Strategic Plan Prior to completing this assignment, review your prior research and course submissions related to the company you selected for research in Week 2’s Environmental Scanning interactive assignment. Ensure that you have incorporated the feedback you received from your previous submissions. In your Final Project this week, you will pull the various elements you’ve created together to aid your creation of a Strategic Plan. From the perspective of an executive with the firm, your supervisor has tasked you with creating a strategic plan to grow the business over the next three years using this Strategic Plan Template. Continue to access the Mergent Ashford University Library online database which offers company financials, descriptions, history, property, subsidiaries, officers, and directors and the Business Insights database. (View the Mergent tipsheet….
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Assessment Description This assessment task serves to demonstrate students’ abilities to apply to their knowledge of persuasive communication and how to structure an argument. Students are required to write a 1000 word case study report discussing the importance of persuasion in business communications. In your case study you are expected to cover the following: • The importance of persuasion in business communication. • Characteristics of persuasive communication • Persuasive strategies • Use specific examples of how these persuasive strategies are applied in modern business communications. • Use at least 5 credible sources to support your case study. Remember you need to cite sources in-text, as well as the reference list.
Part A (50 Marks) DecaSport is producing high technique and specialised sport shoes. The company has been conducting research and development of a new model, where the lower mould can automatically adjust itself to avoid foot injury. The model has been tested and the managing board is happy to launch its production if it’s financial viable. The company already spent $800,000 for research and development. The new model will have a five-year lifetime, after that the company will stop its production. The new production machines will need to be bought and are budgeted at $7.5 million but can be used for another 5 years after the production of the new product is finished. The company depreciates fixed assets on a straight line basis to zero. The company expects….
To differentiate between local and global businesses and their roles in leading and organizing for sustainability, consider your required readings from the textbook and by Ha-Brookshire, J. (2017) and Hosang, J. (2017). Ha-Brookshire described “perfect duty” (p. 235) which impacts how global businesses lead and share information for sustainability. https://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/9/5/777 https://drive.google.com/open?id=1RWdCcsIKY9cocDHyk20WrX5KdLP0KzzU https://drive.google.com/open?id=1He3jLN6z8o26YB39l4a7d-B_4xmFQPvV
Create powerpoint slides by using the textbook, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) booklet on industrial hygiene (provided in the Suggested Readings for Unit I), the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) website, and other sources as you see fit. Be sure to create a reference slide that cites all sources using APA format. Include the following information in your presentation: Define industrial hygiene, and include information regarding the work of early pioneers in the field of industrial hygiene. Describe how the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 advanced the field of industrial hygiene. Discuss the major U.S. industrial hygiene organizations, such as OSHA, AIHA, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), and define their roles in….
Debate the major challenges (e.g., legal requirements, cheaper manpower, global talent, human resource practices, etc.) that MNCs face when developing performance management processes within countries outside of the United States. • From the e-Activity, determine whether the national culture of the chosen country trumps the organizational culture of the chosen MNC, or vice versa. Next, assess the extent to which the selected organization has overcome any of its cultural challenges. Justify your response. • E- Activity Go to the Hofstede Centre’s Website, located atcultural dimensions of a multinational company (MNC), and select one (1) country of your choosing from the drop-down menu. Review the six (6) cultural dimensions of a multinational company (MNC) the selected country. Next, use the Internet to research the organizational culture of one (1) multinational company….
Go to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission website and review an EEOC case from within the past three (3) years. Assess the main problem or issue from the case, then create a brief intervention summary for the organization in the case you chose. Include in your intervention summary any necessary staff training for the organization. Explain at least one (1) method you will use to ensure effective communication of the summary to a diverse (deep-level) group of staff.
1 Evaluate the value of assigning appropriate brand identities to represent health care goods, services, and institutions. Provide support for your rationale. Assess the value of Calder and Reagan’s Brand Design Model as a device for systematically guiding health care marketers through the process of formulating brands. Explain one (1) reason why a SWOT analysis is needed to help health care organizations understand competitor brands. Provide two (2) examples from a health care organization with which you are familiar that support the value of Calder and Reagan’s Brand Design Model.
In an approximately 500-word response, address the following issues/questions:
Critically evaluate methods for identifying learning needs in your organisation. In your analysis, address your own research within the topic. In formulating your Key Concept Exercise, consider the following questions: What is the common understanding of learning needs? How could ideas from the literature be used to improve practice in your organisation? Which approach is reflected by your organisation: the comprehensive approach, key task approach, problem-centred approach or competency approach, or none of these? What are the reasons for the approach adopted by your organisation?
IT Solutions is a fictional software company. You have been employed as a systems analyst by the software company IT Solutions. This company provides software solutions to small businesses that do not have their own information technology personnel. It has a staff of systems analysts, programmers and testers, as well as the necessary support staff. The company has received a request from John Vandrine, Manager of Diamond Video Rentals, a DVD/video store in a large rural town, for an investigation into the needs of the business and an opportunity to computerise some or all of the day to day business of their store. The aim is to make the store more efficient and to provide better customer service. You have now been assigned to work on the….