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Three electricians are wiring my new home

Three electricians are wiring my new home. Electrician 1 by himself will need 11 days to do the job. Electrician 2 will need 5 days to do the job, and electrician 3 by himself will need 9 days. If all three electricians work on the same job together how many days will it take them to complete the job? Work problems are quite

Kenneth Dayton, former Chairman of the Dayton-Hudson Corporation

Kenneth Dayton, former Chairman of the Dayton-Hudson Corporation, has said that "If business does not serve society, society will not long tolerate our profits or even our existence." This logic suggests that CSR benefits not only society but the business as well by securing its place within a society. What other reasons are the

Case Study: The Challenger and Columbia Shuttle Disasters

Case Study: (Attached) Chapter 12, The Challenger and Columbia Shuttle Disasters Students will read the case found in Chapter 12 and prepare a 3-4 page response to the following questions: 1. Discuss the changes that NASA implemented after the Challenger disaster. 2. Discuss the aspects of NASA practice revealed in the

Context sensitive nature of cost behavior classifications

1. Context sensitive nature of cost behavior classifications Pacific Bank's startup division establishes new branch banks. Each branch opens with three tellers. Total teller cost $90,000 per yr. The 3 combined process up to 90,000 transactions per year. If a branch doesn't attain at least 60,000 transactions during the 1st yr

Employee Relationship Management (ERM)

I need some help with responding to this scenario: You have joined a small manufacturing organization that will be implementing an Employee Relationship Management (ERM) enterprise solution. This is their first large software implementation. At this time, software and computers are used by less than 10% of the employees so th

OSHA and ergonomics

How does the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) encourage organizations to adopt ergonomic job design?

Calculating the Net Expected Value

I need help with the following: You are planning to make modifications to an existing application. You have identified: 30% probability of delay of receipt of resources - cost $50,000. 20% probability that the resources will be $10,000 cheaper than planned. 25% probability that there will be a problem integr

Case Study: Role of Vision at Mentor Graphics

Case Study: Chapter 9, Role of Vision at Mentor Graphics Ã?· Students will read the case found in Chapter 9 (attached) and prepare a 3-4 page response to the following questions: 1. Discuss the way vision was used at Mentor Graphics. 2. Evaluate whether the vision strengthened or weakened the company. Support your answer

Employees who Plateau

Why do employees plateau? How could you help a plateaued employee? Discuss the characteristics of a plateaued employee who might resist your help.

Operating Efficiency in the Supermarket Business

I need help with these two questions: 1. What are the key drivers of operating efficiency in the supermarket business? What operating strategies should managers at supermarkets pursue to reach the efficiency frontier in their industry? 2. What are the benefits of having a globally dispersed supply chain? What are the risks

Time and Logisitics

Identify and explain six key contributions that speed can make to logistics and supply chain strategy.


The manufacturing of products such as cars or computers has shifted from take-what-you-get to made-to-order. Identify three ways this change has been beneficial to the logistics management process?

List of all the stakeholders in the city

I am a member of the city planning commission, which is beginning the process of updating the city comprehensive plan. A comprehensive plan is the master land use plan for the city and is the basis for all land use decisions in the city. It also is the basis for all infrastructure projects in the city. I am working with a consu

Job Earnings

- Look up your current or former job title, and compare the earnings for that title in various parts of the country. Determine what factors might create a disparity for specific geographic regions and what effect this could have on employee motivation. - Evaluate how helpful this Website might be to employers and the type of da

Methods of Research Challenges

What are the challenges of conducting mixed methods research? What are some of the issues associated with sampling, validity, reliability, and bias within the context of the study

Learning Team manage data resources for a team projects

1) How should a Learning Team manage data resources for a team projects? 2) How could a Learning Team better manage the shared knowledge on a team? 3) What strategies or resources would help facilitate Learning Team knowledge management?


Utilizing a formal memo format addressed to your instructor, answer the questions below. Blogging is easy to do if you have the right information. Helpful tutorials cover everything from creating a blog to attracting more readers to setting up RSS news feeds. Learn techniques for adding audio and photo files to your blog. Revie

Planned Objectives Vs Developmental Objectives

Go to page 113-114 and read case studies 5-1 and 5-2 (attached). One of the most difficult things supervisors do is measure behaviors and give pertinent feedback. Part of this week's work is to learn appropriate methods of doing just that. Our case helps us pull together those things we learned in a meaningful way. What are pla

change process

Have you witnessed individuals on the job who resisted change? Describe the behaviors exhibited. What are some of the more important strategies in the change process? Identity properties of innovative organizations and factors for successful change.

Communications And Development is the class

Is there justification for positive writing in a message refusing credit? In this circumstance, how might you evaluate and respond to the statement "You are not going to sell the reader; so why try to maintain goodwill?" Defend your reasoning.

Inspiring and Evaluate Implementing a Shared Vision

As a leader within an organization, evaluate how you would begin to implement the visioning process. Explain the steps you would take to establish and inspire a shared vision within either a specific department or the organization as a whole. Be sure to include examples in your analysis.

Traditional and Protean Careers

What are your thoughts on the following questions? - Traditional and Protean careers are very different. Choose one type of career and trace your career along the path that best suits it. - Create a brief development program that could be put in place to address any challenges you have identified. - Differentiate between a

Business Communications

Compare the strategies used when assessing the content of strong and weak sales messages. When might you recommend that a strong drive for action be appropriate in a sales message? In what circumstances would you think a weak or mild sales drive would be appropriate using specific examples.