Discuss the job dimensions that can be measured by the graphic-rating scale method of performance appraisal.

Human Resource Class
Question 1
Compare and contrast the two management development techniques that require trainees to work in groups: action learning and management games.

Your response must be at least 200 words in length.
Question 2
Discuss the job dimensions that can be measured by the graphic-rating scale method of performance appraisal. Identify the problems that are associated with graphic-rating scales.

Your response must be at least 200 words in length.

Question 1
Describe the characteristics of an effective mentor, and discuss how a mentoring program may help improve a firm’s retention rates.

Your response must be at least 200 words in length.
Question 2
Explain the point method of job evaluation and why it is problematic for firms concerning comparable worth.

Your response must be at least 200 words in length.
Question 3
Discuss compensation options available to employers when transferring an employee from a low cost-of-living area to a high cost-of-living area.

Your response must be at least 200 words in length.

Question 4
Discuss and provide examples of the two primary ways direct financial payments are made to employees. Compare compensation for managers and professionals with compensation for clerical or production workers.

Your response must be at least 200 words in length.
Human Resource Management Methods

Unit IV Case Study Video: Training (Wilson Learning)

Instructions: Read the video case in your textbook, titled Training (Wilson Learning),
” then watch the corresponding video in the Unit Study Guide
. Answer four of the Discussion Questions on page 251. Be sure to restate each question in your own words before answering in essay format.

Your total assignment response must be at least 400 words in length. You must use at least your textbook to complete this assignment. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must
have accompanying citations. All references and citations used must be in APA style.

Unit VII Case Study
Video Case: Union-Management Relations (UPS)

Instructions: Read the video case in your textbook, titled “Union-Management Relations (UPS),” then watch the corresponding video in the Unit Study Guide.
Answer Discussion Questions 15-13 and 15-16 on page 483. Be sure to restate each question in your own words before answering in essay format.

Your total assignment response must be at least 400 words in length. You must use at least your textbook to complete this assignment. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations. All references and citations used must be in APA style.

Harnessing Information Management, the Data, and Infrastructure

Assignment 2: Harnessing Information Management, the Data, and Infrastructure

 

In Assignment 1, you investigated data analytics and the utilization of data analytics in business. In this assignment, use the company or industry that you selected in Assignment 1. Use the Internet or Strayer Library to explore the relationship between information management and data storage techniques.

Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:

  1. Ascertain the importance of information management for the company or industry that you have chosen.
  2. Analyze the fundamental impact of IT architecture or enterprise architecture on information management for your chosen company or industry. Determine if IT architecture impacts the effectiveness or efficiency of information management and vice versa.
  3. Suggest at least two (2) data storage methods regarding database, data warehouse, and / or date mart for your chosen company or industry. Provide a rationale for your response.
  4. Determine the optimal data storage method between the methods that you suggested in Question 3. Provide a rationale for your response.
  5. Use at least three (3) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Compare and contrast the strategic and operational use of data management systems.
  • Summarize the complexities of information technology and practices.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in information systems and technology.
  • Write clearly and concisely about topics related to information systems for decision making using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.

Ascertain the importance of information management for the company or industry that you have chosen.

In Assignment 1, you investigated data analytics and the utilization of data analytics in business. In this assignment, use the company or industry that you selected in Assignment 1 (ATTACHED). Use the Internet or Strayer Library to explore the relationship between information management and data storage techniques.

Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:

  1. Ascertain the importance of information management for the company or industry that you have chosen.
  2. Analyze the fundamental impact of IT architecture or enterprise architecture on information management for your chosen company or industry. Determine if IT architecture impacts the effectiveness or efficiency of information management and vice versa.
  3. Suggest at least two (2) data storage methods regarding database, data warehouse, and / or date formart for your chosen company or industry. Provide a rationale for your response.
  4. Determine the optimal data storage method between the methods that you suggested in Question 3. Provide a rationale for your response.
  5. Use at least three (3) quality references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not qualify as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Compare and contrast the strategic and operational use of data management systems.
  • Summarize the complexities of information technology and practices.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in information systems and technology.
  • Write clearly and concisely about topics related to information systems for decision making using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.

Explain the differences between scholarly resources and popular resources.

 

Write a two-page essay that describes the benefits of using the Ashford University Library. Your paper should:

  • Explain the differences between scholarly resources and popular resources.
  • Describe the key things to remember when searching for sources within the Ashford University Library (e.g., databases, FindIt@AU search tool).
  • Detail how you will be most effective and efficient in finding resources that fit your research needs.

