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Institutional Objectives & Values

Discuss why institutions have objectives. Then, explore the concept of values, both terminal (goals) and instrumental (the "how to" reach goals) values. Values represent basic convictions -- a judgmental element of what is right, good, or desirable. Note that understanding our values is important because values provide upfront m

Business Writing Portfolio

Suppose you are part of the following scenario: You are a public relations manager who must present information regarding changes in retail store operations to three sets of stakeholders of a retail clothing chain. The stakeholders are store managers, employees, retail customers, and the public. You must explain adjustments

Work specialization and unemployment

1. What are the advantages and disadvantages on work specialization? What is the influence on unemployment rates and why? 2. Please elaborate for the following statement below: Brainwashing is a method of changing attitudes or altering individual's beliefs and some methods of brainwashing consists of torture, drugs, or psy

Scatter Diagrams of Boston Electric Generators

Boston Electric Generators has been getting many complaints from its major customer, Home Station, about the quality of its shipments of home generators. Daniel Shimshak, the plant manager, is alarmed that a customer is providing him with only information the company has on shipment quality. He decides to collect information on

Business for the Future Development

According to Robert Reich, there are some on-going reasons that organizations resist change and development. What is the role of the insurgent change agent? Describe two ways how from your experience, leaders should support change. A. The contemporary world is changing as rapidly as probably never before and the changes affe

Insurgent Change Agent

See the attachments. React (agree or disagree) to these: #1. According to Robert Reich, there are some on-going reasons that organizations resist change and development. What is the role of the insurgent change agent? Describe two ways how, from your experience, leaders should support change. The Insurgent Change Agent is

Forces that Influence Critical Thinking

Considering the Basic Guidelines for Intellectual Standards from Critical Thinking Chapter 5, discuss the forces (people, organizations, things, etc.) that systematically influence your critical thinking and how? Chapter 5: Brief Guidelines for Using Intellectual Standards As we have emphasized, all reasoning involves ei

Essay on proper and improper use of powerpoint

(1) Read this article from The New York Times: "We have met the enemy and he is PowerPoint." This link appears on 2 lines but should fit onto one line of your browser with no breaks. Here is an abbreviation if you prefer: (2) Write a let

Compare and contrast approaches

Part 1 of 2: Here is an amusing example of a Compare and Contrast approach, with a journalistic perspective (the URL goes to 2 lines but you need to put it all on one line in your browser, with no spaces): LoPresti, Mike. 2010. Class assignment: Compare and contrast Cornell, Kentucky. USA Today. Retrieved from the Internet A

The Four Functions of Management

Assessing a Situation The new chief executive officer (CEO) of your company is a strong believer in the four functions of management theory. In preparation for a management meeting, he has asked you to write a report that he can use to explain the theory to his management team. In the report, he would like to see some speci

Business for Today Importance

Please read the article, "No Pain, No Change" by Susan Carter (January 2006). It can be found at this website: Task: Write about why change is important in an organization and draw points from the article to support your reasoning. Please use other references as

Management for Businesses

According to Robert Reich, there are some on-going reasons that organizations resist change and development. What is the role of the insurgent change agent? Describe two ways how, from your experience, leaders should support change.

Management for Business

Select any two of Jeffrey Pfeffer's 16 rules for explaining why organizations aren't getting things done and describe situations where you have experienced difficulty accomplishing work as a result of this rule.

Key Principles of Google in China

In the case of Competing Visions at Malden Mills, Aaron Feuerstein's view of corporate social responsibility is that the CEO must take care of the shareholders but that they also have a responsibility to the community and workers. Is this viaion possible in business today? What was the vision for Malden Mills held by Aaron Feuer

Job Satisfaction Management Strategies

Please use this as a example and in during so Conduct research and select, evaluate, and discuss (a) three factors that impact job satisfaction and morale, and (b) examines the impact of cultural diversity on job satisfaction. These are some possible research directions: What indicators are used to determine job satisfaction ra

Management Peer Responses: Learning vs Traditional Organizations

Please provide a peer response for questions. All responses should provide source work from at least one (1) to two (2) sources to support your views and responses. The peer responses should clearly state your reason for agreeing or disagreeing with the post in a professional manner. Peer Response #2: 1. In the first

Open systems group level diagnosis; change management strategies for remote work

1. Using your experience in a goal oriented group, apply the open systems group level diagnosis. In addition, use the library and the Internet to explore literature and research about effective work groups and group systems. Synthesizing this information, identify possible areas of improvement for your case group. In addition, t

Policy and Power Point Presentation on Abuse of Internet Use

Policy and communication and education process for several areas needing attention. Assume that all of these policies will address subjects that have until now been handled informally and inconsistently throughout the company. Policies need to be developed for the following: abuse of the internet. Prepare a training or orien

case study - communicate the costs of your department

As the manager of inland department for Sea Transport, a large international transport company in Baltimore, you are responsible for providing door delivery service to your customers with your own trucks within the U.S, which includes a pick-up from the port, and delivery to the customer's address. But of course, operating with

Business Management: Open to Learning

Do you think that being open to learning is critical to the ultimate in change management? What is the influence of trust element in contributing factors to the change effort? Support your response with references. What is the influence of the competence element as a contributing factor to the change effort? Do you think

Accusing a colleague of research misconduct

How do you think you would feel about accusing a colleague of research misconduct? To whom would you speak to in case you had suspicions of misconduct by a graduate student, postdoctoral fellow, laboratory head, or department head? Please provide ideas for these questions.


Will Companies Ever Learn 1. In the first article by Alan Webber, Judy Rosenblum states that learning is strategic choice that requires certain actions and attitudes. Describe some of those actions and attitudes and explain how these (actions and Attitudes) are treated differently in a learning organization. For example what i

Transformational Companies: Changes in Leadership Styles

Selected: CITIBANK Select a dynamic or transformational company whose response to changing market conditions indicates the company's leadership style has evolved to guide the organization. Discuss what the leadership style originally was and what it is probably like today.

Management: Types of Control Systems and Process Controls

What is the control function of management? Why does the controlling function of management have a negative connotation? How is the controlling function of management evolving? What are the different types of control systems? What are some advantages and disadvantages of the various control mechanisms? How does your organiza