business management research paper

You have just attended a manager’s meeting about establishing self-directed, high-performing teams. The company is concerned because some of the managers are having success building self-directed, high-performing teams while others are not. A discussion occurred that identified the characteristics of the successful team building elements and compared them to those managers that have not been successful. This is a situation where those who are struggling need to learn from those who are doing well. The discussions included identifying what could be going wrong and what steps might be taken for success.

You have been asked to write a research report that summarizes the meeting and offers some recommendations that might be helpful to those managers who are struggling. Specifically, your report must include:

  • Identification of the difficulties the managers may be having in establishing self-directed, high-performing teams
  • Identification of the successful characteristic of establishing self-directed, high-performing teams
  • Recommendations for success
  • A designed plan that might help guide the struggling managers and improve negotiation and conflict resolution skills

Assignment Objectives:

  • Describe the various stages of team development
  • Apply methods to improve negotiation skills and manage serious confrontation

 

Use the Library and Internet to research this topic.

Present your findings as a 5-7 pages (body of paper) formatted in APA style.

Submitting your assignment in APA format means, at a minimum, you will need the following:

  • Title page: Remember the running head and title in all capital letters.
  • Abstract: This is a summary of your paper, not an introduction. Begin writing in third-person voice.
  • Body: The body of your paper begins on the page following the title page and abstract page, and it must be double-spaced between paragraphs. The typeface should be 12-pt. Times Roman or 12-pt. Courier in regular black type. Do not use color, bold type, or italics except as required for APA level headings and references. The deliverable length of the body of your paper for this assignment is 5-7 pages. In-text academic citations to support your decisions and analysis are required. A variety of academic sources is encouraged.
  • Reference page: References that align with your in-text academic sources are listed on the final page of your paper. The references must be in APA format using appropriate spacing, hang indention, italics, and upper- and lower-case usage as appropriate for the type of resource used. Remember, the reference page is not a bibliography, but it is a further listing of the abbreviated in-text citations used in the paper. Every referenced item must have a corresponding in-text citation.

Assignment 2: Negotiation Plan

When negotiating in an emerging market, it is critical to understand a variety of internal and external workings of the country in which you will be launching a product. For example, the negotiator would need to understand the emerging market’s regulatory environment, the market itself, distribution channels, supply chains, tariffs, taxes, and culture.

Your team is negotiating a new product launch with an emerging market in Asia, and your company needs to negotiate the specifics for the product launch. You are the lead in your company’s negotiation team and you have been asked to create and distribute a Negotiation Plan that includes strategies, tactics, guidelines, and a pre- and postmeeting checklist.

Do the following to complete this assignment:

  • First, create the negotiation strategy for your company.
  • Then, provide an explanation of the stages to the rest of the negotiation team.
  • Identify and explain your planned negotiation tactics.
  • Finally, identify factors which may affect your company’s negotiation plan.

Write a 3–5-page report in Word format. Utilize at least two scholarly sources. Apply APA standards to the citation of sources.

Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M4_A2.doc.

Make sure you write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

business situations

Purpose of Assignment 

The purpose of this assignment is to provide students the opportunity to demonstrate mastery of their ability to apply statistical concepts to business situations to inform data-driven decision-making. The project is a 3-week project, with part 1 in Week 3, part 2 in Week 4, and part 3 in Week 5. In Week 3, students identify the organization, problem, research variable, methods for collecting data, and show mastery of validity and reliability as applied to data-collection methods.

Resources: Week 3 Videos; Week 3 Readings; Statistic Lab

Tutorial help on Excel® and Word functions can be found on the Microsoft® Office website. There are also additional tutorials via the web offering support for Office products. 

Assignment Steps 

Identify a business problem or opportunity at a company where you work or with which you are familiar. This will be a business problem you use for the individual assignments in Weeks 3-5. It should be a problem/opportunity for which gathering and analyzing some type of data would help you understand the problem/opportunity better.

Identify a research variable within the problem/opportunity that could be measured with some type of data collection.

Consider methods for collecting a suitable sample of either qualitative or quantitative data for the variable.

Consider how you will know if the data collection method would be valid and reliable.

Develop a 1,050-word analysis to describe a company, problem, and variable including the following in your submission:

  • Identify the name and description of the selected company.
  • Describe the problem at that company.
  • Identify one research variable from that problem. Describe the methods you would use for collecting a suitable sample of either qualitative or quantitative data for the variable (Note: do not actually collect any data).
  • Analyze how you will know if the data collection method would generate valid and reliable data (Note: do not actually collect any data). 

Format your assignment consistent with APA guidelines. 

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

BZ480 International Management

Directions:  Be sure to make an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading.  Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English spelling and grammar.  Sources must be cited in APA format.  Your response should be four (4) pages in length; refer to the “Assignment Format” page for specific format requirements.

 

Discuss the appropriateness of using the same leadership style across all EU countries. Include in your discussion the research results for different views given in your textbook.

 

 

Provide specific, clear, and descriptive examples of how different leadership and/or motivational approaches should be considered for different countries.

Trends in HR Management

Analyze the following trends in HR over the last 10 years in 700 to 1,050 words:

  • Employee experience (culture, work-life), engagement
  • Data (tracking turnover, performance, attendance, etc.)
  • Performance – going away from ratings, social performance
  • Increased need for data and analytics tools
  • Five generations in the workplace (focus on millennials)

Summarize the impact of these trends in HR Management.

Cite 2 outside sources according to APA formatting guidelines.

MGT407 Module 4 Quiz Latest 2017

Question 1 (2 points) Question 1 Und

Which of the following is a large federation of unions composed of national and international unions?

