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Unethical Operating Leverage

The reduction of labor costs by incurring a greater amount of fixed costs through purchase of machinery in order to increase the organization's operating leverage is unethical and should be avoided. What do you think?

The Value of Training

One day, Dave Palm, the director of training at LensCrafters, got a call suggesting that top executives were looking to improve the company's bottom line, and couldn't find enough tangible evidence that the company's training programs were producing a measurable return on the company's investment. Top management at this optical

Training evaluation design and collection methods

Suppose you have been asked to design a program intended to train airline flight attendant trainees in emergency evacuation procedures. You are now designing the evaluation study to show that the flight attendants understand the procedures and use them on the job. Which data collection methods do you think would be the most usef

Issues raised by research designs in the workplace involving control groups

Research designs involving control groups require that some employees receive training while others do not. This apparent partiality can be problematic if training improves some employees' performance and not others. If the improved performance leads to promotions, raises, or improved well being, is it fair to train some employe

Title VII of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and the Civil Rights Act of 1991

Discuss the major tenets of Title VII of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and the Civil Rights Act of 1991. Then, take on the role of supervisor of a unit in a computer software company which has approximately 200 employees. You have been told by your boss that you must downsize your unit, in order to help the company save money in

Global Logistics and Single Sourcing

How would you characterize single-sourcing strategies? What are some advantages and risks associated with the implementation of these endeavors with respect to global logistics, post-terror attacks on 11 September 2001?

Manufacturing Planning and Control

Please help with this question. Calculation: In the month of January, Reliance® Auto sold 60 vehicles and had account receivable of $160,000.00. If a vehicle costs $40,000, account payable is $240,000 and the cost of sales is 72%, and the current value of total inventory is $500,000.00, Calculate; Please show all work for

Working with Unions and Resolving Disputes

Hi, Recent decline of union membership, with the recent exception of 2008-2009. What do you think the future of unionization will be? Why? Are unions still needed in the workplace? Why or why not? Would you be interested in joining a union? Why or why not? Please ensure that you address each of the questions above. E

Legislative and Judicial Branches in Health Policy

Understanding of the legislative and judicial branches. Write the roles of the legislative and judicial branches in health policy. Describe the relationship between the two branches in regard to health policy. Assess where conflict between the two may and does occur.

Computer Technology

Which is the better software tool: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome? Supplement your argument with evidence, and indicate whether or not you changed your position based upon the discussion. Why or why not? To write your analysis, consider using articles from computer magazines such as PC Magazine, Byte, o

Execel Workbook

Each individual should create an create an Excel workbook that includes 2 different tables: an employee table and a customer table. Each table must appear on a different tab in the Excel workbook. - Field titles for the employee table should be as follows: - Employee ID number - First name - Last name - Address - Date of h

Google's Four Functions of Management

Explain how internal and external factors affect the four functions of management of the company Google. In your paper, explain how the following internal and external factors affect the four functions of management. Include specific examples for each. Globalization, Technology, Innovation, Diversity, and Ethics. My portion in w

The critical path method

The Critical Path Method is a fundamental topic for all project managers to understand. Provide examples of a project you have been involved with or read about in the text, and what impact the critical path can have on that project. The initial post should be 200-400 words.

Service sector in the economy

The original posting: The service sector is one of the few growth segments in the US economy today. Describe why organizations are buying more professional services, and what opportunity it provides for project managers.

Aligning an organization's strategy and structure

This solution addresses the following questions: Why is it important for an organization to have alignment between its strategy and organizational structure? How can a firm lower the chances that key managers will pursue their own self-interest at the expense of the stockholders? At the expense of the employees?

HRM 538 Case: Right-sizing of InterClean-EnviroTech

This case study was from a Human Resource Management 538 course and answers the three case questions. Determine when rightsizing is appropriate and which steps are necessary to implement this process for the InterClean-EnviroTech Merger. Address the following questions: 1. What are the viable options the company has at thi

Correlation and Causation in the News

Activity Resources Review: Bennett, J. O., Briggs, W. L., & Triola, M. F. (2014)., Chapter 8 McCoy, K. Park, A. (2011, March 24). Rochman, B. (2011, April 11). Main Task: Analyze Statistics in the News In your activity resources above are three news articles that report on scientific studies and make recommendations o


How can technology improve the management of global logistics? Be specific with examples. Please cite references.

The Art of War

What themes resonated with you on your own personal career journey? With what points do you agree? Disagree?

Recommendations for Improved Hotel Procedures and Customer Satisfaction

Hello, can you please help me get going on this one? I need two pages with references to get a good understanding of what is being asked. Please see attachment for additional information and charts. You are a consultant hired by the Hotel Escargo management team with the charge to improve the hotel procedures and increase q

Criteria for defining popular culture

Determine a criteria for defining modern popular culture. Explain how popular culture has in some way defined you, or how you "refuse" to be defined by popular culture. Please include 2 references in APA format.

Sales management and true application

Experts in the field of customer relationship management and sales force automation will state significant benefits are achieved through the application of such processes. Such benefits as 1) repeat business, 2) enhanced target marketing, 3) increased brand and corporate identity, and 4) improved productivity, can be achieved th

Summary of "Passing on Strategic Vision" and "Leading Change" articles

Outline and critique the following articles: "Passing on strategic vision," by Fiegener, Brown, et al "Leading change" by Michael Stanleigh Examine their importance, the issues that the author addresses and brings up, and the literature the authors use to back up their ideas if important. Below are the citations of the t

Rewards in the Work Environment

In today's work environment rewarding an employee is tough as each person of a team / organization has a different set of values. Based on your value system what rewards do you find the most valuable when your performance level exceeds your task objectives in a working situation?

Creating an "Elevator Pitch"

Post a one-paragraph "Elevator Pitch," also known as a customer value proposition. If you have worked on a New Venture Plan, think of this as what you might pitch to a prospective investor if the two of you met in an elevator and shared a very short ride. Be sure to address the following in your paragraph: •Identify potenti

Team Dysfunction

Identify a time when you saw or were a participant on a team that encountered dysfunction or the ability to accomplish a task. Explain the situation. How did the leader deal with the situation, and was it resolved?