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You have just left a meeting with your CEO in which he said that the firm would be branching out to a number of different countries around the world. You felt obligated to discuss this important decision with Jane, your HR director, as she will now be overseeing HR activities for the firm around the globe instead of just at your

Solve: Overseas Expansion

The CEO has asked you and Jane to create a chart that he might use as part of his decision process in deciding what countries in which to locate overseas factories. He also wants an accompanying recommendation summary from an HR perspective. Prepare a 6-column, 5-row chart for the following countries and parameters: Columns (

Communication Challenges and Conflict Management

As you continue to develop in your career, you will find that your responsibilities as a leader will increase. You will be tasked with many different jobs, such as managing conflict, handling communication challenges among your team members, or addressing organizational communication needs. As you know, no employee likes to spea

Discussing the Management of Diversity in the Workplace

As a manager of a diverse workforce with multiple religions, cultures, and ethnic groups represented, how would you ensure that Society of Human Resource Management's core value of fairness and justice is not violated in the workplace?


Examine two relevant and emerging statutes, such as the Fraud Enforcement Recovery Act and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), and discuss their impact on health care fraud control.


Research and discuss how information systems have evolved, how they might evolve in the future, and how these changes affect health care today.

Management vs. Leadership Discussion

As described in Exhibit 1.3 on page 16, Management and Leadership are both essential but include different qualities and activities. Managers and leaders are not inherently different types of people. Many managers possess abilities and qualities to be effective leaders. As well, leadership cannot replace management--it is in add


Imagine you are the Chief Information Officer for a healthcare organization. Discuss whether you would continue use of standardize codes for referencing medical data and support your position with at least two references.


Collaborative software tool " Adobe Acrobat," discuss what the tool does and the creative and/or collaborative possibilities it opens up, including the implications for human thought processes, compared to creative and collaborative processes that preceded the digital era. In a well-written paper of 600-800 words no plagiaris

Buss: Negotiations

1. Explain the interventions and procedures required such as arbitration or mediation. 2. Describe the Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement (BATNA) in this negotiation. 3. Evaluate the theoretical models, methods, sources of power, and analytical procedures required to be utilized in the negotiation process. 4. Exami

Inventory Fraud

Inventory accounting is a good place for fraudulent behavior. Think about the accounting principles and practices related to inventory and list one way that fraudulent behavior might take place. Be very specific. Create one way to reduce the risk of this fraudulent behavior in the business.

Business Management and Facility Expansion

The Uniform and Linen Leasing Company (U&L) expansion plans include building a manufacturing facility in a small town in Alabama to manufacture cleaning products as well as perform research and development for new products. By locating their facility in this town, U&L will receive substantial tax benefits in return of providing

Lack of Change Management

In our experience, change management planning often receives less attention than conversion planning. Why do you think this happens? (graduate level)

Employee Grievance

You asked Jane to meet you for an early morning breakfast because she seems to be getting overwhelmed with the number of grievances your firm incurs. You want to share your thoughts with her on the following: How employee/supervisor disagreements were handled in the nonunion environments she has experience in, both prior to the

Managed Health Care

Describe and evaluate the strategies that a managed care organization can use to involve physicians in managed care processes.

Control Function of Strategic Management

Identify and briefly explain the steps that are involved in the controlling function of management. Which, in your view, is most important? Why? 200 words, no references

Proposed Vision, Mission, and Objectives for a Uniform and Linen Leasing Company

The Uniform and Linen Leasing Company (U&L) expansion has impacted all of its operations including areas of employees, facilities, products, and services. Trends related to competition strategies and globalization has also impacted U&L. U&L has identified the need to evaluate and reassess their company vision and operational obj

Digital media and community formation

Today, it is often a thin line between media usage/communications and ethical practices, privacy and messages. Describe your evaluation of how individuals use digital media in the formation of communities (local and global) and how relations may be transformed or cultivated using digital media. Please reference both evidence fro

Mayoral leverage strategy for the municipal structure

How will the mayor leverage the municipal structure to maximize power and encourage stakeholder buy-in? Overview: Growth in the City of Kelsey created concerns about the water supply. The local government developed a water sustainability plan to help address this concern. The city council members must prepare a report inform

Variables Surrounding Personality Traits

Reflect back on the diverse managerial roles that you have played in your organization - put yourself in role of ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT . These roles involve a variety of functions--human relations, maintenance, task, technical, informational, decision making, operational, and even strategic aspects. Some of these roles are c

Splitting Tips or Splitting Hairs?

1.Evaluate Bill Myers' management style and his handling of the complaint from Lauren and her co-workers. 2.Describe the workplace culture in the case and speculate about the ways male and female servers are treated. 3.Based on the case and your experiences, state whether you believe that female bartenders have equal opportun

Comparison of two proposals

Just looking for a few paragraphs (one for each bullet point) to start a discussion. Read the two attached proposals written for funding of elementary and middle school learning projects in Virginia. As you will see, these proposals were written using a specified format (obviously written in response to Requests for Pro

Spreadsheet building

The Willford Community College uses an Excel worksheet to compute tuition charges for incoming freshman. A sample of this file is attached. The file contains student name, major, high school GPA, and credit hours that they have registered. You are asked to complete the Excel file using formulas and function as described below.

Importance of strategic plan for change

I need help writing a memo with the material incorporated below Create a memo from the mayor to the city's municipal structure, emphasizing the need to have a strategic plan in place to ensure that stakeholders are informed of the changes regarding the city's water management. Incorporate information from previous assignmen

New Product Launch

The Board of Directors has asked you to prepare and submit a proposal to launch a new product. Based on your stated strategy and your current position in the marketplace, your proposal should include the following discussion: 1. In which segment should your new product be positioned? Low end segment 2. Considering the

Sailmaster Productivity in Sales and Revenue

Sailmaster makes high performance sails for competitive windsurfers. Below is information about the inputs and outputs for one model, the Windy 2000. Units sold | 1,217 | Sales price each | $1,700 | Total labor hours | 46,672 | Wage rate | $12/hr. | Total materials | $60,000 | Total energy | $4,000 | Calculate the produ

Analyzing Conflict Management

Suppose you have been asked to develop a training program for interviewers. An integral part of this training program focuses on helping interviewers develop better social perception skills. • Write an outline for this section of that training program that you would have developed. • Also be sure to address the characteri

Health and Safety Workplaces

Read the Application Case attached. Answer the following questions based on labor relations and collective bargaining. a. Evaluate the various claims made by the union and counterclaims made by the company regarding the charges of unfair labor practices. Which of the arguments are most persuasive? b. Was the statement by No