Week 1: Learning Styles Exercise General Instructions To prepare for this module's exercise, take a few minutes to consider the following: Imagine that you have been given the task of planting a rose garden. You do not know anything about rose gardens, and so think about how you would go about learning how to do it. Specifica
Choosing a Value-Based Leader Debriefing 1) What is your opinion on Amy's Questions & Answers to the questions below? AMY's QUESTIONS & ANSWERS • What are the primary values of your organization? How do you know? Primary values of my organization are duty, integrity, ethics, honor, courage, and loyalty. The value
1) What is your opinion on the questions below? Discuss the match between a company and its leadership by addressing the following questions: - What are the primary values of your organization? How do you know? (e.g., mission statement, actions by managers) - Does your firm's culture match its professed values? What ex
Choosing a Value-Based Leader What specific attributes and values will our new CEO require to lead our firm in this period of change? 1) What is your opinion on Tina's Answer to the QUESTION above and Candidate 4? TINA's ANSWER and Candidate 4 1. Honesty and integrity 2. Strong verbal skills 3. Consistency Ca
It seems like every week we are hearing about another scandal involving corporations, churches, universities, health-care organizations, political parties, NGO's, and other organizations. Leaders are constantly pressured to cope with rapid change while balancing the demands of customers, regulators, investors, and other stakehol
Please discuss, at length, the importance of maintaining integrity and professionalism as a doctoral researcher. What steps should be taken to ensure that one adheres to the standards of integrity and professionalism? In the response, cite peer-reviewed journal articles to support discussion.
b) What causes people to take a more extreme position after the small group discussion? c) How do judgments made by individuals compare to judgments made by a group? d) Does discussion lead groups to make good decisions or bad decisions? e) Do some research on one of the following topics: Risky Shift, Cautio
The question of whether tests are better than papers for learning material was put to two students. 1) What is your opinion on NOAH's ANSWER? NOAH's ANSWER: I strongly disagree that taking more tests is better than writing papers. I feel that I have learned more through researching, assembling, and finalizing my papers tha
1) What is your opinion on the questions below? There are many instances where decisions are made by groups rather than by individuals. Some examples include juries, management teams, and departmental committees. However, groups can be vulnerable to decision biases that do not affect individual decision making. In this exerci
Please write on the differences in each section below: Part l: Legal/ Regulatory Environment: - Employment regulations: hiring/firing, benefits, time off - Industrial / Union relations - Immigration policies Cultural Environment: - Hofstedes dimensions: Power Distance, Individualism or Collectivism, Masculinity or Fem
What factors determine whether behavior in organizations is ethical or unethical? Consider several unethical behaviors or incidents that you have personally observed in organizations or learned about in the media. After thinking about these incidents, compose three important criteria for determining whether a particular action
You are the senior operations manager for a mid-sized insurance company. One of your smaller competitors (also an insurance company) has been hit hard due to many claims from a recent major storm. The company has also made some bad investments and is in financial trouble. Your boss has called you in to tell you that they plan on
Wk#2 The Missed Promotion In accordance with the Questions and Answers to TINA's Post Role-Play Reflection below. What is your opinion to TINA's ANSWERS to QUESTIONS a thru f below? TINA's POST ROLE-PLAY REFLECTION Post Role Play Reflections My role was the Manager. The meeting went well; I discussed the outcome
Wk#2 The Missed Promotion In accordance with the Rodolfo's Questions and Answers to the Post Role-Play Reflection below. What is your opinion on RODOLFO's ANSWERS to Questions 1 thru 6 below? RODEOLFO's POST ROLE-PLAY REFLECTION 1. My role was an employee. 2. I was told that the interview process was hard because al
The Missed Promotion In accordance with the questions and answers to the Post Role-Play Reflection below. What is your opinion for the questions below? POST ROLE-PLAY REFLECTION QUESTIONS and ANSWERS 1) What was your role? MANAGER EMPLOYEE Employee 2) Briefly summarize the meeting. What was the result? The meeting
The Missed Promotion Exercise 1) What is your opinon on the questions below? Employee Scenario 1) Describe your goal for this meeting. What would make it successful? ***The goal for this meeting should be to gauge the reasons for why I wasn't promoted while acknowledging to myself that a myriad of factors are at play i
Please provide paragraph -essay type answers 1) What are employee involvement programs? How might they increase employee motivation? Explain. with examples 2) What are the motivational benefits of intrinsic rewards? Explain.with examples 3) What are the strengths and weaknesses of group(Versus individual) decision making?
The Missed Promotion Exercise 1) What is your opinion on MICHAEL's ANSWER to the MANAGER's SCENARIO questions below? MICHAEL's ANSWER: I am playing the role of the manager. My goal for this meeting would be to provide Sam with an opportunity to voice his concerns in an environment in which he wouldn't feel penalized
In addition to all the talk of team spirit, the role of coaching management has also suffered from sporting analogies, such that top football or basketball coaches are cited for inspiration, and have even written books. But can coaching make such a difference as it can in sports, where results are transparent and strategies
Exploring Our Values 1) What is your opinion on the questions below? Week 2 task: 1. Discuss the alignment of Trident University values with your personal values and those of the broader environment. (Think of what constituencies and stakeholders interact with the Trident University and what their interests and needs m
Exploring our Values What is your opinion on the questions below? All of us as individuals have values that we live by. We learn these values from our environment: our families, schools, religious institutions, and other organizations that have meaning for us. Organizations have values as well, and the best of these come
Imagine that you work for an organization that has decided to move its manufacturing to another country and focus more on research and information technology. Predict two (2) ways that the shift will impact current employees, and provide a rationale for your prediction. Next, recommend key ways that you as an HR manager can help
Read the following information and discuss, "How can a corporation keep from sliding into the Decline stage of the organizational life cycle?" Use examples from "The Icarus Paradox: Trajectories of Decline". The Icarus Paradox: Trajectories of Decline In The Icarus Paradox, Miller proposes that companies go into decline becau
Please describe in detail the different conditions or context factors determine whether teams are effective. Explain your points and give examples.
My entire fourteen year career has been with the military - both active duty and DoD civilian. All of my assignments have differed greatly depending on the branch (Air Force & Army), location, and mission. One thing that has not changed is the structure of each organization which has always been the functional structure disc
Evaluate, compare, or contrast a few OD theories from text, research, interview, or personal experience.
See attached file. The United States Army's organizational design is a functional structure. I say this because it is actually comprised of three elements, which are the active/reserve, operational/administrative and headquarters/field. Each of these three elements has very defined roles. Now, if you drill down a little deep
Organization: National Rifle Association (NRA) Subject: Resistance to Change (RTC) Research the NRA and opine in the following areas on ideas, notes or personal experience: - 2nd Amendment policies that could impact RTC - 2nd Amendment impact on the public from a Change perspective
1) How have the fields of psychology and sociology contributed to our understanding of Organizational Behavior? Explain. 2) What is the relationship between age and the organizational issues of productivity, turnover and satisfaction? Explain. 3) Discuss whether employee satisfaction is related to positive c
Write a summary about the roots of Organizational Behavior from the perspective of individual and group management. It must be an exhaustive, but concise, review of the foundations of organizational behavior from the perspective of early theory. Please go beyond and research additional content regarding the early phases of Organ