Evaluate the current strategy of GE Capital organization and apply theory to examine how the strategy was formed. Leverage practitioner data to evaluate current mistakes and gaps in the strategy to prepare for strategic recommendations for improvement. 1. Describe the background information about the organization, including
What are the Learning Disabilities and Laws from Senge's Fifth Disciplines that describe Enron's Situation? The 11 Laws of Fifth Disciplines: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Fifth_Discipline#The_11_Laws_of_the_Fifth_Discipline
Based on the chapter case (see attachment) "Organizational and National Cultures in a Polish-U.S. Joint Venture" in Chapter 1, write a four to five (4-5) page paper that addresses the following: 1. Discuss the cultural differences, risks, and difficulties of working in Poland compared to the U.S. 2. Apply Hofstede's and th
Discuss the conventional model of organizational learning, the characteristics of Chinese firms, and the learning strategies and processes of Chinese firms. For write a detailed report that critically analyses the differences from the conventional model of organizational learning and the learning strategies and processes that ar
After you have read the article, complete the following: Present a written analysis of the evaluations offered in the journal article of the various theories of organizational learning. How might such theories be advanced in the future and what challenges must be overcome? Do you agree with these views? Why or why not? Expla
In your opinion, how should managers utilize organizational learning and knowledge to better construct work systems? What type of framework would you propose for the management of organizational learning?
Describe the steps in the creative process that resulted in the Post-it Note pads as we know them today. 2. What factors fostered and hindered the creative process? 3. Which characteristics of Spencer Silver contributed to his creativity? 4. Can you identify other products that were successfully developed from "Eureka" mom
(1) Why do organizations decline? What steps can organizational leaders take to halt decline and restore organizational growth? (2) Why do organizations grow? What types of major crisis is an organization likely to encounter as it grows?
I need help starting with my project about the history of the YMCA. I have to work on the following: - The origin of the nonprofit organization (YMCA). - Description of the organization and how it developed from its inception. - The purpose of the organization, who it serves, why, and how. These comprehend the mission o
What is the importance of networks in organizational learning? Analyse the Jones Macpherson article with regard to how mature SMEs facilitate strategic renewal by accessing external resources. According to the Jones article, what role does absorptive capacity play in organizational learning?
How should managers utilise organisational learning and knowledge to better construct work systems? Based on what you have learned this week, what type of framework would you propose for the management of organisational learning?
What are your thoughts about Eastman Kodak's general corporate strategy (i.e. use of vertical integration, global strategies, and diversification)?
Identify and describe Eastman Kodak's key stakeholders. What is their influence on strategy? Address Kodak's challenge in meeting the needs of shareholders versus stakeholders. What ethical challenges and dilemmas might this pose?
What are the revelant details of Geert Hofstede research of both American beliefs and Japanese charactericts likely to have influenced initial entry into Japan?
Economics-tutor Develop a comprehensive plan to address Mc Donald's Restaurant, Organizational strategy and its relationship to organizational goals. Organizational attributes in relation to the organization and coordination of work structures and work processes. Bureaucracy, hierarchy and organizational structure, Organization
In this discussion you will analyze your personal experience with strategic development. Explore your personal knowledge, experience, and responsibilities with strategy development. ? How do you define strategy? ? Have you ever held a position that had direct responsibility for strategy formulation or execution? ? What wa
In your own word, how do you define strategy? Have you ever held a position that had direct responsibility for strategy formulation or execution? What was your role in strategy for that organization?
Prepare an Organizational Culture and Development Plan for McDonald's Restaurant according to the following: 1. Describe the basic nature of the organizational culture based on the external adaptation and internal integration functions of the company. 2. Explain how cultural roles; rules, shared values, meanings, organizationa
Why might a company consider using an intranet rather than traditional management and executive information systems? Please include references if used.
Lou Gerstner of IBM founded the Teaching Commission to improve quality. Can HR contribute to the fairness of discipline procedures in a company?
Lou Gerstner, IBM's retired CEO, founded the Teaching Commission in 2005 to improve teacher quality. Gerstner is using his corporate reputation as a charismatic CEO to help link teachers' salaries to performance. To do so, he plans to tie teachers' pay to test scores. Do you think Gerstner's proposal is a good idea? The admi
Why would a company want to join a strategic alliance rather than go it alone in international operations? What are the potential advantages and disadvantages? Please include references.
For an organization, an effective OD (organizational development) practitioner has the competencies of excellent intrapersonal and interpersonal skills, general consultation ability in terms of the ability to manage the consulting process, and some understanding of organization development theory or fundamentals including resear
What form of organizational configuration best fits Starbucks? Well there are five basic forms - which one would best fit, to understand this first we must know what those five forms are.
Chapter two raises the issues of objective setting and strategy formulation. The authors suggest that "strategic intent" (the relentless pursuit of an ambitious strategic objective, concentrating the full force of the organization's resources and competitive actions on achieving that objective) is key to focusing the organizatio
Evaluate various Organizational Diagnosis (OD) models and Open Systems Theory and determine the best one to use for Deckers Outdoor Corporation BACKGROUND: Case 1 is about understanding OD models and applying them to the Deckers Outdoor Corporation, which is identified as a leading company in Forbes' 2010 Best Small Compani
Training Plan alignment with organizational strategies: How will the training be evaluated for effectiveness and return on investment?
Your training plan is nearly complete. You are confident that you have aligned the training with overall organizational strategies. You have done a thorough needs analysis to ensure what type of training is needed and why. You are an expert at adult learning theories and your training will be interactive and engaging, sure to
Discuss how job evaluation methods might impact organizational effectiveness. Also, discuss the metrics measurement tools useful in determining the effectiveness of job evaluation processes.
1. A brief summary of each organization and identify which sector each organization belongs to. The companies are Coca-Cola for-profit and American Cancer Society non-profit 2. Discuss how the use of design strategy differs among the selected organizational sectors.
Has Organizational Development become irrelevant over the past 20 years? Justify your answer with authoritative proof from the text and outside research stating why or why not OD is still an important practice.
Disney: Analyze the degree of alignment between the organization's stated values and the organization's actual plans and actions.
Organizational values as reflected in Disney's actual plans and actions Analyze the individual values and the organization's values as reflected by the organization's plans and actions. Include the following in your comments: Analyze the degree of alignment between the organization's stated values and the organization's a