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Tuition Reimbursement Implementation ReportBrenna HeyneXCOM28508/09/2014Allyson WellsThis year has been very profitable for our company and since the company is looking to expand the employee benefits program I would like to suggest tuition reimbursement. As a current employee in the benefits department I feel tuition reimbursement for employees that obtain a bachelor's degree in business and communication would only help our company. There are many professional opportunities for employees within our company that would benefit from obtaining this degree and the earning potential for employees with a bachelor's degree is much higher. This company would...
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RUNNING HEAD: CAREER MANAGEMENT PLANCareer Management PlanUniversity of PhoenixHRM 531to: Team Employeesfrom:subject: Career management plandate: March 13, 2010cc: Jim martin, tom gonzalez, eric borden, terry garcia, susan burnt, ving hsuA career development plan is required to encourage employee...
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TABLE CONTENT1CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION �11.1 BACKGROUND �11.1.1 Educational situation in Vietnam recently �11.1.2 New university tuition fees project �21.2 RATIONALE OF THE RESEARCH �21.3 RESEARCH QUESTIONS �31.4 RESEARCH METHOD �31.5...
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Governmental Budgeting Process
Budgeting in the public sector is typically performed with the culmination of many departments. It combines planning and budgeting to assist individual departments in developing their budget to be consistent with specific objectives as well as strategic goals. Revenues can be particularly challenging to forecast due to unknowns such as enrollment and state funding. “Black Hawk College relies on three primary sources of revenue: tuition and fees, property taxes including Corporate Personal Property Replacement Tax (CCPRT), and state funding” (Black Hawk College, 2009). In addition to these revenue sources, the college receives revenue by way of interest...
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Riordan Problem Solution If I just made more money… We often hear this comment when employees are dissatisfied in their workplace. Not enough growth opportunities and insurance cost are sure to follow those remarks. Companies need to be aware of these worries before they become the reason for employee strikes or leaving for other jobs. Riordan is among the many companies facing the prospects of declining sales and unhappy employees.Companies continue to make better products that the customer will see as an added benefit to their own organization… Benefit? There is the key. Benefits are what we are looking for, insurance, vacations and education. If we are not paying...
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Incentives Plan PaperUniversity of Phoenix�Incentives Plan PaperIncentives plans are crucial to an organization in obtaining their goals and objectives. Effective incentives plans can motivate employees, boost their morale, and keep the employees loyal, committed, and happy. This paper will show how effective incentives plans relate to the organization's goals and objectives and how these incentives plans may or may not help the organization reach its objectives. The organization that will be discussed is Salem Hospital.Effective Incentives...
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Monetary and Non-Monetary CompensationAbode Clothing is a small business in the beginning stages of what may be one of the most successful retail stores ever. In that the company is rather small there are not many outstanding was to compensate employees other than their base pay and commission. Employee's base pay is determined by the utilization of the compilation of average salaries and market data, inflation indicators, and cost of living indicators. Employees are also paid commission for the number of sales made each day. (HR-Guide, 2000).This particular retail store is a major representation of...
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A customer driven organization with detailed customer relations can result in optimal effectiveness and efficiency in the workplace.
I. Maintaining an effective environment through a customer driven organization
A. Empowerment – the ability to help people use their powers and truest potentials to extend themselves, rather than restricting themselves.
1. Involvement of the employees
Staff Development via in-house training
a. Technical – train in the specifics of a particular job
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Riordan Manufacturing is a wholly owned subsidiary of Riordan Industries, a Fortune 1000 enterprise with revenues in excess of $1 billion. Riordan Manufacturing is a plastics producer with facilities in Georgia, Michigan and China. The 550 employees of the firm produce products with projected annual earnings of $46 million. These include plastic beverage containers made in Albany, Georgia; custom plastic parts made in Pontiac, Michigan; and plastic automotive fan parts in Hangzhou, China. The corporate headquarters is located in San Jose, California. Recent declining sales and profits are possible symptoms of growing...
