Management Essay Topics

Cross-Functional Alignment in Supply Chain Planning

Cross-Functional Alignment in Supply Chain Planning: A Case Study of Sales and Operations Planning Abstract In most organizations, supply chain planning is a cross-functional effort. Functional areas such as sales, marketing, finance, and operations traditionally specialize in portions of the planning activities, which results in conflicts over expectations, preferences, and priorities. We report findings from… View Article

The Solid Agricultural Company

There are at least as many styles of management as there are managers; nevertheless, most management styles fall into one of a few broad categories. Every manager’s style includes some means of making decisions and some means of relating to subordinates. Below are the five most common management styles. Autocratic: Autocratic or authoritarian managers lead… View Article

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

1. What are the business goals of SFPUC? How is Knowledge management related to those goals? – The business goal of SFPUC was to capture the knowledge of its retiring employees of “baby boom” age in an efficient and cost effective manner, and then transfer the knowledge successfully to the next generation of employees that… View Article

Employability Skills

Employability Skills for Team Manager Fresh Days Morrison’s. The role at Morrison’s of being team manager at fresh days will require the applicant to have certain qualities and skills. You will need to be a high performer in order to be successful in the Morrison’s job role. To be eligible for this team manager job… View Article

Business Report

Business opportunities in NSW are impacted by internal and external factors. Internal and external factors influence the business opportunities as they determine the success and failure of opportunities in the business environment. External influences are factors which mainly influence the environment outside the business and therefore they determine what the management staff inside the business… View Article

Planning and managing

I believe Life is all about planning and managing. The study of management enables aspirants to learn the management and planning techniques that evolved with the human civilization and enables a devotee to take his/her innate capabilities to a higher degree. Being a person with a dream of becoming a business-lady one day, I want… View Article

Erik Peterson Case Analysis

Inefficient employees (Hardy), or line manager with inadequate knowledge Technical issues at lower level employees Handling his employees’ lack of work, inventory control etc. No. of cells to be operational (16) by the turn on date was too many to handle, yet it was vital to have them all operational Construction of towers were already… View Article

Information Technology

Management is the backbone of an organization and information technology today is at heart of a business plan. Information technology has bridge the way between organizational operations with external environment. This process has facilitated the pace of activities and lessens the time needed to carry out these operations amplifying the revenues manifolds. The rise of… View Article

Bus210 Motivational Case Study

I believe in the “Two Men and a Truck” case study, the motivational theory that Mrs. Sheets’ uses is the goal setting theory. Her initial goal was to help support her sons’ part-time jobs. She created a marketing campaign, although she may not have seen it as such, by designing the stick figure drawing that… View Article

Controlling Case study

Abstract This paper studies management control design of supplier relationships in manufacturing, a supply chain phase currently under-explored. Compared to supplier relations during procurement and R&D, which research found to be governed by a combination of formal and informal controls, supplier relations in manufacturing are more formal, so that they could be governed by more… View Article

Sam Houston State University

Bob Richards, the production manager of Zychol Chemicals, in Houston, Texas, is preparing his quarterly report which is to include a productivity analysis for his department. One of the inputs is production data prepared by Sharon Walford, his operations analyst. The report, which she gave him this morning, showed the following: 2000 Production (units) Raw… View Article

Case Sharp Printing

Three years ago the Sharp Printing (SP) strategic management group set a goal of having a color laser printer available for the consumer and small business market for less than $200. A few months later the senior management met off-site to discuss the new product. The results of this meeting were a set of general… View Article

Wild Horses

In my opinion the Bureau of Land Management has had a great impact with all the services they have provided over the time. As the years have past it has become triple the coast to keep up with maintaining the care, services, shelter, and feeding of these horses. I understand the need and want to… View Article

Economics light

Q1. Mention the problem? The problem of that case study is the organizational conflict i.e. every functional manager is trying to get his own interest; therefore, the working climate became disturbed. In other words, it is possible to say that it is a communication issue. Q2.What did sales managers do? The problem of the sales… View Article

Strategic management

University of Wisconsin- Whitewater College of Business & Economics Management Department Management 770 Organization Design 3 credits Spring 2011 Professor: Phone: E-mail: Office: Section 1: Office hours: E-mail hours: Walk-in: Louise Tourigny, Ph. D. Administration (262) 472-5735 Office [email protected] edu HH-4509 Monday from 5:15 to 7:45 p. m. at American Family Insurance, Madison Monday from… View Article