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Over Diversification Reasoning

Which of the following do you believe is the primary reason for over diversification? Industrial policies, such as taxes and antitrust regulation, or because managers pursue their own self-interest through increased compensation and a reduced risk of job loss.

Compensation for IT Professionals

In terms of payment compensations, there are various surveys out that discusses IT professionals average salaries across various industries. Some believe that having access to these might contribute to De-motivating the employees especially if their payments are not within acceptable standards. QUESTION In your views, who

Recommendations as a pre-school Consultant

I want to imagine myself as a pre-school consultant who will lead an effort to make the organization more competitive in the market. I want to make recommendations would you make in the following key areas (listed below): â?¢Defining the organization's mission â?¢Choosing an organizational structure â?¢Managing t

Compensation Question

How can a manager ensure that job evaluation or skill-/competency-based plans support a customer-centered strategy?

Entrenched Management and Compensation

What activities should shareholders look for in order to determine if an entrenched management is taking actions that would harm shareholders? Also, how would these actions harm the stockholders? Finally, how should upper management be compensated to make sure they do the right things?

Total Compensation Methods Presentation

I need to make some PowerPoint slides on compensation methods and incentive methods for a company. Can you help me with this I liked you work from before with my 5 year career plan. Also I have to write an outline with full written introduction and conclusion examining how an organization's incentive plans relate to organiza

Workplace Compensation and Discrimination

How can you tell whether compensation discrimination may be occurring in a workplace? If compensation discrimination is found, what is the appropriate relief? I just need a paragraph. Just a opinion.

Strategic Compensation

Answer the following questions in your own words. Be specific and concise as much as you can, but take care to include all points related to the answer. Q.1. Discuss what Strategic compensation means to you? Q.2. Describe why a company's long term prospects are an important consideration to compensation professionals whil

Compensation and Benefits of reverse discrimination

Discuss the term "reverse discrimination" and its influence in the design of an executive compensation plan. Use examples and include the impact the major corporate scandals like Enron had on these types of plans.

Strategic Human Resource Management - Q2

In its annual issue on executive compensation Forbes magazine in 2007, reported that "the chief executives of America's 500 biggest companies got a collective 38% pay raise last year, to $7.5 billion.Leading the pack was Steve Jobs of Apple, Inc. with total compensation of $646.6 million. CEO's pay has been a hot topic for the l

compensation package formulation

Chapter 1 - Finance 1)If a company is formulating a compensation package for the company's CEO, would an annual salary of $800,000 most likely to be in the shareholders' best interest? 2)If stockholders are primarily individual investors and there is little institutional ownership, and several pension and mutual funds wer

Executive vs. Non-Executive Pay

Contrast the principle difference between executive pay and non-executive pay, including a discussion on controversies associated with the growing disparity between executive and non-executive compensation packages.

Loss Prevention Policies

Management is aware of the increased requirements for a public company to maintain a system of internal control to help prevent and detect fraud. The CEO, Mary Moore, is also interested in using a proactive posture toward building an antifraud prevention program, including exploring using a proactive auditing approach to fraud d

Compensation and Benefits: Reward-behavior relationship model

Lyman Porter and Edward Lawler developed a theoretical model that has been one of the most widely used models to analyze the reward-behavior relationship. Describe this model and compare it with Herzberg and Maslow's theories on motivation. Include examples and highlight key differences between them. Do not simply use verbatim d

BP Gulf Oil Spill

Discuss the issues of externalities, free-riders and the "broken-window" argument as you think it relates to the BP Gulf oil spill.

Human Resources questions of Employees Benefits.

Please answer those questions with your own words, no plagiarism, no copy and paste. 1-Unfortunately, many companies have been greedy for the lack of a better term in sharing the wealth with their fellow coworkers. This has forced more and more government involvement in policing many specific policies and programs. I appreci

Occupational Health and Safety for a mining company

OH&S Assignment Part A -(report style) Within a mining company, research and identify the five main causes of injury. Analyze the information, identify the potential causation factors. Write a report to the mining company stakeholders, ensure all legislative requirements are addressed in your report. Gather and organ

Worker's Compensation Assessment

John Smith is injured on the job when a piece of equipment tips over. What steps should he follow for treatment, compensation for lost pay, and financial recompense? How does Workers' Compensation apply to this situation?

Management questions

1.How can we tie compensation strategy to the overall business strategy? 2.What is the relationship between an employee's salary and his or her feeling of worth? Explain your rationale from the viewpoints of an employee and a manager. 3.In your opinion, what role do benefits play, in attaining and retaining workers? Do you

Planning and Budgeting for Andre's Hair Styling

Please help with spread sheet and questions original only please. Consider the following scenario: Andre has asked you to evaluate his business, Andre's Hair Styling. Andre has five barbers working for him. (Andre is not one of them.) Each barber is paid $9.90 per hour and works a 40-hour week and a 50-week year, regardle

Compensation and benefits

One way organizations attract and retain talented employees is through a well-designed package of compensation and benefits. Research various approaches to compensation and benefits, and prepare an executive-level report that addresses each of the following: What are the elements of a comprehensive compensation and benefits pac

Green Sustainability

What is meant by tracking hazardous waste from cradle to grave per the Resources Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) of 1976 and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) of 1980? What is the purpose and ramifications of the CERCLA and the RCRA? How can you determine if a solid or liquid

Workers' Compensation Fraud

A man in San Rafael County was discovered committing workers' compensation fraud. He had been observed working while at the same time receiving disability benefits. Surveillance showed the man working at an automobile auction. The investigator interviewed the owner of the auction and found that the claimant was being paid $200 p

Challenges that Strategists Face Today

Discuss the three challenges that strategists face today: Deciding whether the process should be more an art or a science, deciding whether strategies should be visible or hidden from stakeholders, and deciding whether the process should be more top-down or bottom-up in their firm.