Green Bay

In: Novels

Submitted By mabennett24
Words 254
Pages 2
located across offices in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The main office where Bruce Palmer worked, was in Green Bay, Wisconsin. This case deals with two projects handled by their main office in Green Bay Wisconsin. Their office manager Ruby Sands is responsible for assigning project team leaders and member
If you were Palmer at the end of the case how would you respond?
I would try and speak to Ms. Sand again regarding keeping him in the Palmers project as he is one of the skilled workers in financial information. I would accept the fact that even if he had Olds part time that he was not happy doing two different projects at the same time. I would alsp speak to Olds personally. Also, train someone or hire someone full-time for Johnsonville as it is also one of the big projects and needs a dedicated employee to be there full-time.
What if anything could Palmer have done to avoid losing Olds?
There were a number of things palmer could have one differently like, he could objected to the suggestion of sharing Olds. He could have spoken to Crisby and sands before things got out of hand. Palmer also, should not have compromised so much on priorities set for Johnsonville. The schedule that was made for Olds would have to be strictly followed.
What advantages and Disadvantages of Matrix types organization are apparent from this case?
Advantages:
Strong project focus: having formally designed project managers who focuses always on his or her…...

Similar Documents

Bahrain Bay

...COMPANY Case Bahrain Bay: Building Customer Relations for the Future Bahrain Bay Development is a joint venture between Arcapita Bank and a Bahrain-based investment group. It is a $2.5 billion development off the northeast coast of Manama in the Kingdom of Bahrain that included creating a entire island. The project will be a mix of commercial, residential, and retail units. All of the construction will be set around the Manama waterfront. The centerpiece of the project will be Bahrain’s first Four Seasons hotel. Bahrain Bay got underway in 2006 with a land reclamation extending to 430,000m2. The global headquarters of Arcapita and the new hotel were due to be completed in 2008. Phase Three of the operation will involve the construction of residential, commercial, and retail units. The whole project, due for completion in 2010 will cover an area of some 1.1 million m2. The architectural and engineering firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill designed the ultra modern site. In 2005, when the project had been given final approval, Atif A. Abdulmalik, the CEO of Arcapita, sai, “Just five months from the initial announcement of this project, the preparatory stages for design and planning considerations have progressed very well and Bahrain Bay BSC is able to launch Bahrain Bay ahead of schedule. A month from now, site work will commence on what we believe will be an outstanding addition to the Kingdom of Bahrain, as befits its place as a regional center for banking and finance.......

Words: 1510 - Pages: 7

Bahrain Bay

...1. What are Bahrain Bay’s four foundational philosophies,and how might they be used as marketing tools? Bahrain Bay has created four foundations philosophies: Focusing onScale and Aesthetics, Social Equity, Community Fabric and Tomorrow’s Environment. This philosophy helps to ensure thatBahrain Bay becomes a holistic, sustainable place for generations tocome. Continuous development becomes a realization and thesefoundations become a guide for Bahrain Bay to achieve the highstandards and attention to detail that they have set for it.Bahrain Bay recognizes the importance of sharing and protectingthe environment. They are committed in helping develop acommercially sound and ecologically viable approach todevelopment. With respect towards nature, they seek to createintimacy among their site, the environment and its residents andvisitors.By re-establishing the natural landscape, implementing ecologicallysound buildings and design, requiring conscientious constructionmethods and establishing pride in the community, they aim torespect and nurture the development and the world around them.In ratifying this foundation principle, Bahrain Bay understands thatbest practice requires them to consider future generations and learnfrom our past. 2. What would you see as being Bahrain Bay’s mission? The mission of Bahrain Bay’s is to ensure a self-governing and self sustaining community and at the same time support an exceptionalquality of life for residents, business and visitors. We......

