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Market Share Growth and Product Diversification

A company is contemplating a significant (5%) growth in its market share over the next three years. To accomplish this, the senior team has been debating whether to add one or new products for current markets or to offer current products to new markets. What strategic issues are involved in these two directions?

New Employees Training and Orientation

1. What method or methods are used to train employees in your workplace or one you are familiar with? Is it effective? 2. What do you think are the key components within a performance management plan? 3. Why do organizations so frequently overlooked new employee orientation?

Strategic Management Concepts

Compare and contrast White Collin's strategic management concepts with that of Paul Niven in "The Balance Score Card" and Lydia Graton in "Hot Spot."

Hospitality -- Your own words and ideas

Define hospitality management. Identify the business segments of the hospitality industry. Examine the relationship among the different hospitality business segments.

Hospitality Management Questions

#1 What are some current trends in recreation, travel, and tourism? What is the influence of these trends on the economic business cycle? Why is this information useful to a hospitality manager? #2 What effect has globalization had on the hospitality industry? Provide three examples of hospitality organizations that have glob

Explain the four functions of management theory

The new chief executive officer (CEO) of your company is a strong believer in the four functions of management theory. In preparation for a management meeting, he has asked you to write a report that he can use to explain the theory to his management team. In the report, he would like to see some specific examples of firms that

Business Management (Consulting)

1. Identify three communication strategies. How might they be useful for building relationships with your clients? How might those strategies vary with different clients? 2. What must you consider before using an article found on the Internet or from the University Library in your papers? How can the library assist you

Ambulatory Care: Health Care Providers - Physicians

Administrators of ambulatory care centers sit in a unique position. These administrators are responsible for day-to-day operations of the facility while physicians are responsible for quality medical care. Some ambulatory care centers are owned by the physicians who practice in the center. In these types of organizations, the ad

Food and beverage Management

1. Speaking of technology, we had the board of health in today and he was using a hand held pda to write up his report. To print the report he had a small printer with him. I have also seen servers using a similar device to not only take orders but have the ability to show the customer the recipe and ingredients. Do you think

Environmental Safety Behavior

Using the ABC theory of behavior 3-4 reasons why drivers frequently exceed posted speed limits. How could we use the theory to decrease speeding? Be specific, and provide examples in your discussion.

Importance of Setting Goals

Discuss the importance of setting goals and how goals are set. Discuss the application of the concepts of performance planning to your own job or career. Have you ever set goals and met those goals? Provide any tips you may have on setting and keeping goals.

Principles of Advertising and Public Relations

Discuss with your colleagues how public relations can be used to inform employees and other stakeholders about products and the organization's activities. Draft a headline and points of a message for a press release for your internal and external audiences about the new tablet. What other internal vehicle would you suggest

Two Major Corporations: A Fit for Environmentally Conscious?

Research the Websites of two major corporations in different industries (examples: manufacturing, retail, transportation, utilities, healthcare, communication). What conclusion do you reach about whether an environmentally conscious (or green) person would fit in these companies?

Human Relations

Give an example from your own experience or research an article or the media in which a business executive did something of significance that is morally right.

Privacy Policies: Internet and Email

1) What are some common e-mail use, internet use, and privacy policies in an organization? 2) What are the current laws regulating employee e-mail and internet privacy? 3) Why do companies implement e-mail and internet use policies? 4) What assumptions might employees make about their privacy at work? How do these policies af

Religion and Spirituality in the Workplace

See exercise, Religion and Spirituality in the Workplace (Attached below). Choose two of the four scenarios presented and answer the following questions: What are the possible explanations for the person's behavior? How should management/leadership respond to this situation? How should the employee respond to t

A Green and Sustainable Business

Given the diverse nature of sustainability information needs for stockholders, customers, regulators, activist groups, and community members adjacent to and near facilities, what would you prescribe to meet their needs if you were responsible for designing, implementing, and managing an external corporate transparency program? P

Dealing with Resistance to Sexual Harassment Avoidance Training

The vice-president of human resources asked you, the director of training, to develop a sexual harassment training program for the company. During your needs analysis you discover that most of the executives do not believe they need this training and do not plan to attend. You identify a couple of instances in which an executive

Reading a Case and answering questions

You will have to read a case opinion on the Internet and answer questions. First, read the question in the book about Loretta Wilson and B/E Aerospace. She sued for sexual discrimination based on a job for which she was not interviewed due to being deemed unqualified. Look up the case on the Internet. (Use the Plaintiff and Def

Corporate governance. Based on recent news articles, I got the impression that the public was somewhat resentful about executive pay rates in a lot of cases. Can you help me with a specific example of this? Does out of control pay indicate that stockholders are unable to govern what their corporation is doing?

Corporate governance. Based on recent news articles, I got the impression that the public was somewhat resentful about executive pay rates in a lot of cases. Can you help me with a specific example of this? Does out of control pay indicate that stockholders are unable to govern what their corporation is doing?

Concepts of Negotiation

Discuss two of the concepts of negotiation. Discuss why you selected the two concepts and how you plan to apply.

Managing a Multiparty Negotiation 2

Assume you are chairing a multiparty negotiation session and the negotiations are not going well; tempers are flaring, and it seems impossible to arrive at a positive outcome. Discuss the process you would employ to diffuse the problem and explain your process. Discuss the expected outcomes of your process and what you would

Managing a Multiparty Negotiation

Assume you are the manager of a non-profit organization and you have to conduct the negotiations with your prime donors and volunteer/special interest groups in the community to settle on the resourcing and completion schedule of a community project to develop a new park. Outline the actions that the manager should take to m

What is flawless consulting? Differences in internal versus external consultant?

1. What is flawless consulting? What does the term authentic mean to you from a consultant's perspective, and how does it lead to flawless consulting? 2. Briefly discuss the major differences between an internal versus external consultant. In what situations can each be most effective? Would you rather be an internal or exter

Downsizing Guidelines

What are six guidelines for successful downsizing and what is the importance of each one?