1. What secondary research sources do you use in your position? Describe the type of data that you are able to pull from one of these sources and how you use this in your job. 2. What is data mining? What application do you see with this technique in your line of work? 3. What is exploratory research and how does it d
Discuss how the concept in Ivancevich, Konopaske, and Matteson's "Organizational Behavior and Management" are consistent or inconsistent with each of Kotter's "Leading Change" eight key themes and his reasoning. Cite references.
Summarize the positive and negative aspects of offshoring, and state whether you support or are against offshoring and why. Include an experience that you or someone you know has had in which offshoring affected them positively/negatively.
Decide which of the following claims are true based on the following statement: Using torture to extract information from prisoners is immoral. a) states a value judgment not open to critical inspection, b) states a value judgment that is open to critical inspection (moral judgments), or c) is not a value judgment. If it
Deliverable Length: 700 words Details: There are many elements and measures for workforce effectiveness. One measure of effectiveness is that all employees within a specific job title, such as program assistant, are held to the same standards. You want to be sure that all employees within the position of program assistant
Deliverable Length: 6 - 8 slides (excluding title and reference slides) and speaker notes of 200â?"250 words per slide Details: A key component of an effective workplace is the ability of the groups to successfully collaborate. Choose a work group within your organization. Using a model of organizational improvement, plan a d
Describe the range of testing that is allowed in the workplace. What are some of the limitations of workplace testing? What are some of the limitations of pre-employment testing? What are some of the potential pitfalls for management? What can management do to avoid the pitfalls?
Required Reading Welch, J., & Welch, S. (2008). State your business: Too many mission statements are loaded with fatheaded jargon. Play it straight. Business Week, (4066)80. Retrieved from: http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/08_02/b4066080139784.htm?chan=search What constitutes a good mission and vision state
Article Analysis Instructions Important All course assignments formatted per APA Article Analysis Instruction Each student will select an article, SEPARATE FROM COURSE READINGS, and submit a comprehensive article analysis. The article should relate to the topics discussed during the current week and must be a new article
Experiment with alternative web browsers and compare their utility and features. Compare the performance of your most commonly used browser, whatever it might be, to at least two others that you can either download or access directly online. If you mainly use one of the Big Three, it would be most beneficial for you probably
Develop an 8-slide Power Point Presentation on what you believe to be the best method for delivering a professional development plan. Slides should be specific and pointed in the message. Include Speaker Notes.
1- When you get interrupted or cut off, this can lead to frustration, but also miscommunication. What are some strategies that you and others can implement to reduce this "noise"? 2-Have you had a co-worker interrupt you while you're in the middle of a project and you were brief with your communication that you were perceive
What is operations management? What are some industries that might benefit from improved operations management? Discuss one industry and provide two suggestions for improving operations.
Q4: Regress widget sales on time and add the (a) ...there is more see problem attached Q4: Regress widget sales on time and add the (a) line, (b) linear equation and (c) R2 (variance explained) to the graph you created in Question 3. Please explain the meaning of each. Also, please characterize the trend (if one appear
Summarize the 4 peer-reviewed articles. 1. New Evidence on Gender Differences in Promotion Rates: An Empirical Analysis of a Sample of New Hires http://ehis.ebscohost.com/eds/detail?sid=eb917d9d-0fe3-44f5-af02-17bdbc4dfdad%40sessionmgr11&vid=1&hid=20&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWRzLWxpdmU%3d#db=bth&AN=25378333 2. Unequal Pay or Uneq
You understand that it is imperative to identify and manage bottlenecks in all types of processes, relate the capacity and performance measures of one process to another, and use that information to determine the firm's best service solution. Your company is setting up an assembly line to produce 192 units of bottles per 8-hou
Many businesses engage in non-sustainable business practices related to business wastes. What are some examples of waste disposal practices in your industry? What ethical concerns do burning, burying, or dumping waste products into the environment raise? What are the immediate and long-term effects on the environmen
In the following paper the author discusses some generic approaches to making rigorous academic study relevant to practitioner readers. McGahan, A. M. (2007). Academic research that matters to managers: On zebras, dogs, lemmings, hammers, and turnips. Academy of Management Journal, 50(4), 748-753. Retrieved from Business Sour
Camtech, which expects to start operations on January 1, 2008, will sell digital cameras in shopping malls. Camtech has budgeted sales as indicated in the following table. The company excerpts a 10 percent increase in sales per month for February and March. the ratio of each sales to sales on account will remain stable from January through March. Sales, January, February, March Cash sales $50,000 Sales on account $80,000 total budgeted sales $130,000 a) Complete the sales budget by filling in the missing amounts. b) Determine the amount of sales revenue Camtech will report on its second quarter pro form a income statement.
Camtech, which expects to start operations on January 1, 2008, will sell digital cameras in shopping malls. Camtech has budgeted sales as indicated in the following table. The company excerpts a 10 percent increase in sales per month for February and March. the ratio of each sales to sales on account will remain stable from J
Discuss "The Effect of the Great Recession on the United Auto Workers", In other words - are there less members, do they have less wages, benefits, are they weaker, etc..
Negotiation Exercise 1: Alpha Electronics is a multi-store consumer electronics store that specializes in high-end consumer electronics. Alpha Electronics prides itself for its customer service and offers specialized customer service training that it feels helps keep its store ahead of the competition. Sara works in the Re
Steps that organizations can take in creating, implementing, and using business intelligence that would substantially enhance the chances for Business Intelligence (BI) success.
This week's topics: 1. Steven Bates: Fighting the Backlash 2. Bill Leonard: A Job Well Done 3. Atkinson: Bringing diversity to white men Find an article on one of these topics and provide a comprehensive article analysis to include: 1. Over of the Topic 2. Relationship to course topics, reading, discussions, et
Explore the products and services of the company and their quality efforts. Consider if the company is a manufacturing company or if it is in the Retail or Service sector. Do research on the company on the Web and find a quality issue or invent an issue that would fit with the type of product or service that they deliver. The ki
"Limited companies are far fewer in number than other business forms and offer 'protections' and benefits other forms do not". So why are more companies not set up as Limited companies?
Please read the chapter attached. The reflection should address the following: 1. With what question does this chapter leave you? 2. What line of text "strikes" you? From ... Wow! What insight!! To ... You must be kidding!! Comment on your selection. 3. How does this discussion relate to your "reality"? ("It doesn't..."
Kirk & Okazawa-Rey (2007) argues sustainability from an economic point of view means rethinking materialism and consumerism and finding new ways to develop and distribute wealth so that everyone has the basics of life. In our roles as scholar practitioners, entrepreneurs, and leaders there is much we can do to nurture and cultiv
Question 1 of 4: Research cases of escalation of commitment in which more and more money was spent on losing propositions. Critically analyze the factors that might have led to the escalation of commitment. Question 2 of 4: Critically analyze a meeting that you have recently attended. Was the meeting effective? What factor
1. Efficiency means doing the right things to create the most value for the company. a. T b. F 2. Operations and supply chain management is defined as the design, operation, and improvement of the systems that create and deliver the firm's primary products and services. a. True b. False 3. Which of the following is a
For your second paper you are to consider a particular case, namely, that of direct-to-consumer drug advertising. The details of the case are set forth on pp 319-320 of your text. You are to decide if direct-to-consumer advertising of pharmaceutical drugs is ethical. Does the advertising lead to self-diagnosis or take advantage