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A Discussion On Organization Design

1. How much do you think it is possible for an outsider to discern about the underlying cultural values of an organization by analyzing symbols, ceremonies, dress, or other observable aspects of culture, compared to an insider with several years of work experience? Select a percentage (e.g., 10%, 70%) and discuss your reasoning.

Letter Sample - Requesting a Community Figure to Give a Lecture

The scenario for the basis of this letter is: Write a proposal letter to a respected community figure asking him to deliver a lecture and dinner speech at an annual festival. The sample letter provided is about three paragraphs, including a brief summary of the Boys & Girls Club as the sample organization with the annual fes

Network activity chart

Develop the network activity chart and identify the critical path for a project based on the information provided below: Activity.......Expected Duration (days).......Predecessor A...............................5....................................---- B..............................10....................................A

Code and Cross-Reference Letters

Code and Cross-Reference Letters: Paper records, such as letters, must be indexed and coded properly before filing. A cross-reference should be prepared when a record may be requested under a different name than the one it is filed under. Practice coding letters and preparing cross-reference sheets in this activity. 1. Op

Service and Product Design

The manager wants the production department to be aware of the differences between service and product design when designing and producing the new running shoe. Department members are confused as to how they can design the product with service as a key factor. Complete the following: - Write a memo to the production departmen

Organizing An Interactive Presentation, including a design template

I have been asked to present at a professional organization's meeting and the topic requested was "Twin Technologies-Low-Tech and High-Tech Job Aides" and I am trying to create one version that is interactive for a live audience. Please advise me on how I should organize my presentation.

Role of HR Generalist and Director

1. Chad is interviewing for an HR Generalist. In one of the interview questions, he was asked to explain the terms job description, job specification, and job evaluation, and when to use each. What should his response be? 2. A small business hired you as the new HR Director. ABC has not really done much in this area and wants

Security and Loss Prevention

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

Operations Management: Productivity Ratios

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

Plan For Uncertainties

Explain why it is important to plan for uncertainties and how to implement a strategy to address possible risk factors.

Collective Agreements

What should unions and employers do in order to successfully administer a collective agreement? What are some challenges that they face with doing so?

Bonuses After Bail Out

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?

Population Health

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

Memo of a pet peeve

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.

Interviews: Evaluation Errors

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

Maintaining operational costs while turning a profit

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

The Corporate Ladder: Climbing and Roadblocks

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.

Informal Business Networks

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

Interviewing Strategies

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

Strategic Management: Internal Analysis

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)

Fear and love in the workplace

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

Status analysis of the development of a new product

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

Effective Meeting Management Strategies

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

Forecasting and liquidity article critique

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