Words: 425 - Pages: 2

Marketing Plan for Aqua Bay

...Aqua Bay Marketing Plan for Softubs Jamie O'Shaughnessy Table of Contents EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 4 PURPOSE 5 SCOPE 5 SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS 6 COMPANY 6 About 6 Mission Statement 6 Corporate Social Responsibility 6 COMPETITORS 7 St. Lawrence Pools 7 Beachcomber 8 Comparison Chart of Competitors 9 CUSTOMERS 10 Market Segments 10 Target Market – “KEY FINDINGS” 10 Market Share 11 Customer Needs 11 Retail Channel 11 Consumer Information Sources 11 Frequency and Quantity of Purchase 12 COLLABOTATORS 13 CLIMATE 14 STEP Analysis 14 Social 14 Technological 14 Economic 14 Political 14 SWOT Analysis 15 Strengths 15 Weaknesses 15 Opportunities 15 Threats 15 OBJECTIVES AND ISSUES 16 MARKETING STRATEGY 17 Unique Selling Proposition 17 Competitive Advantage 17 Customer Promises 17 USP 17 MARKETING MIX 18 Product 18 Price 18 Promotion 19 Place 20 Promotional Objective 20 Promotional Strategy 20 Strategic Summary – “KEY FINDINGS” 20 TACTICS 21 Personal Selling 21 Frequently Asked Questions 22 Print 23 Signage 23 Emails 25 BUDGET 26 Monthly Budget (DIRECT COSTS) 26 CONTROLS 27 Customer Feedback 27 Annual Sales 27 Profitability 27 Journal 27 Sales: Prospects 27 * attached documents *Positioning Graph for Softub *Customized Print Advertisement for Softub *Letter to Softub Sales Representative EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Aqua Bay Ltd is a local pool store looking to......

Words: 5026 - Pages: 21

Halong Bay

...Halong Bay 1. Overview Hạ Long Bay (Vietnamese: Vịnh Hạ Long, literally: "descending dragon bay") is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a popular travel destination, in Quảng Ninh Province, Vietnam. Administratively, the bay belongs to Hạ Long City, Cẩm Phả town, and part of Vân Đồn District. The bay features thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various sizes and shapes. Hạ Long Bay has an area of around 1,553 km2, including 1,960–2,000 islets, most of which are limestone. The core of the bay has an area of 334 km2 with a high density of 775 islets. The limestone in this bay has gone through 500 million years of formation in different conditions and environments. The evolution of the karst in this bay has taken 20 million years under the impact of the tropical wet climate. The geo-diversity of the environment in the area has created biodiversity, including a tropical evergreen biosystem, oceanic and sea shore biosystem. Hạ Long Bay is home to 14 endemic floral species and 60 endemic faunal species. Historical research surveys have shown the presence of prehistorical human beings in this area tens of thousands years ago. The successive ancient cultures are the Soi Nhụ culture around 18,000–7000 BC, the Cái Bèo culture 7000–5000 BC and the Hạ Long culture 5,000–3,500 years ago. Hạ Long Bay also marked important events in the history of Vietnam with many artifacts found in Bài Thơ Mout, Đầu Gỗ Cave, Bãi Cháy. 500 years ago, NguyenTrai praised the beauty of Hạ Long......

Words: 1135 - Pages: 5

Hudson Bay

...Hudson’s Bay Company and IBM: Virtual Blade Platform Case Study Three types of sever virtualization Visualization uses special software called “hypervisor” which creates a layer and abstracts and interacts with the physical resources and reallocates them more efficiently. It serves as a platform for the virtual servers’ operating systems. The hypervisor keeps each virtual server independent and unaware of the other running servers. It monitors the physical server’s resources and relays its resources to the right virtual server. Due to their own processing need, physical servers need to reserve some power and resources to run the hypervisors’ application. That fact has an overall impact on the performance and speed of applications. Para-Virtualization: Unlike the normal virtualization process, the guest servers are now aware of one another. A hypervisor in a para-virtualization system doesn’t need that much power to get along with the additional guest operating systems. The whole system works as a coherent unit. OS- Virtualization: The OS approach is completely different with regard to the first ones. The OS-virtualization doesn’t use a hypervisor at all. The host OS performs all the functions of a virtualized hypervisor. The only condition is that all guest servers must possess the same OS. Each virtual server is independent from all the others but a mixture between the OS is not possible because all have to be homogenous. Importance of virtualization......

