1. Tom Peters (1984) said that your strategy is your structure - agree or disagree. 2. What are the pros and cons of traditional, virtual, and web-based organizations? Which works when and why? 3. Why are alliances, networks, and web-based structures becoming popular? Is there any logic behind these movements? 4. Wha
1. Short term objectives and functional tactics implement strategy - why? What problems may occur through this form of strategy implementation? 2. What is a policy? How does it differ from a rule? 3. How does executive compensation factor into the issue of strategy implementation? 4. Research "agency theory" and its
1. What are FOH and BOH job functions? What are differences and similarities between FOH and BOH employees? What effect do these differences and similarities have on managing a food and beverage operation? 2. What are at least five different staffing challenges specific to a food and beverage operation? What are effects of th
Discuss one implication that you associate with perceptual distortion. How you will apply a method to help you manage perception, cognition, or emotions. One perceptual distortion that you think you have applied to someone or that was applied to you. How did this error affect the situation. How this error would have affec
For the four basic configurations that follow, assume that the market is demanding product that must be processed by both Resource X and Resource Y for Cases 1,2,3. For case 4 both resources supply separate buy dependent markets, that is the number of units of output from both X and Y must be equal. Plans are being made to pr
Bella, the new HR Manager, and James, the Training Manager were posting employee legislation posters in the employee cafeteria at Wellness Foods & Apparel. James comments, "I remember when a pregnant woman applied for a job to advertise men's soccer and wrestling clothing/gear and sued when she didn't get the job. The EEOC sai
Summer 2011 - Compensation Exercise 1. What was the problem with the merit-based pay plan that Howe 2 Ski Stores was using? 2. What alternative compensation plan would you recommend (i.e., gainsharing, profit sharing, ownership, incentives, balanced scorecard, etc.) to help solve these issues? Please be specific abou
please answer this question (Your discussion should be at least a paragraph in length at least 220 words ). a short paragraph.
What is the main issue the Pentagon was hoping to correct with their new performance management system? What are the are the potential advantages and disadvantages associated with their new system? What changes, if any, would you make to establish a more fair system to evaluate performance at the Pentagon? Take a look at th
Mary Moore, the CEO of Beta Inc., has called a management meeting to discuss a comprehensive fraud prevention program. She is very supportive of both internal audit and investigation functions and realizes it would be cost effective to have a comprehensive fraud prevention program. The management team wants to institute seve
Joseph Wellington is a certified fraud examiner (CFE) and an active member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). He makes presentations to universities throughout the country as well as at professional conferences about the dangers and true occurrences of fraud. He has just been asked to review a case of identity theft of university professors. He has asked for your help because you are an expert in the field. - In your opinion, what would be your plan to review the case of identity theft toward the university professors? Why? - Do you think identity theft can be stopped? How would you propose to stop it or at least slow it down?
Joseph Wellington is a certified fraud examiner (CFE) and an active member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). He makes presentations to universities throughout the country as well as at professional conferences about the dangers and true occurrences of fraud. He has just been asked to review a case of identi
I am tasked to help develop a security and training awareness program for my small-to-medium organization (see scenario below). ------------------------ "The Business Organisation is an information holdings with about 600 staff. A recent audit of the organisation's information security management system found it to be def
What are the five (5) principles of ISO 14001? Which is more important? Why?
Layout Design Paper 1) Identify the type of layout that might be adopted by a high end custom bicycle assembler 2) Explaining the reasons for your choice: 3) State any assumptions that you are making. 4) Discuss the implications of variety and volume on product flow and/or the implications of variety and volume on custom
What do you think is the most important aspect of strategic training? Which model is generally most effective and why? Here are the five (5) models discussed in my textbook 1. Faculty Model-which is headed by a director and staffed with experts in particular topics 2. Customer Model-which trains for just one specific divi
What selection methods are the most valid and reliable indicators of job performance in your opinion? Why?
