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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

Systems Operations Management for General Motors

General Motors terminated half of their workforce in order to reduce some of their operating costs. Based on some professional experiences provide examples of how an organization might reduce their operating costs? What are some ways in which an organization can lower their operational costs?

Analysis

After reading the article : lopez,S.P., Peon,J.M.M. & Ordas, C.J.V. (2005)' Organizational learning as a determining factor in business performance' The learning Organization, 12(30,pp227-245,[ Present a written analysis of the evidence offered in the journal article to support the view that organizational learning contrib

Green and Sutainable Business

Imagine a local company produces and sells chainsaws that come with a 2-year warranty. There are metal parts on the production line that must be painted before the chainsaws are assembled. The currently used paint gun transfers only 75% of the paint to the product, with the remaining 25% lost as air emissions. This exceeds the l

What is the psychological and physiological basis for wellness programs?

Healthy employees are more likely to be productive and actively engaged with the organization in producing quality work. Research the mental and physical health benefits that employees receive through engaging in wellness programs and the impact of employee wellness on strategic organizational goals. Research and respond to t

learning Organization Meaning

What does it mean to say that an organization learns? Evaluate the importance of learning to an organization and discuss what is necessary for it to occur. Explain your answer with examples where ever possible from real business world.

Strategic Management for Life Time Fitness

Provide a new mission and vision statement for the company lifetime fitness. I am interested in taking a closer look at Life Time Fitness, Inc. (LTM). This company exists to educate and train people in health and fitness activities. The company was founded in 1992, went public in 2004, and is currently on the Russell 2000 i

Analysis of situations where decisions were made.

Scenario: As a recently promoted manager, you are learning about the importance of basing important decisions on good assumptions; you thought you would practice by thinking through some major decisions that have been made and what the assumptions that the decisions were based upon must have been. Find two situations in w

International business-level strategies are multidomestic

What international business-level strategies are multidomestic, transnational, and global? I need to describe the differences among the three of these strategies and then answer this question: Is Starbucks multidomestic, transnational, or global? I have to explain this answer in detail.

Developing and Managing Products

You are a marketing manager for Nike. Your department has come up with the idea of manufacturing a baseball bat for use in colleges around the nation. Assuming you are in the business analysis stage, write a brief analysis based on these questions of the "Business Analysis". - What is the likely demand for the product? - Wh

This solution provides an excellent response to a position.

Please write one paragraph stating why you would be good for this position. We are looking for a Vice President of Operations, You will be responsible for delivering results which contribute to the achievement of maximum profitable growth in line with company strategy and values. Position will implement plans and strategies

Green and Sustainable Business

Consider the following hierarchy of waste management technologies in decreasing order of preference: 1. waste reduction 2. reuse of material 3. recycling 4. treatment or incineration 5. land disposal What criteria do you think are the most important in this prioritization of preference? Do y

CEOs elected or appointed

Are the majority of leaders, presidents, and CEOs of the top American companies and essential non-profit organizations elected or appointed? What would happen if such process was democratized where the employees were given the responsibility of electing their own leaders? Be clear, persuasive (and polite) in presenting your opin

Choose and describe four training modules

Choose 4 of the following training modules that you would prefer best and describe how you would implement a training this way: 1) Small group activity 2) Experiential 3) Computer-Based Training (CBT) 4) Case study 5) Teleconference 6) Video-Conference 7) Conference 8) On

Pharmacutical manufacturer: Types of stakeholders and their involvement

Create a presentation in which you demonstrate how different stakeholders are affected by business decisions and practices. Select one of the following types of industries: a pharmaceutical manufacturer, an organic yogurt producer, a carpet cleaning company, or a city aquarium. Identify a representative example of a real bus

Adv Technologies: SPT Job Sequencing

You have been hired by Adv Technologies, a company that provides customer technology projects, and asked to explore the potential use of the SPT job sequencing rule. the firms next five jobs are detailed below. Explain whether SPT rule is helpful in this scenario Client Order Arrival Due Date Est. Comp

Strategic Management Accounting

Critically evaluate what is environmental accounting(definition): -what it is -why it matter -how it is done How do organizations integrate environmental policy in business strategy. -The interdisciplinary approach to environmental accounting -Producing environmental accounts -Training environmental auditors How do o

The strategic approach to job offers

If the same job offer content is to be given to all offer receivers for a job, is there any need to use the strategic approach to job offers? Heneman, H, & Judge, T. (2009). Staffing organization. Burr Ridge, Ill: McGraw hill. MBA Human Resource course

Comparing Forecasting to Budgeting: Anthony's Orchards

Using the current year budget and master budgeted income statement from the Anthony's Orchards website, create and submit a budgeted balance sheet using the attached spread sheet. http://mym.cdn.laureate-media.com/2dett4d/Walden/ACCT/6130/mm/anthony_orchard_website/index.html (Use the included Excel file, please)