Using the attached case study “Change Agent “In Waiting”1prepare a consulting proposal based on information provided in the case.
1 Jick, T. D., & Peiperi, M. (2011). Managing change:Cases and Concepts (3rd ed.): McGraw-Hill Higher Education.
The proposal must be 1000–1500 words and include at least the following 5 sections:
-Definition of project
-Diagnosis of current situation
The proposal must include a title and reference page formatted according to current APA requirements. It must use a minimum of 4 scholarly peer-reviewed sources plus the text. Write the proposal as if you are addressing the CEO or organizational leadership as identified in the selected case study. The overall narrative in the proposal must include significant emphasis on diagnosing the problems in the business with recommendations for relevant change. These recommendations must be supported with specific examples or sources.
-If the organization needs to change its recruitment strategy or perhaps offer new products, what specific types of change are involved?
-Will the employees be affected? If so, what type of employees?
-How should the recommended changes be implemented?
-Are there drivers of the change that will determine the success of the change initiative? If so, what are they?
Keep in mind that the proposal is an overview of the current situation, needed changes, and recommendations; therefore, it is important to refrain from providing too much detail. However, the proposal must contain enough information for the CEO to select a course of action. Because the person receiving your proposal is the CEO, there is no need to re-state information in the case study as he/she should already be aware of the current situation.
You are encouraged to integrate information from any of the Reading & Study materials or your own experience. The prompt is provided to support your analysis and critical thinking as you read the case and to give you some structure for your proposal assignment.
-What are the key characteristics of government organizations, like the Housing Development Board of Singapore, and not-for-profits which help explain the content for this case?
-What is the change challenge for HDB and for Tan as she returns to her former employer?
-How do you evaluate her action plan? What are its strengths? What are your concerns?
-What would you suggest to improve her plan?
-What does it take to drive change from a lower to middle management position and in a government context?
Assignment – Public Health Issues and Future Generations
As discussed throughout this course, there are many factors that contribute to the success of an effective public health response. A prompt response, accurate documentation of the event, and communication with both personnel and the public are intertwined. Once the event has passed the critical stage and disaster recovery begins, a thorough evaluation needs to be completed to reflect on what went well and what did not. These evaluations will provide crucial information to public health professionals to improve performance for the next disaster.
You have learned more about public health issues, environmental factors, behavioral health and wellness, immunization, and social determinants of health. In this assignment, you will research and develop a PowerPoint presentation to address the future of public health and the implications of public health issues for future generations.
Select a current public health issue. You can select an issue addressed in this course or one of your choice (e.g., chronic diseases, immunization, obesity, heart disease, and/or an environmental issue). Identify at least five scholarly resources (peer-reviewed references) to support your assertions. Analyze the current status of your selected issue to determine how this issue will impact the future of public health including the implications for future generations and public health involvement.
Include the following in your presentation:
– Describe the problem and how the issue has been addressed. List the advantages and disadvantages of the method(s) used to address it. Explore how you might handle these components and include three reasonable approaches to address the issue.
– Discuss the future of public health and how your selected issue will affect the people of the United States.
– Describe how this situation might be handled in a different manner. Recommend ways by which public health involvement can improve handling of the issue in future occurrences and identify some examples to change the status quo.
– Support your statements using scholarly literature and evidence-based information from at least five authoritative resources.
– Be sure to state major points clearly and support with specific details, examples, or analysis.
Develop a 15 -20 slide presentation on this issue.
Cite all sources using the APA format.
Dickey, R. W., Rotkin-Ellman, M., & Solomon, G. (2012). FDA risk assessment of seafood contamination after the BP oil spill/FDA risk assessment of seafood contamination after the BP oil spill: Rotkin-Ellman and Solomon respond.Environmental Health Perspectives, 120(2), A55–A56. (ProQuest Document ID: 928055105)
Murray, K. O., Walker, C., & Gould, E. (2011). The virology, epidemiology, and clinical impact of West Nile virus: A decade of advancements in research since its introduction into the western hemisphere. Epidemiology and Infection, 139(6), 807–817. doi: 10.1017/S0950268811000185. (ProQuest Document ID:865912268)
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria
Described the problem and the advantages and disadvantages of the method(s) used to address it.
Recommended three reasonable approaches to address the issue.
Explained the future of public health and how your selected issue will affect the people of the United States.
Recommended ways by which public health involvement can improve handling of the issue in future occurrences and identified examples to change the status quo.
Explained major points clearly, supporting your statements using scholarly literature and evidence-based information from at least five authoritative resources.
Used correct spelling, grammar, and professional vocabulary. Cited all sources using the APA format.
LadyH01 posted a question · Mar 14, 2016 at 11:27am
The following self-assessments allow you to learn more about yourself.
Self-assessment 7.8: What is your preferred decision making style?
How good is your decision-making?
Leadership skills assessment questionnaire
The leadership motivation assessment: How motivated are you to lead?
These instruments feature behavioral questionnaires that address a variety of personal attributes such as personality, emotional intelligence, communication abilities, motivation, and decision-making. The overall expectation is that these instruments will provide you with value-added results that will later allow you to hone your skills as a solid decision-maker and leader.
