U4 Discussion

Instructions: Read each discussion question and answer each in 250 words.

Discussion 1.) Prompt: Read at least two of the scripture references on the readings list based on a topic in the list that could pertain to your final paper. Many terms in economics can be useful when doing a research paper on an IT topic and providing possible solutions. Growth, inequality, competition, and utility could be economic topics that have an impact on IT strategy. Discuss which economics topics in the devotionals list that could prove useful in writing about IT strategy formation.

Scripture resource list below::

Economics section of the book Devotionals for Business
Competition Proverbs27:17, 1 Corinthians 9:24-25, Galatians 5:24-26
o Elasticity Romans 6:23, 1 John 1:9
o Growth 2 Corinthians 9:10, Proverbs 28:20
o Inequality Romans 2:11
o Macroeconomics Romans 12:5, Deuteronomy 15:7-8
o Microeconomics Adam and Eve story in Genesis
o Money 1 Timothy 6:10, Luke 19:11-26
o Poverty Deuteronomy 8:2
o Regulation Matthew 22:36-40
o Supply and Demand Genesis 41
o Unemployment 1 Peter 4:10, Ephesians 2:10
o Utility Psalm 90:12

Discussion 2.) Prompt: View the video on impact and effort in a matrix form. Discuss how the impact and effort (or cost and benefit) matrix can be applied to your workplace.

  • V.ideo: Impact Effort Matrix – YouTube
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