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Management Information System: Strategic Approach to Information Technology

You are an independent technology consultant working with Margaret Smith, owner of JavaBooks, a bookstore and coffee shop. You initially met her at a networking meeting and had some great ideas about how she could improve her business with a more strategic approach to investing in information technology. Margaret was ecstatic to

The Boiling Frog Phenomenon

What is the Boiled Frog Phenomenon, and how does it apply to business, especially in Strategic Management? ( explanation explained in detail with references)

Front and Back of House Operational Support; Career Opportunity

Question #1- What is the difference between front of the house and back of the house operational support? How do they work together to create a successful hospitality organization? How do these operational support systems affect profitability? Question #2- What is an example of a career opportunity within the hospitality indu

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concerns (SDVOSBC)

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concerns (SDVOSBC) QUESTION: Is it fair to ever award a government contract on a 'sole source' bid to a qualified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concerns (SDVOSB) candidate? The Issue: In accordance with 13 C.F.R. 125.19 and 125.20, contracting officers may awar

Theory X and Theory Y Management Styles

You have just been promoted to supervisor of a large department in your company. The previous supervisor was terminated because of low morale and performance of his department. You had been attending night school to earn your bachelor's degree in management and remember, from one of your courses, how important it is to listen to

scope of practice

You have just gotten a job at a hospital working in the reception area of the emergency department. You wonder what type of healthcare personnel will add documentation to a patient's medical record and what their scope of practice is that will provide a focus for charting. Instructions Do a web search using the key words "

Discussing Four Functions of Management

1.) Define the four functions of management (planning, organizing, leading, and controling). 2.) How does each of these functions relate to an organization?

Job Analysis: Overview of the job evaluation process including compensable factors

Provide a brief overview of the job evaluation process, including the importance of compensable factors. Detail the compensable factors of a position you are familiar with and their impact on that position's salary, and you may want to reference the job analysis and job description process, which form the foundation of job eval

Employee Training & Development.

Please assist me with the below question: Professional Development Plan: Your portion of the plan will incorporate the Task analysis only (no plagiarism or copying from websites).

New Employees Training and Orientation

1. What method or methods are used to train employees in your workplace or one you are familiar with? Is it effective? 2. What do you think are the key components within a performance management plan? 3. Why do organizations so frequently overlooked new employee orientation?

Hospitality -- Your own words and ideas

Define hospitality management. Identify the business segments of the hospitality industry. Examine the relationship among the different hospitality business segments.

Hospitality Management Questions

#1 What are some current trends in recreation, travel, and tourism? What is the influence of these trends on the economic business cycle? Why is this information useful to a hospitality manager? #2 What effect has globalization had on the hospitality industry? Provide three examples of hospitality organizations that have glob

Business Management (Consulting)

1. Identify three communication strategies. How might they be useful for building relationships with your clients? How might those strategies vary with different clients? 2. What must you consider before using an article found on the Internet or from the University Library in your papers? How can the library assist you

Ambulatory Care: Health Care Providers - Physicians

Administrators of ambulatory care centers sit in a unique position. These administrators are responsible for day-to-day operations of the facility while physicians are responsible for quality medical care. Some ambulatory care centers are owned by the physicians who practice in the center. In these types of organizations, the ad

Food and beverage Management

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