What types of gender-based discrimination are most common in MENA labor markets?

 

1. Make sure you answer the question with applications to the MENA region, or any one (e.g. Egypt) or more countries of your choice.

2. You must use proper essay structure, footnotes and source citations (in-text and bibliography)

3. ANNEX: Add a one page Annex on Report on Field Work stating What (describing what you did, then What (interpreting it) and so What (drawing policy implications).

SECTION A

‘Gender inequality has been eliminated at some levels of education and at the highest levels in some countries there are now more women than men attending university. Women’s labour market experience in MENA differs from the rest of the world in several respects’
Critically evaluate this statement with a special focus on women human capital accumulation and labour market outcomes and suggest specific policies that can successfully redress this problem.

SECTION B

UNEMPLOYMENT (500-600 words)

‘Youth unemployment has reached alarming levels in Egypt. As much as 26.7 percent of the young Egyptians between 18-29 years are unemployed (Central Agency for Mobilization and Statistics, CAPMAS), twice the unemployment rate for the overall population.’
What are the main types and causes of unemployment in the MENA region? Why are the fore mentioned groups the most likely affected by the current downturn in economic activity? What are the causes and consequences to unemployment among the target group? Discuss what particular policies would be most effective in addressing labour market outcomes of this group?

SECTION C

GENDER DISCRIMINATION

What types of gender-based discrimination are most common in MENA labor markets? Drawing on the main theories of labor market discrimination that you learnt in this course, discuss some possible causes and policy remedies for this problem.

Describe at least three challenges that supervisors face as managers of resources on projects similar to Global Green Books Publishing.

Describe at least three challenges that supervisors face as managers of resources on projects similar to Global Green Books Publishing. Provide a rationale for your choices.
Identify at least three key skills/competencies supervisors need to be effective in managing teams’ performance while working on projects similar to Global Green Books Publishing. Provide a rationale for your choices.
Describe at least three challenges that team members face when working on projects similar to Global Green Books Publishing and provide a rationale for your choices.
Identify at least three skills/competencies that team members need in order to be effective in working on projects similar to Global Green Books Publishing and provide a rationale for your choices.
Use at least three (3) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar websites do not qualify as quality resources.
Your assignment must:

Using what you have learned about how monopolists make pricing and output decisions and how and why market power is a problem.

Consider catch shares and the negative aspects of this government intervention. In addition to improving your paper based on the feedback you received, add to your previous discussion of catch shares using what you have learned about how monopolists make pricing and output decisions and how and why market power is a problem. Include any other negative aspects of catch shares that you find through your own research.

Now put yourself in the role of a social advocate. Noting the problems you presented above, what solutions do you have to help protect society? Offer an alternative solution that addresses the issues you noted in part I and avoids the problems you noted in the first half of part II. Be creative, you are not limited to possible government interventions but should also consider potential interventions from other groups in society.

 

Identify and describe a specific capital investment you believe management could invest in to help achieve one of the perspectives of the balanced scorecard.

1. Identify and describe a specific capital investment you believe management could invest in to help achieve one of the perspectives of the balanced scorecard.
2. Identify the specific objective of the capital project.
3. Estimate the cost of investing in the capital project.
4. Explain the quantifiable or nonquantifiable results anticipated from the capital investment.

Develop a time phased project plan for the implementation of an ERP system at your selected firm.

Develop a time phased project plan for the implementation of an ERP system at your selected firm. Review the Kultura presentation for this week, as well as pages 511 through 551 in your Logistics textbook. Your time phased project plan Excel file will be accompanied by a written assignment containing (word counts are minimums):

Overall structure of the ERP implementation plan detailing responsibilities and timing

Details on the Education and Training activities of the plan, their sequencing and timing

Details on the key activities in the Bills of Materials sub-project to achieve a company document with 98% accuracy

Details on the key activities in the Warehouse sub-project to achieve a minimum of 95% accuracy

Details on the key activities in the Master Production Schedule sub-project to achieve a 98% customer service accuracy

Explain how the economy had been doing in 2007and 2017 and how it had changed from 2007 to 2017.

This assignment is a homework assignment that needs to be individually done and uploaded to Canvas. Your answers must be saved in Word or PDF and then uploaded to Canvas to go through turnitin for originality report. The writing must be original and your writing.

Find the values of annual U.S. GDP, unemployment rate, inflation rate, government budget deficit and government debt in 2007 and 2017. Report the statistics for the two years in a table, make sure that your statistics are yearly statistics.SLO 3.5
Based on your finding in part one, compare the performance of the economy in 2007 and 2017. Write the results of your comparison in one or more paragraph(s). SLO 3.5
Discuss the impact of changes in GDP, unemployment rate and inflation rate for businesses. SLO 3.5
You can use the web sites below to find the above statistics. You need to type the results of your research in a table, and then write a paragraph under the table comparing and analyzing the statistics. Explain how the economy had been doing in 2007and 2017 and how it had changed from 2007 to 2017. Do not submit just the print out papers or charts from different web-sites. The assignment must be submitted to Canvas. Do not email your answers to the instructor, emailing will not be accepted or graded.

For the above information, you might look at the following web sites, but you could research on your own if the following web sites do not provide you with the requested information:

www.bls.gov

http://www.bea.gov/

www.cbo.gov

www.heritage.org

www.pwt.econ

www.worldbank.org

www.census.gov/hhes/www/income.html

www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget

www.access.gpo.gov.su_docs/budgetguide.html

www.atf.treas.gov

www.census.gov/ftp/pub

www.bea.doc.gov/bea/dn0898nip3/table1.htm

www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook

www.iiss.org

www.bea.doc.gov

Economic Indicators Assignment Due Sunday, 11:59 PM Eastern.

What factors do you need to consider to set reasonable prices for your target customers?

Conduct ONE focus group interview or THREE in-depth interviews. During the focus group or interviews, you may collect information related (but not limited) to the following aspects of your international marketing plan
1 Should you market a standardized (with some localization) or an adapted product for the target customers in the local market?
2. What price levels make sense for your target customers? What factors do you need to consider to set reasonable prices for your target customers?

Based on the findings from focus group research or interviews, together with your research through other secondary data sources, develop recommendations for
(1) Product decision (should you sell a standardized or adapted product in the local market. If you decide to adapt your product, explain what adaptations will be made).
(2) Price decision (what price levels would you offer in the local market. Explain your rationale).

Our target market will be China and the product we pick in this project is Bayer’s multivitamin brand, which is called One-A-Day.

Discuss the differences in finance and banking systems and how these may affect business •

The lecture is expected to cover those major aspects of the business environment of the chosen country that are relevant to international business (e.g., direct exporting, or investing). In general, the following aspects might be included in your lecture: • The political/economic structures and the historical basis for them • Culture(s) of the country and implications for business • Political and economic systems of the country and how they may affect business • Nature of business systems in the chosen country, focusing on business organisation, leadership, human resource management and change management principles, and how each may affect business operations • Differences in finance and banking systems and how these may affect business • Any difference in legal systems and how these may affect business • Important ethical matters of that chosen country and how they may affect business.