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    Lehman Brothers failure

    Describe the role of leadership, management, organizational structure, and the culture of Lehman Brothers and its departments in the failure of the business.

    The Icarus Paradox

    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

    Military organization structure

    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

    Reponse to U.S. Army Organizational Design

    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

    NRA and Resistance to Change (RTC)

    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

    Issues in Organizational Behavior

    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

    The roles and responsibilities of non-profit boards

    Can you explain roles and responsibilities of boards related to administration, finance, personnel? Also would you provide examples that illustrate how board fulfillment of its responsibilities in each area might impact the success of the organization as a whole?

    Origins of organizational theory

    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

    Organizational behaviour - dress code policies

    Gather information and advise on organization behavior and dress code policies. Known company policies that directly or indirectly involve how employees operate in their jobs. Some policies are positive and some are not, how is this policy? what is negative and what is positive about it? what can be made positive that effects jo

    The Effective Application of Tuckman's five-stage model of Group Development

    Using Tuckman's Five-Stage Model of Group Development, describe the characteristics and actions of a work group for the US Military throughout its development process. Use a work group and apply Kolb's model of Experiential Learning. Focus your description on at least two of the stages, forming, storming, norming, or perform

    Research Kolb's learning styles using sports concussions

    Submit an outline for the research project topic attached. Your outline should follow and expand on the basic Experiential Learning Model, i.e., contain a section for each of the following segments at the highest level of the outline: Concrete Experience -> Reflective Observation -> Abstract Conceptualization -> Active

    Strategies for addressing low expectancy

    Use information about Organizational Behavior from Chapter 8 and 9 of the reference below and Respond to the following: Kreitner, R., & Kinicki, A. (2013). Organizational Behavior 10th ed. New York, NY: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. Imagine that an employee who reports to you has a low expectancy for successful performan

    Key Work Attitudes

    Respond to the following scenario: As a manager within an organization, which ONE of the key work attitudes (organizational commitment, job involvement, or job satisfaction) would be your "top priority" for cultivating in your employees? Explain your decision and rationale using listing any and all references used.

    Organizational behavior case analysis

    This discussion focuses on dimensions of corporate culture and the various approaches to adopting new corporate culture, undertaken by business leaders. It further discusses aspects of employee commitment, by exploring how managers can improve employee's attitudes and perspectives in the workplace.

    Concept of "equifinality"

    In creating formal structure, debates have been enjoined over the processes involved. Taking internal organizational politics as an example, outline some of the findings Child (1972), Robert Michels (1949), and other researchers have found when comparing American to French or German organizations. Explain the concept of "equifin

    Strategic and Cultural Change at Chrysler

    Please read carefully the OB in Action Case Study: Sergio Marchionne Undertakes Major Strategic and Culture Change at Chrysler Group. Using your readings, and at least two additional resources, evaluate Chrysler's organizational culture by considering the following questions: - What are the observable artifacts, espoused

    Nestle Water: Demographic Trends

    Describe four (4) major demographic trends that have an impact upon business today, and respond to the following: - Which trend do you feel is having the greatest impact? Why? - Identify which of the four trends is affecting your Nestle Water. - Are you personally affected? - How is Nestle water handling changes in demograph

    Career Development Discussion

    Discussion 1: Failure to differentiate or integrate or both may result in poorly designed jobs, which may lead to performance problems. In contrast, well-designed jobs improve productivity and enhance employee satisfaction. Four approaches to job design developed during the 20th century include scientific management, job enlarg

    Downsizing to Solve Capital Problems

    Questions: How and why has corporate downsizing been effected in the last 18-months? Why have so many employees been laid off? What are some of the statistics of lay-off/corporate downsizing? How important of a role has the HR function played in recession-driven downsizing?

    Common Grounds Among Diverse Workforce

    See the attached file. Managers today must manage the problems that arise from mixing people together who come from very different backgrounds. This can be daunting, but not if you adopt the perspective that we are all the same in many ways. People are people, no matter where they come from. We all share common characteristic

    Tuckman's Five-Stage Model in Organizational Behaviour

    • Reflect on a team of which you have been a member. Describe what happened in each stage of the group's development according to Tuckman's Five-Stage Model. Was it a mature group? How did you know? • Did the group progress linearly from one step to another or did it experience periods of little progress punctuated by burst

    Organizational Behavior Theory

    Please help with the following problem. Provide at least 300 words. Describe and discuss the best organizational behavior theory and why it's liked.

    Research Studies Focused on Business

    - Find a business research article that used secondary data and describe the source of the secondary data used. Describe why you chose the source you did. Do you believe this to be the best secondary source available? Why or why not? - Suppose you are the research director for your state's tourism bureau. Begin by assessing you

    Organizational Stress Prevention

    A critical factor in promoting a healthy work environment is the stage at which stress is managed. The three levels of prevention are the primary prevention stage (designed to reduce or eliminate the stressor), the secondary prevention stage (designed to modify the response to stress), and the tertiary prevention stage (designed