Study DesignsCompare the three study designsâ€” exploratory, descriptive, and explanatory.1. What biases are built into these three research study designs?2. Explain your answer3. Provide specific examples.Enter your answers below.ExploratoryDescriptiveExplanatory
Describe ObamaÂ´s relationship with his mother, grandmother & grandfather in Dreams from My Father.
Leveraging the criteria and method for evaluating and rewarding teams (from group dynamics for teams, Levi 2014), I need to develop a two-part team evaluation questionnaire to administer to team members.Part 1 of the team evaluation should be a self-evaluation for the team member.Part 2 of the team evaluation should be an evaluation of team members.The evaluation questionnaire should be 20 questions, Rated on a scale from 1-5, include three open ended questions.additionally, I need an APA format discussion in which you justify your inclusion of each question( discussion needs to be 3 pages). Need to site 5 scholarly resources (please include url)
Bill is looking for a replacement of his old microwave. He is reading Consumer Reports and talking to friends to see what they would recommend. Bill is in the _____ stage of the consumer decision making process. A) need recognition B) product choice C) Post-purchase D) information search Your supervisor has instructed you to conduct a marketing research that determines how your company’s business customer demographics have changed. You have been instructed to use primary data. You need to _____. A) develop a mail survey to study your target market B) ask the National Industrial Conference Board for its latest study C) gather data from Standard & Poor’s Genera Information File D) employ studies done by the Federal Trade Commission
If you were evaluating an investment opportunity, which technique would you use and why?When evaluating investments, you can get data from engineering, marketing and sometimes accounting. Do you think any of these organizations have internal biases? If so, as a member of the finance department, how would you deal with them?You have just discovered that your boss favors payback in evaluating investments. Should you try to talk him out of it or should you go along with his/her desires?You are comptroller for your company. The CEO is a savvy individual with great instincts for the business. She strongly favors an investment that is only marginally acceptable at best. She has asked you to put together justification for it. What will you do?Last year your company financed its investments by selling shares of common stock. This year the plan is to use debt. The after tax cost of debt is 5%, the cost of equity is 12% and the weighted average cost of capital is 9.5%. The first investment for this year is an expansion project. What cost of capital will you use and why?The weighted average cost of capital can consist of debt, preferred stock and equity. Which of these sources is the most expensive and the least expensive and why?Young companies usually finance their assets with equity. Why?Equity financing can come from external or internal sources. Which of these is the least expensive and why?
United Research Associates (URA) had received a contract to produce two units of a new cruise missile guidance control. The first unit took 4,000 hours to complete and cost $30,000 in materials and equipment usage. The second took 3,200 hours and cost $21,000 in materials and equipment usage. Labor cost is charged at $18 an hour. The prime contractor has now approached URA and asked to submit a bid for the cost of producing another 20 guidance controls. A. What will the last unit cost to build? B. What will be the average time for the 20 missile guidance controls? C. What will the average cost be for guidance control for the 20 in the contract?
An operator manufactures 50 jobs in 6 hours and 30 minutes. If this time includes the time for setting his machine. Calculate the operator’s efficiency. Standard time allowed for the job was:
Setting time = 35 min
Production time per piece = 8 min
Individuals do resist change that is not beneficial to them personally because they often do not see the value of organizational change Organizational change provides systemic improvement when the individual typically has the “what’s in it for me” philosophy We are particular about which change to resist because of our lack of knowledge about the change Communication can alleviate some of the apprehension as it provides guidance on understanding the impact of the change How should the change be communicated throughout the organization? How should feedback be treated when provided by the staff concerning the change?
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGMENT ASSIGNMENT1. Imagine the managers of your company neglect to delegate tasks, and as a result they are not meeting their goals. After an assessment, it is determined that an improvement in management skills is needed. Two outside training programs are identified that will meet your companyâ€™s needs, one involving experiential programs, and the other an interactive computer program. Explain the pros and cons of each technique, and decide which one would you choose and why.2. Why is it important for organizations to provide diversity-training programs? What goals can be achieved through this type of training? What special requirements, if any, should be part of the training in order to realize those goals, and why?3. Who should be involved in the orientation of new employees? Is it appropriate to provide orientation programs solely online? Why or why not?4. Read â€œManaging Talent: How Google Searches for Performance Measuresâ€ at the end of chapter eight and answer the following three questions.a. Analyze Googleâ€™s approach to performance management. Does it meet the five criteria for effectiveness of a performance management system? Does it maintain the companyâ€™s mission to organize information and make it universally accessible? Explain and support your answers.b. What errors could occur in Googleâ€™s collection of performance data on managers, and how could these errors be reduced? Use experiences from your own career or from other sources to support your answer.c. How would you present performance feedback to managers so as to promote the managersâ€™ success at the company? Explain the rationale for your recommendation.
Virtual teaming has become more prevalent in today’s business environment Assembling a group requires roles to be assigned and the creation of a group rules of engagement (like team operating rules)
Group Rules of Engagement:
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