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Green and Sustainable Business

Many businesses must comply with government regulations related to pollution and energy usage. Businesses may also voluntarily engage in other sustainable business practices. What is a business leader's motivation to engage in sustainable business practices? What are other ways besides regulations that the governme

Business Research Data Mining Techniques

1. What secondary research sources do you use in your position? Describe the type of data that you are able to pull from one of these sources and how you use this in your job. 2. What is data mining? What application do you see with this technique in your line of work? 3. What is exploratory research and how does it d

Integrative work

Discuss how the concept in Ivancevich, Konopaske, and Matteson's "Organizational Behavior and Management" are consistent or inconsistent with each of Kotter's "Leading Change" eight key themes and his reasoning. Cite references.

The Four Functions of Management Theory

Discuss some specific examples of firms that practiced these four functions. For a company with which you are familiar, use each of the four functions to do the following: Assess how the overall management team performed in terms of the four functions of management, which are as follows: Planning Organizing Leading Cont

International Business

Summarize the positive and negative aspects of offshoring, and state whether you support or are against offshoring and why. Include an experience that you or someone you know has had in which offshoring affected them positively/negatively.

Positive and Negatives Aspects of Offshoring

Summarize the positive and negative aspects of offshoring, and state whether you support or are against offshoring and why. Include an experience that you or someone you know has had in which offshoring affected them positively/negatively.

Creative Thinking and Value Judgments

Decide which of the following claims are true based on the following statement: Using torture to extract information from prisoners is immoral. a) states a value judgment not open to critical inspection, b) states a value judgment that is open to critical inspection (moral judgments), or c) is not a value judgment. If it

Standards

Deliverable Length: 700 words Details: There are many elements and measures for workforce effectiveness. One measure of effectiveness is that all employees within a specific job title, such as program assistant, are held to the same standards. You want to be sure that all employees within the position of program assistant

Key Components of an Effective Workplace

Deliverable Length: 6 - 8 slides (excluding title and reference slides) and speaker notes of 200â?"250 words per slide Details: A key component of an effective workplace is the ability of the groups to successfully collaborate. Choose a work group within your organization. Using a model of organizational improvement, plan a d

Testing in the Workplace: Range, limitations, pitfalls

Describe the range of testing that is allowed in the workplace. What are some of the limitations of workplace testing? What are some of the limitations of pre-employment testing? What are some of the potential pitfalls for management? What can management do to avoid the pitfalls?

Strategic Management - mission and vision statement.

Required Reading Welch, J., & Welch, S. (2008). State your business: Too many mission statements are loaded with fatheaded jargon. Play it straight. Business Week, (4066)80. Retrieved from: http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/08_02/b4066080139784.htm?chan=search What constitutes a good mission and vision state

Formatted Structure and Flow Topics

Article Analysis Instructions Important All course assignments formatted per APA Article Analysis Instruction Each student will select an article, SEPARATE FROM COURSE READINGS, and submit a comprehensive article analysis. The article should relate to the topics discussed during the current week and must be a new article

Business Systems Experiments

Experiment with alternative web browsers and compare their utility and features. Compare the performance of your most commonly used browser, whatever it might be, to at least two others that you can either download or access directly online. If you mainly use one of the Big Three, it would be most beneficial for you probably

Recommended Order Quantity

The Fitness Shop is considering ordering a special model exercise machine. Each unit will cost the shop $410 and it will sell for $750. Any units not sold at the regular price will be sold at the year-end model clearance for $340. Assume that demand follows a normal probability distribution with mean = 20 and standard deviation

Professional Development Plan

Develop an 8-slide Power Point Presentation on what you believe to be the best method for delivering a professional development plan. Slides should be specific and pointed in the message. Include Speaker Notes.

This posting addresses miscommunication issues in business.

1- When you get interrupted or cut off, this can lead to frustration, but also miscommunication. What are some strategies that you and others can implement to reduce this "noise"? 2-Have you had a co-worker interrupt you while you're in the middle of a project and you were brief with your communication that you were perceive

Widget sales - regressions. forecasting.

Q4: Regress widget sales on time and add the (a) ...there is more see problem attached Q4: Regress widget sales on time and add the (a) line, (b) linear equation and (c) R2 (variance explained) to the graph you created in Question 3. Please explain the meaning of each. Also, please characterize the trend (if one appear

Data Collection: Summarize four peer-reviewed articles

Summarize the 4 peer-reviewed articles. 1. New Evidence on Gender Differences in Promotion Rates: An Empirical Analysis of a Sample of New Hires http://ehis.ebscohost.com/eds/detail?sid=eb917d9d-0fe3-44f5-af02-17bdbc4dfdad%40sessionmgr11&vid=1&hid=20&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWRzLWxpdmU%3d#db=bth&AN=25378333 2. Unequal Pay or Uneq

Operations Management

You understand that it is imperative to identify and manage bottlenecks in all types of processes, relate the capacity and performance measures of one process to another, and use that information to determine the firm's best service solution. Your company is setting up an assembly line to produce 192 units of bottles per 8-hou

Green and Sustainable Business: Waste disposal practices, environment issues

Many businesses engage in non-sustainable business practices related to business wastes. What are some examples of waste disposal practices in your industry? What ethical concerns do burning, burying, or dumping waste products into the environment raise? What are the immediate and long-term effects on the environmen

Multicultural workplaces

In the following paper the author discusses some generic approaches to making rigorous academic study relevant to practitioner readers. McGahan, A. M. (2007). Academic research that matters to managers: On zebras, dogs, lemmings, hammers, and turnips. Academy of Management Journal, 50(4), 748-753. Retrieved from Business Sour

The Award Phase

Negotiation Exercise 1: Alpha Electronics is a multi-store consumer electronics store that specializes in high-end consumer electronics. Alpha Electronics prides itself for its customer service and offers specialized customer service training that it feels helps keep its store ahead of the competition. Sara works in the Re

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT comprehensive article analysis

This week's topics: 1. Steven Bates: Fighting the Backlash 2. Bill Leonard: A Job Well Done 3. Atkinson: Bringing diversity to white men Find an article on one of these topics and provide a comprehensive article analysis to include: 1. Over of the Topic 2. Relationship to course topics, reading, discussions, et

Analysis Methods for Quality Assessment: Analyze Honda Civic

Explore the products and services of the company and their quality efforts. Consider if the company is a manufacturing company or if it is in the Retail or Service sector. Do research on the company on the Web and find a quality issue or invent an issue that would fit with the type of product or service that they deliver. The ki

Limited companies

"Limited companies are far fewer in number than other business forms and offer 'protections' and benefits other forms do not". So why are more companies not set up as Limited companies?

Reflective Thinking on Article Analysis

Please read the chapter attached. The reflection should address the following: 1. With what question does this chapter leave you? 2. What line of text "strikes" you? From ... Wow! What insight!! To ... You must be kidding!! Comment on your selection. 3. How does this discussion relate to your "reality"? ("It doesn't..."