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Consulting Teams, Process or Technique, Resistance to Change

You have completed the planning sessions. As a combined unit (representing both the external and internal consulting teams), you will discuss guidelines for how you will work together. On the Discussion Board: List the things the consulting team needs to address so they will operate effectively. What process or technique

Background Checks and Job Performance

Do background checks really help predict whether an individual will perform well in a job? In your answer, address how the reliability and validity of the background check impact their value in the hiring process.

Sample Annotated Bibliography

Suggest an annotated bibliography for these: Acur, N., & Bititci, U. (2004). A balanced approach to strategy process. International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 24(4), 388-408. Retrieved from http://www.emeraldinsight.com/10.1108/01443570410524659 The Global Logic of Strategic Alliances. Ohmae, K. (19

Green and Sustainable Business

Technology plays an important role in the green and sustainable business movement. Throughout history, in what ways has technology helped businesses become green and sustainable? In what ways has technology hindered businesses in their quest to become green and sustainable? Explain your answer with examples

Advance Learner Time Managment

Do you find time management to not perhaps be very difficult? That you have a good handle on time management? If so can you share some strategies?

Tata Motors Steers Into Ultra Affordable Cars

Tata Steers Into Ultra Affordable Cars How can a car sell for less than $3,000? That's the price Tata Motors set for it's new People'smotor, this tiny car includes absolutely no extras-no radio, no reclining seats. What the People's car does have, however, is an ultra -low price tag. And that is what makes it very attractive

Macroeconomics

If you owned a surf shop in California, what factors might determine the amount of surfboard sales you have in a month? How could you increase your board sales?

Affect of Ethanol on the Corn Market

Explain how the market for corn would be affected if ethanol, a corn derivative, was used to fuel cars in the United States. How would the market be affected if a new technology caused corn farming to be more efficient?

Research Methods:

Read the article "To stream or not to stream in a quantitative business course" by Buhagiar & Potter. You will find this research study at: http://www.aabri.com/manuscripts/09417.pdf Sample â?¢ Was the sample selected in such a way that you think it is representative of the population? â?¢ Is it clear where the samp

Biases and Judgement

Part 1 For this assignment, use the same hypothesis and the Literature Review from your IP1 assignment and compose a 2-3 page theoretical framework (Step 4 of the Sekaran process). Use the components of a theoretical framework described in the Sekaran textbook as well as the examples contained in the textbook and in publishe

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

1) When we talk about corporate governance we sometimes forget the diversity of U.S. corporations. How is corporate governance different in a public company as compared with a private company, or a nonprofit corporation? Why? 2) Boards of Directors have become more independent of management in recent years than they used

MGT510 Strategic Management

Select a non-profit organization social group or volunteer agency that you know of, or of which you are a member, that you believe has an ethical culture. In what way is leadership a factor? What factors caused this culture to be ethical? Are there any events that would cause the culture to become less ethical? If so, what are t

Emantically, Syntactically Ambiguous or Free from Ambiguity

1. Decide whether the following claim 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 is difficult to decide, try to identify the source of the problem. Explain your answer. The air in Cle

Cutter & Buck Inc: Organization and Supply Chain Integration

Please help with the following problem. Consider this company: Cutter & Buck Inc. Discuss the structure of this organization and its supply chain integration. horizontal organizational structure, vertical organizational structure, managers, employees, market logistics

Training and Development

Training Evaluation, Validation As the training manager, you are preparing to interview several consultants who may provide training services to your organization. As one of the goals for the interview, you want to find out about the evaluation and validation techniques of the consultants. Identify examples you will be look

Training and Development - "The New Tort of Negligent Supervision"

Training Evaluation, Validation Negligent training is a legal term for the lack of training or inadequate training that can be used in a lawsuit to prove the organization did not use reasonable care and thus did not provide an employee with all the knowledge and the basic skills to provide a safe environment for the guest. I

Training and Development

Training Evaluation, Validation Barbara Maddock, the Director of Information Technology, stopped you on your way to lunch to inquire about ways to evaluate some training. She is planning some training in the area of providing better customer service in the technical support center. You had to rush off to a meeting, so you to

Performance Management Program: Training and Development

Training and Development You and the other members of the HR team have conducted an analysis of your organization and found that performance management processes are highly inconsistent among departments. Some departments have a process of a formal annual appraisal, while other departments do not provide employees with any d

Normative Model vs. Staff Meeting Force Field Approach

See attached file. Write a memo to Dr. Babcock to compare using a normative model for the questionnaire items versus the staff meeting force field approach. Be sure to indicate which of the two processes you recommend the organization use to create the descriptions of the values. The aim of having behavioral endpoints to t

Knowledgement Management Case Study

See attached file. This is a case study I created on Knowledge management. It contains 4 definitions which have been extracted from different sources. Please provide your expert opinions based purely on the 4 provided definitions. The 3 questions in the case study relate directly to the 4 definitions. Any supporting

Growth versus Values Solution

Based on a solution that you assisted with last year (#298983) regarding Ethical and Social Responsibility at New Belgium Brewery, can you assist with a few follow-up questions: Based on the company's current status (i.e. they appear to be successful and growing), Should New Belgium focus on growth and becoming a bigger player

Management/Problem Solving

Please help with the following problem. Consider the basic steps in the problem-solving process (identify the problem, identify the causes, identify alternatives, etc.). Identify a problem that you have encountered recently and identify which step of the problem-solving process was the easiest to complete, most difficult to