Case study analysis of Case 2 “Ann Taylor: Survival in Specialty Retail” found in the Cases section of your digital book.

Prepare a case study analysis of Case 2 “Ann Taylor: Survival in Specialty Retail” found in the Cases section of your digital book. The Unit Eight Assignment provides for the professional competency of leadership where you will formulate solutions for identified initiatives. These initiatives will be necessary to provide the leadership team of Ann Taylor a better view of the operation through innovative solutions such as integrated balanced scorecard software in support of the current strategic control systems implemented. You will demonstrate superior ability to integrate an innovative application of resources and knowledge in support of trends and practices for one’s self/team/profession to achieve optimum stakeholder outcomes.Closely adhere to the Case Study Analysis Template by clicking on the hyperlink. Please utilize this template format for this Assignment. Use titles and subtitles per the format for readability purposes. Focus upon the idea of the company’s balanced scorecard and control systems to guide and monitor its strategy implementation in order to help move Ann Taylor competitively forward. Be sure to include the SWOT analysis as shown...
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Managing Recruitment and Selection

Managing Recruitment and Selection The recruitment and selection process is often challenging, as it can be expensive and time-consuming for health care organizations. Administrators are frequently under pressure to quickly find candidates, and as a result, may make rush judgments. It is important, however, that administrators use a thoughtful and creative approach to attract qualified candidates. For this Assignment, you explore recruitment and selection in health care. Note: This Assignment will be graded using this rubric: Week 4 Assignment Rubric (Word document) Part I: Challenges and Strategies for Recruitment and Selection Scenario: You are a human resource director working in an integrated urban hospital. As a result of ongoing changes in the hiring process at your facility, your VP of HR has charged you with preparing a plan for supervisors to use when they recruit and select health care employees. Before you can prepare the plan, you must first analyze the challenges involved in the recruitment and selection of health care providers. You must also propose strategies...
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Unit 7: Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics

Unit 7: Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics Case Study Analysis Paper: Prepare a case study analysis on Case 13, Lennar Corporation’s Joint Venture Investments, found in the Cases section of your digital textbook. Closely follow the Case Study Analysis Template by clicking on the hyperlink. Please utilize this template format for this Assignment. Use titles and subtitles per the format for readability purposes. Focus upon the idea of the company’s abuse and fraudulent activities with respect to Lennar’s behavior relative to CSR and business ethics. Please include the SWOT Analysis with the four quadrants in the Appendix of your paper (after the References page). You can find the SWOT Analysis template in Doc Sharing. Assignment Checklist: • Conduct a SWOT Analysis on the case study company’s CSR and business ethics practices. • Create a case study analysis focusing on the company’s abuse and fraudulent activities relative to CSR and business ethics. Format The case analysis should be 2--3 written pages in length (not including the formal title page and References page), double-spaced. Ensure that...
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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Future

Discussion Topic1: Corporate Social Responsibility and the Future Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is an “idea that business has [as] a duty to serve in general as well as the financial interest of stockholders” (Pearce & Robinson, 2013, p. 57). Do you believe society’s expectations for CSR will change in the next decade (p. 85)? Please explain.   Discussion Topic 2:Affirmative Action Affirmative action attempts to remedy the injustice of racial and sexual discrimination. When asked to justify their position, supporters of affirmative action commonly appeal to its effects on living individuals in society's long history of past discrimination. Others point to current patterns of discrimination. Do you agree that all affirmative action policies create unjust reverse discrimination? If not, which specific forms of affirmative action in the business world do you think escape this charge? Why do you think this? Explain your position with ethical theory.  ...
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Unit 7: Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics

Unit 7: Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics Case Study Analysis Paper: Prepare a case study analysis on Case 13, Lennar Corporation’s Joint Venture Investments, found in the Cases section of your digital textbook. Closely follow the Case Study Analysis Template by clicking on the hyperlink. Please utilize this template format for this Assignment. Use titles and subtitles per the format for readability purposes. Focus upon the idea of the company’s abuse and fraudulent activities with respect to Lennar’s behavior relative to CSR and business ethics. Please include the SWOT Analysis with the four quadrants in the Appendix of your paper (after the References page). You can find the SWOT Analysis template in Doc Sharing. Assignment Checklist: • Conduct a SWOT Analysis on the case study company’s CSR and business ethics practices. • Create a case study analysis focusing on the company’s abuse and fraudulent activities relative to CSR and business ethics. Format The case analysis should be 2--3 written pages in length (not including the formal title page and References page), double-spaced. Ensure that...
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In the Unit 6 Discussion, you will explore issues that relate to the death penalty

