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Business Management Study Questions

1. Which of the following has a weakness in that it does not tell whether the variation is a result of special causes or common causes? a. Histogram b. Check Sheet c. Pareto Chart d. Run Chart e. Stratification 2. Which information from the benchmarking process may have more value? a. Qualitative b. Quantitative c

Organic versus mechanistic organizations

I need assistance with the following questions. 1. Discuss and contrast the relative value and use of organic and mechanistic organizations. When would each be best? 2. Organizational goals are important, where do they originate? Also, what is the possible impact goals may have on an organization and its activities.

Perception of Power/Power in Organizations

1. Discuss the concept of power from both a management and worker perspective and provide some examples. 2. Based on the article "A Strategic Contingencies Theory of Intraorganizational Power," by D. J. Hickson, C. R. Hinings, C. A. Lee, R. E. Schneck, and J. M. Pennings, that appeared in the Administrative Science Quarterl

Needs centered training model or ADDIE

1. Research the various Instructional Systems Design (ISD) models. Note: ADDIE is an example of an ISD model. 2. Choose the "Needs-Centered" training model or a different ISD approach (e.g., ADDIE) based on your research. 3. Create a handout that clearly explains each step in the entire training model you chose in Action I

Katie Moon Case Study

The Case: You work for a small public relations firm based in Mobile. One of your personal clients, Ms. Katie Moon, creates original pottery objects in her home based studio just north of town. Ms. Moon is only twenty-four but already a stand-out potter. She has a large local clientele, but most of her sales are Web based.

Bribery or Not?

"Paying a large tip to secure a better table in a restaurant is the same as offering a bribe in business to secure a contract." Do you defend or oppose this statement? Explain.

Delegation Concept in an Organization

Prepare a discussion in which you illustrate how managers in your organization delegate as part of their management responsibilities. Explain how delegation could be used more effectively in planning, organizing, leading, or controlling within your organization. Also, describe what skills are necessary for effective delegation.

PowerPoint Usage

A fellow coworker mentioned an article at Microsoft Powerpoint Web page ( http://office.microsoft.com/assistance/preview.aspx?AssetID=HA010565471033&CTT=98) You read article titled: '' Presentation View: Tools for running a Powerpoint Presentation ''. You are excited about what you learned and sent an Instan

Criminal Justice/Integration

You have a nephew in high school that e-mails you and asks for your help with a school project about probation departments. Specifically, he has asked for help regarding how probation departments could better handle their increasing case load of probationers. Analyze the problem and reply to your nephew's e-mail giving him infor

Company newsletter announcing change

Details: Last year, LRH Manufacturing had to implement a number of very formal processes and procedures to comply with the new Sarbanes-Oxley regulations. Sales people were mandated to closely track their expenses and book their revenues differently, and the commission program changed significantly. As a result, several sales pe

Management Science - Profits/Cost/Revenue

There are two ways to produce television sets; each has a different cost structure as follows: Process A Process B Unit Sales price = $120,00 unit sales price = $150,00 Unit Variable cost = $75,00 unit variable cost = $9

End-User Business Application

List three criteria that are very important to consider when choosing an software application for business use. Discuss why each element is important.

Group Norms & Productivity

What are the conditions under which group norms most influence productivity? Why? What are the important factors mitigating the influence of groups norms? Why?

Change Management Plan Paper and Defense

For this assignment you will develop a change management plan for CrysTel, the organization in the "Building a Culture for Sustaining Change" Simulation. Develop a paper in which you do the following: a. Identify the major implications of the change at CrysTel, including any human behavior implications. b. Select an appropr

Selection devices that would identify the best candidates

Scenario: You are the Sales Manager for Technocrat Gizmos, and your department is in desperate need of new Sales Associates. You post a job description in a local newspaper: Sales job, experience preferred but not required. Candidates must be professional, clean-cut, and highly personable. Ability to troubleshoot and solve

Professional Development Growth Plan

1. I need a one page personal professional development growth plan. It can be based on personal assessment of my strengths (it can be anything) and areas where I would like to improve, it can be as a student and future job applicant, or as a current worker. In the development plan, describe the kinds of training, courses, semina

Memo (Cost Estimation Techniques)

This memo will be sent to the President of the company. You have been studying 'fixed' costs. You learned that a number of 'fixed' costs are actually mixed costs (variable and fixed). Write a memo to your manager to explain various cost estimation techniques that can help determine the fixed and variable portion of each mixe

Accuracy of the Uniform Crime Report (UCR) Maintained by the FBI

Your supervisor has asked you to prepare an article for the next issue of the Criminal Justice Technology Quarterly on the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS). More specifically, in addition to giving a comprehensive overview of the NIBRS program, he would like your article to focus on how NIBRS is vital to the

APA Formatting Style

Assignment: Write a citation for a scholarly article on decision making, complying with correct APA style formatting. Include a brief analysis of the article, and discuss your findings. I need help to ensure that I have completed the assignment properly, especially to determine if the citation is correct. In this article

Office Depot Vision and Mission Statements

1.Review Office Depot's vision and mission statements (purpose, credo, philosophy, ...). Based on that create a revised vision and mission statement. If they don't have any, then just develop one. Based on the created vision and mission statement why is this statement better? Explain and cite all your sources accordingly.

I am preparing a paper on the General Electric Company.

I am preparing a paper on the General Electric Company. I need to come up with a few reasons why its a good place to work (what the company does for its employees), and I'm having a hard time finding any research on that.

Business Management Questions Multiple Choice

1. Place the following Process costing steps in the correct order: 1 - Calculate equivalent units 2 - Determine the total costs to account for 3 - Analyze flow of physical units 4 - Assign total manufacturing costs 5 - Compute unit costs a.3,5,2,1,4 b.2,1,5,4,3 c.2,3,5,4,1, e.3,1,2,5,4 None of the above 2

Constructing a Network for a Job Search Program

Tom Schriber, a director of personnel of Management Resources, Inc., is in the process of designing a program that its customers can use in the job-finding process. Some of the activities include preparing resumes, writing letters, making appointments to see prospective employers, researching companies and industries, and so on.