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Strategic planning for non profits

1.Can you provide an explanation of ethical, financial, and cultural benefits and limitations of organizational strategic planning. Include how ever-changing stakeholders might impact the strategic plan (associated with American Red Cross) 2. Can you evaluate the organization from multiple sustainable perspectives, including f

Empowering the Employees for Better Performance

After reading an Todd's (2014) article "Get your employees to work like nobody's watching," I realize that leaders need to improve teams performance through empowering their employees. As described in the article, how would one implement such ideas into an organization and/or implement the changes in a team in order to maximize

Team Effectiveness and Leadership

Due to my limited experience and exposure to the business industry, can someone give me a readers digest version of when they were a member of a team that performed poorly. Why was the team lacking its effectiveness? How was the leader not able to get the team to perform? Also, what measures were implement in order to address su

Health Care Strategic Initiatives

How will the health care industry continue to research, develop, and coordinate strategic initiatives concerning policy changes from the federal government? Please include references.

Public Policy and Research

How do public policy and research play an integral role in defining overall healthcare quality outcomes?

Red Cross Goals and Stakeholders

1.Can you describe the Red Cross stakeholders and it's, short-term goals (1-4 years), mid-terms goals (5-14 years), and long-term goals (15-20 years). 2.Can you explain what your feel your role as a stakeholder would be and why this organization would be important personally and professionally 3. Explain how you, as a stak

Measuring and Developing Healthcare Criteria

Explain the importance of measurement and developing criteria for efficiency, effectiveness, performance, efficacy, and quality in health organizations. Why is this important to health leader evaluation?

Things an MBA taught me

Which concepts and ideas will be most useful to you with an MBA, and how do you think you will apply them? How has what you have learned in the MBA program changed your perspective on business? Your perspective generally?

Southwest Airlines: Human Resources and Mission Statement

Write a paper on Southwest Airlines which include the following: Describe the organization, what it does, the customers it serves, and its size. Research the organization's mission statement. Discuss the role HR will play (or does play) in fostering the organization's mission statement. Assess the common HR challenges

Bad customer service from refrigerator maker

Think of a time when a company did not process an order or perform a service for you in a timely manner. 1. What was your reaction? 2. What actions did the company take to correct the situation? 3. What actions would you have liked for the company to take? 4. Discuss possible reasons why the company was not able to complete

Permalcos Recruiting Challenge

Please refer to the attached documents. 1. What recruiting strategy has the highest probability of paying off for the team? Explain 2. What challenges face the recruiting team because of the focus on females and minorities?

Job Analysis at Comp Tech

1. What are the current job specifications for the store manager job? Based on the information you have, how would you assess the validity of these specifications? What approaches would you use? 2. What hypothesis or proposal do you have so far regarding Comp Tech's strategic position? What do you regard as the critical stren

Privacy and Employer and Employee Relations

Read the following case study then answer the accompanying questions. The company and union have had a bargaining relationship for more than 20 years. On July 11, bargaining unit member Allan Engle was performing his assigned work duties of cleaning the bathroom on the second floor of the company's administrative building wh

Long and Short Term Organizational Goals

1.Can you explain 2-3 short-term goals (1-4 years) for an organization like the American Red Cross and the challenges that might impact these goals? How might the organization overcome these challenges? 2. Also what might be 2-3 long-term goals (15-20 years) for the American Red Cross? Could you Identify long-term trends (i.e

Providing Constructive Feedback

I have a co-worker ask myself and three other colleagues to participate in a 360 degree feedback report for them. In the not to distant past, I have had problems with this individual's ability to meet deadlines, especially during team projects. How would I provide constructive feedback to this individual without causing ill wi

Managing Cross Functional Teams

Imagine I was given a task of leading a cross-functional team that included a seasoned veteran (of 20 years) within the company, a new college graduate, and a wage employee. What obstacles would the team encounter? How do you ensure each that each member feels like an equal member of the team? Also, what are the steps that would

Important Issues in Management

Recognize situations that present potential ethical issues, and develop solutions for those issues. Appropriately use effective communication techniques. Describe the opportunities provided by technology for businesses. Apply principles of quantitative and qualitative research to business cases. Explain the roles of emotion

Organizational Strategic Goals

1.Can you explain strategies that you feel might be used to define, prioritize, and meet short-term goals (1-4 years) for an organization such as the American Red Cross? 2.How the goals would support flexibility in an ever-evolving world. Can you explain strategies that you suggest might be used to define, prioritize, and meet

Healthcare.gov Challenges

Based on your readings, identify key challenges associated with the implementation of healthcare.gov. Analyze what went wrong. Why did it go wrong? What are the main issues pertinent for consideration from a policy implementation perspective? add references

Nurturing Leadership: Coaching and Mentoring

After I watched Dr. Warren Bennis's video of "Nuturing Leadership," Dr. Warren Bennis states that terrific organizations led by outstanding leaders have leadership at every level within the organization. Also, he goes on to say that they place a value on both mentoring and coaching. How is coaching/mentoring similar and diff

Comparison of big global businesses

Select one (1) global industry, such as the automobile or cell phone industry. Next, use the Internet to research three (3) major international competitors within the chosen industry. Take note of manner in which the popular international business press (e.g., newspapers, magazines, e-zines, press releases, etc.) depicts the sel

Decision Making in Management and Business

Summarize the role of decision making in business. Describe common biases in decision making. Interpret reflective and expedient decision making. Apply the standard of APA style to all research and writing tasks. Apply critical thinking skills to analyze business situations. 1. How will accomplishing these objectives supp

Roles in strategic planning and organizations

1. As an organizational leader trying to develop collaborative support for new strategies, what would you say is the most critical aspect for you to consider in terms of stakeholder roles (i.e., cultural competency, stakeholder engagement, etc.)? 2. In working with the stakeholders of an organization that has a dynamic and co

Time restraints in operations improvement

You are the operations manager of a large manufacturing company that produces widgets. Your widgets currently sell for $100 each. Your current cost to produce these widgets is $80.00 each. You have proposed a series of changes to the operations process that would reduce the cost to produce a widget to $64.00. The marketing manag

Richard Fuld's Refusal to Change

Can someone describe in their own words/experience when a leader refused to change his/her leadership style and/or didn't recognize a need for change in order to achieve desired results. What was the reason for the change(s) and what were the end results?