Visit any retailer or other type of merchant and ask questions about anything you would like to purchase either now or in the near future. Pick a location where there are active sales staff present (Namely, Apple Stores, Best Buy, Nordstrom, Sephora, Buckle, and car dealers). As you are participating […]
1) Why is innovation so closely linked to a healthy and effective culture. Why is it important? In order for an effective strategic innovation or transformational innovation to occur, what cultural and leadership elements must be in place to foster this? 2) When we observe leadership and culture together, the […]
RideOn, Inc., is an automobile company that has strategic alliances with two entities: a supplier in India and a manufacturer in South Africa. RideOn’s vehicles are known for being of good quality, but they are more expensive than the average person can afford. The company would like to further reduce […]
Describe the six key elements of organizational design. · Describe, with examples, the five forms of departmentalization. · Explain the differences between a mechanistic and an organic style of organizational structure.
The Nature of Organization Environments Discuss the structure of your work environment using principles and concepts from this week’s readings. Also, considering the process of delegation in your work environment, do managers find it difficult to delegate; if so, why?
Describe a decision-making process that considers the emotions of others. Decisions in this case include, for example, setting particular performance targets, or selecting what programs can be delayed.