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    New technological challenges for Microsoft

    ? Challenges brought by uncertainty of new technology, workforce training issues (e.g., ongoing training to meet new technology), special characteristics of high-technology personnel, recruitment in a technological-driven workplace, acquisition of resources (e.g., purchase, investment, and upgrading of new technology), and n

    Strategic Management

    Why are managers though to favor the pursuit of corporate growth ? a. Growth results in large company size, and large size satisfies manager's needs for power, status, income, and job security b. The pursuit of growth represents the best way of maximizing the long-run profitability of the company c. Growth is designed t

    Operations Management - Linear Programming

    Which plants do you plan to shutdown and why? (all demand must be completely satisfied) Cost to Produce 1000 lbs Capacity (lbs/yr) Plant u-G TAC Asbn COI $400 $195 $35 8,000,000 AME $350

    PR Job Responsibilities

    Interview a staff member (not an hourly employee) of your organization's public relations (corporate communications, benefits communications, investor relations) department. What was his or her education like? What are his or her job duties? What does he or she regard as the primary skill for a good public relations practitioner

    Economy

    If Massachusetts increases the sales tax to 10%.Will the policy strengthen the state economy? What will be the impact on prices?

    Federal Reserve

    What is the most important characteristic of the Federal Reserve? Why?

    Long term objectives of the organization and the stakeholder

    Is shareholder value the only proper concern for corporate management? Should the interests of other stakeholders (employees, customers, community, etc.) be considered independently or only to the extent necessary to enhance the long-term interests of the shareholders?

    Market for Eco-Tourism

    Where would I begin to start for information on what a target age group of 30-45 years olds would be looking for in a eco-tour? What would I look for in finding what their consumer habits are and finding competition information on eco-tourism?

    McDonalds: Effectiveness, Quality & Taste and Environment Forces

    1) HOW CAN MCDONALDS USE ITS POWERFUL BRAND NAME TO HELP IMPROVE EFFECTIVENESS 2) IS QUALITY AND TASTE IMPORTANT TO YOU WHEN SELECTING A RESTAURANT? hOW DO I EXPLAIN? 3) WHAT ENVIRONMENT FORCES ARE THE MOST DIFFERENT AS WE ENTER THE 21ST CENTURY WHEN COMPARED TO THE 1950S AND 1960S

    Executive Assistant Training

    Read The 8 Step easy guide to designing training sessions (http://www.thedevco.co.uk/in-company-train-tips.htm). After reviewing the following article select 2 responsibilities. One should be technical in nature and the other should deal with interaction skills. Follow the first 6 steps described in the article. Assume th

    Information and Decision Support

    Reflecting on the Candidate Ethical Principles (golden rule, utilitarianism, categorical imperative, etc) and the Moral Dimensions of the Information Age (also referred to as PAPA issues: privacy, accuracy, property and access) explain how you would approach policy from the perspective of an end-user subject to the policies, a m

    Organisational Behavior

    Read the case problem "The Hands-On CEO of JetBlue" on pages 17-18 in DuBrin. Then, participate in this threaded discussion by answering the questions below. In what way does Neeleman demonstrate an understanding of organizational behavior? How else might Neeleman make use of OB knowledge to improve the changes of JetBlue Ai

    Performance Appraisal

    Deliverable Length: 2 pages and 5 PowerPoint slides StopNShopNow, Inc.'s management team has implemented several of your ideas on incentive pay and is now reviewing the company's performance appraisal forms. These appraisal forms are very old: No one remembers where the forms came from or who made them. When the annual perfo

    Designing Training Sessions

    Download and read The 8 Step easy guide to designing training sessions (http://www.thedevco.co.uk/in-company-train-tips.htm). After reviewing the following article select 2 responsibilities. One should be technical in nature and the other should deal with interaction skills. Follow the first 6 steps described in the article.

    Social Change Topic

    The social change topic that I chose to address is changes in medicine, and how new developments have influenced society's belief about the elimination of pain and suffering.

    Heuristics

    Details: Your employer, an electrical fixtures supply company has decided to purchase company cars for all of the sales staff. You have been asked to select the line of automobiles that should be purchased. You have decided that on grounds of economy and longevity that it is in the company's best interesting to purchase Volvo's.

    Corporate Valuation, Value-Based Management, and Corporate Governance

    Akyol Corporation is undergoing a restructuring, and its free cash flows are expected to be unstable during the next few years. However, FCF is expected to be $50 million in Year 5, i.e., FCF at t = 5 equals $50 million, and the FCF growth rate is expected to be constant at 6% beyond that point. If the weighted average cost of

    Financial Planning and Forecasting Financial Statements

    Chua Chang & Wu Inc. is planning its operations for next year, and the CEO wants you to forecast the firm's additional funds needed (AFN). Data for use in your forecast are shown below. Based on the AFN equation, what is the AFN for the coming year? Last year's sales = S0 $200,000 Last year's accounts payable $50,000 Sa

    The healthcare organization that you work for will be expanding soon and therefore will need to hire many new employees. You will be meeting with other managers of the organization to discuss your hiring plan.

    The healthcare organization that you work for will be expanding soon and therefore will need to hire many new employees. You will be meeting with other managers of the organization to discuss your hiring plan. In order to prepare for this meeting you are to briefly (3 to 4 paragraphs) list what constitutes "quality" in healthcar

    Institutional Review Board

    Describe the role of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) in monitoring social research and discuss its value. Please use academic, peer-reviewed articles to support your response. Use APA 5th edition guidelines for in-text citations and the reference list.

    Plagiarism in the Classroom

    Plagiarism is a common issue that administrators and instructors of various institutions have to deal with routinely. Put together a slideshow that you would use to present to your fellow classmates about the implications that plagiarism brings into the classroom. Your slideshow should not focus on the punishments that could res

    Business management and challenges

    You are a manager within the marketing department of a large, high-technology computer manufacturing company. You are conducting face to face job interviews for an entry-level marketing position, and you have invited four job candidates for interviews today. As the hiring manager, create ten interview questions that you feel w

    Excel Analysis

    Your boss is aware that you are an MBA graduate from Southern State University. He confides in you that the executive Management Team has decided to add a new machine part to its product sales list. However, they are at a dilemma as to which way they should go to produce the part. She asked you to do an excel analysis to include

    Long Term Incentives

    Discuss the challenge of generating long-term behavioral improvement. Do incentive plans improve performance for only a brief window of time? What kinds of changes can they cause in the culture of an organization? If incentive programs are for only a limited period of time, are there any extended benefits? When incentive program

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