The Worplestrop Partnership

The Worplestrop Partnership is anxious to press ahead with the development of the necessary costing and information systems for the management of the organisation. As a first stage, before putting out to tender the development of software and the purchase of computing systems, the partners have requested a preliminary analysis of the cost and budgetary information systems that will be required. In order to assist with this task, they have asked the firm’s accountants to prepare a report to the partners, providing: An outline of the product cost and budgetary control methodologies and syst ...

The Strategic Management

Investing in the pharmaceutical industry is the most challenging business venture that an organization may undertake. According to Whewell (2010), the pharmaceutical industry has been experiencing various changes, challenges and dynamisms. These changes may result from either the internal environment or external environment of the company. Due to such rapid changes in the internal and external environments of an organization, it is important for top managers to develop appropriate strategic plans that would enable the organization to retain its competitiveness in the market. In order to develo ...

Organizational Behavior and Teamwork SLP1

McGregor developed theory X and theory Y to explain motivational behavior in organizations.These theories can be used to analyze and to understand how managers use employees’ levels of motivation in their management principles and in the assignment of tasks. The management principles, decision making and team work is thus founded strongly on the foundational understanding of theory X and Y. Relevance of Theory X and Theory Y in Workplace Theory Y principally presumes that employees generally like work and enjoy exercising self-direction, self-regulation and autonomy. The Y theory contends th ...

Emirates Airlines: Strategic Management Practices

Strategic Management Practices of Emirates Airlines 1.1 Background of the Company In the scopes of this study, it is important to pay attention to the background of Emirates Airlines and to the core details concerning the specific features of the company’s’ activity. Emirates Airlines is the airline, located at Dubai International Airport in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. More than 2.500 flights are operated by this company per week, and consequently, it is considered the largest airline in the Middle East. The world's four longest non-stop commercial flights are operated by the company: f ...

Effective Communication in the Workplace

Effective Communication within the Workplace In the fast-paced world that we live in, communication has become a way of life, especially within the business environment. From a manager’s point of view, communication is the key to the success of many objectives and goals set by individuals and upper management. Unfortunately, management at every level is experiencing increased tension and uncertainties from lack of communication within the workplace. “Therefore, the need for new strategies such as listening preparations, which includes the mental, physical, and behavioral aspects required for ...

Transportation Security Administration

With increasing cases of global terrorism, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been actively involved in screening of baggage for travelers into and out of the U.S. However, in order to secure the top flight performance, TSA needs to adopt several human resource ramifications. The first one is to change the design of the jobs offered under TSA. This was seen as a necessary step because of the professional-ethical issues that arose from the delivery of service. In this case, the employees either stole the baggage of travelers or colluded with criminals to smuggle arms. Therefor ...

Wrongful Termination of Employees

Wrongful termination is a legal breach that occurs when an employer discharges an employee from the employment for any other reasons that are not legal (Guerin & DelPo, 2011). Termination of an employee is said to be wrongful if it defies the legal provisions of employment policies. These may include termination in violation of the discrimination laws, termination as a form of sexual harassment, firing that violates oral and written employment contracts, or in revenge against an employee who had filed a claim against his/her employer. Duties and Right of the Parties in an Employment Contract. ...

Wound Management

A wound is a sharp injury that damages the skin layers, the dermis. It is a trauma where the skin is punctured or cut. Yhere are two types of wounds: open wounds and closed wounds. Open wounds run the risk of infections by bacteria and loss of blood. Throughout daily activities people meet accidents and get wounded especially when handling equipment. Nurses and other medical personnel have decided to cater for the wounded in their hospitals and clinics. Fundamentally this research is from secondary sources, which include journals and medical articles from reliable and known sources. There is t ...

Worldwide Aviation Systems

There exist latent vulnerabilities to the today’s worldwide aviation systems. There might be no definite threats reported but we must acknowledge the existence of the global apprehension based on the previous undertakings where the aviation sector has always witnessed some attacks ranging in the form of hijackings not forgetting the bombings in the flight and the surface-to-air missile. An example at hand is when the authorities from the Saudi Arabian bureau detained 172 alleged terrorists around April 2007. This was after the authorities detected that the terrorist were planning a plot to com ...

WorldCom Company

The primary objective of this report is to identify, discuss and evaluate the main ideas concerning how the WorldCom has used management to move to achieve more in their endeavours. These functions of management which will be analysed in this report include the planning and the organisational model of the company. It further clarifies ways in which managers can use these functions to increase efficiency and effectiveness in the company (Kintrya, 2010). Discussion Planning According to Deng (2009) planning can be defined as the continuing process of developing the mission of an organization so ...