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Classical organization theory

Please help with the following problem. Provide references to go along with the solution. Describe the basic thinking underlying classical organization theory. How does Adam Smith's conception of division and separation of labor relate to the classical model of organization theory? Explain how Frederick Taylor's "scientific

Global business - selling equipment & machinery to another country

1) You are selling equipment & machinery to a country. Your customer owns his company 100%. He asks you to over-invoice your exports. He says he is trying to build a nest egg outside his country. He requests that you deposit the excess amount he will pay you under your invoice to his bank account in Switzerland. What are the iss

Bioengineered foods

Due to some of the environmental changes that have occurred our food supply may be severely threatened. Over the past several decades "bioengineered foods" have been developed. What are bioengineered foods? How much of our current food supply is bioengineered? Is bioengineering a good or a bad thing?

Evolution of Organizational Structure and Socialization

How has the structure of today's organization changed from the organization of the past? What is the most significant event in the evolution of organizational structure? Defend your response. Socialization could be compared to brainwashing. What are the differences between the two? How can socialization be used ethically wi

Retirement

A: You plan to retire in 30 years and want to accumulate enough by then to provide yourself with $30000 a year for 15 years. If the interest rate is 10% by how much must you accumulate by the time you retire? B: How much must you save each year until retirement in order to finance your retirement consumption? C: Now yo

Scaling study report

Course RES/320-Foundations of Research Methods Scaling Study Report: Develop a short questionnaire of 5 to 10 questions and distribute it to at least ten people. This can be something that you have already done in the past. Use at least two different types of questions in the survey. Analyze the responses and comment on t

Communications and audience analysis

I need some assistance in approx 1000 words, here you will create three communications (one for each of the cases). You will be creating the actual texts of the messages to resolve the issues identified in each of the cases. The messages must be directed to the receivers. The messages you create should be comprehensive and inc

What constitutes alcohol intoxication?

What constitutes alcohol intoxication and what are signs and symptoms to look for? Also, When you take a drink of alcohol: What is the path it takes in the body to cause the effects it does? What factors may determine how "blitzed" you get? How long does it take the alcohol to get out of your system so that you are no lo

Corporate Governance - ENRON

The practices at Enron demonstrated that problems can be mitigated but not eliminated. Despite corporate governance best practice principles and government regulation, other considerations will always have an impact upon corporate and individual behaviour. The following need to considered  Do you agree or disagree wi

Preparation of a work Sheet

At the end of the current fiscal year, the trial balance of Natchez Delivery Service appeared as shown in the PowerPoint slide (attached). 1. Enter the trial balance amounts in the Trial Balance columns of a work sheet and complete the work sheet using the information that follows. A. expired insurance, $3,060. B. Invento

Scaling, examples of bad survey questions, reliable vs invalid

Course: LEARNING OBJECTIVES Scaling and Question Design ? Distinguish among nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio scales. ? Define criteria for good measurement in research. ? Describe the characteristics of a well-constructed questionnaire. ? Discuss the differences between ranking, rating, and multiple-choice attitu

Experimentation Critique.

Experimentation Critique For this paper find a research report that uses experimentation. This paper should be posted as a Word attachment in your Individual forum and should adhere to APA formatting. Prepare a critique on that experiment that addresses the following topics: Describe the independent and dependent varia

Research regarding calcium supplementation

What does the research show with regard to calcium supplementation? Is it better for a person to get their calcium from the foods they eat, or from a calcium supplement (pill)? Child-teenager?

MyRate by Progressive

Prepare a summary and analysis of 8 to 10 articles relevant to the New Product/Service (MyRate by Progressive Insurance). APA Formatted with reference.

Business Meeting Protocol

Business Meeting Protocol A follow on to the Management of Communications discussion regarding business meeting format and protocol. We recently tried to study (informally) our meeting habits and one point was almost unanimous, groups as a whole are losing discipline. The standard rules of order, that have been an assumed skil

Whether or not the seven U.S. Attorneys fired in 2006 should have had statutory protection from the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) against dismissal, our personal feelings on whether these firings were "fair", and what we feel the implications could be for public administration if the issue is let go.

In this module, we are asked to read about the firings of seven United States attorneys in late 2006. We are asked whether or not these attorney's have statutory protection from the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) against dismissal, our personal feelings on whether this move was "fair", and what we feel the implications c

Computing Total Cost of Job: Jewell Plant

Conceptual Exercise The Jewell plant has two categories of overhead: maintenance and inspection. Costs expected for these categories for the coming year are as follows: Maintenance $360,000 Inspection $750,000 The plant currently applies overhead using direct labor hours and expected capacity of 100,000 direct labo

DO U.S. WORKERS "LIVE TO WORK"?

Please see attached for data and questions. DO U.S. WORKERS "LIVE TO WORK"? Many people around the world believe that U.S. adults live only to work. Do we really work that much harder than people in other countries? To answer this question, we turn to data collected by OECD, and organization that does research on economy

Business Management: Work Breakdown Structure

Create a work breakdown structure for lifetime learning. Steps involved: - Identify the primary requirement or objective. This should be a clear item, based on customer requirements, to which the entire team agrees. Write this requirement at the top of the chart. - Subdivide the requirement statement into major secon