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    Disputes in a unionized workplace

    Before you start this, be sure that you are familiar with the following: Responsibilities of the National Labor Relations Board (Click on the link for an introductory overview.) Grievance Management (Click on the link for a sample of the process from the union perspective.) Unfair Labor Practices (Click on the link for

    Percentage change in productivity

    In October, company Y made $35,000 in sales using 1060 hours of contracted sales time. In November, Company Y made $45,000 in sales using 1220 hours of contracted sales time. What is the percentage change in productivity from October to November?

    Possible Reasons for Outliers & Possible Solutions

    A researcher is measuring production levels in several plants, with the total number of 172 subjects in 5 plants. There are 2 outliers in the very low production area 1 more in the highest area. What are possible reasons for outliers and possible solutions in data analysis?

    Management Information Systems: Seven Key Elements

    What are the seven key elements of a system? Explain what role each element plays in describing a system. Your response should be at least 75 words in length. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

    Failed Business Partnership Project

    Locate an article that involves a partnership project that failed because of a possible information technology oversight or deficiency. Examples appear in enterprise resource planning systems, logistics systems, and other systems. Based on the article, why do you believe the project failed? Cite the article and provide a link if

    Human Capital & Strategic Entrepreneurs

    1. Explain human capital. Discuss how it is developed and what impact it has on strategic entrepreneurship and company growth. 2. Discuss how and why strategic entrepreneurs create value while at the same time earn above-average returns and gain competitive advantage over their competitors.

    Risk Management Program in Healthcare

    Why is a risk management program in the healthcare setting important? What value will healthcare organizations receive by having a risk management program implemented?

    ISO9000 Customer Recommendations

    I want to move to the next level. Some of our customers have been making noise about ISO9000. And some of our suppliers are ISO9000 certified. I want you to check into this and make a recommendation. Should we pursue this or not? My Expectations: Your report should provide an overview of ISO9000, what it is and what it do

    Approaches to negotiations

    Please help with the following problem: What are three basic approaches to negotiations? Give an example based on your personal or professional experience. Please include the name of the person or question to which you are replying in the subject line. For example, "Tom's response to Susan's comment." Heizer, J. and R

    Savings in the company retirement plan

    Discuss the savings involved in a company retirement plan as well as typical monetary benefits that employees should focus on when considering a new job.

    Training a new employee

    My manager and director recently told me that my co-worker is leaving the team and with that they will move a Financial Analyst on my team to report to me (I won't be a manager but he will report to me). I am a Sr. Financial Analyst that works with General & Administrative (G&A) Leaders to help them forecast and budget thei

    Social Responsible Risk Management

    What is the definition of socially responsible risk management? How would you go about enacting a more socially responsible risk management strategy in your current workplace? Brief explanation.

    understanding of the four steps in strategic management with examples

    Identify the four basic steps comprise the controlling function of management which I have done. The four basic steps: (1) establishing performance standards, (2) measuring individual and organizational performance, (3) comparing actual performance to planned performance standards and (4) taking corrective actions. I require a

    Program Evaluations in Small Communities

    Program evaluation may be a time- and resource-intensive process. How are smaller communities affected by their often limited availability of staff to conduct program analyses? How might smaller communities maximize efficiency and minimize resources needed to evaluate programs?

    Importance of Business Processes

    Why are the following business processes important? Which process do you feel is most important? Explain your reasoning. a. Strategy development b. Product development c. Systems to produce goods and services d. Order fulfillment

    Job Search

    In identifying situations for which a job search maybe necessary, my approach to the campaign is a bit confusing to me. What would be an example of a job campaign as I have identified the reasons as starting my career, being tired of my current job, boosting my career, and possibly being laid off from the current position.

    Development Program Analysis

    Create rationale for the necessity to accept responsibility to prepare the self, using the insights from the existing developmental pathways available to you for enhancing your global leadership skills. Evaluate any current company's development program, and the programs ability to build deep self-awareness and growth, and cultu

    Maximax Regret Approach and Expected Value Approach

    One of Tom's investments is going to mature, and he wants to determine how to invest the proceeds of $25,000. Tom is considering three new investments: a stock mutual fund (SMF), a one-year certificate of deposite (CD), or a nano-technology stock called (NNS). The CD is guaranteed to pay an 8% return. Tom estimates the return on

    Network Diagrams

    Consider the following data for a project: Activity Activity Time (Days) Immediate Predecessor A 2 — B 4 A C 5 A D 2

    Contract Management Process

    How can an organization use the contract management process (CMP) to ensure successful contract performance?

    Operations Management - Transportation Problem

    Please solve detailed step by step for life saver rating. Solve the transportation problem below using the Northwest Corner method, the Intuitive Lowest-Cost method, and the Stepping-Stone method. Plants Supply Destination Demand Kansas City 35 Chicago 3

    Swiss Cheese Model

    "Swiss cheese model" of accident causation by James Reason described in the text book or access the article online . Reflect on the "Swiss cheese model" and evaluate the role of risk management in preventing accidents. Explain the implications of accidents on organizational performance.

    Applying OM Techniques

    Find in your organization an aspect of the operational process that could benefit from use of one or more of the following techniques: business/predictive analytics, dashboards, decision support systems, or supply chain management. -What is the problem, opportunity, or challenge to be addressed? -What technique(s) would be a

    Planning trip presentation

    I need help with the following PPT example project. You work for a travel agency and you are planning a presentation for potential travelers. You must create a PowerPoint presentation for a group trip you are planning. Provide a presentation for people about a country, state, or city of your choice. You will need to do a litt

    Research: Sampling Methods

    What are some of the issues that limit a researcher's choice of sampling methods? How might researchers address sampling issues within their study?

    Tyco Case Study

    Summarize the overall viewpoint of the author of "Case 20: Tyco: I'm Sure That It's a Really Nice Shower Curtain" and the major issues presented in the case. 1. What do you think Kozlowski's motivation for trying to avoid sales taxes on his art purchases was? Explain. 2. Explain the concept of commingling assets with respect

    Capacity - Cycle Time and Throughput

    Mortgages Unlimited Consider a local mortgage processing firm. They follow the process flow below. They work 8 hours per day. (Note that there are no buffers and no variability.) (see attachment for image) a) Find the average daily capacity of the workstations listed below. Assume one employee per workstation.

    Queuing Questions

    You have recently become the manager of the Patriot Airlines check in counter. Because Patriot Airlines has flights that leave frequently all day, customers arrive randomly (i.e., exponentially distributed) at the counter at the average rate of 3 per minute. There is only one employee at a time to staff the counter. Assume the e