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Creative Thinking

I need help with t he following: Illustrate a viewpoint which you held and altered through reasoning. What were the previous and new viewpoints and which reasoning concepts contributed to arriving at this new vantage point? Also, which invalid assumptions, if any, contributed to your previous stance? I am looking for a s

Applied and Basic Research & Scientific Inquiry

What is the major difference between applied and basic research? . basic research is more traditional . basic research has no immediate application . applied research is less important . basic research takes longer to complete Identify and select the correct order of steps in scientific inquiry.

Quasi-experimental research & Factorial designs

1. What is a characteristic of quasi-experimental research? (a) assignment to groups based on some pre-determined characteristic (b) has the highest degree of control over the factors being examined (c) does not establish cause and effect relationships (d) assignment to groups is random in nature

Experimental research & Scientific method of inquiry

1. Which of the following is a characteristic of experimental research? a. survey of the current state of events b. describes a groups' characteristics c. high level of control over variables d. provides a broad picture of a concept 2. Which of the following is true of the scientific method of inquir

According to the text, scientific inquiry follows a cyclical process that begins with a question and ends with asking a new question(s). Explain the process of scientific inquiry by describing each of the steps involved.

According to the text, scientific inquiry follows a cyclical process that begins with a question and ends with asking a new question(s). Explain the process of scientific inquiry by describing each of the steps involved. the text book is: Exploring Research seventh edition by Neil J. Salkind

Discuss job-based and people-based approaches to compensation

Job analysis usually begins with a detailed review of information previously collected to develop a framework for further analysis. Although prior information related to a job (major responsibilities, task dimensions, etc.) may exist, it may no longer be accurate; clarification of existing information may be necessary. Identify

Safety Training at Pro' Choice: It's Not Working

Safety Training at Pro' Choice: It's Not Working While a large number of organizations have successful health and safety records, unfortunately, many companies experience unacceptable health and safety incidence rates. Furthermore, simply having a safety program does not guarantee a positive safety record, as the experie

Research for the British Bankers Association

1. (2.5 points) The British Bankers' Association decided to look at a variable to predict amounts of deposits. It chose the number of branches for each bank. The data are: Bank Name Deposits (£ billion) Branches in 2006 Abbey National 101.7 867 Barclays 108.2 1997 Lloyds 96.9 2797 National Westminster 113.8 192

Strategic Management Reviews

Take into considerations, when strategically planning: 1. Human factors 2. Financial 3. Technology 4. Legal/regulatory 5. Corporate, social, and ethical responsibility 6. Culture 7. Organizational structure Please collaborate on the above considerations! 300 words

General questions

1) Who are the internal and external customers for private, public, not-for-profit, global, and government organizations? How are they different? How does an organization tie its internal and external customer's expectations to its procurement strategy? 2) You are the director of procurement. Your CEO has come to you with a r

XYZ Corporation: managing a cash flow deficiency

I have a assignment can you look it over to see if you can complete. Need by tonight...I have it posted already no replies.

Service or product supplied

What is the service or product supplied by a hospital organization? If there are more than one, pick one. What is the market structure for the market in which this firm supplies this product? Why? What does economic theory tell you about the short-run and long-run economic profits for a firm operating in this market structur

Need help with this assignment

1. List three key distinguishing characteristics that you identify with the era called the information age. What experiences have you had that supports your selection? 2. Draw a correlation between data warehousing and strategic thinking, highlighting how data warehousing allows the enterprise to compete across time. 3. Un

Total Available Market (TAM) - India

Part of assessing the market potential is the calculation of the (TAM) total available market in dollars. For India, do you have any suggestions about how to actually calculate the TAM for their service?

The Family and Medical Leave Act

What are the responsibilities of your current (or most recent) employer with regard to the Family and Medical Leave Act? Respond to the policy below: Entitles eligible employees to use a total of 12 administrative work weeks of unpaid leave during any 12-month period for specified family and medical needs with guaranteed

Work Place Dilemas

Please assist with a 100-150 words with each question 1. What are examples of workplace dilemmas that are solved by proper leadership? 2. What is the managerial responsibility for ethical leadership in an organization? 3. What is the application of ethical systems to critical thinking and decision ma

Advantages and disadvantages of virtual offices

What are the advantages and disadvantages of virtual offices, including telecommuting? Answer this question twice--once from the perspective of an employee, once from the perspective of a manager.

Regulatory Training

Regulatory Training Who is ultimately responsible for compliance in an organization? Businesses are now forced to demonstrate diligence on regulatory issues and one way they do this is through training programs. However, organizations are facing questions such as: Is the training manager responsible for the compliance


How is Starbucks doing today in terms of their global expansion, do you think it is time for the company to revise their strategy?

Concepts in Participative Management

One of the relatively new concepts in management is participate management. Have you experienced it in (any of) your position(s)? For what situations would you recommend it? Is it effective? What are its drawbacks? Illustrate your opinion by examples. Analyze it in light of the domain of industry and commerce that your discus

Transformed Safeway

I need some info on Safeway stores to help answer the following: * Current flexibility features or positive results in the transformation model of Safeway * Features of the flat hierarchical structure of the transformed Safeway

Economics help

Congratulations! You have just been promoted to a new position at the Tootsie Roll Company. In your new position, you have been asked by the accounting department to provide them with some cost data. The basis for your report is a table that was begun by your predecessor. Your task is to fill in the missing values in the table b

Old and Transformed Organization

Please analyzed the attachment document and assist with a 2 page outline (This shall be listed in bullet points) on Networking that compare and contrast the features found in the old and transformed organizational models of the Wal-Mart Use the outline and develop a 700-800 words paper on Networking that compare and contrast

Collective Bargaining

Which do you believe to be a superior resolution process, arbitration or court action? Why?


To facilitate the completion of your Final Project, each Unit's Project will build your knowledge base about a specific organization, as well as increase your ability to evaluate various aspects of the selected organization's training program. In order to begin your Final Project, you must choose the organization you intend t

Lifecycle Nutrition Presentation

? Prepare a PowerPoint® presentation on nutritional needs at a selected stage of life. (OLDER ADULT) The 15-minute presentation must include speakers' notes and at least three references other than the course text. ? Address the following: o What are the nutritional needs at this stage in life? o How are the needs at this st