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On April 20, 2010, BP’s mobile offshore drilling rig the Deepwater Horizon explo

On April 20, 2010, BP's mobile offshore drilling rig the Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 employees and injuring 17 others. After the rig sank two days later, 206 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the ocean for months, producing the largest off-shore oil spill in U.S. history and creating an environmental disaster. The morning the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, owned byTransocean, exploded, a BP executive and aTransocean official had argued over the next procedure.…

Answer these questions in the answer box below. Use complete sentences and answe

Answer these questions in the answer box below. Use complete sentences and answer thoroughly. 1.Give an example of a case that would fall under diversity jurisdiction.Explain all of the key elements of such a case.________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2.What is the reason for having exclusive federal jurisdiction in issues such as bankruptcy, copyright and patent and trademarks?_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 3.What are the differences between an appeals court and a trial court? ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 4.Explain the process that takes place in the pleadings portion of the trial_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________…

Briefly describe the follower element of the interactional framework for analyzi

Briefly describe the follower element of the interactional framework for analyzing leadership.Your response should be a minimum of 200 words.                       Briefly describe the follower element of the interactional framework for analyzing leadership.Your response should be a minimum of 200 words.             Briefly describe the follower element of the interactional framework for analyzing leadership.Your response should be a minimum of 200 words.   50 points    Briefly describe action learning as it relates to leader development.Your response should be a minimum of 200 words. Briefly describe action learning as it relates to leader development.Your response should be a minimum of 200 words. Briefly describe action learning as it relates to leader development.Your response should be a minimum of 200 words. 50 Points.

Each of us fits different points within a plethora of marketing segmentation sc

Each of us fits different points within a plethora of marketing segmentation schemes.  You have now been exposed to VALS categories and to LOHAS, to definitions of major US social classes, to identity marketing, and to demographic and psychographic modes of classifying clusters of buyers.  You have also learned the key elements of a variety of market segments (target markets).  Based upon the knowledge gained from your text, Required Readings, and Lecture and Research Update, respond to the following.  Your…

2-3 paragraphs on: Southwest Airlines has been the leader in low-cost airline

2-3 paragraphs on: Southwest Airlines has been the leader in low-cost airline travel for the past several decades. Understanding the advantages and disadvantages of a low-cost strategy presented in your text, analyze how Southwest Airlines has been able to maintain its leadership position in this industry. Also, within the context of these same advantages and disadvantages, postulate about its chances of maintaining this leadership position for the next decade. What might some of the issues be? How can it continue…

http://www.sbnonline.com/article/respect-you-have-to-earn-it-before-you-get-it-j

http://www.sbnonline.com/article/respect-you-have-to-earn-it-before-you-get-it-just-because-you-x2019-re-the-boss-doesn-x2019-t-mean-you-deserve-respect/ After reading the article, write a one-paragraph summation of the information given, using a scholarly voice, and post your summary to the Discussion board You might want to review the Resources for this week for tips on scholarly writing. Respond to the following: Comment on your experience. Was it easy or difficult to summarize a business article using a scholarly voice? What are the main differences between business writing and scholarly writing? How can scholarly research be used to…

Assignment 1: Discussion You are working with a company selling building materia

Assignment 1: Discussion You are working with a company selling building material to builders. You predict the quarterly purchases of customers based on their current purchases by using a linear regression model. These predictions, however, are not very accurate. Discuss at least three reasons why these predictions may not be accurate and offer three ways in which you can increase the likelihood of accurately predicting your customers’ purchases. Post your response to the Discussion Area by Saturday, January 30, 2016.…

Hi dear how are you ,hope your are fine , Just want to share the feedback that

Hi dear how are you ,hope your are fine , Just want to share the feedback that just received yesterday from the Instructor related the same subject of Value system report. it seems very bad feedback and i'm sure he give my friend bad result as well. please go through the feedback and advice what can we do ? we would like to write justification email to the doctor to explain to him why we selected the US bank.  please go through…

These are discussion questions for my Human Resource Class. 1. We are going to

These are discussion questions for my Human Resource Class. 1. We are going to start at the step right before the interview—the application process. What are the basic principles of designing a legally sound application form? How can we design a form that is both legally acceptable and useful to the organization? 2.Let's start with talking about recruiting.  What are the key issues to consider when designing an effective recruitment program?  What are the goals of the recruitment program? 3.…