Question 1 options:

  1. a) Change to Win Federation
  2. b) AFL-CIO
  3. c) Teamsters Union
  4. d) United Rubber Workers

Question 2 (2 points) Question 2 Und

Which term best matches this definition– “ states with laws that prohibit a requirement to join a union or pay dues and fees to a union”?

Question 2 options:

  1. a) democratic states
  2. b) closed-shop states
  3. c) union-shop states
  4. d) right-to-work states

Question 3 (2 points) Question 3 Und

To hold a union election, the union must show signatures from over _____ percent of the employees in the bargaining unit.

Question 3 options:

  1. a) 60%
  2. b) 30%
  3. c) 10%
  4. d) 90%

Question 4 (2 points) Question 4 Und

What does the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 pertain to?

Question 4 options:

  1. a) Whistleblowing
  2. b) Right-to-work laws
  3. c) Union work stoppages
  4. d) Drug usage on private property

Question 5 (2 points) Question 5 Und

What are the three common categories of exceptions to Employment-at-Will?

Question 5 options:

  1. a) Public Policy, Implied Contract, and Good Faith/Fair Dealing
  2. b) Oral Contracts, Written Contracts, and Organizational Policy
  3. c) Public Policy, Good Faith/Fair Dealing, and Justice for All
  4. d) Merit Pay, Seniority, and Organizational Policy

Question 6 (2 points) Question 6 Und

What is the term used when two parties are unable to reach consensus on the collective bargaining agreement?

Question 6 options:

  1. a) bargaining impasse
  2. b) hung bargaining
  3. c) lockout
  4. d) unfair labor practice

Question 7 (2 points) Question 7 Und

Which of the following accurately answers “What is a labor union?”

Question 7 options:

  1. a) A government agency created to oversee workplace safety
  2. b) A formal association of supervisors and managers that promotes the interests of its top management team
  3. c) A work group team involving the supervisor, quality assurance, and rank and file workers
  4. d) A formal association of workers that promotes the interests of its members through collective action

Question 8 (2 points) Question 8 Und

What is the purpose of a strike?

Question 8 options:

  1. a) To put pressure on the union to lessen its demands
  2. b) None of the possible answers defines a strike’s purpose
  3. c) To show employees are sick and cannot work
  4. d) To put pressure on the organization to accept the proposed contract

Question 9 (2 points) Question 9 Und

What federal agency oversees union organization elections?

Question 9 options:

  1. a) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
  2. b) National Mediation and Conciliation Service
  3. c) AFL-CIO
  4. d) National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)

Question 10 (2 points) Question 10 Und

Which term best matches this definition– “Requiring a person to join the union within a certain time period of starting his employment with an organization”?

Question 10 options:

  1. a) union shop
  2. b) closed shop
  3. c) maintenance of membership
  4. d) agency shop

Question 11 (2 points) Question 11 Und

What is an example of a mandatory bargaining topic in private-sector bargaining?

Question 11 options:

  1. a) an illegal topic to bargain on
  2. b) required tools for employees to do their jobs
  3. c) management rights
  4. d) drug testing for applicants

Question 12 (2 points) Question 12 Und

Today, what is the percent of American private-sector workers belonging to a labor union?

Question 12 options:

  1. a) 20.2%
  2. b) 95.3%
  3. c) 75.7%
  4. d) 6.4%

Question 13 (2 points) Question 13 Und

Which most accurately describes the Railway Labor Act?

Question 13 options:

  1. a) The RLA established a board of mediation to assist in settling labor issues
  2. b) All of the possible answers are correct answers
  3. c) It was amended to include the airline industry
  4. d) Its main goal is to prevent strikes by substituting mediation, bargaining, and arbitration when settling labor disputes so there is no disruption of interstate commerce

Question 14 (2 points) Question 14 Und

Which of the following does NOT describe The National Labor Relations Act?

Question 14 options:

  1. a) It covers a wide range of labor rights including the right to strike, to bargain as a union, and a general right to protest
  2. b) it was changed substantially by the Taft-Hartley Act which tampered down union power
  3. c) It is the largest and most well-known legislation addressing labor relations
  4. d) It is also called the Westernization Act

Question 15 (2 points) Question 15 Und

Which of the following laws was passed to regulate the internal functioning of unions and to combat abuse of union members by union leaders?

Question 15 options:

  1. a) The Landrum Griffin Act
  2. b) The Railway Labor Act
  3. c) The Taft-Hartley Act
  4. d) The National Labor Relations Act

research firms

full question

Using your favorite search engine, locate the websites for two research firms. Conduct a review of the services offered by these two different research firms. What types of tools do they use, and how effective are those tools? Then, write an essay responding to the following questions/topics, evaluating each research firm’s capability of providing valuable services to its customers. 1. Contrast the services and tools provided by the two research firms. 2. Explain the advantages of utilizing these research firms. 3. Discuss why a company might decide to save the money and utilize its in-house team as opposed to one of these firms. 4. Explain how the tools discussed in the lecture might enable more companies to complete their research internally. Your APA-formatted submission must be a minimum of three pages (not including the title page and the reference page). References must include the two websites and a minimum of one additional credible reference. All sources used must be referenced. Paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations. paper in APA style,

UNIT II

Introduce the National Assembly and the “Declaration of the Rights of Man–1789.” Which three articles stand out to you the most, and why.

Your response should be at least 500 words in length.

 

Taking the point of view of either an aristocrat, member of the bourgeoisie, or peasant prior to the French Revolution, discuss and compare each of the three social classes including roles, expectations, and a comparison of the living situations.

Your response should be at least 500 words in length.