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ratios to measure airline performance

There are two ratios which are used to measure airline performance. One measures efficiency while the other measures equipment utilization. Is this sufficient? Describe what you think airlines should develop to measure performance. Be sure to describe how this data would be collected.

Management of public with other types of management strategies

Public organizations can be categorized into two basic categories: open and closed models of organization. Compose descriptions of two fictional public organizations that are structured around one being open and the other being closed. Briefly describe what services, goods, or activities each organization provides. Then, compare

Politics in Business Strategies

In 150-250 words in APA format with at least one reference with intext citation, answer the following: Since politics are so prevalent in organizations today, it is imperative to understand fully how to deal with political situations in order to be successful as a leader within these organizations. This week you learned more abo

Type of research design: exploratory, descriptive, or causal?

Which type of research designâ?" exploratory, descriptive, or causalâ?"is appropriate for the following examples? Explain why. -The goal of this research is to discover the real nature of the problem and to suggest new possible solutions or new ideas. -A food manufacturer wants to know the demographics of people who pur

Methods Section of Proposal

Complete the following areas of the Methods (Contraceptives taught before High School): 1. Method, Participants, Research Design, Instrumentation, and Data Collection Plans. (Estimated length - two pages). 2. Proposed Analysis of the Data. (Estimated length - one to two pages) -Method/Research Procedure/Methodology: Dete

Organizing a team

The problem: Buy the Book was about to re-open its flagship store after many consolidations and acquisitions. There are over 280 employees from 12 different nationalities and each with different bookstore training with different service styles. The bookstore will be operational in 4 weeks and everyone is frantically running a

internal and external growth strategies

Please answer the following questions regarding business management. Provide at least 300 words in the solution. What is the difference between internal and external growth strategies? What staffing problems do each of these present?

MLB or Super Wal-Mart relocating to your town

I am involved in a debate with two of my friends. One is very excited about the possibility of a MLB team relocating to your town. She says it will give the community a huge economic boost and create many more jobs. My other friend claims that your town would be better off attracting a Super Wal-Mart as that will have more of a

Provide a Simple Definition of Nonprobability Sampling

Q1 Provide a simple definition of a nonprobability sampling and provide an example of each type of nonprobability sampling. Q2 Jake and 10 other consumers were invited to participate in a focus group to discuss their experience with using the iPhone. Develop a set of questions the focus group moderator might ask to gain a bet

Agency Conflicts and Corporate Governance

The following quotation appeared in the Fortune magazine "I have never asked to serve on a corporate board, never even hinted at wanting to be on one. And I have never asked to be on a compensation committee. I suspect that the reason I've been put on so many is that word gets around that I believe in paying people very, very we

Hospitality: 3 Gaming Management Questions

1.) How is running a casino similar to running another business? What aspects of gaming operations are unique to the industry? What specific skills do casino managers need that managers of other businesses might not need? Give specific examples to support your answers. 2.) What would a human resources director need to know to

Prepare a training you have received in your current organization

Prepare a 350- to 700-word examination of the various types of training you have received in your current organization as a (Car Dealership). Consider orientation/new-hire, on-going professional development, technology, mentoring, and peer coaching. Discuss the types of training you found the most beneficial and why. Add

This post addresses issues with training.

What are the benefits of training? What are the possible ramifications of poor or no training? How can training be used as a motivational tool? What is the most important type of training? Why?

Fishbone Diagrams

One tool to use in performance improvement is the fishbone diagram also referred to as an Ishikawa diagram. The name is derived from the fact that it looks like one long spine with various bones branching out. This is a diagram that outlines several main potential causes for a difficulty with the end objective of what your overa

Managing a portfolio of companies

What are the challenges in managing a portfolio of companies? Identify an organization that has been consistently successful. What critical success factors have they emphasized?

BP America, Inc: The Prudhoe Bay Oil Spill and a Commitment to Being Green

Attached is a case on BP America, Inc. Write an analysis in which the following questions are answered, using no outside research: 1. Regardless of the spill's cause(s), what does this situation do to BP's corporate image? 2. Throughout the events involved in the leak incident, who are the key stakeholders? 3. What

Business: Unpleasant Group Experience

1. Identify a time in which you worked with a group (work group, church group, school group, etc.) where the experience was unpleasant. Without naming anyone within the group summarize the group's mission and then explain "why" you felt the group didn't live up to its potential. Be specific in identifying issues. 2. What coul

Performance Management Definitions and Usage Scenarios

Question 1: Define the three broad purposes for performance management (strategic, administrative and developmental purposes), and provide an example of a situation that relates to each purpose. Question 2: You have just been promoted to manager of your department. Your supervisor has asked that you review the current perform

What is the purpose of life 'Getting and Spending' or 'Loving and serving' ?

Write a rebuttal to the article using valid arguments and supporting data. In the rebuttal, offer an analysis in which you do the following: -Analyze the reliability, credibility, and validity of the data used by the author. -Identify any logical fallacies in the argument. Make sure that you posted/ attach the article. In

Assessing the way training is used in the change process

Assessing the way training is used in the change process: Reflect on either an organization-wide change or a change targeted at a particular department or unit in your organization. Consider the following points and then make a brief assessment of the way training was used to help achieve change: -Was there any evidenc

This post addresses how to report various items.

Management Reporting. For each of the following issue, classify them according to whether they will be (1) included in management representations if material, (2) Included in management representations regardless of materiality, or (3) not included in management representations. a. Management acknowledgement of its responsibili

Threaded Discussion

Full Factorial or Fractional Factorial? Why would you want to use a full factorial design versus a fractional factorial design? In other words, what types of situations are best for full factorial and which ones are best for fractional factorial. Provide an example of type of situation.

Treaded Discussion

Control Chart Examples Cite an example of your personal experience with control charts. Use the classic questions of journalism to elaborate your answer: who, what, why, when, where, how? If you have no direct experience with control charts, cite an example of where control charts could help to improve processes.

Scatter diagram

Oregon Fiber Board makes roof liners for the automotive industry. The manufacturing manager is concerned about product quality. She suspects that one particular failure, tears in the fabric, is related to production-run size. An assistant gathers the following data from production records. Please see attachment for questi

Resumes or CV

1. The purpose for each type of resume, how they differ, and when you personally would use each type of resume or CV. 2. Identify the primary type of resume and /or CV you expect to use in your job search and career progression. 3. Explain how often a resume and /or CV should be updated (Support your answer). 4. Choose a or

Management questions

Part B - You decide to use more sophisticated methods to forecast future sales. Prepare a linear regression and exponential smoothing forecast (with alpha = 0.2) for the data (assume that the initial forecast is equal to the average of all demand data). Calculate the mean absolute deviation (MAD) and tracking signal (TS) for eac

Personnel Management Case Study

"Adobe Consulting Services (ACS), a provider of HR software application systems, prides itself on the variety of benefits it offers employees. In addition to healthcare, pension, and vacation benefits, the company also offers an attractive family-friendly benefits package including flexible schedules, child and elder care assist