Chapter 18 Human Resource Policies and Practices MULTIPLE CHOICE Selection Practices 1. Which of the following is not a typical written test used in organizations? a. intelligence b. integrity c. personality d. aptitude e. work sample (e; Easy; Written Te
CHAPTER 12: RESOURCE PLANNING
1. Material requirements planning (MRP) is a computerized information system developed
specifically to aid in managing dependent demand inventory and scheduling replenishment orders.
True (Overview of Material Requ
CHAPTER 10: INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
1. The primary reason for keeping inventories low is that inventory represents a temporary
monetary investment in goods on which a firm must pay interest.
True (Inventory Concepts, easy)
2. One component of the
Chapter 1 What Is Organizational Behavior?
Importance of Interpersonal Skills
Over the past two decades, business schools have added required courses on people skills to
many of their curricula. Why have they done this?
a. Managers no l
How does eBay create value?
In my opinion, internet online auction business creates value by benefit. Because buyers
cant see products by their own eyes and they cant touch and try them. Buyers just see
photos or video
Why did President Kobayashi appoint a task force to consider the issue of fringe
benefits? She could have asked the university's human resources department to design a plan.
There are two types of leadership styles, tr
Managing Uncertainty in the Supply Chain: Safety Inventory
Safety inventory is inventory carried for the purpose of satisfying demand that
exceeds the amount forecasted for a given period.
Safety inventory is inventory carried for the purpose of satisfying demand that exceeds the amount forecasted for a given
Raising the level of safety inventory increases product availability and thus the margin captured from customer purchases.
Coordination in the Supply Chain
Supply chain coordination improves if all stages of the chain take actions that
together decrease total supply chain profits.
Supply chain coordination requires ea
Acer implements client-server organizational structure
The extent to which authority is delegated to lower management levels.
Delegation of decision-making to the subunits of an organization, it is a matter of
degree. The lower the level
1. Choose a company that markets computer products over the Internet (for example, through
a web search). In what ways does the company create value? Is it likely to capture much of
this value? Explain.
I chose one online shopping. It is dealnews.com is o
1. What is the impact of Wal-Mart.com on customer-borne transaction costs?
Wal-Mart's image is based on the low cost products. So, to create successful e-commerce business,
they need to bring this image to their online business. It is a big g
Business model innovation
A business model is nothing else than a representation of how an organization makes (or intends to make)
money. The business model topic is very popular among business people today because in various
industries we can see a proli
Social Science Research Methodology (MA8100701)
I NDIVIDUAL REPORT
T opic: International students involvement in extracurricular activities
(Acculturation and academic performance)
International students face cultural shocks when they study abroad. This s
Study on student activity centers and
clubs for international students.
World University Rankings:
2012 Universities under 50 Years Old-55
Organic greenhouse vegetable production
Staff for medical
Staff for non-medical
Service for Taiwanese
Ambidexterity and performance
Analysis part explana7on
A nal sample of 139 rms
Survey and the follow-
up survey (1 year aBer)
SMEs averaged 62 employees, 4.9 million in
WHY ACER ENGAGED IN CROSS-BORDER M&A
Between 1976 and 1986, Acer's business was mainly centered in Taiwan. At the
meantime, Acer was sourcing components from the U.S. by setting up its first overseas
partnership in the U.S. in 1977. Eventually the operati
(LSE: ACID, TWSE: 2353)
Taiwanese multinational hardware and electronics corporation
headquartered in Xizhi, New Taipei City, Taiwan. Acer's products
include desktop and laptop PCs, tablet computers, se
Strategic positioning for competitive advantage
Being competitive is fundamental in every business organization. There are many definitions of
how to determine competitive advantage, but here is the simplest one:
Delivering superior value to customers and
Accton was founded in February 1988 by a small group of young engineers, dedicated to the
design of Token-Ring and Ethernet products. Since then, Accton has become a global
OEM/ODM leader in advanced networking and communication equipments
BRIEF HISTORY OF ACER
Acer Company which is under name of Multitech founded by Stan Shih, his wife and
other five members in 1976. Headquarter located in Hsinchu City, Taiwan.
It started with 11 employees and US$25,000 capital. It was actually
The case method is a teaching approach that consists in presenting the students
with a case, putting them in the role of a decision maker facing a problem (Hammond 1976).
The case method is a teaching
A management practice of sharing information, rewards and power with employees so that they
can take initiative and make decisions to solve problems and improve service and performance.
Empowerment is based on the idea that giving e
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
(October 16, 1923)
Founder(s) Walt and Roy Disney
Walt Disney Studios,
Headquarters 500 S. Buena Vista Street,
Burbank, California, U.S.
Area served Worldwide
Analysis part explanation
Analyses and results
The research paper used:
Descriptive statistics and correlations
Ordinary least square regression analysis
Analyses and results
No inter-factor correlati
Product mix is the variety of products a company sells. Product mix, also known as product
assortment, refers to the total number of product lines that a company offers to its customers. For
example, a small company may sell multiple lines of
SOCIAL SCIENCE & BUSINESS RESEARCH METHODOLOGY CLASS
Moderating role of involvement in extracurricular activities
Acculturation, acculturative stress, mental health and academic performance
Hypothesis 1: If acculturatio
AMBIDEXTERITY AND PERFORMANCE IN SMALL- TO MEDIUM SIZED FIRMS:
The Pivotal Role of Top Management Team Behavioral Integration
According to this research paper, SMEs are different from large organizations. Some
previous researchers stated that SMEs should