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Influence Chart for Business Management

The amount of George's weekly paycheck is determined by five factors: wages. travel reimbursement, sales commission, an allowance for parking and an allowance for tolls. George's wages are determined by the number of hours he works and his hourly wage rate. His travel reimbursement is determined by the distance driven and the

How can members of a workplace team help each other?

Part of being a good team player is helping other members. How can members of a workplace team help each other? How do team members know when they have achieved synergy? What should the other team members do when they uncover a social loafer?

Workplace Improvement Analyst

Functional Purpose: Analyzes workplace issues and collaborates with cluster leadership to develop corrective and proactive solutions; develops strategies and makes recommendations to improve organizational effectiveness and transform work culture; serves as a leader or member of local workplace improvement teams. 1. Knowle

Operations Specialist

Functional Purpose: Develops, coordinates, implements and evaluates national policies, programs and procedures in a major area of postal operations such as processing, delivery, service, complement planning, or systems implementation. 1. Knowledge of national policies, programs, and procedures related to postal operations,

Wealth/Power for Pluralists

Describe how pluralist theorists explain wealth, power, and influence in the United States. The development of environmental organizations was used as an example of disturbance theory. What is another example from U.S. history that can also be used as an example of disturbance theory?

Training and Development Questions/Assistance

1. Consider two philosophies in training and development: (1) mold the person to the job, and (2) mold the job to the person. As workforce demographics change over time, how do these philosophies translate in modern HR management? Are there other approaches to matching people to jobs that may be viable? What are the implicatio

Development and Retention Questions - Ford Motor Industry

In detail and using your expertises please attempt to create a plan for effectively training, developing and retaining employees in the FORD MOTOR industry. Keeping in mind the strategic needs of the industry and include methods like workers gain and retain desirable skills, find opportunities for growth and advancement, and exp

Department of Justice Lawsuit Against Microsoft

Answer the following questions related to the Department of Justice lawsuit against Microsoft. 1. What is the current state of ruling? 2. What is the next step? 3. What effect has any part of this suit had on Microsoft products? 4. What do you believe the future effect will be on Microsoft? 5. Were the courts consistent

Critical Thinking: Implementation an Evaluation Plan

Implementation an Evaluation Plan Please answer the following questions: 1) Under what circumstances would benchmarking (or any other evaluation tool) be appropriate as an evaluation tool? 2) How do you evaluate an implementation plan? 3) How do you evaluate a contingency plan? 4) How can you tell if your decision-making

Forecasting and the Budget Process

What are four variables used in the forecasting portion of the budgeting process? What is the danger of forecasting based on history alone? How can you create a meaningful forecast that reflects the fact that business conditions are always changing?

Variables/Constraints

The Allied Company has factories with production capacities as follows: Factory #1 23 Factory #2 20 Factory #3 15 The forecast demand for the four regional warehouses ar as follows: Region# 1 14 Region# 2 12 Region# 3 10 Region# 4 18 The shipping cost (per unit) from each of the factories

Environmental problem

Why is inequality an environmental problem? People in the richest countries consume many natural resources. People in the poorest countries often misuse natural resources. People have a tendency to abuse natural resources. Both A and B, but not C.

Recording business transactions/ forecasting

See attached file for full problem description. Working Capital Management. Indicate how each of the following six different transactions that Dynamic Mattress might make would affect (i) cash and (ii) net working capital: 1. Paying out a $2 million cash dividend. 2. A customer paying a $2,500 bill resulting from a previ

Operations Management - Service Revolution #1

Services have become an increasingly important part of the US and the global economy. The services that can be purchased today range from hotel accommodations to temporary workers in business to health care. It is not that any of these services is new or unique, but the choices that consumers have between providers of these serv

Managing the Security

1. Where should the administration of the security function reside within the organization? (It means how to manage the security.)

Quantitative Methods: Multiple Choice Questions

1. Max Z = 3x1 + 5x2 Subject to: 7x1 + 12x2 <= 136 3x1 + 5x2 <= 36 x1, x2 >= 0 and integer Find the optimal solution. Put your answer in the form of a solution for Z= 2. A solution that satisfies all the constraints of a linear programming problem except the nonnegativity constraints is called: A optimal B. feasible

Discussion Board

A group of your colleagues are meeting to go over the work that has been produced for FMC Green River. Prior to the meeting distribute last week's recommendations to your associates by posting them to the small group discussion board. At the actual meeting you are to examine the recommendations that your colleagues have produced

LA businesses, locales, economy

What explains the location of industry types and locations in LA? What are the implications of the patterns for the LA economy and businesses? Why can't more businesses be built to help overcome the traffic congestion?

Regular Maintenance of Machines

Mass Production Company makes wheels for Hot Wheels cars. They produce thousands of wheels each day using hundreds of machines, each machine operated by two employees. The machines operate almost continuously and break down often. Mass Production Company is considering requiring machine operators to perform regular maintenance a

Operations Management - Purchasing

Other than the types of things purchased, how does purchasing in a firm that manufacturer pianos and has annual gross income of $15,000,000 differ from purchasing in a firm that provides house-washing services and has annual gross income of $15,000?

Operations Management and Automation of Production Line

If a small ($10,000,000 in annual sales) company that manufactures quality wooden furniture is considering automating its production line. 1) What factors are relevant to its decision? 2) If you were the person making the decision, what information would you need to make an INFORMED decision?

Discrete and process manufacturing: Comparison

DISCRETE UNIT MANUFACTURING and PROCESS MANUFACTURING are at opposite ends of the possible approaches to product-focused manufacturing. 1) How are they different? 2) What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? 3) Which type of manufacturing approach was used first? 4) What types of businesses would use discrete un

Volume discounts

I have a special occasion gift basket store and virtual storefront on the internet. I have to come up with volume discounts. I need 3 or 4 points about volume discounts.

Business Stakeholders

Imagine that you are thinking of starting a new restaurant in your community. Who would be the various "stakeholders" of your business? What are some of the things you could do to benefit your community (through your new business) other than just providing jobs and tax revenue? How would you establish good relationships with you

Gantt & Critical Path Method Charts

Objective: -Develop a project plan based on project goals. -Develop a project budget. -Construct visual aids such as Gantt charts, Critical Path Method charts, Choose a project. Help me by giving me an example of what project you would choose. Try to choose a project that is business-relate