Case Study, Stage 1: Business Environment Analysis
UMUC Haircuts is a growing business for the past ten years opened by Myra
Morningstar. During these ten years, Myras business has expanded which requires major
improvements in the information technology d
A work of art that does not refer to the natural world of images at all is referred to as
The goal of the NEAs Art in Public Places Program was _.
In the summer of 1989, the work of Robert Mapplethorpe was scheduled to
Case Study 12
1. Enron didnt adhere to the ethics and policy codes and they did not enforce
the rules causing employees to not speak out on the unethical practices
therefore discouraging whistleblowers. Enron did not foster the ri
29 JAN 16
1. Phil and Linda shouldnt necessarily ignore the old-timers but they
should further explain the importance of a job description and convince
them that it would be a good thing for them and how it would benefi
1. The experts recommendations would be sufficient based on if
salary increase wasnt the determining factor of the results of the
rating forms, because its where the secretaries are placed in a
less broaden more expanded eva
Case Study 9
1. An approach is that Google should conduct periodic surveys to get a
continuing sense for how its supervisors and also to adopt additional
surveys on the work climate. They should conduct more training and career
29 JAN 16
1. I believe that she had the basis for a sexual harassment suit because she
went through the proper steps by filing a complaint with management and
when she was ignored by management she took the complaints t
Case Study 11
1. The first or one solution would be to institute and retain cost-containment
specialist to help reduce healthcare cost. This will motivate employees to
utilize less expensive healthcare options and avoid big deduct
1. One technique is supervisors role. Its basically personal judgement due to
candidate interviews conducted by the managers. They also use college
recruiting program to find ambitious over achievers and they also use
1. I think that the panel interview was a good idea, but wasnt well planned
and thought out from an ethical standpoint. It was alright for the five
interviewers to put the pressure on by asking different questions to see how
Case Study 10
1. Some nondiscriminatory explanations would be classes and grades (level of
knowledge). Also in experience and production. Also Paygrades and rate
ranges and the wage structure.
2. It will identify and determine sev
29 JAN 16
1. I think that the employees are lacking the proper training and the flow of
communication between the branches and the home office are not being
conducted properly. Some of the employees may be thrown into p
1. I think the APEX training process is lacking, starting from the onboarding to
the per se training manuals, to the out of date job descriptions. Without
any concrete training policies or a lack of current job descriptions,
29 JAN 16
1. Corporate-level strategy. Competitive strategy. Competitive advantage.
Functional strategy. Four of the workforce competencies that Siemens use
are organizational data, human capital investment analysis and
Case Study 13
1. The Writers Guild wasnt bargaining in good shape because they used the Fall time
frame against the producers in order to receive percentages for re-runs. And they
also withheld information and failed to fully part
[Last Name] 1
Life and Times of John Chambers
John Chambers was a good student, but not in English or foreign languages,
in part of dyslexia. He graduated Charleston, W.VA,. High School in 1967. He
1. Artist name, year of birth, country of birth
Paul Jackson Pollock is an American painter born on January 28 th, 1912. Cody, Wyoming United
States. He is considered an influential American painter wh
25 November, 2015
The Second Industrial Revolution
Chapter 16 of the book Give Me Liberty, An American History by Eric Foner focuses on the
last decade of the 19th century and stud
Can I Get a Light?
If I could only use one word to describe Can I get a Light, it would be elusive. When I
originally first saw this image I noticed the women in the red dress first. The painting seemed
extremely straightforward, a man
Principles of Design
Chapter 7 in 8th Edition / Chapter 8 in 7th Edition
-What is visual weight?
-What is a focal point?
-Scale vs. Proportion
-How do artists use repetition and rhythm?
Design -to organizes the formal
elements - line, spac
A World of Art: The World As Artists See It, As We Perceive
It, and As We Understand It
7 Steps to Thinking Critically about
Identify the artists Decisions and Choices.
Ask Questions. Be Curious!
Describe the Object
(Chapter 5 in 8th Edition) Light and Color
-Light helps us see shadows and can define volume.
-Similar to Modern Artists, discussed in Chapter 5, artists are interested in
manipulating light to change the the viewers experience.
Line (Formal Elements and Design)
Varieties of Line:
A line can move left to right, up and down, has a beginning and end, divide, be
thick and thin, long and short, etc.
Line (1 of 7 elements of Art)
Developing Visual Literacy
Thinking Critically about Art
- Vocabulary, phrases, terms, concepts, etc.
- Art opens conversations.
- Recognize WHY you like a certain work of
- How does the work communicate to you?
- Do you understand what you
Shape and Two-Dimensional Space:
-Shape - is flat (Think back to Contour
Line in Ch 2)
-Mass - a solid that occupies a ThreeDimensional volume.
-What is Negative Space?
the space that surrounds an object in a image. It is just
Seeing the Value in Art
-How does the value of the artists work change through their lifetime?
-Business of Art
-Business of Art in Museums
-What about Artistic Value -vs- Monetary Value?
Line, Space, Light, Color.
Check out Calders work
on pg 122 in 8th Edition.
Artist Mark Bradford
Sample 3. 2015.
Mixed media on canvas.
Rebuild South Central. 2015.
Mixed media on canvas. 43 x 96 in.
View Opera from Home
Goal: To become familiar with an opera of your choice and its characteristic traits.
Task: Visit your local video store or library, select an opera video that interests you, watch it,
and discuss it below.
1. Opera title: The Phantom
Sample a Modern Composer on the Web.
Goal: To use Web to meet a modern composer, learn of the composers recent artistic activities,
and hear a sample of music by composer.
Task: Find a Web site of a living composer by using a search engine (Google, Yahoo,