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Business Management Statistics Questions

1) Which type of data (nominal, ordinal, interval, ratio) is each of the following variables? Explain. a. Number of employees in the Wal-Mart store in Hutchinson, Kansas. b. Number of merchandise returns on a randomly chosen Monday at a Wal-Mart store. c. Temperature (in Fahrenheit) in the ice-cream freezer at a Wal-Mart stor

Normal Curve, Z- and T-Statistic, and Confidence Intervals

1. What are the characteristics of a normal curve? Give 3 examples of processes, which could produce normally, distributed outcome. 2. What are the differences between z-statistics and t-statistics? 3. What do confidence intervals represent? Please use an example to complement your response.

Create a performance and career management program for employees

Career Development Plan Part III-Performance and Career Management. For this portion of the assignment, create a performance and career management program for the employees selected for your team. Resources: The Management Behavior, Career Development Plan Part I-Job Analysis and Selection, and Career Development Plan Pa

Reserve Funds

Would bank management ever face the situation confronting the manager of the prime reserve fund?

What are the training objectives for the CSS training program?

Case Analysis TRAINING for CUSTOMER SERVICE SPECIALISTS As a part of the president's initiative to remove " barriers to learning" at a regional midwestern university, an analysis of student services operations was conducted. The analysis revealed that the barriers deemed most important by students were those that would del

Managing: People, Groups, and Teams

Patricia works as a marketing consultant at a prestigious firm. She was thrilled when she got the job. However, she feels that her manager is overbearing, is extremely demanding, and treats her unfairly. Though unable to express her frustrations directly, she is less motivated, and this gets reflected in her work. How should Pat

Audience Analysis

Audience Analysis Paper · Write a 1,100- to 1,200-word paper addressing a situation in which you are called on to present quarterly sales information at an in-person meeting to a group of stakeholders, including managers, salespeople, and customers. Knowing communication must always be designed with the audience in

From CRM to PRM

Please read attached case and answer for those questions /3 pages/ Tandesic Corporation 1. Is CRM merely another name for market segmentation? What makes CRM (and e-CRM) different from segmentation? 2. What are the differences between developing and marketing customized software, versus developing and marketing product softw

Business Technology

Based on personal experience in the workplace, give examples of how management expects technology to improve business. Discuss how companies' current technology is meeting or not meeting business needs.

Critical Thinking as Applied to a Work-Related Decision

Describe critical thinking. Provide an example from your personal experience in applying critical thinking to a work-related decision, and the importance and benefits of critical thinking in the decision-making processes. Cite at least two different references.

How can HR manager Steve enforce discipline at the workplace

Steve, an HR manager, is in a difficult situation. He has made repeated attempts to get employees to maintain work timings, but he has failed. He sent circulars to department heads, but only some department heads have implemented the policies. Steve even notices that a few department heads flout the rules. When Steve requests th

Measure of Impact on Environment for ISO 14001

Your EMS creates a management system to help you better control your company's impact on the environment. To meet ISO 14001 requirements you need to collect qualitative and quantitative information relative to your company's environmental performance. To do this you must measure your impact on the environment. What is the p

Opinion of the work community: transformative process that involved an EMS

Many times environmental metrics are influenced by federal, state, and local government regulation. How does the concept of incorporating the opinion of the work community / community at large benefit the organization operationally? And if it does what would be the benefit to a transformative process that involved an EMS?

Can Julie be retained with alternative work arrangements? What are the drawbacks?

Your friend Julie is a senior accountant with a prestigious firm in the big city, and her husband Jack is an attorney with a practice in the same city. Jack has recently been informed that the firm is opening a new office in another state, and he is going to be transferred there as the managing partner. Julie loves her job, and

Examining a Business Failure

Examining a Business Failure Research a failure that occurred at a large organization such as WorldCom. Describe how specific organizational behavior theories could have predicted or can explain the failure of the company. Compare and contrast the contributions of leadership, management, and organizational structures to the o

Evaluate Fred's choice of a training program for local hardware store employees

Fred recently became a manager at a local hardware store that employs six managers and 55 nonmanagement employees. As new, larger chains such as Home Depot come to the area, the owner is concerned about losing many of his customers because he cannot compete on the basis of price. The management team met and discussed its strateg

Managing at the Frontier

What is privacy and why is it associated with managing at the frontier? What are some key examples of privacy issues at the frontier?

Objectives for Starbucks

What are some of the preliminary objectives that you can think of for the Starbucks? How did you receive these objectives? What are the key success factors for achieving these objectives?

What areas are measured in an EMS?

What areas are measured in an EMS? How do you determine important areas to measure? Who in a hospital organization is responsible for establishing areas to measure? And what recommendations would you make to improve the determination process? 300 words

Operations Management Average Customer Wait

Hi there: Please ONLY DO THIS IF YOU ARE POSITIVE of the outcome. Thank you!!! (Please show work and show spreadsheets so I can see how you came to these conclusions) -------My-law.com is a recent start-up trying to cater to customers in search of legal services who are intimidated by the idea of talking to a lawyer or sim

Read short case study and answer two questions

Read the case study on Getty Images at http://www.businessweek.com/innovate/content/sep2007/id2007095_157992.htm Then answer the following: 1. Since Getty Images owns 40% of the stock photo market, they face a major challenge to continue growth. Describe two factors you think Getty Images should consider as they develop

Environmental management system (EMS)

How is an EMS used to move away from actions dictated by regulations and focus on activities and their effect on the environment, with an eye to shareholder value?

Major environmental changes

What are two major environmental changes that you expect to have an impact on Oil and gas companies over the next 5-10 years?