Li & Fung Company is an international operation sourcing and supply management company headquartered in Hong Kong, the People’s Republic of China (Li & Fung, 2015). The main products manufactured and merchandised by the company are garments, toys, gifts, fashion accessories, furnishings, sports and travel items. As one of the most successful internationally recognized supply chain manager, Li & Fung provides services in product development and design, raw materials shipping, quality assurance services and supply planning and management services. Although the primary market of the company is China, nowadays it is demonstrating active expansion to the Western and American markets (Packowski, 2014).
1. The Length of a certain species of fish has a normal distribution with mean 50 mm and standard deviation 4.5 mm. A random sample of four fish is drawn and their length X1, X2, X3, and X4, are observed. Calculate the probability that.
- (3 pts) All four fish have lengths between 51 and 60 mm
- (3 pts) The mean length of the four fish is between 51 and 60mm
- (3 pts) Explain why the answer to part A would always be bigger than answer to part b.
The intent of this paper is to examine the history of the prison population in the United States in regards to men and women. It will discuss the impact of the crowded prisons on the inmates as well as possible solutions to alleviate the crowding in the prisons.
Rashid Abdul, a citizen of Saudi Arabia was working for the Kuwait oil company as a firefighter engineer during the time of the Gulf War. The invasion of Kuwait by Iraq occurred in august 1990, and the war lasted up to February 1991. Rashid was involved in firefighting when the oil fields were put ablaze by the Iraq army. Engineer Rashid explains the occurrences and his experience during the war.
Student: Thank you for agreeing to share your knowledge and expertise regarding the Gulf War. The topic is critical to students in understanding the history of the Persian Gulf region and the American involvement.
Zora Neale Hurston is often rated as one of the best literature writers of the 20th Century. Hurston authored four novels and many short stories, essays and poems that were all critically acclaimed. Hurston was born near the end of the 19th Century in the Southern state of Alabama before she moved with her family to Florida as a child. She spent her early years as a student at different colleges and universities and at the same time collecting folklore from various places.
Change is ever present aspect of human life. The dynamic nature of the society and the environment means that people cannot afford to stay in the same position and must adapt their lifestyles, attitude and behavior occasionally in order to fit in. This description is fitting to the involuntary type of change. On the other hand, change can be voluntary especially when it is motivated by personal convictions such as the desire for success. Change is a theme that appears in many literature publications.
In the past 45 years Saudi Arabia has experienced the two paired factors that guarantee a very rapid increase in the amount of municipal solid waste (MSW) that must be managed. The two factors are rapid population growth in large cities, urbanization, and an increase in amounts of solid waste generated with rising standard of living levels (Ouda, Cekirge & Raza, 2013). Fossil fuel products are the most popular energy source around the world; Saudi Arabia holds large resources of oil reserves. Saudi Arabia produces the most crude oil in the world and the country has invested revenues from oil sales for the last four to five decades into social and economic development in the country.
Case Study of Valerie Lemmie on the Basis of Ethical and Leadership Theories
The following analysis involves a case study of ethical and leadership issues surrounding the decisions and actions of Ms. Valerie Lemmie, who was the City Manager of Dayton. It attempts to understand the various theories and models that can be applied to the ethical and social values involved in the decisions that had been taken during the period of 2001 to 2002 regarding the appointment of the new City Manager of Dayton. In the provided case study, there are various ethical issues that must be analyzed on the basis of Cooper’s model (Cooper, n.d.). The decisions made in this case study do not seem to conform to the acceptable ethical issues of the society.
Brand equity is developed when consumers are willing to pay more for a particular brand rather than its generic equivalent. It is important to develop positive brand meaning and people perceptions about brand to create brand equity. In this situation, presented brand by company, external brand communication, consumers experience with brand and company count in a lot to create total brand equity. Companies develop differently effective ways of secondary brand association to build brand equity. In this report, it has been discussed that how various companies develop the secondary brand association like Coca-Cola.
Ischemic heart disease (IHD) is a disease characterized by disturbance of blood supply to the heart due to narrowing and occlusion of coronary artery with atherosclerotic plaques. As a result of progression of atherosclerosis vascular lumen is gradually decreased, and as a result, blood flow to the heart is slowed down, whereby the myocardium (heart muscle) loses the necessary power.