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Economic Concepts WorksheetConceptApplication of Concept from Personal ExperienceReference to Concept in ReadingScarcity and ChoiceScarcity and Choice, there exist only a limited supply of human and non-human resources that are available without sacrifice of something else.My Psychiatric department is limited by the amount of funds it receives annually for staffing and the implementation of various healthcare projects and services. A recent change in the acuity and demographics of the psychiatric patient population has increased the necessity to hire additional nursing staff to maintain a high quality of services and care. Due to financial constraints, scarce human and property...
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Running head: Staff RetentionStaff Retention Plan for Cheyenne Health CareJeanne GadbawCapella UniversityDr. Betty Martin-Lewis09/11/2008�AbstractRetaining employees is a great dilemma for long-term care facilities. Cheyenne Healthcare is just one of the many that belong to Sava Senior Care. The corporation is relatively small unlike large corporations who have resources specifically aimed at retaining their employees while smaller facilities do not....
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Outline what you believe are the desired characteristics of an employer (organizationally) such as benefits, mentors, relaxed organizational climate, growth potential, etc. After this, develop a listing of items/activities that would provide the information needed to assess whether an organization meets (exceeds, or is deficient in) the desired characteristics such as examining an organization's Web site, reading the annual report, talking with current and former employees, etc.Next select an organization to research. Once you gather the necessary information, you analyze the information in relation to your initial...
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Employers around the globe are increasingly recognizing their employees' domestic partnerships as a basis for extending human resource benefits. The practice has generated a number of human resource policy implications and has created a variety of legal, economic, and social issues and considerations. These issues and considerations have often created political and social controversy, which is beginning to subside at the beginning of the twenty-first century.
Organizations that develop domestic partner programs hope these practices will help the organization accomplish its goals. Before starting programs, organizations usually investigate the cost-benefit analysis of both tangibles and...
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Benchmarking intends to discover the best practices of companies that have solved issues comparable to Riordan Manufacturing's concerns. It's the best way to find solutions involving companies in the same industry, and then finding solutions to similar issues faced by companies in other industries. General Motors and Verizon are companies that have faced decreased sales and employee concerns over employee reward issues. In Riordan Manufacturing case, they have developed a new business strategy and provide new strategies with their employee reward systems.
Riordan Manufacturing has determined what it must do to motivate its employees, but at what cost or risk. Riordan's...
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In this dynamic business environment, change is inevitable. Changes can be planned, or unintentional: depending on the driving forces behind. The major forces for change can be derived from the nature of the workforce, technology, economic shocks, competition, social trends, and world politics (Robbins & Judge, 2011). In this post the author will explain the Kotter’s eight –step approaches to managing organizational change and discuss how his company handles the planned changes in term of organization reconstruction.
When changes are inevitable, the leaders usually design some adequate steps to make the change go smooth, effective and permanently. Kurt Lewin argued that successful change...
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Nursing Leadership Analysis
Leadership at times can be a complex topic to delve into and may appear to be a simple and graspable concept for a certain few. Leadership skills are not simply acquired through position, seniority, pay scale, or the amount of titles an individual holds but is a characteristic acquired or is an innate trait for the fortunate few who possess it. Leadership can be misconstrued with management; a manager “manages” the daily operations of a company’s work while a leader envisions, influences, and empowers the individuals around them.
Assessment tools can be a good start for individuals to assess their leadership characteristics and skills, such as Grossman and...
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Motivation at Hitachi Automotive ProductsHitachi Automotive Products, Los Angeles (HAP-LA) is a major manufacturer of automotive electromechanical parts, including alternators, starters, mass airflow sensors and distributors. HAP-LA follows in the steps of many Japanese-based companies in providing above-average motivational packages through excellent benefits packages, incentive programs, and retention incentives. Through these different motivational packages, HAP-LA is able to meet the needs of the employees based on those established by Clayton Alderfer in the ERG Theory.Hitachi...
