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Procuring Services: Contributing Factors for Selecting a Supplier

Many projects need to procure services to execute successfully no matter what industry you are in. There is a personal relationship with the service provider, which makes collaboration much more important than when selecting goods products. Describe a project you have been involved with, or have knowledge of, where services were

Gift of the Goose - Cheering Others On

- Does your Organization provide Active Congratulations on a regular basis? How often? - How could you improve in this area? - Do your Organization provide Passive Congratulations on a regular basis? How often? - How could you improve in this area? - Does your Organization keep score? - What is your scoring system?

Internal Controls & Corporate Governance

You have met with a potential client, who informs you that all the employees and officers of his company are bonded. For this reason, he is requesting that under these conditions that you not look at his company's system of internal control so his company may reduce the cost of an audit. Prepare a letter to the potential clie

Discussing the Operations of Management Areas

Question: What are some common elements of the four operations management areas: productivity, inventory, capacity, and quality? Compare the relative importance of these in manufacturing.

Sir Robert Peel: Police History

1. What impact did Sir Robert Peel have on American policing. 2. What was the relationship between the U.S. government and the policing organizations throughout the U.S. 3. How has this relationship affected police practices.

Managing Business Conflicts

Let's say that you're part of an audit team and you're just beginning the brainstorming session with five of your colleagues who are also going to be working on the engagement. You're a senior associate on the audit. In the meeting, you have one audit partner, one audit manager, two senior associates (you and one other), and two

Finding a Dissertation Topic

The hardest thing for corporations to accept is that someone has come behind them after they have spent millions of dollars in research and innovation, to only have them make more money off the base product they initially produced. This is not illegal; it's really quite helpful in the world of research. One of the most effic

Gabel Company: Human Capital

Gabel Company spent money to train its employees so that they can be productive workers. Such expenditures are often referred to as investments in human capital. Required: a. Do you think that Gabel Company's trained employees meet the definition of an asset? Explain. In your answer, discuss the characteristics of an asset

Negotiation Case Study

See attachment for Problem. -As "Jim", identify the issues and parties to the conflict/negotiation. -Assess the Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement (BATNA) of all parties, including your own. - Identify interests and options. -Include thoughts about standards for evaluating proposals. Consider relationship/percep

Public-Private Partnerships

How can public-private partnerships (P3) impact government structures and processes? In your response, include an example of a P3. For more information about P3, refer to the website for The National Council for Public-Private Partnerships (i.e., http://ncppp.org/).

Three Types of Accountants

Describe the service each type of these accountants provide? Who would be the user of each type? Management accountants Public accountants Government accountants 250-300 words please.

Discussing Public Administration

Hi, I need some assistance with the following questions: - Define public administration. How would you describe it to someone that is new to the industry and not familiar with it? - Shafritz, Russell, and Borick (2012) briefly refereed to rational decision making and ad hoc incremental decision making. Assume for a moment t

Needs Analysis and the RFP Process

What is a needs analysis? Why must an organization conduct a needs analysis for an event? How does a needs analysis support the RFP process? I need a 200 word response.

Human Capital Development and Unionization

How might unionization positively and negatively affect personnel management practices in government organizations? Provide specific examples. What challenges may arise between management and unions within government organizations? What happens if these challenges cannot be resolved? Provide an example.

"Questioning the depth of one's questions"

Describe what the authors (Paul & Elder) mean by "Questioning the depth of one's questions," and then explain a personal experience in which you either failed or succeeded in applying these methods to your own questioning. What was the outcome?

Coca-Cola Is Everything

Answer questions and provide references: Visit Coca-Cola's Facebook page. Can you buy Coke products there? What social media tools are present that allow you to communicate with Coca-Cola? Now, visit Pepsi's Facebook page. Compare and contrast it to Coca-Cola's Facebook page. Which has more eye appeal? Which seems to have

Analytical Hierarchy Process

Hi, I need some assistance with the following task, I am not too sure how to approach it. Research and find an article related to the analytical hierarchy process (AHP) used in project management. Perform an online search, and locate an online article that is at least two to three pages. Read the article and think about

PERT/CPM Techniques

Given: Company A is installing a Web-based customer-feedback system to meet customer needs for quick response when rolling out new products. A new product line is rolling out in 34 weeks and the customer-feedback system must be installed and running in time for the new product launch. Table 1.1 in the attached worksheet "PERT/

Women and minorities struggle with the Glass Ceiling

The case study scenario was: Women and minorities often face what is called a glass ceiling. Why would some individuals hinder or block the advancement of people up the management ladder? Have you ever encountered or observed the glass ceiling? One of the key factors in limiting advancement of women and minorities often co

Comment on Article - GE Acquiring Engine Supplier

Please help me comment on the article below: Italy Becomes a Hunting Ground for Multinational reveals how GE and other American firms are taking advantage of the opportunities available in the euro-zone due to the debt crisis. GE is, again, doing what is known to do best: invest in those companies that are weak financially b

Hoffman versus Caterpillar Court Decision

What were the 2 legal issues in the Hoffman v Caterpillar case? What did the court decide? For each issue try to write using a brief version of the IRAC (Issue-Rule-Application-Conclusion). There will be two IRAC analyses, one for each issue. Finally, what do you think will be the final outcome of this case? Was it decided fairl

Statute of Frauds and Work Contracts

Jennifer Masterson had been searching for a job since receiving her MBA in Accounting. She interviewed with a large firm, and they made her an offer for employment starting at an annual salary of $50,000. Taking the job meant that Jennifer would have to move to a new town, leaving her friends and family behind. Before accepting,

Caveat Emptor and Suggestions for Consumers

Please help with the following problem. Define and discuss the concept of Caveat Emptor and some different suggestions for consumers using statistical findings to guard themselves against being misled.