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    Training & Development

    Go online and research the future trends relative to the field of training and development. Discuss your findings. Some questions to consider are: What predictions do you find? Based on future social, economic, political, or technological factors, what additional trends do you think will influence training? What ca

    The Equipment Effectiveness

    Exercise #1 The bearing department is planning their schedule for the following week. They need an understanding of last week's performance. The schedule called for two 8-hour shifts per day for 5 days. Downtime charged to production averaged 76 minutes per day. Down time charged to maintenance averaged 135 minutes per day. Ca

    Value of a Degree Program

    Analyze the value of a degree program to professional and personal development. Evaluate the impact of completing a University Bachelor's Degree program on current and future professional goals.

    Case Study

    What strategic actions should Proctor and Gamble executives undertake to ensure the Gillette acquisition ultimately benefits shareholders? What must be done to achieve the expected 1 + 1 = 3 benefit? Should the company pursue additional acquisitions? Should certain business units be eliminated from the business lineup?

    Public Policy

    Select a public policy that directly impacts the local government in the area where your organization is located. You should select a policy that impacts in some way the local government in the area where your work is located. (The private sector is affected by federal, state, and local policies.) Conduct research on this policy

    Using PowerPoint

    Choosing a topic (a hobby you enjoy, a business you own or would like to start, an idea for a new product) of your choice, create two simple (5-6 slides) PowerPoint presentations with speaker's notes: 1. One using the AutoContent Wizard. 2. One made completely from scratch. Each presentation should contain the following

    Ecconomics for the global manager

    Microeconomics is considered to be the study of scarce resources. Here, consumers (both individuals and organizations) must make allocation decisions. These three basic trade-offs include which goods/services are to be produced, how to produce them, and who gets them. Briefly explain the three trade-offs within a specific good/s

    Training and Development

    Go online and do research on the various ways that organizations can help their employees to do that. Discuss your findings. Some questions to consider are: What types of programs are organizations offering to help employees balance work and non-work issues? What are the "best practices" in each category? Why are empl

    Importance of Policies

    How important do you think policies are? Aren't policies there to protect the incompetent more than direct the competent? Are major successes achieve through following policy?

    Planning and Segregation of Managers

    Planning can not take place in a vacuum. How would you segregate senior and mid-level managers, but still get the communication and results needed?

    Short Range Trend Chart

    Prepare a short range trend chart of the operations appraisal cost/production cost ratio using the following data: Month Operational appraisal costs (thousands) Production costs (thousands) Jan $10 $100 Feb $13 $120 Mar $9 $115 Apr

    Assessment of the system of goal-setting, performance evaluation, and workplace rewards which impact productivity both positively and negatively and job satisfaction (as related to the selected job or department).

    3. Job Redesign and Workplace Rewards Assessment The Job Redesign and Workplace Rewards Assessment is a project which asks you to assess the current state of your workplace environment (or home if you do not work outside of your home). Prepare an assessment of the system of goal-setting, performance evaluation, and workpl

    Measures of Dispersion and Central Tendency

    1) First, calculate the measures of central tendency and dispersion. 2) Then, display your descriptive statistical data using graphic and tabular techniques. 3) Summarize the data both by overall question response and by the categories used in the demographic question. 4) Then, display your descriptive statistical d

    Team development techniques

    Explain team development techniques. Be sure to include the following items: a. Identify how project team members are selected b. Identify team building strategies c. Identify potential areas of conflict within a diverse project team d. Identify techniques for reducing the probability of dysfunction

    MANAGING QUALITY

    NEED SOLUTION FOR THE FOLLOWING 1. Product idea generation initiates the process of designing a product by generating ideas from external and internal sources. What are some of the examples of external and internal sources that are used in this process?

    managers to maintain and sustain values

    How are we as managers to maintain and sustain values over time in light of rapid change, mergers, acquisitions, turnover, etc What are some industries might must change rapidly to survive?

    Literature in Business

    I. How does the reading process change the reader? (What is your evidence for this?) j. How does writing about changes in business help the writer deal with changes in the workplace? (What is your evidence for this?) k. How does literature deal with elements of business that resist change, such as perso

    Forecasting a Master Budget for Academic Year

    8. Virginia State University (VSU) is preparing its master budget for the upcoming academic year. Currently, 12,000 students are enrolled on campus; however, the admissions office is forecasting a 5% growth in the student body despite a tuition hike to $80 per credit hour. The following additional information has been ga

    Training & Development

    What is the value of a mentoring program to the organization? To the mentor? To the protégé? What are the expectations of the mentor and the protégé? How much time would some expect to spend as a mentor? What type of training should a mentor receive prior to starting a mentoring assignment. How does e.Mentoring

    Public Relations - Kickbacks?

    You are the senior vice president of marketing and communications for a medium-sized manufacturer headquartered in your city. Your company is bidding on a major contract in an Asian country. If your firm wins the contract, the company's revenues could double over the next five years. Plus, you will likely have the inside track o

    comparing Langston Hughes' two poems, "Trumpet Player" and "The Weary Blues."

    * Write a well-developed paragraph (the length may be specified by your instructor) comparing Langston Hughes' two poems, "Trumpet Player" and "The Weary Blues." What is the connection between racial issues and music in the poems? What is the value of music to the speakers in each poem? * Your paragraph should be o

    Public Relations Ethics

    Do you think it is ever OK for a public relations person to lie (i.e., deliberately mislead a reporter or the public by providing incorrect information or not correcting misinformation that favors his organization). If you were working for the government as a public relations person, would you ever mislead reporters? What are th

    Idea Generation Sources

    Product idea generation initiates the process of designing a product by generating ideas from external and internal sources. What are some of the examples of external and internal sources that are used in this process?

    Critical Success Factors

    What are the attributes of Critical Success Factors in general? How do you think are these attributes present in the IT (Information Technology) industry or not? If they are, then please expound upon your response. P.S. Please provide appropriate references for statements and/or quotations next to the statements and/or quotat

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