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Custom creativity at work

I need help with the following assignment: Imagine that you are an independent consultant that was hired by ePrize to evaluate its culture of creativity. You have been asked to report your findings, including your assessment of the CEO, at their next company "huddle." To prepare for this assignment, complete the following ac

Discussing Capacity Decisions

Could you please help me with an assignment by answering this question: How does corporate strategy affect capacity decisions?

Blogs & Wikis

"Blogs" or web logs provide an easy way for people to post opinions on any subject - including work-related issues or individuals. Some businesses have established their own blogs, often written by the CEO. Some companies have fired or disciplined employees for what they say on their blogs. The best way to handle these concerns

Organization Development Consulting Effectiveness

After viewing the 3 youtube links, would you write 2-3 pages in which you discuss the similarities and differences between internal and external consulting? The Deloitte Consulting Internship Experience: How Far Will You Take It? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9qHZ3789qk Internal Consultant - mcmmeislin.com http://ww

Benefits for Part-Time Workers

In 300 words, argue for or against the hiring of part-time workers based on the issues surrounding providing part-time workers with benefits. Assuming that the firm should offer benefits to part-time workers, recommend which benefits should be offered. Provide your rationale.

Reducing the Long Term Plan Outlook From 5 Years to 3 Years

In 2008, the country experienced a massive recession. Textbooks across the country were revised to reduce the long term plan outlook from 5 years to 3 years. How many years should a project plan outlook be? Does it make a difference within the field of healthcare? Explain your reasoning.

Case Study: "Startups Born with Conflicts"

Read the case study "Startups Born with Conflicts" from the book "Case Studies in Project, Program and Organizational Project Management" by Dragan Z. Milosevic. The company Northwest FCV is a new startup in an automobile assembly business. It has organized a task force to identify and resolve conflicts. Discussion items

Tacit and Explicit Knowledge.

Provide three examples of tacit knowledge; provide three examples of explicit knowledge. Discuss how you might use this knowledge.

Confidence in Simulation Results

Scenario: A project team developed a detailed construction plan that includes activities with uncertain duration's, including precedence constraints. The plan was simulated 10 times, and using a significance level of 0.05, the expected project duration was found to be: - 365 ± 47 days In other words, the true mean duration

Total Cost Analysis for Supplier Selection

5. The Burdell Wheel and Tire Company assembles tires to wheel rims for use on cars during manufacture of vehicles by the automotive industry. Burdell wants to locate a low-cost supplier for the tires he uses in his assembly operation. The supplier will be selected based on total annual cost to supply Burdell's needs. Burdell's

Which location would you recommend based upon weighted score?

A manufacturer's research and development center must expand by building a new facility. The search has been narrowed to five locations, all of which are acceptable to management. The assessment of these sites is being made on the basis of the five subjective location factors that follow. Management has agreed to use a five-poin

Healthcare - Licensure, Certification and Registration

The general public typically uses the terms licensure, certification, and registration interchangeably when referring to medical professionals. However, each term has a specific and important meaning with regard to regulating medical occupations. Explain the meaning of these terms, and relate the important differences among them

DoD Contracting

James will award a service contract when he signs the Standard Form 33, with the contract attached. James documented his best-value award decision. James also notified successful offeror, documented that he would serve as the administrative contracting officer (ACO), appointed a contracting officer's representative (COR)/qual

Importance of the Strategic Management Process

- Describe the primary components of a strategic management process, and indicate why a strategic management process is needed for a company. - Research at least one company and describe the strategic management process that the company uses. ( Walmart) - Include references

Management - Organization Information

A. How does your organization manage inventory? B. How do costs affect inventory size? C. What two basic questions must be answered by an inventory-control decision rule? D. What impact will RFID have on the supply chain? E. What is the role of safety stock in a material requirement planning (MRP) system? F.

Primary Data Collection Instruments/Questionnaire

This project is designed to be used in the collection of primary information for the final business research report. A copy of the final data collection instrument is usually included in an appendix in the final business report. The most common form of primary information collection is the questionnaire. Create 10-questions

Using the Learning Curve

Question: A job is expected to have a 70 percent learning curve. The first unit has been completed in 20 hours. How many hours can the second unit can be expected to take approximately then? If the total job consists of 30 units, how many hours will be required for the second 10 units? If the second unit took 16 hours, what is t

Call Center Process: Bottlenecks and Capacity

The figure attached shows the call routing process for a customer service call center. Incoming calls are routed to work center B or C depending on the caller's request. The numbers in parentheses are the times in minutes for each step of the process. a) What is the capacity per hour for the A-B-D-E process route? Explain you

Staffing Factors and Training Problems

Discuss the following scenario and associated questions. You're the supervisor of employees' whose task is to assemble tuning devices that go into cell phones. You find that the quality is not what it should be and that many of your group's tuning devices have to be brought back and reworked; your own boss says that "You'd bette

Investigating Drive-Through Services

1. To get the best deal on a CD player, Tom called eight appliance stores and asked the cost of a specific model. The prices he was quoted are listed below: $ 298 $ 125 $ 411 $ 157 $ 231 $ 213 $ 304 $ 272 Find the Standard deviation 2. When investigating times required for drive-through service, the followin

Compagnie Case Study

1. By 1889, how much did the French company Compagnie lost in building the canal? How much did they demand when they first enter the negotiation? 2. How much would US pay the French company? 3. Since there is a huge difference, what are the tactics they played to justify their claims? 4. What dramatically changed the whole s

Strategic Choice and Evaluation for Barnes and Noble

Hi, I need assistance generating ideas to construct a paper, of no more than 1,400 words, that evaluates the alternatives that the organization I have chosen (Barnes and Noble), must consider to realize growth. I also need to identify the best value discipline, generic strategy, and grand strategy for the organization and recomm

Skills Required for Waiter-Related Jobs

Hi, I need help with a list of job skills required when working as a waiter in a small cafe or restaurant. Also, I need to write a paragraph about the customer service skills which are pertinent to working in a cafe as a waiter. I worked in a cafe for over 2 years and I am trying to write about the skills I strengthened through

Workplace Benefits at SAS

Watch the 2 videos then answer the question in one page. What did you learn from the story? Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-ebIGpZIWI Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SCxJTmS1Eo