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    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.

    Key Principles of Google in China

    In the case of Competing Visions at Malden Mills, Aaron Feuerstein's view of corporate social responsibility is that the CEO must take care of the shareholders but that they also have a responsibility to the community and workers. Is this viaion possible in business today? What was the vision for Malden Mills held by Aaron Feuer

    Job Satisfaction Management Strategies

    Please use this as a example and in during so Conduct research and select, evaluate, and discuss (a) three factors that impact job satisfaction and morale, and (b) examines the impact of cultural diversity on job satisfaction. These are some possible research directions: What indicators are used to determine job satisfaction ra

    Management Peer Responses: Learning vs Traditional Organizations

    Please provide a peer response for questions. All responses should provide source work from at least one (1) to two (2) sources to support your views and responses. The peer responses should clearly state your reason for agreeing or disagreeing with the post in a professional manner. Peer Response #2: 1. In the first

    Open systems group level diagnosis; change management strategies for remote work

    1. Using your experience in a goal oriented group, apply the open systems group level diagnosis. In addition, use the library and the Internet to explore literature and research about effective work groups and group systems. Synthesizing this information, identify possible areas of improvement for your case group. In addition, t

    Policy and Power Point Presentation on Abuse of Internet Use

    Policy and communication and education process for several areas needing attention. Assume that all of these policies will address subjects that have until now been handled informally and inconsistently throughout the company. Policies need to be developed for the following: abuse of the internet. Prepare a training or orien

    case study - communicate the costs of your department

    As the manager of inland department for Sea Transport, a large international transport company in Baltimore, you are responsible for providing door delivery service to your customers with your own trucks within the U.S, which includes a pick-up from the port, and delivery to the customer's address. But of course, operating with

    Business Management: Open to Learning

    Do you think that being open to learning is critical to the ultimate in change management? What is the influence of trust element in contributing factors to the change effort? Support your response with references. What is the influence of the competence element as a contributing factor to the change effort? Do you think

    Business Strategy Framework

    Consider this: "Every organization department whether it be sales, human resources, and marketing, work together in some form or another according to the framework." Give one specific business example and how it impacts or forms strategy.

    Creating a Histogram

    Obtain the mean and standard deviation for data attached and create a histogram for data frequencies using Microsoft Excel program. The bin range can be left blank.Use the created histogram of data attached and determine how many points are out of control according to the upper control limit and lower control limit.

    Accusing a colleague of research misconduct

    How do you think you would feel about accusing a colleague of research misconduct? To whom would you speak to in case you had suspicions of misconduct by a graduate student, postdoctoral fellow, laboratory head, or department head? Please provide ideas for these questions.


    Will Companies Ever Learn 1. In the first article by Alan Webber, Judy Rosenblum states that learning is strategic choice that requires certain actions and attitudes. Describe some of those actions and attitudes and explain how these (actions and Attitudes) are treated differently in a learning organization. For example what i

    Transformational Companies: Changes in Leadership Styles

    Selected: CITIBANK Select a dynamic or transformational company whose response to changing market conditions indicates the company's leadership style has evolved to guide the organization. Discuss what the leadership style originally was and what it is probably like today.

    Components of the System-Level Design Business Model

    A business model is defined in its most basic sense - how, and why, a firm expects to earn a profit, but more importantly how it expects to earn a profit above the industry average (economic rent). Business models are often concerned with volume (scale), fixed costs, and break-even points. What are the components of SLD's b

    Management: Types of Control Systems and Process Controls

    What is the control function of management? Why does the controlling function of management have a negative connotation? How is the controlling function of management evolving? What are the different types of control systems? What are some advantages and disadvantages of the various control mechanisms? How does your organiza

    The Process of Filing a Lawsuit

    What are the steps in a lawsuit starting with filing the compliant? Who are the parties? What happens if you are sued and you don't respond to the summons? What is voir dire?

    Green and Sustainable Business

    How do you get stakeholders involved in participating in your green and sustainable policies? What might you do to gather their support for the company to adopt green and sustainable policies?