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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

Southwest Airlines: turnaround time

Southwest keeps gate time of its planes at a minimum in order to maximize the flying time, hence capacity utilization of its planes. They want to achieve a turnaround time of 20 minutes on average with a maximum of 25 minutes and a minimum of 15 minutes (Although faster would be fine with them, the FAA and passengers might think

Behavioural-Based Interviews

General Electric uses behavior interviews.The thought process behind this is that past behavior is a predictor of future behaviour. Based on the list of behavioural based questions that are listed on the following link, do you think there are any weaknesses to this type of interview? http://blog.timesunion.com/careers/50-beh

Quality Program Planning

Develop a plan for implementing a quality program at Excellent. This program would begin by focusing on the product quality and manufacturing and eventually include some form of total quality for the whole company. Tell me what your plan would look like for developing a quality program and Quality Department. What are the

Strategically focusing on optimizing aspects of operations

Hello I need help responding to the following: Strategically focusing on optimizing aspects of operations, and identifying and discuss three major strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for organizational performance improvement by Acer in today's global economy. And then explaining how this approach may be employe

Public Policy - Advocacy Claims

1. What methods of advocative claims affect a public policy recommendation? 2. Which type of claim is more common in local government? Explain using examples.

Types of Interviews: Structured, Situational, Behavioral

Employee Selection" Please respond to the following: -Compare and contrast the structured interview, situational interview, and behavioral interview. Determine which type of interview would be more beneficial when interviewing applicants. Support your selection. -In the selection of the candidate, determine if the manager sh