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Classical organization theory

Please help with the following problem. Provide references to go along with the solution. Describe the basic thinking underlying classical organization theory. How does Adam Smith's conception of division and separation of labor relate to the classical model of organization theory? Explain how Frederick Taylor's "scientific

Global business - selling equipment & machinery to another country

1) You are selling equipment & machinery to a country. Your customer owns his company 100%. He asks you to over-invoice your exports. He says he is trying to build a nest egg outside his country. He requests that you deposit the excess amount he will pay you under your invoice to his bank account in Switzerland. What are the iss

Bioengineered foods

Due to some of the environmental changes that have occurred our food supply may be severely threatened. Over the past several decades "bioengineered foods" have been developed. What are bioengineered foods? How much of our current food supply is bioengineered? Is bioengineering a good or a bad thing?

Evolution of Organizational Structure and Socialization

How has the structure of today's organization changed from the organization of the past? What is the most significant event in the evolution of organizational structure? Defend your response. Socialization could be compared to brainwashing. What are the differences between the two? How can socialization be used ethically wi

Retirement

A: You plan to retire in 30 years and want to accumulate enough by then to provide yourself with $30000 a year for 15 years. If the interest rate is 10% by how much must you accumulate by the time you retire? B: How much must you save each year until retirement in order to finance your retirement consumption? C: Now yo

Scaling study report

Course RES/320-Foundations of Research Methods Scaling Study Report: Develop a short questionnaire of 5 to 10 questions and distribute it to at least ten people. This can be something that you have already done in the past. Use at least two different types of questions in the survey. Analyze the responses and comment on t

Communications and audience analysis

I need some assistance in approx 1000 words, here you will create three communications (one for each of the cases). You will be creating the actual texts of the messages to resolve the issues identified in each of the cases. The messages must be directed to the receivers. The messages you create should be comprehensive and inc

What constitutes alcohol intoxication?

What constitutes alcohol intoxication and what are signs and symptoms to look for? Also, When you take a drink of alcohol: What is the path it takes in the body to cause the effects it does? What factors may determine how "blitzed" you get? How long does it take the alcohol to get out of your system so that you are no lo

Operations Management Principle presentation

You have heard that many companies use Operations Management (OM) tools. You asked your supervisor what he thought about this. Your supervisor requested that you research the idea and present it at the afternoon manager's meeting to see if it is something valuable to use. He had asked that you make sure to find examples of other

Corporate Governance - ENRON

The practices at Enron demonstrated that problems can be mitigated but not eliminated. Despite corporate governance best practice principles and government regulation, other considerations will always have an impact upon corporate and individual behaviour. The following need to considered  Do you agree or disagree wi

Preparation of a work Sheet

At the end of the current fiscal year, the trial balance of Natchez Delivery Service appeared as shown in the PowerPoint slide (attached). 1. Enter the trial balance amounts in the Trial Balance columns of a work sheet and complete the work sheet using the information that follows. A. expired insurance, $3,060. B. Invento

Managing Data and Solutions

What are some of the major problems companies have in managing their data? What solutions would you propose?

Scaling, examples of bad survey questions, reliable vs invalid

Course: LEARNING OBJECTIVES Scaling and Question Design ? Distinguish among nominal, ordinal, interval, and ratio scales. ? Define criteria for good measurement in research. ? Describe the characteristics of a well-constructed questionnaire. ? Discuss the differences between ranking, rating, and multiple-choice attitu

Operations Management Principles: Effectiveness of analysis tools

At the monthly meeting, one of your coworkers stated that "Using the right analysis tool will compensate for inexperienced managers." How would you reply to your coworker? Consider the following items in your discussion: 1. Do the tools help only in certain situations such as routine, daily or rather mundane decisions, l

Experimentation Critique.

Experimentation Critique For this paper find a research report that uses experimentation. This paper should be posted as a Word attachment in your Individual forum and should adhere to APA formatting. Prepare a critique on that experiment that addresses the following topics: Describe the independent and dependent varia

Colonel Electric: Average life of bulbs (range and control)

See attached file for the table. Colonel Electric is a large company that produces lightbulbs and other electrical products. One particular lightbulb is supposed to have an average life of about 1,000 hours before it burns out. Periodically the company will test 5 of these and measure the average time before these burn out. T

Firms Position on Evaluation

Please provide a detailed response as to why a firm should bother with shareholder value, a balanced scorecard or a stakeholder scorecard when it is simpler to evaluate a corporation and it's SBUs just by using standard measures like return on investment (ROI) or earnings per share (EPS).