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  • Working Capital Management Worksheet

    Working Capital Management Worksheet

    Working Capital Management Concepts Worksheet Concept Application of Concept in the Simulation Reference to Concept in Reading Working Capital In the working capital management simulation, the management of the working capital included mostly the management of collections and loan repayment. “Short-term, or current, assets and liabilities are collectively known as working capital” (Brealey, Myers, & Allen, 2005) Cash inflows and Cash outflows In the working capital management simulation, some of the cash inflows included collecting

    Essay Length: 376 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: July
  • Working Capital Policy Paper

    Working Capital Policy Paper

    Running head: WORKING CAPITAL POLICY PAPER Working Capital Policy Paper: Lawrence Sports Larry Sailes University of Phoenix MBA 550 Lawrence Sports Working Capital Policy Paper In a competitive business world, successful organizations understand the importance of critical-thinking in the decision-making process. To make sound business decisions, organizations must combine strategic planning with comprehensive data analysis, which includes the evaluation of financial and non-financial records and processes. Management and those involved with maintaining the company’s financial

    Essay Length: 5,409 Words / 22 Pages
    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Working Environment

    Working Environment

    Our surroundings can have a significant effect on the way we feel, think and work. The type of environment we favour for problem solving varies, depending on what puts us in the right frame of mind for a particular task. Some people thrive in a bustling atmosphere while others prefer more calm surroundings. Often we require different circumstances for different types of task. Quiet may be more suitable to analytical thinking, whereas lively surroundings might

    Essay Length: 840 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Mike
  • Working in a Group

    Working in a Group

    Working in a group: In today's organizational context, people work more in group than in isolation. When two or more interacting and inter-reliant individuals collaborate to achieve particular goals, they constitute a group. As defined by Schermerhorn, Hunt & Osborn (2005), a group is a collection of two or more people who work with one another regularly to achieve common goals. In a true group, members (1) are mutually dependent on one another to achieve

    Essay Length: 2,118 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Thend
  • Working in Teams

    Working in Teams

    Team Members’ Roles Working in teams can be a very effective way to accomplish a large project with less effort on each individual person in the team. The use of teamwork is beneficial because it brings different people together along with their different thought processes, which can bring many different ideas to the table. “A structurally diverse work group is one in which the members, by virtue of their different organizational affiliations, roles, or positions,

    Essay Length: 949 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Top
  • Workplace Dilemma Paper

    Workplace Dilemma Paper

    CR, a sixty-eight year old woman, was admitted via the ED with acute respiratory failure and aspiration pneumonia. CR had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), an incurable, progressive, neuromuscular disease. According to Lewis, Heitkemper, and Dirksen, 2000, ALS is a fatal neuromuscular disease that attacks nerve cells and pathways in the brain and around the spinal cord. All voluntary muscle actions are affected and the person eventually becomes paralyzed. The mind, however, is not affected, so

    Essay Length: 698 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Bred
  • Workplace Ethics

    Workplace Ethics

    Workplace Ethics is a subject that we have all heard of. In fact, the subject of Ethics in general is something that most people are familiar with. And, what is commonly understood about ethics is there are ethics and then there are workplace ethics. What most people don’t realize, however, is that there is no such thing as workplace ethics; ethics are the same, (or, should be) whether in the workplace or in personal life.

    Essay Length: 605 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: Mike
  • Workplace Ethics

    Workplace Ethics

    I can describe ethics in the workplace as the right way to act on the job, whether you are the manager or the employee. You can use ethics positively the right way or negative and possibly get yourself and or others fired. I worked at Target for two and a half years and I only have experienced one negative ethical situation. I was hired at Target to be an overnight stocker during Target’s remodeling.

    Essay Length: 492 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: regina
  • Workplace Ethics

    Workplace Ethics

    Ethics in the Workplace Anna Quindlen said, "If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all." Ethics is defined in the text as the rules or principles that defined right and wrong conduct. Ethics are about making decisions that may not always feel good or seem like they benefit you but are the “correct”

    Essay Length: 1,413 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 16, 2010 By: Victor
  • Workplace Literacy and Effective Communication

    Workplace Literacy and Effective Communication

    Workplace Literacy and Effective Communication Recently, there has been a poorly written communication in the workplace, which has led to some hurt feelings, lower morale and possible loss of business. As a corporation, we have worked very hard to maintain the synergy though out our work environment. These latest events are starting to compromise multiple aspects of our company. First, we are losing control and perspective of our colleagues. Camaraderie and atmosphere are suffering, placing

