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Reasons an employer might give for not offering the wrestling

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

What was the problem with the merit-based pay plan that Howe 2 Ski Stores uses?

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

fraud prevention program

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

Security Education and Training Awareness Programs

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

Business Operations Management Layout Design

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

Strategic Training most important aspect

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

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

Rational Basis for Statute: Minnesota legislation for retail milk containers

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

HRIS-Security and Privacy Considerations

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

Develop awareness of current business/economic events - HP

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

Short Essay: Situational Leadership and Constructive Discipline

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

Rewrite a Job Description

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

Performance Management System

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

Environment and Management Issues and Forming PER/Gantt Charts

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

Google's Global impact on strategic knowledge management

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.

MGT What is a contingency plan? What is risk analysis?

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

Research Writing for a Springboard Project

I am majoring in International Business and I need a good topic and research paper for the CAPSTONE PROJECT that i have to engage in later in my Research Writing program (or very soon!). Thus, this research project ought to act as a springboard for that project. My professor asked us to please consider contemporary research ide

PDCA cycle and DMAIC methods

What is the role of methods such as the PDCA cycle and/or a DMAIC (Define, measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control) in the decision making process to assure proper implementation and proper follow up?