Words: 661 - Pages: 3

Hudson Bay

...Hudson’s Bay Company and IBM: Virtual Blade Platform Case Study Three types of sever virtualization Visualization uses special software called “hypervisor” which creates a layer and abstracts and interacts with the physical resources and reallocates them more efficiently. It serves as a platform for the virtual servers’ operating systems. The hypervisor keeps each virtual server independent and unaware of the other running servers. It monitors the physical server’s resources and relays its resources to the right virtual server. Due to their own processing need, physical servers need to reserve some power and resources to run the hypervisors’ application. That fact has an overall impact on the performance and speed of applications. Para-Virtualization: Unlike the normal virtualization process, the guest servers are now aware of one another. A hypervisor in a para-virtualization system doesn’t need that much power to get along with the additional guest operating systems. The whole system works as a coherent unit. OS- Virtualization: The OS approach is completely different with regard to the first ones. The OS-virtualization doesn’t use a hypervisor at all. The host OS performs all the functions of a virtualized hypervisor. The only condition is that all guest servers must possess the same OS. Each virtual server is independent from all the others but a mixture between the OS is not possible because all have to be homogenous. Importance of virtualization......

Words: 661 - Pages: 3

Bay of Pigs

...Yesenia Duran Feb. 12, 2015 PSCI 320 Bay of Pigs The chapter begins the correspondence of letters written between John F. Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev. The letters begin with Khrushchev congratulating Kennedy on winning the election, he declares his respect for the United States and that the USSR is prepared to develop a friendly relationship between the two countries. Khrushchev believed that Kennedy will take a soft response on foreign policy and is prepared to take full advantage of the situation. Feeling overwhelmed with his immediate responsibilities Kennedy brushes off Khrushchev first letter with a short response agreeing that everlasting peace is also a focus of the United States and thanking him for his kindness. Kennedy has become aware that Khrushchev has two different sides one that wants and dreams of world peace and another that wants to become extremely powerful. In his second letter to Khrushchev, Kennedy states that although there are many topics that these countries will not be able to agree on the manner in which these topics are approached and handled is of great importance. He also reemphasized the responsibility that rest upon the Unites States and the USSR in world affairs, following this letter everything remains “peaceful.” On April 18th, 1961 Khrushchev writes to Kennedy in response of to the Pay of Pigs invasion in Cuba. Khrushchev is fully aware that the order came from the United States and makes it clear that the USSR will render the......

Words: 459 - Pages: 2

Guantanamo Bay

...Thomas Fiedler 12-17-14 Civics Thomas Fiedler 12-17-14 Civics Guantanamo Bay and the War on Terror Due to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon in the United States of America, the U.S. military has captured hundreds of suspected terrorists on battlefields across the Middle East. These detainees have been interned at a detention camp on the Guantanamo Bay Naval Station in Cuba without trial. This has created a lot of controversy between the United States and those who believe the prisoners were apprehended unlawfully and deserve a fair trial. The Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp was established in 2002 with the purpose to detain extraordinarily dangerous persons, to interrogate detainees in an optimal setting, and to prosecute prisoners for war crimes. The camp is made up of two main facilities: Camp Delta, which is a 612-unit detention center finished in April 2002 and includes detention camps 1 through 6, as well as Camp Echo, where pre-commissions are held; and Camp X-Ray, which was a temporary detention facility and was closed in April 2002. One of the principal advantages to placing the detainees in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba is the legal status that non-U.S. soil provides. If the detainees are not in the U.S., then they don’t have the same rights under American laws. Some of these include the right to legal representation, rights of prisoners, and rights to the American legal system. One government official......

Words: 514 - Pages: 3

Bay of Pigs

...Bay of Pigs: America’s biggest blunder Name History 102 Professor W July 13, 2014 It’s no surprise that the Bay of Pigs is named as one of America’s worst battles in History. It is not considered one of the worst battles because America was simply overpowered either. The U.S. mistakenly sent over a thousand inexperienced men into a hostile area with very little equipment, no support, and no element of surprise. The battle was poorly thought out and badly executed from the planning stages through the execution. In 1959 communist Fidel Castro led an armed group of rebels in the successful overtaking of U.S. backed Cuban leader Fulgencio Batista. (John F Kennedy, n.d.) After assuming power, Castro first tried convincing everyone he was not communist. He had initially turned towards the U.S. looking for help, but was turned away. He then turned toward the Soviet Union and received $100 million in aid. (Wilbanks, 2014) The U.S. became uncomfortable with Castro’s bond with Russia and started boycotting Cuba. This caused Castro to attack U.S. companies in Cuba and form an even closer relationship with Russian leader Nikita Khrushchev. Fearing the rise of communism in Cuba and the close relationship with the Soviet Union, President Eisenhower turned to the CIA to develop a plan to overthrow Fidel Castro. President Eisenhower’s CIA created the original plan of recruiting Cuban exiles and training them to lead a revolt in Cuba. The revolt was...

