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Discipline Decisions in the Workplace

Do you think that your manager should support your discipline decisions in the workplace when you follow his guidelines for levying punishment? Does it make a difference in how you view your boss? If not, why?

Goodwill at Work

What is goodwill at work? What are some examples of goodwill where you work (for you personally, and in your community)? As a worker, is it part of your responsibility to support your employer, and goodwill efforts that your employer undertakes?

Freedom of Speech and Expression on the Job

To what extent do employees retain the right of freedom of speech on the job? Off the job? What about the freedom of expression? Are there limits to an employee's rights to freedom of expression on or off the job? Explain and give examples.

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

Cost estimation, forecasting and auditing correlations

The importance of auditing often goes undervalued in many of today's struggling organizations. The appropriate amount of energy has not been applied in checking for accuracy. This causes a miscalculation in the forecasting, leading to poor results. Often times, people are given too much credit for completing the work correctly,

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

Order Qualifiers and Order Winners

Clearly state what you believe to be the order qualifiers and the order winners in the following consumer markets. A. ketchup B. smart phone C. washer/dryer pair D. heart surgeon (you need a triple bypass and aortic valve replacement)

Creating a Schedule for Orders

Wooden pencils are made in 1 week out of four kinds of parts: two wooden halves, the graphite, the metal cap, and the rubber eraser. Construct an MRP explosion for orders of 10 dozen in week 2, 30 dozen in week 3, and 15 dozen in week 5. There are currently 500 wooden halves on hand, 300 graphic rods, and 1500 metal caps, but

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

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