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Unit 1 Individual Project (Week 1) For the assignments in this course, you will

Unit 1 Individual Project (Week 1) For the assignments in this course, you will be developing a management problem analysis document that identifies a management problem and works through a formal research, analysis and synthesis method to provide a proposed solution to the problem. Your first task(s) in this process will be to (1) select a project to use as the basis of your research, analysis and synthesis for each of the assignments in the course and (2) identify the…

How would you apply TQM Principles to the Kogod School of Business to improve th

How would you apply TQM Principles to the Kogod School of Business to improve the quality of the education experience and thus, your ability to better compete after graduation? This question is not as easy as it seems. As we saw in class, some TQM principles such as Six Sigma tend to work better when the product is physical and uniform (i.e., you are making copies of the same thing). However, this in no way means that TQM is limited…

Consider a recent project that you have worked on. This could be for a company o

Consider a recent project that you have worked on. This could be for a company or organization with which you are familiar, or even a personal project such as purchasing a home or planning a party. After your opening paragraph, which includes your thesis statement, identify your selected company or organization in no more than three paragraphs. Then, complete the following: *Note: for the charts/diagrams, use MS Word, Excel, Google Docs or Google Sheets. You may also use any other…

Module 1 – Case INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT AND DECISION MAKING Assignment Overvi

Module 1 - Case INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT AND DECISION MAKING Assignment Overview What does it take to be a Great Leader? Throughout this course, you will be creating a personalized leadership handbook that can be used for years to come. We will research and apply management techniques in each class assignment, and at the end of eight weeks, you will have a blueprint for your success as a manager. Case Assignment Let us look at four essential management concepts: planning,…

For your first assignment in this Module, you will be considering sexual harassm

For your first assignment in this Module, you will be considering sexual harassment in the workplace, a topic which has garnered a great deal of attention recently. Review the required readings in the background material and then prepare a memo to yourself as follows: You are a newly assigned top HRM professional in your organization and you wish to review your organization’s sexual harassment policies and training. You will begin by identifying and explaining the key legal concepts in sexual…

Ethics and Decision Making Identify a decision (different from your prior submis

Ethics and Decision Making Identify a decision (different from your prior submissions) you have been confronted with either at work or in your personal life that challenged your morals or ethics. Reflect on the process you used to make this difficult decision. Review the decision-making strategies found on pages 5-16 in the Decision Making and Problem Solving Workbook (Attached) Select a strategy that you could have applied to help you through the decision that challenged your ethics and/or morals. Use…

ORGANIZATIONAL POLITICS For this assignment you will be continuing to write abou

ORGANIZATIONAL POLITICS For this assignment you will be continuing to write about your own workplace experiences as they relate to power and politics. Think of one of the largest political battles you witnessed or were apart of during your career, and think carefully about how the concepts from the background materials apply to what you experienced. In preparation for the SLP, make sure you have a thorough grasp of the terminology from the background materials including the main individual and…

ead the case study. “Dr. Dre’s Competency: Coolness Factor”. Respond to all part

ead the case study. “Dr. Dre’s Competency: Coolness Factor”. Respond to all parts of the question by writing a Word essay, that is at least one-page in length, answering all prompts below: If Beats Electronics’ core competencies are indeed intangibles, such as coolness and marketing savvy, explain why you think these competencies will remain as valuable under Apple’s ownership. Provide a detailed justification as to why or why not, and support your answers with research.

CONFLICT AND NEGOTIATION Assignment Overview For this Case study, we will be loo

CONFLICT AND NEGOTIATION Assignment Overview For this Case study, we will be looking at a fictional case of a manager caught between a rock and hard place. Nick Cunningham is a manager at Synergon, a high-powered company involved in purchasing poorly managed companies and then restructuring them to become more profitable. However, Synergon has now purchased Beauchamp, Becker, and Company, which is a well-managed and highly profitable company. Nick is in an awkward position because he is in charge of…