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  1. World Bank
  2. benchmarking
  3. mass customization
  4. material requirements planning (MRP)
  5. absolute advantage
  6. Total quality management (TQM)
  7. strategic human resource planning
  8. storage warehouse
  9. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  10. Managerial stage (corporate responsibility)
  11. ethical dilemma
  12. job enlargement
  13. Management accounting
  14. low-context cultures
  15. customer value triad
  16. operating margin =
  17. return on assets =
  18. trade deficit.
  19. Distribution
  20. job redesign
  21. union structure
  22. Financial accounting
  23. fixed costs
  24. value chain
  25. gross profit or gross margin
  26. piecework
  27. accrual accounting
  28. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  29. net income or profit
  30. cellular layout
  31. product layout
  32. variable costs
  33. materials handling
  34. just-in-time (JIT) production
  35. General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)
  36. PERT chart
  37. Gantt chart
  38. supply chain
  39. whistle-blower
  40. contingent workers
  41. income statement
  42. trade surplus
  43. inventory turn days =
  44. Strategic stage (corporate responsibility)
  45. Compliant stage (corporate responsibility)
  46. financial plan
  47. protectionism
  48. intermediary
  49. human resource management (HRM)
  50. make-to-order strategy
  51. distribution center
  52. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  53. electronic data interchange (EDI)
  54. stock-option plans
  55. balance of payments
  56. flextime
  57. net margin =
  58. process layout
  59. profit-sharing plan
  60. fiduciary responsibility
  61. ethical decision
  62. Civil stage (corporate responsibility)
  63. amortization
  64. materials management
  65. statement of cash flows
  66. Debt to Equity Ratio =
  67. master production schedule (MPS)
  68. World Trade Organization (WTO)
  69. gross margin =
  70. Defensive stage (corporate responsibility)
  71. Job enrichment
  72. Corporate social responsibility
  73. physical distribution
  74. comparative advantage
  75. job sharing
  76. fixed-position layout
  77. Telecommuting
  78. balance sheet
  79. capacity
  80. mass production (or make-to-stock strategy)
  81. Retailers
  82. plant layout
  83. wholesalers
  84. supply chain management (SCM)
  1. a 365 / (sales / inventory)
  2. b responsibility for getting its products to customers
  3. c small teams of workers handle all aspects of building a component, a "family" of components, or even a finished product. Each team works in a small area, or cell, equipped with everything that it needs to function as a self-contained unit
  4. d combines the advantages of customized products with those of mass production
  5. e entails all activities involved in getting the right quantity of your product to your customers at the right time and at a reasonable cost
  6. f When it's clear that the problem won't go away, companies take responsibility and look for long-term solutions
  7. g If country buys more than it sells
  8. h entails a "right-versus-wrong" decision—one in which there is a right (ethical) choice and a wrong (unethical or illegal) choice
  9. i location where products are received from suppliers then shipped to final destination
  10. j gives employees the right to buy a specific number of shares of company stock at a set price on a specified date
  11. k intermediaries who buy goods from suppliers and sell them to businesses that will either resell or use them
  12. l local, national, labor federation
  13. m the entire range of activities involved in delivering value to customers
  14. n trade controls that protect domestic industries by reducing foreign competition
  15. o quality, service, and price
  16. p used to diagram the activities required to produce a good, specify the time required to perform each activity in the process, and organize activities in the most efficient sequence
  17. q practice of adding tasks that increase both responsibility and opportunity for growth
  18. r U.S. companies adhere to this uniform set of rules issued by an independent agency called the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
  19. s process of integrating all the activities in the supply chain
  20. t relies on a predetermined formula to distribute a share of the company's profits to eligible employees
  21. u Ultimately, companies recognize the importance of getting other companies to follow their lead. They enlist the cooperation of other companies in supporting the issue of concern to the public.
  22. v the total cost doesn't change as the quantity of goods sold changes
  23. w operating income / total sales
  24. x net income / total assets
  25. y company is responsible for safeguarding the company's assets and handling its funds in a trustworthy manner
  26. z easy-to-use graphical tool that helps operations managers determine the status of projects
  27. aa positive difference between gross profit and operating expenses
  28. ab building used for temporary storage of goods
  29. ac a document that performs two functions: 1.Calculating the amount of funds that a company needs for a specified period and 2. Detailing a strategy for getting those funds
  30. ad exists when a country can produce a product at a lower opportunity cost compared to another nation
  31. ae encourages global commerce and lower trade barriers, enforces international rules of trade, and provides a forum for resolving disputes
  32. af groups together workers or departments that perform similar tasks
  33. ag encompasses purchasing, inventory control, and work scheduling
  34. ah materials arrive just in time to enter the manufacturing process
  35. ai reports assets, liabilities and stockholder's equity
  36. aj the maximum number of goods that it can produce over a given time under normal working conditions.
