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IP need some help two jobs this week and time frame is short

Unit 1 IP You have recently been hired as a project manager by the CEO of the ABC Firm, a large manufacturing firm (just one division of the XYZ Conglomerate Corporation). The CEO of ABC has been a manufacturing executive since the beginning of the 1950s. He and most of the managers and supervisors are steeped only in tradit

Examples of modern medical experiments

An institutional review board would never approve the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment today. What are some examples of medical experiments conducted today? Do you know anyone who has participated in a medical study? Do you know what protections are in place for participants? Describe some of the restrictions that are placed on medi

Budget Cut impacts on Health Care

What are the social and global economic impacts on health care in the present day relating to budgetary cuts from the various levels of government (local, state, and federal)?

Assessing the Affordable Care Act

Review three recent articles from credible sources regarding the Affordable Care Act. Consider using sources such as, but not limited to, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and others. Then assess the role of public opinion in relation to the Affordable Care Act. In addition, examine what the role of lobbyists may have

Lobbying in Healthcare

Proposition: Lobbying has no place in the health care debate. Argue for or against this proposition. Provide evidentiary support.

Emergency evacuation plans and security management

Answer 5 of the 8 questions presented. Please answer your selected questions fully and completely. Please insert page breaks between each question. List questions in order by their assigned question number. Instructions: Use original thought. Be creative; do not limit yourself to conventional thinking. Learn to think out of

Family and Medical Leave Act in an industrial workplace

I'm having trouble with these end of the chapter questions for studying. Please use complete sentences and your own words. Please cite any references. 5 sentence minimum for each question related to industrial workplaces. Please keep your opinion out of the responses (only focus on the law). 1. What employers are and are not

Finding the cost minimizing order quantity in the given case

Keith Shoe Stores carries a basic black men's dress shoe that sells at an approximate constant rate of 500 pairs of shoes every three months. Keith's current buying policy is to order 500 pairs each time an order is placed. It costs Keith $30 to place an order. The annual holding cost rate is 20%. With the order quantity of 500,

Ikea's Business Model

I need to read this case study, and answer questions about it: "Innovation at IKEA'' Redecorating and renovating have become the international pastime. In a post 9/11 world facing persistent terrorist alerts, more and more people are opting to stay home and make their homes safe havens. This phenomenon, coupled with

Producing/Organizing a Community or Charitable event

Can you please help me with these questions in this Community Event or Charitable Cause Paper. Thanks in advance for your assistance and I really appreciate it. Community Event or Charitable Cause Paper Select a community event or charitable cause and explain how you would produce such an event. The paper should include

Damage control of a crisis in the media: damage control for an individual

Identify a crisis event that is being discussed in the media. It can relate to an individual (ex. Tiger Woods) or an organization (Toyota). Analyze the organization's or individual's vulnerability and outline specific steps that have been taken to handle the crisis. What other suggestions do you have for handling the situation?

Public Relations: News releases for an organization

Can you please help me with these questions in this article and the "Top 10 PR Mistakes". Below is the link for the article and the Top 10 PR Mistakes. Thanks in advance for your assistance. Visit the site and review the material about news releases. How would yo

Calculating the critical path of a project

I am looking for some help on this project management problem. Since it's difficult to post the information in here please see the attachment. Example of how it is done below is attached as the PDF's, This is all the data that I was given for the problem. I only attached the examples as the PDF's, the word attachment is the

Modern Trends and Innovations in Sustainable Energy Solutions

I need help in compiling the information and research that will help me answer the questions below on modern trends and innovations in sustainable energy solutions. Analysis of the Field - What is your analysis of the state of the field of sustainability? - Describe important issues or current dilemmas in the field.

Mission Command Impact on Vietnam War

I need help in my outline on the Vietnam War. The areas I should develop and include are: - brief summary of events leading to the battle, its outcome and thesis statement that ties mission command to that outcome - body will analyze the commander's performance in six steps - conclusion will analyze the mission command's imp

Why to hire a woman in the business world

APA format research paper outline for "Why to Hire Woman in the Business World". I have been asked to prepare a basic research paper outline c.a. 1 1/2 pages in order to provides me with an opportunity to organize thoughts into an outline. Prepare an outline for a research paper and include at least four major headings (or top

Organizational performance vs employee performance assessment

BSC is more of an "organizational performance" scorecard rather than an employee performance assessment. What I want to know is how can we build-in customer preference into employee assessment system? How reliable will it be and how do we create such measures?

Putting Management Principles into Practice

On page 117, Wheatley discusses "The Great Paradox" of being able to prepare for the future without knowing what that future will be. She suggests that there is one core principle to thriving within this paradox: "People must be engaged in meaningful work together . . ." (p. 118). Review the ways (pp. 118-124) Wheatley talks abo

Who threw the first punch?

What is your opinion regarding whether or not media depictions of violence promote violence? To what extent you think varying degrees of depicted violence have an equal or unequal influence on viewers? 2 references please

Royal prank call and management theory

Critically analyze the events surrounding the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha. How do management theory and strategy impact on the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) of workers at both 2Day FM Radio and King Edward IV Hospital. Discuss the management strategies and theories at both 2Day FM and King Edward Hospital. Critica

Graph and Data Relationships

In your opinion, why do you think such graph and data relationships exist? What criteria would you recommend for pairing specific graphic representations with data sets? What challenges do you foresee in representing data sets?

Health, Safety, and Wellness Program

Discuss how the elements of a good health, safety, and wellness program might relate to workforce productivity. Are there any studies relating to this topic, and what do they show?

Progressive approach to discipline

Discuss what the Progressive Approach to discipline, the Positive Approach to discipline, and the GAP approach are all about. What do you see as the essential elements (commonalities) of these approaches? Do any of these approaches give you concerns as a manager? Which approach do you think you would prefer to use if you were wo

Evaluating a management theory

I need help in developing criteria for evaluating a management theory and systems thinking theory. Here are the guidelines: Proposed Guidelines for Developing Evaluation Criteria: 1. Identify the theory and its context: What is the theory and where does it fit in the context of existing research? 2. Examine the Method: Ho

Career Development Stage

What career development stage (early, midcareer, and/or preretirement for instance) would you say you are in at present and what concerns are associated with this stage? Finally, discuss how your boss might better meet your needs and the organization's needs in light of this information.

Management Decision Making

Assume that you were a manager of a large department in a company, and you received a request from your supervisors to supply laptops equipped with Wi-Fi and mobile broadband. How would you decide whether to agree with the request or not? How would you decide who should receive laptops and who should not?

Socialization vs. biological predisposition

What does this means: Studies have shown that socialization has far more impact on a person than biological predisposition. What is a role that you currently hold? How have the agents of socialization, specific to you, placed you in the identified role? Identify three agents of socialization in your response. Select one agent

Please Help

Q1: The movie rental industry changing. What is changing about where and how we get our movie rentals? What are the movie rental industry's driving forces of change and how are they changing the industry. Explain and discuss what is going on here. Q2: What do you think the movie rental industry of the future of will be lik

Concept of Manufacturing "Explosion"

Need some assistance with this question. If you were the manufacturing manager for a company that manufactures travel luggage, how would you describe the concept of "explosion" and what would you include in your description?