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    Healthcare Management - Identify the organization's core competencies.

    1. Identify and describe the healthcare organization that will serve as your focus throughout the course. Include details about the population it serves and the services it provides. 2. Identify the expectations and needs of the healthcare customer within that population. 3. Evaluate the organization's vision and mission sta

    Development and training companies

    If a company is having problems with employees not properly reporting claims (example reporting late and not including all the information) and adhering to proper guidelines when formatting their work, how should the company implement training?

    Operations management

    The Maser is a new custom-designed sports car. An analysis of the task of building the Maser reveals the following list of relevant activities, their immediate predecessors, and their duration. (see chart in attached file) a) Draw a network diagram for the project. b) Mark the critical path and state its length. c) If t

    Critical and Non-Critical Paths

    The estimated times and immediate predecessors for the activities in a project at Caesar Douglas' retinal scanning company are given in the following table. Assume that the activity times are independent. (see chart in attached file) a) Calculate the expected time and variance for each activity. b) What is the expected c

    Why you choose business school?

    Why did you choose business school over other educational opportunities? What contribution will you make to the business world? How would a Business School Scholarship help you meet your educational and professional goals?

    Calculate the CPI, SPI, CSI, and the ETC and EAC

    2. A sales project at month 5 had an actual cost of $34,000, a planned cost of $42,000, and a value completed of $39,000. Find the cost and schedule variance and the CPI and SPI. 4. A project to develop a county park has an actual cost in month 17 of $350,000, a planned cost of $475,000, and a value completed of $300,000.

    Brainstorming Tools

    Prepare 2 Microsoft® PowerPoint® slides for Brainstorming tools. These slides shall (i) describe the tool, and (ii) discuss/illustrate possible applications. In addition, each slide must be fully supported with a narrative explanation as if this were presenting the slide. This can be embedded in the "click to add note


    Define Mintzberg's role matrix. What is the most important aspect of that matrix to understand from a managerial viewpoint? Do you think the matrix is relevant in today's workplace?

    Safety/Security Management

    1. What required experience is needed when assessing safety/security programs, operations, processes, equipment and systems? 2. If there were critical safety/security challenges confronting a zoo environment; what steps would a manager take to overcome them? 3. What are possible goals to achieve within the first six mo

    Job Description and Performance Standards

    Use any of the following: the position you choose for developing a selection process in Units 1 and 2; your own job description at your current position; OR a job description you locate on the internet. Using the JOB DESCRIPTION as a base, develop performance standards for this particular position. Specifically you are to


    Read the attached Tucker Knox Corporation Case You are to act as an OD practitioner who has landed the Tucker Knox Corporation as a client. Create a case analysis using the Case Analysis Format that is attached. You can add additional space to this format if you need room to fully explain or examine different sections o

    Qualitative Analysis for Management

    Solving real world complex problems using either traditional optimization techniques or modern heuristic techniques would make interesting work. What do the terms heuristic and optimization (or optimal) mean? What is a quantitative application for each? Some independent research is needed. What was your source(s) for add


    Need help answering the questions noted below. If you use the work of others in answering the question, please cite using correct APA style. What are the purposes of scholarly writing? How do the components of scholarly writing help achieve those purposes?

    Week 5 DQ 1

    Discuss the following statement: No organization is immune to the contact and presence of the Internet and the technology that surrounds it. Those organizations that are successful going forward will be those who manage to balance their strategy in all of its areas; those organizations that are very successful will be those t

    This is a graduate Operations Management question

    Imagine that you have just been put in charge of assessing a feasibility of using a new technology in your business. What steps will you take to determine whether or not this is the right step for your company to take? What types of costs and benefits will you need to assess?

    Business obligations

    What obligations do you feel a company has to ensure that its employees are not harmed by having their chances for advancements limited by social customs of a host country, what international code would be voilated if any did the company make the right decision by opting to follow the norms of the host country. how would you rec

    Quality Management Tools in Data Collection

    Briefly identify 2 - 3 quality management tools used in data collection? What types of quality management tools do you utilize to make personal or business decisions? How do you utilize these tools in the decision-making process?

    Processes in HP

    What is a process? Identify some processes in HP organization and briefly map each in terms of process inputs, outputs, and goals? Discuss the impact of process improvement in relation to a firm's strategic plan?

    International business and the dot-com bubble burst

    Despite the difficulties many technology companies experienced when the dot-com bubble burst, Internet commerce (e-business) is here to stay. What resources does an International Internet retailer need other than merely a storefront on the Internet? Does it require fewer physical, financial, and human resources than a traditiona

    PDM/CPM Chart

    The following network is a compressed representation of the prospectus of a start-up firm that plans to develop a new, bio-electronic computer chip. Note that four activities, the biological elements, can start immediately. Find: (a) The critical path (b) The earliest time to complete the project (c) The slack on a

    PDM/CPM Chart

    Given an auditing project with the following activities, Using the critical path, find: (a)The probability of completing this project in 12 weeks (or less), as the client desires. (b)The probability of completing this project in 13 weeks (or less). (c)The probability of completing this project in 16 weeks (or less),

    PDM/CPM Chart

    Given the following network: (a) What is the critical path? (b) How long will it take to complete this project? (c) Can activity B be delayed without delaying the completion of the project? If so, how many days?

    PDM/CPM analysis

    Given the following information, draw a PDM/CPM diagram: Activity Immediate Predecessor 1 -- 2 -- 3 1,4 4 2 5 2 6 3,5

    Training - TQ

    Identify the training required for employees before embarking upon a TQ project/program? How does the training for a TQ project/program differ from traditional organizational training? Why is training important when embarking on a TQ project/program?

    Mini Case- Western Building Supply

    Evaluate the financial plans to determine whether or not the organization has met its financial goals. If any of the goals have not been met, modify financial plans based on organizational performance goals. Prepare ideas for a 700-word paper describing your evaluations and modifications. Include your recast pro forma financial

    A Luxurion Auto Employee Performance Evaluation

    Draft a Luxurion Auto employee performance evaluation which will be used to evaluate Luxurion Auto salespeople. Include what you intend to measure among these three evaluation elements: 1. Individual task outcomes 2. Behaviors 3. Traits For example, when measuring behaviors, you may decide to measure leadership skills

    Cost Management

    Valley View Hospital has an outpatient clinic. Jeffrey Harper, the hospital's chief administrator, is very concerned about cost control and has asked that performance reports be prepared that compare budgeted and actual amounts for medical assistants, clinic supplies and lab tests. Past financial studies have shown that the cost

    A Reaction to "Information Literacy and Higher Education"

    Please provide more insight into the following questions for this assignment. The article is downloaded below: 1. Use the article by Diane Zabel to identify a theme and paraphrase the theme in our own words. 2. Also discuss the process of retranslating a text. One of the themes identified in an article used to wr

    privacy on the World Wide Web

    Discuss some valid reasons to be concerned about privacy on the World Wide Web? Discuss ways to insure customer privacy.