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AES Corporation: Arguing for the Status Quo:convincing other members of the Board of Directors that changes should not be made and the founders should be left in place. It also describes key policies and procedures that have allowed AES to be successful, and the key strengths, weaknesses and threats AES has faced in past.

Using the article AES Corporation: Rewriting the Rules of Management by Robert M. Grant: The position you argue for will need to be written from the perspective of you as a director on the Board of Directors trying to convince the other directors that your position should prevail. 1) Status quo â?" You should argue for th

Arguments for and Against Getting an MBA

Imagine you are raising and countering objections regarding the decision to get an MBA. Support your point of view as part of countering objections with research. Examples include department of labor statistics, fairly current articles on the impact of education, especially graduate education on earnings. You can also cite a

Training Consultant

Good old Fred Knott, the training consultant, has asked for your help again with his client BINZ, Inc. Help Fred design a training strategy for the employees as well as a way to measure or evaluate the success of such strategy.

Budgeting processes and techniques

A company builds custom yachts for the high-end boating market. They develop and build these custom designs as a single individualized unit. The orders are generated by the marketing and sales department with help from the owners, who participate in the management of the company. Each new order is assigned to a project team whic

Data Preparation and Description.

I have done a small poll asking coworkers where they want to be in 5 years. What I need is more analysis of the data base on 1 of the 4 content analysis types, syntactical units, referential units, propositional units and thematic units. I am attaching my survey results, but I am not sure I understand the content analysis. Da

Kirkpatrick's Training Model

Find an article through ProQuest that discusses Donald Kirkpatrick's Four level Evaluation Model, devised in the 1970s and a standard tool in training circles, and evaluate the value and limitations of the model in practice. How would application of such a model improve training in your organization? What ways could you evaluate

Management: Employer/Employee Regulations

I need help figuring out the following: 1. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act A. applies to all employers B. applies to all employers engaged in commerce with 15 or more employees for each working day for 20 or more weeks in the current or preceding year. C. applies to Indian tribes and government-owned corporations D. no

The Design of Business Research

A pharmaceutical manufacturer is testing a drug developed to treat cancer. During the final stages of development the drug's effectiveness is being tested on individuals for different (1) dosage conditions and (2) age groups. One of the problems is patient mortality during experimentation. Justify your design recommendations thr

Holistic Management Visual Mapping

Hello, I need some assistance with a holistic management topic. A visual map is a process of translating visual thinking onto paper. A visual mapper combines words and images to create a visual record of the spoken and written words - literally revealing the "big picture." I will need assistance visual mapping that lin

Conventional VS Holistic Management

I need some help answering some of the following questions: 1. What is the difference between conventional management and holistic management? 2. What are the possible impacts of both conventional and holistic management on society and the environment? 3. What are some comparative conventional and holistic models? 4. How do

Work Breakdown Structure - (WBS)

A consumer electronics firm is planning an expansion into Milwaukee. Generally, the firm prefers to remodel large existing tenant spaces to suit their needs. After a site is selected from several alternatives, the corporate architect develops plans by reviewing the suitability of existing structure and utilities. A modification

Estimating Price and Quantity of Bricks Using Expected Costs

A building project requires the use of a special brick. a) The most likely brick price is $120.00/ton but this price is volatile and fluctuates. The most optimistic price is $80.00/ton and the most pessimistic price is $180.00/ton. (Note there are 3 data points in for this estimate.) What is the expected price of the bric

OSHA Violations

Dynamic Duo, Inc., opened its manufacturing plant several months ago. The company is owned and operated by two enterprising business students, Jack Richter and Drew Saline, from Poedunk University in Poedunk, U.S.A. The company has 75 employees, most of whom work on the floor of the plant and handle the heavy equipment needed

Working with limited data

Please help me with the attached document. I do not know how or where to begin. Choose a statistic that recently came across your desk where you were just given a mean. If you can't think of one, come up with an example you might encounter in your life. How would knowing the variance and the skew of the data give you a bett

Hands On vs. Group Building Training Methods

What method of training do you believe is most effective in maximizing transfer and why? - Hands on Methods: - OJT(on-the job training) - Self-Directed Learning - Apprenticeship - Simulation OR - Group Building Methods: - Adventure Learning - Team Training - Action Learning

Web Search Economic Impact Studies

Using your favorite Internet search engine site, find the results of at least one economic impact study conducted for a sport event or facility. Then write at least a 400 word response, making sure to answer the following questions. Who conducted the study? How was the study conducted? What were the key findings and conclusio

Draw a decision tree for this problem and choose the best alternative.

The director of social services of a county has learned that the state has mandated additional information requirements. This will place an additional burden on the agency. The director has identified three acceptable alternatives to handle the increased workload. One alternative is to reassign present staff members, the sec

An Evaluation of Bureaucracy

Over 250 word response with reference discussing bureaucracy within an organization. Discuss when bureaucracy becomes a problem in an organization and how the principles of bureaucracy help managers to design an organizational hierarchy. Also, what can managers do to prevent bureaucratic problems arising?

The Recruitment Process for Salespeople

The recruitment and selection of salespeople are among the most challenging and important responsibilities of sales management. a) How can sales managers use the recruiting process to ensure that the salespeople that are hired are good team players? b) What kinds of questions can be asked in the interview to test if a ca

Issues with Starting a Translation Business

Please find questions below. --- One field in which small businesses have recently enjoyed rapid growth is in the business of providing translations. As barriers to international business continue to fall, more and more people are encountering language differences in the people they work with, sell to, and buy from. At the

Tradititional Management Approach vs. Last Planner System

Please explain to me the following questions about the traditional management approach and the last planner system in construction industry: 1. Explain the traditional management approaches that can be used to deal with time, quality and cost in construction industry and explain to what extend they can be solved or mitigated.

Determining Medium for Sending Specific Messages

Which medium(or media) do you think would be appropriate for each of the following kinds of messages that a subordinate could receive from his or her boss: a. a raise b. not receiving a promotion c. an error in a report prepared by subordinate d. additional job responsibilities e. schedule the company holidays for the upc