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    What was your best and/or worst performance evaluation?

    What was your best and/or worst performance evaluation? What are your thoughts on evaluating an employee's performance based on what a manager thinks he or she deserves as opposed to what his or her work entails? Support your rationale with examples. Are the intangibles such as personality, attitude, and behavior as importan

    Operations and Management

    Project management A project is said to be successful if it meets three basic criteria of quality, cost (on budget), and time. This is often referred to as the triple constraint. Moreover, it has been argued that trade-offs always exist between the three elements. That is, you cannot always achieve all three simultaneously.

    Public and private sector collective bargaining

    Do you support the following argument? Because of differences in the nature and consequences of public and private sector collective bargaining, unions in the public sector should not be given the same rights to strike and organize as private sector unions. Please provide specific reasons as to why or why not, and defend your a

    Management

    Most companies have something that resembles a vision, mission, set of values, and or stated goals/objectives that define who the company is and how they do business. However, they may not always label these statements properly - calling a vision a mission or values a set of beliefs. Sometimes, they do not have a mission at al

    Develop a Spreadsheet to Calculate the ABC Floral Shop

    Developing a Spreadsheet to Calculate a Forecast for Floral Shop Details: The ABC Floral Shop sold the following number of geraniums during the last 2 weeks: Day Demand Day Demand 1 200 8 150 2 134 9 182 3 157 10 197 4 165 11 136 5 177 12 163 6 125 13 157 7 146 14 169 Develop a spreadsheet to answer the following q

    Advertising Effectiveness

    Select an advertisement to which you have recently been exposed. It can be in any paid communications medium such as TV, radio, newspaper, or magazine. The ad that you select should be one to which others can easily relate, e.g., Verizon's "Can you hear me now?" ads or the Aflac ad (the white duck that squawks AFFFFLAAAAAAAC!)

    Operational Control System (OCS)

    What is the purpose of the OCS....Operational Control System? Companies need to: Review their activities and re-evaluate the products that they make or the services they provide. Why are these products or services successful?

    Job evaluation as a whole and a variety of components

    There are two general types of job evaluation methods: those that investigate the job as a whole and those that investigate the job from a variety of components. Choosing one job evaluation method, examine how that method would be the preferable approach to attain comparable worth throughout the organization, and where it would

    Business spreadsheet assignment - excel 2007

    Class Average On SheetTab 1 - Name: Student Scores - Color: Red Do the following: 1.        CIS 171 Exam 1 Scores is the title of the worksheet and should be centered across the top of the worksheet, the fill of title should be yellow, The text should be 18 Pt Arial, Row Height should be 25 and en

    Stakeholders in a negotiation

    Who are stakeholders in a negotiation? Why it is important to analyze stakeholder interests? How do you take these interests and incorporate them into a negotiating strategy? 259 words

    Variable cost plus fixed costs equal total costs.

    Variable cost plus fixed costs equal total costs. Why would a firm sell its products as long as the revenue covers the variable costs? What are sunk costs? If Marginal Cost is close to zero, why would a company give away many units? What are some examples of products that have close to zero marginal cost? Why is it important to

    Guidelines for Critiquing Psychological Test

    Please see attached files. Assignment: Psychological Test Worksheet and Part One of the Psychological Test Critique Worksheet ? Resource: Psychological Test Worksheet and Psychological Test Critique Worksheet attached ? Complete the Psychological Test Worksheet. ? Select one test from the Psycholog

    Business Management: Union Power

    Some observers feel that unionism or the right to strike gives public employees excessive power. Do you believe the public sector unions actually have more power than private sector? How does public sector collective bargaining differ from private sector bargaining? In which would you prefer to be a member?

    Business Management: Potential Wholesale Distributor

    See attached case file. The assignment is to investigate a potential wholesale distributor for your line of quality audio speakers (used with stereo systems). We need to gain information that will help us make a recommendation to our VP of Channel Relations that will ultimately help Outofsight Speaker Company decide whether

    Manager's Misconceptions About Training

    I recently read a white paper by a company called Future Think on The Future of Learning and Development. They surveyed leaders (VP, Directors, Manager, CLO, CEO) in several industries including technology, healthcare, retail, financial services, government, non-profit, and automobile. They found that 62% of the leaders perceive

    Strategic Managment

    Why is a people strategy strategic? Provide an example to validate your answer. 87 words

    Negotiations

    You have an opponent who refuses to move off of positions and employs most of the deception tactics. How do approach the negotiation? How do you reconcile the linguistics issues with an online course? Why is linguistics considered an integral part of negotiations? 262 words plus references

    Forecasting at Hard Rock Cafe

    With the growth of Hard Rock Cafe from one pub in London in 1971 to more than 110 restaurants in more then 40 countries today came a corporate-wide demand for better forecasting. Hard Rock uses long-range forecasting in setting a capacity plan and intermediate-term forecasting for locking in contracts for leather goods (used in

    Business Organizations Disadvantages and Advantages

    Describe the advantages and disadvantages of doing business as a sole proprietor? When would you decide to start a sole proprietorship? Describe the advantages and disadvantages of doing business as a partnership? When would you decide to start a partnership? Describe the advantages and disadvantages of doing business as a l

    Develop a training plan for groups and teams

    Addressing Challenges of Groups and Teams Develop a training plan to increase the effectiveness of groups and teams by discussing challenges and benefits of group and team communication, collaboration, and conflict. Describe how the program would work in an organization and how it would help the organization succeed. Wha

    Being a member of the team

    Please help with the following business management problem. Provide at least 400 words. Identify a team you were or are a part of and describe the advantages that you derived from being a member of the team.

    In-Groups and Out-Groups Members Discussion

    Recall a work unit or organization you worked at that had both in-groups and out-groups. Describe some of the ways in which the manager's behavior and actions towards in-group and out-group members varied. 419 words.

    Addressing e-mail, Internet use, and privacy policies

    What are the e-mail, Internet, and privacy policies at your job? What are the current laws regulating employee e-mail and Internet privacy? Why do companies implement e-mail and Internet use policies? What assumptions might employees make about their privacy at work? How do these policies affect employee privacy at work?

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