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Organizational Behaviour

Errors in the performance appraisal process

As the Compensation Manager of Westcotte Electronics, Inc., you just completed a continuing education workshop on performance appraisal. You are now concerned about validity and reliability of the process used in your organization. In preparation for a training program for supervisors and managers, identify at least three c

Employee Unionization

One aspect of the impact unions have on the wage structure concerns the difference between direct wages and employee benefits. Research shows the presence of a union adds about 30 to 40 percent to employee benefits. If you are an employer, how does this statistic influence your thoughts about your employees becoming unionized

Principle of Management

The length of each answer should be three quarter of a page (12 point single space). I am not American. Please use simple word and grammar. If you have questions, Please let me know. ASSESSMENT: Chp 8 Organizing (1.) Billie and Bob are having an argument on which is a better structure for their new company structure.

Gaming Management Questions

1.) Have you ever visited or considered visiting a casino for a specific purpose other than gaming? What common types of nongaming activities draw customers to casinos? Explain why nongaming entertainment options might help or hurt a casino's business. 2.) Stage shows have been a part of the gaming industry for several decade

Create a performance reward system for a police department

As a public administrator, you will be asked to bring effective private sector management techniques to the public sector. One such technique is performance measurement and performance-based management. However, one of the major challenges in applying this technique is the inherent difference between the public and private secto

Forward Style Inc. Employee Policy Memo

Write a memo to Forward Style Inc. management to explain which of their offered benefits are required by law and which of the benefits are being used to attract employees. Also, include in your memo how the offered benefits affect the organization based on the above scenario. The company offers the following benefits: - Priva

Employee Selection and Retention

1. Explain what makes a selection method effective and discuss the concepts of reliability, validity, utility, and legality in your response. 2. If there were two equally suited candidates for a position, describe how you would approach the selection of one over the other. 3. Identify the steps or methods the company employs t

Relationship of Autonomy and Its Influence on Work Performance

- Discuss the relationship of autonomy and its influence on work performance. - Compare the different types of collecting job analysis information and contrast how each would be useful to determine how accurate job descriptions can be created from that type of data - If you were a first-line supervisors discuss how this under

Organizational Behavior as a field of study

Debbie Bennett has been Section Head of the accounting group at Galaxy Scientific Corporation for 14 years, and has recently been promoted. It is company policy to send new members of the corporate staff to a University Executive Development Program as part of the promotion process. Debbie reviewed the syllabus and given her 14

Organizational Behavior: Leaders

There are different types of leaders. Some are followed for their charisma, others for their skills, yet some others just for the positions they hold. If you were a leader of a team what would you like to be followed for? Think of your personality traits and your own values in your answer. Describe the personality traits of a le

Gaming Management Questions

1.) What aspects of the gaming industry should be regulated by the state or federal government? What aspects of the gaming industry should be regulated by the gaming establishments themselves? Are there some aspects that should not be regulated? What other restrictions, if any, should a local community place on this industry? Ex

Effects of large executive compensation and benefit packages

The huge compensation and benefit packages offered by many large companies to top executives are supposed to be great motivators. The question, however, is: these are motivators towards what? Are they motivators towards higher business performance or indulging in borderline to outright illegal and illegitimate financial practice

Organizational behavior

The MARS model suggests that motivation, ability, role perception, and situational factors influence employee behavior and results. Action Items Watch the multimedia clip Hotel Monaco. How does the Hotel Monaco meet the four factors of the MARS model to enh

Proper documentation for responding to an employee recommendation request

Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of this message. Revise it so that it follows the guidelines for responding to requests for recommendations: Your letter to Kunitake Ando, President of Sony, was forwarded to me because I am the human resources director. In my job as head of HR, I have access to performance reviews for all

Describe techniques for resolving conflict

? Describe techniques for resolving conflict In the discussion "Negotiating Performance Improvements," you and your colleagues examined three different conflict situations warranting disciplinary action: 1. Chronic tardiness and absenteeism because the employee is taking care of an aging parent. 2. Sexual harassment accuse

Japan and the U.S.A.'s industrial relations systems

In the 1980s and 1990s collective bargaining in the United States often involved the negotiation of novel pay procedures, work rules, and worker participation programs. Some analysts have argued that the U.S. industrial relations system is becoming more similar to the systems in Japan or West Germany. What is your opinion of t

Analyze five new product ideas using performance criteria

You are in charge of analyzing five new product ideas and have been given the information below.( 1 = worst, 10 = best). Management has decided that criteria 2 and 3 are equally important and that criteria 1 and 4 are each four times as important as criterion 2. Only two new products can be introduced, and a product can be intro

Effects of Top Management Being in Chaos

1. Do you think service technology is likely to have a different influence on organization design from a manufacturing technology. 2. If top management is in chaos then what do you expect will happen? It filters down, just like we expect our ethical standards to be in place within top management we (as an employee) would hav