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Describe some benefits of using a Fish Bone diagram

5. Describe some benefits of using a Fish Bone diagram. Provide an example of when this technique is most useful.  6. Project metrics are fundamental to project risk management. Identify two metrics that are important for you when working on a project and justify your answer. 7. Why is it important to issue a retrospe

Readiness for Learning

How should a company assess readiness for learning? (Include characteristics of both the employee and the work environment.)

Program evaluation

Why should program evaluation be used or not used for public health and not-for-profit institutions in the development of adaptive strategies? Include supporting rationale in your response.

Management dilemma of a restaurant

I have a case study: Our management dilemma is that the restaurant is suffering from decreasing sales on an annual basis. Our research company will determine the possible factors of this occurring and supporting research to back this up: Have to research: -case studies of how other restaurants drew in lunch crowds. -co

Motivating the Unmotivated

Discuss some techniques that may be used in course design to help motivate students who attend training as a requirement and not because they want to be there. Please include references.

Monte Carlo Simulation

Explain the concept of risk analysis and how Monte Carlo simulation can provide useful information for making decisions. Please be detailed.

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 b

Career Development Strategies

Describe some career development strategies in your current or previous workplace. Do you think these strategies are effective or ineffective?

You are the supervisor of a call center

You are the supervisor of a call center. Lately, there have been many misdirected or dropped calls. Develop one or two research questions and three hypotheses that might account for misdirected or dropped.

Hire Me, Hire My Husband in

Please help answer the following questions. Consider the following situation: Hire Me, Hire My Husband in - What should XYZ do at this point? - Should XYZ management have anticipated a possible retention problem due to different career paths when it placed Sally and Mike in jobs with separate companies? - What recom

Three electricians are wiring my new home

Three electricians are wiring my new home. Electrician 1 by himself will need 11 days to do the job. Electrician 2 will need 5 days to do the job, and electrician 3 by himself will need 9 days. If all three electricians work on the same job together how many days will it take them to complete the job? Work problems are quite

Change Management Consulting

Research change management consulting firms on the Internet. Choose one and answer the following questions: 1. What is the name and location of the company and what type of services are available? 2. How does the consultant work with the organization? 3. What type of outcomes can be expected from using an outside consultant to m

Kenneth Dayton, former Chairman of the Dayton-Hudson Corporation

Kenneth Dayton, former Chairman of the Dayton-Hudson Corporation, has said that "If business does not serve society, society will not long tolerate our profits or even our existence." This logic suggests that CSR benefits not only society but the business as well by securing its place within a society. What other reasons are the

Life cycle model for alliances

What are the reasons for existence of alliances in a health care system? What is the life-cycle model associated with alliances? Includes 2 references

Case Study: The Challenger and Columbia Shuttle Disasters

Case Study: (Attached) Chapter 12, The Challenger and Columbia Shuttle Disasters Students will read the case found in Chapter 12 and prepare a 3-4 page response to the following questions: 1. Discuss the changes that NASA implemented after the Challenger disaster. 2. Discuss the aspects of NASA practice revealed in the

Context sensitive nature of cost behavior classifications

1. Context sensitive nature of cost behavior classifications Pacific Bank's startup division establishes new branch banks. Each branch opens with three tellers. Total teller cost $90,000 per yr. The 3 combined process up to 90,000 transactions per year. If a branch doesn't attain at least 60,000 transactions during the 1st yr

Operations Managment Learning Curve

A contractor is preparing a bid to install swimming pools at a new housing addition. The estimated time to build the first pool is 35 hours. The contractor estimates an 85 percent learning rate. a. How long do you estimate the time required to install the second pool? b. How long do you estimate the time required to insta

Company use of intranets

I need assistance with a paper that describes the main reasons that companies implement intranets and one major obstacle to obtaining these benefits.

Employee Relationship Management (ERM)

I need some help with responding to this scenario: You have joined a small manufacturing organization that will be implementing an Employee Relationship Management (ERM) enterprise solution. This is their first large software implementation. At this time, software and computers are used by less than 10% of the employees so th

Liquidity, Efficiency, and Leverage Ratios

Choose a company whose products you use and obtain its most recent annual report. (Note: Annual reports can usually be found under the "investor relations" area of the company's website.) Calculate several of the ratios that you learned about this week. What conclusions about the company's financial strengths and weaknesses can