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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

Employee Training and Career Development

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? Should the Human Resources Department be responsible for career development? Why or why not? What are the advantages or disadvantages of prom

Considerations for Training Development

Discuss the process through which training needs identified in the analysis phase are translated into the training objectives. In your answer, explain what an objective is, its relevance to training, and the various components of a training objective.

Major causes of illiteracy

What are some of the major causes of illiteracy and how can they be avoided? What are the political and economic factors involved in educational problems?

Hollander introduces the concept of idiosyncrasy credits: What does it mean?

(1) Hollander introduces us to the concept idiosyncrasy credits. What does the concept mean? Explain how a member of a group might accumulate idiosyncracy credits and the role that these credits play in the emergence of a leader. (2) What is legitimate power. (3) What was the primary objective of Podsakoff and Todor's res

Discuss and compare external recruiting and internal recruiting of new managers. This is a three detailed paragraph response from a former MBA candidate, with an M.Ed. and multiple teacher certifications!

Both external recruiting and internal recruiting of new managers have advantages and disadvantages for the organization. Discuss the advantages and the disadvantages of both of these types of recruiting and compare them. ... I also feel that a personality test and or some sort of test that checks for aptitudes (which more com

Public Speaking Training Manual

Describe and discuss a few of your own personal or professional experiences with presentations or public speaking and illustrate what strategies you have discovered to be effective or ineffective. Thanks for your help!

To whom are small business owners accountable? Implement sustainable practices.

1. Large business leaders are accountable to the government, their shareholders, and their stakeholders for business decisions. As such, they face pressure to implement a sustainability plan and penalties for engaging in non sustainable practices. To whom are small business owners accountable? What pressures do small business ow