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Utilitarian Paper on The Ford Pinto Case Study

A number of critics have claimed that the Ford Motor Company acted unethically in producing the Ford Pinto as it did, knowing that it could have been made safer by adding an inexpensive part. Read carefully the Case Study, "The Ford Pinto Case" in De George, pp 298-99. You are to decide on the basis of the best utilitarian

Advantages of Wireless Networks for Businesses

Hi, I need some assistance answering the following questions: 1. Why do some businesses have separate databases and a data warehouse? Why wouldn't most businesses have just one large database for all their data, both current and historical? 2. What are the advantages of mobile wireless network over a wired network? How w

Bias in business decisions

Patient Service Clinics, are medical facilities where sick people go in order to receive standard medical care and are minimally equipped with essential laboratory and X-ray instruments and are staffed by only one primary care provider, in the form of either a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant; working under the supervi

Should Title VII be amended to protect people based on sexual orientation?

The courts have not interpreted Title VII to prohibit discrimination against employees based on their sexual orientation. The courts have defined the "sex" to refer only to gender. However, some states and cities prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. From a purely legal perspective, should Title VII be amended

Summary of this Event: Harlem Globe Trotters

Create a summary of this event: Harlem Globe Trotters Comedy Basketball. Harlem Globe Trotters vs St. Augustine Shorts Basically you should answer the following: a. Provide the basic information about the event: What are the Who, What, When, Why, Where, and How of the event? b. What was successful about this event? What sho

Cooper Training Service: Cost of Instruction and Profits

Cooper Training Service (CTS) provides instruction on the use of computer software for the employees of its corporate clients. It offers a course on the clients' equipment. The only major expense CTS incurs is instructor salaries; it pays instructors $3,600 per course taught. CTS recently agreed to offer a course of instructors

FDIC: Reducing Foreclosures in the U.S.

Research Question: What could FDIC do to reduce foreclosures in the U.S.? - Discuss potential challenges to validity and reliability of your research question, data, and analysis. - Outline steps needed to minimize these challenges

Modes of Interventions Differentiation

Modes of Interventions Paper Differentiate between coaching individuals and teams and other models of influence (e.g. leadership and management). How do they differ from each other? When is it appropriate to use each of them? Discuss the differences in the context of various levels of a system.

Classifying Frauds Using the ACFE Fraud Tree

There are various ways to classify frauds. One classification system uses several category types such as the following: Employee embezzlement Management fraud Investment fraud scams Vendor fraud Customer fraud Search for a fraud/financial crime with sufficient detail to describe the fraud, including the classification

An in-depth look at negotiating as a basic tool of management, aspects of different negotiating styles, (intuitive, normative, analytical, and factual), negotiating with others according to styles, negotiating across cultures, and parameters of negotiations.

An in-depth look at negotiating as a basic tool of management, aspects of different negotiating styles, (intuitive, normative, analytical, and factual), negotiating with others according to styles, negotiating across cultures, parameters of negotiations, Negotiation Styles Aspects of difference in style are: The amount

National Cultures and organization Theoretical foundations

Early research on the influence of cultural conditioning on collective human behaviors challenged the assumption of the universalism of management practices emanating from the USA and others like Japan. In an increasingly border-less world managers need to know how national cultural differences might affect organization struc

Determining the best process

Meile Machine Shop, Inc., has a 1-year contract for the production of 200,000 gear housings for a new off road vehicle. Owner Larry Meile hopes the contract will be extended and the volume increased next year. Meile has developed costs for three alternatives. They are general purpose equipment (GPE), flexible manufacturing syste

Equipping for the Future using Talent Management

Please read the following case and then answer the two questions at the end. Equipping for the future Many employers facing industry job shifts also are confronted by workforce changes due to retirement of key executives and employees. One firm that has 'drilled' well in the oil equipment and services industry is National

Information Technology & Lower Costs

Explain how through the use management information systems, the competitors of a company benefit when your company uses information technology and lower costs and improve profit margins through increasing efficiency.

Security: Draw a facility Floor plan using powerpoint

Physical Security. Draw a facility floor plan! Submit a drawing, as close to scale as possible, of a home or business facility. Design an alarm protection system for it. Show on this drawing all security devices that you propose for use. Draw the facility floor plan in Microsoft PowerPoint. Show the planned usage of secur

Strategic Management 3456 multiple choice practice questions

According to the text, what is the "key" to effective management of change in culture? 1.Planning 2.Operationalize 3.Evaluation 4.Communication Strategic goals can be accomplished through defining an action plan. Which of the following is NOT one of the components that make up an action plan? 1.Stating what action is go

Formal Research v. Business Proposal

Part 1 The term "formal research" traditionally refers to conducting an experiment under controlled conditions in order to discover, demonstrate or test a hypothesis. On the other hand, a "business proposal" is considered the systematic gathering of information with the intent of arriving at an optimal solution for a given pr

Work specialization and brainwashing

1. Please elaborate on the statement below: Work specialization can be best described as "the degree to which activities in the organization are subdivided into separate jobs" 2. Think out of the box. What are the advantages and disadvantages of Brainwashing? 3. Please elaborate on the following statement below: Th

Implementation of New Technology: Management Factors

Change Factors: Change is something that is not always quickly or easily embraced by a company or individuals. It often represents a disruption in routines, activities, and the way we see our jobs and roles within a company. What are some factors management should examine prior to approving a change in its company's technol

Women in the workforce

Women in the workforce The issue of a "glass ceiling" is not new, but it doesn"t appear to have changed much in the last 5 decades since women started joining the workforce in larger numbers. Why do you believe the glass ceiling continues to exist? Discuss several reasons. Do you believe that an affirmative action