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Read Nam Le’s short story Links to an external site.as well as the other linked

Read Nam Le’s short story Links to an external site.as well as the other linked readings. 
The story references the My Lai massacre of the Vietnam War. Consider both the Turse and Le readings: How does events of the war inform the relationship between father and son? How does the story comment upon issues of wartime trauma and racial/ethnic identity? In what ways do you think past issues/concepts in this course are also echoed in the story?

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1.   Rhodes, a wealthy businessman, and Axe, an artist, were involved in a bus

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Rhodes, a wealthy businessman, and Axe, an artist, were involved in a business venture a few years ago, and Axe blamed Rhodes for the failure of that business venture. Despite the bad blood between the two, Rhodes, who was also an art collector, wanted one of Axe’s paintings because Axe was becoming more popular, and the value of his paintings was increasing.
Rhodes sent Axe a letter stating that he would pay Axe $100,000 if Axe would agree to paint a painting specifically for Rhodes. When Axe received Rhodes’s letter, he was angry and wrote a quick letter to Rhodes not only rejecting Rhodes’s offer but saying that he thought Rhodes was a crook who should be in jail. As soon as Axe put the letter rejecting Rhodes’s offer in the mail slot at the post office, Axe had second thoughts about rejecting the offer and decided that he would paint a quick painting and take Rhodes’s $100,000. Axe immediately called Rhodes and said he accepted Rhodes offer and was ready to start on the painting immediately. The next day, Rhodes received the letter from Axe rejecting the offer. Now, Rhodes was angry because the letter said that Axe thought he was a crook and should be in jail, so Rhodes immediately called Axe and said the deal was cancelled.
Was a contract between Rhodes and Axe formed? Why, or why not? If a contract was formed, did Rhodes have a legal basis for cancelling the contract?
Your response must be at least 75 words in length.For the toolbar
 
2. Susan, a wealthy widow, invited an acquaintance, John, to her home for a steak dinner on a specific date and at a specific time. John told Susan that he would be delighted to come to dinner and, eager to impress Susan, spent lavishly in preparing for the evening. His purchases included a new blazer, new shoes, an expensive floral arrangement, and champagne for Susan.
At the agreed upon date and time, John arrived at Susan’s house only to find that she had left for the evening. John went home and sent Susan an email saying that he came for dinner but she was not home. The next day, Susan sent John an email saying that she was sorry that she had forgotten the dinner and had gone to the theater with friends.
Assume that the facts given are admitted and not in dispute. Did Susan and John have a contract? Why, or why not?
Your response must be at least 75 words in length
Please keep them Number

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 IMPORTANT PLEASE READ FULL INSTRUCTIONS. NO PLAGIARISM! NO QUOTES, MUST PARAPHR

 IMPORTANT PLEASE READ FULL INSTRUCTIONS. NO PLAGIARISM! NO QUOTES, MUST PARAPHRASE. I WILL CHECK FOR RECYCLED WORK AND PLAGIARISM. THIS ASSIGNMENT IS DUE 11/27/22 AT 9PM PST. IF YOU CANT MEET THIS DEADLINE, DONT AGREE TO DO MY ASSIGNMENT. PRICE ISNT NEGOTIABLE.  PLEASE UNDERSTAND BY ACCEPTING TO DO MY WORK, I HAVE STRICT RULES. I DONT LIKE TO DISPUTE, BUT I WILL IF DIRECTIONS ARENT BEING FOLLOWED. IF I SEE SOMETHING WRONG AFTER PURCHASING, I WILL GIVE YOU A CHANCE TO FIX IT IMMEDIATELY. THIS DOESNT MEAN HOURS  LATER. IF YOU TURN SOMETHING INTO ME EARLY, I EXPECT YOU TO FIX MY ASSIGNMENT IMMEDIATELY. DONT LIE TO ME, IF THESE RULES ARENT FOLLOWED, I WILL DISPUTE      
 Discuss why the current health care system is in turmoil. Identify two major problems of health care and analyze the impact of each of the chosen problems on consumers and the community.  Describe the benefits and risks of national health insurance.  

