4.4 Assignment: Module Review Questions
1.) What is the purpose of doing a self-assessment prior to a job search?
The purpose of a job assessment, according to the text, is for job searchers to recognize
their career goals and their streng
1.6 Assignment: Module Review
How can information technology support a companys business processes and
decision-making and give it a competitive advantage? Give examples to illustrate
Ive noticed companies that have to
2.6 Assignment: Case Study
1.) Smartphones help companies be much more efficient with time. The example that
stuck out to me the most in the text was when employees werent in the office, issues
had to wait till the next day. Now with the h
6.5 Assignment: Module Review
1.) Most businesses should engage in e-commerce on the Internet. Do you agree or
disagree with this statement? Explain your position.
Electronic commerce is no longer a luxury. In order to compete in t
1.7 Assignment: Case Study
1.) Information technology is what in this day and age makes a company known.
Without it, its extremely hard to expand your business and maximize profits.
eCourier used information technology to eliminate the gue
3.5 Assignment: Module Review
Identify and explain key trends that are occurring in computer peripheral
devices? How do these trends affect business uses of computers?
Key trends that are occurring in computer peripheral devices are tha
4.5 Assignment: Module Review
1.) Discuss the advantages of a database management approach to the file
processing approach? Give examples to illustrate your answer.
The database management approach refers to the storage and processing of d
2.5 Assignment: Module Review
1.) How could a business use information technology to increase switching costs
and lock in its customers and suppliers? Use business examples to support your
A business might undertake projec
Running head: APPLICATION SOFTWARE
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
The online article says it best; Application software utilizes the capacities of a computer
8.5 Assignment: Module Review
1.) What can be done to improve the security of business uses of the Internet? Give
several examples of security measures and technologies you would use.
The main tool that business users can use is pr
6.3 Assignments: Module Review Questions
1.) Briefly describe the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.
After searching Google, The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 is a United States
federal statute. It amended Title VII of the Civil Rights A
3.3 Assignment: Application Case 5-1
1.) How has the emergence of the Internet changed the way that organization plan
and manage their human recourse needs?
The Internet has indeed amended how organizations conduct human resource activitie
2.4 Assignment: Module Review Questions
1.) What are some of the implications of EEO programs on HRM activities? What
HRM activities are affected by EEO programs?
According to the text, EEO has implications for almost every activity in HRM
5.4 Assignment: Module Review Questions
1.) What did the court find in the case of Brito v. Zia Company?
The court found that Zia was unlawfully discriminating against a group of employees,
based on a poor evaluation system they had set in
7.4 Assignment: Module Review
1.) There are three career moves that can potentially counteract the problems of
midcareer managers. What are they? Please define and describe the three career
Possible career moves that could counterac
1.4 Module Review Questions
1.) Do you think an employee's productivity is affected by whether they are satisfied
or unsatisfied as an employee? Explain your answer.
No question! For an employee to contribute max potential, the employee mu
2.3 Assignment: Application Case 3-1
1.) Should the president of Caritas Christi Health Care be fired? Why?
The predicament that Mr. Haddad is in is hard to judge because of the limited details the
text depicts. Many factors go into play w
3.4 Assignment: Module Review Questions
1.) What is HR planning?
According to the text, HR planning consists of the following four steps: (1) Situation
analysis or environmental scanning, (2) forecasting demand for human resources, (3)
7.5 Assignment: Module Review
1.) Planning and budgeting processes are notorious for their rigidity and
irrelevance to management action. How can planning be made relevant to the
challenges facing a business?
Nowadays businesses ha