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Analyze how job design, work processes, and performance expectations affect individual job satisfaction and successful organizational outcomes.

Individually, identify and research two companies that have faced specific issues related to those you identified in the simulation and connected with the course concepts. For each company selected, discuss the following in 350 word synopsis. Issues identified in the simulation that is also facing the company, B. how the company responded to the issue,

In the organizational hierarchy, why does information seem to travel downward more effectively than upward? What strategies could be implemented to address this challenge?

Wal- mart tends to have the best retailing systems, the best distribution system, and the best marketing systems of the modern retailers. It also dominates the marketplace for retail sales to a greater extent than any other retailer. What is the source of Wal-Mart’s ability to capture value in the marketplace?

Reporting to multiple managers is one of the disadvantages of the matrix form of organizational design which is based on 2 overlapping bases of departmentalization. Generally the matrix form is used when there is 1. strong pressure from the environment. 2. large amounts of information need to be processed. 3. pressure for shared resources. What

What is your assessment of the long-term viability of Amazon’s business model?

Make a Case for which OD model you think is the best for doing an OD analysis for Industrial Services of America, Inc. based on several current issues the company is facing. Identify these current issues through your own independent research about Industrial Services of America, Inc. and put them together.

A) List three (3) “dysfunctional” aspects of the “New Economy” promoted by e-business. Why are these aspects dysfunctional? Identify any legal, ethical, or regulatory and social issues that might negatively impact people, organizations and/or society. Discuss. b) Relate this to a company that you are familiar with. Discuss how this company is affected by any

What are the different organizational sectors? What is the function of design in manufacturing? In your opinion, how does design affect your purchasing decisions?

Do you think there should be a nationwide internet sales tax as a way of reducing the federal income tax? Why or why not? What are the positives and negatives associated with any type of sales tax? Do you see issues with the current system of collecting tax on internet sales?