Words: 1152 - Pages: 5

Bay of Pigs

...The Bay of Pigs One of the most embarrassing things about the United States is the failed invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs. President at the time, John F. Kennedy, along with his administration, was the main one to blame for the failure of this invasion. This event was probably what led to the Cuban Missile Crisis, which comes later on. The main objective of the invasion was to end communism in Cuba by putting an end to its leader, Fidel Castro (Hanson n.p). Unfortunately the invasion failed and Cuba still remained communist for many years. Before becoming the dictator of Cuba, Fidel Castro led a revolution to overthrow the regime of General Batista. Castro, along with a group of rebels, was successful in overthrowing Batista and later, became the new dictator of Cuba (DePalma n.p). This raised concern for the United States because now Communist Cuba posed a threat to our country. Communism is defined in the dictionary as, a system where the government owns all means of production. The United States has always been anti-communist, so a country so close to our shores had to be taken seriously. The plan to invade Cuba was actually already in place before President John F. Kennedy was elected. The Central Intelligence Agency was planning the invasion when President Eisenhower was in office. Although he did not plan the invasion all by himself, John F. Kennedy was still held responsible for the failure. The plan consisted of training roughly about 1,400 Cuban exiles that......

Words: 640 - Pages: 3

Guantanamo Bay

...Guantanamo Bay A seemingly endless war is upon us, between the United States and the countless terrorists of ISIS, Al Qaeda and others. The Naval Station detention camp located in Cuba, referred to as Guantanamo Bay or Gitmo (GTMO), holds prisoners, or detainees, who have been involved in terrorist activities. Some believe that Gitmo should be closed because of recent torture stories involving U.S. officials on the prisoners of the camp. They surmise that by closing Gitmo, tensions with the terrorists will lessen, which is far from true. Closing Guantanamo Bay would have a negative effect on the overall position of the United States in this arduous battle with the terrorists. President George W. Bush decided to transfer high value detainees from Central Intelligence Agency sites in the summer of 2006. Usually, captured soldiers would have protection under the Geneva Convention, which establishes the standards of law for the humanitarian treatment of war, or the basic rights of wartime prisoners. The detainees, being suspected Taliban and al Qaeda operatives, were not viewed as a part of a legitimate government, so it is not clear whether they should be protected under international law (Dahlstrom). The purpose of Guantanamo Bay was to capture any person who was involved in the terrorism that caused many U.S. deaths; it is a way, and maybe the only way, that the United States has in order to protect its citizens. In an article called, “The Historical Perspective on......

Words: 1521 - Pages: 7

Chesapeake Bay

...Jamiu B Giwa-Otusajo BIOL 205 Lab 3 Dr. Erik Davenport THE CHESAPEAKE BAY ECOSYSTEM 1. The Chesapeake Bay is approximately 200 miles in length and it has a width which ranges from 3.4miles to 35miles. The Chesapeake Bay watershed has so much research done on it in order to figure out strategies to revive it. 2. The Chesapeake Bay Program is a regional partnership that leads and directs protection and restoration of the Chesapeake Bay. Although the Chesapeake program partners have mutual restorative objective, they tend to implement restorative actions based on their resources. Their restorative objective include but not limited to * Reducing Pollution * Restoring Habitats * Managing Fishery * Protecting Watershed * Fostering Stewardship 3. Point source nutrient loading is a form of pollution which can be easily regulated because the nutrients are known to originate from a specific location. However in a non-point source nutrient loading the nutrient’s origin is not easily identified, which makes this kind of nutrient loading difficult to contain. 4. The greatest contributor of nutrient loading in the bay is agricultural run-offs. 5. Eutrophication is the enrichment of the ecosystem with chemical substances such as nitrogen and/or phosphorous. It can also be said to be the ecosystem’s reaction to the introduction of natural and artificial substances into aquatic habitats. An excess amount of nutrient loading......

