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The Social Change

As a group, you plan to volunteer your time at the American Red Cross and intend to do some cleaning and help volunteers who have donated blood. Questions: An analysis of the sustainability of the impact of voluntarily work at the American Red Cross - Will your impact outlive your activity? How long will the impact survive? Ho

Employee Evaluation Process

Discuss the employee evaluation process as it exists within your organization or one that you are familiar with. Is there ample opportunity for the employee to provide feedback? Are the expectations of the employee made clear on day one of his/her employment? Discuss the changes that you would make in this process and how these

Deciphering problems with question sets

1. Identify the problem with the following questionnaire items: a. Which is the most serious social problem in the U.S. today, anomie or oversocialization? b. Do you think there is a good market for the product and that it will sell well? Answer: This is a double barreled question and such questions should be avoided.

The Costs of Turnover Within a Health Services Organization

In 1-2 pages, examine the costs of turnover within a health services organization such as a hospital or a skilled nursing facility. Be sure to examine financial costs as well as costs to quality, morale, etc. How can a manager reduce these costs?

Tools of Control

Please discuss the tools of control (e.g. Gantt Chart, flowchart, etc.) and evaluate the tools' strengths and weaknesses as it applies to their application within the health services organization. Is there one that stands out over the others? Is there one that is dependent on the situation?

Assessing the Importance of Goals

There are times when policies and procedures are rolled from the top down without input from the lower level employees. Assuming that the policy or procedure ultimately is too restrictive to be successful, what options do lower level employees have to voice their concerns or disagreement without appearing to be non-compliant, or

Pros and Cons of foreign discounters in India

Select an article related to "Costco in India" (saying you think is a great idea) which you think presents the author's perspective persuasively while also showing opposing views clearly and fairly, and, in two paragraphs, explain why you think the author demonstrates good critical thinking. In the first paragraph, summarize

Consumer Product Inc's Valuation

Scenario: Consumer Products Inc. (CPI) is a U.S. regional consumer products company located in Phoenix, Arizona. The company manufactures and distributes a small line of consumer products to retailers in major western cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, and Phoenix. The company has an excellent rep

Three Components of Job Burnout

The Director of Nursing at Smalltown General Hospital claims that several nurses are experiencing job burnout. Describe the three components of job burnout that should be evident from these nurses. Your description of each component should include an example related to nursing. Also, briefly identify two possible characteristics

Beaver and Squirrel Type Personalities in the Workplace

See the attached file. If you search online, you may find descriptions of the personality types of workers described in terms of 'squirrels' (often in management) and 'beavers' (typically subordinates). Answer the following. What are three things the squirrel type employee is known for? What do squirrels feel is valuabl

Rational choice, competing values and judgment heuristics models

Your manager, Mr. Myers, has just received an e-mail from the board of directors informing him that he has the responsibility of creating your next assignment for the promotion. Because Mr. Myers is behind on his work around the office, he gives you the assignment of preparing a memo for the next staff meeting. He explains to yo

Public Relations: Awareness, Activities, and Issues

All questions response MUST include your SPECIFIC reference in APA format for each question. Please do not just post the text citation but tell me the page and paragraph or other source. All questions must have a reference or citation and please provide page and paragraph or other source 1. A public relations is used to crea

Dedicated Time for Small Restaurant Consultant

You have just been hired as a consultant to a small restaurant chain. You realize that to be successful you must focus all your time on the following 4 key areas: Sales. Operations. People Development.

Costa Rica Presentation

Your manager has just told you that your last assignment was a hit with the board of directors, and the board is almost convinced that you will be promoted. He also explains that the board has sent him the next assignment for you to complete and pass. With that in mind, he explains that you must prepare a presentation for the bo

Success Case Evaluation Method and Five Steps of SCM

Can you help me explain how the SCM approach could be used to evaluate a specific type of training in your organization or one with which you are familiar. I need to Include details about each of the five essential steps of the methodology. Thanks for your help.

Measurement disfunction examples in business

Can you describe any instances you have experienced or researched with "measurement dysfunction?" How could this dysfunction have been avoided or corrected? Can you cite your sources using APA format and I only need a 200-300 thought. Thanks.

Territory Organization Plan

Organizing a territory is important because it helps determine how to work smarter, not harder. For example, with the price of gas, it may not be smart to go from one side of a territory to another in one day, but instead to concentrate on various parts of the territory over the course of a week. Create a plan that maximizes

American History of Health Insurance.

Question: Health insurance is a concept developed in the United States and now appearing in many other nations of the world. Its history and development is an interesting story. Briefly trace the history of health insurance in America, from the beginnings with Blue Cross up to the Managed Care era.

Temporary Workers Friction Case Study

The case study is attached in full, but here is the summary and questions: Summary: Special groups are portrayed here as sharing two common characteristics: They all have jobs with high potential for conflict, and resolution of this conflict is central to the goals of the organization. Probably because of these characterist

Discussing Business Research Methods

I am trying to figure out these sample questions, but am having some difficulties. I looked for the steps in Wikipedia and they did not seem clear to me. I would like to understand how to get the solution for these problems below. Thanks. 1. Below are listed the steps in the process of testing a hypothesis in a quantitative

Changes in Healthcare

Question: How do we as healthcare managers stay abreast of changes that will impact the health service organization? Explain your answer.

Healthcare Managers

Question: Healthcare is constantly changing. How do we as healthcare managers lead this change?

Team Focus

Question: How do we keep the team focused on productivity and also, how do we ensure that all team members have a voice in the decision making process? Should everyone have an equal say? Why or why not?

Healthcare Telecommuting

In an increasing technological environment, there will be an increase in the number of employees who telecommute to work. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of telecommuting from a healthcare perspective.

Custom creativity at work

I need help with the following assignment: Imagine that you are an independent consultant that was hired by ePrize to evaluate its culture of creativity. You have been asked to report your findings, including your assessment of the CEO, at their next company "huddle." To prepare for this assignment, complete the following ac

Blogs & Wikis

"Blogs" or web logs provide an easy way for people to post opinions on any subject - including work-related issues or individuals. Some businesses have established their own blogs, often written by the CEO. Some companies have fired or disciplined employees for what they say on their blogs. The best way to handle these concerns

Organization Development Consulting Effectiveness

After viewing the 3 youtube links, would you write 2-3 pages in which you discuss the similarities and differences between internal and external consulting? The Deloitte Consulting Internship Experience: How Far Will You Take It? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9qHZ3789qk Internal Consultant - mcmmeislin.com http://ww

Benefits for Part-Time Workers

In 300 words, argue for or against the hiring of part-time workers based on the issues surrounding providing part-time workers with benefits. Assuming that the firm should offer benefits to part-time workers, recommend which benefits should be offered. Provide your rationale.