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Please use the two attached articles and assist with a critique on both thank you in advance Part 1 Start EACH critique with the following information: the author's name, the article title, and the author's thesis statement. Part 2 Summarize the author's purpose and main points; providing examples for clarity of understandi

Business Process Management

Explaining how organizations use business process management (BPM). What is business process management (BPM)? Why do processes need management? What are BPM activities?

Business Management for Executive-Driven Teams

1) Wise leaders know that the key to balancing innovation and execution skills in a team or company is knowing who has what skills and then figuring out how to combine those complementary strengths within a team to generate quality ideas that will produce a positive impact. What is the difference between a discovery-driven team

Open systems theory

1. a.How can open systems theory be used to understand an organization. b. Discuss how open systems theory might apply to Balfour Beatty Construction Company? 2. Organizational Diagnostic Models(11) which of them do you believe would be best suited to an OD analysis of Balfour Beatty Construction Company please be very tho

Job Analysis and Job Description

Search for an episode of "UnderCover Boss". Imagine you are the CEO of the company in the selected episode. Compare two (2) job positions from the episode and perform a job analysis of each position. Describe your method of collecting the information for the job analysis (i.e., one-on-one, interview, survey, etc.). Create a j

Non profit board and ED disputes

Can someone please provide some assistance with this question. It for an MBA course. It needs to be between 550 and 650 words or so. If the Executive Director is at odds with several members of the board over the board members' perception of the efficiency and discipline inherent in the operation of the nonprofit, what can the E

Executive Director and Board of Nonprofit

Can someone please provide some assistance with a post. Its for an MBA course. It needs to be between 350 and 450 words or so. How does your ED lead the board? Please describe how the ED in your organization exercises leadership for the board. You may want to think about the board meetings and what happens at the meeting. Does

Family Communication

Compare Family Communication (Chapter 7) Content to Family Portraits Article Assignment description: Read two supplemental texts about family communication: (1) Duck and McMahan's (2010) chapter titled Family Communication and (2) the article Family Portraits: Stories as Standards for Family Relationships by Vangelisti, Crumley

Nonprofit budget changes

Can someone please provide some assistance with a question. Its for an MBA course. It needs to be between 550 and 650 words or so. Your nonprofit receives 20% of its revenue from fundraising, 60% from government for a specific program, and 20% from the fees people pay for your services on a sliding scale. The government contrac

Motivating staff in a nonprofit

Can someone please provide some assistance with a question. Its for an MBA course. It needs to be between 350 and 450 words. Is your staff motivated? Working in a nonprofit organization is difficult because the mission often exceeds the resources, both fiscal and human, to accomplish the amount of work needed. Also, nonprofits

Internal Recruitment Advantages and Disadvantages

Describe the advantages and disadvantages of internal recruitment. please have at least 3 references and a personal experience. I would like to use this information to better understand the process. I am currently at a internship where this information could be useful.

Non profit financing

Can someone please provide me some assistance with a question. Its for an MBA course. It needs to be between 350 and 450 words or so. How is your nonprofit financed? From a recent annual report or other source of financial information (e.g., financial statements, IRS 990 forms, or nonprofit's web site) create a pie chart to sho

Organizational conflict resolution

In any team, problems will arise and team members will have questions about the conflict and how to resolve it. Members across departments must collaborate and contribute to the resolution of any unhealthy form of team conflict. 1. Why is it important for an organization to have a mission? 2. Why is it important for team mem

General Mills strategic choices

STRATEGIC CHOICES 1) What is your opinion on ANTONIO'S ANSWER to the QUESTIONS below? ANTONIO'S ANSWER General Mills target scope is industry wide (broad), while the company's main advantage is product uniqueness. Therefore, General Mills utilizes the differentiation strategy in regards to the Porter's Generic Strate

General Mills Corporate Strategy

Strategic Choices 1) What is your opionion on the Question below? Be sure to provide a reference to the QUESTION below also. Using the framework discussed in the background readings, critically analyze General Mills' strategic choices at the Corporate level (remember that "corporate" level is the very highest level of the

Finding strategic plan for Nonprofit

Can someone please provide some assistance with this question. Its for an MBA course. It needs to be between 500 and 600 words or so. Describe, how a nonprofit executive can determine what functions are necessary to pursue the organization's board-established mission? How does one determine what staff positions are necessary to

Functional areas of non-profit

Can someone please provide some assistance with a question. Its for an MBA course and needs to be between 350 and 450 words or so. Which functional areas of your nonprofit are strongest? We divide the labor of the nonprofit into different categories and attempt to place staff with appropriate apptitudes and skills responsible

Threaded Discussion: Strategy Planning and Formulation

This is for discussion purposes. Will require a few paragraphs with references on the below topic: Strategy Planning and Formulation Companies can pursue a lot of different strategies for dealing with a particular problem. During strategy formulation and planning, competing strategies are often considered and an attempt

Mediation Techniques in Conflict Resolution

1) Select one of the team mediation techniques (negotiation, role clarification, or start-stop-continue) and describe how you would use this technique to diffuse a team conflict situation. 2) Identify some of the sources of conflict often experienced in teams. Select one of the sources and describe an exercise the team could

Scientific American Technological Advances

Search Scientific American for technological advances that address one of the current issues facing biodiversity as our population and economies grow: •Limitation of resources: water, food production, energy production •Endangered species: habitat loss/land use; facilitating reproduction and/or population monitoring for en

Nonprofit, Feed the Children, leadership theories

Can someone please provide some assistance with this question. Its for an MBA course. This is a major paper and worth a big portion of my grade! And I need to do really good on it. Thank you so much in advance for your help. I really do appreciate it! Write a research paper that uses a recognized leadership theory to descr

Board of Governors for Nonprofits

Can someone please provide some assistance with a question. Its for an MBA course. It needs to be between 500 and 600 words or so. Please describe how a professional association such as the Association for Research in Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) serving its individual members and having a governing boar

Custom Coffee and Chocolate: SWOT, Mission, Tactical Plan

After reading "Custom Coffee and Chocolate" (see below),respond to the following questions. 1.What do you think Custom Coffee & Chocolate's mission is? 2.Create a SWOT analysis for Custom Coffee & Chocolate. 3.Using the owners' ideas for the future of their café, as well as your own ideas, outline a tactical plan for Custo

Multi-period news vendor model with capacity constraint

A retail store stocks fashion clothing for different seasons. Each selling season lasts for 6 weeks and a single procurement order has to be placed with the manufacturer two months before the selling seasons starts. This designer jacket comes in four different colors. It is priced at Rs. 2100. The retailer buys the jacket from

Porter's Value Chain

1) Discuss the concepts of value, margin, and value chain as defined by Porter. 2) Describe the process by which organizations develop their information systems.

Effective Team Leadership

1) Describe the competencies needed by team members in order for the team to be successful and how they contribute to a team's success. Why is it important for team leaders to understand these competencies? 2) Define the necessary steps leaders should take to ensure effective meeting management for successful teams. Be sure

Identify and explain the BE (break-even point)

This assignment will continue the work you started on your new product. My product I am going to sell: Personal (portable) Mini Rechargeable Fan - use in summary time. Price $10.00/each. Identify and explain the BE (break-even point). Using a spreadsheet software program, create a chart showing the costs of your product, at

Global Market Forces and General Mills

1) What is your opinion on JEANSHAY'S ANSWERS to the Questions below? JEANSHAY'S ANSWERS As I read over Porter's five forces, I determine which force is the highest in regards to General Mills. Threat of substitutes are very high since General Mills depends on their loyal customers to continue purchasing their brand prod