Analyze the different management perspectives: Discuss scientific/classic management, human relations, human resources etc. and system theories– tie this into leadership styles and communication approaches. (A minimum of six sources in this section) – Then interview two managers (people who perform management/communication tasks for at least half of their job). (a) What types of communication do they do? How much communicating about tasks and procedures do they do? Do they communicate about performance? What rewards and recognition do they give employees, members, or volunteers to help motivate them? What types of communication do they have with other departments or offices within […]
As a major form of political risks, the world has witnessed the impact of terrorism on the operations of multinationals, especially within the past decade. Explain the different kinds of political risks and tools multinationals use in fighting them. Your response should be at least 200 words in length. 2. Explain basic and generic strategies multinationals use in competing locally and internationally. How can generic strategies strengthen competitive advantage in multinational business? Your response should be at least 200 words in length. 3. MNCs face a fundamental strategic dilemma when competing internationally. Explain the complexities of the global-local dilemma facing […]
MAterials: Howitt, M., & McManus, J. (2012). Stakeholder management: An instrument for decision making. Management Services, 56(3), 29-34. Harrison, J. S., & Wicks, A. C. (2013). Stakeholder Theory, Value, and Firm Performance. Business Ethics Quarterly, 23(1), 97-12 Assignment Instructions: In this assignment you will be asked to apply stakeholder management theory to the following scenario: A public corporation of 980 employees manufactures a popular brand of garments (mostly jeans) that are primarily made and sold in America nation-wide. It has a large contingent of employees in several small rural communities in the Eastern US and is the primary employer in […]
eading Materials: De Cremer, D., & de Bettignies, H. (2013). Pragmatic business ethics. Business Strategy Review, 24(2), 64-67. Snell, R. (2013). Teaching rules-based and values-based ethics. Journal of Health Care Compliance, 15(1), 29-32 Ethical Decisions in the Workplace After reading your background readings, please review the following scenario and address the questions at the end. Jerry Stevens heads up an excavation crew for the municipal utilities district in a city in Nebraska. A sewer line needs to be replaced and it has been excavated with a back-hoe. The trench is 7 feet deep. The municipality’s safety rules indicate that employees […]
Reading MAterials: Gnazzo, P. J. (2011). The Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer: A Test of Endurance. Business & Society Review (00453609), 116(4) ihelic, K. K., Lipicnik, B., & Tekavcic, M., (2010). Ethical leadership. International Journal of Management and Information Systems, 14(5), 31-41 Oates, V., & Dalmau, Tim,. (2013). Instilling ethical leadership. Accountancy SA, 38-41 ASsignemtn: n this assignment you will be asked to consider the role of organizational leaders with respect to ensuring companies work to create an ethical workplace culture. It is important for all upper level leaders to ‘walk the talk’ so to speak. In addition, many larger […]
Put together your own recipe for employers to follow on how to retain their best talent. Discuss why you recommend what you do and back up your recommendations from your background materials and valid sources you have found on websites. Write a 2- to 3-page journal article that is similar in style to what you might find in HRMagazine or TD (ATD’s Talent Development magazine).
In your initial post, describe how you approached the course assignments, including the final project. Describe the positive experiences you have had in this course and reflect on how you arrived at these experiences through the activities in the course. What management techniques did you find to be the most effective? As a future manager, how will you apply the effective principles of management that you have learned about in this course?
As a project manager, what do you believe to be the most valuable skills that you should possess to lead successful projects? Discuss why. 2- What is a data dictionary? How is it useful and to whom? When should you consider including one in a project? 3- List what you believe to be the three (3) most valuable “good practices” to employ in managing a software development project and discuss why you chose them over the others in the list. 4- What are some primary reasons that software development projects are not completed successfully and on-time? Identify at least three […]
Choose a job description from O*Net. (You can type in a job description or search the various industries offered on the site.) After reviewing the job description, write a paper that addresses the following. • What are the determinants of performance for the job? For example, what declarative knowledge and procedural knowledge are needed to perform the job? • What factors within the work environment might influence performance of the job? • Describe the job’s performance in context. Give examples of traits, behaviors, and results that could be used to measure job performance. • Include the job description as an […]
An organization’s mission and goals embody the reasons why the organization exists, where the organization is going, and how it’s going to get there. Performance management systems should be aligned with—and support—the mission and goals. Instructions: Choose an organization. It can be one you currently work for, one you have worked for, or one you choose to research, for example, Wells Fargo, Starbucks, or PepsiCo. Write a paper addressing the following questions. 1. Identify the organization’s mission, vision, goals, and strategies. How do you think the organization’s mission, vision, goals, and strategies impact its performance management system? 2. Specifically, how […]