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Corporate Culture Examples and the Competing Value Framework

During the early 1980s, Deal & Kennedy's Corporate Cultures (1982) became a popular best seller and a "must read" for managers. The book identified four corporate cultures: The tough-guy macho culture in which individuals strive to make decisions quickly and competitively. All interactions take place on a battleground and org

The Evolution of Computer Information Systems

Prepare a paper examining the evolution of IS (information systems) within a business. Things to think about are documentation, database management, internal controls, and system processes. Conduct research on how information systems have impacted business. Discuss the pros and cons of information systems. Think about ways syste

Businesses and Paying To Use Skype

What are the major advantages and disadvantages of Microsoft charging businesses to use Skype? Is it beneficial for Microsoft to charge businesses for the use of Skype? Provide a rationale for reasoning.

SWOT Analysis of General Motors

Select one of the "Big 3" automobile companies in the US, or another large US manufacturing firm that interests you. Identify one or more strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for that firm.

Wind energy as a mainstream energy source

Choose one alternative fuel (natural gas, electricity....) and describe in detail what will have to happen for it to become a significant energy supply source. Explain whether you believe this will happen. Analyse the promise and challenges associated with this supply source. Please, give references.

Information Technology (Information Security)

I am putting together an IT position and need assistance with the following requirements. I have attached the position description that I created. Rationalize a compensation and benefits package. Be sure to indicate the research and considerations that went into the design of the compensation and benefits package. Imagine

How to Apply Different Business Strategies

Use your target organization and one other organization of your choice. For each organization, choose one of the eleven business strategies and provide both the definition of the strategy and an example of how it is applied in the organization. Use the form as displayed in the attached document and identify an example other than

Changes in American Health Care System

What challenges regarding the changing epidemiological profile, improvements in quality of care, and economic disparities are faced by the U.S. healthcare system?

Increasing Access to Health Care

Write about the pros and cons of increasing access to health care. Who do you think healthcare insurance should be provided to? Who should pay for this? Who should health care insurance not be provided to? Are the Affordable Care Act (ACA) approaches the best way to increase access to care? Why or why not?

Major Trade Regulations of the U.S.A.

Assess and explain a major trade regulation or policy of the United States. What purpose(s) does the regulation or policy serve? Give a specific example of how the regulation or trade policy might impact developing nations. Please provide references to support your efforts.

Strategic Partnership

To be a true strategic partner, does HR need to take on a more generalized or specialized approach to its work? Why?

Organizational Charts for Coca Cola

Can someone make charts for the below please? I'm bad at charts. Its for Coca Cola. Current Organizational Structure (chart) Create a chart showing the organization of the company as it is. Suggested Organizational Structure (chart) Create a second chart showing the organization if it were redesigned to use a customer-str

Cost benefit in internal assessment

Explain cost/benefit analysis and discuss how it is used in internal assessments. When is cost/benefit analysis most useful and least useful in an internal assessment?

Strategies for Improving Customer Services

Many staff in the airline service end feels they are overtaxed while others seem to have little to do. choosing one - two roles from among the following: cleaning crew, ramp agents, provisioning agents, reservation sales agents, customer service agents, pilots, and mechanics. Write a proposal that would meet the need for serv

Various Elements of Job Design

Think about your current job (or a previous position you held). 1. Please give a brief description of this position. 2. Discuss the various elements of job design as they apply this position. Address whether or not your position incorporated: o Job enrichment o Job enlargement o Cross-functional teams o Employee empowerme

Development of Executive Summary

(Post an executive summary of your Comprehensive Project that's due for the final assignment). (Unit 4). An Executive Summary is a one-page document that outlines the purpose, process, findings, and discussion of a report submitted to management. CEOs often read and assess an Executive Summary before deciding to read the entir

Challenges for public health policy

Describe the major problems faced by all nations as they attempt to formulate health policy and the implications these problems have on health system development.

Import Tariff

Select and evaluate a specific tariff or non-tariff trade barrier. Explain the impact of the tariff or non-tariff trade barrier on the global trading system. Then identify a country that is currently impacted by the specific tariff or non-tariff trade barrier. How is the country impacted by the barrier? As always, please provide

Standards of Preemptive Strikes

We've read both sides of the issue of whether or not the United States is justified in conducting preemptive strikes. But really, this is about us making decisions for ourselves and justifying (or not) it to the rest of the world. For this week's assignment, you will need to take off you "American" hat and take a new job at the

The Effect of Global Warming on Aquifer

Underneath parts of Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, Texas, and Oklahoma lies the Ogallala Aquifer. There are dire warnings about the rapid depletion of this vast aquifer. Yet, at the same time, states like Kansas are very much the food production centers of the nation. These food producers use the irrigation t

Corporations Running for Office

Does the Right to Free Speech Extend to Corporations? Under the Supreme Court ruling of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, corporations are afforded free speech. Make a case for or against the constitutionality of not allowing a corporation running for office. Use your position on constitutional interpretation an

Are pre-emptive attacks justified?

Preemptive Strikes Please respond to the following discussion topic and submit it to the discussion forum. Your initial post should be 75-150 words in length. Then, make at least two thoughtful responses to your fellow students' posts. Do we have the right to attack on a preemptive basis? What do you see as the standards w

Outback Steakhouse International Expansion

1. Does Outback Steakhouse have any substantial impacts for their growth expansion plans? 2. Identify Outback Steakhouse performance surrounding these key issues: - Restaurant expansion - Operating efficiency - Growth strategy - Customer retention - Cultural Considerations - Restaurant sales - Competition 3. Conduct

Peru: Wal-Mart Expansion

WalMart is the company of choice and the country of choice is Peru. Now that you have conducted a cultural review along with developing some marketing strategies for entry into the country, it is time to begin the third part of the project, which continues from Project Part 2. Using the same company of choice that is proposin

Innovation and Virtual Environments

What are some strategic planning strategies for innovation and virtual environments. Can you explain how you might apply these strategies to effect positive social change. Would you provide two or three scholarly articles please? Thanks in advance for your assistance

Culture and Marketing: Walmart in Peru

Cultural Exchange and Marketing Strategy Assignment Requirements: Wal-Mart for the Company and Peru for the Country Now that you have your approved idea for the project it is time to begin the second part of the project, which builds on Project Part 1. Using the same company of choice that is proposing an expansion opportun

Learning in Local and Global Organizational Networks

In your opinion, what are the vital processes of learning that take place in global and local organisational networks? Analyse the Zellmer-Bruhn and Gibson article with regard to how the macro context in multinational organisations influences work team learning and how team learning influences task performance and interpersonal