Leadership Interview Of Sue Eckert, Senior Vice President Of Nursing At Medstar Washington Hospital Center

Leadership Interview:Sue Eckert, Senior Vice President of Nursing at Medstar Washington Hospital Center The George Washington UniversityMedStar Washington Hospital Center is the largest hospital in Washington D.C.; With 926 beds and roughly 2400 employees within MWHC’s nursing department, it is also among the 50 largest in the entire nation. The oversight and management of such … Read more

Comparative Analysis of The Main Characters’ Personalities In The Color Purple And A Thousand Splendid Suns

In both The Color Purple and A Thousand Splendid Suns it is evident that the thoughts, actions and personal growth of Celie and Mariam, protagonist of the novels are influenced by those who they surround themselves with, in addition to further factors such as the setting of each novel and major events that take place … Read more

Dr. William Edwards Deming – The Father Of The Quality Evolution

American statistician, business consultant, and educator Dr. William Edwards Deming introduced methods and ideas that have left a profound impact on modern businesses and develop the effective management techniques used today. Born in Sioux City on October 14, 1900, W. Edwards Deming attended the University of Wyoming earning his B.S. in 1921, University of Colorado … Read more

Performance and compensation management

Performance Management explains your interaction with the employee at each stage of the path between these important life cycle events. Performance management gives you an opportunity to communicate with a job opportunity. Role of performance management in HR: Create a clear job description using the employee recruitment plan that identifies the selection team. Fill out … Read more

How To Minimize Bias And Increase Objective Decision Making

Cognitive bias is a systematic flaw in one’s perception of being in a particular environment. The term “systematic” is very important because it asserts that these errors are not accidental. Bias is not due to a person being careless or forgetting something, it happens because the environment filters out information that people can observe. Imagine … Read more

Work breakdown structure

Work breakdown structure (WBS) also referred to as contract work breakdown structure (CWBS): deliverable-oriented grouping of the work involved in a project that defines its scope into smaller components. Because most project today are complex not as in the old days was easy to do it. Because it involves multiple things like many people. So … Read more

Reflective journal

The biggest and most challenging task in business today is the dealing with demands of change. This ever happening change not only confronts us but also challenges our skills in order to create value to our customers and also to be relevant. This reflective journal has been prepared over the course of my study for … Read more

Project Integration Management

Abstract Purpose – With the purpose of enhancing the understanding of project integration management, the main purpose of this paper is to discuss the project integration management processes and how these processes interact with each other and with processes in other project management knowledge areas. Design/methodology/approach – This paper uses a review of recent literature … Read more

Poor Time Management Can Make a Student Athlete Fail

All young students attend college with a goal to further their education. However, some students start their school year with more goals than others. College-aged student athletes work to expand their knowledge and play an active sport simultaneously. Some question whether or not this is academically beneficial. Many argue that actively participating in an athletic … Read more

Compare And Contrast Analysis Of The Maximalist And Minimalist Definitions Of Democracy

Democracy, according to Abraham Lincoln former American President is a government of the people by the people and for the people. In other words “Democracy is a system of government in which all the people of a state or polity are involved in decision making”. Most theories of democracy are based on the principle of … Read more

Project management models: spiral model

The spiral model combines the idea of iterative development with the systematic, controlled aspects of the waterfall model. The spiral model has four phases. A software project repeatedly passes through these phases in iterations called Spirals. This means that the product is released incrementally. The Identification phase starts with gathering the business requirements in the … Read more

Performance Management System (PMS) In Human Resources In The Organization

“Performance management system (PMS), is the process of identifying, measuring, managing, and developing the performance of the human resources in the organization.” A system that measures workers performances that we use to improve the individual performance (SHRM 2010 Curriculum Guidebook for the complete list). Beer and Ruh (1976) had coined the phrase performance management in … Read more

Analysis of Detroit Bikes

Detroit’s economy after the crash of 2008 has been on a consistent rise due to new manufacturing companies like Detroit Bikes. Detroit Bikes is an American bicycle manufacturer that wanted to improve its Direct-To-Consumer sales through its e-commerce website. I aided with implementing Search Engine Optimization strategies and analyzed the decision Detroit Bikes made to … Read more

The true meaning of peer leadership

I am the oldest boy in my family, including cousins and siblings. Being the oldest boy, of four siblings and nine cousins, has had a huge impact on who I am. Considering both my parents are hard working, busy people, I have spent a significant amount of time caring and setting an example for my … Read more

The aims and benefits of Beyond Budgeting

For a long period of time, budgets have been the furthermost vital management and control tool. They are being used to provide targets for a company and help point them in the right direction. Due to the great success of budgets throughout the years, they are being used within almost every company. However, like in … Read more

Leadership Experiences Of Women Executives In Public Sector Organizations In Ghana (Literature Review)

