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    What are 3 characteristics of well-written goals?

    Can you help me with this assignment? One of the keys to successful leadership, planning, and communication in an organization is a set of well-laid plans for what you want the organization, your department, or you as an individual to achieve. The process of planning begins with setting appropriate goals. Select an organizat

    Motivational research proposal

    Can you help me with this assignment? Create a research proposal, given what you know about motivation FROM your research that explores a hypothesis that needs to be examined and incorporates job attitudes, motivation, organizational stressors, and performance. ? Include an introduction, problem statement, research ques

    Food and Beverage Management: Appearance, Atmosphere

    1. An establishment's appearence is very important. How about their atmosphere? How can you as a manager create and atmosphere were customers keep coming back? 2. Who is more important the FOH or the BOH and why?

    Relationship between two events from a design perspective

    Assume you are a consultant to the CEO of the XYZ Company. The company manufactures custom electronic components for passenger aircraft. In its thirty-year history XYZ has been organized as a traditional functional bureaucracy. The CEO has brought you in to recommend a solution to what she thinks are two significant problems.

    Operations Management Question

    Discuss the strategic importance of layout decisions. How can a particular layout impact a company's strategic goals? Provide some specific examples from industry.

    Business Research Applications

    Describe how "RESEARCH" is used (to improve business) in an organization with which you are familiar and how it can be used more effectively. 1. Overview - an overview of the organization and a brief description of the topic 2. Current Research - what is an example of research currently used in the organization 3. Resear

    Influential factor in training, truth of training paradox

    1. What is the most influential factor, positive or negative, that affects training? How does this factor influence training? Please provide examples. 2. Is there any truth behind the training paradox? Explain why or why not and use examples for your rationale. 3. What do you think are the key components within a performa

    difference between a sample and population mean/standard

    Why is there a difference between a sample and population mean/standard deviation or a sample and population proportion? how accurately does the "sample" you discussed represent the actual or potential "population" of data? What steps can you take to improve the probability that decisions you make based on the sample will be rel


    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

    Tips for Trainers

    Conduct a search of the Internet to identify tips for trainers in dealing with difficult trainees. Compare the types you find and offer an explanation as to how to handle these types, noting any differences and explaining which method you prefer. Cite resources.

    US Companies with Global Management Approach

    Find some examples of international companies in the United States that demonstrate a global management approach to their operations. Provide some specific examples of practices or strategies that demonstrate this approach. Then answer the following questions: * Why has it become so important for companies to become

    Business and Traditional Chinese Beliefs

    A lot of Chinese companies still hold firm to their traditional belief in how they run their business. Do you think there is some way they can hold true to them and still advance into the future?

    Strategic Management: Leadership, Buffering, Structure, Culture

    1. What is the relationship between strategy, structure, leadership and culture? How does each affect strategy formulation and strategy implementation? 2. Differentiate between a leader and a manager - what role does each play in the strategic management process? 3. How does one "manage around culture?" How can a firm's

    Strategic Management, Pros and cons of organizations

    1. Tom Peters (1984) said that your strategy is your structure - agree or disagree. 2. What are the pros and cons of traditional, virtual, and web-based organizations? Which works when and why? 3. Why are alliances, networks, and web-based structures becoming popular? Is there any logic behind these movements? 4. Wha

    Strategy implementation, policy vs rule, agency theory

    1. Short term objectives and functional tactics implement strategy - why? What problems may occur through this form of strategy implementation? 2. What is a policy? How does it differ from a rule? 3. How does executive compensation factor into the issue of strategy implementation? 4. Research "agency theory" and its

    Food and Beverage Management: What are FOH and BOH Job Functions

    1. What are FOH and BOH job functions? What are differences and similarities between FOH and BOH employees? What effect do these differences and similarities have on managing a food and beverage operation? 2. What are at least five different staffing challenges specific to a food and beverage operation? What are effects of th

    Cognition and Negotiation: Perception distortion

    Discuss one implication that you associate with perceptual distortion. How you will apply a method to help you manage perception, cognition, or emotions. One perceptual distortion that you think you have applied to someone or that was applied to you. How did this error affect the situation. How this error would have affec

    Hotel Liability...

    I have attached links to TWO cases. The first case is Margreiter v. New Hotel Monteleone, Inc. Within that case, you will find mentioned the second case: Nordmann v. National Hotel Company, 425 F.2d. 1103 (5th Cir. 1970). That case establishes the basis by which the court in Margreiter determined the level of duty the New Hotel

    Hours of production time would you schedule for X and Y

    For the four basic configurations that follow, assume that the market is demanding product that must be processed by both Resource X and Resource Y for Cases 1,2,3. For case 4 both resources supply separate buy dependent markets, that is the number of units of output from both X and Y must be equal. Plans are being made to pr

    Reasons an employer might give for not offering the wrestling

    Bella, the new HR Manager, and James, the Training Manager were posting employee legislation posters in the employee cafeteria at Wellness Foods & Apparel. James comments, "I remember when a pregnant woman applied for a job to advertise men's soccer and wrestling clothing/gear and sued when she didn't get the job. The EEOC sai

    What was the problem with the merit-based pay plan that Howe 2 Ski Stores uses?

    Summer 2011 - Compensation Exercise 1. What was the problem with the merit-based pay plan that Howe 2 Ski Stores was using? 2. What alternative compensation plan would you recommend (i.e., gainsharing, profit sharing, ownership, incentives, balanced scorecard, etc.) to help solve these issues? Please be specific abou

    Preference and Management Decisions

    A manager prefers to work with subordinates who think like that manager under the belief that "Birds of a feather flock together." This is an example of __________. Answer the social status effect the salience effect the similar-to-me effect the glass ceiling quid pro quo harassment

    fraud prevention program

    Mary Moore, the CEO of Beta Inc., has called a management meeting to discuss a comprehensive fraud prevention program. She is very supportive of both internal audit and investigation functions and realizes it would be cost effective to have a comprehensive fraud prevention program. The management team wants to institute seve

    30 Second Elevator Speech

    Create a 30-second elevator speech (pitch) where you could sell your most valuable product--YOU! Why would people want to conduct business with you? Why would people hire you? Be ready with your branding statement and elevator pitch as one never knows when opportunity will knock.