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Project strategic audit from the field of Management Business Strategy. Please f

Project strategic audit from the field of Management Business Strategy. Please find attached files down below (with instructions).  

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 How is marketing effectiveness measured? Why is measuring effectiveness of adve

 How is marketing effectiveness measured? Why is measuring effectiveness of advertising difficult or controversial?  

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500 words   Write an essy on market structure and the pharmaceutical industry.

500 words
 
Write an essy on market structure and the pharmaceutical industry.
How is a market structure identified? What type of market structure drives the pharmaceutical market?
Discuss an example of how a market structure affects the prices consumers pay for medications. 

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2 page on what is DevSecOps and how can it help a company with no security  also

2 page on what is DevSecOps and how can it help a company with no security 
also need a 4 slide powerpoint explaining it

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Please read the article Link to article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articl

Please read the article Link to article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4287108/  Links to an external site.about the “Berlin Patient” who was cured of HIV infection with a bone marrow transplant and provide a summary of the article. This question pertains to biotechnology, as discussed in the Ch. 26 module. 
This is an additional article:  https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2014/09/how-did-berlin-patient-rid-himself-hiv   Links to an external site. Links to an external site.Do not write a summary of this article, but you may read it for additional information. If you use it in this way for your paragraph, please cite it. 
Include an explanation of HIV and AIDS, as well as an explanation of bone marrow transplantation in your summary. You should do some independent research on those topics.
Discuss in your own words whether this treatment could hold promise for other patients, and what the limitations might be?
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Please read the instructions carefully before attempting to answer. Please check out the Q and A for Discussion Question 4. Here, you can post questions to me and your peers, in order to get assistance on how to best answer the question.
You must post an answer that is your original words. Do not copy and paste any information from the internet to answer the question. You should reference external material, however, and you would do well to paraphrase your source/s with correct citations. Please limit your answer to 500 words or less. Your textbook is a great resource and could be cited as: Mader, S. S., Windelspecht, M., 2017, Inquiry into Life (16th ed.; Relevancy Update): Boston, MA, McGraw-Hill. Please do cite the article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4287108/Links to an external site.

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 Discuss the differences between pretesting and post testing. What are the advan

 Discuss the differences between pretesting and post testing. What are the advantages of each? Are there disadvantages?  Why or why not? 

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Write a minimum of 200 words response to each post below. Reference minimum of 2

Write a minimum of 200 words response to each post below. Reference minimum of 2 articles per post.
 
