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You are the manager of Product Development at High-Tech toys, Inc.

You are the manager of Product Development at High-Tech toys, Inc. You need to send a memo to the Vice President of Information Services, explaining the following: a. The laser printer in your department is often out of order b. The laser printer is seldom repaired satisfactorily. c. Either the machine is faulty or the rep

Case Study Imaginative Staffing, Inc.

1. Should Imaginative Staffing, Inc., adopt a team-selling system for selling to important accounts? 2. If so, who should be on the team? 3. What training would be needed by the team? To what extent should the team's presentation be planned 4. Analyze the key elements and processes of selecting and recruiting a sales fo


Any ideas on how you design a forecasting process? What considerations would you employ when forecasting demand in a city that depends on tourism?

Individual Research Case Analysis of the Vioxx Drug Case

This assignment requires that we submit an 8-15 page PowerPoint Presentation on the Viox Drug Case, and the use or misuse of this drug. The comprehensive analysis should be framed against all the steps suggested in the Sekaran (2003) research process and founded on the skills developed in previous assignments of this course.

Data Collection and Data Analysis tools

Examine 2 data collection and analysis tools that can be used in consulting projects. Compare and contrast these tools, identifying advantages and disadvantages of each method. Also, Recommend processes to overcome any disadvantages.

Network flow models

The members of the Vistas Club are planning a month long hike trip through the Blue Ridge Mountains from Virginia to North Georgia. There are a number of trails through the mountains that connect at various campgrounds, camping and cabins. The following network shows the different connecting trails and the distance of each con

Stages of Corporate Development

I have found several sites that discuss the 10 stages of corporate development, but the stages have names. My professor only offers four. They are Stages 1, 2, 3 and 4. Following are the questions: 1. Ojectives which are personal and subjective and are typified by an entrepreneurial spirit describe what stage? Stage 1? 2.

Linear programming

Using Excel, please help with the following: Mary Kelly is a scholarship soccer player at State University. During the summer she works at a youth all-sports camp that several of the university's coaches operate. The sports camp runs for eight weeks during July and August. Campers come for a one-week period, during whi

Intrinsic & extrinsic rewards

In your current job what motivates you to do well? Identify 2-3 extrinsic rewards that positively impact you and keep you focused on what you need to accomplish. Next, identify 2-3 intrinsic rewards that also positively impact you. What other ways could an organization motivate you, both intrinsically and extrinsically? Cons

This posting provides solution to poisson and exponential distribution problem

Partially completed products arrive at a workstation in a manufacturing operation at a mean rate of 40 per hour (Poisson distributed). The processing time at the workstation averages 1.2 minutes per minutes per unit (exponentially distributed). The manufacturing company estimates that each unit of WIP inventory at the workstatio

Data Collection Methods

For any research effective data collections methods are essential to study and solve the research question. Below are the common data collection methodologies.Below are the basic data collection methods which can be used to gather data for research.

MBA/520 - What is an open job review?

What is open job review? Background: What I would suggest doing is having an open job review and selection process to ensure that the best people get hired for each position. This ensures that the very best people survive the cutting process. While it would be a very intensive process and would make everyone nervous in the

Information on a Different Country's Customs for Business

Each of the four HR Managers is contributing to the international team-building groundwork by doing the following: Select two countries from different regions and create a PowerPoint presentation for the other HR managers, as well as the Corporate HR Director, on the unique cultural issues that may come up if people from the

Discussing the Redesigning of an Organization

During times of change, one of the first things some leaders do is to reorganize or redesign their organizations. What are the advantages and disadvantages of redesigning an organization as part of leading needed business changes? What are the risks and costs associated with redesigning an organization?

How does a manager lead and transform a failing organization

How does a manager lead and transform a failing organization and create a culture and capability to ensure the success of the organization? What is needed to successfully lead this type of transformational change? And why do these transformation efforts often fail?

Notion of Myths

I am having trouble thinking of some myths and I do not know what the notion of myth means, so I do not know what cultures would associate with it, please help. Also for the second question, I can't think of any can you help by giving me some ideas of myths that you might be familiar with, I am sure that will spark u

Selection process

What kind of interview questions will be asked to a person being interviewed for an elementary school teacher? What questions will be used to assess the individual's fit to the prevailing organizational culture?

Theory questions on Queuing in a restaurant

In a restaurant business such as casual dining how would a manager react to the following three scenarios???? 1. How would the manager determine how many customers he/she is willing to see walk away based on the wait time? 2. What alternatives would a manager have to minimize the wait time and maximize the utilization of t

MBA Lever

From your experience, what is the greatest value of a well-written executive summary in a formal report? If it is true that an executive might read the executive summary, what is the purpose of the entire formal report?

Operations Management

According to these three simulations, 1) "Process Control and Problem Solving" Simulation,2) Managing a Process Layout Simulation, and 3) Inventory Management SImulation. - What are lessons learned relative to the importance and effectiveness of process control, managing process layouts, and inventory management? - As a r

Based on the book "Managing Change at Work" by Cynthia Scott

Please help me with the following topics: THERE ARE FOUR TRANSITION PHASES: Denial, Resistance, Commitment and Exploration. 1. How best can I describe THE COMMITMENT PHASE? 2. How can I diagnose this phase and the personnel behaviors to look for in the commitment phase? 3. What are the tactics and strate

Forecasting using three-month moving average, weighted three-month moving average

The manager of the Carpet City outlet needs to make an accurate forecast of the demand for Soft Shag carpet (its biggest seller). If the manager does not order enough carpet from the carpet mill, customers will buy their carpet from one of Carpet City's many competitors. The manager has collected the following demand data for

Operations Management

Lawson Industries (LI) makes portable CD Players. A new model has been developed that requires a new design of a display unit. LI is contemplating whether to buy the units from a supplier, to produce the units while using a manual assembly system, or to produce the units while using an automated assembly system.

Operations Management

Http:// On this web page you will find the Custom Molds Case. My questions are: 1) What are the major issues facing Tom and Mason Miller? 3) What alternatives might the Millers pursue? What key factors should they consider as they evaluate these alternatives?

"Top management" vs. Parentalism

What is the difference between TOP MANAGEMENT and parentalism? I was under the impression Parentalism is a condition where the management-employee connection is perceived as a parent-child relationship. Is it an important concept to grasp?