Explore BrainMass

Business Management

Public Administration

What is the New Public Management (NPM)? (Rosenbloom and Kravchuk, 2005, chap. 1, p. 56). Describe how it has affected the way your organization or an organization that you are familiar with functions. Reference Rosenbloom, D.H. and Kravchuk, R.S. (2005). Public administration: Understanding management, politics, and l

Solving Strategic Cost Management Problems

Solve Problems 1 and 2 with full formula explanation, explain into detail all words. Every formula used need to be quoted this will help me to understand better when studying for my exam. #2 Alternate Questions 1. Blader Co. manufactures a variety of electric razors used by both men and women. The company's plant is par

Simple Regression Analyses

Using the attached Excel file as your processing tool, work through three simple regression analyses. Please refer to the attached data files for these analyses. 1. First run a regression analysis using the BENEFITS column of all data points in the AIU data set as the independent variable and the INTRINSIC job satisfaction c

Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harassment Company XYZ is located in West Hollywood. Many gay employees at XYZ are "exuberant" (and often explicit) in discussing their sex lives. One of the professional staff (male) is "offended" by the behavior and complains. West Hollywood has a law against discrimination based on sexual preference.

Salary Data

The Excel file Salary Data.xls provides information on current salary, beginning salary, previous experience (in months) when hired, and total years of education for a sample of 100 employees in a firm. a. Develop a multiple regression model for predicting current salary as a function of the other variables. b. Find the best m

Management: Planning for the Future

1. Managers have to plan for the future. Assume your firm is a small to midsize not-for-profit organization and that you rely on the percent of sales method of forecasting. What, if any, are the shortcomings of this forecasting technique? 2. Why would a cash budget be of particular importance to a firm that experiences seaso

Business Training & Development

I have two questions that have me puzzled, they are; 1. In an open system model which of the following statements is not true? a. Open systems have a dynamic relationship with their environment. b. In an open system there are no barriers restricting the flow from the external environment. c. The system is open to influence

Explain why integrity is important to maintain regardless of the field/business

Details: Explain why integrity is important to maintain regardless of the field/business. How does integrity apply to whistle-blowing? Using a minimum of two credible sources, thoroughly discuss integrity and whistle-blowing. Relate these concepts by using critical thinking and provide a thorough discussion with examples,

Design a job structure for Total Toys distribution center.

Please help me so that I can complete the following: Design a job structure for Total Toys distribution center (fictional company). Look at the work that needs to be done in a distribution center. Consider that most of Total Toys clients are large commercial stores like Macy's. However, the distribution center is also res

SAS-85 Management Representations Letter

SAS 85 requires that auditors obtain a Management Representation letter on matters of audit importance. Discuss the make-up of this letter and the information contained within. Does the letter provide comfort to the auditor? If this is simply a letter stating certain information from the client and is not audited in any way, why

Data Analysis - Home Ownership

Choose a simple random sample of 10 states from the worksheet Home Ownership Rates.xls. Use the attach sample Doc1 to find a 95% confidence interval for the difference in the proportion from 1990 to 2003 (note that you have paired samples!).

Economics supply, demand and scarcity.

#1 If the price of a product or service goes down, the demand will go up. Or, if the price goes up, the demand will go down. How does the law of demand relate to the price and demand for gasoline in the United States? Does this law accurately reflect reality? Use current research, personal experiences, and economic conce

Strategies and Objectives

Hello I need to come up with some strategies and objectives for this statement: Provide current and accurate information on personal and community health issues.

Successful Implementation of a Plan

Based on the grand strategy you selected, what are the necessary steps to ensure successful implementation? What are the Critical Success Factors to realize the full potential of the plan?

Difference between a system and a process

I am having difficulty with the difference between a system and a process. Can anyone use an example of how they are different? Does the process define how the work gets done and a system defined as the environment in which the process works in?

Adequate Systems and Organizational Optimization

1. Describe a sports team, family, or the human body as a system (or chose something else to describe as a system). What are the components? How do they work together? What happens if one is optimized at the expense of the rest? 2. How can an inadequate systems approach affect organizational optimization?

Security Issues in Daily Life

Please help me with the following: Select three different types of locations that you visit on a regular basis: work, school, grocery store, bank, hospital, church, airport, mall, etc. In a 1450 to 2250 word paper, identify the security that you observe in each. Analyze the similarities and differences. Make recommendation