Notes by George Foster


What is Just In Time Inventory? What is the benefit? What is tools are required to make this work? by George Foster

What is a photograph? Photographs are classified according to viewpoint from which they were taken. Which types of classes are these? Discuss the classes. by George Foster

What is the relationship between increased social responsibility and IT at the workplace? by George Foster

What is the intended purpose of the PPACA that was signed into law in 2010? Will it meet its intended purpose based on what you've read in this article and from your own research on the topic? by George Foster

What were Charles and Bill Koch's sources of power within Koch Industries? Did they have reward power, coercive power, legitimate power, or expert power? by George Foster

While x-rays are used to image bones, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is used to examine tissues within the body by detecting where hydrogen atoms (H atoms) are and their environment by George Foster

Your organization has a history of giving employees salary increases based on years of service (tenure) - and not based on performance. by George Foster

Why is it best for large organizations like Dish to use both PEST and Porter’s 5 Forces analysis in helping its leaders to understand their particular external environment? by George Foster

Zappos Shoes, led by young CEO Tony Hsieh, is well known for its non-traditional approaches to the workplace. From the background materials you should be familiar with traditional organizational structures such as the hierarchical organization by George Foster

Staffing at The King Company Kevin Tu has managed staffing at King since the early years when the company had less than 100 employees. Tu runs a tight ship and manages the department with only one other recruiter by George Foster

Stakeholder Theory, Value, and Firm Performance Jeffrey S. Harrison University of Richmond Andrew C. Wicks University of Virginia by George Foster

Suppose a consumer has $1000, if the marginal propensity to save (MPS) is .2, how much will the consumer spend? What are supply shocks? Explain what effect adverse and favorable supply shocks have on the supply curve. by George Foster

Style Approach: Tasks vs. Relationships There are two important behaviors related to leadership style: task and relationship. by George Foster

Tesla Motors, a unique company that manufactures automobiles that run 100 percent on electricity, has received a lot of attention in the media. by George Foster

The bull whip effect is a distribution channels phenomenon which is characterized by forecasts by forecasts yielding supply chain inefficiencies by George Foster

The Case Assignment has two parts addressing the capital structure of corporations. by George Foster

The Case assignment for Module 1 consists of two parts. Part I introduces the notion of computer basics. Part II analyzes the Kobuku Food Company which provides an opportunity to appreciate how companies use and differentiate by George Foster

The idea of Net-Centric computing is a relatively recent formulation, although in many ways it revisits the old architecture of mainframes and terminals. This netcentriccomputing.org definition is short and to the point: by George Foster

The financial statements are the representation of management. How can investors and other third parties trust this information? Discuss the CPA's role as an external auditor. by George Foster

Module 2 - CaseTwo Primary Outcomes of Human Resource ManagementAssignment Overview by George Foster

Module 2 - CaseTRANSMISSION MEDIA AND DATA TRANSMISSION by George Foster

Module 3 - Background PROMOTION Required Material by George Foster

Module 3 - Background PROMOTION Required Material. by George Foster

Module 3 - Case Congruence Model of Organizational Behavior Assignment Overview XCG The Excellent Consulting Group by George Foster

Module 3 - BackgroundBuilding an Ethics-Based Workplace CultureRequired Reading by George Foster

Module 3 - CaseJob RedesignCase Assignment by George Foster

Module 3 - SLPDATA LINK PROTOCOL AND COMMUNICATION NETWORKS by George Foster

Module 3 - SLPBuilding an Ethics-Based Workplace Culture The Chief Ethics Officer by George Foster

For Module 1, conduct a literature search utilizing peer-reviewed journal articles, books, professional organization articles, government Web sites, etc. by George Foster

For Module 3, conduct a literature search utilizing peer-reviewed journal articles, books, professional organization Web sites and articles, etc. to help you create a program/intervention plan and outline implementation procedures by George Foster

For the Session Long Project you will be choosing a company whose product you personally use and applying the concepts from the background materials to analyze this company’s marketing strategy. by George Foster

For part II of the assignment, read the required articles and then write a 3-5 page paper answering the Kokubu case study questions. Be sure your discussion demonstrates that you understand the meanings and differences between data by George Foster

Goldblatt’s Theory of Constraints Continue the presentation started in the first module by examining a fourth and final topic. by George Foster

Gurus of Large Group Interventions Actions for 'Gurus of Large Group Interventions' by George Foster

How does diversity differ from EEO and affirmative action? Give examples. Tell us about your knowledge/experiences with an organization’s voluntary efforts to nurture diversity. by George Foster

How do you think the five stages of group development (forming, storming, norming, performing, adjourning) will be different for virtual teams as compared to traditional teams? by George Foster

In 2004 there were allegations of abuse and human rights violations that occurred in the Abu Ghraib prison. There have been many interpretations of what happened by George Foster

IMPERFECT COMPETITION Case Assignment Competition and Market Power by George Foster

What do you believe are the most important characteristics of ethical leadership? (I plan to delete the prompts in red before I submit- it just makes it easier to make sure everything is responded to by George Foster

A physical examination of health care's readiness for a total quality management program: A case study by Weeks, Helms, and Ettkin. Weeks, Brenda, Helms, Marilyn M, & Ettkin, Lawrence P. (1995). by George Foster

A researcher studying lifespan categorizes individuals into single, married, divorced, or widowed. What type of variable measurement is this? by George Foster

According to Garg (2007) more than three-fourths of Internet users are also mobile subscribers. This is a huge number considering that mobile technology was introduced in 1980. by George Foster

Actions for 'What Can Organizations Do to Build Development into the Job Experience?' Step 1) Consider the following: “Combining development and work makes even more sense if you believe the long-accepted maxim by George Foster

After viewing “An Education in Equality,” “Learning Begins at Home,” “A Military Education,” and “an Education,” write an organized and well-supported essay in which you make three observations by George Foster

After reading the fictional King Company case, address the following questions in a well-integrated analysis: 1. Describe the current relationship between organizational strategy and HR activities at The King Company. by George Foster

Aristotle’s Ethos, Logos, and Pathos Many centuries ago, Greek philosopher Aristotle wrote about the importance of ethos, logos, andpathos. These broad constructs can be used when influencing followers by George Foster