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Glo-Bus Simulation - Global business simulation

GLO-BUS is a completely online exercise where teams of students run a digital camera company in head-to-head competition against companies run by other class members. Company operations parallel those of actual digital camera companies. Just as in the real-world, companies compete in a global market arena, selling digital camera

Strategies for Creating and Communicating a Shared Vision

I have attached four files contain discussions about strategies for creating and communicating a shared vision. These discussions were based on learners' evaluation of their organization's use of the strategies for creating and communicating a shared vision. They have also developed three to five specific recommendations to bett

Does this indicate that sexual orientation discrimination is acceptable?

Question 11 Employment discrimination against sexual minorities is not prohibited by law. Does this indicate that sexual orientation discrimination is acceptable? Do you think we will see legislation protecting gays and lesbians in the near future? Question 12 Review Table 16.1 on page 456 of your text. Consider the provis

Business Consultation: Fargo Publishing Company

Can you help me get started on this, please? Fargo Publishing Company serves the elementary and middle school textbook market. Their printing area is divided into eight production centers that employ approximately 250 hourly workers. Although the production workers may be involved in preparing, running, or packaging several

Describe emotional intelligence.

Describe emotional intelligence. Why does a leader need good emotional intelligence? Shouldn't a leader be a take-charge person focused on obtaining results like making money or winning ball games? Give an example of a leader you have experienced that had good emotional intelligence. Thanks for helping me understand this.

Information Management

Can you help me get started with this project? ************************************ Information Management - View this video and then start your assigned paper... Video from > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJncFirhjPg Please watch the video, on the left, before starting your assigned paper. This project focuses on inf

Tires for You, Inc. (TFY): Three Month Forecasting for demand

See attached file. Tires for You, Inc. (TFY), founded in 1987, is an automotive repair shop specializing in replacement tires. Located in Altoona, Peensylvania, TFY has grown successfully over the past few years because of the addition of a new general manager, Katie McMullen. Since tire replacement is a major portion of TF

Employee Training for Technology in the Workplace

Choose a topic of choice, or one from any one of the topics/questions listed below: - Discuss how employee training needs to evolve due to immigration and related cultural changes. - In what ways has technology impacted the way(s) we train employees? - How might employee training differ from one country to another on a g

Strategic management: Toys "R" Us

How is Toys "R" Us positioning itself to be successful? Discuss the following: - ability to embrace change - creativity and innovation capabilities - being a world class organization

Training methods

Review and analyze the information on traditional training methods. Which do you think tend to be the most effective and why? Which do you think tend to be most ineffective and why?

Comparative worth

In Minnesota, for instance, firefighters in the city of St. Paul were ranked as having the comparable worth of the city's librarians. In Denver, nurses employed by the city say they should be paid as much as city tree-trimmers. As one recent graduate student noted: Is a fireman more valuable than a librarian? I guess it dep

Management Control Process

In a belt-tightening measure, the Sandalwood company is taking a close look at its four divisions with an eye toward closing any unprofitable ones. Costs incurred at the corporate headquarters level have been distributed to each division in proportion to sales revenue. All costs incurred by each division except the allocated cor

Special Events Management in Hospitality and Tourism

Please help with the following problem. Give a brief explanation with references. In relation to Special Events Management in Hospitality and Tourism, list and discuss the details you would include on a site inspection list. Explain your reasoning.

Cost Management

Downstream Brewery (B) Lawrence Grasso and Cindy Moeckel Required: 1. In answering the following questions, give C.D. sufficient details so that you can retire from this job in the near future and C.D. can continue without you. ? Using three processes of Boiling, Fermenting, and Shipping, what journal entries should b

Vertical Integration for Expanding Firms

My book says that vertical integration involves expanding the firm's range of value chain activities backward into sources of supply and/or forward end users (Gamble & Thompson Jr., pg. 122). You can pick any company to talk about. Is your company vertically integrated? If so, is it fully, or partially, integrated?

Achieving high performance within an organization

Please help with the following problem. How difficult is it to get "high performance" from an organization's employees? Do you feel that most organizations have success obtaining high performance from their employees? Please support your substantive rationale with at least two outside references.

Performance Based Compensation

Can you comment on below? Are you agree or disagree? "I hold this as a rule of life: Too much of anything is bad." (Terence) I believe that this can be true in the debate about performance-based pay. Hypothetically, an employee works for an organization where his/her pay is based 50% on performance. She is leader of 1 of appr

Cash Flow Analysis

Discussion Topic: Cash Flow Analysis After reading Chapter 4: Statements of Cash Flow & Analysis of Ratios, along with any other research conducted, please discuss why comprehending and managing cash flow is important for financial success.

Use ABCD model to help a new employee

This activity, though, serves as a great demonstrator that we really are NOT very good with clarifying our expectations, NOR are we very good at coaching people toward a higher level of performance! To that end, I'd like to share the ABCD's of performance expectations with you. A= Audience (To whom is this instruction being

Implementing a Process Intervention in the Tech Division

You are considering implementing a process intervention in the tech division, and you want to learn from others' experience. You go to your team's OD intervention seminar discussion board to raise the following issues: What are the types of interventions? Briefly describe each. How does employee empowerment maximize employe

Employee Data Collection Training

Discuss employee data collection training. Your boss has asked you to help new employees understand uses of data in systems-operation management and the various statistical process controls they will experience on a daily basis. Choose and describe 5 to 7 of the following terms. o Core competencies o Division of lab

Bottlenecks and TOC scheduling

1. What are the differences in how bottleneck and non-bottleneck work centers are scheduled under TOC? Why are these differences desirable? 2. Why should buffers be located in front of bottleneck work centers under TOC scheduling? How should the size of the buffers be determined? 3. What are the implications of not alloca

Organizations as Cultures Types

Discuss the different types of cultures and how they would relate to a predominantly online university specializing in military students. Refer to the Dension Cultural Model. Attached document with links to material. Management and Organizational Behavior Organizational culture is one of those high-level things that affects

Commenting on Management Situations

Hi, I need some assistance commenting on the following postings relating to management, communication, culture and leadership. 1)The most obvious model introduced by thinking about organizations as "organisms" is the "life cycle" -- new organizations come into being, mature, age, and die, just live all living things from amo

EEOC: Protect Jack from discrimination; Principle in Griggs v. Duke Power

1. Jack is a 55 year-old American of Anglo-Saxon descent. What legislation is intended to protect Jack from discrimination? a. Title VII b. Equal Pay Act of 1963 c. Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 d. 12th Amendment of the US Constitution 2. Which of the following is not a principle established by Griggs

Disruptive Change and systems Thinking

The economic collapse and the global recession is one of the disruptive forces that my organization has had to deal with in the recent past. The difficult macroeconomic environment, fueled by the crisis in the credit and financial markets, not only exacerbated the transformation of the furniture industry, but impacted the home-

Disruptive Change and System Thinking

I have attached three files contain discussions about disruptive change and systems thinking. They are based on the learners' analysis of a change they experienced that was initiated by a disruptive force in their organization. The discussions described the disruptive force and the organization's response to meet the challenge,