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What does job analysis have to do with internal alignment?

Q1. What does job analysis have to do with internal alignment? Q2.How does job analysis support managers making pay decisions? Q3.What are some of the philosophical issues underlying overlap between grades? Q4.Why would an organization use more than one pay structure? Q5.Why is it necessary for an organization to formall

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Rules & Resources

Post a succinct easy-to-read summary report on your issue. The report must include the following components: Brief description of the law or issue (and who is affected/covered by it), using simple language and your own words. Well supported explanation of how and why this legal issue is important for you and your colleagues

change management

Outline the aspects of creating and communicating a clear vision of the organizational future state to successfully implement and execute the change. Provide an example of a business-related change and assess was it effective or not

Features of Learning Organizations

What are the features of learning organizations? Is your organization a learning organization? If so, how? If not, why not? What is the importance of the concept of learning organizations to today's organizations?

Reverse Mortgages

Reverse mortgages today represent only a very small per cent of the U.S. home-loan market; they are starting to grow rapidly. New programs are starting up weekly, led by B of A, as banks are now entering the market in addition to the government backed programs. The baby boom wave has begun so we can assume this form of financin

Strategic Management: External Analysis for McDonald's, mission, opportunities

Using McDonald's Corporation, what are the major threats to the company's ability to serve its stakeholders and make its mission a reality? What are the major opportunities available to improve the company's ability to meet the need and make the vision come about? Write a response on this issue and try to think creatively.

memo or email format

Show an example of a business memo or email that you have come across. Tell what you think is good about it, what is bad about it, and what you would do differently to make it more effective.

company's dress code memo

Develop and write a policy memo to employees about your company's dress code. Include information in your policy about a definition of your preferred attire (i.e. business casual, uniforms, etc), dress when meeting with clients, whether there are "Casual Fridays" and if so, what does that mean, and rationale for your policy, and

Cost Management Systems

The Baker Company has accumulated the following data concerning a mixed cost. The company is using the units produced as the activity level. Units Produced Total Cost August 10,000 $14,940 September 8,600 $13,450 October 7,100 $11,200 November

Operations and Productivity

Lori produces "Final Exam Care Packages" for resale by the sonority. She is currently working a total of 5 hours per day to produce 100 care packages. 1. What is Lori's productivity? 2. Lori thinks that by redesigning the package she can increase her total productivity to 133 care packages per day. What wil

Systems Operations Management for General Motors

General Motors terminated half of their workforce in order to reduce some of their operating costs. Based on some professional experiences provide examples of how an organization might reduce their operating costs? What are some ways in which an organization can lower their operational costs?

Analysis

After reading the article : lopez,S.P., Peon,J.M.M. & Ordas, C.J.V. (2005)' Organizational learning as a determining factor in business performance' The learning Organization, 12(30,pp227-245,[ Present a written analysis of the evidence offered in the journal article to support the view that organizational learning contrib

Green and Sutainable Business

Imagine a local company produces and sells chainsaws that come with a 2-year warranty. There are metal parts on the production line that must be painted before the chainsaws are assembled. The currently used paint gun transfers only 75% of the paint to the product, with the remaining 25% lost as air emissions. This exceeds the l

What is the psychological and physiological basis for wellness programs?

Healthy employees are more likely to be productive and actively engaged with the organization in producing quality work. Research the mental and physical health benefits that employees receive through engaging in wellness programs and the impact of employee wellness on strategic organizational goals. Research and respond to t

learning Organization Meaning

What does it mean to say that an organization learns? Evaluate the importance of learning to an organization and discuss what is necessary for it to occur. Explain your answer with examples where ever possible from real business world.

Strategic Management for Life Time Fitness

Provide a new mission and vision statement for the company lifetime fitness. I am interested in taking a closer look at Life Time Fitness, Inc. (LTM). This company exists to educate and train people in health and fitness activities. The company was founded in 1992, went public in 2004, and is currently on the Russell 2000 i

Analysis of situations where decisions were made.

Scenario: As a recently promoted manager, you are learning about the importance of basing important decisions on good assumptions; you thought you would practice by thinking through some major decisions that have been made and what the assumptions that the decisions were based upon must have been. Find two situations in w

International business-level strategies are multidomestic

What international business-level strategies are multidomestic, transnational, and global? I need to describe the differences among the three of these strategies and then answer this question: Is Starbucks multidomestic, transnational, or global? I have to explain this answer in detail.

Developing and Managing Products

You are a marketing manager for Nike. Your department has come up with the idea of manufacturing a baseball bat for use in colleges around the nation. Assuming you are in the business analysis stage, write a brief analysis based on these questions of the "Business Analysis". - What is the likely demand for the product? - Wh