Think of an organizational change that you experienced.  Describe how you were impacted by the change

 DISCUSSION 1
Personal Experiences
Think of an organizational change that you experienced.  Describe how you were impacted by the change.  What could the leadership have done to make the transition more successful?  Cite one or more change models to support your assertion.  Review several of your peers’ posts.  Compare your experiences with at least two peers and identify lessons you can apply to future organizational changes.

Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7.

DISCUSSION 2
Failures of Change
Organizational change is not always successful.  Identify factors that can cause change initiatives to fail and the five pillars that can cause them to succeed.  Highlight an organization that failed to adapt and evaluate which of these factors and pillars were demonstrated by this organization.  Review several of your peers’ posts.  Discuss any similar or opposing perspectives you have, with at least two of your peers.  Take care to be professional and polite even if your beliefs or viewpoints differ.
Your initial post should be at least 200 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7.

Distinguish external competitiveness policies from internal alignment policies.

Question 1 

Distinguish external competitiveness policies from internal alignment policies. What is external competitiveness? What factors shape an organization’s external competitiveness? Why is external competitiveness so important?

Your response should be at least 400 words in length. Cite after question 

Question two 

Define pay policy. Which competitive pay policy would you recommend to an employer? Why? Does it depend on circumstances faced by the employer? If so, which ones?

Your response should be at least 400 words in length. Cite after question 

List NON verbal characteristics of culture that you must understand when engaging in negotiations overseas.

Question 1 

In the decision-making process, you must take into account several cultural variables. Describe one of the variables associated with risk tolerance and one of the variables associated with internal/external focus of control. Why are these important factors to consider?

Your response must be at least 550 words in length. Cite after each question

Question 2 

You are a businessperson noted for your ability to complete negotiations in the U.S. within 24 hours. You have been sent to Mexico to negotiate a lucrative joint venture. Discuss the decisions you will have to make and the strategies you will have to use in order to ensure a positive outcome.

Your response must be at least 550 words in length. Cite After Each Question 

List four NONverbal characteristics of culture that you must understand when engaging in negotiations overseas. Explain how an understanding of each characteristic will help you negotiate successfully.

Your response must be at least 550 words in length. Cite after each question 

Question Four 

Describe the five stages of the negotiation process. Explain how the negotiation can be unsuccessful if you leave out one of the steps.

Your response must be at least 550 words in length. Cite after each question 

Describe the different types of behavioral leadership approaches.

 
Resources: Ch.12 and 14 of Management
Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper outlining key concepts of leadership. 
Include the following in your paper:

Describe at least three different types of behavioral leadership approaches.
Select a prominent leader and identify their dominant leadership style. Provide examples to justify your selection.
Explain the two Situational Leadership Approaches (the Fiedler contingency leadership model and the path-goal leadership model).
Analyze their potential advantages over the behavioral leadership approaches.
Explore the uses of Transformational Leadership, including the idea that the best leaders are both transactional and transformational.
Assess the four key behaviors of transformational leaders for inspiring employees.

Use APA formatting to complete your paper.
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When does a leasing company become responsible for leased employee’s retirement benefits?

When does a leasing company become responsible for leased employee’s retirement benefits?
Your response should be at least 75 words in length.
What is the dual employer common law doctrine?
Your response should be at least 75 words in length
What are the two criteria that part-time employees must meet to be eligible to participate in qualified retirement plans?
Your response should be at least 75 words in length
On average, these types of employees earn less than core employees.    Your response should be at least 75 words in length
Working condition fringe benefits apply to what type of worker? 

Your response should be at least 75 words in length
Apa format if use
  

Why would you want to have a thorough on-boarding process in place at your company?

 
Please respond to the following:

Why would you want to have a thorough on-boarding process in place at your company?  Reference work from the textbook.

Please remember to reference your work and include both in-text citations (also known as parenthetical citations) and a full reference using the APA style.  The APA Guide is located in the Student Center tab under the Additional Resources

What impact do the different levels of leadership have on employee attitudes, emotions, and behavior?

 

What impact do the different levels of leadership have on employee attitudes, emotions, and behavior?
Which level is closest to your present leadership style?
Which level is closest to your desired leadership style?

How do you think Social Media will continue to impact companies and governments in the future?

Watch “How a handful of tech companies control billions of minds every day”  (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.  and in a 4 paragraph essay please answer this question.

How do you think Social Media will continue to impact companies and governments in the future?

What are some of the most important advantages and disadvantages of e-learning for an organization?

200 words or so

Assignment 1: Discussion – Training and Performance Management
This assignment is designed to integrate the reflection of personal experience, and the information covered in the textbook. Assuming you are Juanita, answer the following questions:

Some organizations use e-learning as a less expensive and more convenient alternative to classroom training. What are some of the most important advantages and disadvantages of e-learning for this organization?
What types of goals are suitable for diversity training?
How might a complete performance management system differ from our annual performance appraisals?
Besides providing feedback, what steps can a manager take to improve employee performance?