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Primary health care is the essential step to the Canadian health system. It is often associated with other specialized health care sectors, and community services. Many patients visit various services under primary health care such as family doctors' office, mental health facilities, nurse practitioners' offices; phone calls to health information lines, for example, Tele-health; and suggestions received from physicians and pharmacist (Primary health care, n.d.). This service can prevent patients from visiting the emergency department, when all that is required is some guidance and advice. Having primary care services can reduce the consumption of acute beds, where only...
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The problem analysis project clarified the advantage of team decision-making. A team is strengthened by having a balance of powers within its structure. For example, powers of influence help decision-makers market a decision solution in order to make changes. The power of expertise is instrumental in critiquing a solution and its relevance to a problem. Team D found the power of expertise to be critical when the solution selection and analysis of the decision was conducted. Confusion in completing the project resulted from the lack of clarity regarding relevant criteria rather than from a lack of understanding the
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Along with scholarships, fellowships, and grants, student loans are an important method of financing post-secondary education. With tuition costs rising, more students are borrowing to pay for college education today. However, not all students realize the burden of paying back their student loans. Many are defaulting.
Moreover, individual borrowers are not the only ones who face the consequences of the loan default. The federal government recovers around 80% of the total defaulted amount of student loans, losing billions of dollars each year. The latest data from the U.S. Department of Education indicates that student loan default rates have been rising. Official 2011 default rate is 10%....
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From the scenario 'Let It Pour: My First Assignment as Executive Assistant' provided by University of Phoenix (2004), the problems and challenges identified by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) are not unique to Faith Community Hospital, management, or employees. Similar factors plague other institutions and only serve to distract from the intended mission, but left unconstrained, can cause detrimental effects on a wide range of operational elements. There are factors that are relative to the functions of that institution, and there are factors that are constant regardless of the functions such as inflation, variances in personal beliefs and ethics, and communication. In the consideration...
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Electronic Transaction Standards
The protocols for sending and receiving ‘private’ information over the internet are ever changing. In the healthcare industry, particularly, privacy is a key issue. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA), requires the Department of Health and Human Resources (HH S) to adopt standards that must be used when conducting certain health care administrative transactions electronically, such as insurance claims and responses (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services [CMS]). The current version 4010 lacks certain functionality required by the healthcare industry, and just like other software programs, has become...
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The Millennial Generation, defined as the generation born between the years 1980 and 1995, has been the driving force for the modernization of the workplace across the US. With their knowledge of social media and high tech devices, they are poised to embrace the needed changes in the workforce towards higher technological integration. Due to their adoption of current technological trends and experiences, they are more likely than older workers to be receptive to different modes of working such as job sharing, teleworking, and working in virtual teams. Because of their versatility and quick adoption of the changing world and its technologies, they are highly sought after by businesses. ...
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Customer satisfaction is important to an organization because it leads to repeat business. In order for companies to thrive, the need for value is essential to customer satisfaction (Goldman, 2003). This paper will explain the value of quality in relationship to customer satisfaction as well as research three separate organizations that represent different economic sectors, and provide a description of the need for customer-driven quality for each of these organizations. Additionally, a matrix model will be constructed outlining the differences between the strategic roles of total quality management (
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Burrill & Ledolter relates customer satisfaction and quality by stating "The aim of quality is to give customers the product they want. The challenge is to understand true customer needs and to translate these into products that will satisfy those needs" (Burrill & Ledolter, 1999). This paper will explain the value of quality in relationship to customer satisfaction as well as research three separate organizations that represent different economic sectors, and provide a description of the need for customer-driven quality for each of these organizations. Additionally, a matrix model will be constructed outlining the differences between the strategic roles of total quality...
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The eChoupal has provided the services that increase efficiency of all stakeholders along the value chain. These services have been offered through the website, which encompasses the sense of "community". The website includes real-time weather information and forecasts; best practices of farming approaches; crop information; market information; panel-like experts on general questions and customized questions; and relevant news. The new services have completely reengineered the old supply chain, leading to significantly reduce inefficiencies that were evidenced in several interfaces along the chain.
