Predicting Price-Setting Strategies

Discussion 1

“Predicting Price-Setting Strategies” Please respond to the following:

    From the scenario for Katrina’s Candies, determine the importance of predicting the pricing strategies of rival firms in an industry characterized by mutual interdependence. Examine the common price setting strategies of airlines that use game theory. Predict the potential effects of such pricing strategies on the demand for seats, and conclude the resulting impact on the profitability of the airlines.

 

Scenario

Herb Jones, a graduate student and part-time data analyst, together with other key members of Katrina’s Candies will work together on projects related to managerial economics and globalization.

The Week 7 Scenario covers the following topics:

    Best-Practice Tactics
    Game Theory
    Pricing Techniques and Analysis

Discussion 2

“Entering a Merger and Organizational Form” Please respond to the following:

    From the scenario for Katrina’s Candies, examine the major implications for firms entering into a merger. Explain the criteria the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission would follow when deciding on whether or not to approve a proposed merger.

Scenario

Herb Jones, a graduate student and part-time data analyst, together with other key members of Katrina’s Candies will work together on projects related to managerial economics and globalization.

The Week 8 Scenario covers the following topics:

    Contracting, Governance, and Organizational Form

Discussion 3

“Impact of Government Regulation” Please respond to the following:

    Take a position on whether the banking industry needs more or less government regulation. Support your position with two (2) examples of the impact of regulation.

Scenario

Herb Jones, a graduate student and part-time data analyst, together with other key members of Katrina’s Candies will work together on projects related to managerial economics and globalization.