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Paper on the American Society of Quality's Distinguished Service Award

About the Distinguished Service Award Purpose & Background The purpose of the award and the background (year established, for what reason, by whom, etc?) 15% Award Criteria The criteria upon which the award is based (tables may be of assistance here to support your text) 20% Benefits of the Award The desc

Elements of Effective Training

What are the components of an effective training program? Why is it important to conduct a needs assessment before designing a training program? How is HR involved in the development process of the training program?

Arzte fur das leben versus Austria

In platform "Arzte fur das leben" v. Austria, a group of doctors demonstrated against the legalization of abortion and their demonstration was disrupted by counter-demonstrators. The European court of Human rights held that demonstrators had to be able "to hold the demonstration without having to fear that they would be subje

Continuance commitment

Please help answer the following question. Provide at least 400 words. Can continuance commitment ever benefit an organization?

HR: Nancy's EEOC charge; Plan to manage turnover; Audit by Immigration Control

While the answers are not essays per se, they should include references where appropriate, and I have included a 'References' section at the end for APA-formatted references. Please find at least a couple of additional references to support the response (need to provide more than just an opinion, but also substantiate the respon

Guidelines to keep survey responses private

What guidelines would you follow to ensure the participants of a survey will have their responses kept private? Get the answers here. Guidelines to ensure private responses are gathered from a survey to increase the likelihood of good survey responses. Provide at least 200 words, no references are required.

Problem based learning foundations

Differentiate between symptoms and problems from the USAuto scenario. What are examples of each? How important is it for the MM to be able to differentiate?

Foundations of Problem Based Learning

What are the pros and cons of using the 9-step problem-solving model in everyday life and in business situations? Is there a real value in using a problem-based approach to learning in an MM program?

Foundations of problem based solving

Examine USAuto for Weeks One and Two, run the Thinking Critically simulation, and read the Problem-Solving Approach White Paper. In applying critical thinking, could the Nine-Step Approach have helped USAuto?

A company's value system

Our culture is ingrained within us with a certain belief, attitude, and core value system. While working for companies, we will also be exposed and expected to share and follow the value system of the company. What should be done when these two value systems are in conflict?

Managing in cross cultural environment

In today's economy, we are living and breathing the effects of U.S. companies outsourcing our work to low-cost countries. As a manager, how will the cultural elements affect your managerial functions?

Product Maturity

The prepaid cell phone industry is growing right now, but eventually demand will level out and the industry will start to mature. How would the maturation of the industry worldwide impact your business strategy?

Five types of power used in negotiation; example in a personal negotiation

What are the five types of power? Based on your experience with a negotiation, how does having one or more of the five types of power affect the dynamics of the negotiation? Please give an example of a personal negotiation where you were negatively affected by the other party's power or leverage. What did you do well? What m

HRA: Develop a training proposal for the training process at Apex Door

Consider the following scenario: Jim Delaney, president of Apex Door, has a problem. No matter how often he tells his employees how to do their jobs, they invariably "decide to do it their own way," as he puts it, and arguments ensue among Jim, the employee, and the employee's supervisor. One example is the door-design depar

War & Terrorism

In a few paragraphs, discuss what attitudes and ideologies legitimate wars and terrorism. What steps could be taken to diminish the possibility of war and terrorist acts?

Discuss the five contextual dimensions of an organization

Contextual dimensions characterize the whole organization and describe the organizational setting. Size is the organization's magnitude as reflected in the number of people in the organization; Organizational technology refers to the tools, techniques, and actions used to produce the organization's products or services;

Analyze a performance evaluation system; relationship to compensation system

Prepare a paper analyzing the performance evaluation system in your organization (or one with which you are familiar) in terms of its effectiveness in evaluating job performance. Also, explain the relationship between performance management and compensation in your organization. Are these items linked? If so, how? Make rec

Discuss types of communications channels in your organization

Discuss the types of communications channels in your organization, such as e-mail, fax, Intranet, publications, face-to-face meetings, telephone, and CCTV. Describe the types of message that flow through four of these channels. Explain why you believe it is important for a manager to select the appropriate channel for any

General Questions Regarding Employment

Please provide five scholarly research references, one for each of the listed topics: - Generational Differences in the Workforce: Challenges to Overcome the Gap - Employee Absenteeism: On the verge of understanding, controlling, and measuring it - Three approaches to gathering job information - Understanding Soldi

Drawing an organization chart in SmartDraw

See the attached file. Unfortunately, I can no longer obtain the free download for SmartDraw and some of the drawing software packages. Attached is an organizational chart I need drawn without the text. It can be in Word or Excel.

Assessment Degrees for Personality Types

See attached file. You have completed the assessment, to the degree that you are able to, think about it for a bit; then prepare a paper discussing the following points: - a brief summary of your experience taking the assessment - the degree to which your personality type as indicated by the assessment fits your self-imag

Discuss employee development and the relationship between employee training.

1.What is the relationship between employee training and employee development? Are both necessary within an organization? Which is more important to an organization's development and why? 2. Should the Human Resources Department be responsible for career development? Why or why not? What are the advantages or disadvantages of