    Essay Length: 1,309 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: David
  • Workplace Motivation

    Workplace Motivation

    Organizations include many different types of people and personalities that in turn create a need for different types of motivational strategies. In our organization we have three types of employees that we work with: salespeople, production workers, and administrative staff. We will be discussing which motivational theories affect each group and why it impacts each group differently. Production Staff The production staff in our organization seems to be motivated best using “Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs”

    Essay Length: 1,894 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Monika
  • Workplace Motivation Paper

    Workplace Motivation Paper

    Workplace Motivation Paper The job of the manager is to get things done through his or her employees. In my workplace, our company has put in to affect several motivational strategies to assist their management through their train program. In this training program the company uses extrinsic motivation to assist in the development of our staff. This training program is based on four levels of training and development; at each level of the employees’ development

    Essay Length: 1,094 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Victor
  • Workplace Motivational Processes

    Workplace Motivational Processes

    Workplace Motivational Processes 1 Motivational Processes In a Modern-Day Workplace Management 331 Organizational Behavior Jimmie Morgan Team Paper - June 19, 2002 Assignment Prepare a 1750-2450 word paper analyzing the organization of one of your team members and the motivation processes as identified in one of the following theories: a) Maslow b) Aldefer c) Herzberg d) Acquired needs Show how your selected organization applies the motivation theories to workplace productivity. Is it achieving the desired

    Essay Length: 2,104 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: March 2, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Workplace Observation

    Workplace Observation

    Workplace Observation 1 Workplace Observation Joel Colon Berberena Business Systems 310 Lawrence Fullerton June 16, 2008 Workplace Observation 2 Workplace Observation I am a government employee under the Logistics and Accounting occupational field within the US Marine Corps. While my field is diverse and varies between commands, I will consider my current commands Logistics and Accounting as its own organization, and the various departments which make up my command as clients for the purpose of

    Essay Length: 1,480 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Workplace Observation

    Workplace Observation

    In all the different places I have worked there has always been a dress policy. In the Army we wore BDU’S and I always had to have my hair up. When I started working as a CNA again I had to ware a uniform “Scrubs” and there again they liked are hair to be up. I think in every job setting there should be a dress code for one it will distinguish you from everyone

    Essay Length: 885 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Workplace Observation

    Workplace Observation

    Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Observable Organizational Policies Observable organizational polices are evident in the staffing process at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics. By partnering with management the Human Resources Department determines the appropriate number and types of people required in a functional area. Internal and external people can observe and take part in the hiring process. Internal recruiting exists which enables eligible employees to post for jobs through the company Intranet. Interested candidates may apply for a given

    Essay Length: 3,082 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Workplace Observation

    Workplace Observation

    WORKPLACE OBSERVATION Corporations are the building blocks for communities, counties and cities. They have their own agendas and can impact these areas in minute and monumental ways. The major factor which predicates this impact is their organizational culture. Organizational culture has been defined as, “the system of shared actions, values, and beliefs that develops within an organization and guides the behavior of its members” (Schermerhorn, Hunt & Osborn, 2005). Employees are key factors which alter

    Essay Length: 796 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: June 1, 2010 By: July
  • Workplace Observation Paper

    Workplace Observation Paper

    Workplace Observation Paper Tracey Williams University of Phoenix MGT 331 Organizational Behavior May 10, 2005 Workplace Observation Paper I am currently employed at B&L pharmaceuticals, one of the largest manufactures of generic medications in the world. In this paper I will discuss how communication flows in my workplace, organizational diversity, and conflict management. With my current position as a Group Leader the flow of communication is very important. Communication Communication at B&L consists of emails,

    Essay Length: 456 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Jon
  • Workplace Observation Paper

    Workplace Observation Paper

    A successful bond between person and an organization is based on a common foundation of beliefs and behaviors. Similar interests and work ethics allow effective communication and a common organizational culture. In this paper I will discuss several aspects of my workplace and my viewpoints on each. Riverside Diagnostic Services is a highly prestigious company. RDC provides medical imaging for patients worldwide. The medical imaging includes computed tomography (CT scan), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ultrasounds,

    Essay Length: 776 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 19, 2010 By: Artur
  • Workplace Promotion Research

