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Growth Strategies for Nike, Inc.

Nike, Inc. - Describe your growth objectives for this organization. - Provide an explanation of the different types of growth strategies. - Determine which type of growth strategy you would utilize for this organization, and explain why. - Explain how your growth strategy will help this organization fulfill its growth ob

Professional and Productive Work Environment

I am starting a small businesses and I know close relationships will develop. 1. How will I manage these relationships to insure a professional and productive work environment? 2. How will I determine how many managers I need or when I need to add a management position? 3. How will conducting quality performance appraisa

Affirmative action and the theoretical glass ceiling for minorities and women

Affirmative Action encompasses various issues that an organization takes into consideration. AA throughout the history of employment has created and address such issues as the 4/5th rule and the glass ceiling. Choose one of these issues to address: Glass Ceiling: The glass ceiling has been defined as, "The unseen, yet unbrea

Impact of Affirmative Action on Organization

Affirmative action is frequently debated topic. If handled correctly, affirmative action avoids the stigma of being more like reverse discrimination. The stated justification for affirmative action by its proponents is that it helps to compensate for past discrimination, persecution or exploitation by the ruling class of a cultu

Business Advantages of SCM, CRM

I want to implement a supply change management, customer relationship management and employee relationship management in my business, but before I do, I need some insight as to the advantages and disadvantages. This will help me to make professional business decisions.

Consenting to Sexual Harassment

From the case study, according to her own testimony, Vinson acquiesced to Taylor's sexual demands. In this sense, her behavior was "voluntary." Determine if the voluntariness of her behavior means that she had consented to Taylor's advances and whether it means it was justified. Discuss which court(s) you thought was (were) righ

Managing Operations Vs. Service Organizations

Compare and contrast the challenges involved with managing service organizations against those of manufacturing operations. Discuss which you would rather manage and why. Analyze the four costs associated with maintaining an inventory to determine which appears to be most controllable by any organization. Explain your ration

Channel Management Decisions in Action

For my team project we are a marketing team tasked with coming up with a new product to be introduced at In-N-Out Burger. We chose to incorporate a childrens meal into their menu and we are now working on phase 4 of the marketing plan. I am looking for ideas on how to answer he following question. Analyze the effect of channe

Grid Computing: Example Problem

Help in describing 3 different grid computing projects not of the same grid that are helping solve a world or social problem. What is grid computing?

CEO of a successful business: convince the board to hire new CEO

You are the retiring CEO of a very successful business. You plan to leave your current position within one year. As a result, you have developed a four page briefing document that will persuade the Board to hire a new CEO who is a high performance manager. Persuade the Board to hire a high performance manager. In other words, yo

Public Administration: Citizen Involvement

What are some of the methods that you are aware of that local governments use to help ensure that all citizens feel like they are a part of the political process? For example, some communities provide free public transportation to city council meetings.

3 page research paper 2

I have also attached the company scenario and here is the details of the question. You, Mike, and Tiffany meet in a conference room to begin to assemble your final presentation. Mike begins, "I think we've done some pretty good analysis on our strategy. We just have to put the pieces together before the final presentation.

Managing Change Projects

Once a change management project is underway, it is important to monitor the progress of the project, make changes as necessary and prepare the organization for the outcome of the change. Discuss the role of the leader in the change process, the different responsibilities that leaders and HR managers have in a change project and

Conducting a Lawful Employment Interview

The article "Conducting a Lawful Employment Interview" is extremely comprehensive in covering the "do's and don'ts" of the interview process. In my opinion, some of the best information is the commonly asked questions which helps to guide an employer from violating any laws and still finding a qualified, fitting applicant for ea

Court Case of Lawsuit

"The Supreme Court has held that the selection guidelines in the federal government's Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures also apply to performance measurement" (Noe, Hollenbeck, Gerhart, & Wright, 2011, p. 249). Locate a recent court case or lawsuit related to discrimination or unjust dismissal by a performance

Changes in Service and Price in the Airline Industry

Case: Southwest Airlines In October 1994, United Airlines launched "Shuttle By United" to compete directly with Southwest Airlines in nine markets in California and adjacent states. "Shuttle By United" represented United's effort to operate on airline-within-an-airline alongside its hub and spoke route system with Southwest Ai

Public Service System Flyer

As the associate director of staffing services for your state's department of civil service, you must create a flyer regarding the changing public service system. The flyer will be sent to the staffing departments throughout the state to inform the departments of the system's history and potential challenges within the managemen

Consulting Experts and Obtaining Estimates

This excerpt gives an overview of what hidden costs are and how they can affect a project's budget. It also provides a brief, but concise summary of what overhead costs are in comparison to indirect costs.

Management Differences Between Germany and England

Suppose a British computer firm is acquiring a smaller competitor located in Frankfurt, Germany. What are two likely differences in the way these two firms carry out the decision making process? How could these differences create a problem for the acquiring firm? Give an example in each case.

Business consulting

Please help with the below questions 1. Why is defining the problem important in consulting? What framework can you use in defining a client's problem? How would you use such a framework? 2. What is the consultant's role in management consulting? How a consultant could's economic, legal, and moral responsibilities affect

Implementing Plan For Change

What would be a good implementation plan for change that would enable Gar Finvold to create a fully competitive computer service within two years?

Managing Earnings

I need help with the following Companies often try to keep accounting earnings growing at a relatively steady pace in an effort to avoid large swings in earnings from period to period. They also try to manage earnings targets. Reflect on these practices and discuss the following in your discussion post. Are these practice

Retail business management

Question 1 Critically appraise the concept of retailing from various perspectives,demontrate its impact on any developing country's economy and its special characteristics Question 2 Strategic planning specifically involves adapting the resources of the retail organization to the opportunities and treats of an ever ch

Rise in Accountants in the Job Market

In the near future, there should be a rise for accountants in the job market because companies are afraid of causing an infraction due to the act. Infractions will cost the company a good bit of money as well as damaging the companies name in the eyes of investors. There is a lot to lose now that the act is in place and companie

Self-managed teams strategies

In order for an organization to have high-functioning self-managed teams, its leader must be committed to the strategies necessary to develop these teams. In addition to the development process, leaders must also establish strategies to sustain the effort of teams over time, to maintain their productivity and relevance. Ideally,