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Diversity Action Plan (DAP) for Starbucks

Hi OTA, Please help me with this assignment below. I need 700 words with references in APA format. o Include a description of the selected organization including who it serves, how it operates, its current relationship with diversity, and how new trends in diversity may or may not effect it. o Also consider: Is the

Origin stories vs Classic myths

In what ways are the origin stories told about groups in which you are a part (for example, a nation, a company, a church) similar to and different from classic myths? Please pick one myth and research / discuss it.

Media & Diversity + Equal Access Benefits.

In your opinion, are stereotypes in the media assisting or detracting from the cause of diversity and/or assimilation? What is the effect of media portrayal on promoting diversity consciousness in the workplace? If women and other minorities did not face barriers to equal pay and access to opportunities, who WOULD benefit?

Mediator Interview

Include the following information: ? Agency or organization and title of the interviewee ? Describe the mediation role this individual plays within the agency ? Describe the populations served by this agency ? Describe a mediation model or template that is used with each population. Is the mediator speaking on behalf


1. Participants in Mediation often experience heightened emotions. As a mediator you will need to recognize the possibilities of expressed and unexpressed hostility. What are some guidelines for handling hostility and hostile gestures in the mediation process? (Leviton, 2004) 2. The central tenet of interest based negotiatio

Grey's Anatomy Media Reaction

Thank you, Here is the outline: - How did (or did not) the article, television show, or motion picture attempt to address the diversity represented in the American landscape? Use specific information, episodes or scenes from your source to illustrate you points. - To what extent did the article, show or motion picture re

Review of Mediation and Advocacy

Internet /Literature Review of Mediation and Advocacy in the Human Services Field: Visit at least three web sites on the Internet (e.g., or to explore the information available linking mediation and advocacy to human services. Submit a Summary of your findings.

Conflict Resolution

1. Identify and briefly describe an issue that you have wanted to discuss with a friend, family member or co-worker but have avoided discussing. What are your reasons for wanting to have this discussion? What are your fears and concerns? What are the costs of not having the discussion? What suggestions from this week's readings

Advocacy and Mediation

1. Compare and Contrast the role of an advocate with the role of a mediator. (Barsky, 1993) 2. Identify a client that could use assistance in advocating. Consider the sources of power identified in your reading. What are your client's strengths as a negotiator? What are your client's limitations? As an advocate trying to help

Decision Making - Behavioral traps

These are the 5 different types of behavioral traps: The time delay trap the investment trap the deterioration trap the ignorance trap the collective trap. Remember that behavioral traps are almost always identified in hindsight but an awareness of them can help us, as decision makers, avoid becoming "trapped." In your opin

Professional and Personal Conflict

Situation: you military member who have assignment to move from one station to another station with the family (let's say going to Germany), all household goods already had been shipped to the Germany, and in present time you and your family leave in hotel and ready to leave, due to unpleasant consequences (let's say member did

Models of Decision Making

There are three (3) parts to this project. Your research paper should address each one fully and thoroughly. Part 1: Review each situation (there are FIVE scenarios within the activity) and identify the applicable decision concept (you may select from any theory, principle, model, etc. from our learning in Unit 2) that you b


I sure hope you can help me with this. I'm having a hard time understanding these assignments and concepts. Thanks for all your knowledge and encourgement. Discuss the interrelationships noted among data provided by Wal-Mart and Target statements. Please see attachments.

Outline for Research Paper

Help in research paper outline. The paper will analyze how a multicultural workforce might affect teamwork and communications in large companies.

Diversity Action Plan

A cultural plan we are building for Fed EX to use in the future. - What are the opportunities and different approaches we might identify to improve productivity, to improve problem solving, to grow the fed ex customer base or to just make Fed Ex a better place to work? - Likewise, what are the challenges we see Fed Ex will fac

A question of your opinion

Based on this article can you response to this question Did the article foster a better understanding of multiculturalism and diversity.

Ethics Article Review

Locate an article from the past 12 months discussing ethics in accounting and financial decision-making. Use the Internet, or other resources to locate an article discussing ethics in accounting and financial decision making. Address the following items: Summarize the article. Discuss how the concepts of the article relat

Accounting Principles

1. Take a look at the Institute of Management Accountants website. Watch the Fall 2008 video under the membership section and share what you found interesting or enlightening about the accounting profession. What is the difference between a CPA and CMA? What characteristics are common to both? Why do you

Fantasy Sports Coaching: Boxing

Utilize any professional sports' team and then play "fantasy coach." You are the team's coach. Improve the performance of the team, and try to help them attain their peak performance level. Describe an organizational team and improve its performance as well. You will need to describe the current state of the teams' and


1. How would an employer ensure compliance with EEOC guidelines in the workplace, and what would the role of the manager be in this process? Provide some examples from personal experience. 2. Based on readings and personal experience, what are some values that are likely to be held in universal regard, and what are some value

Diversity Action Plan - FedEx

Discuss different approaches to productivity, problem-solving and so forth including communication barriers and challenges that diversity will present to the organization. Brief description of the entire assignment: Due to future trends in population growth, it will be more important than ever for organizations to prepare

Population Standard Deviation: Highest Position Within a Class

On an exam with a mean = 70, you have a score of x =75. which of the following values for the standard deviation would give you the highest position within the class? 1. population standard deviation = 5 2. population standard deviation = 10 3. cannot determine from the information given 4. population standard deviation= 1

Joe Chaney Case: Performance Coaching

Hi MS. Jones, Thank you for your help so far. I need your input on the following case: You are the manager coach in the workplace scenario on the following page. Refer to the "Joe Chaney" case and then answer the following questions, from the perspective of being Joe's manager/coach. 1? Utilize the performance diagnos

Conflict and Communication.

Andy and Martha have been married for five years. Both went to graduate school and have careers they enjoy. Andy is offered a promotion that involves moving to Seattle (1,500 miles away from their present residence). Martha is unwilling to move or live apart. Conflict develops. As you watch and listen to the video clip, evalu

Intercultural Communication

Intercultural Communication in the Workplace Paper This assignment asks you to describe, explain, and rectify a situation that illustrates an intercultural communication issue within a work environment. The paper should include the following: o A full description of the communication issue: Describe the context, the pri

Coach K vs. Coach Knight Case Analysis

Please help me out with the following questions regarding the cases attached. I appreciate your input. 1. Discuss: What are the key points that Coach K makes? Who is this man? What are his values, his character? How would you describe his leadership style? How did you feel watching the video clips? Was Coach K likeabl