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Management Strategy

In developing corporate strategy, most experts advise starting with an analysis of (1) organizational resources and (2) forces in the organization's environment. Some of these factors clearly can be categorized as inputs to the system, while others may be more accurately described as throughput resources internal to the organiza

Transportation problem excel solver

Bindley Corporation has a one-year contract to supply motors for all washing machines produced by Rinso Ltd. Rinso manufactures the washers at four locations around the country: New York, Fort Worth, San Diego and Minneapolis. Plans call for the following number of washing machines to be produced at each location: New York 5

Business continuity and risk management course

Find an organization or brand that has suffered an image impact. How has the organization responded? Was it effective? How would you define 'effective'? What would you have done differently? Write a 700 - 1000 word paper on the above. Please provide sources of information and write only about topic.

Resistance to Change: Different Structures and Cultures

Organizations have distinct structures and cultures that influence their direction and reactions to change. Your director is thinking about proposing a new process for sales that represents a fairly large shift in the way things are currently done. The director would like to meet with you to discuss any possible resistance to th

Path-Goal Theory with a company example

I need help finding an information on any company EXCEPT Starbucks, General Electric (GE), Hyundai Motor Company, Marriott, Southwest Airlines, Motorola, Toyota and IBM. I need about 150 - 200 words on an issue the company had (ie: employee morale) and how they solved the problem with the Path-goal theory of management. The path

Positivism versus contsuctitivism

Hospital managers are concerned that some patients with medical emergencies wait too long in the casualty department before they are diagnosed and treated. During a meeting, two groups of proposals have appeared: Several managers recommend observing and recording emergency patient numbers, waiting and treatment times, staffin

Discuss role of CPA vs role of employee in preparing financial statements

The majority stockholder of a small corporation tells you, the company's CPA, to "forget about preparing that cash flow statement" because he needs to take financial statements to the bank immediately. "Besides," he says, "we have more cash in the bank now than we did last year at this time." As the controller for the company, y

Strategic Choice and Evaluation

What are some types of alternatives strategies, organizations may use to realize growth given today's, and which one strategy would you recommend to an expanding company, like a small specialty foods company?

Dominant power characteristics

Prepare a 1 to 2-page paper in which you discuss your dominant power characteristics and how they assist you in influencing others in the workplace. Contrast your dominant power characteristics with those of your supervisor. Which power characteristics do you prefer to see in those that oversee your work? Please refer to chapte

Team Charters: Dispute Resolution

Review the following Team Charter: Team Ground Rules and Guidelines 1. Meeting Team Assignment Deadlines: We will post our individual portions early enough to allow the team adequate time to coordinate the final project and post it for final team review. Prior to start of the project, a timeline will be established to ensur

Telebank Call Centers Operating Socio-Technical Systems

Discuss how the Telebank Call Center operates as a socio-technical system. Please be sure to address the following issues, along with presenting any other ideas about this concept that you find interesting: How would you describe the organizational structure at the Telebank Call Center, in terms of the traditional categories

Quality, Team Effectiveness, Employee Development

No examples required. Please explain: 1. How can an employee be motivated by quality awareness? 2. How does the free flow of information impact team effectiveness? 3. Why is employee development essential to the organization's goals and objectives?

Case recomendation

I'm working on a Citigroup case study but have no idea how to do the last section and it seems difficult.Any help would be appreciated. Also, additional info about Citigroup financials I know the fu

Risk Management Trends and Developments

Prepare a response in which you examine at least three new trends and developments in risk management. Additionally, examine future challenges to risk management strategies. Be sure to address the following: 1. Summarize each trend, development, and challenge 2. Discuss the significance of each (pros and cons) 3. Discu

Important information about Safety standards

Packing Safely Safety standards in the meatpacking industry commands attention these days. Machines and assembly (or de-assembly I suppose) lines move faster and faster, posing ever greater risk to life, limb, or digit. With greater number of immigrant and undocumented workers laboring in the industry, concerns about safety

Analysis for Citigroup

I need help with this analysis. The company is Citigroup financial banking. Problem Statement and Underlying Symptoms a. address the fundamental problem of the company in one sentence. b. There are symptoms parading as key issues and underlying problems. Identify the sym

Copyright of HTML Layout

You are doing research on the Internet for website information and you come across this great webpage format. You love how it is laid out so you view source to see how the site is coded. Now is the HTML layout copyrighted? Please explain your answer.

Conditions, Structure, and Team Organization

Determine the necessary quality assurance details related to your approved project. These details will define the project conditions, structure, and organization. Raising money for charity for a wildlife sanctuary. This sanctuary will be home to displaced big cats (i.e. lion, tigers).

Structuring the Virtual Team

I need help as below: Arguably the trickiest part of building and maintaining an effective virtual team is the task of balancing "togetherness" and "apartness". How can the team manage to work together when being physically apart? Some insight was given to this question in the background readings. Now read an additional pie

Simplified Letter Style in a Business Letter

1) Write a business letter using the "simplified letter style." Address it to your instructor and explain why you are taking this course and how it, and your education, will help you reach your career goals. After your peer editor reviews it and you write the final draft, it should have no errors and be formatted correctly.

What is a Third Party Logistics Provider (3PL)?

What is a Third Party Logistics Provider (3PL)? Do some research on the Internet to find a 3PL and describe what it offers its customers. Discuss your experience with a 3PL or discuss how one could be used by an organization in an industry you select. At least one reference should be used.

Operations Service Managment

This question pertains to graduate level - Operations Management course. Discuss the 5 distinctive service characteristics as they relate to high end auto dealerships, such as Volvo. 1. Intangibility 2. Perishability 3. Heterogeneity 4. Simultaneity 5. Customer Participation in the service process

Kava - Decisions in Paradise

Read the Business Scenario "Decisions in Paradise: How to Be, or Not to Be" from MGT 350 Critical Thinking: Strategies in Decision Making. For this task, you are Nik, and your employer is the organization represented by Alex, Nik, and Chris. Using the information from the case and independent research, apply a decision-m