What selection methods are the most valid and reliable indicators of job performance in your opinion? Why? Many successful organizations use a blend of several different selection tools to set up a multi-hurdle approach to hiring new employees. If you were to design an ideal selection system what methods would you use and in
Differences in managing cash flow of a for-profit verus a non-profit, financial perspectives vs other three, are there irrelevant customers or clients? The complex system for stakeholders!
(1) What might be the difference in managing the cash flow of a for-profit verus a non-profit? (2) Many companies place diproportionate emphasis on the financial perspective at the expense of the other three perspectives. Give an example of an organization which you are familiar from either previous work, the news, or persona
The Minnesota legislature enacted a 1977 statute banning the retail sale of milk in plastic nonreturnable, nonrefillable containers but permitting such sale in other nonrefillable containers, such as paperboard milk cartons. Clover Leaf Creamery brought suit challenging the constitutionality of the statue under the Equal Protec
Why are information security and privacy important considerations in the designing, development, and maintenance of an HRIS? What are the important goals and considerations of information security? What are some of the best practices for managing information security and privacy in terms of procedural, technical, and physical co
Social loafing can be a very detrimental practice to the effectiveness of an organization. Explain what is meant by this concept, and discuss three specific steps that managers can take to reduce or to eliminate this undesirable work behavior
Social loafing can be a very detrimental practice to the effectiveness of an organization. Explain what is meant by this concept, and discuss three specific steps that managers can take to reduce or to eliminate this undesirable work behavior.
Purpose: Develop awareness of current business/economic events. The article I chose is at this link: "A tablet that is ready to take" by Chris Nuttall. Chosen company: HP. Deliverable: Paper The paper should be a 2-page maximum (Times New Roman, 12 point font, double spaced, 1" margin, appropriate internal cita
Chapter 10 Case Study Part 1: Situational Leadership and Constructive Discipline You are the manager of the sales department at Splendor Company. Sally has been your top sales representative consistently for over a year now. She is always in the office first, last to leave, thorough in her paperwork, and receiving praise f
The Nadler-Tushman Congruence Model is a comprehensive diagnostic model, which specifies inputs, throughputs and outputs.
The Nadler-Tushman Congruence Model is a comprehensive diagnostic model, which specifies inputs, throughputs and outputs. This model is based on the assumptions that organizations are open systems, they are dynamic, organizational behavior happens at all levels, and interactions occur between all of these levels. Being strong
Needing help on rewriting a job description Locate a job description using a popular website for job seekers. Analyze the job posting you selected. Consider the following criteria: How and when would you determine the need to create a job position within your business? What strategy would use to outlin
Review Case Study 1-1, "Reality Check: Ideal Versus Actual Performance Management System", on pages 24-5 of the text. Consider the performance management system in operation at your organization or, if necessary, find an example on the Web. Identify two characteristics that are not present at all--or barely present--in the syste
1. What is the difference between discrimination based upon disparate treatment and disparate impact? 2. In your opinion, which of the equal employment opportunity (EEO) laws have had the most profound effect on society? 3. How should EEO laws be changed and or amended to better protect the work force, in your opinion
Using an organization of interest as the subject matter, research the elements of business and provide 1 PERT chart and one 1 Gantt chart in addition to a written report that Analyzes the organization's basic legal, social, and economic environments Analyzes the organization's managerial, operational, and financial issues i
Examine the affect of cultural, global, and legal factors on that organization's strategic knowledge management (infringement actions, federal laws, organizational structure, etc.) on Google's Global impact on strategic knowledge management.
Describe the impact of uncertainty and change on the individual and the organization, and discuss how changing environments impact on organizations. Give examples from an organization you have read about.
1What is a contingency plan? What is risk analysis? What similarities and differences occur in the contingency plan and a risk analysis? Why are they important to a lodging organization? 2What are the steps in contingency plan development? What individuals should be involved in the development of a contingency plan? Why is it
â?¢ Explain the impact that organizational socialization has on job satisfaction â?¢ Provide an example of how an organization can use organizational socialization to positively impact job satisfaction.