MKT 421 Week 5 Individual Assignment

MKT 421 – Week 5 – Individual Assignments Environmental Factors Paper – 1.200 words paper Write a paper in which you identify the environmental factors that affect global and domestic marketing decisions. Address the following as they relate to the organization’s marketing decisions: • Analyze the influence of global economic interdependence and the effect of trade practices and agreements. • Examine the importa...

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"Report on the Religious Life of Planet Earth"

Click the link above to submit your assignment. "Report on the Religious Life of Planet Earth" Assume you are from another planet and have been sent to Earth to determine if it is a religious planet or not (something very important to your people). Your superiors are expecting a report back from you. Write a 2–3 page (approximately 500–750 words) “report” that addresses the following: • Discuss the criteria you will employ to...

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Understanding Religions.”

Discussion 1: “Understanding Religions.” Please respond to the following: Explain why it is important for you personally to understand the beliefs of other religious groups. • Explain at least one (1) way that not understanding other religions can cause conflicts, whether between co-workers, neighbors, or even countries. • Imagine you are an outsider to a religion with which you are actually familiar – • • Identify o...

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MKT 421 Week 3 DB

MKT 421 – Week 3 – DQ’s – 250 words each DQ DQ 1 Select a product with which you are familiar. What stage is this product at in the product life cycle? Provide rationale for your answer. Based on your knowledge of the product life cycle, what types of changes will occur to this product as it continues through the product life cycle? How will this affect marketing of the product? DQ 2 Select a product or service. Then, select...

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“Traditions.”

Discussion 2: “Traditions.” Please respond to the following: explain the advantages or disadvantages that oral traditions of indigenous religions (such as the tale “Descendants of the Eagle,” originally an oral tradition) may have over written scriptures of other religions. • Describe at least one (1) aspect of indigenous religions that exists in a similar form in a traditional, mainstream religion ...

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MKT 421 Week 3 Individual Assignment

MKT 421 – Week 3 – Individual Assignments Marketing Research Paper – 1.200 words paper Resource: Kudler Fine Foods Virtual Organization Use the Virtual Organization link on the student website to access additional company information on Kudler Fine Foods. Write paper in which you justify the importance of marketing research in developing Kudler Fine Foods’ marketing strategy and tactics. Include the following: • I...

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Week 2 - Team Assignment

Week 2 - Team Assignment...

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“Hinduism and Women.”

Discussion 1: “Hinduism and Women.” Please respond to the following: • Explain the general roles of goddesses in Hinduism. • Identify one of the goddesses that particularly intrigue you and explain her role within Hinduism. • Based on what you have read about how women are regarded within Hinduism, provide at least one reason based on Hindu beliefs that explains women’s status. ...

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MKT 421 Week 4 DB

MKT 421 – Week 4 – DQ’s – 250 words each DQ DQ 1 What is a distribution channel? What is the relationship between channels of distribution and logistics? How does geographical location affect your selection of distribution channels? DQ 2 What are the similarities and differences between promotional push strategies and promotional pull strategies? What is an example of a situation in which an organization would use a push strateg...

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“Plain Jain.

Discussion 2: “Plain Jain.” Please respond to the following: • Imagine that a group of Jains have decided to send missionaries to the United States. • o Explain what message you think they would offer to Americans about their lifestyles. o Describe how you think Americans might respond. • Explain how the teaching of ahimsa influences the daily lives of lay Jains. • Make a list of your daily activities from the time you rise in...

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MKT 421 Week 4 Individual Assignment

MKT 421 – Week 4 – Individual Assignments Using Perceptual Maps in Marketing Simulation Summary – 1.200 words paper Complete the simulation, Using Perceptual Maps in Marketing, located on the student website. Write a 1,050- to 1,450-word summary in which you address the following for each of the three major phases in the simulation: • The situation • Your recommended solutions, including why • Your results Summariz...

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“Desire.”

“Desire.” Please respond to the following: • Explain what you think your life would be like if you did not make decisions or act on the basis of your desires. • One consideration of the Eight-fold Path is “Right Occupation.” Identify an occupation and explain whether or not you think it would be a “right occupation” for a Buddhist. If necessary, how could this occupation be modified to better align with Buddhist principles ...

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“Meditation

Discussion 2: “Meditation.” Please respond to the following: • Explain why non-Buddhists might choose to take up the practice of meditation. • Explain why a koan might help a person during meditation. • Create a koan that might serve someone trying to meditate. ...

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MKT 421 Week 5 DB

MKT 421 – Week 5 – DQ’s – 250 words each DQ DQ 1 The sales effort is integral to a successful marketing effort for a marketing firm. Pretend you are the sales manager for a leading packaged goods company. You are launching a new product which will be sold to major mass merchant and grocery chains. What are some sales strategies you would use to sell in your product? What makes a business-to-business sales effort successful? How is th...

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Actionless Action.

Actionless Action.” Please respond to the following: • Identify any aspects of wu wei that would be practical in the busy lives of city dwellers, especially those living in the West. • Explain whether or not you think that wu wei would be a reasonable way for a person to live his or her life. Explain why or why not it would be reasonable for you personally. • Provide your own example of the so-called “paradox of wu wei” in which yo...

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Health Care Management

Write a 350- to 700-word paper that defines the roles and application of management functions used by today’s health care managers. Address the following in your paper, based on this week’s readings: • The four major functions of management in a heath care setting • How these functions apply to managing others or even yourself in your current or previous job • The most import...

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MKT 421 Week 1

250 words each DQ 1 What is the definition of marketing? What are the benefits and drawbacks of incorporating marketing into the sales function of an organization? Do you think that marketing should be included as part of the sales organization within a company? Explain why or why not. DQ 2 Select an organization with which you are familiar. How does your selected organization use the different components of the marketing mix? How does ...

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MKT 421 Week 1 Individual Assignment

MKT 421 – Week 1 – Individual Assignments Defining Marketing Paper – 900 words paper in which define marketing • Include your personal definition of marketing and definitions from two different sources. • Explain the importance of marketing in organizational success, based on these definitions. • Provide at least three examples from the business world to support your explanation. Properly cite sources used in the pape...

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MKT 421 Week 2 DBS

MKT 421 – Week 2 – DQ’s – 250 words each DQ DQ 1 What is marketing research? How has the Internet affected marketing research? As a part of your answer, address time, cost, approaches, and validity. Why is marketing research important in developing marketing strategy? DQ 2 What are the different types of buyers and consumers? How does the type of buyer or consumer affect marketing strategy? As part of your response, consider t...

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MKT 421 Week 2 Individual Assignment

Marketing Mix Paper – 1.600 words paper In which you describe the elements of the marketing mix: product, place, price, and promotion. • Select an organization with which you are familiar and describe how each one of the four elements of the marketing mix affects the development of the organization’s marketing strategy and tactics. • Describe how each element is implemented. • Identify your selected organization and the indust...

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