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Public and private sector collective bargaining

Do you support the following argument? Because of differences in the nature and consequences of public and private sector collective bargaining, unions in the public sector should not be given the same rights to strike and organize as private sector unions. Please provide specific reasons as to why or why not, and defend your a

Business spreadsheet assignment - excel 2007

Class Average On SheetTab 1 - Name: Student Scores - Color: Red Do the following: 1.        CIS 171 Exam 1 Scores is the title of the worksheet and should be centered across the top of the worksheet, the fill of title should be yellow, The text should be 18 Pt Arial, Row Height should be 25 and en

Guidelines for Critiquing Psychological Test

Please see attached files. Assignment: Psychological Test Worksheet and Part One of the Psychological Test Critique Worksheet ? Resource: Psychological Test Worksheet and Psychological Test Critique Worksheet attached ? Complete the Psychological Test Worksheet. ? Select one test from the Psycholog

Business Management: Union Power

Some observers feel that unionism or the right to strike gives public employees excessive power. Do you believe the public sector unions actually have more power than private sector? How does public sector collective bargaining differ from private sector bargaining? In which would you prefer to be a member?

Business Management: Potential Wholesale Distributor

See attached case file. The assignment is to investigate a potential wholesale distributor for your line of quality audio speakers (used with stereo systems). We need to gain information that will help us make a recommendation to our VP of Channel Relations that will ultimately help Outofsight Speaker Company decide whether

Manager's Misconceptions About Training

I recently read a white paper by a company called Future Think on The Future of Learning and Development. They surveyed leaders (VP, Directors, Manager, CLO, CEO) in several industries including technology, healthcare, retail, financial services, government, non-profit, and automobile. They found that 62% of the leaders perceive


You have an opponent who refuses to move off of positions and employs most of the deception tactics. How do approach the negotiation? How do you reconcile the linguistics issues with an online course? Why is linguistics considered an integral part of negotiations? 262 words plus references

Forecasting at Hard Rock Cafe

With the growth of Hard Rock Cafe from one pub in London in 1971 to more than 110 restaurants in more then 40 countries today came a corporate-wide demand for better forecasting. Hard Rock uses long-range forecasting in setting a capacity plan and intermediate-term forecasting for locking in contracts for leather goods (used in

Business Organizations Disadvantages and Advantages

Describe the advantages and disadvantages of doing business as a sole proprietor? When would you decide to start a sole proprietorship? Describe the advantages and disadvantages of doing business as a partnership? When would you decide to start a partnership? Describe the advantages and disadvantages of doing business as a l

Develop a training plan for groups and teams

Addressing Challenges of Groups and Teams Develop a training plan to increase the effectiveness of groups and teams by discussing challenges and benefits of group and team communication, collaboration, and conflict. Describe how the program would work in an organization and how it would help the organization succeed. Wha

Being a member of the team

Please help with the following business management problem. Provide at least 400 words. Identify a team you were or are a part of and describe the advantages that you derived from being a member of the team.

Develop a process flow diagram for processing cranberries

To do this, you will need to read the case located here: National Cranberry Cooperative: 1. Develop a process flow diagram for processing cranberries (both wet and dry). Show the capacities at the different stages. 2. What are the sources of

Benefit of maintaining massive collection of data for cancer

Details: Even with the use of registries to share medical procedures, treatment methods, and medical information, cancer remains a major cause of death in the United States. Is there any real benefit to the purpose behind developing and maintaining this massive collection of data in the cancer registries? Are they prone to error

PowerPoint Oral Presentation-Best Practice

Slide-formatting (1 slide & additional best practice slide) Please help create two slides for a pp. With speaker notes and references. Slide one= Slide formatting (for an oral presentation) Slide two= Additional best practices (for an oral presentation).

Values of the organization: Ford Motor Company

Consider Ford Motor Company. Is the organization validating its values by its actions? Use the organization's website or other published information to define the values and explain your answer. 784 words, one reference

Greenwich value of WIP inventory; Graceland process costing amounts

See attached file. 1. Greenwich Companycustom-produces specialty souvenir products. During 2009, the company completed the following transactions: (a) Purchased $10,000 of raw materials, paying cash. (b) Used direct materialsin production as follows: (c) Paid direct labor costs as follows: (d) Paid cash for various actual

Shouldice Hospital: Operational Managment Case Analysis

Use the case: Shouldice Hospital Limited 9-683-068 by James Heskett for Harvard Business School 1.How successful is the Shouldice Hospital? Generate a P&L statement using available information from the case. Treat each of the two operations hospital and the surgery separately. 2.How do you account for its successful pe

Seniority is a vital issue in collective bargaining.

Seniority is a vital issue in collective bargaining. There are pros and cons of seniority systems. Discuss both and provide an argument for which you would support (for or against). Why is this your stance? 304 words

Training & Development: Mentoring Kityy, a colorist at Paint Me Pretty

Chapter 9 Case Study -Situational Leadership: Training & Development You are a senior colorist at the cosmetic manufacturing company, Paint Me Pretty. You are also a Career Mentor for several other, more junior colorists. One of your mentees, Kitty Jones, is a colorist who is leading a project team for the third time in her

BP oil spill 2010

Following the BP oil spill in April 2010, did BP respond appropriately? Why/why not? Support with at least one source. 445 words and 3 references

International Business: Negotiation

International business is driven by communication, and a large portion of that communication takes the form of negotiation. Discuss negotiation in an international context. The attached word document is the same content as the solution window, but in document format. 1,205 words, 2 references

Medical Records Computer Based System

You are working on a hospital unit that is going to transition some of its medical record information onto a computer-based record system. You are part of the team that will be assisting with this transition. Instructions Other than the technical aspects of the transition, discuss what medical record components will transfer mor