You have completed your investigation on allegations against a plant employee of an acquired corporation, Lakes Inc. that is based on the basic information given below. Create a report on the results of your investigation and present final results that your investigation has concluded. The following are the main points of the
1. A computer high tech keyboards producer has an automated assembly line. The cost to produce one unit of a these computer keyboards consists of labor ($15); materials ($35); and overhead ($5). The selling price for these CDs is $75 a unit. A. What is the current total productivity ratio? B. To achieve 10% gain in total p
Explain why it is important to plan for uncertainties and how to implement a strategy to address possible risk factors.
What should unions and employers do in order to successfully administer a collective agreement? What are some challenges that they face with doing so?
Leaders at AIG argued that they were obligated to pay bonuses to executives even after the company was bailed out by the U.S. government because of the company's contracts with these executives. Do you think this is a legitimate argument from an ethical standpoint?
Discussing Population Health . It is noted that The US government has taken a proactive role in this arena with the Center for Disease Control preparing a series of Health People initiatives, with the most current being Healthy People 2020. 1) Identify and discuss at least 5 key reasons for managing population health 2) Se
Please write a memo about one of your pet peeves using the guidelines from Cialdini, Conger, and/or Bowman. Also, please include why you memo was ethical, using ideas from Cialdini.
Do you think negotiations in the public sector are more or less challenging than negotiations in the private sector? Why?
Evaluation Errors The employment interview process is fraught with pitfalls for the interviewer. Interviewing is a communication skill, and this skill must be mastered. There are many books and articles on how to interview in an organizational context. There is also a lot of information of the Internet. Review books, arti
In a very turbulent industry such as the airline industry, how will an organization such as Jet Blue be able to maintaining their skyrocking operational costs (maintaintenance, fuel, employees) while turning a profit? All major airline carriers in the US have had a history of bankruptcy at some point in time with American Airlin
Can you provide some strong points and tell me why are they important. - List at least ten ways to climb the corporate ladder. Consider job performance, communications skills, and leadership, just to name a few. - Consider roadblocks that may prevent one from climbing the corporate ladder. Thank you.
Explain the different styles used by negotiators, which do you think is the most effective? Why?
An Integrated Approach to Strategic Management applied to current events relating to business levels.
"Business Level" consists of a single set of products or services offered by an organization. All businesses have at least one business unit, requiring business level strategies; however, some businesses have more than one business unit (For example, Pepsi, Co. may divide their company into a Beverage Unit and a Snack Foods Unit
Business communication in organizations can occur via formal and informal networks. Employee resource groups (ERGs) are typically approved by the organization and share some characteristics of the company's culture. Informal networks are often less structured. However, they can provide a better representation of what's transpiri
Impression management is vital during a job interview. Hence, most interviewees try to make themselves presentable in both appearance and behavior. Visit the following website and view the tour of the company's online interviewing product: www.hireview.com Based on what you have learned about Hireview's hiring strategy, resp
Canon Company. 1. Please give a very short Brief about Canon Internal analysis 2. Please give an assessment of the company's ability to compete (Internal Analysis)
Unless otherwise indicated, there is a 200 word minimum response required. Credible reference materials, including your course textbook(s), may be used to complete the assessment. If you have questions regarding the credibility of your reference, please contact your professor. 1. Compare and contrast leading wit
How are the three characteristics of effective teams evident in each of Tuckman's five stages of team development? Provide examples to support your response.
Assume you are the project manager for a software company and your team is in charge of delivering an update to tax preparation software for the next tax season. The project team has ten software developers working together, but located across the country. You have the following information about the project, and need to provide
The case addresses: What strategies would you employ to improve the usefulness of business meetings? Incorporate two or more of the strategic considerations (Should we meet, Who should attend, Premeeting Arrangements, Leadership Style, Decision-Making Format, Follow-Up). This solution includes "preparation" of a meeting, s
Please help with an assessment how the article relates to the financial management of a company. By answering the following questions 1. What is the author's focus? 2. What points is the author making? 3. How does the authors points apply to financial management? 4. Explain the process of financial forecasting and is it do
Can a business entrepreneur succeed as a social entrepreneur? Why or why not? Support your answer.
Problem 4 The plant engineer for the Bitco manufacturing plant is designing an overhead conveyor system that will connect the distribution/inventory center to all areas of the plant. The network of possible conveyor routes through the plant, with the length (in feet) along each branch follows. Determine the shortest conveyor ro
MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. Case 4: Recruitment and Selection Now that you know what a Help Desk Manager should be doing, the owners want to hire one as quickly as possible. The owners want you to consider internal and external candidates. Describe how you will recruit and select qualified candidates for the Help Desk Manager p
Describe Gary Latham and Edwin Lock's goal setting theory. Please discuss and define the four basic elements of this theory.
- Ch. 7: Mass customization of products has become a common approach in manufacturing organizations. Discuss ways in which mass customization can be applied to service firms as well. - Ch. 7: A top executive claimed that top-level management is a craft technology because the work contains intangibles, such as handling pe
Help with questions concerning Theory X and Y, the Hawthorne experiments, definition of post-bureaucratic organization, scientific management and organization theory
1. Which of the following is true about Theory X and Theory Y? A. The Hawthorne experiments support Theory X and Theory Y. B. Theory Y supports autonomy and Theory X challenges autonomy. C. Theory Y is outdated due to current laws and regulations, which leaves Theory X as the only option. D. Theory X is
Haller & Gerrie (2007) argued that "Decisions must be made and not postponed until absolute scientific consensus has been reached, and thus, scientific input to contentious policy debates must be solicited in the here and now." (p. 143). Discuss how public policy makers can incorporate scientific input into their strategy to ins
This solution discusses developing a training and orientation program for a company called Bling-Bling.
There is this little make believe company that I am struggling with. Bling-Bling Inc. is a struggling jewelry outlet that provides modestly priced gold, silver and gemstone jewelry via kiosks placed in large malls. Since their products are made with lower quality and less expensive stones and lower levels of key ingredients and
Can your company legally change your job responsibilities, reduce your salary, and/or assign you to a different department? How would a union situation address this issue?