  37. ak When first criticized over some problem, companies take a defensive stance. They reject allegations of wrongdoing and refuse to take responsibility
  38. al includes all the steps that a company takes to ensure that its goods or services are of sufficiently high quality to meet customers' needs
  39. am such as those of the United States, Germany, Switzerland, and the Scandinavian countries, personal and work relationships are more compartmentalized: you don't necessarily need to know much about the personal context of a person's life to deal with him or her in the business arena
  40. an two people share one full-time position,
  41. ao provides information not only to internal managers, but also to people outside the organization (such as investors, creditors, government agencies, suppliers, employees, and labor unions) to assist them in assessing a firm's financial performance
  42. ap shows revenues, or sales, and expenses—the costs of doing business
  43. aq guidelines that allow employees to designate starting and quitting times
  44. ar product stays in one place and the workers (and equipment) go to the product
  45. as total liabilities / total equity
  46. at an individual who exposes illegal or unethical behavior in an organization
  47. au important source of economic assistance for poor and developing countries
  48. av managers create this to schedule jobs
  49. aw net income / total sales
  50. ax difference, over a period of time, between the total flow of money coming into a country and the total flow of money going out
  51. ay During this stage, companies do only what they have to do to satisfy their critics, protect brands or reputations, and reduce the risk of litigation
  52. az morally problematic situation
  53. ba computerized exchange of business transactions
  54. bb high-volume goods are produced efficiently by people, equipment, or departments arranged in an assembly line—that is, a series of workstations at which already-made parts are assembled
  55. bc compare their performance on a number of dimensions with the performance of other companies that excel in particular areas
  56. bd products are made to certain customer's specifications
  57. be (1) it's the only source of a particular product or (2) it can make more of a product using the same amount of or fewer resources than other countries
  58. bf the process of physically moving or carrying goods during production, warehousing, and distribution
  59. bg ex. workers' pay is based on the amount of crabmeat that's picked from recently cooked crabs
  60. bh the process of developing a plan for satisfying an organization's human resources (HR) needs
  61. bi flow that begins with the purchase of raw materials and culminates in the sale of the product to end users
  62. bj the policy of enhancing a job by adding tasks at similar skill levels
  63. bk practice of producing high volumes of identical goods at a cost low enough to price them for large numbers of customers
  64. bl a system in which the accountant records a transaction when it occurs, without waiting until cash is paid out or received
  65. bm provides information and analysis to decision makers inside the organization (such as owners and managers) to help them operate the business
  66. bn If a country sells more products than it buys, it has a favorable balance
  67. bo make jobs more interesting and challenging.
  68. bp gross income / total sales
  69. bq which encouraged free trade by regulating and reducing tariffs and by providing a forum for resolving trade disputes
  70. br buy goods from producers and sell them to consumers
  71. bs These are costs that vary, in total, as the quantity of goods sold changes but stay constant on a per-unit basis
  72. bt wholesaler or retailer who helps move products from their original source to the end user
  73. bu Many companies outside the United States follow this set of accounting principles issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)
  74. bv refers to the approach that an organization takes in balancing its responsibilities toward different stakeholders when making legal, economic, ethical, and social decisions
  75. bw the schedule by which you'll reduce the balance of your debt
  76. bx uses computer programming to determine material needs
  77. by consists of all actions that an organization takes to attract, develop, and retain quality employees
  78. bz positive difference between sales and cost of goods sold
  79. ca At this point, they may start to reap the benefits of acting responsibly. Responding to public needs gives them a competitive edge and enhances long-term success
  80. cb you regularly work from home
  81. cc loans money to countries with troubled economies
  82. cd how equipment, machinery, and people will be arranged to make the production process as efficient as possible
  83. ce hired to supplement a company's permanent workforce (temporary/part time)
  84. cf tells you where your cash came from and where it went, furnishes information about cash flows that come from operating activities, investing activities and financing activities