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Negotiating yourself, versus having an agent.

1) What are the advantages do you think that you may have had by negotiating yourself rather than through an agent that is dealing with the opponent's agent directly when you were doing the home negotiations? 2) Overall, would having an agent make the negotiation easier or more difficult for you? Explain your response regardin

Arvo Lake

Arvo Lake, a retired seventy-one year old man, bought an air conditioner in May. The unit was installed and operated according to the manufacturer's specifications. Unbeknownst to Lake, the unit contained a hole in the refrigeration system that allowed Freon, the coolant, to escape from the unit. By August, the unit had ceased c

Distributing bargaining information

Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 300 words. Q1: In distributed bargaining, why is obtaining information about the opponent's target and resistance points important? Q2: Is it possible to use distributed and integrative bargaining together? Please support your response.

Risk management: Healthcare: Reference Checking

Develop a position for managing the risk in a Healthcare setting by conducting reference checks. The response includes: o Abstract o Introduction o Problem statement o Position o Supporting work o Counterargument o Conclusion scholarly references are included 1,771 words

Different types of incentives to influence change

Discuss how organizations can use different types of incentives to influence and change behaviors and reinforce those behaviors over time. Why are incentives powerful? What examples of incentives have you experienced either as a leader or a follower that have been effective?

Group Norms

If Group norms are seldom written down or discussed., how can they be effective in regulating the behavior of group members?

The SINS II Scale - Negotiation

The purpose of the SINS II scale is to inquire about your general disposition toward ethical issues in negotiation. It will help you determine your views on a range of ethical and unethical negotiation tactics. Attached you will find two files contain the result generated by the whole class, and generated by me. This ques

Three Challenges of Virtual Teamwork

1. What are 3 challenges to virtual teamwork? Explain each. How can we to overcome those challenges? 2. Identify 3 lessons can be learned from virtual teamwork experience? Explain each.

Multicriteria Decisions Objectives

See attached file. An introduction to management science Ch14 Multicriteria Decisions Question 1 A decision with more than one objective cannot have an optimal solution. requires the decision maker to place the objectives in some order of importance. depends on the probability of sat

How does hedging work?

Please help answer the following questions about hedging. Explain and give an example of how hedging works. Why does hedging provide price protection? Why does hedging remove further gains and losses?

Operations Management Problem

This is for an online class and I am having trouble understanding what is being asked. My professor has not responded to my questions. I really do not understand the table and how I am supposed to accomplish what is being asked. If someone could point me in the right direction I would greatly appreciate it. Thank you Here

Market Preparation for retail buyers

1. What are the purposes of buying trip? 2. Identify a buyer's activities during a market trip (What do they do, How do they interface with cross-functional partners like the vendors, advertising team, marketing..etc) 3. Identify the necessary planning steps required before making a buying trip (list the steps needed to tk

PowerPoint Techniques for Change Management

The technique of change management is important when a company decides to evaluate its strength and weakness in order to be more competitive in the marketplace. You are the head of the Change Management effort at Boeing whereby employees have to learn new software systems. Currently, the company is experiencing high anxiety and

Force field analysis

Can you help me get started with this assignment? Create a force field analysis to address the leadership team's concerns about what else they should be doing and to what they have not yet paid enough attention. The analysis has been started below. HELPING FORCES List here what will help the team address issues on whic

Emotional intelligence, Values maturity, Tolerance of ambiguity

Discussion Questions 1. Rank these individuals from highest to lowest in terms of: â-  Emotional intelligence â-  Values maturity â-  Tolerance of ambiguity â-  Core self-evaluation Justify your evaluations in a discussion with your colleagues and compare your scores.

Organization's Training and Development Needs for Its Employees

Every organization is faced with many training and development needs for its employees. Making sure that the best training and development activities are done requires first conducting a thorough needs assessment. KASO's (knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics - e.g., motives, traits, attitudes, personality cha

Typical myths you may have of managing people

What are some typical myths you may have of managing people, and what are the realities? Do these realities support or refute the myths? At which managerial positions and duties do you currently excel? With which positions and duties do you need more practice and experience? response includes discussion of 7 myths

Develop a policy statement for acceptable use of instant messaging

Most organizations, including universities, have acceptable computer/network use policies (see for an example). Assume you work for a for-profit organization and are assigned by your boss to develop a policy statement regarding acceptable use of instant messaging. De

Corporate Scandal

Improper change is dangerous and could lead to charges of fraud and bankruptcy. Go to to The Corporate Scandal Sheet ( to select one company to research. Using this company as an example, highlight the dangers involved in undertaking change without careful co

Enron Research Paper

1. Research the Enron situation. To start, read the article "Virtual Bidding: Considerations Related to Market Manipulation" provided in Materials below. Find other sources. Based on your reading, take a stand on the ethics of Enron's activities in the California energy markets. Explain why you do or do not think Enron violat

Apply job evaluation to your current job.

Exhibit 5.14 in your text offers a sample job evaluation for for a bookstore manager. Apply this job evaluation to your current job or a previous one. At the top of the forum identify the job and give a one sentence description of the job responsibility and context of the business. Also, describe the business in one sentence

What is the economic purpose of OPEC ?

What is the economic purpose of OPEC including the definitions and differences of a monopoly, an oligopoly, and a cartel as a briefing to an economic consulting firm.

Incident Response Plan for a Hotel Fire Incident

Scenario: Fire To come out with a Incident Response Plan for a high-rise prominent Hotel that mitigates a fire incident. Whether the fire is minor or major, the plan must be carried out. Should the plan manage to contain the situation, then there is no need to proceed to disaster recovery. The entire plan should have the fol

Does IT Matter: HBR Debate

What are your thoughts about "It Doesn't Matter" by Nick Carr and the follow-up "Does IT Matter" (see attached). Do not summarize the articles -- give your personal thoughts on the matter. 864 words

Develop, implement, and evaluate an EMS

I need some help with these study questions, please... 1) How do you develop, implement, and evaluate an EMS? What are some challenges in completing this process? 2) What is an LCA? What are the outcomes of an LCA? How may you control possible outcomes?

Future Outlook and Industry Trends - Body Wraps, Body shaping services

Write a market overview: Market is Body Shaping (example: Need to understand industry trends and future outlook for body shaping services. Need this for insertion into a business plan. Purchasing a Suddenly Slender Franchise. Need 3-4 references, some I quickly Googled and some I found are be