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Stereotyping: Officer Earring

Stereotyping based upon physical characteristics or appearance is a basis for prejudice. As an arbitrator, give reasons to decide in favor of or against an officer's right to wear an earring. Explain your answer.

elements of a study plan; research

1. I need to identify the elements of a concept paper/study plan with references. 2. I need to know where the beginning researcher loses logical flow among elements in a study plan and why might this happen.

Group Dynamics

Explain how using group dynamics can aid in the change process and the process for working with different types of work teams in a planned change process. Provide an example, discuss how the group dynamics of teams can help leverage large scale system changes.

RCI's Orlando Business Development Team

SCENARIO RCI's Orlando Business Development team was recently recognized amongst the 2011 Best Companies To Work For in Florida list, ranking fourth in the large companies category. In honor of this outstanding accomplishment, the team has been awarded a $3500 budget to plan a celebratory day of onsite and/or offsite activities

Normal and Lognormal Random Variable

The demand for electricity in megawatts at peak load on any given day is said to be described by a normal random variable with expected value 90 megawatts and standard deviation 10 megawatts (variance 100 megawatts squared). If this description of the demand for electricity is correct, what generating capacity must be available

Training Plan for the Sales Force and/or Front-Line Employees

Develop a training plan for the sales force and/or front-line employees in the Subway scenario based on below link. Include the following in your plan: - Identify the specific training needs for the team. - List the main components of your training program.

structured interview

Describe the structured interview, noting characteristics that improve upon the shortcomings of unstructured interviews.

workplace mentors

Visualize yourself in a full-time professional job working for a company that believed strongly in mentoring. Explain whether you would prefer a mentor for yourself, or be assigned a mentor by the company. What are some traits you would look for in a mentor?

Affirmative action and Discrimination

Do affirmative action programs help to prevent discrimination? Why or why not? If you were designing an effective affirmative action program what elements would you include?

Product Positioning Map

The Strategic Case is an analysis of the company KRISPY KREME DONUTS 1. Create a Product Positioning Map -for the positioning map Krispy Kreme's main competitors are Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks 2. Evaluation of strategies and objectives to achieve most favorable market position (2 paragraphs or more) 3. Description

CPI and a basket of goods

We hear all the time about inflation and this thing called the CPI... So, what is the CPI and a basket of goods? Would you expect the same salary to work in each of these different cities: Denver, San Francisco, New York or Portland? If not, please explain, think about the different things that you consume on a daily or

Addressing a Training Needs Assessment

What is a training needs assessment and what are the steps for completing an assessment? At what stage of a training design should a training assessment be completed?


1. Assume you were joining a company as a new employee. What steps would you take to determine the source of power within the organization? Of French and Raven's five forms of power, which do you consider the most important source of power and why? How would you use this information for your benefit in performing the duties of

Continuous improvement opportunities.

Oftentimes, in organizations there are areas fit for continuous improvement. What are some continuous improvement opportunities you may recommend in your existing organization to avoid complacency?

This post addresses common errors to implementing change.

Class, common errors that managers and leaders must be conscious to deliberately address early in implementing change pertains to: - Allowing too much complacency or downtime around the change. - Not organizing a powerful, influential change coalition. - Minimizing the power of establishing and communicating a change vision

Do you think there is an opportunity for police whistle blow

Do you think there is an opportunity for police whistle blowing in the Trayvon Martin case in Florida? Yes I think there is definitely an opportunity for whistle blowing on and or from the police department involved with the case. It could occur from someone who is... Please download for complete solution!

Budget Changes, Body Language, External/Internal Environments

In this current business environment, it is not uncommon for people to lose their jobs. Most of the time, job loss is not the result of poor performance. Therefore, as a way for Capella University to continue to help you further your career, you are to list at least ten signs that indicate you are about to lose your job. Conside

Discussion Question

Jack Billingsley is an active and ambitious young OD consultant, and he has been revelling about being in the "big time, for the first time" during his present assignment. He has begun working with several division heads--the first-reports to a CEO--whom he has barely met. One day Jack received a call from the office of the CEO