    Workplace Promotion Research

    Workplace Promotion In order to be promoted at work, it has always been said to put your best foot forward, strive to be the best, or always give 110%. Recent studies conducted by MSN, as well as references to books such as The Case for Marriage by Linda Waite and Maggie Gallagher, state other influences can impact the chances of enhancing a career. The hypotheses made suggests that if you are too successful in your

    Essay Length: 341 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 1, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Workplace Report

    Workplace Report

    1.0 Introduction 1.1 Purpose The purpose of this report is to discuss how I would expect the organization which I choose to be managed by using the relent theory of Group dynamics and Power. This involves identifying the key problems of the organization and analyzing how it is actually managed and note the difference from my theoretical expectations, and offering suggestion in order to improve or strengthen the organization. 1.2 Structure In this report, the

    Essay Length: 2,076 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Monika
  • Workplace Sexual Harassment

    Workplace Sexual Harassment


    Essay Length: 3,346 Words / 14 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Workplace Stress

    Workplace Stress

    Workplace Stress Although a term which is readily understood, in order to discuss any form of stress based relationship, it is essential to first and foremost understand stress by definition and then categorise the primary causes which bring it to existence. Stress is described as 'The adverse reaction people have to excessive pressure or other types of demand placed on them' ( Due to the many definitions on stress it is important to develop a

    Essay Length: 1,312 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Steve
  • World


    Benchmarking One of the most common practices found among companies is benchmarking. Companies use benchmarking as a way to gain information on the best practices of other companies. There are three types of benchmarking that are common practice among national, regional and local companies: internal, process and generic. Internal benchmarking is the process an individual company uses to find the best practices within their own employees, software, or processes. The marketing department of a corporation

    Essay Length: 544 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Mike
  • World Bank

    World Bank

    The World Bank is currently advising newly industrialized countries on how to encourage growth and they have asked for your help. Using the internet and other resources, research the factors behind economic growth in Hong Kong and Singapore. Which of these methods of encouraging growth would you suggest to a newly industrialized economy? It appears the East Asian market, especially, Singapore and Hong Kong have come out of there economic slump quite miraculously. Through a

    Essay Length: 642 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: regina
  • World Bank

    World Bank

    WORLD BANK The World Bank founded in 1944 and it is the world’s largest source of development assistance and it Works in more than 100 developping economies with the primary focus of helping the coutries.It’s missions are : To fight poverty, to help people themselves.The World Bank achieves its mission by providing resources,sharing knowledge and reating partnership between the public and private sector. IMF IMF is an institution that countries united in the desire to

    Essay Length: 379 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Tasha
  • World Bank Imf Analysis

    World Bank Imf Analysis

    The World Bank, referred to officially as the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), is an agency of the United Nations and a collection of international organizations that assist countries in their process of economic development with loans, advice, and research. It was founded in the 1940s to aid Western European countries devastated financially by World War II. In the past several decades the World Bank has shifted its focus from the advanced industrialized

    Essay Length: 592 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 13, 2011 By: ericinct
  • World Bank Problem Solution

    World Bank Problem Solution

    Problem Solution: USA World Bank Lisa Managerial Decision Making MBA 510 Problem Solution: USA World Bank In today’s evolving business and economic environment, vast amounts of statistical information are just a push of a button away on a computer. The most successful managers and decision makers understand the information and use it effectively. Large companies typically collect volumes of data before designing a new products, USA World Bank (UWB) is no different. USA World Bank

    Essay Length: 3,570 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: July
  • World Bank to Raise Africa Infrastructure Spending

    World Bank to Raise Africa Infrastructure Spending

    The Standard World Bank to raise Africa infrastructure spending Tuesday, June 7, 2005 Reuters We see from the article that the World Bank is to increase their spending into African infrastructure. Infrastructure is a very important part of the country’s economy. From the article, we see a damaged road. This road is used for transport of many goods and also provides transport to people. Therefore there is need for an efficient road. Good infrastructure will

    Essay Length: 649 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Kevin
  • World Com Fiasco

    World Com Fiasco

    In 1983 in a small coffee shop in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Mr. Ebbers first helped create the business concept that would become WorldCom and a Rival of AT&T. From its humble beginnings as an obscure long distance telephone company WorldCom, through the execution of an aggressive acquisition strategy, evolved into the second-largest long distance telephone company in the United States and one of the largest companies handling worldwide Internet data traffic. According to the WorldCom Web

    Essay Length: 1,637 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Janna
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