organizational SWOT analysis

create an organizational SWOT analysis for any company you choose to research. Your analysis should be between one to two pages and identify the company’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. Use Microsoft Word and create four sections to your paper using the SWOT categories as your headings. Each category should have approximately 200-300 words describing the issues that fall under that area. The opportunities and threats should have at least ten items identified for each. Format your SWOT Analysis using APA Style. Use your own words, and include
citations and references as needed to avoid plagiarism.

The emergency room (ER) is a dynamic department of the hospital.

In many cases, it is the first point of contact between patients with acute conditions and the health care provider. The goal of each encounter, of course, is to preserve life; to stabilize the patient’s condition before further management. This, however, is not always achieved. Mortalities do and will happen, even in the ER.
This is a root cause analysis that attempts to highlight key issues that most likely led to the mortality of Mr. B.
Firstly, let us put to consideration a number of medically significant facts about Mr. B’s condition. He was an elderly man, 67 years old- and with old age generally come physiological, immunological, physical and emotional fragilities. He was also either obese or overweight, considering his body weight (230bl.) and the fact that he had been on an anti-dyslipidemic (Crestor). At the time of reporting to the ER, he had been on diverse pharmacological regimens: anti-hypertensives, Proton- pump inhibitor (Prilosec), an anti-depressant cum diuretic, an anti- dyslipidemic and on a weak opioid (Lortab). These drugs have potential side- effects, including dizziness, orthostatic hypotension, bradycardia, epilepsy and syncope among others. Moreover, drug to drug interaction may cause undesirable effects to the patient. This is so both for those already mentioned above and for any new drug that could be introduced as an intervention.
Secondly, let us consider the clinical setting in which the patient reported for immediate intervention. There were 4 staff who were readily available, 3 of them being medical, and a back- up reservoir accessible in case of need for assistance. Among the staff, one of them, a registered nurse (RN), was educated on the facility’s guidelines in moderate sedation; and is thus assumed to have been capable to guide the team in case of errant maneuvers during a procedure in this area. The same was not only experienced in critical care practice, but also was well appraised, equipped with Advanced Cardiac Life Support know- how, and had no prior history of negligence. Contrary to the hospital’s standard, however, the medical practitioner was untrained in moderate sedation. The licensed practical nurse (LPN) was expected to be familiar with basic practical nursing procedures, as per his/her training.
All the factors considered, we’ll now view the gaps in Mr. B’s care.
The most important reason for the mortality was over-sedation. The doctor’s observation about the need for more sedative because of the patient’s weight and recent use of a narcotic was smart; but 2 (two) times within 10 minutes, of different potentially vaso- altering medication- was unwarrantedly not smart enough. For one, for IV valium to have its maximum effect, a minimum of 15 minutes need be allowed prior to the main procedure. Two, for elderly patients, cautious step-up needs to be applied, as the drugs would eventually have a longer duration of action compare to younger patients. This is due to slower elimination. There would have no need for a second dose for sedation had 15-30 minutes been allowed to avoid adverse reactions such as cardio-respiratory arrest.
The RN’s conduct through this event, despite her initial background qualification, was wanting. She was at a point of authority and was expected to offer guidance as per the due instruction and accolades she so well possessed. As part of the team taking part in the reversal, it was probably taken to be fitting by her supervisor to work side by side with the physician who had not trained in moderate sedation. She was not to obey instructions “blindly”, but instead, was supposed to have guided in the appropriate choice, dosage and timing of the drug, bearing in mind the principle of beneficence: do no harm.
Contrary to the hospital’s guidelines, the patient was not put on Oxygen support. This contributed to hypoxia, then anoxia, which eventually led to brain death. The patient should have been instituted on Oxygen therapy immediately the sedation was administered.
Poor monitoring of the patient during the sedation, shoulder reduction and prior to reversal of the sedative’s effect was a major blunder. The blood pressure, pulse, oxymetry, and ECG monitoring was crucial to be done continuously by a health professional. The team should have called the extra staff, at least one, to monitor the patient under observation after the reduction procedure.
The LPN was supposed to take appropriate action on the first alarm beep. An Sp02 of 92% is in itself an indication for Oxygen therapy. Moreover, she neither monitored the respiration rate nor put up the ECG, both of which were necessary. More shocking is the second beep, with severe hypoxia of 85%, which she ignored. This nurse’s conduct displayed either negligence, or malpractice, and her knowledge on the significance of vital sign readings is in question. She ought to have started 100% 02 immediately and called on the back- up team to help in the monitoring as she proceeded to help stabilize the new patient.
There was a case of missed diagnosis. Did the RN take sufficient data concerning etiology of the “blacking out” that led to the fall? Had it happened before? Chances are, it was due to epilepsy (example due to cardiovascular accident), dizziness with disorientation or, most likely, syncope due to orthostatic hypotension. These could have been due to side effects of the medication he had been taking earlier on, drug- drug interactions or due to the patient’s medical condition. Additional investigations to rule out upper central nervous system organic or pattern disorders, such as CT scan and EEG, could have been done after the patient stabilized.
In summary, the mortality of Mr. B was avoidable had necessary actions been taken as per the professional expectations. This information should be used to better the department’s operation.


