Before starting the interview, I should carefully review the candidate's cover letter, resume, background information and references. It is important to keep questions focused and relevant so they are tailored to individual job candidates. For example, if a candidate for sales position spent the last few years working in finance, I asked her how her background can help her become a successful sales rep. Be Clear About Process Businesses often fail to clearly
These key points will build and maintain economies of scale. Is competitive pressure from Lowe’s causing Home Depot to modify its competitive strategy? Competitive pressure by Lowe’s has caused Home Depot to aggressively upgrade its old stores. Lowe’s has a store layout strategy that focuses on women customers. They see women as a decision maker of a renovation of the houses.
Running head: SWOT SWOT Daniel Goodman Cardinal Stritch University Instructor: Walter Wochos MGT 426: Marketing March, 14 2012 One of the components of strategic marketing planning requires the creation of a series of strategic alternatives, or choices of future strategies to pursue, given the company's internal strengths and weaknesses and its external opportunities and threats. The comparison of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats is normally referred to as a SWOT analysis. Strength: Strength is an inherent capability of the organization which it can use to gain strategic advantage over its competitors. Weakness: A weakness is an inherent limitation or constraint of the organization which creates strategic disadvantage to it. Opportunity: An opportunity is a favorable condition in the organizations environment which enables it to strengthen its position.
Affecting Change Paper Jenea M. Smith LDR 531 March 21, 2011 John Thompson Affecting Change Paper Leadership can be defined as the ability to encourage and persuade others to work towards achieving a goal. Leaders are individuals who are concerned with doing the right thing, and managers are individuals who are concerned with doing things right. Leaders of companies and organizations are often faced with challenges of motivating employees to adjust to cultural changes and organizational structural. In large companies or organizations, the efficiency of managers depends on the influence they have over their subordinates, as well as their peers and superiors. Smith and Falmouth is a mid-size tele-shopping and mail order network
(2013) Feminism Feministic views of the family are split into 3 groups, similar to that of the key perspectives. Liberal feminists believe that both the male and the females have equal roles within the family when it comes to the household chores and childcare. Marxist feminists view the women as the producer of future workers and women’s oppression stems from capitalism and not the family. Radical feminist’s view of the family structure is one of patriarchal and that men are seen as the enemy. This type of family within society is also seen by feminists as the key institution in its contribution to maintaining social control.
Companies should have as part of their policy strategies to ensure that women and minorities are represented in all managerial positions and the company should hold management accountable for having a diverse management team. Management on all levels should have an on-going commitment to diversity training. This training will instill in them, the importance of having a diverse workplace and the company will be better able to serve a market of diverse consumers. In a diverse working environment there are different perspectives, acknowledging that, management will improve the performance of the employees. Employees may understand their own feelings and attitudes about people who are different from themselves.
This results in the man having more power over the woman as he is the individual working and bringing an income, enabling him to make the decisions whereas the woman would have no power for this to happen. In relation to having an income, feminists see the workplace as another place in which inequalities occur. ‘The Glass Ceiling’ is a phrase commonly used by feminists. It is related to women and their careers and how they are able to see promotion but are not going to be considered as they are women. This is highlighted in the report ‘Sex and authority in the workplace: the causes of sexual inequality’, Wendy C. Wolf
In his research, Drucker maintained the importance of gender diversity within an organization. He felt that females had meaningful knowledge of career and financial decisions because they took care of their households. They had to step up and take care of things when their husbands went off to war. Two specialist advisers from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Mike Emmott and Dianah Worman, give advice on corporate social responsibility and diversity in the article “The Steady Rise of CSR and Diversity in the Workplace.” In this article, they discuss how diversity can result in a productive working environment. Employees should be valued and their talents should be fully utilized.
Where the company is interested in the cognitive ability to lead the women in the program and the personality factors that will enhance the candidate’s ability to supervise all personalities, the other aspects of the tests will be appreciated. The ESQ2 meets the requirements for compliance with the Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) regulations. The use of the ESQ2 will reduce the likelihood of negligent hiring and reduce any legal implications from hiring someone with a tendency toward unlawful behaviors (Dessler, 2011). The ESQ2 reduces cost per hire, theft, turnover, and workplace injuries by providing assessments of the perspective individual (Sigma, 2010). The ESQ2 determines which employees show a tendency to negative work behaviors such as unauthorized sick days, alcohol and substance abuse, loafing, sabotage, theft, and disregard for safety procedures (Sigma,
Discuss the interrelationships between diversity and ethics and what you have learned in this class can help you manage these issues in your career 3. Discuss fully the dynamics of why many management researchers believe that women in the hospitality industry have an important role. Be specific and use examples from events and companies currently operating in the industry 4. Why be ethical? Why bother?