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    Developing a Training Process

    Our current training process is as follows. None of the jobs have a training manual per se; although, several have somewhat out-of-date job descriptions. The training for new people is all on the job. Usually the person leaving the company trains the new person during the one to two week overlap period, but if there's no overlap

    Case study between FMC Aberdeen and FMC Green River

    What are the differences that exist between FMC Green River and FMC Aberdeen, in regards to work groups, leadership and leadership skills? Continue to think in terms of what would work at the Wyoming facility and why. Will Work Groups & Teams work at Green River, why or why not? What are the differences in Leadership at

    Blending Department of Battle Company

    ** See ATTACHED file(s) for complete details ** The Blending Department of Battle Company has the following cost and production data for the month of April. Instructions a. Compute the equivalent units of production for (1) materials and (2) conversion costs for the month of April. b. Compute the unit costs for

    Presentation of the Rhetorical Triangle

    Imagine you have been asked to prepare a presentation on the Rhetorical Triangle for the following group of students: Audience: Fifty students who have neither seen the classroom materials nor read the readings for this unit. Topics: The rhetorical triangle, the speaker, the audience, the topic/setting Hint: Rhetorical

    what are the "leakages" and "injections"

    1. In the circular flow model of the economy, what are the "leakages?" Define them. 2. In the circular flow model of the economy, what are the "injections?" Define them. 3. Explain why the leakages must equal the injections for the economy to be at equilibrium. 4. When looking at the circular flow

    Managing a Business: AOL & Time Warner, Sunbeam & Dunlap, Harley-Davidson

    In your text, review the readings and answer all of the associated questions for the following Cases for Critical Thinking: AOL and Time Warner: Fragile Promises (Pages 161-162). Questions: 1. Why did the media refer to the merger as the deal of the century? 2. Why was Time Warner eager to merge with AOL?

    Managing a Business

    Your manager stated the following in a recent meeting: "Teams are not effective, as they waste time on procedures and not issues, and further require leadership skills that most managers do not have." After the meeting you began to talk about this statement with some of your co-workers. On the discussion board, discuss an

    Predicting Job Performance: Primary Factor

    In a Human Resources Department meeting, one of your co-workers asks you what factors you believe should be considered in the development and selection of instruments for predicting job performance. Using course materials to support your position, briefly write your response. Be sure to include the following: --What is the pr

    Fairness in Negotiation; Key Opportunities

    Please see attached overview... What are the issues of fairness that Nate must consider in preparing for this negotiation, and what are Nate's key opportunities regarding fairness in this situation? In addition looking for the issues surrounding relationships that Nate must consider in his preparing for this negotiation, and

    Assumption Scenarios

    Prepare a 2 - 4 slide PowerPoint Presentation focusing on the questions given in the introduction for each of the scenarios Scenario One: Celeste is a wife and mother of two young children. She is in her mid-30s and has decided to go back to work. Her husband, a college professor, works an extra job, and so is tired all the

    Strategic Management - Managing Company Weaknesses

    Let's look two of Able Corporation's two major competitors: Smith & White Corporation (S&W), a very large and aggressive domestic manufacturer, and Makatume, a Japanese powerhouse. Smith & White markets a full line of moderate quality professional and consumer tools. It also markets such products as lawn and garden, hobby too

    Nature of Logic and Perception: perceptual blocks, critical thinking process

    Read and discuss the perceptual blocks while explaining the critical thinking process and how it is changed or manipulated by their perception. Nature of logic What is the question to which humans are the answer? Narrowly speaking, this was the riddle the Sphinx posed to Oedipus: "What walks on four feet in the morning, tw

    Operations Management - Use critical path for how long total process will take

    Please see attached file. 9. The home office billing department of a chain of department stores prepares monthly inventory reports for use by the stores' purchasing agents. Given the following information, use the critical path method to determine a) How long the total process will take. b) Which jobs can be delayed without

    Operations - Process

    Kristen Cookie's ("KC", essentially you and your roommate) are contemplating to transfer their cookie business and enter to high-end pizza market. You would buy a new oven dedicated to the new pizza division, which would be staffed only by the two of you. The pizza business strategy would be similar to the original cookie strate

    Reengineering-A fad?

    I need an opinion on the following: Is reengineering just another management fad or does it offer something of lasting value? I need help describe specific situations in which you would or would not recommend reengineering as a potential strategy. Please give me some support for your answers. Thanks

    Strategic Management

    I am starting a company and is preparing a business presentation. 1) A detailed outline of a business plan in a presentation format 2) Decide on a one year ,five-year, and ten-year strategic objective. 3) Provide as many strategic objectives pertaining to the various levels, corporate, business, functional, and operat

    Fill in the blank question on Strategic Management

    Companies find themselves locked out of a high-tech market when they ___________. are first movers, have no brand loyalty, are not innovative, do not adopt the dominant design, or have positive feedback loops

    Strategic Management and Technology

    At first, new technologies are _____________________than older technologies. more effective, more useful, less innovative, less useful, or more profitable

    Strategic Management

    A producer of commodity steel should pursue which of the following generic competitive strategies? cost leadership, differentiation, focus, growth, or profit Please advise answer & why. Thanks!

    Strategic Management

    Which of the following is not a determinant of the extent of rivalry among established companies? (a) the number & size distribution of companies in the industry (b) demand conditions (c) factor conditions (d) exit barriers (e) the power of buyers Please advise answer & why. Thanks much!!!

    Strategic Management

    Deliberate strategies ______________. (a) are usually developed at low levels in the organization (b) are always realized (c) are never realized (d) typically arise from unintended strategies (e) are the product of a company's formal intentions Please advise answer & why. Thanks much!!

    Negotiation Process and the Bargaining Zone

    Please see the attachment for the case study in question. After reviewing the case study, consider the following: 1. Before and during the negotiation, what specific strategic information does Elizabeth need to discover? 2. Based on the negotiation process, what is the bargaining zone for the upcoming negotiation? 3. Wha