Discipline, Suspension & Termination (Handbooks, Wrongful Discharge, Procedural issues) In Hirschman's article, "Off-Duty, Out of Work" from HR Magazine, February 2003, read about one man's quest to retain his job after being terminated for his personal-time activities. Hirschman, C. (2003, Feb). Off-duty, out of work. HRMa
There have been two long term trends in management practice over the last hundred years. The first was scientific management, and the second was the humanistic movement. Authoritarian management was the norm and not questioned until the turn of the 19th century when human rights in general started to emerge as a movement. F
Questions and case study. 7. (A) Describe the difference between leadership and management and (B) provide an example from jobs or organizations you have been associated with in the past. 8. (A) Distinguish between mechanistic and organic organizational systems. (B) Provide an example from jobs or organizations you hav
As a consumer, to what extent does green and sustainable product service or design influence you to buy a product? Does price or sustainability influence you more? Explain why.
Read the article "To stream or not to stream in a quantitative business course" by Buhagiar & Potter. You will find this research study at: http://www.aabri.com/manuscripts/09417.pdf Judge this article with the following criteria Sample -What the sample selected in such a way that you think it is representative of the
Trucks are required to pass through a weighing station so that they can be checked for weight violations. Trucks arrive at the station at the rate of 40 an hour between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Currently two inspectors are on duty during those hours, each of whom can inspect 25 trucks an hour. a. How many trucks would you ex
Training Plans for Groups Like other areas of human resources, training programs must comply with employment laws and guidelines. Evaluate your group's training program and address the following: * How have you (or how should you) addressed the issue of equity in your training plan? * How would you adjust your pl
1. To what extent is merit determined by opportunity? Explain whether you agree that wealth and background, among other things, can affect one's ability to achieve and weather such advantage are determinative of success? 2. who defines what it takes to achieve merit and advancement? Who decides and how is it decided that so
Data from this study came from the "National Women's Study-Replication." The sample of 3,001 women was formed from two U.S. population samples: a national cross-section of 2,001 women aged 18-34 years plus a national cross-section of 1,000 women aged 35 and older. Weights were created and used for all analyses with this sample
Please provide the following: Article Critique The object of your critique is to describe how the study followed or failed to follow the criteria for good research. Speculate on which of the writer's conclusions were warranted and which were not. Please include the following topics in your critique of the selected research arti
As a UOP Faculty Member I get graded periodically by my students and I always look forward to it. It is a sign of maturity and emotional intelligence to be able to take constructive , and not so constructive, criticism. On the other hand, the feedback mostly tells me what the students like about my classes so I adapt what I ca
Question: Find an example of a recent major decision (whether in business, politics, etc.) that was made based on assumptions that turned out to be incorrect.
Castulon Corporation established a drug-testing program. Recommend a specific policy for the program that includes disciplinary procedures for dealing with employees who test positive for drug use.
Is a company obligated to accept the union's majority status claim on the basis of the authorization cards submitted by the union.
Was the statement by Nord to Snow on the date of the representational election a threat or a legitimate prediction and personal opinion protected by the free speech provisions of the act?
Which of the stakeholders who will be affected by the legislation in the situation below: Biotech medicines---proteins made by modifying the DNA of bacteria, yeast or mammal cells and infused into sick patients---are the fastest-growing category of health spending. Sales reached $40 billion in 2006, when reports indicated t
Problem #1 What is the chance of getting eight or fewer tails on 10 flips of a coin? Problem #2 A salesperson has been losing 25% of potential sales. In a study of 20 random sales contacts from this salesperson, what is the probability of finding 4 or more successful sales? Problem #3 An automatic transmission repair shop
ESTIMATION TECHNIQUES Five duration estimation techniques. describe the advantages and disadvantages for each of the five techniques. Include an example of when it is appropriate to use each technique. These are the techniques 1. Stochastic Approach 2. Deterministic Approach 3. Modular Technique 4. Benchmark Job Tec
Explain if you would be willing to accept a smaller salary increase or bonus so that your employer could invest in a socially responsible cause such as providing shelter for homeless people or Internet access for disadvantaged children. What is your position on the ethics of a business leader receiving US$100 million or more in
The primary purpose of any corrective action plan is to improve performance. It is essential to separate performance problems form behavioral problems. Performance problems are dealt with through additional training, behavioral problems require disciplinary action. In other words, is it that the employee cannot perform the
Here is the second part of business management question for this week. 1. Anyone who is able to be promoted is an employee who has set goals and accomplished them. Explain why you agree or disagree with the above statement and support your response with references. 2. Supportive colleagues can only make a team stronge
Suggest an annotated bibliography for these: Acur, N., & Bititci, U. (2004). A balanced approach to strategy process. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 24(4), 388-408. Retrieved from http://www.emeraldinsight.com/10.1108/01443570410524659 The Global Logic of Strategic Alliances. Ohmae, K. (19
Technology plays an important role in the green and sustainable business movement. Throughout history, in what ways has technology helped businesses become green and sustainable? In what ways has technology hindered businesses in their quest to become green and sustainable? Explain your answer with examples
Tata Steers Into Ultra Affordable Cars How can a car sell for less than $3,000? That's the price Tata Motors set for it's new People'smotor, this tiny car includes absolutely no extras-no radio, no reclining seats. What the People's car does have, however, is an ultra -low price tag. And that is what makes it very attractive
The K&M company has the following historical sales data: Year Sales 2001 $200,000 2002 $300,000 2003 $270,000 2004 $280,000 2005 $320,000 1) Using the moving average method, predict sales for 2006 using the data for all of th
Part 1 For this assignment, use the same hypothesis and the Literature Review from your IP1 assignment and compose a 2-3 page theoretical framework (Step 4 of the Sekaran process). Use the components of a theoretical framework described in the Sekaran textbook as well as the examples contained in the textbook and in publishe
1) When we talk about corporate governance we sometimes forget the diversity of U.S. corporations. How is corporate governance different in a public company as compared with a private company, or a nonprofit corporation? Why? 2) Boards of Directors have become more independent of management in recent years than they used
Select a non-profit organization social group or volunteer agency that you know of, or of which you are a member, that you believe has an ethical culture. In what way is leadership a factor? What factors caused this culture to be ethical? Are there any events that would cause the culture to become less ethical? If so, what are t
1. Decide whether the following claim 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 is difficult to decide, try to identify the source of the problem. Explain your answer. The air in Cle
Please help with the following problem. Consider this company: Cutter & Buck Inc. Discuss the structure of this organization and its supply chain integration. horizontal organizational structure, vertical organizational structure, managers, employees, market logistics