...University of Phoenix Material Case Study Analysis Paper Prepare a 1,400 to 1,750-word case study analysis paper based on the University of Phoenix Material, “Case Study for Student Analysis,” located in Week Two of the COMM/215 page. Below is a detailed description explaining how to prepare a case study analysis paper. _____________________________________________________________________________ Typically written in narrative form, a case sets forth, in a factual manner, the events and organizational circumstances surrounding a particular managerial situation. Placing the reader at the scene of the action, the real events presented provide an opportunity to help evaluate alternative courses of action. Case analysis is used in academics to help you demonstrate your ability to evaluate situations critically, to apply concepts you have learned in a class, to solve problems, and to communicate your findings and conclusions. The purpose of this exercise is to introduce you to case studies and the analysis process, and to a proper format for writing the case study analysis report. Try not to worry about trying to find the "right answer" to a case. Usually, there is no single right answer. Most cases are intentionally ambiguous and can be viewed from many different perspectives. Several feasible solutions are usually available to any give case. The best solution is the one you can best support with thoughtful analysis, logical arguments, and substantiating evidence from......
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...This case study is an excellent example of how different types of parties can be brought together in a large scale transaction and how the original energy of those early meetings can be lost over time. I imagine that when Anthony Athanas was purchasing those old piers back in the 1960s many, if not all, of his colleagues, friends, and family members told him that he was off his rocker. I’m sure Athanas was looking at this land as his family’s ticket to financial prosperity and somewhat of a legacy that he could leave to his descendants for years and years to come. One of the items I wish the case would have divulged is the amount of money that Athanas had invested in the properties. For me this information would have given an insight to his net worth and how much he had riding on this investment. I assume it was substantial given his actions later in the process. Twenty years later Athanas’ dreams came true and all those naysayers were more than likely green with envy. The amount of pride Athanas’ had in his investment at that moment had to have been insurmountable. Being approached by a big time real estate development company and their extremely wealthy client, Hyatt Corporation, must have made Athanas feel larger than life and made him feel like something he isn’t, which is a developer himself. The case doesn’t give much insight into whether Athanas had any representation or anyone consulting him throughout the process. From the beginning, I saw this as matchup...
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Pci Case Study
...INTRODUCTION This case discusses issues on purchasing system in a manufacturing companya, Penda Cable Industries Berhad (PCI). The issue started on February 2008 when the new appointed Managing Director of PCI Sdn Bhd, En Ghani reviewed 2007 Financial Report and found out there were recent increases in costs of goods sold and inventories. The rate of increase in costs of goods sold had been disproportionate with growth of sales. En Ghani was informed that one of the reasons for the increase in cost was because of the current purchasing system that contributes to redundant purchasing and high inventory holding costs. Siti Aminah, the Chief of Financial Officer was asked to review the current purchasing system and suggested the need to implement a new computerized purchasing system that would help relieve some of its manual operations and at the same time would ensure it has the proper controls in place. En Ghani requested a formal report on current purchasing system and suggestion for a new system before the next management meeting which would be in two weeks’ time. En Ghani assigned Siti Aminah on the special task instead of the senior Chief Production Officer and she did not have any experience in system and technology. The new system must be able to reduce costs, enhance control and provide easy management of users and services in qualitative and quantitative ways. CHARACTER 1. ENCIK GHANI The new appointed Managing Director of Penda Cable Industry Berhad, who......
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Pci Case Study
...1. Introduction Chicken run This case is about small and medium sized enterprise (SME), Excel Poultry & Meat Sdn Bhd (EPM). Since 2005, EPM is a subsidiary of PCK Holding. Encik Selamat, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), had been the General Manager of this company that located in Kluang, Johor. This case shows that EPM face management, production, financial and internal control problems. Besides that, this case also shown the conflict of General Manager with the main debtors of the company. Since 2008, this company faces bad financial performances because of lack of internal control. Other than that, this case also shows the external factors for the production process that cause "chicken run" crisis. Excel Poultry & Meat Sdn Bhd (EPM) was establish in 1998 as Small and medium sized enterprise (SME). EPM was started their business with an initial capital of RM 3.6 million and starting with twenty (20) employees. Their Core business is chicken farming and supplying to various outlets in Malaysia such as hypermarkets, restaurants, hospitals, hotels as well as university colleges. Currently EPM had more than two hundreds (200) employees within the organization and started positioning itself amongst the top five (5) chicken suppliers, in the mid-tier producers in the country. SMEs is the most important for Malaysian economic growth, so for that purpose we need make sure our SMEs had the excellent management in their financial and internal......
