On a practical nursing licensing exam, the mean score is 79 and the standard deviation is 9 points. (a) What is the standardized score of a student with a raw score of 87? (b) What is the standardized score of a student with a raw score of 79? (c) Assuming the scores follow a normal distribution, what is the probability that a score selected at random is above 85?
The Social Security system provides income for people over age 65. If a recipient of Social Security decides to work and earn some income, the amount received in Social Security benefits is typically reduced. a. How does the provision of Social Security affect people’s incentive to save while working? b. How does the reduction in benefits associated with higher earnings affect people’s incentive to work past age 65?
Use publications, such as Brandweek, AdWeek, BusinessWeek, and entertainment and sports publications, or online research to investigate brand licensing arrangements in the sports or entertainment fields. Identify the name of your source(s) and prepare a one-page report that summarizes the arrangement, the parties and companies involved, and length of the licensing agreement.
Small business owner/operators and their employees often need to be licensed before they can open or work in a regulated industry. Perform library or online research on occupational licensing or licensure. Identify the reasons that governmental agencies require special licenses. Summarize your findings in a one-page written report.
Imagine that you work for a company that is considering purchasing a business page on a social-networking Web site. Conduct research on the concept of social networking and personal blogs. You have been asked to summarize your findings. Include the following in your report: List the benefits of having a business page on a social network web site. Identify some disadvantages of social networks and personal blogs.