Discrimination: Part 1-An employee of 1995 Auto Corp. recently filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Question An employee of 1995 Auto Corp. recently filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The charge states that 2 female employees in one of the nonunion satellite offices were subject to repeated and unwelcome sexual advances by their male supervisor who is on a work visa. The charge further states that the two women previously complained to the supervisor’s immediate superior letting him know they felt uncomfortable and would like the behavior to stop. The harassment did not stop, but rather, it continued over a period of 3 months. At that point, the female employees decided that the company would not help. They decided to file a claim with the EEOC, stating they were being sexually harassed at work. The owner is certain the company can put together a response that will clear the company of the charge. He asked if you felt they had a pretty good case. You state that you are not legal counsel for 1995 Auto...
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Diversity Training Manual: Part 1

Diversity Training Manual: Part 1 Preliminary Outline of the manual Current statistics regarding the U.S. population demographics Recent trends in the U.S. population Forecasted trends on the same Immigrant versus native Religion Age Race Current statistics regarding the population demographics of the U.S. Data retrieved from the United States Census Bureau (2015) indicates that the U.S. had a total population of 321,418,820 individuals as at July 2015. This represented a 4.1% increase in population over a span of 5 years. The population estimates as of July 2014 was 318,857,056 persons. Population growth in the U.S. is mainly driven by immigration rather than by the number of births which account for a little change in the entire population. As of July 2014, those over 18 years represented the larger part of the population, comprising of 76.9 percent of the population. Of the 318,857,056 individuals, 50.8% were female while male accounted for 49.2%. Thus, there is a slightly higher number of women than men. The...
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Managing Conflict

Question UNIT FOUR GROUP PROJECT: You have just been part of a merger. You have each been chosen to head up your department and merge the two groups into a self-directed work team. Work with each other to lay out a plan describing how you will develop a new team within your department or departments. It is natural that there will be some confrontations between people. Look at the stages of team development and use that knowledge to work with the team. It is recognized that some employees will refuse to be part of the team. In fact, the new ownership expects that there will be some who lose their jobs because of these issues; however, that is a last resort. Use all your skills to negotiate with employees in an attempt to resolve conflicts and pull your team together. Because you are working together as a team, it is seen by the ownership that if one is successful, you are all successful....
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Compensation Key Factors-StopNShopToday, Inc.,

Compensation Key Factors The Wages and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) is established under the United States Department of Labor to provide oversight on remuneration and employment standards. The act establishes guidelines on employer-employee relationships. In particular, the act guides the employer-employee relationship in the areas of fair remuneration, employment standards, and recordkeeping. The act guides the employer-employee relationship in both the private and public sectors, helping achieve fairness on both parties in an employment relationship. The following details the requirements of the FLSA act in relation to the assistant manager store position. FLSA provides guidance on the minimum wage recommendation provided by the federal government. According to the U.S. Department of Labor (n.d), the minimum remuneration rate outlined by the federal government is $ 7.25 per hour. The minimum wage rate came into effect in 2009. However, various states have also established their minimum wage rates. The employer is thus subject to both state and federal wage laws. In a...
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Analysis of Wal-Mart and Target

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 Analysis of Wal-Mart and Target Abstract The macro environment consists of factors such as social, economic, legal and political factors that fundamentally impact firms. Firms have limited options when it comes to dealing with the macro environment factors.  Other factors which may fundamentally impact the firms relates to the...
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The ABC Shoe Company wants to use supply chain management to help move the product (running shoes) through production and on to customers.

Assignment 1: Flowchart and 2 pages. The ABC Shoe Company wants to use supply chain management to help move the product (running shoes) through production and on to customers. Your boss asked you to set up a supply-chain management flowchart to determine inventory quantities that are needed and ordering policies. Create a 1-page flowchart of the supply-chain management process. Create a document of 2–3 body pages (using APA format) detailing how inventory quantities will be determined based on the following: ?The company will produce 10,000 pairs of running shoes on 10 machines. Each machine (or workstation) can make 500 pairs of shoes per day. The products will use the following ingredients: ?Rubber soles (purchased intact) Body of the shoes Shoelaces Create 5 policies that will be required to determine and sustain inventory quantities.   Answer Supply Chain Management The increasing need for efficiency and effectiveness has placed more emphasis on supply chain management than ever before. Supply chain management is gaining importance in the recent years in a...
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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.

Assignment 2: Memo 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...
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HOUSE OF QUALITY CHART/MEMO

Question The production manager of ABC Shoe Company has asked you to create a house of quality matrix that will define the customer requirements of the running shoe as they relate to the capabilities of the manufacturing department. The company has determined a few of the requirements for the shoe. The shoe will be made of a rubber and nylon blend, will be a lace-up shoe, and will be available in black and white.   Create a house of quality matrix using quality function deployment, and complete the following: Create 3 customer requirements for the running shoe. Based on the 3 requirements, determine the capabilities that are required by the manufacturing department to be able to meet customer requirements. Explain to the production manager of the ABC Shoe Company your rationale for the customer requirements and how they fit into the business design strategy for this product. Write a memo of 2–3 pages that does the following: Describes your matrix Describes why you believe...
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MGMT 430/  A Research on Production Process

Question As the company examines various methods to assess its performance and design processes, it is looking for an analysis of the existing workflow production process and the factors that most directly impact such measurements. As a review, the most common metrics for production processes are as follows:   Quality: the number of defects associated with a given product Cost: material and labor cost Timeliness: how quickly products are manufactured and delivered Flexibility: the degree to which the production process can be adapted to produce other products or specific products more quickly Productivity: a ratio of outputs divided by inputs Efficiency: a ratio of actual outputs divided by standard (or expected) outputs, multiplied by 100% to give a total efficiency percentage Cycle time: the total time it takes to complete a production process Theory of Constraints and Queuing Theory Using course materials and other research, complete the following: Explain how each measure can be applied to the company's production planning process. Can the...
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MGMT 430/Inventory Management

Question Identify which forecasting technique or multiple techniques should be used in the future for the company's strategy. Are there other techniques available that are not listed above? Explain the technique you identify, and give an example of how it is used in the manufacturing, retail, and health care industries. Detail if 1 of the 4 techniques listed above should NOT be used and why. Evaluate the significance of forecasting error for the technique or techniques you have selected. What is the impact of error on your chosen technique? Answer Inventory Management Forecasting is of great importance to a business. It involves predicting future trends in business in a timely manner that allows the business to adjust accordingly. Poor forecasting is a major contributor to high costs in companies. Forecasting relies on good judgment, analysis of prevailing economic conditions, and intuition in order to make accurate forecasts. Most analysts find it difficult when it comes to developing actual forecast numbers such as projected...
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