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...Select a case study from the University of Phoenix Material: Young and Middle Adulthood Case Studies located on the student website. Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper describing the influence the experiences have made on the person’s development. Address the following in your paper: Discuss the family, social, and intimate relationships of the person in the case study. Identify any role changes that have occurred. Explain the immediate and future effect of healthy or unhealthy habits practiced by this person. Include at least two peer-reviewed resources. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. University of Phoenix Material Young and Middle Adulthood Case Studies Read the following case studies in order to complete the Week Three Individual Assignment. Case Study 1: Jackson Jackson is a 25-year old male who has recently been admitted to a substance abuse program in Chicago, Illinois. He has been arrested several times for possession of a controlled substance but has not served any time in jail. He grew up in a single-parent household with his mother, Tina. Tina, 45, is employed as a high school teacher; his biological father is not involved in his life. Tina’s boyfriend, Michael, often attempts to serve as a father figure to Jackson. Jackson went to college immediately after high school, focused on a degree in chemistry. In high school, he was a good student who earned A’s and B’s in most courses. After a car accident, a slight head......
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Pci Case Study
...Pci, case study, mia case study INTRODUCTION The issue started on February 2008 when the new appointed Managing Director of PCI Sdn Bhd, En Ghani reviewed 2007 Financial Report and found out there were recent increases in costs of goods sold and inventories. The rate of increase in costs of goods sold had been disproportionate with growth of sales. En Ghani was informed that one of the reasons for the increase in cost was because of the current purchasing system that contributes to redundant purchasing and high inventory holding costs. Siti Aminah, the Chief of Financial Officer was asked to review the current purchasing system and suggested the need to implement a new computerized purchasing system that would help relieve some of its manual operations and at the same time would ensure it has the proper controls in place. En Ghani requested a formal report on current purchasing system and suggestion for a new system before the next management meeting which would be in two weeks time. En Ghani assigned Siti Aminah on the special task instead of the senior Chief Production Officer and she did not have any experience in system and technology. The new system must be able to reduce costs, enhance control and provide easy management of users and services in qualitative and quantitative ways. CHARACTERS En Ghani : as the new appointed Managing Director of Penda Cable Industry Berhad, who reviewed past year Financial Report and asked for formal report from Siti......
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...A Case Study by any Other Name Cathy Foster Liberty University A Case Study by any other Name Researchers have different methods of observing their subjects. Among the most popular is the case study. Case studies are used a lot in psychology and one of the most famous psychologists that used case studies to detail the private lives of his patients was Sigmund Freud. What is a Case Study? “A case study is an observational method that provides a description of an individual” (Cozby & Bates, 2012). During a case study the individual is usually a person however that’s not always the situation. The case study can also be a setting, which can include a school, business, or neighborhood. A naturalistic observational study can sometimes be called a case study and these two studies can overlap (Cozby & Bates, 2012). Researchers report information from the individual or other situation, which is from a “real-life context and is in a truthful and unbiased manner” (Amerson, 2011). What are some Reasons for Using a Case Study Approach? There are different types of case studies. One reason to use a case study is when a researcher needs to explain the life of an individual. When an important historical figure’s life needs explaining this is called psychobiography (Cozby & Bates, 2012). The case study approach help answer the “how”, “what”, and “why” questions (Crowe, 2011). What are Some Advantages and Disadvantages to the Case Study Approach? Some......
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...The Case Study Approach Linda P. Williams Liberty University Online Author Note Linda P. Williams, Department of Psychology, Liberty University Online Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Linda P. Williams, Department of Psychology, Liberty University Online, 1971 University Blvd, Lynchburg, VA 24515, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org The Case Study Approach Introduction At some point during the pursuit of a degree psychology, the time comes when a student must learn various research techniques. One of the many approaches is case study, which this paper will focus on. Areas of discussion include reasons for using a case study, advantages/disadvantages to the approach, and ways acquire information to perform a case study. The essence of a case study A case study is used to offer a mental accounting of a person, school, neighborhood, business, or group of individuals over the course of time, way of research. It is sometimes referred to as naturalistic observation, but does not always follow the same protocol. Mental accounting is done by means of observation of various behavior or mind sets operating in their natural environment. This is noteworthy, especially when participants have a distinct disorder worthy of being studied to further the cause of research and development. Depending on the purpose of the investigation, the case study may present the individual’s history, symptoms, characteristic behaviors, reactions to......
