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Productivity Improvements

Productivity Improvements (1) What is your opinion on the question below? Besides making decisions about which piece of equipment to buy or which process to use, productivity is also analyzed in terms of Productivity Measure or ratio of Outputs/Inputs. For example, for the EBBD, one productivity measure that could be used

Linkage in Performance Management Process

My question is on the 'Disrupted Links in the Performance Management Process at Omega,Inc. The information on this situation is in Case 2-2, pages 55-56 of the attached article. 1. Consider each of the links of the performance management process as shown in Figure 2.1. 2. Discuss whether each of the links is present, and i

Research Results: Reliability or Validity

Would you rather have results that are reliable or valid? Explain why? Under what conditions would one be achieved without the other? Give examples to illustrate your points.

Data Analysis for Public Policy and Management

Consider studying the need for policy on the problem involving increase in automobile accidents among teenage drivers. Identify potential relationships between variables that may exist. Define potential assumptions and units of analysis that may impact the study.

ERP Feedback and Control in an Organization's Strategy

• Why is it important for an organization to identify the areas it wishes to measure before the implementation process begins? Provide an example of a company that had clear measurement guidelines in place before implementing its strategic plan. What would be the consequence if these clear measurement guidelines had not been d

Healthcare Implementation Plan for Veteran Administration Issues

I need some information on this issue: Administrators must continuously seek opportunities to increase the profitability of their practice or facility. What plan can be developed to integrate a current and emerging trend in health care in the Veteran's Administration organization. I need help with an executive summary an

Strategies or Techniques for Advancing your Skills or Career

We all have a bag of tricks when it comes to managing our careers. Share any strategies or techniques you have found that have advanced your career or your skills, or have simply come in handy when making your way through the world of work. Include a link to an outside resource that illustrates that strategy or technique.

Power Corruption Cycle in Careers

I need some help in answering questions on the 'Power Corruption Cycle'. Can you recall a personal situation in your career (or the career of a co-worker) when another employee asked you to do something that you perceived as unethical? 1. Please describe the incident and include the response to the individual that made the re

Consider types of employee rewards and choose what you think is the best option. A good salary not below the industry level, attractive perquisites, self and family health benefits, inflation linked retirement plans, rewards that prove motivational impelling the employee to contribute to the growth of the organization in keeping with the goals set by it.

In your mind what is a better reward for an employee: A) Salary B) Health BenifitsSolution: A) Salary: The objective of rewarding employees is to reward them fairly, equitably, and consistently in relation to the value of these employees to the organization. It exists in order to motivate employees to work towards a

Research Designs

The clearly written research question is important to planning a study because it provides the rationale for why the study is needed. Relevant to well formulated research questions, what do we need to know and why? What other considerations in formulating well-structured research questions should the researcher take into accou

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

Media Type

Explaining the media type you chosen and the factors you considered. 2 references, in proper APA format, to relevant academic sources. Whether it is TV, MOVIES. Music's

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.