ITC has introduced information technology into agricultural business in India. . The...
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Company Motivational Profile/Google Inc.Eric Barnes, Terrell Monger, Chris Matthew, James Harvey Sr.University of PhoenixPSY / 320Dr. Adam CarrAugust 25, 2009Company Motivational Profile/Google Inc.Google has become not only a household name, but has integrated itself into our everyday vocabulary while referring to performing an internet search. Many people are curious to what the word "Google" means and how did it come about. The word is actually a derivative of the word googol, which was first used by the Milton Sirotta. The word googol was also...
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The integration of electronic health record systems in healthcare settings has brought forth unfathomable capabilities. Quality patient care, along with decreased medical errors only names a few of the incredible improvements being made. Determining the cost-effectiveness of implementing a health information system in a large, medium, and small scaled facility is analyzed. Ethical issues along with legalities and advantages are discussed in this paper.
A key issue to the implementation of electronic health records rests on unresolved issues and who ultimately is responsible for costs. Under most provider reimbursement models according to Sittig, and Singh...
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In order to do business in today's marketplace daily tasks need to be simplified to run an efficient company. E-mail software, voicemail, and software designed to help the sales force at Noven Pharmaceuticals operate effectively will be highlighted in this paper.Most companies use office automation as a standard practices. Noven Pharmaceuticals is no exception to using office automation and group collaboration software. Software applications are used to automate routine office tasks, such as fax, email, and teleconferencing. These are a few of the most common systems used to help automate companies today. Without these tools, group collaboration takes more time and is very...
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Running head: PROBLEM SOLUTION: RIORDAN MANUFACTURINGProblem Solution: Riordan ManufacturingUniversity of Phoenix�Problem Solution: Riordan ManufacturingRiordan Manufacturing (Riordan) is a global plastics manufacturer with annual earnings of $46 million, producing plastic beverage containers, custom plastic parts, plastic fan parts, and research and development, (Scenario, 2010). Declining sales and uneven profits have driven Riordan to consider a change in overall...
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Contribution of primary care to health systems and health: Is it essential?
Evidence of the health promoting power of primary care has increased ever since investigators have been able to differentiate primary care from other characteristics of the health services delivery system. Studies constantly show that primary care has a positive effect on health results. It reduces mortality and morbidity, and it is considerably more lucrative than specialty based care. Therefore primary care is essential. Some of the beneficial impacts of primary care on health are:
- It increases contact to needed services,
- There is better quality of care,
- There is a greater focus on prevention,
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Shopping is something people enjoy doing; on the other hand working is not something people enjoy, unless the job meets all the demands of the worker. In order to find out if a company suits a person, one must find information through researching the company and not just looking through the classifieds. Knowing a companies awards or recognition, financial standing, and benefits offered give job seekers a way to choose which company they would be best suited for, Wal-Mart or Target.Wal-Mart, the largest retail company in the world, is known for its low prices, but Wal-Mart has other qualities that they have been recognized for. One quality that they have been awarded for was in 2002...
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A. What is the issue?
An Electronic Health Record is a computerized form of a patient’s medical chart. These records allow information to be readily available to authorized providers during a patient’s encounter with the healthcare system. These systems do not only contain medical histories, current medications and insurance information, they also track patients’ diagnoses, treatment plans, immunization dates, allergies, radiology images and lab tests/results (source). The fundamental aspect of EHRs is that they are able to share a patient’s information quickly across service lines and even between different healthcare organizations. Information is at the fingertips of lab techs, primary...
