Strategic Leadership and Future Leaders/Influence Processes

Question Influence Processes You have been encouraged by a colleague to write an article about "CEOs and presidents" for a management journal. You have decided to compare the leadership styles of three leaders. Using the Library, the Internet, and your course materials, write a 8-10 page report that elaborates on the following: In your article, provide the following: An introduction to the concept of influence processes An explanation of the role of influence in contemporary leadership A discussion of the various types of influence processes and the factors that can affect them The methodology used to identify and research the leaders selected for this report An analysis of the influence processes used by the three leaders. Identify the processes that the leaders and top management team are using or have used to impact their organization. A discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of the influence processes used by the three leaders relative to current and future challenges facing leaders in global organizations. A summary of the key attributes of the...
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REAL WORLD SITUATIONS  

Question Using your current work organization (or an organization of interest) and a second organization in the same industry as the subject matter, research the elements of business, compare and contrast the two selected organizations, and prepare an APA formatted paper that: Analyzes the basic legal, social, and economic environment in which the organizations operate Analyzes the managerial, operational, and financial issues impacting the organizations including: Company Culture and Performance Promotion Policies Strategic Decisions Making Decision-Making Style Management Style Leadership Style Communication Style Use of SWOT Tool Operations Strategy Framework Assesses how the overall management teams perform in terms of the four functions of management. Identifies and explains the strong points of the managers. Identifies and explains areas in which improvements are needed.  Answer REAL WORLD SITUATIONS   There exist different sectors in a country all with a similar goal of contributing to the economic development and advancement of their host countries. The sports industry is one of the important industries in any country and the global market as well. The sports industry is a market in which...
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Decision making memo

Question You have just been promoted from front-line supervisor to be one of the firm's senior managers. During your business education, you learned that the primary role of a manager is to make good decisions. As a supervisor, you had frequently been making routine decisions, but you realize that decision making for the overall company can and will have far greater impact on the company and its employees. Your boss, the chief executive officer (CEO), realizes that you do not have much practice in this higher level, decision-making process and has asked you to write a memo describing your understanding of how to make important decisions. Your memo should address the following questions: Describe at least 3 criteria that would determine whether the manager is making good decisions. What should be done to better assure that you are making a good decision? In the realm of decision making, what are assumptions? Rather than use a dictionary definition, cite several specific assumptions that would go with...
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A LETTER OF JOB OFFER     

Question hannon Albright has an accounting degree from a U.S. accredited university. She also became certified as a CPA (certified public accountant). Upon graduation, she was offered and accepted an entry-level accounting position at a firm in Atlanta, GA. She has been gainfully employed with this firm for the last 5 years. Recently she interviewed with your firm, which is located in Boston, MA. You, working for the human resources department, want to hire Shannon for your organization's financial accountant position.   You know Shannon is a strong candidate, and you want to develop a competitive offer that will attract Shannon yet still fit within the company's budget and compensation structure (i.e., considering both internal and external equity). With this in mind, you are asked to prepare the offer for Shannon. The following will be included in this package and should be specific to Shannon and this situation: Compensation package: What pay rate will you offer (using salary survey research as support)? What else may...
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Describe at least 3 methods you could use to measure employee morale.

Question As the new HR Manager, you have put together some preliminary reports for the CEO. One of the reports you compiled focuses on employee turnover. The company you work for is an organization with aggressive expansion goals. In the last 2 years, it has continually hired new employees, yet it has not achieved the staffing levels it desired. The company knew that some employees had left the organization, but turnover rates had not been formally tracked. After your preliminary fact-finding, you were surprised to discover that the turnover rate for the past year was 38%. You know the CEO will not be pleased with this turnover rate, and you have made the decision to prepare yourself more before presenting the report to the CEO. Because turnover presents a significant cost for an organization, you recognize that this will be an opportunity for you to demonstrate how you can partner with the executive team to turn this situation around and help the...
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Human Resource Law, Job Analysis

