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Title: Project management discipline, life-cycle, classification, culture, change, personality
Abstract
This paper starts out by introducing project management than moving on to history after that to certain ways project management is implemented. Project management discipline, life-cycle, classification, culture, change, project managers personality and time estimates is also discussed. This paper is a general overview of what project management is and on what type of project ...
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Title: Time for intuitive and evidence-based management.
Ch. 10: How much do you think it is possible for an outsider to discern about the underlying cultural values of an organization by analyzing symbols, ceremonies, dress, or other observable aspects of culture, compared to an insider with several years of work experience? Select a percentage (e.g., 10%, 70%) and discuss your reasoning.

An insider will know the culture much more t...
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Title: Will technology enable top managers to do their job with little face-to-face communication?
Ch. 7: Mass customization of products has become a common approach in manufacturing organizations. Discuss ways in which mass customization can be applied to service firms as well.

Mass customization refers to using mass-production technology to quickly and cost-effectively assemble goods that are uniquely designed to fit the demands of individual customers (Daft, 2008, p. 264)...
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Title: Give an example in which a fad did not work as expected. Explain the reason it did not work.
Ch. 4: How do you think planning in today's organizations compares to planning twenty-five years ago? Do you think planning becomes more important or less important in a world where everything is changing fast and crises are a regular part of organizational life? Why?

Unlike twenty five years ago today the economy faces much more uncertainty. This is because today technology is ...
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Title: It is necessary to teach the no growth business approach in business schools
Business schools have a responsibility to education the modern businessman or woman in all facets of the subject. That includes many of the different philosophies on growing your business. Most businesses today realize that they have to grow in order to survive. This is especially true for larger organizations such as Wal-Mart, GE, and Johnson & Johnson (Daft, 2008). However, this strategy ...
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Title: Descriptive statistics is used to summarize data in a way that everyone understands
Descriptive Statistics
There are several different topics in statistics. But no topic is considered more important than descriptive statistics. Descriptive statistics is used to summarize data in a way that everyone understands and interprets clearly. There are two ways to summarize data. The data can be summarized graphically and numerically. Using numerical approach one would cal...
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Title: Questions regarding participant's demographic are asked at the beginning of the survey
1. Build the management-research question hierarchy.

The management-research question hierarchy assists in moving from the management dilemma to the management decision.

The management dilemma is that Penton Media is experiencing a decline in use of publication reader service cards, postcard-sized devices that readers use to request more information from advertiser...
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Title: Managing a Holistic Marketing Organization
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After reading this chapter, students should:

27) Know what are the important trends in marketing practices
28) Know what are the keys to effective internal marketing
29) Know how companies can be responsible social marketers
30) Know how a company can improve its marketing implementation skills
31) Know what tools are avail...
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Title: Tapping into Global Markets
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After reading this chapter, students should:
28) Know what factors a company should review before deciding to go abroad
29) Know how companies can evaluate and select specific foreign markets to enter
30) Know what are the major ways of entering a foreign market
31) Know to what extent the company must adapt its products and marketing progr...
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Title: Introducing New Market Offerings
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After reading this chapter, students should:
12) Know what challenges a company faces in developing new products
13) Know what organizational structures are used to manage new-product development
14) Know what are the main stages in developing new products
15) Know what is the best way to set up the new product development process
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