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Job Redesign PaperUniversity of PhoenixBret L. BuikePSY 320Jobs Redesign PaperMy workplace is a car dealership. It is a family owned franchise and we currently have seven locations across Ohio and Pennsylvania. The main purpose of our dealerships is to provide financing for people who otherwise may not be able to attain it. We do this in such a way that we can help to build or reestablish credit for people by using our own bank to finance the loans and report to all major credit bureaus. We provide excellent customer service before during and after the sale. We back every used car with a 36 month 36,000 mile service...
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School Vouchers: A Harmful Choice
Since entering office in January, President George W. Bush has given education reform high priority on his agenda. One element of his four-point initiative involves the implementation of school vouchers. A voucher, as defined in The American Heritage Dictionary, is a "certificate representing a credit against future expenditures." (The American Heritage) By diverting tax dollars from public schools to private institutions through the use of vouchers, America's public education system will become less effective, students from low income families will be set further behind, and the First Amendment will be directly violated.
The conservative economist...
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HUAWEI'S GLOBAL STRATEGY
Huawei is seen as China's independent innovation and the globalization of local companies operating in
the best example.
In fiscal year 2006, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ("Huawei"), sales for the first time more than 10 billion
U.S. dollars (11 billion U.S. dollars), of which 65% of revenue from overseas markets. In the next fiscal year
2007, Huawei again exceeded its own, to achieve sales of 16 billion U.S. dollars contract, up 45%, overseas
sales to 115 billion, as sales of Huawei's major source of income. At present, Huawei has basically grown...
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Introduction:Over the years, numerous theories have been proposed in an attempt to capture the various sources of motivation energizing individual behavior. These theories all propose a limited set of motivational sources; some arranged in a hierarchy, others viewed as developmental stages and still others theorizing no basic process of transition from one source to another (Secretan, 1999).In this report, Team A will describe the different theories on employee motivation and describe how our chosen organization modeled its people's strategy around the basic principles of Maslow's, Aldefer's,Herzberg's, and Acquired Needs theories.Maslow's Theory:Abraham...
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Nurse Residency Programs are one way to make nursing practice safer for the patient and to keep nurses from leaving the practice. The Affordable Care Act will increase the number of patients receiving medical care over the next several years. We, as a nation, will need adequate numbers of nurses to fill the void. Many hospitals and universities are constructing nurse residency programs to meet that need. The designation of these programs is to increase knowledge, confidence and job satisfaction of new graduate nurses in their first year of practice. The AACN and University HealthSystem Consortium support the concept of nursing residencies. In 2004, an outline for nurse residency...
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Cost allocation is the process of identifying, aggregating, and assigning of cost to various separate activities. There is no overly precise method of charging cost to objects, hence resulting to approximate methods being used to do so. Amongst the approximation basis used includes square footage, headcount, cost of assets employed, and electricity usage amongst others. The main aim of cost allocation is to spread cost in the fairest possible method and also to impact the behavior pattern of the cost.
The government always has various projects to be undertaken for the benefit of the nation, and the projects require proper cost allocation of the available resources. This is done to identify...
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The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was signed into law in 2010. This paper summarizes three provisions of the ACA and analyzes the financial implications these provisions might have on the healthcare industry and U.S. economy. The three provisions are: the expansion of Public Programs, tax changes related to health insurance or financing health reform, and changes to private insurance.
Expansion of Public Programs
Under the Affordable Care Act the provision of “Expansion of Public Programs” exists to make changes to Medicaid and CHIP. The goal is to, “Expand Medicaid to all non-Medicare eligible individuals under age 65 (children, pregnant women, parents, and...
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Running Head: GENERIC BENCHMARKING: RIORDAN MANUFACTURINGGeneric Benchmarking: Riordan ManufacturingJuly 16, 2007�IntroductionPeople join organizations for specific reasons and usually with some purpose in mind. Organizations hire people to obtain important employees' contributions such as time, effort, experiences, skills, and knowledge. Managers must know how to align its company's reward and compensation system with its business strategy and put the plan into action.Riordan Manufacturing management team can use the practice of generic benchmarking to find companies with similar problems, exam their solutions and...
