Research the Starbucks Coffee organization and analyze its marketing strategy by analyzing the following specific areas: customer (client) satisfaction, product development, promotional, message and media, pricing, distribution, branding.
Describe how uncertainty analysis follows a project from the beginning of a project through the close of the project. Why is it important for uncertainty analysis to continue through the duration of the project?
Describe how management uses the strategic planning process to overcome its internal weaknesses and its external threats.
Can you provide some strong points and tell me why are they important.
- List at least ten ways to climb the corporate ladder. Consider job performance, communications skills, and leadership, just to name a few.
- Consider roadblocks that may prevent one from climbing the corporate ladder.
In a very turbulent industry such as the airline industry, how will an organization such as Jet Blue be able to maintaining their skyrocking operational costs (maintaintenance, fuel, employees) while turning a profit? All major airline carriers in the US have had a history of bankruptcy at some point in time with American Airlines (the largest carrier) being the latest one? How can Jet Blue maintain the strategy of being a low cost provider and still make it?
You have received a call from the manager of a firm where you helped set up a forecasting system. The manager, Dr. Nancy Waldron, expressed concern that forecast errors, although within the control limits, were too large, and wondered if there was anything else that could be done, or whether they would “just have to live with it.” What would you suggest? Write a memo to Dr. Waldron.
How should I proceed to write this memo and what should be emphasized?
The employment interview process is fraught with pitfalls for the interviewer. Interviewing is a communication skill, and this skill must be mastered. There are many books and articles on how to interview in an organizational context. There is also a lot of information of the Internet.
Review books, articles, and online sources that deal with interview skill. Look for information on potential interviewer mistakes. Here are several categories of interviewer error:
1. The interviewer may be biased. The interviewer may be too prone to use stereotypes when dealing with people.
2. The interviewer may lack interview skills.
3. The interviewer may make non-valid ratings due to errors committed in the evaluation of interview data.
Google: “10 mistakes managers make during job interviews”.
Interviewer mistakes can hurt in several ways. They may be discriminatory. They may lead to incorrect perceptions of the interviewee. They may stifle conversation during the interview. They may lead to incorrect ratings of interviewees who are applying for employment.
Researched interview errors that can affect evaluation of candidates for employment.
Do you think negotiations in the public sector are more or less challenging than negotiations in the private sector? Why?
Please write a memo about one of your pet peeves using the guidelines from Cialdini, Conger, and/or Bowman. Also, please include why you memo was ethical, using ideas from Cialdini.
Discussing Population Health . It is noted that The US government has taken a proactive role in this arena with the Center for Disease Control preparing a series of Health People initiatives, with the most current being Healthy People 2020.
1) Identify and discuss at least 5 key reasons for managing population health
2) Select one aspect of population, either nationally or globally, and discuss it in depth.