5. Competitive landscape in e-commerce industry

6. stakeholders in ecommerce

7. driving force of e-commerce (such as technology that is disrupting e- commerce industry, etc)

8. where is e-commerce industry in it’s lifecycle

9. summary

– the paper should be free from plagiarism

– the reference list should be at least 10.

Time Value Of Money: Annuity Cash Flow

In a Word document, respond to the following. Number your responses 1–4.

  1. Explain whether you would you rather have a savings account that paid interest compounded on a monthly basis or compounded on an annual basis? Why?
  2. Describe what an amortization schedule is and its uses. Explain the purpose of an amortization schedule.
  3. Interest on a home mortgage is tax deductible. Explain why interest paid in the early years of a home mortgage is more helpful in reducing taxes than interest paid in later years.
  4. Explain the difference between an ordinary annuity and an annuity due.

Use references to support your responses as needed. Be sure to cite all references using correct APA style. Your responses should be free of grammar and spelling errors, demonstrating strong written communication skills.

Problems

In either a Word document or Excel spreadsheet, complete the following problems.

  • You may solve the problems algebraically, or you may use a financial calculator or an Excel spreadsheet.
  • If you choose to solve the problems algebraically, be sure to show your computations.
  • If you use a financial calculator, show your input values.
  • If you use an Excel spreadsheet, show your input values and formulas.

In addition to your solution to each computational problem, you must show the supporting work leading to your solution to receive credit for your answer.

  1. If interest rates are 8 percent, what is the future value of a $400 annuity payment over six years? Unless otherwise directed, assume annual compounding periods.
    • Recalculate the future value at 6 percent interest and 9 percent interest.
  2. If interest rates are 5 percent, what is the present value of a $900 annuity payment over three years? Unless otherwise directed, assume annual compounding periods.
    • Recalculate the present value at 10 percent interest and 13 percent interest.
  3. What is the present value of a series of $1150 payments made every year for 14 years when the discount rate is 9 percent?
    • Recalculate the present value using discount rate of 11 percent and 12 percent.

GB550: Financial Management

The purpose of the assignment research paper is to examine capital structure theory, issues, and debates,while showing how capital structure choices affect a firm’s return on investment (ROE) and its risk profile.

Directions

Your assignment is to select a publicly held company and to analyze its capital structure, applying the theories and principles found in CHAPTER 15 of the text.

The structure of your research paper should include:

  • ●  A preview of capital structure issues
  • ●  Business and financial risks related to capital structure
  • ●  Modigliani and Miller’s [MM] capital structure theory
  • ●  Criticisms of the MM model and assumptions
  • ●  Capital structure evidence and implications
  • ●  Estimating the firm’s optimal capital structure
    A firm’s optimal capital structure is that mix of debt and equity that maximizes the stock price. At anypoint in time, management has a specific target capital structure in mind, presumably the optimal one, though this target may change over time. For example, financial management may choose a 50% equity financing [stock] and 50% debt [bond] financing.
    Several factors influence a firms’ capital structure, including:
  • ●  Business risk
  • ●  Tax position
  • ●  The need for financial flexibility
  • ●  Managerial conservativeness
  • ●  Growth opportunities
    Business risk is the riskiness inherent in the firm’s operations if it uses no debt.
    This report is intended to be a capital structure analysis of your selected public company. Your paper is intended to be an executive summary of your analysis, and is limited to a maximum of 5–7 pages of text, excluding the title page, table of contents, graphs, charts, tables, etc.
    This summary report of your selected company’s capital structure should convey the quality, depth, andcompleteness of your capital structure analysis, without going into excessive detail.
    Please note that there is no assignment due for this project in Unit 1. The first deliverable for the Project is due at the end of Unit 3. Please view a timeline before starting the Final Project.
    APA Style Required
    The report should adhere to APA format. A minimum of four reference sources are required in addition to the text.

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GB550: Financial Management

Looking Ahead

Directions for Submitting the Final Project in Unit 5 Assignment 1:

Compose your research paper in a MS Word document and save it as Username-GB550 Assignment 1- Unit#.doc (Example: TAllen- GB550 Assignment 1-Unit 5.doc). Submit your file by selecting the Unit 5: Assignment 1 Dropbox by the end of Unit 5.

Unit 3: Assignment 2: Final Research Paper Assignment

There are three parts that are due in this unit towards the final research paper that is due in UNIT 5:

Part I – The Abstract
Part II – Table of Contents
Part III – Preliminary reference list

Part I – The Abstract

Research papers, theses and dissertations include an abstract—a short, concise summary of your research. Your abstract should approximate 200 words.
The abstract should briefly:

  • ●  Establish the topic of the research.
  • ●  Articulate the research problem, question, and/or purpose/objective of the research.
  • ●  Indicate the methodology used.
  • ●  Present the expected findings.
  • ●  Present the anticipated conclusions
    The abstract should include, if possible, the keywords of your research. An abstract generally emphasizes the main findings and conclusions of the research study.
    Part II – Table of Contents
    Submit a brief one page table of contents, outlining the proposed structure, organization, and logic of your graduate research paper.
    Part III – Preliminary reference list
    Submit your preliminary reference list, detailing your anticipated reference sources. A minimum of four references are required, excluding the textbook. Sources should be from academic, scholarly, refereed journals. Use of Internet-retrieved and cited sources should be minimized. Wikipedia, dictionaries, encyclopedias or any open source websites are not permitted.
    Schedule of Deliverables
    Unit 1: Review Final Project in Looking Ahead and start working on Part I, Part II, and Part III (Nothing to submit)
    Unit 2: Continue working on Part I, Part II, and Part III due in Unit 3 (Nothing to submit)
    Unit 3: Complete and submit Assignment 2: Final Research paper— Part I, Part II, and Part III
    Unit 4: Work on the draft of your Unit 5 Assignment 1: Final Project (Nothing to submit)Unit 5: Complete and submit the Unit 5 Assignment 1: Final Project (see the rubric below)

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Title page, introduction, subheadings, conclusion, and paper length.

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Writing style:

Page numbers, paper well organized, grammatically sound, and citation and references in accordance to APA.

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Paper content:

As part of your Final Paper, complete and submit all of the following parts by the end of this unit:

Part I: The Abstract
Part II: Table of Contents
Part III: Preliminary reference list

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Provides a thorough discussion of the research topic especially as it relates to the course outcome “Evaluate the impact of financial management practices onorganizational decision-making.”

Analysis and Critical Thinking:
The discussion clearly demonstrates knowledge of finance theory.

Provides an executive summary of the analysis of the capital structure of the selected public company conveying the quality, depth, and completeness of your capital structure analysis, without going into excessive detail.

Writing style, APA format and citation style, and correct grammar and spelling in 5–7 pages (using four references) with additional title page, table of contents, graphs, charts, tables, etc.