Discuss how the premise of “rewarding A while hoping for B” still exists in today’s organizations. You may have examples from your own experience or know of some from recent news headlines. Remember, we are discussing bonus and incentive systems, not individual employee performance.
Consider the profile of the United States on Hofstede’s cultural values. Do you personally feel like you fit the United States profile, or do your values differ in some respects? If you served as an expatriate, meaning you were working in another country, which cultural value differences would be most […]
You have been asked to lead a ten-person team within your department. You know that several of these team members have not worked well together on previous group projects, so you have decided to put the team through a series of team-building activities. Define your top three goals or objectives […]
Successful organizations are also those who are able to make relatively accurate forecasts about the future needs (inventory, facilities, capacity, manufacturing, manpower) for the products produced or the services delivered. Forecasting is an uncertain science since it calls for predictions but current theoretical and mathematical models (quantitative and qualitative) make […]