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Irish Potato Famine - Causes

Research The Irish "Potato Famine" of 1846-50 so the panel can explore shared causes and discuss what can be done to prevent similar outbreaks in the future. a discussion of the social, political and environmental conditions that contributed to the famine in whole or in part, a description of the extent of the famine, ef

Managing Productivity through Job Design and Work Flow

According to an article in USA Today, October 20, 2003 by Stephanie Armour in "More companies downsize family-friendly programs; No longer needed to keep workers, some programs are not providing the promised results" and are being phased out. Would you recommend to add or eliminate these types of programs to your organization

Staying on Top - Johnson and Johnson Case Study

I need help with the following. Please see the attachments. Thank you. The assignment for the Week 6 Taking Sides Case will be "Staying On Top", case #16 from Business Week in the Text. This case is about Johnson & Johnson's quest to remain an outstanding company. You remember the Credo from Week 1 so this will give you

Root cause analysis of the various issues

Background: The Denver facility produces a wide variety of liquid chemicals. Raw materials arrive at the Denver facility by railroad tank car. Most shipments made in single or multiple compartment semi-trailer tankers. Scenario: Problems with delivered product quality roduction systems appear to be out of control at time

BRB Case Study

I would need help to answer the following questions for the attached case. (no more than 300 words per question) Q1. Who should be selected for the position opening and why? Q2. Of the characteristics that Conners and O'Leary Have develped (by which they have made preliminary decisions to select three candidates), which

Suzanne de Passe at Motown Productions

Suzanne de Passe at Motown Productions What styles of leadership are demonstrated by Ms DePasse? What leadership traits does Ms DePasse exhibit? How has the leadership style(s) impacted corporate direction? How may leadership style impact the organization in the future, given anticipated growth? What is the c

Management - Pritchard Soap Co.

Pritchard Soap Co. Samantha ("Sam") Calderon is manager of a project that will completely alter the method of adding perfume to Pritchard Soap's "Queen Elizabeth" gift soap line. The new process will greatly extend the number of available scents and should result in a significant increase in sales. The project had been procee

Safety - Iroquois Theater Fire

Please help with the following problem. Iroquois Theater fire in Chicago on December 30, 1903, killed 602 people and was the deadliest public assembly fire in the U.S. What was the deadliest workplace fire in the U.S.? What caused the fire? What were the investigation findings from the fire? What was the largest and most rec

Short, intermediate and long term goals- Gift basket business

Your relative has agreed to provide your special occasion gift basket business with additional funds for start-up costs if you provide additional information regarding your goals and plans or strategies for the success of the business. Write your relative a letter outlining your short-term, intermediate, and long-term goals

The American Church and State

The topic should be controversal, arguable issues. I choose the topic Church and State by author Wolfe, A. and I have to paraphrase the article. a summary condenses original material, presenting its core ideas in your own word. After writing the summary write a brief sumamry of the article, include a resoponse paragraph 3 to

Small Business - Daycare

I want to start a daycare out of my home and I need to answer these questions below. Please do not provide me with previous work that someone has done. 1) select a small business that you may want to start. 2) Define strategic management and planning. 3) Explain why a strategic plan would be important to the succe

Making Decisions in Business Situations

Run the Making Decisions in Business Situations simulation at least once to ensure that you are familiar with the various decision points in the simulation, and the effect that your choices have had on the outcome. Write a 1050- to 1400-word essay that examines the role of perception in the decision making process. Conduct re

qualitative methods the industry selected to forecast

Select a consumer electronics manufacturer of your choice, such as SONY, Sharp, or Philips. In a 250 word response speculate on the type of qualitative methods the industry selected to forecast what new products and product innovations might be technologically feasible and that customers might demand ten years into the future.

Extraterrestrial life and its affects on humans.

Question 1: Suppose we discover definitive evidence for microbial life on Mars or Europa. Would the discovery alter your view of our place in the universe? If so, how? What if we made contact with an intelligent species from another world? Do you think it is likely that either kind of life exists elsewhere in the universe? D

Risk management

Risk management: In what business situations would the methods of avoidance, transfer, and reduction/mitigation apply? Identify two situations for each of these and explain and justify your approach.

Occupational Health Worksheet

Please see attached file for full problem description. Name: CoT Location: 1. OSHA will consult with local governmental units, and make corrective recommendations, but in general they do not fine these units. (OSHA considers this as taking from Peter to pay Paul.) Only in very rare cases (belligerence and refusal to c

Strategic Management

Which of the following is not a consequence of the increased ability of managers to use information technology as they implement strategies ? a. Flatter hierarches b. More timely information c. Greater centralization d. Increased use of outsourcing

Strategic Management and New-Venture Division

Reasons why a firm might benefits from the creation of a seperate new-venture division include all of the following, except ........ a. better protection of the division's autonomy b. less scrutiny rom top managers c. removal from day-to-day pressures of the firm d. ease in developing a culture that fosters innovation e.

Homeless and Mentally Ill

Good Evening, Choose two agencies from your list. Research and study each agency's available documentation, obtained either from the agency's Web site or other sources on the Internet. Search for information relating to how the agency determines needs and the demographic it serves. Compare and contrast the information

Gender differencies

View the short video ("He Say, She Says") outlining Deborah Tannen's work on gender differences with respect to communication. Given what you have read previously in DuBrin's text on perception and individual differences, and what you have read this week about power and politics, discuss whether you agree with what Tannen sugge

Forecasting: Additional Funds Needed (AFN)

A firm has the following balance sheet: Cash $ 20 Accounts payable $ 20 Accounts receivable 20 Notes payable 40 Inventory 20 Long-term debt 80 Fixed assets 180 Common stock

New Employee Training

Answer the following questions about a new employee training program for the position of Media Specialist: 1. Needs assessment: What types of issues might indicate a need for training? From what sources would these issues be identified? If you were a training manager, how would you prioritize training needs

Paraphrasing - O'Conner's Passages

The purpose of this assignment is to paraphrase O'Conner's passages using no more than 75-100 words. Begin the assignment with the words: O'Conner (2003) argued that . . . 1) Read the following paragraphs, which were written by Patricia O'Conner. A good writer is one you can read without breaking a sweat. If you want a w

Forecasting

An investment banker, states: "It is not worth my while to worry about detailed, long-term forecasts. Instead, I use the following approach when forecasting cash flows beyond three years. I assume that sales grow at the rate of inflation, capital expenditures are equal to depreciation, and that net profit margins and working cap

What do you think about small sample sizes?

THis only has to be about 2 paragraphs in a Microsoft Word document. This weeks discussion for my Organizational Research class is: 1.What do you think about small sample sizes? 2.What are the advantages? and Disadvantages? 3.What about Qualitative vs Quantitative designs? The teachers provided us with this Abstract

Job Opportunities Map - Media Specialist

Create a diagram in PowerPoint or Word mapping job opportunities starting from, or advancing to, the Media Specialist position focused on in your final project. Describe the additional training necessary for employees to advance according to the map. Explain the role of organizational incentives and mentoring in developing t