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Strategic Program Management Worksheet
IMPLEMENTING ORGANIZATIONAL INITIATIVES
The purpose of this assignment is to begin the process of Problem Based Learning. In this step, you will be looking at one or more realistic situations and using them, in the context of this course, to identify the key concepts involved that you will need to understand in order to solve whatever problems you might encounter in those situations. Complete the table below by identifying at least five concepts that you will study from the text on the rEsource page in order to resolve the situations presented; list and briefly describe them in column A.
You have on the rEsource page a scenario that provides an...
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IntroductionA Chinese proverb says - "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime." This proverb clearly depicts how education is extremely important in providing individual freedom, self-reliance and self-empowerment. It sows the seeds for a society which is aware of what is happening around it and where every individual benefits from the gains that the societal development offers. Social prosperity, political stability, strong economy, and equality among all the people are other positive outcomes of education.It is because of this background that education is considered as a basic fundamental right in many countries...
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In a competitive economic environment, human resource management has taken more of a strategic, hands-on role in many companies to handle the challenges they face to stay competitive. Companies must find ways to bring in customers and keep good, well-motivated employees on the job. With this in mind, companies that are successful must have sound HRM practices and provide a positive workplace for employees. Looking at the Top 10 Companies to work for, we want to know if HRM practices have an effect on that company being one of the best places to work. We will look at REI, number 9 in the top ten companies to work, to see if Strategic Human Resource Management plays a role in their success.
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The Company had received a number of complaints about the product of “Cry Baby” doll after Christmas. The complaints were about the malfunction of the product that leakage of water and unable to cry when pressed the certain button, and the doll’s eyes were easily removed that harmful to children potentially. For that reason, an investigation into the incident was conducted.
After interviewed with staff, the 120 complainants and looked into the data, reports and guidelines, we found that:
1. The cause of the incident was the unqualified plastic materials used in production from a new supplier.
2. The quality control guidance and safety regulations were obsolete that no...
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The nursing shortage most likely does not mean a great deal to people until they are in the care of a nurse. The United States is in a severe nursing shortage with no relief in sight due to many factors compounding the problem and resulting in compromised patient care and nurse burnout. Nursing shortages have been experienced in the past by the United States and have been overcome with team effort. However, the current shortage is proving to be the most complex and great strides are being made to defeat the crisis before it becomes too difficult to change. Researchers anticipate that by 2010, the United States will need almost one million more registered nurses than will be...
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a) iii) CURRENT THINKING, FINDINGS AND APPROACHES OF THE TOPIC
In today’s society, most people are in search for the stable job with perfect criteria. Majority of them want jobs that have huge amount of salary, but in the same time, it also provides variety of benefits in addition of good balance between work and life. In the hospitality industry, specifically in hotels, the industry faces an increasing high turnover rate. With jobs position ranging from front desk tellers, customer service agents, housekeeping, maintenance and food and beverage handlers, the result of high turnover can come from many diverse factors. When dealing with the hotel industry, the question arises as to why...
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A look at what the U.S. must do to improve education for the poor.
The public educational system in the United States is in desperate need of rejuvenation. The US’s standards are not up to par with other industrialized nations and because of this children don’t learn the fundamental skills required to become productive members of society. This trend is especially noticeable in areas of high poverty where schools do not have access to adequate resources to provide help for students that need it. Both the federal government and the states themselves have taken measures to right the course of the American educational system, but thus far the gains have...
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IntroductionOur team has chosen the healthcare industry, specifically medical laboratories, to write a Full Industry Overview. The purpose of this research analysis paper on the Full Industry Overview of the healthcare industry is to provide an overview of the industry that we have chosen, analyze Current Market Conditions, analyze Future Market Conditions, and also compile a list of final recommendations. The following it the results of our research analysis.Industry Overview: HealthcareLearning Team C chose the healthcare industry to research. In this Industry Overview Section, the team will discuss the history of the industry, the market in which it operates, the...