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Calculation of Utility Maximization on Education
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"(a) Let Household A’s utility function have α = 0.5 = β. What is the household’s utility maximizing bundle? (b) What is the share of Household A’s income spent on... More > education? (c) What is the household’s utility if they consume the maximum amt of G allowed by their budget and an amt of free education provided by the government, EF = 20? (d) Does this household consume more or less education if EF = 20 is provided by the government? (e) Let Household B’s utility function have α = 0.15 and β = 0.85. What is the household’s utility maximizing bundle? "< Less
Maximizing Energy Savings and Minimizing Costs
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Now in its fully updated tenth edition, this comprehensive, best selling handbook covers management and engineering strategies which can be utilized to slash energy costs by as much as 40% in... More > industrial facilities. New chapters have been added which cover evaluating the economics of solar applications, measurement and verification of energy efficiency savings, and superior energy performance. Topics covered include motor drive systems, LEED®, building commissioning, cogeneration, gas distributed generation technologies, steam system optimization, geothermal heat pumps, electricity purchasing strategies and power quality case studies. You'll also find ready-to-apply guidelines for life cycle costing, electrical system optimization, lighting and HVAC system efficiency improvement, mechanical and process system performance, building energy loss reduction, financing energy projects, energy purchasing, and strategies for establishing an effective energy conservation-oriented maintenance program.< Less
Five Pennies: Ten Rules to Successfully Build a Franchise Mega-Brand and Maximize System Profits
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Five Pennies is "THE FIELD MANUAL" for Building and Growing a Franchise Brand With the Right Mindset and Tools! This Book Contains over 120 Tools to Build, Grow and Manage a National... More > Franchise Brand! Featuring Examples of 20 "Best of Class" Franchise Brands to learn from - and 10 "Mega-Wreck" stories to avoid! Learn About: - Creating and Growing Sustainable Unit Profitability - Managing Franchise System Relations - Staying Ahead of Your Growth Rate - Enhancing System Profits With Continued Education - Turning Your System Into a "Best Practices" Machine - How to Recruit Franchise Buyer 2.0 and Maximizing Their Results - Structuring Layered Franchise Support and Marketing - Developing Macro-Level Programs for System Growth - Utilizing Technology to Grow and Manage a Brand - Resource Management for a Growing System< Less
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As implied by the 'T' of the title, this book utilizes a number of T-shaped diagrammatic structures to illustrate a framework which derives from the basic Elements and continues to necessitate... More > recourse to an approach to philosophy which is anything but trinitarian or tripartite in character, but wholly committed to understanding life in terms of quadruplicities. Thus 'Philosophical Truth' is certainly more truthful than most philosophical systems have ever been, and a whole lot more ideologically committed, to boot, since it provides a practical means by which the theory of Social Transcendentalism could be implemented.< Less
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This long and difficult text should reward patient reading, since it is of a deeply metaphysical character that takes the Element-based quadruplicities of texts like 'Philosophical Truth' (1991), its... More > immediate precursor, to a whole new level of elemental meaning, and largely through the utilization of V-like structures - hence the title 'Veritas Philosophicus' - which both complement and supplement the T-like structures already established in this and previous books, thereby taking the ideological philosophy of Social Transcendentalism a stage further on its evolutionary journey towards the 'promised land' of complete metaphysical truth and, hence, philosophical perfection. The cover shows an Element-oriented abstract painting with V-like implcations by John O'Loughlin.< Less
GreenHome Efficieny Guide
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The GreenHome Efficiency Guide is a 19-page booklet jammed with information that will help you make your house or apartment more energy and water efficient than ever. It is perfect for anyone looking... More > to both save money and help the environment. All information is the result of firsthand experimentation, extensive research and alpha testing. By following this guide I decreased my utility bills by over 40% in just two months. You too can learn how and where your home consumes energy and water, find out how to use the best efficiency items and conservation tools most effectively and discover other surprising tips and tricks for maximizing efficiency in your home. Table of Contents: About This Kit, Using This Kit, Save $$$, Collective Impact, Average Home Consumption, What WE Think (Survey), Heating and Cooling, Water Heating & Water, Electricity - Lighting & Appliances, Next Steps, Utilities Tracking Sheet, References. To find out more about the My GreenHome initiative please visit MyGreenHome.storenvy.com< Less
The Goal of the Consumer
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Economists assume that any decision maker a consumer, the manager of a business firm, or officials in a government agency tries to make the best out of any situation. More specifically, we assume... More > that consumers strive to maximize their utility a quantitative measure of their well-being or satisfaction.< Less
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Utilitarianism is a theory in normative ethics holding that the best moral action is the one that maximizes utility. Utility is defined in various ways, but is usually related to the well-being of... More > sentient entities. Originally, Jeremy Bentham, the founder of Utilitarianism, defined utility as the aggregate pleasure after deducting suffering of all involved in any action. John Stuart Mill expanded this concept of utility to include not only the quantity, but quality of pleasure, while focusing on rules, instead of individual moral actions. s have rejected that pleasure has positive value and have advocated negative utilitarianism, which defines utility only in terms of suffering. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utilitarianism Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Journey: Creating & Sustaining High Performance
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This book provides a conceptual framework for visualizing and institutionalizing the thinking, communications, and behaviors needed to maximize business enterprise and human potential. It explores a... More > multi-phase strategy for enlisting and engaging organizational stakeholders in a learning journey to create a high performance organization. High performance organizations learn and adapt with customer demand, grow with marketplace competition, and retain marketplace relevancy over time. By utilizing a multi-phase strategy of Recognition, Reinvention, Reinforcement, Repetition, and Renewal, managers can transform base level or underperforming organizations into high performing organizations: organizations that create value and maximize business and human potential faster than their competition.< Less
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