Short-Answer Assignment 1
How can organizations cope with differences related to age discrimination in the
workplace? How can older employees help?
Organization should not allow the age discrimination happened in the company.
Although someone thinks tha
Short-Answer Assignment 2
Answer the following: (1) Why do you think many people are in jobs that are not
satisfying? (2) Do organizations help people craft satisfying and motivating jobs, and
if not, why not? (3) Are there any potential drawbacks to th
Short-Answer Assignment 8
Martin Luther King Jr. once proclaimed, "A genuine leader is not a searcher for
consensus but a molder of consensus. " What do you think he meant by that
statement? Do you agree with it? Why or why not?
Consensus means that if
Short-Answer Assignment 10
How can negotiators utilize conflict handling intentions (Exhibit 14-3,p 465 and
conflict management techniques (Exhibit 14-5, p. 467) to their advantage so that
differences in interests lead not to dysfunctional conflicts but
Short-Answer Assignment 4
Should you try to change Someone's Personality?
As far as I am concerned, we should not try to change someones personality.
According to case said, most peoples personality is fixed by biology, when we try to
change it, we will
Short-Answer Assignment 5
After reading the above, do you think people see themselves as more ethical than they
really are? Why/Why not?
After I read this article, I find that people see themselves as more ethical than they
really are because people do
Short-Answer Assignment 3
How do you apply concepts about emotions and moods to specific OB issues?
On the aspect of Selection, employers need to find employees with high EI and high
degrees of social interaction because many studies show that people ha
Short-Answer Assignment 7
How does the job characteristics model motivate individuals?
As far as I am concerned, individuals can be motivated if works need more difficult
skills such as technology or computer research or have the meaningful to the socie
Short-Answer Assignment 6
How do the contemporary theories of motivation compare to one another?
Self-determination Theory means that can bring positive effects of intrinsic
motivation and the harmful effects of extrinsic motivation (Robbins & Judge, 20
Short-Answer Assignment 9
Why don't teams work like they are supposing to?
According to the article, frequently change in top managers and failing to establish the
groundwork will make negative efforts to teamwork. In my opinion, the reason teams
Howcan negotiators utilize conflict management strategies to their advantage so that differences in
interests lead not to dysfunctional conflicts but rather to positive integrative solutions?
Negotiators need to be able to use conflict to their advantage
Do you think culture is important to the success of a merger/acquisition? Why or why not?
I believe culture is very important when it comes to the success of a merger or acquisition. In one class I
had the teacher described a business merger as a marriage
A manager has the job of making sure goals are met by the entire organization. If the question is to
delegate or keep it close then it is obvious to me that managers should delegate. You have employees
that are qualified to be in the position they are in.
I see my leadership style as a mentor that displays transformational leadership. According to the
textbook transformational leaders are leaders who inspire followers to transcend their own selfinterests and who are capable of having a profound and extraor
Do you think organizations need to have a social media presence today? Are the drawbacks sufficient to
make you think it's better for them to avoid certain media?
In todays world, I believe it is imperative that an organization has a social media presence
How do the predictions of the self-determination theory apply to intrinsic and extrinsic rewards?
In the textbook Robbins & Judge (2015) state the self-determination theory proposes that people prefer
to feel they have control over their actions, so anyth
Why don't teams work like they are supposed to? Imagine you've been asked to assemble and lead a
team of high-potential new hires to work on the development of an international marketing campaign.
What specific steps might you take early in the team's lif
Martin Luther King Jr. once proclaimed, "A genuine leader is not a searcher of consensus but a modeler
of consensus." What do you think he meant by that statement? Do you agree with it? Why or why not?
I think what he is saying is just another version of
Unethical decisions dont come from bad character. In my opinion unethical decisions come from
bad or unfortunate situations. Someone could have been living like a straight arrow their entire life but
they could be put into a situation that makes them thin
Should you try to change someones personality?
You should not try to change someones personality. If a personality is part of a persons
biological make up then it is obvious you should not put in the effort to try and turn someone
into someone or somethin
The job characteristics model is a model that was developed by Hackman and Oldham; it says we can
describe any job with five parts (Robbins & Judge, 2015, p. 216). These five parts are skill variety, task
identity, task significance, autonomy, and feedbac
What is affective events theory? What are its applications?
According to the textbook by Robbins and Judge (2015) the affective events theory (AET) is a
model that demonstrates that employees react emotionally to things that happen to them at
work, and th
Why do you think many people are in jobs that are not satisfying? Do organizations help people craft
satisfying and motivating jobs, and if not, why not?
People are in jobs that they are not satisfied with because they feel like they have to be. Whether
How can organizations cope with differences related to age discrimination in the workplace? How can
older employees help?
The best way to cope with age discrimination is to treat it how you would any form of discrimination. You
face it head on and attack
o No change
Betty Alvarez couldnt disagree more. She selected Program I. I would rather
have my employees doing their jobs than going to meetings to talk about doing
their jobs. Thats what management is for.
Michael Ostremski, anot
Chapter 2 notes
Two Major Forms of Workforce Diversity
o Surface level
(Demographic) Differences in easily perceived characteristics (race, gender, age)
Do not necessarily reflect what people think or feel but activate ster
Chapter 6: Applying Excel
Selling price per unit
Variable per unit produced:
Variable manufacturing overhead
Fixed manufacturing overhead per year
Selling and administrative expenses:
Variable per un
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Selling price per unit
Variable expenses per unit
$60 per unit
$45 per unit
Enter a formula into each of the cells marked with a ? below
Review Problem: CVP Relationships
Chapter 4: Applying Excel
Beginning work in process inventory:
Units in process
Completion with respect to materials
Completion with respect to conversion
Costs in the beginning work in process inventory: