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“Dividing the volatility, or risk, of the investment by the absolute value of its expected return determines its COV.” With volatility in stock markets becoming something of a “new normal”, discuss the implications of using a coefficient of variation (COV), as described in the attached article: “What Does the Coefficient of Variation (COV) Tell Investors?”   Statistical Uncertainty Stephen Evans, professor of pharmacoepidemiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, said it was important not to pay too much attention to the exact…

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World Mythologies Midterm

For your midterm, we have been reviewing the work of Joseph Campbell and the Monomyth or Hero’s Journey. We have studied the feminist response to this, from Maureen Murdock, Jean Shindola Bolen, and Clarissa Pinkola Estes. We also have been constructing what a post-hero narrative looks like: for instance, combining the two journeys into one great narrative. We have also looked at the rising archetypes of the Anti-Hero and Eco-Hero. You will watch the film, Avatar , and identify all 17 stages…

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Social psychology

Social psychology is about understanding individual behavior in a social context. Social psychologists, therefore, deal with the factors that lead us to behave in a given way in the presence of others and look at the conditions under which certain behavior/actions and feelings occur. Instructions Part A Consider the following norms in the United States: flushing the toilet after using it, saying hello when you answer the phone, respecting people’s personal space, and paying for things you buy at the store. Answer…

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Midterm Exam – Part I

1. ​(5 points) ​​Based on Chapter 5: Management Strategies, describe each of the three Management Strategies. 2.​​(10 points) ​​​Based on the strategies discussed above:​ a.​How do you believe that unions (Labor Relations Strategies) would react to each of the strategies discussed in Question #1 above? Explain b.​What do you believe would be the best management strategy in today’s business environment? Provide a well-thought out argument to support your point of view. 3.​(5 points)​ ​Based on Week Three Video Lecture, summarize each of…

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Public Safety Administration

Bennett v. Metro. Gov’t of Nashville & Davidson Cnty. (6th Cir. 2020) Using the case attached and at least two outside sources: -Briefly describe the facts of the case leading up to Bennett being terminated. -While supporting facts are necessary for the story to flow, you should concentrate your efforts on the facts that are most important related to whether -Bennett was retaliated against for protected First Amendment speech. -Using this case and at least two outside sources, thoroughly explain the balance…

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Business and Management

In no less than 300 words (total), answer the following questions. Please organize your answers accordingly so that they are clearly organized for review A. List and define the various types of power that leaders may wield (as discussed in Lesson Six). Which of these types of power are more ethical, and why? B. Compare and contrast the difference between transactional and transformational leadership. Which of these leadership philosophies is more ethical, and why?

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Statistical Process Control Methods

Process Evaluation Evaluate your process using 1 of the following: Use the lean concept to find ways to eliminate waste and improve the process SPC or Six Sigma to reduce defects or variances in the process   <Write your evaluation here>   Evaluation of Control Chart and Process Metrics Complete the following in Excel: Calculate the defined process metrics including variation and process capability. Develop and display a control chart for the process.   Evaluate the control chart and process metrics using…

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Case Study

Part A: Case study Words count: Minimum 2500 words for all questions. Referring to the case study by Cabrera , Corpus1 , Maradiegue and Álvarez (2020) Answer the following questions. Each question carries 20 Marks. 1- What is the main problem facing the SME food company? Describe the analysis  followed by the authors in investigating the problem extent and implications, causes  and root cause. Describe, define, and state the purpose of the tools used in the case  study to analyze the problem…

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Human Growth and Development

Find one or more cultural artifacts, which can be an article (or editorial) from a magazine, a chapter or selection from a book, a scene from a movie or TV show, a cartoon, a TV commercial, etc. (<link is hidden> you need to be creative) that nicely illustrates at least ONE (it can be more than one) of the developmental psychological concepts we have covered in class. You may use a small collection of scenes, articles, ads, or whatever—it doesn’t have to…

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American History Opposing Viewpoints Project

American History Opposing Viewpoints Project: Part I Instructions   Statement of Purpose or “Why Am I Doing This?” The ability to perform solid research is a key to success in academics and professional life. Historical websites are a popular method of introducing individuals to the past in a way that is interesting and visually appealing. It is also important to view historical events from opposing perspectives. When studying historical events and the related research, examining any differing points of view can either…

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