This chapter reviews related literature on the leadershipexperiences of women executives in public organisations. It begins with some definitions of leadership experiences of women executives. Some related theories will also be reviewed. This will be followed by empirical literature from other researchers in relation to the topic under study and a conceptual framework. The Sex-Based-Bias … Read more

Path-goal Theory Of Leadership

Leadership has been a mysterious and controversial topic of discussion. Researchers have tried to discover, what factors determine how a leader acts and what traits, abilities, behaviors, sources of power or aspects of the situation determine how well a leader is able to influence followers and accomplish group objectives. To demystify leadership many research findings … Read more

Shakespeare’s King Lear and Shirwadkar’s Natsamrat: A Comparative Study

Introduction William Shakespeare is one of the greatest names in the world of English literature and same is the case with Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar who is one of the renowned writers in the domain of Marathi literature. Both writers have their own genius and greatness and there could be no comparison between their writing. Both … Read more

"Digital Security Risks"

The increasing use of and dependence on information technology in business activities – while creating significant benefits in terms of productivity and efficiency – is also leading to significant risks. Among them are “digital security risks” which, when they materialise, can disrupt the achievement of business by compromising the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information … Read more

The ecological validity in moral decision-making research

Despite the many studies investigating dishonest behaviour, the ecological validity in moral decision-making research is lacking. Many studies used paradigms of instructed lying and as a result the lying observed in these studies is different from more spontaneous forms of lying as it does not involve the voluntary intention to lie. Additionally, participants are not … Read more

Excellence in Customer Service

The staff members of every hospitality and tourism organization are its most important resource. How their work is managed (facilitated) directly impacts the success or failure of the organization. The basic management process is the same in almost any type of organization, and it consists of six basic functions that relate to all resources, including … Read more

Global commodity chains

What is the purpose of global food commodity chains and to what extent are they globally configured? Use a specific food commodity chain to illustrate your answer. The current restructuring of the world-economy under global capitalism has further integrated international trade and production (Gereffi et el 1994:159). Globalisation has broken down geographical boundaries and with … Read more

9 Principles of Management: Henry Mintzberg vs Henry Fayol

Henry Mintzberg’s principles of management Mintzberg proposes an alternative classical view on management. He believes that managers play a combination of interpersonal , informational and decisional roles (Mintzberg,1975). Mintzberg formulates the notion that the information on managerial functions introduced by Henry Fayol in 1916 say very little about what managers actually do. Mintzberg uses typical … Read more

Leadership in Healthcare

The Irish health system is continuously under review and experiences regular change and transformation at every level. The impact of these ongoing changes within health and social care services affects almost every aspect of organizational culture, the way staff work and how each organisation plans and delivers services for the benefit of service users and … Read more

Importance of Communication in Project Management

Communication performs an essential profession in maintaining a challenge on the project. The project supervisor encumbered with controlling all circumstances of the duty, together with the conversion plan. The specifications of the oral transaction, including of the procedure and regularity, range depending on the PM’s choices. Know-how, the scope of the conversion plan, helps a … Read more

A Project Management Plan

A project management plan includes all actions necessary to define, integrate, and coordinate all subsidiary and complementing plans into a cohesive project management plan. It defines how the project is executed, monitored and controlled, and closed. The project management plan is updated and revised through the integrated change control process. In addition, the process of … Read more

Operational risk

Operational risk is a risk of loss resulting from inadequate or failed internal processes, people and systems or from external events. It includes legal risk, but excludes strategic and reputational risk. Operational risk management has always been a complex function for banks. Today the scope of regulatory compliance and risk management has become much broader, … Read more

Operations Management System

The goal of operations management is to maximize the effieciency of the organization while producing goods and services that effectively fulfill customer arising wants. The Role of Operations Management in the Organization Behavior Operations are the way through the organization operate and work. It is the main reason why the company is operating. Operations is … Read more

Nurses as a Change Agent

Change in today’s health care landscape is a daily, if not hourly, reality. The historical term for those leading change is “change agent.” The job of the change agent is to assist people (including both health care professionals and consumers), organizations (hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, physician offices, home health agencies) and other stakeholders in understanding … Read more

Painting a Picture: The Importance of Subjective Measures

Introduction Measurement of stress in occupational health settings can be grouped into two general measurement methodologies, objective and subjective measures. Perrewe and Zellars (1999) argued subjective measures are more valuable than objective measures, while Frese and Zapf (1999), and Schaubroeck (1999) provided opposing insights, stating that it is unrealistic, time-consuming and costly to account for … Read more

Customers Relationship Management (CRM)

A) Customers Relationship Management (CRM) Customers Relationship Managements used to build up and maintain a good relationship with customers. CRM business model used by Dell is direct business model, where the computer systems are custom-built based on customers’ specifications and services are tailored to customers’ needs. Dell is using CRM system to contact customers directly … Read more