Explain the organizations, people, technologies, activities, processes, information, and resources involved in moving your product or service from a supplier to your customer at a local, national or global level.

The Wild, Wonderful World of Supply Chains

A “supply chain” is the system of organizations, people, technologies, activities, processes, information, and resources involved in moving a product or service from supplier to customer. Supply chain activities transform natural resources, raw materials and components into a finished product that is delivered to the end customer.

1A – For your post, explain the organizations, people, technologies, activities, processes, information, and resources involved in moving your product or service from a supplier to your customer at a local, national or global level.

What about your peers’ stories can you relate to?Does your response push the conversation forward?

When responding to at least two of your peers’ postings, your responses should show that you have given thought to what the original post said. They should also push the conversation forward, offering insights or asking clarifying questions if necessary.
Consider the following questions:
• Does your response push the conversation forward?

• Does your response offer your perspective?

• What about your peers’ stories can you relate to?

• What can you learn from your peers’ stories?

• Are your responses clear?

• Have you considered the viewpoints or insights of the posts?
To complete this assignment, review the Discussion Rubric. Rubrics M Discussion Rubric: Graduate
Start a New Thread

What were some of the challenges you faced in this course, and how did these challenges help you prepare for challenges in today’s VUCA world of work?

For the last discussion of this course, review a part or segment from the program that has made you proud. That may be achieving your first certification or badge, or completing your first graded assignment, or even going through the resources that have helped you expand your knowledge on leadership. You may choose to discuss someone you have learned the most from: your manager, your spouse or partner, or even a peer you have become friends with during the program.
In your initial post you should address the following questions:
• How would you describe your experience in participating in this course? How has your experience shaped your intention of how to participate in future MBA courses?

• What were some of the challenges you faced in this course, and how did these challenges help you prepare for challenges in today’s VUCA world of work? How do you think future courses will help you deepen your ability to work in the VUCA world? • The fourth industrial revolution has introduced early advances on the internet of things; artificial intelligence (Al); and the production of smart equipment that can analyze, diagnose, and fix issues without the need for human intervention. How do these complex technological developments challenge leaders to adapt their leadership style and behavior? • Considering those challenges, what do you want to learn to help prepare you to lead more effectively? How will your future work in this program benefit you and the people you lead?
When responding to at least two of your peers’ postings, your responses should show that you have given thought to what the original post said. They should also push the conversation forward, offering insights or asking clarifying questions if necessary.

Describe three branding strategies that you would employ to attract qualified applicants to your organization. Next, suggest three communication methods that you would utilize to reach out to applicants.

Business Expansion and Sustainability

Using the scenario from the Staffing Plan for a Growing Business Assignment, write a page paper in which you:

Identify three job requirements that could apply to your chosen scenario. Determine two ways these requirements could impact staffing at your organization. Next, suggest one strategy that you could utilize to ensure that all applicants meet the identified job requirements for your organization. Justify your response.
Outline a long-term recruitment plan that contains at least four components, is aligned with your company’s recruitment strategy, but also addresses possible job skill or credential shortages. Note: Consider concepts such as succession planning and hiring retirees.
Describe three branding strategies that you would employ to attract qualified applicants to your organization. Next, suggest three communication methods that you would utilize to reach out to applicants. Predict the outcome of integrating your branding strategies and communication methods at your organization. Provide a rationale for your response.
Determine two selection processes for recruiting new employees that could apply to your chosen scenario and then identify five selection criteria that you could use when hiring new employees. Next, analyze the effect of the five identified selection criteria on long-term employee retention and preservation of organizational knowledge. Justify your response.
Suggest two assessment methods that you could employ to select new employees for your organization and then analyze the validity and reliability of each method in regards to the job your organization is offering. Next, identify four job predictors that you believe can assess candidates’ knowledge, skills, abilities, and other skills and experiences . Provide support for your rationale.
Go to Strayer Library to locate at least three quality resources in this assignment.

What makes the product or service unique? How does it provide a strategic advantage in the marketplace?

