There are a number of emerging approaches that modern organizations are adopting to structure their organizational administrative functions. In Module 2 concepts of outsourcing, shared services and call centers are discussed. In Module 3, the virtual office and telework concepts are discussed. Select and discuss any two (2) of these modern and emerging approaches that an organization might adopt to structure its administrative management function. Further, draw on the insights from Module 1 to critically analyze the influential factors that might explain why your two chosen structures are being adopted instead of, and are more beneficial than, traditional approaches towards organizational administration.
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Provide an example that you have observed of a person who has very high analytical intelligence but is quite lacking in practical intelligence, including common sense.
If it is true that most millennials tend to be narcissistic, to what extent should managers lavish them with praise for ordinary accomplishments, such as being punctual? Imagine that you are evaluating the performance of a subordinate, and that as you provide that person
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….
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:
 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?
 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.)
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.).
 What is your response to what Brandt Jean, brother of the murdered Botham….
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….
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….
The objective of the case method is to introduce a measure of realism to business education. A case approach forces you to deal with problems as they actually occur in a business or a not-for- profit organization. Each case is simply a written description of the facts surrounding a particular business situation. With the case approach, it is your responsibility to develop solutions to the problem. Because each case is different, the solution that is developed for one case cannot be randomly applied to another.
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….
Page 1 Kaplan Business School Assessment 2 Assessment 2 Information Subject Code: MBA505 Subject Name: Business Psychology, Coaching and Mentoring Assessment Title: Using Coaching Tools- (Goal Setting and the GROW Model) Assessment Type: Poster and In-Class Presentation Word Count: 5 Minutes Poster presentation (+/-10%) Weighting: 30 % Total Marks: 30 Submission: Online via Turnitin Due Date: Poster and video presentation to be uploaded Week 11 Tuesday at 11.55pm for viewing in your class in week 12 Assessment Description “The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” ~ Michelangelo This subject explores several useful approaches to support coaching and mentoring. The SMART and the GROW models are two….