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What are incentive plans? Do they improve performance?

What are incentive plans? How can they help the organization to achieve their objectives? Do incentive plans really improve performance and are they cost effective? Why or why not? Do you have dating policies in your organizations governing employees dating each other? How can organizations work to create 'buy in' to these

Research & Decision Making Assignment (MBA 510)

This assignment is usually a Team paper in week 2 of MBA 510 (Managerial Decision Making). Enclosed you will find some great material for working on your own team's Research & Decision Making Assignment. Some of the topics covered inside include: - Primary Data analysis - Validity and reliability of data - Additional dat

Research Design and Statistics Concepts Worksheet

Need a starting point or some help with your Week One assignment (Research Design and Statistics Concepts Worksheet)? My solution includes 3 sample concepts from the reading material [Cooper, D., Schindler, P., (2003)] and their application to the scenario.

Hypothesis Testing Using Correlation or a T-test: Gas A or Gas B

Please explain this assignment: testing the hypothesis for your research. Adjust and reframe your variables and hypothesis in a way that it can be adequately demonstrated with collected data (step 8 of the research process). Create a notional set of data for each of your variables. Using hypothesis testing methods present

Effectiveness of projections and forecasts: describe the process and the outcome

What are the ramifications to the firm to which you are most closely aligned or are analyzing if one or more of your projections/forecasts do not hold true? What should the firm do if, during implementation, you find that you overstated or understated your projections? In the firm to which you are most closely aligned or one

Hypothesis Testing: test for equal populations variances

A large buyer of household batteries wants to decide which of two equally priced brands to purchase. To do this he takes a random sample of 100 batteries of each brand. The lifetimes measures in hours, of the batteries are recorded in the attached file. Before testing for the difference between the mean lifetimes of these two ba

Operations Manager: Recruitment and Selection Process

You have met with the president of the company to discuss the objectives for hiring an operations manager. An agreement was reached, and the final objectives are aligned with the values, ethics, and diversity practices of the company. You can now begin the recruitment and selection process. Your definition of the objectives

Corporate Governance and Control

I need help in answering the following questions: 1) How does the capital market affect corporate governance? 2) What happens when internal corporate control fails?

Hypotheses - Blood Pressure

1. The Excel file Blood Pressure.xls shows the monthly blood pressure (diastolic) readings for a patient before and after medication. a. Test the hypothesis that the variances of monthly blood pressure readings before and after medication are the same. b. Conduct an appropriate hypothesis test to determine if there is evidenc

Creating Surveys for Organizations

1. Describe ways in which the use of MS Excel as a tool for interpreting data can be used by a manager of an organization. 2. What potential legal and ethical issues could arise if the information gained in this survey was used to create an ideal profile of characteristics that the company looked for when hiring employees?

Workplace Conflict

Attached you'll find an article. Please help me with the Paper Requirements: Write one page reaction paper to the reading. Write one paragraph summarizing the author's position and a second paragraph with your particular reaction to the author's position.

Purpose of Business Research

1. What is the purpose of business research? 2. What is the definition of a hypothesis? 3. Compare and contrast the difference between scientific and business research. 4. Why is it important to properly frame a research question? 5. What is the purpose of a cost-benefit analysis? 6. List the primary elem

Legal and Ethical Issues in HHS

1. List examples of tangible and intangible forms of an organizational culture. Which form of organizational culture is the most powerful agent for influencing ethical behavior by employees in health care or human service organizations? Justify your answer. 2. Recall that mission, explicit policy, and implicit policy are the

Common Size Financial Statements

This is the assignment: Need common size financial statements for the most recent and the last 2 years for Proctor & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson and any relevant financial ratios for this component. Then I need the most recent year for a competitor.

Business Management - Statistical Analysis

Why is statistical analysis preferable to visual inspection ("eye-balling") of data when making managerial decisions? Why is it generally not a good idea to use statistics as the only tool for decision making?

Match statistics term to its definition.

Match the term on the right to its definition on the left. Definitions Terms 1. The square root of the variance _____ a. Median 2. A single value that summarizes a set of data _____

Title VII

I need at least 500 words with references please. Thanks. 1- Who is covered and not covered under Title VII and its amendments? 2- How disparate impact discrimination and disparate treatment discrimination occur under Title VII, and their implications?

Effective Teams

Run the Creating and Managing Effective Teams simulation at least once to ensure that you are familiar with the various decision points in the simulation, and the effect that your choices have had on the outcome. Write a 1400- to 1750-word essay that addresses the below questions. Be sure to include proper citations and APA s

Inquiry about Economics

OTA, in your own words based on your experience, respond to the following questions. I have responded with what I know of the subject. A) Define the difference between macro and microeconomics. Where does managerial economics fit? As I understand it, macroeconomics focuses on the “big picture” with respect

New hypothesis statement (A & B only)

A. Describing a new hypothesis test using a different statistic (e.g., large sample size, small sample size, means and/or proportions, one-and two-tailed tests) that you can perform on that data. b. Formulate a new hypothesis statement. c. Perform the five-step hypothesis test on your data. ( I WILL DO) d. Finally, d

3 questions - terms, t tests, and one or two tailed tests?

A. What are the key terms in a verbal hypothesis statement that signify whether you are conducting a one-tailed test or a two-tailed test? b. Give an example of a possible T test of hypothesis from your operation and show the Null and Alternate hypothesis for your example. Give both word.doc hypothesis statement and th

Understanding business research methods

#1 Use this word example to answer the following questions for question #1. "Joe's repair shop claims that the average repair time is equal to or less then 60 minutes. You wish to test that hypothesis, and take a sample of 64 repair bill, finding the sample mean to be 65 minutes, with a standard deviation of 2 minutes. Using a

Global Gadgets Imports: Applied Managerial Marketing

Global Gadgets Imports (GGI) began operations in 1992 as an importer of home decor and gift items. Initially, GGI imported from various Asian manufacturers and sold its inventory through a network of distributors and other intermediaries who supplied to the retail and mail order catalog market. In 1995, GGI opened its first reta

MGT600-0702B-03 Business Research for Decision Making.

I need some help in criticizing this article on Equity Ownership and Firm Value in Emerging Markets written by Karl V. Lins. The critic is to be done like a College Professor would do it in relation to the Sekaran ( 2003) Step 7 Collected data Analysis and Interpretation Chapter 12, and Step 8 Chapter 12. Deduction is hypothesi