Reasons to present to a board to justify the addition of staff to the programs Staff Management Prepare a list of reasons to present to a board to justify the addition of staff to the programs you manage, or programs you are familiar with. Make sure you identify the level and type of programs
Test group’s first impressions rather than asking for a long evaluation In his book Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking, Malcolm Gladwell suggests that formal marketing research, including focus groups, is not very valuable and effective because the people being asked to evaluate the product do not take enough time to thoroughly evaluate the product. As a result, it is more effective to just to ask the test group’s first impressions rather than asking for a long evaluation. What are your thoughts on this matter?
Analyze the competitive marketplace using Porter’s five-forces model 1.You have been asked to participate in the preparation of your company’s strategic plan. Specifically, your task is to analyze the competitive marketplace using Porter’s five-forces model. Prepare your analysis, using your knowledge of a business you have worked for or have an interest in working for. 2.You are going to buy a personal computer. What operating system features are important to you? 3. Describe how game theory might be used in a business setting.
Discuss the common elements of effective recognition Topic 1: Recognize Contributions by Showing Appreciation for Individual Excellence and Best Practices In your Kouzes and Posner Reading for this unit, you are learning about the leadership practice of encourage the heart and the component of recognize contributions by showing appreciation for individual excellence. There are many different ways to recognize good performance. In your response to this Discussion topic, you will: Discuss the common elements of effective recognition Present some best practices that you can apply in a workplace environment. Describe a time when your good performance was recognized and how […]
Explore group behavior and groupthink Understanding Groupthink: The Case of Operation Market Garden” TASK 6 In this week’s Task you will explore group behavior and groupthink. Read chapter 10 in Together: The Science of Social Psychology. Read the article “Understanding Groupthink: The Case of Operation Market Garden” Write a 250-400 word reaction paper to ONE of the videos. The video links are available on the PowerPoint for week 6 AND/OR under lesson 6. Be sure to discuss the group dynamics of influence, obedience, and conformity. Write a 250-400 word reaction paper to the article in Step 2. Be sure to address the following questions: what are 2-3 types of groupthink discussed in the article? […]
Explain performance management and the roles it plays Discussion: Evolution of Performance Management The idea of performance management within organizations started back in the 1960s and began with the idea of appraising the performance of employees within an organization. Since then, performance management has continued to evolve into an overall process that gives attention to the entire range of performance and improvement strategies within an organization. It also includes managing behaviors and targeted activities, and then works to align organizational processes and activities to the goals of the organization. Reflect on your previous work experience where you have seen a […]
Describe some social problems within educational institutions Social Problems Within Education Worksheet On a separate Word document, citing one to three scholarly sources from the GCU library, answer the following prompts in an essay format. Prepare this assignment using the document named GCU Style Template. An abstract is not required. Describe some social problems within educational institutions (75-100 words). Explain how social problems within social institutions (on micro and macro levels) have perpetuated or affected Child Abuse (200-250 words). Use the GCU library and identify an actual solution to the social problems within education. Summarize the solution you identified and […]
Two common types of leases are operating and financing leases #1. Two common types of leases are operating and financing leases. In your own words, describe and share examples of each. What are the major differences in accounting for each of these two types of leases? Student Response to Discussion: #2. An operating lease is a short-term agreement between an owner and renter (lessee and lessor). At the end of the agreement the owner maintains ownership. The income and expense are recorded on the income statement. I have a client who owns several apartment complexes and rents out the units. The lease […]
Using the SWOT factors identify the competitive advantages Answer the questions below Select a manufacturer or service organization then, using the SWOT factors identify the competitive advantages that your selected company exhibits. Be sure to support your conclusions. (250-300 words) Discuss the pros and cons of franchising. What are two examples of how a franchisor can negatively impact a franchisee? Do you think there are any ethical implications? (Suggested length: 150 words). Mike Treadwell’s first entrepreneurial ventures involved opening a fish and chips restaurant, followed by a chicken and fish restaurant. Although he was making money, he questioned his own […]
Research and select three leadership theories Research and select three leadership theories. Explain how you will implement those theories in your leadership style. Be sure to include specific examples and articulate how the theory influences the outcome. Sources : Textbook Chapter 1: Management: Leading and Collaborating in the Competitive World 13th e (loose-leaf) (Bateman/Snell/Konopaske), McGraw-Hill (2018) ISBN: 9781260194241 A Pocket Style Manual 8th e (Diana Hacker and Nancy Sommers) Bedford/St. Martin’s (2018) ISBN: 978-1-319-05740-4 Effective Managers Earn Trust Quickly By Doing 5 Things Well https://www.forbes.com/sites/glennllopis/2012/07/10/effective-managers-earn-trust-quickly-by-doing-5-things-well/#6d16ec9e5631 Leadership Tips on Time Management – Managing Your Own Time and That of Others https://execed.rutgers.edu/news-blog/time-management-for-leaders/ […]