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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

This solution provides an excellent response to a position.

Please write one paragraph stating why you would be good for this position. We are looking for a Vice President of Operations, You will be responsible for delivering results which contribute to the achievement of maximum profitable growth in line with company strategy and values. Position will implement plans and strategies

Green and Sustainable Business

Consider the following hierarchy of waste management technologies in decreasing order of preference: 1. waste reduction 2. reuse of material 3. recycling 4. treatment or incineration 5. land disposal What criteria do you think are the most important in this prioritization of preference? Do y

receiving process for restaurants

Identify items that need particular attention during receiving process for restaurants. Specify guidelines for receiving these items, with explanations if any.

CEOs elected or appointed

Are the majority of leaders, presidents, and CEOs of the top American companies and essential non-profit organizations elected or appointed? What would happen if such process was democratized where the employees were given the responsibility of electing their own leaders? Be clear, persuasive (and polite) in presenting your opin

Choose and describe four training modules

Choose 4 of the following training modules that you would prefer best and describe how you would implement a training this way: 1) Small group activity 2) Experiential 3) Computer-Based Training (CBT) 4) Case study 5) Teleconference 6) Video-Conference 7) Conference 8) On

Scheduling: Doctor's Office

Think of a doctor's office and the issues they have with scheduling. How do you balance the patient's need for particular appointment times with the need to minimize down time/wait time? What other examples can you think of and what creative solutions have you seen?

Insurance for AIDS

1. Comparing insurance system (national insurance and personal insurance) for AIDS patient between Japan and U.S.A. 2. Comparing government support system between Japan and U.S.A.

Pharmacutical manufacturer: Types of stakeholders and their involvement

Create a presentation in which you demonstrate how different stakeholders are affected by business decisions and practices. Select one of the following types of industries: a pharmaceutical manufacturer, an organic yogurt producer, a carpet cleaning company, or a city aquarium. Identify a representative example of a real bus

Image management of Insurance companies after Katrina

After the occurrence of Hurricane Katrina, insurance companies refused to pay claims to insurance holders who paid premius on time and had binding legal contracts. What do you think the impact is to the "image management" that these insurance companies will have to deal with after all the law suits?

Adv Technologies: SPT Job Sequencing

You have been hired by Adv Technologies, a company that provides customer technology projects, and asked to explore the potential use of the SPT job sequencing rule. the firms next five jobs are detailed below. Explain whether SPT rule is helpful in this scenario Client Order Arrival Due Date Est. Comp