I have been instructed to conduct research (research team examining the work groups) on a generic organization to determine factors that either enhance or inhibit group productivity. With that I chose a golf course organization. Before I invest much time in the research and writing, if someone can read and provide feedback wit
Profitability analysis for two types of retailers. Information taken from recent annual reports of two retailers appears as follows (amounts in millions). One of these companies is Family Dollar Stores, a discount store chain, and the other is Abercrombie & Fitch, a specialty retailer of apparel. The income tax rate is 35%. Indi
Effect of various transactions on financial statement ratios. Indicate the immediate effects (increase, decrease, no effect) of each of the following independent transactions on (1) the rate of return on common shareholders' equity, (2) the current ratio, and (3) the liabilities to assets ratio. State any necessary assumptions.
Read the following debate points and take the opposite position. Provide a convincing argument as to why I should change my position. 1. All organizations should use the group structure as the basic building block for designing and organizing jobs because they it helps establish formal and informal organizational structures.
Organizations have been defined as "systems of power." Explain what this means. Give examples and include references in your 250 word response.
How can a better understanding of the cultural backgrounds and norms of team members help a team leader anticipate problems and prevent them in the initial team building session? Use atleat 100 words and site any sources used in APA format.
Describe how the concerns of a team leader differ when leading a virtual team from a more standard team. Use at least 100 words and cite any sources used in APA format.
Identify a team that you are currently participating in, or a team with which you have worked in the past. Identify norms and any explicit ground rules that were developed for the team. Even if the team did not have an explicit mission statement, as you reflect on the team goals and objectives, develop a team mission statement f
The CEO of the organization has commissioned a task force to investigate and determine whether a material resource planning (MRP) system should be considered for the organization. What is the MRP system, and what are its capabilities? How is the system useful to an organization? What are the pros and cons of this system?
Asset and liability recognition and measurement. After winning "America's Next Top Model" in 2006, Danielle Evans signed a contract with Ford Models, was named a spokes model for CoverGirl, and signed a contract for a photo spread in Elle magazine. Although Ford did not disclose the details of the contract, typical terms would p
A-On average 2 customers arrive per hour at a Foto-Mat to process film. There is one clerk in attendance that on average spends 15 minutes per customer. 1. What is the average queue length and average number of customers in the system? 2. What is the average waiting time in queue and average time spent in the system? 3. Wh
Question 1 Suppose demand and supply are given by Qd = 14 -1/2P and Qs = 1/4P - 1. a. What are the equilibrium quantity and price in this market? Show your work? Hint: 1. Draw the demand and supply graph and label all initial points ( D0, S0, P0, E0), following the use of comparative statics given your text on pages 62-65)
Provided below are the four steps that I somewhat understand: 1. Review the standards set in the planning process. 2. Measure performance at the strategic, tactical, and operational levels. 3. Compare performance outcomes with the standards that were set. 4. Make a decision: - Successful performance should be rewarded.
Please provide a description of the history of mortgages before and after the Great Depression.
Discussion 1 * Do you think it is possible to keep customers that want a company to honor their request over the company's policies? Is it possible to instill loyalty to a brand? Why or why not? * Are customers that try to take advantage of store policies for returns etc.; actually worth keeping loyal in the long run? Why
You are now ready to present to hotel management a process improvement in the areas of focus (check-in, check-out, and hotel offerings). Individual portion: 1. Using process mapping and reviewing the information here, present to management the new processes for check-in and check-out. 2. Pick one hotel offering and
Solution explores the article, "Managing Responsibility: What Can Be Learned From the Quality Movement?" By: Sandra Waddock and Charles Bodwell. The following questions are discussed in light of the article: - What does this article tell us about quality and responsibility management and how we can integrate this into organi
Question 1 The X-corporation produces a good (called X) that is a normal good. Its competitor, Y-Corpor., makes a substitute good that it markets under the name "Y." Good Y is an inferior good. a. How will the demand for good X change if consumer incomes decrease? Hint: Draw the original values for the demand and supply curve
Could you please help with these problems involving the market demand curve. 1. The market demand curve for a product always slopes downward to the right. Yes or no? Explain. 2. Is there a difference between a movement along a demand curve and the shift of the demand curve? Yes or no? Explain. 3. Why are managers intere
Review and provide feedback about the theories. Do these theories work in today's business/organizations? Why or why not.
Data abstraction, inheritance, and composition are Java concepts. Can you Choose one and explain it in your own words. Discuss why you think the concept is useful for a programmer. Develop your own unique example to demonstrate how you would use the concept. Include code that clearly illustrates the selected concept.
As we both know Labor (human resources) is often the most costly and unpredictable resource required by projects. Skilled labor and knowledge workers are far from being fungible resources because individual skill sets, personal resources, and temperaments differ significantly. This is a serious problem for project planners. The
Essay Question 2: You are part of an Acquisition program for a major government organization. Due to the trend in the recent economy, all government organizations have seen a steep decline in future budgets. As such, the director has stated that all future program acquisitions must have low cost as the number one Priority.
Essay Question 1: You have been the director of supply for a small company for about a year. During that time you have watched your peers at similar companies receive raises while your salary has stayed the same. Knowing that the CEO of your company values data and impact, you decide to provide her an assessment of your posi
Identify and describe the five strategies that contribute to a successful small business? How does each strategy provide for successful results?
What are the four types of corporations? What makes each corporation different? What are advantages and disadvantages to the most common form of corporation?
Please help me with these two questions: 1) How can leaders hold health professionals and employees accountable for personal and organizational performance, yet still encourage them to try innovative ideas and take sensible risks to improve, quality, safety, and efficiency? 2) Organizational leadership requires an atmosphe
INVENTORY MANAGEMENT CASE ASSIGNEMNT Then in a 3-4 page paper discussing this question. Be sure to use additional articles and resources to support your arguments. Is VMI a valid method for reducing the BWE? How does it compare to other inventory management methods for reducing the BWE? What conclusions can you draw? Use
Discuss your conflict style(s) and how they affect your communication in the workplace. Explain what skills for managing emotions and conflict you use as aids when you communicate in the workplace or at home
Discuss your conflict style(s) and how they affect your communication in the workplace. Explain what skills for managing emotions and conflict you use as aids when you communicate in the workplace or at home.
What is the unhealthy agreement in teams, and how can you recognize it?