How are financial controls different for a global organization?

Financial   Controls

What is the primary financial control tool used to manage the operations of an organization and how can it equip managers with the information they need to make decisions? How are financial controls different for a global organization? Provide three examples.

Guided Response: Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. Evaluate their discussions by agreeing, disagreeing, or adding other ideas to strengthen or enhance the perspectives presented in their initial posts.

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Analyze how the four steps of the control process and explain how each step contributes to the control function

Organizational   Control Process

Analyze how the four steps of the control process and explain how each step contributes to the control function. Describe the three types of controls. How can the effectiveness of controls be assessed in an organization? Is this assessment different for a global organization?

Guided Response: In your response, please include detailed information on the four steps of the control process. Also, review the content on budgets and properly incorporate it into your response. Respond to two of your classmates’ posts. Analyze their discussions by agreeing, disagreeing, or adding other ideas to strengthen or enhance the perspective presented in their initial posts.

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Evaluate the relationship between the human resource planning activities and the overall organizational strategy

Develop an operational plan for an organization of your choice. Read the article, Operational Plan (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site., for an overview of the required elements in this type of plan. Create a fictional organization that includes the name, type of business, size of organization, and the product or service that the organization offers. The paper must be between 8-10 pages in length and include five scholarly sources, in addition to the text. Your paper must:

· Develop an organizational chart for the proposed organization.

o Include the title of positions and a brief description of the positions’ duties and responsibilities.

o Chapter 8: 8.4-8.7 will provide you with the examples of how different organizations are structured.

· Define the organization’s vision, mission, and values

· Outline the basic planning process for the organization, and describes how the three levels of management influence this process.

· Explain why the quality, productivity, and profitability are important elements in the planning process

· Evaluate the relationship between the human resource planning activities and the overall organizational strategy

· Discuss the philosophy of management that will be applied to the management of the organization and how the structure of the organization will foster a positive work environment where employees will be motivated and productive.

· Compose the steps of control and types of controls included in the control process for the organization.

The Operational Plan

· Must be 8 to 10 double-spaced pages in length (excluding the title and reference pages),

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What is the relationship between self-esteem, esteem needs, and belonging to a group?

Human Needs and   Motivation In Organizational Management

Read the article, “A Theory of Human Motivation (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site..” Based on the information presented in the article, discuss the elements of self-esteem, esteem needs, and belonging to a group. What is the relationship between self-esteem, esteem needs, and belonging to a group? Why is it important for a manager to understand and appreciate employees’ self-esteem, esteem needs, and belonging to a group?

Guided Response: Respond to two of your classmates’ posts.  Discuss whether you agree or disagree with their rationale of elements related to self-esteem, esteem needs, and belonging to a group.

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Identify the leadership traits, skills, and behaviours that you consider the most important in leading and motivating subordinates.


Leadership and   Motivation

Based on the readings from the course text, please identify the leadership traits, skills, and behaviors that you consider the most important in leading and motivating subordinates.  Examine specifically why you selected the traits, skills and behaviors in relation to employee motivation. 

Guided Response: Respond to two of your classmate’s posts. Provide feedback on why you may agree or disagree with their selection of leadership skills, traits, and behaviors.

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Explain why the situational leadership theory is useful and relevant in developing an effective leadership culture.

As the new top-level executive of a medium-sized corporation, you have noticed that the leadership culture in the organization has been ineffective, which has lowered employee morale. To change the leadership culture you have decided to discuss this issue with all the managers and supervisors in the organization. Prior to meeting with all the managers and supervisors, you have decided that you need to develop a how-to guide on effective leadership.  

In a four- to five-page paper (excluding the title and references pages), explain why situational leadership theory is useful and relevant in developing an effective leadership culture. Describe the three theories of situational leadership and what you consider to be the strengths and weaknesses of each theory when leading staff in the organizational environment.

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Ways managers can adapt to changes in the external environment to recruit and maintain quality personnel?

The Staffing   Function

Why is staffing important? Who is responsible for it? Is it a function of personnel/human resource departments? What are some of the ways managers can adapt to changes in the external environment (shrinking work force, impacts of technology, etc.) to recruit and maintain quality personnel?    

Guided Response: Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. When addressing the question, please make sure that the response is detailed and relevant to the topic. When responding to classmates, analyze their discussions by agreeing, disagreeing, or adding other ideas to strengthen or enhance the perspective presented in the

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Examine the relationship between the eight elements of the staffing process

In a four- to five-page paper (excluding the title and references pages), discuss the relationship between human resource planning activities and the organization’s strategic development and implementation. Describe the eight elements of the staffing process. Examine the relationship between the eight elements of the staffing process and the four activities related to human resource planning.

Based on the information in Chapter 9: Case: Using the Internet to Find the Best Talent, review the human resource planning process and the previous readings from Chapter 6. Explain the relationship between the four activities of human resource planning and the organization’s strategic planning, development, and implementation.

Your paper should include in-text citations and references for at least three scholarly sources, in addition to the text, and be formatted according to APA style

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Manager’s Decision Support Tools


Manager’s   Decision Support Tools

Read the journal article, “Executive Information Systems: Their impact on Executive Decision Making. Based on the information presented in the article, discuss the following:

  • The tools executive managers use when making major      decisions
  • The relationship between the tools the executive      managers’ use and the managers’ tasks
  • The reasons for using the support tools

Guided Response: Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. Analyze their discussions by agreeing, disagreeing, or adding other ideas to strengthen or enhance the perspective presented in their initial posts.

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How has the specialization of labour, or division of labour, been implemented in an organization

Job Design

What kinds of jobs are needed in an organization? How has specialization of labor, or division of labor, been implemented in an organization in which you have worked (or researched)? How are departments organized? Do you perceive these groupings to be effective? Why or why not?

Guided Response: Respond to two of your classmates’ posts. Analyze their discussions by agreeing, disagreeing, or adding other ideas to strengthen or enhance the perspective presented in their initial posts.

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