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Work System Design

16. As a class project you have been asked to project the proportion of time a professor spends on various activities. You have decided to use the work sampling method. Your initial observations are shown: Activity Observed # of times observed Grading 4 Adm. Pape

HR Management: Existing Trends and New Challenges

a. Discuss how a complete performance management system differs from the use of annual performance appraisals. b. Discuss the advantages of managing turnover in organizations. c. Examine contemporary safety and health management issues in the workplace. d. Include a discussion of future trends and challenges in HR manageme

Forecasting- weighted moving average/single exponential smoothing

Please help... b & c can be done with the attached template, but I do not know how to implement the data... Historical demand for a product is: Demand Jan 12 Feb 11 March 15 APril 12 May 16 June 15 a. using weighted moving average with weights of .60, .30 and .10. What is July forecast? b. Using a

Collaborative Negotiations

In what ways do you see managers using collaborative negotiation with employees who may be resistant to the change? Please support your 200-300 word response with academic literature.

Major Issues of Five Companies That Use Night Shifts

Scheduling people to work late, or "graveyard", shift is a problem in almost every 24-hour company. An article in the Wall Street Journal titled "Scheduling workers who fall asleep on the job is not easy" describes night-shift dilemmas at an oil refinery and a police department. Scheduling is also difficult for airline that fly

Eric Johnson determines his cost to be as follows

Eric Johnson determines his cost to be as follows: Labor: $10 per hour Resin: $5 per hour Capital Expense 1% per month of investment Energy: $.50 per BTU Show the percent change in productivity for one month last year vs. one month this year, on a multifactor basis with dollars as the common denominator. Units Produced

Effect of Changed Terms on Augean Cleaning Products

Until recently, Augean Cleaning Products sold its products on terms of net 60, with an average collection period of 75 days. See attachment for the rest. Book for guidance: Operations Management for Competitive Advantage by Chase, Jacobs, & Aquilano

World History Since 1500

Details: On May 10, 1871, the third and final phase of what are known as the German Wars of Unification came to an abrupt end. Paris had fallen in January; and the German states had proclaimed their union under the Prussian Kaiser, taken from the ancient Roman Caesar, thus creating a new nation-state, or Deutsches Reich, the G

Social Security

In order to make Social Security solvent (able to pay you when you retire) the following should happen: a.) Make all income (not just the first approximately $100,000 a person earns) subject to social security tax. b.) Raise the social security tax rate (It is currently a little over 7%) c.) Not give social security money to

Forecasting Aztec Temperatures Using a Modelling Equation

Brian Buckley has developed the following forecasting model: y = 46 + 8.3x where y demand for Aztec air conditioners and x = the outside temperature (°F) a) Forecast demand for the Aztec when the temperature is 70°F. b) What is demand when the temperature is 80°F? c) What is demand when the temperature is 90°

Edward Tufte's critique of PowerPoint

For this question, answer required could be 5 or less sentences. No need for detailed information except you would like to do that. You've read Edward Tufte's critique of PowerPoint for the case. Do you agree or disagree with his critique of PowerPoint? State your opinion and support it with facts, examples, statistics, anecd

Some methods carry more reliability and validity than others.

Please help me with the following: Some methods carry more reliability and validity than others. A good HR professional knows when to use which method. For instance, is predictive validity more appropriate for a sales position than concurrent validity? Or, if a company is trying to set a standard of performance, should they o

Indecent (?) Sports Talk

See attachment. 1. WEEI is doing quite well. So why does Julie Kahn need to consider change management? Characterize the type of change she is seeking. 2. Now focus specifically on behavioral change. Whose behaviors need to be changed and what behaviors will have to be changed? How important is it to the organization

Are all employment tests useful?

Almost any interview question can become a test. Sometimes it is in the best interest of the candidate and the company that hiring managers use valid tests. For example,a family owned company ,there might be undue pressure to hire friends of friends of the family members. This could become uncomfortable socially as well as a lia

Hypothetical Company Name/Scenario: Hydro-Corn Farming, Inc.

I need some help in formulating a numerical hypothesis statement regarding my research subject. Also need help to table formulate a verbal hypothesis statement regarding the research. along with a 5 step hypothesis statement regarding the research. Hypothetical Company Name/Scenario: Hydro-Corn Farming, Inc. (based out

World History Since 1500

Details: The Napoleonic era is a long past mark on the timeline of history. Even though the man is gone, his legacy survives. Even today, there seems to be very little middle ground in people's opinion of him, as was common in his day. He was either loved or despised with no in-between. Discuss what, was Napoleon's legacy?In

World History Since 1500

Scenario: If, as we've been told, the longest journey begins with the first step, then the first step of our journey through time will place us at the threshold of an era known as the Renaissance and the year 1500, the date chosen by numerous scholars as the dividing line between modern and pre-modern times. It was a time w

World History Since 1500

Details: Discuss, in detail, what you consider to be the major trends that occurred during the time period covered in 1500-1800. Objective: Trace the development of modern history from the Renaissance to the Cold War and beyond. Discuss major topics linking certain historical events, the consequences of which have influence

Critical Thinking

Given the premises, discuss whether the conclusion of each argument that follows is (a) true beyond a reasonable doubt, (b) probably true, or (c) possibly true or possibly false. You should expect disagreement on these items, but the closer your answers are to your instructor's, the better. 2. The annual rainfall in Californi

Crime and Hazard Presentation and Paper

Please help me with the following: Identify the types of crime and hazards that threaten the operations within that environment, and recommend measures to prevent the threats from materializing. This is the operation assigned US NORTHERN Command,

Question about Production Planning and Control

The Bench Company is a small manufacturer of wooden benches. Their line includes four types of benches that differ in size, material, finish, and color. Pertinent production data are as follows: [TABLE OF DATA IS IN AN ATTACHED FILE] Bench has a small warehouse for finished benches, which has an area of 1500

The techniques of personal salesmanship

Subtopic 1: importance of product knowledge Subtopic 2: development of a sales presentation with sales aids Subtopic 3: finding the customer: define and provide examples of prospecting, cold calling and getting appointments Subtopic 4: closing techniques Subtopic 5: overcoming objections Subtopic 6: follow-up service

Control Mechanisms in an Organization

Control Mechanisms Select an organization with which your Learning Team is familiar. Prepare a 1,050-1,400-word paper in which you address the following as it related to that organization: a. Identify four types of control mechanisms used in your selected organization. b. Compare and contrast the control mechanisms that your

Barry is the computer systems director for a medium-sized consulting firm. One night Barry is at happy hour at a local bar talking about his job with some people he has just met.

Barry is the computer systems director for a medium-sized consulting firm. One night Barry is at happy hour at a local bar talking about his job with some people he has just met. Barry mentions that he needs to buy computers for the three new persons the firm has recently hired. One of the persons he has just met, Tom, asks Barr

Effective Disciplining and Behavior

Please help write a 200-250 word. using the attachment about Sandy's manager and how would you use the eight disciplining behaviors to discipline Sandy for her poor performance. Please see attachment