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  1. How can a business determine its most effective value proposition?

  2. What is the difference between a principle agent problem and moral hazard?

  3. What is the best reason to pursue a backward integration?

  4. Is backward integration the same thing as vertical integration?

  5. What's the difference between a merger and a hostile takeover?

  6. Why is it less than ideal for a CEO of a company to also hold the position of COO?

  7. How are business decisions made in a partnership?

  8. Which terms should be included in a partnership agreement?

  9. What is the difference between business intelligence and competitive intelligence?

  10. What can cause a merger or acquisition deal to fail?

  11. Why are business ethics important?

  12. How important are business ethics in running a profitable business?

  13. What are the primary advantages of forming a joint venture?

  14. What are the risks of using CI (competitive intelligence) for espionage?

  15. What's the difference between general, limited and joined venture partnerships?

  16. What's the difference between outsourcing and insourcing?

  17. What advice has Tim Cook given to would-be business leaders?

  18. Do employers use agency theory in labor relations?

  19. What are the primary disadvantages of forming a joint venture?

  20. Does agency theory apply to brokers and clients?

  21. Why do some economists consider entrepreneurship to be a factor of production?

  22. What advice has Richard Branson given to would-be entrepreneurs?

  23. When is outsourcing a bad alternative to vertical integration?

  24. What is Tim Cook's career and educational background?

  25. Who were Richard Branson's major influencers?

  26. What does a company use CI (competitive intelligence) for?

  27. What are some common methods of gathering CI (competitive intelligence)?

  28. What interpersonal skills should a manager have?

  29. What are some training & development techniques used to improve interpersonal skills?

  30. What's the difference between agency theory and stakeholder theory?

  31. What responsibilities does a company take on after an acquisition?

  32. How do interpersonal skills influence a business culture?

  33. Why is versatility in a company's core competencies fundamental in its success?

  34. Why would a company want to do an acquisition of another company?

  35. What is the difference between a merger and an acquisition?

  36. When does Warren Buffett usually release his letter to shareholders?

  37. How are arm's-length transactions determined by law?

  38. Are arm's length transactions always better than transactions not at arm's length?

  39. When does it makes sense for a company to pursue vertical integration?

  40. What are the main communication points between a CFO and a CEO?

  41. How does a customer base dictate goodwill?

  42. How does revenue sharing work in practice?

  43. How does goodwill increase a company's value?

  44. What are the major differences between a monopoly and an oligopoly?

  45. Does a company logo change require a material disclosable event?

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