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1. Read Ch. 2 in Shock of the new: The challenge and promise of emerging technol

1. Read Ch. 2 in Shock of the new: The challenge and promise of emerging technology book. (ISBN 978-1-947308-80-0)
2. On the discussion board, write at least 2 paragraphs on one item of interest you read in the chapter and explain why you found it important. Next, comment on 2 posts by your classmates and give your opinion on their answers.
3. Read Ch. 2 in The innovation delusion: How our obsession with the new has disrupted the work that matters most book. (ISBN 978-0-525-57568-9)
4. After reading Ch. 2, write a 1-page summary and then give your opinion on the material from the chapter and submit it.

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 Week 9 DiscussionCOLLAPSE Going Public Locate a recent story from The Wall Stre

 Week 9 DiscussionCOLLAPSE
Going Public
Locate a recent story from The Wall Street Journal or other reputable news source about a company that has gone public through an Initial Public Offering (IPO) within the last year and review their S-1 filing. To locate this, search on EDGAR Company Filings or the investor relations section of their website.  To avoid repetition, please find an IPO that other students have not discussed.
How did the company arrive at the valuation for the IPO? Consider the various valuation methods covered in Week 4, supply and demand based on hype, and peer comparables.
What was said publicly by the CEO/CFO and/or the bank that took the company public to support the initial stock price?
Was the IPO price justified? How has the price changed since the IPO? Be sure to consider overall market and segment performance to support your position.
Post your initial response by Wednesday, midnight of your time zone, and reply to at least 2 of your classmates’ initial posts by Sunday, midnight of your time zone.​
1st person to respond to is 
Ismail
 
 Hi Professor JP and Fellow Leaders, 
My source this week is https://www.wsj.com/articles/poshmark-shares-make-public-market-debut-at-97-50-11610644004, and here are my answers to the three questions:
How Did the Company Arrive at The Valuation for the IPO? Consider The Various Valuation Methods Covered in Week 4, Supply and Demand Based on Hype, And Peer Comparable.
Poshmark is a well-known retailer of feminine apparel and accessories. Initial Public Offering (IPO) pricing data reported by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) put the company’s worth at over $3 billion at a price of $42 per share. Several elements contributed to the company’s skyrocketing worth. Market demands among community members were prioritized by the firm first; many Poshmark customers buy things to help them get to the top of social and professional circles. Second, the company deliberated the timing of its IPO in light of the fact that it had stopped buying business gowns and instead started stocking up on tie-dye and sweatpants. It was a gamble, but the firm won new clients and became more dominant in the fashion sector (Balasubramanian, 1).
What Was Said Publicly by the CEO/CFO and/or the Bank That Took the Company Public to Support the Initial Stock Price?
Poshmark CEO Manish Chandra said the firm is well-positioned for expansion thanks to the market demand for its products. During his speech, he made the assertion mentioned above, arguing that the market swung in its favor when it began catering to consumers’ desires for more casual clothing and less reliance on stuffy suits. (“…when the need for buying work clothing… decreased, the marketplace… changed in that direction,”). This desire prompted Poshmark to set its IPO pricing (Gad, 2).
Was the IPO Price Justified? How Has the Price Changed Since the IPO? Be Sure to Consider Overall Market and Segment Performance to Support Your Position.
It is necessary to realize that the IPO price was justified for various reasons. Before the IPO pricing, the market for previously owned commodities like sweatpants and tie-dye saw a significant increase in demand. In addition, the firm benefited from a concentration on social commerce (Staff Writers, 3) since this allowed it to facilitate fruitful communications between customers and merchants through a built-in chat feature. The business could attract new consumers and increase its revenue by encouraging communication. With a net value of less than $1 billion, Poshmark has seen its stock price fall sharply since its IPO. Due to the dramatic increase in market demand, many potential investors are also unwilling to put their money into the company’s operations.
Respectfully, 
Ismail

Ref: 
1- Kesavan Balasubramanian. 2022. What are the advantages and disadvantages of a company going public. Investopedia. 
2- Sham Gad. 2021. How an initial public offering (IPO) is priced. Investopedia. 
3- Staff Writers. 2018. Spotlight on: alternatives to the public market. IR magazine.
2nd person to respond to 
 Quentin 
 Hello JP and fellow IPO analysts,
Today I am looking at a recent IPO from the Chinese distributor company Gigatech. The article implies the market has been in a drought of IPOs for a while, particularly from China. There is no S-1 as their current auditor is Chinese. That being said, given the above things, there is a general hype around an IPO (Bragg 2).    
The CEO has mentioned that they are determined to stay in the US public market, even with the crackdown from both sides on Chinese companies doing so. Despite being based in China, Gigatechs profits are entirely outside the company. The CFO even went as far as to say that they are willing to change auditors if that will allow Gigatech to stay in the market past their current three-year limit. They seem keen to take advantage of the drought and reassure potential buyers that their stock will not just disappear. 
And that has been rewarded. Gigatech initial offering was $15.69, which skyrocketed on the day to as high as $48. The stock has cooled since then, but even now is sitting at $17. 
References: 
Yang, J. (2022). China’s GigaCloud Goes Public in U.S., Bucking Delisting Trend. Retrieved 30 August 2022, from https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-gigacloud-goes-public-in-u-s-bucking-delisting-trend-11660841284?page=1
Bragg, S. The CFO guidebook (4th ed.).

