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Endius Case: Developing a Product

Use the case (Endius Inc.: Alternatives for Developing a New Medical Device by Julie H. Hertenstein; Marjorie B. Platt) to address these questions: 1. Assume that Tom Davison is willing to loan Endius the cash to cover the initial product development costs regardless of whether Endius chooses in-house development or outsource

Important information about Total Compensation Methods

Prepare a 250 word solution which analyzes the impact of vacation and leaves of absences the compensation methods and benefit program on employees and organizations. What advantages and disadvantages vacation and leave of absences have on the employees and the organization?(financial and personal)

Proposal Writing Questions

I need help with the below questions: 1. Discuss your understanding the Request for Proposal (RFP) process. Discuss your understanding of the proposal process. How and why are these processes different or the same? 2. Discuss the importance of revising the proposal or rethinking the problem or opportunity. Describe ways in

Widget Production - Evaluating a Company

Evaluate a company that has personal issues that must be resolved. Read the following scenario to evaluate Taylor Inc. operations-management processes to help them maximize labor productivity. Management for Taylor Inc. would also like you to suggest alternative management techniques to improve productivity. Taylor Inc. manuf

Legislation and Compensation Acts which protect Timothy Scott after injury at work

Timothy Scott (47), father of 4, has been working for Canary Mining for the last 27 years. Last month Tim suffered an injury at work, which left him physically unable to perform his task as required. Which are the Legislation and Compensation Acts that protect Tim? Define the protection provided by each one of those pertaining t

CAFR: Analysis Enterprise Funds

Were any of the government's enterprise funds ''profitable'' during the year? If so, what has the government done with the ''earnings''? Has it transferred them to the general fund? The State of Washington. Web site is below. http://www.ofm.wa.gov/cafr/2008/default.asp

Operations-normalizing data

TI made 5,221,782 calls in 2004 330 working days in 2004, which TI conducted telemarketing calls. In 2004 TI completed, on average, over 15,800 calls a day. designed to achieve a capacity level of between 17000-18000 calls per day best operation level (BOL) for TI is 17,600 calls a day The company is compensated fo

Google's Total Compensation

I need help please. I have most of my paper done, but I'm stuck on the Benefits Strategy. The organization I have chosen is Google. Here is the assignment below, but remember I only need help on the Benefits Strategy. Analyze the compensation methods and benefit programs. What is the impact and value of the existing methods a

Taxation Memo: KimTech's sole shareholder compensation. Is it reasonable?

I need help getting started in the right direction. ASSIGNMENT Write a memorandum addressing each of the three issues listed below. FACTS Mr. Kim is the sole shareholder and CEO of KimTech, Inc., a technology company valued at approximately $5,000,000. KimTech is a C corporation for federal tax purposes. In 2007, KimTe

A-Z Hardware Incremental value analysis: Should the store stay open on Sundays?

Currently, the A-Z Hardware store is closed on Sundays. The weekly rent of the store is $2,800, a sizeable amount compared to their weekly profits of $7,000. The owner of A-Z exclaims, "We are wasting $400 ($2,800/7 days) in rent for every Sunday we keep the store closed." He would like to open the store on Sundays as well. He

Compare and contrast total rewards programs to more traditional approaches

Compare and contrast total rewards programs to more traditional approaches to compensation and benefits. Discuss the relative advantages and disadvantages of implementing a total rewards program for an organization and its employees. Also to consider in the administration of total rewards programs are major compensation

Verizon Shareholders and Annual Report

Download the latest Annual Report or 10K report of Verizon Wireless. Using the list with larger shareholders if there are any and do the following: (1) Describe the influence that you see institutional shareholders of the firm having on managerial action. Give examples of managerial action and explain the influence you detect

Explain the role of compensation and its influence on employee behavior

Discuss what you would do if you were offered a job that paid very well versus one that you have right now that fulfills a passion. For example, you are teaching close to home and are offered a job to do construction work in Saudi Arabia that pays three times what you are making now. The outcome of what you share will give pe

Compensation packages/ Foreign Suppliers

1) Why are ccompensation packages for expatriates more complicated than those for domestic employees? 2) Why would a company choose to source raw materials, componets, or other products or services from a foreign supplier? what are the strengths and weaknesses of using foreign suppliers?

Compensation systems

How do organizations establish appropriate objectives for their compensation systems? How do changes in corporate strategy affect the objectives of the compensation system? When should organizations lead, lag, or match the external market for compensation?


What is Variable Pay and 5 types of compensation that could be included in a Variable Pay plan? What specific type of variable pay would you develop for each department of the Riordan organization and why would you choose that type of pay

Whistle Blowers: Saints or Sinners

Any help with these questions would be much appreciated. Case Study is attached. Thank you. 1. Do you believe that whistle-blowing is good for organizations and its members, or is it, as David Stetler believes, often a means to extort financial gains from companies? 2. How might self-fulfilling prophecy affect a whistle

Motivating Employees for Success

Word about your wisdom must be spreading, because you are asked to lunch by another seminar participant. He has been hired as an OD consultant for a small privately owned property management company which has 30 residential properties in 10 states, each of which has been run by 10 on-site staff members. The apartment sites are s

Learning experiences

Learning is characterized as "any relatively permanent change in behavior that occurs as a result of experience". This also means that it also happens outside of schools, e.g. at workplaces. Give us an example of such a "lesson" that helped you to improve your job performance. Try to generalize this isolated experience of

Develop a compensation plan

Develop a compensation plan. Upper management has asked you to suggest a new compensation plan specifically for your team. Propose your ideas and rationale to the Human Resource Department Manager for approval. ? Write a 700- to 1,050-word proposal o Describing a new compensation plan for your new employment team o Explai

Critically evaluate the existing compensation plan and recommend any changes.

"University Physician Compensation" Physicians practicing in eastern University's hospital have the following compensation agreement. Each doctor bills the patient (or Blue Cross Blue Shield) for his or her services. The doctor pays for all direct expenses incurred in the clinic, including nurses, medical malpractice insura

Compensation Plans

Based on the attached chart please address the following in 500 or more words. Compensation plans for the sales people ONLY not marketing people. Compensation plans for sales personnel. How can sales personnel be compensated so that they are motivated within each of the areas by both monetary and non-monetary means? How can

Compensation management is examined.

1. List three positions where wages are paid in terms of an annual salary. Why do these positions pay a salary instead of an hourly wage? 2. List three positions where wages are paid in terms of an hourly rate. Why do these positions pay an hourly rate instead of a salary? 3. Which law regulates the determination of the fo