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Respondent Superior

How would you advise an employer to limit the scope of employment under respondent superior of their employees, and what steps should they take? By limiting the scope of employment, will the employer be limiting an employee qualifying for FMLA (i.e., for calculating the 1,250 hours worked to be eligible for it)? Will the employe

Differences between Exempt vs. Non-Exempt

Sample Question: Addressing the issue of the benefits of independent contractors versus the use of employees, the issue of exempt / non-exempt employees is important. There are two types of employees under a federal law called FLSA (Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938). One is hourly and is not paid for time that they do not w

Replacing Employees with Contract Labor

An employer is provided the benefits of an employee's labor and often compensates them far below the monetary value they bring to the organization. The trade-off for that is the employer is responsible for the safety, welfare and protection of the employee. If an employer does not want those responsibilities they can utilize c


Are the concepts of fairness and honor interchangeable, do they have distinct properties or isn't it just smart and strategic business to exploit a weakness in another competitor individual in an organization?

Dealing With Employee Psychological Issues

Please help with the following problem. What should business leaders do with regards to the inability to implement necessary business processes due to the psychological challenges of staff? Should we continue down the path of treating these business, psychological and legal issues or should the leadership simply demand that

The Importance of an MBA Education

Please help with the following problem regarding business analysis. Provide at least 200 words in the solution. If office politics are influential, how truly transferable are the skills one would obtain in an MBA program, and all of the course content are primed and able to lead with systems thinking and organizational learn

Resource Based Competitive Advantage

Some argue that the implementation of a firm's strategy is more important than its strategy. In fact what is often termed a business level strategy is really the identification of the way in which the firm plans on implementing its corporate or generic strategy. Part of this is the way in which the firm will approach its world m

Google Analysis

1. Using competitor intelligence from the case material, assess the levels of market commonality and resource similarity that Google has with key industry competitors. For this question identify the market commonalities for this industry and the resource commonalities or differences for Google and Yahoo, Apple and Microsoft. The

Kraft Foods Resources

Resources are the inputs into a production process. They can be capital, equipment, patents, skill sets of individual employees and/or managers, financial resources, etc. Resources can be tangible or intangible. Individually, they may not necessarily lead to a competitive advantage - it is how they are used and the synergies the

Analysis of Conflict Resolution

What stressors can cause a conflict and what approaches are used to manage conflicts in an organization? How conflicts are manifested itself within organization? How positive and negative conflicts can be solved within organization?

Basic Ideas of Strategy

Basic Ideas of Strategy 1) What is strategy ? How might it differ from tactics? 2) How does strategy differ from strategic planning? How does it differ from the process by which we arrive at it? What is the distinction between strategy formulation and strategic implementation? 3) What do you make of the idea of different kind

Economics and education

1) Should a country invest in education? Why or why not? How will investment in education affect a county's production possibilities frontier in the future? If a country should invest in education which level should get the majority of the funds? Should High Schools and Elementary Schools get the funding or should higher educ

Globalization and Strategic Planning

1. Discuss Blackberry's current strategic situation. To meet this requirement, perform a brief SWOT analysis of Blackberry in order to demonstrate understanding of the company's strategic situation. SWOT, as you may recall, stands for Strengths & Weakness, which are internal to the company, and Opportunities and Threats, which

Cardinal Health Employee Practices

I need help analyzing how rewards and performance practices work in Cardinal Health. 1....Conduct and evaluates the current reward structure in Cardinal Health, be sure to examine both monetary and non-monetary rewards? 2....Evaluate the effectiveness of these rewards on performance. Additionally, assess how this reward s

Medical Career

Name of organization (Cardinal Health). Reason why you selected this organization? (Because I'm in the healthcare business and Cardinal health deals with healthcare and pharmaceutical issues). The Description and the analysis of the organization should include type of industry, number of employees, basic history, any other

ISO 14000 and 14001

Discuss ISO 14000 and ISO 14001 and briefly describe what companies must do to achieve this rating. 200 words, APA citation please

Environmentally responsible business

List five reasons why preserving the environment should be a permanent part of doing business. Do you agree with all of them? Explain your rationale.


Explain why whistle-blowing is important to encourage in a firm. Provide an example where whistle-blowing made a positive impact. 200 words, APA citation

Value of a Code of Conduct Discussion

If you owned a small business, would you develop a code of business conduct? If yes, what variables would you include? If no, how would you ensure that your employees were following ethical business standards?

Evaluating Strategy

Discuss some of the reasons why strategy evaluation is becoming increasingly difficult with the passage of time.

Projecting Financial Forecast

Explain how to perform a projected financial analysis. Identify at least one problem that may result from an incorrect projection.

Information Lifecycle Management

The relatively new "information lifecycle management" approach to data storage and use is receiving a great deal of attention these days. StorageTek defines it: "Information lifecycle management (ILM) is a sustainable storage strategy that balances the cost of storing and managing information with its business value." Like

Business Worth

Identify and describe three approaches for determining a business's worth.