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    Business Reports

    Argue either for or against this statement and be sure to defend your reasoning. "Reports are written for business executives who want them. Thus, you don't have to be concerned about holding your reader's interest."

    Performance as an Employee Evaluation Factor

    The company cannot consider laying off any minorities due to possible lawsuits and investigations. Do we not consider seniority, performance and loyalty? Do we not get ourselves in a moral dilemma when we worry about what some government commission will think and not doing the right thing?

    Cluster Multivariate Technique

    Explain the Cluster analysis, how it is different factor analysis and multi-dimensional scaling? Name a real-life company has used the Cluster analysis technique to address a business problem and how might that same technique be used at your own organization?

    Big City Sports

    Professional sports and big-league cities go hand in hand. Hosting a professional sports franchise is evidence that a city has arrived per-se - that is not simply a large city but a major league city. Moreover, acquiring or retaining professional sports teams has become important in local economic development plans. From your pe

    Economy management

    Do you believe government efforts to manage the economy usually make things better or worse?

    Training and Development in the Workplace

    I need some help with the following questions: 1. What are employee oriented styles? 2. What are the specific problems that are associated with development of executives, and why does coaching seem to deal with these problems?

    Terms for Linear Optimization

    Explain the following terms: optimization, objective function, optimal solution, constraint, constraint function, feasible solution, and binding constraint.

    Miscommunication Types in Organization

    In every single type of organization, especially a health care organization, communication is extremely important and the necessity for communication to be correctly transmitted and received is vitally important. Miscommunication can lead to wasted time and money. What we need here is clear effective honest communication? In the

    Strategic Decision Support

    Why is strategic decision support an essential competitive resource for healthcare organizations. Include examples of healthcare organizations use of the system.

    Quick Case Study

    Read case study 11-1 (attached). Read that not all teams are created equal. Provide your thoughts on the following questions. How is Public Service Works implementing the components of the performance management process? Which aspects of the measurement system are appropriate and which are not, given the emphasis on team per

    Management in Pairs

    Apply the extreme programming concept of pair programming to management. What might be the effect of asking managers to work in pairs? Could pair management have particular effectiveness for distributed teams as compared to co-located teams?

    Capacity Planning

    A process currently services an average of 50 customers per day. Observations in recent weeks show that its utilization is about 90 percent, allowing for just a 10 percent capacity cushion. If demand is expected to be 75 percent of the current level in five years and management wants to have a capacity cushion of just 5 percent,

    Operations Management

    An airline company must plan its fleet capacity and its long-term schedule of aircraft usage. For one flight segment, the average number of customers per day is 70, which represents a 65 percent utilization rate of the equipment assigned to the flight segment. If demand is expected to increase to 84 customers for this flight seg

    Gain and Profit-sharing plans

    The CEO of your organization stops you in the hallway and inquires about gain-sharing. It is clear to you that he is mixing up gain-sharing and profit-sharing concepts. You suggest that you meet with him tomorrow to go over the basics of gain-sharing and profit-sharing plans. Briefly describe what gain-sharing and profit-sha

    Model decisions involving uncertainty

    Please help answer the following question. Can you describe how to model decisions involving uncertainty? Discuss the various strategies and please also include examples in the solution.

    What They Don't Know Won't Hurt Them

    What They Don't Know Won't Hurt Them During my last two years in college, I worked for animal hospital in my hometown. In my time there, many animals passed away in their sleep or four unknown reasons. It was not uncommon. In the situation, our facility would offer the owners the service of an autopsy. An autopsy is a procedu

    Equilibrium Price and Output Calculation

    Suppose p = 20 - 2q and MR=20-4q is the market demand function for a local monopoly. the marginal cost is 2 q. the local monopoly tries to maximize its profits by equating mc = mr and charging a uniform price. what will be the equilibrium price and output? A) $6.33, 3.33 units; b) $6.33, 5 units; c) $13.33, 3.33 units; d) $10, 5

    Contemporary Business

    Discuss how your perspective of business has changed as a result of the knowledge gained from this course. As Bill Gates once said: My success, part of it certainly, is that I focused in on a few things. Looking ahead, speculate what the pending issues in business will be 15 years from today. Based upon your answer to the p

    Johnson and Johnson's Tylenol Response Is the Gold Standard in Crisis Management

    Johnson and Johnson's Tylenol Response Is the Gold Standard in Crisis Management The 1982 the Tylenol poisonings was the case that put "crisis management" into the permanent management lexicon. The facts are legendary. In the fall of 1982, a murderer added 65 mg of cyanide to some Tylenol capsules while they were on store she

    Ellis Quilting company

    1. Ellis Quilting company makes blankets that it markets through a variety of departments stores. Problem: 13-23 Effects of order quality on special order decision Ellis Quilting Company makes blankets that it markets through a variety of department stores. It makes the blankets in batches of 1,000 units. Ellis made 20,000 bla

    Methods of Performance Appraisal

    What method of performance appraisal does your current or previous workplace use? What are some positive and negative aspects to this method?