Choosing a Distributor Overview Today’s hospitality managers have many options when choosing a purchasing distributor for their business

Choosing a Distributor Overview Today’s hospitality managers have many options when choosing a purchasing distributor for their business. These distributors range from large distribution firms that carry anything a hospitality company needs to small niche suppliers that specialize in a specific category of products. For this assignment, you will conduct an in-depth research study chosen from one major food or equipment distributor from the following list: Sysco. U.S. Food Service. Performance Food Group. Gordon Food Service. Food Services America. Instructions Write a 4–6 page paper in which you: Choose one distributor company and provide a brief overview including: The history of the company. The geographical areas that they serve. A high-level list of supplies they offer (by category). The main competitors. Choose one competitive distribution company and compare and contrast five similar products (offered by both firms) in the areas of price, quality, and value. Create a table to represent the data. Provide an overview of the company’s payment policy including: The...
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Wk14 DQ1

Wk14 DQ1 Discussion Question 1 – CLO 4 Please provide an evaluation of the Path to Competitive Advantage and Motivation and Feedback and answer the following questions: How can managers enhance employee motivation through performance management techniques? It is well known that individuals on international assignments operate under unique contextual and cultural realities. How would motivation differ in such environments? ...
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Imagine that you have completed the same project discussed in your Project Performance assignment

Project Review Overview Imagine that you have completed the same project discussed in your Project Performance assignment. You exceeded the project budget, but you were able to complete the project. However, you were over budget by 20% in terms of costs and completion date. Now, management has requested a review of your project. Instructions Write an 8–10 page paper in which you: Provide a brief summary of your chosen project. Identify and analyze the process you would use to close out your project. Determine the main challenges that would occur during the project closeout process, and provide a strategy to address the challenges in question. Select and analyze another computer-based tool, other than MS Project and MS Office (e.g., Word, Excel), that you could use in order to manage project costs and scheduling. Speculate on the overall different project management strategies that you would apply, based on the tool that you have selected. Analyze whether continuous process improvements would have helped the delivery of...
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BUS 499 Assignment Capstone

Capstone Overview In this assignment, you are to use the same corporation you selected and focused on for assignments in Weeks 3, 6, and 8. Research the company on its own website, the public filings on the Securities and Exchange Commission's Filings & Forms  https://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml page, the Strayer University's online databases, the Lexis Advance database, and any other sources you can find. The annual report will often provide insights that can help address some of these questions. You will do a 15-minute presentation to the Board of Directors of the corporation. Use the Capstone Template [PPTX] to ensure that your assignment meets the requirements. Requirements Develop an 8–12 slide PowerPoint presentation with speaker notes based upon assignments in Weeks 3, 6, and 8, and the following: Develop an executive-level PowerPoint presentation with 8–12 slides with speaker notes and appropriate graphics. Create a SWOT analysis for the company to determine its major strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. Based on the SWOT analysis, outline a strategy for the company to capitalize on its strengths and opportunities, and...
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FIN 100 Stock Journal Assignment

Stock Journal Assignment This week, you will find out if you have made money on your original (pretend) investments or if you will need to find a side job to recoup your losses. This is the last of the three stock journal assignments you will complete during this course. For this assignment, you will add your work for Week 10 to your previous work from Weeks 3 and 8, following the instructions below. Two templates have been provided for your use. The Weeks 3, 8, and 10 Stock Journal Project Excel Template 1 [XLSX] you began in Week 3 is where you will enter your chosen companies, the share prices, and the number of shares you will be purchasing given your budget of $25K. Note: The above Excel template has been provided for your use for the stock journal assignment. You will notice that there are directions for your work in Weeks 3, 8, and 10. When submitting your assignment for each week, you may use the...
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FIN 100 Investing In My Future Assignment

Investing in My Future Assignment Finance is exciting! In this course, we learned how money can grow through the use of compounding and interest rates and your growth strategies may now be different. For this assignment, develop a summary and a 2–3 page paper. For help with this assignment, view the FIN100 Writing Assignment Help video. Summary This summary will help you develop your paper. Begin writing your summary by responding to the following questions and prompts: Develop a one-paragraph summary using the Week 10 Writing Assignment Template [DOC]. A section for your summary has been provided within the template. Note: Do not use this summary as the introduction to your paper. Think about what you learned in this course. What are your new financial goals? Would you like to become more liquid, to save more for your retirement, or to start a new business? Whatever your goals, finance is right at the core. Think about what you learned in this course regarding investing to complete this assignment. Paper Write a...
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CLA 2 Comprehensive Learning Assessment 2 – CLO 2, CLO 3, CLO 4, CLO 5, CLO 8,

CLA 2 Comprehensive Learning Assessment 2 – CLO 2, CLO 3, CLO 4, CLO 5, CLO 8, CLO 9 The CLA2 assignment is a summary of the topics presented throughout this course, as well as additional research material you have found. Write a paper that includes the following topics: ● The changing business environment and the pressures for change. ● Resistance to change and how to overcome it. ● Business creativity and the needed support to construct the vision and the direction of change. ● Building a strategic managing innovation model. ● Blockages to creativity and how to overcome them. *Please refer to the Grading Criteria for Comprehensive Learning Assessments (CLAs) in the University Policies for specific guidelines and expectations. CLA2 Comprehensive Learning Assessment (CLA 2) Presentation In addition to your CLA2 report, please prepare a professional PowerPoint presentation summarizing your findings for CLA2. The presentation will consist of your major findings, analysis, and recommendations in a concise presentation of 18 slides (minimum). You should use content from your CLA2 report as material for your PowerPoint...
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Week 6 Discussion

  Week 6 Discussion  Discuss the purpose of the Capability Maturity Model. You must do the following: 1) Create a new thread. 2) Select AT LEAST 3 other students' threads and post substantive comments on those threads. Your comments should extend the conversation started with the thread. ALL original posts and comments must be substantive. (I'm looking for about a paragraph - not just "I agree.") http://myhomeworkhelper.us/week-13-dq1/ ...
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