In groups of three or four, make a list of possible reasons that the actual ending inventory might not agree with the ending inventory according to a computer system. Jason Tierro, an inventory Jason Tierro, an inventory clerk at Lexmar Company, is responsible for taking a physical count of the goods on hand at the end of the year. He has been performing this duty for several years. This year, Jason was very busy due to a shortage of personnel at the company, so he decided to just estimate the amount of ending inventory instead of doing an accurate count. He reasoned that he could come very close to the true amount because of his past experience working with inventory.
Labor Union strikes were the most prominent form of worker insurrection against employers. During the period of 1875-1900, many labor unions participated in strikes, however many of them failed to achieve their goals. The biggest reason that farmers and workers went on strike was clearly stated by a machinist before the Senate Committee on Labor and Capital. Because machines were taking jobs away, workers would lose their livelihood, and most likely their only source of income. In the year of 1877, employees working for the four largest railroads went on strike due to the fact that their employers cut their wages by 10 percent; this was known as the Great Rail Road Strike.
Client satisfaction and retention could suffer due to longer wait times and lack of company responsiveness due to a decreased work staff if the telecommuters aren’t available. Because this risk is such a lynchpin to the project’s success, the probability of occurrence is very low. The initial action is to have weekly status meetings, with additional meetings scheduled as needed to monitor and bring additional resources to the table if remaining target dates and milestones aren’t going to be hit. This will also be the plan to mitigate the risk
Although a fifth Kiwanee dumper was updated last year with the hope of resolving the problem, it was unable to fix them and the overtime costs of the process are still very high. 2. There is a long waiting time for trucks and drivers in queuing to unload process fruit into the receiving plant. Seriously, when the holding bins were full, the waiting time could be up to several hours. This has upset the growers since the wages of a truck and drives are up to $100 per hour.
Morgan’s weekly routine we have found the following problems. Mr. Morgan’s commute every week it’s costing him not only time but money as well. He wastes an average of 7 hours a week traveling from restaurant to restaurant. Another problem is that he hands out hard checks; this can be a problem because if he loses his checks the employees will not [Avoid the use of contractions in formal writing (e.g., Don't = do not)] get paid. He also needs to set up a standard for all new hires and employees concerns.
The workers were not visiting the clients on a weekly basis as mandated by DCFS and paperwork was consistently late. There was chronic absenteeism, a high level of turnover, low morale, and low job satisfaction among the employees. All of the above issues adversely affect the level of care and services being provided to the client. How can Hull House Association communicate change in an effort to increase employee satisfaction and organizational productivity? Hull House’s leadership was not supportive of staff at that time.
A major issue that Custom Molds is facing is adapting to the changing needs of their customers. For example, the chart on molds produced provided in the case shows that orders for multiple parts have decreased over the past several years. This is a problem for Custom Molds because it would be much easier for the company to produce several identical molds rather than an increasing number of individual, unique molds. Another issue that the company is facing is that they have slow process and delivery of their products. The production process of each mold can take from two to four weeks, and the company is giving a lead-time of nine weeks.
Newcastle herald 23rd march 2013, More mining jobs axed, Whitehaven coal laid off 40 workers in NSW to deal with lower coal prices. The company lost $47 million in the first half of the financial year and is expected to be the same in the second half. As prices aren’t lowering and they are still trying to find ways to save money, more jobs will be redundant.800 workers have been sacked in just 6 months from Queensland, Brisbane, and NSW hunter valley. With all these job losses more and more families are having to find new homes and new jobs because they have no money. Newcastle herald 23rd march 2013, Apple blames record labels for high prices, Australia has to
This is an internal issue- business management; this affects the business in a negative way. This is a weakness to the business because many people lose their job. Reference: http://business.time.com/2014/02/26/qantas-to-cut-5000-jobs-posts-211-million-loss/ Source: Internet Date: February 26,
It became harder for the supervisors to keep track of their employees, therefore, making it difficult for the payroll department to deduct pay for the time the employees were late. Nine months after the removal of the time clocks, it was decided to re-introduce the time clocks. This decision stemmed from the lack of attendance, poor production,