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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?

Managing Operating Exposure and FX Risk at Nissan

Managing operating exposure and FX risk at Nissan. Global businesses are often exposed to financial risks such as currency volatility. These foreign exchange (FX) risks affect all aspects of a global firm. Next, you will read about the automobile industry. Auto makers' operations and manufacturing can be affected by currency

Different Generations at Work

Different generations tend to view work life differently in terms of dedication, expectations, interactions, and purpose of work. In a 2-3 page paper, first describe your generation, whether it is Baby Boomer, Gen X, Gen Y, or a different generation. Next, describe your view points on work in regard to dedication, expectations,

Qualitative Research Methodology: Military Study

The subject is "Don't ask, Don't Tell." (In the military) When looking at methodology, you should break it out as follows: Design (ex. how you will set up your study) Sampling (ex. info on your study population) Data Collection and Analysis (qualitative)

Research Scaling (Workplace Study)

Use at least two different types of questions in the survey attached. Analyze the responses and comment on the validity and reliability of your questionnaire. Describe your results from this short study. See the attached file.

What is the opportunity cost of seeing Eric Clapton vs Bob Dylan?

You have won a free ticket to see an Eric Clapton concert (which has no resale value). Bob Dylan is playing that same night and is your next best activity. Tickets to see Dylan cost $40. On any given day, you would be able to pay up to $50 to see Dylan. Assume there are no other costs of seeing either performer. Based on this in

Forecasting for the Jersey Dairy Products Company

The Jersey Dairy Products Company produces cheese, which it sells to supermarkets and food processing companies. because of concernes about cholesterol and fat in cheese, the company has seen demad for its products decline during the past decade. It is now considering introducint some alternative low fat dairy products and w

SMART Goals

In order to be successful in my chosen Masters program (MBA), I have to be an individual that is self-motivated. Self-motivation is a crucial factor in increasing the probability of the successful matriculation and completion of my Masters program. Although my professors will be presenting me with the material that is required

Proposal for a Wireless Network: System Requirements, Costs, ROI, Security

Develop a proposal for a wireless network that includes, System Requirements, Costs, Anticipated ROI (Return on Investment) - You do not have to calculate an actual ROI, just explain how the project you have selected will save the company money in the long run. Security Issues - How does the product deal with issues such the

Training and Development: Evaluation of Training Measures

Training and development is important for organizations to help increase productivity. In utilizing Kirkpatrick's understanding of training model of reaction, learning, transfer and results, why are evaluations needed in organizations?