Question Your organization has recently experienced growth in the number of employees on its payroll. In response to this, you are beginning the recruitment process for an additional payroll clerk. You would like to create a job analysis before writing any job advertisements. As part of the information gathering process, you have decided to create a job questionnaire that the current payroll clerk will complete. You will then conduct Internet research to develop a list of performance expectations for this position. Finally, you will draft ideas for meeting Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines during the recruitment process. Part I: Create a job questionnaire (1-2 pages) You may refer to the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook for job description information that can help you form your questions. The questionnaire should be directed to the employee (e.g., What do you...). At a minimum, your questionnaire should elicit information about the following: Duties performed Special qualifications Equipment used Working conditions Interaction with others Supervisory responsibilities Decision-making responsibilities Part 2: Performance Expectations List (1 page) Use the...
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UNIT 5: Individual Development Plans

Question UNIT 5: Individual Development Plans You have been asked to speak to your local training and development group on individual development plans (IDPs). Specifically, you are focusing on the following: How to create effective IDPs How to evaluate IDPs The importance of IDPs Use the library, Internet, and course materials to research this topic and back up your recommendations for creating and evaluating IDPs. Write the full text of your speech as a Word document of 3 pages with citations in APA format. Answer UNIT 5: Individual Development Plans It is the dream of every employee to have a successful career and moreover, to make progress in his career as well as gaining promotion from time to t time. As a result, the employees may use different methods and channels just to ensure they do not stall their career progress. At times, they are forced to go back to study while others take refresher courses from time to time just to ensure that they remain sharp....
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Training Design and Development ( UNIT 2 )

Question The Director of Sales, Jorge Muñoz, has approached you to recommend training for new sales representatives. In the form of an e-mail (placed in a Word Document), complete the following: Identify the training objectives What will the trainee know and be able to do upon completion of training? Include the quality of performance and the conditions under which performance occurs. Write up an audience analysis that includes the following: Skills, needs, and interests of the target training group Relevant background knowledge When, where, and how the training should be delivered Any additional information you think is important to include Direct your recommendations to Mr. Muñoz To help you identify the type of work sales representatives perform, check out the Occupational Outlook Handbook published by the U.S. Department of Labor – Bureau of Labor Statistics (using the resources in course materials). Perform your search by job title or by using an alphabetical search. Answer Training Design and Development   From: TO: Mr. Munoz Cc: Human Resource Management Team Subject: Recommendations on Training of Sales Representative Dear Mr. Munoz This is in...
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Training Needs Assessment

Question You are the internal training manager of your organization. As a staff of one, you are the main contact for everyone who needs training or who thinks they need training. Because you are a department of one, you consistently call upon members within the organization when it comes to determining training needs, developing and delivering the training, and then determining if the training actually met the needs. Of course, if there are needs in which there is no organizational expertise, it may be necessary to outsource some of the training by hiring external vendors. Throughout the course, you will be asked to perform specific training functions based on the material you have learned in the unit. When performing the specific training function, keep in mind the various people in the organization who can lend support, such as the manager of the trainees and the trainees themselves. Indicate how you will draw on their resources in your responses to the discussion questions, individual...
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The Americans with Disabilities

Question Unit Four GRP.- Discrimination Part 3 GRP part One Your supervisor has been asked to give a presentation on the effects of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on employer discrimination at an upcoming conference. She has asked your team to research recent court decisions and analyze the impact the ADA is having in the workplace. She will create her presentation based on your findings. Individual deliverable: 1-2 pages   GRP part Two Use the Library or other web resources to locate a recent court decision involving the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA). ¥              Summarize the relevant facts of the case ¥              Discuss how the ADA applies to this case The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) was designed to protect workers with disabilities against employer discrimination. As a group, discuss the following: ¥              In actual practice, how well does the Act achieve this goal? ¥              Explain the difference in protection for someone with a correctable disability and a non-correctable disability. ¥              How did the ADA affect the right of an individual with a...
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