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What resource conflicts do you see?

After you met with Ben and Jennifer to determine the schedule for the training component, you decided that Jennifer's team would be responsible for the training component. This will ensure that it is closely tied into the marketing process/content from a skills perspective. Ben and Jennifer just turned in the schedules for their

Layoff Situation in Economics Problems

Develop a small plan for the following scenario/not extensive. You are the production manager at a circuit board factory. After a series of economic problems, you are forced to consider laying off 120 employees. Since demand is expected to pick up again within the next 12 months, you would also like to explore alternative pl

A Discussion on Influence Processes

You have been encouraged by a colleague to write a brief article about "upper-echelon leaders" for a management journal. You have decided to compare the leadership styles of three leaders: Stanley Wang, Leslie Marks, and Joseph Hadad. (Read the content below to act as source material for these three individuals) Brain Toys

Explain how rapidly expanding sales can drain the cash resources of a firm.

6-1. Explain how rapidly expanding sales can drain the cash resources of a firm. 6-2. Discuss the relative volatility of short- and long-term interest rates. 7-1. In the management of cash and marketable securities, why should the primary concern be for safety and liquidity rather than maximization of profit? 7-2. Briefly

Managing Change

Describe some specific techniques that can be used to manage change in an organization? People who work are capable of doing much more then they are doing. And The more input people have into defining the changes that will affect their work, the more they will take ownership for the results. Why would you say thes

Concepts of In and Out Groups

You have been invited by the human resources manager of a medium-sized company to prepare a "report" on "In Groups and Out Groups." The report will be distributed to departmental VPs and directors. In the report you should: 1. Introduce the concepts of In and Out groups. 2. Describe a situation where you (or someone

Competency and KSOAs

In this article attached, how can competency be used in hiring process? Also, I have to use KSAO (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Others). Thank you.

Home Company- HRM

Scenario: The Home Company had been a family owned call-center business for many years. Recently, it had grown so large that it had become impossible for the family structure to handle the 2000 employees that were scattered across the country. A Fortune 200 Company had acquired it and it now has a new Board of Directors.

Organizational Behavior & Individual Differences

Phase 1 - Individuals in Organizations You meet on a semi-regular basis with a managerial networking group. This time, there's a speaker who proposes that performance can be conceptualized as resulting from a combination of individual differences such as personality and ability and the situational context. After her t

Decision analysis

Question 1 Activity-Based Costing in Transfer Pricing St. Jacob's Electronics manufactures electrical components. The company is divided into four divisions: manufacturing, residential products, commercial products, and industrial products. The manufacturing division supplies the other three divisions with all their product


I choose the goal setting theory for my project. How does the goal setting theory help motivate employees to work hard without Monetary Compenstaion? What would be the criteria for employees to recieve the incentives? Please provide your actual thoughts on this matter.

Explain: 'My employer doesn't determine my salary; he determines where I work.'

1. Explain the following qutation: "My employer doesn't determine my salary; he determines where I work." 2. In the basic competitive model, why do employees pay for general training and firms pay for specific training? 3. Why do firms form internal labor market? 4. Evaluate the following statement: "Firms are free to s

Juicy Red Tomato Company

Part 1 You bring your initial proposal work (ATTACHED BELOW) (topic, purpose statement, research questions, and hypothesis) (from Unit 1 Individual GP Project) to a stakeholder committee, which is comprised of your manager and other senior-level people. They react and you take NOTES. (Notes are below.) ? What, if any, biase

Twin Oaks Hospital Case - As the Director of Twin Oaks' HR department

Please help me with question 2 only of the article: Twin Oaks Hospital Case. RESPONSE: 2. As the Director of Twin Oaks' HR department, what recommendations would you make to James Bledsoe? Consider recommending the following: 1. 5% pay increase immediately for nurses and clerical staff (like Lexingt

Human Resource Management

1. Explain why executive stock option plans became very popular in the 1990's? Do you believe the white-collar crime scandals of 2001-2002 will dampen the enthusiasm for stock option plans? 2. How can a person's acquisition of knowledge be determined so that his or her pay can be changed? Explain. 3. Explain the meaning an

Human Resource Management

1. Should the federal government place a ceiling on CEO compensation? Why? 2. What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of a merit-based compensation system? 3. Why is pay compression a potential problem in terms of employee morale? 4. Should employee pay amounts be kept a secret? Why? 5. What gain-sharing sy

Human Resource Management and Internet Use

Please answer the questions at the end. Thank you. ------------------------- Just a few years ago, computer technology offered a revolutionary change in human resource managment. Organizations experimented with computerized skills inventories, pay and benefits administration, and applicant tracking systems. Today, the rev

HR: temporary disability

I need help with the questions below: 1. What laws apply to temporary disability at the workplace? 2. Under what general circumstances is the employee entitled to benefits? 3. What are those benefits and who administers them? Thank you.

Human Resources Management

The company you work for is considering changing its applicant testing process. Your supervisor has asked you to address the following in a document that will be sent to other managers within the organization. Write a short essay discussing some of the legal and ethical considerations of major types of test: cognitive abili

HRM: Diversity in building effective global sales teams for Ace Consulting

Scenario: You are one of four regional Human Resources Managers employed by Ace Consulting, an international consulting firm. You have been assigned to the International Sales division. Currently, one HR Manager is assigned to each of the four global regions: the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America. You report to the Corporate

Environmental Analysis of Pfizer

I would greatly appreciate your assistance with the following information I created as this will help to enhance my understanding of an organizations external environment. An organizations external environment has three components: the remote environment, the industry environment, and the operating environment. Please conduct

Work teams

Do you think teams are a valuable management technique that will endure, or are they just a fad that will be replaced by something else in the near future?

International business

Chapter 5: bribery and extortion Case: I am responsible for negotiationg with an Asian government the terms under which my company will build and operate an auto plant in the country. I have the US councel and a law firm with Yale trained lawyers. But, my collegues suggest I hire the local speaker of the house, who is a lawye

Human Resource Management - Training and Development

Your supervisor has asked you to research ideas on career development activities for its employees that your company can implement. Post your ideas for the top three career development activities that you think your organization and other organizations should provide for their employees. Why are these important? Consider your an

Human Resource Management - Training and Development on Performance Appraisals The Performance Appraisal Jennifer and Mel disagree over the importance of having performance appraisals. Mel says it's quite clear whether any particular LearnInMotion employee is doing his or her job. It's obvious, for instance, if the salespeople are selling, if the web designer is designing, if the web