Milestone Two Submission

You will create a slide deck that will help you expand on your BMC chart in detail as you refine how your selected company will create value for itself while delivering a new product or service for customers. Complete the Milestone Two Template linked in the Guidelines for Submission section for this assignment.

Specifically, you must address the following rubric criteria:

Deliver a unique value proposition.
Leveraging the blue ocean strategy, what makes the product or service unique?
How does it provide a strategic advantage in the marketplace?
Answer key business model questions about the customer.
Customer acquisitions
Revenue models
Price points for the product/service
Key activities for the value proposition

How will you save for your future? What types of investment products could help you reach your goals? How will you/do you research investment opportunities? In the future, how will you manage your credit? How will you determine when/how to borrow?

Finance project 

Create an annual pro forma postgraduation budget in Excel. Estimate income that you will earn from your job after graduation, taxes, and 5-10 expenses that you will incur .

Following your written budget evaluation, include with your Word document a reflection of 200-300 words responding to the following questions:

How will you save for your future? What types of investment products could help you reach your goals? How will you/do you research investment opportunities?
In the future, how will you manage your credit? How will you determine when/how to borrow?
Submit your budget in Excel along with the evaluation of your budget and reflection of it in Word.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. A link to the LopesWrite technical support articles is located in Class Resources if you need assistance.

Identify each group of “customers” in the Vasa project, what their competing needs were, and how you identified those needs.

Complete MBA-level research and study the design, construction, and ultimate demise of the Vasa.

Minor Project 2 – Sinking of the Vasa

Identify each group of “customers” in the Vasa project, what their competing needs were, and how you identified those needs. Thoroughly spell out the lessons regarding the management of technology innovation that might be gained from the Vasa, and how those lessons should be applied to modern-day corporations.
b. Format: Your audience for this paper is practicing managers in your industry. The paper should use the style appropriate for a relevant, popular press publication and be approximately 2,000 words in length. Support your paper with references from assigned readings and independent research from the Regent Library databases.

Analyze the difficult situation for a leader with communicating out essential needs as it correlates with safety, production, and keeping the network reliable for customers.

Leadership in Difficult Situations

Describe how leadership during a pandemic effect cable technicians as being essential workers and how leaders seek to improve performance during this time.

1. Introduction
2. Analyze the difficult situation for a leader with communicating out essential needs as it correlates with safety, production, and keeping the network reliable for customers
3. Develop a plan for positive change that will increase and drive the organization using the five practices of exemplary leadership. The five examples are model the way, inspire a shared vision, challenge the process, and enable others to act.
4. Conclusion

Please incorporate two other sources along with the transformational leadership attachment

Design the key resources and main communication efforts required to implement the minimizing strategies that you suggested. Justify your position.

Addressing the Diversity Gap in Leadership

As a senior level manager, compose at least two strategies designed to minimize the impact that lack of diversity may have on the organization. Recommend one approach for implementing each suggested strategy. Provide support for your recommendations.
Design the key resources and main communication efforts required to implement the minimizing strategies that you suggested. Justify your position.
Use at least four quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia does not meet the requirement as a quality academic resource.
This course requires the use of Strayer Writing Standards. For assistance and information, please refer to the Strayer Writing Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is:
Design strategies and implementation plans to minimize the impact that lack of diversity may have on an organization.

Develop a problem statement, purpose statement, and research questions with corresponding set of hypotheses for your intended dissertation research that will use a quantitative approach.

Use a simple quantitative research study in the Criminal Justice -Policing field . Be sure to keep your quantitative research simple. The focus of the course is learning quantitative research methodology and design.

Develop a problem statement, purpose statement, and research questions with corresponding set of hypotheses for your intended dissertation research that will use a quantitative approach. You may want to use the Methods Map to provide an overview of a quantitative approach. When using the map, it is recommended that you begin with “Quantitative Data Collection,”

This is to be based on: (1) the review of the literature in your topic area; (2) the identification of a problem based on your analysis of this literature; (3) evidence for a research-worthy problem; (4) well formulated research question(s) and hypotheses; and (5) your understanding of the alternative types of quantitative research studies.