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Choosing is difficult, imagine that the CEO of a company proclaims "our strategy is crystal clear" we will do XYZ and then the employes see them doing ABC. In the employees eyes it means one or two things the company does not have a strategy, or top management is really confused. How can management convey to the employees t
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AIG. Travelers. Saint Paul. Hartford. Determine which company you consider the most financially sound and write a brief report discussing the relevant factors for each company and justifying your choice.
Identify causes of turnover in an organization. What is voluntary turnover, and how do you manage it?
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You have been asked to consult with a large architectural firm with over 200 employees that has a problem.
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What type of analysis would you perform before deciding to take on a new start-up that is planning to go public?
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Terri Ann Masters, sales manager for Rudolph Manufacturing, was wrestling with a critical issue related to one of her longtime and until recently, most talented salespeople, Jason Benjamin. With the company for nearly 15 years, Jason had been one of its top salespeople for 11 of those years. At first, Terri Ann thought it was ju
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Explain functional organizations and give advantages and disadvantages of this organizational structure
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1. Why is the failure rate among US expatriate business assignments so high? What can be done to improve this rate? 2. What are some of the advantages of global sourcing? 3. What are some IT security, infrastructure, and language issues that companies encounter when expanding globally? 4. How is R&D managed globally?
Design an organizational structure for your chosen business using the table below.
In 2002, the board of regents responsible for all public higher education funding in a large midwestern state hired a consultant to develop a series of enrollment forecasting models, one for each college.
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Sales Management - Although many different kinds of forecasting tests exist, their ability to predict sales performance has been weak. How do you account for this?
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A company finds that the cost of its medical benefits has increased far beyond what was expected, and futher increases are projected. 1. List the alternatives available to bring medical costs under control 2.Compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages if each alternative for controlling costs. 3. What input, if an
Night Tran Construction Company specializes in building small power plants, mostly for utility companies.
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The Fast Shop Market has a single checkout counter and one employee to serve customers. An average of 24 customers arrives each hour with a Poisson distribution (and therefore, exponentially distributed interarrival times). Customer checkout times are exponentially distributed with a mean of 2 minutes. Customers are checked o