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

Stop Killing your Time

We’re all given a certain amount of time, to experience life, to carry out our dreams, our destiny. But we don’t realize that the time bar of our life can only grow smaller from today going forward, let that sink in. You can’t buy time, you can’t grow time, you can’t ask for more time, … Read more

Effective Management

Management is the administration of a company, a not-for-profit organization, or government body. Personnel management has been formulated over the years and includes staff motivation as a part of the science. Therefore, motivation is a process of persuading a person (especially employee) to do something in a particular way. Widespread methods of it are tangible … Read more

Porter’s 5-forces analysis

Honda Rivalry Among Competitors: Strong Force. Competition in the automobile industries is very high, as there are many firms in this industry that caters to many varieties of customers, so each firm try to do its best to make more profit than others, making its product more appealing and sellable in the market. Threats of … Read more

Business Ethics in Private Sector

The private sector is faced with numerous ethical issues on a daily basis. Most of these dilemmas come out of managerial approach and personal style of leadership while other have their origins in different day to day situations. The dilemmas come off problems that make decision making the process difficult when business owners have to … Read more

"What kind of a leader would I want to be?"

Leadership is an influential process. The leader is in a position to shape, regulate, control and change the attitudes, behaviour and performance of his group members. The latter are supposed to comply with the leader’s desires and directives and partially suspend their own judgment. There exists a particular relationship between the leader and his group … Read more

WHAT IS BATNA?

BATNA is about having an alternative that can be turned to when negotiation takes a halt. It is more about improving the bargaining position and to measure how good a deal is. The power of BATNA affords the leverage to ask for more. If the negotiated deal doesn’t work out as per the expected outcome, … Read more

Planning Work Activities: Case Application Of The Profit TV Series And Mr. Cory’s Cookies

Introduction Mr Cory’s cookies is a start-up bakery founded by 13-year-old entrepreneur Cory Nieves and his single mother mom Lisa Howard in 2009. At age 6, Cory started his small business as a way to raise money to buy his mom a car after growing tired of riding public transportation. He started selling hot chocolate … Read more