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Internal Evaluation of the United States Postal Service

Internal Evaluation; this is the "SW" of the SWOT analysis. Every organization has strengths and weaknesses. Give an example of a company you know or read up on who did not really develop their strengths or deal with key weaknesses. Please make the example a United States based company and provide a reference.

non-profit organization presentation

You are the Executive Director of a national non-profit organization that promotes bicycling and walking to work. You are making a presentation to your Board of Directors based on the "Bicycling and Walking in the US" report. Click here to access the report:

Compute the average time a student spends in the waiting line.

Problem 2 During registration at a university, students have their courses approved by the adviser. It takes the adviser an average of 2.8 minutes (exponentially distributed) to approve each schedule, and students arrive at the adviser's office at the rate of 20 per hour (Poisson distributed). You are required to answer the f

Transnational Organization: Challenges, capabilities, knowledge management

1. What are some of the challenges presented to transnational organizations? How important is it to recognize these challenges before responding to them? 2. What are some of the capabilities needed in a multidimensional and competitive environment? How might an organization develop these capabilities? 3. How might an org

Factors influence adoption and diffusion of innovations

1. What factors influence the adoption and diffusion of innovations? The factors that influence the adoption and diffusion of innovations are the type of advantage the innovation provides. The next is the compatibility of the innovation. For instance, if there is a new software, it is compatible with the commonly used operat

Sustainability Plan: Emotional vs. Factual

Two vice presidents of a large commercial dairy farm have each developed a different sustainability plan. The overview of the first plan is written in a matter-of-fact tone and contains many facts and figures related to nutrition, finances, and energy efficiency. The overview of the second plan uses more emotional language and c

Critical Paths of Projects

Discuss the critical path of a project. How do you determine the critical path of a project? Wouldn't the critical path be the shortest if there is only one path? Please include and references

Critical assessment of comparative general claim

Provide a critical assessment of the following comparative general claim: The increase in the number and support of conservative think tanks has been substantial since the mid-1970s. The American Enterprise had twelve resident thinkers when Jimmy Carter was elected; today it has forty-five. The Heritage Foundation has sprung


You provided an executive summary for FedEx. Can you help me with 5 additional ways Fedex can grow their territory.

Identify a Different Company for 3 Different Approaches

In a three page paper, identify a different organization for each of the three specific approaches listed [Differentiation, Cost Leadership, and Response] (see Figure 2.4). Support your position with references to specific actions, policies, or events that demonstrate why your opinion makes sense.

Department Efficiency Review Committee tasks

Committees can either hinder or help an organization's quest for optimum performance, partially dependent upon the leadership of managers of an organization. This week, our class will assess a case scenario and describe aspects of a committee. You are the CEO of a small, but growing, home health agency. You have decided to se

Lab Overview: Bottlenecks, Runtime, Setup, Total time Lab

See attached file. STEP 1: Determine the setup, runtime, and total time for the shaping department. Copy your answer to an MS Word document. STEP 2: Pickling Determine the setup, runtime, and total time for the pickling department. Copy your answer to an MS Word document. STEP 3: Packing Determine the setup, run

Preliminary Literature for Managing Multicultural workplaces

See attached file. Review attached sources on Managing Multicultural workplaces. Note the ways in which the literature is used. Use these resources to create a literature map considering these questions: What are the trends in the literature? What aspects of the topic have been researched? What aspects of the topic n

Break-even analysis; income targeting and forecasting.

My calculations must be off. I am not coming up with the same totals as the check answers for question 4. Could you please help? Break-even analysis; income targeting and forecasting. Jetson Co. sold 20,000 units of its only product and incurred a $50,000 loss (ignoring taxes) for the current year as shown here. During a

Operations Management Analysis

You have been retained to analyze how many check-in agents should be used at a check-in counter for a large hotel. During normal business hours, customers arrive at a rate of about 24 per hour, and it takes about 7 minutes to complete the check-in process. Both the poisson distribution for arrivals and the exponential distributi

Critical thinking in the workplace

Apply critical thinking to the decision-making process by discussing workplace examples that highlight EMOTIONAL, PESSIMISTIC AND OPTIMISTIC thinking. Between 200-275 words.

Knowledge and Value Creation in the New Economy

How can organizational knowledge contribute to value creation for an organization in the new economy? How can the processes and systems of the organizations be effectively utilized to support the sharing and creating of knowledge? Explain the answers with real life examples. With references and citations.

Business intelligence

Can you help me get started with this assignment? Question: What are some steps that organizations can take in creating, implementing, and using business intelligence that would substantially enhance the chances for BI success??? Needed Answer: Short description of your business intelligence search strategy that you would

Correlation Analysis for the Hybrid Honda Civic

Assignment: Honda civic Hybrid, explore its quality situation and determine a problem or issue that requires the use of correlation analysis. Explore this situation in depth and write a paper about it. This should be a different situation than the one you used before. Assignment Expectations: The Main Point of the paper is to e

What does job analysis have to do with internal alignment?

Q1. What does job analysis have to do with internal alignment? Q2.How does job analysis support managers making pay decisions? Q3.What are some of the philosophical issues underlying overlap between grades? Q4.Why would an organization use more than one pay structure? Q5.Why is it necessary for an organization to formall

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Rules & Resources

Post a succinct easy-to-read summary report on your issue. The report must include the following components: Brief description of the law or issue (and who is affected/covered by it), using simple language and your own words. Well supported explanation of how and why this legal issue is important for you and your colleagues

change management

Outline the aspects of creating and communicating a clear vision of the organizational future state to successfully implement and execute the change. Provide an example of a business-related change and assess was it effective or not

Reverse Mortgages

Reverse mortgages today represent only a very small per cent of the U.S. home-loan market; they are starting to grow rapidly. New programs are starting up weekly, led by B of A, as banks are now entering the market in addition to the government backed programs. The baby boom wave has begun so we can assume this form of financin

company's dress code memo

Develop and write a policy memo to employees about your company's dress code. Include information in your policy about a definition of your preferred attire (i.e. business casual, uniforms, etc), dress when meeting with clients, whether there are "Casual Fridays" and if so, what does that mean, and rationale for your policy, and

Operations and Productivity

Lori produces "Final Exam Care Packages" for resale by the sonority. She is currently working a total of 5 hours per day to produce 100 care packages. 1. What is Lori's productivity? 2. Lori thinks that by redesigning the package she can increase her total productivity to 133 care packages per day. What wil