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Discussion Forum Faith Integration Week 6

Discussion Forum Faith Integration Week 6
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Proverbs 3:27 (Links to an external site.) ESV Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it.

Discuss how you might praise your employees with communications that honor the intent of the above proverb.

Discussion General Forum Week 6
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Post your first forum comment by Thursday & response by Saturday. You must respond to at least one post from a classmate.

There are 2 forums due each week: Faith Integration forum & General Discussion forum. Please refer to the rubric for discussion forums for posting guidelines.

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Week 6 forum

Watch and comment on the video “How reading body language can help you get a raise”

Post your reaction/comments on what was discussed in the video assigned. S Post your initial comment by Thursday 11:59 PM that addresses a point made in the video. You are required to post at least 1 response posting by Saturday 11:59 PM. 



What is the relationship between communities of practice, learning, and identity as discussed by Wenger (1998). What are some of the different theories of social learning discussed by Minar and Crown and how are these theories useful for archaeologists s

What is the relationship between communities of practice, learning, and identity as discussed by Wenger (1998).

What are some of the different theories of social learning discussed by Minar and Crown and how are these theories useful for archaeologists studying technology and craft production?  Discuss an example of how alternative theories provide different insights into why certain aspects of technological systems are resistant to change or more open to innovation?

What is the difference between open and closed learning frameworks?  What are some of the social and economic factors that may impact the structure of apprenticeship or learning frameworks in different communities of practice?  How do these different approaches to learning impact processes of cultural conservatism or innovation? 

Asign 1


In this assignment, you will create a revised company description and mission statement based on the feedback you received in the Week 1 discussion. Then, you will conduct a SWOT (strength, weakness, opportunity, and threat) analysis for the type of beverage you have selected and for your company. As you work on the assignment, consider why you have chosen one type of non-alcoholic beverage over another and the reasons for that choice. As you complete your SWOT analysis, be sure to include external factors such as industry/market trends and competition, and internal factors such as your capabilities or abilities to reach certain market segments.

Write a 35-page paper in which you do the following:

  1. Create your revised Non-Alcoholic beverage (NAB) company name and explain the names significance to you. Describe a NAB that you would produce and sell.
  2. Develop your revised companys mission statement and provide a rationale for its components.
    • Hints: Use the Statement of Mission template on pages 7273 of the course textbook, Successful Business Plan, to aid your development.
    • Extract appropriate information from the NAB Company Portfolio, where applicable. You should fill in other required items in the template using your personal preferences. 
  3. Describe the trends in the non-alcoholic beverage industry, especially the specific type of beverage category you have chosen.
    • Hints: Research and outline beverage industry trends. Consider the size and growth rate of the industry overall and the specific beverage type you have chosen. Use the worksheet in the course text (p. 88 | Past and Future Growth of Your Industry) to help you project the future growth rate. Consider the use of industry associations and search engines to find reliable and recent data.
  4. Choose one strategic position from the course text (pp. 142143) that you believe is the best strategic position for your company. Explain the approach you will use to implement this strategic position in order to distinguish your beverage from other non-alcoholic beverages.
  5. Provide an overview of your companys distribution channels. Explain the manner in which your product will reach end users. Provide a rationale for your chosen method.
    • Hints: For example, will you sell your beverage in grocery stores, restaurants, or sports venues? If so, describe the types of resellers and distributors who will sell to resellers and fulfill their orders. If you are attempting to sell directly to consumers, for example, online via a monthly subscription, how will you manage warehousing/fulfillment/shipping?
  6. Outline at least three types of risks (including any regulatory risks) that your business faces. Describe your companys plan to mitigate such risk.
    • Hints: You may refer to the types of risk listed in the course text (pp. 148149) as well as any risks not listed in the text. Regulation weighs more heavily on beverage and food businesses than many other types of companies, so be certain to consider any regulatory risks your type of beverage faces. For example, what kind of regulation and/or risks are you likely to face if you make health claims about your beverage?
  7. Develop a SWOT analysis for your NAB company using the SWOT matrix worksheet in the course text (p. 153 | SWOT: Strengths/Weaknesses/Opportunities/Threats).
    • Hints: What are your companys likely strengths? Have you chosen a beverage segment that is growing and lacks an entrenched competitor? Are you in a niche market that has great potential? What are the strengths that you and other team members bring to your company? Do you or other team members have previous experience in the food and beverage industry?
    • Hints: What are your companys likely weaknesses? Is the competition in your industry segment entrenched? Is your own management team inexperienced? Will it be challenging to actually produce your product and maintain quality?
    • Hints: What are your companys opportunities? Does your segment have more demand than supply? Have larger corporations stopped serving smaller or niche markets that you could enter? Is a new market emerging because of demographics, immigration, and changing tastes?
    • Hints: What are your companys threats? Is there a clear market leader that will be hard and expensive to displace? Are downward-pricing pressures in the segment making profit margins slim? Are there little or no barriers to entry for new competitors? if you have a novel idea that succeeds, can the competition easily enter your market? If you have a global aspect to your company, do factors such as currency fluctuations, political instability, offshoring, or outsourcing pose threats?
  8. Format your assignment according to these formatting requirements:
    1. Cite the resources you have used to complete the exercise. Note: There is no minimum requirement for the number of resources used in the exercise. 
    2. The paper must be typed, double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with 1-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
    3. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the students name, the professors name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required page length.

The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is:

  • Develop a company overview and SWOT analysis that include trends, strategic positioning, distribution channels, and risks.

Edu 571 Week 5 Discussion


“Data Collection” Please respond to the following:

  • Using your planned evaluation project, assume that the client paying for the evaluation has requested that you primarily use audio/visual interview and observation techniques. The client envisions using clips in the evaluation report and in marketing campaigns. Discuss the appropriateness, advantages, and disadvantages of using digital capabilities to capture sound, video, and photographs of the interviewees, focus groups, and observations. Provide reasons for opposing or supporting the request (partially or completely).

