What is e-commerce? How does it differ from e-business? Where does it intersect with e-business?

Answer each question thoroughly with no less than 400 words describing each answer in detail.  

  
1. What is e-commerce? How does it differ from e-business? Where does it intersect with e-business?
2. What are some of the specific ways that a company can obtain a competitive advantage?
3. Compare and contrast the various scaling methods. Explain why scalability is a key business issue for web sites.
4. Discuss why new and improved security measures are not enough to stop online crime. What is the missing ingredient?
5. Why would the amount of experience someone has using the Internet likely increase future Internet usage?
    
    

What would you advise doing to increase the number of purchases and loyal customers?

  
Use the Online Consumer Purchasing Model (Figure 6.11 below) to assess the effectiveness of an e-mail campaign at a small Web site devoted to the sales of apparel to the ages 18–26 young adult market in the United States. Assume a marketing campaign of 100,000 e-mails (at 25 cents per e-mail address). The expected click-through rate is 5%, the customer conversion rate is 10%, and the loyal customer retention rate is 25%. The average sale is $60, and the profit margin is 50% (the cost of the goods is $30).
Instructions:

Create a spreadsheet      model for your numerical answer AND THEN
Respond to the following      questions in a Word document:

· Does the campaign produce a profit?
· What would you advise doing to increase the number of purchases and loyal customers?
· What Web design factors would you use to keep customers coming back and increase traffic?
· What communications messages would you convey to current and potential customers?

Your write-up should be in APA format, 1-2 pages in length, and contain information from a minimum of 3 external sources.
Submit both your Excel file and your Word file for grading.

What purposes do performance appraisals serve? Why are there so many appraisal methods?

 What purposes do performance appraisals serve? Why are there so many appraisal methods? Which have you experienced, and what do you think of how they were used? What are some key ideas to remember when conducting a performance appraisal? What mistakes and best practices have you seen? What would you change and why? 

Why did success in Tokyo predispose Disney management to be too optimistic in their expectations of success in France?In china? Discuss.

Please watch the two videos attached and answer your question.
My question is: Why did success in Tokyo predispose Disney management to be too optimistic in their expectations of success in France?In china? Discuss.
The Failure of Hong Kong Disneyland

The Failure of Euro Disneyland

I want you to discuss my question in PowerPoint about Two or Three slides.
Also, there is a case study about Disney in the attached file.
Make it easy and simple.

How to effectively manage organizational power and politics.

POWER, INFLUENCE, AND POLITICS 

Although organizational power and politics cannot be eliminated, managers can keep it within reasonable bounds. Search for and read a research article about organizational power. Summarize the article in your post, along with your reflections on the article. Then, share at least two workable suggestions with your classmates about how to effectively manage organizational power and politics.

Describe several operational and behavioral benefits that are generally attributed to a participative budgetary process.

You have learned about budgeting strategies and how to effectively put a budget in place. You also have looked at how to create various budgets. For your discussion board post in week five please read case 9-46 on the bottom of page 412 in your textbook. Then in your post answer the two questions posed regarding this case. Describe several operational and behavioral benefits that are generally attributed to a participative budgetary process. Identify at least four deficiencies in Patricia Eklund’s participative policy for planning and performance evaluation purposes. For each deficiency identified, recommend how it can be corrected

Why does a company use the theory of Downsizing, is it ethical to do it?

I have a 4-5 page paper for my business ethics class about Downsizing. In the paper I need to include the theory of Downsizing, why a company does it, is it ethical to do it?, and use an example about a case of a company using this strategy to create more profit. I have already selected a case which is the CityGroup case in 2008 in where they had a cut of about 50,000 employers. 
I am posting the rubric for the paper. 

Assess the main characteristics of a servant leader.

Servant Leadership

This assignment is a three- to four-page APA-formatted paper that focuses on servant leadership.

In the paper:

Identify a leader who exemplifies the traits of a servant leader.
Assess the main characteristics of a servant leader.
Evaluate how your chosen leader exemplifies these characteristics.
The Servant Leadership paper

Must be three to four double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s APA Style.

Must include a separate title page with the following:
Title of paper
Student’s name
Course name and number
Instructor’s name
Date submitted

For further assistance with the formatting and the title page, refer to APA Formatting for Word 2013.
Must utilize academic voice. See the Academic Voice. resource for additional guidance.

Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.

For assistance on writing Introductions & Conclusions. as well as Writing a Thesis Statement, refer to the Ashford Writing Center resources.
Must use at least three scholarly sources in addition to the course text.
The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources. Table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. 

Must document any information used from sources in APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center’s Citing Within Your Paper.

Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. See the Formatting Your References. resource in the Ashford Writing Center for specifications.
Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

Provide specific data on electrical rates before and after deregulation and what the experience of some states has been.

Based on some Internet research prepare a report (4 pages) laying out the pro’s and con’s of electricity deregulation. Provide specific data on electrical rates before and after deregulation and what the experience of some states has been. Should we deregulate transmission and distribution as well? Remember that in California there was a short term decrease in rates and then …