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Tjx Case Study
...TJX case study Hanover Yuyang zhang 1. What were the root causes of this breach and how could it have been prevented? The root causes of this breach are the whole system is not consummate enough. Date security problem is the main issue at all merchant. Comply with PCI DSS standard is the easy way to prevented but also need customers have security consciousness. Update the new technology like biometrics identification technology to ensure payment security. 2. In general, what are the respective roles senior operational management vs. IT management must play in protecting their company’s information assets? (Utilize the companion article for assistance). Senior operational management need distinguish which information assets are most critical and what roles do cybersecurity and trust play in our customer value proposition. IT management have to develop and maintain the crossfunctional appproach to cybersecurity. And how to take steps to keep data secure and support the end-to-end customer experience. IT management also need to do how are we using technology processes to protect our critical information assets. 3. With increase of Card Not Present-CNP (i.e. “wireless” payments) who should pay for fraudulent payments (i.e. Apple, At&T, retailer, card issuer, etc.) and how would your recommendations make the respective players more accountable? I think the technical support company like Apple should pay for fraudulent payments. As we know, Apple pay is......
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Lab #3: Case Study on Pci Dss Non-Compliance: Cardsystems Solutions
...any federal or state laws? Yes they did because they did follw the compliance of the pci dss. 2. CardSystems Solutions claims to have hired an auditor to assess compliance with PCI DSS and other best practices for ensuring the C-I-A of privacy data for credit card transaction processing. Assuming the auditor did indeed perform a PCI DSS security compliance assessment, what is your assessment of the auditor’s findings? That he either did not do a full audit of the company just showed him part of what he needed to see to pass them so they could operate without prying eyes 3. Can CardSystems Solutions sue the auditor for not performing his or her tasks and deliverables with accuracy? Do you recommend that CardSystems Solutions pursue this avenue? No they did not and if they had credibility then yes they should sue but if they are at fault then they will be brought to trial in civil court 4. Who do you think is negligent in this case study and why? The company and the auditor because neither one did their job to the fullest extent and it cost the company 5. Do the actions of CardSystems Solutions warrant an “unfair trade practice” designation as stated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)? Yes it does because they did not comply with the standards that were put before them 6. What security policies do you recommend to help with monitoring, enforcing, and ensuring PCI DSS compliance? They should have had the firewalls in place that had monitoring built...
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...on a pilot basis in the middle of October in the hospital’s labor and delivery unit. It had not been difficult to mount support for the project. POE systems had been demonstrated to reduce error rates, and medical errors were widely recognized as a large and serious problem in health care. A landmark study published in 19911 estimated that 1.3 million injuries occurred annually in U.S. hospitals, 69% of which were at last partially due to errors in patient management. The study found that 13% of injuries resulted in patient death, ‚a rate that if extrapolated to the United States as a whole suggested that approximately 180,000 deaths a year were, at least partly, the result of injuries received during the course of care.‛2 This study also found that adverse drug events (ADEs) accounted for nearly 20% of total injuries (making them the largest injury category) and that 45% of ADEs were the result of errors. A later study at two Boston hospitals found that 6.5% of admitted patients suffered an ADE, and that 28% of these were due to errors.3 1 L.L. Leape, T. A. Brennan, et al., ‚The nature of adverse events in hospitalized patients: results of the Harvard Medical Practice Study II,‛ New England Journal of Medicine 324 (1991): 370–376. 2 Ibid. Other death rate estimates were lower, but there was consensus that more people died from preventable hospital errors each year than from vehicle accidents, breast cancer, or AIDS, as cited in the National Institute of Health’s......
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...Case Study Complete Case History The patient in this case study reports being ‘sick with flu’ for 8 days. She has been vomiting, and cannot keep any liquids or food down. She also reports that she has been using antacids to help calm the nausea. After fainting at home, she was taken to the local hospital, severely dehydrated. Upon looking at her arterial blood gas result, it would appear that this patient would be suffering from metabolic alkalosis. This patient’s pH is greater than 7.45 (normal: 7.35-7.45) and her bicarbonate (HCO3) is greater than 26 (normal 22-26). Blood gases indicate that case study patient is suffering from hypochloremic metabolic alkalosis. Focused Assessment The case study patient reports being “sick with flu” for eight days. She reports vomiting several times a day and taking more the recommended dose of antacids. She reports that she fainted today at home and came to the hospital. The case study patient reports that this all started approximately eight days ago. The case study patient also reported taking excess amounts of antacids. Ingesting large amounts of this medication can cause metabolic alkalosis. When antacids are taken in large doses, the ions are unable to bind, and therefor the bicarbonate is reabsorbed and causes alkalosis (Lehne, 2013). Renal and Respiratory systems response Hypochloremic Metabolic alkalosis occurs when there is an acid loss due to prolonged vomiting which causes a decrease in the extracellular...
