Daily Archives: November 20, 2022

OFFICE WORKSPACE AUDIT

PROJECT A – OFFICE WORKSPACE AUDIT (70 marks) An office ‘workspace’ is the space where an employee usually sits when performing their office-related or administrative tasks. Imagine that the Administration Manager of a business that you are either working in, or are familiar with, has asked you to conduct an audit of the design and layout of the workspace(s) being used by the administrative staff, with a view to you providing feedback on the effectiveness of these features, and to recommend improvements. Using the office design principles discussed in Module 6, you need to:

Create a single checklist (in Word) of office design, layout, environment and safety factors that you plan to evaluate. The checklists provided in the appendixes of Reading 6.3 by Worksafe Victoria, can provide a starting point (focus on the design and layout….

Is the death penalty appropriate for the sexual assault of a minor? Why or why not?

This week we discuss legal punishment and what type of crimes, if any, should be punishable by death.

Please answer two of the following questions:

[1] Is the death penalty appropriate for the sexual assault of a minor? Why or why not? And what about the death sentence for the killing of police officers or other public figures?

 

[2] Do you think it is right to release the man John HinkleyJr. from the mental hospital that his held him for some 35 years? In 1981, John HinkleyJr. shot President Ronald Reagan in an attempt to assassinate the President? Do you agree with his recent release? For a news video on the case, see: LINK (Links to an external site.)

What is your response to the analysis and commentary of Trevor Noah on the Guyger case?

In 2019, Police Officer Amber Guyger was convicted of the murder of Botham Jean in a 2017 case in which she entered his apartment and shot him thinking he was an intruder in her own nearby apartment, according to her testimony. Guyger was convicted and sentenced to 10 years in prison. The younger brother of Botham spoke in court after the conviction was read stating that he forgave Guyger and requested that he be allowed to hug her, which he did.

Here is a video news report on it: LINK (Links to an external site.).

Here is a video of Tervor Noah’s comment and views on the case: LINK (Links to an external site.).

[1] What is your response to what Brandt Jean, brother of the murdered Botham….

prepare a short written scenario that describes one ethical or sustainability issue facing an organisation of your choice.

Context This assessment allows students to develop writing skills in ethics and sustainability scenarios and to explore the ways in which stakeholder theory and values management can be used by organisations, as tools in addressing economic, commercial, social and environmental problems. Instructions Group task You will be allocated to a group of three students who, in module 5.1 (week 9) and module 5.2 (week 10) will prepare a short written scenario that describes one ethical or sustainability issue facing an organisation of your choice. A framework for writing the scenario will be provided in class, and available later as an online resource in Blackboard. MGT301A Assessment 3 Brief 062021 Page 1 of 6 Individual task You will then use the group scenario to prepare an individual report. The….

Communication in Organisations

COMM1001 Communication in Organisations, Assessment 3: Case Study ULO 1: Demonstrate an understanding of academic integrity and how to achieve it. ULO 2: Recognise and apply a range of communication theories and concepts. ULO 3: Demonstrate effective and confident writing skills. Due: Week 6 (Friday) Length: 800 words (excluding executive summary and reference list) Background information: An Australian company owner and CEO is working in his new company office which has just been set up in Malaysia. His name is Bob Brown and he is fluent in the Malay language. He quickly notices that his Malaysian staff are very efficient and work very hard. However, they rarely talk to him and they become quiet whenever he appears. He is very friendly and says to his workers: “Hi. My….

You are required to participate in a small scale individual/ pair based project to examine and critique a report of an organisational change process in an existing organization in your own country context.

PROJECT QUESTION You are required to participate in a small scale individual/ pair based project to examine and critique a report of an organisational change process in an existing organization in your own country context. The project should consist of a researched report of any organization which has experienced a significant change situation over the past few years. The examination of the selected organization should focus on o change process/ events o phases or stages ( including the use of change theories or best practices) o outcomes and o leadership role employed to affect the change and o a critique / analysis of the organization’s overall change process. The examination of the organization should use the theories, principles and practices discussed in the class. Your report should be….

When a mother/father experiences prejudice or discrimination for taking a long parental leave (e.g., not being promoted or not given career opportunities), how does this perception of inequity impact their motivation and also their actions in reducing this inequity tension?

Please help me answer these two questions. Questions and required materials are provided below. Task overview: Organisations attempt to address gender equality in the workplace by offering family-friendly benefits such as parental leave. However, many mothers and fathers are still reluctant to take long parental leave due to potential bias and discrimination from their co-workers and supervisors at work. In this assignment, you are required to apply relevant OB theories/frameworks/perspectives to address the following questions: 1.Using stereotyping perspectives in Block 2a topic, discuss the potential stereotyping problems from their colleagues or supervisors when mothers/fathers takes a long parental leave; 2. When a mother/father experiences prejudice or discrimination for taking a long parental leave (e.g., not being promoted or not given career opportunities), how does this perception of inequity….

Personality and Perceptions

Master Class 1 – Personality and Perceptions Complete a personality and attribute evaluation that audits your skills and personality traits. Discuss whether they are positive or negative in terms of management approaches. Reflect on personality and perce Master Class 2 – Motivation As part of the training, you have been asked to provide solutions for addressing low morale, lack of focus and productivity of employees on the shop floor. Staff work long shifts, are often dealing with challenging customers and work can be repetitive. They often work in isolation. You are to work in a small group of your peers to prepare, produce and deliver a short, dynamic motivational activity for the rest of the management should fully participate in the creation and management of this activity. The….

write a report based on the below case study

IND101A_Assessment_1_Brief_Case_Study_Report Page 1 of 6 Task Summary: After completing the learning materials and activities up to Module 2.3, write a report based on the below case study. Your report will include identification and discussion of skills and employment attribute gaps, as well as actionable recommendations for both the individual and their manager to implement. Case Study: You currently work as a Business Success Consultant for a major consulting firm. Your job is to evaluate situations and provide advice to individuals and businesses. A manager of a boutique online retail company is sending one of their staff, Alex, who is their Social Media Officer, for a consultation with you. Alex works from home and his manager believes he needs to improve his productivity, as well as resource and time….

Explain how the CEO and president might better motivate employees to improve performance.

The Timber Building Company modifies and builds portable offices and homes based on customized plans. The company has been in business 35 years and has prided itself on providing a very competitive salary and great benefits as well as retaining most of their original employees. While they originally began the company doing creative designs and one-of-a-kind housing and office buildings, much of the routine work in the factory is now done robotically. They still need a supervisor and technicians to keep the operations running, as well as the construction crew who actually deliver and construct the products on site. Although the designs might be modified slightly now, they are already in the company computer and ready to produce with some small modifications when needed. There are two main….