All papers submitted by Kiera Christensen

The Right Motivation and Its Effects

Organisational assumption Motivation is simply what drives people and organizations towards achieving certain goals (Hansen, Smith & Hansen, 2002; Hong et al., 1995). Motivating employees is the role of human resource managers, as well as other organizational leaders. Giving employees the right motivation increases their productivity and eventually the performance of the organization (Poole & […]

Aristocrat Leisure Limited

Executive Summary The report explores strategic management and strategic human resource management (SHRM) for Aristocrat Leisure Limited. The company has made losses in the recent past. As a result, SHRM is necessary for turnaround and global strategy the company is pursuing. This is change management process for the company. The report also explores how the […]

The Article Activator Control of Nucleosome Occupancy in Activation and Repression of Transcription

Article Analysis The Authors’ Question The article Activator Control of Nucleosome Occupancy in Activation and Repression of Transcription by Bryant et al. delves on a highly studied area on the relationship between chromatin structure and gene expression (par.1). In this study, the authors assert that the universal activator, namely the Gal4, helps to remove promoter […]

Orthographic Transcription

Linguists have a number of transcription conventions to utilise. Notably, these systems share certain features in common but they are quite different (Mazeland, 2006). In this paper, one of the most conventional transcription systems will be employed, Jefferson’s convention. This system is clear and concise and it enables the transcriber to reveal all major peculiarities […]

Flydubai Competitiveness

Abstract The purpose of this report was to analyze and discus the competitiveness of Flydubai. The analysis indicated that the market in which Flydubai operates is an oligopoly. Although the market has a few airlines, competition is high because customers are price sensitive. In addition, they require high quality services. Air Arabia is the main […]

The Stylistic and Thematic of Whitman’s “Song of Myself”: Section 31 and the connections to the poets other works

Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” is a good reflection on an individual’s role in the world and his or her relationship with fellow human beings and nature. This song is set in different sections. The poet uses themes and stylistic devices to integrate different sections of the song. The fifty two sections of the song […]

Case Study: Charles Schwab in 2008

Introduction Investor confidence is one of the major factors that determine the funds that investors are willing to invest in various sectors of the economy. The current economic conditions determine the confidence of the investors. In addition, the future economic outlook also determines the investor confidence. Favorable future economic outlook increases the confidence of investors. […]

Organizational Behavior in Law Firms

Introduction The current practice of organization, governance and compensation in law firms does not match that of other business firms. Managers apply managerial approach rather than coordinated team management. Lawyers want to preserve their autonomy, and they are professional skeptics. During their training, lawyers learn to be pessimistic. They also aim at spotting flaws. When […]

Globalization of Business and Culture

Managing employees in cultural diverse environments is important because it helps reduce conflicts. Human resources managers have the obligation of identifying the culture of all their employees so that they can establish policies which favor each cultural group. Cultural conflicts are experienced in multinational organization and it is important for managers to learn the different […]

Public Relations Theory And Campaign

Introduction Newlandia education foundation Newlandia education foundation (NEF) was established in the 1900 as a charitable organization, with support from Newlandia government. Since then, this organization still relies on donation from the public to ensure its survival. It is located in the south region of Newlandia Island where schools are faced with inadequate resources such […]

Social Enterprise in Context

Social enterprise According to Price (2008, pp 1), “social enterprises are businesses with primary social objectives whose surpluses are principally reinvested for that purpose in business or in the community, rather that being driven by the need to maximize profit for shareholders and owners.” Social enterprise is mainly associated with non-profit organizations, mainly privately owned, […]

Guiding Principles for Effective Management of Public Institutions

Introduction Public management is a critical issue that is international in span and diverse in content. James Q. Wilson defines public management as assortments of established institutions created to enable flawed people utilize faulty procedures to deal with unsolvable problems. In reference to the United States constitution separation of powers, Wilson states further that the […]

Modifying the Delivery of an Angels of Hope Service: New Prospects and New Opportunities

Changes are an essential element of development, which means that for an enterprise or an organization, a sudden change is rather a reason to accept the new knowledge and develop a new strategy rather than force the traditional style into the renewed organization. Taking such an establishment as a non-profit organization known as Angel of […]

Leadership and Governance

Leadership is a new concept which requires people to influence others to achieve goals. Leadership concerns about doing the right things. This implies that leadership should be practiced through attitude and actions rather than words. Leadership should be taken as a process of influencing others to achieve organizational goals. In this context, a true leader […]

Impacts of Industrial Revolution

Introduction Industrial revolution had several impacts on the western civilizations. First written in German, the book Condition of the Working Class in England by Friedrich Engels discusses social, education, economic, political, and religious effects as some of these impacts. Essentially, the book was meant to address the German audience. Indeed, Engel was the son of […]

Concepts of Leadership Styles

Leadership style is an approach that a leader uses to influence others in order to achieve the leadership goals. The leadership style enables the leader to provide direction, motivate followers and implement plans. Leadership styles can be categorized into authoritarian, participative and delegative leadership styles (Hughes, Ginnett & Curphy, 2012). Authoritarian leadership style is also […]

Steps in developing new products

In order for any business to maintain a sustainable competitive advantage, there is always the need for the management to address existing market demand as established through surveys among potential customers. Through this approach, most chain management and operations managers lay emphasis on producing products that satisfy the needs of customers beyond their expectations; by […]

Diversity Management Practices (DMP)

It is imperative to assert that individuals vary in numerous aspects. Therefore, it is a vital consideration in workplace especially in organizations where diversity is unavoidable. Such diversities encompass gender, racial background, as well as religion. Diversity management practices (DMP) encompass formal efforts developed and applied by an organization to administer variety effectively among its […]