Explore BrainMass

Business Management

Impact of Channel Management Decisions

Selected Service: "Helping Hands" is a new no-cost volunteer service which provides in home care for stroke victims, providing relief to caregivers a few hours a week. Helping Hands volunteers are entirely encompassed of final-year University of Phoenix nursing students under the supervision of a registered nurse. Helping Hands

Business Management

Please select 3 of the following questions and provide short essay answers for all 3 chosen. 1. Think of yourself as a business. Identify your lifetime goals and apply the management functions to the management of yourself in achieving those goals. Think of yourself as a one-employee business in which you are that employe

Training Costs

Jim worked as a laborer for a gas utility in Winnipeg, Manitoba. When the opportunity came to apply for a backhoe/front-end-loader operator job, he was excited. Three people applied. To select the one who would get the job, the company asked each of them to go out and actually work on the backhoe for a day. Jim felt his chance f

L'Oreal's worldwide corporate

Please review the career's link on L'Oreal's worldwide corporate Web site (go to and click on the company's worldwide corporate Web site option). The section provides extensive information about personal development, international learning opportunities, integration of new hires into existing teams, and other area

What are the training objectives for the CSS training program?

Case Analysis TRAINING for CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALISTS As a part of the president's initiative to remove " barriers to learning" at a regional midwestern university, an analysis of student services operations was conducted. The analysis revealed that the barriers deemed most important by students were those that would del

Management: 10 true false,fill in the blanks questions

1. A technical specification can also be a standard, part of a standard or independent of a standard: False_____ True_____ 2. Statistical Control of Quality is the application of statistical principles only in the production of a product: False_____ True_____ 3. Quality Assurance focuses on providing confidence

From CRM to PRM

Please read attached case and answer for those questions /3 pages/ Tandesic Corporation 1. Is CRM merely another name for market segmentation? What makes CRM (and e-CRM) different from segmentation? 2. What are the differences between developing and marketing customized software, versus developing and marketing product softw

Critical Thinking as Applied to a Work-Related Decision

Describe critical thinking. Provide an example from your personal experience in applying critical thinking to a work-related decision, and the importance and benefits of critical thinking in the decision-making processes. Cite at least two different references.

How can HR manager Steve enforce discipline at the workplace

Steve, an HR manager, is in a difficult situation. He has made repeated attempts to get employees to maintain work timings, but he has failed. He sent circulars to department heads, but only some department heads have implemented the policies. Steve even notices that a few department heads flout the rules. When Steve requests th

Opinion of the work community: transformative process that involved an EMS

Many times environmental metrics are influenced by federal, state, and local government regulation. How does the concept of incorporating the opinion of the work community / community at large benefit the organization operationally? And if it does what would be the benefit to a transformative process that involved an EMS?

Examining a Business Failure

Examining a Business Failure Research a failure that occurred at a large organization such as WorldCom. Describe how specific organizational behavior theories could have predicted or can explain the failure of the company. Compare and contrast the contributions of leadership, management, and organizational structures to the o

Evaluate Fred's choice of a training program for local hardware store employees

Fred recently became a manager at a local hardware store that employs six managers and 55 nonmanagement employees. As new, larger chains such as Home Depot come to the area, the owner is concerned about losing many of his customers because he cannot compete on the basis of price. The management team met and discussed its strateg

What areas are measured in an EMS?

What areas are measured in an EMS? How do you determine important areas to measure? Who in a hospital organization is responsible for establishing areas to measure? And what recommendations would you make to improve the determination process? 300 words

Operations Management Average Customer Wait

Hi there: Please ONLY DO THIS IF YOU ARE POSITIVE of the outcome. Thank you!!! (Please show work and show spreadsheets so I can see how you came to these conclusions) is a recent start-up trying to cater to customers in search of legal services who are intimidated by the idea of talking to a lawyer or sim

Read short case study and answer two questions

Read the case study on Getty Images at Then answer the following: 1. Since Getty Images owns 40% of the stock photo market, they face a major challenge to continue growth. Describe two factors you think Getty Images should consider as they develop

Environmental management system (EMS)

How is an EMS used to move away from actions dictated by regulations and focus on activities and their effect on the environment, with an eye to shareholder value?

Major environmental changes

What are two major environmental changes that you expect to have an impact on Oil and gas companies over the next 5-10 years?

Companies competing in rapid-growth industries

Which one of the following is not likely to be a suitable strategy option for companies competing in rapid-growth industries? A. Driving down costs per unit so as to enable price reductions that attract droves of new customers B. Pursuing rapid product innovation, both to set a company's product offering apart from rivals an

Public Relations

Chevron is an organization that I am familiar with. What I need to do is identify an issue in which Chevron that would have both organizational and societal implications. I would like explanation on the following areas: ? Overview of the importance of the organizational and societal functions of PR ? Explanation of the