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Work specialization and brainwashing

1. Please elaborate on the statement below: Work specialization can be best described as "the degree to which activities in the organization are subdivided into separate jobs" 2. Think out of the box. What are the advantages and disadvantages of Brainwashing? 3. Please elaborate on the following statement below: Th

Implementation of New Technology: Management Factors

Change Factors: Change is something that is not always quickly or easily embraced by a company or individuals. It often represents a disruption in routines, activities, and the way we see our jobs and roles within a company. What are some factors management should examine prior to approving a change in its company's technol

Women in the workforce

Women in the workforce The issue of a "glass ceiling" is not new, but it doesn"t appear to have changed much in the last 5 decades since women started joining the workforce in larger numbers. Why do you believe the glass ceiling continues to exist? Discuss several reasons. Do you believe that an affirmative action

Network management: Coca-Cola Company

I need help in answering the following questions. Thanks! Identify and describe the total supply network of Coca-Cola Company. What factors have affected the organization's decisions regarding which parts of the network to outsource or keep in-house? How has the organization planned for locations of capacity?

Institutional Objectives & Values

Discuss why institutions have objectives. Then, explore the concept of values, both terminal (goals) and instrumental (the "how to" reach goals) values. Values represent basic convictions -- a judgmental element of what is right, good, or desirable. Note that understanding our values is important because values provide upfront m

Business Writing Portfolio

Suppose you are part of the following scenario: You are a public relations manager who must present information regarding changes in retail store operations to three sets of stakeholders of a retail clothing chain. The stakeholders are store managers, employees, retail customers, and the public. You must explain adjustments

Work specialization and unemployment

1. What are the advantages and disadvantages on work specialization? What is the influence on unemployment rates and why? 2. Please elaborate for the following statement below: Brainwashing is a method of changing attitudes or altering individual's beliefs and some methods of brainwashing consists of torture, drugs, or psy

Scatter Diagrams of Boston Electric Generators

Boston Electric Generators has been getting many complaints from its major customer, Home Station, about the quality of its shipments of home generators. Daniel Shimshak, the plant manager, is alarmed that a customer is providing him with only information the company has on shipment quality. He decides to collect information on

Criminal Justice: Charging Crimes

Bob took a pistol with him on a visit to the hospital to see his terminally ill father. At his father's request, Bob killed him with a single shot to the head. Of which crime, if any, is the defendant guilty? With what crimes should he be charged? Why?

Business for the Future Development

According to Robert Reich, there are some on-going reasons that organizations resist change and development. What is the role of the insurgent change agent? Describe two ways how from your experience, leaders should support change. A. The contemporary world is changing as rapidly as probably never before and the changes affe

Insurgent Change Agent

See the attachments. React (agree or disagree) to these: #1. According to Robert Reich, there are some on-going reasons that organizations resist change and development. What is the role of the insurgent change agent? Describe two ways how, from your experience, leaders should support change. The Insurgent Change Agent is

Research Methods

Define correlational research and discuss how correlations assess the degree to which variables are related. The response addresses the queries posted in 468 words with references.

Forces that Influence Critical Thinking

Considering the Basic Guidelines for Intellectual Standards from Critical Thinking Chapter 5, discuss the forces (people, organizations, things, etc.) that systematically influence your critical thinking and how? Chapter 5: Brief Guidelines for Using Intellectual Standards As we have emphasized, all reasoning involves ei

Critical Thinking - using inductive or deductive reasoning

Using inductive or deductive reasoning describe an event at your organization that may have required goals and determine how efficiently these goals were accomplished. How would this pertain to a person that works in the marketing department of a wine company?

Persuasive writing

Imagine that your boss (or your client, if you are self-employed) has assigned you to a team to develop a communications training program. Each team member will recommend a book that all participants will discuss during a required meeting or retreat. The team needs one book that sheds light on one or more communication tactics

Essay on proper and improper use of powerpoint

(1) Read this article from The New York Times: "We have met the enemy and he is PowerPoint." http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/27/world/27powerpoint.html This link appears on 2 lines but should fit onto one line of your browser with no breaks. Here is an abbreviation if you prefer: http://nyti.ms/dnJqvX (2) Write a let

Compare and contrast approaches

Part 1 of 2: Here is an amusing example of a Compare and Contrast approach, with a journalistic perspective (the URL goes to 2 lines but you need to put it all on one line in your browser, with no spaces): LoPresti, Mike. 2010. Class assignment: Compare and contrast Cornell, Kentucky. USA Today. Retrieved from the Internet A

The Four Functions of Management

Assessing a Situation The new chief executive officer (CEO) of your company is a strong believer in the four functions of management theory. In preparation for a management meeting, he has asked you to write a report that he can use to explain the theory to his management team. In the report, he would like to see some speci

Cooper Training Services (CTS) CVP fixed variable costs and shifts in income

Cooper Training Services (CTS) provides instruction on the use of computer software for the employees of its corporate clients. It offers courses in the clients' offices on the clients' equipment. The only major expense CTS incurs is instructor salaries; it pays instructors $3,600 per course taught. CTS recently agreed to offer

Business for Today Importance

Please read the article, "No Pain, No Change" by Susan Carter (January 2006). It can be found at this website: http://www.recent-articles.com/business/no-pain-no-change.php. Task: Write about why change is important in an organization and draw points from the article to support your reasoning. Please use other references as

Management for Businesses

According to Robert Reich, there are some on-going reasons that organizations resist change and development. What is the role of the insurgent change agent? Describe two ways how, from your experience, leaders should support change.

Management for Business

Select any two of Jeffrey Pfeffer's 16 rules for explaining why organizations aren't getting things done and describe situations where you have experienced difficulty accomplishing work as a result of this rule.