One definition of vision comes from Burt Nanus, a well-known expert on the subject. Nanus defines a vision as a realistic, credible, attractive future for [an] organization. Let's disect this definition: ? Realistic: A vision must be based in reality to be meaningful for an organization. For example, if you're developing a vi
The goal of the project is to describe and discuss secondary data. For your organization (or an organization for which someone you know works) 1) describe the helps types of secondary data the company collects (2) describe how this data helps managers in the decision-making process (3) describe additional source/types
Explain the effects of procurement strategies on policies and procedures - domestic and global.
Please give assistance to answer the following question: List the similarities and differences between employment obligations and citizenship obligations.
Prepare an answer discussing the following for Global Crossing: 1) Evaluation of management's planning function 2) How has management planning been affected by legal issues, ethics and corporate social responsibility? 3) What are 3 factors that affect Global Crossing's strategic, tactical, operational and contingency pl
Tables 1 and 2 below show the company's production budget. To help determine the profit of each individual product, the CFO wants overheads to be allocated back to the products. Total inspection costs are $40,000. Table 1: Units 20 Units Direct Labor Hours per Unit 200 Hours per Unit Number of Inspections 5 per Unit
Howard Plastics produces plastic containers. Last year average monthly production included 20,000 containers produced using one shift five days a week with an eight-hour-a-day operation. Of the items produced 15% were deemed defective. Recently, Howard Plastics has implemented a new production method and a new quality improvemen
1. Provide an overview of the proposed research methodology you will employ in the following: * Gathering and using the most helpful quality web and other written resources for researching and carrying out the project * Collecting and recording all data needed for the project, particular attention needs to
A job description is like a deed of property ownership and describes what the job includes and what must be done to adequately perform the job. In some ways these job descriptions limit management's rights or opportunities to change job requirements at will and as such have begun to lose favor with employers. Discuss this and
2. What are some differences between public and private sector planning? Why is broad public involvement important to the public planning process? 3. What public revenue source do you consider particularly equitable and effective? Why? At what level of government does that revenue authority reside?
An expert in a particular business area, for example, a software expert in a software development organization, is more effective in overall management than a manager with general business management skills. Give your perspective of the statement in favor of, and/or against this statement, providing examples from your personal e
Identify reinforcing behaviors you use with others. Watch for both positive and negative reinforcement techniques. How might you replace negative reinforcement with positive reinforcement to achieve the desired results?
Federalism in the first century of U.S. history is often described as dual, with clear distinctions between the spheres of activity of state and national government. Competition between the two levels was chiefly over economic development and regulation (Ladenheim, 1999). Critiquing the notion that this period was marked by comp
One difference of opinion with respect to sales concerns the potential impact of training versus selection in developing an effective sales force
Advanced marketing: One difference of opinion with respect to sales concerns the potential impact of training versus selection in developing an effective sales force. Some observers maintain that the best salespeople are "born" that way and are effective due to their personalities and all the interpersonal skills they have devel
Discuss what is meant by the concept of "groupware," and explain the conditions within the organization that are necessary for this to be an effective communication medium for the organization.
Technology and Facilities Management Analyze the role of technology in facilities management. Identify and describe at least three real-world examples of how technology is used to improve facilities management.
Are college graduates better prepared for the current workplace than noncollege graduates? Explain why or why not.
Are there any differences between public and private sector planning? Why is broad public involvement important to the public planning process?
1. What can public administrators learn from private sector management and can the private sector learn from public?
Here is the Assignment: For over two hundred years, white males have been the most powerful group in the United States. Through economic exclusions, enforced by laws and reinforced by deep cultural attitudes, there has existed, in effect, a preferential hiring program for white males. In light of that historical reality and
You have been asked to return to your alma mater and speak about performance management issues. To make the most of this experience for yourself and the students, write a 2-3 page paper that details the following: the concept of "performance management"; the most prominent types of performance management plans; its impact on an
Analyze the relationship between productive and counterproductive behavior in organizations, including the following items: --Define productive and counterproductive behavior --Describe the impact that productive and counterproductive behaviors have on job performance and the overall performance of an organization --Recommend
Compare and contrast asset and guest security for a fine art gallery o Identify priorities of each security type o Describe different measures each type may use to protect assets and guests. o How would differences between asset and guest security be manifested in the risk management program?
During your career in both management and non-management roles, you will deal with performance standards. How have standards played a role in your life so far? Examples might include your academic career, your current or previous employer, or even extracurricular activities such as participation in sports. Until now, who has def
Identify the major parts of a compensation program. What is the most important factor influencing the rate of pay an employee receives?
Definitions of building blocks Observations - observations form the basis by which we recognize or note facts. Facts - facts are those things or phenomena that we believe are true. Facts are generally consensual in nature in that others who have observed the same phenomena agree to their existence. Concepts - concepts
What is bureaucracy? Consider both good and bad results in a bureaucratic organization.
Determine the proper intestate distribution for the property of the following clients assuming they were to die today survived by the indicated individuals. Assume that married clients have both separate and community property. Also assume that each client owns both real and personal property. Your answers may be in fractions
? Define operations management. ? Evaluate health care operations management roles. ? Identify goals of operations management. ? Describe the effect of a pharmacy on health care operations management.
What are three issues you feel are important to public administrators today? Discuss one of these issues in detail. Why are services such as pollution control, postal service, public safety, and welfare programs appropriate for governmental programs and public administration? What are some of the changes that have occurred in