Self-Directed Work Teams (SDWT) is used by a large number of organisations in today's society. Manufacturers have started using this concept of SDWT, which has seen to be a big growth (Richard, William, and Wilson 1991, 44). Since this team process was first studied in 1951 in an American workplace, it has assisted this process to be used in a number of businesses and industries in which most of these companies are listed in the Fortune 500 companies (Petty 2008, 2). Managers who require their...
Retail, one of India's largest industries, has presently emerged as one of the most dynamic and fast paced industries of our times with several players entering the market. Accounting for over 10 per cent of the country's GDP and around eight per cent of the employment retailing in India is gradually inching its way toward becoming the next boom industry. As the contemporary retail sector in India is reflected in sprawling shopping centers, multiplex malls and huge complexes offer shopping,...
Knowledge management has been of great interest worldwide, IT investment in knowledge Management have been given interest from Bahraini's Bank. This paper reports on the availability of Knowledge-Based System and the benefits expected from the use of such a system in increasing the effectiveness of decisions. The paper highlights the need for an automated tool to support such a complex decision-making process. The influence of four factors, representing the use of KMS, had been studied to see...
When any business reflects of the enduring goals, it definitely considers the strategic objectives. Similarly Coca Cola sets up its strategic goals for a time period of 3 years. Nevertheless, these are evaluated on yearly basis to assure that they are trendy and up-to-date. The main goals of which one is to carry on supplying featured products to the dear consumers. Second of which is to choose and hold on to the specialized individuals for the company. Third of which is to assure the consumer...
To help build Departmental capability over the medium and long term the identification of needs should be directly linked to the achievement of the Organisational goals as well as on the broader career development needs of individual employees. Numerous studies have shown that individuals process information differently. In today's educational environment the traditional educational delivery method of a professor standing in front of a classroom of students has been augmented, and in some cases...
Ethics, compared to corporate social responsibility is on a more individual business level. "A business is part of society and, just as society requires a certain standard of behaviour from individuals; it also expects businesses to abide by similar standards" (Dooley, D., 2007 pg220). A business which wishes to portray a good ethical stance will make sure that they are not involved in any 'dodgy' or morally wrong business deals. Instead they would want to show the public how...
Slack et al (2010) defines Operations Management is a activity where the organization produces the products and services by managing and transforming the input resources into output products and services and deliver to the customers . Operations Management is a vital part of an organization success. In order to define and understand clearly the function of operations management, it is necessarily to emphasize the operations terms which are production operations and service operations....
What is Leadership? Leadership is a process of getting things done through people. The quarterback moves the team toward a touchdown. The senior patrol leader guides the troop to a high rating at the camporee. The mayor gets the people to support new policies to make the city better. It is said leaders are not made but are born. Great leaders will arise when there is a great need. These leaders are getting things done by working through people -- football players, Scouts, and ordinary citizens....
Developing new placement capacity is a complex task with multiple external factors intertwining to ensure each new placement meets the robust criteria to pass the audit process. It was initially thought that this process was delayed by its complexity, conversely existing corroboration identifies that delay is more likely related to the mismatch between demand on service and the capacity of Placement Development Managers (PDMs) to respond to this demand. Often North West Placement Development...
ABSTRACT Each successful organization has a story. These organizations are aware of the importance of reputation. A positive reputation improves trust, confidence, and sales, which in turn effects organization's revenue, growth and profitability. A bad reputation can lead to a decrease in consumer confidence, and, in turn, a reduction in revenue and profits. In this day and age, erroneous rumors, malicious gossip, unfair opinions and other bad news spread fast! The internet has speeded up...