POST 1 
I chose SoftBank as the global organization to analyze for succession planning. It is a multibillion-dollar Japanese investment company that is also known for owning shares in Uber, Netflix, Facebook, and dozens of other companies (Kana, 2022). There is a very loose succession plan for the founder and CEO, Masayoshi Son. Due to the connections with other organizations through investments, leaders from other organizations like Sprint, Vision Fund, and Goldman Sachs were perceived to be candidates to take over the company, though SoftBank never made announcements publicly (Kana, 2022). The leaders of those organizations have since stepped down or taken on lesser roles and are out of the running (Kana, 2022). SoftBank is struggling to find people within its own ranks to fill the CEO position as Son’s health declines because no one has the skillset needed (Kana, 2022). Over the past few years, as recently as 2016, there was a plan to have leaders like Google executive, Nikesh Arora, take over SoftBank, but the relationship soured when Son decided to remain head of the company (Kana, 2022).
It is as if there is no plan at all for succession and now the organization is floundering attempting to fit someone into the position as quickly as possible. Son is clearly not ready to give up his power as the leader because he has not partnered with anyone to teach them the culture or strategy of the business. Tarique and Weisbord (2018) indicate that there are many approaches and systems that are emerging in the global leadership field for succession planning. SoftBank ultimately has no excuse for lack of preparation. Talent retention and talent development are areas that increase employee knowledge about company practices and engage employees long enough to develop needed skills (Tarique & Weisbord, 2018). SoftBank could place focus on these strategies to development individuals within the organization rather than looking for talent outside the company. In addition, SoftBank is not focusing on the global aspect of the organization. It appears they assume they can hire anyone who holds a leadership position to replace Son. Placing emphasis on global personnel is important because there are cultural aspects leaders must understand to run a global organization (Tarique & Weisbord, 2018). This concept is especially important in Japan because Japanese companies seemed to be plagued with succession issues in general (Kana, 2022). SoftBank is not the first Japanese company to be faced with this challenge. SoftBank could also focus on formal learning of the organization where candidates understand the organizational practices (Oddou & Mendenhall, 2018)). In addition, there must be job shadowing (Oddou & Mendenhall, 2018) of CEO Son so that when the transition does take place, the organization is not uprooted by an entirely new leadership style. The lack of planning and preparation alone could ruin the company. When a new leader does take over SoftBank, the organizational culture, strategies, business practices, etc. may change because the new leader may have an entirely new vision.
Kana, I. (2022). SoftBank’s succession turmoil raises risks. FT.com. https://www.proquest.com/trade-journals/softbank-s-succession-turmoil-raises-risks/docview/2706000929/se-2.
Oddou, G. R. & Mendenhall, M. E. (2018). Global leadership development. In Mendenhall, M. E., Osland, J. S., Bird, A., Oddou, G. R., Stevens, M. J., Maznevski, M. L., & Stahl, G. K. (Eds). Global Leadership: Research, Practice and Development (pp.229-269). Routledge Taylor & Francis Group.
Tarique, I, & Weisbord, E. (2018). The emerging field of global talent management and its implications for global leadership development. In Mendenhall, M. E., Osland, J. S., Bird, A., Oddou, G. R., Stevens, M. J., Maznevski, M. L., & Stahl, G. K. (Eds). Global Leadership: Research, Practice and Development (pp.200-228). Routledge Taylor & Francis Group.Post
POST 2
  
This week’s readings, and articles I read for our group projects, provide packaged solutions for succession planning. These articles present perfect lists of action steps and leadership theories. Succession plans for global leaders include employees that have the ability to take on more responsibility, development, and international assignments (Jacobs, 2005). These employees broaden their skills and build their areas of expertise (Jacobs, 2005). However, even when plans are executed properly, succession plans may yet fail. For example, in 1999, Coca-Cola CEO Doug Ivester retired after being CEO for only two years. He was Coca-Cola’s succession-planned CEO after being mentored by the previous CEO for 10 years. Invester’s tenure was brief due to his lack of leadership skills, especially a lack of visionary-motivation and insensitivity to the socio-political environment (SIGMA Assessment Systems Inc., 2020). Looking back on the situation, apparently Coca-Cola was aware of the skills Ivester was lacking but promoted him to the position anyway (SIGMA Assessment Systems, 2020).
In contrast, when forming succession plans, it is important to remember that management and leadership are two different, yet overlapping, skill sets. Successful managers may not be successful leaders. SIGMA (2020) suggests grooming at least two candidates, to help ensure the best candidate is chosen, that having options is wise. Furthermore, during the grooming process, they suggest being real with acknowledging skills gaps—that it may be best to change the succession plan.
I appreciated reading this failed succession plan, as it brought a realism to the theories and “how-to’s” presented in research literature. It was also encouraging to read that Coca-Cola’s failed CEO succession plan in 1999 did not stop their successful CEO succession plan in 2017 (Coca-Cola, 2019).
Question to the class- do you know of other failed succession plans?
References:
Coca-Cola (2019, December 9). The Coca-Cola company announces senior leadership succession plan. Coca-Cola. https://www.coca-colacompany.com/press-releases/the-coca-cola-company-announces-senior-leadership-succession-plan
Jacobs, D. (2005). In search of future leaders: Managing the global talent pipeline. Ivey Business Journal, 69(4), p.6.
SIGMA Assessment Systems, Inc. (2020). Coca-Cola: Succession planning and the Peter Principle. SIGMA Assessment Systems, Inc. https://www.sigmaassessmentsystems.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/2020-08-27-SIGMASuccession_CaseStudy_Coca-Cola.pdf