Management Essay Topics

Final Project

Brandt, V., England, W., & Ward, S.. (2011). Virtual Teams. Research Technology Management, 54(6), 62-63 In this article Brandt, England, and Ward define what virtual teams are, they state “virtual teams are individuals working together who have never met each other in person and probably will not meet face-to-face during the assigned project (Brandt, England,… View Article

Complete Finance & Accounts Outsourcing Solutions

To professionally manage the collection, flow and direction of critical financial information so that management is able to take informed decisions. Timely and accurate information also empowers the Company to be proactive rather than reactive to trends or situations. Company Profile A leading retail food company, pan India presence, 500 employees, turnover INR 180 million…. View Article

Issues of Product Costing

The topic states that is product costing important for virtual organisations that are outsourcing their production operations. Virtual organisations are those corporation that operate in the world of e-business or e-commerce. A virtual organisation can be defined as “Composed of several business partners sharing costs and resources for the purpose of producing a product or… View Article

Malard Manufactoring

1. The balance of the structure in Malard Manufacturing is very flat and horizontal, and basically has very little vertical structure at all. Julie Crandell who is the executive vice president, likes to keep very tight control among the organisation in which she controls. Julie demands that department managers check with her before any significant… View Article

Ellen Moore: Living and Working in Korea

Question 1: What are the problems in this case? 1.Elllen’s female identity made her an alienated participant in the work place in Korea, whose culture is dominantly masculine. The acceptance of her came in and took responsibility as the senior member of the project was early based on a compromise of her obtaining of required… View Article

Mrs Fields Cookies

Mrs. Fields Cookies was founded by Debbi Fields in the late 1970s. She and her husband Randy Fields opened their first store in 1977 in Palo Alto, California, selling homemade-style cookies which quickly grew in popularity. Products Mrs. Fields Cookies came in 14 varieties. All baked products were made on premises in the individual stores… View Article

Business Management of Bama Company

This paper is a summary of Bama’s business management. It primarily discusses the strategy planning of the company and subsequently the strategy deployment. In the strategy planning of Bama, the predominant aim is to go into the range of improvement approaches and practice for personnel in terms of their way in to the attribute and… View Article

Leadership and Management

Education is a very important institution due to the role it plays in transmitting social skills and knowledge required of any member of the society (Hofman, Gray & Daly, 2004). It is worth noting that the levels of development of a country’s education systems bears close correlation to the economic and social conditions that the… View Article

Desperately Seeking Synergy and Competing on Capabilities

I.) I didn’t think that synergy was that much big of a deal until I read this article. I am one of those who assume that synergy exists, can be achieved, and will be beneficial, I didn’t really think about the downsides of synergy. When I read the article, it seems that it would be… View Article

Command Philosophy

1. Mission: I am honored to serve as the Commander of this vital and highly essential unit. The task of rapidly responding to and supporting missions worldwide requires highly specialized and trained Soldiers. Units who provide this asset successfully manage an array of challenges. These challenges range from maintaining an ability to rapidly deploy, staying… View Article

Project Closures

Everything with a beginning must have an end and a project is not quite complete until the closing stage is considered successful. (Sanghera, P.2009 p.223) Scenario one: Closing a project that has met its objective This scenario delights the project manager and his or her team as it is the ideal end to any project…. View Article

Management Accounting Change

Describe the ‘Challenge of Management Accounting Change’ in light of recent research findings and discuss, how can this change help an organisation, in getting its strategic, tactical and operating objectives? Management accounting change and the continuously changing roles of management accountants have dominated accounting literature for the past few decades and the theme of management… View Article

Operations Management – Hayes and Wheelwright

The Hayes and Wheelwright model (Slack et al, 2009) is a useful way to classify the operations function of an organisation. Select your own organization, or an organization with which you are familiar, and identify at which stage of the Hayes and Wheelwright model you would currently place the operations function. Justify your positioning by… View Article

Great by Choice

Many times entrepreneurs ask themselves, “Why my competitors are able to succeed and go through catastrophe after catastrophe yet my business is crashing? What makes that person better than me? Am I, not the chosen one? ” Jim Collins and Morten T. Hansen answer these common questions and many more in their educating novel entitled,… View Article

