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    Conflicts at work

    Many large companies dismiss each year the five percent of their workforce receiving the lowest performance evaluations. What kind of conflicts do you think this practice leads to? How should these conflicts be resolved?

    Training and Career Development in Organizations

    Please answer these questions in detail with your experience and own words, trying to get a second opinion and thoughts on these questions. 1. Who is ultimately responsible for career development, the organization, or the individual? 2. What challenges do organizations face in meeting the career development needs of their

    Difficult group member

    How would you deal with a group member who had a very low acceptance of power and authority? What ideas would you suggest for improvement?

    How can members of a workplace team help each other?

    Part of being a good team player is helping other members. How can members of a workplace team help each other? How do team members know when they have achieved synergy? What should the other team members do when they uncover a social loafer?

    Background assumptions

    How does background assumptions, beliefs, and paradigms, help and hinder knowledge creation? Provide examples in which these models lead to troublesome findings or questionable theories.

    Workplace Improvement Analyst

    Functional Purpose: Analyzes workplace issues and collaborates with cluster leadership to develop corrective and proactive solutions; develops strategies and makes recommendations to improve organizational effectiveness and transform work culture; serves as a leader or member of local workplace improvement teams. 1. Knowle

    Operations Specialist

    Functional Purpose: Develops, coordinates, implements and evaluates national policies, programs and procedures in a major area of postal operations such as processing, delivery, service, complement planning, or systems implementation. 1. Knowledge of national policies, programs, and procedures related to postal operations,

    Evaluating Judgment Decisions - Expedience and/or Reflection

    Think about the business decision you discussed in Unit 1's Discussion Board. Your supervisor had asked that you expand on your self-evaluation by identifying at least two judgment issues that you had to address. Write a memo to your supervisor describing these issues. Explain how you addressed them and the degree to which your

    Wealth/Power for Pluralists

    Describe how pluralist theorists explain wealth, power, and influence in the United States. The development of environmental organizations was used as an example of disturbance theory. What is another example from U.S. history that can also be used as an example of disturbance theory?

    Training and Development Questions/Assistance

    1. Consider two philosophies in training and development: (1) mold the person to the job, and (2) mold the job to the person. As workforce demographics change over time, how do these philosophies translate in modern HR management? Are there other approaches to matching people to jobs that may be viable? What are the implicatio

    Development and Retention Questions - Ford Motor Industry

    In detail and using your expertises please attempt to create a plan for effectively training, developing and retaining employees in the FORD MOTOR industry. Keeping in mind the strategic needs of the industry and include methods like workers gain and retain desirable skills, find opportunities for growth and advancement, and exp

    Department of Justice Lawsuit Against Microsoft

    Answer the following questions related to the Department of Justice lawsuit against Microsoft. 1. What is the current state of ruling? 2. What is the next step? 3. What effect has any part of this suit had on Microsoft products? 4. What do you believe the future effect will be on Microsoft? 5. Were the courts consistent

    Critical Thinking: Implementation an Evaluation Plan

    Implementation an Evaluation Plan Please answer the following questions: 1) Under what circumstances would benchmarking (or any other evaluation tool) be appropriate as an evaluation tool? 2) How do you evaluate an implementation plan? 3) How do you evaluate a contingency plan? 4) How can you tell if your decision-making

    Forecasting and the Budget Process

    What are four variables used in the forecasting portion of the budgeting process? What is the danger of forecasting based on history alone? How can you create a meaningful forecast that reflects the fact that business conditions are always changing?

    Business management

    Let's say that you and two partners want to start a company that specializes in special occasion gift baskets for individual and corporate clients. You want to have a storefront in the local shopping mall or shopping area, as well as a virtual storefront on the Internet. You each have $1000 to invest in this business, but you wi

    Business management

    Currently, your only funding for your business has come from your rich relative. What is the risk involved in this financing situation? What is the risk involved in other financing situations (e.g., selling bonds, issuing stock, venture capital, and debt and equity financing)?

    Turning a Failing Organization and Managing Change

    Turning a failing organization around is one of the most interesting activities in management. When organizations see themselves in that downward spiral, their managers may feel that they are unable to stop the pace of negative change. That worry and that downward momentum can be very powerful. At the same time, it sometimes tak

    Job Evaluation- Employee Training

    Answer the following questions about a new employee training program for the position counselor, therapist. 1. Needs assessment: What types of issues might indicate a need for training? From what sources would these issues be identified? If you were a training manager, how would you prioritize training needs from these sourc

    Variables/Constraints

    The Allied Company has factories with production capacities as follows: Factory #1 23 Factory #2 20 Factory #3 15 The forecast demand for the four regional warehouses ar as follows: Region# 1 14 Region# 2 12 Region# 3 10 Region# 4 18 The shipping cost (per unit) from each of the factories

    Environmental problem

    Why is inequality an environmental problem? People in the richest countries consume many natural resources. People in the poorest countries often misuse natural resources. People have a tendency to abuse natural resources. Both A and B, but not C.

    Recording business transactions/ forecasting

    See attached file for full problem description. Working Capital Management. Indicate how each of the following six different transactions that Dynamic Mattress might make would affect (i) cash and (ii) net working capital: 1. Paying out a $2 million cash dividend. 2. A customer paying a $2,500 bill resulting from a previ

    Applications of qualitative sales forecasting methods

    The qualitative sales forecasting methods include educated guess, executive committee consensus, Delphi method, survey of sales forces, survey of customers, historical analogy, and market research. Clearly, different sales forecasting methods are better suited for some businesses than others. What sorts of businesses would e

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