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Pressure to engage in illegitimate political behavior

You are the sales manager of a specific territory in Missouri for a company that manufactures highly specialized electrical parts. Your boss, the head of sales for Missouri, is being temporarily moved to California for a few months during which time the sales chief of Kansas would be handling his responsibilities. Before leaving

Analysis for Factory and Dealership Locations

An automobile company is trying to determine where to locate its factory and dealerships in a country. What factors should the company factor into its analysis as to where to locate the factory and dealerships?

A letter requesting information from an organization

I need help in choosing a potential business report topic that I might research about. Identify any type of organization (nonprofit, business, education, government agency, etc.) that can provide information relevant to the potential business report topic. Write a letter requesting specific information for some element of th

Conductions Sociology Research

This question relates to "Conductions Sociology Research" Annie sharing her initial research results with her boss, and they discuss some of the challenges associated with compiling, analyzing, and making conclusions about data. Annie's boss emphasizes the importance of not letting personal views or assumptions factor into h

Attitudes and Bargaining Behaviors

Do you think the attitudes and bargaining behaviors of the participants in collective bargaining negotiations are more or less important in the final outcome than economic conditions and factors? Why?

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

Designing Interventions

Need help with a ppt assignment; 15 slide on designing interventions. 1. What are effective interventions? 2. How to design effective interventions 3. Human process interventions 4. Strategic interventions

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

Value of Security and Control

1. What is the business value of security and control? Discuss. 2. Discuss how the information systems can be used for organizational learning. 3. Can employees be part of System Vulnerability and Abuse issues? Also discuss why MIS Audit is important for any company.

Strategic Management: Vertical Integration

Under what circumstances might a long-term strategic alliance with a key supplier enable a company to capture most of the benefits associated with vertical integration, without bearing the associated risks and costs? (Answer provided in less than 100 words.)

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.

Should managers e subject to sensitivity training?

"The Golden Rule" There are always times when managers have to correct their employees but correction should be done in a private place. Employees will be more receptive to constructive criticism and employees are able to maintain their dignity. I learned an important fact about disciplining employees from one of my subor

Importance of Database Security

Why is data security important now more than ever? What are some of the steps that we can take to ensure that our database is protected and secure? How can you use user views to enhance security and restrict access?