Discuss the accountant's role and responsibilities in the planning process. The discussion should take into consideration the four planning phases; strategic, tactical, operational and contingency.
The scenario entails being a manager that chooses to learn from other companies success/failures - - and instead of always having to start afresh each time a decision is made, I prefer to apply other various management theories. Write a memo that entails current/recent events that discusses and explains the use of these two
What constitutes a virtual organization? How does strategy implementation differ between it and traditional organizations? When is one type of organization preferable over the other? Research a company's internal dynamics and the influence on business continuity along with cultural and structural leadership considerations inc
Explain the links between business continuity, system availability, and disaster recovery?
Many businesses, associations, and groups are choosing to incorporate green and sustainable practices into the many phases of product or service creation as well as marketing efforts. o Review the Kelsey City web site. What areas of this government agency may be in need of a green or sustainable makeover? Identify 2 to 3 are
Timber King is a new Midwest company in the portable saw mill industry. You have been asked to give Edward Perry, Timber King's new CEO, general advice and guidelines to assist him in doing an external analysis of the portable saw mill industry. Part A: Explain three benefits of conducting an external analysis. Part B: E
A venture capitalist has expressed interest in potentially funding the new venture, and has asked for a presentation to summarize the strategic plan and discuss how it will be implemented. It is your job to put together a brief presentation.
1. List four of the primary specific benefits of strategic management that we have addressed in some element of this course. [Bullet List is fine] 2. We talked about the importance of management ethics in today's business climate. We discussed a distinction in strategic management decision-making between that which is "leg
The Wall Street Journal, Monday, June 21, Front Page. China Eases Currency Peg. Why are the Group of 20 putting such heavy pressure on China's government to reevaluate their yuan? Revaluation would boost China's spending power and ease the induced competitive/comparative advantage strain with other nations caused by its l
5. How will you be able to use the classical approach to management in your job as a manager? 6. How does Henri Fayolâ??s contribution to management differ from the contributions of Frank and Lillian Gilbreth? 7. Discuss the primary limitation of the classical approach to management. Would this approach be more significa
Need help in figuring out what five to ten fields that can be used in helping my company manage their equipment rentals of medical offices and hospitals? Any ideas on how to support this proposed structure with descriptions of possible uses of this database system by other departments and customers of this company as well as out
Gilligan's Level of Moral Development theoretically analyzes the gender specific mental development processes. According to Gilligan's research girls are more in tuned with their feelings than boys. Her theory further suggest that there are significant differences among men and women, whereas women are more relationship oriented than men and in contrast men are primarily task oriented and focuses on meeting objectives thus putting relationships on hold until tasks are completed (i.e. work now, play later). Lawrence Kohlberg (1971) expresses that a child is responsive to cultural issues which frame a child's mental state as to what is good or bad, acceptable or unacceptable practices. According to Kohlberg, there are consequences associated with a child's moral development such as: ? Punishment ? Reward ? Exchange of Favors
Gilligan's Level of Moral Development theoretically analyzes the gender specific mental development processes. According to Gilligan's research girls are more in tuned with their feelings than boys. Her theory further suggest that there are significant differences among men and women, whereas women are more relationship orient
Compare and contrast the three different types of thinking and comment on how each affects the critical-thinking process.
In order to plan for reduced budget, identify where costs can be cut or reduced and still keep the agency functioning
In order to plan for reduced budget, identify where costs can be cut or reduced and still keep the agency functioning: Salaries Administration.........................60,000 Assistants.........................35,000 Two secretaries..........42,000
In a question we discussed in our class about structure, leadership, or culture being neglected when implementing a strategy, the following question was brought up. Can anyone offer some input? If structure is important, how should we go about strategizing structural aspects for the 21st century organization?
Research the British Petroleum website. Develop both an External Factors Analysis Summary table and an Internal Factors Analysis Summary table each on on an excel worksheet. The description of both your environmental and internal scanning process, including what factors you considered and why will be in your MS Word file.
Notebook Computers Prediction: Experts predict that notebook computers soon will have 10 times the power of a current personal computer, with a touch sensitive color screen on which one can write or draw with a stylus or type when a program displays a keyboard. Each will have a small, compact, rewritable, removable CD-ROM th
A particular forecasting model was used to forecast a six-month period. Here are the forecasts and actual demands that resulted: Forecast Actual April 250 200 May 325 250 June 400 325 July 350 300 August 375 325 September 450 400 Find the tracking signal and state whether you think the model
Here are the actual tabulated demands for an item for a nine-month period (January through September). Your supervisor wants to test two forecasting methods to see which method was better over this period. Month Actual January 110 February 130 March 150 April 170 May 160 June 180 July 140 August 130 Sept
Your CEO has limited knowledge of management accounting but of course, is vitally interested in forecasting profitability under different scenarios. He asked you, the management accountant, to begin your report by answering a few basic questions he's always wondered about. He has also given you some data to review and has asked you to report on the expected profitability under some given scenarios.
Deliverable Length: 200â?"300 words and 1 page showing calculations Details: Your CEO has limited knowledge of management accounting but of course, is vitally interested in forecasting profitability under different scenarios. He asked you, the management accountant, to begin your report by answering a few basic questions he's
While it is common to refer to US as a "melting pot", a better metaphor advanced by organizational researchers is the "salad bowl". Any thoughts on this statement? ~200 words
Do you know of two major company's do you know that have faced this sort of problem One has to be automotive and on must be a computer company. # The major decision facing the company # Important assumptions that were integral to the firm's major decision, but, in fact, led to a bad or wrong decision. # Explain why it w
Hello OTAs, The response that I am looking for is just some examples that I can use to get me started with my paper...A page or so (double spaced) would be plenty and if you could please provide any references. This will clearly put me on the right path. Question 1 Can you please provide examples as to how Cognitive, Att
What impact will flexible work schedules have on employees commitment to their employers? On employee productivity? On company effectiveness? 200-300 words APA
The role of business finance is to ensure that: Answer the company always reports a profit in its financial statements. the methods a company uses to borrow, invest, spend, and lend its capital lead to a rate of return that maximizes the present market value of its stock. revenues, expenses, cash flows
Listed are business questions that are multiple choice: 1. Prices of products produced using a small batch production system are typically: a. not affected by the type of production method chosen. ? b. higher than products produced using a mass production method. ? c. insufficient to cover increased operating costs. ?
Question 1: When considering types of ascribed and achieved categories of diversity found within the average organization, what are the potential outcomes when organizational leaders believe that diversity should be â??toleratedâ? or that members should assimilate into the organizational culture? Give examples of this dyna
Select a meaningful process from your own workplace (present or past) to diagram. The quality of process chosen and level of thought you put into it will be counted. In deciding which process to select, please use this rule of thumb regarding the quality of the process you choose: If the process steps seem obvious at face value,
Need some help with defining exactly what External / Internal Factors Analysis Summary is and their purpose. I also need to use this information to create two separate tables with information found on the BP website...http://www.bp.com/investorhome.do?categoryId=132&contentId=2004195, provide details about the tables and presen
Best Buy (B) and Circuit City (C) are competitors in the consumer electronics market. Both have relatively large margins on plasma TV's. Essentially, they have driven up the price of such TV's well above marginal costs because consumers of these TVs tend to be wealthy, and thus tend to have less time, and thus tend to be less p