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    Business presentations

    What are the challenges that you personally face in presentations? What are some successes that you have had in making presentations? What are the ingredients for a successful presentation?

    End-User Development

    Name some policies and procedures for managing end-user development and describe them. Please also provide internet source to read more about it.

    Quantitative methods: Multiple choice questions on LP

    1. The constraint 5x1 - 2x2 < 0 passes through the point (xx, 50). xx = ? 2. In a linear programming problem, the binding constraints for the optimal solution are 5X + 3Y < 30 2X + 5Y < 20 Fill in the blanks in the following sentence: As long as the slope of the objective function stays between _______ and _______, the

    Assigning overhead costs

    a. Do you think the company is using an appropriate method to assign overhead when preparing a bid? b. What charge would you suggest they make in assigning overhead to determine a bid price? (see attached file for full problem description)

    Cultural Behavior

    Your company will be hosting a major international conference on fiber optic technology in about two weeks. Many guests will be attending the conference from South America, the Middle East, and Asia. The company wants its employees to be sensitive to the cultural attitudes and behaviors of each area. Cultural sensitivity trainin

    When working in the area of strategic management, you will often be asked to look at what appears to be a strategic initiative on the part of another company and speculate as to what the strategy behind the initiative really is. In other words, what is the company really trying to do and why? You will find that you have to use your knowledge of business and strategic management to penetrate the rhetoric and determine what is really behind it.

    When working in the area of strategic management, you will often be asked to look at what appears to be a strategic initiative on the part of another company and speculate as to what the strategy behind the initiative really is. In other words, what is the company really trying to do and why? You will find that you have to use y

    Create a PowerPoint Presentation on a Topic of Your Choice

    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: One using the AutoContent Wizard. One made completely from scratch. Each presentation should contain the following eleme

    Business presentations

    Sometimes, technology and visual aids can be more of a distraction than a helpful component to a presentation. Provide an example of this from the real world (focus on a business presentation)? How could it be changed to be more effective?

    Quantitative Methods - Optimal Weekly Profit

    The production manager for Beer etc. produces two kinds of beer: light (L) and dark (D). Two resources used to produce beer are malt and wheat. He can get, at most, 4800 oz. of malt per week and 3200 oz. of wheat per week. Each bottle of light beer requires 12 oz. of malt and 4 oz. of wheat, while a bottle of dark beer uses 8 oz

    Shutdown at Eastland - Case

    Details: Read the case study entitled, "Shutdown at Eastland" . How would you have handled this situation? Propose a plan to close the assembly plant in Eastland, Michigan. In this plan, be sure to explain the following: Terms of the close - what notice would you give, what benefits would you provide, etc. Describe

    Expectations of stakeholders

    Failure to understand the beliefs and expectations of stakeholders: a.Causes company's profits to increase in the short run. b.Causes company's profits to decrease in the short run. c.Causes the performance-expectations gap to grow larger. d.Increases the chance of a corporate buy-out.

    Business Management Study Questions

    1. Which of the following has a weakness in that it does not tell whether the variation is a result of special causes or common causes? a. Histogram b. Check Sheet c. Pareto Chart d. Run Chart e. Stratification 2. Which information from the benchmarking process may have more value? a. Qualitative b. Quantitative c

    Business Communications

    Your boss wants to send a brief email message tp welcome employees recently transferred to your department from your Hong Kong branch. They all speak English, but your boss asks you to review his message for clarity. What would you suggest your boss change in the following email message, and why? Would you consider this mess

    Organic versus mechanistic organizations

    I need assistance with the following questions. 1. Discuss and contrast the relative value and use of organic and mechanistic organizations. When would each be best? 2. Organizational goals are important, where do they originate? Also, what is the possible impact goals may have on an organization and its activities.

    Perception of Power/Power in Organizations

    1. Discuss the concept of power from both a management and worker perspective and provide some examples. 2. Based on the article "A Strategic Contingencies Theory of Intraorganizational Power," by D. J. Hickson, C. R. Hinings, C. A. Lee, R. E. Schneck, and J. M. Pennings, that appeared in the Administrative Science Quarterl

    Needs centered training model or ADDIE

    1. Research the various Instructional Systems Design (ISD) models. Note: ADDIE is an example of an ISD model. 2. Choose the "Needs-Centered" training model or a different ISD approach (e.g., ADDIE) based on your research. 3. Create a handout that clearly explains each step in the entire training model you chose in Action I

    Determining Strategies for Change

    The research should focus on determining what type of change intervention would be appropriate, and to write a proposal for implementing the change from the perspective of an outside change agent. Be sure to discuss the theme for intervention as well as how it would be implemented. Feel free to use books, magazines, the

    Katie Moon Case Study

    The Case: You work for a small public relations firm based in Mobile. One of your personal clients, Ms. Katie Moon, creates original pottery objects in her home based studio just north of town. Ms. Moon is only twenty-four but already a stand-out potter. She has a large local clientele, but most of her sales are Web based.

    The POLC model

    What are the fundamentals of POLC model: Plan, Organize, Lead, Control. Please give examples of each stage of the model. Do you agree that the POLC model is truly a cycle? Explain.

    Bribery or Not?

    "Paying a large tip to secure a better table in a restaurant is the same as offering a bribe in business to secure a contract." Do you defend or oppose this statement? Explain.

    Delegation Concept in an Organization

    Prepare a discussion in which you illustrate how managers in your organization delegate as part of their management responsibilities. Explain how delegation could be used more effectively in planning, organizing, leading, or controlling within your organization. Also, describe what skills are necessary for effective delegation.

    Change Plan Presentation

    Details: Working with your group, prepare the change plan for this project and create a presentation that will be shared with the customers and your team. Portions of the change plan will be completed by the group; others will be completed by the individuals. It must have a consistent look-and-feel, and there should not be any r