Assume you are the manager of a small firm that is dependent on a large computer manufacturing customer that uses the resource-dependence perspective. Put yourself in the position of the small firm an describe what actions you would take to survive and succeed. What actions would you take from the perspective of the large firm?
Please help with the following case study found in the textbook: Managing Organizational Change: A Multiple Perspectives Approach written by Ian Palmer, Richard Dunford, and Gib Akin (2006). Please answer questions in detail. Green Mountain Resort (Dis)solves the Turnover Problem Green Mountain Resort was not expected to
With significant operations around the world, Savannah Engineering, Inspection, and Insurance Company (SEIIC) is truly a global company. Its most significant international operations are in the European Union (EU) countries and Asia. Growth in China has been particularly rapid over the last five years. Because of the highly tech
Please explain how internal selection decisions differ from external selection decisions.
Given that seniority is not a particularly valid predictor of job performance, do you think it's unethical for a company to use it as a basis for promotion? Why or why not? Please explain. Please tell of any experiences that you know of where seniority was used in a fair or unfair manner.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of the resource-based approach versus the goal approach for measuring organizational effectiveness? What conditions usually have to be present before an organization should adopt a matrix structure?
Compensation and Incentive Pay at Shaver, Inc., the case at the end of Chapter 11, presents a common situation in many organizations today. It raises questions about the value of pay-for-performance plans being used or considered in organizations of every type across the country. Pay for performance or as it is often called, mer
Please answer the following questions with detail and examples: 1. An effective training system is a set of processes designed to transform organizational inputs into output that meets organizational needs. As such, provide a detailed description of each of the five phases: (1) Analysis Phase (2) Design Phase (3) Developme
Identify specific practices within the areas of compensation and benefits that would aid SEIIC in developing the kind of employees that it needs and for retaining its most valuable human capital. SEIIC's compensation and benefits programs are based on traditional design principles typical of a company of its age and history. Fo
Develop a human resource plan for a project team based on the MBTI test results. If you would know that the group is made up of 4 members, 3 of them are of type ENTJ and 1 is ESTJ.
One often hears a CEO say, "Our most important asset walks out the door every night." In Savannah Engineering, Inspection, and Insurance Company (SEIIC)'s case this is literally true. The company relies on the knowledge and skills of its employees for its success. Without its human capital, the company has little to offer its cu
* Compare and contrast transformational and charismatic leadership. Are they the same? *Individuals may be charismatic but can communities be charismatic as well? Analyze.
Can you help me get started with this assignment? Reward and Motivation History Paper- Teachers Virtually every business organization has been able to improve their products, services, and solutions dramatically in four areas: (1) quality, (2) production costs, (3) time-to-market, and (4) innovation. Reward and recognition s
Discuss: the existence of a best framework to evaluate training, reasons why On-Job-Training (OJT) is the best method for training, organizational characteristics and organizational analysis and the statement "The best way to learn new skill is to learn it on the job." is explained.
1. Is there a best model or framework to use to evaluate training? Explain. 2. "The best way to learn any new skill is to learn it on the job." Is this statement true? Explain. 3. Why do researches count that on-job-training is the best method for training? 4. Explain organizational characteristics. 5. Discuss what organiza
Discuss realistic job preview (RJP), ethical issues in HRD evaluation, types of evaluations, methods of data collection and role of research design in HRD evaluation.
1. Why might some managers resist using a realistic job preview (RJP)? What evidence could you offer to convince such manager to use one? 2. Discuss the ethical issues involved in conducting HRD evaluation. 3. There are various types of evaluations information available. Discuss one of them. 4. State methods of data collectio
Deliverable Length: 5-6 slides with notes In the last section, you outlined your goals/strategies for your new business. In this project, your group, acting as management consultants, will develop a PowerPoint presentation about motivation and leading of human resources in the business. You will be preparing a presentatio
1. What types of scheduling decisions is management likely to encounter in the following operations? Describe the scheduling decisions in terms of types of resources to be scheduled and the associated customers or jobs scheduled. a. Hospital b. University c. Movie making d. Make-to-order factory
Savannah Engineering, Inspection and Insurance Company's (SEIIC's) primary recruiting need is for engineering and technical personnel. Over that last two decades, these professions have generally been in high demand and relatively scarce supply. As the HRM manager responsible for recruiting and selecting people in these fields,
DQ -1 Compare and contrast the role of operations management in both the goods/materials industry and in service-related industry. What are the "key" resources in each and what are the challenges capacity planning for each? DQ 2 If a product meets the customers' specifications but does not meet their expectations, i
PART 1 Create a capstone project that you can study extensively that would turn you into an HR specialist. * Identify an HR topic that you feel you would like to study in-depth. Select a paper topic that really focuses in on some aspect of an HR function in the private sector. For example, the topic of "compensation" is too
What nontraditional inducements are some organizations offering so that they are seen as family-friendly organizations? What result does the organization hope to realize as a result of providing these inducements? 200-300 words APA format.
Do you agree or disagree with the statement that "the employer usually has the upper hand" when it comes to establishing the employment relationship? Why? Also, how can an employee maximize his/her power in this employment relationship?
Can you help me get started with these questions I need to discuss for my class? 1. Please explain various types of partnerships. 2. What Max Weber's organization theory and explain his views. 3. What the difference absolute advantage and comparative advantage. 4. What is Maslow's hierarchy of needs? 5. Explain the purpo
If you were the CEO of a large, diversified, multinational company, what value do you expect your HRM function to add to the organization? How would you know whether the HRM function was being effective? Which measures would you look to for evidence of effectiveness? Can you hold the HRM VP directly accountable for the results o
Please help with the following questions. This case is found in the following text book: The Leadership Experience, third edition by Richard L. Daft. The New Boss Sam Nolan clicked the mouse for one more round of solitaire on the computer in his den. He'd been at it for more than an hour, and his wife had long ago giv
Describe the information-gathering techniques and design methods you would propose to use for the project. Identify the key factors that will help ensure the information required for the project is gathered successfully. Explain the scope and feasibility of the project. Organization: Riordan Manufacturing Locations:
1. To what extent, if at all, should leaders change their style to adapt to the characteristics and needs of their followers? 2. What do you think makes an effective leader? List three present day leaders you know about, along with special attributes you believe each possesses.
Aaron, after a long and distinguished career at a nuclear weapons plant in the plutonium storage department, is hired by a local company to work in its warehouse. Aaron's skin has turned bright green from his years around the plutonium, but he is otherwise healthy and is not, himself, radioactive in any way. All scientific and h
Mary was a 14-year employee of XYZ Business, a non-union employer. XYZ has experienced declining revenues over the past 12 months and initiates a reduction-on-force (RIF) plan. Mary is terminated from employment as part of the RIF and given a severance package including three months' pay and COBRA benefits. She did not sign a re
Define and provide examples from an organization illustrating cybernetics, loose coupling, open systems, and hierarchical systems. Briefly interpret the role that each example you cite plays in an organization. Scott says that three predominant schools of thought have contributed to the open systems model of organizations: