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    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

    Professional Business Development

    Your supervisor has asked you to prepare a 5-year career plan that begins after you have earned your College Degree. She has explained that your plan should be prepared regardless of whether you plan to stay with your current organization/business. To accomplish this you will need to use the library and the internet to identify

    Different Methods for Forecasting Sales

    Monthly sales for National Mixer, Inc. for a seven-month period were as follows: Month (T) - Sales (1000 UNITS) Feb - 19 Mar - 18 Apr - 15 May - 20 Jun - 18 Jul - 22 Aug - 20 Forecast the sales volume for September using each of the following method: a) 5-month moving average; b) Weighted average, where the wei

    What is the importance of forecasting?

    With all the forecasting we get on a daily basis from the weatherman etc., and with all the technology we have at our disposal, why cant we get the perfect forecast?

    Coaching Model and Managers

    1. Select an industry in which you are interested, such as administration. Develop a coaching model that would optimize performance management activities for a company in this industry. 2. Evaluate the seven elements of a coaching framework and select the element you believe to have the greatest impact. Support your selection.

    Standards of Living In The U.S. And India

    How does the standard of living differ for the average American versus for the average person living in India? Choose two factors that can improve the quality of life for the people living in India.

    Ethically Downsize A Work Force

    Organizations have an ethical responsibility to employees, but how can they manage this effectively in the case of necessary downsizing? In other words, how might a corporation ethically downsize its workforce?

    Optimization with Excel Solver

    I need help with the excel solver for this minimization problem. Please take a look at it and let me know if you can help me with the solver. I have included the objective and the constraints.

    Professionalism at work

    List and describe three behaviors that would demonstrate professionalism at your place of employment. What three behaviors have you observed that are inappropriate at your place of employment? How could professionalism be improved at your place of employment?

    A Discussion On Public Policy Analysis

    Forecasting within program evaluation creates the opportunity for public administrators to develop a variety of futures or predictions about what might occur based on the decisions that are made. What is the value of sharing these potential alternatives with legislators when determining departmental budgets for an upcoming year?

    Operations Management with Retailers

    See attached Please show all work and place answer in the answer portion provided at the end of the question. Do not just write the answer in the answer sheet, all work has to be shown.You must use the z-Table provided in this document. All calculations are assumed to be based on this table. When doing the problems, round YO


    The world is constantly changing. How does the standard of living differ for the average American versus for the average person living in India? Choose two factors that can improve the quality of life for the people living in India. Conduct outside research to support your answer.

    Managing projects in different locations

    What are the differences and similarities among managing an international project, an offshore project, and a domestic project? Does your organization manage international or domestic projects? Are all managed in the same way, or in a different way, and why?

    Noise and Listening

    How does multitasking deal with the concept of noise? Describe a scenario where multitasking results in negative efficiency and another scenario where multitasking results in positive efficiency. Of all the factors that play a role in the process, which is the most important and why? Describe three different barrie

    McNeil Museum of Art

    Read McNeil Museum of Art Case Study 1. What is the McNeil Museum of Art, and what is its image in the community? 2. What are the possible sources for strategic change for the McNeil Museum of Art? 3. How would you describe the overall performance of the McNeil Museum of Art? 4. What can be done to improve the auxiliary ac

    Valuable Information in Policy Evaluation

    How do policy analysts determine which type of information is valuable in policy evaluation? Which community or organizational attributes might you consider when choosing the appropriate method of data collections?

    Process Design and Capacity Planning

    7.5 Meile Machine Shop, Inc., has a 1-year contract for the production of 200,000 gear housings for a new off-road vehicle. Owner Larry Meile hopes the contract will be extended and the volume increased next year. Meile has developed costs for three alternatives. They are general-purpose equipment (GPE), flexible manufacturing s

    Private Healthcare Organization Employee Benefits

    San Antonio Endovascular and Heart Institute began its original operations without offering any form of employee benefits. As time passed and the necessary resources were made available, a modest offering was put in place and funded by the company. Please explain the entire process of implementing an employee benefits plan from