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Designing a benefit plan for less than 100 employees: what type of benefits?

Designing Benefit Plans Draft a basic plan for a start-up company of fewer than 100 employees. As you prepare your benefit plan, include the following information on factors influencing the choice of benefit package What benefits are expected at the base level and what benefits would be unique and attractive to a good wo

Child abuse

Write a paper on child abuse. Be sure to address the following guiding questions in your paper: From what you have learned in this course and your research results, what are your greatest concerns about the current state of the health and human services industry? Considering all of the conflicts, issues, and challenges

Critical thinking elements

1. What are your top three (or at least one) elements of critical thinking that you would want to practice in the next 3 months? 2. What are some of your challenges to practice critical thinking and how would you overcome them? 3. How would you measure your success 3 months from now? Please provide your own input

College Reflective Essay

Write a reflective essay of about 1,600 words using concrete,vivid words,figurative language,and sensory imagery. This writing must recall an enlightening experience you had as a child or teenager.Lookings such an experience from your present,adult perspective,then describe the experience and its meaning or significance for y

Business Analysis

Imagine that you are part of a team that has been assigned with opening a new market in Canada. A few items have been shipped already, but the delivery time is too long due to paperwork problems with the U.S. Customs Service. This information is based on complaints received from your representatives. This problem needs to be res

Article Analysis and Response in regards to Abstinence Educational Programs

Need about 200 words for the following article, please do not post opinion and any references to the article below must be quoted and referenced. Please read below: Having had many discussions on ethical issues and why we think the way we do, reply to David Brooks, the author of the editorial below. Be specific; do not offer

Tools to check surfing behavior

Discuss how you can check what kind of Internet site a suspect has visited using a Windows machine; the suspect may use some tools to hide her activities.

Monitoring Costs

Managing the Business Project Textbook: Project Management: A Managerial Approach by Wiley (6th ed) Chapter 7: Budgeting and Cost Estimation General Ship Company General Ship Company has been building nuclear destroyers for the Navy for the last 20 years. It has recently completed the design of a new class of nuclear d

Business continuity management

Review the e-text and other readings, and pick out five terms or concepts. At least one term must be included from each week's learning (You will need to look ahead for your term from Week 5). "Terms" can be either general or specific. Write an essay where you define and explain these five terms and apply them to a critique

Factors that impact the planning process

What are three factors that impact the planning process? How do these factors impact the planning process? What role does organizational responsibility and ethics play in the planning process?

Insider Trading

1. Sternberg argues that certain kinds of insider trading are ethical, whereas other kinds are unethical. Set forth your understanding of insider trading and whether or not you believe such trading to be ethical or unethical and why.

Research & Evaluation

1) What value would business research be to a company just starting out in business? Please justify your answer. 2)What occurs when a company does not have the time to conduct the total research process on a problem before making a decision affecting the company? Please explain your answer clearly.

Midwest Aviation: How to motivate employees to comply with safety procedures

You are the HR person for Midwest Aviation, a company that provides private charter flights and maintenance services for private planes. The safety guidelines and regulations require that pilots and maintenance people wear belts, harnasses, and other safety gear when performing their jobs in and around the airplanes. You know -

Pert Chart / network

Guidance appreciated on my efforts to create the network diagram. Construct a network and determine the expected completion time Preceding Activity (weeks) Te Activities a 3 None b 5 a c 3 a d 1 c e 3 b f 4 b, d g 2 c h 3 g, f i 1 e, h

Workplace Violence

You supervise a group of 10 people in a manufacturing environment. One of your direct reports, Mitch, has confided in you that his wife has left him and has filed for divorce. He has seemed depressed, often a few minutes late for work, low-energy. One of Mitch's coworkers mentioned to you that Mitch told him he "just wanted to b

Human Resources: Discuss the Core Values of Your Organization

Please make sure to present reference to your response. What are the core values of your organization? How did management determine those core values? Are these written core values what you "see" in behaviors every day? If not, then what values do you "see?" (If you are not aware of any "core values" within your organization

Case Study of ASDA - Strategic Management

The following 4 questions are Based on the attached Case study of ASDA in PDF format. 1. Critically evaluate ASDA's positioning as a "value-for-money" store. What are the advantages and disadvantages of this approach? 2. The case study suggests that ASDA is currently pursuing a number of initiatives. To what extent are the

As a Board member of a non-profit organization, how should executive pay be based?

You are a member of the Board of Directors for a non-profit organization. A new executive director has just been hired. The previous executive director received a salary and no variable pay. Several Board members have indicated they would like the new executive director to be paid based in part on the organization's achieving it

Percent of sales forecasting

(Percent of sales forecasting) Which of the following accounts would most likely vary directly with the level of a firm's sales? Discuss each briefly. Yes No Yes No Cash ___ ___ Notes payable ___ Marketable securities __

Employee knowledge of a misappropriation of corporate funds: What should she do?

Can you give me your opinion on this: The CFO comes up to you one night and asks you to go out for a drink with her. She tells you that she is scared out of her mind. She tells you that large amounts of compensation that were paid to the CEO were disguised and not reported properly. She says that the Board thinks the CEO w

HR: Experience with performance appraisals; motivating or a waste of time.

What is your experience with performance appraisals? Overall, have you found them motivating, de-motivating, a waste of time, or invaluable? As you answer this question, please give a personal example to illustrate your answer and use one outside reference to enhance and/or support your perspective of appraisals.

Pitfalls of Job Evaluation Methods: Three methods of evaluating jobs

Pitfalls of Job Evaluation Methods Three methods of evaluating jobs are Ranking. Classification. Point Method. Prepare a short description of each method, considering: What are the essential weaknesses in each of these evaluation methods? Describe a situation in which it would not be effective for the busines