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
If a firm believes that it is facing a "kinked" demand curve, what assumptions is it making about its rivals' reactions to its own price changes?
#5 Microsoft Corporation has monopoly power. It is a monopoly. Respond to the above statement either agreeing or disagreeing. Your personal opinion is welcome, but use concepts, theory and empirical information presented in the reading and outside research to support your position. #6 If a firm believes that it is faci
I am looking for specific values and benefits of having a degree other than salary, self esteem, and applicability to the workforce.
What do they mean by the term "implementation?" Is this taught anywhere? How does it apply to plans?
Identify four types of control mechanisms used at Microsoft.
This file contains a formatted MS Excel spreadsheet containing instructions on how to perform a stock price comparison.
I need help with an excel spreadsheet in the format listed below. I have been struggling to finish some accounting that requires me to use aggregate functions inside of Microsoft Excel. This is the format originally but needs to be done by the way it is listed below the astericks. Symbol Stock Name Mon Tues Wed Thurs
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
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
Read the attached article regarding the potential drawbacks of "pay for performance". Compare HP's shortfalls with your own personal experience (or that of someone you know) and discuss with the class. http://hbswk.hbs.edu/item/3424.html
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.
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
People often believe that large firms in an industry have cost advantages over smaller firms in the same industry.
#3 "People who earn big salaries are less likely to go into business for themselves than people who earn small salaries because their implicit costs are higher" (Arnold, 2001). Do you agree or disagree? Explain your answer using real world examples or experiences. #4 People often believe that large firms in an ind
'Because a literature survey is a time-consuming exercise, a good, in-depth interview should suffice to develop a theoretical framework.' Discuss the above statement.
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
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
Is the UK cinema exhibition industry attractive in 2003? How do you expect its attractiveness to change over the next five years?
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,
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 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
#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
Read the case about Moira on page 185 of your textbook. Discuss Moira's situation and her ethical options. Given this information, what do you think that she ought to do?
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.
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?
Case is attached pages 105-109, and case questions on page 105.
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?
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
A case study on the Matrix Semiconductor: which markets they should pursue, if they should develop One Time Programmable (OTP) or Read/Write chips and which business model they should use in their business.
Case Study on "Matrix Semiconductor" Complete the following written assignment of "Matrix Semiconductor" 1. What markets should the company pursue? 2. Should Matrix develop an OTP or read/write product? 3. Which business model makes the most sense?
Need help applying Utilitarian theory and Kant's categorical imperative theory to a 5 page research paper. This paper is about fraternization in a school between a student and instructor. The objective is to select a business situation, identify ethical dilemmas that can raise in that situation, and apply different ethical th
Jetblue airlines has asked you to quickly develop the outline of a training program for its new reservation clerks.
Jetblue airlines has asked you to quickly develop the outline of a training program for its new reservation clerks. you may want to start by listing the job's main duties. in any case, please produce the requested outline, making sure to be very specific about what you want to teach the new clerks, and what methods and aids you
Can you help me to analyze the valuation of compensable factors of work? Can you put it in paragraph form? Thanks. Please cite any references.