1) Examine the company's financial statements, Compare key financial ratios of the company to industry averages, and submit your Excel spreadsheet 2)The CEO believes that the company should be outperforming industry averages in many of the key metrics. Please provide an analysis and explanation of their meaning and significan
Regarding making changes to software, please review three generic approaches to change management listed below. Please discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each approach. Which approach would you use? Why? - Any and all changes made to the code base must be approved by a change control board prior to implementat
Explain why economists believe that marketable emission credits add to overall economic efficiency. Other groups in our society prefer across-the-board limitations on maximum discharges of air pollutants by firms. What are the different goals of these two groups? How are voters to decide which path to follow?
Solve the following linear programming problem graphically, Maximize profit= 4x + 6y, Subject to: x + 2y ,< 8, 5x + 4y < 20, Non-negativity requirements x, y > 0, the greater than and less than sign have line under therm.
Keeping Workers' Attention During the Holidays http://www.businessweek.com/management/keeping-workers-attention-during-the-holidays-11112011.html Our text gives examples as to what may cause a decrease in the performance readiness of an employee/group: problems at work, problems at home, or just plain boredom (Hersey, Blan
Scenario: You are a manager of a retail store chain. The store sales is over 40 million. There are store metrics to measure customer service, backroom processes, safety and front-end processes. You have co-store managers, assistant managers, department managers and several sales associates. All questions have to include the p
Construction materials industry in Canada: In 1982 it seems the company will have to downsize. What are the factors that are forcing the company to make that decision?
In 1982, the construction materials industry in Canada was in shambles. Housing starts had stagnated and interest rates were too high to stimulate investment. Consumer demand was stalled because inflation levels had ballooned to unprecedented levels, peaking at above 12% that year. This had a devastating effect on real wages acr
Which is the most compelling reason to create LGBT equality and inclusion in an organization: The "profit" motive? The "justice" argument? The "public relations" benefits? Support your answer with examples
Which is the most compelling reason to create LGBT equality and inclusion in an organization: The "profit" motive? The "justice" argument? The "public relations" benefits? Support your answer with examples. Thanks for the help!
You are part of the senior management team of your own company. You have been named to lead a cross-functional team that will introduce and implement a major change in your central operating system. Your team anticipates significant resistance to this initiative since the company has been using the old system for over 10 years.
Have you ever gone through an employee orientation? How did the experience meet the goals (i.e., reduce anxiety, reduce turnover, save time, develop realistic expectations) of orientation? Offer two (2) suggestions for improvement of the program
Considering the role of employees, employers, unions and government, list at least two reasons why employers offer benefits and services. Describe the most important benefit you receive from your employer and explain why you value that benefit above all others.
1. Describe an instance when you stood up and spoke out for what was right even though you were in the minority or were greatly outnumbered. 2. Analyze the consequences of standing up and indicated whether you would do it again. 3. Analyze an instance when someone told you the hard truth about something you did or didn'
Use the Internet to identify at least two software change management products. Contrast their features and costs. Please include references. Thank you for the help!!
A company may adjust its territorial boundaries in large citites because of the market concentration of certain racial, national, or religious groups. One part of a city may have a heavy ethnic concentration. Retailers also may be predominantly of the same ethnic group, and use of the group's native language may be widespread i
Salespeople normally are prohibited from going outside their territorial boundaries in search of business. Sometimes, however, a customer located in one district will voluntarily seek out a sales rep or branch office located in another district. Perhaps this customer can realize a price advantage by buying outside his/her home
- Provide some information about 3-4 organizations. (Company industry, products/services, size, employees, core values, information on CEO, company culture, etc.) - what are the implications of transformational leadership issues in these organizations. - How have these organizations have solved these issues
A process with 1,200 units of beginning work in process, completed and transferred out 15,000 units during a period. There were 7,500 units in the ending work in process that were 50% complete as to conversion costs. Materials are added 80% at the beginning of the process and 20% when the units are 90% complete. How much is equi
Use your professional network or an online social network to find a performance practitioner who will meet you. In the interview ask two basic questions. Then, follow-up with any other questions that occur to you. In particular, ask questions about how work gets assigned, how decisions get made, and how practitioners position
Consider the following scenario and respond to the questions that follow. A new firm, Bit Technology Inc., is deciding where to locate its facilities internationally. If this firm is a high-tech manufacturing firm, what resource and operational factors should be considered in this decision? How might the organization's identity
Describe the Five Stages of Tuckman's Theory of Group Development. Describe Groupthink, and identify at least four of its symptoms.
Discuss two of the following statements. Discuss the job performance model and compare and contrast Maslow's and McClelland's need theories. Review the Four Intrinsic Rewards underlying intrinsic motivation, how managers can cultivate motivation in others, and the causes and consequences of job satisfaction. Describ
If x1 and x2 are 0-1 variables whose values indicate which of two fixed costs are included in a total cost, which constraint indicates that both fixed costs are included? a. x1 + x2 = 2 b. x1 - x2 = 0 c. x1 + x2 > 0 d. x1 + x2 <= 1
Which of the following is a common criticism of research articles? Answer: Data collection carefully controlled Limitations of the study were stated Selecting of participants was appropriate Weaknesses in design of research -I would say weaknesses in design would be correct Which section of a proposal states what contribution has been made by previous research? Answer : Discussion Literature review Method Introduction - I read that the introduction sometimes includes the research however so does the literature review so I am unsure which answer is correct Which section of a proposal discusses the reliability of any tests that are to be used? Answer : Literature review Introduction Method Implications and limitations
I am having difficulty finding answers to these questions. I have guesses, but I am not positive if they are the answers. Can you help? ********************** Which of the following is a common criticism of research articles? Answer: Data collection carefully controlled Limitations of the study were stated Se
I need help with these questions to help write a paper on research proposal what section of a research proposal discusses the reliability of any test that are to be used? which sections of a research proposal states what contribution has been made by previous research? Which is a common criticism of research articles? Data
What are the various roles HR plays in organizations, from generalists to specialists? What are the various specialties of HR management, such as employee relations and staffing management? Choose one specialty, and describe the key competencies and strategic assistance that it provides to an organization.
Besides the usual problems generally associated with product development such as assigning tasks to competent people, monitoring progress, and dealing with delays and changing requirements, there are also several challenges unique to developing software. Among these are managing a process that moves forward in small increments a
Self-Directed Learning: How could you further develop your skills to grow into an HR training position?
You would like to grow into a training position in your Human Resource department. You have some experience with training but you do not know what a position like this requires or how well your skills might match. How could you further develop your skills to grow into an HR training position? Develop a task list to prioritize th
You have been advised that there will be a group of hearing impaired individuals attending your "Effective Presentations" training class. Discuss how you will design your presentation, the method you will use to deliver the content, and the resources you will need to assist you for an effective training class. (Roughly 2 para
See attached file. Seven questions of policy issues, pay model, compensation alignment, job analysis, evaluation
1. Needs Assessment If you had to conduct a needs assessment for your current employer (or most recent, if not currently employed) describe the method you would use. Why did you choose that method? 2. Effective Learning Do you think instructional objectives help learning to occur? Why or why not? 3. Learning Theories