WEEK I DISCUSSION QUESTION Activity # 2 Discussion Post Instruction: Respond to the following discussion question. To earn full credit, post an initial response of 250 words by Wednesday 11:59 PM PST and post a substantive response of at least 125 words (one paragraph) to two class members by Friday 11:59 PM PST. Inlcude at least 3 in-text citation and the corresponding reference. You have a choice of opening your own business or being employed by someone else in a similar type of business. What are some of the considerations in terms of opportunity costs that you would have to include in arriving at your decision? Use complete, grammatically correct sentences following the MEAL format. The MEAL format for paragraphs includes one sentence for each of the following: Main idea, Evidence with citation, Argument or Analysis with citation, Last or cLosing sentence. Activity #3: Blog Instruction: In this blog, post responses to the discussion prompts below. You do not need to post to your classmates but you may if you wish. These responses will help you prepare for your final exam. Your responses must be substantive with at least 150 words (one paragraph) and contain at least 3 in-text citation and the corresponding reference. Define managerial economics and discuss briefly its relationship to microeconomics and other related fields of study such as finance, marketing, and statistics. Discuss the usefulness of Market Value Added and Economic Value Added Activity #4: Submission Write a short analytical report (3 - 4 pages not including cover apage and references) on the managerial decision making process and type of decision making by the managers and specifically address the following points: Discuss the importance of the command process and the traditional process in the making of management decisions. Illustrate specific ways in which managers must take these two processes into account. Explain some of the forces that cause managers to act in the interest of shareholders. Use the APA essay template that is attached. There is an expanded essay outline in the Student Resources. It will help you to organize your thoughts and your paper. You must perform research in the CALU library to complete this assignment. The paper should include 1 quote, 2 or more peer-reviewed sources, 1 website source, and 1 textbook source. The VeriCite score for this paper should be less than 15%. Additionally, all citations must have matching references. The paper must be properly formatted using AP style. If you need help with APA formatting, please contact the writing center. Below is a the required outline. Please address all headings and sub-headings listed here Cover page (See APA Sample paper) Introduction Purpose of paper Thesis sentence Body (Cite sources using in-text citations.) Main point 1 Example or evidence Evidence (support from the literature) Student’s original thoughts and ideas about the section’s content and a concluding thought Main point 2 Example or evidence Evidence (support from the literature) Student’s original thoughts and ideas about the section’s content and a concluding thought Main point 3 Example or evidence Evidence (support from the literature) Student’s original thoughts and ideas about the section’s content and a concluding thought Conclusion – Summary of main points Lessons Learned and Recommendations as needed – List the references you cited in the text of your paper according to APA format. 5.(Note: Do not include references that are not cited in the text of your paper) Please submit your completed work.