Amy’s Bread

Strengths: Amy’s entrepreneurial spirit; Toy Kim Dupree-excellent right-hand manager; Already has about 50 wholesale customers, plus 30 on a waiting list; Company is finally turning a profit; Positive work environment (5 day work week, better pay than competition, benefits package, 401(k) plan, employees allowed to speak freely, low turnover); Retail business allows for higher profit… View Article

Saxonville Sausage Company

1. What is the current situation? The current date is March 2006 and Ann Banks, the new product marketing director of the Saxonville Sausage company has to present her plan, developed after a serious research process, for launching a national Italian sausage brand, in order for the company to achieve its profit objectives for the next… View Article

Rondell Data Corporation Study Question Analysis

1.What are the goals and subunit orientations of the different functions in Rondell? The five principal functions in Rondell that must work together to produce new products are production, sales, research, engineering services (part of engineering), and the control department (containing accounting, purchasing, and materials control). Each function contributes something unique and has adistinct subunit… View Article

Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited

Zarai Taraqiati Bank Limited (ZTBL) formerly Agricultural Development Bank of Pakistan (ADBP) is the premier financial institution geared towards the development of agriculture sector through provision of financial services and technical know how. The restructuring of former ADBP is being carried out with the aim to uplift the agriculture and rural sector by raising farm… View Article

Role of management consultants

The article speaks about the role of management consultants in the present world. The demand for management consultants was brought about by the changes in business trends and priorities as we are shifting towards globalization. However, the author continued that although there are several changes in the business situation brought about by modernization and globalization,… View Article

Total Safety Management and Total Quality Management

Basically, the premise of TQM and TSM are similar in that safety is a quality of an organization, and vice versa. The systematic approach of Total Safety Management (TSM) is somewhat similar to the approach of Total Quality Management (TQM), as the former also begins with the systems-thinking approach. Selected TQM concepts and techniques such… View Article

Classroom Management Goals

To implement an effective teaching procedure, I have established a set of goals which can serve as my guide in teaching. My goals are the following: To establish an environment conducive for learning, interaction and development To encourage and motivate my students for continuous academic progress through academics and social activities. To uphold good behavior… View Article

Effective Classroom Management Plan

Teaching is considered as one of the most exciting and challenging professions (Walden University 2009). It is through teaching that everyone is able to learn the things that they needed for their jobs. Everyone can not be a professional without the people who have the ability to teach. During teaching process, teachers usually experience the… View Article

Organizational Culture at Krispy Kreme

Organizational culture is defined as “a system of shared meaning held by members” of an organization which effectively sets it apart from other groups or organizations (Robbins, 2005). The system referred to in the definition is in reality a group of characteristics which are valued by the members of an organization, in particular, and the… View Article

Organisation Communication-Ethics

Dilemma 1 As the newly appointed personnel director my option would be to follow the company’s procedure of screening the applicants and forwarding the top three to the management for interviews. However before forwarding the top three to the management, I would first confront the president on his discriminatory attitude. This would be necessary since… View Article

Management of Organisation

Change management may be defined as the planning, initiation, realization, control and the stabilization of change processes both at the corporate and personal level. Change usually may occur at the strategic level of the organization or involve the personal development of the personnel. Change is a powerful force which is often resisted by most individuals… View Article

Formal linkage mechanisms

Formal linkage mechanisms such as mergers and joint ventures are supposed to reduce transaction costs in a business enterprise. However, sometimes companies can experience increased cost if the management fails to lay down proper strategies (Jones, 2006). It is worth noting that joint venture refers to two or more parties coming together to carry out… View Article

Historical Perspective of Management

Max Weber was a German sociologist that pioneered the term bureaucracy. Weber founded six major principles of bureaucracy Formal hierarchical structure, Management by rules, Organization by functional specialty, An “up-focused” or “in-focused” mission, Purposely impersonal and Employment based on technical qualifications. (Busting Bureaucracy. com) A formal hierarchical structure is the management pyramid that is designed… View Article

The Business Leader I Admire

Without doubts nowadays there are many successful people in business. In my opinion all of them can be admired. But there is only one person that I truly admire. It is Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs was a co-founder and CEO of Apple. Despite the fact that trajectory of his life was not so straight, he… View Article

The Normative Re-Educative Strategy

A change strategy is meant to achieve goals in order to achieve the goals, objectives. mission and vision of an organization. Chris Argyris noted, a healthy organization performs three core activities over time: * Achieves its goals. * Maintains itself internally. * Adapts to its environment. Chin and Benne describe three types of strategies for change:… View Article