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Review the reading materials attached below.  Research the topic “informati

Review the reading materials attached below. 
Research the topic “information quality policies in healthcare.” You may also consult relevant authorities in your organization.
In a 3 page paper based on your study and research, write a policy document to promote enterprise-wide creation, dissemination, and use of quality information in your healthcare organization. Ensure that your policy document covers the life cycle of information, i.e. the policy must address ensuring quality information from:

design and capture,
content and records management, and
information use.

Include all citations and your reference list in proper APA format. Be sure to include references properly cited using APA. Apply appropriate APA headings and subheadings for each prompt. Your work will automatically be checked by Turnitin. 

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1. Watch the video “10 Minutes with Geert Hofstede on Power Distance.” https://w

1. Watch the video “10 Minutes with Geert Hofstede on Power Distance.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqAJclwfyCw 
2. Review the Power Distance  file
3. Navigate to the discussion below and post a substantive response to the following questions:
Compare and contrast attitudes toward authority between high power distance cultures and low power distance cultures.
Think about an organization you are involved in (work, church, civic organization, etc.). Identify the organization and describe how you would characterize the power distance dimension within the organization’s culture. Is it high, low, or somewhere in between? Explain how you came to this conclusion and provide an example to support your assertion.
Describe how the principle of power distance is evident within the organization you identified. Your initial response should:
Be 200–300 words in length
Include a minimum of two adequately cited references. For questions on APA style, go to the APA Style Page.

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  Explain why firms experience evolutionary cycles in which there is a fight b

 
Explain why firms experience evolutionary cycles in which there is a fight between strategy and structure, punctuated with periods in which strategy and structure are reshaped. Provide examples of global firms that have experienced this pattern.
Choose a CEO of a prominent firm that you believe exemplifies the positive aspects of strategic leadership.

What actions does this CEO take that demonstrate effective strategic leadership?
What are the effects of those actions on the firm’s performance?

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Read the article “How Indra Nooyi Turned Design Thinking Into Strategy.”

Read the article “How Indra Nooyi Turned Design Thinking Into Strategy.”

Remember to look for the .pdf icon to print the article!

Watch the video “Nooyi: You Can ‘Have It All’ With Support, Sacrifices.”
Develop an American-Indian cultural profile via a 10- to 12-slide presentation (utilizing the presentation tool of your choice). Include narrative giving generalized country profiles based on a synthesis of research, primarily from Hofstede as well as numerous other sources. This profile illustrates how to synthesize information and gain a sense of the character of a society from which implications may be drawn about how to manage more effectively in that society.
The 10- to 12-slide presentation should also include the answers to the following questions:

What is the PDI (power distance index) for India compared to America? The difference between the two PDIs indicates what information for global managers?
What were the factors that shaped Indra Nooyi as a leader?
If PepsiCo were headquartered in India, how might Nooyi lead her employees in India based on the PDI of this country in comparison to America? 
What leadership style is being used by Nooyi at PepsiCo? Highlight the mix of various leadership styles found in Nooyi, such as that of servant leadership, ethical leadership, socialized charismatic leadership, and authentic leadership.

Your presentation should include a minimum of three properly cited references. For questions on APA style, go to the APA Style Page.

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This assignment consists of two parts.  Part 1) For each of the quantitative res

This assignment consists of two parts. 
Part 1) For each of the quantitative research objectives listed below:
Identify variables to be measured.
Develop a minimum of four (4) sample questions to be included in the questionnaire.
Identify how each question will be scored.
Identify the level of measurement for each question.
Recommend a method of survey administration to be used.
Quantitative Research Objectives
To determine if advertising during the Super Bowl is effective in increasing consumers’ product awareness.  Use a product of your choosing.  State the name of the product that was advertised.  
To determine patient satisfaction of patients who are admitted to a hospital during the past 6 months.
To determine if there is a relationship between the decision to pursue a career in law enforcement and gender.
To determine IT professional’s perceptions of the best preparation for an IT career.
Part 2)
Explain the method of survey administration you would use if a survey was conducted in your intended research.

