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  • Correlation Analysis: The Granger

    Correlation analysis is used to determine the degree of relationship between variables. In correlation it is assumed that the variables mutually influence each other (Sharma, 2005). Baker and Saltes (2005) used a correlation to test capability of ABI for forecasting CS sectors and then used regression analysis’s coefficient of determination (R2) to indicate the proportion of the variance of CS that is explained by ABI. They found that non-residential CS is highly correlated with ABI in lag 5 for overall sector and 11 for commercial/industrial sector. they concluded that ABI can be used for forecasting CS as a leading indicator. They pointed out that formal structural models are needed to improve the accuracy of CS forecast. Baker, Chu, & Riskus (2014) introduced “Design Contracts” as a new leading indicator to help forecating CS. The design contracts includes information about changes in inquiries for new works including bids and requests for proposals. AIA collects data on design contracts form October 2010. They concluded that this indicator provides earlier insignt into future dedign and construction activities. There are some studies regarding forecasting of CS. None of these studies did use explanatory…

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  • Time Series Analysis Of Nestle And The Stock Market

    e) Time Series Analysis A time series was a sequence of data points and are often plotted via line graph. The stock market index that investors usually used, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was one of the example of time series. Meanwhile, time series analysis which analyzing the time series data was frequently used by firms to compare the firm itself overtime. Generally forecasting and controlling performance of firm was the main goal of time series analysis. Managers can impose actions to…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Forecasting

    A new local bakery shop is likely to use the Delphi Method by inviting a panel of experts, such as Chief Operating Officer from reputable bakeries and gourmands to forecast the future revenue of the bakery. These experts might be asked to estimate the annual revenue of the bakery and reach a general consensus after several rounds of surveys. We often use another qualitative model called Cross-Impact Analysis when estimating the likelihood of a future event occurring in relation to an earlier…

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  • Saul Bass: Graphic Designer

    The arm was distorted and had a series of rectangular shapes to form the arm, which bass considered to represent drug addiction. Preminger however disagreed with Bass over which animated sequence with the arm looked the best. Bass argued that “the sequence fell flat without animation” but Preminger disagreed. The official compromise was “staccato-like movements as the arm segments maneuvered through the visual progression”. After this compromise, the sequence went down as a classic in American…

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  • Nt1330 Unit 1 Assignment

    I have worked as a Team Leader in a call center, customer service environment from 2002 to now. As a Team Leader, I am responsible for managing a team of 17-23 phones specialists and supporting the department issues, should any arise day to day. I field questions and help solve issues for specialists regarding customer interactions, employee relations, and development goals. The three aspects of my role that I enjoy most are developing people to realize their full potential and achieve…

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  • Effects Of Sports In The 1920s

    Greatest Scandal in Sports History” took place and astonished many people who looked up to some of the world’s most popular athletes. The Chicago White Sox players took money, or a bribe, to play poorly and lose the world series. The aforementioned players were banned from baseball forever, for their conduct, but weren’t convicted of gambling in a federal court (Barnes 285). This ignominy resembles the corruption in the real world, referring to the gangsters and mafias, at the time of the…

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  • Theo Epstein's Success

    Theo Epstein the 43 year old native of New York City and Yale University graduate last season helped a MLB organization win its first championship since 1908. The Chicago Cubs won its first World series in more than 100 years with the 14th overall Payroll in the MLB. Many experts around Major League Baseball say he's the best GM of all time yet he wasn't even the Cubs GM this season he is the President of Baseball operations. With that being said this essay will be to discuss why Theo Epstein…

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  • Dave Barry's Summary: Batting Clean-Up And Striking Out

    Summary Analysis 2 In Dave Barry’s entertaining essay “Batting Clean-Up and Striking Out,” he forms pictures of real life in his reader’s minds. He entertains his readers with the difference between the sexes giving examples he has experienced in his own life; men and women’s instincts are different. Two of the points he really focuses on are women’s awareness of dirt (220) and men’s sensitivity to sports (221). Women can see dirt that men can’t see at all which makes them exceptionally bad at…

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  • Clutch In Sports

    In the 2004 American League Championship Series, the Boston Red Sox faced off against their most hated rivals, the New York Yankees. The Red Sox were already in the midst of an 86-year World Series drought known as “The Curse of the Bambino.” 2004 was the closest Boston had come to winning a World Series title since the infamous Bill Buckner error in 1986. Red Sox fans had believed all year long that this was THE year. However, after being down 3 games to none in the series, the Red Sox faced…

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  • 1950s Sports Essay

    1950s Sports Following WWII, many Americans enjoyed a thriving economy and access to a range of new time-saving technologies. “With more money to spend and an excess of leisure time, people turned to sports for recreation and entertainment.” (Sports in America in the 1950s) Baseball was paramount in America, but other sports competed for the nation’s attention. Boxing and Golf were also very popular to sports fans in America, Rocky Marciano went on his historical, undefeated run between…

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