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ECO 415 Week 1 Individual Assignment - Basic Concept Paper Individual Assignment: Basic Concepts Paper· Resource: Supply and Demand simulation located on your student website· Prepare a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that discusses basic concepts in applied economics in the context of the simulation. Answer the following questions in the paper: o How do changes in the business environment cause changes in supply and demand? Cite and explain at least two examples from the simulation. o Why is marginal analysis important when making business decisions? How is marginal analysis used to respond to shifts in supply and demand? Cite and explain at least one example from the simulation. o How did your team determine appropriate output levels in the simulation? Cite at least two examples. Were your team’s output decisions successful? If so, explain specifically how your decision making process led to financial success. If not, identify any mistakes and explain what your team could have done differently. o What fixed and variable costs does the operating company in the simulation have? Cite at least two examples for each. o Describe a market situation in which the operating company faces economic difficulties and the need t o cut costs. What cost cutting strategies might the operating company use to remain profitable? What would be the benefits and drawbacks of each? Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines ECO 415 Week 2 Team Assignment - Maximizing Profits Within Markets Paper

Learning Team Instructions: Maximizing Profits Within Markets Paper·

Select one of the companies from the following list: o Pepsi-Cola Company™o Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.™ o Lowe’s®o Starbuck’s Coffee® Companyo Barnes & Noble® o, Inc.© o Hewlett Packard Development Company, L.P. © o Dell Inc. © The Walt Disney Company© o Microsoft®· Prepare a 1,750- to 2,450-word paper: o Summarize differences between the four market type Provide a general explanation of how businesses may maximize profits within each market typeo Identify the market type in which the selected business exists. o Explain how this market type affects the selected business’s ability to maximize profits. o Determine the optimal profit maximizing strategy for the selected business within its given market type. o Explain specifically how this strategy may be used to maximize profits within the given market type.· Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. ECO 415 Week 3 Individual Assignment - Let’s Talk Money Interview Transcript

Individual Assignment: Let’s Talk Money Interview Transcript· Create a 1,050- to 1,400-word fictitious dialogue that takes place during a segment of Let’s Talk Money, a fictitious TV talk show that interviews prominent individuals in the business community. During the segment, the show’s host, a government official, and a business savvy CEO discuss the relationship between the government, the economy, and a company selected from the following list:o Pepsi-Cola Company™ o Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.™ o Lowe’s® o Starbuck’s Coffee®

Companyo Barnes & Noble® o, Inc. © o Hewlett Packard Development Company, L.P. ©o Dell Inc. ©

The Walt Disney Company©o Microsoft®Note. You may use a company with which you are familiar as a substitute.· Use your creativity with this dialogue and develop the points of view of the characters involved. The following questions must be addressed and serve as the basis for grading this assignment: o In what type of situations might the selected company run a high risk of violating antitrust laws? How might the government react to assure fair competition within the company’s given market?o In what ways might the selected company create a benefit externality? In what ways might it create a cost externality? How might the government respond to the externalities created by the selected company? o What is the importance of the government as a buyer in a market economy? Explain from both a governmental and a business perspective. o In what ways might the selected company do business with the government? From the company’s perspective, what might be the benefits and drawbacks of selling to the government? From the government’s perspective, what might In what•be the benefits and drawbacks of buying from the company? situation would the selected company likely consider a merger with one of the other companies on the list? What risks and benefits would a possible merger present? How might the government respond to the merger? Would the two companies merge? Explain why or why not. ECO 415 Week 4 Individual Assignment - Hello, I’m Your Motivational Speaker Individual Assignment: Hello, I’m Your Motivational SpeakerYou are renowned business guru and motivational speaker Mai Biz. You have been contracted by a prestigious national business organization to deliver a two part seminar on a couple of today’s hottest business topics: competitive advantage and international business.· Create a full 1,750- to 2,100-word transcript of your planned speech to meet the organization’s request.· Address the following questions for each topic: ECO 415 Week 5 Team Assignment - Sustainability PowerPoint® Presentation and Paper

Learning Team Instructions: Sustainability Paper· Select one of the companies from the following list and investigate its commitment to and performance in sustainable business:o

Pepsi-Cola Company™o Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.™o Lowe’s®o Starbuck’s Coffee® Companyo Barnes & Noble®o, Inc. ©o Hewlett Packard Development Company, L.P. ©o Dell Inc. ©o The Walt Disney Company©o Microsoft®· Write a 1,400- to 2,100-word paper in which you: o Define sustainability. o Explain why sustainability is important for financial success. o Evaluate the selected business in terms of sustainability, addressing the following:· Identify its financial and non-financial stakeholders.· Describe how economic and non-economic business decisions may negatively or positively affect stakeholders.· Explain how those decisions may affect profits when stakeholder reactions are taken into account.· Identify ways in which the selected business is succeeding and ways in which it is falling short in terms of sustainability.· Compare the selected business to other businesses within the same industry in terms of sustainability. Consider at least one of the following: o Commitment to environmental issueso Company and employee relations o Commitment to the communities in which the company operateso Product design· Create a sustainability strategy for the selected business: Identify ways in which it may expand upon current or past sustainability successes. o Identify opportunities for turning sustainability shortcomings into areas of sustainability growth. o Identify ways to improve stakeholder relationships.· Explain how specific actions and policies must be implemented. Week 1-5 DQs 1-2 are Included

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