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  Week 3 – Overview & Learning Objectives Week 3 – Overview & Learning Objective

 
Week 3 – Overview & Learning Objectives
Week 3 – Overview & Learning ObjectivesAttached Files:
 Chapter 3-The External Assessment.pptx Chapter 3-The External Assessment.pptx – Alternative Formats (1.082 MB)
 Chapter 4-The Internal Assessment.pptx Chapter 4-The Internal Assessment.pptx – Alternative Formats (939.806 KB)
Assigned Readings:Chapter 3. The External AssessmentChapter 4. The Internal AssessmentOverview:The external assessment uses an external audit that identifies and evaluates trends and events beyond the firm’s control. The focus is on the five external forces that shape the business environment (a) economic, (b) social, (c) political, (d) technological, and (e) competitive. The internal assessment examines how the company performs in all areas such as marketing, finance/accounting, overall management, IT, and production and operations.Chapter 3 The External AssessmentLearning Objectives:
Describe the nature and purpose of an external assessment in formulating strategies.
Identify and discuss 10 external forces that must be examined in formulating strategies: economic, social, cultural, demographic, environmental, political, governmental, legal, technological, and competitive.
Explain Porter’s Five Forces Model and its relevance in formulating strategies.
Describe key sources of information used for locating vital external information.
Discuss forecasting tools and techniques.
Explain how to develop and use an External Factor Evaluation (E F E) Matrix.
Explain how to develop and use a Competitive Profile Matrix.
Chapter 4 The Internal Assessment  Learning Objectives:
Describe the nature and role of an internal assessment in formulating strategies.
Discuss why organizational culture is so important in formulating strategies.
Identify the basic functions (activities) that make up management and their relevance in formulating strategies.
Identify the basic functions of marketing and their relevance in formulating strategies.
Discuss the nature and role of finance and accounting in formulating strategies.
Discuss the nature and role of production/operations in formulating strategies.
Discuss the nature and role of research and development (R&D) in formulating strategies.
Discuss the nature and role of management information systems (MIS) in formulating strategies.
Explain value chain analysis and its relevance in formulating strategies.
Develop and use an Internal Factor Evaluation (IFE) Matrix.
 
Discussion Forum Week 3
Discussion Forum Week 3Go to Chapter 3  and do Exercise 3B “Develop a Competitive Profile Matrix” for Coca-Cola.  Develop an analysis of  Coca-Cola utilizing this matrix in two to three pages.  Then go to the end of Chapter 4 and do Exercise 4A “Perform a Financial Ratio Analysis for Coca-Cola” Step 1.  After developing an analysis of  Coca-Cola (two to three pages) and after completing the financial ratio analysis (one page minimum), submit them in the Discussion Forum for this week.  Reply to at least two other students (200- word minimum each) and, as a class, refine the Competitive Profile Matrix analysis and the financial ratio analysis so that they are acceptable for Coca-Co 

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Review the video “10 Minutes with Geert Hofstede on Power Distance.”https://w

Review the video “10 Minutes with Geert Hofstede on Power Distance.”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqAJclwfyCw
respond to two of your classmates individually (find attachments).

Consider the validity of their assertions related to high and low power distance.
Evaluate the descriptions, examples, and characterizations provided in your classmates’ posts.
Offer alternate perspectives and provide additional clarifying commentary to add to the discussion.

Each response should be at least 150 words.

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Overview In this assignment, you will recommend a personal retirement plan for a

Overview
In this assignment, you will recommend a personal retirement plan for a client that you identify. Support your recommendation to the client by explaining how the plan meets the client’s needs and mitigates risk. In addition to the required page total, include the required appendices. Required appendices may be tables, pie charts, and/or other appropriate figures.
Scenario
This week, you continue in the role of retirement planner you took on for the Week 7 assignment. You will identify a client, create a retirement plan that meets that client’s needs, and recommend the plan to the client.
Instructions
In a 5–6 page paper, complete the following:
Identify a person, couple, or family for whom you are creating the plan. Describe the person, couple, or family (no name is required, but it can be you, someone else, or someone you imagine). Each of the following items is important because your recommendations must align to them:

Include the factors that are important to know when developing a retirement plan (age, marital status, number of dependents, health, life expectancy, and other sources of income such as social security and pensions).
Identify a desired age of retirement and retirement income (assume these were provided by the client).
Describe the client’s personal risk tolerance (assume this information was provided by the client).  

Develop a personal retirement plan that identifies required savings before retirement and planned savings and withdrawals before and after retirement. Support your explanation of this plan with the following appendices:

Annual and monthly savings before retirement (in addition to the required page total).
Annual and monthly withdrawals after retirement (in addition to the required page total).

Recommend asset allocations that mitigate risk based on client’s profile, such as age, marital status, and personal risk tolerance, and based on the riskiness of the assets. Provide the following appendix to support the original and changing allocation of asset classes:

Asset allocation over the life of the plan (in addition to the required page total).

Use 5–6 sources to support your writing. Choose sources that are credible, relevant, and appropriate. Cite each source listed on your source page at least one time within your assignment. For help with research, writing, and citation, access the library or review library guides.
This course requires the use of Strayer Writing Standards. For assistance and information, please refer to the Strayer Writing Standards link in the left-hand menu of your course. Check with your professor for any additional instructions. 
The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is as follows:
Create investment recommendations based on research that includes the rationale and risk mitigation for the chosen strategies.