Take at least one emotional intelligence test, one leadership assessment, and one decision-making assessment from the links included in this assignment.
In a 4-6 page essay, discuss the assessments you chose. Discuss the outcomes of the assessments by specifically addressing how they reflect, define, and assess personality and how personality, emotional intelligence, and decision-making impact organizational contributions and leadership.
How do the assessments inform the following questions: How do emotional intelligence, leadership, and decision-making contribute to the effectiveness of one’s role in an organization? What common biases might impact decision-making? How can one become a more effective leader and decision-maker?
Use at least two scholarly sources and information from the module to support your essay. All work should be formatted according to Saudi Electronic University academic writing standards and APA style guidelines.
Health care market failures, such as adverse selection, can be addressed through government policy and regulation. By limiting barriers and providing access to health care through policy such as the health insurance expansion under the Affordable Care Act, policy makers can address failures and ensure adequate insurance coverage for healthy, unhealthy, and at-risk populations. For this Assignment, you examine the health insurance expansion policy and evaluate economic implications.
To prepare for this Assignment:
Analyze the rationale for health insurance expansion under the Affordable Care Act. How does health insurance expansion relate to the problem of adverse selection?
Consider the economic implications of health insurance expansion in the United States. What are the economic implications of health insurance expansions for health care organizations in your own state or region?
Note: This Assignment will be graded using this rubric: Document: Week 6 Assignment Rubric (Word document)
In a 4- to 6-page paper, address the following:
Analyze the rationale for health insurance expansion. Include how health insurance expansion relates to the problem of adverse selection.
Evaluate economic implications of health insurance expansion in the United States. Include, specifically, how health insurance expansions might impact health care organizations in your own state or region.
Note: The paper should be 4–6 pages, not including the title and reference pages. Your Assignment must be written in standard edited English. Be sure to support your work with specific citations from this module’s Learning Resources and additional scholarly sources, as appropriate. Refer to the Essential Guide to APA Style for Walden Students to ensure that your in-text citations and reference list are correct. See the rubric for additional requirements related to research and scholarly writing
Assignment 1 Job Analysis Power Point Presentation
Objective of the assignment:
Job analysis is a core skill for HR professionals and a key task for organizations to perform. So many of the employment decisions are based on this one task. The purpose of the activity is for you to gain practice in conducting a job analysis and to gain knowledge about the methods to collect data for the analysis.
For this assignment, you are asked to develop a plan to gather data for a job analysis, use at least two of the methods to gather data, write a short job description and job specification based on the data you have gathered. Please do not use your own position and do not use a job description already written. If you do not work outside the home, you have other opportunities for positions to analyze. If you do not have a position in a typical office, retail establishment or production facility you can use, seek out a position from elsewhere. The opportunities could include a server at a restaurant, a service provider in your home, your hair stylist, a sales assistant, the receptionist at your doctor’s office or perhaps your child’s au pair, tutor, teacher or nanny.
First review the material presented in the course about how to conduct a job analysis, the various methods for collecting data and the pros and cons of the various methods.
After you have selected your methods for collecting the data, select the position (a job) to analyze and use at least two of the methods for collecting data, collect the data using the methods selected and summarize your findings in a short job description and job specification. .
Place the power point presentation in the assignments folder AND in the discussion forum for all to see. In the power point presentation, share the following:
1. Provide an academic definition of job analysis and a short description of how it is used in organizations. Provide an in text citation for the definition.
2. The position you selected to analyze.
3. The methods you selected for gathering data, an academic definition of each, an in text citation and the pros and cons of each data collection method you selected.
4. The rationale for why you selected the methods you did (tell why you selected the methods you did).
5. A description of your experience in collecting the data (how did it go? – was is easy, hard, stressful? for example).
6. A short sample position description and job specification you were able to design based on the data you gathered. Include an academic definition of position. description and specification along with the in text citation for each.
7. Suggestions for data gathering if you were to complete this assignment again and desire to make it even more accurate.
Please try to present your data in no more than 10 slides including your title slide and reference page (recall that if you have in text citations you must also have a reference page and it is to be in APA format including displayed in alphabetical order).Keep all the relevant content in the slide content area and use the notes area on the slide for other supplemental information
Additional information on job analysis:
Directions: Show all the calculations you performed in solving the problems. Your calculations should be organized and clearly labeled.
8)* An insurance claims work area has five claims waiting for processing as follows:
Due Date (D)
Compute the average flow time, tardiness, and lateness for the following sequences, and the sequences: STP sequences, EDD sequence 2-1-5-3-4. What sequence rule do you recommend and why?
9)* Mike Reynolds has four assignments due in class tomorrow, and his class time are as follows:
Each class last one hour, and Mike has no other classes. It is now midnight, and Mike estimates that the finance, OM, marketing, and psychology assignments will take him six, three, four, and two hours, respectively. How should he schedule the work? Can be complete all of it?
