Explain why a change was needed. What is the gap between the present state and the desired future state?

Each organization has its own background perceptions, ethics, values, history, and ambitions. Therefore, a “one size fits all” change management process may not work in every organization. We must assess and adapt our process to fit the backgrounds and philosophies of each organization. Given this understanding, we need to research and assess when, and if,… Continue reading Explain why a change was needed. What is the gap between the present state and the desired future state?

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Discuss how the existing structures and systems affected the ability of the change leader to bring about the desired change?

Systems and structures Systems and structures can influence change initiatives and the organization’s strategy and culture as a whole. It is critical that the proper structures are created, which are aligned with the organization’s strategy and culture. For the purpose of this discussion, please do the following: Think of a change you are familiar with.… Continue reading Discuss how the existing structures and systems affected the ability of the change leader to bring about the desired change?

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Explain the “five Cs of credit” and why they are important to potential lenders and investors reading business plans.

Week 5: Interactive Learning Activity 5.1 Learning Outcomes: Present the steps involved in conducting a feasibility analysis. Identify the components of the business model canvas and explain how to use them to develop a viable business model. Explain the benefits of an effective business plan. Describe the elements of a solid business plan. Explain the… Continue reading Explain the “five Cs of credit” and why they are important to potential lenders and investors reading business plans.

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What will the Programs Committee want to know before they approve of a second location?

Case Study: What information do you think would be useful in making the proposal to the Programs Committee for a second store in west St. Louis County? Does anything ‘jump off the page’ and make you want to dig deeper? What will the Programs Committee want to know before they approve of a second location?… Continue reading What will the Programs Committee want to know before they approve of a second location?

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Discuss an equivalent metric(s) which may provide similar insights as EVA for a firm but can be computed using more frequent periodic data.

Economic Value Added (EVA), an informatic metric is computed as the difference between Return on Invested Capital and Weighted Average Cost of Capital, per dollar of Net Capital Invested. It is computed using year-end financial statements. Discuss an equivalent metric(s) which may provide similar insights as EVA for a firm but can be computed using… Continue reading Discuss an equivalent metric(s) which may provide similar insights as EVA for a firm but can be computed using more frequent periodic data.

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What strategies do department store managers use to motivate their sales associates?

Review the pages in the DBA Doctoral Study Rubric and Research Handbook that have to do with writing and aligning the problem, purpose, and research question for a DBA doctoral study. These are pages 30–33. The DBA Doctoral Study Rubric and Handbook can be found at this page: Prepare a Word document with your name… Continue reading What strategies do department store managers use to motivate their sales associates?

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Read the case for critical analysis (grading the teachers) on pages 574

Read the Ethical Dilemma (The Wages of Sin?) on page 573 Select the option you think is best; explain why you chose the option that you did and your reasons for not choosing the other options; submit by midnight, Wednesday, October 05 in the forum in Class Discussion Board. Read the Case for Critical Analysis… Continue reading Read the case for critical analysis (grading the teachers) on pages 574

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For example, i work in a team setting now, and when something goes wrong people are quick to go down the “work-chain” and find who made the error or who is to “blame” , as oppose to trying to find out why the actual error was made.

The instructions of this assignment are to respond to two classmates about their discussion board. Writing a Successful Response to Another’s Post Read postings by your classmates with an open mind; think critically about which posts are the most provocative to you. When responding, use the student’s name and describe the point so that your… Continue reading For example, i work in a team setting now, and when something goes wrong people are quick to go down the “work-chain” and find who made the error or who is to “blame” , as oppose to trying to find out why the actual error was made.

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She is responsible for customer service, reservations, and training new employees in these areas, including two interns that happen to go to the same college as she does.

Emma has worked for a well-known international hotel chain, located in an urban area on a river, for about a year. She is working to pay for her college tuition. She works well with her colleagues and supervisors, and she received a small promotion and a pay raise after six months on the job. She… Continue reading She is responsible for customer service, reservations, and training new employees in these areas, including two interns that happen to go to the same college as she does.

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