“Benefits of Meta-Evaluation” Please respond to the following:

  • Your client told you that a meta-evaluation should not be included in the plan or budget. Explain two (2) reasons for including a meta-evaluation in the evaluation plan. Recommend two (2) ways to reduce the costs

Comparative essay

Use the powerpoint in the module to compare and contrast Frangonard’s “The Swing” and Kauffman’s “Cornelia Presenting Her Children.” 

Consider the following questions in your response:

How are women represented differently in each painting?

How has the setting changed, and what might this change indicate?

What qualities of femininity does each painting advance?

What are some differences between Rococo and Neoclassical Art?

Write an approximately 250-300 word essay comparing and contrasting the two works of art.


 How can HR use SM as an effective communication tool?
How can you use crowdsourcing in HR?  
What ideas would you bring to your job from SM? 
Do you see any potential for using this type of SM outside of a job?  


Contrast the various forms of business organizations

Contrast the various forms of business organizations.

The Cardigans have seen fashions come and go, have entered into various types of business ventures, and have experienced a wide array of issues that have taught them what to do and what not to do in the future. Cassie, CEO of CARDWARE, wants the same concept of business to take hold on the island of Cashmester.  Cassie has asked Bo Jenkins to represent Cardware in negotiations on Cashmester. Bo has been given the authority to enter into contracts on behalf of Cardware as well as to head off any marketing on the island The concept will be to provide fine clothing at a practical price. Using your  knowledge of business law, please address the following concerns:

        What type of business would be in CARDWAREs best interest? Discuss the pros and cons of the three types of business organizations.  Be sure to discuss how to form the type of business chosen, as well as why it would best serve CARDWARE on the island.  Since it is an unknown island, you may use your states laws for basic business concepts and laws as part of your response. However, you should mention the impact of international law when deciding disputes, contractual or otherwise.

        Discuss the duties and responsibilities of Bo Jenkins as CARDWAREs agent.

        What type of liability issues regarding new employees should CARDWARE discuss ahead of time. Discuss liability if the individuals hired are independent contractors or employees, what liability might CARDWARE face in the event of an accident. Be sure to discuss the Coming and Going Rule as well as Detour vs. Frolic.

Checklist before Submitting Your Assignment:

Read the question and what is being asked of you twice.
Structure your Assignment in Memorandum Form.
Please share your thoughts with your supervising attorney Ryce E. Ronnie in memorandum format, as given below:


To:  Ryce E. Ronnie, Attorney at law

From:  [ Your Name ]

Re:  Business Formation on Cashmester, Agent duties and responsibilities, Liability of Hired Individuals

Prepare an APA formatted cover sheet with your memorandum. Do not forget to indicate which unit the Assignment is for.
Organize your memorandum with an introduction, body, and conclusion. Note: Your memorandum length of 23 pages is separate from your cover sheet and reference page.
Be sure to avoid the use of first person. Instead, convey your research utilizing third person.
Keep all font color consistent throughout. If you copy and paste a link and it is in blue, hover your mouse over the link, right click, and select REMOVE HYPERLINK to keep the font color black like the rest of your submission.
Use size 12 Times New Roman font.
Utilize in-text citations. If a reference is listed in your reference page, it must be included within the body of your submission as well.
Prepare an APA formatted reference page.
Proofread your submission for any grammatical or sentence structure errors. Also, please refer to the rubric for this Assignment to make sure you have included that which you will be graded over before placing the same into the Dropbox.
Submit your Assignment in a timely manner.
Do not hesitate to ask for assistance should you need it.

Collaborative Technologies and the Internet of Things

Conduct research and write a paper on either collaborative technologies or the Internet of Things. In your paper, address the following:

Briefly define the technologies you chose (collaborative technologies or IoT technologies).
How and why are organizations using these technologies? Provide one real-world example.
What are the benefits these technologies provide to organizations? Are there any cost savings organizations might realize by utilizing such technologies? Explain.
How do these technologies benefit internal and/or external users?
What are some challenges or potential problems of using such technologies? Do the benefits outweigh these concerns? Explain.
Your well-written report should be 4-5 pages in length, not including the cover and reference pages. Use Saudi Electronic University academic writing standards and APA style guidelines, citing at least two references as appropriate. Review the grading rubric to see how you will be graded for this assignment.

Health Policy

Develop a concise, clear and reliable policy brief on the topic of:

Using a gender-based analysis to address sexualized violence on university campuses

BN should be maximum TWO PAGES. Broadly cover the following points:

1. Use current evidence to explain the basics of the policy issue to stakeholder(s).
2. What is this policy area all about?
3. What are the stakes in this policy area for the stakeholder(s)?
4. What are the main policy choices for the stakeholder(s)? Sketch out at least two different policy options for the stakeholder(s).
5. Which policy position do you believe the stakeholder(s) should take and why? 6. Support your position with current and reliable facts and data.

SPECIAL NOTE ON SOURCES: Make sure your BN reflects evidence and that you tell your stakeholder(s) where the evidence came from by including superscript references in the text of the BN and a matching numerical reference list at the end of your BN. Use at least ten current (i.e., in last 5 years) sources, of which at least five must be recent scholarly (i.e., academic journal article, recent textbook) sources.

Briefing note overview video:

Research Worksheet

So I need this worksheet to be filled out for my research paper my topic is about bullying and it has to be talking about children and youth studies referring to bullying the question where it asks what is my research question it has to be an applied children and youth studies research question about bullying bellow I will have attached the worksheet that has to be filled out

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