Choose a product that you currently use and discuss in scholarly detail its lifecycle stage and
what you think will happen to this product in the next 3-5 years and why?
There are five distinct stages in the life cycle of a product as shown below :
What is the task environment?
The task environment is usually the environment that most organizations like to focus
on. The task environment is very helpful to the organization because it helps them to specifically
identify environmental factors that are
What is the Product Market Expansion Grid
The Ansoffs model is one of the best tool which companies to develop market and
product expansion strategies. Ansoffs model is based upon four type of strategies namely
market penetration strategy, market developm
What is ratio analysis? What ratios do you think are most valuable to managers in your
company or an organization you know about? Discuss in scholarly detail.
Ratio Analysis is considered as a powerful tool among the various tools of financial
What is meant by a multinational corporation (MNC)? Give 2 examples of MNCs that are U.S.
based, and 2 that are based elsewhere but operate in the U.? Discuss in scholarly detail.
An enterprise operating in several countries but managed from one (home) co
What is feedback and how should managers use it when communicating? Discuss in scholarly
Feedback is a communication to a person or a team of people regarding the effect their
behavior is having on another person, the organization, the customer, o
What is a career? At what stage is your career? What are your plans for the next step?
Career is a sequence of work-related positions occupied by a person overt the course of
lifetime. A career is cumulative in nature. As people accumulate successful expe
What factors would you consider in deciding whether or not to take a foreign assignment?
Discuss in scholarly detail
The primary criterion for a foreign assignment is demonstrated technical competence.
This is based on the notion that past behavior is a s
What are the skills of a successful change agent? Are managers change agents? Are change
agents managers? Discuss in scholarly detail.
Change processes and change projects have become major milestones in many
organizations history. Due to the dynamics in
Using Porter's model of factors of competitiveness within an industry, evaluate your company or
one with which you are familiar. Discuss in scholarly detail
Some industries are more profitable than others. Why? The answer lies in understanding
Use a SWOT analysis to identify your strengths and weaknesses and then discussion in scholarly
detail and analyze the opportunities and threats in your career field
A scan of the internal and external environment is an important part of the strategic
The world of international business and management changes quickly. Discuss in scholarly
detail at least two actions that managers might take to stay well informed.
One of the most important actions that managers might take to stay well informed is to
Some theorists believe that people are basically trustworthy and that controls are unnecessary
and counterproductive. Others believe that people are untrustworthy and we need to look over
their shoulder. These are Douglas MacGregor's Theory X and Theory Y
Review a current article on strategic planning from a business journal. Discuss in scholarly
detail a summary of the article's content; an evaluation of the article's effectiveness; a
comparison of the article's approach to the way the material is discuss
Review a current article on leadership from a business journal. The article should have been
published within the last 3 years. The review is to include full bibliographical information for the
article being reviewed and any other referenced material; a s
Relationship between organizational resources and production
Management must always be aware of the status and use of organizational Responses.
These resources, composed of all assets available for activation during the production process,
are of four bas
Online research interviewing is estimated to make up 33% of all survey-based research in 2006.
Discuss the pros and cons of using this method of data collection.
Pros of using Online Market Research:
Lower costs: Online market research operates in an almo
Name one person whom you consider to be an effective leader. It can be someone you know or
someone (living or dead) you have only heard about. Write about what you think makes this
person an effective leader in scholarly detail.
This essay is prepared bas
Is your employer a learning organization?
According to widely influential book The Fifth Discipline by Peter Senge: a 'learning
organization' is an organization that is continually expanding its capacity to create its future. For
such an organization, it
Identify reinforcing behaviors you use with others. Watch for both positive and negative
reinforcement techniques. How might you replace negative reinforcement with positive
reinforcement to achieve the desired results? Discuss in scholarly detail.
How important is the management function to individuals and to society
Any organization, whether new or old, whether small or big need to run smoothly and
achieve the goals and objectives which it has set forth. For this they had developed and
Go online to the United States Department of Labor (www.bls.gov) and explain in scholarly
detail significant points on their home page that are currently important. How does one having
an MBA figure into their forecast? (Check under the "employment tab")
Explain in scholarly detail the main characteristics of MBO and when it might not be an
appropriate management tool.
Management by Objectives (MBO) has long been interested in the issue of management
technique for both public and private sectors. In 1954,
Do you have a job description? Do a job analysis, write a job description or critique the one you
have in scholarly detail and also determine your job's specification.
Job Analysis is a process to identify and determine in detail the particular job duties
Discuss in scholarly detail why analyzing managerial decision making is important when
designing an Information System for an organization?
A managerial decision making process must always help executives make the best
possible strategic decision.
Discuss in scholarly detail what a bureaucracy is and consider both good and bad results in a
Every organization has a certain objective to achieve. However, members of the
organizations do not necessarily share the same objecti
Discuss in scholarly detail ways that building intra-organization cooperation between
information systems personnel and line managers improve the information systems.
The Line Managers at the company has three primary tasks: functional responsibility,
Discuss in scholarly detail the positive and negative issues of automation impacting our society
today and support your response with practical examples and situations.
Its reasonable to assume that as technology continues to accelerate, we can expect
Discuss in scholarly detail the different kinds of organizational controls are functioning within
General Motors currently?
There are three primary types of organizational control: strategic control, management
control, and operational control.
Discuss in scholarly detail the concept of reverse discrimination and wow important is this in
Reverse discrimination refers to the discrimination on the basis of color or sex against
individuals who are perceived to belong to a more dominant