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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

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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?

Merging organizational cultures

What have been some of the issues associated with combining/merging the organizational cultures of Delta Air Lines and Northwest Air Lines? Your answer should also include information about assumptions, artifacts, and values and contain references to sources.

Water Rights and Other Institutions

Identify three (3) cases in three (3) different regions of the world where issues have arisen in relation to people's access to safe sources of water. You will likely find that many such issues are political disputes over water rights. Analyzing the relationship between water rights and other institutions of society, politics

Mortality risks with poor sanitation

Environmental problems represent major threats to the health, quality of life, and longevity of people residing in all countries, but arguably more so in the developing world. What are some of the mortality risk factors and burdens associated with inadequate supplies of clean water and poor sanitation that disproportionately aff

Relationship between public and private insurance

Describe the relationship between public and private insurance as well as among the branches of the government. These components and their associated stakeholders are part of a large system. Consider the U.S. health care "system." At the strategic level (macro level), draw a stakeholder diagram that includes both private and pub

Creating a training plan for assessment

Need a training plan for the below: Something consisting of the below details... Needs assessment Environmental analysis Organizational analysis Demographical analysis Operational analysis Individual analysis Training methods Types of media Learning principles Training for learning skills or facts Effectiveness of

Servant Leaders

How would you define the issue or challenge in terms of social responsibility, serving society, and improving the common good? Why are servant leaders needed in today's global organizations (given these issues)? How can they help address the issues or challenges you identified? Please provide references.

Age discrimination in the industrial workplace

Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) - Industrial/Technical 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. 6 sentence minimum for each question. Please keep your opinion out of the responses (only focus on th

Organizational Identity

Because "all life resists control" (Wheatley, p. 28.) and "[y]ou can never direct a living system; you can only disturb it" (Wheatley, p. 37), Wheatley argues that organizations can thrive only if they have a strong sense of identity. Do you think that the commonly held goal of maximizing shareholder wealth forms the basis of id

Upward Mobility in Society

What is the social class in which you live and where you fit into it? To what extent can you move either up or down? What is media's role in defining the class system in which you live and possible class mobility?

Selecting Telephone Customer Service Representatives

See attachment. Read the Applications case study, Evaluation of Two New Assessment Methods for Selecting Telephone Customer Service Representatives, found on page 359-361 in your textbook. Answer the questions that fall after the case description; these are the three questions found in the lower half of page 361. Each questio

Case study evaluation and problem identification

Hello; This is a discussion question. Requirements: 1. 400-500 words or more (the more the better); 2. With conclusion or summary; 3. Academic and real example are preferable with reference list; Question: Review Case Study 4-1, 'Diagnosing the Causes of Poor Performance', on page 101 of the text. Imagine you are the