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NL&C: Discuss the 401k retirement plan during new employee orientation

Many companies today offer 401k retirement plans for their employees. A 401k plan can be a great benefit to employees, and is a nice recruiting and retention tool for the company. At NL&C, this benefit should be discussed during New Employee Orientation, which occurs in a new employee's first week on the job. As part of your

Usnig the Excel countif function for estimated tire miles

Grear Tire company has produced a new tire with an estimated mean lifetime mileage of 36,500 miles. Management also believes that the standard deviation is 5000 miles and that tire mileage is normally distributed. Use a worksheet to simulate the miles obtained for a sample of 500 tires. A) USE THE EXCEL COUNTIF FUNCTION to de

Management: performance appraisals, employee relations strategies, policies

1. Describe common problems affecting performance appraisals. 2. Explain in detail the impact of changes in employee relations strategies, policies, and practices on organizational performance. Explaniation of number 2 (What is the impact on the performance of employees with changes in the policy, or procedures of an o

Question about Decision Implementation

EMIRATE AIR Using the information from the case, independent research, the mission of your current organization, prepare a paper, which you describe your rationale and plan for implementation for the proposed solution(s) for your organization to establish a greater presence on Kava by: 1) Determine factors affecting decisio

performance in proper financial management

I am a independent financial advisor who have had discussions with the board of directors of the company XYZ plc. In doing so, I have identified the following key areas which need to be addressed. .................................................. In a firm XYZ plc. there is little understanding of the role of a financ

Fast Food Chains: Compare products of McDonalds to Burger King

Topic Fast food chains 1) Identify the product, industry, and two firms in the selected industry. The product is Hamburger. The industry is Fast Food Chains and the two firms are McDonalds and Burger King. 2) With the help of industry reports and related articles, collect information about the: Types of products th

Case Study: Profit Maximization In Perfect Competition Market

Solving a Numerical or Profit Maximization in Perfect Competition Introduction: Firm PQR produces a product 'Alpha' under perfect competition market conditions. The cost function for the firm is: TC = 1500 + 200 Q + Q2 The market supply and demand equations for the product 'Alpha' in the perfect competition market are: Q

Financial Forecasting: Growing Pains for Oats 'R' Us

Case: "We are growing too fast," said Mason. "I know I shouldn't complain, but we better have the capacity to fill the orders or we'll be hurting ourselves." Vicky and Mason Coleman started their oatmeal snacks company in 1998, upon the suggestions of their close friends who simply loved the way their oatmeal tasted. Mason, a

Right-Way Supermarket Case: Motivational approach with Amy

Please provide assistance with the discussion questions below. Thank you. -------------------- Fred Ferrell the store manager of the Right-Way Supermarket in Beaumont, a small suburban area of some 1,300 families. The store's staff consists of a produce manager, a meat manager and butcher, five checkers, four stockers,

Exploratory and Qualitative Research

I need help on where to find the follow question: Discuss how exploratory research methods could be used in qualitative research study. Provide an example from a reference and discuss how qualitative research connects with quantitative research.

How Management Education Prepares a Manager

How does management education prepare a manager for his/her role? What are the ways which management education occurs? Do some seem better to you than others? Why or why not? Can other forms of training substitute for management education? Why or why not?

Selecting Competent Candidates

How can training affect the selection of competent candidates for vacant positions? What would you recommend an organization do to ensure that everyone receives equal opportunities for promotions? APA format.

Case study question

Coca-Cola has the most valuable brand name in the world and, as one of the most visible companies worldwide, has a tremendous opportunity to excel in all dimensions of business performance. However, over the last ten years, the firm has struggled to reach its financial objectives and has been associated with a number of ethical

Topic:Understanding business

1.Since there are no hierarchies in worker-owned firms, how would you go about setting the pay scale for people, especially over time? 2.Since there is no hierarchy, there is no way of moving up in the firm. How do you motivate people in such conditions? 3.A worker-owned firm is a radical way of empowering workers. What is

Discussing Objectives and Corporate Governance

A. What is the difference among strategic, long-term, and short-term objectives? What is the relationship between objectives and goals? What are some examples of this relationship? B. What is corporate governance? What role does corporate governance play in strategic planning? Why is it important? Explain your answer and giv

Relationship Among the Four Levels of Evaluation

What is the relationship among the four levels of evaluation? Would you argue for examining all four levels if your boss suggested you should look only at the last one (results) and that if it improved, you would know that training had some effect? Explain your answer fully (training and development). Thanks.