You are the Executive Director of a national non-profit organization that promotes bicycling and walking to work. You are making a presentation to your Board of Directors based on the "Bicycling and Walking in the US" report. Click here to access the report: http://peoplepoweredmovement.org/site/images/uploads/2010%20Benc
Problem 2 During registration at a university, students have their courses approved by the adviser. It takes the adviser an average of 2.8 minutes (exponentially distributed) to approve each schedule, and students arrive at the adviser's office at the rate of 20 per hour (Poisson distributed). You are required to answer the f
What is the learning curve and how can it be applied? Would the learning curve be appropriate for your organization?
1. What are some of the challenges presented to transnational organizations? How important is it to recognize these challenges before responding to them? 2. What are some of the capabilities needed in a multidimensional and competitive environment? How might an organization develop these capabilities? 3. How might an org
1. What factors influence the adoption and diffusion of innovations? The factors that influence the adoption and diffusion of innovations are the type of advantage the innovation provides. The next is the compatibility of the innovation. For instance, if there is a new software, it is compatible with the commonly used operat
Two vice presidents of a large commercial dairy farm have each developed a different sustainability plan. The overview of the first plan is written in a matter-of-fact tone and contains many facts and figures related to nutrition, finances, and energy efficiency. The overview of the second plan uses more emotional language and c
Discuss the critical path of a project. How do you determine the critical path of a project? Wouldn't the critical path be the shortest if there is only one path? Please include and references
Provide a critical assessment of the following comparative general claim: The increase in the number and support of conservative think tanks has been substantial since the mid-1970s. The American Enterprise had twelve resident thinkers when Jimmy Carter was elected; today it has forty-five. The Heritage Foundation has sprung
Write a bad news MEMO to employees explaining that all employees will have to take 6 unpaid furlough days this year. With the current economic climate, you've decided furlough days are important to ensure a balanced budget at the end of the year.
You provided an executive summary for FedEx. Can you help me with 5 additional ways Fedex can grow their territory.
In a three page paper, identify a different organization for each of the three specific approaches listed [Differentiation, Cost Leadership, and Response] (see Figure 2.4). Support your position with references to specific actions, policies, or events that demonstrate why your opinion makes sense.
You have been advised that there will be a group of hearing impaired individuals attending your "Effective Presentations" training class. Discuss how you will design your presentation, the method you will use to deliver the content, and the resources you will need to assist you for an effective training class.
Is there ever a situation where we are free of constraints? As the previous question asks when either constraints are more important and when the objective function is more important, should we assume both share in importance? Why, why not? Please include references.
Committees can either hinder or help an organization's quest for optimum performance, partially dependent upon the leadership of managers of an organization. This week, our class will assess a case scenario and describe aspects of a committee. You are the CEO of a small, but growing, home health agency. You have decided to se
See attached file. STEP 1: Determine the setup, runtime, and total time for the shaping department. Copy your answer to an MS Word document. STEP 2: Pickling Determine the setup, runtime, and total time for the pickling department. Copy your answer to an MS Word document. STEP 3: Packing Determine the setup, run
How does job satisfaction affect job performance? What is the difference between profit sharing and gain sharing?
Please list 10 ways that Fedex can grow its current territories. Please be creative.
Explain virtual organizations and address the question do networks represent a new hybrid form of organization, combining the benefits of control and flexibility, or simply a transitionary stage from form to market transaction?
See attached file. Review attached sources on Managing Multicultural workplaces. Note the ways in which the literature is used. Use these resources to create a literature map considering these questions: What are the trends in the literature? What aspects of the topic have been researched? What aspects of the topic n
Could you please help me with tips and suggestions for finding relevant academic literature? These tips may relate to navigating particular electronic databases, applying general searching techniques, constructing search term queries, broadening or narrowing your initial search results, finding monographs and other resources,
Isolate and discuss the rhetorical devices that appear in the following passage: "Trivial pursuit" is the name of a game played by the California Supreme Court, which will seek any nit-picking excuse preventing murderers from receiving justice.
My calculations must be off. I am not coming up with the same totals as the check answers for question 4. Could you please help? Break-even analysis; income targeting and forecasting. Jetson Co. sold 20,000 units of its only product and incurred a $50,000 loss (ignoring taxes) for the current year as shown here. During a
You have been retained to analyze how many check-in agents should be used at a check-in counter for a large hotel. During normal business hours, customers arrive at a rate of about 24 per hour, and it takes about 7 minutes to complete the check-in process. Both the poisson distribution for arrivals and the exponential distributi
Apply critical thinking to the decision-making process by discussing workplace examples that highlight EMOTIONAL, PESSIMISTIC AND OPTIMISTIC thinking. Between 200-275 words.
How can organizational knowledge contribute to value creation for an organization in the new economy? How can the processes and systems of the organizations be effectively utilized to support the sharing and creating of knowledge? Explain the answers with real life examples. With references and citations.
Can you help me get started with this assignment? Question: What are some steps that organizations can take in creating, implementing, and using business intelligence that would substantially enhance the chances for BI success??? Needed Answer: Short description of your business intelligence search strategy that you would
Provide a critical assessment of the following comparative general claim: Doctor Mohanty is younger than me.
Prepare a paper in which you define the four functions of management (planning, organizing, leading, and controlling). In your paper, include an explanation of how each function relates to your own organization. I really need your help getting started here! Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Please help me in explaining how religious traditions describe and encourage the following relationships: â- Relationship with sacred time â- Relationship with sacred space or the natural world â- Relationship with each other If you can include examples of at least 3 religions that would help.
Assignment: Honda civic Hybrid, explore its quality situation and determine a problem or issue that requires the use of correlation analysis. Explore this situation in depth and write a paper about it. This should be a different situation than the one you used before. Assignment Expectations: The Main Point of the paper is to e