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Fundamentals of scholarly writing.

Writing well is a hallmark of good scholarship "Scholars try to make sense of the world through specialized means, such as scientific research, gentle dialogue, gregarious debate, critical reading, and reflective writing. Scholars should distinguish themselves as effective communicators (Walker, 2003). They should practice the a

Job Evaluation Process in Organizations

Job Evaluation is a process many organizations look to HR to administer and lead. Certainly, each organization has unique internal job benchmarks, work structures, and pay scales, to form internal alignment. How can the external market forces be included in the job evaluation process and does it matter? How do you balance th

An editorial is analyzed rhetorically.

Select an editorial from a newspaper, magazine, or online news source on a topic of your interest. Respond (in detail) to the following questions and requirements by writing a paragraph for the selected article: Who is the author, and what is the topic of the article? What is the authorâ??s point of view? What details

Sociology

1â?"2 pages Details: Many experts cite the weakening of the family as one of the causes for some of the problems that society faces today. Do you agree? In your paper, include the following information: Identify important or significant changes in families since 1960. What factors are responsible for this change? On the b

Strategic management process questions

Why is strategy important to business? Explain the concept of the strategic management process Discuss the importance of having a future oriented plan Discuss the organization's vision, mission, purpose, philosophy or goals Discuss the strategic process as input for future decision making Thank you

Strategic Management and Competition Between Firms

Please answer the following questions: 1. Define strategic management in your own words for a general audience. Imagine you were trying to explain what strategic management is to one of your family members who is a junior in high school 2. Does the competition between various companies affect your daily life in any way? G

Sales training program: assessment, objectives, methods

The first and most important step in designing a sales training program is the assessment of training needs, which provides the starting point for setting training goals and designing the program. a) Discuss the methods of assessing sales training needs. b) What are some examples of training objectives? c) Discuss some of

Recruiting salespeople: Good team players, kinds of questions, problems

The recruitment and selection of salespeople are certainly among the most challenging and important responsibilities of sales management. Please comment. a) How can sales managers use the recruiting process to ensure that the salespeople that are hired are good team players? b) What kinds of questions can be asked in the in

Research Design Matrix Methods

Review attached â?¢ Qualitative Research Methods â?¢ Quantitative Research Methods â?¢ Summary of Common Research Methods â?¢ Summary: Quantitative Research Methods Selected Designs â?¢ Summary: Qualitative Research Methods Selected Designs Research Design Matrix attached Research Design

Control Mechanisms: Bureaucratic, Market, Clan, Strategic

Bureaucratic Control Market Control Clan Control Strategic Control 1. Compare and contrast the above control mechanisms. 2. Determine the effectiveness of these control mechanisms. 3. Examine the positive and negative reactions to the use of these controls.

Front Office Management for a Motel

1. A roadside motel uses a walk-up window for guest registration purpose during late night and early morning hours. A person expresses apprehension about completing the registration process outside in cold weather and asks to enter the building. In another scenario, a person appearing to have a weapon approaches the guest who is

Basic economic concepts

Problem 1 The R. J. Jones Company is a publisher of cowboy novels - novels about the great western experience, where men were men, horses were horses, and...well, you get the idea. The corporation has hired an economist to determine the demand for its product. After months of hard work and the submission of a REALLY large bil

Scientific Method

Scientific Method Research scholarly journals and locate three to four peer-reviewed organizational research studies. Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that explains how each study follows the scientific method, what questions the researchers were trying to answer, and what procedures were taken in research. Inclu

Survey: Asking questions in a survey

I have to choose a topic that interests me. Formulate one or two questions I would like to ask in a survey. I have to design three scales based on these questions. I have to choose three of the five scales from below: 1) Graphic rating scale 2) Itemized rating scale 3) Comparative rating scale 4) Likert scale 5) Seman

Environmental Factor Table

I need assistance with writing an effective introduction for a paper (Coca Cola) that will consist of the information below. Introduction to the paper is the only thing that is needed. After looking briefly at Coca Cola's website on sustainability I have identified several areas: Refrigeration Emissions Packaging Energy

Development of Federalism in the USA

Expalin each question with an answer (in any format, but include citations when needed) with between 125 and 250 words. 1. Describe the development of federalism and the relationships among the various levels of government in the United States. 2. Compare and contrast the roles of administrators in the public a

Team Creation: team development techniques

"Some organizations have working groups that call themselves teams, but their work is produced by a combination of individual contributions. Teams produce work that is based on collaboration and collective effort" (Clark, 2010). Prior to selecting team members, a team leader should make a list of the type of team members they ar

Pay survey data collection techniques

Compare and contrast the different methods available for collecting survey data and include examples that are different from what is used in the textbook. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of each methods. Identify which method you believe to be the most effective and why. Identify which method you believe to be the m

Budgeting and Forecasting

Help answer the following budgeting and forecasting problems in at least 300 words. What are profitability ratios? Who uses them and why? What do Dell and HP's profitability ratios suggest?

Improve the performance and effectiveness of this company

What are you going to do to improve the performance and effectiveness of this company? I have a situation where the company performance is lackluster; it's lacking in sheen, brilliance, vitality, it's dull, and mediocre. The current managers are not able to motivate their subordinates or unable to increase the overall perfor

Expat Executives Working for Chinese Boss

What cultural tendenciesâ?"both Chinese and Westernâ?"are adversely affecting the expatâ??s working relationship with management in China? What can the expat do to ease that impact? What Chinese organizational issues are stressing the expat relationships and how might those be addressed? Please reference at lea

Questions

Why is it important to have a sales training program? What would be included in a sales team training program? What determines the success level of a sales training program?

Hospitality Management

Discuss the role of a convention and visitors' bureau (CVB) and the tourism commissions in the hospitality industry.

Concepts to Affect Current Careers

1. Can an administrator combine doing well for government (efficiency and effectiveness) and doing the public good (customer satisfaction)? If so, how? If not, why? 2. What three concepts or techniques from this course might affect your current or future career in public administration? Discuss one of these concepts in detai

Mary Kay Cosmetics Case Study

This is a complete business case study on Mary Kay Cosmetics along with recommendations for improving employee moral and bottom line numbers.

Mr. Gilbert's plan for implementation of net product or service

The CEO of your company, Mr. Gilbert, has explained to you that the board is excited to hear your latest plans for the company's new revolutionary product/service. The board, which is made up of the top executives and owners, has put a lot of money into the creation of the new product/service, and the members not want to push th

Accident in Saudi Arabia

An average of 17 Saudi Arabian residents die on the country's roads each day, a report by the Kingdom's General Directorate of Traffic has revealed. The news comes after the World Health Organization found Saudi Arabia to have the world's highest number of deaths from road accidents, which now make up the country's principal cau