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Discuss the level to which sustainability strategy is integrated into overall business strategy of the company. (8 marks)

    Assignment Requirements:   Download and read ONE of the following sustainability reports:   AGL Sustainability Report 2017 http://agl2017.reportonline.com.au/sites/agl2017.reportonline.com.au/files/sustainability_report_full_report_0.pdf   Westpac Group Sustainability Performance Report 2017 https://2017annualreport.westpacgroup.com.au/assets/Westpac_Sustainability_report_2017.pdf Westfarmers Sustainability Report 2017 https://sustainability.wesfarmers.com.au/media/2222/2017-wesfarmers-sustainability-full-report.pdf   Origin Energy Sustainability Report 2017 https://www.originenergy.com.au/content/dam/origin/about/investors-media/annual%20review%202017/FY2017%20Sustainability%20Report.pdf   Stockland’s Annual Review 2017: reporting on financial, social and environmental performance: https://www.stockland.com.au/investor-centre/interactive-annual-review/downloads   Deakin University Sustainability Report 2017 http://www.deakin.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/1352832/deakin_2017_sustainability_report_and_outlook.pdf   After reading your chosen company’s sustainability report, prepare a report covering the following points:  

1.      Discuss the level to which sustainability strategy is integrated into overall business strategy of the company.                                                                                  (8 marks)   2.      Briefly explain the key stakeholders the company engages with.                     (8 marks)   3.      A commentary on areas of strong sustainability performance of the company. (8 marks)   4.      A commentary on….

how does elasticity effect the firm's control over its price?

his week we are looking at industries. For example, automobiles are a product produced collective by firms in the auto industry. The elasticity of a firm’s demand curve depends on the type of market in which the firm operates. In the video, Sal at the Khan Academy, provides the keys to identifying the industry type: perfectly competitive; monopolistic competitive; oligopoly; or pure monopoly. First, identify a firm with which you or your organization does business. Use the characteristics provided by Sal and explain if the firm is: perfectly competitive; monopolistic competitive; oligopoly; or pure monopoly. Second, is the firm’s demand curve relatively elastic or relatively inelastic? Explain how you arrive at this conclusion. Third, how does elasticity effect the firm’s control over its price?

analyse and evaluate organisational design options available to a particular type or organisation

The purpose of this assessment task is for you to analyse and evaluate organisational design options available to a particular type or organisation, and to do this via engagement in a collaborative group effort.You are asked to evaluate the future readiness of the organisation, and present relevant suggestions to the Executive Board that they can consider in their decision-making moving forward. You are advised to base your recommendations on:• the consideration of the organisation’s operational model,• the evaluation of the alignment between organizational purpose and design,• the analysis of the company’s position in its current operating environment,• the identification of required changes to relevant design features to increase the organisation’s sustainability, and that you present a documented proposal to implement these changes. KEY ELEMENTS TO FOCUS ON ARE:–….

How can sports analytics help business with performance improvement?

Option 2: Short Essay This option should only take about 2 hours. My goal is to create an “apples for apples” alternative for those that can’t make the match, or would rather do something different this week. You will read an MITSloan Management Review article titled What Businesses Can Learn From Sports Analytics and summarize the article by addressing the following questions:

What does the article imply about “alignment”? How can sports analytics help business with performance improvement? What is meant by “business ecosystems” and how can sports analytics impact business ecosystems?

I will be grading for grammar, spelling, and flow. I would expect 5 paragraphs over 1-2 pages on single spaced, 12 point font (Calibri). I would expect an opening paragraph, one paragraph for each of the….

Describe a business problem that is prevalent in the industry (1);

Semester Assignment The Assignment takes the form of a report that the student prepares for a C-level manager, in which the author(s) will:

Describe a business problem that is prevalent in the industry (1); Choose and explain the essence of a new / innovative technology* (2.1); Convince the reader that this technology is able to solve the business problem, and identify the conditions (such as the level of architecture capability and maturity) of being able to use this technology (2.2)

This can be done by finding, reading and citing reliable peer reviewed sources (such as books and journal articles, or conference papers), and to a limited extent sources from reputable companies. Blogs and similar opinion pieces are not considered reliable. Try to structure this part using elements of….

