Identify a mental model you hold about someone, a department, your organization, or even your customers (internal or external). With the perception in mind, proceed with the assignment.
Describe the mental model, including:
How long you have had the mental model
What led to development of the model
Identify the foundations of the generalizations that led to your mental model.
Conduct research that identifies two (2) truths that debunk your mental model.
Outline the barriers presented by this mental model.
As a manager, develop action steps you would take that would prevent you from failing into the trap of your mental model.
Part A: Identify and describe the three (3) primary psychographic population segments. Part B: Discuss at least six (6) of the main social/cultural trends that have impacted online exchange. Part C: For each psychographic population segment, select two (2) social/cultural trends that you believe has greatly impacted them. Fully support your selection with a reasoned explanation.
Name and describe each of the three pillars of relationship management. What are the benefits of each? Part B: Why is technology important to support relationship marketing? What are the tools, both company-side and client-side, used to enhance the relationship management process? How does each one work? Part C: Of these tools, which two (2) company-side and which two (2) client-side tools do you feel are most effective and why? Support your selections with concrete examples.
Analyze the impact of economic factors on the development of IT strategy decisions at the enterprise level of the organization. (2) Explain how the IT strategy methodology can be developed to minimize economic factors. Justify your answer. (3) Reflect upon the economic factors that would lead a CIO to consider outsourcing or offshoring critical IT segments (i.e., help desk support, software development, and quality assurance) as a viable option for an organization. Analyze three economic factors that could lead the CIO down the path of outsourcing or offshoring. (4) Assess whether or not economic factors lead to the same level of IT outsourcing or offshoring decisions, despite the business or industry. Explain your answer.
Today’s employee turn-over rate is high for many organizations. Research has shown that the key to hiring qualified individuals is to first promote the company to current employees. By implementing strategies within the organization that promote respect and cooperation between co-workers and managers, awarding fair compensation, and providing various awards, organizations are better able to retain good employees. Research what other organizations are doing to hire and retain good employees in order to combat the high employee turnover rate. Use this research to make recommendations to the management of your organization.
Analyze the impact on the budget and other project resources if a tailored process for a small project is not employed. Include an example or scenario to support your response.
Compare and contrast the differences in the ATOM methodology for large versus small projects. Analyze why it is important to address these differences when preparing the initial project plan.
Identify the benefits of a complete risk register for a subsequent phase of a project. Speculate on the consequence of project management without a complete risk register. Include an example to support your response.
Assess the importance of completing post-project reviews, and determine what project documentation must be updated as a result of the review meeting. Discuss the risks associated with failing to complete the documentation to the organization. Discuss how this should be handled when not completed from a managerial perspective.
Research a culture . Please identify and use a minimum of three scholarly articles from the library in addition to the text your research. Keep in mind that most anthropological research, whether article length or book length, is either an ethnography or an ethnology. You may use any combination of ethnographies or ethnologies in your paper.
Write a eight page long research paper that does the following:
Identifies and classifies the selected culture’s primary mode of subsistence. ( Foragers, Horticulturalists, Pastoralists, Emerging Agriculturalists, Agrarian States, or Industrialists)
Analyzes and evaluates the impact that the primary mode of subsistence of the selected culture has on at least three of the following aspects of culture:
Beliefs and values
Sickness and healing
eight double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style
Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.
Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.
Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.
Must use at least three scholarly sources
Must document all sources in APA style.
Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style.