Brian Mutembei

Why do you think interviews are ineffective at determining a prospective employee’s potential to be successful and perform well on the job?

What can human resource managers do in order to make the interview process a more reliable indicator of an individual’s ability to be successful? What alternatives to interviews would you recommend if you were a human resource manager? Is there something you would add to the hiring process to make it more reliable? If you …

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Search the Internet for products that are similar to those sold by Salty Pawz. Google terms like gourmet dog treats, healthy dog biscuits, or gourmet pet treats.

Select a product that has a Web site associated with it to get sufficient information about the product for your posting. Put yourself in Wanda’s place as though she were researching the competition. Evaluate the product you select based on the four Ps of marketing. How is the company using each of the four Ps …

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From a marketing perspective, you need to make a decision about whether participating in Black Friday madness makes sense, given your target market and customers.

Given this perspective, do you believe that ignoring Black Friday is a viable marketing decision? Why or why not? What segment of the market do Black Friday and Cyber Monday target? Discuss whether you believe that the targeted market segments are the same for all businesses. Finally, are you a Black Friday shopper? Why or why not? …

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Wanda is reviewing her tax returns from the previous year and is shocked at how much tax she paid the government. She had good income but had to pay a large number of self-employment taxes on top of her normal federal and state tax liabilities. She slumps back onto the sofa and tells Cosmo, “You know, Cosmo, some days I feel like I work for nothing. The government gets to keep more of my money than I do.” He just wags his tail, thinking she is talking about how handsome he is. Wanda can’t get her tax bill off her mind and decides that she is going to handle this the way “rich people do” and start keeping two sets of books—one for her and one for the tax man. After all, since she is the sole proprietor, no one really has to know how much she really takes in from selling dog treats. She starts to plan how she is going to make this work, but as her plan comes together, she feels increasingly uncomfortable about her decision. For Discussion For Discussion 1.What are the legal and ethical consequences of Wanda keeping two sets of financial records and failing to report all of the income from Salty Pawz? 2.Even though Wanda is a sole proprietor, who else could be harmed by her actions? 3.Are there long-term problems she could be creating for herself that she doesn’t see at this point? If so, what are they?

EXPERT ANSWER 1) For the reason proposed by Wanda to keep two sets of books of financial records, it is a crime to attempt to hide certain financial transactions by having a set of fraudulent accounting records. Engaging in accounting irregularities, such as a business’s failure to keep adequate records, or a discrepancy between amounts …

Wanda is reviewing her tax returns from the previous year and is shocked at how much tax she paid the government. She had good income but had to pay a large number of self-employment taxes on top of her normal federal and state tax liabilities. She slumps back onto the sofa and tells Cosmo, “You know, Cosmo, some days I feel like I work for nothing. The government gets to keep more of my money than I do.” He just wags his tail, thinking she is talking about how handsome he is. Wanda can’t get her tax bill off her mind and decides that she is going to handle this the way “rich people do” and start keeping two sets of books—one for her and one for the tax man. After all, since she is the sole proprietor, no one really has to know how much she really takes in from selling dog treats. She starts to plan how she is going to make this work, but as her plan comes together, she feels increasingly uncomfortable about her decision. For Discussion For Discussion 1.What are the legal and ethical consequences of Wanda keeping two sets of financial records and failing to report all of the income from Salty Pawz? 2.Even though Wanda is a sole proprietor, who else could be harmed by her actions? 3.Are there long-term problems she could be creating for herself that she doesn’t see at this point? If so, what are they? Read More »

Amazon summarizes reader reviews of the books it sells. People who want to review a book can submit a review online. Amazon then reports the average rating from all reader reviews.

What is the target population? What is the observation unit? How would you describe the sampling method used? Describe how the sample might be biased? EXPERT ANSWER a) Target population: All readers of the books sold in Amazon b) Observation unit: A reader of a book sold in Amazon c) Sampling method – Voluntary response …

Amazon summarizes reader reviews of the books it sells. People who want to review a book can submit a review online. Amazon then reports the average rating from all reader reviews. Read More »

After watching Simon Sinek’s Start with Why Ted talk, explain the quote below in light of Training and Development: “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” Do you agree with the quote? Why or why not?

EXPERT ANSWER After watching Simon Sinek’s Start with Why Ted talk, explain the quote below in light of Training and Development: “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” Do you agree with the quote? Why or why not? I agree with the quote but this statement is for the organization …

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Transmission of rotational motion A schematic diagram of winch drive is shown in Figure. Notation is taken as follows: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 – gear-wheels or worm gear-wheels, which numbers of teeth are accordingly equal to z1=16, z2=46, z3=28, z4=52, z5=90; 6 – worm with z6=2 threads; 7, 8 – belt pulleys with diameters d7=56mm, d8=100mm; 9 – electric motor with power Pe=3kW and nominal rotational speed ne=955rev/min; 10 – shaft, on which winch pulley with diameter dp is installed (pulley is not shown in Figure). It is assumed that all gear transmissions and worm gearings are placed inside closed boxes (gear boxes). Slippage (sliding) in belt transmission has not to be taken into account. And it is must be taken into account that in all supports rolling bearings are installed. It is necessary to determine the weight Q of a body, which can be uniformly winched without overloading of electric motor

Average values of efficiency coefficients ?: Box gear transmission: – cylindrical wheels 0,97 … 0,98 – bevel wheels 0,96 … 0,97 Box worm gearing: – one-thread worm 0,70 … 0,75 – two-thread worm 0,80 … 0,85 – four-thread worm 0,85 … 0,95 Belt transmission: – with flat-belt 0,96 … 0,98 – with V-bel 0,95 … …

Transmission of rotational motion A schematic diagram of winch drive is shown in Figure. Notation is taken as follows: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 – gear-wheels or worm gear-wheels, which numbers of teeth are accordingly equal to z1=16, z2=46, z3=28, z4=52, z5=90; 6 – worm with z6=2 threads; 7, 8 – belt pulleys with diameters d7=56mm, d8=100mm; 9 – electric motor with power Pe=3kW and nominal rotational speed ne=955rev/min; 10 – shaft, on which winch pulley with diameter dp is installed (pulley is not shown in Figure). It is assumed that all gear transmissions and worm gearings are placed inside closed boxes (gear boxes). Slippage (sliding) in belt transmission has not to be taken into account. And it is must be taken into account that in all supports rolling bearings are installed. It is necessary to determine the weight Q of a body, which can be uniformly winched without overloading of electric motor Read More »

List of at least 15 interview questions for the position of Human Resource Manager

EXPERT ANSWER This are the ideal questions for interviews:- Why do you think you qualify for a human resource executive’s/manager’ position? What are your strengths and weaknesses as HR professional? What according to you are the qualities that an HR Executive/Manager must have? Why did you choose HR as your career? What do you think …

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