Format your paper according to APA style guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

Your paper should demonstrate your ability to use the functions within MS Word to create a document with the following elements:

  • A title page (see below for specific information to include on this page)
  • Page numbers located in the top, right corner of the page (header page number function)
  • Paragraphs that are double spaced with the first line indented by .5 inch (line spacing function)
  • Page margins set to one inch on all four sides (margins function)
  • Spelling and grammar check (spelling & grammar function)

The Paper:

  • Must be one to two pages in length (excluding title page and reference page) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
  • Must include a title page with the following:
    • Title of paper
    • Student’s name
    • Course name and number
    • Instructor’s name
    • Date submitted
  • Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement. Statements such as “This paper is about…” or “I am going to tell you…” are not acceptable in college-level writing.
  • Must address the topic of this paper with critical thought.
  • Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.

Explain what Role Management should play in Workplace Psychology

Ayame Nakamura, a Japanese immigrant, works as a project manager for a pharmaceutical company in California. The management style for this pharmaceutical is confrontational, which interferes with Ayame’s cultural background. This style of management makes it difficult for Ayame to receive feedback, which affects her motivation.

Write a 525- to 700-word paper that includes the following: •Explain what role management should play in workplace psychology. •Explain how Ayame’s cultural background might affect the way she receives feedback. •Describe motivation techniques that could be implemented by management to increase Ayame’s motivation.

Format your paper according to APA guidelines.

xplain what is meant by “the code of the street.”

What is respect? Would gang members’ definitions of the term be similar to or differ from your own perception?

The gang culture is of a way of life; most gang members are expected to be members for life. Therefore, the most important attribute a gang member can display to another gang member is respect and any form of disrespect will most likely be met with extreme prejudice (Delaney, 2013).

For this week’s class discussion, please respond to the following: ◦Explain what is meant by “the code of the street.” ◦Describe the ramifications of violating the code. ◦Explore how this code should influence law enforcement’s behavior when dealing with the gang. ◦Be sure to provide specific examples from the text and your research.

Cite properly per APA in-text and reference list protocols.

Please provide 2 general Reponses you would provide to a peer on this topic and label it responses

Discuss why you would not expect all industries to have a similar relationship trend to the economy

“Business Risk and Analysis / Investment Valuation” Please respond to the following:

•Determine whether a steel company or a retail food chain would have a greater business risk. Provide support for your rationale.

•Discuss why you would not expect all industries to have a similar relationship trend to the economy. Provide an example of two industries that have a different relationship to the economy and explain the difference

What is the most practical and easily applied lesson you learned? What was the hardest to grasp? Why? What else do you need to know about the management of information systems?

Course Review and Reflection

Please respond to the following discussion topic and submit it to the discussion forum as a single post. Your initial post should be 75-150 words in length. Then, make at least two thoughtful responses to your fellow students’ posts. If you haven’t recently, please review the Rules of Discussion.

Review and reflect on what you learned in the past eight weeks. What is the most practical and easily applied lesson you learned? What was the hardest to grasp? Why? What else do you need to know about the management of information systems?

Explain the variety of motivational theories and job design considerations.

 Using Motivation to Improve Performance

 

   

Write a four (4) pages paper in which you:

  1. Create a one (1) page outline in which you select topics and subtopics around your recommendations to improve the employee’s involvement.
  2. Explain three (3) of the most critical topics you have included in your outline, and propose a potential course of implementation.
  3. Use at least two (2) quality academic resources you have located using the Strayer Library resources / databases in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia does not qualify as an academic resource, and neither do web-based blogs.
  4. Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:
    1. Typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
    2. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
    3. Include a reference page. Citations and references must follow APA format. The reference page is not included in the required page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Analyze the relationship between the basic organizational behavior models of individual, group, and organizational processes, and the productivity of an organization.
  • Explain the variety of motivational theories and job design considerations.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in leadership and organizational behavior.
  • Write clearly and concisely about leadership and organizational behavior using proper writing mechanics.

The Role of Financial Management in a Firm

The Role of Financial Management in a Firm

Summarize the role of management as it relates to finance in a corporation.  In your post, address the following:

    • Indicate the various aspects of finance that management must understand.
    • Describe why a manager needs to understand the characteristics and importance of financial markets including risk and efficiency.
    • Describe why cash flow is more important than sales in a business.
    • Discuss what could happen if management does not fulfill responsibilities related to finance.  If you have one, share a real world example from your own professional experience or from an external source.

Your post should be 200-250 words in length.

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