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Evaluating Training Programs

Evaluating training programs that are implemented within organizations is needed. Why is it important to evaluate the effectiveness of training programs, and why is there resistance to evaluating training programs within many organizations. How does your organization evaluate training and do you believe it is effective?

Sexual Harassment and Demotion

A female employee complained to her employer's personnel department that her male supervisor was sexually harassing her. When she was told that the matter would be fully investigated, she expressed reluctance to continue working in her job while the investigation occurred. Accordingly, she was temporarily transferred to another

Coaching and Mentoring

Define coaching and explain its relationship with the term mentoring. Course Textbook Blanchard, P. N., & Thacker, J. W. (2010). Effective training: Systems, strategies, and practices (Custom ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall

Origins of managed care systems in the U.S.

Discuss the origins of managed care systems in the U.S. Where did they come from? Where are they now? Please include historical, social, and legal considerations. References needed.

Research Proposal on Elderly Care

Can you provide some guidance on drawing up a Research Proposal. I am considering a topic related to elderly care, whether in nursing homes or assisted living. Your guidance should touch on what I need to include as part of the following components: 1. Introduction 2. Problem Statement 3. Rationale for Research 4. Statement

Moving Average Forecasting

In 900 words, explain the pitfalls of moving average forecasting. Address the following in the report: - Explain the chosen forecast method in detail. - Explain the pitfalls of the selected forecast method. - Determine the consequences of using an inaccurate forecast. - Explain why forecasts are always wrong and how the

Techniques in Job Hunting: How Can I Find a Job?

The prospect of searching for a job can be very intimidating. What techniques have you used in the past when you were job hunting? Which ones were most effective? Least effective? What do you attribute their effectiveness (or lack of effectiveness) to?

Benefits of Managing Discounts

Saunders company has recently become aware of the large total discounts on its orders and would like to know the impact on profit. The company computed its operating profit as follows: Net sales after discounts $200,000 Variable costs $ 80,000 Contribution margi

Phone Interviews

What steps would you need to take in order to appear successfully prepared for a phone interview? (Explain in detail)

Cirque du Soleil: industry analysis, attractiveness of industry in late '80s

Link for the case: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:cmJRIitcFdEJ:cdn.transtutors.com/UploadAssignments/214601_2_SIM336-Cirque-du-Soleil.pdf+cirque+du+soleil+recreates+life+entertainment&hl=en&gl=us&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEEShdLSR-0ApFFetpC4_okJ-tk_WEVhtu0AIABHFAPL2ReM2OdcPW5MI3pI9eFHF0_n9MfM_sbyMKQsodFQDl0GPZix7IOsULCcYX1VR_

Work Breakdown Structures

1. Research work breakdown structures and compare one created with MS Project and one created without software. Prepare to discuss. From the e-Activity, justify which work breakdown structure you prefer with supporting reasons. 2. Give an example of when a project would not need a WBS.

GE's Renovation Capabilities

Review the discussion of GE's renovation capabilities at www.ge.com/research. Explain how the company has bundled its technology resources to contribute to competitive advantage in its businesses. Is there evidence the company's deployment of resources has given it a distinctive competence in the area of innovation? Why or why

Funder Mifflin Inc.: Analyzing ConstructionExchange.com

Funder Mifflin Inc. is a global construction company that is getting ready to enter the social networking industry with a new social network site that they have created. In order for them to fully understand what they are getting into they wanted me to research a social networking site as an actual benchmark to compare it to th

Risk Management Lesson Plan

You are a senior financial consultant for 123 Corporation. Your CEO has asked that you train incoming consultants on financial management and risks. You develop a lesson plan comparing financial risks of a popular retail clothing company and a utility company to help the trainees better understand risk management. - Discu

Print Media

1. How has the print media industry historically treated public education, and how does the print media treat public education today? 2. How has the print media industry helped drive improvements and public awareness of public education? 3. Has the media perpetuated any drawbacks, controversies, or scandals surrounding public

Systems Development Process

Why is a systems development process needed? What are the benefits of following a systems development methodology? Write briefly on your experiences (or someone else's you have studied) as part of any systems implementation project. (This need not be an IS implementation.)

Public Administration - The Budgets

Hello, I would appreciate your assistance with the following questions. Please provide any other references used. Thank you! 1. Based on the e-Activity (http://www.michigan.gov/budget), dissect the Michigan state budget and the other two (2) state budgets you found, and classify each as either a traditional or a progr

Three-Year Moving Average vs. three-year weighted Moving Average

Data collected on the yearly registration for a seminar at GIPS are shown in the following table: Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Registrations (000) 4 6 4 5 10 8 7 9 12 14 15 a) Develop a 3-year moving average to forecast registration from year 4 to year 12. b) Estimate demands again for years 4 to 12 with a w

Recommending a Forecasting Method Type for a New Company

The first step in this project requires each member to research and select a relatively new company for which he or she will use as a benchmark. After researching your selected company, come up with a recommendation, for them, on which type of forecasting method they should use and why. Based on the recommendation, you must crea

Career Development; Does it affect you?

Self-Awareness and Career Success: Why is understanding yourself important in your career development? How can you ensure that an employer will realize that you have a clear grasp of who you are and what you have to offer?

Sales Force Management: ChemGrow, Inc.

For the case Chemgrow, Inc. (written by William D. Perrault, Jr., of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Kevin McNeilly of Miami University) consider the following. 1. ChemGrow is one of the largest fertilizer manufacturers in the world. What decisions would you make with regard to which is the most productiv

Disparate Treatment Claim

Prepare a written report that presents a convincing disparate treatment claim that you had been intentionally discriminated against on the basis of your age for job application. Do not address the claim as one of disparate impact. Present a convincing rebuttal from the viewpoint of Best Protection insurance company (BPIC)

Best Methodology for Dissertation Research

Please indicate which methodology (such as ethnography, survey research, action research) its best for dissertation research and discuss how it is consistent with the epistemological stance. Describe the data collection method(s) that can be use (such as questionnaire, interviews, focus groups), and justify how these will be suf

Negotiating Buying and Selling Cars

BUYING AND SELLING Barney wants to buy a car. He spotted a high quality used car on a dealer's lot over the weekend. He would buy it immediately if he had more cash. The dealer will only give him $4,800 on a trade for his current automobile. The car Barney wants is really great, and chances are good it will be sold in short o

When recruiting, hiring and onboarding more than one employee at a time, difficulties can occur based on logistics and making sure each new employee properly feels welcomed. This solution discusses in about 500 words a plan to recruit, hire and onboard 20 new hires. The plan includes suggestions on when and how to recruit, a staggered hiring process for the 20, along with pairing new employees with veterans for a friendly, welcoming experience.

The textbook case a student requested assistance with was: Prepare a comprehensive plan in which you present your strategies to recruit, hire and provide onboarding activities for 20 new Engineers, all within 8 months. The solution explains various ways to recruit in today's electronic age. Many organizations simply use social m

Finding More Time in Your Day as a Salesperson

Salespeople have many demands on their day, with many requirements to meet daily goals and quotas as well as follow-up activities. The more sales prospects you can see in a given day the greater your opportunity to have a sale. Therefore, the more people you can see in a day the better. The long and short of it is that sales