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Individual and Group Decision Making

When making business decisions there are issues that may call for either group or individual decision making. What are the times when each decision making approach is most effective? What are the general advantages and disadvantages of each approach?

Receiving and Delivering Feedback: how to give and receive feedback

Question: Detail three key tips that you would share with a new manager on how to most effectively provide feedback. Then, provide three tips you might share with a new subordinate on how to receive and deliver feedback. Provide a rationale for the selection of each tip.

Leading a Global Organization

As a senior executive in a 21st-century organization, evaluate how you would lead a global organization with employees from countries in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Analyze how you would implement systems thinking and critical thinking into organizational processes to improve problem-solving.

Manufacturing of an Electronics Company

Assume you have the role of top management at a major global electronics company that is developing a wireless device capable of on-demand music and video downloads from anywhere on the globe. What criteria should the company use to determine where to manufacture the device and whether or not to enter into a collaborative arrang

Business Research: Understanding Questions

What is the proper method for asking questions? What should be done if a question is misunderstood? What should be done if a respondent answers a question before it is encountered in the questionnaire? Support your answers. Why is it important to think of the research report from a communications perspective? Support your

Product Development and the Business Plan

Please help with the following problem. Which section or sections of a business plan submitted to venture capitalists are the strongest and which sections are traditionally the weakest? Identify and discuss at least two weak sections of traditional business plans.

Small Businesses' Legal Structures

For the business you chose, what form of ownership seems best? Why? Discuss the pros and cons of the alternative forms of ownership that lead to your decision. Does a corporation really mitigate legal risks to the operator of the business? If so, how are the risks mitigated? What risks remain?

Discussing Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs

Please provide some assistance writing about Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. The questions I need to address are: - Give a history of the theory. - What needs as described by Maslow? - Why is that theory important for managers in today's workplace? - How can this theory be used to maintain a competitive edge? - Give an e

The Visual Presentation of a Work Report

In a 250-300 word response, describe a work report that you are required (or have been required) to complete on a regular basis. How would you present the information related to this report in a visual manner? Would a visual presentation enhance its effectiveness? Why or why not? Use at least one resource to support your key poi

Criteria for Recruiting a Manager

I am to consider the following scenario and based on the comments/expectations and "my" knowledge of management functions, I must draft a 2-3 page document. Can you help me?? Scenario: You are the recruiting manager for a new organization that is working on recruiting a manager for the services division. The vice presiden

Forecasting System Feedback

Forecasting as System Feedback (1) What is your opinion on the question below? Continue with analyzing feedback within your supply chain at EBBD. Forecasting is based on projecting historical information into the future to provide some type of goal or expectation for system performance. Forecasting can also be based on qua

Personal Needs & Values:Curiosity & Motivation

Please help with answering these two questions: 1. A life worth living is full of personal interests. Is it curiosity that separates intrinsic motivations from extrinsic ones? Here is an example of motivation spurred on by curiosity leading to capability. What are your observations? (

Characteristics of Adult Learners

Teachers and trainers of adults need to understand the characteristics and behaviors of learners in order to successfully conduct their courses. Identify and discuss some of the key characteristics of adult learners that make them different from children and how instructors should deal with them.

Healthcare Technology Advancements

Technology has certainly changed the way medical care is practiced. Identify the most significant clinical and information technological changes you have seen in the last five years. Summarize by discussing the idea that technology brings great benefits but also produces new ethical dilemmas for health care. Support by referenc

Case Study: AtlantiCorp Project

Tom Bray: Tom Bray was mulling over today's work schedule as he looked across the bay at the storm that was rolling in. It was the second official day of the Pegasus project and now the real work was about to begin. Pegasus was a two-month renovation project for AtlantiCorp, a major financial institution headquartered in Bost

Corporate governance and top management

Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 300 words in the solution. Can somebody please describe in detail how corporate governance affects the decisions of top management and the board of directors?

A Change Management Plan

Question: You have just been hired to manage a new project that will involve not only the installation of a new company-wide computer system, but also the implementation of new processes. As project manager, you must create a project plan and a change management plan. Where do you begin? What should be your first task and why?

Determining Different Types of Cost

Scenario: Smitheford Pharmaceuticals is facing other issues. The company had not kept up with modern manufacturing technology and was in the process of modernizing the injectable manufacturing facilities in Pueblo and Colorado Springs. There were several modernizing scenarios under analysis. Perform cost-benefit analysis calcula

Competency, behavioral, and Transformational Leadership Theories

What do the competency, behavioral, and transformational leadership theories have in common? All of them have been rejected by OB scholars as poor representations of effective leadership. All of them generally assume a 'one best way' (universal) approach to leadership. All of them explicitly consider the relevance of emot

Linear Programming and Integrated Circuits

A manufacturing company produces four different models of integrated circuits. Each type of circuit requires material, labor, and machine time. The optimal combination of the four types of circuits is limited by the constraints of availability for these three resources. The formulation of the linear programming production proble

SME Insight: Macro vs Micro Organizational Behavior

I am preparing to construct a paper that gives the ins and outs of Micro and Macro Organizational Behaviors. I would like someone who is a subject matter expert to expound on this topic. 300 words should be sufficient however if you feel that you have more information than I require please inform me and I will adjust the credit

Is America close to Post Racial?

I need help with this one. I need to write about how America is NOT close to becoming a post racial society and include a bibliography of at least three references.

Sources of Innovation in light.

Can you map the different kinds of innovation in the case study? Which were incremental and which radical/discontinuous? Why? Give examples to support your answer.

Cross Training Assessment

What steps would you take in deciding whether or not to cross train lab technicians as x-ray technicians? What are the negative and positive financial considerations in making this decision?

Facebook Case Study Authenticity of Registered Users

Facebook Case Study Analyze the information outlined below on the Facebook Case Study. Please perform additional research as what is provided here is just a synopsis. To analyze a case study you must examine closely the issues confronting the organization, in this case, Facebook. Your final submission will cover four sections:

Role of an Emplyee

I just need some ideas for these questions. Briefly describe your role as an employee of an organization in the IS field. Give examples of what you need to know about information systems and how it can help with your job performance.

Single-Sourcing Strategies

Please help answer the following questions in at least 200 words. Who would you characterize single-sourcing strategies with? 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? Can you provide some feedback

Designing Adaptive Organizations

- Analyze the kind of organizational structure you currently work under (or worked under if you do not presently work), and the benefits or drawbacks of that structure. Provide specific examples to support your response. - Analyze the concept of line versus staff authority and determine ways a manager may become an effective d

Negotiation with Unfavorable Results

Recall a time that you were involved in a negotiation that did not have a favorable outcome. What are some things you could have done differently in order to achieve a fairer outcome? Think of someone you have known in your personal, educational, or professional life. Describe an event in which this person encouraged you to m