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Food and beverage Management: Changes in technology for the industry

1. Speaking of technology, we had the board of health in today and he was using a hand held pda to write up his report. To print the report he had a small printer with him. I have also seen servers using a similar device to not only take orders but have the ability to show the customer the recipe and ingredients. Do you think

Principles of Advertising and Public Relations

Discuss with your colleagues how public relations can be used to inform employees and other stakeholders about products and the organization's activities. Draft a headline and points of a message for a press release for your internal and external audiences about the new tablet. What other internal vehicle would you suggest

Two Major Corporations: A Fit for Environmentally Conscious?

Research the Websites of two major corporations in different industries (examples: manufacturing, retail, transportation, utilities, healthcare, communication). What conclusion do you reach about whether an environmentally conscious (or green) person would fit in these companies?

Human Relations

Give an example from your own experience or research an article or the media in which a business executive did something of significance that is morally right.

Privacy Policies: Internet and Email

1) What are some common e-mail use, internet use, and privacy policies in an organization? 2) What are the current laws regulating employee e-mail and internet privacy? 3) Why do companies implement e-mail and internet use policies? 4) What assumptions might employees make about their privacy at work? How do these policies af

Dealing with Resistance to Sexual Harassment Avoidance Training

The vice-president of human resources asked you, the director of training, to develop a sexual harassment training program for the company. During your needs analysis you discover that most of the executives do not believe they need this training and do not plan to attend. You identify a couple of instances in which an executive

Reading a Case and answering questions

You will have to read a case opinion on the Internet and answer questions. First, read the question in the book about Loretta Wilson and B/E Aerospace. She sued for sexual discrimination based on a job for which she was not interviewed due to being deemed unqualified. Look up the case on the Internet. (Use the Plaintiff and Def

Corporate governance. Based on recent news articles, I got the impression that the public was somewhat resentful about executive pay rates in a lot of cases. Can you help me with a specific example of this? Does out of control pay indicate that stockholders are unable to govern what their corporation is doing?

Corporate governance. Based on recent news articles, I got the impression that the public was somewhat resentful about executive pay rates in a lot of cases. Can you help me with a specific example of this? Does out of control pay indicate that stockholders are unable to govern what their corporation is doing?

Managing a Multiparty Negotiation 2

Assume you are chairing a multiparty negotiation session and the negotiations are not going well; tempers are flaring, and it seems impossible to arrive at a positive outcome. Discuss the process you would employ to diffuse the problem and explain your process. Discuss the expected outcomes of your process and what you would

What is flawless consulting? Differences in internal versus external consultant?

1. What is flawless consulting? What does the term authentic mean to you from a consultant's perspective, and how does it lead to flawless consulting? 2. Briefly discuss the major differences between an internal versus external consultant. In what situations can each be most effective? Would you rather be an internal or exter

Different Generations at Work

Different generations tend to view work life differently in terms of dedication, expectations, interactions, and purpose of work. In a 2-3 page paper, first describe your generation, whether it is Baby Boomer, Gen X, Gen Y, or a different generation. Next, describe your view points on work in regard to dedication, expectations,

Qualitative Research Methodology: Military Study

The subject is "Don't ask, Don't Tell." (In the military) When looking at methodology, you should break it out as follows: Design (ex. how you will set up your study) Sampling (ex. info on your study population) Data Collection and Analysis (qualitative)

Research Scaling (Workplace Study)

Use at least two different types of questions in the survey attached. Analyze the responses and comment on the validity and reliability of your questionnaire. Describe your results from this short study. See the attached file.

What is the opportunity cost of seeing Eric Clapton vs Bob Dylan?

You have won a free ticket to see an Eric Clapton concert (which has no resale value). Bob Dylan is playing that same night and is your next best activity. Tickets to see Dylan cost $40. On any given day, you would be able to pay up to $50 to see Dylan. Assume there are no other costs of seeing either performer. Based on this in

Forecasting for the Jersey Dairy Products Company

The Jersey Dairy Products Company produces cheese, which it sells to supermarkets and food processing companies. because of concernes about cholesterol and fat in cheese, the company has seen demad for its products decline during the past decade. It is now considering introducint some alternative low fat dairy products and w


In order to be successful in my chosen Masters program (MBA), I have to be an individual that is self-motivated. Self-motivation is a crucial factor in increasing the probability of the successful matriculation and completion of my Masters program. Although my professors will be presenting me with the material that is required

Proposal for a Wireless Network: System Requirements, Costs, ROI, Security

Develop a proposal for a wireless network that includes, System Requirements, Costs, Anticipated ROI (Return on Investment) - You do not have to calculate an actual ROI, just explain how the project you have selected will save the company money in the long run. Security Issues - How does the product deal with issues such the

Job Applications and Cover Letters

1. What are some resources to tap into when writing a cover letter? 2. Where might you be able to obtain solid, descriptive, and accurate information about yourself that articulates your skills and/or qualifications to a prospective employer?

Business Management: Index Conversion and Forecasting

1. Convert the 48 monthly data points from the data into an index. Use the 1st month in the data set as your base amount. 2. Identify which month was used as the base month. 3. Use the time series data from the index to forecast inventory for the 49th month. This forecast should incorporate linear regression methodology to

Public Administration: Privatization

Assess whether contracting out or privatization is advantageous for public management as sort of a way to break unions formed by public employees.

Quantitative Methods for Business

A value for probabilistic input from a discrete probability distribution: a. is the value given by the RAND() function. b. is given by matching the probabilistic input with an interval of random numbers. c. is between 0 and 1. d. must be non-negative Each point on the efficient frontier graph associated with the Markow

Experimentation Critique (Research)

Find a research report that uses experimentation. Write a critique on that experiment Describe the independent and dependent variables used in the study. Comment on the sampling used to gather subjects, as well as on the reliability and validity of the study. I have attached a study however; any research study will

Team-Based Pay in a Knowledge-Based World (HR)

Define them and provide examples of each of them. 1. Shared leadership roles 2. Individual and mutual accountability 3. Specific team purpose that the team itself delivers 4. Collective work products 5. Open-ended discussion and active problem-solving meetings 6. Performance measured directly by assessing collective work p

Suggestion System, Cost Reduction vs. Profit Sharing

Question #1 The suggestion system has been a major element in any employer plan to encourage greater employee involvement. What are the factors that failed many systems? Question # 2 What are the major differences between the cost-reduction and profit-sharing program? What are the philosophic issues underlying each t

Market Forces and Unionization (Retail Food Industry)

In this posting, we look at a chosen industry's receptivity to unionization. In so doing, the factors that led to the determination as such are also reviewed, and a labor market analysis performed so as to support any conclusions.

Business Responsibility: Milton Friedman Versus Archie Carroll

Can you help me with this assignment? I need to come up with a summary of both Milton Friedman (traditional view of business responsibility) and Archie Carroll main points (four responsibilities of business). I also need examples of organizations that use both types views.