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Diversity & legislations

Organizations will face legislations that will compel them to have a diverse work force.(I take the example from my country as the legislation requires companies to have at least 30% local workers) ?To deal with this, the organizations should plan their periodic recruitment to match the needs of the legislation. For instance,

Value Alignment - Analyze the Origin(s) and Workplace Values

Can you help me get started on this assignment? o Analyze the origin(s) and subsequent evolution of your personal and workplace values. o Explain how your individual values drive your actions and behaviors, and analyze the alignment between your values and actions and behaviors. o Analyze the degree of alignment between the

Affirmative Action

In the United States, affirmative action refers to policies that take gender, race, or ethnicity into account in an attempt to promote equal opportunity and increase ethnic diversity in workplaces and schools. The focus of such policies ranges from employment and public contracting goals, to educational outreach and health progr

The most common cross cultural conflicts in organizations are discussed.

The most common causes of cross-cultural conflict in organizations are perception of the problem, the other party and ones-self. Another common culturally related issue is the competition for resources such as budget, human resources or talent and the attention of the administrative decision makers. These concepts are explored a

Cultural knowledge effects

How does the lack of cultural understanding impact the coverage of a media issue? How are PR and international politics intertwined? How does PR influence the economy in various countries?

Consumer solving process: Examples of buying experiences

See attached files. I need an example to finish this one. Consumers use one of three problem-solving processes when purchasing goods or services; routinized response behavior, limited problem solving, or extend problem solving. Describe three buying experiences you have had in the last year (one for each type of problem s

Presentation Tools- Identify various presentation aids used in group presentations. Identify advantages and disadvantages of these aids when used in group presentations. Describe the appropriate audience for each aid and identify how each must be used.

Chapter 13 & Chapter 14 discuss how to identify advantages and disadvantages of using presentation aids in group presentations. I am totally lost when it comes to doing PowerPoint presentations as I have to complete 8 to 10 PowerPoint slides with Speaker's notes and include key bullet points and clip art, providing a summary of

Internal Influences

What are two examples of internal influences on consumer behavior and two examples of external influences on consumer behavior? How do these influences impact marketing strategies? How can marketers use consumers' values to position their product(s) or service(s)?

Evaluation of Consumer Behavior

I need help with a 1,050-1,400-word summary in which you address the following: Discuss how the following consumer behavior concepts are applied by answering the following questions: 1) What additional external factors or macro factors should be considered in your analysis. 2) What additional social and cultural factors

Characteristics of diversity training with at least three different approaches.

Discuss what characteristics make diversity training most effective along with at least three different approaches to diversity training. Include examples and your personal experience with diversity training programs. Do you feel they were effective or ineffective? Why? What would you change about them to improve their effective

Cultural Diversity Case Study

Case Study: Esmeralda Trujillo, 35, has lived in your community for six months with her four children, ages 4, 6, 10, and 15. The family is living with relatives in a small house on the outskirts of the city, and they cannot stay there much longer. In Guatemala, Esmeralda lived with her husband, had a garden that virtually fed

Cross Cultural Management - The American

The subject is Cross-Cultural Management 1. The United States of America has traditionally been considered as the "Melting pot". More recently, the phrase "salad bowl" was coined to replace this traditional 'melting pot' view. What does this all mean? How is the workplace affected by these changes? Information should be pr

Venezuelan Workforce

Country Chosen is Venezuela 3-5 pages Details: For this project, your client wants you to research the challenges and opportunities of staffing and managing a diverse workforce in the new location (i.e., a country of your choice other than the U.S.). Please note that diversity includes more than race and gender; it also inc

Internet as a mechanism to cross cultural barriers

I think that advancements in technology provide us with more input to make a educated, well thought-out decision on a particular topic based on the information presented through various media outlets. The one issue that technology does not solve is the innate sensitivities of individuals who have grown up with certain predisposi

Socio-cultural forces in India

I need help with the following screening: socio-cultural forces in India. conduct a business risk analysis as it relates to the paper below. Analyze risks according to the specific method explained In 1050-words please read the paper below and answer a-f as well as the following questions as it relates to the paper. a) Demog

US/Japanese cultural norms.

Yoshi Yamakawa was raised and schooled in Kyoto, Japan. He was taught English during his Elementary and High School years. He has traveled abroad, mostly to S. E. Asia for business. Yoshi has accepted a position as plant manager of his Japanese firm's new automotive component factory in Northern Alabama. One of his first tasks i

Creating Categories

Scenario: WidgeCorp became the market leader in snack foods after acquiring a rival company, Company W. Their management style and business decision-making differed. Employees at WidgeCorp collected relevant data and through statistical analysis used this information to draw conclusions and make appropriate recommendations. Com

Power and politics in organizations

Compare and contrast power and politics in organizations. Include an analysis of organizational management and leadership practices that impact organizations. Provide at least 2 real-world examples of the relationship between power and politics and how it relates to management and leadership practices. Please cite any referen

Differences Between a Group and a Team

Write a 700+ word paper explaining the difference between a group and a team. Include an examination of the importance of workplace diversity in an organization and how it relates to team dynamics in the workplace. Please cite any references.

Production and the Workforce

Please assist with this having some problems in getting started and putting it all together - The company selected is Nordstrom. http://www.fundinguniverse.com/company-histories/Nordstrom-Inc-Company-History.html Part One: Identify the diversity that is seen in your retailer(s). How can these initiatives benefit the company?

Cultural Business Setting

Thought (1 of 3) Why is it important to use words that do not discriminate in a business setting? Explain your answer. Thought (2 of 3) How do cultural differences affect communication? Provide examples to support your answer. Thought (3 of 3) Describe the challenge format requirements place on c

Organizational Performance and Managing Diversity

How can the management of diversity affect a company's performance? Explain. Use the Library or other Web resources to research this question. Provide at least one real-world example to support your answer.

On Affirmative Action

Question 1 What are the rights protected under affirmative action? Question 2: Are the rights of white males protected under Affirmative Action? Why or why not? Question 3 Does Affirmative Action require the meeting of quotas? Why or why not?