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...Case studies Name: Tutor: Course: Institution: Date: Flying to the Auto Bailout on a Private Jet Basic problems In this case study, there is wastage of resources. The CEOs of the nation's three largest automobiles uses private jets to attend the corporate public relations congress. This is wastage of resources since they are using private jets to travel when their companies are struggling to stay afloat. Ignorance is another basic problem evident in this case study. These CEOs are very ignorant. They attend the corporate public relation congress in Washington unprepared and thus appear to know nothing about their problems. The three companies, GM, Ford and Chrysler, lack the concepts of public relations. The main issues American economy is melting down. Most of the workers are losing their jobs since the companies cannot handle many workers anymore. The companies have got inadequate cash. Bankruptcy is another main issue experienced in this case study. The General Motors Company and the Chrysler can no longer pay their debts. Key decisions * According to the case study, the leaders have to come up with a new public relations strategy. * The CEOs should correct any mistakes they have made before such as using private jets to travel. * Introduce innovation in products * The auto industry of the US should promote its products. * Ensure transparency in business operations. SWOT analysis Strengths * Availability of resources for the......
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...ASSIGNMENT GUIDANCE – NRSG258 ASSESSMENT 1: CASE STUDY Dear students here are some guidelines to assist you in writing Assessment 1: Case Study. If, after reading through these, you still have questions please post on the relevant forum. If you are still unsure then please contact your campus specific lecturer to arrange to discuss your assignment. We ask that you bring these guidelines to any meeting and highlight the areas about which you are still unsure. In this case study you do not need an introduction or conclusion for this case study of 1500 WORDS ± 10% due by midnight 8th April Turnitin. Just answer the questions. Turnitin is located in your campus specific block. Although we suggest you do your background reading in the current textbooks for basic information, the case study also requires you to find current literature/research/articles to support your discussion throughout the case study. Do NOT use Better Health Channel, WedMed, dictionaries, encyclopaedias etc. These are NOT suitable academic sources. If you use these you will not meet the criteria for this question and you will lose marks. You must follow the APA referencing format as directed by ACU in your case study and in your reference list. The Library website has examples of how to do this referencing and you can find the correct format at the end of your lectures and tutorials as well as in the free Student Study Guide. This essay should have approximately 10 relevant sources.......
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Case Study on Firewalls
...Casonya Hunter – Case Study #1 (SECR 5080) In today’s world, identity and technological theft is at a new high. Companies such as Wells Fargo are considered to be a target for such intrusions. In addition to protecting information, firewalls were created to stop intrusions. Though with all of these risk of information getting stolen or possibly corrupted, Wells Fargo does not use firewalls in its card data security system. The company does have other preventive technology, why not a firewall? (https://www.wellsfargo.com/biz/merchant) Firewalls are a system that limits access between networks to prevent intrusions. Unfortunately, this does not signal if any attacks are taken from the inside of a network. It is clear to say that this particular form of security stops the action before it takes place. As an example, someone tries to retrieve into another person’s Wells Fargo banking information through the use of obtaining it from they’re credit card. A firewall will detect the attempted breach and will block the system immediately from taking further action. If that is the case, why does the company Wells Fargo have a firewall system set up for this particular system? (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firewall_(computing) Wells Fargo use an organization called Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) to protect account holders information (wellsfargo.com). The PCI DSS is a multifaceted security standard that includes requirements for security management,......
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PCI SDN BHD
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Penda Cable Industry (PCI) Sdn Bhd was founded in 1957. Its vision was to be a global leader in cabling solutions and energy related business by 2020 and is committed to excellence in their products and services by adopting continuous improvement, quality work culture, expertise and technology. PCI was principally involved in the manufacturing and distribution of a wide range of power cables. The i
ssues in PCI’s Sdn Bhd started on Februaru 2008 when the new appointed
Managing Director of PCI Sdn Bhd, En Ghani reviewed 2007 Financial Report and found out there were increase in the cost of goods sold had been disproportionate with growth of sales. En Ghani was informed that one of the reasons for the increase in cost was because of the current purchasing system that contributes to the redundant purchasing and high invemtory holding costs. Siti Aminah, the Chief of Financial Officer was asked to review the current purchasing system and suggested the need to implement a new computerized purchasing system that would help relieve some of its manual operation and at the same time would ensure it has the proper controls in place. This is because, the purchasing system have a lack in their internal control system that can lead to the inefficient in their operation especially in the purchasing system. Then, En Ghani requested a formal report on current purchasing system and suggestion for a new system before the next management meeting which would be in two weeks time. En Ghani assigned Siti Aminah on the special task instead of the Senior Chief Production Officer and she did not have any experience in system and technology. The new system must be able to reduce costs, enhance control and provide easy management of users and services in qualitative and quantitative ways.