There are four grids of the competing values decision-making model (Quinn & Rohrbaugh, 1981, 1983): * Internal focus: mentor, facilitator * Flexibility: innovation, networker * Control: monitor, manager * External focus: producer, team leader Prepare a memo to Axel Polwalski discussing these four grids
Identify an idea or event from twentieth or twenty-first century history that was influenced by stereotypes
I need help with answering the following. I need to compose a 750 word response that addresses these questions and concepts thoughtfully and thoroughly. 1. Identify an idea or event from twentieth or twenty-first century history that was influenced by stereotypes. 2. How was/were these stereotypes perpetuated? Who
1. Compare and contrast the four standard types of proposals: research, planning, implementation, and estimate proposals. What kinds of proposals have you encountered so far in your personal or professional past? 2. Examine and describe the five stages of writing a proposal. Who manages these stages in your organization? If
Describe an actual organization that has addressed these issues and has made the work environment more productive for managers.
Managerial research has found that managerial work involves decision processes that are disorderly and political and also involves planning that is informal. Describe an actual organization that has addressed these issues and has made the work environment more productive for managers.
Resource: The design process models discussed in The Design Agenda Write a paper in which you discuss the similarities and differences among at least three of the process models addressed in the text. The design process models are: (step by step) a. Five stages in the creative process of design b. Internal creative proce
Analyze your own listening habits. What are your strengths and weaknesses? Decide on a plan for improving your listening skills. Write a memo to the Instructor including your analysis and your improvement plan. The memo must be between 400 and 500 words.
The two general ways in which we communicate are with the spoken word and by written format. Make a list of at least three advantages and three disadvantages of communicating a message for each of the general methods (spoken word, written). Which one do you prefer? Why. 300 to 400 words
Write a memo stating "How can you go about assessing the dynamics of influence in your position?"
Lodging Facilities and Management Paper · Prepare a paper in which you describe different types of lodging facilities. In your paper be sure to address the following: · Select two different types of lodging facilities (e.g., luxury hotel, resort, cruise line). · Describe your selected facilities. ·
Please compose a response which addresses the following: - 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. Please make sure to cite all references used.
A 2003 survey of recent college graduates in the United Kingdom found that although many had not found their first jobs, most were already planning "career breaks" and to keep up their hobbies and interests outside work. As one report of the findings put it, "the next generation of workers is determined not to wind up on the ha
The National Cranberry Cooperative case illustrates an interesting operational challenge. While the information about the cranberry production industry may be dated, we will focus on the process analysis which is real and universal. After reading the case "National Cranberry Cooperative" (Harvard Business School case, no. 9-688-
Should disabled veterans get preferential treatment over better qualified candidates who are not disabled veterans? Make sure to contrast DVAAP to programs that involve affirmative action for women or minorities. Be sure to set out the utilitarian and deontological considerations.
1) Greenbelt Elementary School has 300 students. The Principal of the School thinks that the average IQ (Intelligence Quotient) at her school is at least 110. To prove her point, she administers an IQ Test to 20 randomly selected students. Among the sampled students the average or mean IQ is 108 with a standard deviation of 10.
Compare and contrast Maslow's hierarchy of needs with the two-factor theory of motivation.
Question 1 Which of the following statements concerning business format franchises is true? A. They are characterized by a business relationship that includes the product, service, and trademark only. B. They involve a supplier-dealer arrangement. C. They represent the majority of total franchise sales in the United
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
Assignment 5 Selected financial data of Target and Wal-Mart for 2005 are presented here (in millions) Target Wal-Mart
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
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?
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
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
Why do you think Whistleblowers are starting to speak up in the workplace?
Explain the difference between philanthropy and charity. Use examples from private and non-profit sectors to illustrate these differences.
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
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 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
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
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
1. Which of the following is not considered a major element that affects a supplier's cost? (a). Effectiveness of competitors, (b). Capabilities of management, (c). Efficiency of labor. (d). Amount and quality of subcontracting. 2. Which of the following is not a common use of learning curve? (a). Estimatio