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  1. A project manager at COMSOFT corporation has collected statistics on the organization’s software development process.  He has the size of each project in number of lines of code for the past 20 projects and the number of lines of code in error discovered during code reviews for each project.  Describe what type of control chart you can use and how do you calculate the control limits (provide formula) to check if the software coding process in this organization is in control.

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Learning Reflection

Think for a moment about the last product you purchased. What was the product?  What is the brand name of the product? How would you describe the customer for this product?  What is the product’s closest brand competitor?  Explain why you chose this brand rather than the competitor’s brand.   How did the marketing for the product influence your purchase?

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Find five different online mortgage lenders such ashttp://www.lendingtree.com/. From these five lenders, find the following mortgage rates: 10 year (if available), 15 year (if available) and 30 year. Convert these rates into Effective Annual Rates (EAR’s). Discuss which rate is actually the cheapest rate.•Present the rates in a table. List the quoted rate and EAR rate, the lender and the time to maturity.•What are three common mistakes most homebuyers make when looking at quoted mortgage rates?•Based solely on the EAR, which rate is the cheapest? Does this make sense? Explain your answer.•Keeping the time value of money in mind, if an investor chose the 30 year mortgage, what does that say about their opinion of the time value of money?•Why do the different lenders have different rates?•Is the difference in rates going to have a material  impact on the cost to the home buyer? Explain your answer

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4. Give an example to illustrate why common definition of terms is so important to effective communication. Define a word or term used uniquely in your profession.

Yellowstone

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Yellowstone Park Medical Services (YPMS) provides emergency health care for park visitors. Such health care includes treatment for everything from indigestion and sunburn to more serious injuries. A recent issue of Yellowstone Today (National Park Service Publication) indicated that the average number of visitors treated each day by YPMS was 21.7. The estimated standard deviation was 4.2 (summer data). The distribution of numbers treated is approximately mound-shaped and symmetrical.

(a) For a 10-day summer period, the following data show the number of visitors treated each day by YPMS.

Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Number treated 25 19 17 15 20 24 30 19 16 23
Make a control chart for the daily number of visitors treated by YPMS, and plot the data on the control chart. (Be sure to include the horizontal lines on the control chart. Recall that the mean line is solid and the control limit lines are dashed.)

Do the data indicate that the number of visitors treated by YPMS is “in control”? Explain your answer.

The data indicate the process is out-of-control; out-of-control warning signals I and III are present.The data indicate the process is out-of-control; out-of-control warning signal III is present.    The data indicate the process is in control; no out-of-control warning signals are present.The data indicate the process is out-of-control; out-of-control warning signal I is present.

(b) For another 10-day summer period, the following data were obtained.

Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Number treated 20 15 12 21 24 28 32 36 35 37
Make a control chart, and plot the data on the chart. (Be sure to include the horizontal lines on the control chart. Recall that the mean line is solid and the control limit lines are dashed.)

Do the data indicate that the number of visitors treated by YPMS is “in control” or “out of control”? Explain our answer. Identify all out-of-control signals by type (I, II, or III).

The data indicate the process is in control; no out-of-control warning signals are present.The data indicate the process is out-of-control; out-of-control warning signal I is present.    The data indicate the process is out-of-control; out-of-control warning signal III is present.The data indicate the process is out-of-control; out-of-control warning signals I and III are present.

If you were the park superintendent, do you think YPMS might need some (temporary) extra help?
—Select— No Yes

There are

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There are two coin purses. The first coin purse contains a
nickel N and a dime, D. The second coin purse contains a penny P and a quarter
Q.

 

From the first purse a coin is randomly chosen, and from the
second purse, a coin is randomly chosen, and the outcome is recorded.  [For instance,
the outcome (N, P) means Nickel from the first purse and Quarter from the
second purse.]

 

(a) List all of the outcomes in the sample space.

 

(b) Let A be the event “the sum of the coin values is
an odd number of cents.”

 

What outcomes
belong to event A? (Just list them).

 

What is the
probability of event A?  ______

 

(c) Let B be the event “the sum of the coin values is between
20 cents and 50 cents.”

 

What outcomes
belong to event B? (Just list them).

 

What is the
probability of event B?  ______

 

(d) Determine the probability P(A È B), where A and B are the
events described above. Show work/explanation.

The Ethics of Leadership

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The Ethics of Leadership

Robert Nardelli was heavily criticized for his leadership style and methods he used during his tenure as CEO of Home Depot. Using your readings for this week along with outside research, describe his style of leadership and take a position on whether you feel his actions rose to the level of being unethical.
Write a 3-4 page APA formatted paper, using a minimum of three references,

  • Clearly describe Robert Nardelli’s leadership style in terms of Leadership Theory, incorporating the following theories within your paper:
    • Trait Theory
    • Behavioral Theory
    • Situational and Contingency Theories
  • State whether his actions were ethical or unethical.
  • Cite the text material and research that support your position.

http://www.businessweek.com/stories/2007-01-14/out-at-home-depot