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    Reaction needed for the following statement (giving some margin for exaggeration): "No corporation ever collapsed because of a mechanic or plumber. Corporations collapse on account of ineptness, inefficiency, or unethical behavior at the top. As the saying goes, 'the bottleneck is at the top of the bottle."

    Microsoft's Corporate Citizenship

    Review Microsoft's statements about its corporate citizenship programs at http://www.microsoft.com/about/corporatecitizenship and respond to the following: Discuss how the company's commitment to global citizenship provides positive benefits for its stakeholders. Discuss how Microsoft plans to improve social and econo

    Strategic Management - Microsoft's Corporate Citizenship Program

    Please provide guidance in the following: Using the following link www.microsoft.com/about/corporatecitizenship.com please assist with the following questions 1. Discuss how the company's commitment to global citizenship provides positive benefits for its stakeholders. 2. Discuss how Microsoft plans to improve soci

    presentation on nutritional needs at a selected stage of life

    Lifecycle Nutrition Presentation > Each Learning Team will select a stage in the lifecycle. These stages include preschool. Prepare a PowerPoint® presentation on nutritional needs at a selected stage of life. The presentation should be 10-15 slides. The presentation must include speaker's notes and at least 3 references

    Process Analysis: Casino Money-Handling Process

    Please see attached case study "Analyzing Casino Money-Handling Process" and answer the following questions. 1) Draw a diagram of the drop process. How long should it take to empty 300 silver dollar slot machines? 2) Draw a diagram of the hard count process. How long should this process take to complete for 300 silver doll


    It is my thoughts that, when a person reaches a certain level of self-actualization, their other hierarchy of needs can become irrelevant. For example, Buddhist monks reach such a level in meditation and can resist all other needs - social, physiological etc. They can even get the point such as was displayed during one of the wa

    Fundamentals of scholarly writing.

    Writing well is a hallmark of good scholarship "Scholars try to make sense of the world through specialized means, such as scientific research, gentle dialogue, gregarious debate, critical reading, and reflective writing. Scholars should distinguish themselves as effective communicators (Walker, 2003). They should practice the a

    Job Evaluation Process in Organizations

    Job Evaluation is a process many organizations look to HR to administer and lead. Certainly, each organization has unique internal job benchmarks, work structures, and pay scales, to form internal alignment. How can the external market forces be included in the job evaluation process and does it matter? How do you balance th

    Pay-For-Knowledge: Jobs Appropriate for Pay

    Pay-for-knowledge pay programs are not suitable for all kinds of jobs. Based on your understanding of pay-for-knowledge pay concepts, identify at least three jobs for which this basis for pay is inappropriate. Be sure to provide your rationale, given the information in the text

    Primary data collection method

    1) Develop three, related research questions you would like to answer for your work situation. 2) Discuss one primary data collection method you would choose to answer the questions. 3) Discuss the strengths and weakness of that primary data collection method.

    An editorial is analyzed rhetorically.

    Select an editorial from a newspaper, magazine, or online news source on a topic of your interest. Respond (in detail) to the following questions and requirements by writing a paragraph for the selected article: Who is the author, and what is the topic of the article? What is the authorâ??s point of view? What details


    1â?"2 pages Details: Many experts cite the weakening of the family as one of the causes for some of the problems that society faces today. Do you agree? In your paper, include the following information: Identify important or significant changes in families since 1960. What factors are responsible for this change? On the b

    Discussing Gold Parachutes

    What are "gold parachutes"? Provide examples and include your personal opinion as to their advantages and/or disadvantages.

    Budgeting and Forecasting: Car Production Example

    In the production of a car, if direct materials are $2,000, direct labor $3,000, and factory overhead $1,500, what are my total manufacturing costs? If I am computing a cost variance (variance means difference) against some target or base level, (actual variance to budget or actual variance to prior year, let's say) what migh

    Strategic management process questions

    Why is strategy important to business? Explain the concept of the strategic management process Discuss the importance of having a future oriented plan Discuss the organization's vision, mission, purpose, philosophy or goals Discuss the strategic process as input for future decision making Thank you

    Strategic Management and Competition Between Firms

    Please answer the following questions: 1. Define strategic management in your own words for a general audience. Imagine you were trying to explain what strategic management is to one of your family members who is a junior in high school 2. Does the competition between various companies affect your daily life in any way? G

    Sales training program: assessment, objectives, methods

    The first and most important step in designing a sales training program is the assessment of training needs, which provides the starting point for setting training goals and designing the program. a) Discuss the methods of assessing sales training needs. b) What are some examples of training objectives? c) Discuss some of

    Recruiting salespeople: Good team players, kinds of questions, problems

    The recruitment and selection of salespeople are certainly among the most challenging and important responsibilities of sales management. Please comment. a) How can sales managers use the recruiting process to ensure that the salespeople that are hired are good team players? b) What kinds of questions can be asked in the in

    Research Design Matrix Methods

    Review attached â?¢ Qualitative Research Methods â?¢ Quantitative Research Methods â?¢ Summary of Common Research Methods â?¢ Summary: Quantitative Research Methods Selected Designs â?¢ Summary: Qualitative Research Methods Selected Designs Research Design Matrix attached Research Design



    Control Mechanisms: Bureaucratic, Market, Clan, Strategic

    Bureaucratic Control Market Control Clan Control Strategic Control 1. Compare and contrast the above control mechanisms. 2. Determine the effectiveness of these control mechanisms. 3. Examine the positive and negative reactions to the use of these controls.

    Budgeting and Forecasting: Define gross profit

    The income statement shows gross profit, which is equal to: earnings before taxes minus taxes. gross revenues minus returns and allowances. net sales minus cost of goods sold. operating income minus interest. operating income minus operating expenses.

    Budgeting & Forecasting for Wanda's Health Food Store

    Wanda wants to open a health food store. She pays rent of $1,500 per month, utilities of $500, insurance of $100 per month, and payroll of $1,250. She estimates that her cost of goods is approximately 65 percent of sales. Wanda would like to make $2,000 a month for herself. a. What is Wanda's contribution margin? b. How m

    Front Office Management for a Motel

    1. A roadside motel uses a walk-up window for guest registration purpose during late night and early morning hours. A person expresses apprehension about completing the registration process outside in cold weather and asks to enter the building. In another scenario, a person appearing to have a weapon approaches the guest who is

    Basic economic concepts

    Problem 1 The R. J. Jones Company is a publisher of cowboy novels - novels about the great western experience, where men were men, horses were horses, and...well, you get the idea. The corporation has hired an economist to determine the demand for its product. After months of hard work and the submission of a REALLY large bil