Words: 699 - Pages: 3

Guantanamo Bay

...Guantanamo Bay sits on what was once called Oriente Province. Located on the southeast corner of the island country of Cuba. Oriente Province has since been divided into five distinct provinces, Las Tunas, Holguin, Granma, Santiago de Cuba, and Guantanamo. Guantanamo Bay is situated in the belt of the Caribbean trade winds; it receives sea breezes from the southeast during the afternoons, and shortly after sunset, the wind changes to a northerly direction and becomes a land breeze. The constant breezes help to keep the bay cooler than most semi-arid deserts. However, the mountains that surround the bay to the west, north, and east shelter it from cloud systems, thus producing less precipitation and maintaining the lands aridity. The Guantanamo Bay area is a semi-arid desert very similar to the climate found in San Diego, California. With predominantly dry, sunny days ranging from 80 degrees to 90 degrees Fahrenheit, nearly one-fourth of Guantanamo’s total average annual rainfall of 24 inches, which occurs in October. The region contains parched, brown land and woody plants and succulents capable of enduring the scarcity of water. The terrain and climate of Guantanamo Bay make it a haven for iguanas and banana rats. Guantanamo Bay was named by the Taino Indians, which is a subgroup of the Arawakan Indians, which inhabited the Greater Antilles in the Caribbean Sea, consisting of Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola ( Haiti and the Dominican Republic ), and Puerto Rico. ...

Words: 1455 - Pages: 6

Grand Traverse Bay

...individual farms or businesses, the cost of dealing with adverse climate impacts are typically borne by society as a whole. These costs to society will not be uniformly distributed but felt most among small businesses and Grand Traverse Bay. Here they will most likely to be affected by climate change such as, water, energy, transportation and public health systems. The costs of inaction are frequently neglected and typically not done. These costs include such expenses as rebuilding or preparing infrastructure to meet new realities and the ripple effect of these economic impacts on the state’s households, the agricultural, manufacturing, and commercial and public service sectors as well as tourism in Grand Traverse Bay (Douglas, 2001). Climate change will affect the water, energy, transportation, and public health systems, as well as state economies as well as climate change impact and a wide range of important economic sectors from agriculture to manufacturing to tourism. It is all about location in any business. Especially in the tourism business, but what would happen if we did not for see the future. Looking at Traverse Bay it isn’t a positive future for tourism in the Michigan area in the next 10 to 20 years. Looking at Grand Traverse Bay, I will be able to provide a report that will show the problems we face in Grand Traverse Bay’s future as well as in Michigan so I will look at the conclusions from the economic impacts of climate change at the state,......

Words: 1396 - Pages: 6

E-Bay

...Victor Markovski March 5, 2012 Professor Fitzpatrick e-Bay AuctionWeb soon took over Pierre's entire domain, www.ebay.com, short for Echo Bay, which was the name of his consulting firm at the time. When the eBay had taken off, Pierre realized eBay became very time consuming task. Pierre then came up with the idea to charge a fee of twenty-five cents to slow the use of the website. Pierre’s idea was unsuccessful; Pierre then hired someone to open all of the envelopes that were coming in. Pierre then quit his job and began his new venture. Pierre soon realized he could not expand the company alone. Chris Agarpao was hired as eBay's first employee and Jeffrey Skoll was hired as the first president of the company in early 1996. In November 1996, eBay entered into its first third-party licensing deal, with a company called Electronic Travel Auction to use SmartMarket Technology to sell plane tickets and other travel products. Growth was phenomenal; in January 1997 the site hosted 2,000,000 auctions, compared with 250,000 during the whole of 1996. The company officially changed the name of its service from AuctionWeb to eBay in September 1997. Originally, the site belonged to Echo Bay Technology Group, Omidyar's consulting firm. Omidyar had tried to register the domain name echobay.com, but found it already taken by the Echo Bay Mines, a gold mining company, so he shortened it to his second choice, eBay.com. As the amount of auctions grew dramatically within a year, eBay......

Words: 1218 - Pages: 5