In the Unit 6 Discussion, you will explore issues that relate to the death penalty. The death penalty, which remains a highly controversial topic. Ethical issues that are controversial tend to be so because they usually have several strong but opposing points. You and your peers will explore some of these reasons and explore this difficult topic in light of ethical theory and reasoning. What are some of the arguments used for and against capital punishment? (You may want to complete some additional research to add to your knowledge). In your response, apply ethical theory to your position.   In addition to your posted answer, be sure to comment on at least two of your classmates’ post and participate regularly. Responses to others can come in many forms and can include the following: Responding to the ideas or details of someone else's responses. Taking a concept from the reading and applying it to life, to the reading itself, to your work, or to...
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Complex projects, especially those which involve institutional change, require careful project management.

Week 3 Looking Ahead   Project Management Planning Complex projects, especially those which involve institutional change, require careful project management. Central to project management is the project plan. Next week, you will develop a robust project plan which will include the following sections: Part 1: Service Level Agreement Part 2: Project Schedule Part 3: Strategies for Maintaining the Project Budget Part 4: Risk Management, Quality Management, and Sustainability Reading Sources McLaughlin, D. B., & Olson, J. R. (2012).Health care operations management (2nd ed.). Chicago, IL: Health Administration Press. Chapter 5, “Project Management” (pp. 95–129) Chapter 6, “Tools for Problem Solving and Decision Making” (pp. 133–163) Chapter 12, “Scheduling and Capacity Management” (pp. 317–337) Chassin, M. R., & Loeb, J. M. (2013). High‐reliability health care: Getting there from here.Milbank Quarterly, 91(3), 459–490. Retrieved from the Walden Library databases. Chowdhury, H., Zelenyuk, V., Laporte, A., & Wodchis, W. P. (2014). Analysis of productivity, efficiency and technological changes in hospital services in Ontario: How does case-mix matter?International Journal of Production Economics, 150, 74–82. Retrieved from the...
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Why have outsourcing initiatives become a key element in shaping functional tactics for today’s global companies?

Topic 1 Why have outsourcing initiatives become a key element in shaping functional tactics for today’s global companies? As a team, choose a Fortune 1,000 company that has adopted the use of outsourcing and has done so successfully. Work with your assigned teammates in the Team Discussion Area to create a collaborative post in this Discussion Board addressing the outsourcing question per your team’s company of choice. Support your finding through proper citation. My team chose Google and their outsourcing to India....
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Unit 6: Implementation Case Study Analysis Paper:

Unit 6: Implementation Case Study Analysis Paper: Prepare a case study analysis of Case 12: LEGO Group: An Outsourcing Journey found in the Cases section of your digital book. Closely adhere to the Case Study Analysis Template by clicking on the hyperlink. Please utilize this template format for this Assignment. Use titles and subtitles per the format for readability purposes. Focus upon the idea of the company’s short-term objectives, and through internal and external analyses create functional tactics to support the company’s implementation and outsourcing proposition in order to help move LEGO Group forward. Please include the SWOT analysis with the four quadrants in the appendix of your paper (after the References page). You can find the SWOT analysis template in Doc Sharing. Assignment Checklist: • Conduct a SWOT Analysis on the case study company’s internal and external challenges. • Create a case study analysis focusing on the company’s internal and external challenges through the development of short-term objectives. • Design the functional tactics required for the company’s implementation and outsourcing proposition. In this...
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Topic 1: Reward and Punishment

Topic 1: Reward and Punishment What method of reward and punishment is used in your family, and how does it fit in with the three theories? Does it work? Utilize the theories discussed in your reading.   Topic 2: Business Level Strategy Visit the websites of two luxury car makers: Lincoln athttp://lincoln.com BMW athttp://www.bmwusa.com These two automotive giants compete in the same strategic group. Browse each website and search for each company's business-level strategy. How are the luxury car competitors’ strategies similar? In what manner are they different? Which company has the competitive advantage and why?  ...
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