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    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

    Performance Appraisal Methods

    Describe two different performance appraisal methods. What performance appraisal tool do you find to be the most effective?

    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. http://video.franklin.edu/Franklin/BSAD/325/HotelMonaco.html 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

    Improving Employee Relations

    If you were asked to name three things that make a great workplace and would improve employment relations, what would those three things be?

    Healthcare pay for performance: Example question

    In health care, most physicians and facilities are paid for services rendered instead of the quality of the performance, known as pay for performance. Current trends in consumerism may change the way health care professionals are paid. Do you think it will get to a point where they are only paid for performance? Support your p

    Risk Management and Outsourcing Projects

    1) Why is it helpful to have a high level of participation in risk management activities? 2) How can outsourcing projects work alleviate problems associated with multiproject resource scheduling?

    Standardizing Employee Contracts

    Would you support a law that requires every employer to offer a standardized contract to employees, which would include a provision requiring proof of a legitimate business reason if the employee is separated from employment?

    Performance Grading Form

    You are the newly appointed department manager. Your department has not been performing well, and you have been investigating why. You soon realize that the firm has had no formal performance appraisal system. Supervisors that need to do a better job have not been receiving any kind of formal feedback. To correct this situa

    Monitoring Performance

    Part 1 Your company has just announced that a new formal performance evaluation system will be used (effective immediately). One of your supervisor's anniversary date is coming up and the human resources (HR) manager has asked you not only to rate this supervisor but to develop a grading form to use for her and other supervis

    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

    High Performance Cultures

    Organizational culture refers to a system of shared meaning held by its members and that distinguishes one organization from another. Every organization has a culture. Depending on its strength, it can have a significant influence on the attitudes and behaviors of its members. Here are a few definitions for organizational cultur

    Public relations for a company with damaged credibility.

    This is a business public relations nightmare and could fall under basic business management courses, All one would have to do would be to google any one of the companies mentioned to gain an understanding as to current or past problems they have encountered.