This book describes the fundamental points you need to know in order to write a business plan. You'll be given key components of a business plan, the reasons they're included in a plan, and practical advice for your specific needs, whether you're writing a start-up business plan, or want to refresh READ MORE »
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- eBooks: 9
- Videos: 1
- MBA, Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencias y Tecnología (ULACIT), 2010
- MA, Indiana University, 1987
- BA, University of Michigan, 1984
- International Development
Beth Bertelsen, MBA, has over twenty years of experience in management within small-to-mid sized organizations, both in the United States and internationally, and specializes in communication. She holds an MBA from the Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencia y Tecnologa in Costa Rica, a Master's degree from Indiana University, and a Bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan. She has been teaching for the last 10 years, and came to BrainMass seeking to share her knowledge on a variety of topics, as well as contribute to their growing library of information. Fully bilingual, she consults with businesses and other organizations regarding training and development, document translation, and cultural awareness.
This book describes the steps to take to complete a SWOT Analysis. First, you will consider your company's strengths and weaknesses, and then you will look outward to the marketplace and the industry and think about opportunities for growth, new markets and improvements, and also the threats or obs READ MORE »
This e-Book describes the management of aging workers in an organization. First, it covers current and projected demographic information and the reasons behind the current aging of the labor force. Then, it describes the characteristics of the baby boom generation and physical and cognitive change READ MORE »
This eBook considers motivation in employees. It describes both intrinsic and extrinsic motivational factors and how corporations can effectively manage employee motivation to increase engagement with the organization. Traditional and non-traditional strategies for motivation will be covered, includ READ MORE »
This book describes why it is important for organizations to have a corporate social responsibility program (CSR) and how it can benefit the company in many ways. It covers possible components of a CSR program as well as step-by-step information on how to implement a CSR program in your organization READ MORE »
In this series, Academic Expert Beth Bertelsen takes on the topic of Workplace Diversity. Beth explains and defines the concept of workplace diversity, differentiates diversity from discrimination, and explains what individuals and organizations can do to encourage and implement diversity in their READ MORE »
Compare knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics (KSAOs) and tasks, duties, and responsibilities (TDRs) as they relate to job analysis.
Compare and contrast knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics (KSAOs) and tasks, duties, and responsibilities (TDRs) as they relate to different processes of job analysis.
What are some important domestic demographic changes currently affecting HRM? How does HRM effectively respond to these changes? What must be done to improve responses? What may be done to address gaps caused by these changes?
What is serial learning? Please give examples, preferably from your own life experience. What are the concepts of primacy and recency? Define and explain. How do these concepts relate to list learning? Please apply them to real life situations.
What are the similarities and differences among free recall, cued recall, and recognition memory? Please give examples, preferably from your own life experience. How is the concept of mnemonics used in learning material? How can you apply it in real life situations?
Describe the relationship between the HR and the HRD functions in a large organization. Do you have this in your organization? How might a small organization handle the responsibilities of these two areas?
How do we motivate for specific organizational circumstances and/or individual differences READ MORE »