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Finding the Optimal Preventive Maintenance Frequency

Determine the optimum preventative maintenance frequency for each of the pieces of equipment if breakdown time is normally distributed. Equipment Average Time (days) Standard Deviation between Breakdowns A201 20

Capitalistic vs. Socialistic Structure

The U.S. is a capitalistic society. What are the advantages that businesses and individuals have in this economic structure versus in a socialistic structure? Provide one example of how the U.S. capitalistic economy has influenced the world economy. How has this affected the American business and the American citizen?

Employee Training: Importance of transfer of training

The model for the transfer of training process suggests that when all processes are supported and executed well, the training program achieves success. You are a new member of an organization that is just beginning to experience the need for training. Your organization does not have a clear picture of how to create a climate tha

Employee Training-Action plan for Learning

Now that you have created the objectives for DNA's training program, think about how you will create a climate of training transfer both in the training sessions and in the organization. First, describe how you will apply the transfer of training theories for each training objective. Then, apply the four modes of knowledge shari

Workplace Securtiy

The Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution applies to search and seizure issues relating to public peace officers. What powers do private persons, including private security personnel, have relating to search and seizure issues? Under what circumstances may private person search? In the event a private person or private secur

Decision Tree-deciding which to use

"Full question: Problem #1 Janis Corporation The Janis Corporation is involved with waste management and, during the past 10 years, has become one of the largest waste disposal companies in the Midwest, serving primarily Wisconsin, Illinois, and Michigan. The company is currently considering establishing a waste treatment pl

Identify a training program that you have encountered at work

Identify a training program that you have encountered at work. For example, your company might have provided computer-based training or refresher courses for its employees or hired an expert in the field to lecture or discuss sales techniques to its employees. Identify the various training methods commonly used in organizations.

Case Study - Texas Roadhouse

Please see attachment to answer these questions: 1. Voluntary turnover is a significant challenge in the restaurant business. Why do you think restaurant employees might quit jobs more than employees in many other industries? Why would employee retention be an important advantage in the restaurant business? 2. According to

Take the Pepsi Challenge: Talent Development at PepsiCo.

See the attached file for the table. Please prepare a response to the following: Discuss how PepsiCo uses its talent to sustain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. Discuss three key elements of PepsiCo's career growth model. Discuss three key elements of PepsiCo's talent management model. Discuss the challenges

Business Life Cycles

Apply the concept of life cycle to an organization with which you are familiar, such as a university or a local business. What stage is the organization in now? How did the organization handle or pass through its life cycle crises?

Kotter's Eight-Step Change Theory

Leaders can improve the chances for a successful change outcome by following Kotter's eight-step change theory. Pick three of the eight-step change theory components and give an example for each of how leaders can implement it to effect change.

Risk Management Plan For Event Planning

Help me get started please with some ideas: Create the risk-management plan for your company. You can use information from the following Web site to help you formulate this plan: http://www.epmbook.com/risk.htm, or you can use other appropriate sources to prepare this part of your plan. Regardless, your plan should conside

Produce in Romania: Employee training, Repatrition, Compensation

Your company sells underwear for men and women. You decide to invest into a firm in Romania that will produce this product for you. You are sending a manager, an accountant, and an engineer for this Romanian firm. All three are from the US home office. What kind of training would you give them prior to their departure for the

Business Management (Consulting)

How can you gain feedback throughout the consulting process? How can you use that feedback to shape your consultant communications? In evaluating your consultant communications, how would you determine your own effectiveness after completing your communications? What are some tools that you could use to measure the effectiv

Rubbermaid Inc. Case: Use of attribute analysis and fortuitous scan techniques

Notice from reading the case below that Rubbermaid doesn't make much use of attribute analysis and other fortuitous scan techniques. Given their products and markets, which attribute analysis and fortuitous scan techniques could be used to develop new product ideas for the Rubbermaid Inc.? Select a couple of methods and se

Healthcare Benefits and Dangers

Please help answer the following question. What are the potential benefits of resting against or relying on something within healthcare? Dangers?

Workplace Securtiy

Discuss the theoretical foundation for security and the reasons for the tremendous growth in security services. In your response discuss the increase in the types of crimes encountered by security personnel, tying them in with particular theories when possible. Introduction to Security Operations and Management (3rd Edition)

Social problem in need of solution in the next 5 years: Idea memo, Execution plan

There are lots of social problem in need of solutions (areas such as energy, environment, poverty, literacy, empathy to name a few). The question guiding this assignment is: in the next 5 years, what would you change to make the world a better place? What you would like to see happen & how do you plan to get there? In other w

Employee training: Training Environment

The organization for which you work has traditionally encouraged its employees to work independently on project assignments. However, because of a shortage of resources, individual contributors will be asked to form teams to improve efficiency. You are tasked with designing a training program to promote a teamwork environment.

Operations Management LPM Functions

What LPM function should I use? MAx or Min? Integer? The Southern States Lumber and Mill Company, a logging and milling operation in the southern US, processes 10,000 logs during 250 operating days each year. Immediately upon receiving an order, the logging companyâ??s supplier begins delivery to the lumber mill at a rate of

Multiple Performance Measurement Standards for Healthcare Management

See the attached files. Read the following article: Safavi, K. S. (2006). The measurement conundrum. Journal of Healthcare Management, 51(5), 287-290. Discuss the following from the perspective of a provider: If the measurement system is intended to judge performance from the outside, discuss the pros and cons of us

Management: Efficiency and Effectiveness

A College professor told her students, "The purpose of a management course is to teach students about management, not to teach them to be managers." Do you agree or disagree or disagree with this statement? Why or why not? Also, is efficiency and effectiveness more important to organizational performance? Can managers improve