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Teaching Organizations

Use USA Property Fund Inc. to answer the following questions: (1) Describe the framework developed for creating a teaching organization. (2) Identify and describe the first five steps in creating a teaching organization. (3) Analyze and describe the rationale for each step.

Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harassment Sexual harassment, as defined by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, is "unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature when submission to or rejection of this conduct explicitly or implicitly affects an individual's employment,

Climbing the Corporate Ladder

List at least ten ways to climb the corporate ladder. Consider job performance, communications skills, and leadership, just to name a few. Consider roadblocks that may prevent one from climbing the corporate ladder. Select one of the ways listed and consider the consequences of it. What could backfire and actually stop the

Mission or Vision

The first step for developing operating mechanisms is to establish a mission or vision for the organization. The mission or vision gives the organization direction, momentum, and commitment. It lends meaning and identity to the organization and guides the organization. What is the mission of your organization? What is the missi

Developing Learning Outcomes

Review the lesson you described in the Unit 1 IP. (see attached) Write a brief summary of the lesson. Develop 5 terminal course objectives (TCOs) for the lesson using the ABCD (audience, behavior, conditions, degree) method of writing objectives. Create 3 cognitive objectives, 1 affective objective, and 1 psychomotor objecti

State Appellate Court

Please help answer the following problem. Please include references to go with the solution. What is the State Appellate Court System?

Management Succession Plan

Carol Wingard has worked hard to build the small jewelry manufacturing company she started in her late 20s into a highly successful family business. Now, 40 years later, she is "ready to step down and enjoy life." She has seven family members, including her two sons Ralph and Cooper, who work in the business. Ralph has 30 years

"For Talent" Case Study

Based on the reading of case study 5.2 "For Talent". Refer to the questions found at the end of the case studies to help you think about your response. Please just don't answer the questions at the end of the case study,

Important Information about Scientific Theories

Much of scientific inquiry is focused on developing and evaluating theories. There are four major criteria that are used to evaluate theories: 1. Explains the past; predicts the future 2. Testable and falsifiable 3. Parsimonious 4. Promotes research A) When evaluating a theory, which of these criteria do you think

While it is true that sustainable business practices include energy usage and pollution, there are many more areas to sustainability that companies can practice. Sustainable business practices are practices that work to improve the environment and the surrounding communities in all areas. Finding ways to reduce emissions, starting programs that help the local economy, like only using local suppliers, or giving back to the environment by planting trees or other similar initiatives are sustainable business practices. Starbucks is a good example of a company that has multiple sustainability initiatives in-place. They support local farmers, and have programs in place that creates sanitary drinking water in parts of the world where polluted water is the norm. Other sustainable companies practice sustainability both inside and outside of the company. Internally, companies make sure that all areas are hazard-free, and go the extra mile on providing safety for both customers and employees. Other companies involve the local community, and when they have multiple positions open in the company, particularly when expanding operations, they hire from the local community, first. Sustainability can really include any of the steps that the company takes to show that they are preserving, giving, and protecting their employees, the customers who support them, and the environment itself.

While it is true that sustainable business practices include energy usage and pollution, there are many more areas to sustainability that companies can practice. Sustainable business practices are practices that work to improve the environment and the surrounding communities in all areas. Finding ways to reduce emissions, starti

training and development

You have just been appointed as the Chairperson of the President's Council on Training and Development for Corporations in the United States. Your assignment is to give direction and guidance to businesses that are in the process of establishing a Training and Development Department, or who would like to improve the effectivenes

Financial Forecasting Karen and Elizabeth Whatley are twins.

Final Exam Case: Topeka Adhesives: Financial Forecasting Karen and Elizabeth Whatley are twins. Their mother teaches Physics at a mid-western university and their father runs a successful engineering firm. Not surprisingly, they are quite gifted at math and science, and they've displayed these talents in numerous ways over the y

Research Online Regarding the Business Systems Planning Approach

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, assist with writing words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas: Conduct research online regarding the business systems planning (BSP) approach. Describe the BS

Conducting a Taste Test using 10 Human Subjects

Taste tests are a tool that marketers have been using for decades. The Pepsi Challenge was a great long-term boost for the soda maker beginning in the mid 1970's. The Whopper Virgins taste tests of 2008 may prove to be a successful campaign for Burger King. 1. You will conduct a taste test using 10 participants. 2. Sele

Public Budgeting Standardization

Describe standardization and specification and explain how they impact the purchasing process & list the factors which control governmental risk. 5th Edition Public Budgeting in America. Robert W Smith,Thomas D. Lynch Pearson Prentice Hall

Capacity Planning and Facility Location

Please review the attached Data Tech, Inc. case study and help me respond to the following: 1.Determine whether Jeff should give greater priority to a smaller facility with possibility of expansion or more into a larger facility immediately. 2.Determine weights for the two (2) capacity factors based on your finding above and

Work System Design - BUS 515

?Analyze the process of tools used in work systems design and determine which steps or tools would be the most difficult to complete or apply correctly, and steps you could take to address the difficulties you identified.

Health Care Professional Association

Please respond to the following: ?Choose a health professional association (e.g., American Public Health Association, The American College of Healthcare Executives, etc.). ?Provide the following about the professional association or organization you chose: ?Name ?Mission ?Vision ?And some of its current goals ?Gi

Using a Case Study to Evaluate Training Needs

Case Study: In 1987, Ms. Dillman was hired by IMP to work in Hangar 3 at North American International Airport as a seamstress in their fabric shop. After six months, the workload dropped, so Ms. Dillman approached her supervisor and asked for additional responsibilities. He sent her to the sheet metal shop. A number of month

How a Nightclub Can Be Successful

?Please explain how a nightclub utilizing technology to make their business more effective and efficient. ?Explore the cloud technology concept. ?Discuss the importance of information technology planning and control processes to protect confidential information and prevent major loss of information. This section should addr

Random variables of repeated events

Random Variables Events repeat themselves, such as going to work, producing a widget from machine X, selling widgets, etc. In the events there are outcomes that can be quantified or measured; e.g. the time it takes to drive to work, defective widgets, number of widgets sold each month. But these outcomes are not the same. The

David and Goliath: "How David Beats Goliath."

Explain, in several paragraphs (no more than four), the implications of the Malcolm Gladwell article "How David Beats Goliath." Apply some aspects of the article to your experience and future.

Daniel Manufacturing Company - Fairness and cost pool allocation

Daniel Manufacturing Company uses two departments to make its products. Department 1 is a cutting department that is machine intensive and uses very few employees. Machines cut and form parts and then place the finished parts on a conveyor belt that carries them to Department 2 where they are assembled into finished goods. The a