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Whether or not the seven U.S. Attorneys fired in 2006 should have had statutory protection from the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) against dismissal, our personal feelings on whether these firings were "fair", and what we feel the implications could be for public administration if the issue is let go.

In this module, we are asked to read about the firings of seven United States attorneys in late 2006. We are asked whether or not these attorney's have statutory protection from the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) against dismissal, our personal feelings on whether this move was "fair", and what we feel the implications c

Computing Total Cost of Job: Jewell Plant

Conceptual Exercise The Jewell plant has two categories of overhead: maintenance and inspection. Costs expected for these categories for the coming year are as follows: Maintenance $360,000 Inspection $750,000 The plant currently applies overhead using direct labor hours and expected capacity of 100,000 direct labo

DO U.S. WORKERS "LIVE TO WORK"?

Please see attached for data and questions. DO U.S. WORKERS "LIVE TO WORK"? Many people around the world believe that U.S. adults live only to work. Do we really work that much harder than people in other countries? To answer this question, we turn to data collected by OECD, and organization that does research on economy

Business Management: Work Breakdown Structure

Create a work breakdown structure for lifetime learning. Steps involved: - Identify the primary requirement or objective. This should be a clear item, based on customer requirements, to which the entire team agrees. Write this requirement at the top of the chart. - Subdivide the requirement statement into major secon

Supermarket microeconiomics

The local supermarket buys lettuce each day to ensure really fresh produce. Each morning any lettuce that is left from the previous day is sold to a dealer that resells it to farmers who use it to feed their animals. This week the supermarket can buy fresh lettuce for $4.00 a box. The lettuce is sold for $10 a box, and the de

Discussion Question

1. Under what circumstances might a market-pull approach or a technology-push approach to a new-product design be the best approach?

Research Report: Evaluating a New Service/Product (MyRate)

Could you please help with this assignment? I only need an executive summary. I am submitting the articles on it. I need it by tonight no later than 12:00pm. EST. Time Zone USA. Research Report: Evaluating a New Service or Product (MyRate) Executive Summary-- A brief synopsis of the entire report. As the name implies, if

Using the Nadler-Tushman Congruence Model

Using the Nadler-Tushman Congruence Model, conduct an analysis PetMeds' outputs. Identify PetMeds' key outputs and justify why they are the most important to your analysis. Remember that outputs are frequently quantified as turnover rates or sales volume, for example. Evaluate the quality of the fit between outputs. How d

Crashing (OM) for T-O-Y Inc: Critical path, completion, total

Development of a new deluxe version of a particular toy is being considered by T-O-Y Inc. The activities necessary for the completion of this project along with the relevant information for each activity are listed in the following table. The Total Crash Time represents the time for that activity after it has been crashed the m

EOQ for Workbooks and Annual Holding Costs

12.5 William Beville's computer training school, in Richmond stocks workbooks with the following characteristics: Demand D=19500 units/year Ordering cost S=$25/order Holding cost H=$4/unit/year a- Calculate the EOQ for the workbooks. b- What are the annual holding costs for the workbooks? c- What are the annual ordering c

Focus on the 'bottom line'; non-financial performance measures

1. What deficiencies, if any, are there when companies management decisions only consider the effect of the "bottom line"? Provide an example from your accounting experiences if possible. 2. What are some non-financial performance measures? What do they tell us about the performance of an organization? Why is it importan

Organizations and The System Concept

Essay on how organizations function much like an open system. It describes the 9 characteristics of an open system and take a detailed looked at the 3 most import characteristics.

Summarize two articles: How Virtuous is Your Firm? Corporate Executive Salaries

Please summarize contents of 2 articles. English is not my first language and I need the summary to understand the contents. Articles are 1: How Virtuous is Your Firm? A Checklist. http://ejbo.jyu.fi/pdf/ejbo_vol14_no1_pages_14-20.pdf 2: Corporate Executive Salaries - The Argument from Economic Efficiency. http://ejbo

Discuss technology to help healthcare organizations manage patient information

The management of patient information is a very important part of providing patient care and executing business functions in healthcare organizations. It is critical that information be properly collected and entered into the information management systems for proper patient care and business management. The technology to facili

Content Analysis (7)

Content Analysis Assignment Examine the material regarding Content Analysis in the website provided in the Required Reading material for week seven. The website address can be found in the Course Outline section of the syllabus. Busch, C., DeMaret, P.S., Flynn, T., Kellum, R., Le, S., Meyers, B., Saunders, M., White, R.,

Strategic Risk Management in the Oresund Bridge case

See the attached file. Please use the following web sites to answer the questions: Official web site for the Oresund Bridge - http://uk.oresundsbron.com/page/34 An official public information site with up-to-date information on the region, available in English - http://www.tendensoresund.org/en TCO A: 1?What process w

Discussion in Operations Management: LTV merged two losing steel companies

In the late 1980's I went to work for LTV Corporation, Dallas, Texas. One day many of us middle managers were called to a lavish gala at corporate headquarters to watch the very public announcement that LTV's steel division, LTV Steel, had purchased/merged with another floundering US steel producer, Republic Steel. Both were los

What is the most important problem currently facing Bayer?

Research the Bayer website. http://www.bayer.com/en/homepage.aspx- as well as the web to answer the questions below. After reviewing of all the documents you can find on the web and in libraries, write a response to the following questions: What is the most important problem facing the Bayer company? What recommendati

Compute balances of materials

Given the following information, compute the ending balances of the Materials inventory, Work in process inventory, and finished goods inventory accounts. Materials Inventory, beginning balance $ 23,000 Work in Process Inventory, beginning balance $ 25,750 Finished Goods inventory, beginning balance $ 38,000 Direct Materia

Employer Perceptions of Business Graduates from HBCU

Research and discuss employer perceptions of business graduates from HBCU's and discuss the causes of these perceptions? Do employers hire based on type of university or not? Be specific and cite all sources (Only use peer-reviewed journals for sources).

Corporate scandals and power shifts

Due to recent corporate scandals involving senior management, there has been a shift of corporate power from the CEO to other stakeholders. Describe the shift in corporate power from the CEO to other stakeholders and the impact on corporate governance.

How does the external environment influence organization design for Best Snacks?

See attached document. How does the external environment influence organization design? Using your experience and the Best Snacks scenario, how does the decision to enter an entirely new market affect the design decisions you as a manager make? What is the relationship among organizational design and structure, technolog

Draft persuasive memo to Zachary Evens to retain company fitness center

See attached file. Draft a persuasive memo to Zachary Evans on behalf of Joseph Mirola, presenting reasons for keeping the company fitness center. I am to use the information provided by the case and draw inferences from the case and my own knowledge to support the points but do not invent details. The memo is for Mirola's