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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

Managing a Small Business

Celina is a resident of Chicago and an online college student. She holds dual citizenships in both the United States and Ghana. Three years ago, before returning to the United States to work and complete her college education, Celina opened a small boutique in her native city of Accra, the nation's capital. She saw a real need i

MARS Analysis for Lateness Behavior

The sales office of a large industrial product wholesale company has an increasing problem that salespeople are arriving late at the office each morning. Some sales reps go directly to visit clients rather than showing up at the office as required by company policy. Others arrive several minutes after their appointed start time.

Appraisal Systems at Firms

The chief counsel for a large corporation comes to you for advice. She wants to know what makes a firm's appraisal system legally vulnerable. What would you tell her?

Management - Increasing Value of an Organization

I need at least 150 words for each question. 1. Proven Ways to Increase Share Value describes several ways to increase the value of an organization. Which of these might be applicable to your organization and why? 2. Which is a better indicator of the financial state of an organization: the balance sheet or the income st

Health Care Delivery System - Adequate?

A mother brings her daughter into the emergency room during an asthma attack. Though both of her parents work, they cannot afford medical insurance for themselves or her. They also earn too much money to qualify for state or federal aid. She is treated with medication for her asthma attack at the hospital and she and her mother

R & K Strategies (Fast-Food)

I need some advise about how the companies use strategies in these following steps: r-specialist, r-generalist, K-specialist, and K-generalist. "Use companies in the fast-food industry to provide an example of each of the following strategies: r-specialist, r-generalist, K-specialist, and K-generalist. Your answers should be

Hiring a Salesperson & Importance of Training.

1.You must choose between two sales recruits. One has scored very high in terms of the quality of his interview, but not very well on the series of psychological tests to predict qualities the firm thinks are necessary for success. Another person did well on the psychological testing, but not very well in the personal interview.

Dealing with Limited Resources & Providing Service.

How does a person deal with limited resources when the person is responsible for providing quality care and meeting regulatory or legislative standards, guidelines, and goals? Please include an example with your response.

Comparative DuPont analysis, common size analysis

Part 1 For this assignment you will conduct a comparative DuPont analysis of two companies. Using a search engine, find one large corporation included in the S&P 500. Then, find one of its largest competitors. Go to the investor relations portion of each corporation's homepage and find their most recent annual report. Calculate

Radical redesign of business processes

Why was radical redesign of business processes embraced so quickly and so deeply by senior managers of so many companies? (Answer provided in approximately 100 words.)

Pareto Chart: Grocery Store Complaints

Below is a table of data collected over a six-month period in a local grocery store. Construct a Pareto analysis of the data and determine the percentage of total complaints represented by the two most common categories. Description Count Stock Condition 170 Product Request 105 Product Quality

Training Methods

Fred Knott, the training consultant for BINZ, Inc. what to know how to consider which training methods will be most effective for the training session you are designing for the sales department. Based on your needs analysis and design for training from the previous assignments, describe how to utilize a minimum of 3 trainin

Writing a Questionnaire

I am working on organizational development and change management. My organization is a child care center for ages 3 to 7 year olds. This organization is a teaching organization for the children as well as daily child care. My childcare center will have certified teachers for half the day. I want to create a questionnaire to go w

Training Needs Analysis

What is the difference between a Proactive Training Needs Analysis and a Reactive Training Needs Analysis? How would you go about implementing a Training Needs Analysis (TNA) within your organization? How does your organization determine the type of training needed within your organization?

Managing Cross-Functional Teams

What do you need to do to manage cross-functional teams? How can a manager maintain order in such a diverse group? Cross-functional teams can be a great way to accomplish corporate goals if they are managed correctly.

Managing Relationships

1. What are some factors that lead to short-term attraction and long-term attraction in a relationship? 2. What is the importance of power in a relationship between married couples? 3. What are some ways to improve a relationship between married couples?

Cola Wars Continue: Coke versus Pepsi- discusses why soda pop industry is profitable, economics of concentrate business, affect on profit of competition between Pepsi and Coke. Also, whether profits can be sustained as demand decreases for carbonated soft drinks. APA references are included.

Answer the following questions using 1-2 pages: 1. Why historically, has the soft drink industry been so profitable? 2. Compare the economics of the concentrate business to that of the bottling business. Why is the profitability so different? 3. How has the competition between Coke and Pepsi affected the industry's profit

Respondeat Superior - Liability

Respondeat superior is a legal concept that deals with the liability of a health care organization. It states that an employer may be liable for the actions of its employee and, in some cases, for the wrongful acts the employee performed. Discuss the following: - What 2 legal elements must be present for the employer to b

Research Proposal Help

Please help me with this assignment. Research Proposal Topic Students need to select and present their own researchable topic for the research proposal in this course. Complete exercises 1-9 on page 76 in the text to help you select a topic. Then, number 10 should be the topic and the problem statement for the topic tha