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Job Applications and Cover Letters

1. What are some resources to tap into when writing a cover letter? 2. Where might you be able to obtain solid, descriptive, and accurate information about yourself that articulates your skills and/or qualifications to a prospective employer?

The Development of Ambulatory Care Centers

There is a growing trend in ambulatory care centers. Many ambulatory care centers may be taking business away from hospitals or other types of organizations. Some ambulatory care centers will only accept the best payers or the most healthy patients leaving patients with poor payers or no insurance or who are ill to be served by

Business Management: Index Conversion and Forecasting

1. Convert the 48 monthly data points from the data into an index. Use the 1st month in the data set as your base amount. 2. Identify which month was used as the base month. 3. Use the time series data from the index to forecast inventory for the 49th month. This forecast should incorporate linear regression methodology to

Public Administration: Privatization

Assess whether contracting out or privatization is advantageous for public management as sort of a way to break unions formed by public employees.

Quantitative Methods for Business

A value for probabilistic input from a discrete probability distribution: a. is the value given by the RAND() function. b. is given by matching the probabilistic input with an interval of random numbers. c. is between 0 and 1. d. must be non-negative Each point on the efficient frontier graph associated with the Markow

Cross Price Elasticity of Demand and Brand Competition

How can the identification of complements (negative cross elasticity) or substitutes (positive cross elasticity) be used to determine a brand's potential competitors? Cross Price Elasticity of Demand and Brand Competition Cross Price Elasticity of Demand and Brand Competition used to determine a brand's potential compet

Cross-Price Elasticity and Complements

Positive cross-price elasticity is said to occur when the demand and price for two products are moving in the same direction. If cross-price elasticity is positive, does that mean two products are complements? Why or why not?

Experimentation Critique (Research)

Find a research report that uses experimentation. Write a critique on that experiment Describe the independent and dependent variables used in the study. Comment on the sampling used to gather subjects, as well as on the reliability and validity of the study. I have attached a study however; any research study will

Team-Based Pay in a Knowledge-Based World (HR)

Define them and provide examples of each of them. 1. Shared leadership roles 2. Individual and mutual accountability 3. Specific team purpose that the team itself delivers 4. Collective work products 5. Open-ended discussion and active problem-solving meetings 6. Performance measured directly by assessing collective work p

Suggestion System, Cost Reduction vs. Profit Sharing

Question #1 The suggestion system has been a major element in any employer plan to encourage greater employee involvement. What are the factors that failed many systems? Question # 2 What are the major differences between the cost-reduction and profit-sharing program? What are the philosophic issues underlying each t

Market Forces and Unionization (Retail Food Industry)

In this posting, we look at a chosen industry's receptivity to unionization. In so doing, the factors that led to the determination as such are also reviewed, and a labor market analysis performed so as to support any conclusions.

Business Responsibility: Milton Friedman Versus Archie Carroll

Can you help me with this assignment? I need to come up with a summary of both Milton Friedman (traditional view of business responsibility) and Archie Carroll main points (four responsibilities of business). I also need examples of organizations that use both types views.

Case: All it takes is for good men to do nothing

Case ALL IT TAKES IS FOR GOOD MEN TO DO NOTHING In 1987, Ms. Dillman was hired by IMP to work in Hangar 3 at North American International Airport as a seamstress in their fabric shop. After six months, the workload dropped, so Ms. Dillman approached her supervisor and asked for additional responsibilities. He sent her to t

Training Evaluation and Validation for Barbara Maddock

Barbara Maddock, the Director of Information Technology, stopped you on your way to lunch to inquire about ways to evaluate some training. She is planning some training in the area of providing better customer service in the technical support center. You had to rush off to a meeting, so you told her that you would send her a mem

JC Penney: Agency and Assault for Gimbels against DiDomenico

On March 29, 1983, Barry Mapp was observed in the JCPenney department store in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, by security personnel, who suspected that the might be a shoplifter. Michael DiDomenico, a security guard employed by JCPenney, followed Mr. Mapp when he left the store and proceeded to Gimbels department store. There, Mr.

Select 3 principles you believe are the most important to follow when managing change, and describe why you feel these are essential. Describe some specific techniques that can be used to manage change in an organization. Explain how these techniques are consistent with the principles you selected.

Select 3 principles you believe are the most important to follow when managing change, and describe why you feel these are essential. Describe some specific techniques that can be used to manage change in an organization. Explain how these techniques are consistent with the principles you selected.

Operations Management Transformations

In Transformation of Today's Management, Deming states that one of the seven deadly diseases is using only visible figures as an input to management. 1. How do you think this concept could effect your selection of data and measurement strategies? 2. When historical data are not available and the product or service is new

Gantt Chart Team Formation Duration

I need help building a Gantt Chart in Excel. I want to be able to change the tasks names if I wish. (This is a pretend project, so the duration of the days is sort of a guide, it can change... No specific rules, just a pretend manufacturing of a fan. Task one = Team formation = August 2011 duration 10 days Task two= def

U.S. Supreme Court and Affirmative Action Plans

As you know, the OFCCP is the agency responsible for enforcing the executive orders that cover companies doing business with the federal government. Besides their EEO requirements, these businesses must have a written affirmative action plan on file and have goal achievement obligations. --Discuss two major U.S. Supreme

Process flowcharts

Describe the different ways the flowchart can be used. How would you change the level of detail depending on the audience?

Explain to a client to understand how he has position

How can I explain to a client to understand how he has positive net income and zero cash? Many people confuse net income with cash flow and, as his CPA, I must work to help him understand how to manage cash flow so that it more accurately matches income streams.

Mission and Vision Paper for Northrop Grumman

Discuss Northrop Grumman -- the Organization would be Property Management i. Identify the organization for which you would like to complete or are considering completing a strategic plan. You may focus this study on a specific department, group, division, or function, within the organization. ii. Provide a brief b

Product Analysis: iPod

How did the performance of the iPod vary from its original projections? How did these variations impact the stakeholders?

Firing Low Performing Employees

Several large companies dismiss each year the five percent of their workforce receiving the lowest performance evaluations. What kind of conflicts do you think this practice leads to? In your opinion, how does this affect performance and teamwork?