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Key Characteristics

Prepare a summation of key leadership characteristics of someone you know. Describe how these characteristics currently inhibit leadership growth and how working for improvement will make the person described a better leader. Use peer reviewed journals and books. If you cite the work of others in your response, use APA 5th

Best approach to the trade-off of information versus time

Please help with the following business management-related problem. How can an organization best approach the trade-off of information versus time? (The organization can spend resources in obtaining more information to reduce the uncertainty about a decision. However, that process will require the use of time, which itself c

Art Appreciation

Social, political, or economic conditions can alter the nature and meaning of art. Be certain to support your position with examples that compare and contrast at least two of the following eras: Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassicism, and Romanticism. Choose specific examples of artistic achievements from the two eras. Examples can b

Art Appreciation

Choose three works of art that are from the same time period or style and that have a similar theme. Works must come from one of the styles or time periods that we study in Unit 4 or Unit 5. (Examples of styles are: Baroque, Romantic, Impressionist, German Expressionist, Cubist, Abstract Expressionist, Pop Art, and Post Modern).

Shooting for success

Due to the use of an exceptionally well- executed game plan the NBA has emerged as the first truly global sports league. The transformation of a once faltering domestic sport into a global commercial success reflects a keen understanding of resources and capabilities. And much of the credit should go to the NBA commissioner, Dav

Help with Appendices

I am doing a case analysis on Pepsico's entry into India--aside from intro, summary, etc., part of the instructions was: Appendices: All documents that need to be presented in whole should be included as an appendix and appropriate references to the appendices are to be included in the text of your paper. I honestly have

Strategic Management

Generation Y "We are going to own this generation. " These words reflect the not so subtle philosophy of dELiA*S(www.delias.com) and Alloy www.alloy.com ). Together they have become on of the most formidable forces in Generation Y retailing. In September of 2003, dELia's was acquired by rival Alloy Inc. If you have never hea

Tylenol Product Contamination Case

Looking for some information in terms of the Tylenol Product Contamination case, specifically, were there any policy decisions that led to this crisis?

Mean flow time; SCHEDULE

The following lists of jobs in a critical department includes estimates of their required times: JOB Required time (days) Days to delivery promise Slack A 8 12 4 B 3 9

Measures of central tendency and dispersion

Using the data I have provided below, I could really use some help to examine the measures of central tendency and dispersion of your data. 1) First, calculate the measures of central tendency and dispersion. 2) Then, display your descriptive statistical data using graphic and tabular techniques. 3) Explain the data in

Process of Intervention

Scenario: You're considering implementing a process intervention in the Tech Division, and you want to learn from others' experience. Problem: You go to your team building seminar discussion board to raise the following issues: What are the types of process interventions and how can they aid an Organization Development C

Effective and Ineffective Training

Discuss effective and ineffective training. What makes it effective or ineffective? What were the long term benefits? Please use APA 5th edition guidelines to cite references. References should be peer reviewed journals. I am looking for insight and information for these questions. Thank you.

Art Appreciation

Visit the following websites and explore the collections of Ancient Art there: The Metropolitan Museum of Art: www.metmuseum.org The Louvre Museum: http://www.louvre.fr/ The Smithsonian Institution: Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: http://www.asia.si.edu/ From the websites above, select two works of a

Data Collection Method

What would be two or three major differences if an e-mail survey was used instead of a mail survey? Would this improve the results? What problems would it create? What would be the major differences if interviews were used instead of questionnaires? Would this improve the survey? What problems would it create?

Treatment of Research Subjects

What are the possible ways in which people might be harmed or inconvenienced by a survey? What protections can be built in the process to prevent harm or inconvenience, and to ensure that people have free choices about whether to participate?

Selling to Business or Customers or Both

Scenario: During lunch, the conversation turns to customers and the new role of the salesperson to add new business to the company. Problem: Would you prefer to sell to businesses or consumers or both and why?

Implementing Surveys

One of the critical steps in any survey process is approaching the people you have chosen as participants for the survey. A good approach and rapport can increase a participant's willingness to give you information and their candor in providing it. Discuss your strategy for implementing this survey. I need you assistance in h

What is an Organization?

What is an Organization? The concept of an organization has changed since Moses received advice from his father-in-law about leading the tribes of Israel out of Egypt. 1. Briefly discuss the shift from viewing an organization as a machine to the concept of a learning organization using actual examples. 2. Describe how a

How to Use Secondary Research

I need to use the Internet or other resources to collect both primary and secondary data regarding the research issue, opportunity, or problem I selected for your Research Process Outline in Learning Team Meeting One. Find at least two different sources of secondary data. Then, prepare a 1,000-word analysis of your collected

Tuckman forming, storming, norming, performing model.

You are making a presentation to the supervisors in the company on the Tuckman forming, storming, norming, performing model. Put together a PowerPoint presentation that will explain the model and the highlights of each phase. Insert any examples you can. Include the fact that the stages can be repeated.

Stages of Team Development

You are the manager of a team that collaborates on various projects. These projects need to be addressed by the entire group to provide resolutions that are in the company's best interest since it will affect all parties and departments. Today in the management meeting, a discussion evolved around the HR policies. There is one p

Art Appreciation

You will take on the role of an investigative journalist by using the Internet to seek out different kinds of art works -- art that is not conventionally considered art. Choose two specific; works of art; that will make for a captivating news article. Your search begins by looking for ideas in the Classroom Materials, your instr

Art Appreciation

On the internet, look up and list more than one definition of the word "art." You can use online reference sources such as: http://encarta.msn.com/encyclopedia_761556523/Art.html Then, search the internet and find one example of each of the following types of art. Submit the URL for each example, a description of the art

Research Methods - Secondary/Quantitative-Qualitative

!) Why should you question the motivation of the sources of secondary research? 2) What are the differences between quantitative and qualitative data? Then what are two or three examples of each? 3) Please provide 2 different sources of secondary data.

Public Relations: Communications Process Analysis

PR Communications Process Analysis. Choose an organization that regularly communicates to its external publics. Examine the effectiveness of its communications process and the impact of effective communications to its external publics. Cite at least three examples of the actual PR tools used by the chosen organization.

Financial Management

1. In developing data for accounts receivable for the pro forma balance sheet, the analyst is most likely to turn to the ______. a. pro forma income statement b. cash budget c. prior balance sheet d. statement of retained earnings 2. A firm has forecasted sales of $3,000 in January, $6,000