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Advantages of an EPP

1. How effective (or ineffective) are U.S. protections for individuals (affirmative action)? Be specific. Give examples. 2. All employers (regardless of their size or federal contractor/subcontractor status) should be required to implement and keep up-to-date affirmative action plans; (Federal Contract Compliance and EEO) 3. W

Organizational Development and Open Systems Theory

What did you learn from Bus 599 and how will it be useful. Bus 599 Analyze Organizational Development (OD) and Open Systems Theory (OST) Perspectives. OD models and determined which one would be best for the chosen organization. Several different models analyzed the inputs, outputs, and throughputs of the organization and

Steps involved in six basic tactics

For each of the six basic tactics, select the set of action steps (A to F) that describe the tactic. Tactics 1. Reposition a product 2. Marketing a product 3. Scheduling production 4. Modifying plant and equipment 5. Raising money and paying debt 6. Inventing a new product A. Action steps include: Examin

Public Administration for Managing Resources

Provide a summary for each following subject below: 1. History of Public Administration (Summarize the history of public administration). 2. Public Budgeting (Evaluate the importance of public budgeting within the federal government). 3. Policy Analysis (Analyze the role of policy analysis within the state government). 4.

Union Tireworkers of America Case Study: Strikes and Wages

Questions: 1. What are the pros and cons of North American Tire's strategy of hiring replacement workers? How ethical is the behavior of management? 2. Assuming that the firm's goal is to break Local 974 of United Tireworkers of America, what are the advantages and disadvantages of this strategy? 3. What standard should

Public Administration: Organizational Ethics

The public administrator will build upon the two challenges identified below by addressing leadership and ethical behaviors. Challenges of Political Responsiveness Challenges created by political responsiveness of government agencies, like the U.S. Department of Commerce, include developing a sound policy for hiring and reta

Case Study Analysis: Smithson v White

Read and understand the case. The case must have Analysis, Reasoning and the situation in the case must be summarized. The case must be presented with each of the following outline topics: a. Parties [Identify the plaintiff and the defendant and tell something about them.] b. Facts [Summarize those facts critical to the outc

Case Study: Williams-Sonoma

Read the Internet Mini Case #6 on Williams-Sonoma, and answer the written response questions. The Internet Mini Case #6 on Williams-Sonoma can be found on the Pearson Higher Education web site at this address: http://www.pearsonhighered.com/wheelen/cases.html. A PDF file containing Mini Case #6 can be found in Unit VIII. 1.

Social Responsibility: Friedman and Carroll

Compare Milton Friedman's "Traditional View of Business Responsibility" and Archie Carroll's "Four Responsibilities of Business". What are their points of views regarding ethical principles and corporate responsibility? Prepare a PowerPoint presentation contrasting their perspectives on corporate responsibility. Include the fol

SWOT Analysis: Regional Grocery Chain Cost U Less

SWOT Analysis Based on your unit reading, create a SWOT analysis for Cost U Less. Your analysis should be between one to two pages and identify the company's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. Wheelen, T. L., & Hunger, J. D. (2010). Concepts in strategic management and business policy: Achieving sustainabili

Power in Public Administration

Three Questions: 1). Review the bases of social power. Appraise two (2) types of power, and predict two (2) ways in which these powers are limited in public organizations and / or non-profit organizations. Provide support for your rationale. 2). Interpret the significant impact of New Public Management on Non-Profit Reform.

Issues of Public Administration

Three Questions 1). Reconstruct the theories of Fayol, Weber, Taylor, and Gullick. Suggest two (2) ways in which the management process enhances organizational efficiency. Include at least two (2) examples to support your response. 2). In Chapter 8 (p.300) of the textbook, Denhardt & Denhardt stated that human beings ofte

Microeconomics: Business Types, Supply, and Demand

1. Explain why there is an inverse relationship between quantity demanded and price. Explain why there is usually a direct relationship between quantity supplied and price. 2.What are the weaknesses and strengths of the various forms of business? Why do corporations tend to be so much larger than sole proprietorships or part

Online colleges or universities opportunity and threats

List three opportunities and three threats that could represent key factors facing an online college or university. Briefly state your view of what institution should do in light of these factors. Use atleast 200 words and cite any sources used in APA format

Definition of Business Terminologies

EXAMPLE Change Agents A change agent is defined "is a person skilled in the theory of planned change that initiates and accomplishes the change. The change agent uses a process of confrontation to accomplish the change. Confrontation is the change agent's involvement with people and situations, the initiation of a process, and

Policy Proposal in the US

Use the basic outline below to draft your paper. Organize your responses to each question (except Question 5) under the following section headings: White House Issue (for Question 1) Public Policy (for Question 2) Policy Modification (for Question 3) The Constitution (for Question 4) Explain through a four to five (4-5) p

Planning, Implementation and Evaluation in Public Administration

1. Evaluate the importance of each major step in policy analysis as it relates to political choice. Next, debate if one would consider any of these steps more important than another. Provide a rationale to support your answer. 2. Consider Luther Gullick's views on the division of work. Discuss the overall manner in which the

Cost of Quality in a Service Industry

List and describe the various aspects of the cost of quality. Choose a specific service, such as Banking, Restaurant, Retail, Health Care, etc. Discuss how the cost of quality might be different in some aspects for this service organization compared to a manufacturing organization. Be sure to make a good argument for your po

Validating the Delivery Process for a Product

Please help explain the following discussion question: It is very important to be able to validate the delivery process for the products provided by an organization. But how can service delivery be validated that it is being delivered as it was designed to be delivered?

Strategic Planning/Management, Influence on Organization's Model

Scenario- In a previous organization, the strategy was mainly through the enhancement of the information technology aspect is a means of supporting the development of the competitive advantage of the firm. As one understands the impacts and importance, such comprehensive implementation of IT, the organization aligned its busines

Transferring information in organizational training

Please help with the following problem: Thinking in terms of a HR professional, define ROI and explain why it is so important to a company with regards to training. Describe three things that can increase transfer of learning and three obstacles that hinder transfer of learning.

Establishing Policies for Social Media Useage in the Workplace

This MBA level essay focuses on managing the use of social media in the workplace. The intent of this essay is to provide an in-depth analysis of how social media is a rapidly growing phenomenon that has very little legal oversight and makes managing it very difficult. This essay also points out the pros and cons of using social

BP Strategic Management

- In your own words, how would you distinguish between competitive advantage and strategic management as they relate to strategic planning? Which are you more interested in and why? - Create and post a mnemonic that will help you remember the five steps of the strategic planning process. - Select at least two components of the

Performance Evaluation Tools - Advantages & Disadvantages

There are advantages and disadvantages with evaluation tools, depending upon what is being measured and how the tools are implemented. Sometimes, the weakness in a performance evaluation process can be remedied by selecting a more suitable tool, to address the criteria being measured. However, even the most appropriate tool wi