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Resume & Application Letter

Create a résumé for online distribution & write a 200- to 300-word job-application letter to accompany the résumé. The job you are looking for is Photojournalist.

Advantages of In-house HRD program vs. purchasing HR programs, advantages of on-site and off-site training program, maximizing sessions' effectiveness, hazing and its role in socialization, two socialization programs for new employees.

1. What are the advantages of designing an HRD program in-house versus purchasing programs from vendors? 2. What are the advantages of holding a training program on-site? Off-site? 3. How do you feel about attending training sessions or classes scheduled early in the morning? After lunch? What can a trainer do to maximize the

Forecasting, Weighted Averages: Various Questions

1. With exponential smoothing, does a higher alpha make the forecast MORE or LESS responsive to changes? 2. With a weighted moving average forecast, to which period is the heaviest weight applied? 3. Distinguish between the following: seasonal variation, cycles, trends, and random variation. 4. Distinguish

Coca-Cola Corporate Structure

CORPORATE STRUCTURE 1. How is the corporation structured at present? a. Is the decision-making authority central¬ized around one group or decentralized to many units? Explain. b. Is it organized on the basis of functions, projects, geography, or some combination of these? Explain. 2. Is the structure clearly understood

New Hire Orientation Evaluation

In an outline format, describe a new-employee orientation process that would address the needs of inexperienced, new employees to start them on the path to high performance. Give special attention to what the new employees' manager's role is in the orientation process. How would you evaluate your orientation program to deter

Acworth Systems' case is assessed.

Please help with the following case study. This case is found in the following textbook: The Leadership Experience, third edition by Richard L. Daft. Please answer the questions in detail.

Budgeting and investments

As part of your personal budgeting process you have determines that in each of the next 5 years you will have budget shortfalls. In other words, you will need the amounts shown in the following table at the end of the given year to balance your budget - that is, to make inflows equal outflows. You expect to earn 9% on your inves

Tools to Attract Candidates

With the increasing numbers of tech savvy candidates, employers are using increasingly sophisticated Web recruiting tools to attract and inform potential job candidates. One of the leaders in this area is Procter and Gamble (P&G). Visit the P&G U.S. Web site and review its recruiting process and the recruiting information availa

Change Management

A boss who was the Chairman & CEO of a public listed group of companies has suddenly passed away. His wife is then elected as the new Chairman and a retired Banker is hired as the CEO. Main business of the group is manufacturing and trading of apparel. An essay of about 2500 to 3000 words is needed to assess what resistance was

Public Administration

You provided the exact answer I am looking for in this question when you included factors such as "debt structure, financial conditions, demographic factors, management and administrative practices of all the Governing Bodies." These are key to attaining the highest bond rating and sustaining....importantly, sustaining that AAA

Waite Pharmaceuticals case study

Please help with the following case study. This case study is found in the following textbook: The Leadership Experience, third edition by Richard L. Daft. Please answer questions in detail. Waite Pharmaceuticals Amelia Lassiter is chief information officer at Waite Pharmaceuticals, a large California based company.

Key data regarding Strategic Management

I need help to start preparing a 700-word paper on a small party planning business. Define strategic management and planning of the party planning business. Explain why a strategic plan would be important to the success of this business. Explain the four functions of management relative to creating and implementing

Compare and contrast

Compare and contrast of logical thinking, scientific thinking, and optimistic are needed. Then use a workplace scenario highlighting scientific thinking using critical thinking and decision making.

Asymmetric Information: Moral Hazard

Introduction: You are the representative of an insurance company and have been asked to recheck the application of Mr. Andrew Smith. Mr. Andrew Smith has taken an insurance policy for all the members of his family. Mr. Andrew Smith suffers from a genetic disorder that afflicts all members of his family. The disorder affects the

The four elements in a business environment

All questions are essay questions. Two or three word responses will not suffice. 1. Identify and discuss each of the five elements in the business environment. 2. Identify and describe the 4 basic rights that form the foundation of capitalism 3. Explain how prices are determined in a free-market economy. 4. Explain the di

The Hermis: Developing a Confidence Interval

On his crusade to rid the post-apocalyptic world of the Living Dead, a young Zombie Slayer named The Hermis was interested in finding the secret as to how the recently deceased was becoming reanimated. Many theories had circulated throughout the remaining civilized world (very little remained, just a couple of walled cities buil

Incentives for Economic Development

1. What is an "enterprise zone", and what are its pros and cons as a public project funding process? 2. What are some incentives for Nebraska city officials, if any, are afforded economic development investors, and describe them here. Why are incentives commonly used for development? 3. What factors are considered in the

The Negotiating Process: Purchase of a Home

Prepare a response in which you describe a negotiation situation that you have participated in (e.g., sale/purchase of a house, car, salary, etc.). In your answer, be sure to analyze the roles of communication and personality in negotiation and how they contributed to or detracted from the negotiation.