Plagiarism according to Wikipedia is ‘’close imitation and wrongful appropriation of another author’s thoughts, ideas, expressions, language and representation of such as one’s original work’’. It is the representation of another person’s intellectual property in a manner that appears to suggest that it’s the writer’s original work. The bone of contention here is not the imitation but rather lack of giving credit to the original author of that piece of work.
Academic Plagiarism involves imitating a piece of work directly from the source and using it as an answer to an assignment or an examination question and especially without attributing the answer to the source.
Reason why Students Plagiarise:
Duplichecker .com argues that Academic plagiarism is promoted mainly by teachers who do not inform their students what Plagiarism is and how they should avoid it by the way they should present their work.
Obviously plagiarism is also promoted by students’ laziness and carelessness; the more they get addicted to imitating others’ work, the less they think and do their own research and continue plagiarising.
The ease of access to information over the internet and the availability of powerful search engines can also be blamed for playing a part in promoting plagiarism.
Consequences of plagiarism:
i) Plagiarism may result in breach of Copyrights and Patents hence civil and/or criminal law suits.
ii) In learning institutions with strict academic rules, disciplinary actions may be taken against the perpetrator, for example a student may be forced to repeat the paper.
iii) Plagiarism if allowed to continue unchecked will eventually lead to deterioration of quality of education as graduates will only have perfected the art of copying to pass examinations but actually learn very little or nothing. In this sense therefore, academic plagiarism diminishes the value of education.
The concept of plagiarism does not emphasise on the copying of information but rather failure to attribute such information to the rightful source. But literally xeroxing the source would also amount to plagiarism.To avoid this, the writer should;
a) Use Proper paraphrasing skills; While quoting a piece of literature, the writer should relay the information as accurately as it is contained in the original document. While doing this, they should not copy and paste the source, they should use their own words and avoid merely interchanging words or phrases, adding or subtracting few words then claiming that piece of work to be their own.
b) Give Citations: The writer, to avoid plagiarising must give credit to the original author of the document or piece of art from which they are copying. This can be done by citing the source for example referring to the book the author and ISBNnumber,mentioning websites from which information is obtained etc.
I would like students to develop the culture of thinking for themselves, Observing, analysing facts, doing experiments, doing extensive research. If they do this, they will emerge with new ideas that will advance science and other fields of knowledge. Only then shall we find amongst ourselves another Albert Einstein. Let us nature the character of creativity which is very useful in life. And what if the things we are Xeroxing are wrong?

