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  4.How can US and Canadian students get jobs in Europe? 5.We want to explore ways our company can help raise funds for the Open Shelter. We will investigate whether collecting and recycling glass, aluminum, and paper products will raise enough money to help. 6.How can XYZ University better serve students from traditionally.
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  6.What are three ways that style in reports differs from conventional business communication style? (LO 18-5) 7.Name four good writing principles that are particularly important in reports. (LO 18-5) 8.How do you introduce sources in the text of the report? (LO 18-5) 9.Why should reports have a topic sentence at the beginning of.
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  7.What are some tips for writing a sales proposal (LO 17-5) 9.What is a business plan? (LO 17-5) 11.What are the differences between chronological and task progress reports?(LO 17-6) 17.5Proposing a Change (LOs 17-2 and 17-3) 17.6Proposing to Undertake a Research Project (LOs 17-2 and 17-3) 17.7Writing a Proposal for Funding for a Nonprofit Group.
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  16.6 Creating Visuals (LO 16-2) 1.Daily Change in Traffic to NCAA-Related Sports Websites 2.Customer Satisfaction with Airlines 16.7 Interpreting Data (LO 16-2, 16-4) 16.8 Creating Graphs for a Client (LOs 16-2, 16-4) 16.9 Graphing Data from the Web ((LOs 16-2, 16-4) 16.10 Creating a Visual Argument (LO 16-2)     .
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  16.2 Evaluating the Ethics of Design Choices (LO 16-2)     People of goodwill may disagree about some of these.  Here is one possibility:   1.Using photos of Hawaiian beaches in advertising for Bermuda tourism, without indicating the location of the beaches. 2.Editing a photo by inserting an image of young black person into an all.
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  6.Each year, the Christmas shopping rush makes more work for everyone at Nordstrom’s, especially for the Credit Department. While working for Nordstrom’s Credit Department for three Christmas and summer vacations, the Christmas sales increase is just one of the credit situations I became aware of. 7.Whether to plate a two-inch eyebolt.
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  14.1 Reviewing the Chapter (LOs 14-1 through 14-8)     1.Name interview channels. What special considerations do you have to make for them? (LO 14-1) 2.How can you create an effective strategy for your interview? (LO 14-2) 3.What preparations should you make before an interview? (LO 14-3) 4.What are some behavior tips you should keep in.
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  15.16 Citing Sources (LO 15-4)   This exercise helps students become familiar with two citation styles.  You may ask your students to format the information using a third style if it is appropriate for their disciplines. You should also encourage your students to review APA and MLA styles in Appendix C.   1. Raice, Shayndi..
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  15.4 Identifying the Weaknesses in Problem Statements (LO 15-2)     1.One possible report topic which I would like to investigate would be the differences in women’s intercollegiate sports in our athletic conference. 2.How to market products effectively to college students. 3.Should Web banners be part of a company’s advertising?     .
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  16.1 Reviewing the Chapter (LOs 16-1 through 16-4)     1.When should you use visuals and data displays? (LO 16-1) 2.What are some specific ways to create effective visuals and data displays? (LO 16-2) 3.What are some concerns that must be addressed to keep your visuals and data displays accurate and ethical? (LO 16-2) 4.What are.
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  15.10 Evaluating Survey Questions (LO 15-3)     1.Survey of clerical workers: 2.Questionnaire on grocery purchases: Do you usually shop at the same grocery store? a.  Yes b.  No   Which statement best describes your grocery shopping?   a.  I buy everything at one trip each week to one store. Which statement best describes where you buy groceries?   a.  I almost always shop.
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  15.9Choosing Samples for Surveys and Interviews (LO 15-3)     1.How can your school save money to limit tuition increases? 2.How can your favorite school organization attract more student members? 3.How can you school improve communication with international students? 4.How should your school deal with hate speech? 5.How can instructors at your school improve their electronic presentations.
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  18.2 Identifying Assumptions and Limitations(LO 18-6)     a.Report on Ways to Encourage More Students to Join XYZ Organization’s Twitter Feed b.Report on the Feasibility of Building Hilton Hotels in Romania c.Report on Car-Buying Preferences of Young Adults 18.3 Revising an Executive Summary (LO 18-6)     .
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  17.1 Reviewing the Chapter (LOs 17-1 through 17-6)   1.What is the different between a competitive and noncompetitive proposal? (LO 17-1) 3.What are six questions a good proposal should answer? (LO 17-2) 4.How does the organization for proposals for class research projects and business proposals differ? (LO 17-3) 6.What are some guidelines for preparing a.