Identify the preparation required, how the activity will be delivered to the children and teaching strategies you will need to use to complete the activity.

For this assessment, you will need to:

· Develop and/or collect five (5) literacy play-based resources across four (4) areas. · The Literacy Resource Teaching Kit must consist of: · One (1) x oral language teaching resource · Two (2) x writing teaching resources · One (1) x digital technology teaching resource and · One (1 ) x Storytelling teaching resource · For each literacy play-based resource: · Provide an outline and rationale for the teaching resource. · Identify the specific concepts and learning outcomes that will be developed. · Identify the preparation required, how the activity will be delivered to the children and teaching strategies you will need to use to complete the activity. · Identify the literacy developmental skills that babies, toddlers, preschoolers and primary school….

You have already conducted in-depth interviews with five staff members and have the transcripts available in a file labelled “BUS101 Topic One_ anonymous transcripts”. The interviews lasted approximately 20 minutes each and you followed a semi-structured interview style with an interview protocol. The interviews were conducted onsite in a quiet meeting room.

BUS101 – Business Analytics Task 2 – Report (30%) This is an individual assessment   Task Overview and Instructions   Purpose:   The purpose of this report is to solve a business problem using a theoretical framework informed by empirical academic studies. Using academic literature, you will provide information regarding the business problems and offer potential explanations for the business issues. Using what you have learned in the lectures, tutorials, the text-book and other sources you will analyse the transcripts provided to identify the source of the business problems. You will then make recommendations based on your findings and the literature to the CEO of the company.   DISCLAIMER:   This is a work of fiction. The materials and information for this assignment are used for educational purposes….

c)Advise what penalties (under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)) and common law remedies are available if a breach of directors’ duties is found

  VICTORIA UNIVERSITY, SYDNEY SEMESTER 2 2018 BLO5540 RESEARCH ASSIGNMENT This assessment is worth 30% of your overall assessments.   Please ensure both questions are addressed in the IRAC format. (Q1) Food Works Ltd is in the groceries retailing business. It has a board of three directors, Dion and Larry(both executive directors)and Peter (the non-executive director). Only Dion and Larry are shareholders in the company (holding 10% of the shares each) while the remaining shares are held by Raldi Pty Ltd (which holds 80%). Vance, a former founder of the company has stepped down from his previous role as Chief Executive Officer and has taken on the role of ‘Consultant’ and is now a sounding board for the other director (due to his extensive experience in the industry)…..

Discuss the factors that will determine if a MNC is successful in Vietnam. Do not ignore the impact of any significant variables such as economy, political-legal, personnel, etc

ietnam case Did Vietnam represent an attractive expansion opportunity?  Explain your reasoning in detail. Whenand how should each MNC enter Vietnam (HINT: You can only answer this question by assessing the pros and cons of each entry mode and timing.) I.Chemical? II.Sports? III.Children? Discuss the factors that will determine if a MNC is successful in Vietnam.  Do not ignore the impact of any significant variables such as economy, political-legal, personnel, etc

Using an integrative negotiation technique, propose a solution that would bring Walmart, Leki, Deuter, and Black Diamond Equipment back into the negotiation process to work together in the future. Explain why your solution would be of interest to each of these companies.

Please describe two people (without using names); One that you trust and one that you do not trust. What are the characteristics that are shared by these two people, and how are they different? Please complete the following statement. In general, I tend to trust people who are: _____ Please see the article from the Wall Street Journal titled “Walmart Just Wanted to Sell Pricey Outdoor Gear” This link to this article is: https://www.wsj.com/articles/walmart-just-wanted-to-sell-pricey-outdoor-gear-then-all-hell-broke-loose-1536318001 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. Walmart planned to sell high-end hiking, camping, and outdoor gear. Once the merchandise became available, several brands including Leki, Deuter and climbing-gear seller Black Diamond Equipment asked to be removed from Walmart.com, and the retailer complied. What are the key problems and opportunities faced by Walmart….