FDI Strategy

research a U.S.-based MNE for whom you would like to work (or for whom you currently work). Research a foreign country (excluding Canada) where the MNE does not currently have a presence, but is suitable for FDI.
Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:
1.Briefly describe the MNE you selected (who they are and what they do.)
2.Analyze the challenges and advantages of FDI for the MNE in the country you selected.
3.Determine the best way for your MNE to minimize foreign exchange risks.
4.Determine how your MNE could leverage government policies to maximize the profitability of FDI.
5.Analyze the financial management, operations, marketing, and human resources needs resulting from the proposed FDI and outline a strategy for one area.
6.Use at least two (2) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources.


mergers and acquisitions

Choose two (2) public corporations in an industry with which you are familiar – one (1) that has acquired another company and operates internationally and one (1) that does not have a history of mergers and acquisitions and operates solely within the U.S. Research each company on its own Website, the public filings on the Securities and Exchange Commission EDGAR database (, in the University’s online databases, and any other sources you can find. The annual report will often provide insights that can help address some of these questions.

Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper and include separate title page in which you:


Starting a Business Online,

Imagine that someone has offered you $1,000 to buy your domain name shortly after your started your business online. Explain why or why you would not sell and cite the ethical dilemmas involved.
The e-Commerce software you will be using must provide a catalog display, shopping cart capabilities, and transaction processing. The convenience and usability for the customer are benefits of these functions. State how each of these functions could be beneficial to your business.
Your business will have created a presence in the physical world by having a store along the boardwalk. Assess how you will create an effective presence on the Web, meeting the objectives listed in Chapter 3. Be sure to include how you would improve Web presence by increasing Website usability.
Develop a Web marketing strategy for your company including the following: identify the market segments you will target, how you will reach that segment, and explain how you will advertise on the Web.


Inventory Management

Research two (2) manufacturing or two (2) service companies that manage inventory and complete this assignment.
Write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:

Determine the types of inventories these companies currently manage and describe their essential inventory characteristics.
Analyze how each of their goods and service design concepts are integrated.
Evaluate the role their inventory plays in the company’s performance, operational efficiency, and customer satisfaction.
Compare and contrast the four (4) different types of layouts found with each company; explain the importance of the layouts to the company’s manufacturing or service operations.
Determine at least two (2) metrics to evaluate supply chain performance of the companies; suggest improvements to the design and operations of their supply chains based on those metrics.
Suggest ways to improve the inventory management for each of the companies without affecting operations and the customer benefit package. Provide a rationale to support the suggestion.
Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.

Dental Care: Xylitol

write a 2 page(double-spaced) report summarizing the following article. Include a paragraph of how it will relate in a dental clinic.

Xylitol: Located at the following web address:

Read the following categories: About Xylitol, Consumer Dental Information, Professional Dental Information, Why Use Xylitol?, How to Use Xylitol. Review Xylitol Video Presentations: Understanding Xylitol and Caries as a Process and Transmissible Disease

Disposable product use

As you have no doubt realized over the past seven weeks, there are rarely clear-cut solutions to environmental issues. Your job this week is to select one of the topics that we have covered in the Discussion Boards and explain how what you have learned in this class has influenced your opinion on the subject (either made your initial position stronger or changed your mind).

Once you have selected your topic, write a 2-3 page paper explaining your initial opinion and how the content of the course has influenced your position. Be sure to include references to outside resources, as appropriate.


International market expansion

Using the same multinational company that was chosen in the Assignment 1 (BP is the company)

prepare an analysis that will examine key strategic risks and a financial strategy for your supervisor to consider for possible expansion into this new international market.
Write a 6-8 page paper in which you:

1.Examine possible risks of foreign currency exposure for your company and prepare a strategy for how each of these risks can be managed. Please be specific and consider all possible implications to your company.
2.Evaluate the basic functions of the international banking system and financial market (such as bonds, equity, and money markets) and provide a plan for using these financial markets to finance your global operations.
3.Present a financial strategy to support long-term financing of operations for possible expansion of your MNC (taking into consideration portfolio management, capital budgeting and foreign direct investment decisions).
4.Provide final recommendations based on both your findings and your initial assessment of opportunities and risks on the three dimensions of international finance, economic trends of the country, impact of globalization, and the monetary system.
5.Use at least three (3) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality as academic resources