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Control Function of Management and Control Systems in Management

1. What is the control function of management? Why does the controlling function of management have a negative connotation? How is the controlling function of management evolving? 2. What are the different types of control systems? What are some advantages and disadvantages of the various control mechanisms? How does your org

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Xenia, I need the following broken down into powerpoint notes that I can convert on to slides. Here is the following question. Compare and contrast 3 types of organizational structures(WorldCom). The different types are flat versus tall, centralized versus decentralized (coordination, authority and decision making), team-bas

3 fallacies 4choices

Ok here are my only choices for the these fallacies- Non sequiter, equivocation, false ananlogy- and Ad ignorantium Here are the fallacyies I think 1. That's gotta be a great line of clthes. Have you seen the prices and the people endorsing it? -false ananlogy 2. Despite endless efforts, no one has been able to prove that G


I need help with translations: "It is a chilli pepper only if it is a hot pepper." What is the correct translation for this? "Unless you come home right now we're through." I am having trouble translating these.

Modus ponens and modus tollens

I know the rules of modus ponens and modus pollens but am struggling with these two phrases, I need some help with these. Madeline must have known the material for the test, because if a person knows the material, that person will get an A, and Madeline was one of the students that got an A. Anastasia believes that if sh

Expressive and directive functions of language.

The following statements concern the expressive and directive functions of language. Choose answer (a) or (b). A. Criticism is properly the rod of divination: a hazel switch for the discovery of buried treasure, not a birch twig for the castigation of offenders. 1. Expressive: (a) a positive attitude towards criticism (b)

Organizational Planning

1. What are the different types of plans that organizations can use? What types of plans does your organization (webpros) use and why? 2. What are the steps in the planning process? Which step is the most crucial? Why? Can organizations over-plan? Why or why not?

Truth-functional (sentential, propositional) symbolization problem

Symbolize the following argument: 7. If what you say does not enlarge my understanding, then what you say is valueless to me; and if what you say is unintelligible to me, then it is without value to me. Whatever you say either does not enlarge my understanding or else is uninterlligible to me. Therefore nothing you say is of

Symbolizing Arguments

Symbolize the following argument: If it snows, the streets are plowed, and traffic is tied up; then the country will have to raise taxes, or both sanitation department and the police force will have to take pay cuts.

Symbolizing Arguments

Symbolize the following argument: We are bound to set apart one day in seven for religious duties, if the fourth commandment is obligatory on us; but we are bound to set apart one day in seven for religious duties; and hence, it appears that the fourth commandment is obligatory on us.

Symbolizing Arguments

Symbolize the following argument: If a person's soul is in proper order, then he or she will be ethical. Hence, if a person is not ethical, then his or her soul is not in proper order. But if a person's soul is not in proper order, then he or she will not be happy. Therefore, if a person is not ethical, then he or she will n

Four Functions of Management at WorldCom

I need help explaining how each one of the following factors impact the four functions of management at WorldCom. In your explanation include specific examples of these impacts: 1) Globalization 2) Technology 3) Innovation 4) Diversity 5) Ethics Also, explain how managers can use delegation to manage the impact that

Examples of Fallacies

Can you give me 3 examples of Fallacies that are in the news today and explain why they are Fallacies? Also- Can you define fallacy and give me your thoughts on the subject?

Scientific Groups Disagree About Neanderthals' Ability to Speak

The following T/F statements refer to this news report: Scientific Groups Disagree About Neanderthals' Ability to Speak Recent reports indicating that Neanderthals were able to speak were wrong, researchers say. Scientists from Duke University reported in May that a bony canal in the skulls of Neanderthals called the hypog

Substitution instances are shown.

3. Indicate which of the listed expressions are substitution instances of '(Ax)(Ey)(Bxy > Byx)'. a. Bab > Bba b. (Ey)(Bay > Bya) c. (Ey)Bay > Bya d. (Ey)(Bcy > Byc)

Symbolizing is achieved.

2. Symbolize English sentences a-d in PL, using the following symbolization key: UD: living things Nx: x is a nut-eater Bx: x is a black squirrel Gx: x is a gray squirrel Rx: x is a red squirrel a. All gray squirrels are nut-eaters. b. No gray squirrels are nut-eaters. c. Some gray squirrels are nut-eaters. d. Some

The Sales Manager for Big C represents the public face of the consultant company.

Xenia, I need your help.The following is all about the Big C firm. I need help going more in depth(1/2 pages) about the HR departments role such as how HR handles all the pay, personnel and other internal functions for the Big C firm. Also a few Power Point slides would help out great to portray the key points. The Sales Man


I am having issues with a subject. I need you to answer these attached questions and explain why so I can complete other like it.

Inductive thinking and logic and beliefs

1. Identify and explain one or two beliefs and attitudes of those around you that you believe are founded on poor logic (inductive or deductive). Can you find illogical thinking embedded in cultural beliefs? Please explain. 2. What are soft deductive arguments? How do these relate to inductive thinking? What is needed to emb


Write down the assumptions they believe are being made. Here is an example: Ed and Sarina are college educated. They decided to move to the suburbs from the city, although both will continue to work in the city. The pressures of the city are getting to them. They are having more arguments. They spend weekends getting out of the

Essay Questions: Critical Thinking: Strategies in Decision Making.

Need help! Need help composing an essay question or questions relational to "Critical Thinking: Strategies in Decision Making." Number 1 The design should have the effect of integrating the concepts of critical thinking. Number 2 It should be challenging, the response(s) demonstrate the ability to analyze and evaluate