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Microsoft Case Study: Anti-Trust Behaviour, Monopolies

Microsoft Monopoly--Why was Microsoft investigated for antitrust behavior? Was Microsoft trying to gain monopoly power in the computer software industry? Are monopolies always bad? Give at least one example of a case where having a monopoly may actually be a good thing. Concepts to possibly include: Monopoly Market Structure,

Sponsor an internal study on sexual harassment in the workplace

A major corporation agrees to sponsor an internal study on sexual harassment in the workplace. This is in response to concerns expressed by its female employees. How would you handle the following issues? a The communication approach (self-administered, telephone, personal interview, and/or mixed). b The purpose: Fact find

prima facie case

Describe the elements of a prima facie case of hostile work environment discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). How does this differ from the requirements of the Rehabilitation Act?


Based on your experience or readings, discuss the role of higher education and professional development providers in the preparation of Purchasing and Supply Management professionals to meet the challenges of the profession in first ten years of this century. What, in your judgment, is the basic difference between attaining a

Vision and mission statements, core values, link to plans

Explain the importance of your selected business' vision and mission in determining the strategic direction. In your paper be sure to include the following and organize your paper by these main thoughts, using headers: - Business Overview: Define the business, products/services, and customers. In this section, you will answer

Guidelines to lead a JAD discussion; Use of probing questions in an interview

Chapter 5 3. Suppose you were asked to lead a JAD session. List 10 guidelines you would follow in playing the proper role of a JAD session leader. 5. An interview lends itself easily to asking probing questions or asking different questions, depending on the answers provided by the interviewee. It is possible to use probin

Develop a histogram of the data: Excellent Manufacturing Company

Analyze the shape of the data and calculate the average or mean of the sample. Please review attached doc for complete information. As the quality manager at Excellent Manufacturing Company, the Drilling Supervisor has just explained a problem for the drilling of a 2.000" hole in a flange plate. The specs call for 2.000 +/

Generate a Scatter Diagram: Power Setting and Diameter in a drilling operation

Please review attached doc. Generate a Scatter Diagram from the given data and information: Use the following data to generate a Scatter Diagram to show the possible relationship between Power Setting and Diameter in a drilling operation. You can do this by hand and put it into a diagram in word, or you can use Excel. If y

Job analysis and evaluation of work

Can all jobs be analyzed? How do job analysis and job evaluation contribute towards the establishment of internal compensation structure? Why are there different approaches to job evaluation?

Common design challenges all organizations face

Can you help me with these questions? What are common design challenges all organizations face? What are the common design elements in a high-commitment work system? Explain each factor briefly. Describe your perfect organization in these terms.

The Fundamental of Organization Design

Discuss whether BEST BUY Business program current organizational design is effective or ineffective. What are some of the challenges based on Kates' and Galbraith's five design challenges? Finally, ensure you effectively use the Star Model to assist you in developing and producing your scholarly discussion.

Budgeting and Order of Magnitude

3. (TCO B) You have been requested to provide a contingency estimate for a project involving the manufacturing of a new television. You are provided with the following component and labor estimates, together with the type of estimate: Description Estimated base cost Type of estimate Plasma S

Collective Bargaining

Suppose you were called in to act as a consultant to a union that had just won representation rights in a manufacturing plant. The workers in that union were contemplating going out on strike to press for a substantial wage increase. You were asked to advise the union as to whether or not you thought their strike would be succes

Principle Categories of Sabotage

Describe the principal categories of sabotage that can take place in corporate business settings. Which is the most serious form of sabotage? Substantiate your response.

Chiropractic clinic will serve patients with a mental illness

PROJECT: Mental Health and Illness ACTIVITY: The current trend in care of those with mental illness is known as "the community support movement." Mental illness is quite common. We see mental illness diagnosed in children, adolescents, adults, and older adults. Some mental illnesses may not affect care delivered in an ambu

Mental Illness: Why mental health may have a stigma

At least 20% of all Americans are diagnosed with some form of mental illness. At least 15% of all adults use some form of mental health services each year in this country. While most ambulatory care clinics focus on physical ailments, we cannot ignore that many of our patients also likely have a mental health issue, too. Post

Hospitality Industry Technological Tools

Please help me in 800 words or more analyze the hospitality industry's technological tools, such as web reservations systems, personal desktop assistants, and point of sale systems. â?¢Intro â?¢Select a technological tool used in the hospitality industry (from list above) â?¢Describe the selected tool. â?¢What eff

Management Models: Autocratic, centralized vs decentralized, informal vs formal

You have been the manager of human resources for a firm headquartered in the United States for many years. The firm has divisions all over the United States, as well as overseas. A new chief executive officer (CEO) has just come onboard after receiving his master's degree in business from an ivy-league institution. He has great

Managerial Accounting: Business Decisions and Costs

Question 1 (Required, 2 to 3 lines on each point). In order to assist the managers and Board of Management you are compiling a resource which will define the various management accounting terms used in the process of strategic analysis. Provide an explanation of the following terms, with examples which incorporate a reason wh

General Electric

Write a 250-300-word proposal in which you analyze how GE (general electric) will benefit from becoming more innovative and creative. Address the following: Analyze how creativity support the organization's goals and objectives

Audit Team: "Business Side of Things"

One partner in class stated that she have "heard management speak of how the audit team really would do a much better job (for the money) if they tried harder to really understand the business side of things before digging into the financials." What do you believe is keeping them from understanding the "business side of things"?

Entrepreneurship On Campus: A Good or Bad Trend?

Noting the growing trend among collegiate entrepreneurs launching businesses while still in school, one educator says, 'A student whose main activity on campus is running a business is missing the basic reason for being here, which is to get an education'. Do you agree? Support your post with evidence from the class text, materi

Las Vegas Hospitality Trends

I need assistance with explaining how the current trend, "going green" can or will affect Las Vegas' recreation, travel, and tourism business segments AND what effect do convention and visitors bureau (CVB's) and tourism commissions have on the hospitality industry in your selected city. Thanks! Here are some concepts I thoug

Alternative Means for Hotel Revenue Management

See the attached file. Please Note: I work for a large hotel chain, and I have attached all the reading material pertained to this course worksheet in the attachment section. Just looking on guidance how to get started 1. Question One Recall the opening scenario at the Random Stays Hotel. There you played the role of so

Medical Office of OB/GYN with New Patient

You work in the medical office of an OB/GYN. A new patient has made her first appointment stating that she believes she is about six weeks pregnant, and this will be her second child. She has recently moved to the area and says she has some medical records from her other obstetrician's office with her. She mentioned she had some

Change Stories Common Issues

Briefly reflect upon an important change you have experienced in your life. Compare your change to the change that McDonalds went through when they added salads to their new menu along with introducing the new slogan of "I'm Lovin it". Compare this change story and answer the following questions. - What are the common issues

Ambulatory Care: Patient Satisfaction and Dealing with Patient Complaints

All health care facilities are faced with unhappy patients. Patients with significant issues may file a complaint or grievance against your facility or against their health plan. Consider the case of Ms Patient. Ms Patient arrived at your facility on time and was escorted to a patient room. However, the staff forgot her! Ms P