Describe what is unique about SIA’s five elements of its successful HR practices. -Evaluate the effectiveness of each element’s contribution toward SIA’s leadership in service excellence and cost effectiveness. -Despite evidence that such practices help service firms achieve higher company performance, many organizations have not managed to execute them as effectively. -Why do you think […]
How would you describe a Ponzi scheme? What are some other examples of this type of scheme outside of this case? Describe the essential elements of the Bernie Madoff fraud. What made it so effective? Is this fraud primarily a case of asset misappropriation or fraudulent financial reporting? Explain the reason for your answer. Do […]
1. Describe your client organization (Uber) paying specific attention to (a) what has been at the heart of its success so far? Is this sufficient going forward in home and global markets? (b) the challenges it faces at home and in global markets (c) the role of leadership and leader style, and (d) the role […]
(a) How do managers indulge in creative accounting? Your answer should provide a structured overview of approaches plus an in-depth analysis of the creative accounting issue evident in practice for your selected company. (b) To what extent do accounting theories explain the incentives for management to engage in creative accounting? To what extent do these […]
Analyze your positioning within the company’s or your department’s organization. Consider the following: e.g. organization regarding ownership, business strategy, organizational structure, corporate culture and communication channels, relationships with main customers and prospects, competitors, suppliers, and other external stakeholders. Identify 3 problems or areas for improvement (weaknesses) within the company and relate EACH of them to […]
Discuss the issues raised by having an apparent conflict between the application of IFRS with the benefits it provides with earnings management which is designed to avoid paying corporation tax liabilities. Consider if there is justification for allowing any form of earnings management within IFRS.
What are the advantages to the property developer in using critical path analysis to plan this project? How realistic is the idea of using only two workers to complete the project given the deadline of six weeks? You do not need any specialist knowledge of construction to answer this question. Identify at least 5 risks […]
Measuring change: What measures will you look to in order to determine the progress you are making with the implementation of your change initiative? What are the quantitative measures? What are the qualitative measures? Identify at least four measures, two quantitative and two qualitative. For each measure address the following: 1) What kind of data […]
What is an ethics code? Describe various methods firms use to monitor employees and ensure their compliance with ethics codes.
In this milestone, discuss what the company needs to do to change direction and what the success will look like. Complete the following: Based on the environmental (SWOT/TOWS) analysis you conducted on your chosen organization, what strategy would you recommend to move the organization in a new direction? The strategy should be a high-level explanation […]