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
How can organizational knowledge contribute to value creation for an organization in the new economy? How can the processes and systems of the organizations be effectively utilized to support the sharing and creating of knowledge? Explain your answers with real life examples.
(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 do both external and internal analysis impact short-term and long-term organizational goals? How is this translated in a company's strategic choice?
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?
The planning for the community building session is almost complete. The last details are how to conduct the plenary sessions for sharing information across groups to develop key priorities and themes that will need to be addressed. There are 2 sessions that need to be planned. One is to review the work done by intact work tea
How might an organizational evaluation be beneficial? How might it be detrimental?
Review Eastman Kodak's values and mission statement. Provide your assessment of whether the company's overall operations and strategy are aligned to support those values and achieve the mission.
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 does it mean that an organization learns? After reflecting on the journal article, evaluate the importance of learning to an organization and discuss what is necessary for it to occur. Explain your answers with examples from your experience, whenever possible. Journal: http://www.wedb.net/download/quanti/afe_2009/aula1_
What are the revelant details of Geert Hofstede research of both American beliefs and Japanese charactericts likely to have influenced initial entry into Japan?
You stated that in your company when there is a plan for expansion to be implemented, shortage of funds pulls back the implementation. Why do you think that your organization fails in this area?
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
How would you identify and characterize the roles of incentives, training, and education in promoting innovation in your organization? What is the role of leadership in creating, managing, and sustaining innovation in your organization? What are the ethical implications of an individual reward system? Support your answer.
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.