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  15.11 Designing Questions for an Interview or Survey (LO 15-3)     (Example on designing questions for an interview on fringe benefits follows problem analysis.)   This assignment is a good preliminary assignment for any report or oral presentation which will be based on an interview or survey. The specific suggestions for topics lead into.
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  18.1 Reviewing the Chapter (LOs 18-1 through LO 18-6)     1.What are some sections of the report you may be able to write even before finishing your research? (LO 18-1) 2.What are some criteria to check to ensure you have quality data? (LO 18-2) 3.What kinds of patterns should you look for in your.
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  13.4 Improving You-Attitude and Positive Emphasis in Job Letters (LO 13-2)     1.I got laid off at Barlons three months ago when they down-sized. 2.Your company needs someone like me, who has the experience and knowledge to take your department to new heights. 3.I may not be the most qualified candidate you will see,.
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6.Name three guidelines for planning visuals for your presentations? (LO 19-4) 7.What are six ways to deliver an effective presentation? (LO 19-5) 8.What are some ways to deal with the common fear of public speaking?  Which ways would work for you? (LO 19-5) 9.List some pointers for effectively handling questions during presentations. (LO.
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  13.3 Analyzing First Paragraphs of Prospecting Letters (LO 13-2)     1.Redeccer just added three new stores in Ohio. They also got voted best hardware store in Denton. This is where I want to start my career in supply-chain management. 2.From the time I was old enough to walk, my father involved me with.
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  15.1 Reviewing the Chapter (LOs 15-1 through 15-4)     1.What are three different varieties of reports? (LO 15-1) 2.What are some criteria for defining report problems? (LO 15-2) 3.What are four criteria for evaluating web sources? (LO 15-3) 4.What questions should you use to analyze a survey? (LO 15-3) 5.What are some criteria for good survey.
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  13.5 Evaluating Letter Content (LO 13-2)     Possible revisions are given below each sentence.     1.My internship gave me lots of experience for this job. 2.My job duties at Saxon Sport were to create displays, start an employee newsletter, and on weekends, I was part of the sales staff. 3.While at San Fernando State, I played.
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  5.What should you accomplish in the close of an interview? (LO 14-4) 6.What are some common interview questions?  What are effective answers for you? (LO 14-5) 7.What are three special kinds of interviews you may encounter?  What are tips to succeed in them? (LO 14-6) 8.What do you need to do after an.
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  16.3 Evaluating Visuals (LOs 16-2, 16-4)     Below are some possible answers your students may discuss.  However, this is not an exhaustive list.   1.Property Tax Revenue Allocation 2.Total Annual Deaths 3.Afghanistan Population Pyramid 4.Burden of Disease Attributed to Alcohol 5.For Each Dollar of Federal Income Tax…     .
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  15.3 Defining Report Problems (LO 15-2)   The topics listed are broad enough that almost an infinite amount of report problems can exist for each. Two possible report problems are given for each topic, though your students may come up with many more. The key to make sure their report problems are.
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  15.17 Writing a Report Based on a Survey (LO 15-3)     An example follows the problem analysis.   Students enjoy this assignment. Students who do this assignment in groups survey more students, but they don’t ask better questions or analyze their data more thoroughly. Perhaps they would if they were required to survey fewer.
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  15.6 Choosing Research Strategies (LO 15-3)     The most obvious methods are listed here. Depending on the campus and city, other methods may also be appropriate.   1.How can XYZ store increase sales? 2.What is it like to live and work in [name of country]? 3.Should our organization have a dress code? 4.Is it feasible to start.
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  19.1 Reviewing the Chapter (LOs 19-1 to 19-6)     1.What are the different purposes for presentations? (LO 19-1) 2.What are the three major components of planning effective presentations? (LO 19-2) 3.What three elements of a presentation should you focus on to organize your information? (LO 19-3) 4.What are four different kinds of presentation openers you.
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  19.2 Analyzing Openers and Closes (LO 19-3)     a.Opener: I interviewed Mark Perry at AT&T. b.Opener: How many of you know what you want to do when you graduate? c.Opener: You don’t have to know anything about computer programming to get a job as a technical writer at CompuServe. d.Opener: My report is about what.
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  5.Student?___Undergrad?__Grad?__Other?__ 6.Major?___ 7.Age?__ Sex?__M__F 8.Fraternity/Sorority?__Yes__NoIf yes, which one?________________ 9.What is your grade point average?___ 10.What is your favorite bar?______________ 11.Why do you go out?  __ to drink   __ to dance  __ to socialize  __ Other_____________ 12.Where do you live?___North___South___Commute One intriguing note is that students in “difficult” majors like engineering have higher GPAs than the students we surveyed.
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