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Behavioural & Cognitive Approach to Learning

Explain the behavioral and cognitive approaches to learning. Which is most relevant to training? Explain your answer. There is a 200 WORD minimum response required. APA Information In-TEXT and REFERENCE CITATIONS are required. Reference: Blanchard, P. N., & Thacker, J. W. (2010). Effective training: Systems, strateg

Expected U.S. GDP Growth Rate.

What is the expected GDP Growth Rate in the U.S.? What are trends, forecasts, and statistics? How is GDP determined? How is GDP interpreted?

City of City of Ontario vs. Quon: Fourth Amendment

Look at the case of City of Ontario vs. Quon. Was Quon subject to an improper search and seizure? Do you agree with the ruling in the case? Include a summary of the case and relevant law in your analysis.

Regression Analysis and Sales Forecasting

A senior financial analyst with Ace Gadgets (AG) is attempting to get a better grasp on sales forecasting for AG's new franchises. She has obtained various details for 27 existing franchises including (see associated spreadsheet): Sales (Annual), Square feet of the store, Inventory Advertising $ (annual), and Number of competing


How does the adoption of a particular methodology affect the researcher's choice of methods for data collection and analysis? Which methods might you choose to complete a dissertation, bearing in mind the Self-Determination Theory and the Goal Theory According to Pinder?

Contribution of Knowledge

1. Discuss the contribution of knowledge to effective operations of corporations, to gain advantage in this competitive global environment? Defend your discussion with Examples? 2. How development and production of products help organizational to be successful in the global marketing arena? Provide Examples? 3. What kind o

Facilitating Socialization

Give an example of a time you learned about facilitating socialization. Prepare a paper that describes the process by which you were socialized into a new institution (e.g. college/university; living group; sports team, etc.). Describe in detail: The three socialization stages (anticipatory socialization, accommodatio

Management of a Sales Force- Baby Foods

Please help me with the following tasks. 1. "Let's face it. Our product is no different from that of 20 other competitors. It sells for the same price and for the same terms. We all give the same service. It really doesn't matter to the buyer which of us gets the order. So the only way we can get an edge is through our aggres

Researching current conditions in a country

Potential audience: Your primary reader will be the company CEO, who is somewhat detail-oriented and is very focused on the company's goals. The CEO is somewhat of a stickler about needing reliable and current information for decision making. (Primary audience definition: the primary audience will decide whether to accept your r

Success Factors of a Start-Up Company: Five Guys Burgers and Fries

FIVE GUYS BURGERS AND FRIES: A SIMPLE RECIPE FOR SUCCESS When his two oldest sons declared they were not going to college, Jerry Murrell supported their decision. To keep the boys close to home and employed, he and his wife, Janie, used the money intended for their tuition to open a hamburger take-out shop in Arlington, Virgi

Control Chart and Standard Deviations

Bill Kime's bowling ball factory makes bowling balls of adult size and weight only. The standard deviation in the weight of a bowling ball produced at the factory is known to be 0.12 pounds. Each day for 24 days, the average weight, in pounds, of nine of the bowling balls produced that day has been assessed as follows: Day

Identifying Theories

Need some assistance in identifying the key word (s) in creating the correct response. Robert listens closely as the television news story segues into a discussion about how the high cost of attending college often results in significant student loan debt for many students. Sometimes social structures or patterns of social b

Community and Business

Hi, I need assistance discussing these questions. I am not too sure where to begin. List what the Community and Business need/want from each other. Discuss if you agree or not with this arrangement. Also, how do public relations departments influence public opinion and should government regulation be involved?

Advertising managment 2

Locate a Standard and Poor's Industry Survey. Summarize the Industry including: - Industry trends and statistics - Leaders in this market - How the current economy is impacting this industry

Implementing a New Performance Management Program

Assist with writing a memo to the Board describing what actions must be taken before the performance management program can be effectively implemented. Discuss the primary goal of each of these interventions and explain how you will know that these goals have been met.

Change Models for Employees, Managers and Executives

Imagine that you are an executive for XYZ, Inc., a high-end retail chain that sells luxury watches, jewelry, and hand bags. You've just been put in charge of the company's first international expansion, opening a store in Shanghai, China. This will be a short-term, small-scale change for the organization. After one year, you wil

Solving Business Management Scenario Questions

Hi, I need help understanding the following questions. 1. The definition of "race" specified in the statutory language of Title VII includes the following racial categories: A. American Indian or Alaska Native B. Asian C. Black or African American D. None of the choices is correct. 2. Stephanie is transgendered. Prio

Organization Setup in Canada

If you were preparing a business report to help organizations setup operations in Canada, what would you include or tell them? Can you compare and contrast the conventional model of organizational learning with strategies for learning used in Canada? Please provide additional insights from an organizational learning perspe

Optimal Storage Space

A tire manufacturer is planning to introduce a new type of tire that is specifically designed to have anti-skid properties. The manufacturer should increase the storage space by building a new high-bay warehousing system. The forecasted demand for the new tire is 10,000 units per year and is expected to be stable for several yea

Mental Model Mindset 625 word essay with reference

Are mindsets simply shortcuts? Do we really have time to be open-minded to every situation and analyze all the different angles? I am busy and have things to do! Do not we need some mindsets to get through life? Where do our mindsets come from? Are we born with a mindset or is it learned? Are all mindsets bad? Do we h

Undercover Boss

I need help with the following case; it will help if you are a fan of CBS Under Cover Boss: Imagine that you are the president of a large corporation. To improve your leadership skills, you want to make sure that you understand the work environment from your employees' perspective. To do so, you decide to go undercover in you

Retaining employees after training

Read the case and answer the 2 questions, please. Developed Today, Gone Tomorrow A large Midwestern firm maintains an organizational policy of promoting individuals' growth. By offering generous allowances for costs associated with tuition, books, and miscellaneous expenses, employees are supported in their efforts to fur

Starbucks Overview

I need assistance in preparing an INTRODUCTION (opening) page (150) for the following; for Starbucks' current technology assessment, value chain analysis, managing change, social contract, and global issues.