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    Actions to boost the world economy

    The latest economic news was not very positive. Unemployment rates were higher than expected, consumer confidence had fallen, and companies were reporting layoffs were in order. The Federal Reserve chairman acknowledged the economy was in a recession. What actions might the federal government take to give the world's economy a b

    The Malcolm Baldrige Award

    Analyze The Malcolm Baldrige Award and give an overview of the process. Provide an example of a company that uses the quality process and how it has helped their organization with new business and market share. Use at least one outside reference to support your answer.

    The Benson Metal Company case analysis

    I am writing a 1000 word essay. I only need help with 500 words. Situation: The Benson Metal Company employs about 1,500 people, is listed on the stock exchange, and has been in existence for many decades. See enclosed attachment for details and analyze this case. Explain the case, the problems, the positives, and give your

    Merit pay

    What is merit pay? Do you think it's a good idea to award employees merit raises? If yes, why? If not, why not? Merit pay or merit raises is any salary increase awarded to an employee based on his or her individual performance.

    Effects of variation on operational excellence

    Using the Wheeler text as a framework, explain the effects of variation on operational excellence. Include, where applicable, examples from past experience or research, differing opinions on metrics (i.e. Deming vs Wheeler), practical application, viability of certain metrics or any other point of view you have developed through

    Competing through Technology

    Could you assist me with my initial response to the following discussion questions? Competing Through Technology: Connectiveness Enhances HR Practices Social networking helps people satisfy their need to stay connected, and now it also helps companies to enhance many of their HR practices including recruiting, training a

    Request for proposal regarding an office move

    After reading the Office Move Scenario (attached), prepare an RFP (Request for Proposal) to solicit an electrical contractor. Your RFP should contain the following: An Introduction to the project Business profile (Just Use "Engineering Firm") A description of the problem A description of the Vendor responsibility (what you

    Assessing competitiveness of a benefits package

    After receiving a positive response from StopNShopToday, Inc. management about the recommendations for the incentives and performance appraisal projects, the HR generalist has been assigned a project that will prove to be very challenging: assessing the competitiveness of the company benefits package.

    Case Studies of "Performance Review Takes a Page from Facebook"

    Using the Case Studies of "Performance Review Takes a Page from Facebook" http://www.businessweek.com/stories/2009-03-11/performance-review-takes-a-page-from-facebook. Answer the three questions at the end of each case using at least 250 words and cite any sources used. 1. Based on the information given, discuss how well Perf

    Use Excel to answer forecasting questions

    Please see the attachment for 2 questions I need help with. Problem Please use the following data in MS Excel to answer the below questions (no need to send Excel file). Year Product X Share(%) 1 6.5 2 5.6 3 5.3 4 5.3 5 5.3 6 6.2 7 8.3 a) What is the forecast for the 8th year based on a exponential smoothing

    Sports management and person-job match

    Define the three elements necessary for success in sport management: People skills, education, a mind for sport(s) and a mind for business. 300 words in length Which of the following statements is not true regarding person-job match?: - There are implied consequences for every person-job match. - Intelligence quotation i

    Greatest Challenge Organizations Face

    •Analyze the process of capturing, processing, and protecting information to determine the single biggest challenge to the greatest number of organizations. Explain your rationale. •From the e-Activity, recommend at least three best practices the company you researched could adopt for protecting information vital to its o

    Controllable Variables in your Environment

    •Analyze the environment, processes, and procedures at your work or school to determine which aspects can be controlled and which cannot be controlled. Explain your rationale. •From the analysis above, select one aspect that can be controlled and determine the most appropriate method of control (e.g., bureaucratic, objec

    Maternity Leave Time Allowance

    The military gives around 3 months for the mom, and 14 days for the father. Is there any other company that gives at least 5 months off for maternity leave?

    Microeconomics of customer relationships

    After reading the journal article "The Microeconomics of Customer Relationships," write a 3-4 page critical evaluation of the article by answering these questions: - Correctly identify the issue or issues addressed by the author, related to the value of customer relations. - Evaluate the economic significance of the issue pr

    Financial Analysis for a hospital project

    - You are working in the finance department at a large, for-profit hospital in a city. - Your duties involve budgeting, managing the general ledger accounts, utilizing financial formulas to perform accounting activities, and training and development of your three subordinates. - Because of scarce resources, you must choose be

    Equity Theory Discussion

    On equity theory, present a discussion of how organizations in which the executives earn large bonuses/incentives (and where these are widely known) can use equity theory to justify these bonuses to the rank and file employees. Can they be justified?

    Cuba: Capitalism vs. Socialism

    ****NOTE: THESE QUESTIONS PERTAIN TO COLLEGE GRADUATE LEVEL ECONOMICS. Please click the following link. http://www.mhhe.com/economics/solman_video_mov/capital_cuban.mov. Once you have reviewed the content, please answer these questions: Why is a struggle underway in Cuba between social equality and the free market? Why

    Legal statutes affecting the hiring of employees

    Case Study Scenario: As the Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO), one of your primary roles is to be the workforce strategist. Your organization is planning to expand business operations to your neighbouring state by opening an office. As a result of this expansion, your organization needs to make sure that the best and bright

    Analyzing Risk Within a Healthcare Organization

    In analyzing risks, thought must be given to patients, clinical staff, medical staff, employees, property, equipment, and the financial status of the organization. Analyze each of these seven key elements. Your analysis should include how each is applied in a risk management program and why each is important when developing a ri

    Overall operations management of a plant

    You recently have been hired by a manufacturing company (ABC Complete Kitchens, Inc.) to develop the business framework and strategic plan for a new plant operation. The plant will open in six months within a Midwestern U.S. community. Your job is to develop the required tools, plans, policies, practices, and strategic operating

    Performance and talent management (appraisal methods)

    Hello In the organization you work for, there are customer service representatives. In addition to having their supervisor appraise their performance, who else should be involved? Why? Review page 190-191. What performance appraisal method would you recommend and why?

    Integrative medicine in geographical areas

    Conduct a cursory search of Integrative Medicine (IM) in your geographical area and choose one type to provide a brief summary. Discuss the type of services provided by the IM. Describe any certification, accreditation, or licensure that exists for this type of practice in your state and at the national level.