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Business Management (Consulting) Concepts

Can anyone help me better to understand these concepts of Business Management (Consulting) Select any commercial or advertisement with which you are familiar. Why is it effective or persuasive? Does it have to be persuasive to be effective? Can it be effective without being persuasive? What noise exists in the advertisement

Improving Board and CEO Relations

Can you help me get going on this? Some organizations have a 'revolving door' of management turn-over. There are some 'red-flags' that can indicate problems in a relationship between the Board and CEO. Here are some "red-flag" situations to watch for: A chief executive who controls the agenda/information and frustrates

Role of Board of Directors

A Board is engaging in "micro-managing," rather than concentrating on long-term issues. What are the concerns or problems you envision if a Board member or members "micro-manage" - to the extent a Board member walks 'unannounced" into the organization to talk with employees?

Two Part Marketing Management Assignment

5 pages, 1250 words MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS Being on the cutting edge of technology and marketing is a talent that is coveted in todays ever-changing market. Here is your opportunity to do research in what is new and decide if it works for your site launch. Part 1: Target Market & Competition Identify your targ

ETEC Case Study Evaluation

1. Read attached document summarizing various points of the case entitled ETEC. In a 300-400 word, APA formatted paper, discuss the lessons learned from the challenges of this unique company and apply them to your own business. The challenges and unique products may seem distant from your own organization, but as you read the ov

Strategic Management Firms

Should a firm wait for performance declines before it adopts a retrenchment strategy or should it seek to avert a decline by pursuing retrenchment while things seem to be going well? How can a firm seek to divert such a decline? What responsibilities (if any) do firms have to their employees if downsizing is a part of restructur

Strategic Management for Corporate Growth

Review the merits of corporate growth and the situations in which a stability strategy might be more appropriate. Some say that a firm that isn't growing isn't healthy? Do you agree? Why or why not?

Access Database: Employee Table and a Customer Table

If I could get some help explaining the assignment and how to create the requested doc that would be great! Each individual should create an Access database that includes 2 different tables: an employee table and a customer table. Field titles for the employee table should be as follows: Employee ID number First name

Salesperson Characteristics Identified

Identify a product or service that you recently have bought from a salesperson. For example, the product could be an emerald ring at a jewelry store or a service could include paying extra to have the new washing machine you purchased delivered to your house. (If you have not recently bought a product from a salesperson, you

Employee Training & Development: Article Review

Find an article about training on the Business Publications Search Engine ( Web site. Write a summary of the main topic of the article of your choice. In the summary, identify how the training methods discussed in the article, align with current organizational issues.

DNA Company Mission / Vision Analyzed

A fictional company called DNA, created their mission and vision statements below. After reading the mission and vision, identify the priorities of DNA's management. What three words jump out at you? Why do they jump out at you? What do you think this says about the company? What implications might that have on t

Earned Value Calculation; Schedule Variance; Cost variance

See attached document for charts and graphs. 5-1 Earned Value Calculation You are 4 months into a 6 month project. The project is linear, which means that the progress and spending occurs at a constant rate. Our crack project team of highly skilled associates has worked diligently and put in extra hours to keep the projec

Daniel Yankelovich on dialogue and debate: list and explain three skills

Dialogue is a skill used for business conversations including negotiations, planning, conflict management, and establishing shared understanding of important information. There are a number of specific skills that are used to establish an effective dialogue between and among individuals. Find additional articles by Daniel Yanke

Techniques to motivate employees in the pharmaceutical industry

Your organization is engaged in cutting-edge research in the pharmaceutical industry where competitors are racing against each other to release new drugs in the market. You are almost ready to launch a new drug when you hear that a rival is on the verge of releasing a similar drug. What techniques will you use to motivate your e

HR: Staffing System Management, Retention Strategies

Staffing System Management: 1-What is the difference between a centralized staffing function and a decentralized staffing function? 2-Why would an organization want to have a centralized staffing function, as opposed to letting each manager be totally responsible for all staffing activities in his or her department? -

Human processes within a business system

We know that everything cannot be computerized. One of the reasons why some apparently simple activities cannot be fully computerized is the need for tacit knowledge. Consider, for example, a hotel receptionist who has to rapidly identify whether a person checking in is part of a family coming together, a group of travelers. A s

Advantages and Disadvantages of Data Gathering Methods

Please discuss the following: What are the advantages and disadvantages of the two principal methods of gathering data - the questionnaire method and the interview approach? Provide an example of a poor interview question in your response.

What Makes a Well Written Job Descriptions

Although there is no standard format for a job description, almost all well-written, useful descriptions will include these components: (1) Job title, (2) Summary, (3) Equipment, (4) Environment, (5) Activities. Explain what information should be contained in each section. Provide an example of a poorly written activities co