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Job Design & HR Planning

1) Would you be more or less attracted to an organization that used online recruiting only? Explain your answer. 2) How do you feel about being limited to "what's in the box" on a standardized application? 3) Are there any methods adapted for online screening? 4) What are the legal implications for using a standardized

Advantages and Disadvantages to Managed Care

This is a follow up question to the other question I asked you. But given that it requires more research I am posting it as a separate question for credit purposes. What do you consider the greatest advantage to the managed care provider network relationship? What are the disadvantages? Citations and references please.

Management accounting of cost driver rates and cost estimates

Speedy Printers has contracts to complete weekly supplements required by forty-six customers. For the year 2012, support cost estimates total $840,000 for an annual production capacity of 12 million pages. (round to 4 decimal places). For 2012 Speedy Printers has decided to evaluate the use of additional cost pools. After ana

Long Term Care and the behavioral health considerations wrapped up in long term care and how the operations, management, and structural changes of the 1990`s and 2000`s have impacted disease management in relationship to primary, secondary, and long-term care today. It also discusses the present demographic changes taking place in the older population in the long-term care system.

Explain the behavioral health considerations wrapped up in long term care? How have the operations, management, and structural changes of the 1990`s and 2000`s impacted disease management in relationship to primary, secondary, and long-term care today? What are the present demographic changes taking place in the older populatio

Reasons for an Organization's Existence

- State the primary reasons for the organization's existence from an analysis of the mission, vision, values, and goals. - Analyze the reason for the type of organizational structure employed by the organization, and identify the key positions that support that organizational structure.

Company Benefits Package

In principle, health insurance would be most attractive to employees with large medical expenses, and retirement benefits would be most attractive to older employees. What else might a company include in its benefits package to appeal to young, healthy employees? How might the company structure its benefits so these employees


Have you ever heard of the term DISINTERMEDIATION? This means to flatten an organization - remove layers of conducting business. It is caused by the internet. A product or service offered over the internet can now be distributed from the manufacturer directly to the consumer - eliminating the MIDDLE MAN. By eliminating the m

Performance-based budgeting process

1. Describe the three distinct phases of the PPBS process and the specific product each phase produces. What do you think are the primary issues your service will address in its POM (i.e. manpower, new weapons, etc.)? Bring in some support on your service's priorities. 2. Describe the Authorization Process in Congress. Discus

Resumes and Employment Documents

Please copy and paste the link to see the article: After reading the linked, brief article on resume design for Purdue University, please see: and considering materials Building Careers and Writing Resumes, respond to the discu

Auditing and Forecasting

"Auditing for accuracy is extremely important." Does this statement apply to business forecasting? What would be the advantages and disadvantages of data auditing? How would these advantages and disadvantages affect stakeholders in the organization?

Social and Cultural Facotrs on Consumers Purchasing Red Bull

1) Describe and discuss the cultural factors that have the most influence on consumers purchasing your product/service? (Red Bull) 2) Describe and discuss the social factors that have the most influence on consumers purchasing your product/service? (Red Bull) Creditable references required.

Call Center Representative Job Analysis

Perform a job analysis on a call center representative. Based on the results from the job analysis, outline the company might assess someone for entrance into the organization for that job (based on the Essential Function Importance Level, EFIL) in order to assure that the company hire the best person for the job. Job Analysi

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

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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 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

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