10)* Eight jobs have arrived in the following order:
Find and compare the average flowtime, lateness, and tardiness for the following sequencing rules:
a)Process in the order they have arrived
b)Shorted processing time
c)Earliest due date
Homework Assignment #5Chapter 9Due 3/22/161.The IHaul Luggage Co. builds its Model 25 briefcase using the following components:PART #NAMEQUANTITY4234Plastic shell21313Cloth shell liner24275Edge trim23414Hinge25917Latch18471Handle19243Rivets88The cloth shell liner is attached to the plastic shells, using the edge trim and thirty rivets to produce a finished briefcase half. Two briefcase halves are attached using two hinges and sixteen rivets. The latch and handle are then attached using eight and four rivets, respectively. The product structure diagram for the briefcase is provided above.Suppose we have no inventory of either finished briefcases or any of the components. If we get an order infor 10 Model 25 briefcases, answer the following questions.a. How many briefcases do we need to make? __25__b. How many latches will we need to get? ___25__c. How many hinges will we need to get? __50__d. How many rivets will we need to get? __2,200__Now suppose we have 4 finished briefcases in inventory along with 125 rivets, 8 hinges, and 11 latches. If we get an order for 10 Model 25 briefcases, answer the following questions.e. How many briefcases do we need to make? __6__f. How many latches will we need to get? __0__g. How many hinges will we need to get? __4
Please assist with this assignment:
The assignment has 4 questions which are based on the case study and the study module provided.
QUESTION 1 (50)
Individuals and organisations are entering an era where adapting to a developing learning society and a knowledge economy forge the way for many organisations.
In the case attaced, Finland has realised the benefits of a knowledge-based economy. Bearing this in mind:
1.1 Critically discuss how effective HRD practices and an effective HRD strategy in the workplace can provide the levers of control for the future of a growing knowledge-economy in countries like South Africa, Russia and the country in which you reside.
(The response must be 1500 words required, Please discuss the importance of HR Development Strategy and link to HRD practices as indicated in the module. Explain what is knowledge economy. How does HRD strategy link to the growth of a knowledge economy.)
1.2 Discuss the impact of linking HRD to the key strategic drivers of an organisation’s macro- and micro-environment in order to deliver the advantageous returns of HRD.
( The response must be 1000 words required, Please discuss, Strategic HRD, determine what are the key strategic drivers of the organisations micro and macro environment. What importance would HRD have on these strategic drivers, what are the advantages of HRD return on investment)
In the case of South Africa, which is a developing African country, skills development legislation has fundamentally changed the face of education and training. In light of this statement:
2.1 Critically discuss the reconceptualisation and repositioning of HRD as a strategic partner in the context of South Africa as a developing African country.
(In your answer include a discussion on the significance of the Skills Development Act and the Skills Development Strategy) (The response must be 1250 words required. Please include the value of HRD in a developing economy and link this to the application of the skills development at and Skills Dev. strategy of South Africa. Also discuss, what is the reconceptulising and re positioning of HRD.
2.2 Considering the recent trends and developments in the field of HRD both nationally and internationally, as evidenced in the case study above, critically argue whether it would be justifiable to gain commitment towards developing a country’s human capital, by making it a legal obligation for all employers to increase competency levels in the workforce, as in the case of South Africa. (The response must be 1250 words required, please discuss the ROI, and the importance of legislation in promoting training and development. Also include the importance and significance of South African legislation.
Effective Management of Tuberculosis
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) has emerged as a global public health concern. Tuberculosis (TB) is contracted by breathing in air droplets from a sneeze or cough of an infected person. TB primarily attacks the lungs; however, it can spread to other parts of the body, especially if left untreated. The drug treatment regimen takes approximately 6 months or longer, so many patients become resistant to the medications after a certain period.
From the assigned readings this week, review the following article:
Sharma, S. K., Kumar, S., Saha, P. K., George, N., Arora, S. K., Gupta, D., . . . Vashisht, R. P. (2011). Prevalence of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis among Category II pulmonary tuberculosis patients. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 133(3), 312–315. (Web of Science Accession Number: WOS: 000289322400013)
Write a 4–5-page paper in Microsoft Word format that addresses the following:
– Explain the significance of monitoring the prevalence of MDR-TB among Category II pulmonary tuberculosis patients.
– Describe the methodology of the study in the above journal article and how the study sample was selected.
– Analyze the study’s findings as they relate to the effective management of tuberculosis.
– Summarize the results of the study.
– Justify how the results of the study can improve rapid detection of MDR-TB.
Support your statements with appropriate examples, in-text citation and scholarly references.
1. The Audit Report, six elements are listed that should be included in every audit report. For each element, explain why its inclusion is important.
2. The following information concerns progress at day 40 of an Internet marketing project. Determine if the project is in control based on time and cost to date. If not, what is the cost overage or underage ?
3. A Project has just completed the 87th item in its action plan. It was scheduled to have spent $168,000 at this point in the plan but has actually spent only $156,000. The foreman estimates that the value of the work actually finished is about $162, 000. What are the spending and schedule variances for the project? What are the SPI and CPI?
4. What elements of the termination process maybe responsible for making a project unsuccessful ?