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Analyzing Job Satisfaction Survey Data

You have joined a new hospital and you have been reading some internal documents. You find that the hospital conducted a job satisfaction survey among its staff three years earlier. A market research firm had conducted the survey, analyzed the data, and provided results. How will you evaluate this report? Suppose you decide to d

Allowing New Casinos to be Built

1. What are the pros (3)and cons (3) of allowing a Casino to be built in a State in the US that has not previously allowed casinos (ie: Massachusetts)? Please explain each. 2. You have the opportunity to be on the Casino Planning Committee for your community. What are the 3 points that you would emphasize that would have a

The Traditional Litigation System

Compare and contrast the traditional litigation system with the nontraditional forms of ADR. Use APA and include at least two references.

Evaluation Useful Technologies for an Organization

I am trying to conduct further research into one of the specific emerging technologies affecting evaluation that you find particularly interesting or potentially useful in your organization. Submit your work in a 2-3 page paper using APA format.

Communicating a New Requirement to Employees

You are the CEO of Prestige Health Care System, a full-service, 400-bed hospital, home health agency, and rehabilitation center. The Executive Board of Trustees has decided that all employees must complete a HRA (Health Risk Assessment) and follow a health plan in order to receive free health care insurance within the Prestige s

Strategic African Leadership

Create a power point with of information about an African leader such as Shirley Chisholm. Examine how her actions relate to strategic leadership and positive social change.

Two Forms of Sexual Harassment

Distinguish between the two forms of sexual harassment: quid pro quo harassment and hostile work environment. Provide an example of each.

Learning Style Preferences

If you could attend a training program designed around one of the learning style preferences in the Felder-Silverman model, which learning style preference would you choose? Explain you answer.

Deming and Technical Support

Melissa Clare works for a software company as a technical support representative. Her duties include answering the telephone, providing information to customers, and troubleshooting technical problems. Her supervisor told her to be courteous and not to rush callers. However, the supervisor also told her that she must answer an a

Social Elements in Business after Volunteering

As a group, we plan to volunteer our time at the American Red Cross branch. We did some manual labor by helping with some year-end cleaning jobs, such as washing windows and cleaning all the lights. Our next element to the project was helping with the blood drive. During the blood drive, we helped the donors safely get out of th

Economic Concepts of Opportunity Costs and Unemployment Benefits

1. Why do unemployment benefits give some incentive to stay unemployed? 2. Define opportunity cost and give an example from your own experience. The opportunity cost is the sum of explicit and implicit costs of using a resource in a given fashion. It is the value of the next best alternative. 3. Suppose that, in a year, an A

When an organization has a faithful customer base, sales promotions may be one tool to retain loyalty. For a new organization, sales promotions may be used to attract customers away from a competitor. This solution provides examples of different types of sales promotions and when they may be utilized. Example promotions and sales tecnniques are discussed for a scenerio in which competition exists amongst fruit sales, while the other explains how to product a new vitamin product.

The two-part case study posted by the student were: 1. Oakley Grove and Abraham Enterprises both market oranges and grapefruits. Oakley Grove has been in business for almost 40 years, while Abraham Enterprises has only been selling citrus fruit for about 18 months. Abraham Enterprises would like to take business away from Oak

Previous Management Experience

Review previous management experience that you have had. As this is a personal review, it does not matter if you were managing in a health services organization or some other industry. In the review of your previous management experience, what types of lessons were learned, mistakes made, high points, low points - could they hav

Critical versus Natural Thinking

Discuss the differences between the ways that humans naturally think and the ways that humans think critically. Explain at least two natural modes of thought in your own mind that you feel you need to confront with some deep-sense critical thinking.

Mountain West Health Plans, Inc.

Mountain West Health Plans, Inc. Review the case for critical analysis "Mountain West Health Plans, Inc." Analyze the issues faced by Martin Quinn. Compare and contrast the leadership styles of Evelyn Gustafson and Erik Rasmussen. Discuss the relative strengths and weaknesses of the two leadership styles. Explain what you would

Southwest Airlines' Efficiency and Cost Execution

Assess how Southwest Airlines' culture is different from other airline competitors and the resulting impact on business performance. *Southwest Airlines' management believes that employees come first and customers come second. Assess the merits of this belief, indicating your agreement or disagreement with the approach. Prov

Fiscal Disparity in Virginia Schools

1. Examine and evaluate the disparity of Virginia's budget allocation for education and property tax to the various localities. 2. Based on your assessment, challenge or defend the equity of the system across the various localities. Reference: Mikesell, J. L. (2010). Fiscal administration: Analysis and applications fo

The Personal Commercial

A personal commercial is a brief career biography that conveys your career choice, knowledge, skills, strengths, abilities, and experiences that make you uniquely qualified for a position in which you are applying. What content is most important to focus on in a personal commercial?

Professionalism in the Workplace: Power Words

Power words are action verbs that describe your accomplishments in a lively and specific way. Think about the top five accomplishments and performance skills that you can demonstrate effectively. What power words can you communicate that promote energy while explaining your work skills, experience, and accomplishments? (Explain

Case Study: Trading Scandal at Societe Generale

Consider the case of the internal fraud committed by an employee, Jerome Kerviel, at Societe Generale, France's second largest banking establishment. 1. Peter Gumble, European editor for Fortune magazine comments: "[This] might be shocking for people unfamiliar with the high-risk, high-reward culture of most trading floors,